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Ohio Donut Shop Calls Police on State Rep over COVID Concerns

In West Chester, a battle is raging after a donut shop called the police on a Republican state congresswoman who was holding an event inside their establishment.  “We didn’t think we’d be a shop that would have to make a post like this, but here we are… Our staff in […]

Despite Filing, Perdue Won’t Run Against Warnock

Despite filing to run with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), former U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) says he will not mount a comeback bid against U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in 2022. “After much reflection and prayer, Bonnie and I have decided that we will not enter the race for […]

Michigan Public School Forced to Change Mascot over Racism Concerns

Saugatuck Public Schools will no longer use the nickname “Indians,” after an 11-year saga culminated into the changing of the school system’s mascot over concerns of racial insensitivity.  According to Tuesday reports, the school will now use the nickname “Trailblazers,” following the trend of professional and other sports teams changing […]

Former Michigan House Speaker Resigns from New Job After Pressure from LGBT Community

The Republican former Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives Monday resigned from his new post as Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit Southwest Michigan First (SWMF) after the organization faced backlash from the LGBT community for hiring him.  “For the betterment of the Kalamazoo community, the businesses that the […]

Minnesota Legislators Want State to Award Contracts Based on Skin Color

A group of black legislators in Minnesota wants the state to begin awarding contracts on the basis of race, according to a Monday report.  “The United Black Legislative Caucus, made up of 10 Black Minnesota state senators and representatives, announced in a recent virtual town hall that they’ll push for […]

Loeffler Founds Voter Registration Group in Georgia

In what is being viewed as an attempt to counter the efforts of former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a Republican former U.S. Senator from the Peach State has founded her own voter outreach group. “Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler is starting a voter registration and outreach group called ‘Greater Georgia,’ […]

Embattled Whitmer Declares State of Emergency During Michigan Cold Snap

Embattled Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), known for her strict and sometimes unconstitutional COVID-19 lockdown measures, signed an emergency order Saturday reducing commercial trucking regulations while the state faces severe winter weather.  “As many states have been experiencing consistent extreme cold temperatures, the demand for energy has increased significantly, which […]