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Psyche's Links: 2020


Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year : worldnews
How Costa Rica Slowed, Stopped, Then Reversed, Deforestation in Their Rainforests : worldnews
Irish citizens win case to force government action on climate change | Living : worldnews
Exxon lost $1B in second quarter as oil use dries up : news

As temperatures rise, a 'nightmare' of toxic algae plagues the hidden gems of Cape Cod

Almost 30 Million in U.S. Didn't Have Enough to Eat Last Week ... Dr Phil got ten million from the government in COVID relief. What did you get? (Jared laughs hysterically)

Exclusive: CDC projects U.S. coronavirus death toll could top 180,000 by Aug. 22 (so, 300,000 easy by election day)
Public health expert says 'zero doubt' most U.S. virus deaths were avoidable (Trump will have killed 300,000 by the time he's done, more than all US wars combined)
Coronavirus Trump Kills One American Every 60 Seconds : Coronavirus
COVID-19 hospital data is a hot mess after feds take control : Coronavirus
CDC director says he wasn't involved in decision to reroute COVID-19 hospitalization data : Coronavirus (says someone with the initial "J' and "K" might have had something to do with it)

Covid U.S. death toll passes 150,000: Hispanics among hardest-hit - The Washington Post - Pandemics weight falls on Hispanics and Native Americans, as deaths pass 150,000 ... other disturbing trends have emerged as the virus weaves an increasingly fatal path through new terrain. And experts have dire forecasts for the months ahead.

Fauci on Coronavirus Misinformation: Virus Is Not a Hoax and Children Are Not Immune : Coronavirus
But he yells so loudly!! : PoliticalHumor

MA COVID-19 Data 7/31/20 : boston (tests way up, to 19,000)
7/31 Mass. COVID counts: 387 new confirmed cases, 2% positive : CoronavirusMa - Confirmed cases: 387* / Total Tests: 19,151(!) = 2.02% positivity - 14 new confirmed deaths, 8389 total - -20 hospitalized, +3 ICU, -1 intubated - 127 new probable cases, 0 new probable deaths
The average age of a new COVID test reported by the DPH today is 3.2 days (7/31/20) : CoronavirusMa (vs 1 month in DC)

Mass. only meeting 1 of 3 important benchmarks : CoronavirusMa

Walsh: Boston students will not return to the classroom full-time this fall
Boston teachers overwhelmingly prefer remote-only instruction - The Boston Globe (rightwing Globe comments are outraged)

The Risk That Students Could Arrive at School With the Coronavirus - The New York Times - As schools grapple with how to reopen, new estimates show that large parts of the country would likely see infected students if classrooms opened now (who you gonna believe, the scientists or our Fuckbook idiot friends? and oh look, the dumbfucks are screwed)

Children under five carry 10-100 higher levels of coronavirus in their noses: Study : worldnews
Young Kids Could Spread COVID-19 As Much As Older Children and Adults : CoronavirusMa
Tucson mom wants parents to be careful after 'shady' COVID-19 waiver at son's daycare ... "Dismembered, dies, unwantingly touched" (sounds like a Republican waiver)

The Coronavirus Is Airborne. Keep Saying It. : Coronavirus
Concerns about Waning COVID-19 Immunity Are Likely Overblown : Coronavirus
Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19: Scientists say it's time to stop promoting the drug : Coronavirus

For the first time in 142 days, no one died from coronavirus in N.J. hospitals yesterday : Coronavirus (there's hope)
N.J. coronavirus transmission rate is highest in 3 months. 'Alarms are going off,' Murphy warns (sorry, no hope)

Tennessee pastor tests positive for COVID-19 one week after attending meeting with Trump at White House : Coronavirus

Florida breaks daily coronavirus deaths record for 4th straight day : Coronavirus
DeSantis' popularity plummets in another Florida poll ... He still has pre-pandemic level Trump approval ratings (45%) which is baffling to me.

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Infection Among Attendees of an Overnight Camp (analysis to June super-spreader)
Report shows coronavirus infected scores of children and staff at Georgia sleep-away camp - The Boston Globe ... sleep-way camp in Georgia last month in which 260 children and staffmore than three-quarters of those tested contracted the virus less than a week after spending time in close quarters together. The children had a median age of 12. Unlike staff, they were not required to wear masks, or to open windows to keep their cabins well-ventilated.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declares public health emergency, issues statewide mask mandate : news (Wississippi Rethugs have meltdown, "sheriffs" will refuse to enforce)
Opposition to Wisconsin Govenor's mask mandate rises as State Senate leader threatens to block it, sheriffs say they won't enforce : Coronavirus

Mask dispute leaves Staples customer with broken leg after woman throws her to ground - Margot Kagan, who recently had a liver transplant and was walking with a cane, was thrown to the ground by another customer she had told to wear a mask.
Mask dispute leaves Staples customer with broken leg after woman throws her to ground : news

AZ Charter school 'won't mandate a mask policy' as some parents want options that don't force masks : Coronavirus (muh freedumbs to kill you and screw those intitled teachers)

UPDATE: Washington, NC Mayor in the hospital on a ventilator for COVID-19 : Coronavirus - Hodges says he attended Monday's city council meeting and felt fine, except for a cough (think he was wearing a mask?)

Bill Gates on Elon Musk's controversial coronavirus comments: Stick with electric cars and rockets (the Muskrat is evil)

Border officials crack down on Americans travelling through B.C. to Alaska : worldnews ... $750,000 fine, 3 yrs in jail)

Coronavirus cases rise 54% in mainland France in a week - Health authorities say rise is particularly concerning among those aged 20-30 : worldnews

One in four positive Victorian COVID-19 cases not at home when authorities came knocking : worldnews

Brazilian President Bolsonaro says he has 'mold' in lungs : worldnews
[Brazil] Bolsonaro has lung infection, but doctors do not testify to covid (Portuguese) : Coronavirus (just a little mold, they said)

A Quarter of Bangladesh Is Flooded. Millions Have Lost Everything. - The New York Times - latest calamity illustrates a striking inequity of our time: The people least responsible for climate change are among those most hurt by its consequences.

Hong Kong postpones election as coronavirus cases surge : worldnews ... for a year ...

China's Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Women Violates Clear International Law

The U.S. military will help Japan monitor "unprecedented" Chinese incursions around East China Sea islands controlled by Tokyo but claimed by Beijing as Chinese boats prepare to begin fishing in nearby waters, the commander of U.S. Forces Japan said on Wednesday. : worldnews (part of Trump's plan to blow up the world and declare himself dictator for life)

Four Hong Kong Students Arrested for 'Inciting Secession' on Social Media The students, aged 16 to 21, are the first people to be arrested as part of a police operation under China's new national security law. US 'considering' measures to let Hongkongers settle in the country in wake of national security law, Mike Pompeo says ("if they're rich enough" he said)

Egypt imprisons female TikTok influencers: A court in Cairo has sentenced six young female bloggers to prison for up to two years -- not for political offenses, but for violating "public morals." ... an "outrageous attack on civil liberties" (by muzfuckers, really?)

'Our Obligation Is to Defend Democracy': Bolivians Join Mass Marches Against Election Delay by Right-Wing Coup Government : worldnews (America next month)

Australia to make Facebook, Google pay for news in world first : worldnews
Governments proposal to rename Lake Victoria. "You cannot continue to give dignity to these colonialists". Queen Victoria was one of the leading supporters of slavery. : worldnews

KSK: German special forces company dissolved due to far-right concerns : worldnews (and the Nazis rose again)

Mexican megachurch leader charged again with child rape again : news

Eurozone enters deepest-ever recession as economy shrinks 12.1 per cent : worldnews

Microsoft Said to Be in Talks to Buy TikTok, as Trump Weighs Curtailing App - The New York Times ... as President Trump said on Friday that he was considering taking steps that would effectively ban the app from the United States

Ghislaine Maxwell trained underage girls as sex slaves, documents allege : worldnews ... . Also, check Dershowitz on twitter. He's literally cracking ... Trump's lawyers keep getting into trouble. Very strange coincidence ... (Dershofuck finally getting karma'd)
My Perfect Sex Life, by Alan Dershowitz, Esq. - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... Your reminder that Alex Acosta 1) negotiated Not great Bob. 1) ridiculous sweetheart immunity-for-everyone plea deal, 2) illegally lied about it, and 3) may not be one of the 5 worst people to serve in Donald Trumpps cabinet ... Let's recall that Bill Barr's father hired Epstein to teach at the Dalton School, even though Epstein was a college dropout with no teaching experience. (Sounds like something QAnon would make up doesn't it ...And that Donald Trump wished Maxwell well in a press conference last week
Your Midnight Not At All Surprising but Still Revoltingly Disgusting News - Lawyers, Guns & Money (will rage about not being invited to Martha's Vineyard parties, canceling obvious child rapists)
Andrew Feinberg on Twitter: "WHOA." / Twitter ... Former Labor Secretary Alex Acosta still has some explaining to do.
I cannot believe the guy who penned an Op-Ed in 1994 titled "Statutory Rape is an Outdated Concept" has been found in newly unsealed court docs to have raped girls as young as 13 and negotiated immunity for himself. Any comments @AlanDersh


Jeffrey Epstein to Ghislaine Maxwell: 'You have done nothing wrong ... go outside, head high'
New Ghislaine Maxwell docs revive lurid tales about orgies, Clinton, Dershowitz - New York Daily News ... (and Trump)
Presumed guilty - Lawyers, Guns & Money - One aspect of the Dershowitz-Epstein affair that hasnt gotten enough attention is the fact that Alan Dershowitz chose to represent Jeffrey Epstein in the original criminal prosecution that got Epstein a slap on the wrist, and immunized potential co-conspirators, such as, to pull a name out at random, Alan Dershowitz, from prosecution.
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell Accuser Virginia Giuffre Says Bill Clinton Partied on Pedophile Island - Virginia Roberts Giuffre says Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell trafficked her to powerful men and that Epstein bragged Clinton was "in his pocket" (time to dump him, Hillary)
Ghislaine Maxwell trained underage girls as sex slaves, documents allege : news
Underage girl forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, US court document claims : news (... and ...)
Some object after Alaska Bar Association hires Alan Dershowitz, Jeffrey Epstein's attorney, to speak at convention (that worked out well)

Twitter hack: Florida teen charged as 'mastermind' of massive Twitter hack targeting Obama, Bill Gates, other high-profile accounts -- New York Daily News
Three people just got charged for Twitter s huge hack, and a Florida teen is in jail - Update: Not just the Tampa teen, two others just got charged in Orlando and the UK

Postal Service backlog sparks worries that ballot delivery could be delayed in November - The Washington Post
Opinion | Trump just told us how mail delays could help him corrupt the election - The Washington Post (only votes received on election day count, after he makessure the mail is delayed)
Trump doubles down, warns November will bring 'greatest election disaster in history' | Fox News - People 'oughta get smart' Trump said
Video resurfaces of Trump struggling to vote in person in 2004 as he ramps up attacks on mail-in voting - CNNPolitics ... "I just voted. At least you can say the Trumpster doesn't give up" (holy shit, he calls himself that)

I'm confused, which one is it?!? (+history of 2.:Electric Boogaloo)

Experts dismiss Trump claim that it could take 'years' to declare election winner : politics (centuries, even)
Trump Is the Election Crisis He Is Warning About | The New Yorker - When a sitting President threatens to delay a sacrosanct American ritual, you'd better listen
More Than Just a Tweet: Trump's Campaign to Undercut Democracy - Floating the idea of delaying the election was the latest step in the president's running effort to discredit the election, risking long-term damage to public trust in the system.
Rigged election goes from Trump complaint to campaign strategy - The notion that the president might not accept the election results has jumped from the partisan fever swamps to center stage in the campaign.
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Most Trump voters say they will not accept the 2020 results if Biden wins because of mail-in ballots

Census Bureau Will End Counting Early, Risking Inaccurate Data : NPR (meanwhile, for some strange reason, only Republicans live in America)

The Great Trumpkin masks his true feelings - The Boston Globe

Kumail Nanjiani on Twitter: "He's just so stupid. He's so breathtakingly stupid that the above statement is all it takes for every person reading this to know exactly who I'm talking about." / Twitter

Dr. Justin Frank: "It is terrifying to have a president who is psychotic" : politics

Obama reminds us what it's like to have a president who understands America (better than Trump, anyway)
Tucker Carlson Calls Barack Obama 'a Greasy Politician' Who 'Desecrated' John Lewis' Funeral ... "one of the sleaziest and most dishonest figures in the history of American politics" ...
Trump Administration Accomplishments | The White House (they gave up two years ago)

What a tremendous burden it must be for you to still be defending Donald Trump : politics

Pompeo hit with subpoena after he's caught assisting Senate GOPs political smear of Biden ... The subpoena demands all records purportedly dealing with the Bidens and Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings the department has produced to Republican-led Senate committees (lame duck Nagel finally gets his ass in gear)

House clears $1.3T spending bill with $210B in emergency cash - POLITICO - The legislation has no shot in the Republican-controlled Senate and President Donald Trump has already threatened to veto it.

Fauci to testify before U.S. House COVID-19 panel after being blocked by White House : politics

Trump in trouble as nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of his handling of COVID-19, protests, Russia: Poll : politics (waiting for the 1/3 to die)
Donald Trump Is Getting Less Popular By the Day : politics
Trump in trouble as nearly two-thirds of Americans disapprove of his handling of COVID-19, protests, Russia: POLL - ABC News - Trump is underwater on his handling of the coronavirus, protests and Russia.
COVID-19 Is Upending the Battle for State Legislatures - The Atlantic - The 2020 election undoubtedly offers Democrats their best chance yet to reclaim state legislative chambers across the country.

Jared Kushner, Head of the Biological Warfare Department : PoliticalHumor
Jared Kushner Pandemic Response Plan Destroyed By White House Venality - The White House's Pandemic Response Plan Was Destroyed By Its Own Venality and Inhumanity - Jared Kushner and his finance buddies were at the center of it ... Fight the pandemic and solve the systemic flaws in American healthcare? No problem, dudes. I work for Morgan Stanley. Yeesh.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner earned at least $36 million in outside income last year, new disclosures show - The Washington Post
Has Ivanka Trump had plastic surgery? - Quora
How Jared Kushner subverted Jared Kushner's secret plan to save America ... is Jared Kushner a dim-witted neophyte with a wildly exaggerated belief in his own competence, or is he a really evil person? (both)
Real Americans - Lawyers, Guns & Money - like to focus on one particular aspect of the article about how Trump went to Jared for his pandemic relief that Paul discussed earlier: (kill the libs)
Kushner's axed coronavirus team shied away from a national strategy, believing the virus was hitting Democratic states hardest and they could blame the governors, report says : politics (yeah, the worked, like all his dumbfuck ideas)
Kushner's COVID-19 Team Ended Plan For Nationwide Testing Because They Didn't Want To Help Blue States ... Kushner's team ultimately decided to thrust the responsibility of handling the testing shortage crisis upon individual states for political reasons in April, as blue states like New York bore the brunt of the pandemic at the time.
u/Susan_Sto-Helit provides a timeline for several instances where the federal government prevented "blue states" from receiving proper PPE during the pandemic : bestof
House Democrats find administration overspent for ventilators by as much as $500 million | Democrats say the episode raises questions about one of the Trump administration's largest contracts for ventilator production. : politics (Kushfucked)

Trump's Ambivalence Toward Blue States Is Worse Than Previously Thought

The case for Attorney General Barr's Impeachment. : politics

Trump's Phone Rant to Senator Overheard on Speakerphone at D.C. Restaurant

'Indefensible and Disgusting': Senate Departs for 3-Day Weekend as Unemployment Benefits Expire for 30 Million : politics ... And their concern is people will get paid for doing nothing. As they go on a three day vacation following a two week recess.

Rep. Louie Gohmert slept in office after positive COVID-19 test, Rep. Jackie Speier says | "It's beyond comprehension that anyone would act in this way, let alone a member of Congress," Speier said. : politics (Louie "Dumbfucker" Gumball) ... Wanna hear something really scary? Before Gohmert was a Congressperson, he was a judge. And Chief Justice on Texa's 12th Court of Appeals (why you don't elect judges)

Ohio House speaker and four others arrested by FBI in connection with $60 million public corruption case : politics
Federal grand jury indicts Tennessee State senator on 48 counts of theft, embezzlement and wire fraud : politics

Countering G.O.P. on Courts, Democrats Will Call for 'Structural' Change -- Progressives pushed for the platform language after President Trumps drive put 200 conservative judges on the federal bench and Senate Republicans blocked President Obama's nominees

Opinion | Susan Rice as VP would be a human lightning rod. Biden shouldn't pick her (terrible history, thanks, Barry)
Next - Lawyers, Guns & Money - the search going to find a Black woman politician who doesn't rub powerful old white guys the wrong way going? Not great Bob. -- Note: Link below is to the Church of Scientology's website. ... Also commemorating the occasion was Ms. Karen Bass, Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly: ... If Harris' people leaked this then good for them.

Trump was secretly recorded boasting on speakerphone of how many retweets he got for a post defending Confederate base names : politics

Trump ordered federal forces to quell Portland protests. But the chaos ended as soon as they left. : politics
Portland sees peaceful night of protests following withdrawal of federal troops : news (Trump's thugs and goons)
Burns, bloody wounds, broken bones: Injuries mount at Portland protests - ... "impact munitions"
Trump badly miscalculated in Portland -- and even he knows it (doubtful)
Americans believe federal law enforcement presence at protests is making the situation worse : politics
Trump frequently accuses the far-left of inciting violence, yet right-wing extremists have killed 329 victims in the last 25 years, while antifa members haven't killed any, according to a new study : politics
'Who's escalating this? It's not us': Portland protester says federal agents deliberately intensifying violence : politics

Department of Homeland Security found to be gathering 'intelligence' on journalists covering Oregon protests (they didn't want to shoot Breitbart)
Never before has campus PC been more out of control - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Shorter the Trump administration: journalists who are not full-time propagandists for our administration are terrorists (Disband Lieberman's and Hillary's DHS and salt the ground)

Marijuana smell not an exhibit for search and arrest Maryland's highest court affirms

Pinellas sheriff to Rays: Breonna Taylor tweet was 'just wrong' and 'reckless' - Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said he'll evaluate whether his agency will work with the baseball team in the future (must pass Republican purity test to get police response, tell teams they can't say anything because he's the boss)

Six former Houston police officers indicted in botched drug raid that left two dead : news ... one under "house arrest" ...

Oakland Co. girl jailed for not doing homework gets released ... after ... "the 15-year-old high school sophomore was taken away from the courtroom in handcuffs and shackles," (superbitch Judge Mary Ellen Brennan of Oakland County Family Court overrulled after throwing her in juvie for two months)

Federal appeals court tosses Tsarnaev death sentence, orders new penalty-phase trial - The Boston Globe

The Daily Caller is receiving money from Trump and GOP groups while its subsidiary participates in Facebooks fact-checking program (Fuckerberged in so many ways)

James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Board, Citing "Disagreements" Over Editorial Content

NBC Insiders Say Entertainment Boss Fostered Toxic Culture, Under Investigation | Hollywood Reporter - Current and former employees allege that NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy engaged in racist, sexist and homophobic behavior -- "It was par for the course" (burn it all down)

Actor Bryan Callen accused of sexual assault, misconduct - Los Angeles Times (another dick down)

Dozens Of Former "Ellen Show" Employees Say Executive Producers Engaged In Rampant Sexual Misconduct And Harassment

Please Dont Objectify Sex Robots ... Brick Dollbanger ...

The number of adults in the United States who suffer from major depressive episodes at some point in their life is far higher than previously believed. The proportion of U.S. adults who have had MDEs is actually closer to 30% of women and 17% of men after factoring in recall error. : science

Researchers Reverse Advanced Alzheimer's in Mice : worldnews
Lyme disease vaccine found to be safe and effective in clinical trial : science

The Internet Archive made over one million books available for free for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, powerful publishers sued. Now, it's fighting back. : books

If Covid never happened, what all would've you done in on past 4 months? : AskReddit

What is the worst thing you've seen someone do at a funeral?

What's your best 'but wait, it gets worse' story?


BP handed #7000 fine after oil spill in North Sea : worldnews (that's gotta hurt)
Total writes off $9.3B in oilsands assets, cancels Canadian oil lobby membership : worldnews

One in three children around the world have dangerous levels of lead in their blood : worldnews

UK KFC admits a third of its chickens suffer painful inflammation - Fast food giant KFC has laid bare the realities of chicken production after admitting to poor welfare conditions among its suppliers. : worldnews

Hedgehogs could be extinct within a generation in the U.K., campaigners warn, with calls for the government to act before it's too late. They are among a quarter of mammals that have been placed on an official "red list" of endangered species in the country, the first of its kind. : worldnews

The poacher who killed the rare silverback gorilla Rafiki is jailed for 11 years : worldnews

U.S. Records A New Coronavirus Death Every Single Minute : politics
Live updates: U.S. reports 1,400 coronavirus deaths in a day -- about one per minute
U.S. reports at least 1,444 new coronavirus deaths, biggest one-day increase in more than 2 months : Coronavirus .. "I can't believe we are back where we are 4 months ago. Pathetic response."

Covid-19 Data in the US Is an 'Information Catastrophe' (leadership catastrophe)
Conservative propaganda has crippled the U.S. coronavirus response : politics

Dr. Fauci: Wear goggles or eye shields to prevent spread of COVID-19; flu vaccine a must - ABC News

MA COVID-19 Data 7/30/20 : boston (deaths down slight, positives trending up)
304 New Confirmed Cases*; 2.4% Positive - July 30 : CoronavirusMa - 109,400 total confirmed cases - 12,224 new tests - -23 hospital; -7 ICU; +6 intubated - 15 new deaths; 8375 total - 110 new probable cases; 7698 total - 0 new probable deaths; 220 total

Anyone else bracing for the next wave? : CoronavirusMa

Cape health departments struggle with enforcing local, state COVID-19 regulations - News - : CoronavirusMa

States largest teachers union pushing for all classes to start at home in the fall

Researchers find COVID-infected children are major carriers, further complicating the school-reopening debate : Coronavirus
Washington DC will not reopen school buildings in fall : news
TN to not collect data on cases in schools. : Coronavirus (sticks fingers in ears)

WHO warns that waiting to achieve herd immunity to the coronavirus will kill a lot of people : worldnews
[OC] County-Level Map of Mask-Usage in the United States : dataisbeautiful (die, Republicans)

More Than 6,300 Coronavirus Cases Have Been Linked to U.S. Colleges - The New York Times - And the new academic year has not even begun at most schools.
We Thought It Was Just a Respiratory Virus : Coronavirus

New study links Christian nationalism to going maskless and neglecting to social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic : Coronavirus (i.e. dumbass satangelicals

NPR reporter Susan Davis says it took 28 days to get her result from a COVID-19 test in Washington, D.C : Coronavirus (Jared cackles)

Nurse brawls with Chicago subway passenger who blames health care workers for coronavirus : Coronavirus

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's public approval for COVID response hits 38%, poll finds

Florida sees 253 coronavirus deaths, breaking a record for the third day in a row : Coronavirus
Florida reports 253 new coronavirus deaths in third straight daily record : Coronavirus

Arizona reports record 172 new coronavirus deaths : Coronavirus
Ohio Breaks Single Day case record with 1,700 new cases, bars to close at 10pm to curb coronavirus surge : Coronavirus

Mississippi posts highest daily deaths so far with 48 dead today. Adjusted for population, this would be the equivalent of 347 deaths in Florida. : Coronavirus

He does not believe in Covid-19 and organizes a family party: all infected and the mother-in-law dies : Coronavirus ... Like you really think American democrats convinced the entire world to destroy their economies, pretend to have mass casualties and completely block travel just because they don't like Trump
Texas coronavirus denier opens up after spreading COVID-19 to his entire family BGR (worth the read, almost dying, making his whole extended family very sick and killing one of them actually changed his mind)
Texas coronavirus denier opens up after spreading COVID-19 to his entire family : Coronavirus
I Don't t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People - Our disagreement is not merely political, but a fundamental divide on what it means to live in a society (2017 post-Trump takeover)

No-dancing-allowed wedding infects 5 guests with COVID-19, Michigan officials say : Coronavirus

Debunking Coronavirus Misinformation: Sweden Did Not Take Herd Immunity Approach Against Coronavirus Pandemic : Coronavirus

Feverish American tourist run away to not be tested in Palermo, Italy. : Coronavirus

Michelle Bolsonaro, Brazil's First Lady, Tests Positive For Coronavirus : worldnews

percentage female population [OC] : dataisbeautiful (Qatar killed all their women)
India increases spending on education to 6% of GDP : worldnews

Hong Kong bans 11 pro-democracy figures from legislative election | Hong Kong Free Pre\ ss HKFP : worldnews
Chinese AI Is Creating an Axis of Autocracy -- Xi wants to use AI's awesome analyti\ cal powers to push China to the cutting edge of surveillance. He wants to build an all-seeing digital system of social control, patrolled by precog algorithms that identify potential dissenters\ in real time (he read the book)

Putin's Trust Rating Falls to New Low Amid Far East Protests - The Moscow Times ... \ "Really feels like the entire planet is on a precipice right now."

EU funding withheld from six Polish towns over 'LGBTQ-free' zones

Australian SAS planted weapons on murdered civilians in Afghanistan : worldnews
Former US commander in Europe: Troop withdrawal from Germany 'gift to Kremlin' : wo\ rldnews
Trump turns into a pussycat on all things Putin : politics

A federal judge blocked Trumps rule creating a wealth test for immigrants (must be able to spend three nights at a Trump hotel)

GDP second quarter data worst in decades - The Washington Post - U.S. economy contracted at fastest quarterly rate on record from April to June as coronavirus walloped workers, businesses
Did a third of the economy really vanish in just three months?The second quarter GDP report confused many, but any way you slice it, the economy saw its worst quarter in at least 145 years (so much winning)
3 Months Of Hell: U.S. Economy Drops 32.9%, In Worst GDP Report Ever : politics
Under Trump's watch, Americs national debt has increased by $6.6 trillion (yay, fisca\ l conservatives!)
US is expected to report a record-breaking economic plunge : politics (Obama/Hillary's f\ ault)
Economy in reverse: Initial jobless claims soar for second week, GDP falls by record\ 33 percent : politics
Senate stalemate means millions on the verge of losing $600 weekly federal benefit - POLITICO - GOP's last-minute offer on unemployment insurance was rejected by Democrats as inadequate.

Mitch McConnell Had Months To Act. Now Unemployment Benefits Are Expiring. : politics No, unemployment benefits do not discourage work -- Republicans falsely claim an ex\ tra weekly $600 for the unemployed is a disincentive for people to work. Congress should extend the benefit to prevent economic free fall.

Government watchdog findsstrong indicators of widespread fraud in the $60 billion small business bailout program (Kushner,

BBC News: Trump calls for delay to 2020 US election : worldnews ("I don't know, maybe ten or twenty beautiful years" he said)
Trump Attacks an Election He Is at Risk of Losing - The New York Times
Legal Experts Erupt After Mike Pompeo Says Bill Barr Will Determine Whether to Postpone the Election
Donald Trump suggests DELAYING the election over claim it will be 'fraudulent' - minutes after devastating figures show economy shrank by a third : worldnews
Republicans Reject Trump s Suggestion to Delay Election, Something He Cannot Do -- Trailing badly in the polls, President Trump baselessly suggested that the November election would be fraudulent. Former President Barack Obama called for sweeping changes to expand voting rights.
Trump: 'Delay election' because it will be the 'most inaccurate and fraudulent in history' : worldnews
Trump suggests delaying election. His anti-democratic intent is no joke.
Opinion | Trump Might Try to Postpone the Election. That's Unconstitutional. He should be removed unless he relents. (haha, even the Federalists)
Co-founder of Federalist Society calls for Trump's impeachment and removal - Lawyers, Guns & Money - BTW Trump has pinned the tweet to the top of his Twitter, which is kinda the opposite of walking it back ... The way this works is that when a politician starts looking like a bad bet, they suddenly become all principled and stuff, without noticing the practical convenience of their conversion.
Donald Trump calls for delay to 2020 US presidential election : news
Trump proposes delay US election : worldnews
Trump floats delaying election despite lack of authority to do so - CNNPolitics
We will not delay the election: GOP senator rebukes Trump for trying to derail November vote

Postal Service may close offices, cut service ahead of election : politics

Trump Told Reporters Nobody Likes Him Then Stormed Out of His Press Conference : politics
Why Trump Might Quit - POLITICO

'This Fucking Shit Again' -- Trump Haunts His Team With Diversions to Demon Sperm \ and Obsessions With Fauci
Trump Is Filling the Government With an Army of Kooks : politics ... He wants to be the smartest guy in the room ... So the people he's surrounded himself with have negative IQs
How Jared Kushner's Secret Testing Plan Went Poof Into Thin Air -- This spring, a team working under the president's son-in-law produced a plan for an aggressive, coordinated national COVID-19 response that could have brought the pandemic under control. So why did the White House spike it in favor of a shambolic 50-state response? ... An Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence company, Group 42, with close ties to the UAE's ruling family, identified itself as the seller of 3.5 million tests and demanded payment. Its requests were routed through various divisions within Health and Human Services, whose lawyers sought in vain for a bona fide contracting officer ... Test were "contaminated and unusable." (Jared-fuck)

Hearing for controversial Pentagon nominee Anthony Tata canceled just before he faces Senate committee - The Washington Post ... amid signs that he did not have enough Republican votes ... has faced opposition from Democrats for inflammatory past remarks that included calling President Barack Obama a "terrorist leader" (kook)
Michael Flynn case to be reheard by full federal appeals court in D.C. - The Washington Post
US government drops effort to silence Trumps ex-lawyer

Pelosi says GOP seems to have 'distain' or working people as stimulus negotiation s stall ... "The GOP disdains working class people" is the understatement of the century. If you aren't you are a resource to be used up and discarded ...

Donald Trump's Campaign Is Pretending There's No Pandemic: The presidents campaign h\ as aired 63,000 ads about crime and zero ads about coronavirus this month (lawnorder! carnage in the streets! Black people terrorizing white suburbs!)
Trump Plays on Racist Fears of Terrorized Suburbs to Court White Voters - The New York Times - President Trump painted a false picture of suburbs under siege, saying he was protecting them from low-income housing, as he seeks to win over white voters who were key to his 2016 victory.
'Racist, Classist Garbage' : Trump Brags to Suburbia About His Repeal of Housing Desegregation Rule | "This is blatant racism from the President of the United States," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. "And it's disgusting."
Right to bear arms? Trump accused of plagiarising family crest - BBC News (replaced "Integrity" with "Trump")

Opinion | This Republican implosion has been a long time coming - The Washington Post (Turtlefuck looks so non-human)

Geoff Bennett on Twitter: "After tomorrow, former President Obama will have euologized John Lewis, Elijah Cummings and John McCain at funeral services the current President of the United States either stayed away from or was not invited to." / Twitter
In Lewis eulogy, Obama issues forceful call to action on voting rights, racial equality - POLITICO - Barack Obama was one of three former presidents to pay tribute to the civil rights icon and longtime Democratic congressman as he was laid to rest in Atlanta.
President Obama Delivered John Lewis Eulogy After Jim Lawson Speech - This Was a Different Barack Obama. A Stick-Swinging, Old-Testament Obama. - Direct, forceful, and utterly uncompromising, the former president took on the moral chaos roiling America in the true spirit of John Lewis.

Grace Panetta on Twitter: "Obama just called for eliminating the filibuster if "that's what it takes" to pass new voting rights laws, calling it "a Jim Crow relic"" / Twitter
The filibuster will be killed by the next Dem trifecta - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Obama just called for eliminating the filibuster ... if Dems regain the Senate it means Collins will have lost, and that leaves Murkowsi as the last moderatish Republican senator standing. 60 votes are not going to be available for anything important. Just as they did to eliminate the blockade of the D.C. circuit, Dems will destroy the filibuster, and using a restored Voting Rights Act to do it would be, as Obama suggests, the best possible tribute to John Lewis. ... Bernie also on board:
Josh Orton on Twitter: "New: @SenSanders calls to eliminate the filibuster:" / Twitter

Opinion | When did Republicans become such weaklings? - The Washington Post (macho-men wimpsters)

Herman Cain, former GOP presidential candidate, dies after battle with coronavirus - Cain had attended Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, less than two weeks before receiving his diagnosis.
Herman Cain, ex-presidential candidate who refused to wear mask, dies after COVID-19 diagnosis - Reuters
Herman Cain has died at 74 : news
Herman Cain Dies From Coronavirus at 74 : Coronavirus

'Put your mask on!' : Lawmakers erupt after Jim Jordan throws a temper tantrum during the big tech hearing
Jim Jordan explodes when asked to put on a mask, pivots to 'unmasking' of Michael Flynn : politics ... What has this assclown actually accomplished in his time in Congress? ... Not a single thing. He's the Devin Nunes of Matt Gaetz ... Those three together are equal to 5 gallons of Santorum. ... About how many Grahams is that?

