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Apr 21 2023
Ohio GOP candidate suggests reparations for white Civil War Union soldiers
Ohio Republican Bernie Moreno has suggested that reparations should be paid to the descendants of white Civil War soldiers who "freed slaves" while fighting for the Union. Moreno, an ally of former President Donald Trump, made the remarks this week during a speech to announce his candidacy in Ohio's 2024 U.S. Senate election, when the seat of incumbent Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown will beNewsweek
Apr 23 2023
President Biden calls civil war in Sudan 'unconscionable' as US Embassy personnel evacuate
President Joe Biden released a statement following the evacuations of U.S. Embassy personnel from violence-torn Sudan, calling the ongoing civil war "unconscionable" and exhorting "belligerent parties" to an immediate ceasefire.
"This tragic violence in Sudan has already cost the lives of hundreds of innocent civilians. It’s unconscionable, and it must stop," Biden wrote in a pressFox News (Online News)
Mar 31 2023
The Far Right Is Calling For Bloody ‘Civil War’ After Trump’s Indictment
Minutes after former President Donald Trump was indicted by a grand jury in New York, his supporters flooded social media and extremist message boards with violent and racist threats against the officials prosecuting Trump, as well as bloody civil war.
“This cannot go unpunished,” one member of the rabidly pro-Trump message board The Donald wrote on Thursday night. “The DA needs to payVice
Apr 18 2023
Civil War reenactor pleads guilty to planting pipe bomb at VA battlefield, blaming Antifa
A Civil War reenactor has pleaded guilty to charges that he planted a pipe bomb at a Virginia battlefield in 2017 and wrote letters falsely claiming that Antifa protesters were to blame. Prosecutors on Tuesday announced the guilty plea from Gerald Leonard Drake, 63, of Winchester. Drake admitted during a hearing Monday in federal court in Harrisonburg that he planted a pipe bomb at Cedar CreekFox News (Online News)
Apr 22 2023
Ohio GOP Senate candidate Bernie Moreno proposes reparations for white descendants of Civil War soldiers
Ohio Republican Senate candidate Bernie Moreno has floated the idea of financial compensation for the white descendants of northern soldiers who fought in the Civil War for the freedom of enslaved people. Moreno's comments came during a campaign event earlier this week in the Buckeye State, where incumbent Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown is seeking a fourth term in office in the 20204 SenateFox News (Online News)
Apr 19 2023
Civility, Civil Disobedience or Something in Between
April 17-23, 2023 is the 6th annual National Week of Conversation, where thousands of Americans will join together to help bridge the divide between Americans by having conversations despite differences. To learn more and join an event, click here.
This blog originally appeared on The Fulcrum (Center). It was written by David L. Nevins. Nevins is co-publisher of The Fulcrum and co-"The Fulcrum" Contributor
Aug 10 2022
Republicans Are Rooting for Civil War
Executing a valid search warrant, FBI agents arrived in the morning to search the office. The word “unprecedented” was on everyone’s lips. They seized business records, computers, and other documents related to possible crimes. An enraged Donald Trump denounced the FBI and the Justice Department, saying not that they had abided by the warrant issued by a federal judge, but rather that agentsThe Bulwark
May 25 2023
Florida travel warnings intensify by civil rights groups
A growing chorus of leading civil rights groups are issuing travel warnings about visiting Florida amid Gov. Ron DeSantis’ increasingly hostile laws toward women, minorities, immigrants, and the LGBTQ community. On Tuesday, The Human Rights Campaign, which is the country’s largest LGBTQ organization, issued an updated travel advisory designed to highlight laws passed by the state’s Republican-The Seattle Times
Nov 17 2022
GOP civil war spreads to Georgia runoff
A GOP civil war is underway, and Republicans in Georgia are caught in the middle of the skirmish.
Dueling Republican factions are openly competing for relevance as a Dec. 6 Senate runoff approaches, arguing about which wing of the party is best positioned to help Herschel Walker net a victory. The election is the GOP’s last shot at maintaining its current 50 seats in the Senate, ratherPolitico
Mar 27 2023
JUST IN: Netanyahu Announces Temporary Delay of Judicial Overhaul to ‘Avoid Civil War’ In Israel
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Israel on Monday night and in a dramatic speech announced he would delay his judicial overhaul effort in order to “avoid civil war.” Netanyahu’s government, which includes far-right elements, has sought in recent months to pass legislation that would give his government control over who is appointed to the Israeli Supreme Court and the ability toMediaite