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* McClatchy Newspapers under new ownership this week,
* Voter reg. hearing for Thurston Commission candidate C Davis,
* United Airlines permanently eliminates most change fees!

a large airplane flying high up in the air: Alaska Airlines photo.
Alaska Airlines offers a new way to the great outdoors this winter, nonstops to the Grand Tetons skiing.
Credit: Alaska Airlines


+ By Kevin McClatchy, McClatchy Newspapers (owner of The Olympian, Tacoma’s News-Tribune, 49% owner of The Seattle Times): “It’s time to bid farewell — and say thank you”

+ By Craig Forman McClatchy: “You will decide the future of local news” [McClatchy will emerge from bankruptcy, likely on Sept. 4., when ownership will by Chatham Asset Management]

+ JOLT News: Thurston County holds voter registration challenge hearing over C Davis address

+ Voter registration hearing for Thurston candidate C Davis covered more than his address [Ed.note: This person is not capable of answering a simple question about his residency, so has no business being a candidate for public office.]

+ Washington craves pizza from this chain [Papa Murphy’s] the most during pandemic, report says

+ United Airlines permanently eliminates most change fees, adds free standby option

+ Thinking about ski trips? Alaska Airlines is offering a new service out of Seattle

+ Retailers are reporting record online sales during the pandemic. But it won’t last forever

+ We’re doing our best with Zoom. But we’ll still need offices — and each other.

+ JOLT NEWS: Despite dry conditions, wildfires elsewhere, fire season average in Thurston County

+ Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistake not removing militia post


Inside Trump’s pressure campaign on federal scientists over a covid-19 treatment

First Study Shows an Oral Rinse Could Reduce COVID Risk


Senior intelligence officials will no longer brief Congress in person on foreign threats to the 2020 election [Ed. note: See Ratcliffe’s poor performance at his confirmation hearing. Start at 8:00 Click here]

Shift on Election Briefings Could Create an Information Gap for Voters

McGahn argued Kushner’s security clearance should be downgraded: book

Trump swiped $44 billion from FEMA as he undermined unemployment negotiations before Hurricane Laura

Michael Moore warned that Trump’s support among his base is ‘off the charts’, and he is on course to win the presidential election

Trump retweeted a message from the far-right OAN network calling anti-racism protests an attempted ‘coup’

Trump’s favorability and perceptions of COVID-19 response stagnate: POLL

A new ABC/Ipsos poll shows NO Trump post convention bounce

Did an IP address accidentally reveal QAnon’s identity? Who Is QAnon? Was the Poster’s Identity Revealed This Week?

Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President Hardcover – September 1, 2020, by Michael S. Schmidt

The Guardian: Michael Schmidt of the New York Times has written a masterful and alarming account of ‘the struggle to stop a president’

QAnon supporters join thousands at protest against Germany’s coronavirus rules [Ed. Note: Will QAnon incite this in America. Just watch!]

Top U.S. intel official: China wants Trump defeated, Russia is sabotaging Biden

WaPo: The Cybersecurity 202: Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor says Trump is a threat to election security

Ex-DHS official Miles Taylor regrets family separations. Now he’s trying to stop Trump.

Video: A Former DHS Official Says Trump “Purges” Anyone Who Disagrees With Him

Video: Republican Voters Against Trump, Elizabeth Neumann and Miles Taylor on CNN

Fact-checking Trump’s lies is essential. It’s also increasingly fruitless. (the From Scottie Nell Hughes, a paid commentator for CNN during the 2016 campaign, said something startling, live on WAMU’s Diane Rehm radio show: “There’s no such thing, unfortunately, anymore, [as] facts.”)

Secret Service copes with coronavirus cases in aftermath of Trump appearances

WaPo’s Deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus: Trump’s convention was repulsive and dishonest. I fear it was also effective

Social Security fund would run out of money in 3 years if Trump eliminates payroll tax: SSA analysis

IRS guidelines put employers on the hook for Trump’s payroll tax break

NYT’s Maureen Dowd: The Princess [Ivanka] vs. the Portrait in Trumpworld

‘Promises kept’? Not entirely. Here are five pocketbook pledges Trump broke. Candidate Trump’s promises included universal health care, tax hikes for the rich, infrastructure spending and six weeks paid leave for all moms. President Trump hasn’t delivered.

Posted by Steve on August 31, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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  1. “There’s no such thing, unfortunately, anymore, [as] facts.”

    I have been struggling with this issue for a long time. So many Trump supporters tout his many ‘accomplishments’ and ignore Trump’s behavior. I address the facts of his ‘accomplishments’ in my latest post in my blog.

    Example: prior to the pandemic Trump bragged that unemployment for minorities was at the lowest it has ever been. That is a true fact except for the implication that Trump was somehow responsible for this drop in unemployment. Minority unemployment has steadily and linearly declined since 2010! There is nothing to imply, show, or indicate that Trump’s administration let alone Trump had anything to do with it. And that’s a fact.

    Comment by Carlos Perez on August 31, 2020 at 4:48 pm

  2. The blog post Mr. Perez referenced can be read here

    Comment by Steve on August 31, 2020 at 8:12 pm

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