Open thread for night owls: Why Is the Border Patrol stopping Greyhound buses in Pennsylvania?

Jack Herrera at Pacific Standard asks—Why Is the Border Patrol Stopping Greyhound Buses in Pennsylvania? According to NBC News, some Greyhound passengers grew angry in April when Border Patrol agents stopped their bus, boarded, and asked Latinx passengers about their citizenship status—in Pennsylvania. Border Patrol’s jurisdiction might seem straightforward: The …

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Republicans don’t want to see the pride flag flying

June is Pride Month. President Donald Trump and other Republican lawmakers do not want anyone to notice. While Trump tweeted out a perfunctory message, for the third straight year he opted not to issue a proclamation. He and his administration have opposed the Equality Act and have systematically worked to …

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Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

Cheers and Jeers for Friday, June 7, 2019 Note: Caution. This note. Makes frequent. Stops. Sometimes unexpect. Edly. – By the Numbers: 8 days!!! Days ’til Father’s Day: 9 Days ’til Denver Pride: 8 Amount of lead that melted during the Notre Dame cathedral blaze, prompting health authorities to urge …

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The Family Weekly: Do All Newborns Really Look Like Their Dads?  

Drama is brewing at Sidwell Friends School, an elite Washington, D.C., private school that counts presidents’ children among its alumni. But the students aren’t the ones causing trouble: Aggressive parents are recording meetings with counselors, verbally assaulting employees, and even spreading nasty rumors about other students at the school. Why …

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