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September 24th, 2020 - 10:57 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Democrats float term-limiting Supreme Court justices

This article is news with liberal commentary. Some Democrats want to change the Supreme Court’s lifetime tenure to 18 years. Under this scheme, every president would appoint 2 justices in a 4-year term, so a two-term president would appoint a total of 4 justices. “It would save the country a[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 10:13 pm § in Politics

Why does everyone hate Lindsey Graham’s guts?

This article contains news and sarcastic liberal commentary. Hmm. Isn’t that kind of a rhetorical question? Isn’t it obvious? (If not, see list below.) Now Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is whining about how much money his opponent is raising “from people who hate my guts.” Graham cla[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 9:18 pm § in Health

Models predicted 200,000 Covid-19 deaths. Here’s what they say now.

This article contains news with liberal commentary. When Covid-19 arrived in the U.S. earlier this year, “scientific models forecasting hundreds of thousands of deaths were met by some people with derision” (including you know who). The models turned out to be true, and “they’[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 8:51 pm § in Racism

Be a racist, lose your job, reputation, and dining privileges

Sophia Chang and her sister were eating dinner and minding their own business at the Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach, California, on Saturday, September 12, 2020, when James Hilbrant walked past them while going to the men’s room and said, “Go back to Wuhan.” When he came back and[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 12:45 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Politics

Lindsey Graham says he’ll accept Supreme Court choosing president

This article contains news with liberal commentary. “At a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday, Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he would accept whatever decision the Supreme Court decided if the election results reached that point,” NBC News reported. “Bottom line is whate[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 8:31 am § in Misc.

Rightwing thug trained for truck attack, lied about protesters throwing objects

A man who drove a pickup truck into a crowd of Black Lives Matters protesters on Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Pasadena, California, trained for the attack at a San Gabriel Valley vineyard owned by his family that was used as a “tactical training camp” and shooting, the FBI says. Benjamin Jon[...]

September 24th, 2020 - 7:30 am § in Health

Licorice can kill you

Eating 1½ bags a day of licorice killed a 54-year-old man, NBC News reported. The problem is that glycyrrhizic acid in licorice root extract raises blood pressure and could lead to “dangerously low” potassium and electrolyte imbalances. Eating “as little as 2 ounces of black licor[...]