But if Republicans senators do unexpectedly throw Trump into the dustbin of history by barring him from future office, or if the GOP begins to drift away from his legacy, a new Trump-centric party could become more feasible. For an idea of what that party might look like, and its potential impact on the existing political system, it’s worth looking at the various types of third parties throughout U.S. history. It’s clear that many of these old models won’t work for Trumpists, but a few could provide a blueprint – or a warning for those eager to see his brand of politics fade. … [Read more...] about How Feasible Is a MAGA Third Party?
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Wen said the American people will be watching to see if the Biden administration delivers on its pledges. The president is asking people to make sacrifices while the pandemic rages, keeping businesses closed and discouraging gatherings with friends and family. … [Read more...] about Public Health Experts Cheer Biden COVID Plan, But Is It Bold Enough?
If you are a victim of unemployment fraud Visit : cdle.colorado.gov/unemployment Click on “Report Fraud” Click on “You received unemployment paperwork or a Debit Card without claim” Contact all three credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax, TransUnion — and put a “fraud alert” on your name and/or Social Security Number. Get a free copy of your credit report from each credit bureau and review it. Should anything inaccurate appear on a report, a dispute must be filed directly with the credit bureaus. Should an inquiry from another state’s Department of Labor appear on a credit report, there is a good chance the victim has been targeted by a fraudulent UI claim in that state. File a report with the police department nearest where you live, letting the police know you’ve been a victim of identity theft and a fraudulent UI claim was filed in your name. Additional resources can be found at Stopfraudcolorado.gov. Policies Report … [Read more...] about Ramifications of unemployment insurance fraud run deep in Colorado
1:39 p.m. S.F. in “better place” with virus, but don’t let your hair down, Breed says: San Francisco, with its coronavirus infection rate at 261 cases per day, dropping hospitalizations and a transmission rate of less than one per infected person, is “at a better place than we have been for a long time,” Mayor London Breed told reporters Monday. “But we are still in the midst of this pandemic.” Even with the partial reopening that starts Thursday, she said, “We’re going to be living with this for some time, even as we see the numbers decline, even as we reopen.” She added, “This is not an open door for us to let our hair down and do whatever what we want to do. Let’s keep doing what we’ve been doing” to quell the virus transmission. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Oakland airport debuts vending machines selling test kits
Say you’re a hedge fund that has determined, through expert analysis, that the future of video-game retail is even bleaker than its present. One way to make money off that insight would be to borrow shares of GameStop, sell them for cash, wait for the price of such shares to inevitably fall, then buy them back at a lower rate and return the repurchased shares to your lender. This is called “shorting a stock.” And it can be a risky maneuver. To borrow shares, you need to put up collateral, and be prepared to return such shares whenever your lender asks to have them back. If the shares you borrowed start climbing in value, then you’ll have to find more collateral to satiate your lender while waiting for the market to finally recognize the truth of your analysis. If you run out of collateral, or your lender runs out of patience, you’ll need to buy back those shares at a loss. … [Read more...] about How Redditors Beat Hedge Funds at Their Own Game(Stop)