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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

Calling Out the Guys Who Have No Idea What Integrity Is

We want to take a moment to salute the estimable, principled, brave family of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick for their righteous spurning of cretinous hypocrites McConnell and McCarthy, who helped make Sicknick's death possible and now want to pretend they didn't. Calling bullshit on a complicit GOP at Tuesday's Congressional Gold Medal ceremony, Sicknick's father, mother, brother didn't shake their hands or take their medal; they resolutely walked... right...past...them in a polite and deafening Fuck You for all to see. Mensches, all. We love the sight of GOP humiliation any time.

Abby Zimet · Dec 6, 2022

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'Heartbreaking' and 'Pathetic': US Obstructs Patent Waiver for Covid Tests and Treatments

"There have been at least 290,000 deaths from Covid-19 since the WTO punted on the question of global access to tests and treatments back in June," said one advocate. "How many more need to die before the U.S. joins the right side of history?"
Kenny Stancil ·

Biden Admin Takes 'Urgent and Necessary' Step to Protect 100,000+ Haitians From Deportation

"This decision will save lives and is the type of compassionate response this moment demands," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley, who led a call from Democrats in Congress to allow Haitians living in the United States to remain during the country's "unprecedented crisis."
Brett Wilkins ·

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