Archive for December 7th, 2020

December 7th, 2020 - 10:12 pm § in Health, Politics

Did GOP governor SWAT Covid-19 whistleblower?

Police raided the home of an ex-Florida official who refused to censor the state’s coronavirus data, “escalating a feud between the state government” and a whistleblower “who has accused officials of trying to cover up the extent of the pandemic,” CNN reported.      [...]

December 7th, 2020 - 9:25 pm § in Misc.

Bar manager who defied Covid-19 rules assaults deputy with car

A Staten Island bar manager who defied Covid-19 restrictions “struck a New York City sheriff’s deputy with his vehicle while attempting to evade arrest early Sunday morning,” CNN reported on Monday, December 7, 2020. Deputies were conducting surveillance of a pub with a suspended l[...]

December 7th, 2020 - 8:13 pm § in Misc.

Judge rejects last-ditch attack on Michigan results

A federal judge appointed by Obama on Monday, December 7, 2020, threw out a lawsuit by Republican voters and poll workers who claimed there was “systemic … old-fashioned ballot stuffing” in Wayne County, home of Detroit, where 80% of the voters are black. The lawsuit, which sought [...]

December 7th, 2020 - 7:53 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump supporters harass Michigan secretary of state at her home

This is over the top. They’re not entitled to their demands anyway. They’re welcome to vent their feelings about their candidate losing (sorry, losers, although I’m not sorry your candidate lost), but there’s a time and place for protests and this isn’t it. But keep in [...]

December 7th, 2020 - 6:23 pm § in Biden, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Biden taps black general for defense

“Retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, former commander of U.S. Central Command and a Silver Star recipient from the Iraq war, may become the first Black secretary of defense,” reported last week (read that story here). Today he did (read story here), edging out Michelle F[...]

December 7th, 2020 - 2:20 am § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

On GOP liars and election deniers

     This article contains liberal commentary.  In a debate between Georgia senate candidates on Sunday, December 6, 2020, GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler “repeatedly refused … to acknowledge … Trump lost re-election in November … and hammered [her Democratic opponent] as a socia[...]