Why Does Ron DeSantis Hate Children?

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It’s time we asked our governor why he hates children. Yeah, I know, it sounds like one of those “when did you stop beating your wife” loaded questions. But consider: Gov. Ron DeSantis has been on a tear, threatening local Florida school districts with fund cuts and even replacing school board members if they dare defy his edict that masks […]

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How Trump’s Tax Cut Fattened the Wallets of the Ultrawealthy

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By Justin Elliott and Robert Faturechi Pro Publica In November 2017, with the administration of President Donald Trump rushing to get a massive tax overhaul through Congress, Sen. Ron Johnson stunned his colleagues by announcing he would vote “no.” Making the rounds on cable TV, the Wisconsin Republican became the first GOP senator to declare his opposition, spooking Senate leaders who were […]

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Feds Exclude Thousands of Viable Businesses from Pandemic Relief

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The Small Business Administration refuses to give pandemic relief loans to people who have filed for bankruptcy, even if their businesses can survive. By Lydia DePillis ProPublica Like every other storefront in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, the Coffee House — a cavernous student hangout slinging espresso and decadent pastries since 1987 — saw its revenue dry up almost overnight last spring […]

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