Louie Gohmert thinks he may have gotten COVID from wearing a mask

By now you’ve heard the superschadenfreudeisticexpialidocious news that GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert has contracted COVID-19. A positive coronavirus diagnosis would be chastening for most people — a reason to pause and reflect. But not for the dumbest man in Congress. According to KETK-TV in Texas, he’s determined to stay a maskhole until the day he dies….

Rest in Power, Garrett Foster

Garrett Foster was shot and killed as he tried to protect his disabled wife during a peaceful march in Austin Texas. The alleged killer has been arrested.  Austin PD, per NYT: “The driver opened fire from inside the car as Mr. Foster approached. Another person in the crowd pulled out a handgun and shot at…

Crystal Ball Changes Ratings on 8 US House Races, 7 in Favor of Democratic Candidates

centerforpolitics.org/… Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball has shifted its ratings on another eight US House races. Five Republican held seats have moved toward the Democratic candidate. Two Democratic seats have gone from “Tossup” to “Lean Democrat”, and WI CD-3 has been shifted the other way from “Safe Democrat” to “Likely Democrat”. http://www.dailykos.com/… On July 2, Crystal Ball changed…

Ted Cruz: 'We’ve got four months to stop a blue wave'

Less than four months, actually, but who’s counting? Well, I am. I may put together a “Goodbye, Asshole” advent calendar that counts down to Election Day. Wouldn’t that be fun? Sen. @tedcruz: "The left, it's not going to stop at anything to come after Texas and come after this country." pic.twitter.com/7koElO3jf5 — The Hill (@thehill)…

Biden Just Put Up a Great Ad for Texas

Joe Biden just released an ad aimed at Texas: x x YouTube Video as reported by Greg Sargent in the WaPo: Biden is advertising in Texas. That’s ominous for Trump. This ad never once mentions Trump. It focuses on how Texas is trying to cope with the coronavirus and how Biden promises to be there…

How to Win Texas in Spite of GOP Scams

This morning the Supreme Court refused to expedite a case brought by the Texas Democratic Party suing to remove absentee ballot restrictions. Right now, in Texas, you can request an absentee ballot without giving a reason if you are 65 or over, but younger folks have to meet one of a very restricted list of…

State Poll Summary: Three Pollsters Release Numbers That Will Give Republicans Major Headaches

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Three separate pollsters released swing state polls today that might give Republicans serious health issues. The Sienna/New York Times Poll, Hodas and Associates, and Redfield and Wilton Strategies all released state polls, some of which are surprising positive for Joe Biden, especially Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Presidential State Polls with Pollsters Ratings by 538 State…

State Poll Summary: Four Pollsters Release Numbers That Will Give Republicans Major Headaches

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Four separate pollsters released swing state polls today that might give Republicans serious health issues. The Sienna/New York Times Poll, Fox News Poll, Hodas and Associates, and Redfield and Wilton Strategies all released state polls, some of which are surprising positive for Joe Biden, especially Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. Presidential State Polls with Pollsters Ratings…

State Poll Summary: Consensus to Fire Trump Is Building

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Donald Trump can’t get no respect these days. The coronavirus won’t disappear as he said it would, and CNN won’t retract their national poll saying he’s 14 points behind Biden. To top that off, the Dow Jones Industrial stock index dropped 1861 (-6.9%) points today when Wall Street suddenly discovered we are in a recession….

Renewable Energy Surges Past Coal in Production of US Electricity

The New York Times reports that renewable energy sources including wind and solar power are now regularly outproducing coal fired electric power plants in the United States. Just 10 years ago, almost 50 percent of electricity came from coal but lower costs are now driving up renewables and increasing making coal the dirty fuel of a…

New poll shows Trump trailing Biden … in Texas

We’re months away from the election, it’s just one poll, it’s the slimmest of slim leads, etc., etc. All the usual caveats apply. But it’s Texas, yo! Red-as-Donald-Trump’s-ruddy-ranch-sized-arse TEXAS. No wonder Trump is screeching like a banshee at his own campaign manager. If we turn Texas blue, it’s game over. That’s a lot of blue land…

Reports Claim Buttigieg to Join Klobuchar at Biden Rally

There are reports that former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar will endorse Joe Biden at a Rally in Texas on the eve of Super Tuesday. Former Senator Harry Reid has also endorsed Biden. politicalwire.com/… Pete Buttigieg will be joining Amy Klobuchar to publicly endorse Joe Biden at a rally in Texas later tonight….

Buttigieg Will Join Klobuchar to Endorse Biden in Texas

Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar will endorse Joe Biden at a rally in Texas on the eve of Super Tuesday. Former Senator Harry Reid has also endorsed Biden. politicalwire.com/… Pete Buttigieg will be joining Amy Klobuchar to publicly endorse Joe Biden at a rally in Texas later tonight. Washington Post: “There’s a…