Archive for June 5th, 2020

June 5th, 2020 - 6:07 pm § in Misc.

Last Civil War pensioner dies

Irene Triplett, 90, was the last living child of a Civil War veteran. Her V.A. pension, which her mother received before her, was $73.13 per month. Her father, Moses Triplett, fought on both sides — for the Confederacy until Gettysburg, then defected and fought for the Union; the latter servic[...]

June 5th, 2020 - 12:33 pm § in Misc.

Contraband seized by police from protesters

These items were intercepted by police at a post office and taken into custody. Read story here.[...]

June 5th, 2020 - 11:59 am § in Donald Trump

Trump: “This is a great day for George Floyd”

… because the stock market went up on news of a strong jobs report, which Trump thinks will help his re-election efforts. Read story here. Meanwhile, black workers are being left behind as employers rehire. Read that story here. He doesn’t care about that.[...]

June 5th, 2020 - 2:25 am § in Donald Trump

Trump claims injured elderly man “set up” the police!

Update: Elderly man has skull fracture; still hospitalized A 75-year-old man was knocked down by cops during a protest in Buffalo, New York, on Thursday, June 4, 2020. He was in “serious but stable” condition in a local hospital. Read story here. The two cops who knocked him down were su[...]