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Today in our upside-down hell world: an accusation of treason, claims of a plot to steal the election, more lies about the pandemic, and a warning about Christians being forced to “recant” their faith

[above: Donald Trump repeats the absurd, dangerous and scientifically laughable lie that our COVID-19 infection rates are only rising because we’re testing more. In reality, cases are rising because Donald Trump has purposely slowed testing, pushed states to reopen prematurely, and politicized the wearing of masks. Full stop. And, as a result, the United States […]

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“Slow the testing down please”

It’s totally petty, but I’m taking all kinds of pleasure right now in the fact that so few Republicans showed up in Tulsa this evening to risk their lives in order to celebrate Donald Trump’s huge, triumphant return to the rally circuit. For what it’s worth, Brad Parscale, president Trump’s campaign director — the guy […]

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Trump, apparently unaware that 10x as many people have already died on his watch, calls Biden’s response to H1N1, a “total disaster”

Today, for some inexplicable reason, Donald Trump decided to lash out at Joe Biden for his handling of the H1N1 virus. “Biden got failing grades and polls on his clueless handling of the Swine Flu H1N1,” our comically cocksure President tweeted. “It was a total disaster, they had no idea what they were doing.” If […]

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On the eve of unveiling his plan for the “holistic revitalization and recovery” to black America, Donald Trump says he won’t “even consider” renaming U.S. military bases named after Confederate Generals, and announces that he’ll hold a rally on Juneteenth, near the site of the Tulsa Race Massacre

Three days ago, word came out through various channels that our embattled president, facing intense criticism for his handling of the Black Lives Matter protests which swept our nation this past week, was likely going to make a public statement on race. Most notably, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told CNN’s Jake Tapper […]

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Lee Azus on how urban renewal remade Ypsilanti’s Southside

Almost five years ago now, I interviewed a new transplant to Ypsi by the name of Lee Azus as part of our ongoing Ypsilanti Immigration series. Azus, a former San Francisco bookstore owner, as you might recall, was anxious to hit the ground running and really get to know this community which he had chosen […]

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