Hoarding, stockpiling and panic buying have all increased during the pandemic. Grace Cary via Getty Images Carol Mathews, University of Florida Symptoms of depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders have emerged or worsened for many during the pandemic. This is no surprise to clinicians and scientists, who have been increasing worldwide … [Read more...] about Hoarding, stockpiling, panic buying: What’s normal behavior in an abnormal time?
ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham asked him if he had the power to reject more absentee ballots as election officials are conducting a recount and audit of the presidential race.Raffensperger, in an interview with The Washington Post on Monday, said the South Carolina senator was the latest Republican to question whether he … [Read more...] about Lindsey Graham scandal: Georgia elections chief says Graham asked about rejecting more absentee ballots
Not since the film Raiders of the Lost Ark had its debut in 1981 have there been meltdowns as dramatic as the ones coming from right-wing pundits. Mollie Hemingway: "The media clearly are doing everything in their power to help their candidate who is Joe Biden be able to claim that he won this election, and they are doing that in part on how they make calls on different … [Read more...] about Right-Wing Meltdown Continues
[Caution: This post contains some humble bragging and self-effacing satire.] Other titles considered for this piece: “Even a Dummy Has Bragging Rights.” “Even a Broken (24-Hour) Clock Is Right Once a Day” Let me explain. In the wake of the presidential election, there has been a lot of criticism of and soul searching by the pollsters, pundits, political analysts … [Read more...] about Build Your Own Cabinet. A President’s Cabinet, That Is.
Georgians voted blue in a presidential election for the first time since 1992, endorsing President-elect Joe Biden. Now control of the US Senate rests with an 05 January 2021 runoff election in Georgia. Neither Republican Senators David Perdue (one term) nor Kelly Loeffler (appointed term) captured 50% of the statewide vote on 03 November 2020. Prior to the 2020 election, … [Read more...] about Flip Georgia blue on 05 January 2021
Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning, as he again railed against supposed mass fraud in the vote won by challenger Joe Biden."He won because the Election was Rigged. NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned company," Trump tweeted in … [Read more...] about ‘He won because…’ — Trump edges toward accepting Biden victory
Even as Europe and the US groan under their coronavirus debacles, 900 asylum seekers have lost their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean this year for safe haven in Europe. The UN-related International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported nearly 100 deaths, including a toddler, in shipwrecks on Thursday off the coast of Libya. New measures are “needed to prevent … [Read more...] about 900 dead at sea trying to reach Europe: UN laments senseless loss of life
The US Army has now identified five Americans killed in a helicopter crash Thursday near the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh during a routine mission while serving as part of the peacekeeping Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt. The MFO has been monitoring the four-decade-old Israeli-Egyptian peace agreement with 13 countries contributing to the … [Read more...] about Five U.S. Soldiers Among Seven Dead in Sinai Black Hawk Helicopter Crash
In this race, it seems its never over when it looks over. But it is over. But most news networks have now called the race: 306 electoral votes for former Vice President Joe Biden and 216 for President Donald Trump. CNN: Joe Biden will win Georgia, CNN projected Friday, striking at the heart of what has been a Republican presidential stronghold for nearly three decades. … [Read more...] about Biden 306 electoral votes Trump 216: Biden wins Georgia and Arizona, Trump North Carolina
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Washington (AFP) - There is no evidence of compromised ballots or corrupt voting systems in the US election, officials said Thursday, as a top Democrat accused Republicans who refuse to accept President-elect Joe Biden's win of "poisoning" democracy.Their messages came hours after President Donald Trump once again cried foul, retweeting a baseless claim that an election … [Read more...] about US election officials say ‘no evidence’ of compromised votes
UPDATE: According to the New York Post, Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Chad Wolf is refusing to carry out Trump’s order to fire Christopher Krebs, who heads the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Krebs has told associates he expects to be fired after having been instrumental in formulating CISA’s … [Read more...] about Trump’s Own People Debunk Trump’s Own Lies (UPDATE)
In the midst of our national turmoil in the aftermath of the presidential election, when a distraught, “stewing,” defeated president is not only attacking democracy itself but also creating havoc among our national security agencies including the military, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, had some poignant words to reassure the nation where the … [Read more...] about Gen. Mark Milley: ‘We Do not Take an Oath to a King or Queen, a Tyrant or Dictator’
Washington (AFP) - Is President Donald Trump's unprecedented assault on the US election results a coup in progress -- or mere political show?In this golden age of conspiracy theories, few can agree.Ostensibly, Trump is exercising his right to complain that the count showing Democrat Joe Biden with a solid if close win was wrong. "Rigged Election!" he tweeted in his latest … [Read more...] about Is Trump mounting a coup — or just putting on a circus?
Trump’s actions normally have been difficult to dissect to make sense of what he does. However, his conduct since Election Day totally defy rational understanding. First of all, he has not spoken to the press or any outside people since his defeat and was out of the White House for the first time on Veterans’ Day to visit Arlington National Cemetery. Though all of the media … [Read more...] about Bizarre Transition
by Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Columnist Donald Trump is trying to win the election with every court challenge and tweet he can muster, but he doesn’t really care how many votes he and Joe Biden wind up getting. That’s because the election Trump is determined to win is in November 2024. Although Trump and his cable-news enablers mock the polls, Trump has known for some … [Read more...] about TRUMP’S GAME SHOULDN’T FOOL ANYONE
On November 10, 2016, President Obama hosted President-elect (sic) Donald Trump in the White House. Vice-President Joe Biden hosted vice-president elect (sic) Mike Pence in the VP residence. First Lady Michelle Obama gave a White House tour to Melania Trump. Today, it’s November 11, 2020, and instead of inviting the future president of the United States to the White House, … [Read more...] about COUPS FOR DUMMIES (Cartoon, Column and VIDEO)
Since the beginning of the Republic there have been just three required qualifications to become President of the United States: be a natural-born citizen, be at least 35 years of age, and be a resident of the United States for at least 14 years. That’s it- for a job that is arguably the most difficult job in the world. It is time to drastically increase the necessary … [Read more...] about Presidential Qualifications
Coronavirus vaccines will not be enough to beat the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) chief said. That requires political willingness among powerful governments to work together and turn away from the nationalism and isolationism. WHO’s Tedros Adhanom told the World Health Assembly, “It’s time for the world to heal – from the ravages of this pandemic … [Read more...] about Vaccines won’t defeat the coronavirus if global rifts continue, WHO says