Archive for November 13th, 2020

November 13th, 2020 - 10:48 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Must watch: Timothy Snyder talks about Trump (video)

Snyder, a son of Quakers and an Oxford-educated Yale professor, is a specialist in Central and Eastern European history and the Holocaust. He is the author of “Bloodlands,” “On Tyranny,” and other well-received books. In this compelling video, Snyder describes the threat pose[...]

November 13th, 2020 - 9:54 pm § in Politics

Newly elected Senator knows less than a 7th grader about government and history

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November 13th, 2020 - 7:17 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Charles Koch says he’s sorry

     “After spending decades bankrolling causes and politicians that fueled America’s increasingly ugly and hostile national divide, … Charles Koch told The Wall Street Journal … that he now wants to focus on bridging the gap he helped create. ‘Boy, did we screw up. What[...]

November 13th, 2020 - 1:22 pm § in Health

What’s behind the mink genocide

“Denmark’s fur farms are home to 17 million minks, and last week, the government announced it would kill all of them.” “At least a million minks have already been culled by gassing in the Netherlands and Spain.” The reason? The virus that causes Covid-19 “had moved fr[...]

November 13th, 2020 - 1:06 pm § in Health, Law and Courts

Texas jails could owe billions for Covid-19 deaths

As of October 31, 2020, at least 231 people (and probably more) had died from Covid-19 in Texas jails, and 8 in 10 of them were in pretrial detention and hadn’t been convicted of a crime. This doesn’t count the inmates in Texas prisons who’ve died of Covid-19. The state did little to p[...]

November 13th, 2020 - 12:41 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Stealing Biden’s electors won’t work

Many Republicans are angry about losing the election to Biden, not realizing that their perpetual state of belligerence and anger frightens many people away from the GOP (reminding them, among other things, of Hitler’s brownshirts). It isn’t just their anti-democracy attitude that turns [...]

November 13th, 2020 - 11:04 am § in Biden, Donald Trump, Economics

Study: 70% of the U.S. economy is in counties Biden won, 29% in counties Trump won

This article contains news and liberal commentary. Here’s an interesting statistic reported by Newsweek on Thursday, November 12, 2020 (see article here): “Counties won by Democratic President-elect Joe Biden make up 70 percent of all U.S. economic output—or gross domestic product (GDP[...]

November 13th, 2020 - 10:41 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

The 2016 election’s 4 confirmed cases of voter fraud

The 2020 numbers aren’t in yet, but we can report that of the 3 people arrested for cheating in the 2016 election, all 3 were Trump supporters. The specifics: “In 2017, [Terri Lynn] Rote, who lives in Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced to two years of probation and a $750 fine after being c[...]