Dozens of gay couples wed in California after ruling

Dozens of gay couples were married Monday night after California became the second state to allow same-sex nuptials, offering a preview of the euphoria and anger to come as gay couples from across the nation head west to wed.

At least five county clerks around the state extended their hours to honor specific couples or to mark the historic occasion, and many couples exchanged vows on the spot. The May 15 California Supreme Court order overturning bans on same-sex marriage became final at 5:01 p.m.

"I never thought I'd see this," Michael Groark, 61, said at a San Francisco sports bar, watching on television as Mayor Gavin Newsom officiated the first same-sex wedding in the city.


What kind of classified documents was the FBI looking for when it raided former President Donald Trump's Florida home? Was it nuclear secrets, as the media has suggested, or just any and all classified documents? The Justice Department has now released the affidavit that purportedly lays out the evidence used to obtain the warrant for the Mar-a-Lago raid, but the material is so heavily redacted that very little information has actually been released.

So, Glenn Beck took to the chalkboard to break down the timeline of the events that lead up to the Mar-a-Lago raid and revealed that there were a whole lot of "convenient" coincidences that all revolved around one thing: Trump's attempt to declassify materials related to the FBI's Crossfire Hurricane investigation.

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We all know what the raid on former President Donald Trump was REALLY all about — the 2024 election. Whether you love Trump or hate him, this unprecedented act is a LOT bigger than just one man. And the same people behind Obamagate, who weaponized the DOJ and FBI by using obscure laws, seem to have their fingerprints all over the latest fishing expedition to take down Trump.

On Glenn TV Wednesday, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to map out what he thinks the FBI was REALLY looking for at Mar-a-Lago. The U.S. government is growing in size and strength under Biden, and now he is turning the full power of this out-of-control government on us all.

Glenn exposes the federal agencies that have been quietly militarizing right under our noses: The IRS, DHS, FBI, VA, and USDA have all been buying up guns and ammo with little to no explanation as to why. Is it time to abolish many of these corrupt institutions?

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Don’t you just love it when a federal agency makes a little announcement that has enormous consequences for America, yet no one knows about it because it just gets lost in the tidal wave of daily news?

This story is a couple weeks old, but it’s kind of a big deal. It’s about the U.S. Census Bureau admitting that — oops — it OVERCOUNTED the populations of eight states and UNDERCOUNTED the populations of six states in the 2020 census.

You might think, well, it’s a giant country and taking a census is a very complicated task — maybe we can expect some errors. Yet in the 2010 census, the Bureau reported an error rate of just 0.01 percent. That’s an overcount of just 36,000 people, which ends up being statistically insignificant.

The curious thing about the 2020 census “mistakes” is that out of the eight states that were overcounted, seven of them are blue states. And out of the six undercounted states, five of them are red.

The Bureau overcounted in Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Utah.

They undercounted in Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, and Illinois.

The biggest mistakes percentage-wise were Hawaii, which was overcounted by 6.79 percent and Arkansas, which was undercounted by just over five percent.

What are the consequences of these “mistakes”? Minnesota and Rhode Island each get to keep a U.S. Representative seat that they should not have. While Florida should have received two additional seats, and Texas one additional seat.

And of course, since a lot of federal funding is tied to population, this also means hundreds of millions of dollars will be sent to overcounted states at the expense of the undercounted ones.

But this is good, right, that the Census Bureau admitted its mistakes? So now we can make the necessary corrections — especially since it affects something as vital as representation in Congress. Guess again. There is NO remedy for these Census Bureau errors. The numbers they turn in are tied to the specific date of the official census. Those numbers are final. Federal law does not provide a way to fix these major errors.

Sorry, Florida and Texas — there’s always 2030.