McCarthy Accidentally Calls Gohmert 'Congressman COVID' After GOPer Gets Infected (totally an accident)
Texas Idiocracy - The Bulwark - be clear: The incident does not show us that Gohmert is the dumbest member of Congress, because that is known ... Even in this environment, Gohmert has distinguished himself as a super-spreader of stupidity and mean-spiritedness. During this pandemic, he has also been both an anti-mask bully and a role model of reckless crackpottery.
The men and women who make Capitol Hill run are anxious and angry about the risks they've been forced to take amid the pandemic.
GOP members of Congress are encouraging/requiring their staff (including interns) NOT to wear masks - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... The Republican party must be destroyed. (and the earth salted)
Gohmert Brags to Hannity That He's 'All In' on Taking Hydroxychloroquine for COVID

GOP Senate Candidate Tommy Tuberville Visits D.C., Decides City Quarantine Order Doesn't Apply to Him ... He's a fucking college football coach with no relevant education or experience ... ("Coach" Tooooberville)

Turning Point USA co-founder dies of coronavirus-related complications - POLITICO - Bill Montgomery started the pro-Trump student group along with Charlie Kirk, its current leader ... Kirk said: "Do not force me to wear a mask, it's that simple. I'm gonna do it, I'm not" ... n late June, Trump spoke to a packed audience of young Turning Point supporters at a megachurch in Phoenix where he was introduced by Kirk. Few people in the audience practiced social distancing or wore masks ... goals was to get Kirk, a close ally of Donald Trump Jr., elected president one day ...
Turning Point USA Co-Founder Dies of COVID-19 : politics ... Literally killed by his ow\ n ideology ...
Pro-Trump youth group TPUSA deleted a tweet mocking protective masks after its co-founder died with the coronavirus : politics

Two Texas Republicans test positive for COVID-19 en route to join Trump : politics \

Think tank chief deletes racist tweet urging Texas schools to reopen since 'mostly eld erly, Hispanics' are dying .. This shitstain has no regard for human life. Republicans can fuck off with that "right to life" rhetoric.

Ethics Committee reprimands Schweikert for slew of violations - POLITICO - GOP Rep. David Schweikert on Thursday was formally reprimanded by the House Ethics Committee and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for misusing official funds after a two-year probe.

Houston's Largest Newspaper Tells Trump Texans 'Are Losing Confidence' in His Leadership

How the DHS Can Still Arrest Journalists in Portland | The Nation - How the DHS Can Still Arrest Journalists in Portland - In spite of a federal restraining order, a leaked document describes when DHS agents can still arrest journalists and legal observers. (and rubber-bullet/tear gas them)

Alabama lawmaker resigns as preacher after attending birthday party for KKK leader : news

Its time to chop down the 'lynching tree' from this California citys logo ... It might seem odd for a small town, population about 11,000, to proudly identify itself with a history of lynching especially when tourism is a primary driver of the local economy. But the image of a rope noose dangling from the limb of a mighty oak stands out on the city emblem. (jfc, take a look, no systemic racism there +Sacramneto area)
'Old Hangtown' Placerville may remove noose from city logo (kinda sends a message, doesn't it?)
HANGTOWN FRY. - Mary Matzek

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 661 - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Cooper would have written a biography of her father, but he explicitly forbade her from doing so before he died and she didn't disobey him. She was his literary executor after his 1851 death. In fact, James Fenimore Cooper was a tyrant toward his daughter. He rejected anyone who sought to marry her, including Samuel Morse. When a Frenchman sought her hand, he said that he was an American and the family intended to stay American. She evidently had no say in the matter. (patriarchy)

Prostate cancer can be detected by a new blood test which also reveals the severity of the disease with 99 per cent accuracy : worldnews

Experimental Blood Test Detects Cancer up to Four Years before Symptoms Appear : science

Users of reddit what is the worst thing your teacher has ever said in front of a class? : AskReddit

Tesla quietly revealed it got a government coronavirus bailout after Elon Musk opposed another stimulus package : politics (Evil Elon)


At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global Witness reported : worldnews
Air pollution cuts life expectancy for every man, woman and child on Earth by nearly two years, according to data released Tuesday which experts said showed poor air quality is "the greatest risk to human health" : worldnews (meanwhile, Cambridge's "traffic-jamming" policires increase pollution)

Fourteen years after receiving the official go-ahead, scientists began to assemble a machine in southern France on Tuesday that will seek to prove whether nuclear fusion, the process which powers the Sun, can be a safe and viable energy source for Earth : worldnews

Endangered tigers have made a remarkable comeback in five countries - The number of wild tigers is on the increase in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal and Russia, a decade on from the launch of an ambitious scheme to double the population of the species. : worldnews

Woolly mammoth skeleton found in lake in Russia's Arctic : worldnews

A Viral Epidemic Splintering Into Deadly Pieces - The New York Times - As infections mount across the country, it is dawning on Americans that the epidemic is now unstoppable, and that no corner of the nation will be left untouched ... As of Wednesday, the pathogen had infected at least 4.3 million Americans, killing more than 150,000. Many experts fear the virus could kill 200,000 or even 300,000 by year's end ... Not only are American cities in the South and West facing deadly outbreaks like those that struck Northeastern cities in the spring, but rural areas are being hurt, too. In every region, people of color will continue to suffer disproportionately, experts said. (Stephen Miller did the math)
Confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in the US hit 150,000, by far the highest toll in the world - The Boston Globe

MA COVID-19 Data 7/29/20 : boston

Medicinal Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells : worldnews (in a dish)
A new study has shown a 'reverse gatewaye at unprecedented pace. Currently worldffect' among street-involved young people, many of whom have been using cannabis to help transition off of more harmful drugs amid the ongoing opioid epidemic.
The Scourge of Hygiene Theater - The Atlantic - People are power scrubbing their way to a false sense of security.

A new study argues that school closures in the spring saved tens of thousands of lives from Covid-19 and prevented many more infections -- resulting in up to 128.7 fewer cases per 100 000 population. : Coronavirus

Fauci Says Southern States Should Be Warning to Others Over Dangers of Opening Too Fast : Coronavirus

Texas reports 313 new coronavirus deaths, biggest one-day increase since pandemic began : Coronavirus
COVID-19 is killing a Texan every 6 minutes, 16 seconds : Coronavirus (one 9/11 every three days (who you gonna bomb?)

216 newly reported Florida coronavirus deaths is second daily record in a row : Coronavirus ... Absolutely insane that Florida has hit the 200+ mark before California despite having half the population.
At least 50 Florida hospital ICUs hit capacity : Coronavirus
17 Florida Doctors Contract Coronavirus After Attending Private Party : Coronavirus

Alabama Governor extends state-wide mandatory mask order until end of August : news - Shit, Alabama just set the bar higher than Georgia did.

Arizona parents asked to sign COVID-19 waivers before sending kids back to school : Coronavirus

Japan reports 1,133 Coronavirus infections nationwide. Highest single day total. First time COVID-19 cases have been reported in all 47 prefectures. : Coronavirus

Half of Mumbai's slum residents have had coronavirus

Ireland removes unemployment benefits from people if they go on holiday abroad : worldnews (actually, it was a fuckup)

2 teenagers have re-introduced COVID-19 to Queensland, Australia - they allegedly provided fake names to enter the state after heading to Melbourne to commit theft and attend illegal parties : worldnews (girls)

Belarus President dismissed Covid-19 as 'psychosis.' Now he says he caught it : worldnews

American military not self isolating in Canada despite being required to. : worldnews

Pakistani man accused of insulting Islam shot dead in courtroom : news (they don't know how he "slipped through security")

North Korean women faced torture, rape, malnourishment in detention, says U.N. report : worldnews

Hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels descend upon Galapagos protection zone | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP : worldnews
Chinese hackers infiltrated Vatican computer networks: US cybersecurity firm : worldnews
Chinese state media labels New Zealand as 'chess piece' playing 'little trick' with extradition treaty move : worldnews

'End of academic freedom': University of Hong Kong to fire pro-democracy activist and law professor Benny Tai : worldnews

Germany 'new target for Chinese and Russian interference', report warns : worldnews

Bolivia's Coup Government Just Suspended Elections for the Third Time ... Bolivia now: you cant have election fraud if you dont have elections.

Samoan chief in New Zealand sentenced to 11 years in jail for slavery but experts say he is just the tip of the iceberg : worldnews

Additional 1.5 million children should be given free school meals, UK government review finds - It warned that poorer children risk being "left behind" ... One of the miserable legacies of Covid-19 is likely to be a dramatic increase in unemployment and poverty, and therefore hunger.
Paedophile Labour councillor who worked in children's home walks free despite being caught with over one million child porn images including 12-year-old girls being raped : worldnews

Flag removed from Saint Johns bed and breakfast over Confederate confusion - Flag removed from Saint Johns bed and breakfast over Confederate confusion -- Nordic Pineapple removes Norwegian flag after dozens of people confuse it for the Confederate flag (Americans, not the brightest bulbs)
Flag removed from Saint Johns bed and breakfast over Confederate confusion : worldnews

Canada court rules US 'unsafe' for asylum seekers : worldnews

Trump Admits He's Never Mentioned Bounties to Putin Because He Thinks It's 'Fake News' (Vlad told him to say that) ... Where the fuck are the Bengazi crowd now?
OK, But Really: What If Obama Brushed Off Russian Bounties on American Soldiers? | Donald Trump has been supremely confident in his ability to bury this story : politics (thanks to Murdoch)
Trump Views Russian Bounties as an Appropriate Response to the Premise of Rambo III - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... "Russia used to be a thing called the Soviet Union. Because of Afghanistan, they went bankrupt, they became Russia, just so you do understand, OK?" Checkmate, Aussie reporter.

US to withdraw nearly 12,000 troops from Germany in move that will cost billions and take years : worldnews (Vlad ordered him to)

NIMBYcompoop : PoliticalHumor
Chew on that, Spanky.. : PoliticalHumor
But wouldn't you know it

/u/AmericanAssKicker serves up a succinct list of the appalling tactics that have "worked" for Trump. : bestof

The pandemic wil exacerbate inequality in America - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Meanwhile, the position of congressional Republicans is that workers have too much leverage right now.
Its clearer than ever that covid-19 will increase, not decrease, inequality ... The Paycheck Protection Program, sold as a way to help mom-and-pop stores and local business, turned into another way to make sure those with the least need benefited. Black-owned firms found it hard to tap into the money, but private equity shops found no such barriers. Nor did the banks that administered the loans, to the tune of $18 billion, money coming straight out of the pockets of small businesses. The bigger, more capitalized companies will survive and become even more dominant.

USPS Plans to Slash Hours at Many Post Offices, Hoping to Save A Buck ("mail could take up to a year to deliver" Republican cackles)
b-boy bouiebaisse on Twitter: "Combine this with the assertion that mail-in voting carries the risk of fraud and it is very obvious what they're telegraphing
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows - Lawyers, Guns & Money

The government is run by reptilians and other aliens : PoliticalHumor
How's that pivot going? - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... "nephilim" the biblical characters she claims exist as demonic spirits and lust after dream sex with humans, causing all matter of real health problems and financial ruin ... fibroid tumors and cysts stem from the demonic sperm after demon dream sex, an activity she claims affects "many women" ... Then they turn into the man and they sleep with a man ... (gay sex!)
Aaron Rupar on Twitter: "Trump bizarrely tells a black reporter that he looks like Michael Bloomberg" / Twitter

WATCH: Peter Navarro Attacks Dr. Fauci and Pushes Hydroxychloroquine in Wild 19-Minute Slugfest With John Berman on CNN ... "There are two side" Navarro countered ,,,

Reason to believe - Lawyers, Guns & Money - QAnon has gone global ... 40% of Americans support Trump ... a 50% increase over the classic 27% crazification factor we enjoyed in a simpler, more innocent time.

Opinion | The Cult of Selfishness Is Killing America - The New York Times - The right has made irresponsible behavior a key principle.
Trump is the Symptom, Not the Disease - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Krugman is right on today when he notes the disease of selfishness that infects America.

The Judiciary Committee has a train-wreck hearing - The Boston Globe - A polarized committee makes a mockery of congressional oversight.

How Brett Kavanaugh tried to sidestep abortion and Trump financial docs cases (Fuckanaugh)

Misogyny and the Vice Presidency - Lawyers, Guns & Money - How important a female vice president would be depends on some contingent factors how much power Biden gives her, whether the media gives her the full EMAILS! treatment if she tops the ticket in 2024, etc. I'm relatively optimistic on he former, much less so on the latter.

Justice for Sale : PoliticalHumor

Republicans suddenly sweating falling deep into House minority - POLITICO - leaders tout their chances to win back the majority, but falling poll numbers for Trump have some worried they could lose seats in November ("huge red wave will take back the House")
Michigan Threatens to Slip From Trump as He Goes Quiet on Airwaves - The New York Times - The president has started spending more money on ads in much smaller Electoral College prizes like Iowa and Nevada, and in recent days his campaign stopped buying ads in Michigan entirely.

Lincoln Project arrives in Maine Senate race with biting ad targeting Susan Collins - The Boston Globe
Some Never Trumpers Are Becoming Never Republicans - Bloomberg - But others in the GOP who have consistently opposed the president will help rebuild the party.
We Lost the Battle for the Republican Party's Soul Long Ago (what soul?)

Biden allies move to stop Kamala Harris from becoming vice president
How sexism works - Lawyers, Guns & Money - I'm agnostic on the relative merits of Harris as Biden's but this stuff is very revealing, especially in regard to liberals who believe the problem with Hillary Clinton was that she was inherently "unlikeable" as opposed to being that other thing.

Lindsey Graham campaign ad features image of opponent with digitally altered darker skin tone - CNNPolitics

The Military Demographic Conundrum - Lawyers, Guns & Money - AOC is proposing the wrong solution to the wrong problem, and it's because of a pervasive misunderstanding of the demographic foundations of the US military ... Unfortunately, AOC gets the problem entirely wrong, and the solution shs offering will actually make the situation worse. The US military does not recruit primarily from the poor, and indeed the poor are excluded in systematic ways from military service and all the perks that service entails ... The United States military does not recruit disproportionately from low income Americans. The middle three income quintiles in the US are over-represented among enlisted personnel, with the top and the bottom slightly under-represented ... It recruits disproportionately from families that already include members of the military, from rural areas around the country, and from the suburban and exurban South ... Modern military service requires physical and technological skill sets that the US health care and educational systems (not to mention the legal system) have very often prevented low-income individuals from attaining.

Kennedy criticizes Markey for not visiting the towns of Dana, Enfield, and Prescott...which were flooded in the 1930s to create the Quabbin. : boston

Pennsylvania voter registration could help Trump against Biden as Republicans gain - Registration shifts across the state show Republicans are gaining voters at five times the rate of Democrats.

Louie Gohmert, who refused to wear a mask, tests positive for coronavirus - POLITICO - The Texas Republican received the diagnosis during a pre-screening procedure at the White House on Wednesday morning.
GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Suggests Mask Wearing Gave Him Coronavirus ... "I can't t help but think that if I hadn't been wearing a mask so much in the last 10 days or so, I really wonder if I would have gotten it" ... He has also required his full staff, including three interns, to be in the office to set an "example to America on how to open up safely" ... and .. berated staffers for wearing masks ... the "wuhan virus" ... (show us the pics, you liar)
Louie Gohmert Sparks Reckoning on COVID-19 in Congressional Offices - The Average Republican Congresscritter's Office Is Apparently Just a Small Chicken Plant - A report from Politico following Louie Gohmert's case details how disastrous many offices' COVID-19 policies have proven ... The Republican Party is no longer a political entity. It's a dangerous cult. Burn it down. Salt the earth so that it never rises again. (yeah, we just said that)

Panic in the White House as Staffers Discover There Is Some Sort of Pandemic Happening : politics

Representative Gohmert tests positive for coronavirus, cancels Trump trip - The Boston Globe (never wears "libtard" masks)
Bill Barr will be tested after COVID-19 positive Louie Gohmert was 'within arms length' (they kissed)

A Congressman Asked Mark Zuckerberg Why Facebook Censored Donald Trump Jr., but That Was Twitter ranking Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R Wis.) assailed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over something that happened not on Facebook, but on Twitter.

New Pentagon training refers to protesters, journalists as "adversaries"

Seattle Mayor Says U.S. Agents Have Demobilized and Left the City : news (Fed's say "no we haven't")

'Umbrella Man' went viral breaking windows at a protest. He was a white supremacist trying to spark violence, police say (antifa!)

Banned ex-volunteer arrested for Democratic Party office fire in Phoenix : news

Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor pinned by the neck, chained to floor grate by Jackson County deputies, lawsuit says : news (fucker cops and he is Black, of course)

A Nevada library wanted to back Black Lives Matter. The sheriff said he wouldnt respond to 911 calls there ... Douglas County, Nev., Sheriff Daniel Coverley ,,, (fire the fucking racist asshole)
Douglas County sheriff tells library that supported Black Lives Matter not to bother calling 911, then backtracks : news (haha, asshole went viral)

Vallejo police bend badges to mark fatal shootings | Open Vallejo - the Vallejo Police Department has commemorated fatal shootings with beers, backyard barbecues, and by bending the points of their badges each time they kill in the line of duty ... nearly 40% of officers on the force had been in at least one shooting ... More than a third of those had participated in two or more ... Of the 51 current and former Vallejo police officers who have been involved in fatal shootings since 2000, at least 14 had their badges bent by a colleague afterward

Florida man accused of illegally detaining Black 18-year-old heading to basketball practice : news

Bexar County lawyers offer $100,000 to parents of 6-year-old boy slain by deputies an amount the family called 'inadequate'

Cambridge considers using unarmed City employees to conduct traffic stops : boston

The real stakes in the David Shor saga -- a very real argument about speech in progressive spaces.

Frat Culture and Confederate Nostalgia - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Yes, that's right -- the fraternity chapter was suspended in 2020 for criticizing Robert E. Lee (

'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Is Under Internal Investigation : worldnews (DeGeneracy)

Madonna's Instagram account flagged for spreading misinformation : worldnews (shit, dumbfuck Trumpster bitch promotes Jr.'s "alien sperm" theory)
Instagram deletes Madonna's post that spread COVID-19 conspiracy theories : Coronavirus

US literacy rate : books - 50 percent of U.S. adults can't read a book written at an eighth-grade level (Land of the Stupid)

Should Quantum Anomalies Make Us Rethink Reality? ... To reconcile these results with the current paradigm would require a profoundly counterintuitive redefinition of what we call "objectivity" ... Therefore, when we believe that we see objects and events outside and independent of mind, we are wrong in at least some essential sense. A new paradigm is needed to accommodate and make sense of the anomalies; one wherein mind itself is understood to be the essence -- cognitively but also physicall -- yof what we perceive when we look at the world around ourselves. (2018)
You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird: Check out Entangled Time - Adding a new layer to the already complex world of metaphysics. (2018)

A Centuries-old Mystery of the Stonehenge's Origins Has Finally Been Solved: Detailed testing of the chemical signatures show that 50 of the 52 extant sarsens at Stonehenge came from the West Woods site in the English county of Wiltshire, located 25km to the north of Stonehenge.

Night shifters, ever witnessed a paranormal activity? If so, what was it? : AskReddit

Those who grew up with a good father. What was the most important thing you learned from him? : AskReddit

What is sex like when you are old (80+)? : AskReddit

What is something that sounds 100% false but is actually 100% true? : AskReddit


Climate deniers get twice the news coverage of pro-climate messages. Researchers looked at more than 1,700 climate-related press releases over a 30-year period, and news articles including the information which were published in the US's largest-circulation newspapers. : science
Climate crisis: Offshore wind power 'so cheap it could return money to consumers' Renewable energy is on course to become the cheapest kind of power to produce in the UK, meaning household electricity bills could fall if savings are passed on to consumers. (why would they do that?)
Migratory river fish populations plunge 76% in past 50 years : worldnews
Infamous 'Windsor Hum' finally dies down as U.S. Steel idles | CBC News - The mysterious, low-frequency noise that plagued the city of Windsor for nearly a decade has finally quieted down after a steel factory just outside neighbouring Detroit halted its operations indefinitely ... In all instances, the hum has been described as more of a feeling thaa general sense of uneasiness and reverberation through one's body

World's largest nuclear fusion project starts assembly ... One of the electromagnets, called the central solenoid and built by the US, will have the magnetic power to lift an aircraft carrier.

Nearly 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia's devastating bushfire season of 2019 and 2020, according to scientists who have revealed for the first time the scale of the impact on the country's native wildlife

As Trump called on states to reopen, a federal report urged 21 'red zone' states to impose more restrictions ... were designated as such because they had more than 100 new cases per 100,000 people in the past week. Three more states were added to the most serious category since a similar report dated July 14: Missouri, North Dakota and Wisconsin ... "Statewide mask mandate is critical to stop the spread" (Trump grumbles)
'American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here?': 5 key takeaways - ABC News
American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here? : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/28/20 : boston ... For a little perspective, the entire nation of Germany, with 12 times the population of Massachusetts, had just 628 new cases and 2 deaths yesterday ...
178 New Confirmed Cases; 1.8% Positive - July 28 : CoronavirusMa - 108,740 total confirmed cases - 9,881 new tests - +14 hospital; -3 ICU; -1 intubated - 14 new deaths; 8,331 total - 78 new probable; 7442 total - 1 new probable death; 220 total
COVID-19 cases starting to rise in Massachusetts : boston

MA COVID-19 Data: One-off Special: Growth by County : CoronavirusMa
COVID-19 cases climb on Marthas Vineyard, Nantucket and Cuttyhunk
First, 8 Falmouth lifeguards test positive. Then, their boss tells them to stay mum about it - News - : CoronavirusMa

German study finds 76% of patients previously infected with coronavirus experience lasting cardiac injuries similar to those found after a heart attack : worldnews
78% of COVID-19 patients show signs of heart damage after recovery : CoronavirusMa
First German Covid-19 patient states has no antibodies anymore since three months after infection : worldnews
Calgary doctor says dramatic 40% drop in preterm births during lockdown is global trend

Cigarette Smoking Makes Comeback During Coronavirus Pandemic - WSJ - Marlboro maker Altria says stimulus checks and e-cigarette restrictions are driving sales of traditional cigarettes (Charlie Baker's plan, all along)

Fauci says there are early signs coronavirus outbreaks are brewing in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee : Coronavirus

States are running out of doctors and nurses as COVID-19 surges : Coronavirus

Florida breaks record with 590 new Hospitalizions in a single day : Coronavirus (DeathSantis cackles)
Tracking coronavirus: Florida reports 186 more deaths, becoming largest single-day increase yet : Coronavirus
Miami has more COVID-19 cases than all of Australia, and thousands more are still being diagnosed every day : Coronavirus
Florida colleges report hundreds of coronavirus cases : Coronavirus

Texas' count of coronavirus deaths jumps 12% after officials change the way they tally COVID-19 fatalitiesHispanic Texans are overrepresented in the state's updated fatality count, making up 47% of deaths, but only 40% of the state's population
Texas man dies after getting COVID-19 at his Father's Day dinner : Coronavirus - In all, seven members of the Del Toro family got COVID-19 from that Father's Day meal

Georgia reports more than 4,000 new COVID-19 cases, more than 400 new hospitalizations : Coronavirus ... 400 new hospitalizations for Georgia is insane ... GA is less than 1/2 the population size of FL, and little over 1/3 the size of TX, so when comparing those states, yeah... it's a lot.
Georgia governor withdraws emergency request to stop Atlanta mask mandate : Coronavirus (Kempster backs down)

Herman Cain remains on oxygen after being hospitalized with COVID-19 : Coronavirus

ICU doctor at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center dies of coronavirus - Baltimore Sun

Customers Who Refused Masks Assault Trader Joes Workers, Send One to the HospitalThe men pummeled one employee with a wooden paddle, ripped off another employees mask, and pulled the hair of a third worker, according to an NYPD spokesperson ... in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan ... Both men were arrested (no pics, TJ's sweeps it under their profit-rug)

U.S. military members not isolating on stopover in Newfoundland, Canada - out in bars and restaurants : Coronavirus

The rich are looking to buy access to COVID-19 safe havens : worldnews

Hosts of 200-person Brampton party should face full extent of the law, Ontario premier Doug Ford says - The region remains in Stage 2 of the province's reopening plan, limiting gatherings to a maximum of 10 people with physical distancing in effect.
Stop partying or we may go back into lockdown, regional chief tells young Catalans : worldnews

Andrea Bocelli "humiliated" by italian lockdown rules : worldnews (opera singer asshole)

Saudi Arabia posts $29 billion deficit in second quarter as oil revenues slump : news

China's Three Gorges Dam waters at record height as flooding continues : worldnews

Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Weapons Ensure North Korea's Security: There Won't Be Any War on This Land Again

Nearly Half of Russians Support Anti-Kremlin Protests in Far East Poll : worldnews

Saudi Arabia is legally responsible for war crimes in Yemen, insists Nobel Laureate (white the US and UK sell them death)

Former Malaysian PM Najib guilty on all charges : worldnews

A staggering 900-plus girls and women are missing and feared dead in Peru since COVID-19 confinement began, authorities said Monday. The Andean nation home to 33 million people long has had a horrific domestic violence problem : worldnews

Revealed: MI5 and MI6 are training senior spies from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt : worldnews (Tories doing Tory shit, teaching dismembermet skills)

Germany rated top global leader for third year in a row, survey finds : worldnews

Vancouver city council passes motion to 'de-criminalize poverty' i.e. taking things like mental health, sex work, homelessness, and substance use off the plate of law enforcement
Toronto ISIS attacker denied parole after she threatens to attack again : worldnews (not the brightest bulb)

Russian Intelligence Agencies Push Disinformation on Pandemic - The New York Times - Declassified U.S. intelligence accuses Moscow of pushing propaganda through alternative websites as Russia refines techniques used in 2016 ... (Fuckerberg promises to "do better" like he has for 10 years)

The world is realizing the U.S. is no longer committed to basic standards of decency : politics

America : pics

Despite judge's order, migrant kids remain in ICE custody : news (fuck your so-called laws)

Aaron Rupar on Twitter: "Trump appears to be dragging his right leg around in this clip from his visit to a lab in North Carolina on Monday" / Twitter
Lincoln Project ad makes Trump a laughing matter - The Boston Globe

Trump campaign 'disguised' and 'laundered' nearly $170 million worth of spending, watchdog group alleges in a new federal complaint : politics
Trump Campaign Laundering Campaign Finance Money, Election Watchdog Says
Trump campaign kept paying Kayleigh McEnany after White House hiring | McEnany received payroll checks from Trump campaign while working at the White House. That's not legal : politics

Outflanked XIV: A Most Trumpian Outflankening - Lawyers, Guns & Money - During a depression and a pandemic, bold economic populist Donny Paycheck remains laser-focused on ... maintaining the Trump Oganizations skim: But the GOP legislation contains a number of provisions not directly related to the coronavirus, including $1.8 billion for construction of a new FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. President Trump has taken a personal interest in this project, but White House officials have not stipulated why they believe the language needed to be inserted in the coronavirus bill (the "Donald J TYrump Federal Building")

Yankees surprised by Trump announcing plans to throw first pitch without invite: NYT : politics
Trump cancels Yankee opening pitch he was never even invited to. Officials tell The New York Times he made remarks over jealousy of Fauci. : politics - rump invited himself to throw out the first pitch and then publicly declined his own self-invitation.
Fauci responds to Trump tweet: 'I have not been misleading the American public under any circumstances' : politics

Gallup Poll: Fewer Americans Identifying As Conservatives, More As Liberals Since Outbreak Began ... the number of Americans who identify as conservative dropped from 40% in February to just 34% in July .. the number who identify as moderate rose from 34% to 36% -- overtaking conservative identification ... while the number who identify as liberal rose from 22% to 26%.
How Local Covid Deaths Are Affecting Vote Choice - The New York Times - A rise in coronavirus-related deaths in a given community tends to reduce support for Republicans (when he kills the people they know)

Like Father, Like Son: President Trump Lets Others Mourn - The New York Times - Whether he is dealing with the loss of a family member or the deaths of nearly 150,000 Americans in a surging pandemic, President Trump almost never displays empathy in public. He learned it from his father.

Senate Republican coronavirus aid plan excludes evictions moratorium - The moratorium for evicting renters ended last Friday.
'It'a mess' : Republican senators deride key proposals in GOP virus package
The GOP relief bill is practically pro-virus. - The HEALS Act is practically designed to send people back to the places theyre most likely to get sick ... Republicans have also decided to use education funding as a cudgel to force schools to physically reopen ...

Trumps New Favorite COVID Doctor Believes in Alien DNA, Demon Sperm, and Hydroxychloroquine -- a Houston doctor who also says sexual visitations by demons and alien DNA are at the root of Americanscommon health concerns ... Donald Trump Jr. declared the video of Stella Immanuel a 'must watch" while Donald Trump himself retweeted the video ... Immanuel, a pediatrician and a religious minister, has a history of making bizarre claims about medical topics and other issues. She has often claimed that gynecological problems like cysts and endometriosis are in fact caused by people having sex in their dreams with demons and witches.
Twitter temporarily restricts Donald Trump Jr.'s account after he posts video claiming masks are unnecessary (
Trump retweeted this dude's "white power" video
Dark money and PAC's coordinated 'reopen' push are behind doctors' viral hydroxychloroquine video ,,, The virality of the video underscores the difficulty in moderating misinformation surrounding the coronavirus, when treatments and public health responses have become increasingly political.
Donald Trump Jr suspended by Twitter for posting 'misleading and potentially harmful information' about coronavirus : politics
Facebook deleted a viral video full of false coronavirus claims. Then Trump shared it on Twitter. : politics (almoost like he's enjoying killing people)
Trump Shared A COVID-19 Video Full Of Lies and Misinformation. Twitter Just Deleted It. : politics
President Trump suggested that Twitter's trending topics are 'illegal' because they make him look bad : politics ... If making Trump look bad is against the law, Trump is guilty.
#ThePresidentIsACrybaby and #TrumpleThinSkin became top Twitter trends after Trump complained about mean Twitter trends : politics

Donald Trump Still Prefers Fox News Over Expert Advice - Bloomberg - penchant for snake oil and conspiracies shows just how much sway the partisan press now has.

"He's Lying." -- New Book Reveals Havoc Bill Barr Wrought Inside Congress
Barr calls Russia scandal 'bogus,' says he acts independently of Trump in blistering opening statement (the jowls)
William Barr is unethical and dishonest and should be disciplined

Trump says he won't go and pay respects to John Lewis at Capitol ("He was very nasty and I have to go play golf" he said)
Former FBI agent Peter Strzok to release book about potential foreign influence on Trump : politics

'Pathetic Would Be Too Mild a Word': Sanders Rips GOP Plan to Subsidize Business Meals as Children Go Hungry : politics

Trump Campaign Adviser Jenna Ellis Says The Separation of Church and State Is a Liberal Lie - he left is going to tell you there's this separation of church and state, and thas just nowhere in the Constitution, nowhere in American law -- twisting a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Church that was simply talking about the three tiers of authority that God himself ordained -- the church government, the civil government, and the family government ... HIV infections in gay men was simply "God's law) (opinions differ)

Supreme Court: Anger, leaks and tensions during the Supreme Court LGBTQ debate - CNNPolitics
Behind closed doors during one of John Robertsmost surprising years on the Supreme Court
More Leaks From The Supreme Court, All Of Which Make Roberts Look Powerful - - Why are multiple sources familiar with the inner workings of the courttalking to the press?

The Only Problem in American Politics Is the Republican Party : politics
The Cult of Selfishness Is Killing America | The right has made irresponsible behavior a key principle. : politics ... Toddlerism ...
The GOP's moral trap -- The Republican Party has shattered the longstanding norm that political power should be used with restraint rather than weaponized and taken to its lawful limits. It's about to pay the price.

Voters Are Starting To Doubt Trumps Reelection Chances
Extensive New Battleground Polling Shows Biden Gaining Ground - Biden has put Republican strongholds in play while extending his lead in several swing states
Trumps Biggest Problem Isn't Wealthy Suburbanites. Its the White Working Class (even the racist dumbfucks)
Democrats Lead Senate Races in Arizona, Colorado, Michigan and North Carolina - Morning Consult ... Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) leads Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff, 45% to 42%. ...
Here are six things that could change the 2020 presidential race ... VP pick, virtual conventions, economy, debates (Notre Dame became the latest college campus to withdraw as a debate host site during the pandemic is an ominous sign) Reublican cheating,
2nd presidential debate host withdraws amid virus outbreak - The University of Notre Dame has become the second university to withdraw as the host

Bloomberg Promised to Go Big Against Trump. What Happened? (Bloomfucker lied, as usual)

Racism among white Christians is higher than among the nonreligious. That's no coincidence -- For most of American history, the light-skinned Jesus conjured up by white congregations demanded the preservation of inequality as part of the divine order (don't forget his guns and hatred of gays) ... white Christians -- including evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants and Catholics -- are nearly twice as likely as religiously unaffiliated whites to say the killings of Black men by police are isolated incidents rather than part of a pattern of how police treat African Americans ... Not surprisingly, given their concentration in the South, white evangelical Protestants have the highest median score (0.78) on the Racism Index ... median score for each white Christian subgroup is significantly above the median scores of the general population (0.57), white religiously unaffiliated Americans (0.42) and Black Protestants (0.24) these statistical models refute the assertion that attending church makes white Christians less racist. Among white evangelicals, in fact, the opposite is true:

Collins trails in Maine Senate race, according to a new poll - The Boston Globe - trailing her Democratic challenger, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon, by 5 percentage points, according to a new Colby College poll released Tuesday afternoon ... Trump is as contagious as Coronavirus. Collins will lose her job for her spineless approach to the Confederate takeover of Washington D.C. ... (Suzie-Floozy goin' down)

Anti-mask US senator who called coronavirus a hoax tests positive for Covid-19 : politics -- Republican senator Jason Rapert, who unsuccessfully introduced a bill to ban gay marriage in the US in 2017, was hospitalised with coronavirus and pneumonia on 24 July. (intubate him up his little gay ass)

Madison police arrest 2 women accused of attacking state senator : news
Madison police arrest 2 women accused of attacking state senator

Jaime Harrison is chasing Lindsey Graham like a cheetah running down an impala : politics
Martha McSally trails by 12 points as a slew of new polls signal trouble for Republican Senate races : McSally-Dalley is McToast) politics

Tom Cotton Cries 'Fake News' When Fox & Fuckers Directly quotes him)

Republican senator deletes ad that made Jewish opponent's nose bigger -- Sen. David Perdue of Georgia deleted a Facebook ad targeting his Jewish election opponent, Jon Ossoff, that appeared to have been altered to make Ossoffs nose bigger ... "Jews are trying to buy Georgia" ...

