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August 14th, 2020 - 5:00 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Postal service warns states it can’t meet ballot deadlines

“Multiple states [have] received communications from the USPS general counsel … warning secretaries of state” that it can’t “guarantee that mail-in ballots will be received in time to be counted,” CNN reported on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Mail deliveries slowed signi[...]

August 14th, 2020 - 4:31 pm § in Misc.

Truck driver who hit school bus helped injured kids before dying

A 25-year-old Florida man driving a rental truck that crashed into a school bus on a highway near Bacon, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, helped rescue injured students before being taken to a hospital where he died from his own crash injuries. Read story here. The school bus driver, also injur[...]

August 14th, 2020 - 3:22 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

How Trump could lose and remain president

It’s implausible, and seems unlikely for now, but here’s one way it could happen: “Trump makes unfounded claims that China interfered in the election, the Justice Department investigates, the legislatures of four swing states Biden appeared to win decide to refuse to certify the El[...]

August 14th, 2020 - 2:07 am § in Humor, Science

3-Minute Movie: “The Black Hole”

This is a morality tale, the moral being: Don’t mess with forces you don’t understand.[...]