Going to take the night off and high-tail it to bed. Will see you all tomorrow, rested. [Photo by Peter Ralston. It's titled "Perseverence," and was at…
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It doesn’t feel like much of a Thanksgiving this year. Lots of chairs are empty, either permanently, as we are now counting our coronavirus dead in the…
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The stock market, which has been strong thanks to the good news about coronavirus vaccines, jumped to a record high today on news that President-Elect …
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At about 6:00 tonight, Emily Murphy, the Trump appointee at the head of General Services Administration who has been holding up the transition to a Bid…
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I had gotten half-way through a post tonight about what seems to me a looming split in the Republican Party, when it hit me that four years ago today I…
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We are faced with the odd prospect of a president fighting desperately to keep a job he evidently doesn’t want. Trump has continued to insist he did no…
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The news today remains Trump’s unprecedented attempt to steal an election in which voters chose his opponents, Democratic candidate Joe Biden and his r…
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Today Trump continued his assault on our democracy, trying to overturn what at this point is a very clear victory for Democratic presidential candidate…
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Today marks a grim milestone. The official count of Americans dead of coronavirus has topped a quarter of a million. 250,000 Americans, lost. Governors…
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It was notable today that the media was dominated not by the actions of the incoming president-elect, as one would expect after a presidential election…
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President-Elect Joe Biden is now 5.6 million votes ahead of Trump in the popular vote, with 50.9% of the vote to Trump’s 47.3%. And yet, Trump continue…
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Going to call it quits early tonight, figuring we could all use a little peace and quiet. I'll see you tomorrow. [Photo by Buddy Poland]
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