By contrast, on the same day that the CDC announced their new guidelines, the President said, "It's really going to be a voluntary thing," adding, "I'm not choosing to do it." On July 11, Trump was seen wearing a mask in public by the White House press corps for the first time since the start of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Fact-checking the White House statement against Fauci
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Overall, Florida has reported 291,629 cases (adding 9,194 on Tuesday), representing 1.4 percent of the state’s population of over 21 million. While cases have increased significantly in recent weeks — the state reported an 11 percent positivity rate on Tuesday alone — the fatality rate has not spiked in the same manner. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Has New York Handled the Coronavirus Pandemic Better than Florida?
"The notion that Trump would exceed 20,000 claims before he finished his term appeared ludicrous when The Fact Checker started this project during the president's first 100 days in office. In that time, Trump averaged fewer than five claims a day, which would have added up to about 7,000 claims in a four-year presidential term. But the tsunami of untruths just keeps looming larger and larger." … [Read more...] about Here’s the most incredible thing about Donald Trump’s problem with facts
Jack Dunphy, a 35-year veteran of policing in Los Angeles wrote in City Journal on July 10: “In New York City, where the city council has voted to cut $1 billion from the NYPD’s budget, weekly shooting incidents in mid-June increased by 358 percent over the same period in 2019. In Chicago, homicides are up 34 percent so far this year compared to last year, and nine children have been killed since June 20.” His article was aptly titled “Demoralizing the Police.” … [Read more...] about Newt Gingrich: Defund vs. defend — policing debate poses opportunity for Republicans in 2020 election
But what is it really like to transition from the hustle and bustle of a city to the more relaxed pace of rural life? As a New Yorker who bought a summer cottage with my husband in upstate New York six years ago, I've come to realize that country life isn't always so serene. In fact, certain things have happened out yonder that make me very glad that we've kept New York City as our main residence. … [Read more...] about 5 Weird Reality Checks You’ll Get If You Buy a Country Home