Canada reported zero COVID-19 deaths on Friday; the U.S.? 1,094

Friday was the anniversary of both the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and the assault on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. On September 11, 2020 — to far less consternation and alarm — 1,094 Americans died mostly preventable deaths as a result of a pandemic that’s been allowed to…

Liberals win in Canada – minority government ahead

If you watched the Canadian debates on television, you saw an ideological cross-section similar to the US, including anti-immigrant nutters, reactionary crazies and barely a hint of plurality. Some predicted a minority government with some form of coalition. UPDATE: CBC has just announced that the Liberals have won with a minority government. Live election results:…