When Trump nominated Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughLIVE INAUGURATION COVERAGE: Biden signs executive orders; press secretary holds first briefing Harris to resign from Senate seat on Monday Why we need Section 230 more than ever MORE to the High court, the White House put out a memo noting the scores of times Kavanaugh, as an appeals court judge, voted against regulations dealing with clean air and water and consumer protections. Before becoming judge, he was very active in “movement conservative” Republican circles. … [Read more...] about Undoing Trump will take more than executive orders
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 25, 2019, US President Donald Trump (L), Vice President Mike Pence (2nd L) and First Lady Melania Trump (R) stand with Conan, the military dog that was involved with the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, at the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Trump’s Biggest Accomplishments Part 1: Crushing the Caliphate
Since the onset of Covid-19, the federal government has allocated nearly $4.5 trillion in spending for direct payments to individuals, enhanced unemployment, small business loans and other types of financial supports — with more likely to come, as detailed in President Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion relief package. Though deficit spending is necessary for the long-term health of the economy, it also poses potential for inflation. In the past four years alone, the national debt rose about $7.6 trillion to $27 trillion. … [Read more...] about Believe it or not, bitcoin has become a good long-term investment
I’m sure they’ve done their due diligence, but I don’t see it. Their last attempt to add a starting shortstop from overseas was a major flop — Hiro Nakajima had a sensational introductory news conference and little else and never played a day in the majors. The fact that a premium will be paid to his Korean team on top of any deal makes this all but a no-go for Oakland, in my mind. Not this offseason, when the team’s finances are even more limited than usual. I can’t see the A’s spending a projected $20-plus million or more for a shortstop unproven at the big-league or even Triple-A levels. … [Read more...] about A’s mailbag: Can Oakland bring back any of its free agents?