Betting on elections
(See two posts down.)
Local delegate Shawn Fluharty quoted in the Wall Street Journal:
With billionaires in public office, and money already a huge part of U.S. elections, the idea that betting could tarnish the democratic process is “laughable,” Fluharty said.
Some honesty . . .
Despite more news and greater coverage, our local congressman and local “newspapers” continue to ignore the story
Just out, from the San Francisco Chronicle:
Exclusive: Coronavirus cleanup crews on infected Navy ship using T-shirts for masks
Yesterday, in The Hill:
More than 200 sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus
Yesterday, in Politico:
House panel to . . .
For about 15 minutes last night, bettors located in West Virginia could have legally bet on who would be the winner
The Action Network reports:
FanDuel had its U.S. Presidential Election odds up in West Virginia for approximately 15 minutes on Tuesday night before pulling them down entirely and removing the Politics tab from its site and app.
FanDuel said the following in a statement to The Action Network: “While . . .
The Wheeling Intelligencer and our local representative, David McKinley, have had nothing to say about the Captain Brett Crozier story
I have a hunch that my blog-readers are aware of how Commander Brett Crozier was relieved of his duties for publicly calling attention to an outbreak of coronavirus aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. In very recent developments, it was announced yesterday that Crozier has tested positive for the coronavirus. This morning, Reuters reported . . .
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Imagine where we'd be right now if John McCain didn't have the courage to deny Mitch McConnell his dream of killing the Affordable Care Act with nothing to replace it.— Amy McGrath (@AmyMcGrathKY) April 3, 2020
Imagine millions more without health insurance during a devastating global pandemic.https://t.co/1OXOm4eUxL
Trump fires chief watchdog on a Friday night in the middle of a pandemic
From Politico last night:
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President Donald Trump has fired the intelligence community’s chief watchdog, Michael Atkinson, who was the first to sound the alarm to Congress last September about an “urgent” complaint he received from an intelligence official involving Trump’s communications with Ukraine’s president.
From today's Wall Street Journal:
“This is a recipe for really bad things to happen.” In West Virginia, hospitals brace for an influx of older and sicker Covid patients, straining already limited rural resources. https://t.co/4Y0vFdlK7P— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) April 1, 2020
The article’s full title:
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