Daily Archive: 06/20/2017

Jun 20 2017

Special Election 2017: GA-6 and SC-5

Up Date 22:30 Karen Handel has been projected as the winner of the GA-6 Congressional District. Up Date 21:30 Both the NYT and MSNBC have Handel leading Osoff by 3 points, 51% – 49%, with 60% of the vote counted. Up Date 21:15 The NYT and MSNBC are projecting Republican Ralph Norman has won the …

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Jun 20 2017

Trump’s Opioid Commission A Sham

According to a just released government study (pdf) US hospitals handled 1.27 million emergency room visits or inpatient stays for opioid-related issues in a single year and that was 2014. Those numbers reflected a 64% increase in hospital stays and a 99% increase in ER visits compared to 2005 and are driving cause the mortality …

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Jun 20 2017

The Russian Connection: Mueller Expands Staff

Special Counsel Robert Mulleur’s hires tell us he is concentrating on money laundering, financial fraud and Russian organized crime, in other words all of Trump’s favorite hobbies. What does Robert Mueller’s team tell us about the Russia investigation? By Julian Borger, The Guardian Even before the special counsel’s inquiry has begun in earnest into links …

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Jun 20 2017

Ponderng the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jun 20 2017

The Breakfast Club (Last Day Of Spring)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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