Saturday, January 16, 2021

MixedTimes - Michael Patrick Leahy

Move for State Governments to Divest Big Tech Stocks Expands to Tennessee

Move for State Governments to Divest Big Tech Stocks Expands to Tennessee

The move for state governments to divest their pension funds of Big Tech stocks gathered momentum on Wednesday when Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles called on The Tennessee General Assembly to consider legislation along the lines proposed by a state legislator in Florida on Tuesday.

President Trump Joins Call Urging State Legislators to Review Evidence and Consider Decertifying 'Unlawful' Election Results

President Trump Joins Call Urging State Legislators to Review Evidence and Consider Decertifying 'Unlawful' Election Results

President Trump spoke to 300 state legislators from the battleground states of Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Georgia on Saturday in a Zoom conference call hosted by Got Freedom? in which the 501 (c) (4) non-profit election integrity watchdog group urged those lawmakers to review evidence that the election process in their states was unlawful and consider decertifying the results of the November 3 presidential election.

Tourist Voter Registration Illegal in Georgia, but Prosecution Is Rare

Tourist Voter Registration Illegal in Georgia, but Prosecution Is Rare

Temporary "tourist voter registration" is illegal under Georgia law, but only one person has been convicted of false registration since 2011 and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has said he will not call a special session of the state legislature to address the apparent loophole before two critical U.S.

Poll: Joe Biden's Lead in Minnesota Slips to Six Points

Poll: Joe Biden's Lead in Minnesota Slips to Six Points

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump in Minnesota has slipped to six points, according to a poll released by KSTP/SurveyUSA on Thursday.

Democrats Focus Efforts on Winning Pennsylvania as Race Tightens

Democrats Focus Efforts on Winning Pennsylvania as Race Tightens

Democrats are focusing huge resources on winning the key battleground state Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral college votes in 2020, a state Hillary Clinton lost by 68,000 votes to President Donald Trump in 2016.

Poll: President Trump Leads Joe Biden by 5 Points in Iowa

Poll: President Trump Leads Joe Biden by 5 Points in Iowa

President Trump leads Democrat candidate Joe Biden by five points in Iowa in a head-to-head match up, 50 percent to 45 percent, according to a poll released on Thursday by Data for Progress.

Harvard-Harris Poll: Donald Trump Gains 5 Points on Joe Biden in Past Month

Harvard-Harris Poll: Donald Trump Gains 5 Points on Joe Biden in Past Month

President Donald Trump has gained five points against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in the national popular vote in less than a month, and the two are now separated by just two points, according to a Harvard CAPS-Harris poll released on Tuesday.

Poll: Virginia Now a Battleground State As Biden Lead over Trump Plunges to 5 Points

Poll: Virginia Now a Battleground State As Biden Lead over Trump Plunges to 5 Points

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump in Virginia has plunged to just five points among likely voters, putting the state back in the "battleground" category, according to a poll released Thursday by the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.

Poll: Joe Biden and Donald Trump Statistically Tied in Florida

Poll: Joe Biden and Donald Trump Statistically Tied in Florida

President Donald Trump and Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden arestatistically tied in the key battleground state of Florida according to a poll released by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) on Tuesday.

NY Times Poll: Trump in Statistical Tie with Biden in New Hampshire and Nevada

NY Times Poll: Trump in Statistical Tie with Biden in New Hampshire and Nevada

President Trump is statistically tied with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in the battleground states New Hampshire and Nevada, and has narrowed the former vice president's lead in Wisconsin, according to the New York Times-Siena College poll released on Saturday.

Chaos in Suburban Buffalo Schools as 90 Staff Members Take Coronavirus Leave and over 100 Resign, Retire

Chaos in Suburban Buffalo Schools as 90 Staff Members Take Coronavirus Leave and over 100 Resign, Retire

Chaos and turmoil descended upon one of the largest K-12 public school systems in the suburbs of Buffalo, New York, after Williamsville Central Schools SuperintendentScott Martzloff announced Friday that virtual classes for more than 1,000 students in grades 5-12 would be delayed because 90 staff members took leaves of absence because of coronavirus and more than 100 resigned or retired.

