All in Trump
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has repeatedly confirmed what civil rights advocates feared: She will do all she can to impose her conservative Christian values on the public education system.
Perry is now the head of an agency he wanted to abolish.
A DeVos-helmed Department of Education will likely put vulnerable students at even more risk.
Nothing like getting thrown out on the street with two kids and a $7.25-per-hour job to give you the tools to achieve the American dream.
On March 22, Short announced some appointments in his office, and out of these eight new hires, four appear to have ties to the Kochs. After Short’s botched efforts at passing the disastrous American Health Care Act (AHCA), it’s unclear whether the enlarged staff will help his cause, but clearly he thinks more Koch allies is a good thing.
Confederacy boosters, vicious xenophobes and alt-right firebrands are pursuing divisive agendas in their home states.
What's different about yet another offensive King tweet isn't its content. It's that King's nativist, white nationalist views are shared by powerful members of Donald Trump's new administration, and seemingly by Trump himself, who called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” during his campaign.
The Heritage plan for Perry’s Energy Department predictably urges him to remove the agency from its intervention in energy markets and to cease funding renewable energy initiatives. The paper calls on Perry to “review pending energy-efficiency regulations and refrain from issuing new ones.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing "states' rights," a concept confederates used to justify keeping their slaves, as a way to enable anti-transgender discrimination.