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Biden Cabinet picks show the adults are back in charge

Well, that’s refreshing. The men and women President-Elect Joe Biden has chosen for his Cabinet and Cabinet-level posts so far not only look like America, as he promised, but also are capable of doing their jobs in a way to reassert America’s standing in the world and to reassure U.S. allies that they will no […]

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You lost, Trump. Get over it and step aside.

With the news that PRESIDENT-ELECT Joe Biden has taken the lead in votes in Georgia and Pennsylvania, it’s now clear that the Donald Trump era in America will soon be coming to an end. Adding those two states’ counts to Biden’s total puts Biden over the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to win the […]

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There’s a whole lotta voting going on

Have you voted yet? If you have, you’re like more than 47 million other Americans. And there’s still more than a week until Election Day. All signs are that the number of votes cast in the 2020 general election on Nov. 3 will shatter previous records in modern-day elections, both in numbers and in percentages. […]

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America is ready to change the channel on Trump

The Donald Trump show has jumped the shark. After four years of watching Trump in his natural habitat of bad TV, U.S. voters are ready to tell him that his show is canceled. Yes, it’s still possible that Trump might win the election on Nov. 3, which is now less than three weeks away. Possible, […]

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How does the $750 tax man spend $70,000 on that hair?

The bombshell story from The New York Times on Donald Trump’s taxes is filled with appalling revelations about tax avoidance, likely tax fraud, dodgy deductions, failed businesses, vast write-offs, infusions of questionable foreign funds, and much, much more. But the item that most struck me was the report of how much he spent on his […]

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Kamala Harris is wearing Chuck Taylors and I’m all for it

By making a definite fashion statement about comfortable footwear, Kamala Harris has taken a bold step forward for women everywhere. The Democratic vice presidential candidate took a campaign trip to Wisconsin on Labor Day to speak to Black union members, business leaders, and the family of Jacob Blake, the Kenosha man shot seven times in […]

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Trump has jumped off the QAnon cliff

If the latest wacko conspiracy theories aren’t enough for Donald Trump, don’t worry — he’ll just make up some new ones, this time involving Democrats in dark shadows and planes carrying protesting thugs. In an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, no stranger to conspiracy theories herself, Trump played his usual cards to distract the […]

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Don’t let your mail-in ballot get thrown out

Millions of voters — more than in any time in U.S. history —  are likely to vote absentee in the Nov. 3 election. But voters need to plan now how to vote correctly and make sure that unintentional errors don’t disqualify their votes. Donald Trump has been trying to throw shade on voting by mail […]

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How to overcome the danger that your vote won’t count

Donald Trump is trying to convince his base that mail-in voting — which he and most members of his administration use regularly — is somehow “rigged” and will delegitimize the results of November’s election. He’s even gone so far as to cast doubt on whether he would accept the election results. Never mind the fact […]

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If you want to reopen schools, conquer COVID-19 virus first (UPDATE)

Schools can’t reopen for a “normal” school day until the U.S. has a better handle on the transmission of the novel coronavirus. It’s a broken record by this time, but public health experts have made it clear that the infection rate must be lowered before schools can reopen. The latest message is from U.S. Surgeon […]

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