Poll: Donald Trump Takes Lead in North Carolina

Poll: Donald Trump Takes Lead in North Carolina

President Trump now leads Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden by two points in the key battleground state of North Carolina, 49 percent to 47 percent, according to a poll released by East Carolina University on Tuesday.

Trump Bump After Convention: POTUS Jumps to Lead in National Poll

Trump Bump After Convention: POTUS Jumps to Lead in National Poll

President Trump has received a significant bump in the polls in the aftermath of last week's Republican National Convention, jumping to a three-point lead in the national popular vote and a seven-point lead in key battleground states in the Democracy Institute/Sunday Express Poll released on Sunday.

Polls: Wisconsin Moving Towards Trump Even Before Kenosha Riots

Polls: Wisconsin Moving Towards Trump Even Before Kenosha Riots

The key battleground state of Wisconsin was moving towards President Donald Trump and away from Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden even before the Kenosha riots, according to two polls released on Wednesday.

Poll: Biden and Trump Locked in Statistical Tie in Pennsylvania

Poll: Biden and Trump Locked in Statistical Tie in Pennsylvania

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by four points, 49 percent to 45 percent, according to a poll released on Friday by Muhlenberg College/Morning Call, a statistical tie given the poll's 5.5 percent margin of error.

Poll: Minnesota Now in Play as Biden Lead Slips to 3 Points

Poll: Minnesota Now in Play as Biden Lead Slips to 3 Points

A poll released by Emerson College on Tuesday shows that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has slipped to three points in the key battleground state of Minnesota.

National Polls: Biden's Lead over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points

National Polls: Biden's Lead over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Trump in the national popular vote has shrunk to just three points, according to the two most recent polls released by major polling firms.

Polls: Biden's Lead in Minnesota Narrows

Polls: Biden's Lead in Minnesota Narrows

Two polls released on Tuesday show that presumptive Democrat nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has slipped in the key battleground state of Minnesota.

State GOP Chair Predicts Trump Will Win New Mexico

State GOP Chair Predicts Trump Will Win New Mexico

New Mexico State Republican Party Chairman Steve Pearce told Breitbart News Saturday that Donald Trump will win the state in the 2020 presidential election against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Poll: Donald Trump and Joe Biden Currently Tied

Poll: Donald Trump and Joe Biden Currently Tied

A Democracy Institute/Sunday Express poll released on Tuesday shows President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are tied in the 2020 presidential race.

Poll: 'Virtual Tie' Between Trump and Biden in North Carolina

Poll: 'Virtual Tie' Between Trump and Biden in North Carolina

President Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden are in a "virtual tie" in North Carolina, according to a poll released by East Carolina University Center for Survey Research on Tuesday.

Wisconsin Poll: Donald Trump 46%, Joe Biden 45%

Wisconsin Poll: Donald Trump 46%, Joe Biden 45%

A poll released by the Trafalgar Group on Monday shows President Donald Trump leads presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden by one point, 46 percent to 45 percent, in the key battleground state of Wisconsin.

Pennsylvania Elder Care Crisis: Average Age COVID-19 Death Is 80, over 2/3 Deaths from Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania Elder Care Crisis: Average Age COVID-19 Death Is 80, over 2/3 Deaths from Nursing Homes

The elder care crisis in Pennsylvania was highlighted this week when data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health showed the average age of those who have died of COVID-19 in the state is 80 years old and that more than two-thirds of the 4,505 who died of the virus as of Tuesday morning were residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

CDC Data: Average Age of Those Who Have Died from COVID-19 in U.S. 75

CDC Data: Average Age of Those Who Have Died from COVID-19 in U.S. 75

The average age of Americans who died from COVID-19 between February 1 and May 2 is 75, according to an analysis of a provisional data set published by the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) on Wednesday.