Boston Globe Editorial Board: Send Ed Markey back to the Senate : boston

Portland 'Wall Of Moms' Sues DOJ, Homeland Security For Violating Their Constitutional Rights : politics
Two Portlanders hospitalized after shot with munitions: If that round had hit me in the neck, I definitely would have died,' : news
TECHNICAL BULLETIN: baton rounds, euphemistically called "rubber bullets" by image-conscious organized criminals, are not soft or small, and they are perfectly capable of ending a life

Videos Appear To Show Federal Officers Shooting And Macing Reporters And Legal Observers, Despite A Judges OrderReporters and legal observers provided videos of federal agents targeting them. Their lawyers are asking a judge to hold the federal government in contempt of court (that'll work)
"Defendant Shall Not Attend Protests" : In Portland, Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights ... barred from public gatherings ... "sort of hilariously unconstitutional"

'Patriot' Movement Conspicuously Absent From Portland's Federal Overreach Protests : politics (God will use his Gunz to shoot the GAyz)

Police: 'Umbrella Man' was a White Supremacist Trying to Incite George Floyd Rioting : news

Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters : news

White West Virginia officers sued over Black man's beating : news

Officer who shot protester with tear gas suspended 2 days : news
Cleveland cop fired nearly two years after he tested positive for cocaine while on duty : news
Former NT police assistant commissioner Peter Bravos allegedly raped female colleague, court hears : news

Cop's Claim That Starbucks Barista Put Tampon in His Drink Debunked : news

Rite Aid deployed facial recognition system in hundreds of U.S. stores : news

After Quitting Deadspin in Protest, They're Starting a New Site - The journalists who took part in a staff rebellion last year are starting Defector Media, a company with a podcast and a website dedicated to sports and culture.

The Accusation - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This chilling piece has to be read in full to be appreciated properly. To me, the most horrifying aspect of it is that the attempt to frame the author's wife for having sexually harassed her students was just transparently obvious from the start, and yet that fact had no apparent effect on what became a months-long investigation: ... I also find it disturbing that the legal settlement in this case precludes the author from outing the villain, who remains free to continue to do this kind of thing in the future to other professional rivals ... ETA: "J's" anonymity didn't last long once the Internet got going. Prof. Viren prefers to serve a cold entree it seems (initial story March 16, took a while to unfold (gay asshole tried to destroy lesbians career for profit)
HE USED TITLE IX As A Weapon Of Lies: Gay Prof. Invents Accusation Against Married Lesbian Professors ForDream Job
Civil Court Case Information - Case History
Talia Lavin on Twitter: "Well, well, well. Here's J. His name is Duane Gilson. #whoisj" / Twitter ... And he appears to be an absolute fucking psychopath.,,, (DUANE GILSON IS THE LYING GAY ASSHOLE WHO SHOULD NEVER HAVE A JOB AGAIN)(looks so gay)
Who is Dr Duane Gilson From MCLA? Sexual Accusation, Reddit, Nytimes ... Dr. Duane Gilson is an assistant professor of English at Massachusetts College of Library Arts since 2016 (huh?)
5 Things We Can Each Do Help Solve The Loneliness Epidemic, with Duane Gilson and Fotis Georgiadis | by Fotis Georgiadis | Authority Magazine | Medium - Gilson is a writer for who has taught writing and popular culture studies at the university level for more than a decade (hahahaha so qualified to be an idiot)

She was the PTA mom everyone knew. Who would want to harm her? - Los Angeles Times - Framed

Tatte Bakery CEO To Step Aside Amid Employee Allegations of Racial Bias : boston
Tatte employees went public with their grievances. The bakery's founder and CEO is stepping back. -- The shake-up comes amid an outpouring of stories alleging discrimination and mismanagement at the Tatte bakery chain (dual-citizen racist Israeli)

This feels like performance art : boston ... "In June 2005, Ayyadurai was charged with assault & battery after his girlfriend called police to report he had pushed and shoved her during an argument" (that "Shiva" asshole)

Sarah Palin's Facebook grift ... Facebook page has linked to an obscure right-wing aggregation site called Analyzing America 280 times ... Last year, the site implied that Hillary Clinton might have murdered Jeffrey Epstein ,,, (still doing her thing, on Fuckbook, paid by Russia)

Have You Been 'Wokefished' While Dating? Heres How to TellIf a dude describes himself on Hinge as afeminist, pay close attention to how he actually treats women.

/u/slap-chopin provides a sobering comparison of US with other developed countries : bestof (Americans are exceptionally stupid and self-centered)

In 2013, /u/iopha gave compassion advice to a mother struggling with her son's atheism. It's the most eloquent description of atheism I've ever read. : bestof
iopha comments on Hello reddit, I'm a christian mother and my son just told me he is atheist. I'm not against him but being atheist but It is difficult for me to accept. I thought you guys might be able to at least help me accept this a little or show me some valid reasons for his choice.

What do you KNOW is true without evidence? What are you certain of, right down to your bones, without proof? : AskReddit


Crashing coastal property values and the economic fallout of climate change - The Boston Globe - Climate change is already impacting New England coastal property. Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island

Massachusetts under a heat advisory through Tuesday as temperatures could reach 100 degrees : boston

Coronavirus death toll reaches 650,000, surpassing the upper estimate for the number of annual flu deaths worldwide (which ranges between 291,000-646,000) : Coronavirus
COVID-19 has killed more Americans than the rebels did during the Civil War : Coronavirus (Viral Boogaloo v3)
Coronavirus Is Back With a Vengeance in Places Where It Had All but Vanished : Coronavirus
Coronavirus outbreak show signs of slowing in Arizona, Texas and Florida : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/27/20 : boston
182 New Confirmed Cases; 1.8% Positive - July 27 : CoronavirusMa - 108,562 total confirmed - 10,291 new tests - -14 hospital; +1 icu; -2 intubated - 7 new deaths; 8317 total - 107 new probable cases; 7364 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total
On yesterday's positive rate and following trends in general : CoronavirusMa

Mass. reports 182 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 7 new deaths - The Boston Globe

Massachusetts COVID-19 case counts on the rise again after flattening the pcurve early in the summer

A fine of $500 a day for violators. Thats part of the strict new rules for people traveling to Massachusetts
Union for UMass Amherst RAs calls the school's reopening plan 'suicidal' ... The union for resident assistants and peer mentors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst says the school has refused to address its safety concerns as the campus prepares for a fall reopening ...

As eviction ban continues, small landlords feel the squeeze - The Boston Globe

Baystate Medical Center reports outbreak of 36 coronavirus cases : CoronavirusMa

What's up with that crowded party boat spotted over the weekend on Boston Harbor?
If anyone's wondering why there is an uptick in COVID cases, here's a boat that was leaving Seaport this past Saturday : boston

A new study has identified 21 existing drugs that stop the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. -- This study significantly expands the possible therapeutic options for COVID-19 patients, especially since many of the molecules already have clinical safety data in humans
Virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers
Moderna Announces Phase 3 COVE Study of mRNA Vaccine Against COVID-19 (mRNA-1273) Begins | Moderna, Inc.
The CEO of Irbm, a chemical company located near Rome that works in tight collaboration with the University of Oxford and which has developed in past a patented vaccine for Ebola, announces that a vaccine for SARS-Cov-2 will be available on the market at the beginning of 2021 : Coronavirus
The US could 'virtually eliminate' coronavirus in weeks, Ex-Obama Health Chief says. : Coronavirus ... (interesting, lockdown, wear masks, social distance, isolate those with known symptoms ... and closing state borders ... (the Disunited States of America)

101 years earlier with the Spanish flu, Victorians also had stay at home lockdown with fines and the mask debate. History eerily relating itself. : Coronavirus

'I see a disaster in the making.' Professors slam reopening plans at Illinois colleges amid COVID-19 crisis, prompting some schools to reverse course.

About 4,000 federal employees say they contracted the coronavirus at workand 60 have died

Rise and fall of a mini-Trump: With Florida a global epicenter, Ron Desantis can shut up now. : politics
Where Does Ron DeSantis Go to Get His Apology? (Rich "I'm an evil idiot" Lowry for the history and the own the libs comments haven't aged well either)
Florida's mistake on child COVID-19 rate raises trust issue
5,000 health care professionals call on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to issue a state-wide mask mandate : Coronavirus
18 UF Health anesthesiologists contract virus after party ... July 10 party
Florida Covid-19 cases in children: Hospitalizations among kids jump 23% : Coronavirus ... Considering the MLB made it a single weekend without having an outbreak I can only imagine how long schools could stay open (off the cliff with the Deathpublicans)
Coronavirus Florida: Lake Worth Beach city commission meeting turns ugly : videos

The US has a fourth of global Covid-19 cases but some local leaders say they won't enforce mask mandates : politics ("local leaders" = death cult Republicans)
Governors who took the virus seriously from the start get a boost : politics

Covid-19 Cases Soar in Young Adults Bored of Social Distancing : Coronavirus

Louisiana officially surpassed New York as the US state with most COVID-19 cases per capita : Coronavirus

Texas Surpasses 5,000 Coronavirus Deaths : Coronavirus (their FB / Zuckerfuck page is full of stupid evil idiots)
Texas coronavirus deaths: State reports 1,000 new fatalities in 6 days | The Texas Tribune - More than 5,000 people in Texas have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to state health data released Sunday (catching up to MA, if fucker Abbott had counted all the deaths they'd be in the lead)
14 in Texas family test positive for coronavirus after small gathering, 1 dies : Coronavirus ... "I cannot help but feel responsible for convincing our families it was safe to have a get-together"

Florida judge denies request to block mask mandate in Palm Beach County, saying: "We do not have a constitutional or protected right to infect others" : Coronavirus
Florida nurse flown to Boston for treatment after COVID-19 complications leave him paralyzed : Coronavirus

Albany Medical Center suspends kids daycare program after teacher, seven children test positive for COVID-19 : Coronavirus (back to school and die)

Chief of Critical Care at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore dies of COVID-19 : Coronavirus ... Along with 820 other healthcare workers in the U.S. so far (that we know of) ...

Over 40 have COVID after attending church event in Alabama : Coronavirus ... Despite the outbreak, Ross told he does not regret hosting the revival and believes those who attended feel the same. (die for my Jesus money)

Insurer for Arizona schools won't provide liability coverage for COVID-19 : Coronavirus

New Jersey police spent nearly five hours breaking up house party of over 700 people : Coronavirus ... a Liberian Independence Day party complete with a twerking contest and free food and jungle juice. Videos on Instagram show people dancing, drinking and smoking what appears to be hookah inside the mansion ... (AirBnB)
Authorities Arrest Owners Of Atilis Gym In Bellmawr After Continuously Defying New Jersey Shutdown Order : Coronavirus

4 injured in shooting at Dallas sports bar after men not allowed in due to COVID-19 restrictions : Coronavirus

Mayhem ensues after hundreds of teens dropped off at Mid-South putt-putt facility : news

Couple who insisted on 100 wedding guests are diagnosed with Covid-19 : Coronavirus ... SF California ... none of the guests that tested positive bothered to inform the church.

Eschaton: Sports - The writers are getting a bit obvious with this subplot. -- the NFL's Minnesota Vikings have announced that their Infection Control Officer has tested positive for coronavirus
The MLB Has Taken 4 Days To Reach A COVID Outbreak That Threatens The Sport : Coronavirus ... But schools reopening should be fine
Eschaton: Was That The Plan - Pretty dumb plan, if so. -- The Marlins have not left Philadelphia yet after Miami took two out of three games in the season-opening series against the Phillies ... First baseman Garrett Cooper and outfielder Harold Ramirez were out of the lineup Sunday, and catcher Jorge Alfaro was placed on the injured list shortly before Friday's season opener. The team did not disclose an official reason for any of the absences. ... Even under this much scrutiny, they... just played.
Eschaton: That Was A Fun Couple Of Days - All the greatest minds and money of MLB couldn't make this work -- The Marlins remain in Philadelphia, quarantined in a hotel after postponing their home opener tonight against the the Baltimore Orioles. At least 14 Marlins players and coaches have tested positive for COVID-19, with eight players and two coaches testing positive Sunday, according to ESPN. -- The issue every school is facing isn't a plan for reopening, it's the likely plan for reclosing.
'I'm scared' : Marlins' rash of positive COVID-19 tests sends chills across MLB

Google to Keep Employees Home Until Summer 2021 Amid Coronavirus Pandemic : Coronavirus

'Disgraceful, plain and simple' Couple wearing Nazi flag masks at Walmart filmed in viral clash

Anti-vaccine figure Del Bigtree is using Facebook and YouTube to encourage people to intentionally contract coronavirus -- Bigtree: "Many of us have not accepted the fact that a part of life is death" ... Bigtree, who has no medical credentials, is a leading figure in the anti-vaccination movement through his anti-vaccine nonprofit organization Informed Consent Action Network and as the host of The HighWire (hopefully, they will all die)

Hong Kong third wave: dining at restaurants banned entirely, masks required outdoors as city records sixth straight day of triple-digit Covid-19 cases : Coronavirus

Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 in Indonesia ... the highest amount in Southeast Asia.

Italian region imposes 1,000-euro fines for not wearing masks : worldnews

Philippine Duterte: Face-to-face classes to resume in January 2021. I cannot and will not put to risk the health and lives of our students and teachers : worldnews (when Duterte is the sane one ... )

Vietnam orders evacuation of 80,000 people from city after three positive coronavirus tests : worldnews (evacuate Florida!)

Pacific Islanders in US hospitalised with Covid-19 at up to 10 times the rate of other groups : worldnews ... In Hawaii, Pacific islanders are 4% of the state's population, but 25% of Covid-19 cases ... Many islanders in America live in large families and tight-knit communities, and work in frontline service industries, increasing their risk of exposure ... and have higher rates of chronic diseases, such as diabetes ...

Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

New Zealand PM Ardern's ratings sky high ahead of election : worldnews (coulda been you, Donnie-boy)

Jair Bolsonaro is denounced in The Hague for genocide and crimes against humanity : worldnews

Homosexuality 'almost nonexistent in Arab society' Arab MP in Israel says ("we've stoned them all" he said)

Samoan chief who enslaved villagers sentenced to 11 years in New Zealand : worldnews ... What happens to the worst Australians? ... They get a government job ...

Animals were subjected to a string of brutal attacks at a farm that sells goats' milk to Tesco, Sainsbury's Waitrose and other supermarkets, footage from hidden cameras has revealed. Goats were seen on video being punched, kicked, hit with a pole and slammed onto their backs at a plant. that supplies St Helen's Farm, in east Yorkshire. (sub-humans are sadistic assholes and need to die out)

Germany rejects Trump's proposal to let Russia back into G7 - Foreign Minister : worldnews - as there was no meaningful progress in solving the conflict in Crimea as well as in eastern Ukraine (Vlad's puppet fails again)

US closes consulate in Chengdu, China, after Houston order : worldnews

Jihadist plots used to be U.S. and Europe's biggest terrorist threat. Now it's the far right.

Canada vs America : PoliticalHumor

If you're not terrified about Facebook, you haven't been paying attention - Facebook and America< are now indivisible, says the Observer journalist who broke the Cambridge Analytica scandal -- and the world is a sicker place for it (Zuckerfucker is big evil)
Chief UK rabbi accuses Facebook and Twitter of complicity in antisemitism : news
Because the United States are in charge of policing the entire world : PoliticalHumor

The war on terror comes home : pics
Law and order president : PoliticalHumor
They're not wrong.
Not only was Chris Wallace's interview with trump hilariously embarrassing for trump, it also revealed something else. Trump is rumored to wear lifts. Look how far his foot is out of his shoe in this pic! ?????? : PoliticalHumor
Member when we had a functional adult leading the country? : PoliticalHumor
I have the best words
That's some Marie Antoinette stuff right there.... : PoliticalHumor

doowgad1 comments on Trump only pivoted on coronavirus after reportedly being warned of spikes among 'our people' in red states

Coronavirus relief will include $1,200 checks and extension of eviction moratorium : Coronavirus
Trump's team dodges virus blame while jobless benefit cuts loom ("dodges" = attempts to dodge, and fails)
Workers Will Just 'Sit Home' On Unemployment Aid, Steve Mnuchin Complains : The Treasury secretary with offshore tax havens is certain U.S. taxpayers will be upset when they get extra aid to weather COVID-19. : politics ... So Mnuchin can use taxpayer dollars and a military plane to fly his wife to Fort Knox to see the eclipse, but heaven forbid we help the regular people who pay the taxes he used? Mnuchin is slime (evil fucker)
Billionaires Want to Reopen Schools Amid a Pandemic. They Might Unleash a Teacher Strike Wave. : politics
Column: The GOP war on unemployment aid is bad for workers and disastrous for the economy : politics
At crunch time, Republicans push to slash unemployment benefits : politics (it's what they do/who they are)

The $5.3 Trillion Question Behind America's COVID-19 Failure | That's the amount of buybacks U.S. corporations funneled to shareholders during the past decade -- rather than invest in technologies for the common good. Economist: Larry Kudlow is a clown and hasn't been right in 6 months : politics
Senate Republicans grow weary with White House over stimulus bill - Axios
I'm not sure how much more outflanking I can take - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Let them eat slavery apologias - Comrades Cotton and Hawley are going to be furious when they find out about this, I'm sure Senate Republicans will propose cutting weekly emergency unemployment benefits from $600 to $200 (and more trillions to the rich) ... Cutting unemployment benefits 67% during a depression and pandemic until states (many of which struggle to make benefits available now, whether intentionally or otherwise) can administer a cumbersome new formula, I see no flaws in this plan ...
/u/techical_assistance explains the Republican rationale (or lack thereof) for holding back Coronavirus assistance, despite it being in their best interest : bestof

Mike Memoli on Twitter: "Trump so far is the only president since Taft began the tradition to never throw an MLB first pitch" / Twitter (he would fall on his face)

Trump is on his way to becoming America's first dictator (all Republicans except Mittens need to be tried for treason)
Polls plunge, president reverses course, schools revolt, and numbers show more elders in jeopardy : politics (DeStantis down 31 points)
Trump knows his reelection chances are in trouble, so now he's trying to confuse Americans and erode trust in our elections : politics
\ Don't Count Trump Out - Polling could be wrong. The economy could recover just enough. He could announce his own October surprise
Eschaton: A New Tone - Surely 1284 days into his presidency, in the middle of a depression and a pandemic, he'll FINALLY CHANGE HIS TONE .
Journalists have been obsessing over Trump supposedly changing his 'tone' for five years
Eschaton: The Next One Will Be Smarter - We can't continue the basic state of affairs in the US, which is that there is only meaningful Congressional oversight of Democratic presidents, and Democrats can't t keep pinning their hopes for oversight on "independent" GOP Daddies like Mueller or from finding A Few Good Republicans in the Senate when necessary. Gotta use the power you have, and not keep outsourcing it to others or simply waiting for election day to wash all the sins away. -- Hopefully we see President Biden in January 2021, but we will still have to plan for President Cotton in 2025. - The next one doesn't have to be much smarter, either. Donald Trump is the dumbest human being in America
TRAPPED: Is The GOP Writing Its Epitaph? ... white evangelicals ability to prop up the GOP is declining. America's fifth wave of religious revival began to wane two decades ago. White evangelicals now constitute a sixth of the population, down from a fourth in the 1990s ... There was no gender gap until the GOP adopted evangelicals' version of family values, including opposition to abortion. Women are now the Democrats' largest voting bloc, and their loyalty has increased, reaching record highs in the 2016 and 2018 elections. ... evangelicals' position on gay rights has alienated the LGBTQ community. They are now second only to Black Americans in their Democratic loyalty. rigid stance on social issues has also eroded its standing with college-educated voters, once heavily Republican ...

Why doesn't Trump try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis? - The Washington Post
One question still dogs Trump: Why not try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis? : politics ... president's inability to wholly address the crisis is due to his almost pathological unwillingness to admit error; a positive feedback loop of overly rosy assessments and data from advisers and Fox News; and a penchant for magical thinking that prevented him from fully engaging with the pandemic.
Trump's pandemic blunders keep piling higher
GOP Climate Change Denial Set The Stage For Trump's Coronavirus Conspiracies - The right has perfected the art of misinformation and science skepticism over the years. : politics ... "It is as if we are in the middle ages, with superstition and irrationality ruling public behavior."

Herman Cain still hospitalized more than 3 weeks after COVID-19 diagnosis : Coronavirus -- The 74-year-old Cain, co-chair of Black Voices for Trump, attended President Trump's rally in Tulsa in June and did not wear a mask. Two days after he was said to have tested positive, Cain commented on a July 4 celebration at Mt. Rushmore, tweeting: "Masks will not be mandatory for the event, which will be attended by President Trump. PEOPLE ARE FED UP" (irony overload)

Anatomy of a Character Assassination: Trump Goes All-In Against Dr. Fauci : politics
Sinclair Pulls the Plug on Anti-Fauci Propaganda -- This Time -- Will the broadcasting company now drop a program attacking the prominent public health expert, or just repackage it? (dumb question, Bloomfuckers)
Dr. Anthony Fauci first-pitch baseball card breaks Topps record for sales in just 24 hours : news (Trump melts down)

Melania Trump Will Revamp White House Rose Garden - The New York Times - first lady' renovation of the garden, a signature showcase of power used by presidents for decades, is taking place as her husband enters a crucial stretch of his re-election effort ("First-Stripper")

Trumps Summer of Love Is a Distant Memory Now -- Can the president win in November without the rallies that first drove his supporters wild four years ago? ... flashback: "This has to be the first time that a major presidential candidate has actively encouraged a foreign power to conduct espionage against his political opponent," (hahaha, we've moving on since then)

Jake Tapper Rips Into Trump for Ignoring Russian Bounties Story : politics (#MoscowMitch and Ron "Yes I Am A Russian Spy" Johnson say "So?"

We will not be betrayed again: Trump's SCOTUS list hits a new roadblock -- The president wants to rev up his supporters in the culture wars. His advisers now face a battle over whether some judges are reliable enough for the right. ("betrayed" by Gorsuch)

National Guard commander says police suddenly moved on Lafayette Square protesters, used 'excessive force' before Trump visit

U.S. Conservatism Down Since Start of 2020 - 34% in the U.S. identify as conservative, down from 40% in February - Conservatism slides most among upper-income and middle-aged adults - Adults under 35 more likely to identify as liberal than conservative

Trump is on the prowl for enemies of the state in American cities. And who will stop him? - In 1920, an honest federal official exposed outrageous raids on 'radicals.' One longs for an executive branch official with the guts to stand up to Trump. : politics

Trump National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has Coronavirus (refused to wear a mask, only the best fuckers)

Federally appointed judges' expenses to be made public for first time : worldnews (so much shit hidden for so long)

John Lewis to Lie in State in the Capitol Rotunda - The New York Times - The pandemic has dictated an unusual public mourning process for the civil rights icon. He will lie in state briefly under the Capitol dome and then move outside so the public can pay respects safely.

Judge sides with ACLU, orders Flint city clerk to process absentee ballot applications : politics (all it took was one Republican "city clerk" to sabotage the election : November will be such a shitshow)

AP-NORC poll: Anxiety props up Biden, Trump voters fervent - just 31% of Biden supporters say theyre excited, compared with 42% of Trump supporters. Biden's coalition is fueled by more negative emotions: 72% of Biden supporters, but 52% of Trump supporters, say they feel anxious about the 2020 campaign
Trump hasn't Led in a Single Florida Poll in 4 Months, a State GOP Hasn't Won Presidency Without Since 1924
Texas Democrats plan 7-figure ad buy to turn state blue : politics
Poll: Biden notches 7-point lead in North Carolina | The swing state's Democratic candidates for governor and Senate led their races by even wider margins.
The Real Reason Biden Is Ahead of Trump? He's a Man - it 's a lot easier to run a cautious, inoffensive campaign when you're not up against a culture of misogyny.
'She had no remorse' : Why Kamala Harris isn't a lock for VP -- frontrunner (yeah, let's make a lawnorder copster VP)
Bidens VP shortlist comes up short -- There is no one ideal home run choice
Biden leads in North Carolina as voters give Trump poor marks on virus, race relations - Republican Sen. Thom Tillis trails his Democratic challenger, as well, in a new NBC News/Marist poll.
Why Montana Is a Test Case for Democrats' Winning the Senate -- The race between Steve Daines, the Republican incumbent, and Steve Bullock could prove crucial in a year when Democrats need to win in conservative-leaning states where President Trump may still prevail.

Ocasio-Cortez and the Jurassic jerks | Youngest woman to serve in Congress shows up anachronistic attitudes for what they are : politics ... Showing her skill in a generational dimension foreign to Congress until now, AOC posted a video of herself on Instagram Stories strutting to the rap tune Boss Bitch by Doja Cat, her long hair whipping to the music, with the Capitol in the background. "I'm a bitch and a boss, I'm a-shine like gloss." She captioned it: "Shine on, fight for others, and let the haters stay mad." And that's he way you make Paleolithic men understand that they are history. (Dowdy)

Sen. Tom Cotton Calls Slavery Nation's "Necessary Evil" in Shocking Interview ... Man named Cotton thinks slavery was necessary. (speaking of Paleolithic)

Louie Gohmert Supporters Alleged to Have Beaten Up Opponents Campaign Manager at Protest, Calls for Texas Rangers to Investigate ... -Armed supporters of Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) brutally beat and assaulted Ryan Miller, the campaign manager for Gohmert's oppenent ... The incident occurred as officers from the Tyler Police Department drove around the square idly, waving at the Blue Lives Matter counter-protesters who had come to support Gilbert's opponent (Louie Gumball, sub-human asshole and the usual fucker copsters)

Lieberman's folly - Lawyers, Guns & Money
Break Up the Department of Homeland Security -- Trump has turned a Bush-era bureaucratic blunder into his personal goon squad ... The DHS was a sham from the get-go. It was the brainchild of Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman, who proposed the new department in late 2001, just after the 9/11 attacks, as a way of showing that the Republicans in the White House were't the only ones trying to tackle terrorism (Lieberputz and Hillary Clintoon)

Trump Calls Portland Protesters 'Anarchists' an Chain of Moms a 'Scam' (said the scam)
Portland police and feds are responding to largely peaceful protests with violence
Federal Agents in Portland Are Generating Unrest Elsewhere as Well : politics
On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides
Maria Bartiromo asks why DHS can't just arrest the leadership in Portland forf "ignoring what's really happening" (dumbfuck Fox asshole is clueles on purpose)

Man at pro-police counter protest shout "kill transgenders" at Black Lives Matter rally in suburban Pittsburgh

Anti-fascists linked to zero murders in the US in 25 years : worldnews (those anti-fascists have been terrorizing America forever) In reality leftwing attacks have left far fewer people dead than violence by rightwing extremists, new research indicates, and antifa activists have not been linked to a single murder in decades.
Anti-fascists linked to zero murders in 25 years : politics

Column: They're fed up with the 'tyranny' of face masks. But Portland? That's about 'law and order' : politics

Give a boy a target for his grievance and he might get it in his head they need to pay - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... Roy Den Hollander who killed the family of a federal judge and a fellow professional misogynist attorney last week is yet another product of the world Rush Limbaugh made ... The fact that the nation's s political press treated a female presidential candidate compliance with email server management best practices as a much more important issue than her opponent confessing to serial sexual assault seems like a too-on-the-nose plot point in a feminist novel, and yet it's actually what happened in 2016. Beating Trump is an important objective, but the deeply misogynist culture that propelled him to the White House will still be there. ("feminazis" invented by Dimbaugh)

How to build a better, more diverse culture in the State Police - The Boston Globe - there wo't be significant reform at the agency until the state changes the way it selects rank-and-file troopers ... State Police is 87.6 percent white and 95 percent male ... (how about dumping the "trooper" name for starters?)

Scorecard: Grading the debate performances of Markey and Kennedy - The Boston Globe
Markey spends less time in Mass. than the rest of the delegation - The Boston Globe
Markey And Kennedy Find Plenty To Disagree About In Latest Senate Debate : boston
The History of America's Most Racist Frat Was No Secret -- Except to Joe Kennedy III
Markey And Kennedy Find Plenty To Disagree About In Latest Senate Debate : boston
Joe Kennedy said in a debate tonight that Ed Markey voted to create the program that transfers military equipment to local law enforcement, but uh that's a lie : boston

Massachusetts Officially Makes Juneteenth A State Holiday : politics

'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Workplace Under Investigation by WarnerMedia (Ellen DeGenerate is a real entitled toxic bitch)

Psychedelic drugs can greatly reduce psychiatric symptoms among US Special Operations Forces veterans. Those treated with ibogaine and 5-MeO-DMT showed large reductions in symptoms of PTSD, depression, and anxiety : science

Study on 11,196 couples shows that it's not the person you choose but the relationship you build. The variables related to the couple's dynamic predicted success in relationships more reliably than individual personality traits. : science ... The grass is greenest where you water it ...

Ease restrictions on medical psychedelics to aid research, experts say : worldnews

Lithium in drinking water linked with lower suicide rates - "Naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effec - Naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect

TIL about the Lead-crime Hypothesis: Researchers have found that the elimination of leaded gasoline in the US accounted for up to a 56% drop in violent crime rates between 1992 and 2002. : todayilearned

Experts know that reading to toddlers & babies, can make a big difference in children's reading abilities later in school. But does giving away free books to low-income families with young children help with early reading? An analysis of 44 studies of book giveaway programs concludes that it does.

Research by Welsh academics shows that a patient' pupils can reveal if they have suffered a traumatic experience in the past. People with post-traumatic stress disorder have an enhanced emotional response to both negative and positive images.

What was the most difficult thing to explain to your parents? : AskReddit

Are you afraid of dying? If so, why? : AskReddit

What is a sign of low intelligence? : AskReddit

What are the most cowardly things a person can do? : AskReddit


Highest-ever temperature recorded in Norwegian Arctic archipelago : worldnews ... Keep in mind Svalbard is where our doomsday seed vault is... it was placed there because when it was built the permafrost thawing was viewed as something that was impossible on a human timescale. Well... the permafrost started thawing out 3 years ago and flooded part of the seed vault.
Latest climate study predicts disaster for oceans, coastlines and life as we know it : politics

The southern Texas area struck hardest by coronavirus was hit with a hurricane, govern according to a new study..." : science
Hurricane Hanna Hits Texas Region Struggling With Coronavirus : Coronavirus
Trumps new border fence being knocked down by Hurricane Hanna : gifs

Single-use masks and coronavirus waste end up polluting ocean | The Japan Times : worldnews

Why a generation is choosing to be child-free : worldnews (capitalists went too far and killed off their wage-slaves)

Global confirmed coronavirus cases top 16.05 million, with a quarter in the U.S. : Coronavirus
16 states set single-day coronavirus case records last week : Coronavirus

Coronavirus updates: U.S. deaths top 1,000 for four consecutive days : politics -- Texans literally fighting to keep high risk spreading locations open, Sinclair broadcasting misinformation to the country, schools opening up to swallow and spit out children and underpaid teachers, universities going fully online and charging full tuition, Amazon delivering almost every single purchased good, and Congress waiting weeks to pass any stimulus while evictions and joblessness loom. This is America. We are the reality show the rest of the world watches. (STARRING DONALD J TRUMP)

America's global standing is at a low point. The pandemic made it worse. -- Under Trump, the United States retreats from collaborative leadership at a time of global crisis

MA COVID-19 Data 7/26/20 : boston (2.8% positive, uptick, getting worse)
273 New Confirmed Cases; 2.8% Positive - July 26 : CoronavirusMa - 108,380 total confirmed - 9,780 new tests - -7 hospital; +6 icu; +3 intubated - 19 new deaths; 8310 total - 96 new probable cases; 7257 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total

With influx of college students looming, how will Boston keep safe? - The Boston Globe

Britain wins rare praise for leading race to test life-saving Covid drugs : worldnews
Your Coronavirus Antibodies Are Disappearing. Should You Care? - The New York Times - Declining antibody levels do not mean less immunity, experts say. Besides, two widely used tests may detect the wrong antibodies.
Why COVID-19 is killing U.S. diabetes patients at alarming rates : politics
Why COVID-19 is killing U.S. diabetes patients at alarming rates - Reuters - Much of this could have been anticipated and addressed with a more comprehensive, national response, said A. Enrique Caballero, a Harvard Medical School endocrinologist and diabetes researcher.
Researchers have found Americans need to cut visits to non-essential businesses in half during the COVID-19 outbreak to reduce virus transmission by 45%. Even these major lifestyle changes might not be enough to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus : science
Young people should not expect to bounce right back after a COVID-19 infection -- a new study finds that about a quarter of young adults were still not back to their normal health weeks after contracting the infection, even if they had no medical conditions and were not hospitalized.

