This Florida woman traveled 10 hours by bus to have her voting rights restored

On Monday, Takesha Tyler took a ten-hour bus ride from Miami to Tallahassee, Fla. She had requested three days off work without pay from Target, where she unloads trucks, and spent about $450 between the roundtrip bus and hotel, all to be in the state…

Amazon removes books by self-published misogynist and rape apologist

Online retail giant Amazon this week took the unusual step of removing nine books written by Daryush “Roosh” Valizadeh, a virulent misogynist and popular “manosphere” writer who has said that “no means no — until it means yes.” Roosh’s latest self-published book, “Game,” was posted…

LGBTQ Group Endorses Coporate Dem Over Gay Populist Left Candidate

As Sen. Tom Carper took aim at the president at a Democratic primary debate Monday night, his challenger, Kerri Evelyn Harris, hurled criticism at Carper. “He voted for the Keystone pipeline,” said Harris, an Air Force veteran and community advocate, amid boos at her opponent….

China bites back at U.S. suggestion of sanctions over concentration camps

Earlier this week, a bipartisan slate of senators took a public, and unprecedented, stance against China’s ongoing campaign to detain upwards of a million ethnic Uyghurs in concentration camps across China’s west. And if China’s response is anything to go by, the senators touched a…

Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum brings it home ahead of Election Day

MIAMI, FLORIDA — Andrew Gillum’s campaign slogan, “Bring It Home,” took on a special meaning this weekend. “Your son has come home,” his wife, R. Jai Gillum, told a crowd of supporters outside The Bethel Church in the Richmond Heights neighborhood of Miami, Florida Sunday evening,…

Federal agencies refuse to take responsibility for mistreatment of immigrant children

Federal government agencies took zero responsibility for placing a number of unaccompanied immigrant youth into the hands of human traffickers in 2014, where they were forced to work on egg farms in Ohio, a bipartisan Senate report revealed Wednesday. The 52-page study, conducted by a…

Don Jr. goes to desperate lengths to falsely inflate his father’s approval rating

Donald Trump Jr. took to Instagram on Thursday to tout his father’s approval rating. “Amazing,” Don Jr. wrote. “I guess there is a magic wand to make things happen and @realdonaldtrump seems to have it. #maga #amreicafirst [sic]” Don Jr. included a cable news screencap…

Marine Kicked Out of Marines for Role in White Supremacist March

–A Marine is kicked out of the Marines for his role in the white supremacist march that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia Marine kicked out of Marine Corps for role in Charlottesville white supremacist march -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David…

Ryan Zinke sidesteps climate change in broadside blaming ‘radical environmentalists’ for wildfires

President Donald Trump finally took notice of the California wildfires earlier this week when he used the ongoing disasters to attack the state’s water policies and the nation’s environmental laws. Trump’s perplexing comments were followed by an op-ed in USA Today by Interior Secretary Ryan…

Minnesota police proved Thurman Blevins had a gun, but endangered witnesses in the process

It took more than a month for Minnesota law enforcement officials to release videos proving that a black man killed while fleeing police had indeed had a gun and seemed to be turning it on officers when they opened fire. The release of the videos…