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October 17th, 2020 - 8:42 pm § in Donald Trump, Economics, Politics

October 17 relief bill update

After three days of boring and barely newsworthy hearings on a Supreme Court confirmation that is a foregone conclusion, Republicans want to distract voters’ attention from soaring “third wave” Covid-19 infections (read that story here), so Senate GOP Leader McConnell has scheduled[...]

October 17th, 2020 - 8:11 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

McConnell’s Supreme Court blitz has backfired

Mitch McConnell’s problem is that Amy Comey Barrett’s confirmation is a sure thing. In a word, boring, which means it flopped miserably as a diversion from the resurgent Covid-19 pandemic to draw voters’ attention away from personal troubles. (“Are you better off now than you[...]

October 17th, 2020 - 7:33 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Politics

Where will Trump seek asylum?

This article is liberal satire. What? He’s not the most popular president ever? Jonathan Chait, writing in New York Magazine, posits that “Trump has begun grappling in public with the possibility he may lose the election,” and suspects he wasn’t joking when he told a rally cr[...]

October 17th, 2020 - 9:45 am § in Health

4 counties have been Covid-19 free

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