Friday News Dump: Another Weak Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal, And Other News
June 11, 2021

Time is running out to get this done and Biden may feel pressure to take the deal. Which of course would start a major split in the Democratic party:



Here's a powerful song I first heard in 1971 and loved it. I just found out singer/writer/sax player Jim Pepper got it from his grandfather Ralph Pepper, a ceremonial leader of the Kaw Tribe in Oklahoma. It's a peyote chant, and it still gives me goosebumps.

Have a great weekend!

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We are currently migrating to Disqus

On May 14, 2022, we started migrating our comments from Insticator back to Disqus. During this transition period, some posts will have Insticator and some Disqus. For more information on the transition, as well as information regarding old C&L accounts, please see this post.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.