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Puerto Rico Crisis, Healthcare Dies Again

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The 51st State of Emergency: While President Trump tweets on about protesting players in the National Football League, Puerto Rico is without food, water, and electricity while slipping into a humanitarian crisis. Medicine is running low and patients with chronic …

Dead Again, NFL Locks Arms

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Terminally Ill: Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins yesterday came out firmly against her party’s new healthcare bill, leaving it one vote short of what it needs to pass. Collins described the bill as “extremely flawed.” The Congressional Budget Office concluded …

NFL Takes a Knee, New Travel Ban

Monday, September 25, 2017

National Protest League: From the West Coast to London yesterday, scores of National Football League players, coaches, and even owners stood with locked arms or took a knee during the national anthem in defiance of President Donald Trump’s tweets about …

Trump in Sports Brawl, Nuclear Threatdown

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The American President: Facing threats of nuclear war with North Korea and dealing with natural disaster in several states as well as Puerto Rico, President Trump started a spat with professional football and basketball players, injecting himself into a debate …

McCain Opposes Again, Puerto Rico Evacuation

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Thumbs Down: Arizona Sen. John McCain announced his opposition to the latest Senate effort to repeal Obamacare, likely dooming the bill. The Republican leadership is trying to rush the law through under budget rules that expire Sept. 30th. McCain said …

Trump Tightens Sanctions, Facebook Cooperates

Friday, September 22, 2017

The White House Beat: President Trump yesterday signed an executive order widening economic sanctions against North Korea, targeting major North Korean industries, international banks, and shipping companies. Despite threating to destroy North Korea, Trump is now only tightening an economic …

Mexico Digs Out, Puerto Rico Hit

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Mexico Earthquake: Rescuers in Mexico are digging in the rubble looking for survivors of Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Yesterday they found a child alive in a collapsed school in which 30 other children died. Many people have been found alive …

Deadly Mexico Quake, Cat. 4 Hits Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mexico Quake: The death toll is rising after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico yesterday. Dozens of buildings are reported to have collapsed in Mexico City and at least 216 people are reported dead. Twenty-one children died when their …

Maria Smashes Dominica, Shock-and-awe

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hurricane Maria: The storm plowed straight into Dominica last night as a powerful Category 5 with sustained winds of 160 mph and creating “mind boggling” damage, according to the country’s prime minister. Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica’s prime minister, wrote on Facebook …

Rocket Man, No Cigar and Mixed Signals

Monday, September 18, 2017

Rocket Man: The talk of the day yesterday was that President Trump re-tweeted a little video in which he hits a golf ball that strikes Hillary Clinton in the back of the head and knocks her over. It’s presidential because …