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"Anti-Intellectualism"

Those of us on the putative "Right" are often - and loudly - accused of "anti-intellectualism."  One of their favorite memes is this one: This was most recently illustrated on CNN's Tonight program when two of his guests, well, watch it yourself:Now, I'm not going to say that there aren't such people on the right side of the divide, but the Left paints us ALL with a brush that should be reserved for a tiny minority. The theme of "anti-intellectualism!!" is wound through their worldview, and I ...
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Coronavirus inflicts huge U.S. job losses as pandemic breaches White House walls

The U.S. government reported more catastrophic economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis on Friday as the pandemic pierced the very walls of the White House and California gave the green light for its factories to restart after a seven-week lockdown.
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California Gov. Newsom Formally Endorses Biden For President

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Friday, praising the former vice president for his “deep compassion and empathy” during a virtual high-dollar fundraiser in partnership with the Democratic National Committee. “I just couldn’t be more proud of you and the prospects of your presidency,” he told Biden. Newsom’s endorsement of Biden, a fellow Democrat, was expected. But the first-term governor has been careful to avoid the appearance...
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Senators propose moving Secret Service back to Treasury

The shift would highlight the protective agency's more investigative activities. Plus, a look at the Secret Service's evolution and movies featuring its agents to help you pass time in coronavirus self-isolation. Secret Service agent Allen Taylor following former First Lady Michelle Obama in a less formal setting. Obama discusses her protective coverage in Netflix's now-streaming "Becoming" documentary. (Photo: Netflix) The Secret Service could be heading home. The federal law enforcem...
Tags: Hollywood, Taxes, Obama, California, Washington, White House, Fbi, Dave, Netflix, Clint Eastwood, Treasury, Michelle Obama, John Malkovich, Dallas, John F Kennedy, Secret Service


VP Pence’s press secretary tests positive for coronavirus

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and AAMER MADHANI WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary has the coronavirus, the White House said Friday, making her the second person who works at the White House complex known to test positive for the virus this week. President Donald Trump, who publicly identified the affected Pence aide, said he was “not worried” about the virus spreading in the White House. Nonetheless, officials said they were stepping up safety protocols for the complex. Pence spok...
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Mike Pence's press secretary is second White House staffer to test positive for Covid-19 this week

Katie Miller has not been in contact with Donald Trump, who said he’s ‘not worried’ about the virus spreading among staffCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesVice-president Mike Pence’s press secretary tested positive for the coronavirus, the White House said Friday, making her the second person who works at the White House complex known to test positive for the virus this week.Katie Miller is married to Stephen Miller, a top Trump advisor. She has been in recent contact with Pence bu...
Tags: White House, US, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Stephen Miller, Katie Miller, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Document reveals Secret Service has 11 current virus cases, as concerns about Trump’s staff grow

This report comes as a pair of cases among White House staffers close to Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have put the West Wing’s coronavirus security procedures in the spotlight.
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AP Exclusive: Docs show top WH officials buried CDC report

The decision to shelve detailed advice from the nation’s top disease control experts for reopening communities during the coronavirus pandemic came from the highest levels of the White House, according to internal government emails obtained by The Associated Press. The files also show that after the AP reported Thursday that the guidance document had been buried, the Trump administration ordered key parts of it to be fast-tracked for approval. The trove of emails show the nation's top public h...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Ap, Associated Press, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump


Coronavirus US live: decision to shelve reopening guidance reportedly came from highest levels of White House – as it happened

Document was created by top disease investigators with detailed advice for local authoritiesTrump confirms Katie Miller is White House staffer who tested positive20m lost their jobs in April in worst month since Great DepressionUS recovery from the pandemic lags behind Europe – as states reopenLive global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.47am BST 12.26am BST The Department of Homeland Security has come out strongly against internet vot...
Tags: Europe, New York, California, White House, US, America, US news, Michigan, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Kim Zetter, Katie Miller, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus US live: decision to shelve reopening guidance reportedly came from highest levels of White House

