Now is not the time for being cute, clever or particularly creative — not even with this column. The COVID-19 crisis affects us all, whether we wish to acknowledge that or not. You may be sick of reading about the virus by now, but that is far better than being sick from the virus.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has killed people by the way he has conducted himself during the coronavirus crisis, and, look, I am not going to say in reply that she has killed anybody.
A reporter asked President Donald Trump last week what he thought of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s claim that impeachment distracted Trump from tackling the coronavirus pandemic earlier.
Now you young’uns have a taste of what retirement is really like. Thanks to the coronavirus, which, contrary to early reassurances from our reality-challenged president, is a terrible threat, we get to stay home whether we’re ready for it or not.
Republicans are gearing up for our next big battle: redistricting. For our part, the National Republican Redistricting Trust works with all the other party committees to fight for constitutional, clean, commonsense redistricting for all Americans. Barack Obama and Eric Holder, on the other h…
Most Arizonans have likely never heard of the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments, let alone understand the hidden role it plays in defining their state’s politics.
The unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 has had a dramatic negative effect on just about every walk of life. Staying home, limiting groups and social distancing are the new norm for our country. Small businesses and large mega-corporations alike have been hit hard financially.
Since we’re all facing a challenge new to us requiring the major part of our attention, here’s a bit of perspective — a tale of other times when the people of our country had to pull together.
In the midst of a global pandemic, President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform, the Affordable Care Act, turned 10 years old. It has been under fire that entire time, with more than 70 legislative attempts to repeal or otherwise limit the law, not counting executive and judicial ac…
The TV news screen was wall-to-wall with Cuomos Monday night. CNN anchor Chris was in the left box, where he belonged, because this was his “Cuomo Prime Time” show. New York Gov. Andrew was in the guest’s box on the right. The Cuomo brothers were busy giving each other the business, New York…
‘This week it’s going to get bad.” When Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said those words last Monday, he wasn’t wrong. At the time, 471 Americans had died of COVID-19 and today, as I write this, the death toll has topped 3,000.
At some point — certainly not by Easter and maybe not by Easter 2021 — we will have enough space to look back and consider what we learned from the coronavirus crisis.
I’ve had a lot more time on my hands lately. Those who know me know that I love to stay busy, and that I am always going to something. This has been quite an adjustment, just like it has been for many of you.
As living under quarantine conditions during this coronavirus pandemic has turned my web surfing into more of an alternative universe than ever, a significant question has been popping into view in recent days:
Look, I know it’s hard to do when the coronavirus is coming after us, but stand up and cheer. The world is better off than ever. People are healthier and living longer. Poverty is shrinking. Hundreds of millions of people have been rescued from misery. People are eating better than ever befo…
A tear rolls down the cheek of Chief Iron Eyes as he stands at river’s edge, surveying the rubbish floating in waters around him. A bag of fast-food wrappers, tossed out the window of a passing car, bursts at his feet, on his beaded moccasins.
Long before the coronavirus outbreak, the American voting system was in trouble. The evidence: the long lines and delayed counts that beset states and localities struggling to cope with the country’s growing electorate.
- Nancy Pelosi strikes again
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- COVID-19 and the Frederick County Detention Center
- Stay home order cannot be ignored
- Thankful for care at Frederick Health
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- Good to have USAMRIID labs back open
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