Not Proud

posted in: News, United States

Some of the ritziest districts in all the United States lie in chaotic rubble.  Political correctness dictates that we all take a knee and realize the nation had it coming.  The Senator from New York is beaming with pride.  He’s … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 5 June 2020

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, We woke up to news, delivered by the President, that it’s a good day.  It turns out that unemployment numbers have already started to recover, no thanks to the big cities on both coasts and some in … Read More

Why Angela Merkel is coming to the rescue in Europe

posted in: Germany, News

The German Chancellor’s surprising move to back a cashed-up EU recovery fund is giving fresh impetus to a supranational approach. The German Chancellor has a record of defying orthodoxies and the Covid-19 crisis cries out for extraordinary steps BERLIN • … Read More

The European Union Is on the Brink of Historic Change

The Commission’s $825 billion rescue fund would break many taboos, possibly paving the way for EU taxes and an EU treasury. A radical transformation.  –Photographer: Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg The European Union has a habit of disappointing when trying to design a joint … Read More

Border Report: ‘Tijuana Is Facing a Different Kind of Crisis’

Two detention officers are suing the Otay Mesa Detention Center, the U.S. government is lobbying to reopen Mexican factories and more in our biweekly roundup of border news. Health care workers with Family Health Centers of San Diego stand ready … Read More

Thousands of asylum seekers face eviction in Greece sparking fears over homelessness

Migrant boys play with a ball outside a hotel in Kranidi town about 170 kilometers (106 miles) southwest of Athens, Tuesday, April 21, 2020   –   AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis Thousands of asylum seekers in Greece face the prospect of being left homeless … Read More

George Floyd death: World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

Thousands gathered in central London on Sunday to offer support for American demonstrators. Chanting “No justice! No peace!” and waving placards with the words “How many more?” at Trafalgar Square, the protesters ignored the UK government rules banning crowds because of … Read More

Russia Coronavirus Cases Surge Past 400K as Infections Increase Again

posted in: News, Russia

Russia is now the third most-affected country in terms of infections.         Kirill Zykov / Moskva News Agency Russia confirmed 9,268 new coronavirus infections Sunday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 405,843. One hundred and thirty-eight people have … Read More

Supreme Court rejects challenge to limits on church services; Roberts sides with liberals

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the four more conservative justices, … Read More

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