News

EDITOR'S NOTE: Kudos to our new president for immediately sacking Peter Robb. We weren't surprised. Up and down the campaign trail, Joe Biden made it plain that he'd be in our corner.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

'We’ve all seen the TV ads where former pro football star Joe Namath promotes the Medicare Coverage Helpline.

“Are you getting all the benefits you deserve?”  smiles the 77-year-old Hall of Fame quarterback. He goes on to list purported new benefits from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "Broadway Joe" claims that by calling the "Helpline," fellow seniors may be able to save money and enjoy extra benefits, to boot.

By KATHA POLLITT

1. The Bible forbids abortion.

It shouldn’t matter what the Bible says about abortion. The United States is not a theocracy. Still, given the certitude of abortion opponents that abortion violates God’s Word, it might come as a surprise that neither the Old Testament nor the New mentions abortion—not one word.

By BERRY CRAIG

Holed up in his quarters and protected by armed guards, the leader refuses to admit inevitable defeat.

He inhabits a bizarre fantasy world, his mood swinging wildly between cold fury and deep despondency. Lickspittles rush to soothe the leader. The toadies coo their undying loyalty. They assure him that despite the seemingly insurmountable odds against him, he will persevere.

By LUCY GRINDON

In unusually direct terms for an American church leader, Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, publicly criticized President Donald Trump during a July 31 webinar.

"For this president to call himself pro-life, and for anybody to back him because of claims of being pro-life, is almost willful ignorance. He is so much anti-life because he is only concerned about himself, and he gives us every, every, every indication of that," Stowe said.

The following is a statement from Marisa McNee, spokesperson for the Kentucky Democratic Party:

By David E. DeCosse

It may surprise many Catholic voters to know that church teaching does not prohibit a Catholic from voting for a pro-choice candidate.

In fact, the teaching of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops all permit a Catholic to do so.

Thanks for Kirk Gillenwaters for sending us this.
     The head of the General Services Administration, Emily Murphy, is trying to stall the Biden-Harris transition.