Air Conditioning May Be Spreading COVID : Coronavirus (no shit)

Mounting evidence shows masks may help avoid severe illness, even if you get COVID-19 : Coronavirus
The debate over masks is not a 'culture war' stop calling it that (oh, but it very much is, fought by the Culture of Stupidity, you know, Republicans)
Wearing A Mask Is More Popular -- And A Little Less Partisan -- Than You Might Expect levels of mask-wearing are on the rise across political lines -- Seventy-seven percent of Americans say that, generally speaking, people should wear face masks around others. Wearing a mask in public, 70% say, is more a matter of public health than it is a personal choice. A similar 71% say they would favor a government rule where they live requiring people to wear a face mask when in public around other people (strange, the more people get sick and die ...)
"I definitely didn't think I would be wondering if I would be a target of physical violence, let alone almost constant verbal abuse, just for asking people to wear a mask" ... And, this virus seems to have killed the myth that a common adversary would draw them together. ... "She said making her wear a mask is treating her like a Jew in the Holocaust" ... (Facebook, again)
Mom Influencers on Instagram Are Spreading Anti-Mask Propaganda : Coronavirus (oh look, Zuckerfucker)
Lyft Driver Attacked Then Arrested After Refusing Rider Without Mask : Coronavirus - NBC New York
Lyft Driver Says He Was Attacked, Then Arrested After Refusing Rider Without Mask The driver said after canceling the ride, the irate passenger threw her beverage across the backseat, and later came back to curse and spit in his face (so the NYC copsters arrented HIM)
Two Shoppers Banned From Walmart After Wearing Nazi Flag Face Masks Inside Store : politics
Fifty Shades of Whey on Twitter: "Racist couple in Marshall, MN wearing swastikas on their mask at Walmart" / Twitter ("You are not American, we literally already had a war about this")
Couple flaunt swastika face masks at Walmart in southwestern Minnesota - - At the request of the Marshall, Minn., store, the two were told theyll face arrest if they return there ... "If you vote for Biden, you're going to be living in Nazi Germany" the woman with the swastika mask told Mueller, as her companion bagged up toilet paper and an enormous canister of cheeseballs (pop. 13,680 in the middle of nowhere, good luck getting our cheeseballs) )
Eschaton - The Most Ridiculous Show On TV - I admit I can't stop watching, but these writers are just trolling us at this point.

A coronavirus cluster in New Jersey has been traced to a high school house party, and the teens and their parents are refusing to cooperate with contact tracers, officials say : Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Turns Midtown Into a Ghost Town, Causing an Economic Crisis - The New York Times - 7,500 workers are missing from a famous building. A food cart sells 10 hot dogs a day. The virus effect on one block could be an omen for the city's future

[OC] U.S. COVID-19 cases by 2016 election results : dataisbeautiful

Coronavirus ravaged Florida, as Ron DeSantis sidelined scientists and followed Trump - The Washington Post -- As Florida became a global epicenter of the coronavirus, Gov. Ron DeSantis held one meeting this month with his top public health official, Scott Rivkees, according to the governor's schedule. His health department has sidelined scientists, halting briefings last month with disease specialists and telling the experts there was not sufficient personnel from the state to continue participating (great excuse)

Sen. Jason Rapert (R-Conway) hospitalized with COVID-19 : politics ... Rapert has been planning a meeting of his National Association of Christian Legislators Aug. 4-5 in Miramar Beach, Fla. ...
Jason Rapert on Twitter: "Thanks to the members of the @CraigheadGOP Craighead County Republican Committee for having me speak last night. I really appreciate your support. We shall stand together for God & Country and electing #Republicans to office everywhere. @ARGOP #TeamRapert @Rapert4Arkansas" / Twitter (superspreader of death )

How to murder your citizens - Lawyers, Guns & Money - his Piggly Wiggly store brand version sure is making it close: As Florida became a global epicenter of the coronavirus, Gov. Ron DeSantis held one meeting this month with his top public health official, Scott Rivkees ... Coronavirus task force leader Deborah Birx warned that Florida was at risk of teetering into a full blown outbreak. Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway went on to criticize the states that have become hotspots and blamed the governors. (under the Trump bus)

Florida records 9,300 new coronavirus cases, blows past New York : Coronavirus ... Well, when the kids are orphans they'll be able to relate to Disney movie plots better (thanks, Mouse)
Florida: 'Flori-duh,' DeSantis in national spotlight for bungling pandemic (dumbuck corrupt Trumpy kills a bunch of people for Trump)
Florida police officer dies from COVID-19 complications : Coronavirus
bontesla comments on Hurricane Hanna Hits Texas Region Struggling With Coronavirus ... "My Florida hospital is already overwhelmed." ...

A Texas man died from coronavirus after his granddaughter spread infection to him from attending a party : Coronavirus (good job, death-bitch)
14 Members of Texas Family Contract Coronavirus After Backyard Barbecue : Coronavirus - "You cannot imagine my guilt at having been a denier, carelessly shuffling through this pandemic, making fun of those wearing masks and social distancing. For those who deny the virus exists or who downplay its severity, let me assure you: The coronavirus is very real and extremely contagious. Before you even know you have it, you've passed it along to your friends, family, coworkers and neighbors"
Hundreds of Texas bar owners plan to open Saturday as a statement to Gov. Abbott : Coronavirus (after Abbott vowed to "kill more useless grannies")

Arizona reports 1,973 new coronavirus cases, 19 more deaths : Coronavirus (RonaZona improving)

COVID-19 Outbreak Linked to Bible Conference That Refused to Shutdown Event : Coronavirus
COVID-19 Outbreak Linked to Bible Conference That Refused to Shutdown Event - A Bible conference in Colorado that threatened to sue the state over a cease-and-desist order calling for the event to be shutdown has been linked to 34 new cases of COVID-19 (sue the death-fuckers into non-existence)

Coronavirus surge brings suffering to the impoverished, underresourced Mississippi Delta. "To everybody in town that I see posting on Facebook about how this isn't real and that it's a political schoeme, I'm like "Oh my God, come intubate these patients." (Fuckerberg cackles)

After first player on Cincinnati Reds opening day becomes infected more team mates are now potentially infected causing concern if MLB season can even continue in 2020 : Coronavirus

Puerto Ricans block highway traffic around main PR airport demanding tighter restrictions among influx of American tourists and increased Coronavirus numbers : Coronavirus

Doja Cat tests positive for COVID 19 after mocking its severity : Coronavirus
Doja Cat Tests Positive for COVID-19 ... textbook definition of "irony" ... (hello, celebrity dipshit)

After Early Success, Israels Netanyahu Faces Fury for Flubbing Virus Fight -- With infections spiking again, young Israelis are protesting what they see as chaotic handling of the health and economic crisis (decides to attack more Palestinians to distract)

Bishop Believes Coronavirus is "a Sign from God" and Proof that "Science is always Precarious" than Dies of it (haha, Brazilian Satangelical and well, he was right, in a way)

Mainland China reports 46 new coronavirus cases, including 22 in Xinjiang : worldnews

Vietnam has detected its first locally transmitted case of coronavirus in nearly 100 days, authorities said on Saturday, in a country whose swift and full lockdown won praise for controlling the spread of the disease. : worldnews

Black Lives Matter rally in Sydney ruled a prohibited public assembly : worldnews - due to Covid19, not because those in power want to supress the social issue.

Malaysia arrests Bangladeshi migrant who criticised government on TV. Malaysian authorities say they have arrested a Bangladeshi man who criticised on television the country's treatment of undocumented migrants during the coronavirus pandemic. : worldnews

Undercover morality agent spits at teenage girls, asks 'where's your owner' and says 'I'll f*** your mother' after seeing them without hijab in Iran : worldnews (sounds like Ted Yoho)

Kim Jong-un declares emergency & puts Kaesong City on total lockdown after 1st reported Covid-19 case in North Korea : worldnews

Thousands of Israelis protested in Jerusalem and other cities including Tel Aviv, demanding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation over his government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. In Jerusalem they rallied outside Netanyahu's residence accusing him of corruption : worldnews (another corrupt rightwing authoritarian asshole fucked things up?)

Chinese mogul expelled from party after calling Xi Jinping a 'clown,' accused of corruption : worldnews
Ecudorian Navy on alert for massive Chinese fishing fleet near Galapagos Islands protected waters : worldnews (All your fish belong to China)
Indian spy satellite passes over Tibet, China mobilises troops : worldnews (Xi considers nuking the moon)
Court summons Alibaba, Jack Ma on complaint of spreading fake news on UC Browser and UC News : worldnews - He's not just the head of Alibaba, by the looks of him, he is THE head. (click through for the pic)

Pakistan Police Brutally Thrash Innocent Civilian Family : worldnews ... Who do they think they are? Americans?

Pro Lesbian African Movie Released Despite Hostility : worldnews

Kremlin says Russia won't join U.S. alliance against China : worldnews
Tens of Thousands in Russia Challenge the Kremlin in Second Week of Protests : worldnews
Russia's activists and independent journalists face new wave of crackdowns

More than 80 journalists resign from Hungarian news site after editor sacked : worldnews ... Orban destroyed democracy in Hungary a long time ago ... (the nazis never left)
Poland to leave treaty on violence against women : worldnews ... The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party and its coalition partners are closely aligned to the Catholic Church, and the government has promised to promote traditional family values.

During Argentina's dictatorship, the regime "disappeared" and killed some 30,000 opponents. One of them was Omar Marocchi. An alleged perpetrator, a former military commander, has been tracked down in Berlin : worldnews (let's "track down" some of those CIA agents and US officials responsible for this)

France to effectively phase out Huawei gear from 5G networks 7 TechNode : worldnews
Nantes cathedral fire: Church volunteer rearrested over arson : worldnews ... a Rwandan refugee who worked as a warden at the cathedral - had admitted causing the fire.
France will introduce on-the-spot fines nationwide for drug users, particularly targeting cannabis, from September. : worldnews ... "The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." -- Anatole France (drink your wine!)

49% of voters believe Kremlin interfered in Brexit referendum - Opinium poll for the Observer also reveals 47% of public think Putin's government affected UK's 2019 general election (BoJo and the Tories are Putin's puppets, sound familiar?)
Russia report: Tony Blair calls on government to investigate Moscow's alleged interference in Brexit - 'Whether we've taken our eye off the ball or just decided not to put our eye on it is an interesting question,' says former PM
Boris Johnson's government is privately 'desperate' for Trump to lose the election to Joe Biden : worldnews ... Aren't we all ...

'What does Ghislaine Maxwell have on Trump' asks new attack ad by Lincoln Project (the videos, duh)
Elon Musk with Ghislaine Maxwell at an high society event : pics
Long sourced list of Elon Musk's criminal, illegal conman, and unethical history by u/namenotrick and u/Ilikey0u : bestof

U.S. Ambassador to Iceland wants to carry a firearm for Reykjavik post : worldnews (dumbfuck Republican MAGA Trumpster)

Democrats Are Allowing Trump to Frame the Debate on China | If they keep speaking the GOP's language, it will haunt them for years to come ... Notably, the writer also fails to offer an affirmative case. Because the Chinese government really is hostile. The writer is just worried that Democrats will look like wimps in a new Cold War, so we should pretend we're not having one or else voters will choose Republicans. (yeah, that'll work)

Europe's Economy Set to Outpace U.S. in Upending of Past Roles because of Covid Handling

Opinion | In just one month, Trump commits a whole new set of potentially impeachable offenses - The Washington Post

Let the countdown begin: 100 days until Election Day, and America needs all hands on deck : politics
Wake up: Trump is setting the stage for future coup : politics
Here are 15 signs of authoritarianism that we've seen under the Trump administration
The Ugly Terror of a Fascist Abyss Lurks in the Background of This Pandemic : politics
Trump has helped the US to see its dark side. It will still be there when he goes : politics

Under Trump, American national myths are collapsing. Can they survive? Rather than restore some idealized, jingoistic version of who we are, lets use this painful moment of self-doubt to remake the reality of America. (exceptionlly selfish and stupid and great at killing people)

100 Days Before the Election, Things Are Looking Bleak for Trump : politics
Poll: 100 days from election, 80% say country is heading in wrong direction : politics
100 Days: Trump faces headwinds as Election Day draws near
Donald Trump Is a Broken Man : politics
Trump can't shift public attention from cornavirus to the streets of America - The president shows no leadership on public health but wants to be a strongman on law and order. Voters won't buy it
Trump doesn't want any MLB players kneeling when he throws first pitch : politics
Trump backs out of throwing first pitch at Yankees game | TheHill (damn)

Never get high on your own supply - Lawyers, Guns & Money - America's Dumbest Senator (TM), Wisconsin vacant suit Ron Johnson, has an op-ed in which he defends an offer of nothing to victims of a pandemic and depression his party has already made far worse than it needed to be: ... a Republican Party that was purely venal would be a massive improvement over the current one ... "In April, Johnsons reasoning was reckless; today, it's hallucinatory" ...
The GOPs Procrastination on COVID Relief Is Inexcusable
Eschaton: Reopen By Easter - That was obviously nuts when Trump said it, but a that time, a month or so after Easter probably didn't seem so nuts, even knowing what we did about how the strategy of the federal government was to fuck things up as badly as possible. Even the pessimists were more worried about a second wave in the Fall, not that we'd never get past the first one. -- It's July 26! Maybe we'll reopen by Easter!

Why Are Republicans Being Such Assholes? : politics

Republicans Are Finally Turning Against Trump. Too Little, Too Late. : politics
Forget Putin, it's meddling by America's evangelical enforcer that should scare us -- They are one in the same. Remember Franklin graham made a few trips to Russia in these past nearly 4 years
Trump's old tricks aren't working : politics
Trump golfs with Brett Favre as coronavirus deaths approach 150,000: report ... He has now spent 262 days on a golf course he owns in his 1,283 days in office (good move, sportsball guy)
Brett Farvrah : PoliticalHumor

Reagan Foundation asks Trump campaign, RNC to stop using former president's name to raise money: report : politics - Reagan employed Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, and Dana "Putin pays him" Rohrabacher. Trump is a Reagan LEGACY. ... and Reagan was a traitor (so was Bush, and here we are)

100 Days: Democrats see clear path to Senate majority | TheHill (well, something changed over the past six months)

CBS News Battleground Tracker poll: Trump up one point in Ohio as Biden leads Michigan - CBS News
Trump 2020 poll: President is behind in a must-win state - CNNPolitics - The fact that the polls in Florida favor Biden should be one of the biggest warning signs yet for Trump
Biden holds daunting lead over Trump as US election enters final stretch | US news | The Guardian
Nate Silver: "I do not buy that Trump's fate is sealed" ... "We found historically that when there are lots of major news events and economic disruptions, an election becomes harder to predict"

'This whole house of cards is gonna collapse' : GOP shutters Senate with US on verge of economic catastrophe
Congress Was Already Broken. The Coronavirus Could Make It Worse. - The New York Times - report says that a sweeping change in institutional culture is needed for Congress to regain public trust. The challenges of the coronavirus are feeding the dysfunction.
How the Republican Party opened itself up to the Trump takeover - CNNPolitics - "It Was All A Lie," casts Trump as not an aberration but rather the culmination of decades-long evolution within the GOP.

Mnuchin: It 'wouldn't be fair' to use 'taxpayer dollars to pay more people to sit home' : politics ("starve, suckers" he said under his breath)
playing tiniest violin

From Donald Trump to Ted Yoho, Republicans are losing with women voters : politics

Rep. Ted Yoho removed from board of Christian charity over his comments about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - The Washington Post (YoHo is a good Christian but they fired him)
AOC will Introduce Bill that Requires Federal Agents to Identify Themselves : politics

Roger McNamee: Facebook is a threat to whatever remains of democracy in the US (Fuckerzuckerberged)
Biden's path to the White House could hit a dead end on Facebook - Mark Zuckerberg's autocratic nature and fear of anti-trust legislation might see him plump for Trump in the race for president
If you're not terrified about Facebook, you haven't been paying attention

Bill by Sen. Tom Cotton targets curriculum on slavery ... A New York Times-based school curriculum emphasizing American slavery instead of American independence has been targeted by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton ... (Civll War was just a little Indepenence War, not about slavery - maybe the NYT will give him a column)

Why Democrats Don't Hold Trump Accountable ... Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Jerrold Nadler ... Intend to seek? A . . . briefing? Among . . . other things? ... "A sternly worded letter won't stop facism" (at least we got rid of Nadler, but Pelosi is an idiot)
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney vs. Suraj Patel: A month later, this New York City primary is still a train wreck and a warning to us all - The Washington Post ... In one corner, you have Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, a pal of House Speaker Nancy Pelosis who has been in Congress since 1993 and was recently elected chair of the House Oversight Committee ... At the center of this mess is a massive influx of mail-in ballots (Cuomo, as usual)

Anti-Trump Republicans could play a decisive role in 2020 election in Texas : politics

John Lewis makes final crossing over Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma - The Washington Post

Bexar County GOP chair refuses to certify runoff election totals after losing in landslide : politics ... She also was caught lying previously to help her child-molesting husband, even though her own daughter was one of the victims. (sound familiar? : beta test)

Should Bill Barr Be Disbarred? : politics
You start wearing blue and brown - Lawyers, Guns & Money - To state the obvious, Bill Barr's goons are in Portland to perform violence, not to prevent it ... By the time the security forces halted their advance, the federal courthouse they had been sent to protect was out of sight -- two blocks behind them ... Odd how none of those 2nd Amendment warriors are showing up to combat federal tyranny. :

Trump is calling protesters terrorists. That puts him in the company of the world's autocrats : politics

We're Publishing Thousands of Police Discipline Records That New York Kept Secret for Decades = ProPublica obtained these police records from New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board. NYPD unions are suing to halt the city from making the data public. (crooked copsters)

Protests explode across the country; police declare riots in Seattle, Portland - The Washington Post - In Seattle, police said protesters set fire to a construction site for a juvenile detention facility. In Portland, protesters breached a federal courthouse.
Protests erupt nationwide in solidarity with Portland demonstrations : politics - If you think this is intense, wait until we add millions of homeless people into the mix. The next 100 days are going to be rather chaotic.

Pastor begs Trump to use 'hollow-point bullets' on Portland protesters : politics ... Rick Wiles, who runs the far-right website TruNews, (yeah, a real man of Satan)
Republicans say they're for small, local government. Apparently not in Portland.
In Portland's So-Called War Zone, It's the Troops Who Provide the Menace | If President Trump is actually trying to establish order, he is stunningly incompetent

After the HQ fire, will Trump deploy his 'personal militia' to protect AZ Democrats? : politics

Black armed protesters march in Kentucky demanding justice for Breonna Taylor : politics

Portland protesters topple fence at federal courthouse early Sunday, agents deploy tear gas, riot declared on 59th night of demonstrations : politics

Leaf-blower wars: How Portland protesters are fighting back against tear gas and forming walls of veterans, lawyers, nurses

Federal Officers Pepper Spray Photojournalist and Military Veteran During Portland Protest, Video Shows : politics

'Disturbing -- and Dangerous' : Journalists Denounce Judge's Order for Outlets to Turn Over Protest Footage to Seattle Police -- "This turns journalists into an arm of the government. We are not here to do surveillance for police" (checkmate, libtards)

Fires and Pepper Spray in Seattle as Police Protests Widen Across U.S. - The New York Times - From Los Angeles to New York, protesters marched in a show of solidarity with demonstrations in Portland, Ore. In Seattle, they smashed windows and set fires. A shooting at a protest in Austin, Texas, left one man dead.

Downtown Portland businesses, derailed by pandemic, say protests present a new challenge -

/u/Answa012 summarizes NYPD's worst repeat offenders. What stands out is that there are 38 officers with over 40 complaints, with 5 of them with 72-75 complaints each : bestof (no wonder they feel they can kill you and police "unions" are criminal gangs)

Giants' Sam Coonrod had every right to stand, but his reason fell short ... He said plenty wrong, though, offering up an explanation that slid off his tongue and went dribbling down his chest like liquid contradiction ... "I'm a Christian," he said (well?)

Cop kicks and drag female driver during traffic stop in McDonald's parking lot in San Jose
UPDATE: San Jose officer involved with kicking, dragging woman placed on leave - San Josi Spotlight

Sheboygan County town strips constablesduties after one posted KKK sign and Confederate flag in his yard ... Over the past few years, we have received complaints from residents of intimidation, threats, profanity and other inappropriate behavior from Mr. VanEss in the performance of his constable duties (and did nothing ; Wississippi)

Video and 911 audio released in Indiana police dog mauling : news (even the cop dogs)

Tea Spots and Forced Empathy - Lawyers, Guns & Money - It's hard to imagine a more petulant, childish reaction to "Black Lives Matter" : In fairness, it is illegal to drink tea now that black lives matter, but that seems like a small price to pay for such a monumental achievement ... One thing that struck me while reading this upper-Crust Cartman exhortation is that the author has such an insulated view of city life.
Goodbye, Washington DC. -- Mayor Bowser broke her contract with residents like me. So we're leaving - by Daniel Turner ... I used to go for afternoon tea at the St. Regis Hotel on 16th Street; it's now been renamed to "Black Lives Matter Plaza" ... (DC was supposed to coddle stupid racist white people like this idiot, so he's leaving, hopefully for Mississippi oh nevermind, Maryland)

The best Union elevator pitch I've seen. : bestof

Did Hearst' s Culture Kill Hearst' s Biggest Magazine Story? -- The workplace environment at the company's magazine division was troubled under Troy Young. And it may not have been good for ambitious investigative journalism, either ... allegations against Bryan Singer ... O: The Oprah Magazine ending print edition (yeah, another misogynistic asshole corp the swamp is deep and Oprah is so last century)

Fox News' Jesse Watters: 'QAnon Has Uncovered a Lot of Great Stuff' ... Speaking with Eric Trump ... (Foxfuckers)
Fox News Touting QAnon Is All You Need to Know About the So-Called "News" Network

Eschaton: LOL Nothing Matters - I can't claim I'm any different, necessarily, but you'd think that everything going on at the moment would make some of our Great Public Thinkers get off their usual bullshit for a minute or two, but instead they're all complaining that if they do too much racism they might lose their extremely lucrative barely-show jobs. Though they never seem to lose them ... Why can't we manage to cancel any of these fuckers? How does David Frum still walk free?
Julia Carrie Wong on Twitter: "This tweet is an exquisite example of how those who decry "cancel culture" want to constrain, not expand inquiry and debate (evryone is entitled to have a building named after them for being a racist asshole, says David Frum)

Religious Questions: Why churches dont pay taxes and why thats unlikely to change

Common Food Additive (titanium dioxide) banned in France but Allowed in the U.S. causes Adverse Health Effects in Mice : science (America puts in your food, of course)

Humans may have arrived in Americas much earlier than thought, research shows - ABC News - Artifacts discovered in a cave in Mexico are about 30,000 years old.
Humans may have arrived in Americas much earlier than thought, research shows : news

You can now boot a Windows 95 PC inside Minecraft and play Doom on it : technology


Record numbers of coronavirus cases in every global region - Almost 40 countries have reported record single-day increases in coronavirus infections over the past week : worldnews

United States breaks record of new daily cases with 78,000+ : Coronavirus
COVID cases top 4 million as Trump and his base reject experts, science -- the cult of Donald Trump has become a death cult (always was)
More Than 150 Experts Urge the U.S. to Shut Down as Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million : Coronavirus (Kayleigh says "we don't listen those so-called experts")
These are some of the 91,000 people who've died since the US reopened : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/25/20 : CoronavirusMa
210 New Confirmed Cases; 1.8% Positive - July 25 : CoronavirusMa - 108107 total confirmed - 11330 new tests - -26 hospital; +1 icu; - 2 intubated - 12 new deaths; 8291 total - 73 new probable cases; 7161 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total

Teachers In Westford Say No To In-Person Teaching In The Fall : CoronavirusMa

America's Schools Are a Moral and Medical Catastrophe (Betsy Hand of Satan DeVos)
Only 8% Of Americans Want Schools to Reopen Without Restrictions For In-Person Classes: Poll - Jul 23 2020 : Coronavirus

To stop the spread of Covid-19, the USA must change its testing strategy from the current method of infrequent PCR testing to frequent rapid testing : Coronavirus
Trained dogs were able to sniff out Covid-19 infections with 94% accuracy: study : Coronavirus
New antibody mix could form 'very potent' Covid-19 treatment, say scientists
In cell studies, seaweed extract outperforms remdesivir in blocking COVID-19 virus : Coronavirus
8 month fetus dies infected with Sars-Cov-2 : Coronavirus (miscarriages and stillbirths off the charts, not being counted in the Trump Virus toll)
CDC: One-third of COVID-19 patients who aren't hospitalized have long-term illness - One patient whose symptoms have lingered for months called the report 'monumental.'
COVID-19 survivor who had most of his fingers amputated: This can happen to you
Study shows homemade masks with 2 layers are more effective than others : worldnews

Canada's top doctor warns young people to not give in to coronavirus fatigue
Coronavirus report card: Experts give Canada a B, U.S. an F : Coronavirus

At least 4 bus drivers in US attacked for asking riders to wear masks this month : Coronavirus
Man Wanted For Apparently Punching Starbucks Barista Over Mask Policy; Tip Jar Reportedly Stolen : Coronavirus
A California grocery store worker was suspended after pepper-spraying a customer who refused to wear a mask and rammed her with a shopping cart : Coronavirus

Florida surpass New York for total cases; deaths rise by 124 : Coronavirus ... Governor DeathSentence

Pittsburgh's virus success fizzles in crowded bars, eateries ... The culprit? Primarily, people in their 20s, 30s and 40s who told contact tracers that they had been visiting bars and restaurants or working in them, county officials said.

Coronavirus tracked: How women leaders outperform men during pandemic : politics (men tried to bash the virus with their dicks, but it didn't work)

Americans Not Welcome in Caribbean Resorts Re-Opening to Tourism : worldnews

Germany braces for a second coronavirus wave amid rising infections : Coronavirus

India breaks it's own record for highest number of new cases in a day with 48000+ cases yesterday : Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Israeli court rules Palestinian prisoners have no right to social distancing : worldnews (no right to live, way to go full Nazi, Jews)

Muslim charity boss quits after calling Jews 'grandchildren of pigs' | Metro News : worldnews (well?)
Punjab Textbook Board MD Who Banned 100 'Anti-Islam' Books Likes Porn Video On Twitter : worldnews

Australia labels China's claims to South China Sea illegal : worldnews (the world has only four seas, east, west north, south and China owns them all)
FBI Takes Wanted Chinese Researcher Into Custody; She Had Been Harbored In SF Consulate : worldnews

Nazi sympathizer network buying up Cape Breton properties with 'colony' in mind: German report : worldnews
Amazon, Google and Wish remove neo-Nazi products : worldnews (Nazis are surging)

70 journalists and staff at Hungary's top news site Index have resigned, accusing the government of launching a bid to destroy or tame their website. : worldnews (speaking of Nazis)

Massive wave of people marching in an anti-Kremlin protest in Russian Far East this morning, July 25 : pics
Protesters In Russia's Far East Challenge Putin's Authority, Demand His Resignation : worldnews
Anti-Putin Protests In Russia's Far East Gather Steam : worldnews

Mexico City outlaws gay conversion therapy : worldnews

UN calls on US police to halt the use of force against journalists covering protests : worldnews (US police: fuck off)
U.N. Warns America Against 'Excessive Force' as Portland Officers Seen Shoving Medics to the Ground : worldnews

Trump eases controls on armed drone exports: The White House announced that President Donald Trump had approved a move to diverge partly from the 1987 Missile Technology Control Regime, in which 35 countries agreed to restrict the sales of unmanned weapons delivery systems : worldnews (Mexican cartels are interested)

The COVID catastrophe - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Now that 63 million voters have managed to wrap the nation around a telephone poll by choosing to put a corrupt lazy ignorant imbecile at the wheel, we probably won't be getting too many versions of that particular brand of savvy. Probably.

Trump-backed postmaster general plans to slow mail delivery : worldnews (says, fast mail socialistical, expect 1 to 6 months for your letter to arrive)

As A Candidate, Trump Asked FBI In Intelligence Briefing: 'Are The Russians Bad?' : politics ("they're not really that bad, China's worse" he said)
Dems Say Trump Administration Is Covering Up Intel on Ongoing Russian Election Interference : politics ("the dems were spying on me!" Trump raged)
Russia's GRU hackers hit US government and energy targets (run up to the election-day shutdown)

The F.B.I. Pledged to Keep a Source Anonymous. Trump Allies Aided His Unmasking. : politics

Twenty-One State Attorneys General File Suit to Stop 'Illegal' Effort by Trump to Skew the Census for Political Gain : politics (Roberts already said fine)

A bipartisan group secretly gathered to game out a contested Trump-Biden election. It wasnt pretty (Trump will say he won and that will be that)
Anatomy of an Election Meltdown in Georgia (the plan)

Split 5 to 4, Supreme Court Rejects Nevada Church's Challenge to Shutdown Restrictions (Roberts again, the other four conservafucks perfectly fine with you dying)

Republican support for wearing masks leaps to 58% after Trump wears one in public for first time : politics
Senators Rip Interior Secretary For Refusing To Wear Mask In Meeting With Tribal Leaders : politics ... Nothing more American then government officials infecting indigenous people with deadly diseases.

Local stations across the country set to air Fauci conspiracy theory over the weekend - CNN (now why would the Refuckers do that now?)
Local TV stations across the country set to air discredited 'Plandemic' researcher's conspiracy theory about Fauci : politics (why not just say, Fox/Sinclair affiliates?)
Sinclair pulls show where Fauci conspiracy theory is aired : Coronavirus ("delayed until next wee4 for further "context")
Around half of Americans with a high school diploma or less education (48%) believe that "powerful people intentionally planned the coronavirus outbreak," according to Pew Research Study, and notes "educational attainment is especially important when it comes to perceptions of conspiracy theories." : Coronavirus

Mugged by Reality, Trump Finds Denial Wont Stop the Pandemic

How did a completely open grifter get elected president of the United States? - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This, I suspect, is the single most crucial question that historians will grapple with when they try to interpret the Trump era in American politics ... How, for example, did it come to be that Hillary Clinton's less than optimal email security practices somehow ended up getting much more elite media attention than the fact -- the literal, unambiguous, unchallenged fact -- that the Republican party had nominated a career grifter and scam artist to be president of the United States? (hello, HYT/Haberputz) ... Plandemic ... Sinclair owns or operates 294 television stations across the United States. It essentially controls how huge numbers of people in an enormous percentage of the nation get their news. ... DID DR. FAUCI CREATE COVID-19? (opinions differ, but probably)
Jonathan Chait on Twitter: "The whole Trump era is astonishing, but I've always been especially struck that the man engaged in a massive con, *was exposed*, and then got elected president." / Twitter

William Barr has a lot to explain about actions on Michael Cohen : politics

The $600 Unemployment Benefits Are Expiring This Weekend Because Senate Republicans Didn't Do Anything (Traitor Mitch Kackkles)
Trump and the GOP Are About to Push the Economy Off a Cliff : politics ... "they are playing chicken with a second Great Depression."
Pelosi, Schumer Joint Statement on Mitch McConnell and the White House's Continued Months-Long Disarray and Delay
Mitch McConnell, SUPERGENIUS - Lawyers, Guns & Money - By deliberately waiting until the last minute, McConnell will create a situation where a relief bill will eventually pass, but only after the UI benefit runs out as people start to make decisions about the election less than 100 days away, and Democrats will gain more leverage as soon as the benefit expires

Bernie Sanders slams Tesla CEO Elon Musk, saying it's 'pathetic' that Musk is against another government stimulus package : politics (the Muskrat is evil liar)
Rich Republican Nihilists Don't Care If You Can't Pay Rent: Millionaires in Congress have long since lost touch with most constituents' concerns (your capitalist fucker overlords like Kelly Loeffler)
Heroes in theory, peons in practice - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Just as so many politicians gave up before crushing the curve with disastrous results, corporations are starting to pull back pandemic-related benefits even though the pandemic is worse than ever: At the outset of the pandemic, Eva was pretty impressed with how the Texas Starbucks where she works sprang into action. (and then the superrich asshle coffee guy told her to fuck off and literall die)
Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Using Pandemic to Enrich Billionaires as Millions Lose Work & Face Eviction : politics

The absolutely remarkable social media power of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez : politics
AOC Gave The Most Important Feminist Speech In A Generation : politics
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's response to Rep. Ted Yoho hits home for many other women in politics and business : politics
A.O.C. and the Jurassic Jerks | For the Cave Man President and his party, clubbing women is not a path to victory. : politics (won't link to Dowd, but she got some pretty good zingers in there)
The Poison of Male Incivility : When a woman dares respond to it, she's seen as "disruptive" (disruptive to their tiny male brains)
Nancy Pelosi 'Couldn't Have Been Prouder' of AOC's Response To GOP Rep's Sexism : politics

It's Bleak: Trump's Great American Comeback Is a Dumpster Fire

The Biggest Takeaway from Trumps Barstool Suck-Up Session (toxic masculinity and even the BarBros have their limits)

A Dam Breaks As Whites Abandon the GOP -- According to new polling, Joe Biden is close to erasing Trumps advantage with Caucasian voters.
Donald Trumps suburban horror show -- If current numbers hold, the Republican Party will suffer its worst defeat in the suburbs in decades with implications reaching far beyond November.
'Violent anarchists' are the new 'migrant caravans' -- and will flop just as badly
Pro-Trump Group Returns Donation From White Nationalist After Media Inquiry : politics

Opinion | Why Republicans are more afraid of change than ever - The Washington Post (regressives are always afraid of change)

Arson suspected after Democratic headquarters in Arizona burns down : politics (kill the Post Office and burn down all the Dems headquarters)

How to Lose a Swing State - Arizona is moving left. But the state GOP chair, Kelli Ward, is doubling down on Trumpism. : politics
Democrats' Chances of Retaking the Senate Keep Improving

Media coverage of the 2016 campaign was disastrous. Nows the last chance to get 2020 right. By Margaret Sullivan (get rid of Haberputz, for starters)

How the Republican National Convention came undone - The Washington Post
Trump's convention cancellation is costing GOP donors millions
Ron DeSantis was supposed to star at Trumps Florida convention. Not anymore ... and test the waters for a potential run at the GOP presidential nomination in 2024 (dumbest dumbass, but then Trump lowered the fucking bar to minus infinity)

Opinion | Small-business owners are realizing they are the victims of another Trump con - The Washington Post

Fact check: Trump again tells story about being booed at 2015 event he didn't attend - CNNPolitics

Nikki Haley's 'Groveling' Claim About Donald Trump Leaves People Bewildered (speaking of disgusting sub-humans)

Portland finally proves it: Trump is pulling us into fascism : politics ... "Hes also proved 1/3rd of Americans are perfectly fine with it as long as its not them being affected, and given enough brainwashing, they will in fact cheer it on."
It's time we use the F-word: fascism : politics
Fascism Expert Warns Trump's Deployment of Feds Could Suppress Election Turnout
Trump's Private Army Is Scarier Than You Think
America 'staring down the barrel of martial law' Oregon senator warns

"Hit her again" : PoliticalHumor

Trump Is Putting On a Show in Portland | The president is deploying the kind of performative authoritarianism that Vladimir Putin pioneered. : politics
Operation Diligent Valor: Trump showcased federal power in Portland, making a culture war campaign pitch - The Washington Post
The federal police in Portland dont even understand what arrests are
Trump's Use of Federal Paramilitaries Is a Classic Tactic of Autocrats to Test How Far They Can Push Their Authority
Trump's press secretary aired a propaganda-like video of Portland protests that was so disturbing even Fox News cut away from it (riots and carnage in the streets: Biden's America)
McEnany says violent crime, which has trended down for 30 years, has 'finally' started to fall| The White House again tries to take credit for a trend it inherited. (Fox watchers have no comprehension of history) <>/a>

Homeland Security Was Destined to Become a Secret Police Force | The New Yorker
Former Sen. Barbara Boxer: I regret voting for the creation of the Department of Homeland Security - The Washington Post - I never imagined a president like Trump when I voted to create the Department of Homeland Security (even the name, you idiot)
Is It Time to Defund the Department of Homeland Security? | The New Yorker (defund and lock up/deport, oh look all white guys, wonder why?)

