Politics

Florida man pleads guilty in attempt to extort $25 million from Matt Gaetz’s father

A Florida man pleaded guilty Monday to trying to extort $25 million from Congressman Matt Gaetz‘s father for sex trafficking allegations in exchange for a presidential pardon.    Stephen Alford, 62, admitted to engaging in a scheme where the contacted Don Gaetz, a prominent Republican politician and a former member of the Florida State Senate,[Read More…]

California, Colorado consider dropping terms for immigrants such as ‘alien’ and ‘illegal’

Earlier this year, California and Colorado banned stage agencies from using the term “alien” to characterize immigrants who entered the United States illegally. Those in support of the change said the word is dehumanizing and demeaning, which can translate to negative treatment of immigrants. Legislators in at least seven states[Read More…]