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Wisconsin GOP candidate proposes doing away with weekends, dismisses MLK Day, Kwanzaa

A Wisconsin GOP state senator who once attempted to eliminate a state requirement that workers be given at least one day off per week and argued public employees should be forced work on Martin Luther King Day, has thrown his hat into the ring, challenging 13-term GOP Rep. Tom Petri…

Pipe bomb threatens Spokane MLK Day parade

One of the reasons that the talking heads can continue to play the “both sides” card and pretend that political violence isn’t (yet) a problem in our culture is through carefully ignoring the unpleasant evidence that the atmosphere of conspiratorial thinking and old-fashioned misogyny–both issues in terms of partisan politics,…