Portland federal agents accused of war crimes for destroying medical supplies : politics
Federal Agents Strike Portland Reporter With Projectile Hours After Judge Issues Restraining Order to Protect Journalists : politics
A Judge Won't Force Federal Officers In Portland To Identify Themselves When Making Arrests (masked government thugs the new Constitutional norm, Republican judge says)

The Elite Border Patrol Unit That Has Violently Confronted Portland Protesters Never Should Have Been Deployed, Former Officials Say : politics (well, now we know about their Stormtrooper Unit)
Federal Cops Are Already in Seattle and the Mayor Is Pissed : politics
Federal Agents Push Into Portland Streets, Stretching Limits of Their Authority - The New York Times - Federal agents are venturing blocks from the buildings they were sent to protect. Oregon officials say they are illegally taking on the role of riot police.
Videos Show How Federal Officers Escalated Violence in Portland : politics
Trump's militarized policing of Portland has no place in the US : politics

Little Beirut's Peculiar Structure of Government and The Troubles ... the last commission form of government among large cities in the United States ... rigged for white people ... Thus it is in Portland that the Mayor is also the Police Commissioner and one of the reasons why the current Mayor, Ted Wheeler, has received pressure to reform the Portland Police Bureau (PPB).

New 'wall' of military veterans protect protesters in Portland
'That's an illegal order' veterans challenge Trump's officers in Portland

Activist burns Russian-Nazi-Confederate Flag outside Williamsport court house : news ... cited for burning 'rubbish' in public ...

Honolulu's Prosecutor Race Could Flip Hawaii's Punitive Culture (and why does HI have a fucker-cop culture?)

Mass. House passes policing bill, paving way for high-stakes talks with Senate - The Boston Globe (as usual, DeLeo in the pocket of copster)
While equity efforts flounder, Massachusetts police make millions off marijuana store traffic details - The Boston Globe - Officers in Northampton and Brookline reap overtime windfall

While others shut QAnon down, Facebook lets it thrive -- Top groups have hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of interactions (Fuckerberg your so-called democracy)

Berkeley Nuke Profs Side Gig: Far-Right Serbian Activist -- It'sreally alarming for someone who is in a position to shape the next generation of nuclear security scholars to hold such extremist views -- Far-Right Serbian Activistalso a prominent player in Dveri, a far right-wing party in Serbia that publicly supports a convicted war criminal, among other extremist stances.Jasmina Vujic has been on the faculty at the University of California Berkeley since 1992 (women can be very bad people also)

Mens Rights Groups in a Panic Over Wild Murders ... finger-pointing in the "manosphere" (paywalled, but noted)

Turning a Second Home Into a Primary Home - The New York Times - Those who are lucky enough to have a weekend house have discovered that living there full-time can require some adjustment (typical NYT on the "hardships" of the rich)

At Wall Street Journal, News Staff and Opinion Side Clash - The New York Times - A heated dispute between the newsroom and the opinion section of one of the country's most respected news organizations has spilled into public view. (completely corrupt Republifuckers)

Facing backlash from workers over alleged discrimination, Tatte founder stepping down as CEO - The Boston Globe - founder Tzurit Or ... was born in Israel and lived on a kibbutz for most of her childhood, moving to the US at age 32 ... (racist Jew, again)

Ancient DNA suggests Vikings may have been plagued by smallpox : science

Neandertals may have had a lower threshold for pain: People who inherited a special ion channel from Neandertals experience more pain : science

ELI5: If all cell nuclei in the body have the same DNA how does the cell know which DNA to express according to the organ they create? : explainlikeimfive (*)

"Zuck off" : Doctors, nurses, scientists rail against Zuckerberg


Four year study of 371 reefs in 58 countries around the world reveals "sharks are functionally extinct on many of the world's reefs" Sharks were not observed on nearly 20% of surveyed reefs, suggesting a widespread decline that has gone undocumented on this scale until now.

Vietnam, one of Asia's biggest consumers of wildlife products, has suspended all imports of wild animal species "dead or alive -- their eggs... parts or derivatives" and vowed to "eliminate" illegal markets across the country. : worldnews

Sultry Nights and Magnolia Trees: New York City Is Now Subtropical - The New York Times - Winter is warmer and summer is sweltering, with torrential afternoon downpours. Whats next, palm trees? (haha, all the Florifucks will move back to NYC)

Shattered illusions: how the bubble of American exceptionalism is bursting : Coronavirus - America is not a rich country, but rather a poor country with a lot of rich people in it.

Shut down the country and start over to contain Covid-19, US medical experts urge political leaders : politics
Medical Experts Urge Another Shutdown As Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million : Coronavirus
A COVID-19 Vaccine Reality Check - The Atlantic - So much hope is riding on a breakthrough, but a vaccine is only the beginning of the end ... 51% of American won't or might not take a vaccine ... Vaccine-induced immunity, though, tends to be weaker than immunity that arises after an infection
US coronavirus: Covid-19 vaccine likely won't be 'widely available' until several months into 2021, Fauci says - CNN

Covid live updates: People with mild cases still report issues weeks after testing, CDC says - The Washington Post
How the U.S. Compares With the World's Worst Coronavirus Hot Spots

MA COVID-19 Data 7/24/20 (yay!) : boston
214 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 24 : CoronavirusMa - 107897 total cases - 13104 new tests - +46 hosptial; - 10 ICU; - 1 intubated - 14 new confirmed deaths; 8279 total - 124 new probable cases; 7088 total -0 new probable deaths; 219 total

Baker issues strict new rules on people traveling to Mass., including possible $500 per day fine for violators - The Boston Globe
Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testingessentialto reopening schools safely

Report: Feds gave Mass. the least amount of protective equipment during COVID-19 surge : CoronavirusMa (Trump owned the libtards)
Balance of Payments Portal | Rockefeller Institute of Government - Who Gives and Who Gets? (NY, CT, MA, NJ, CO pay for everybody else, we thought taxation without representation was a problem)

Are Most Massachusetts Residents Wearing Masks? (not really)

White House: children should go back to school even if studies show they spread coronavirus : Coronavirus
COVID-19 Can Be A Prolonged Illness, Even For Young Adults, CDC Report Says : science

Political ideology is shaping individual responses to the pandemic, online study of Americans finds. Conservatives who are staunch supporters of President Trump were less knowledgeable about the virus, less able to discern real from fake news and, in turn, saw COVID-19 as less of a threat. : science
Narcissists and psychopaths are more likely to refuse to wear masks, Says New Research : worldnews

IV Bag Shortages Occur Due to Hurricane Maria and Pandemic Supply Chain Disruption - Life Under the Modern Monopoly Power Means Even Bags of Salt and Water Are Volatile - This story in The American Prospect highlights the maddening consequences of IV bag shortages.

Leaving Your Nose Uncovered Defeats the Purpose of Wearing a Mask: Study Reveals : Coronavirus
A doctor has run 22 miles to work and back wearing a mask to help stop the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories around face coverings and to raise funds for charity. He recorded that oxygen levels never fell below 98% of what it would usually be. : worldnews (who csres about "facts")
McDonalds to require customers wear masks at all U.S. restaurants starting Aug. 1 as COVID-19 cases
Delta flight departing from Detroit has to turn around as 2 guests refuse to wear masks : Coronavirus (Trumptards) ... maskit or casket .. 6 feet apart or 6 feet under ... Over the nose, is how it goes ...

Frequent, Fast, and Cheap is Better than Sensitive - Marginal REVOLUTION - A number of firms have developed cheap, paper-strip tests for coronavirus that report results at-home in about 15 minutes but they have yet to be approved for use by the FDA because the FDA appears to be demanding that all tests reach accuracy levels similar to the PCR test. This is another deadly FDA mistake.

Research finds that New Zealand beat Covid-19 by trusting leaders and following advice. Citizens had a high level of knowledge about coronavirus and how it spread, and compliance with basic hygiene practices and trust in authorities was at nearly 100%. : worldnews (but muh herd-mentality, said Dumbmerica)

FDA hand sanitizer recall expands to at least 77 brands - The Washington Post - Regulators say many of the products contain dangerous levels of methanol, which can lead to blindness, hospitalization and even death

Exclusive poll: Coronavirus sinks GOP governors in hard-hit states : politics
GOP governors in Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Florida see approval sink : politics (none up for reelection)

Florida: 12,444 cases, passes 400,000 total cases of COVID-19, reports 135 more deaths : Coronavirus

Arizona drops in-person school start date as virus rate remains high : Coronavirus

Braves lose both their catchers hours before opening day because of coronavirus symptoms : Coronavirus

26-day-old baby tests positive for COVID-19 following autopsy in Pennsylvania : Coronavirus

No space for bodies: Mississippi county to bring in refrigerated cooler as deaths mount : Coronavirus (good job, Fuckassippi)

Why coronavirus infections are rising in D.C., Maryland and Virginia - The Washington Post - Experts agree that the numbers are alarming, and they say governments would be wise to shut down bars and indoor dining, and require face-coverings, in most parts of the region ... "It's the nature of being 20-something" (to be selfish and stupid)

India reported 49,300 Covid cases in a single day. India now has the highest growth rate of Covid cases in the world. : worldnews

'Cruelty of the Occupation Knows No Bounds': Israel Demolishes Covid-19 Clinic in Epicenter of West Bank Outbreak : worldnews (good job, Jews!)

Residents still without drinking water more than six months after bushfire emergency in Australia : worldnews

Sudan finds mass grave of Sudanese officers involved in failed 1990 coup : worldnews

Thai police drop all charges against Red Bull heir who DUI and killed a policeman : worldnews

Iranian passenger plane forced to change course as US fighter jets approached : worldnews

Xinjiang shows we haven't learnt a thing from Auschwitz : worldnews
EU must sanction Chinese leaders involved in Uighur oppression, legislators say : worldnews
Chinese stocks plunge and lead global markets lower as investors weigh escalating US-China tensions running beyond 'mere tariffs' : worldnews
Mike Pompeo says free world must change China or 'China will change us' | China : worldnews
US charges four Chinese scientists, including one hiding at consulate

11 Indigenous children died in last four months connected to Ontario's child wefare system (well, they killed off all their nursing home people also)

Russia accused of 'rewriting history' to justify occupation of Baltic states : worldnews ... Russia trying to argue that they actually wanted to be invaded and occupied for 50 years.
Trump speaks to Putin for first time since Russian 'bounty' revelations but apparently fails to mention it | The leaders discussed the coronavirus and global weapons proliferation policy : worldnews (duh, they aleady talked about it when Putin gave him a little this-for-that, and also:) Putin made Trump wait an hour before one of their in-person meetings?
Ron Johnson Investigation Alleged to Be Russian Misinformation Laundering Vehicle - Johnson was a member of that group of Republican senators who took a weird trip to Moscow on the Fourth of July in 2018.

What' s Going On With Ghislaine Maxwell and Donald Trump? - An ostensibly tossed-off embrace of the alleged sex trafficker on Tuesday became an avenue of exploration into the presiden long relationship with her and Jeffrey Epstein.
What's Going On With Ghislaine Maxwell and Donald Trump? ... rump and Epstein hosted a party at Mar-a-Lago in 1992 with a guest list comprising the two of them and "28 girls" ...

Commentary: Could President Trump really have asked an ambassador to steer business to one of his golf resorts? Of course : politics

Trump administration tries to block release of a documentary that shows ICE agents illegally breaking into home, eager to arrest immigrants without criminal records : politics ... then he went to a free speech rally ... (Trumpy's Storm Troopers)

Trump just appointed an immigration judge who defended anti-gay and anti-Muslim causes : politics
Trump just appointed an immigration judge who defended anti-gay and anti-Muslim causes : politics ... He is still finding ways to successfully Rape America before the new 46th president arrives

I am beginning to think the Trump administration did not want citizenship data to enforce the Voting Rights Act - Lawyers, Guns & Money - attempts to unilaterally remove the 14th Amendment from the Constitution are further evidence about why the administration actually sought citizenship data in the Census ... worth going back to the truly unhinged opinion issued by Thomas and joined by Gorsuch and Kavanaugh in Department of Commerce v. New York, accusing the District Court judge of being a conspiracy theorist for finding that the assertion that citizenship data was necessary to better enforce the Voting Rights Act was a pretext:

u/INB4_Found_The_Vegan provides a comprehensive list of terrible things Trump has done, along with sources. : bestof (this post for long list of Trump's hatred for the military, wonder why?)

Eschaton: CANCELLED - Trumpstock Jacksonville is off.
Trump proudly turns over a ten high to Roy Cooper's full house - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Trump's bluff to move the convention from North Carolina to a state where the governor was a nihilistic asshole who wouldn't implement any policies to control the pandemic had arather obvious flaw, and he's now crawling back to the Tarheel state while giving up on most of the convention altogether:

Cutting UI benefits by $400 per week will significantly harm U.S. families, jobs, and growth: 3.4 million fewer jobs will be created over the next year as a result | Economic Policy Institute

Trump is setting us up for an Election Day nightmare : politics
What Happens If Donald Trump Refuses to Accept the Results of the Election? | GEN - What happens if Donald Trump refuses to accept the results of the election?
8 Big Reasons Election Day 2020 Could Be a Disaster - POLITICO - You may think you know how bad Nov. 3 will be. But all signs point to something far, far worse.
Counterintelligence chief issues dire warning about foreign threats to U.S. election - politico - (China, not Russia, the Russian agent said)

Eschaton: Double Zero - One more bad spin, and it could be the end, folks ... But if Trump's efforts succeed, we will be in the dark and at Trump's mercy, left to wonder what we might have learned and been spared from if Democrats had taken a different approach, and if it might have saved us from catastrophe. The plan Democrats have adopted is to put every egg that matters in a single basket and hope the most volatile and crooked president in American history doesn't knock it over.

Eschaton: Broke Cities And States - People need cash, but so do our Laboratories of Democracy, which are constrained in their ability to borrow in various ways and don't have money printers (though CA did use scrip for a bit to pay some bills not so long ago) ... Will Joe Biden win the election? Will Democrats take the Senate? Will those Democrats not be haunted by the ghost of Pete Peterson? Will we reject "expansiourary austerity"? Can we make it until the end of January, 2021? (opinions differ)

Fauci says he has been assigned personal security after receiving 'serious threats' to his family : politics (murderous Trumplers, see Fucker Carlson below)
Fauci says 'serious threats' have been made against him and his wife and daughters
Anthony Fauci tells MarketWatch: I would not get on a plane or eat inside a restaurant : politics

Republican Party officials hid COVID-19 mask purchases by labeling them 'building maintenance' in federal disclosures (you mean Jared)

Parents are furious that schools can't reopen -- Held back -- As parents realize how badly the U.S. botched the next school year, we're furious

Congress Holds The Economy In Its Hands As Millions Face 'Income Cliff' | HuffPost - The expiration of enhanced benefits is about more than just unemployment policy.

These Trump Campaign Payments to the Trump Organization Look Shady as Hell - Does anyone at the Treasury Department, or the Department of Justice, or the IRS care? (well, no)

As Trump Calls for Schools to Fully Reopen, His Son's School Says It Will Not ... Betsy DeVos says that while one in four teachers will likely die from Covid, the other two will be fine.
A Straight-Faced Conway Just Scolded States For Reopening 'Too Quickly' (Kellyanni talks out of all six sides of her mouth)
Trump Said Kids Won't Spread the Coronavirus to Their Homes. He Doesn't Know What He's Talking About (among other things) ... Four out of five of his kids are from immigrants, not just Barron

Stanford's John Ioannidis Tried To Warn Trump Against Coronavirus Lockdowns - John Ioannidiscontroversial studies claim that the coronavirus isn't hat big a threat. Before the Stanford scientist did any of them, he wanted to take that message to the White House.

Mary Trump's tell-all memoir sells 1.35 million copies in blockbuster first week

Trump Is Flailing, and the Country Is Paying the Price : politics
Opinion | As Trump rages, open defiance of him is mounting. Here are 7 examples. - The Washington Post ... On November 3rd, Flush the Turd.
Opinion | Trump is the king of lies - The Washington Post
Americans are starting to realise Donald Trump is part of the problem, not the solution : politics ("starting")
Almost 100 Days Out, Democrats Are Favored to Take Back the Senate | The Cook Political Report ... there's just so many places where Democrats either have the upper hand or are competitive in states that six months ago we wouldn't have considered at risk (lock up TraitorMitch!)
Electoral College: Florida Moves From Toss Up to Lean Democrat | The Cook Political Report
White Flight From Trump? What a Decisive Biden Win Would Look Like - The New York Times - Republican structural advantages in the House, the Senate and the Electoral College would be in jeopardy.
Cognitive Test. Trump. Biden. Campaign. Flashpoint. - Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV

Exclusive poll: Coronavirus sinks GOP governors in hard-hit states - Axios
Fox News Poll: Biden tops Trump in battlegrounds Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania | Fox News
Trump vs. Biden: Whos Winning the Money Race in Your ZIP Code?

How Republicans Are Beginning to Diverge From Trump - The New York Times - A promised pandemic recovery proposal remains up in the air as Republicans, their majority at stake, struggle to reach consensus (haha, Turtlefucker)
Republican feuding this week represents broader reckoning over partys future as Trump sinks in the polls (haha, WaPo runs that pic of the doors closing on Kruz again)

Stephen Miller rejects claim grandmother died of COVID -- Stephen Miller, a top adviser to President Donald Trump, is insisting his grandmother did not die of the coronavirus, despite a death certificate that states otherwise. (lie about everything, all the time, even about killing your own granny)
Stephen Miller rejects claim grandmother died of COVID, despite death certificate : Coronavirus
Teacher Who Voted For Trump In 2016 Now Fears She 'Signed My Own Death Warrant' ... So it took a personal threat to your life for you to realize Trump is a massive dumpster fire ?

Kimberly Guilfoyle under fire for Trump fundraising disarray - POLITICO - Interviews depict an operation beset by departures, staffers with no prior fundraising experience and accusations of irresponsible spending (dimbulb Jr's dimbulb deth-spreading girlfriend, at least she can't get neurological damage)
Trumps most important 2016 donor is sitting out 2020 (when you lost the Lizard-Mercers)

The 12 most logical picks for Joe Bidens vice president, ranked (Kamala the Kop, #1, Lizzie #2)

Did New York Just Get the Nations Most Liberal Legislature? -- Among those toppled by progressive insurgents was a Brooklyn assemblyman who was first elected in 1972 ... It also signaled a high-water mark for the Democratic Socialists of America (D.S.A.), whose candidates won five primary races and firmly established themselves as an electoral force in New York City and inside the Democratic Party ... just two years after their most famous standard-bearer, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, stunned the party by defeating Joseph Crowley, the No. 4 House Democrat at the time, in a June primary.

Column: A judge says Cohen was jailed to punish him for writing about Trump. That's what dictatoships do

'I talked to your bankers' Watch Barbara Walters call out Trump for lying in a tense 1990 interview

'She's the anti-Trump' : AOC's anti-misogyny speech praised by US politicians and celebrities
AOC's Powerful and Historic Floor Speech against right-wing misogyny
Florida Man Murdered On House Floor - Lawyers, Guns & Money
On every level, the GOP has a problem with women : politics
The New York Times has a misogyny problem, too | Press Watch - By Dan Froomkin ... a singular walking, talking challenge to the conservative white male power structure. As such, she tends to bring out the worst in some people. And on Thursday, she brought out the worst in the Times (white male power structure) (fuckers, and contrast with WaPo, read through for all the comments)
Eschaton: That Fucking Bitch - The people who work at the New York Times are deeply broken people ,,, Sure she was called a fucking bitch, but she used it to tik-tok her way into the hearts of the snapchat generation by elevating her brand!!! ... They didn't even quote Yoho using the naughty words, but they quoted AOC quoting him using the naughty words, because it UPENDED TRADITIONS, and was NORM-SHATTERING. You might say, UPPITY! ... These fucking people

Judge: Wilber Ross's Personal Email Account is Subject to FOIA Requests Because He Used It For Government Business

Electoral College: Florida Moves From Toss Up to Lean Democrat : politics

72 Republicans Join Democrats in Vote to Remove Confederate Statues From Capitol : politics
Senate Approves Proposal To Strip Confederate Names From Army Bases By Veto-Proof Majority : politics ... Attacking Biden as old and senile does not go down well among the senior population in Florida... hmm, wonder why...

Homeland Security Dept. Admits Making False Statements in Fight With N.Y. - The New York Times - The surprise admission came as the Trump administration unexpectedly reversed its decision to bar New Yorkers from programs that allow travelers to speed through airports ("highly unusual" to admit they lied through the teeth for Dumpster)

Fire damages Arizona Democratic Party headquarters building in Phoenix overnight (Refucks try to burn it all down)

Editorial: Trump has declared war on American cities : politics ... Republicans declared war on American cities when they took power 40 years ago. trump is the natural extension of that
Trump says he could send as many as 75,000 federal agents to US cities : politics
Trumps 'Operation Legend' was supposed to combat crime. Its produced one arrest, and some see a political stunt ("some")
This is what happens when the war on terror is turned inward, on America : politics (it was alway an excuse, thanks, Bushy)
Trump's Intervention in Portland Shows that the Republican Party Has Lost Its Way on State's rights (it was always only God, Gunz and Gayz)
Portland, polarization, and the crisis of the Republican Party -- We are witnessing a crisis of democracy that is perfectly acceptable to a significant portion of the populationas long as it hurts their enemies
Trump's Portland tactics are the stuff we decry in other countries - Using unidentified paramilitary squads to maintain order is deeply anti-democratic.
Republicans, the party of local control, stand silent as federal law enforcement takes to city streets and Trump demands all schools open - The Boston Globe

Judge blocks US agents from arresting observers in Portland : politics (they did it anyway)
A Judge Wont Force Federal Officers In Portland To Identify Themselves When Making ArrestsUS District Judge Michael Mosman found that state Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum lacked standing to bring a lawsuit on behalf of Oregon residents because her office hadnt articulated any specific state interest beyond the constitutional rights of individuals (citizens being killed by masked unidentified storm troopers is not a "state interest" in Trump's judicial system)
A Judge Wont Force Federal Officers In Portland To Identify Themselves When Making Arrests

U.S. authorities say 18 Portland protesters face federal charges : news (for being within 5 miles of a Federal building)

Video Shows Man Tased By NCPD Five Times In Less Than 60 Seconds : news (hands up, on his knees, killed him)

Top NYPD chief says cops shouldn't be afraid' of accidentally breaking city's anti-chokehold law because NYC district attorneys won't prosecute ("accidentally" break the law and kill some black person)
NYPD chief says D.A.s won't charge cops breaking chokehold law - New York Daily News

The Feds Have A Long History Of Snatching People Up. Only Now They Are Targeting Middle-Class White People - The Appeal - Federal agents have been unfairly arresting Black and brown people for decades. Now that white Portlanders are seeing it up close and personal, they are outraged. Better late than never.

U.S. insurers explore officer coverage as police reform debate rages : news ... Chicago has spent almost three quarters of a billion dollars dealing with police misconduct. I could see how municipalities would embrace pushing some of that liability on individual officers ...

Massachusetts House overwhelmingly rejects proposal to ban police from using tear gas : boston (the DeLeo gang)

Trump Could Not Be More on the Wrong Side: New Poll Shows Trumps Black Lives Matter Protest Response Could Cost Him 2020 ... polling suggests the protests changed Americans' minds so quickly, and so profoundly, that Trump planted himself even further on the wrong side of public opinion than previously understood.

How Anti-Blackness Infects Other Minority Groups - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Good Rebecca Nagle piece at the always valuable High Country News on racism within the Cherokee Nation.

The Joys of Public History - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This story from Illinois says so much about how hard it is to do public history with integrity.

QAnon Is More Important Than You Think - The Atlantic - The Prophecies of Q : American conspiracy theories are entering a dangerous new phase ... VII. APOCALYPSE ... a Great Awakening is coming ... (remember when the evil clowns appeared all over America before the election in 2016?)

Living in Reaganland - Lawyers, Guns & Money - all you need to know about how seriously to take Serious Conservative Public Intellectual David Brooks. From today's New York Times column on the ever-fresh topic of the insidious effects of Political Correctness on American life ... the obsessions of the American right wing are almost exactly the same as they were when the New Right was taking over the Republican party in the 1970s .... it wasn't just the Neocons who were (and are) basically Leninists: The whole ideological structure of what was then called the New Right, but is now simply identical with the Republican party, is a relentless radical project, intending to cancel everything that has happened since at least 1932, if not since 418.

Weiss privilege - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Poor James Bennet was fired for merely printing this fascists authoritarian garbage without bothering to read it first ... BTW Andrew Sullivan is cheering on the federal thugs in Portland for attacking protestors, and dragging the oh-so-woke Times for covering up the truth that Order Must Be Maintained (sounds better in German probably)

Exclusive: Leader Of Dylann Roof-Worshipping Neo-Nazi Group Exposed | HuffPost - Andrew Richard Casarez is a 27-year-old pizza delivery driver and the leading voice in a confederation of neo-Nazis (oh, so he's part of the pizza-ring?)
QAnon Star Tommy Gelati Has a Conviction for Bank Robbery - The Shocking Secret Past of One of QAnons Most Toxic StarsQAnon conspiracy theorist Tommy Gelati loves to talk. Just not about this

A&E Lost 49% Of Its Viewers After Dropping 'Live PD'

Brooklyn Hasidic man accused of ramming car door into Black FDNY firefighter, calling him "n-----" and threatening to 'go to war' over parking dispute ... Jacob Deutsch, 55, allegedly hurled the racial epithet at the 42-year-old firefighter ... "I can have 300 Hasidic men on the block in an hour!" ... While he dropped an N-bomb during the clash, he was not arrested on hate crime charges because his actions were not motivated by racial hatred, a law enforcement source said. A Brooklyn Criminal Court judge ordered him held on $35,000 at his late Thursday arraignment .. Deutsche's wife insisted the entire incident was overblown and laid the blame on firefighters for instigating the argument... (why Israel is so fucked up)

Maine journalists under siege after false accusations from Fox News Tucker Carlson (with in an hour of Fucker's lies, psycho-Trumpsters were trying to break into their house and kill them)
Does Tucker Carlson hate America : politics

Narcissists don't learn from their mistakes because they don't think they make any

Do bath salts actually have any proven beneficial effects (e.g. on eczema), and is there any real difference between using Dead Sea salt VS Himalayan salt VS Epsom salt? : askscience

ELI5: Why are modern artists able to draw hyper-realistic art using just a pen/pencil, but artists from 100+ years ago weren't able to? (photography changed the game)

Pentagon Has Off-World Vehicles Not Made on This Earth' : news
Pentagon UFO Program Will Begin to Make Findings Public

Amazon has been meeting with and investing in startups, only to later make products that directly compete with them : worldnews (the Bezos Way)


Methane is mysteriously leaking from the sea floor in Antarctica, edging global heating to a point of no return : worldnews (planet about to explode)
First Methane Leak Found on Antarctic Sea Floor Confirms Researchers' Fears : science
Earth's atmosphere more sensitive to CO2 emissions than thought, study finds : worldnews

Coronavirus: Billions of people need basic income, says UN body : Coronavirus (die for the riches again)

Cost of preventing next pandemic 'equal to just 2% of Covid-19 economic damage' : science

U.S. surpasses 4 million COVID-19 cases : news
US Reports More COVID-19 Cases In The Last Two Weeks Than It Did For All Of June : politics (Republlicans: OPEN THE SCHOOLS AND DIE!)
U.S. records 2,600 new coronavirus cases every hour as total approaches four million : politics
CDC COVID Data Tracker Cases and Deaths by State

MA COVID-19 Data 7/23/20 -- yesterday : CoronavirusMa
270 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 23 : CoronavirusMa - 107,683 total confirmed cases - 16,133 new tests - -181 hospital; -4 ICU; -7 intubated - 16 new confirmed deaths; 8,265 total - 57 new probable cases; 6,964 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total

Report: Federal government gave Massachusetts the least amount of PPE during COVID-19 surge : boston (Jared is sitting on it)
Strip Club guidance? Drove by Centerfolds in Worcester and it was packed... : CoronavirusMa

The U.S. Is on the Verge of Lockdown 2.0
Millions rely on emergency pandemic benefits for rent, food, and medicine. Now, that lifeline could disappear. : Coronavirus

Denied permission to work from home, Md. public health worker dies after COVID hits office : Coronavirus

Coronavirus Responses Highlight How Humans Have Evolved to Dismiss Facts That Don't fit their worldview

Teens, Tweens More Likely to Spread COVID-19, Study Finds: In households with coronavirus patients between ages 10-19, nearly 19% of contacts tested positive for COVID-19. This was the highest rate of transmission among the age groups. Children under age 10 had the lowest rate at 5.3%. : Coronavirus
Infectious disease experts warn against reopening schools in Florida, Texas and other states where coronavirus cases are surging : Coronavirus

The more we stay home, the less the coronavirus spreads. Here's the evidence : Coronavirus
Face shields did not protect people from the coronavirus in an outbreak in Switzerland, but masks did, health officials say : worldnews
Bill Gates denies conspiracy theories that say he wants to use coronavirus vaccines to implant tracking devices - 28% of U.S. adults believed a debunked conspiracy theory suggesting Gates planned to use a vaccine to implant microchips in billions of people to monitor their movements : worldnews (28% not only can't think, btu reasons, airlines are now telling these passengers to find alternate travel arrangements. : Coronavirus
Coronavirus can travel 26 feet in rooms with cold, stale air -- like meat plants
About 40 percent of U.S. adults are at risk for severe COVID complications : Coronavirus
Is there any difference between an immunity achieved by recovering from a virus and immunity achieved by vaccination? : askscience

This Is Mask Haters Most Nefarious Hoax Yet -- A fake CDC document has spread across Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and more specialized websites like a hunting forum.
Passengers Clap as Woman Kicked off Flight for Refusing to Wear Face Mask : Coronavirus
Jonah on Twitter: "Ole Karen refused to wear a mask on an @AmericanAir flight so she was KICKED OFF. And then everyone clapped - #KarensGoneWild #karen @davenewworld_2" / Twitter
If you can't were a make for 'medical" reasons, airlines are now telling these passengers to find alternate travel
Deputies: Man who pulled out gun during mask dispute faces charges - Incident occurred inside Royal Palm Beach Walmart store

Spokane family now planning a funeral instead of a wedding after 25-year-old dies following COVID diagnosis : Coronavirus

N.J. is only state in the U.S. to see COVID-19 cases drop for two weeks running : Coronavirus ... NJ was the first state to have a statewide mask mandate

Nearly Two Thirds of Texans Say That COVID-19 Is "Out of Control" ... 80% of Texans approve of the statewide mask mandate. Even in Texas, anti-mask sentiment is becoming a fringe view ... 20% of Americans didn't know that the earth orbited the sun.
Survival potential will determine whether South Texas county hospital takes in COVID-19 patients. 'We cannot continue functioning the way things are going. The numbers are staggering' ... "Rural America is absolutely in no way prepared for this." (death panels, brought to you by ... Republicans!)

