$600 checks, pocket vetos, and calling out the troops

And the shitshow keeps rolling on. In today’s episode, the president of the United States hangs his supporters in Congress out to dry by threatening to veto the COVID relief bill because the $600 payments to individuals are a “disgrace.” He’s right, of course (even a broken clock is right twice a day), but this […]

Some quickies on a Thursday

Let’s see if that headline works as clickbait. 🙂 Racism is still alive and well in baseball A quick followup from yesterday’s post about MLB “recognizing” the Negro Leagues. Craig Calcaterra goes into more detail about how, even though the color line was broke in 1947, the damage from baseball’s racist policies continued and still […]