A drug dealer who imported marijuanafrom California to New Jersey was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for bribing postal service mail carriers to deliver him the contraband.Glenn Blackstone bought the marijuana from a conspirator, who produced the pot in California and shipped it to New Jersey, according to federal authorities. The parcels had fake names and were not addressed to Blackstone. He paid two postal workers to divert those shipments from the normal delivery process and bring the drugs to him instead.After receiving the drug shipments from the mail carriers, Blackstone sold t…
Anti-Trump group shows the race war the president has encouraged for four years
A new video shows the shocking reality that people of color have faced since President Donald Trump's supporters have unleashed their fury on the country.
A group of Bernie Sanders supporters who founded the Really American PAC spliced together the outbreak of racism that has been captured on video and how it relates to what Trump has also said publicly about Black Americans, Latinos and the Chinese.
Trump's recent attacks on China for the coronavirus has increased attacks on Asian Americans to the tune of 2,120 incidents of hate between March and June.
Ocasio-Cortez mocks Trump for writing off $70,000 in hair styling on taxes — after she was ridiculed for $250 haircut
But my haircut?Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is mocking President Donald Trump over reports that he sought to deduct from his taxes $70,000 in hair-styling expenses, noting that his supporters raged at her for spending $250 on a birthday hair-do.“Where’s the criticism of their idol spending $70k on hairstyling?” the New York Democrat tweeted. “Oh, it’s nowhere because they’re spineless, misogynistic hypocrites? Got it.”Ocasio-Cortez also slammed Trump for revelations that he paid no more than $750 a year to Uncle Sam in a bombshell New York Times report on his taxes.The freshman congresswoman ... (more…)
Warming oceans more ‘stable’ and that’s bad, scientists warn
Global warming is making the oceans more stable, increasing surface temperatures and reducing the carbon they can absorb, according to research published Monday by climate scientists who warned that the findings have "profound and troubling" implications.
Man-made climate change has increased surface temperatures across the planet, leading to atmospheric instability and amplifying extreme weather events, such as storms.
But in the oceans, higher temperatures have a different effect, slowing the mixing between the warming surface and the cooler, oxygen-rich waters below, researchers said.