NEW: Florida reports 10,249 new cases of coronavirus and a record 173 new deaths, current hospitalizations rise to 9,555 : Coronavirus (today's unfolding of stupidity in Florida)
Gov. DeSantis: Coronavirus spike not caused by Floridians' behavior, it's 'seasonal' (and there you are)
Florida Gov. DeSantis suggests COVID death toll is inflated, blames alleged test errors on "testing industrial complex"

Kansas school board rejects governor's executive order delaying start of the school year - ABC News (we will kill our kids for Trump, they said)
I Was Wrong About Florida's Response to Covid-19 - I gave Governor Ron DeSantis more credit than he deserved for the low death rate in his state. (Joe Nocera, sports dude for the NYT and infectious disease expert, believed "Florida is not New York" hahaha)

Japan is 'shocked' and furious at the US after a major coronavirus outbreak at 2 Marine bases in Okinawa and says the US is not taking the virus seriously : worldnews
Japan to declare recession after 71 straight months of growth. : worldnews

'It's like bombs loading on': Venice restricts numbers allowed on gondolas, complaining that tourists have gotten fatter : worldnews
Was watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory- found an example of how desensitized we've become to overweight children : fatlogic

Arrests as protests rage against Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem : worldnews (the "Frum" are orthodox Jews)
The palestinian government released a video showing IDF soldiers unlawfully stealing an 1400yo christian artifact from the city of bethlehem : worldnews (good job, Jews)

The Trump administration gave Iran and Hezbollah a high-value terrorist prisoner but seems to have got next to nothing in return : worldnews (promised to build Trump golf course)

India ranks among 10 worst countries for working people: International Trade Union Confederation : worldnews

Airstrikes in Afghanistan kill 45 civilians and Taliban members -officials : worldnews ("and")

Japan now scrambling jets against all Chinese fighters from Fujian amid Senkaku row : worldnews
Unmasking China's invisible fleet - Satellite data exposing illegal fishing in North Korean waters reveals breadth of China's ambitions at sea : worldnews
Fatal crash: 'Sabotage' questions after Chinese activists killed in fiery Tokoroa crash : worldnews (in NZ, drunk mom in other car)
Concerns raised over crash involving Chinese activists | RNZ News
In a jab to India, China claims Bhutan national park : worldnews (China eats whole country, burps)
'Virtually entire' fashion industry complicit in Uighur forced labour, say rights groups - Human rights coalition says cotton produced in camps in Xinjiang region finds its way into one in five cotton products worldwide : worldnews
Chinese Biologist found Stealing Intellectual Property : worldnews
China harboring military-linked biologist fugitive at San Francisco consulate, FBI says : worldnews
Chinese military uses Houston consulate to steal research, US diplomat says : worldnews

Russia convicts historian Yuri Dmitriyev who uncovered Stalin's mass graves : worldnews (in Russia, history convicts you)
Russia has tested an anti-satellite weapon in space, US Space Command says : worldnews
Russia's first trial on female genital mutilation restarts after coronavirus lockdown - A doctor who performed female genital mutilation on a nine-year-old girl in the northern Caucasus republic of Ingushetia is on trial. Human rights activists hope the case can help to outlaw the abuse in Russia. : worldnews

German Nazi trial: 93-year-old former SS camp guard spared jail over 5,232 accessory to murder charges : worldnews
German court convicts men over 2018 gang rape of 18-year-old : news (Syrian refugees)

Boris Johnson accused of being in 'panic mode' over Scottish independence threat : worldnews
'Astonishing': Sadiq Khan says Boris Johnson has not spoken to him for months - The Mayor of London said he had been lobbying Boris Johnson on the use of face masks, but that the last time he had spoke to him was around two and a half months prior. : worldnews
American SUVs are Too Dangerous for UK Roads, UK Safety Experts Say : worldnews

Canada court rules US 'unsafe' for asylum seekers : worldnews (US now third-world dictatorship)
Ontario pastor fired after coming out to congregation as transgender during sermon : worldnews

Tour boats at Niagara Falls show contrast between U.S., Canadian approach to COVID-19 : worldnews

Heres Every Time Donald Trump And Ghislaine Maxwell Have Been Photographed Together
Geraldo Rivera: Trump Was 'Brave' to Wish Ghislaine Maxwell Well (in the dumbfuck suck Trump's dick Fox asshole dept.)
Ask Prince Andrew' for details of Epstein's 'cesspool' island, Donald Trump says in unearthed interview : politics
Judge rules to unseal documents in 2015 case against Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged accomplice : news
New ad slams Trump for saying he wishes Ghislaine Maxwell well : politics

In struggle against pandemic, populist leaders fare poorly
Anthony Fauci throws out the first pitch before tonight's game between the Yankees and the Nationals : pics
Dr. Fauci throws first pitch, players take knee for racial injustice on Opening Day : news

White House says Trump and Putin discussed virus, arms control on phone call (Kayleigh claims "rigging the election" did not come up)

Pompeo tried to shake hands with a bunch of foreign leaders. They all turned him down. : worldnews (Dumpeo: "Imma gonna kill you!" foreign leaders: "no thanks")

Revealed: Rod Rosenstein advised there was no age limit on child separations : politics ... So, a breast-fed baby was fair game. Totally heartless, it's almost hard to believe. (remember this supposedly slightly less-evil asshle?)

The Republican party is the cancer of America. Change my mind. : PoliticalHumor
Obama lives rent free in dons head : PoliticalHumor

Trump has given up on COVID. That's terrifying ... "can't give up if you never started ...
Trump's Coronavirus Message is Revisionist History : False Prophet -- Media-bashing robocalls, chloroquine Twitter trolls, briefing-room propagandahow the president and his allies are trying to convince America he was right all along.
Despite Trump claim, 14 states say some orders for coronavirus supplies still unfilled - ABC News - Trump claims 'zero unfilled requests' but some states await PPE, other supplies. (Trump lied again?)
Trump blames spike in COVID cases on protests, increased travel and cases from Mexico, even as experts point to early reopenings : worldnews (Pres Lying Dumbfuck Evil Asshole)
Trump Brags That He Repeated 5 Words in a Row on 'Difficult' Dementia Test
It is what it is. : PoliticalHumor

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams Trump's 'Cruel, Heartless And Incompetent' School Reopening Plan : politics

11th Circuit Judges Robert Lagoa and Barbara Luck broke ethics rules to stop up to 1 million Floridians from voting in 2020. - Two Trump Judges Broke Ethics Rules to Stop Up to 1 Million Floridians From Voting in November Senate Democrats are demanding to know why. (Mitch the Traitor Bitch cackkkles

Fox & Friends marvels at Trump repeating 'person, woman, man, camera, TV'
Trump's Now Claiming He Got 'Extra Points' on Cognitive Test ... "I'm the smartest person in the history of the test" he said ...
The President Wants You To Know He Can Memorize Five Words -- in Order!
Person named Trump focuses every woman and man in America on his mental abilities via camera, TV - The Washington Post - Having taken the functional equivalent of a blood pressure test to evaluate his mental acuity, President Trump has repeatedly bragged about the results.

American exceptionalism was our preexisting condition - The Washington Post (exceptionally evil and stupid)

Schiff On Trump Rejecting 2020 Loss: 'He Is Laying the Foundations to Discredit the Votes of Millions' : politics
Ruth Ben-Ghiat on Trump and the bitter American truth: "We do not have a real democracy"; NYU fascism expert explains the next moves in Trump's "authoritarian playbook" -- and says it's almost too late
'Abuse of Power': Trump and Barr to Deploy More Federal Agents to US Cities | "In case you were wondering, this is precisely what fascism looks like." : politics
Trump's not just 'playing' dictator anymore : politics

Blow for Trump as Republicans scrap plans for payroll tax in new stimulus bill : politics

Trump Mocked For Claiming He's Done More For Black Americans Than Lincoln : politics ("maybe more than Lincoln")
Take it from a historian. We don't owe anything to Confederate monuments | Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn't

Republican feuding this week represents broader reckoning over party's future as Trump sinks in the polls
Trump's New Ad Is Amazing - The Bulwark - The Trump campaign just ran the most ironic ad in the history of American politics. (the shit is deep, literally)

Seth Meyers Hammers Media For Falling For Trump's 'BS' All Over Again : politics
Everything We Need to Know About Trump We Learned in 2016 ... "When a candidate tells you who they are the first time, believe them."
Senate passes bill with plan to change Confederate-named bases over Trump veto threat | TheHill

No, a reporter didn't call Kayleigh McEnany a 'lying b**ch,' but Fox ran with it anyway : politics (distraction from Yoho/AOC)

Judge Orders Cohen Released, Citing RetaliationOver Tell-All Book : A judge agreed that federal officials had returned Michael D. Cohen to prison because he wanted to publish a book this fall about President Trump (takes NDA to a whole nother level)

Teacher: I was a reluctant Trump voter. Coronavirus is the end of my Republican identity. : politics ... "profiles in courage" for mostly white reluctant Trump voters who have finally had "enough" ...

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Blocks Bill To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday : politics

Instead Of Battling COVID-19, Trump Launches A War On Protesters : politics
White House executive office cafeteria closed after positive coronavirus test : politics
"Trump Voters Are Old and They Don't Want to Die: Why Trump Finally Flip-Flopped on Mask Wearing (Republi-Boomers can't connect the dots to their own suicide)
Trumps frantic new effort to win back seniors is already failing ... new reelection strategy, in a nutshell: Convince vulnerable seniors who rightly fear getting killed by the pandemic that Trump let rampage out of control that they should instead fear getting killed by criminals who would supposedly rampage out of control in a future post-police dystopia that is entirely invented. (can't get their corpses to vote)
Stephen Miller's Grandmother Died of COVID-19. Her Son Blames the Trump Administration.

Biden Foreign Policy Plan Says Trump Has Left U.S. Image 'In Tatters'
Poll shows Biden beating Trump by 13 points in Florida - Axios (down 9 points since April, wait till all the Villagers die)

Trump knows he's going to lose. He's already salting the earth behind him.

On House floor, Dem women call out abusive treatment by men - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs outrage over a Republican lawmaker's verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as she and other Democrats assailed a sexist culture of accepting violence and violent language against women" whose adherents include President Donald Trump.

Opinion | God Help Us if Judy Shelton Joins the Fed - The New York Times - latest unqualified nominee to the Federal Reserve Board must be rejected.
Romney Says He Will Oppose Sheltons Fed Board Confirmation

Larry Hogan Is Betting His Future on a Post-Trump GOP - The Atlantic - Larry Hogan Isn't Coming to Save the Republican Party - The governor of Maryland is betting his future on a kinder, gentler post-Trump GOP. Good luck with that ("Fatneck" Hogan)

Republican Group Uses Trump's Own Words Against Him In Searing Swing-State Ad : politics

Former Homeland Security secretary says DHS not meant to be 'president's personal militia' : politics
Ridge: It'd would be 'a cold day in hell' before I'd let uninvited federal agents into cities

Trump 'Surges' Feds to Chicago Like Its a Warzone (considers carpet-bomming)
The Federal Response to Protests Extends Far Beyond Portland | The Nation - A document responding to inquiries by Senator Kamala Harris shows the extent of CBP involvement in local law enforcement.
'Shaking in Their Boots' : Trump Wanted a Portland-Style Offensive in Chicago ("Putin does it, why not me?" he said)

It's Time to Admit That the Department of Homeland Security Has to Go : politics

Portland Mayor Hit With Tear Gas Deployed by Federal Agents - The New York Times - Some protesters mocked him, recalling the city police's use of tear gas on demonstrators (the mayor is the police commissioner, of course)
Portland mayor tear-gassed by federal officers, warns 'somebody's going to die' during chaotic protests : politics

Attorney arrested by feds among Portland Wall of Moms protesters says she was not read rights : politics
From the Administration that Brought You Kids-in-Cages, It's Tear-Gassed-Moms : politics

The Republican silence on what's happening in Portland is jarring : politics

67 current, former prosecutors defend St. Louis prosecutor from attacks in McCloskey gun case - The Washington Post - Trump, Missouri Republicans have criticized Kim Gardner for filing weapons charges

Philly officer who pepper sprayed peaceful protesters charged with assault : news
La Mesa Police Release Bodycam Video, ID Officer Who Shot Grandmother With Bean Bag Round During Protest : news (so the copsters have been the carnage all along)

20 men with guns confront solo armed black protester at Utah Capitol : politics

In a moment of reckoning, new calls for justice for DJ Henry - The Boston Globe (killed by cops, natch)

Facebook ignored racial bias research, employees say - Researchers said the company ignored their work and then stopped them from pursuing topics related to bias altogether (is Zuckerfuck a racist asshole? how about Fuckberg?)

Abscam congressman Ozzie Myers charged in federal election fraud probe - South Philly judge of elections admits he took bribes to stuff the ballot box for Democratic candidates

Washed up actor Scott Baio says Hollywood blacklisted him for supporting Trump,find a job - The 59-year-old actor, who is perhaps best known for appearing on the sit-com Happy Days about 40 years ago ...(dumbass Trumpster idiot)

Fox News parts ways with a morning host who caused a Covid-19 scare - CNN - ox News has parted ways with a host who dismayed fellow staffers when she came to work while visibly sick in the early days of the coronavirus crisis -- Heather Childers, who had been an early morning host on Fox since 2012 (they were angry she might kill them with the virus they tell you is a demtard hoax)

Hearst Employees Say Troy Young Led Toxic Culture - The New York Times - At Cosmopolitan staff meetings, workers complain of discrimination and tokenism. Former employees say the Hearst Magazines president, Troy Young, made sexually offensive remarks -- For decades Hearst magazines have advised American women on how they should conduct themselves in the home (Good Housekeeping, Redbook), in society (Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country) and in the bedroom (Cosmopolitan). This is the company whose stars have included Oprah Winfrey ... (cut off their dicks)

Thomas Chatterton Williams on Race, Identity, and "Cancel Cultur"e want to constrain, not expand inquiry and debate. O By Isaac Chotiner

Children's news website apologises to JK Rowling over trans tweet row : The Day faced legal action from author after implying that her comments on gender harmed trans people (British legal system protects lying assholes +how can she "hurt trans people" when they aren't "people)

No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon's UFO Unit Will Make Some Findings Public | Hacker News ("some" +showrunners saving this one)


World seafood species in decline . 82 % were below levels that can produce maximum sustainable yields. 87 populations were in the "very bad" category, with biomass levels at less than 20 % of what is needed to maximize sustainable fishery catches

Jeff Bezos is now personally worth more than Nike, McDonald's, Costco, and almost 50% of the Dow : worldnews
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos now worth about as much as New Zealand economy : worldnews

UPDATE: Number of new coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surpasses 1,000 for the 2nd day in a row : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/22/20 : boston
192 New Confirmed Cases; 1.7% Positive - July 22 : CoronavirusMa - 107,413 total confirmed cases - 10,786 new tests - +19 hospital; +/- 0 ICU; +4 intubated - 18 new confirmed deaths; 8,249 total - 95 new probable cases; 6907 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total

9 Test Positive For COVID After Chatham Party : CoronavirusMa

U.S. Northeast, Pummeled in the Spring, Now Stands Out in Virus Control | In just over two months, the Northeast hsa gone from the country's worst coronavirus hot spot to it most controlled. "It's acting like Europe" one expert said.
New England needs to quarantine itself. : CoronavirusMa
UMass model sees continued slow decline in Mass. coronavirus deaths - The Boston Globe
I think schools opening might be disastrous, even in our state : boston

Gig Workers Are Employees - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Good on Massachusetts:

Boston-area restaurants that have closed amid coronavirus - Regina Pizzeria, Whiskeys join list of Boston-area restaurants to close amid COVID-19 restaurants that have shut down due to the economic impacts of coronavirus.
Want to own a legendary bar? The Cantab Lounge is up for sale - The Boston Globe - Buy a piece of Cambridge history ($240K)

Dr. Anthony Fauci warns the coronavirus won't ever be totally eradicated : Coronavirus
Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues
Cannabis May Reduce Deadly COVID-19 Lung Inflammation: Researchers Explain Why : worldnews
More Than One Million English Citizens Have Quit Smoking During the COVID-19 Pandemic : Coronavirus
Random testing in Indiana shows COVID-19 is 6 times deadlier than flu, and 2.8% of the state has been infected : Coronavirus

California surpasses New York state in confirmed COVID-19 cases; worldwide cases near 15 million - The Boston Globe

"Our hospitals look like war zones": Texas battling influx of COVID-19 cases : Coronavirus

Florida superintendent says district has 'no option' but to begin school year online amid coronavirus spread : Coronavirus

Outbreak at Iowa pork plant was larger than state reported : news

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announces statewide mask mandate, effective Thursday : Coronavirus

Navy SEAL Karen loses it at restaurant worker. : FuckYouKaren
'Navy SEAL Karen' berates coffee shop barista after being told to wear a mask : news

Germany's coronavirus response is a master class in science communication : Coronavirus

"Glory holes" listed among BC health officials' tips for safe sex amid pandemic : worldnews ... Nothing like anonymous sex through a hole in a truck stop bathroom to defeat a pandemic.

Bolsonaro still has coronavirus after testing positive for the third time : Coronavirus (speaking of glory holes)

India journalist shot dead for reporting harassment of niece : news

World is legally obliged to pressure China on Uighurs, leading lawyers say - Sanctions on China and companies operating there, along with use of treaty agreements, can bring Beijing to account, British barristers argue : worldnews
China's Enhanced J-20B Stealth Fighter May Arrive Soon, Heres What It Could Include

Search for missing boy leads Mexican police to 23 abducted children : worldnews

Trump asked US ambassador to the UK to request the British Open be held at a Trump resort in Scotland, New York Times reports : worldnews
Trumps Request of an Ambassador: Get the British Open for Me

Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of sex trafficking underage girls, but Trump says: 'I wish her well' : worldnews
James Gill: William Barr didn't bring Jeffrey Epstein to trial. What about Ghislaine Maxwell : politics

Woody Johnson: NFL owner and Trump ambassador to UK sparks watchdog probe over alleged racist and sexist remarks and a push to promote Trump business - CNNPolitics

China says US orders it to close consulate in Houston to 'protect American intellectual property' after officials respond to fire - "The unilateral closure of China' consulate general in Houston within a short period of time is an unprecedented escalation of its recent actions against China" Wang said
U.S. orders closure of Chinese Consulate in Houston - The Washington Post

The breathtaking unconstitutionality of Trump's new census policy | It's a direct attack on the 14th Amendment (fuck your so-call Constitution, Trump said)
How Voter-Fraud Hysteria and Partisan Bickering Ate American Election Oversight and two of its four commissioners are parroting the presidents unfounded warnings about vote by mail.
The November Election Is Going to Be a Mess - The Atlantic - Disaster is avoidableif lawmakers act now (Turtlefucker KKKackles)
/u/BoinkBoinkEtAliae explains where the real fraud may lie with mail in voting and why the recent appointment of U.S. postmaster should be on everyones minds this election. : bestof
Both Sides! - Lawyers, Guns & Money - CNN just can't help itself : It publishes an article about how Trump is going to try and steal the election by claiming voter fraud when absentee ballots are slowly counted that leads to his loss. But hey, Dems! (will riot in the streets to protest his landslide victory)

BREAKING! Most people do not want their children exposed to deadly virus - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... Trump has managed to convince some of the most committed members of his death cult, and that's pretty much it.

If Congress Cuts Jobless Benefits, It Would Be a Disaster (Republicanss: fuck off and die)
'What in the hell are we doing?' Senate Republicans clash over coronavirus relief

Turns Out Mass Death Is Bad For The Economy : politics
I Spoke With Anthony Fauci. He Says His Inbox Isn't Pretty (QAnon Trumpster fuckers)

McConnell Laughs When Asked If Covid-19 Bill Will Pass by End of Next Week --when Unemployment Benefits Expire for 30 Million ("Kackkles" )

Beto O'Rourke: Texas GOP is a 'death cult' that wants you to do the dying

Senators want ethics probe into Ivanka Trump's Goya Foods promotional tweet : politics

Trump Threatens To Veto Troop Pay Raises To Protect Confederate Names : politics (keep it up, demento-Donnie)
Giants Manager Kneels During National Anthem and Trump Is a Cry Baby Ass Snowflake About It : politics

Past D.C. Bar Association chiefs call for probe of William Barr : politics

The pivot - Lawyers, Guns & Money - At this point, expecting Donald Trump to up his level of engagement from "cocaine-addled laboratory baboon" to "minimally functional adult" hus allowing him to suddenly recognize the gravity of the moment ... sorry I can't do this anymore
Brandon Friedman on Twitter: "How ever did we get in this situation with Donald Trump it's a mystery" / Twitter (your stupid media in March, they never, ever, learn and the public suffers)

Trumps Remedy for Low Poll Numbers: Reminding People Polls Can Be WrongAnd if surveys of likely voters don't look promising, turn to other measures. Like boat parades.
The states at the center of the 2020 voting crisis - Axios -- WI, PA, GA, NC ...

Biden, leading Trump by eight points, also has a big advantage with undecided voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll - Reuters - Biden, leading Trump by eight points, also has a big advantage with undecided voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll (all three of them)
Not Me, Us - Lawyers, Guns & Money - oe Biden is neither a liberal warrior nor a conservative Democrat like Joe Manchin. He is, instead, someone who has tracked the middle of the party throughout his career. In a context in which the party is moving left, that makes his presidency a potentially useful vehicle for the left:
Biden, Obama reunite for socially distanced conversation, slam Trump's handling of COVID-19 crisis

Biden campaign goes on offensive against Sen. Ron Johnson's Burisma probe

Look, when you're competing with likes of Rick Scott and Rick DeSantis to be the single most revolting specimen the Florida Republican Party has barfed up recently, you have to be on your game: "In a confrontation overheard by a reporter Monday outside the Capitol, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) "disgusting" and told her "you are out of your freaking mind' for describing poverty as a root cause of crime ... Yoho also used a sexist slur to describe Ocasio-Cortez once she was out of earshot ... "fucking bitch" ... Donald Trump becoming the Republican nominee for president is truly a mystery that will never be explained.

MeidasTouch: Three brothers are behind a series of viral videos trolling Trump - CNNPolitics - A little known Democratic group called MeidasTouch
THINKFLOYD on Twitter: "How's that whole #CreepyUncleJoe narrative working out for .@realDonaldTrump again? ("I'm not a creep, he's the creep" the creep screamed)

The Texas GOP Held Its Convention on Zoomand It Was a Comic Disaster ... "Walter West, the Skrewball guy, replaced his Zoom background with a photoshopped black and white image of his face with glowing red eyes, captioned "I TOLD YOU DO' displaying a kind of touching obliviousness to the reality that his intransigence was, in fact, part of the reason this thing was becoming a disaster ... I could see a Vonnegut character doing this ... Agree. It was like reading something out of Hunter S. Thompson, only if the world was doing acid, and Thompson was the only sober one ... You have just described watching the Republican Party in 2020. Thank you.
The Texas GOP Held Its Convention on Zoom -- and It Was a Comic Disaster (source for deeper dive into absolute Republican moronism and why Texass is screwed)

Susan Collins Is Desperate To Avoid Saying Whether She Backs Trumps Reelection -- It's possible the Maine Republican has decided endorsing the president would be a poison pill for her own reelection bid (Suzie-Floozy goin' down)

my 87-year-old dad had an idea for a political cartoon, so I drew it for him "make sure the rats look really scared" he said
Makes sense conspiracy theorists : PoliticalHumor

Matt Gaetz appears to run afoul of House ethics rules : politics (having gay sex on House floor)

Twitter bans 7,000 QAnon accounts, limits 150,000 others as part of broad crackdown - The company will classify QAnon as coordinated harmful activity in part because of a rise in harassment targeting high-profile critics of the president.

A new Trump campaign ad depicting a police officer being attacked by protesters is actually a 2014 photo of pro-democracy protests in Ukraine : politics ... It's crazy that Trump's whole campaign strategy is pointing to chaotic events and saying "this is what will happen if Biden is elected" when it's what is happening right now while he's president ...

A Gallup poll of more than 36,000 Americans finds 94% feel police reform is needed in the US : politics

Trump administration weighs a show of force in more cities - POLITICO - DHS and DOJ officials are making plans to deploy units to protect federal facilities (the "carnage" in America cites was always a projection)
Trumps authoritarian crackdown is so bad that even some in the GOP are blasting it

Portland Is Trump's Testing Ground for Authoritarian Rule | Unmarked federal officers, gratuitous partisan violence and unconstitutional detentions: Donald Trump is abducting America's democracy : politics
Oregon Seeks Emergency Order Blocking U.S. Agent Arrests : politics
Portland bans police from working with federal law enforcement, targeting journalists and legal observers during protests : news
'This is not a dictatorship!': Portland pushes back harder against Trump, federal agents : politics (facism beta test)
It's not good for our democracy : Calls grow for federal officers to shed military-style uniforms
The US military is starting to get concerned about law enforcement dressing up in Army uniforms : politics

"Disturbing And Demoralizing" : DHS Employees Are Worried The Portland Protest Response Is Destroying Their Agencys Reputation (that happened a long time ago, assholes)

Portland's Wall of Moms Joined by Dads With Leaf Blowers Against Trump's Police : politics ... Just when you thought 2020 couldn't give you any more wild headlines ... wait until the grannies turn up ... Waving canes and throwing sticky candies, threatening to wipe noses with crusty purse tissue.
Portland Mom Says Feds Assaulted Her During Protest Arrest | (fuck cops will fuck you)
'What choice do we have?' : Portlands 'Wall of Moms' faces off with federal officers at tense protests

Where Lynching Terrorized Black Americans, Corporal Punishment In Schools Lives On | HuffPost - These counties had high rates of lynchings. Now their schools are more likely to paddle Black children, a new study reveals.

Derek Chauvin charged with felony tax fraud for claiming Florida residency - Minnesota Reformer - Derek Chauvin charged with felony tax fraud for claiming Florida residency (crooked copster was a crook)

A Black 14-year-old offered a stranger a doughnut - In Newburyport - He was bombarded with racial slurs - The Boston Globe - Just before the man drove off in a Lexus sedan,The man shouted the n-word through his sunroof and drove away.

Americans: We Love Rioting - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Heather Cox Richardson with some context and many examples of white people rioting.

Rape suspect accused of assaulting four Penn State students is arrested : news

Tuckers Got Real Scandals, So He Keeps Inventing Imaginary Enemies (disgusting proto-human)

The Bizarre Fall of the CEO of Coach and Kate Spades Parent CompanyOne of only five Black chiefs of a Fortune 500 company abruptly resigned after strange allegations -- involving a hidden identity as photographer and an extramarital affair -- resurfaced (born in NIgeria, adopted and moved to Cambridge, Milton Academy, thought he had buried his shitty self, but the karma machine got him)

Environmental group Sierra Club reckons with John Muir's racism - The Washington Post - Liberal, progressive and racist? The Sierra Club faces its white-supremacist history.The group is speaking out against John Muir, its founder and an environmental icon who fought to preserve nature and disparaged African Americans and Native Americans ... also ... Tyson said the Union of Concerned Scientists, along with other groups, has fallen woefully short in its efforts to make its workplace more diverse and help communities disproportionately impacted by pollution (sciencebros) (more reckonings)

Everything We Know About the Boat in Gaslighter, the New Dixie Chicks Song (gee, more reckonings for male jerks)

A cave in a remote part of Mexico was visited by humans around 30,000 years ago 15,000 years earlier than people were previously thought to have reached the Americas. : science
Evidence of human occupation in Mexico around the Last Glacial Maximum | Nature

Couple win battle to name son Lucifer after opposition from registrar : news

What's something you've seen that you can't unsee? ... "I saw my dad on a gay porn site" Which legendary Reddit post / comment can you still not get over? : AskReddit ... "if you were any simpler, you'd have to be watered every day"


Climate change on track to wipe out polar bears by end of century, study warns : worldnews (and most human, but humans could give a shit)
Out of control wildfires in Siberia have torn through an area larger than Greece so far in 2020, Greenpeace Russia has said, imploring authorities to do more to tackle the fires which are choking towns and cities in smoke and hastening the climate crisis. : worldnews
Wealthier Americans have estimated per capita carbon footprints about 25% higher than those of lower-income residents, with emissions up to 15 times higher in especially affluent suburbs. : science
Indian newspapers from 1966 have surfaced in the French Alps, under the ice of a melting Mont Blanc glacier | They are believed to be from an Air India plane that crashed on 24 January, 1966, killing all 117 people on board. : worldnews

On metric after metric, the coronavirus pandemic has been worse in the U.S. than nearly any other country : Coronavirus (Republifuckers, literally)
United States Coronavirus hits a new high - over 4,000,000 Cases : Coronavirus - The U.S went from 2 million new cases to 3 million in 28 days. It took about 14-15 days to go from 3 million to now 4 million new cases. That's exponential growth, folks.

MA COVID-19 Data 7/21/20 (take 2) : boston
165 New Confirmed Cases; 2.1% Positive - July 21 : CoronavirusMa - 107,221 total confirmed cases - 7,821 new tests - +30 hospital; -4 ICU; -5 intubated - 17 new deaths; 8,231 total - 79 new probable cases; 6,812 total - 0 new probable deaths; 219 total

A note on other data sources e.g., Worldometer, Johns Hopkins etc : CoronavirusMa

Massachusetts bars and restaurants can now sell cocktails to go : boston

NY ups quarantine rules to visitors from 31 states : Coronavirus
Daily coronavirus updates: Connecticut will impose fines on all travelers from 'hot spot' states with surging COVID-19 who don't self-isolate, or fill out online health questionnaire

C.D.C. Data Shows U.S. Coronavirus Infections Much Higher Than Reported - The number of people infected with the coronavirus in different parts of the United States was anywhere from two to 13 times higher than the reported rates for those regions,
Antibody tests show coronavirus rates 10 times higher than reported cases in most U.S. regions: CDC : Coronavirus
Coronavirus not over by Christmas, experts warn : Coronavirus
Possible but not certain COVID-19 vaccine rolled out this year: Oxford developer : Coronavirus
Covid-19 Antibodies Fade Rapidly, Raising Risk of Lost Immunity : Coronavirus
Former CDC chief: Most states fail to report data key to controlling the coronavirus pandemic Not a single state reports on the turnaround time of diagnostic covid-19 tests : Coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic cuts rent growth to a decade low : Coronavirus
How Remote Work Divides America: With government benefits set to expire at the end of July, new studies show that workers who were struggling financially before the pandemic face returning to jobs that require close personal contact. : Coronavirus
Covid-19: 'Vast majority' of nurses who contracted virus suffer post-recovery issues (the only workers America hates slightly less than teachers)
Creepy corona late effects Unsettled patients, concerned doctors - German article Translation in the comments : Coronavirus

Growing Body Of Evidence Suggests Masks Protect Those Wearing Them, Too : worldnews (six fucking months later)
Narcissistic personalities linked to defiance of coronavirus prevention guidelines and hoarding : Coronavirus
The political battle over masks is making us lose the war on COVID-19 - The Boston Globe - Wearing masks is both patriotic and compassionate; it is not a sign of weakness or disloyalty.
Single-use masks could be a coronavirus hazard if we don't dispose of them properly : Coronavirus
Man at Pa. Walmart accused of spitting in woman's face for asking him to wear face mask: state cops ... According to Pennsylvania State Police in Honesdale, Evan V. Spangenberg of Preston Park, Pa., and another woman were not wearing masks when the woman approached them and asked them to please wear their masks ...
Man at Pa. Walmart accused of spitting in woman Dollar Tree, Family Dollar no longer require face masks at all stores : Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Marriott will require all guests nationwide to wear face masks beginning July 27 : Coronavirus
Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic To Require Masks In All Stores Starting Aug. 1 As COVID-19 Cases Increase : Coronavirus

A COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford appears safe and triggers an immune response, reports new Lancet randomised controlled trial (20 July 2020) with 1,0770 participants. The adenovirus-vectored vaccine led to them making antibodies and T-cells that can fight the coronavirus. : science

'If It's Here, It's Here' : America' Retirees Confront the Virus in Florida : As cases spike across Florida, the virus appears to have caught up with the residents of the Villages .. Since the beginning of July, hospital admissions of residents from the Villages have quadrupled at University of Florida Health The Villages (die, stupid racist asshole Republican fuckers)
Eschaton: We're In Our Base Killing Our Doods - It is a weird plan ... But even as cases climb, doctors in the Villages say they are prepared for an increase in patients. The hospital has enough capacity and antiviral drugs, Dr. Gogineni said. ... Yet, residents still congregate every day without wearing masks. They turn up the volume on a radio and dance in the squares. They crowd bars where songs by Elvis Presley and Bobby Sherman play. There are picnics and water aerobics classes ... (yeah, fuck off and die stuck-in-the-past boomers)

Florida adds 9,440 coronavirus cases, 134 deaths; Central Florida cases pass 60K : Coronavirus
Disney theme park staff worry about Covid-19: 'I can't bring it back home : Coronavirus (Die for the Mouse!)
u/SkyScrollersBestie Works at Disney World explains that the staff is sick with COVID. Really sick. : bestof
What Theme Park Workers Aren't Allowed To Tell You - We're Positive Too. : FloridaCoronavirus

Bio-hazard warning after truck carrying Covid-19 samples hijacked in Port Elizabeth | News24 : Coronavirus (Jared?)

