Trump may succeed in censoring the Priorities USA ad despite the First Amendment.

Trump may succeed in censoring the Priorities USA ad despite the First Amendment.. by Mark Joseph Stern · March 26, 2020 Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus press briefing at the White House. Jim Watson/Getty Images Over the course of his presidency, Donald Trump has made thousands of false, offensive, and damaging claims that could hurt his reelection odds. Democrats […]

‘He is still in’: Bernie could remain in race through June – POLITICO

‘He is still in’: Bernie could remain in race through June – POLITICO. Since his staff announced last week that he is reassessing his campaign, Bernie Sanders has not yet definitively said whether he is still running. But he’s given every indication he’s pressing forward — and perhaps remaining in the presidential race for months to come. Despite Joe Biden’s […]

Coronavirus has let Trump totally take over TV, just like he wants – Vox

Coronavirus has let Trump totally take over TV, just like he wants – Vox. Late on Tuesday, East Coast time, a few of my colleagues noted something: President Trump had been on TV basically all afternoon. From 12:45 to 2 pm, he had hosted a Fox News town hall. During the 3 pm hour, he sat for a one-on-one interview […]

Democrats Are Handing Donald Trump The Keys To The Country | HuffPost

Democrats Are Handing Donald Trump The Keys To The Country | HuffPost. The emergency coronavirus legislation that the Senate agreed to on Tuesday can only be described as an outrage. It is not an economic rescue package, but a sentence of unprecedented economic inequality and corporate control over our politics that will resonate for a generation. It represents a transfer […]

Doctors describe life at a New York hospital hit hard by coronavirus: ‘It’s apocalyptic’

Doctors describe life at a New York hospital hit hard by coronavirus: 'It's apocalyptic'. The Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York, is at the center of the coronavirus crisis. As of Wednesday evening, there are 20,011 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in New York City, with more than 3,922 patients hospitalized. Of those cases, 30 percent have been reported […]

People at Liberty University aren’t happy about Jerry Falwell Jr’s decision to reopen campus.

People at Liberty University aren't happy about Jerry Falwell Jr's decision to reopen campus.. With the unofficial motto “Politically incorrect since 1971,” Liberty University has long prided itself on bucking many of the norms of American higher education. The private Christian school does not offer its professors tenure, for example, and its president gleefully insults his political enemies online. And […]

Experts, Not Easter, Should Dictate COVID-19 Protocol Biden Says | Talking Points Memo

Experts, Not Easter, Should Dictate COVID-19 Protocol Biden Says | Talking Points Memo. by Matt Shuham · March 25, 2020 Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday sided with COVID-19 experts in cautioning against relaxing social distancing measures too quickly. The line from the Democratic presidential contender came as he’s struggled to make his presence felt on the COVID-19 crisis. […]

Negotiators strike deal on massive coronavirus rescue package – POLITICO

Negotiators strike deal on massive coronavirus rescue package – POLITICO. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected to announce a bipartisan agreement Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion emergency stimulus package to confront the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. But as those negotiations were continuing late into the night on Monday, President Donald Trump […]

Former White House aide who wrote report on Ebola outbreak says U.S. ‘didn’t follow through’ on pandemic preparation investments

Former White House aide who wrote report on Ebola outbreak says U.S. 'didn't follow through' on pandemic preparation investments. Christopher Kirchhoff, a former Obama administration aide who wrote a report in 2016 on the lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola outbreak, told Stat News that the United States was on the path to preparedness for a pandemic like the current […]

Coronavirus disrupts democratic norms around the globe – POLITICO

Coronavirus disrupts democratic norms around the globe – POLITICO. Travel bans and social distancing prompt changes to politics as usual — and fears of executive overreach. Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump and White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx hold a press conference about the coronavirus outbreak March 23, 2020. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images 03/23/2020 11:31 PM EDT […]

Don’t air Trump’s coronavirus briefings live. They’re full of misinformation. – Vox

