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by maestrob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!
Replies: 9
Views: 85

Re: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!

I'd like to claim credit, Lance, but it was copy and paste! Some treasures there for sure. Looking forward to hearing Lisa della Casa in Arabella, for example. Lisa della Casa recorded that opera twice, IIRC, both with Keiberth on DGG and with Solti for Decca. I haven't heard the Keilberth, but it'...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What Makes Trump’s Subversion Efforts So Alarming? His Collaborators
Replies: 0
Views: 26

What Makes Trump’s Subversion Efforts So Alarming? His Collaborators

The president has been trying to dismantle our shared beliefs about democracy. And now, his fellow Republicans are helping him. By Henry J. Farrell and Bruce Schneier Mr. Farrell is a professor of international affairs at Johns Hopkins. Mr. Schneier is a lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School. Nov....
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Statement by Former National Security Officials Released Today
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Statement by Former National Security Officials Released Today

We are former senior national security officials who served in Republican administrations under Presidents Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and/or Donald Trump or as Republican Members of Congress. We believe that President Trump’s refusal to concede the election and allow for an orderly tr...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Portman: No proof of mass fraud that would change election result
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Portman: No proof of mass fraud that would change election result

Senator Rob Portman (R)-Ohio, published this editorial in the Cincinnati paper today:

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinio ... 389605002/
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Republicans, caught between Trump’s wrath and reality, have splintered into two camps
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Republicans, caught between Trump’s wrath and reality, have splintered into two camps

Republicans have divided themselves into two camps as they struggle to cope with the reality that President Trump has, indeed, lost the election. In the first group are the so-called “establishment” Republicans who are beyond the immediate reach or unafraid of the president’s political wrath, a cate...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 4241
Views: 1461147

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41RHHAV1TAL.jpg After growing up with "Sasha" Schneider's superb recordings of the Brahms Piano quartets on Vanguard LPs, it was a delight to see a few copies of these reissues on amazon available for about $5.00 on amazon recently, and to know that ...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?

To continue this conversation, here is the link to a segment of CBS's 60 Minutes that aired last night on the topic of long haulers who have had Covid-19 and recovered from their initial exposure, either asymtomatic or with mild initial symptoms, most of them younger people featured in their reporti...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Ida Haendel 1928-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1407

Re: Ida Haendel 1928-2020

Yes, I eagerly await this one as well. Unless one uses FexEx on Presto orders, it can be a long time coming. Another local collector and I pool our orders so we can automatically get the FedEx. Awaiting a rather large order from them ... should be here in a few days. Not only a fine violinist, but ...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Test of Whether to Enable Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Test of Whether to Enable Trump

Trump takes shot at Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, says in tweet upcoming governor’s race will be ‘hotly contested’ https://www.cleveland.com/open/2020/11/trump-takes-shot-at-ohio-gov-mike-dewine-says-in-tweet-his-upcoming-race-will-be-hotly-contested.html Yes, indeed! This will be an interesting race to w...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: In the Wake of Ferguson, a Style-Blurring Album
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: In the Wake of Ferguson, a Style-Blurring Album

I'm really glad this music happened, and that it's getting the publicity it deserves. The thing is that personally I've not been able to reconcile myself to the use of an electric guitar in classical music as of yet. I had the same reaction to Bernstein's Mass when that happened in the 1960's, and w...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky

To continue my observations from yesterday: Heard the rest of the Brahms CD, or at least tried to. The later short pieces were not payed to my taste, frankly, although upon again hearing the Sonata III, I still admire Kopachevsky's take on it very much. My problem with the Opp. 116, 117, 118 etc. is...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!
Replies: 9
Views: 85

Re: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!

This set has just arrived on my desk, but I have yet to open it. I'll keep you posted. :D Actually it arrived with the Ida Haendel and Nadia Boulanger boxes mentioned in two other threads today, and a very interesting looking 50-CD set called Opera Gala with some wonderful historic performances and...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 4241
Views: 1461147

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/810X%2BWGGKuL._SX522_.jpg Manfred Honeck has, since being appointed Music Director of the Pittsburg Symphony, been revitalizing that great orchestra on disc, who number among its many great past leaders such great maestros as Fritz Reiner and William...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: "Cliftwood" is back on CMG!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Re: "Cliftwood" is back on CMG!!!

