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October 14th, 2020 - 11:10 pm § in Economics, Health

What’s best for the economy now?

A second wave is gripping the U.S. and Europe. What now? Short hard lockdown or drip feed of restrictions? Experts say a short lockdown of 2-3 weeks is better for the economy than fighting a constant battle to contain the virus, because limited restrictions have little impact on the virus and hurt t[...]

October 14th, 2020 - 5:30 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Are guns legal in polling places?

It depends on where you live. States where guns are illegal in polling places Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas. Also in D.C. and Puerto Rico. Read details of state-by-state prohibitions here. States with all-mail voting where ther[...]

October 14th, 2020 - 4:41 pm § in America, Politics

A brief history of America’s parties and where it might go from here

America’s system of electing presidents is responsible for there being two major political parties, and increasing polarization of Republicans and Democrats — who virtually hate each other now — has brought that system to the verge of collapse, writes Lee Drutman, a political scien[...]

October 14th, 2020 - 12:36 am § in Law and Courts, Politics

Rogue sheriff defends terrorists who plotted to kidnap governors

A Michigan sheriff who shared a stage with armed vigilantes at a May 18 protest event, one of whom was arrested by the FBI for plotting to kidnap and possibly kill the governors of Michigan and Virginia, told a radio station on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that he had “no regrets” about as[...]