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Jude Jones on the superhero Icon

Respectable Icons: Milestone Media's "Icon" and the Politics of Presentability Jude  Jones NeoText April 2021 https://neotextcorp.com/culture/respectable-icons-milestone-medias-icon-and-the-politics-of-presentability/ How Icon and the Politics of Respectability Shaped Barack Obama (and Me) ...
Tags: Comics, Barack Obama, Cyclops, New Orleanian, Jude, Magneto, Mike Rhode, Killmonger, Jude Jones, Politics of Presentability Jude Jones, District of Columbia Jude Jones


An HBO filmmaker may have uncovered the identity of 'Q,' the shady figure behind QAnon

A QAnon sign waved by Trump supporters at a rally in Washington, DC. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images The filmmaker Cullen Hoback believes he has uncovered the true identity of the QAnon movement's "Q." The 8kun message board administrator Ron Watkins seemed to slip up during an interview with Hoback. It was long speculated that Watkins was posing as the shadowy Q and had written many QAnon posts. See more stories on Insider's business page. A documentary filmmaker believes he has f...
Tags: Hbo, Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Trump, Ron, Watkins, Hoback, Facebook Users, QAnon, Robert Nickelsberg Getty


An HBO filmmaker may have uncovered the potential identity of 'Q,' the shady figure behind QAnon

A QAnon sign is waved by Trump supporters at a rally in Washington, DC. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Filmmaker Cullen Hobart believes he has uncovered the true identity of the QAnon movement's "Q." 8kun message board administrator Ron Watkins appeared to slip up during an interview with Hobart. It was long speculated that Watkins was posing as the shadowy "Q" and had written many QAnon posts. See more stories on Insider's business page. A documentary filmmaker believes he has fi...
Tags: Hbo, Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, Anderson Cooper, Hobart, Trump, Ron, Watkins, Facebook Users, QAnon, Robert Nickelsberg Getty, Jim Watkins


More U.S. Coal Power Retired Under Trump Than in Obama's Second Term

Remember all of Donald Trump’s promises to put coal miners back to work? Turns out, his repeated attacks on the environment to try and bail out dirty fuels were all for naught. More coal-fired power was taken off the grid under Trump’s presidency than under former President Barack Obama’s second term, a new analysis…Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Obama, Environment, Articles, Barack Obama, Coal, Donald Trump, Trump, Coal Mining, Bob Murray, Fuels, Emissions Reduction, Disaster Accident, Coal Power In The United States, Coal Phase Out


Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., walks through the Capitol on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. See more stories on Insider's business page. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. The governor's wife is reportedly awaiting test results, and the two are quarantining for 10 days, according to the repo...
Tags: Politics, Montana, Trends, Speed, Capitol, Gianforte, Greg Gianforte, KULR, Bill Clark, Greg Gianforte R Mont, CQ Roll Call Inc, Azmi Haroun, Getty Images Montana


A former Gaetz adviser said sex-trafficking allegations are 'baseless' but gave no evidence and said he hasn't spoken to the congressman in months

CHEYENNE, WY - JANUARY 28: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) holds a phone to the microphone as Donald Trump Jr. speaks remotely to a crowd during a rally against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on January 28, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Gaetz and Trump Jr. added their voices to a growing effort to vote Cheney out of office after she voted in favor of impeaching Donald Trump. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images A former aide for Rep. Matt Gaetz said the sex trafficking allegations against him were "baseless."...
Tags: Politics, Sex Trafficking, Trends, Fbi, Gop, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj, Cheney, Nelson, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cheyenne, Donald Trump Jr, Nathaniel Nelson, Liz Cheney, Matt Gaetz


A breakdown of what's in Trump's new office - including a nearly hidden bottle that suggests he's drinking Coke despite calling for boycott

Donald Trump outside the entrance of Mar-a-Lago on December 21, 2016. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump advisor Stephen Miller tweeted a photo of himself and Trump in Trump's new office Monday. Eagle-eyed observers noticed what looked like a glass Diet Coke bottle hidden on Trump's desk. Days earlier Trump told his supporters to boycott Coca-Cola for opposing Georgia's new voting laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump is back...
Tags: Politics, Coca Cola, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Georgia, South Dakota, New York Times, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Boycott, South Florida, Mount Rushmore, Kristi Noem, Stephen Miller


