History of the Republican Party
The Republican Party, founded in 1854, stands as an institutionalized moral representation of its original founding purpose. The Republican Party emerged as such to stand as a coalition opposing slavery by anti-slavery activists. The party fought against the expansion of slavery and fought to protect the rights of African Americans in the years directly following the Civil War in the United States. Continue reading
FEDERAL: WHAT IS SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL UP TO?
Summary: Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer agree to a procedural maneuver to raise the debt ceiling and forgo the filibuster. Continue reading
Fodder- Each Human Life is Sovereign.
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Guilford County Board of Commissioners Approve $1.7 Billion School Bond Along Party Lines 7-2
Summary: Guilford County Board of Commissioners approve $1.7 billion school bond along party lines Continue reading
FEDERAL: EIGHTY (80) HOUSE REPUBLICANS VOTE WITH THE DEMOCRATS TO PASS THE IMMUNIZATION INFRASTRUCTURE MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021
Summary: $400 million dollars are allocated to establish and expand a database containing the immunization data of American citizens, and to engage in other activities. Continue reading
FEDERAL: House Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill with Help from Republicans!
The next step for the Democrats is for the $1.7 trillion budget reconciliation bill to be brought to the House floor for a vote that needs only a majority count to pass it. Only Senators Manchin and Sinema can stop its passage, if and when this particular bill reaches the Senate. Continue reading
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Regulations
A summary of the regulation provides: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers (100 or more employees) from the risk of contracting COVID-19 by strongly encouraging vaccination. Covered employers must develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with an exception for employers that instead adopt a policy requiring employees to either get vaccinated or elect to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and wear a face covering at work in lieu of vaccination. Continue reading
Guilford County's Commissioners' Board Meeting - November 4, 2021
READ here for an update to our writeup on October 1, 2021: LOCAL: THERE MAY ALREADY BE A “WINNER” FOR THE REDISTRICTING MAP CONFIGURATION FOR THE CITY OF GREENSBORO, NC! Continue reading
FEDERAL: REPUBLICANS FILIBUSTER S. 4 - THE JOHN R. LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT OF 2021
On August 23, 2021, we posted a writeup under the heading “FEDERAL: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (HR) BILL 4, THE JOHN R. LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, INTRODUCED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME AGAIN!” Not to repeat the entire gist of the writeup or HR. 4, it reported a new effort by the Democrats to “federalize” the elections’ process in all of the states. Go read for yourself! Continue reading
What's in the bill?
As a public service to all the Americans who are telling pollsters they approve of the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill but admit they don’t know the specifics of what’s in it, here are 42 things that are specifically in it: Continue reading