A clear example of the get-every-Republican-vote motive of the skinny stimulus is its accommodation of Ted Cruz’s proposal to add tax credits for private-school scholarships to the bill’s school funding provisions. As the Washington Post reports, other “skinny” elements include a little of this and a little of that: … [Read more...] about Republican ‘Skinny Stimulus’ Bill Just a Feeble Gesture
That’s because the voters taken in by this whale of a falsehood are largely his own. According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll, 78 percent of Trump’s backers accept his argument about the dangers of mail-in voting, while only 28 percent Biden’s supporters were persuaded. Since so many Trump voters believe that mail-in ballots are radioactive, the only way they can vote for him is to brave the coronavirus pandemic by going to a polling place. … [Read more...] about How Trump’s false attacks on mail-in voting could backfire on him
“It is laden with poison pills. Provisions our colleagues know Democrats would never support to guarantee the bill’s failure. The truth of the matter is the Republicans and the Republican leader don’t want to pass a bill too many on the hard right in the Senate and outside it would be angry” with, Schumer said. … [Read more...] about McConnell’s ‘Skinny Stimulus’ Bill Is Dead. Good Riddance.
“[Hobbs and Woods] are leaders within their community and co-founders of the Washington State Black Student Athlete Association,” the letter said. “When we raised our concerns about this retaliation during our meeting, you told us the Pac-12 would not intervene in this manner. This is hypocritical towards everything we believe the Pac-12 stands for.” … [Read more...] about Tensions continue to rise as Pac-12 player group demands changes
Cal Fire said a blaze in San Bernardino County called the El Dorado Fire started Saturday morning and was caused by a smoke-generating pyrotechnic device used by a couple to reveal their baby's gender. In eastern San Diego County, a fire destroyed at least 10 structures after burning 16 square miles (41.44 square kilometers) and prompting evacuations near the remote community of Alpine in the Cleveland National Forest. … [Read more...] about As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out