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Experts say New Year's resolutions should focus on social justice – perhaps instead of dieting or dating."A New Year's resolution should have more substance, and something that you believe that you can make stick and actually keep and prolong," Patrice Williams Marks, an author and cultural consultant, tells USA TODAY.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday walked back comments in which he warned corporations of "consequences" for spreading "disinformation" surrounding the new Georgia voting law.
"I didn't say that very artfully yesterday," heat an event on Tuesday. "[Corporations] certainly [are] entitled to be involved in politics. They are. My principal complaint is they didn't read the darn bill. The president of the United States called the bill a Jim Crow exercise to suppress voter turnout, presumably based on race, because that's what the Jim Crow allegation is."
A YouTuber spent 24 hours in the world's smallest tiny house and said he felt 'extreme fear' at times
Ryan Trahan spent 24 hours in the 25-square-foot home, which he parked in the Boston area. He was terrified whenever someone knocked on the walls.When he came across the tiny house that measures just 25 square feet, Trahan said he instantly knew he wanted to stay in it for 24 straight hours straight for his YouTube channel, but he had some reservations.
The top Republican on Monday issued a stern statement after liberals and Georgia-based companies spoke out against the law that imposes voter identification requirements for absentee ballots, gives state officials the authority to make changes to county elections boards, authorizes the use of ballot drop boxes (though there will be fewer than there were in 2020), and makes it a crime for politically affiliated persons to approach voters in line within 150 feet of a polling place to give them food and water.
“It’s jaw-dropping to see powerful American institutions not just permit themselves to be bullied, but join in the bullying themselves," heat the time. "Wealthy corporations have no problem operating in New York, for example, which has fewer days of early voting than Georgia, requires excuses for absentee ballots, and restricts electioneering via refreshments. There is no consistent or factual standard being applied here. It’s just a fake narrative gaining speed by its own momentum."
6 Design Trends That Will Define 2021, According to the Experts at CB2
The modern furnishings brand predicts the interior colors, materials, and styles to watch for this year. "2020 renewed the importance of interiors and our passion for providing elevated pieces that energize, uplift, and reflect our customer's unique style," said Ryan Turf, president of CB2, in a press release. "Our first-ever Next In Design Report allows us to share our love of all things design, giving customers a glimpse into the ways our top buyers and designers are reimagining homes for 2021, and beyond.
He continued: “Our private sector must stop taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex. Americans do not need or want big business to amplify disinformation or react to every manufactured controversy with frantic left-wing signaling. From election law to environmentalism to radical social agendas to the Second Amendment, parts of the private sector keep dabbling in behaving like a woke parallel government. Corporations will invite serious consequences if they become a vehicle for far-left mobs to hijack our country from outside the constitutional order."
Critics of the law, including Democrats and a wave of companies, claim the changes will disenfranchise minority voters and have said that is the bill's underlying intent.
In recent weeks, liberal activists in Georgia have pushed large companies headquartered in the state, such asand , to speak out about the reforms. and , which opted to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta, have also lambasted the law.
How to shop at Patagonia, and what to know
Patagonia offers camping gear, hiking attire and more. Here's what to know while you shop.For some obvious reasons, you may be itching to go on a socially distanced (and otherwise responsible, of course) camping trip or hike. To that end, iconic outdoors brand and Shopping readers favorite Patagonia is among a group of popular brands that specialize in outdoor gear and attire, alongside Columbia, The North Face and prAna.
Many of those who oppose the law have echoed remarks from Biden, who likened the bill to "Jim Crow on steroids."
McConnell on Monday said, "Nobody actually believes" the president's characterization of the proposal, adding further that it is insensitive to compare the voting laws to the "horrific racist brutality of segregation." McConnell referenced a Washington Post report that debunked some of Biden's remarks, and he indicated that a vast majority of U.S. residents support voter ID and other measures included in the Georgia reforms signed off by Gov. Brian Kemp last month.
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