Three new Senate ads from Lincoln Project

Going after Susan Collins, Dan Sullivan, and Steve Daines. Parallel ads, presented as messages from the President of the United States Watch: These might well be online only, but hey, enjoy!

In three quotes, Republicans admit the 'great party switch'

Republicans and their amen corner in the right-wing media are trying to perpetuate yet another hoax on the American people. In a nutshell, they claim that history ended in 1865 or, at the latest, 1965. But sadly for them, three of their leading lights past and present—Cindy Hyde-Smith, Trent Lott and Strom Thurmond–already gave the…

another car hits protesters: This time in Seattle. three hit, one critical

High speed attack on peaceful protesters in Seattle on Interstate 5. Cops have caught the suspect. Car ran barriers and swerved to hit people. TRIGGER WARNING x #seattleprotests Please pray for the victims of this cowardly and senseless attack. They were peaceful protesters. This is terrible. pic.twitter.com/wMpAuna50Z— Larry Subramanian (@LarrySubramania) July 4, 2020 x * *Warning…

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…

Emerson Poll Shows A Three Point Race Between Trump & Joe Biden In Ohio

Here’s the latest news out of Ohio: Republican President Donald Trump leads Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 election in Ohio, according to a new poll released Monday. Trump topped Biden by 3 percentage points in the survey from Emerson College, consistent with other Ohio polling, that shows a potentially close race developing…

now 95,000 deaths are OK for Thurston Howell and his three-hour tour

Because every “transition to greatness” wants you to assume you’re going to die soon. 80,000 deaths so far, on pace for 130,000 deaths by August, as Trump now promises a total of 95,000 deaths. So everyone isn't down with#DieForTheDow — Jonathan Jollimore (@SirsmokesGreen1) May 9, 2020 In a week when the novel coronavirus ravaged new…

In three seconds, Trump undermined CDC's COVID-19 health recommendation

Even if Donald Trump had done everything else perfectly, his loosey-goosey attitude toward government messaging on coronavirus mitigation would be one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. But it turns out he’s actually done virtually nothing well during the crisis. An Ebola-infected rhesus monkey with a pair of semaphore flags dipped in…

US Life Expectancy Has Declined for Three Years

http://www.nytimes.com/… jamanetwork.com/… The New York Times reports that life expectancy, especially for Americans between the ages of 25 to 64, is declining despite the highest per capita spending in the world on health care, according to a study newly published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to the new study, the death rate from 2010…

Two of Three Amigos: Volker/Sondland transcripts from House depositions

The Gordon Sondland and Kurt Volker transcripts from House depositions are available: Read Gordon Sondland’s testimony here: intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/… Read Kurt Volker’s testimony here: intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/… (CNN) House Democrats on Tuesday released excerpts of the transcripts of their closed-door depositions with former US Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker and US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon…

the Three Amigos plus Rudy, are now in more trouble after the Vindman testimony

Rudy and the “three amigos” (Volker, Sondland, Perry) seem now more exposed after the building depositions that destroyed GOP process objections. And then there’s Pence who will be revealed to know more, as well as Mulvaney. NEW: Vindman’s testimony appears to contradict Rick Perry's ardent denials that he ever heard the Bidens discussed as part of…

“Crying, whimpering, and screaming and bringing three kids with him to death.”

Baghdadi-Bob apparently lapsed into fantasy as he turned a solemn announcement about killing a terrorist chieftain into a campaign speech complete with ad-libs. Trump’s next speech in Chicago used the mission as a ‘sir’ story which automatically challenges its credibility. https://t.co/DaYeK1Rhttps://twitter.com/samstein/status/1188997397025873926? Five senior Trump administration officials who watched in real time as the president spoke on Sunday…

One down, three to go . . .

Friday was the final day of 1st quarter.  It was also the penultimate game for our freshman soccer team.  Both of those events are occasions for another reflection on teaching and related.  If interested in my observations, which will use those as a starting point for broader reflection, please keep reading.  If not, my feelings…