From Compound Interest
Behind the scenes, her ideas ARE much worse.
The Florida legislature was asked to vote yesterday to have a debate on banning assault weapons. Not a vote on banning the weapons, mind you, but a vote to have a debate on a ban. Here’s how it went down:
The legislative breakdown in Florida is 76 Republicans, 40 Democrats and three vacant seats. Every “nay” vote, meaning every vote to not even discuss the matter, was a Republican vote.
And they did it in front of students who attend Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the site of the second-deadliest shooting at a U.S. public school.
The way to end the mass slaughter of children in schools is to vote every Republican out of office. In every state. In every county. In every city. In every town. In every village. We already know Republicans are NRA whores. The least they could do is not flaunt it in front of civilized people.
(Via Mock, Paper, Scissors)
Read by Martin Luther King Jr.
We are listening to this, because of this:
President Trump’s first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader’s family has urged as the best way to memorialize him.
The morning after declaring “I’m not a racist,” Trump began his Monday the same way he has begun each day of the three-day holiday weekend: with tweets sent before leaving his private Mar-a-Lago estate and then a short motorcade to the golf club.
Trump returned to Mar-a-Lago hours later, and drove from there to the airport in late afternoon. He was not seen in public until he boarded Air Force One.