Don’t air Trump’s coronavirus briefings live. They’re full of misinformation. – Vox. by Matthew Yglesias · March 23, 2020 President Donald Trump speaks at a daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 22, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images For the sake of public health, journalistic integrity, and the public’s basic mental health, it’s time to stop broadcasting President Donald […]

Coronavirus Relief Package Again Falls Short In Senate | HuffPost

Coronavirus Relief Package Again Falls Short In Senate | HuffPost. by David Morgan and Andy Sullivan · March 23, 2020 WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) – A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Monday as Democrats said it contained too little money for hospitals and not enough restrictions on a fund to help big […]

As the Coronavirus Spreads, Democrats Roll out Postal Voting Plans – Mother Jones

As the Coronavirus Spreads, Democrats Roll out Postal Voting Plans – Mother Jones. Congressional Democrats are pushing for nationwide access to vote-by-mail and early voting in response to the spread of the coronavirus. And while lawmakers have introduced legislation to address the havoc the pandemic has had and will have on voting, they say that they’re running into the same […]

As the Coronavirus Spreads, Democrats Roll out Postal Voting Plans – Mother Jones

As the Coronavirus Spreads, Democrats Roll out Postal Voting Plans – Mother Jones. Congressional Democrats are pushing for nationwide access to vote-by-mail and early voting in response to the spread of the coronavirus. And while lawmakers have introduced legislation to address the havoc the pandemic has had and will have on voting, they say that they’re running into the same […]

The worst possible president for this crisis

The worst possible president for this crisis. President Trump is a clear and present danger to the health and safety of America. The coronavirus pandemic would be a challenge for any leader and any system of government. Nature has thrown a powerful left hook at all of humanity, a blow of the kind that arrives only once a century or […]

Can Trump cancel the November election because of coronavirus? – Vox

Can Trump cancel the November election because of coronavirus? – Vox. Earlier this week, Ohio Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton delayed that state’s primary election, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday. She did so with the blessing of Republican Gov. Mike DeWine and of the state Supreme Court. As a matter of law, this decision to delay the election […]

One Man’s Struggle to Get a Veterans Administration Coronavirus Test – Mother Jones

One Man’s Struggle to Get a Veterans Administration Coronavirus Test – Mother Jones. The symptoms started after Jim White arrived at his friend’s house near Corpus Christi, Texas. First came the chills, followed by diarrhea and aches. White, a Coast Guard veteran and former state biologist, had been following the news and knew enough about his health to expect the […]

Marriott CEO says coronavirus is more damaging to business than financial crisis, 9/11 combined

Marriott CEO says coronavirus is more damaging to business than financial crisis, 9/11 combined. Marriott CEO says coronavirus is more damaging to business than financial crisis, 9/11 combined 10:46 a.m. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has shaken the travel and hospitality industry. That’s evidenced by Marriott’s decision to furlough two-thirds of its 4,000 corporate employees at its headquarters in […]

An Unexpected COVID-19 Hotspot Emerges In The Colorado Rockies | Talking Points Memo

An Unexpected COVID-19 Hotspot Emerges In The Colorado Rockies | Talking Points Memo. by Matt Shuham · March 20, 2020 It was 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8th and Bill Brueck couldn’t sleep. The 45-year-old father of two, from the snowy town of Minturn, Colorado, had a cough, body aches, chest congestion and a fever. He stayed in bed all […]

‘There’s no playbook for this’: Biden trapped in campaign limbo – POLITICO

‘There’s no playbook for this’: Biden trapped in campaign limbo – POLITICO. Joe Biden reached a new and heady milestone when he shellacked Bernie Sanders in Florida, Illinois and Arizona to become the de facto Democratic nominee for president. But there was no soaring speech to acknowledge the moment. He never took the stage amid a sea of Biden signs […]

Politics & Policy – Vox

Politics & Policy – Vox. Earlier this week, Ohio’s director of health, Dr. Amy Acton, delayed that state’s primary election, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday. She did so with the blessing of Republican Gov. Mike DeWine and of the state Supreme Court. As a matter of law, this decision to delay the election is defensible, and there is no […]

