Is the Trump administration preparing to disappear grim coronavirus stats?

Turns out George Orwell lacked imagination. Donald Trump has already decried our robust (er, 23rd-ranked by number of tests per capita, but who’s counting?) testing regime because it makes him look bad. He’s said that if we didn’t test we’d have very few cases. Which sort of makes sense if you’re a blithering nitwit with…

Bernie Is Preparing to Drop Out

Yesterday I posted this diary, Prediction: Bernie Drops Out After Next Tuesday, in which I argued that Bernie was going to stay in long enough to have his one-on-one debate with Biden, and to have one more primary vote, and after that he would suspend his campaign. Now WaPo’s The Fix is saying the same…

Reef-Building corals show 'disaster traits' and 'preparing' for extinction.

A City University of New York presser reveals with a new study, published on March 3, 2020, in the journal Scientific Reports that stony corals, the coral that builds the earth warm-water reefs, are reeling from the consequences of our fossil fuel emissions. These corals provide habitat for a quarter of all marine life including,…

Bolton May Be Preparing to Speak Out

This is speculation, but it’s based on a statement John Bolton made about two hours ago: In Austin, John Bolton voices support for officials called in impeachment hearing (KXAN Austin): Speaking at a private event in Austin Thursday, Former National Security Advisor John Bolton defended government officials who testified in front of the U.S. House…

Administration preparing papers to take over land for Stupid Wall.

First they came for the land.   The next thing you know, you are marching along a Trail of Tears.   If Obama had done this he would have been kicked out so fast. This is horrible.    The Trump administration is preparing court filings to begin taking over private land to build its long-promised border wall as early…