Trump’s racist gambit did not work. Consider it a warning | Editorial

Trump’s campaign attempted to throw out millions of ballots that were cast in minority cities such as Detroit, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, and Atlanta. Never during this process did his legal legions produce evidence of widespread fraud or any impropriety in these places, and multiple courts rejected every challenge, usually with gusto.

Trump’s racist gambit did not work. Consider it a warning | Editorial – nj.com

La campaña de Trump intentó tirar millones de votos que se emitieron en ciudades minoritarias como Detroit, Milwaukee, Filadelfia y Atlanta. Nunca durante este proceso sus legiones legales produjeron evidencia de fraude generalizado o cualquier irregularidad en estos lugares, y múltiples tribunales rechazaron cada desafío, generalmente con entusiasmo.

La proliferación de cerdos vietnamitas realengos crea una amenaza ambiental y salubrista (The proliferation of stray Vietnamese pigs creates an environmental and health threat on the island of Puerto Rico.)

De hecho, este es un problema reportado años atras. Ya es hora de que las agencias gubernamentales se unan para elaborar un plan para eliminar / controlar a estos mamíferos no nativos del área metropolitana. ¿Cómo esperan mejorar el turismo con esta molestia a la vista de los hoteles de lujo? (Indeed, this is an old problem. It is about time that government agencies get it together to come up with a plan to remove/control these non-native mammals from the metropolitan area. How do you expect to improve tourism with this nuisance in plain view of luxury hotels?)

Ex-Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Files Election Suits in ‘DISTRCOICT’ Court

Sidney Powell, who has pushed some of the most extreme conspiracy theories around the election of Joe Biden, filed the lawsuits late Wednesday, according to a post on Twitter. The two cases have similar themes of problems linked to voting machines, mail-in ballots and deceased Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez*.

*Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was a Venezuelan politician who was president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013 except for a brief period in 2002. Wikipedia

Not even the dead are left to rest in peace. Mr. Chavez must be rolling in his grave.

Donald Trump Retweets Call to Pardon Himself (Donald Trump retuitea el llamado para perdonarse a sí mismo)

Yes, only guilty people plea for being pardoned. How twisted is the system when someone in power can break the law and later forgives themselves without accountability?

Sí, solo los culpables se declaran indultados. ¿Qué tan retorcido es el sistema cuando alguien en el poder puede violar la ley y luego se perdona sin rendir cuentas?

Firing Squads and Electrocution? New Rule Would Allow More Execution Methods (fusilamientos y electrocución ahora permitido en los Estados Unidos.)

The rule, which would permit methods including firing squads and electrocution, comes as the administration rushes to execute five more prisoners before President Trump’s term ends. (La regla, que permitiría métodos que incluyen fusilamientos y electrocución, se produce cuando la administración se apresura a ejecutar a cinco prisioneros más antes de que finalice el mandato del presidente Trump.)

Firing Squads and Electrocution? New Rule Would Allow More Execution Methods – The New York Times

More diversity… in methods of killing. (Más diversidad … en los métodos de matar.)

Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. Says

The owners and operators of more than half a million diesel pickup trucks have been illegally disabling their vehicles’ emissions control technology over the past decade, allowing excess emissions equivalent to 9 million extra trucks on the road, a new federal report has concluded.

Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. Says – The New York Times

New sources of pollution – diesel pickup truck owners. (Nuevas fuentes de contaminación: propietarios de camionetas diésel.)

The report said “diesel tuners” will allow the trucks to release more than 570,000 tons of nitrogen dioxide, a pollutant linked to heart and lung disease and premature death, over the lifetime of the vehicles.  (El informe dijo que los “sintonizadores diesel” permitirán que los camiones liberen más de 570,000 toneladas de dióxido de nitrógeno, un contaminante relacionado con enfermedades cardíacas y pulmonares y muerte prematura, durante la vida útil de los vehículos.)

Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo’s Virus Shutdown Order (La corte suprema apoya a los religiosos en su afán de mantener las iglesias dando servicio en masa a sus feligreses en Nueva York.)

Justice Amy Coney Barrett played a decisive role in the decision, which took the opposite approach of earlier court rulings related to coronavirus restrictions in California and Nevada. (La jueza Amy Coney Barrett jugó un papel decisivo en la decisión, que adoptó el enfoque opuesto a fallos judiciales anteriores relacionados con las restricciones del coronavirus en California y Nevada.)

Splitting 5 to 4, Supreme Court Backs Religious Challenge to Cuomo’s Virus Shutdown Order – The New York Times