Showing posts with label Trevor Noah. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Trevor Noah. Show all posts

Friday, September 18, 2020

Notations On Our World (Special Friday Edition): #RandomThoughts on Our World

As our team continues its' on-going assessment of the US Election Scene, we hereby present the following courtesy Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah on the week that was:

This is as this occurred this week:

In its last meeting before the November elections, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday did as expected and announced that it will maintain a target interest rate at or near zero percent until the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, which could take years to accomplish.

Read the full story here.

As we continue our assessment of a POST-COVID World, we present this snapshot of the expected recovery courtesy the team at the Visual Capitalist: 

Counting votes cast in Maine's marquee Senate race will be complicated this fall by a likely surge in mail-in ballots and its voting system.

Republican Sen. Susan Collins needs majority support, not just a plurality of the votes, if she wants to win her fifth term after first being elected to Congress in 1996. That's because, for the first time, Maine's Senate race could be decided by ranked-choice voting.

Read the full story here.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): 2020 November Democratic Debate in Atlanta

It has been quite a 24 hours with the latest Democratic Debate, the blockbuster Impeachment hearings.   This is as halfway around the World, Iran Protests continued as it was cut off from the World--Iranians around the World including here in South Orange County held demonstrations calling for regime change in Iran:

Challenging Times...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Notations On Our World (Mid-Week Edition): Out & About in Our World

As we went to press, the Impeachment Inquiry Public Phase had begun.   It is available by clicking here.   This is as former officials have begun what Trevor Noah noted as the "Book Tour" including a book deal by John Bolton with a reported $ 2 Million advance.   The Headline From Ukraine was telling as the impeachment hearing began: 

In the meantime, beyond the shores of the United States, protests in Chile and Lebanon continued- the Gaza conflict continued as Israel awaits a new Government and Bolivia continued to be in chaos in the aftermath of the resignation of Evo Morales--currently granted asylum in Mexico:     

A Challenging World indeed...

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Notations From the Grid (W-End Edition): @TrevorNoah Reflects on Protests Around The World

We have been inspired by the protests around the World--The Great Trevor Noah presented a "snapshot" of the upheavals around the World as we wish all a great weekend.