Texas reported a record high daily number of new cases Tuesday with more 10,745. Mississippi has its highest numbers of coronavirus hospitalizations by far since the first case was reported, Gov. Tate Reeves said. California also set records with 6,745 hospitalizations and 1,886 ICU admissions, according to data from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). … [Read more...] about Covid-19 is a ‘pandemic of historic proportions,’ expert says, as cases climb in the South and Southwest
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This was a mimosa, Bloody Mary and Michelob Ultra kind of morning, cash bar chasers to pair with the free food and ample swag Bloomberg’s team swept the room with. The former New York mayor wouldn’t mind being president, and he’s willing to show voters some of the the spoils of limitless wealth first, from a typical voting canvass to a Sunday brunch where his campaigns boasts about having “fabulous drag queens WERQIN it for democracy!” … [Read more...] about Mike Bloomberg Will Do Anything to Look Cool
“It was not the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners dining together at the table of brotherhood. It's quite the opposite,” continued Jones. “It's saying, 'You know what? Now you use that flag. You can't know that that's wrong. You're hateful. That's bad. It should be destroyed. It should be put away. And we just don't buy it.' I mean, if I go to school and I’m being taught every day, that is a symbol of hatred, I'd feel the same way. Well, I wasn't. I studied it and I studied it in the context of real-life stuff happening.” … [Read more...] about ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star Ben Jones on Confederate flag controversy, says it’s ‘a Southern symbol’ not ‘racist’
“I know that what caused him great pause when he was about to marry, the young lady he wanted to marry, he had real problems with the fact that she — that her family owned slaves,” he added. “So it was a big mistake on the part of anybody to tear down his statue, and the same thing applies to a lot of others.” … [Read more...] about Clyburn defends Grant but says Calhoun statue must come down
According to a Bloomberg staffer, shifting the money to the DNC also meant that the “campaign transferred 13 office leases to state parties,” which included three locations in Michigan, as well as spots in North Carolina and other individual posts in Wisconsin and Arizona, among others. The same staffer also noted that Bloomberg had donated more than $20 million to a handful of groups this cycle, including a large donation to the House Majority PAC. … [Read more...] about Bloomberg Pledged Hundreds of Millions to Defeat Trump. Where Is It?