FRI brief 10.2.20

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Today's stories

PRESIDENT TRUMP has COVID-19.

Hours after the announcement, which came shortly before midnight, the Washington Post published a story entitled, "Imagine what it will be like to never thing about Trump again."

I got news for you, pal, your TDS addled mind will be haunted by the bad orange man until the bitter end. Oh, yeah then there's this from the President's doctor:

GREG ABBOTT did a thing yesterday that's being misrepresented in the media. Following the July run-off election, Abbott issued a proclamation expanding early voting for the November election.

In addition to expanding the early voting period, Abbott allowed for mail-in ballots to be returned in person on more than one day as permitted by law. Terrible negotiating with himself while Democrats sued and abused almost every election law on the books.

This isn’t the first time Abbott’s been a punching bag on the topic of election integrity.

During the legislative session, he threw a massive bone to Democrats by agreeing to a sweetheart settlement, stopping list maintenance activities kicked off by his then-Secretary of State.

The apparent deal, settlement for the late-session confirmation of a loyal employee, was spiked by Democrats.

The same thing happened here. Abbott gave election administrators an inch by allowing mail ballots to be turned in on more than one day, and lead by Chris Hollins and Dana DeBeauvoir, they took a mile by ballooning the number of drop sites.

Abbott returned a modicum of order yesterday. Now he needs to stop other illegal election activities to prevent them from being used in the future.

AMERICANS “who say that they feel justified using violence to achieve their political goals has gone up from 8 percent to over 33 percent in three years.”

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Hit the links

HISD is failing special needs kiddos

IDEA Schools gets partial state approval for TX expansion ($)

AISD employees boycott return to work

Trump has enough support from Latinos to win Texas ($)

DFW hospital files an emergency motion in Baby Tinslee case

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