Sunday, September 20, 2020

Health: Reflections on Chadwick Boseman’s Death

The Story: Chadwick Boseman, an American actor best known for his portrayal of King T'Challa in the Marvel/Disney movie "Black Panther," died August 28, 2020. ...
Sen. Thom Tillis on upcoming Kavanaugh vote

Senator Tillis Trails in Polls in North Carolina

The Story: One of the handful of races that will help determine whether the Republican or the Democratic Party controls the US Senate next year...
Newsom attacks Trump's policies in inauguration address

Health: California’s Mental Health Parity Bill

The Story:  On Thursday, September 3, legislators in California passed and sent to the Governor for his signature a bill, fiercely opposed by the private...

Facebook Takes Down an Alleged ‘Incitement’

The Story: Facebook recently removed a post by a Congressional candidate, saying that it violates the prominent website's rules against "language that incites or facilitates...
Dr. Keith Ablow: US has no mental health 'safety net'

Health: The Death of an Untreated Patient

The Story: A blistering Inspector-General report discusses the suicide of a veteran after the receipt of inadequate care at a Veterans' hospital in Memphis, Tennessee....

The Atlantic: Trump’s Derisive Attitude Toward Military Service

The Story: Last week The Atlantic ran a piece alleging that President Donald Trump, who among his other responsibilities is the commander in chief of...

Health: Covid-19 Testing Methods to Change

The Story: The trajectory of the Covid-19 outbreak may change drastically as testing methods change. Ideally, people (at any income level) who are concerned about...
Massachusetts mayor boycotts Sam Adams beer

Hot Time for Massachusetts Democrats Tuesday Night

The Story: The Democratic Party held three much-watched and hotly contested primaries in the state of Massachusetts Tuesday. Richard Neal (of the 1st district, much...

Health: Plasma Therapy for Covid-19

The Story: The US administration recently rolled out, with great fanfare, an emergency authorization for the use of convalescent blood plasma to treat Covid-19. This...
George W Bush: 'McCain loved freedom with the passion of a man who knew its absence'

Moderate Republicans Missed the Convention

The Story: Many important figures in the Republican Party, including many with 'moderate' reputations and who are up for re-election on the November ballot, were...