Politics

Steve October 28, 2020

Source: Times-Picayune Hurricane Zeta is expected to be a Category 2 storm at landfall in southeast Louisiana, forecasters said Wednesday morning. The storm strengthened overnight and now is forecast to have winds of 100 mph before landfall. Life-threatening storm surge and damaging winds are expected in southeast Louisiana starting around mid-day Wednesday, forecasters said. Landfall […]

Steve October 28, 2020

The geniuses of the Trump campaign decided that holding an outdoor rally in Omaha in late October to try and hang onto the single electoral vote of NE- 02 was worth it. So, on a private airport with limited access, they knew people would have to be bussed in and out. Small problem though, when […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Good question! Why does the GOP only care about the national debt when there’s a Democrat in the White House? Via Marketwatch: Axios on Monday asked Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican, why his party tends to focus on the national debt when Democrats hold the White House, but to turn their attention elsewhere when […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Defining voter suppression is hard, which has made confronting the problem even more difficult. Certain forms of voter suppression are clear. For instance, armed militias policing predominantly Black polling locations, or the threatening emails signed by the Proud Boys (that the US government alleges were a fraud perpetrated by Iran) which were sent to voters […]

Steve October 28, 2020

President Tweety McTreason will make a crunch-time appeal to voters in Nevada. But he’ll do so from Arizona. The Republican president is under pressure Wednesday to prevent a repeat of a September rally in Nevada that attracted thousands of people: The airport that hosted that event was fined more than $5,500 for violating crowd restrictions aimed at […]

Steve October 28, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic surges out of control and President Tweety McTreason trails in the polls, Trump-supporting Fox News personality Sean Hannity retreated to a familiar strategy on Tuesday: Blame and whine. (See the clip below.) Hannity accused Democrats and the media of “doing everything they can possibly do to demoralize voters, especially the supporters of the […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Twenty former U.S. attorneys ― all appointed by GOP presidents ― gave 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden their “strongest endorsement” in an open letter slamming President Tweety McTreason’s politicization of the Justice Department. Trump “has clearly conveyed that he expects his Justice Department appointees and prosecutors to serve his personal and political interests in the […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Once in a blue moon, you see a poll that makes you blink twice to make sure you’re not seeing things. This morning’s ABC News/Washington Post survey of Wisconsin was just such a poll. It showed Joe Biden 17 points (not a typo) ahead of Tweety McTreason, 57 percent to 40 percent, among likely voters. […]

Steve October 28, 2020

Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 by During a campaign rally in Omaha, Nebraska late Tuesday—his third crowded and largely maskless rally of the day—President Tweety McTreason characterized his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic as a success and claimed the United States is in “great shape” just as the nation reported a record 500,000 […]

Steve October 28, 2020

In 1981, the Republican National Committee sent hundreds of armed, off-duty police officers to the polls in the state of New Jersey. Dressed in official-looking “National Ballot Security Task Force” armbands, they demanded voter registration cards from people waiting in line in heavily Black and Hispanic districts, turning some voters away and intimidating others into […]