North Carolina governor: RNC hasn’t submitted safety plan

Charlotte (AP), May 29 – North Carolina’s governor said Thursday that his administration hasn’t received the written safety plan for the upcoming Republican National Convention requested by his health secretary in response to President Donald Trump’s demands for a full-scale event. Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said during a media briefing that RNC organizers have […]

‘Bummed out’: SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the risk of lightning. Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. The spacecraft — designed, built […]

Slouching towards Totalitarianism, Contact Tracing, Part 1 of 7: Is it the death of privacy or a public health solution?

Slouching towards Totalitarianism, Contact Tracing, Part 1 of 7: Is it the death of privacy or a public health solution?

Image: A poster from George Orwell’s classic novel, 1984. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, May 28 – Is contact tracing the death of privacy in the United States or is it a public health necessity? This article begins a seven-part series on contact tracing, a program, which Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced during a […]

Georgia governor offers state as alternative GOP convention host

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgia’s governor is offering his state and its “world-class facilities” as host of the Republican National Convention — a day after President Donald Trump threatened to pull the convention out of North Carolina if that state’s Democratic governor doesn’t assure him that the August gathering can go forward despite coronavirus fears. Georgia […]

Chinese Coronavirus governmental panic continues to wreak havoc on American economy, while Texans struggle to return to normal life

Chinese Coronavirus governmental panic continues to wreak havoc on American economy, while Texans struggle to return to normal life

Image: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress is at a crossroads in the Covid-19 panic, which resulted in government officials across America issuing illegal business closure and lockdown orders, which resulted in massive unemployment and likely permanent destruction of economic progress. Lawmakers are wrestling […]

President Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

Charlotte, North Carolina (AP), May 26 – President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state’s Democratic governor doesn’t immediately sign off on allowing a full-capacity gathering in August despite the ongoing COVID-19 panic. Trump’s tweets about the upcoming RNC in Charlotte come two days after […]

President Trump threatens funds for states easing voting in pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold up federal funds for two election battleground states that are trying to make it easier and safer to vote during the coronavirus pandemic. He backed away from that threat but stuck with his unsupported claim that widespread voting by mail promotes “a lot of […]

Montgomery County’s Chinese Coronavirus remains flat, while public health authorities fail to explain

Montgomery County’s Chinese Coronavirus remains flat, while public health authorities fail to explain

Image: President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the food supply chain during the coronavirus pandemic, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Austin, and Washington, D.C., May 20 – The Montgomery County Public Health District (MCPHD) has […]

Trump, GOP launch broad attack on Russia probe foundations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republicans are launching a broad election-year attack on the foundation of the Russia investigation, including declassifying intelligence information to try to place senior Obama administration officials under scrutiny for routine actions. The effort has been aided by a Justice Department decision to dismiss its prosecution of former Trump […]

White House recommends tests for all nursing home residents

WASHINGTON (AP) — With deaths mounting at the nation’s nursing homes, the White House strongly recommended to governors Monday that all residents and staff at such facilities be tested for the coronavirus in the next two weeks. Why the government is not ordering testing at the nation’s more than 15,000 nursing homes was unclear. Nor […]

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