…so, I know
we covered a lot of this yesterday…& you’d think there would almost have to be other (& indeed better) things to have been reading
What Have We Learned From Trump’s Tax Revelations?
Tax Records Reveal How Fame Gave Trump a $427 Million Lifeline
Trump Has Sold Off America’s Credibility for His Personal Gain
On Tuesday, Graham released a letter from Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe stating that Obama administration officials were briefed on a Russian intelligence analysis alleging that Trump’s opponent in 2016, Hillary Clinton, authorized “a campaign plan to stir up a scandal” against Trump by tying him to Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russians’ hack of Democrats’ emails. In the letter, Ratcliffe acknowledged that the intelligence community is uncertain if the information in that analysis was accurate.
President Trump’s administration is racing to build his border wall as quickly as possible ahead of the Nov. 3 election, with construction crews now adding nearly two miles per day. It is an unprecedented pace toward meeting one of Trump’s signature 2016 campaign promises.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay more than $920 million to settle investigations with multiple federal agencies after admitting to a multiyear scheme to manipulate market prices through illegal trading practices.
‘This could have been a Breonna Taylor:’ Police stormed a Black student’s dorm after a false report
In theory, jurors have broad powers to investigate, subpoena witnesses and bring charges, legal experts said. But in practice, prosecutors control the process and are rarely challenged.
The Kentucky attorney general said Tuesday that he did not recommend homicide charges to the grand jury considering evidence in the killing of Breonna Taylor, hours after a juror’s attorney said the attorney general “may not have presented” all the evidence.
Questions are mounting over the Breonna Taylor charges. Here’s what people want to know.
…but you know what?
Nearly 100,000 New York City voters received defective absentee ballots, election officials acknowledged on Tuesday, a massive glitch that raised doubts about the city’s ability to handle a pandemic-era presidential election with millions of mail-in ballots expected. The problems were mostly confined to Brooklyn, where voters registered outrage and confusion after seeing that their ballots had mismatched names and addresses on the outer and inner mail-back envelopes.
Postal Service workers quietly resist DeJoy’s changes with eye on election
Trump Sent a Warning. Let’s Take It Seriously.
…it seemed hard to find much with yesterday’s date on it
As the Election Looms, Investors See Uncertainty. They Don’t Like It.
Get Serious About the People Putting Us All at Risk
Takeaways on Trump, Voter Fraud and the Election
Democratic voters who have requested mail ballots — and returned them — greatly outnumber Republicans so far in key battleground states, causing alarm among GOP party leaders and strategists that President Trump’s attacks on mail voting could be hurting the party’s prospects to retain the White House and the Senate this year.
Drudge Report, a Trump Ally in 2016, Stops Boosting Him for 2020
White House Blocked C.D.C. Order to Keep Cruise Ships Docked
…whereas this stuff?
The first debate was among TV’s lowest moments — and in desperate need of an on-off switch for Trump’s mic
‘Will you shut up, man?’: Biden, Trump clash in first debate in Cleveland
With Cross Talk, Lies and Mockery, Trump Tramples Decorum in Debate With Biden
The smoldering debris left behind by a political arsonist created one of the low moments of American electoral history and left all but the most fanatical Trump supporters more dispirited than ever about the state of our public life.
Liberals Are Furious. Their Standard-Bearer Wants to Hold Back.
everywhere…which I guess is kinda the point
…but some of the “interpretations” reminded me why actually watching these kinds of woefully predictable but also kinda unbelievable clusterfucks can award you a sort of immunity to people who’d love you believe they’re telling you all you need to know rather than crediting you with enough presence of mind to gauge that shit for yourself?
How Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Lie Is Disenfranchising Americans
Tuesday’s Debate Made Clear the Gravest Threat to the Election: The President Himself
Trump doesn’t decide who wins the election. We do.
…although some of it seemed fair enough?
…& it seemed like maybe some folks might actually have been embarrassed into doing something about at least some of it?
After Chaotic First Debate, Commission Plans Changes to Format
Debate commission says it will change structure to ensure more ‘orderly discussion’
…but at the end of the day wouldn’t it be easier all round if we/they just called the bullshit…bullshit…on account of how it’s bullshit?
President Trump has scheduled large campaign rallies this weekend in Wisconsin despite recommendations from the White House Coronavirus Task Force that call for increasing social distancing in the state “to the maximal degree possible.” The task force has further flagged La Crosse and Green Bay, the metropolitan areas where Trump plans to gather thousands of supporters Saturday, as coronavirus “red zones,” the highest level of concern for community spread of the virus, according to a report from the group released Sunday and obtained by The Washington Post.
‘At least during a nightmare you get some sleep’: Colbert, Kimmel bash Trump’s performance at chaotic debate
…or – given that might be a bit coarse for primetime…LIES…when the man lies…which is just about every time he opens his goddamned mouth…fucking say so…it should be obvious…but apparently there are still people out there prepared to swallow this shit whole…despite everything
The covid-19 recession is the most unequal in modern U.S. history