Archive for December 16th, 2021

December 16th, 2021 - 9:35 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

The political court

America is not a conservative country. The majority of its people vote Democratic, support abortion rights, and want gun control, equal rights for gays, minorities, and women, and separation of church and state. Republicans defend a constitutional system that gives them, as a political minority, not[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 8:58 pm § in America, Christianity, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Forcing kids to be born into poverty

The worst states for children are those with the most restrictive abortion laws, CNN says (story here). Most of the 21 states with anti-abortion laws waiting for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade “fall into the bottom half of state rankings on a wide array of measures tracking the well[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 8:34 pm § in Health

Omicron is coming!

Alert! Incoming!   Omicron spreading “explosively fast,” U.S. faces January surge Story here Current vaccines are less effective against Omicron (boosters help), and transmission is very hard to stop, but while masks and social distancing won’t fully stop its spread, they̵[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 7:12 pm § in Humor, Politics

What’s wrong with hunting witches?

The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection subpoenaed James P. “Phil” Waldron (photo, left), a retired Army colonel “who spread misinformation about election fraud and circulated a PowerPoint document detailing ways to undermine the 2020 presidential election outc[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 6:15 pm § in Misc.

Delaware judge rules Dominion Voting Systems can sue Fox News

A Delaware judge declined to dismiss Dominion Voting Systems’ $1.6 billion libel suit against Fox News on Thursday, December 16, 2021 (story here). The ruling doesn’t mean Dominion will prevail in the lawsuit, nor say anything about potential damages if it does. The judge didn’t de[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 2:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Will Trump be indicted?

The Associated Press says (here), “After a dozen years in office, one piece of unfinished business remains for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. before he retires at the end of the month: Will the prosecutor known for his caution go out with a bang by bringing criminal charges agains[...]