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After months of the President promising that COVID-19 would just “disappear,” the White House Chief of Staff concedes, “We’re not going to control the pandemic”

Yesterday, as you can see in the above graphic from Detroit Channel 4, 3,338 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Michigan, far exceeding anything we’ve seen during the earlier waves of the coronavirus pandemic. As our current fatality rate in the state is 4.7%, that essentially means that 157 Michiganders were told yesterday that […]

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The Republicans attempt to jam through Amy Coney Barrett as the nation burns and Giuliani fondles himself

It’s hard, when presented with a story about Trump campaign surrogate Rudy Giuliani being caught on tape fondling himself in the presence of a young woman in a hotel room, to focus on anything else. Sadly, though, there are even more obscene things taking place in America at the moment. This morning, with the election […]

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Driven by University of Michigan students, COVID-19 cases spike in Washtenaw County

We are seeing a serious increase in COVID-19 cases here in Washtenaw County. As MLive reported on Monday, we went from “200 cases the week of October 4-10 to 433 new cases the week of October 11-17, making our county one of the worst in the state when it comes to transmission of the deadly […]

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Trump refuses to pledge peaceful transfer of power if he loses

As of today 206,593 Americans have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President of the United States, in spite of this, is still mocking those public health experts who are trying to slow the spread of the disease. Amazingly, however, this is not the most alarming news of the day. This […]

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That’s it. I’m making my first contribution to the Biden campaign.

It’s great that Joe Biden — who, despite what you might have heard from Donald Trump, is not hiding in his basement — appears to be pulling ahead in the polls as we’re entering the last 50 days of the race. We cannot afford, however, to take anything for granted. It’s difficult to believe, given […]

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