Arizona reports 3,500 new coronavirus cases, 134 additional deaths : Coronavirus (Ronazona has hightest cases/million, followed by NY, LA, NJ, FL)

Coronavirus kills another 1,000 in Texas in just 10 days : Coronavirus

California reports nearly 12,000 coronavirus cases in 1 day, setting new record : Coronavirus
California Coronavirus Cases Top 400,000, Soon to Surpass New York as Worst-Hit State In Country : Coronavirus (but 24th by pop. AZ #1)
California set to overtake New York for most Coronavirus cases. : Coronavirus
Orange County Now Has The Second Worst Coronavirus Outbreak In California : Coronavirus
L.A. may become the biggest U.S. city with a second stay-home order : Coronavirus
California church defying shutdown order got PPP loan of at least $350,000 in April : news

'They're going to get over it' : Missouri Gov. insists kids must go back to school even though "they will' get COVID-19 (being dead = "over it" pro-life Republicans)
'Hunker down' Kansas City doctors warn parents their teens are spreading COVID-19

Politicians and Business Interests Pushed Health Officials Aside to Control Reopening. Then Cases Exploded. [Utah] : Coronavirus ... As case counts rise, the state will now allow indoor gatherings of up to 3,000 people. Wait, what? (meanwhile in the stupidity simulation ...)

Georgia reports 78 COVID-19 deaths in a single day Hospitalizations and ICU admissions also see a sharp rise : Coronavirus (Kempster KKKackles)

Cluster of coronavirus cases found at North Carolina casino ::

As COVID-19 pandemic rages on, experts say it's unlikely Tokyo Olympics can be held next summer : Coronavirus

England's chief nurse dropped from Covid-19 briefing after refusing to back Cummings : worldnews (sound familiar?)

Four-day working week to be introduced by Morrisons as support for concept grows in wake of coronavirus crisis : worldnews (the social change virus)

EU nations clinch $2.1T budget, virus aid deal after 4 days : worldnews (Republicans in America: la-di-la-la)

World Health Organisation AI chatbot goes deaf when asked for the latest COVID-19 figures for Taiwan, Hong Kong : worldnews (WHO owned by China, fuck your World Heath)

IDF soldier destroys Palestinian Covid-19 center : worldnews (of course he did)

German state bans burqas in schools: Baden-W|rttemberg will now ban full-face coverings for all school children. State Premier Winfried Kretschmann said burqas and niqabs did not belong in a free society. A similar rule for teachers was already in place : worldnews

Hitting children with bats and sticks, slapping them across the face, and holding their heads underwater to simulate drowning are some of the abusive coaching techniques allegedly used in Japan as revealed in a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). : news ("simulate" +Japan)

Pro-democracy election hopefuls refuse to sign form declaring China's sovereignty over Hong Kong : worldnews
China threatens 'forceful counter-attack' after Britain suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty : worldnews (it's always the war language, they must have studies Orwell)
'People in Xinjiang Enjoy Happy Life': China's Ambassador to the UK Denies Existence of Uighur Concentration Camps : worldnews
China imprisons two Tibetans for song praising His Holiness the Dalai Lama : worldnews (you SHALL NOT SING)
Tech firms begin to abandon Hong Kong because of security law : worldnews
Malware found in Chinese tax software used by Australian businesses : technology

Afghan girl kills Taliban militants with AK-47 after they murder her parents : worldnews

Prominent Pakistani journalist 'goes missing' in Islamabad | Matiullah Jan, known for his criticism of Pakistan's powerful military, was last seen outside a school in the capital. : worldnews (in Paki, they don't even bother jumping out the window)

Kremlin Critic Navalny Says $1.23 Million Government Fine Forces Him to Close His Anti-Corruption Foundation : worldnews (in Russia, the corruption fines you)

Boris Johnson vows to ban 'absolutely abhorrent' gay 'conversion therapy' : worldnews (just a distraction from:)
BBC News: Russia report: UK 'top target' for Russia : worldnews
The UK government 'actively avoided' investigating Russian interference in the 2016 Brexit referendum : worldnews ... The UK government rejected this call in its response to the report. "A retrospective assessment of the EU referendum is not necessary," ... Really just like that ... The current system of life peerages, hereditary peers and spiritual peers (is this Iran?) is anachronistic ... Mr Pavlov simultaneously hired CTF, a communications and government affairs firm, for #45,000, with the same goal - to avoid inclusion on the Magnitsky Sanctions List.CTF's principals were Lynton Crosby, adviser to prime minister David Cameron and head of the elections campaign for Boris Johnson, and Mark Fullbrook, head of campaigns for the British Conservatives" ... so weird that right wingers are letting Russia run all over them. I thought they were supposed to be nationalists. (fucking commie Tories, see Republicans)
The Russia report reveals how Putin's allies used the UK as a 'laundromat' to launder Russian money and interfere in British politics : worldnews
Russia sees the UK as one of its "top targets" in the West, according to the Intelligence and Security Committee : worldnews
Intelligence report confirms Russia did try to influence Scottish independence referendum in 2014 : worldnews

Strawberry pickers' plight exposes 'modern slavery' in Spain: Thousands of migrant strawberry pickers from Morocco are trapped in Spain. Local groups call it a humanitarian crisis. Meanwhile, companies are trying to end their dependence on Moroccan workers : worldnews ,,, This is the same story the world over, people being exploited in agriculture on the hope of a better future for their families at home or a visa Whether that's Eastern Europeans in the UK, Moroccans in Spain, Japanese in Australia, Vietnamese in Japan, it goes on and on.

B.C. Premier John Horgan formally asking federal government to decriminalize illegal drugs : worldnews (copsters losing the war on you)

The US State Department has declared that a former Egyptian leader now serving on the executive board of the International Monetary Fund should be immune from a federal lawsuit brought by a US citizen seeking to hold him liable for torture, according to court filings on Friday. : worldnews (Trump loves torture, pardons him)

Mexican president sticks to no-war approach after cartel video : worldnews

Ghislaine Maxwell paid $25k to Jacob Wohl to 'smear victims' | Daily Mail Online -- 'smear Epstein victims and to get prosecutor Geoffrey Berman fired in attempt to stall sex trafficking investigation against her'
In a thread about the attempted assassination of the judge presiding over the Deutsche Bank lawsuit, /u/otokkimi provides sources for a comment by /u/WowSuchBao which describes just some of the connections between Trump, Epstein, and the Deutsche Bank. : bestof ... There are more photos of Trump and Epstein than there are of Trump and Baron Trump - (but the CLINTOONS!)
Trump says he wishes accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell well and has 'met her numerous times' : politics (and there you are)

Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, Warner Send Letter to FBI Director Requesting Defensive Counterintelligence Briefing for All Members : politics ... The request was precipitated by information that Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin was using his position on the Senate Homeland Security and Foreign Relation committees to propagate Russian disinformation. Senator Johnson was one of the Republican Senators who spent the Fourth of July in Moscow in 2018 ... (FBI says "we only brief Republicans on how Russia will help us win")
I bet no one saw that coming : PoliticalHumor (Ron Johnson, traitorous Republican scumbag

2020 election: Experts fear post-election crisis as Trump sets the stage to dispute the results in November - CNNPolitics
After Trump, we will need a truth commission : politics (but let's swap "reconciation" with 'execution")
It's funny because it's true : PoliticalHumor

Imagine how different EVERYTHING would be... : PoliticalHumor
No White House coronavirus task force members currently expected at Trump's briefing - CNNPolitics (no facts to distract you from the Supreme Leader)
Eschaton: My Big Wet Boy is Back - My Big Wet Boy is Back ... TV will run these free campaign commercials, of course. I'd be more annoyed by that if I thought it actually helped him.
Daniel Dale on Twitter: "Trump says he's bringing back 5 PM pandemic briefings as of tomorrow: "We had very successful briefings. I was doing them and we had a lot of people watching. Record numbers watching. In the history of cable television -- television -- there's never been anything like it."" / Twitter

Fauci says he wasn't aware White House coronavirus briefings were returning : Coronavirus (only experts like Trump allowed)
Why Fauci Doesn't Believe He'll Lost His Job ... "the numbers ... don't lie. We have a situation, particularly in Southern states that over the past several weeks have had a substantial resurgence of cases to record numbers. Cases that ultimately will lead to an increase in hospitalizations, which ultimately will lead to an increase in deaths."
House Republicans air grievances against Liz Cheney over support for Dr. Fauci and splitting with Trump - CNNPolitics (when Liz Fucking cheney is the only sane Refuck : note, most Republicans are in massive murderous Trump-supporting denial)
Fauci responds to Trump: 'I consider myself a realist, as opposed to an alarmist' : politics
Trump Calls Masks 'Patriotic' Less Than Two Months After Ridiculing Biden for Wearing One
The GOP's Bailout Bonanza : Republicans claim that policies like Universal Basic Income are unaffordable, even as they funnel billions to corporate executives (crooks will crook you)

It was farcical, but it wasn't comical ... Trump's world-historically inept handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is, needless to say, massively over-determined ... The cadres who leapt forth to supply Trump and his allies with answers disproportionately came from the science-skeptic wing of the conservative-think-tank world ... Libertarian philosopher Richard Epstein ... The dark side of the story is that even if we get a virus and a competent administration to deliver it next year and beat the virus, on climate change we are totally screwed.

Trump Is Wallowing in Self-Pity - The Atlantic - In another time, in a different circumstance, there would perhaps be room to pity such a person.

Press: Trump implodes on 'Fox News Sunday' : politics

Trump gives away the game on his census citizenship gambit (election rigging from all sides by the crookster)

John Yoo, the lawyer who wrote Bush's 'torture memos,' confirms he's helping the Trump administration find ways to skirt Congress and impose his own policies : politics (Torture Yoo)

Progressives Demand Democrats Reject 'Outright Shameful' GOP Plan to Raid Social Security and Cut Unemployment Benefits : politics (old white people rejoice)

Trumps reelection effort has spent more than $983 million, a record sum at this point in the campaignThe president maintains a cash lead over Joe Biden, who is gradually closing the money gap

Eschaton: Bad Cops Bad Cops Whatcha Gonna Do - I remember a Dem staffer (I think Obama staffer but maybe a Senate one) complaining about his interactions with political reporters back when Mitch McConnell was refusing to consider an Obama SCOTUS nominee. Essentially, there was this rather major thing happening and reporters just wanted to know, basically, "Well what are you going to do about it?" ... Even in normal times I wouldn't be a big fan of, "oh well, just gotta wait until we elect a president." But these are, well, [waves around]. (Pelosi and Schumer have always been bi-partisan disasters and fuck you, Engel)

Biden to unveil $775 billion plan to fund universal child care and in-home elder care : politics
Poll Shows Warren Better for Biden Ticket Than Harris : politics (yeah, let's make a cop VP)
Joe Biden Is Courting Trump Defectors In the Least Effective Way Imaginable - There's no valid reason to give Republican John Kasich time to speak on Biden's behalf at the DNC, but here we are ... He's radically anti-choice, radically anti-union, and a career-long adherent to the worst idea in American politics, the Balanced Budget Amendment. He opposed marriage equality; the Hodges in Obergefell v. Hodges was a Kasich appointee in Ohio. Hs a fan of private prisons, despite the customary problems. I mean, seriously, this guy? Please give me a break. (fuck, "reach across the aisle" Biden dong a Barry)

Too Much and Never Enough by Mary L Trump review : a scathing takedown of Uncle Donald. This blistering memoir by the president's niece reveals the twisted dynamic of America's malignantly dysfunctional first family

A definitive case against the Electoral College - Vox ... Our process for choosing the president, the Electoral College, is probably the strangest and most explicitly anti-democratic feature of the American political system. It was conceived in part as a firewall against majority will in case the mob ever elected someone grotesquely unqualified for the office. (It, uh, didn't work)

Majority of Voters Say U.S. Society Is Racist as Support Grows for Black Lives Matter - WSJ - Perceptions that minorities face racial discrimination hit new highs, WSJ/NBC News poll finds
Americans support Black Lives Matter but resist shifts of police funds or removal of statues of Confederate generals or presidents who were enslavers - The Washington Post

Trump once flirted with white nationalism. Now it's a centerpiece of his White House.
Tammy Duckworth: Trump cares more about dead traitors than he does about our troops

Giants manager takes a knee during anthem and Trump tweets the game is over for me

Ohio bribery case: state official charged by federal prosecutors ... Householder is one of the biggest names in Ohio politics and has been a major player for years in the state's Republican Party. He's known as an aggressive fundraiser who doesn't shy away from hardball tactics on the campaign trail or in the statehouse. (another corrupt Refuck asshole blockhead)
Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case (looks like your typical corrupt Republican, see Chris Christie)

James Comey: Is televised conflict Trumps goal? (well, that's always his goal)

The Lincoln Project on Twitter: "Portland is how it starts." / Twitter
'This is how freedom dies': Damning Lincoln Project ad warns Trump is threatening to destroy democracy with unmarked federal police : politics

Bill Barr's Playbook: His False Claims About Prior Military Force on U.S. Soil (Trump's Barrstapo)

Militarized Agents Seen in Portland Are Deploying to Chicago : politics (the "2A" crowd was always about supporting a facist takeover of America)
Trumps Occupation of American Cities Has Begun -- Protesters are being snatched from the streets without warrants. Can we call it fascism yet? (Trump's gestapo: "we don't need no steenking warrents")
America Gets an Interior Ministry : President Trump is cobbling together something the United States has never had before -- a national police force, used to quell protests.
Opinion | The Border War in Portland - The New York Times - How can this be a job for Homeland Security?
Police Unions Tell Trump to Send in the Feds to Cities like Portland and Chicago - Protesters say local cops and the feds are clearly colluding on the spooky crackdown that began in Portland and could soon spread to Chicago and other cities.
Trump's Occupation of American Cities Has Begun
Trump Is Now Deploying Unidentified ICE Agents to Arrest Protesters in Democratic-Run Cities : politics
Federal jack-booted thugs are roaming Portland. Where is the NRA now?
Trump's storm troopers - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Donald Trump is a fascist, full stop ... "Be wary of paramilitaries ... When the pro-leader paramilitary and the official police and military intermingle, the end has come." ... Everyone who simply assumes that Trump is too lazy and cowardly to do what fascists generally do when faced with the prospect of defeat by something as abstractly procedural as an election is ignoring what is now right in front of everyone's face. (Trumpboogaloo)

Eschaton: That's The Way - Krasner would probably actually do it.
DA Larry Krasner on Twitter: "Anyone, including federal law enforcement, who unlawfully assaults and kidnaps people will face criminal charges from my office." / Twitter (meanwhile, in Maura Healy land ...)

Ocasio-Cortez to introduce bill requiring federal officers to identify themselves : politics
Ocasio-Cortez accosted by GOP lawmaker over remarks: 'That kind of confrontation hasnt ever happened to me' -- Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) was coming down the steps on the east side of the Capitol on Monday, having just voted, when he approached Ocasio-Cortez ... "Disgusted" for recently suggesting that poverty and unemployment are driving a spike in crime in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic. "You are out of your freaking mind... " "Fucking bitch" he said ... (haha Yoho, the guy without a mind)

The Protesters Are the True Patriots -- They are the ones fighting for American ideals.
Then They Came For the Drummers, Chanters, Chalk Artists, Trash Pickers, Balloon Carriers, Bike-Helmeted Moms and Naked Athena : politics ("domestic terrorists")
U.S. Homeland Security confirms three units sent paramilitary officers to Portland : news

Prosecutor: 'No explicable reasons' for officer to shoot journalists with rubber bullets : politics ("except that they we're journalists")

Minnesota lawmakers ban neck restraints after Floyd's death - ABC News (they 'banned" cops killing anyone they like for any reason"

Detroit police officer charged for allegedly shooting 3 photojournalists with rubber pellets during protest : news (maybe Michipoop can pass a law forbidding shooting journalists?)

Mayor Walsh signs a letter with the Mayor of Portland and Chicago in support against unmarked federal officers detaining protestors : boston

Why Hundreds of Mathematicians Are Boycotting Predictive Policing : technology

White Liberals and Race, Again - Lawyers, Guns & Money

American Idol - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Roy Den Hollander, the 72-year-old lawyer who tried to murder federal judge Esther Salas, and ended up killing her son and wounding her husband (Hollander probably also murdered another man a few days earlier), was a racist misogynistic crackpot, aka a Trump supporter: ... Affirmative action is an insidious thing after all -- you can't always expect to get products of pure meritocracy like Brett Kavanaugh to fill high judicial offices ... That he was crazy is true enough: but he was a crazy in a very specific sort of way. He was driven crazy by exactly the same toxic cultural stew that has driven the Republican party crazy, and which has given us Hollander's idol Donald Trump as president. Roy Den Hollander's name is legion
The New Jersey Shooting Suspect Left a Pro-Trump Paper Trail : politics (mascunazi Trumpster wrote in Putin in 2016)

Calling home: A hardship for prisoners, a boon to Bristol County sheriff - The Boston Globe - A court ruling in favor of the sheriff puts the onus on Massachusetts lawmakers to end the practice of charging exorbitant phone fees to inmates and their loved one (racist fucker cop Trumpie) .

Tucker Carlson accuses New York Times of endangering his family, leading reporter to be doxed - The Washington Post (and he lied about being "exposed" of course)
Tucker allegedly blackballed guest who refused invitation to go trout fishing - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... It's hard for an organization to be as purely evil on every possible level as Fox News (evil asshole is their brand)

Dow Jones staff demands Wall Street Journal differentiate between news and opinion after lies appear in Pence editorial

Disney Fires Top ABC News Executive Barbara Fedida for Racially Insensitive Remarks - WSJ - Network investigation substantiated allegations against Ms. Fedida, head of talent and business affairs (yeah, women can be almost as bad as men)

Opinion | Should We Cancel Aristotle? - The New York Times - He defended slavery and opposed the notion of human equality. But he is not our enemy (that's a strange NYT reason to not support confederate traitor generals)

Planned Parenthood in N.Y. Disavows Margaret Sanger Over Eugenics - The New York Times - Ms. Sanger, a feminist icon and reproductive-rights pioneer, supported a discredited belief in improving the human race through selective breeding.

NPR may be 'public radio.' but it's feeling the economic pain of the pandemic. More trouble lies ahead. (nobody listening to their shit anymore because not driving to work)

Sharkcano?! There Are Sharks Living in a Volcano, for the Love of God ... That volcano, Kavachi, is located 60 feet below the ocean's surface near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

The best (& worst) countries for raising a family (2020) [OC] : dataisbeautiful (US: 5th from the bottom bc kid-haing Republicans)

TIL - The word with the most meanings in English is the verb 'set', with 430 senses listed in the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, published in 1989. The word commands the longest entry in the dictionary at 60,000 words, or 326,000 characters. : todayilearned

TIL women in ancient Rome didn't have unique first names, but instead were just named after their family name (patriachy doing it's thing)

Formation of quadruple helix DNA tracked in live human cells for first time : worldnews

What life changing item can you buy for less than $100? : AskReddit

Eschaton: Somebody Should Have Paid Me A Nice Consulting Fee - Would have saved you BILLIONS ...Back then, it made sense that autonomous driving was just a research project. Eleven years on, however, the industry still has little idea what to do with the technology ... The sector is experiencing "autonomous disllusionment" ... (haha, you got Muskratted)


Melting Permafrost Linked To Impending Environmental Disaster Study : science (meanwhile, in the rapidly approaching end of the world because humans are stupid scenario)

Sea turns red in Faroe Islands as 250 whales slaughtered in 'barbaric' hunt : worldnews (fucking Danes are fucking insane)
It's not poachers killing elephants in Botswana. That worries conservationists. : worldnews

MA COVID-19 Data 7/20/20 : boston
174 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 20 : CoronavirusMa - 107,056 total confirmed cases - 10,665 new tests - -15 hospital; +3 ICU; -3 intubated - 1 new confirmed death; 8214 total - 81 new probable cases; 6,733 total - 1 new probable death; 219 total
Archive of COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts | - Reports from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

Trump Administration Waived Coronavirus Price Protections : worldnews ... Gilead Sciences announced its Covid-19 therapy drug, remdesivir, will cost private insurers $520 for a single vial, hundreds of times its production cost, which researchers have estimated at 93 cents per dose. (of course they did, after trying to abolish health insurance)
Coronavirus: Six types of COVID-19 identified by scientists in 'major' breakthrough for treatment : worldnews (six types of SYMPTOMS)
BBC News - Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine can train immune system : worldnews
Game changer protein treatment 'cuts severe Covid-19 symptoms by nearly 80%'

U.S. will finally use coronavirus testing method that let Wuhan test 6.5 million people in 10 days : Coronavirus

Survey: More than half of employers plan to continue with remote working : worldnews

Covid live updates: Trump embraces face masks as U.S. breaks coronavirus case records - The Washington Post ... Florida, Georgia, Nevada, Kentucky, North Dakota, Arkansas and Montana

Some ICUs in Florida have run out of beds : worldnews (Florifucked by Refuckers)
Coronavirus updates: Florida has 53 hospitals with no ICU beds : Coronavirus
'We need to close down' -- Florida reports more than 10,000 coronavirus cases for fifth day
Florida Virus Out of Contro,l : Coronavirus
'You're lying' : Gov. DeSantis again interrupted by hecklers
'Shame on you' : Florida governor heckled during coronavirus briefing in Orlando

Why Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp stands alone on masks - The Washington Post ... Kemp, who reported a net worth of $5.2 million in 2018 ... Chamber of Commerce support him ... (corrupt dumbass election-rigging democracy-killing lying soulless mini-Trump)

At least 3,958 people in Texas have died of coronavirus. Nearly 20% of those deaths were reported in the past week. : Coronavirus ... Texas also has more than 6,400 pneumonia and flu deaths this year -- more than the total of covid deaths ...

How COVID is deepening Californias income inequality in 5 charts

Surgeon general makes impassioned plea to Fox News viewers to wear face coverings in public : news
Unlike the United States, more and more countries are making masks mandatory : Coronavirus
NorCal restaurant refuses to serve customers wearing masks, could face license suspension : news

(GA) 'Nobody dies at school': Marietta to only offer virtual learning for now : Coronavirus

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson wastes COVID-19 funds on luring tourists to pandemic hotspots : politics (Refucks)
Missouri governors comments on coronavirus, McCloskeys raise eyebrows

As many retailers mandate face coverings, Winn-Dixie remains firm: No masks - The Washington Post - With stores in five states that went for Trump in the last election ("Traitor-Dixie")

Where is the grief over COVID-19 victims? : Coronavirus - It's become resentment instead because every death justifies lockdowns and masks and that pisses people off because they're disgusting ... One of the worst things about this pandemic has been realizing just how horrible so many people are. I never knew how naive I really was until shit started hitting the fan in the US. I'm sure many people here can relate. People you've known for years, and somehow you never realized what a narcissist they are. (The Big Sort was really about Good vs Evil and zombie Trumpster are a cultural metaphor)

John Oliver on coronavirus conspiracy theories: 'People are going to get burned' : Coronavirus

American Tourists Banned in Bahamas After Latest U.S. Coronavirus Numbers : worldnews

Leaky border: Tourists and quarantine cheats threaten Canada amid U.S. COVID-19 surge : worldnews
Montreal man arrested for disobeying mandatory mask rule in Tim Hortons. According to Montreal police spokesperson, pepper spray was used during the arrest. : worldnews

People in France will risk a fine of 135 euros starting Monday for failure to comply with a new decree to wear a mask in public places indoors. As officials noted signs of an uptick in virus circulation, Prime Minister Jean Castex said masks will become compulsory in enclosed public spaces : worldnews

NHS denied PPE at height of Covid-19 as supplier prioritised China : worldnews

Covid-19 outbreak in Xinjiang spreads to second Chinese city : worldnews

An Indian Judge Just Threw a Rape Survivor in Jail for Shouting in Court. Police had made the 22-year-old repeatedly describe her ordeal, then leaked her identity to the neighbourhood : worldnews

Israeli top model Bar Refaeli convicted of tax evasion

Human Rights Watch criticises Japan after report reveals abuse of athletes - A damning new study of sport in Japan has found child athletes have routinely suffered physical, sexual and verbal abuse from their coaches, which led several to take their own lives. : worldnews ... "The Japanese are like everyone else only more so' - Dan Carlin

Japan to pay at least 536 million for companies to leave China : worldnews
15 Japanese firms opt for Vietnam after China : worldnews
Chinese ambassador confronted on live television with Uighur prisoner footage : worldnews
Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern speaks out against Hong Kong security law, and treatment of Uyghurs in a speech to the Chinese business community in New Zealand. : worldnews
China Is Using Uighur Labor to Produce Face Masks : worldnews

Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern speaks out against Hong Kong security law, and treatment of Uyghurs in a speech to the Chinese business community in New Zealand. : worldnews
Chinese ambassador warns NZ: Butt out of Chinese politics and we'll get along fine : worldnews (but we will tell you what to do)
Beijing considers almost all of the 1.3 million square mile South China Sea its sovereign territory and in recent years has built up military fortifications on several islands there. : worldnews (people in Philippines not allowed to leave their island)
The British government has asked Japan to help build its 5G wireless networks without Huawei Technologies, the Nikkei said on Sunday, a further step in a global technology and security war between the United States and China. : worldnews (Xi: you must buy our spying on you equipment!)

South Korea Fines TikTok 186 Million For Selling Children's data ... (186M Won, or, $150,000, that's gotta hurt)
TikTok: Chinese newspaper article says Australia would be "unwise" to probe app ("we might have to kill you")
Three Trump officials have now hinted at a TikTok ban this month : worldnews

Germany violated arms export regulations for decades, study says: Germany has authorized and exported weapons and military equipment to be used in countries with human rights violations and ravaged by war. Wars, including the Yemen conflict : worldnews

NSW police chief vows to block Black Lives Matter protest planned for Sydney : news

Could War With Iran Be an October Surprise? (Trump and Netanyahu's plan to stay out of prison)

Mike Pompeo Being Investigated for 'Questionable' Activities (that's all he does)
The White House is pushing a conspiracy theorist fired from the NSC for a top Pentagon position - CNNPolitics - Rich Higgins, a former aide who says he was fired from the National Security Council in 2017 for sending a conspiratorial memo, is currently being considered to serve as chief of staff to retired Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata

Dem leaders demand FBI briefing on foreign interference campaigntargeting lawmakers (Barr: "when hell freezes over or I'm in prison")

Pelosi To Trump: You're Getting Kicked Out If You Lose The Race Whether You Like It Or Not
Americans Must Be 'Prepared to Mobilize' If Trump Refuses Election Results: Campaign Group : politics
Any of this sound familiar? : PoliticalHumor

Dr. Anthony Fauci to throw first pitch for Nationals on Opening Day : news (in a hazmat suit)

Trump insists he's 'right' on the virus as more Americans get sick and die : worldnews (well?)
Trump incorrectly claims U.S. has "one of the lowest mortality rates" for coronavirus : politics (whoah, doctors are dumb also)
Where Is the Outrage? | Americans are getting sick and dying while Trump plays a political game. : politics
As U.S. breaks case records Trump says hes resurrecting daily coronavirus briefings (with him as the star)
Trump to bring back White House coronavirus briefings in attempt to revive faltering campaign - The Washington Post
America is sleepwalking toward economic catastrophe due to covid 19 : Coronavirus

'We can't pull it off' : Florida sheriff says he can't muster security for GOP convention ... Williams, a Republican (yeah, LEO's are Republicans in confederate states)
Republican governors have been holding secret conference calls to complain about Trump's chaotic coronavirus response, report says : politics
American Death Cult: Why has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous? : politics

Beware of a Cornered Trump - The closer defeat looms, the more deranged his administration will become. : politics

Trump's sweaty Fox News interview shows his 2020 chances melting away ... held outside because he wanted to "make Wallace sweat" - Like, no one in the fucking White House realized that maybe Wallace would maybe not visibly sweat while Trump would be his typical melting pile of smegma?
Donald Trump, Fox News grandpa: TV tells him what to do, and he does it : politics
Trump Holds Up a Chart on Fox News That Shows He's Lying, Then Lies About What It Says (in collusion with Birx)
Column: Why is President Trump so proud of passing a test only those with dementia fail? : politics
'Biden couldn't answer those questions': Trump boasts of passing cognitive test of animal pictures and basic numeracy : politics
Trumps Frontotemporal Dementia and the 2020 State of the Union Address Part 1
Found this in the Chris Wallace interview : PoliticalHumor

We blew it: Why America still hasn't gotten the coronavirus under control - Axios - America spent the spring building a bridge to August, spending trillions and shutting down major parts of society. The expanse was to be a bent coronavirus curve, and the other side some semblance of normal, where kids would go to school and their parents to work. The bottom line: We blew it, building a pier instead.
No testing for you - Lawyers, Guns & Money - I just ran into a new (to me) term: "doomscrolling" This means spending too much time reading depressing news, which these days means reading news I suppose. Speaking of which:
Edward Luce on Twitter: "White House is insisting on zero money for testing & contact tracing in Congress stimulus bill - zero. Trump would rather America flies blind on pandemic than register a rising infection rate. This is way worse than negligence. He knows exactly what he's doing." / Twitter

Corporate giants shut down Trump texting program - POLITICO - It took days to resolve anti-spam concerns that halted a July 4 test run, costing Trump donations and raising GOP fears about November.

Texas GOP picks notorious bigot who was forced out of the Army as its new leader - Texas GOP picks notorious bigot who was forced out of the Army as its new leaderFormer Rep. Allen West is known for his virulently Islamophobic, racist, misogynistic, and anti-Semitic comments.

Trump administration rule lets shelters decide who is a woman based on facial hair

Opinion | Does the Lincoln Project have a secret agenda? The answer is surprising. - The Washington Post ... Weaver insisted the group would actively work against Republicans who obstruct a Biden presidency, which would face a deeper crisis than in 2009, when Republicans tried to obstruct Obama in hopes of profiting off continuing economic misery ... (Make Republicans Less Evil)

'A very dark feeling' : Hundreds camp out in Oklahoma unemployment lines ... Donald Trump won the election in Oklahoma with 65.3% of the vote. Hillary Clinton received 28.9% of the vote. Considered a safe Republican state, Oklahoma has voted Republican in fifteen of the last sixteen elections It was also one of two states where Trump won every county, the other being West Virginia. (maybe don't vote to kill yourselves? or is that too complicated?) ... When you vote for CROOKS to control your government, they are going to treat you and your government like poop (deep red Fucklahoma)

Biden eyes GOP supporters while Trump focuses on his base
Hillary Clintons Resistance Group Has Resisted Spending Big on Candidates ... donated just $21,700 to six political candidates and political committees in 2019 and the first half of 2020, (Hillary and Bloomfuck, useless posturing liars)
Trump doesn't even pretend to campaign on merit ...

