Archive for August 13th, 2020

August 13th, 2020 - 9:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Supreme Court lets states relax mailing voting rules

The Supreme Court turned aside a GOP drive to enforce pre-Covid mail voting restrictions in a ruling that upheld Rhode Island’s relaxation of its witness requirement for mail ballots. The ruling was 6-3. Read story here. Last week, a federal judge ordered New York to count primary ballots lack[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 7:09 pm § in Politics

Dead man tweeting

Herman Cain, who died 2 weeks ago, freaked out Twitter uses by tweeting today (below). I thought, “What’s the big deal?” After all, Dr. Steve Schwartz, founder and proprietor of this blog, left us in March from the GOPlague, but he’s still posting. In fact, he posted here tod[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 4:29 pm § in Misc.

What Cohen’s book alleges

Golden showers Tax fraud Secret back channel to Putin Lying to Melania Wants to be leader for life He also says Trump “colluded with the Russians” to win the 2016 election, but not in the ways people think. I can’t vouch for any of this. I wasn’t there. I haven’t read h[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 3:28 pm § in Politics


“The first rule of politics has long been to never, ever compare anything to Nazi Germany.” So, instead, Florida’s GOP governor compares reopening schools to killing Osama bin Laden here. Photo: A student drew a suspension, later lifted, for posting this photo on social media (story here).[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 10:36 am § in America


One Million Moms decried the use of “the d-word” in the ad campaign, One Million Moms has condemned Burger King for use of “profanity” in a commercial. At the 45 second mark, one customer, after sampling Burger King’s Impossible Whopper, the ad says: “Damn, that’s good.” “Burg[...]