Posts Tagged ‘2020 Elections’

September 8th, 2020 - 12:38 am § in Politics

2020 Debate Schedule

Biden vs. Trump Sep. 29, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM (ET) Oct. 15, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM (ET) Oct. 22, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM (ET) Harris vs. Pence Oct. 7, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM (ET)  [...]

August 29th, 2020 - 9:47 pm § in Politics

Essay: Elections aren’t perfect, and don’t have to be

This article is liberal commentary. Washington’s 2004 governor election was decided by 129 votes after 2 recounts and a court challenge. I was an observer at both recounts and saw that nothing illegal happened. By way of background, Washington uses paper ballots counted by optical scanning mac[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 9:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Supreme Court lets states relax mailing voting rules

The Supreme Court turned aside a GOP drive to enforce pre-Covid mail voting restrictions in a ruling that upheld Rhode Island’s relaxation of its witness requirement for mail ballots. The ruling was 6-3. Read story here. Last week, a federal judge ordered New York to count primary ballots lack[...]

August 13th, 2020 - 7:09 pm § in Politics

Dead man tweeting

Herman Cain, who died 2 weeks ago, freaked out Twitter uses by tweeting today (below). I thought, “What’s the big deal?” After all, Dr. Steve Schwartz, founder and proprietor of this blog, left us in March from the GOPlague, but he’s still posting. In fact, he posted here tod[...]

August 11th, 2020 - 3:00 am § in Politics

Could Lindsey Graham lose?

RealClearPolitics rates the race a “tossup” For the first time in years, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has a “credible” who’s “an exceptionally well-funded, politically connected, centrist Democrat who is forcing election observers to wonder if South Carolina might, [...]

July 25th, 2020 - 11:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Economics, News Media, Politics, Racism

Sizing up Trump’s presidency

Trump’s supporters are people with grievances who want a disruptor, and that’s what we got when they elected him. His presidency is all about upending the way things were done. That’s not a good thing, because there were good reasons for doing things that way, before he started bre[...]

July 23rd, 2020 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s DHS secretary accuses Portland mayor of “legitimizing” violence

“Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler was tear-gassed by federal agents,” Wednesday night, July 22, 2020, “as he spoke to a group of protesters next to a federal courthouse,” CBS News reported. Wheeler is a Democrat. The following morning, appearing on “CBS This Morning,” C[...]