Can Trump cancel the November election because of coronavirus? – Vox

Can Trump cancel the November election because of coronavirus? – Vox. by Ian Millhiser · March 21, 2020 President Trump in a press briefing at the White House on March 19, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Earlier this week, Ohio Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton delayed that state’s primary election, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday. […]

27 Comfort Shows To Watch While Self-Isolating | HuffPost Life

27 Comfort Shows To Watch While Self-Isolating | HuffPost Life. Due to the coronavirus, multiple cities have already entered lockdown. Sports ― as a whole entity ― are canceled. But never fear: Streaming television is an excellent way to pass the time for those stuck at home with limited entertainment options. Indeed, Nielsen predicts that Americans will spend up to […]

27 Comfort Shows To Watch While Self-Isolating | HuffPost Life

27 Comfort Shows To Watch While Self-Isolating | HuffPost Life. Due to the coronavirus, multiple cities have already entered lockdown. Sports ― as a whole entity ― are canceled. But never fear: Streaming television is an excellent way to pass the time for those stuck at home with limited entertainment options. Indeed, Nielsen predicts that Americans will spend up to […]

Will Donald Trump Bail Out His Coronavirus-Battered Company? – Mother Jones

Will Donald Trump Bail Out His Coronavirus-Battered Company? – Mother Jones. On Tuesday afternoon, Donald Trump sat down with hotel executives who pleaded with the president to assist the beleaguered hospitality industry with a multibillion-dollar bailout. The meeting, also attended by Vice President Mike Pence and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, highlighted a massive conflict of interest: Trump derives much of […]

Enemies to the Left – American Thinker

Enemies to the Left – American Thinker. The resurgence of Joe Biden and the inevitable defeat of Bernie Sanders led the pundits to declare that the Democratic Party is rejecting socialism — a development all decent men would celebrate if it were true. Yet, in a supreme irony, the Land of the Free dangerously underestimates or underappreciates the ideological nature […]

Reaction To Alcindor-Trump Dustup Shows Why Media Approval Ratings Are Low

Reaction To Alcindor-Trump Dustup Shows Why Media Approval Ratings Are Low. by Mollie Hemingway · March 30, 2020 The ongoing dysfunctional codependent relationship between the political media and President Donald Trump flared up again on Sunday afternoon during a Rose Garden press conference on the government’s handling of the Wuhan virus that has swept the globe. Trump needs the media […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: Common Sense Dictates Prudence | National Review

Coronavirus Pandemic: Common Sense Dictates Prudence | National Review. by Philippe Lemoine · March 30, 2020 A man walks along Third avenue in Brooklyn N.Y., March 26, 2020. (Stephen Yang/Reuters) Uncertainty still reigns, so prepare for the worst. A lockdown would be prudent, not the end of the world. As of today, half of mankind is confined at home because […]

Washington Post’s broadside against Mike Pompeo is wildly unfair

Washington Post's broadside against Mike Pompeo is wildly unfair. by Michael Rubin · March 30, 2020 On March 29, Jackson Diehl, the Washington Post’s deputy editorial page editor, published a column labeling Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “among the worst secretaries of state ever” based on his response to the coronavirus pandemic. I’m no Trump flunky nor afraid to criticize […]

Atlas Is Shrugging

Atlas Is Shrugging. by Stephen Moore “Government help to business is just as disastrous as government persecution. … The only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.” — Ayn Rand Congress has just approved an economically bloated $2.2 trillion spending relief bill, an amount more substantial than the GDP of all […]

Biden debuts podcast to boost relevancy during coronavirus pandemic | Fox News

Biden debuts podcast to boost relevancy during coronavirus pandemic | Fox News. Joe Biden on Monday launched a new podcast titled “Here’s the Deal” in his latest effort to break through the coronavirus coverage as the crisis overshadows his campaign at a crucial political time. The former vice president – who’s been working out of his home since the coronavirus […]

