Trump and Obama Clash Publicly Over White House COVID Response

Trump and Obama Clash Publicly Over White House COVID Response

An unusual election year marked by a pandemic has brought former president Barack Obama back into the spotlight. After appearing in campaign ads and endorsing Joe Biden, Obama has been much more visible. Apparently, Obama thinks the country’s leaders are not “even pretending to be in charge.” President Donald Trump …

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LA County Lockdown to Extend at Least Three More Months

LA County Lockdown to Extend at Least Three More Months

Most parts of the country are finally relaxing some of their coronavirus restrictions. Meanwhile, LA County is hunkering down for at least three more months of lockdowns. According to country officials on Tuesday, the populous region is expected to stay on some form of a stay-at-home order through August. That …

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Democrats Pushing for $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

Democrats Pushing for $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

House democrats are rushing to put forth a relief bill for the ongoing economic havoc caused by the novel coronavirus. Congress has already authorized several relief bills, but only one previously granted funds directly to citizens. Other relief bills have been aimed at businesses and state governments, as well as …

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Trump Ramps up Coronavirus Testing… Inside White House

Trump Ramps up Coronavirus Testing… Inside White House

President Donald Trump’s messaging on COVID-19 has been consistent over the last week. The important thing, the president has emphasized, is getting people back to work. The economy can’t stay closed down forever. The messaging hasn’t been that health is unimportant, per se, but that the economy has to get …

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New Report Shows Unemployment Rivaling Depression-Era Numbers

New Report Shows Unemployment Rivaling Depression-Era Numbers

The novel coronavirus has caused immense damage to the economy, in ways that many pundits didn’t expect. While the impact of the disease itself has been mitigated by lockdown efforts, those same efforts have shuttered swaths of the economy. Now, the unemployment rate is at a staggering 14.7 percent, the …

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COVID Forces Supreme Court to Change with the Times, Finally

COVID Forces Supreme Court to Change with the Times, Finally

The Supreme Court is known as an institution that is resistant to change. While the other two branches of government have shifted and morphed through the years, the Supreme Court has stayed static. Changing times and changing technology allowed the President and Congress to address the public more directly. However, …

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New Orleans Recorded No New COVID Deaths Monday

New Orleans Recorded No New COVID Deaths Monday

In a heartening bit of news for a recovering America, on Monday New Orleans posted its first day without COVID deaths since the pandemic started. On Tuesday, however, the city once again recorded deaths due to the novel virus. Orleans Parish, where New Orleans is located, recorded four new deaths …

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