Category Archives: 45

Breaking: Appeals Court Backs Justice Dept., Drop-Kicks Trump’s Florida Lawsuit

AP News: Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

45: You, your sidekick & your phony lawsuit are outta here!

BY ERIC TUCKER — December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information. Continue reading Breaking: Appeals Court Backs Justice Dept., Drop-Kicks Trump’s Florida Lawsuit

O.M.G. – What Goes Around Really DOES . . .

More Republicans Died Than Democrats after COVID-19 Vaccines Came Out

By YALE UNIVERSITY Futurity — NOVEMBER 30, 2022

The sharp divergence in excess death rates that emerged in the post-vaccine period “is pretty striking… and the magnitudes are quite large.”

CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC HEALTH
A new study looks at excess deaths by partisan affiliation in two states during the pandemic. Continue reading O.M.G. – What Goes Around Really DOES . . .

Quotes of The Day: A Double Serving of Irony

[NOTE: The Wall St. Journal is paywalled to the eyelids, so this first clip is a quote of a quote from a week ago without a link, but I’m confident it’s accurate. It was written as speculation about the fragility of the narrow incoming Republican majority (about half a dozen) that will occupy the House of Representatives as of January.

The irony here is that it’s the outgoing lame-duck Democratic majority that’s now feeling the sharp point of the Fickle Finger of Fate: Democratic Rep. Donald MacEachin of Virginia died of cancer Monday. His absence abruptly reduces Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House majority from 220 to 219, only six more than the Republicans’ 213. Continue reading Quotes of The Day: A Double Serving of Irony

Troll of the Year: The New York Post vs. “Florida Man”

When Rupert Murdoch turns on a politician, his tabloid pens can be sharper than many swords.

Donald Trump is now learning that. We already noted how Murdoch’s highfalutin flagship, the Wall Street Journal, sneered that the failure of so many of DJT’s high-visibility endorsees in the midterms “destroys ‘Stop the Steal’” so that “Maybe at last the 2020 election is over.”

Continue reading Troll of the Year: The New York Post vs. “Florida Man”

Another Religious Culture War Battle Begins: The U. S. Catholic Bishops vs. Pope Francis

[NOTE: According to the National Catholic Reporter {NCR}, most American Catholic bishops are politically rightwing, culturally reactionary and sworn enemies of pope Francis, their official leader. NCR’s lead reporter here decries their election of a new head of the U.. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, deeming it an insulting slap at the pontiff.]

Continue reading Another Religious Culture War Battle Begins: The U. S. Catholic Bishops vs. Pope Francis