Denpasar (Indonesia) (AFP) - A gay American couple is being deported from Bali after viral tweets that called the Indonesian resort island "queer friendly". The firestorm started when Kristen Gray tweeted over the weekend that she was enjoying "an elevated lifestyle at a much lower cost of living" after moving to the island from Los Angeles with her girlfriend. Praising the benefits of Bali, she said it was "queer friendly" and home to a "black in Bali community". She also promoted an e-book she was selling that told people how to bypass strict regulations barring foreigners from visiting duri...
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Madison Cawthorn built his career on falsehoods -- and is using his seat in Congress to push lies: report
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) was the focus of a hart-hitting investigation published by The Washington Post on Saturday.
"Madison Cawthorn was a 21-year-old freshman at a conservative Christian college when he spoke at chapel, testifying about his relationship with God. He talked emotionally about the day a car accident left him partially paralyzed and reliant on a wheelchair," The Post noted. "Cawthorn said a close friend had crashed the car in which he was a passenger and fled the scene, leaving him to die "in a fiery tomb." Cawthorn was 'declared dead,' he said in the 2017 speech at Patrick Henry College. He said he told doctors that he expected to recover and that he would 'be at the Naval Academy by Christmas.'"
This year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has illustrated Republican fealty to Donald Trump despite the GOP losing both chambers of Congress and the White House on his watch.
"If you watched House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's Saturday panel discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after spending four months in a coma, you'd not only think that there was no January 6 insurrection aimed at overthrowing former President Donald Trump's election loss, but that Trump actually won a second term," Axios correspondent Aaron Rupar reported Saturday. "The rest of CPAC has been similar in tone. In fact, despite President Joe Biden's decisive popular vote and Electoral College victory over Trump — and Trump's shameful efforts to overthrow the election during the transition period to a new administration — CPAC 2021 has served as a cultish celebration of the former president. None of the few remaining prominent anti-Trump Republicans were invited to speak, and no criticism of the former president has been brooked."
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has an expanding #MeToo crisis as he continues to be bogged down in a scandal over refusing to report COVID-19 nursing home deaths over fears of prosecution.
"A second former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is accusing him of sexual harassment, saying that he asked her questions about her sex life, whether she was monogamous in her relationships and if she had ever had sex with older men," Jesse McKinley of The New York Times reported Saturday.
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