The U.S. Senate has confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court by a vote of 52 to 48, creating a new 6-3 majority of Republican-appointed justices on the nation’s highest court – and the Democratic Party is in an absolute panic over the outcome.
Agriculture can be a tough business. As an eighth-generation farmer and rancher, I am very familiar with the ups and downs brought on by drought, windstorms, hail, flooding, market fluctuation and government regulation. For that reason, it can often be hard to keep farming and ranching as a family business.
Under a Joe Biden presidency, millions of American workers would lose their jobs, families would struggle to pay higher taxes, and many would be forced into unions against their will. At a time when millions of Americans already are struggling due to COVID-19 economic shutdowns, Biden’s job-killing policies would be a disaster.
I am aware that the city of Lampasas is having a winter celebration for the employees (both present and past) in the city of Kempner. I first heard it was in Copperas Cove but then was told that Kempner gets mail in Copperas Cove.
Have we ever witnessed a stranger anomaly in modern presidential politics than the craven contempt the Biden campaign, the media and social media have shown for the American electorate in their disgraceful conspiracy to hide Joe Biden? What bona fide presidential candidate would hide in his basement during the heat of a campaign, especially in the last few weeks of an ever-tightening one?
With a worldwide pandemic, followed by national strife over race relations, coupled with a contentious election period, nothing about 2020 has been “normal.” Given the serious challenges that face the American citizens, this is a crucial moment to consider the kind of leaders we need and the future we envision for ourselves and our posterity.
Is Oak Hill Cemetery now becoming a park?
Even with the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic shutdown over the spring and summer, U.S. unemployment (7.9% in September, 2020) is lower than it was during 43 months of the 48 months in Barack Obama’s first term as president. Jobless numbers reached a 50-year low (3.5%) in three separate months of Trump’s first term. In Obama’s first term, unemployment never dropped below 7.7%, and it increased slightly over the course of his first term to 8% before dropping in his second term.