BREAKING: Pence Cancels Campaign Events [Update * 4]

This story is just coming out now: From AP: Jonathan Lemire @JonLemire VP Pence, in Arizona now, has cancelled events in Indiana tomorrow and will be returning to Washington instead 1:29 PM · Oct 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone From CBS News: VP Pence’s trip to homestate Indiana tomorrow cancelled. His spokesman says “nobody's sick” and…

thoughts on the President's attempted electoral coup – UPDATE AT END

There are a number of issues to address, but let me start with this, from the 14th Amendment: But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of a state, or the members…

Apocalypse San Francisco [Update with Satellite View]

We get sunrise in San Francisco around a quarter to seven these days. Which is about when the cats get me up (I’m the one  they expect to feed them). This morning the cats were late, and when I looked out the window I could see why — it was pitch black outside. For the…

Lincoln Project goes hard after Lindsey Graham – w/update

comparing him to a parasite, and pointing out the way to get rid of a parasite is to deprive it of its host which in this case has the initials DJT WARNING — some of the images in the video are disturbing x South Carolinians have voted for Lindsey before, but this is the first…

UPDATE MA-Sen: 3 Polls Confirm Sen. Ed Markey (D) Beating Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D) In The Primary

Some good news today out of Massachusetts courtesy of two news polls. First, Data For Progress: x 🚨#MASEN Poll🚨 Markey: 46% (+8)Kennedy: 38% (w/leaners) Markey: 50% (+7)Kennedy: 43% 732 N | 8/24/2020 – 8/25/2020 | Text-to-webhttps://t.co/kJ9eFvEsZf— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) August 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Second, the University of Massachusetts Lowell:…

Biden is Playing with Trump's Head over VP [Update: It's Kamala!]

The New York Times reports in its election updates that Joe Biden is expected to reveal his running mate as soon as today. Or maybe tomorrow. Or make that Thursday. An earlier update reports that the process is — finally!  — drawing to a close and takes him to task for taking so long: In…

Lincoln Project: Wake Up – See update at end

 is a 6 ½ minute video produced by jon Turteltaub, a Hollywood director. The conceit is a man has been in a coma for 3 ½ years and has just woken up. His family gathers around him, and tries, as loyal Republicans (as he was), to explain what has happened. This ad was premiered on…

On the ground update: Acting DHS Secretary Wolf understates Portland crisis

Over the past 24 hours, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has faced a firestorm of criticism for his over-the-top rhetoric and grandstanding regarding the ongoing demonstrations in Portland, Oregon. In his memo justifying the deployment of federal marshals that neither the mayor nor the governor requested or wanted, the man supporters call…