Growing Fascism in America is in an "Arms Race" for Those Who Aspire to Lead
Our media and politicians need to figure out that it's not a slur to call a fascist a fascist. It's merely descriptive.
Ron DeSantis appears to have succeeded in his attempt to bully the College Board into stripping Black Lives Matter, discussion of gay Black thought leaders (perhaps like James Baldwin, whose mother was born enslaved?), and multiple well-known Black authors from their African American Studies Advance Placement course.Over at the Popular.info newsletter, Judd Legum et al noted yesterday that the College Board's revenue is increasingly coming from selling these courses (more and more students aren't taking the SATs — their other revenue source — as colleges move away from basing admissions on testing), so to maintain their viability and their CEO's $2.5 million annual salary, they apparently decided they pretty much had to bow to DeSantis' threats and those from the right wingers who preceded him and he was imitating.
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|Friday's Daily Stack
Hour One: Growing Fascism in America is in an "Arms Race" for Those Who Aspire to Lead
Tweet: "Nazis removing banned books from a library. Looks like what Republicans are doing today.
[photo]" by Trial Lawyer Richard
Tweet: "Does the @CollegeBoard realize that by not speaking out about the racist banning of its AP Black history course, it is contributing to the idea that racism is a reasonable political practice?
" by Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr.
It's Anything Goes Friday!
How Biden owned McCarthy
SCOTUS rules you can have a gun if you are under a restraining order for domestic violence - really?
Hour Two: Rep. Ilhan Omar booted off her committee while pro-hitler GOPers go on committees - what?
Tweet: ""Look in your own damn mirror!" @ericswalwell is not mincing words on the House Floor! (h/t @acyn)
" by MeidasTouch
Why the College Board watered-down its new course on Black history
Hour Three: A tragic story on how insurance companies make money on your misery
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", article 3 section 2. "... In all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party, the supreme Court shall have original Jurisdiction. In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
Quote: "Socialism is a scare word they have hurled at every advance the people have made in the last 20 years
" - Harry S. Truman
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