Under the heading “Can’t make this stuff up,” Democrat vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris remarked during a “virtual roundtable” discussion that life would improve under “A Harris administration with Joe Biden as president of the United States. . .”
While Americans focus on the coronavirus pandemic, the ongoing economic crisis and now the presidential campaign, top Republicans in Washington are continuing to attack one of the constitutional pillars of American democracy: our free press.
On six separate occasions, President Donald Trump has claimed that Europe’s excess mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic is 33% to 40% higher than America’s. But that’s only possible when cherry-picking numbers or ignoring Europe’s larger population.
One hundred years ago, a young state representative named Harry Burn, at age 24, sat uncomfortably at his desk in the Tennessee legislature. The entire country was watching as Tennessee was the last of the 36 states needed to ratify the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote.
The “Russian hoax,” as President Trump calls it, is beginning to be seen for what it really was — an actual politically contrived plot to wreck an election campaign and ultimately remove the new president.
Many years ago, what started out with a few women, turned into millions engaged in an epic crusade towards equality, a crusade to secure for themselves the right to vote and be participating members of America’s constitutional government.