Out d’Coup | House GOP Caucus 90 Percent White; AOC Shakes Up Capitol; Millennial Dems Not Business As Usual; Climate Change; Amazon HQ2; Proud Boys; Snow Camel; Bruce on Broadway; Beer Releases
House Republican caucus 90% white men. Democratic caucus looks more like America. Democrats pick up more seats with Sinema winning flipping Jeff Flake’s seat and Katie Porter flipping an Orange County Republican stronghold. Porter was a student of Elizabeth Warren and ran an unabashed progressive campaign supporting Medicare-for-all, expanding Social Security and going after the banks. Democrats in for a rude awakening as the new freshman/women class heads to Congress. It’s a new day.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces misogynist tweets after “Hill Staffer” sends a photo of her wearing a dress to a Washington Examiner reporter.
Fires continue to burn in CA. George Monbiot makes the case that plutocracy is at the root of our unwillingness to address climate change. A new plan calls for 10 percent solar power in Pennsylvania by 2030.
Amazon HQ2 will cost taxpayers at least $4.6 billion.
Proud Boys and other Alt-Right groups marching through Philadelphia this weekend. The Philadelphia AFL-CIO and organized labor denounce their march as counter-protests plan to shut it down.
#SnowCamel makes an appearance on Route 309 by the Perkasie/Sellersville exit. Because of course there was a camel standing on a major road in the middle of a snowstorm. Just another day in 2018.
Kevin’s NYC excursion this week included Bruce on Broadway, the 9/11 memorial, and the most amazing polish food at Krolewskie Jadlo in the Greenpoint neighborhood in Brooklyn.
Free Will releases Fenberry Sauce - a Sour Ale Aged in Oak Casks with Cranberries. 375 ml and 750 ml bottles will be available in both locations tomorrow.