American Historians Present Jihadi Terrorists as Western Allies – American Thinker

American Historians Present Jihadi Terrorists as Western Allies – American Thinker. Considering that Muslims have at times allied with Europeans, sometimes even against fellow Muslims, why present Muslim attacks on Europe throughout history as ideologically driven — as jihads (“holy wars”) against the infidel? Why not see them all as generic wars? This is the main point of an apologia […]

Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns, Neighborhoods Are Coming To Life Again

Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns, Neighborhoods Are Coming To Life Again. by John Daniel Davidson · March 27, 2020 Something unexpected has happened to neighborhoods across the country in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns and business closures: they’re coming to life. With schools and restaurants closed, and a huge swath of the workforce stuck at home either working remotely or not working […]

Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: ‘Stop congratulating yourself! You’re a failure’ | TheHill

Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' | TheHill. President Donald Trump introduced those tuning into his nightly coronavirus task force briefing on Monday to a special guest: Mike Lindell, the multimillionaire inventor and CEO of the MyPillow empire. “Boy, do you sell those pillows,” Trump said, asking him to step up to the […]

Rep. Mark Meadows resigns to become White House chief of staff – Roll Call

Rep. Mark Meadows resigns to become White House chief of staff – Roll Call. President Donald Trump introduced those tuning into his nightly coronavirus task force briefing on Monday to a special guest: Mike Lindell, the multimillionaire inventor and CEO of the MyPillow empire. “Boy, do you sell those pillows,” Trump said, asking him to step up to the mic […]

Cuomo: ‘I’m Not Going to Get Into a Political Dispute With the President’ | CNSNews

Cuomo: ‘I’m Not Going to Get Into a Political Dispute With the President’ | CNSNews. (CNSNews.com) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he’s not going to engage in politics with President Donald Trump, not because he’s “unwilling to tangle,” but because the governor thinks it would be “inappropriate” and “counterproductive.” During his press conference, Cuomo was asked […]

1 Million Americans Tested for COVID-19; Rate Now 100,000 Per Day

1 Million Americans Tested for COVID-19; Rate Now 100,000 Per Day. by Fred Lucas · March 31, 2020 A total of 1 million tests for the coronavirus now have been administered, President Donald Trump announced Monday evening during a Rose Garden press conference. On a table outside the White House, Trump demonstrated two COVID-19 tests that can be completed within […]

Tear Up Your Census Form for a Better America – Reason.com

Tear Up Your Census Form for a Better America – Reason.com. If, like me, you’ve received not one but three mailings from the U.S. Census Bureau proclaiming “Your Response Is Required By Law,” you’re probably wondering whether to respond, toss the questionnaire in the trash, or fill it with bogus information. We’re in good company, since about a third of […]

Once again, Trump was right and the media were wrong – American Thinker

Once again, Trump was right and the media were wrong – American Thinker. In February, China reported that chloroquine could fight coronavirus, which led to a burst of media optimism. However, when President Trump said he hoped that chloroquine might cure coronavirus, the media instantly turned on the drug. Unsurprisingly, the media were wrong. The lead doctor of the latest […]

Coronavirus Crisis: Production of Essential Medical Equipment Top Priority | National Review

Coronavirus Crisis: Production of Essential Medical Equipment Top Priority | National Review. If President Trump is right that the fight against the coronavirus is the equivalent of a war, we need to focus first and foremost on defeating the enemy. That means, as an urgent priority, getting hospitals the protective gear and ventilators that they need to handle the surge […]

Manhattan D.A. Prosecuted Just 21 Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in Past Decade

Manhattan D.A. Prosecuted Just 21 Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in Past Decade. by Charles Fain Lehman · March 29, 2020 Records from the Manhattan district attorney’s office indicate D.A. Cyrus Vance prosecuted just 13 individuals for anti-Semitic hate crimes between 2017 and 2019, less than half of those arrested in his jurisdiction during that time and a bare 6 percent of […]

Tom Coburn was one of the best senators of our era

Tom Coburn was one of the best senators of our era. by Quin Hillyer · March 28, 2020 Former Sen. Tom Coburn, who died Saturday morning of complications from prostate cancer, was one of the finest public servants of my lifetime. The Oklahoma Republican, a practicing obstetrician, combined fierce devotion to principle with rigorous intellectual integrity and tremendous personal decency. […]

Why Are Republicans and Democrats So Divided Over the Coronavirus?

