On Wednesday, we had 359 Kentuckians in the intensive care unit and 176 people on ventilators. And now, you’re going to whine about these new measures Gov. Beshear announced because whining is what you do best?
As coronavirus cases surge across Kentucky and the number of counties in the most dangerous level continue to increase, Gov. Andy Beshear issued new restrictions on Wednesday. “Action is unpopular, but inaction is deadly,” Beshear said at his daily briefing.
Kentucky is now in the worst danger zone for both its coronavirus case numbers and the share of Kentuckians who have tested positive for the virus in the past seven days, according to this week's White House Coronavirus Task Force report.
As you would expect, there were varying reactions to Governor Beshear's announcement on Wednesday of stricter activity guidelines to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Here is a sample of those reactions.
Even though Election Day is over, the election isn't really over until the vote counts are certified at the local and state level. And last night, that simple procedure suddenly took on amazing significance in Michigan.
My wife introduced me some time ago to a great word: "liminal." It means "occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold." In terms of the election, our nation, and perhaps even the world, we are definitely in a liminal space.
Gov. Beshear said he will impose new pandemic restrictions Wednesday. Meanwhile, cases are running so high that health departments are asking those who have tested positive for it to do their own contact tracing.
In 2018, the nation elected 127 women – and 48 women of color – to the House and Senate. Next Jan. 3, at least 141 women, including 51 women of color, will be sworn in, with eight races involving women yet to be called.
With just two weeks’ worth of legislative working days left, the stakes couldn’t be higher right now, and many of the CARES Act provisions expire completely at the end of the year. McConnell doesn't care.
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