Joe Biden Doesn’t Know Where He Is
Remember back in school, when you had to identify states and capitals? Be honest. How many of you mixed up Vermont and New Hampshire. Joe Biden is one of you. But also, Joe Biden is running for president at 76 years old, and seems to make a gaffe every single day. His poll numbers are sliding, and Elizabeth Warren is surging. His campaign must get more and more nervous with each gaffe du jour. See his latest in this post from the Hill.
This Day in History: 1944
Paris is liberated after four years of Nazi occupation. German General Dietrich von Choltitz defied an order by Adolf Hitler to blow up Paris’ landmarks and burn the city to the ground before its liberation.
Florida Man Guilty of Manslaughter in Test of ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law
(Tampa Bay Times) – A jury found Michael Drejka, 49, of Clearwater, Florida, guilty after about six hours of deliberation late on Friday, according to media including the Tampa Bay Times.
The shooting on July 19, 2018, happened after Drejka became involved in an argument outside a Clearwater grocery store with a woman he accused of parking in a spot reserved for handicapped people without the proper permit, police said.
Justice Ginsburg Treated for Tumor on Pancreas
(Reuters) – Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman said on Friday.
The 86-year old justice tolerated the therapy well and no further treatment is required, spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in a statement.