Sounds kinda weird? A Catholic Pope going on a pilgrimage to a Muslim Country? And doing so during Pandemic? With cheering, partially masked crowds and armed security lining the roads, Pope Francis began the first-ever papal trip to Iraq on Friday, seeking … [Read more...] about Pope Francis lands in Baghdad…Iraq….
Mitch McConnell, the 79 year old Republican Senator for Kentucky , who just moved to Minority Leader is working with his state's lawmakers to have them pick someone for his Senate seat (Not the Governor) if he can't finish his term by 2027....McConnell won rte-election in … [Read more...] about McConnell making plans for his retirement ….
The 'experts' info IS common sense.... A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that mask mandates were linked to a decline in COVID-19 cases and deaths. The study also found that allowing restaurant dining was linked to increases in cases … [Read more...] about CDC…Masks Work…..
These Democratic Senator's are working to cut back some President Biden's Stimulus Bill.... They can because the Senate political power margins are so tight.... Joe Biden's unity pleas where supposed to be for Republicans... Now? Who else? A bloc of … [Read more...] about New Democratic power dynamic in the US Senate…’Centrists ‘…
Let's face it.... The US Senate is DESIGNED to work on a super majority of 60 votes.... The place has SO MANY rules and quirks that make it almost impossible for a simple majority to do much of anything.... Joe Biden, a creature of the place for decades, does NOT want to … [Read more...] about About that US Senate Democratic Majority…Open Thread for 3/5/2021…
REALLY Senator? Carrying the water for the lying Donald Trump IS gonna get ya abuse.... No doubt... As Republicans debate the former President's role in the future of the Republican party, Johnson has firmly placed himself in Trump's camp, speaking with him by phone just … [Read more...] about Wisconsin GOP Sen Ron Johnson…. ‘People are out to destroy me’
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo isn't going anywhere.... The media has reported that NY State lawmakers are moving to take away Cuomo's ability to do executive orders.... THAT is NOT true.... He's the Governor... He STILL Can do them.... The lawmakers would have 30 … [Read more...] about Cuomo Update….3/5/2021
There are still a LOT of people out of work.... The gains where in 'hospitality industries, including restaurant and bars'....which are gradually reopening .... Teaching and other stats and local funded government jobs are taking a hit... Hiring picked up last month as … [Read more...] about February job hiring shows gains….