Document was created by top disease investigators with detailed advice for local authoritiesTrump confirms Katie Miller is White House staffer who tested positive20m lost their jobs in April in worst month since Great DepressionUS recovery from the pandemic lags behind Europe – as states reopenLive global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.26am BST The Department of Homeland Security has come out strongly against internet voting in new draft ...
Tags: Europe, New York, California, White House, US, America, US news, World Health Organization, Michigan, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Kim Zetter, Katie Miller, Coronavirus outbreak


Visitors and Britons returning from abroad will be required to self-isolate for two weeks

Stringent quarantine measures to be announced to prevent second wave of coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTravellers into the UK will be quarantined for two weeks when they arrive as part of measures to prevent a second peak of the coronavirus pandemic, Boris Johnson is expected to say on Sunday.In his address to the nation, when he will present his roadmap out of the lockdown, he will announce the introduction of quarantine measures for people who arrive at ...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Air transport, Transport, Boris Johnson, Grant Shapps, Coronavirus outbreak


Top White House Officials Buried CDC Report On Reopening Country

Emails show the CDC Director approved the report, only to have it squashed by top White House officials.
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The week in 12 headlines

This week, President Donald Trump ventured out of Washington for a mostly mask-free visit to an Arizona mask producer. Meanwhile, the White House saw two confirmed coronavirus cases.
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Trump sought a reopening but found the virus in the White House instead

President Donald Trump hoped this would be the week he emerged into a nation recovering from pandemic. Instead the pandemic came to him.
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Eagle Rock High School senior who asked Obama for speech gets his wish

Eagle Rock High School senior Lincoln Debenham was disappointed that he and his classmates would not be gathering for a graduation ceremony this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. On April 14, Lincoln, 17, and his older brother, Eli, 20, carefully crafted a tweet asking former President Barack Obama to give a virtual commencement address for the entire Class of 2020 as a replacement for canceled ceremonies at schools across the nation. Debenham was surprised the tweet got 226,000 likes and m...
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White House: US planning to ship 8,000 ventilators abroad

President Donald Trump, who’s taken to calling the U.S. the “king” of ventilators, is making plans to ship 8,000 of the breathing machines to foreign countries by the end of July to help in their fight against the coronavirus. Now, the U.S. has a surplus and the president is sharing them with other countries — a goodwill gesture that also helps him offset criticism about his own early response to the pandemic. The White House did not respond to a request for specifics about how many ventilator...
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Trump news: Second White House staffer tests positive for coronavirus as president claims Joe Biden and Barack Obama tried to undo his election win

While the president has met with governors to signal that America is ready to "reopen" amid the coronavirus pandemic, moving faster than public health officials have warned, he has instead found that the virus has reached the White House, while the number of infections in states that have eased quarantine measures continues to climb, against the president's own guidance.On Friday, Donald Trump revealed that a second White House staffer, the press secretary for vice president Mike Pence, has ...
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White House's Birx to take key role in coronavirus drug distribution

U.S. coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx will have a leading role in how the first drug to demonstrate a benefit in treating COVID-19 patients will be distributed to hospitals, the White House said on Friday. Birx, who has been a fixture in televised task force media briefings, will be one of the chief consultants on how Gilead Sciences Inc's remdesivir will be supplied, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters.
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Bankrolled Anti-Gun Propaganda Aims to Turn Texas Blue with Boost from Demographics

The gun-grabbers are coming to take it and our “pro-gun leaders” are still ignoring how. (Gonzales Flag replica at the Texas State Capitol/Daniel Mayer) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun safety groups planning to spend millions to turn Texas blue this year are rolling out their first round of ads, which say COVID-19 isn’t the only public health crisis facing the state,” the Houston Chronicle reveals. “Everytown for Gun Safety, the Michael Bloomberg-backed group that plans to spend $8 million in ...
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Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order Giving All California Voters Mail-In Ballots For November Election

