Archive for September 21st, 2020

September 21st, 2020 - 10:05 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

If Trump seized power, would the military back him?

This article contains news with liberal commentary. “The Pentagon’s two most senior figures were so angry about President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attack on senior military leadership earlier this month that they got on the phone with the White House chief of staff,” CNN [...]

September 21st, 2020 - 9:09 pm § in Politics

Florida makes protesting a felony

This article contains news with sarcastic liberal commentary. “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released a sweeping set of proposals … that would dramatically crack down on people who attend protests that turn violent or disorderly by threatening them with a mix of felonies and increased jail t[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 6:18 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

What Democrats should do if they win

This article is a liberal op-ed. These are my own ideas, and this is a first draft, so it’s bound to be incomplete and may contain some errors. I can edit my postings on this blog, and frequently do, so the contents of my essays can (and often do) evolve over time. This essay assumes […[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 9:52 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What is it?

A. Tablets of Jewish Law found in Martian cave. B. Debris from destruction of Seattle Viaduct C. Original foundation of the White House D. Oldest known concrete E. Stones from King David’s palace[...]

September 21st, 2020 - 2:51 am § in Misc.

“The backlash will be fierce”

This article is liberal commentary. The Republican argument for replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a Trump appointee — which is fair if he’s reelected, but not otherwise — is that the Constitution allows it. But the fact you can do something doesn’t mean you should do it or t[...]