Piers Morgan suggested to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviews British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exit from "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since walking o...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah, Murdoch, Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth


Millionaire New Yorkers could soon be paying the highest taxes in the country

The wealthiest New Yorkers might see their tax rates increase to the highest in the country. Noam Galai/Getty Images New York City millionaires are about to fall under the country's highest tax rate, The NYT reported. Cuomo is finalizing a plan that would see city New Yorkers pay 13.5% to 14.8% in local and state taxes. If approved, and if Biden raises the top federal income tax rate to 39%, more than half their earnings will go to taxes. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Florida, New York, Washington, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, The New York Times, Biden, Times, Andrew Cuomo, Richard, Cuomo, California New York


The CDC relaxed its rules on cleaning to prevent COVID-19, saying intense disinfectants are likely doing us more harm than good

An Israeli worker in a hazmat suit sprays disinfectant in the cabin of an Israir Airlines Airbus A320 airplane at Ben Gurion International Airport on June 14, 2020. Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images The CDC released new guidance Monday, warning there are health risks associated with overly intense disinfection. The coronavirus very rarely spreads to people from surfaces, the agency said. Independent health experts agree: soap and water works fine. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Trends, Public Health, US environmental protection agency, Afp, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Krause, Ben Gurion International Airport, Gil Cohen Magen, David Krause, Disinfectant, Hilary Brueck


Psaki won't say if Biden supports MLB Georgia boycott, despite past comment

White House press secretary Jen Psaki seemed to shy away Monday from President Biden's previous comments about Major League...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow 2 more bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation to pass two additional pieces of legislation. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See mo...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Speed, Gop, Biden, Hill, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Breaking, Drew Angerer Getty, Azmi Haroun


Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional budget legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Politics, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Speed, Gop, Biden, Kamala Harris, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Sen Joe Manchin, Breaking, Elizabeth MacDonough, Drew Angerer Getty, Azmi Haroun


Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Speed, Gop, Biden, Kamala Harris, Hill, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Breaking, Elizabeth MacDonough, Drew Angerer Getty, Azmi Haroun


Piers Morgan suggests to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

The Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewing the British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exiting "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but, frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since ...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Ii, Murdoch, Great Britain


19 states have higher student-loan debt than annual budgets, report finds

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images Student Loan Justice found 19 states have more student debt owed than the annual state budget. Georgia, Florida, and Missouri top the list, with debt of at least 140% of the budget in each state. Student Loan Justice Founder Alan Collinge said Biden must use his executive powers to cancel student debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. The student-debt problem numbers are massive: 45 million people owe $1.7 trillion. But another big numbe...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Missouri, New Hampshire, Warren, Biden, Justice Department, South Carolina, Department Of Education, Schumer, Chuck Schumer


Former Rep. Katie Hill says Matt Gaetz should resign if there's 'even a fraction of truth' to sex-trafficking reports

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 31: Rep. Katie Hill (D-CA) answers questions from reporters at the U.S. Capitol following her final speech on the floor of the House of Representatives October 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. Hill announced she is resigning from Congress in the midst of an ethics probe regarding allegations she engaged in a relationship with a staff member, and the release of intimate photographs. Win McNamee/Getty Images Katie Hill is calling on Matt Gaetz to resign if there's any...
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Putin critic Navalny reportedly transferred to medical facility after falling ill in jail

Alexei Navalny appears in a video published by his team on January 18, 2021. Navalny Live/YouTube Alexei Navalny has reportedly been transferred to a medical unit for respiratory problems. The imprisoned Putin critic recently went on hunger strikes over claims of improper medical care. Amnesty International said it's possible Russia is subjecting Navalny "to a slow death." See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been transferred to ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, Trends, Amnesty International, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Voice of America, Navalny, Agnes Callamard, Navalny Live YouTube Alexei Navalny, Azmi Haroun John Haltiwanger


White House press secretary says Biden hasn't 'ruled out' canceling up to $50,000 in student debt

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki addressed the president's stance on canceling student debt. In her Monday briefing, Psaki said the White House is open to cancelling up to $50,000 per person. However, she did not offer many specifics beyond that, including whether Biden supports it. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki left the door open on Monday to a potential ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Student Debt, Department of Education and Department of Justice, White House Press, Jen Psaki, Ron Klain, Psaki, Jake Lahut, Getty Images White House Press, Jen Psaki SAUL LOEB