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — All Californians are being urged to vote by mail come the November Election – and the governor is making it as easy as possible. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced at his Friday press conference that he had just signed an executive order giving all voters mailed ballots. The governor cited health concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and how it may not subside in time, for the order. “California will not force voters to choose between protecting their health and exerc...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Local, Sacramento, General Election, Gavin Newsom, State, Padilla, Alex Padilla, Newsom, Coronavirus, November election


Coronavirus inflicts huge U.S. job losses; Pence aide infected

The coronavirus pandemic triggered the steepest monthly loss of U.S. jobs since the Great Depression, data showed on Friday, and a second White House aide tested positive, raising questions over measures to protect President Donald Trump.
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Coronavirus US live: Mike Pence's press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Trump confirms Miller is White House staffer who tested positiveNew York’s Cuomo: ‘We are finally ahead of the virus’20m lost their jobs in April in worst month since Great DepressionUS recovery from the pandemic lags behind Europe – as states reopenLive global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.34pm BST The White House has halted talks with Congress over any further coronavirus stimulus package for the crippled US economy - as it waits for mo...
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All California voters will be able to vote by mail in November

All registered voters in California will be able to vote by mail in the November election, state officials said Friday, in an effort to maintain voter participation in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new executive order makes California the first state to authorize sending vote-by-mail ballots to all voters in advance of the Nov. 3 general election, said Secretary of State Alex Padilla during an afternoon briefing. Californians who need to vote in person — including tho...
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Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order Giving All Californians Mail-In Ballots For November Election

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — All Californians are being urged to vote by mail come the November Election – and the governor is making it as easy as possible. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced at his Friday press conference that he had just signed an executive order giving all voters mailed ballots. The governor cited health concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and how it may not subside in time, for the order. “California will not force voters to choose between protecting their health and exerc...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Local, Sacramento, General Election, Gavin Newsom, State, Padilla, Alex Padilla, Newsom, Coronavirus, November election


The Tiger King’s legal team politely asks Trump for a pardon with a ridiculous video

Alert: Spoilers for the Netflix docuseries “The Tiger King” ahead. “President Trump we are asking you today to please free Joe Exotic. He’s absolutely not guilty. And we’re going to be able to prove that. We’re asking for a pardon.” Eric Love, lead investigator for the Tiger King’s legal team. TMZ today revealed an exclusive video from the legal team of Joe Maldonado-Passage, AKA Joe Exotic the Tiger King, requesting a pardon for the disgraced former zoo owner from US president Donald Trump. Exo...
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Pence staffer who tested positive for coronavirus is Stephen Miller's wife

The staffer of Vice President Mike Pence who tested positive for coronavirus is apparently his press secretary and the wife of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller.Reports emerged on Friday that a member of Pence's staff had tested positive for COVID-19, creating a delay in his flight to Iowa amid concern over who may have been exposed. Later in the day, Trump said the staffer is a "press person" named Katie.Politico reported he was referring to Katie Miller, Pence's press secretary...
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Trump Reveals Pence’s Press Secretary Was The Aide Who Tested Positive For COVID-19

On Friday, President Donald Trump told reporters that Katie Miller, Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, was the aide in Pence’s office who had tested positive for COVID-19. “She tested very good for a long period of time and then all of sudden she tested positive,” he said during a meeting with GOP lawmakers. “She has not come into contact with me. She spent some time with the vice president.” Earlier on Friday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany had confirmed reports that ...
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Pence aide’s positive coronavirus test is second this week for White House as Trump tries to project normalcy

The second positive coronavirus case from the White House this week comes just as the administration has sought to project a return to normalcy.
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Donald Trump reveals name of White House staff member with Covid-19 – video

The president told reporters that Katie Miller, the vice-president’s press secretary, had tested positive. He said: ‘She is a wonderful young woman, Katie – she tested very good for a long period of time and then all of sudden she tested positive.’ He added that she had not come into contact with him, and that Mike Pence had tested negative Continue reading...
Tags: White House, US news, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Katie, Katie Miller, Coronavirus outbreak



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