On Thursday, Trump said that California has had “many, many years of leaves and broken trees. And they’re like, like so flammable. You touch them and it goes up. I’ve been telling them this now for three years, but they don’t want to listen. The environment. The environment.” … [Read more...] about Trump on California wildfires: ‘You got to get rid of the leaves’
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According to exit polls in 2016, Trump won 28 percent of the Latino vote — a surprise to some since it was a slightly better showing than 2012 GOP nominee Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyThe spectre of pension failures haunts this election The Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds Will anyone from the left realize why Trump won — again? MORE, who hewed to a more centrist position on immigration. … [Read more...] about The Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds
The 2020 news cycle has been dizzying, the Bay Area enduring one trauma upon another. But this pandemic also has been eerily quiet, said Saffo, the futurist and forecaster. The past six months have been reflective for many people, and the next six months may bring more of the same. Or they may be the time of action — of finally emerging from isolation for real, of truly striking that balance between living and mere survival. … [Read more...] about It’s been six months since the Bay Area sheltered in place: What have we learned?