I see above that your publicity team (Len & Sue) is already hard at work! :lol: Brian I could be your publicity agent too-I have the photos! Regards, Len :lol: Just to remind you, Len, that cliftwood studied with Rudolf Serkin at Curtis when he was a lad, and he heard Rachmaninoff play live! His op...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Ida Haendel 1928-2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1407

Re: Ida Haendel 1928-2020

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71las%2BZE99L._SX522_.jpg Since we're speaking of re-issues today, I just thought to bring this recent Decca box of Ida Haendel's recordings (mentioned earlier) to everyone's attention. Presto is currently offering it at about $10 less than amazon's ...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Nadia Boulanger's new 5-CD set, DGG
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Nadia Boulanger's new 5-CD set, DGG

While I have certainly appreciated the success Nadia has had with so many of the world's finest artists, I have not personally been overly involved in the type of repertoire she, herself, has recorded. She recorded several LPs for the American Decca label, now owned by Universal/DGG, who has just i...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!
Replies: 9
Views: 85

Re: Pianist Ruth Slenczynska's American Deccas on DGG!

What a great idea! Finally! I've heard only a couple of her LPs on MHS, and a pirate release on CD of the Chopin Etudes, and remember her work with great admiration. I will definitely acquire this box when it is released, and plan to pre-order it when I check in with amazon later today. Thanks Lance...
by maestrob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: "Cliftwood" is back on CMG!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Re: "Cliftwood" is back on CMG!!!

Well, well! :D

So very pleased and happy that you could join us again, good friend! You've been greatly missed!

Welcome back. 8) 😉

I see above that your publicity team (Len & Sue) is already hard at work! :lol:
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair

The Kolyma Highway in the Russian Far East once delivered tens of thousands of prisoners to the work camps of Stalin’s gulag. The ruins of that cruel era are still visible today. By Andrew Higgins Photographs and Video by Emile Ducke Under President Vladimir V. Putin, memories of Stalin-era persecu...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky

Am currently listening to the very well-recorded Brahms CD on amazon HD. Kopachevsky is really fine, with a full, round tone that is essential to Brahms and which reminds me very much of my favorite recording of the Sonata III by Perahia. He has an elegant touch that's never shy about dynamic range,...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Test of Whether to Enable Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Duty or Party? For Republicans, a Test of Whether to Enable Trump

In pushing his false claims to the limits and cowing Republicans into acquiescence or silence, President Trump has revealed the fragility of the electoral system — and shaken it. By Jim Rutenberg and Kathleen Gray Nov. 21, 2020 For the next three weeks, the integrity of American democracy is in the...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When Will We Throw Our Masks Away? I Asked Dr. Fauci
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: When Will We Throw Our Masks Away? I Asked Dr. Fauci

In Melbourne, as of midnight last night, we have thrown our masks away for outdoors. Still have to wear them at supermarkets etc, and where we cannot socially distance. What a relief! Especially as the weather warms into the 30s C (90s F). Wonderful, Barney! But please be careful. :) We had to wear...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When the World Seems Like One Big Conspiracy
Replies: 0
Views: 36

When the World Seems Like One Big Conspiracy

Understanding the structure of global cabal theories can shed light on their allure — and their inherent falsehood. By Yuval Noah Harari Mr. Harari is a historian and author. Nov. 20, 2020 Conspiracy theories come in all shapes and sizes, but perhaps the most common form is the global cabal theory....
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Likely GOP candidates in 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Likely GOP candidates in 2024

IMHO, the GOP candidate with the best chance for success is Nikki Haley. And if Kamala Harris is the Democratic candidate (Biden will be 81 years old), that would make two candidates with roots in India. Interesting! Very! Imagine, a country with two talented and extremely intelligent women, both c...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?

Thanks, Joe, for posting that link. 45% is a horrifying figure, and completely believable to me, considering the overwhelming prevalence of obesity in American society nowadays. We simply must change our eating habits. The diet we consume as a nation is literally killing us. All that junk food and g...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 4241
Views: 1461147

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/810U8yXqbiL._SX522_.jpg The above is 25-year-old Norwegian cellist Sandra Lied Haga's debut recording, released internationally, recorded with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra "Evgeny Svetlanov" under the direction of a conductor new to these ear...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Transition Highlights: Judge Dismisses Trump Lawsuit in Pennsylvania
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Transition Highlights: Judge Dismisses Trump Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Mr. Carlson, no doubt aware that many in his audience, including possibly the president himself, would not like what they were hearing, walked a fine line on Thursday night. He insisted that he and his producers “took Sidney Powell seriously.”He also tried to reassure his audience that he was on th...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Cuomo Receives Emmy For 'Masterful' COVID-19 Briefings; Trump’s Are Ignored
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Cuomo Receives Emmy For 'Masterful' COVID-19 Briefings; Trump’s Are Ignored

NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/11/21/937445923/andrew-cuomo-to-receive-international-emmy-for-masterful-covid-19-briefings I watched many of those briefings carefully in the spring when we first shut down. Cuomo reassured us and eased our fears when we knew nothing a...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Met Opera Seeks Pay Cuts in Exchange for Pandemic Paychecks
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: Met Opera Seeks Pay Cuts in Exchange for Pandemic Paychecks

Notice that Gelb waited until a vaccine was announced to make his offer. Frankly, I think, in spite of the unions' initial objections, it's a good deal for both the MET and its employees. The pandemic relief program from Washington is due to end very soon, and the MET's musicians will need income to...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Four concertos played by Richter
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Four concertoes played by Richter

In one of his posts, Henry Slofstra made mention of the Tchaikovsky symphonies and his liking of Ormandy's recordings. For me, once I heard either the mono or stereo set of the Symphonies 4, 5 and 6, as performed by the Leningrad Symphony under Yevgeny Mravinsky (both on DGG), there were very few o...
by maestrob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Alexandre Tharaud's "Le poète du piano" set
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Pianist Alexandre Tharaud's "Le poète du piano" set

Well, it's stretching a point of course, but Bronx-born Murray Perahia, although he had a close relationship with Horowitz who was based in New York City, has lived and worked in London since 1975, and was knighted in 2007. He did record and conduct his outstanding set of Mozart Concertos with the E...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Donald Trump Is Leaving Behind Blueprints to End Democracy
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Donald Trump Is Leaving Behind Blueprints to End Democracy

And I fear there’s no going back. By Timothy Egan Contributing Opinion Writer Nov. 20, 2020 Just when we thought we could sleep again. Just when we thought his malevolent reign was over, his poison bottled, that the sun was coming out tomorrow. Just when nearly 80 million Americans could shout the ...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Four concertos played by Richter
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Four concertoes played by Richter

Rach3 wrote: Richter also panned one of his most successful recordings of all time, the Brahms Piano Concerto II with Leinsdorf/Chicago. In fact, the second movement was done brilliantly in just one take! From the same source: Bruno Monsaingeon, Sviatoslav Richter – Notebooks and Conversations, p. ...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Likely GOP candidates in 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Likely GOP candidates in 2024

Well, I would take Tucker Carlson off that list for now, considering that he just confronted Trump's lawyer with reality on his show and she refused to appear. Also, these loudmouthed commentators hate to be questioned by the press for their ridiculous opinions. Lou Dobbs, when he was at CNN critici...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When Will We Throw Our Masks Away? I Asked Dr. Fauci
Replies: 2
Views: 122

When Will We Throw Our Masks Away? I Asked Dr. Fauci

In a new interview, he tells us how to survive the coming months, and confesses how stunned he is when people still insist the virus is “fake news.” By Elisabeth Rosenthal Contributing Opinion Writer Nov. 19, 2020 As a health journalist, a physician and a former foreign correspondent who lived thro...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump atty. Sidney Powell: the President was the hapless victim of a leftist algorithm
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Re: Trump atty. Sidney Powell: the President was the hapless victim of a leftist algorithm

This is very much akin to when Lou Dobbs turned on George W. Bush while he was still employed by CNN. Yes, I think Dobbs's commentary at that time helped to defeat W, but days after Obama won, you could see the disappointment in Dobbs face. He then almost immediately began pushing the birther theory...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Georgia and Michigan Deliver Blows to Trump’s Efforts to Undo the Election
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Georgia and Michigan Deliver Blows to Trump’s Efforts to Undo the Election

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was certified as the winner in Georgia, and Michigan Republicans said they had no information that would change the tally in a state Mr. Biden also won. By Richard Fausset, Nick Corasaniti and Maggie Haberman Nov. 20, 2020 ATLANTA — President Trump’s attempt to undo the election...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Could GOP states ignore voters and send Trump delegates to the Electoral College?
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Re: Could GOP states ignore voters and send Trump delegates to the Electoral College?

Indeed, me too. Many thanks for posting. Republicans have been shamefully silent about Trump, and disgracefully tardy in acknowledging the result, but it's evident that many recognise a higher loyalty to democracy and the Constitution. As of late last night, both state delegations that were invited...
by maestrob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?

