“I know you’re getting close, very close,” said the president. “That would be incredible. What are your chances, like, early September?” Azar dodged, and instead began describing how one government-funded vaccine works. “It seems to be working,” Trump responded. “Do you have tests that say it does work?” Again, Azar didn’t address the question, and after the secretary thanked Trump for his leadership, the president offered a response: “We’ll hold you to it,” he said, to laughs. “September.” … [Read more...] about Dems Fear Trump Will Rush Vaccine to Boost Re-Elect
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Tomlinson said he works for an already struggling school that serves disadvantaged and underprivileged students. His wife, Kerstin, said she’s worried her husband won’t be given the proper personal protective equipment to keep himself safe, and that students won’t have the financial means to also purchase PPE. … [Read more...] about SJ Teacher Fears For Health, Safety After Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don’t Reopen
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So thanks for your columns. Personally, I think this country was formed with the central idea “all men are created equal.” When vast inequality exists, now in the treatment of African-Americans and more deeply the systemic injustice that shapes their lives and makes them so very, very hard, then it is a sign of respect for our country as an ideal to “take a knee.” … [Read more...] about Rockies Mailbag: Will Sam Hilliard or Brendan Rodgers make a big splash in 2020?