Marshal Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto commanded the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II until he was killed in April 1943. Despite the dialogue from the 1970 WWII film “Tora! Tora! Tora!” Yamamoto probably did not say in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack, “I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.”
☆ The Wisconsin Governor Can’t Delay In-person Primary Voting
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued a 5-4 ruling that Wisconsin cannot have extended absentee voting. The decision overturns a U.S. district judge’s ruling that added six days to absentee voting for the state. “Extending the date by which ballots may be cast by voters — not just received by the municipal clerks but cast by voters — for an additional six days after the scheduled election day fundamentally alters the nature of the election,” Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote for the majority…
Video purportedly out of a Chinese factory shows a worker using a handful of surgical face masks to wipe his shoes, as nations across the globe struggle to keep up with the coronavirus pandemic. The disturbing video, reported by Taiwan News, surfaced Monday as China has been accused by many countries of doling out defective pandemic supplies, including defective test kits and shoddy face masks. Now footage appears to show a factory worker laughing as he takes a handful of face masks evidently meant for coronavirus patients and rubbing his shoes with them.
“Absolutely, we see this as an opportunity reshape the way we do business and how we govern,” he said during a virtual press conference. The remark came near the end of a long, winding answer to a question about whether he saw “the potential” in the crisis for “a new progressive era” in state and national politics.
The United States and much of the Western World, by utilizing the most draconian of tactics, is plunging many nations into potential economic and societal chaos as they attempt to stem the tide of the Chinese Coronavirus. Relying on dubious and error-prone projections, politicians and bureaucrats constitutionally or statutorily limited in their power, are now exercising near-dictatorial authority in their edicts, which are effectively suspending or terminating numerous freedoms under the guise of protecting their respective nations.
☆The Communists In Beijing Are Lying To “Save Face”
NOTE: I understand two weeks ago I said I was going to avoid publishing Covid 19 story threads here on The New Americanist because even at that time, everyone already seemed oversaturated & burned out on all the virus news coverage. As I do not ever wish this website to simply become another 24/7 CV19 news channel, I also in no way exaggerate when I say it has become almost impossible now to source stories from anywhere on the Web which are not either directly about CV19; or, somehow related. I understand the following is quite lengthy & detailed, but also extremely comprehensive & accurate. It is presented here now as a matter of record & reference for reader consideration.