The government failed Texans—so people on the internet stepped in

The government failed Texans—so people on the internet stepped in

February 22, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

On Valentine’s Day, Texas plunged into a polar vortex the likes of which hadn’t been seen since 1899. Freezing temperatures led to widespread power outages. Homes more used to the swampy heat were useless against the wind and cold, with pipes bursting and ceilings caving in. Where water, clothing, and food were being distributed, lines…

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Government ethics experts slam Trump’s use of the White House for his RNC speech as an ‘abuse of power’

August 28, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Former government ethics chief Walter Shaub said President Donald Trump was violating ethics codes when he hosted the final night of the Republican National Convention on the White House lawn.  Shaub called it an abuse of power for personal gain.  Experts have accused Trump and his administration of violating the Hatch Act several times during…