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Jul 01 2020
The recent surges in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Texas, Florida, and California have forced their governors to pause their states’ reopening plans to restrict further spread and to prevent area medical systems from being overwhelmed.
Some are claiming that means reopening plans are not working and represent reckless behavior. In reality, however, the governors areThe Daily Signal
Jul 14 2020
An article from website Collective Evolution went viral on Facebook with claims that “The COVID-19 death rate across the US has now been confirmed to be so low that it’s on the edge of no longer being qualified as an epidemic.” The article quotes from a CDC update based on data current up to June 27, in which the CDC stated that, “Based on death certificate data, the percentage of deathsThe Dispatch
May 02 2020
Will the stock market tumble back to its coronavirus lows in March? About 92 years of S&P 500 history says there’s a good chance
Will the U.S. stock market retest bear-market lows put in on March 23?
That is perhaps the most prevalent question on Wall Street. And while there’s no way of knowing the answer for sure, if history is any guide, when the stock-market slips into a bear market, typically defined by a decline of at least 20% from a recent peak, it tends to return to return to that low more often than notMarketWatch
Feb 04 2020
On the menu today, Iowa’s Democrats give America a night it will never forget, for all the wrong reasons, while Republicans have a delightfully boring and predictable caucus night.
The Night the Iowa Caucus Died
For Iowa Democrats, the night of February 3, 2020 will forever rank among the greatest disappointments, frustrations, and purely enraging humiliations of their lives. AsNational Review (News)
Feb 12 2021
We know that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an order that caused the deaths of thousands of senior citizens in the Empire State. It’s not hard. You don’t need to be a medical expert. Forcing nursing homes to accept COVID-positive patients was a death sentence. These are facilities where the most vulnerable and infirmed reside. Of course, if you flood these buildings with people infectedTownhall
Jul 26 2019
Economic growth slowed last spring, but don’t panic: The decade-long expansion has lost some momentum, but there’s little reason to think it is about to stall out.
Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced in the economy, rose at a 2.1 percent annual rate in the second quarter, according to preliminary data released by the Commerce Department on FridayNew York Times (News)
Nov 06 2020
White voters who identify as evangelical Christians, a key bloc of support for President Trump in 2016, broke heavily for him again this week, according to exit polling data.
White evangelical and born-again Christian voters voted for the president 76 percent to 23 percent, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. However, the margin was down slightly from 2016, when exit pollingThe Hill
Dec 09 2020
Immigrant children and families are again heading north to the U.S.-Mexico border in increasing numbers after a lull, signaling the possibility of a fresh humanitarian crisis and an early challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
The flow of these migrants, who historically have come to seek asylum at the border, had slowed in the past year after the Trump administration madeWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 09 2020
The story of Covid's trajectory isn’t blue to red. It’s Black and brown.
As the virus has shifted from coastal big cities to conservative states, political pundits and analysts have declared that “Trump country” is under siege.
But the politicization of the pandemic hides an enduring reality: It’s Black, Latino and Native American populations that are bearing the brunt of thePolitico
Dec 20 2019
ALBANY, N.Y. – Federal immigration and border officials have been blocked from New York's DMV database, a move that keeps them from accessing data that can be used to help determine whether a vehicle owner has a criminal history or a warrant for their arrest.
New York's Green Light Law took effect Saturday, allowing those without legal immigration status to apply for driver's licensesUSA TODAY