America needed this day. The pomp and circumstance of the inaugural proceedings reminds us that despite a deadly pandemic, racial strife, political disagreement and a deadly mob whose goal was to prevent inauguration from happening, we can still come together to celebrate and honor the peaceful transition of power in our democracy. Today was a celebration of our national story. It wasn't a celebration that sought to cover over all the problems we face as a country, or one that ignored the painful days we've been through. But it was an occasion for us to take a collective breath as a nation and look ahead toward what we all hope are better days to come. … [Read more...] about Did that really just happen?
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“The Trump campaign is lying about that now because Donald Trump is afraid to face more questions about his disastrous COVID response. As usual, the president is more concerned with the rules of a debate than he is getting a nation in crisis the help it needs." … [Read more...] about Debate commission says it will mute Trump, Biden while opponent talks
IPBES, the U.N. arm behind the report, says population, consumption and pollution all have to be limited in order to save plants and animals from going extinct, threatening a sustainable future. A CNN correspondent put it more bluntly Monday, saying we need to be “consuming less, polluting less and having fewer children” to stave off mass extinction. … [Read more...] about Apocalypse Now? UN Warns Of Imminent Ecological Catastrophe, Just Like They Did In 1982
“It’s such a short season,” Sandoval said in a rare 2020 interview shortly before the Giants released him, “you try to do everything you can to put numbers up. Sometimes you don’t get the results you want. But at the end of the day, you have to continue working and getting ready for all those situations they’re going to put me in.” … [Read more...] about Imagining ex-Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval swinging away again in the playoffs, with Atlanta
“You have to think about your car kind of like your cell phone. You come in at night and you plug it in and in the morning you wake up. You haven’t spent any additional time, but you wake up and you have a full battery in your cell phone and you just go about your day. And that’s the same thing with the electric car. I have a charger at home and I just plug it in when I get home. I wake up with plenty to get around,” he says. … [Read more...] about No Longer A Gimmick, Car Manufacturers Seriously Looking At Electric Vehicles As Future Of Industry