As coronavirus cases soar, Trump's poll numbers crash.
Enjoy those inexpensive fill-ups while you can. The price of oil on the New York exchange had its biggest single-day gain in history on Thursday, gaining 24% after President Donald Trump publicly pledge to intervene in the oil price/production standoff that (along with the COVID-19 pandemic) has pushed oil prices down 60% for the year... Continue Reading →
On Monday, Congressional Democrats proposed a $750 billion stimulus package to mitigate the damage being done to the economy by the shutdowns (soon to be, lockdowns) over COVID-19, the Coronavirus. Not to be outdone, President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upped the ante Tuesday with a stimulus proposal of $850 billion which they... Continue Reading →
On December 14, 2005 certain provisions of the Patriot Act were up for renewal. Many parts of the law, which went into effect on October 26, 2001 (45 days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks) were permanent. Some, like Section 215, had sundown provisions whereby they would expire if not reauthorized by Congress. Section 215 is... Continue Reading →
The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University has been doing a fantastic job of tracking global cases of coronavirus. You can see their real-time tracking here. As of the publishing of this article, there were 137,445 confirmed cases globally, with 1,268 of those cases in the United States. NOTE: This... Continue Reading →
The time has come to impeach the President of the United States. No one in modern political history plays the victim card quite like Donald J. Trump. In a literary sense, Trump fancies himself the hero of his own story, although a hero (especially, a tragic one like Shakespeare's Hamlet) is eventually brought down by... Continue Reading →
What does Larry Holmes have to do with the 2016 Presidential election? What does the 2016 Presidential election have to do with the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament? I guess you will have to read on to find out. The last few weeks have not been kind to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her running... Continue Reading →