There are other very serious long term symptoms that have been discovered so far. What's been discovered is not for the faint of heart. Here is an updated list from The Mayo Clinic as of Nov. 17: Organ damage caused by COVID-19 Although COVID-19 is seen as a disease that primarily affects the lungs,...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Could GOP states ignore voters and send Trump delegates to the Electoral College?
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Re: Could GOP states ignore voters and send Trump delegates to the Electoral College?

Trump allies [are] floating the idea that Republican-controlled state legislatures should ignore the vote for President-elect Joe Biden in their states and send Trump's slate of electors to the Electoral College instead. POLITICO https://www.politico.com/news/2020/11/19/how-electoral-college-works-...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?
Replies: 10
Views: 284

The Children Never Had the Coronavirus. So Why Did They Have Antibodies?

A provocative study suggests that certain colds may leave antibodies against the new coronavirus, perhaps explaining why children are more protected than adults. By Gina Kolata Published Nov. 10, 2020 Updated Nov. 12, 2020 It’s been a big puzzle of the pandemic: Why are children so much less likely...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How a deadly police force ruled a city
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: How a deadly police force ruled a city

After years of impunity, the police in Vallejo, California, took over the city’s politics and threatened its people. NEW YORKER https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/11/23/how-a-deadly-police-force-ruled-a-city I had heard about this horrifying situation of course, but never read such detailed re...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s escalating attacks put pressure on vote certification process
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Trump’s escalating attacks put pressure on vote certification process

Can't read the WAPO. Joseph, do you mind copying and pasting the article? My list of subscriptions is already too big. Barney, that article is not behind the usual pay wall, so you can access it free of charge by clicking on the link provided by Joe's post. Please note: The Washington Post is provi...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: NYPD Investigates at Least 3 Mask-Related Attacks in One Week
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: NYPD Investigates at Least 3 Mask-Related Attacks in One Week

barney wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:01 pm
Love the "even", Brian. The rest of the world thinks New York is nut-case central, along with many other attributes. :D
Yes, well, DJT was born in Queens, wasn't he? :mrgreen:

Barney, I just sent you a PM. :)
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread fraud after statewide audit
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread fraud after statewide audit

(CNN)Georgia has finished its statewide audit of the razor-thin presidential race, confirming that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump, according to a news release from the Secretary of State's office. Biden beat Trump by 12,284 votes, according to the final results from the au...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Alexandre Tharaud's "Le poète du piano" set
Replies: 8
Views: 305

Re: Pianist Alexandre Tharaud's "Le poète du piano" set

Henry, American amazon is selling the Tharaud DVD for $14.36 here, but you may have to wait a while for delivery as they're currently out of stock, or you can get it from England from a pair of third party suppliers for about $16: https://smile.amazon.com/Temps-Derobe-DVD-Alexandre-Tharaud/dp/B00N7S...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Lifelong Rock Critic Goes Back to the Actual Classics
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: A Lifelong Rock Critic Goes Back to the Actual Classics

I couldn't disagree with you more about pop music, Brian. I blog about folk and indie music extensively at gesprek.net. I've focused more extensively on acoustic music the last few years, and here is my review of the year 2019. https://gesprek.net/2019/12/09/artsfols-best-unplugged-sessions-countdo...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Four concertos played by Richter
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: Four concertoes played by Richter

Rach3 wrote: Richter also panned one of his most successful recordings of all time, the Brahms Piano Concerto II with Leinsdorf/Chicago. In fact, the second movement was done brilliantly in just one take! From the same source: Bruno Monsaingeon, Sviatoslav Richter – Notebooks and Conversations, p. ...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s escalating attacks put pressure on vote certification process
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Trump’s escalating attacks put pressure on vote certification process

More fascinating details. Here's one from the Washington Post article you just linked: If the Board of Canvassers deadlocks on the decision to certify Michigan’s results Monday, Whitmer could seek to replace its members on the spot , or seek a court order requiring the board to certify. Whitmer’s of...
by maestrob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation
Replies: 0
Views: 154

How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

Increasingly allied, the American far right and members of the Chinese diaspora tapped into social media to give a Hong Kong researcher a vast audience for peddling unsubstantiated pandemic claims. By Amy Qin, Vivian Wang and Danny Hakim Nov. 20, 2020 Updated 4:46 a.m. ET Dr. Li-Meng Yan wanted to ...