Thursday, October 22, 2020

Barrett’s views on climate crisis worry and appalls environmentalists as her confirmation hearings continue

“If you’re neutral on climate change, you're complicit in the collapse of the planetary ecosystem upon which the survival of every living thing depends.”

How Trump’s politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic put every American at risk

Trump continues to trivialize the virus in a pathetic ploy to shore up his sagging image before the Nov. 3 election.

‘GOP loses a big one in their war on drop boxes’: Federal judge bars...

"Drop boxes have proven to be a secure method of collecting ballots, and are crucial in allowing voters to safely cast their vote during this unprecedented pandemic."

How Congress could decide the 2020 election

If the House of Representatives selects the president, each state would get a single vote—not one vote per House member.

The Pied Piper of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Regardless, hopefully, the Pied Piper of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue won’t be given another term to pull his country and the world further off a cliff.

Mr. Trump: do you now understand the ramifications of your anti-mask policies?

Based on three reversals in a short span of time, I’d say that he should be readmitted to Walter Reed for more intensive treatment. And here’s a big plus. I believe they have a world-class psychiatric ward.

Texas Supreme Court denies mail-in ballot application request form Houston

“It is disappointing that the Court has sided with political forces seeking to limit voter access this November.”

Texas police officer fired after shooting unarmed man

“Earlier today Mr. Lucas was terminated for his egregious violation of the City’s and police department’s policies.”

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary Americans

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

An infected president, a disease of the heart, an imperiled republic

It’s a supreme irony that President Trump has chosen to call Covid-19 “the China virus”.