Politics

Steve July 2, 2020

In the ever-expanding category of “It Couldn’t Have Happened To A Nicer Guy,” we have former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain entering the hospital for COVID-19 treatment. Mr. Cain is not on a ventilator. He was spotted, though, at that Tulsa COVID-Palooza Rally his buddy Trump held fewer than two weeks ago. Cain’s not speculating […]

Steve July 2, 2020

Imagine being a congressman, where part of your district (Maricopa County) is one of the worst hit areas of the United States right now, and you argue for ending Trump’s coronavirus task force because two of its most trusted voices keep giving bad news. Source: Axios Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) on Thursday called for the […]

Steve July 2, 2020

There’s no reason for you to accept the story about the Russian military paying Afghan militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan. The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post all started this controversy late last week with incredibly thin stories. They did not even pretend to claim that it was true the […]

Steve July 2, 2020

The New York Times is pulling out all the stops in promoting its dubious story on Russia offering bounty for dead U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. Wednesday’s installment, a “news analysis” by Times veteran writers David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt, treats the allegations that Russia paid Taliban or Taliban-related terrorists to kill US troops as […]

Steve July 2, 2020

What’s notable here, besides raising this much money during a pandemic, is that Katie Porter represents a part of Orange County, one of the reddest areas left in California. Usually, this means she’d be vulnerable, with Republicans pouring in cash to try and regain the seat. Not so this year. Larry Sabato’s Center for Politics […]

Steve July 2, 2020

This Axios story is headlined “Scoop: Trump Regrets Kushner Advice,” but it’s not really about Jared Kushner: Tweety McTreason has told people in recent days that he regrets following some of son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner’s political advice — including supporting criminal justice reform — and will stick closer to his own instincts, three […]

Steve July 2, 2020

Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) on Wednesday accused Republicans on the House floor of being “hypocrites” during a dispute about an infrastructure bill. “I rise in opposition to this amendment,” Rose said. “And quite frankly, I’m dumbfounded. You’re aware that this conversation is in public so I won’t put words in your mouth, but I will […]

Steve July 1, 2020

Republican leaders stood by the upset winner of the GOP primary in a competitive House seat despite the gun rights activist’s openness to the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy theory. The National Republican Congressional Committee, overseen by top GOP leaders, embraced Lauren Boebert as their nominee Wednesday following her defeat of five-term Rep. Scott R. Tipton (R-Colo.), […]

Steve July 1, 2020

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