Category Archives: government

America Needed Coronavirus Tests. The Government Failed.

Decisions that limited testing for the pathogen blinded the U.S. to the outbreak’s scale. Christopher Weaver, Betsy McKay and Brianna Abbott of the Wall Street Journal – When cases of the new coronavirus began emerging several weeks ago in California, Washington state and … Continue reading

Posted in government, Healthcare

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) worries Trump could use Ohio primary as precedent to delay general election

 Rick Rouan of The Columbus Dispatch – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said he is worried that President Donald Trump will use the delay of Ohio’s primary election Tuesday as precedent for moving the general election in November. Late Monday night, Ohio … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, government

Watching the Probable Demise of Trump in Real Time

Jonathan Chait in Political Wire – President Trump’s political career has consisted of a series of self-generated crises that he has improbably survived, from insinuating that John McCain was a coward for having been captured during the war that Trump … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, Economics, Elections, Fake news, Federal budget, government, Impeachment, James Comey, Thought-Provoking Analysis

A modest proposal: Education as an equalizer

Rep. Ron Kresha (R-Little Falls) in the Minnesota House of Representatives – All children have a fundamental right to a quality public education that fully prepares them with the skills necessary for participation in the economy, our democracy and society. … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Education, government

What Country is this?

State Department drops NPR from Pompeo trip after Ukraine dust-up  Brian Stelter of CNN Business – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears to be escalating his criticism of NPR — this time not just with words but with actions. On Monday … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, government, Media