Recent Posts

US Mint: Please Use Coins When Making Purchases

Via press release from the US Mint: Simply put, there is an adequate amount of coins in the economy, but the slowed pace of circulation has meant that sufficient quantities of coins are sometimes not readily available where needed. You may be experiencing this in your local communities. We are asking for your help in improving this coin supply issue. …

Read More »

Dem House Rep Who Sat Near Gohmert Tests COVID+

NBC News reports: Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Ariz., said Saturday he tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the second lawmaker this week to announce they had contracted the virus. Grijalva said in a statement that he did not have any symptoms and felt fine. On Wednesday, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who has refused to wear a mask around the Capitol, tested …

Read More »

GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler Rages After Hometown Paper Calls Out Her Interview With Host Linked To Neo-Nazis

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler granted an interview to a TV pundit associated with white supremacy and Nazism. The interview aired on One America News Network on Thursday and Loeffler promoted it heavily on her Facebook and Twitter accounts Friday, tagging the controversial host. Jewish groups and media observers pointed out that Posobiec promotes conspiracy theories and …

Read More »

Indiana Student Tests Positive On First Day Of Class

The New York Times reports: One of the first school districts in the country to reopen its doors during the coronavirus pandemic did not even make it a day before being forced to grapple with the issue facing every system actively trying to get students into classrooms: What happens when someone comes to school infected? Just hours into the first …

Read More »

Axios: Trump Has Microsoft/TikTok Deal “On His Desk”

Axios reports: President Trump “has a deal on his desk,” whereby Microsoft would lead an acquisition of 100% of the U.S. operations of TikTok, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. U.S. presidents don’t typically have approval or veto power over merger agreements. But this situation is different because of the involvement of the Committee on Foreign Investment in …

Read More »

Woman Suffers Broken Leg In NJ Mask Dispute [VIDEO]

NorthJersey.com reports: A liver transplant recipient suffered a fractured left tibia after she was thrown to the ground on Wednesday by a woman at Staples after asking her to put her face mask on, police said. Police are searching for the suspect who assaulted 54-year-old Margot Kagan at the Hackensack Avenue Staples, said Capt. Darren DeWitt. Kagan was using one …

Read More »

PA Man Shot At Cigar Store Clerk In Mask Dispute

Allentown’s Morning Call reports: Like many other retail stores reopening during the pandemic, workers at Cigars International have been balancing how to stay in business while keeping customers and employees safe. But on Friday, a simple request that a patron wear a mask while inside the Bethlehem Township store erupted in gunfire, leaving its staff rattled and police searching for …

Read More »

Dunkin’ Donuts To Require All Customers Wear Masks

Via press release from Dunkin’ Donuts: From the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our priority has been on the safety of our guests, franchisees and their restaurant crew. To help bring consistency to Dunkin’ locations across the country, we will now require that all guests wear a face covering while inside our restaurants beginning Wednesday, August 5. At Dunkin’, …

Read More »

GOP Fears Trump Is Sabotaging Turnout Of Own Party

The Hill reports: Polls show that Trump’s attacks have undermined GOP confidence in mail-in voting, which otherwise has overwhelming support among Democrats and independents. Some Republicans are urging GOP leaders to abandon the attacks on mail-in voting and to instead embrace it, saying that greater access to absentee ballots are a foregone conclusion this year and warning that the president …

Read More »

TikTok Responds To Trump: We Have 100M US Users

Via press release from TikTok: 100 million Americans come to TikTok for entertainment and connection, especially during the pandemic. We’ve hired nearly 1,000 people to our US team this year alone, and are proud to be hiring another 10,000 employees into great paying jobs across the US. Our $1 billion creator fund supports US creators who are building livelihoods from …

Read More »