Date: March 12, 2018
01) Nancy Pelosi Endorses Anti-Abortion & Anti-Gay Democrat Dan Lipinski
“What do you call a socially conservative Democrat? A Republican. But effectively being a Republican and consistently voting with them doesn’t matter to House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who decided to endorse one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress: Dan Lipinski. She chose to endorse him over a true progressive like Marie Newman, who’s also running in the same district.
Date: March 10, 2018
01) Botched Execution Leaves Inmate Bleeding From Groin
“A death row inmate in Alabama was punctured with a needle 11 times and had begun bleeding from his groin when officials finally decided to stop his execution last month, the Montgomery Advertiser reported on Monday evening.
Doyle Lee Hamm, who was convicted and sentenced to death in 1987 for shooting a night clerk at a motel during a robbery, had been awaiting execution for three decades, as his lawyers worked to unravel the prosecution’s case against him. During that time, he developed large-cell lymphoma, spreading from his left eye to other parts of his body. While Hamm was initially given radiation to treat the cancer, his follow-up surgery in December was canceled, with the state claiming Hamm was in remission. They expedited his execution instead…