Month: April 2020

Eric Holder sees Coronavirus as ‘opportunity’ to redesign US election system

Eric Holder thinks the COVID-19 pandemic is a great opportunity to fundamentally change the way America votes.

“Coronavirus gives us an opportunity to revamp our electoral system so that it permanently becomes more inclusive and becomes easier for the American people to access,” Holder told Time magazine.

“I took an oath to uphold the constitution”–Racine sheriff will not uphold Wisconsin’s authoritarian stay-at-home orders

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (D) on Thursday evening extended his stay-at-home order for another month!

Wisconsin Republicans threatened lawsuits in response to Evers’ stay-at-home extension.

And now a sheriff is refusing to enforce the Democrat Governor’s order.

Top Coronavirus model significantly lowers death toll estimates in US projections

The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) lowered its projection of total deaths from 68,841 (with an estimate range of 30,188 to 175,965) to just over 60,308 (with an estimate range of 34,063 to 140,381) in an update published Friday.

President Trump threatens to adjourn congress: “They’ve been warned, and they’re being warned right now”

The last time the Supreme Court ruled on an issue related to congress not formally adjourning session they left open the door to support Executive Branch invocation of Article II, Section 3, during an “unusual circumstance” or “national catastrophe.”

Today President Trump warned congress he may invoke Article II, sec 3, due to the COVID-19 crisis and his need for administration positions that have been delayed by democrats in the Senate for more than two years.

Dr. Deborah Birx: WHO ‘had to have known’ there was human to human transmission

“I think once this is over we’ll be able to look back and see – did China and the WHO say and do everything to alert the rest of the world to the nuances of this virus, because when it first explodes, someone had to have known that there was human to human transmission,” she added.

Chinese media: Defunding WHO is ‘genocide’

China’s Global Times accused President Donald Trump of “genocide” on Wednesday for stating he would freeze funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) until an investigation into its handling of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic shows it is competent to fulfill its obligations.