Fact check: Biden officials falsely describe jobs estimate

Top officials in President Joe Biden's administration have made a series of television and radio appearances to promote the infrastructure proposal Biden unveiled last week, a roughly $2 trillion package the White House has named the American Jobs Plan.
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Transportation Secretary Buttigieg and another official gave wrong estimates of how many jobs the plan would create

Top officials in President Joe Biden's administration have made a series of television and radio appearances to promote the infrastructure proposal Biden unveiled last week, a roughly $2 trillion package the White House has named the American Jobs Plan.
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Fact check: Biden officials falsely describe infrastructure jobs estimate

Top officials in President Joe Biden's administration have made a series of television and radio appearances to promote the infrastructure proposal Biden unveiled last week, a roughly $2 trillion package the White House has named the American Jobs Plan.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Biden


Transportation Secretary Buttigieg and others gave false, and greatly exaggerated, estimates of how many jobs the plan would create

Top officials in President Joe Biden's administration have made a series of television and radio appearances to promote the infrastructure proposal Biden unveiled last week, a roughly $2 trillion package the White House has named the American Jobs Plan.
Tags: Transportation, News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Biden, Buttigieg


Poll: Border woes dent Biden approval on immigration

By WILL WEISSERT and HANNAH FINGERHUT | The Associated Press WASHINGTON >> More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and approval of his efforts on larger immigration policy falls short of other top issues — suggesting it could be a weak point for the new administration. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also shows that s...
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In Colorado, They’re Cracking the Code on Gun Control: It Doesn’t Work

Coloradoans are suggesting that gun control laws don’t prevent violent crimes.(Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Writing over the weekend in the Denver Post, George H. Brauchler—former district attorney for the Centennial State’s 18th Judicial District—wrote something that might be considered blasphemy among anti-gun politicians and gun prohibition lobbying groups. Brauchler was discussing mass shootings in Colorado in a story headlined, “Gun laws may prevent some crimes, but mass ...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Cdc, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, Connecticut, Gun Control, Capitol Hill, Homicide, Boulder, Washington State, Seattle, Denver, Cruz


Putin critic Navalny reportedly transferred to medical facility after falling ill in prison

Alexei Navalny in a video published by his team on January 18. Navalny Live/YouTube Alexei Navalny has reportedly been transferred to a medical unit for respiratory problems. The imprisoned Putin critic recently went on a hunger strike over claims of improper medical care. Amnesty International said it was possible Russia was subjecting Navalny "to a slow death." See more stories on Insider's business page. The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a penal-co...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Instagram, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, Trends, Moscow, Amnesty International, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Voice of America, Navalny


2 Democratic Senators are already saying Biden's infrastructure plan probably needs to change

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Democrats in the Senate are already voicing their concerns with the infrastructure package. Sen. Joe Manchin says he's concerned about the increase to the corporate tax rate. And Sen. Mark Warner has "already expressed some concerns" and wants more input. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Democratic senators have already voiced concerns about President Joe Biden's .One of them is Sen. Joe Manchin, a moderate...
Tags: Senate, White House, Virginia, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Treasury, Mitch McConnell, Janet Yellen, Biden, Mark Warner, Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Hoppy Kercheval, Sen Mark Warner


Caution, Blumenauer and bikes: Let’s talk Biden’s infrastructure plan

Obama’s rescue plan built the cycle-track on SW Moody. What would Biden’s plan build?(Photo: Jonathan Maus) Learn more Get more analysis of the Biden infrastructure plan from these excellent sources: League of American Bicyclists Transportation For America National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Story by Lisa Caballero For many Portlanders who care about transportation, the initial euphoria over the American Jobs Plan which will, “invest in America in a way we...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Washington, Senate, America, Sport, Front Page, Policy, Cycling, New York Times, Portland, States, Biden, Metro, Lewis, Eugene


White House Blames Transition in Part for Delay in Releasing Budget Preview

Not having a confirmed budget office leader was another factor, said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.
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'That was their decision:' White House walks fine line on MLB moving All-Star Game out of Atlanta

'He was not dictating what Major League Baseball should do,' the White House says of MLB moving its All-Star Game out of Atlanta.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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