Handy list for tracking Governor Cuomo’s accusers

It's such a shame that all of the goodwill engendered during the period when his daily presentations were the Only source of facts about COVID has simply vanished. But how can anyone -- Italian or just acting as he always has or just kidding or any other rationale -- act so incredibly improperly? Current Cuomo … Continue reading Handy list for tracking Governor Cuomo’s accusers

Interested in H.R.1? Here’s the scoop

From Daily Kos' Voting Rights Roundup newsletter. Regardless of your viewpoint, it's always a good idea to know what a bill actually would change. • Congress: On Wednesday, House Democrats voted 220-210 to once again pass H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” the most important set of voting and election reforms since the historic Voting Rights Act was adopted … Continue reading Interested in H.R.1? Here’s the scoop

This author tells Facebook exactly what to say to its customers about privacy and opting out

This is the FIRST time that I've found an article on Apple News that I couldn't then pull up directly from the original publisher. Wasn't hard to do by Googling the title. But oh, how I love his very accurate language that he believes Facebook should use instead of its current evasive arguments about protecting … Continue reading This author tells Facebook exactly what to say to its customers about privacy and opting out

Links to pre-trial filings for upcoming impeachment trial

If you'd like to read the legal arguments for yourself, click thru the links in the article below. https://www.vox.com/2021/2/2/22262762/impeachment-trump-house-lawyers-pretrial-briefs Trump’s legal team and House Democrats lay out impeachment arguments in new filings The House made the case for convicting Trump, while Trump’s team asserted a trial is unconstitutional.By Andrew Prokopandrew@vox.com  Feb 2, 2021, 5:20pm EST Impeachment managers … Continue reading Links to pre-trial filings for upcoming impeachment trial

What’s the effect of the Dec 8 safe harbor for election results?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/08/us-election-2020-safe-harbor-deadline-congress-republicans The US election's 'safe harbor' deadline is here. What does that mean for Biden? If states have resolved disputes, their electoral votes now qualify as ‘conclusive’ – but Republicans could still shake voter confidence The ‘safe harbor’ deadline is intended as a safeguard to that Congress cannot overturn election results. Photograph: Bryan Dozier/Rex/ShutterstockThe fight to … Continue reading What’s the effect of the Dec 8 safe harbor for election results?

Black Lives Matter having an impact on willingness to examine Jim Crow laws

Personally, I don't believe that the Supreme Court would have been willing to consider the intended effect of non-unanimous juries in southern states without the Black Lives Matter movement. I believe that everyone is just a bit more aware of how blacks are treated differently in large and small ways that impact their lives differently … Continue reading Black Lives Matter having an impact on willingness to examine Jim Crow laws

What happens if a President-Elect dies before taking office?

After electing the man who will be the oldest man to take office as President, it's only reasonable to be concerned about his health. Altho we are very fortunate that Kamala Harris is very well-qualified to step in https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/kamala-harris-woman-vp/2020/10/29/2764734c-188c-11eb-82db-60b15c874105_story.html the procedure by which that replacement would be picked differs depending on when that death occured. … Continue reading What happens if a President-Elect dies before taking office?

A list of changes we can expect immediately after President Biden inaugurated

Trump made many of his changes by executive order rather than using legislation. It made fact action possible, but the same rapidity will be used to reverse many of those actions according to the extension discussion below. https://apple.news/ASVbg_DtFTt-b2a3yUbEcyg Biden plans immediate flurry of executive orders to reverse Trump policies President-elect Joe Biden is planning to … Continue reading A list of changes we can expect immediately after President Biden inaugurated

When will we know whether it’s Biden or Trump? Watch these states

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-11-01/vote-counting-absentee-ballot-rules-battleground-states? When will you know if Biden or Trump wins? Look to these battleground states By Arit JohnStaff Writer  Nov. 1, 202010:49 AM A record number of Americans — more than 59 million — have returned absentee ballots for the general election, after states expanded mail voting in an attempt to reduce the spread of the … Continue reading When will we know whether it’s Biden or Trump? Watch these states