July 13, 2020 7:14 AM HomePoliticsMorning Reads for Monday, July 13, 2020 Morning Reads for Monday, July 13, 2020 By Theresa Garcia Robertson Politics 6 Comments We are on a “sleep strike” and an “anything but Mama strike” at our house, so no witty opener this morning. I can’t afford to use up the incredibly small amount of brain power that I have left. Old fight flares as work begins on new hospital in Georgia11-year-old Georgia girl sews hundreds of masks for homelessMore filings to resume in Georgia courts, but trials on holdGeorgia hospital ranked among nation’s best for addressing inequitiesChamber, Georgia Power host business seminars for ‘new normal’Nearly 45,000 jobs retained as Savannah businesses, nonprofits receive Paycheck Protection Program fundingAlbany cancer care providers awarded cancer prevention grantGeorgia revenue down $1B in early look before late taxes dueWorking together to protect our youth from the dangers of vapingSchool choice deadlines & where districts stand on face masks Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author Theresa Garcia Robertson Wife. Geege. Foodie. Political Junkie. Southern Enthusiast. Taco Lover. 6 Comments chamblee54 Here is the monday morning reader for this week. July 13, 2020 9:35 AM Log in to Reply armanidog Trump is descending into madness: In the early morning, Trump retweeted to his 83 million followers the accusations of a former game show host that “everyone is lying,” including the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “The most outrageous lies are the ones about Covid 19. Everyone is lying. The CDC, Media, Democrats, our Doctors, not all but most, that we are told to trust,” Chuck Woolery wrote Sunday night without citing evidence. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-trump/trump-swipes-at-fauci-cdc-as-u-s-coronavirus-cases-rise-idUSKCN24E1XS July 13, 2020 2:20 PM Log in to Reply bethebalance Well, at least this https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/media/tucker-carlson-writer-blake-neff/index.html makes sense of some of these: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/08/business/media/tucker-carlson-white-supremacy.html https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/tucker-carlson-fox-news-white-supremacist-tammy-duckworth-a9611111.html Of course, some still claim it’s just fake news. July 13, 2020 2:59 PM Log in to Reply Ellynn So this should stop the ‘Obama created the worse US deficit in history’ argument to rest (I know, wishful thinking on my part). https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/07/13/june-2020-budget-deficit-coronavirus/ July 13, 2020 4:03 PM Log in to Reply xdog Curious which of your neighbors landed a federal covid loan? Sure you are. https://projects.propublica.org/coronavirus/bailouts July 13, 2020 4:23 PM Log in to Reply Ellynn There was a little part of me that wanted to track down the high school US history teachers of my under 35 yo co-workers who had No clue how to pronounce Bonhomme Richard No clue who John Paul Jones was (didn’t even get a Zeppelin answer…) Had never heard the quote ” I have not yet begun to fight” https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/07/12/navy-ship-catches-fire-san-diego-sailors-injured/ July 13, 2020 4:26 PM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.