Election Delays

From The New York Times: Facing disastrous economic news and rising coronavirus deaths, President Trump on Thursday floated delaying the Nov. 3 election, a suggestion that lacks legal authority and could undermine confidence in an election that polls show him on course to lose. Republican leaders in Congress, who often claim not to have seen Mr. Trump’s […]

9-9-9

From The New York Times: Herman Cain, who rose from poverty in the segregated South to become chief executive of a successful pizza chain and then thrust himself into the national spotlight by seeking the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has died. He was 74.

It’s Not The Hip

Groin strain. Uh oh. Not a problem with the hip or joint. Time to break out some compression shorts, heat packs, and gentle stretches. Not sure when I’ll be biking or hiking again, as repeated strains can lead to worse damage. 😭

“Stacking” The Senate

On the topic of if the District of Columbia should qualify as the 51st US State. From FiveThirtyEight: And in the second half of the 19th century, Republicans attempted to “stack” the Senate by admitting a large number of Republican states into the union, starting with Nevada in 1864 (population of just 6,857(!) in the 1860 census), […]

The Government has No Business…

“the government has no business making me wear a mask” i say before i buckle my seatbelt, drive the speed limit to a restaurant built to code, eat food made in a state inspected kitchen, receive the heimlich maneuver from a waiter who learned it from a mandatory workplace poster, — Ben Rosen (@ben_rosen) July […]

Peacock Legal Cake

Want to spread buzz about your new streaming service? Really, there’s not much of a better approach. NBC’s new streaming service Peacock hid a cake recipe in the terms and conditions. pic.twitter.com/iindcwj4JJ — Zoe Scaman (@zoescaman) July 19, 2020