Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Brady rejected Trump request to speak at Republican National Convention

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Revealing he rejected a request to speak at the RNC, Tom Brady said he was uncomfortable being dragged into Donald Trump's political career.

PM expected to unveil more help for most vulnerable to weather pandemic

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today more financial support aimed at helping the most vulnerable Canadians survive the COVID-19 pandemic. The new announcement follows Friday's commitment of $100 million for organizations that help get food to Canadians who can't afford groceries or who have uncertain access to food and other basic necessities, including Indigenous Peoples and remote northern populations.

Robert Kraft Procuring Protective Masks From China Is A Great Patriotic Feat — Leave His Trump Support Out Of It

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Patriots owner Robert Kraft stepped up when his country and state needed him most. At a time when some of his billionaire team-owning peers are waffling over whether pay hourly workers during the coronavirus pandemic, Kraft sent his team’s plane to China on a humanitarian mission to procure more than 1 million N95 respirator masks for woefully under-protected medical workers in Massachusetts. It was an exceptional philanthropic gesture and will almost certainly save lives.

Gov. Inslee extends Washington stay home order to May 4

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

The Associated Press Patriots plane ferries critical masks from China to U.S. BOSTON — The New England Patriots private team plane returned to Boston from China on Thursday carrying most of an order of 1 million masks critical to health care providers fighting to control the spread of the coronavirus. Standing in front of the plane on the tarmac at Logan International Airport, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker thanked Patriots owner Robert Kraft, officials in China who partnered with the state, a...

Winnipeg liquor store closed after employee tests positive for probable case of COVID-19: MBLL

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

A Winnipeg liquor store has closed after an employee has tested positive for a probable case of COVID-19. The Garden City Liquor Mart will undergo a “deep and thorough sanitization” after the Crown corporation received word of the probable positive test Wednesday. The MBLL says the employee last worked at the store on March 28 and is currently self-isolating and resting at home.

Garden City Liquor Mart employee tests positive for COVID-19: MBLL

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

The Garden City Square Liquor Mart is currently closed for a deep cleaning after Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries said an employee there tested positive for COVID-19. On Wednesday, the Crown corporation announced that it was notified an employee had been tested for the virus and the initial test results were positive. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries said the employee last worked at the store on Saturday, March 28, 2020, and is currently in self-isolation at home.

4 members of Madison Fire Department test positive for COVID-19

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

The Madison Fire Department announced that four of its members have tested positive for COVID-19. According to MFD Public Information Officer Cynthia Schuster, two of the members are chiefs, while the other two are firefighters. Five members of the department have tested negative.

‘There is no surge plan’: Despite warnings, Congress failed to fully fund pandemics bill

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

The bill’s reauthorization and subsequent funding allocation are among several key moments over the last few years where experts warned of the likelihood of something like current pandemic and government leaders did not do enough to prepare. We have a tendency to do this,” said Dr. Georges Benjamin, the executive director of the American Public Health Association. When something happens, we throw a lot of money at it, but then we walk away.

Washington Governor references Tom Brady, not Russell Wilson, when calling out President Trump

Friday, March 27th, 2020

What a save.

Why Donald Trump spoke of Tom Brady during Thursday’s COVID-19 briefing

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Donald Trump brought up Tom Brady in his daily COVID-19 briefing. Why? The answer is fairly simple.