Archive for July 27th, 2020

July 27th, 2020 - 10:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The Tortoise and the Hare

“The 2020 presidential election is the story of the tortoise and the hare,” AOL News opines. “President Trump is a frenetic and unpredictable presence, like the rabbit in one of the most famous of Aesop’s Fables. He is always full of sound and fury, yet what it signifies is often[...]

July 27th, 2020 - 3:33 pm § in Donald Trump, Racism

Trump refuses to pay respects to Rep. John Lewis at rotunda

The casket of Rep. John Lewis is in the Capitol rotunda, where he is lying in state, in tribute to the civil rights icon. Many are paying their respects. But one is not. “No, I won’t be going, no,” Trump told reporters when asked if he planned to attend. Read story here. Lewis became a [&helli[...]

July 27th, 2020 - 2:46 pm § in Politics

GOP Senator describes slavery as “necessary evil”

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), a potential future GOP presidential contender, is drawing fire for describing slavery as a “necessary evil,” although he did so in the context of how he believes the Founding Fathers viewed it. He used the words in floor remarks about a bill he introduced to withh[...]