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Kentucky militant’s wife plays victim after militia leader fired for hanging governor in effigy
A right-wing militant was fired for hanging Kentucky's governor in effigy during a lockdown protest -- and his wife is furious.
Terry Bush, president of the Kentucky 3 Percenters militia group, lost his job Tuesday with Neil Huffman Auto Group after he was photographed and recorded hanging Gov. Andy Beshear in effigy before demonstrators gathered outside the governor's mansion and demanded that he come outside, reported the Courier-Journal.
Jerry Nadler shoots down Eric Trump’s attempt to paint him as a hypocrite on mail-in voting
This Wednesday morning, President Trump's son, Eric Trump, took a dig at Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) by tweeting out an old video featuring Nadler saying that "paper ballots are extremely susceptible to fraud," in an attempt to paint Democrats as hypocrites in light of President Trump's disparagement of mail-in voting.
"At least with the old clunky voting machines that we have in New York, deliberate fraud is way down," Nadler says in the video.
Larry Kramer, author, activist, ACT UP founder dead at 84
Larry Kramer, the playwright, AIDS activist, author, public health advocate, and LGBTQ activist who founded GMHC (Gay Men’s Health Crisis) and later ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), is dead at 84.
The New York Times reports Kramer's husband, David Webster, said he died of pneumonia.
Kramer was known as an outspoken activist who wielded hyperbole like a sword.
“One of America’s most valuable troublemakers,” Susan Sontag called him.