Quick Takes of the Week

News items from the week, in short form, that caught interest on a wide variety of topics.

Another Example of Why Voting By Mail Is A Bad Idea

In Georgia this week, Cody (Timms) received an application in the mail to register to vote in the upcoming election. The only problem is that Cody is a cat.

Well, actually, that isn’t the only problem. Cody WAS a cat but Cody died a couple of years ago.

Oregon’s Governor Only Wants Justice For People He Doesn’t Like

Oregon Governor, in 2016 when right-wing protesters seized Federal land, called on the Federal government to send law enforcement to enforce the law. Recently, as the Portland Mayor says that they are seeing DAILY acts of violence and lawlessness from protesters, the Oregon Governor has said that Federal law enforcement is ‘provoking confrontation’. Which is it?

Confederate Battle Flag Banned on US Military Bases

The Secretary of Defense announced that the Confederate flag will not be allowed to be flown on US military bases.

The Confederacy fought a war against the United States and tried to destroy and defeat the US military. Why was the flag ever allowed on US military bases?

Britain Joins In Making Chinese Tech Company Pay For Spying

The U.K. joins the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan in banning Huawei, the Chinese technology company that is linked to attempts to steal private information. Now it’s time for other free countries to follow suit — countries like Canada, India and our allies in Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confederate flag banned on US military bases

 

Oregon Governor, in 2016 when right-wing protesters seized Federal land, called on the Federal government to send law enforcement to enforce the law. Recently, as the Portland Mayor says that they are seeing DAILY acts of violence and lawlessness from protesters, the Oregon Governor has said that Federal law enforcement is ‘provoking confrontation’. Which is it?

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