A mixture of relief and unease is descending upon key capitals of European democracies. Relief that Donald Trump might be defeated on 3 November and unease that Joe Biden will be the new president. Trump’s domestic opponents in America will wish him good riddance and are eager to cast anti-Trump rather than pro-Biden votes. But other countries are concerned mainly with … [Read more...] about Relief at Trump’s probable defeat is mixed with unease at a Biden presidency
The King Has the Ears of an Ass This is an old story my dad used to tell to speak about how peope who do heinous things, regardless of the one or ten things they did that were good, never are seen as dear ever again... Once there was an ancient king who did bad things and had steep pride taller than the tallest mountain, in that he cared more about his hairdo than about … [Read more...] about Donnie Drumpf ::: The King Has the Ears of an Ass
Has President Donald Trump given up on even trying to show he's engaged in the battle against the coronavirus? It certainly sounds that way. In a call to campaign officials Trump called call Dr. Anthony Fauci a "disaster," called health officials "idiots "and made baseless coronavirus claims. The Hill: President Donald Trump derided derided Anthony Fauci as a … [Read more...] about Trump calls Fauci a “disaster,” attacks health officials and makes baseless coronavirus claims in campaign call
An election worker in Pennsylvania handles mailed ballots during that state’s primary election in May. AP Photo/Matt Rourke Jeff Inglis, The Conversation Time is running out for Americans who want to cast their ballots by mail. If you want to vote this way but haven’t yet requested a ballot, you should know that it takes time for ballot requests … [Read more...] about Mail-in voting is safe and reliable – 5 essential reads
We're back at the age-old game of "chicken" in place of "democracy." Pelosi sets 48-hour deadline for White House on stimulus talks Fadel Allassan / Axios ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he would not put a potential $1.8 trillion+ deal struck by Democrats and the Trump administration on the Senate floor. Instead, the Senate will vote next week on a … [Read more...] about Mitch McConnell is an Existential Threat to our Republic
“This idealization of motherhood is essentially a means of keeping women from developing a sexual consciousness and from breaking through the barriers of sexual repression - of keeping alive their sexual anxieties and guilt feelings. The very existence of woman as a sexual being would threaten authoritarian ideology; her recognition and social affirmation would mean its … [Read more...] about RENDER UNTO CAESAR?
The group 43 Alumni for Biden -- a group of alumni who served President Bush, and other Republican presidents, governors, and Members of Congress explain why they're all voting for Biden - has put out a new ad "Team 46". Watch: … [Read more...] about Watch: 43 Alumni for Biden “Team 46” (Why They’re Voting for Biden) VIDEO
If Donald Trump was a movie scene, he’d be the fiery train wreck in “The Fugitive,” and U.S. Marshal Tommy Lee Jones would be cruising through the carnage saying, “My my my. What. A. Mess.” The dueling “town halls” Thursday night were enough to make one’s head spin. On ABC, where Joe Biden resided, you had decency and sanity. On NBC, had demagoguery and sociopathology. … [Read more...] about WHENEVER TRUMP FLAPS HIS YAP, HE MAKES THE BEST CASE FOR BIDEN
Trump supporters chanted “Lock her up!” Saturday when the president ranted about Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at a rally just 10 days after white supremacists were busted for a kidnapping plot targeting her.At a rally in Muskegon, Michigan, President Donald Trump grinned as the #MAGA throng ate up his denunciations of Whitmer over the restrictions she imposed to limit the … [Read more...] about Trump revels in ‘lock her up’ chant aimed at Michigan Gov. Whitmer just days after foiled kidnap plot
Washington (AFP) - Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election four years ago brought into question as never before the reliability of opinion polls. Can they be believed this time around?What do the polls say?With 16 days to go before the November 3 election, Democrat Joe Biden is ahead of the Republican president by 9.0 percentage points nationally, according to … [Read more...] about Biden leads Trump, but can polls be trusted this year?
The Trump administration has reversed course on its controversial decision to nix aid for the massive wildfires that scorched nearly 2 million acres and turned many parts of California skies overcast, smoky and yellow. The Trump administration reversed course Friday and approved California's emergency aid request for recent wildfires that scorched nearly 1.9 million … [Read more...] about Trump administration reverses decision on California wildfire relief
When people hear or read the word Hell, they usually think of a place that churches describe as a place of eternal fire meant as punishment for those who reject Messiah Jesus. As it turns out, the word Hell is not the correct word for what churches associate Hell with. First of all, the word Hell isn't actually in the Hebrew and Greek biblical manuscripts. That is because … [Read more...] about Inaccurate Church Traditions: Hell
UPDATE: The Trump administration has now reversed course. Original post: "That a sitting president—of any party—would deny their own citizens help during their time of greatest need, amid literal hellfire raining down on American cities, is beyond shameful." by Jake Johnson Common Dreams After repeatedly downplaying the catastrophic wildfires that have ravaged … [Read more...] about ‘Sadistic and Depraved’: Trump Rejects California Request for Federal Disaster Aid to Recover From Catastrophic Wildfires (UPDATE)
The night of the "dueling" Joe Biden/Donald Trump town halls is now over. And early ratings are in: so far Biden's ABC town hall got 2 million more viewers than Donald Trump's on NBC. Variety: Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump appeared in directly competing town halls on Thursday night, after the President dropped out of the second debate. Trump’s … [Read more...] about Early Incomplete Ratings: Biden’s Town Hall Got 2 Million More Viewers than Trump’s
UPDATE: Just as Sasse’s broken clock can be right twice a day, Americans can count on Trump’s cuckoo clock going cuckoo 24/7. Here is how Trump unleashed on Senator Sasse after he spoke truth to Trump, according to The Hill. • “The least effective of our 53 Republican Senators, and a person who truly doesn’t have what it takes to be great, is Little Ben Sasse of … [Read more...] about Ben Sasse Said What?! (UPDATED)
It isn't election day but there is already a "green tsunami," but not in terms of votes. It's a tsunami of big -- often record breaking -- bucks filling the coffers of Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, anti-Trump groups, Democratic candidates and anti-Republican groups. It's a green tsunami that almost transcends a typical political campaign. Rather, it stems from … [Read more...] about Biden, Anti-Trump and Anti-Republican Groups are Raking in BIG Bucks