Why Are Republicans and Democrats So Divided Over the Coronavirus?. by Wayne Allyn Root Obviously, we are a very badly divided nation: so divided we agree on virtually nothing; so divided we can’t even talk to one another anymore; so divided one side doesn’t believe in anything the other side says; so divided California, New York and Illinois might as […]

Democrats fret as Joe Biden becomes ‘irrelevant’ in coronavirus crisis | Fox News

Democrats fret as Joe Biden becomes ‘irrelevant’ in coronavirus crisis | Fox News. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden adds more campaign blunders; reaction from Fox News contributors Tammy Bruce and Jason Chaffetz. Just days after his commanding primary victories in Florida, Arizona and Illinois, the coronavirus has turned former Vice President Joe Biden into a virtual prisoner of his Delaware […]

Numerators and Denominators in the Coronavirus Saga – American Thinker

Numerators and Denominators in the Coronavirus Saga – American Thinker. To ascertain how fatal a virus is, we need an accurate picture of how many people have it (the denominator) and how many have died as a result (the numerator), we have neither, but the data is improving and with it some substantial shifts away from the original model, which […]

Trump officials say people with disabilities must not be denied lifesaving coronavirus care | TheHill

Trump officials say people with disabilities must not be denied lifesaving coronavirus care | TheHill. by Nathaniel Weixel · March 28, 2020 Patients with disabilities must receive the same level of lifesaving medical treatment from hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic as able-bodied patients, the Trump administration said. As states and hospitals develop plans about where to prioritize resources in the […]

Trump To Place Travel Advisory On New York, New Jersey And Connecticut | HuffPost

Trump To Place Travel Advisory On New York, New Jersey And Connecticut | HuffPost. President Donald Trump is considering an “enforceable quarantine” of New York and the surrounding areas as part of a short-term plan to combat the coronavirus. Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday that he was considering implementing the measure in New York because of […]

New York postpones presidential primary and special election to June

New York postpones presidential primary and special election to June. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Saturday that the state’s presidential primary and a special election in the 27th District will be postponed from April 28 to June 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The elections will now coincide with the state’s primaries for congressional and state legislative races. […]

A Blueprint for Rebuilding America’s Military After the Coronavirus | The National Interest

A Blueprint for Rebuilding America's Military After the Coronavirus | The National Interest. by Jim Thomas · March 28, 2020 We are still a long way from fully understanding the near-term impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic. Yet paradoxically some of the longer-term implications are already clear. In the aftermath of this pandemic, we can reasonably expect a fiscal hangover following […]

Trump: ‘Overall I Think the Media Has Really Been Fair’ | CNSNews

Trump: ‘Overall I Think the Media Has Really Been Fair’ | CNSNews. (CNSNews.com) – With some exceptions, the media has been “fair,” President Donald Trump said Friday. During the White House press briefing with the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Trump was responding to a question about when the risk to COVID-19 becomes an acceptable one to allow people to […]

Little of Pelosi’s Wish List Made It Into COVID-19 Relief Bill. That’s a Relief.

Little of Pelosi’s Wish List Made It Into COVID-19 Relief Bill. That’s a Relief.. by GianCarlo Canaparo · March 27, 2020 On Friday, the House passed the massive $2 trillion-plus coronavirus relief package that the Senate had passed on Wednesday. There’s a lot in those 880 pages, and much of it is problematic: The bill is neither targeted and temporary, […]