Too orange to fail - Lawyers, Guns & Money -- According to Dahlia Lithwick, Mary Trump's new book isn't really so much about Trump per se -- whose being a narcissist with absolutely no redeeming characteristics she simply takes for granted -- as about why so many people have propped him up for so long even though he's a person with absolutely no redeeming qualities:

Trump Prepping To Dispatch Federal Squads To More Democratic Cities, Warns Mark Meadows : politics
U.S. officials defend Portland crackdown: 'We're not going to apologize' : news
President Trump Has Reenergized Portland's Protest
Watching Trump's shock troops descend onto Portland, it's hard not to feel doomed : politics
As the Barrstapo invades the streets of American cities... : PoliticalHumor
Trump's 'law and order' is starting to look like martial law : politics
What You Need To Know About The Battle of Portland - bellingcat --- State and Federal law enforcement are at war with the people of Portland. (Portland/Oregon cops are confederate racist assholes)

Portland protester and Navy veteran Christopher David was beaten and pepper-sprayed by federal troops in standoff at federal courthouse - The Washington Post
A Navy veteran says he was beaten and pepper sprayed by authorities while attending his first protest in Portland : news ... federal agents scouring the streets and making arrests in unmarked vans ...
'No Tactics... Just Seemed Like a Gang': Navy Veteran Speaks Out After Attack by Secret Police in Viral Video Viewed Nearly 10 Million Times : politics

Out of Portland tear gas, an apparition emerges - Los Angeles Times
Flower Power (photograph) - Wikipedia

Homeland Security making plans to deploy some 150 agents in Chicago this week, with scope of duty unknown - Chicago Tribune (phase two of Trump's takeover)

Congresswoman Maxine Waters jumps out of her car to intervene as black man stopped by police : politics

/u/nokeakua describes how police pepper-sprayed and attacked a small group that was peacefully and lawfully protesting, including a video he took : bestof

Man driving his truck in Florida : pics

Noisy Black Lives Matter supporters crash Pro Police rally at Civic Center Park, bring it to an end : news

The Trumpiest Trumps Outside of Trumpland - Lawyers, Guns & Money
Patricia and Mark McCloskey Charged for Pointing Guns at Protesters | Law & Crime
St. Louis couple charged for pulling guns at protest
St. Louis lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey charged with menacing protesters - The Washington Post - Lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey wielded guns as marchers moved past their home (dumbass Refuck gov says their 'castle" includes streets) ... Mark McCloskey appeared on Fox News Monday night ... The Missouri governor may only grant a pardon after a conviction is imposed (Trumpsters attack the DA for doing her job)

Son of federal judge killed after gunman opened fire at her home : worldnews ... The case, Karimi v. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft et al., No. 20-cv-08978 was filed on July 15, 2020, and has been assigned to Judge Esther Salas ... the Bank failed to properly monitor customers that the Bank itself deemed to be high risk, including, among others, the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.... hmmmmmm ("among others" = Trump Family Crime Ring)
Attempted murder of a Federal Judge : worldnews
Mens Rights Lawyer Eyed in Shooting of NJ Judges FamilyLaw enforcement sources say Roy Den Hollander was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the crime ... Hollander described himself on his website as an anti-feminist (incel murderer)
Federal judge's son shot and killed, husband injured in attack at their NJ home : news
Rush Limbaugh and "feminazis" - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The news that the son of federal judge Esther Salas was apparently murdered by a "men's rights activistt" and Fox News guest obsessed with "feminazis" inspired me to do a bit of research regarding the term. As a practical matter the term was invented by Rush Limbaugh.
Suspect in federal judge's home ambush railed against her in misogynistic book - The writings are littered with language common among the most extreme anti-feminist communities on the web, some of which the man was a member of (yeah, def an exteme mascunazi incel

The Left is Now the Right - Reporting by Matt Taibbi (reveals his Russian roots again)

Fox News, Ed Henry, Sean Hannity & Tucker Carlson Sued In Sex Trafficking, Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Suit : television (shit, Fox was running the pizza pedo ring! really!)
Lawsuit accuses former Fox News reporter Ed Henry of rape, says Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson harassed other woman (Fox fucker assholes)
Ex-Fox News Star Ed Henry Accused of Raping Jennifer Eckhart in Brutal New Lawsuit - the lawsuit also claims sexual harassment by Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Howard Kurtz, and Gianno Caldwell.

Nothing on this page is real: How lies become truth in online America

TIL that the average workweek for a manufacturing employee in the 1890s was 100 hours. The five day, 40-hour workweek didn't become standard until 1940 thanks to the passing of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which required employers to pay overtime to anyone working more than 40 hours. : todayilearned (slaves for capitalist masters)

Require Ethnic Studies - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The Trump administration has been a giant exercise in why the humanities and social sciences are absolutely necessary for our society to survive. The racism, the misinformation, the misogyny, the lack of empathy, the false histories -- all of this has happened at least in some part because of the deemphasis on studying people and their societies in favor of the STEM/Business/Professional School fetisn. (just become a BezosBot or a Muskatron +Jerry "Asshole" Brown vetoed it in 2018)
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 657 - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This is the grave of Lydia Maria Child.

Rein in campus police - The Boston Globe - Law enforcement officers on university and college campuses have too much power and less accountability than municipal police (the corrupt Cambridge cops to Harvard laundry cycle)

Whole Foods workers file federal lawsuit over Black Lives Matter masks - The Boston Globe
Whole Foods employees file lawsuit against grocery chain for allegedly disciplining workers who wore BLM masks : news
In major shift, attorney generals office would get new role in police deadly force investigations under House reform bill -- an authority now restricted to local district attorneys who often work with police they are tasked with investigating (and then the crooked copsters get a raise)

Joe Kennedy, tasked with grilling five pharma companies at a hearing tomorrow, owns ~$1.7 million of stock in three of them : boston

An interesting truck I saw : boston (MAGA meth truck)
NRA Forgets To Rise Up Against Tyrannical Government : PoliticalHumor

Fitchburg man, 66, arrested for fifth alleged OUI in Sandwich, police say - The Boston Globe - after he led Sandwich police on a chase ... Police said the pursuit continued into Bourne on Route 6A, and that Leonard continued over the Sagamore Bridge
Man in Wheelchair Killed By Car In Quincy; Driver Charged With 5th OUI : boston
Kanye West fails to submit petition signatures needed to get on SC presidential ballot | Palmetto Politics |
Kanye West Breaks Down Crying Amid Bizarre President Campaign Rally | Hollywood Reporter (MAGA Fuckye says Harriet Tubman was a slave dealer but slavery was voluntary)
Rapper Kanye West criticizes Harriet Tubman at rally - The Boston Globe
u/TheBirminghamBear gives a very probable glimpse why Kanye West is running for President, due to going off his meds while making then publicizing his new album : bestof

TIL that Jackie Kennedy had to leave her first job out of college because her boss was concerned that she was not yet married at age 22. : todayilearned ... Jackie had a miscarriage, a stillborn baby, and a child who died after two days of being alive (drunk all the time, time have changed, for the better in some ways)

Solar energy breakthrough creates electricity from invisible light | Discoveries could lead to next-generation solar cells that are cheaper and more efficient than current commercial panels : technology

Astrophysicists on Monday published the largest-ever 3D map of the Universe, the result of an analysis of more than four million galaxies and ultra-bright, energy-packed quasars : worldnews

What has simultaneously gotten worse and more expensive? : AskReddit

What is something normal that scares the shit out of you? : AskReddit

Redditors, how would you feel about an option to block subreddits which you do not want to view? Would you be happy with this possible addition? : AskReddit


Coronavirus is crushing tourism and cutting off a lifeline for wildlife

MA COVID-19 Data 7/19/20 : boston
218 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 19 : CoronavirusMa - 106,882 total confirmed cases - 13624 new tests - -1 hospital; -22 icu; -2 intubated - 12 new deaths; 8213 total - 78 new probable; 6652 total - 0 probable deaths; 218 total
Should MA be doing more to eliminate the likely possibility of a second surge of COVID cases in MA? : CoronavirusMa

At M Street Beach in Boston, its crowds and sun and few masks and little social distancing
Obviously the last thing we want to do is turn into Florida: Beachgoers forgo masks, distancing despite COVID-19 warnings

U/imaginetrumpinprison explains outcome if schools reopen : bestof
Is re-opening schools without suppressing the virus viable? - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Absolutely not:
Teacher Dies of Coronavirus After Warning That Parents Are Violating Isolation and Sending Kids to School : Coronavirus

'Superspreading' events, triggered by people who may not even know they are infected, propel coronavirus pandemic -- a small percentage transmit it with alarming efficiency.
Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, New Study Finds - The New York Times - The study of nearly 65,000 people in South Korea suggests that school reopenings will trigger more outbreaks (Die for Trump and Musk!)
Study: Middle and high schoolers can spread coronavirus as effectively as adults : Coronavirus
Healthy 13-Year-Old California Boy Dies After Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms : Coronavirus

Oxford University's team 'absolutely on track', coronavirus vaccine likely to be available by September : Coronavirus
Israeli doctor reinfected with coronavirus 3 months after recovering : Coronavirus
'Only those with plastic visors were infected' Swiss government warns against face shields

Florida Keys having first outbreak of Dengue fever in 10 years : news

Gasping, afraid and aloneWould we take the pandemic more seriously if we understood what it' ike to die a COVID-19 death?
'Come see what we see' : Mississippi doctors decry virus denials, conspiracies as cases surge

Coronavirus updates: Trump challenged over claims as L.A. mayor warns city is 'on the brin' kof new stay-home order

Vermont Goes 30+ Days with No COVID-19 Deaths : Coronavirus

Texas requests more mortuary trucks as coronavirus deaths hit triple digits for third day in a row : Coronavirus
I Was a Military COVID Planner. Trust Me: Texas Is in Deep, Deep Trouble - Things are pretty bad right now in the Lone Star State. But the real pain is likely to come during hurricane season, when as many as 19 named storms are projected to hit.

Florida reports more than 12,000 new Covid-19 cases, again, as governor declines to mandate masks
Florida coronavirus: State surpasses 350k cases, percent positivity drops under 12% : Coronavirus
Florida Virus Out of Control, Lockdown Needed: Ex-HHS Chief
Coronavirus Florida: Editorial: In the worst public health crisis in generations, DeSantis is a massive fail : politics

In addition to being sued over a mask mandate and voluntary advisory guidelines on COVID-19, @Gov @govKemp has asked for an emergency injunction to "restrain" me from issuing press statements and speaking to the press. Far more have sacrificed too much more for me to be silent. (Kempter is gagging his mayors)

Eschaton: Cancel Culture - The Oberlin Student Council won't stop until all of our tongues have been cut out.

In one American county, 71% of new cases is from private gatherings : Coronavirus (San Bernadino)

Face Masks Really Do Matter. The Scientific Evidence Is Growing. : Coronavirus
NIH Director defends Fauci, says it's 'bizarre' that mask-wearing became political issue : Coronavirus
Prosecutors: Man told to 'put on a mask like the rest of us' pulled gun on Fred Meyer shopper
No mask, no entry. Is that clear enough? That seems pretty clear, right? (NC full of entitled murderers)

Divorces have increased during the Coronavirus pandemic and lawyers are expecting more : Coronavirus

Cubans celebrate no local transmission of COVID-19 for first time in four months : worldnews (someone call Cruz and Dubio)

Ancient Buddha statue discovered in Pak, destroyed by construction workers for being 'unIslamic' : worldnews (next up for the muzfuckers: the pyramids)

Police took down their pants, pointed genitals at us, and said, 'take freedom': Muslim women in northeast Delhi - Maktoob : worldnews

China's UK ambassador denise, as he was confronted with footage of shackled prisoners being herded on to trains in Xinjiang use of Uighurs despite fresh drone footage: ... insisted Uighur people live "peaceful and harmonious coexistence with other ethnic groups" as he was confronted with footage of shackled prisoners being herded on to trains in Xinjiang (Xi will use your eyes for organ doners)

Thousands rally in Russia for 8th straight day of anti-Putin protests : worldnews

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses
Trump declines to say he'll accept results of election: "I have to see" : politics (what he said last time)

Pompeo says US should limit which human rights it defends - Pompeo singled out property rights and religious freedom as "foremost" principles and complained about the "proliferation" of protections in international agreements related to human rights. (capitalists and satangelicals for Dumbpeo)

No way! : PoliticalHumor

California Gov Was Reportedly Told He'd Have to Do the White House a Favor to Get Help With Testing Swabs ... This is LITERALLY the scenario they painted during the Senate trial: what if instead of a foreign head of state, Trump tried to extort a US Governor? This is the EXACT thing Schiff and the others warned about, and sure enough, here we are. ("a little this for a lot of that)

Two Stolen Years - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Lawrence O. Gostin, professor of global health law at Georgetown, told me he doesn't expect American life to feel truly normal before summer 2022. Two years of our lives, stolen by Donald Trump ... There's no EMAILS! waiting in the wings that can cause people to overlook the fact that their grandmother died alone and their kids can't t go to school and they're facing eviction. But a lot of lives will be ruined by their delusions in the meantime. And the countless elite journalists who were faced with a genuine national crisis in 2016 and responded by rubbing their thighs raw over a bunch of inane bullshit should never be forgiven. (hi, Maggie, you evil bitch)

Coronavirus updates: Trump dismisses rising cases as deaths mount - The Washington Post ("we're killing the right kind of people" he said, "many of those case shouldn't even be cases" "Many of those cases are young people that would heal in a day" )
Trump says that Fauci is a 'little bit of an alarmist' ("I killed 140,000 people, so what")
Dr. Fauci built a truce. Trump is destroying it. - The Washington Post - One man, six presidents and the fragile balance between politics and science. (oh, pls, REPUBLICANS and science)
'I'll be right eventually' : Trump again insists coronavirus will disappear, citing no evidence
The best Trump interview yet? Fox News host Chris Wallace cheered, blasted for his grilling of the president
Fox News' Chris Wallace finally gave Americans the Donald Trump interview they deserve : politics (links)
Chris Wallace Laughs As Trump Insists Cognitive Test Was 'Very Hard' : politics
Trump Shrugs Off COVID Death Toll in Fox News Interview: It Is What It Is
Trump Boasts of Putting 'a Lot More Water' in Dishwashers & Bringing Back 'Old-Fashioned' Bulbs : politics
White House and Senate GOP at odds over CDC funding for testing and tracing - CNNPolitics ("we're not going to spend any more money on that fake demonrat hoax" they said)
Trump Administration Aims to Block New Funding for Coronavirus Testing and Tracing - The New York Times - a method that allows for much faster tracking of new infections (the last thing Refucks want)
As Trump Ignores Virus Crisis, Republicans Start to Contradict Him - The New York Times - President Trump continues to press for a quick return to life as usual, but Republicans who fear a rampaging disease and angry voters are increasingly going their own way.
Leaders in states seeing 'out of control' coronavirus surges debate mask mandates, rolling back reopenings
Eschaton: The Problem With The Discourse Is That It Lives Up Its Own Ass
flavortown alderman on Twitter: "This is just a selection of WaPo opinion pieces recently run about the most important issue of the day: how cancel culture has killed over 140,000 Americans and is snatching people off the street without due process" / Twitter

Republicans eye sweeping shield from coronavirus liability - Los Angeles Times - The liability proposal, drafted by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and senior Republican John Cornyn of Texas

Eschaton: Women Can Be Bad, Too - The villain of this piece is Birx (aside from Trump, of course) ... That aside, throughout the all of this there has been a tendency for people to want/hope that Birx was Actually Good. Some of this is just generally hoping that the people around Trump are staying in it because they hope they can do a small bit of good, instead of just being incompetent evil shits like he is. But there's also the common belief that women can't be as bad as the men, and of course both men and women exploit this fact, often with the help of credulous PR agents acting as journalists (Haberman doing years of PR work for Hope Hicks (still!) and Ivanka (not as much, or at least not as obviously)) Sometimes women are just bad, too.
Dr Birx told President Trump in April that the coronavirus would soon be gone and influenced the administration's push to reopen the economy and lift lockdown : politics (nice reputation you had there)

Coronavirus, Conspiracy Theory, and Denialism | The New Yorker (Trump has killed more people than the Serbs, which is saying something)
I expect you to die - Lawyers, Guns & Money - 142,000 Americans dead with no end in sight and Donald Trump still sees this as a PR problem he can just bullshit his way through: ... I'm sure the GOP's "pass a deliberately inadequate relief bill and let the bodies pile up" approach will change the game, though.

Look on MSNBC Hosts Face Is Priceless as Experts Unanimously Agree US Should Reopen Schools (Adelson's Refuck propaganda rag thinks they owned the libtards)

Pandemic surge damages Trump, boosting Biden's White House bid: POLL - ABC News - Public preference for Biden in trust to handle the pandemic has soared ... Biden leads Trump on the issue by a 20-point margin, 54-34%.
Biden leads by double digits as coronavirus takes a toll on the president, Post-ABC poll finds - The Washington Post
New polls show Joe Biden is winning suburbanites by a historic margin - CNNPolitics (so now we're down to the confederate rural dumbfucks)
Donald Trump's campaign to paint Joe Biden as mentally unfit becomes a gamble : politics ("I'm not totally insane, you are!")
Trump leans on 2016 tactic to crack Biden support - POLITICO - campaign is pouring millions of dollars into a plan to weaken Joe Biden among swing state voters of color (Kanye and two other crazy black guys)

Trump wants a 'law and order' election. He's losing that battle. - CNNPolitics
What a Trump loss could look like (opinion) - CNN

Beautiful World Wars - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This is completely bonkers:
Aaron Rupar on Twitter: ""We won two world wars. Beautiful world wars. That were vicious and horrible. And we won them out of Fort Bragg, we won them out of all of these forts, and now they want to throw those names away" -- Trump" / Twitter
Aaron Rupar on Twitter: ""Ready? Will you please get me the mortality rate? Kayleigh is right here... I heard we have the best mortality rate" - the WH just flat out made up a chart to create a false impression that the US has the best mortality rate in the world during Trump's interview w/ Chris Wallace" / Twitter

The Data Proves Mail-In Voting Is Safe From Fraud & COVID-19 : politics (but Kayleigh says Trump won't let data get in the way)

Quiver Quantitative : Paycheck Protection Program Recipient Map (Kane Donuts: $500,000)

Donald Trump has unified America -- against him. The president's assault on decency has created an emerging coalition, across boundaries of race, class and partisan politics
Trump says he's not offended by the Confederate flag ("they were very good traitors" he said, "almost as good as me")

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint : politics (they always steal shit, all the time)

Opinion: Republican rule requires a massive Democratic clean up : politics

Newly Unearthed Documents Show Multiple Meetings Between Giuliani and Barr -- and Gowdy -- in 2019

Mike Pompeo, enemy of American values - U.S. News - ... eyeing a presidential run in 2024, gave a 'pro-human rights' speech that was actually a defense of the violation of human rights (Fathead Rumpeo 2024!)

Roger Stone Uses Racial Slur on Radio Show - The New York Times - Mr. Stone, while being questioned about the commutation of his sentence by President Trump, used a racial slur in referring to his interviewer, who is Black. ("I did not, you're out of your mind!" Stone screamed)
Roger Stone calls Black radio host racial slur on air in Los Angeles : news

Marco Rubio, Dan Sullivan pay tribute to John Lewis using the photo of a different black congressman : politics (Flubio is totally dumb)

Growing collection of fallen symbols is a sign of progress, experts say - The Boston Globe

Night 51: Riot declared at police union, tear gas used at Justice Center | - Peaceful protests began Saturday afternoon (cops escalated)

Pelosi, Blumenaur condemn 'egregious abuses of power' by Trump against Oregon protestors : politics
Feds, right-wing media paint Portland as 'city under siege' A tour of town shows otherwise (who you gonna believe, your lyin' eyes or Fucker Carlson?)

Trump May Use DHS Stormtroopers To Stop People from Voting. Dems Must Plan Accordingly : politics
Trump's Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely Backfire
Is this what democracy looks like? With federal goons in the streets, history hangs in the balance: Whether the Trump regime's Portland gambit is purely political or an attempted coup, the danger is enormous : politics
Portland's Pretext: Barr's Long History Manipulating Law to Put Federal Forces on U.S. Streets

'This could happen in your city': Portland mayor issues stark warning over Trump admin's use of federal troops to quell protests : politics (time for Boogaloo 3)
Portland Mayor: Feds Escalated the Situation : politics
Moms Form Human Shield In Front Of Portland Protestors : politics
Zane Sparling on Twitter: "Federal police strike protester with baton, use pepper spray and tear gas outside courthouse in Portland" / Twitter
Robert Evans (The Only Robert Evans) on Twitter: "I am beginning to think the Feds may have made a tactical error in gassing the moms." / Twitter
Oregon attorney general sues federal agencies for allegedly violating protesters's civil rights
Evidence shows Portland police working with federal officers at protests, contradicting city officials : politics
Federal agents deployed to Portland did not have training in riot control : NYT : politics (you know what they were "trained" in)
Trumps made-for-TV fascism in Portland wont get him re-elected. It may get someone killed | Will Bunch

Within the Boston Police Department, complaints against officers are rarely confirmed or result in punishment - The Boston Globe

Homeowner says she got racist letter for showing support for Black Lives Matter - ABC7 New York ... in the town of Stoneham, Massachusetts ...

Officer Who Pressed His Knee on George Floyd's Neck Drew Scrutiny Long Before ... It turns out that not holding police officers accountable for their criminal actions produces criminal law enforcement officials

Police use drones to monitor nudity at Minnesota beach : news

Chicago police officer punched teenager in mouth during protest, activists say : news

The family that owns The New York Times were slaveholders: Goodwin ... Bertha Levy Ochs, the mother of Times patriarch Adolph S. Ochs, supported the South and slavery. She was caught smuggling medicine to Confederates in a baby carriage and her brother Oscar joined the rebel army ,,,

Individuals with Dark Triad traits-Machiavellianism, Narcissism, Psychopathy-more frequently signal virtuous victimhood : science (hello Charlie Baker)

IndraSun comments on IsItBullshit: Americans could've turned the tide of the Vietnam War if only they pushed for a little bit longer (your military has always been corrupt)
OnkelMickwald comments on How does people in your country see Yalta conference?

60 FPS views of Tokyo, Japan from 1913-1915 : videos

What is a lot unhealthier than most people think it is? : AskReddit


Comet NEOWISE at Walden Pond last night : boston

'Putting nature first' could create nearly 400 million jobs by 2030 : worldnews (Republicans: "we would rather you all die")
Siberian heatwave 'made 600 times more likely by climate change' | Team of international researchers found that the prolonged heat like the Arctic region experienced this year would only happen less than once in every 80,000 years without human-induced climate change : worldnews
The Arctic Is on Fire Again, and It's Even Worse This Time : worldnews

Shocking images show illegal fires raging in the Amazon rainforest in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso despite blazes having been illegal there since July 1 : worldnews (burn it all down Bolsonaro)

For first time, world records one million coronavirus cases in 100 hours: Reuters tally : worldnews
259,848 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Friday, the biggest one-day increase so far, according to WHO. 27% was in the U.S. 7,360 new deaths worldwide : Coronavirus
More than 78,000 new cases in the U.S. so far today : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/18/20 : boston
177 New Confirmed Cases; 1.4% Positive - July 18 : CoronavirusMa - 106,664 total confirmed cases - 12064 new tests - -16 hospital; +10 icu; +9 intubated - 17 new deaths; 8201 total - 182 new probable; 6574 total - 0 probable deaths; 218 total
Number of COVID-19 hospitalizations drops below 500 in Massachusetts as the state reports 177 new cases (1.4% positive rate) and 17 deaths : Coronavirus (compare AZ same population, 2742 new cases)

MA is 1 of 4 states that meet basic criteria to reopen and stay safe : boston -- Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Vermont ... Twenty-two states and Washington, DC, hit two or three of the benchmarks. The other 24 achieved zero or one. (more Republicans=more deaths : build the wall)

Revere Beach now. : boston (better then Florifuck)

It's a boom season for Cape rentals because of the COVID-19 pandemic - Homeowners fretted during a slow spring before getting flooded with requests in the past month

Delays in declaring a state emergency or delay in closing schools were associated with more deaths, with each day of delay increasing mortality risk by 5 to 6%, finds a new study based on 50 US states published in Clinical Infectious Diseases (8 July 2020). : science (Republifucker Death Cult killed a lot of people)
Authority Jerkoff -- Huge numbers of Americans will be dead, have permanent health issues, and/or be economically immiserated because the Trump administration's only significant COVID-19 focus was passing the buck and hoping things would go away ... But their ultimate goal was to shift responsibility for leading the fight against the pandemic from the White House to the states ... at the heart of what would become at once a catastrophic policy blunder and an attempt to escape blame for a crisis that had engulfed the country -- perhaps one of the greatest failures of presidential leadership in generations ... For scientific affirmation, they turned to Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the sole public health professional in the Meadows group. A highly regarded infectious diseases expert, she was a constant source of upbeat news for the president and his aides, walking the halls with charts emphasizing that outbreaks were gradually easing ...

Coronavirus: Any UK vaccine to be made in Britain 'for fear US will take it', scientists say : worldnews (they mean Jared)
Oxfords Covid-19 vaccine will be produced in Moscow
COVID-19 antibody test passes first major trials in UK with 98.6% accuracy : worldnews
Hebrew U. scientist: Drug could eradicate COVID-19 from lungs in days - The Jerusalem Post - New study shows how coronavirus controls metabolism and which FDA-approved drug could stop it ... FDA-approved drug Fenofibrate (Tricor) could reduce SARS-CoV-2's ability to reproduce or even make it disappear ...
Hebrew U. scientist: Drug could eradicate COVID-19 from lungs in days : Coronavirus
Researchers look into cannabis as a potential COVID-19 treatment - CBS News - Experts from the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute are recommending that scientists study the anti-inflammatory properties in CBD as a potential treatment for lung inflammation caused by the coronavirus.
Researchers look into cannabis as a potential COVID-19 treatment : Coronavirus
Mouthwash may help prevent COVID-19 transmission, this study shows : Coronavirus (dentists should know this)
How much does viral load contribute to the severity of symptoms for COVID-19? : askscience

Fauci holds up New York as model for fighting coronavirus -- "They did it correctly"
Fauci admonishes those flouting coronavirus guidelines: 'You're part of the problem' : Coronavirus
Dr. Fauci says it will take 'months to a year or more' to know whether lingering COVID-19 symptoms in young people could be chronic illnesses : Coronavirus (open da schoolz!)

Opinion | The Great American Crackup is underway - The Washington Post ("Utah MOms for More Death Especially Teachers" holds a rally)
#Whites - Lawyers, Guns & Money (the rich are hiring their own teachers, everybody else can fuck off and die)

'Masking is a satanic ritual': Group protests outside Spokane health officer's house over state mask mandate : Coronavirus
'Masking is a satanic ritual': Group protests outside Spokane health officer's house over state mask mandate | The Spokesman-Review ... A group of about 30 people gathered with a megaphone outside Spokane Regional Health Officer Dr Bob Lutz's house ... megaphone ... "The vaccine is coming with a chip" ... "I am not a conspiracy theorist. I'm realist" ... "Nobody has the authority over anybody else," (why murder is free)
Mistrust of a coronavirus vaccine on rise in U.S : Coronavirus (many don't trust guess who)

Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, Large Study Finds : Coronavirus
SF Health Director says average age of COVID patients at SF hospital is 41: 'We are all at risk' - SFGate
Average age of Coloradans testing positive for COVID-19 now 32 |

'It's not fake' : Tampa mother of twins, family sick with COVID-19 urges people to believe in coronavirus ... "Actual doctors and scientists who have told us the facts from Day 1... but let's all wait for Florida Moms opinion. This is how stupid America is."

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Introduces Three Strikes, You're Closed Policy For Bars, Restaurants That Violate COVID-19 Restrictions
Governor Phil Murphy tells N.J. coronavirus critics to go down to Georgia and see how that feels' : Coronavirus (good one)

'We really need help': Coronavirus overwhelms rural Oregon : Coronavirus ... Eastern Oregon's population is full of people who will die from CV19 just to prove their freedoms. (Republican dumbfuck assholes)

More infectious mutation of COVID-19 tied to spike in Nevada cases (NCOVID-19 D614G, this virus has gone through 5 mutations in 8 months) : Coronavirus

Arizona records 147 new COVID-19 deaths : Coronavirus
Coronavirus USA Status Map - Arizona (RonaFuckaZona)
Coronavirus USA Status Map - texass
Coronavirus USA Status Map (Florifucked)
Coronavirus USA Status Map (miserouri)
Coronavirus USA Status Map (Jackson, MO)

Arizona reports 2,742 new coronavirus cases, 147 more deaths : Coronavirus
Georgia adds 4,689 cases, 36 more reported deaths : Coronavirus

'We're fighting our own state' : Southern mayors push back on state coronavirus response (Refuck govs, Dem mayors)
Florida governor: I won't close gyms over virus because people there are 'in good shape' : Coronavirus
Gov. Kemp blames spike in COVID-19 cases on widespread protests on racial injustice : Coronavirus

Missouri Loses Access To Its Own Hospital Data Following Federal Reporting Changes : Coronavirus ... "November will be the darkest month" ... (Trumped)

Texas attorney general says religious private schools "need not comply" with local health orders to close : politics ... Are... are they claiming a religious exemption for the right to endanger and possibly kill children?

Oklamona Gov. "Shocked" To Test Positive For COVID-19 Despite Not Wearing A Mask
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, who recently attended President Trumps Tulsa campaign rally and didnt wear a mask, confirmed Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the first U.S. governor to report a positive test ("Shocked" +his face)

Parents break isolation, beloved kindergarten teacher dies. : Coronavirus (where's the death penalty? or is this a "stand your ground and spread the deadly virus" situation?)
Doctor who survived COVID-19 bewildered by public disregard : Coronavirus
Doctor who survived COVID-19 bewildered by public disregard - The sharp increase in confirmed virus cases in Alabama has coincided with the reopening of restaurants, bars, theaters, gyms, sports leagues and churches that were all closed down when the virus first hit. Although most have opened at a diminished capacity and with restrictions in place, many patrons havent been following recommended precautions.

As churches reopen, coronavirus outbreaks are sprouting and some are keeping doors shut : Coronavirus (die for Jesus)

'Some of the wackiest stuff' : Branson's 8-hour mask debate wades into Nazis, communism

88% of Canada's coronavirus cases are considered recovered
Zero Covid deaths in London hospitals for second day in a row. : Coronavirus (even fucking Boris did it better)

After Italy's pandemic nightmare, economy falters -- and poverty spreads

Trio tied to U.S. military lied about Japan travel plans, then tested positive for COVID-19 : worldnews ... a U.S. couple in their 40s and their daughter, under 10 ... (lock them up in separate cages)

Indonesia overtakes China with highest coronavirus cases in East Asia : worldnews

Colombia Sees Bouts Of Looting As Coronavirus Fallout Puts People Out Of Work : worldnews

Long lines form every morning in one of the Bolivian cities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic as desperate people wait to buy small bottles of chlorine dioxide, a toxic bleaching agent that has been falsely touted as a cure for COVID-19 and myriad other diseases : worldnews
India's ruling party leader: "Drink cow urine to fight coronavirus" : worldnews
China promotes bear bile as coronavirus treatment, alarming wildlife advocates

Iranian President Rouhani says 25 million Iranians infected with COVID-19 : worldnews

Iranian President Rouhani says 25 million Iranians infected with COVID-19 : worldnews ... But they will listen to their Chinese masters and say nothing about the Uighurs... State and Religious hypocrisy at its finest ...

After 6 years of dictatorship? government, Today Thai people starts to fight back. : pics (hunger games sign)

China on highest flood alert as 38m people evacuated : worldnews

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy politician set to run for legislature : worldnews

The well-deserved detriment of the anti-Bibi rioters - The Jerusalem Post (Likud propaganda in JP)

Six opposition activists have been arrested in Azerbaijan a day after President Ilham Aliyev announced the need to resolve the issue of the 'fifth column' -- referring to the opposition, who he called worse than Armenians

Ten thousand march in Russian far east in support of detained governor : worldnews (too late, he already "fell" out a window)
Russian opposition leader's home raided by police. : worldnews (democracy jumped out a window in Russia, baby Trump drools)
World's Most Wanted Man Jan Marsalek Located in Belarus; Data Points to Russian Intel Links - bellingcat
Today this Russian journalist was detained for holding empty paper sheet. No that's not a fake (how very Chinese)

US has 'several' indications Iran has put portions of air defense on high alert : worldnews ... Well, shit keeps "mysteriously" exploding or catching fire all around the country for like 2 weeks now. ... I don't blame them. (Netanfuckyu trying to get Trumpster reelected bc he's screwed otherwise)

TikTok says Australian users' data won't be shared with foreign power - As TikTok claims it would never hand over user information on Australian users to foreign governments, the company's own transparency reporting reveals hundreds of instances where user data has been handed over to governments.

UK: Police officer suspended after video emerged of him kneeling on Black man's neck : worldnews

Far-left French politician accuses Jews of deicide : worldnews ... The concept of Jewish deicide refers to the belief that the Jewish people are collectively responsible for the death of Jesus ...
15th century cathedral in Nantes/France on fire : worldnews

Mexican drug cartel showing off their equipment : WTF (Joe Biden's War on Drugs!)

Canada police investigate vandalism of monument to Nazi troops as hate crime : worldnews

US has 'lost its mind,' China's foreign minister tells Russian counterpart ... You don't need to tell Russia -- they have the receipts

Biden Says He's Getting Intel Briefs, Warns of Russian Meddling
Biden warns of Russian election meddling after receiving intelligence briefings : worldnews ... At least someone is reading the briefings ...

'The virus doesn't care about excuses': US faces terrifying autumn as Covid-19 surges : Coronavirus {+flu)

Trump says 'I don't agree' with CDC director's mask message ("real men wear makeup, not masks," he said)
Trump administration pushing to block new money for testing, tracing, and CDC in upcoming coronavirus relief bill - The Washington Post - Trump administration pushing to block new money for testing, tracing, and CDC in upcoming coronavirus relief bill - White House posture angers GOP senators who are trying to include money in bill (WSJ, 5 months too late)
Rancor between scientists and Trump allies threatens pandemic response as cases surge - The Washington Post (Dirty Donnie is very mad, Kayleigh says fuck that so-called science shit)
Ex-Trump economist says White House was warned of potential pandemic disaster in September : politics
Trump administration pushing to block new money for testing, tracing, and CDC in upcoming coronavirus relief bill - The Washington Post - Trump administration pushing to block new money for testing, tracing, and CDC in upcoming coronavirus relief bill - White House posture angers GOP senators who are trying to include money in bill (read top comment: he's following Putin's orders to destroy America)

Trump may finally be facing the political consequences of his untrustworthiness : politics

Computer_Name comments on Specific examples of Trump acting racist, fascist, or being a white supremacist and what he has done for the black community during his presidency (request) (but NYT/Haberputz screamed EMAILS)

Trumps Election Hail Mary: Bring Back Bob Mueller and Relitigate Russiagate -- The strategy is equal parts brazen and crazy. And its making life difficult for the man who has to lead the charge: Lindsey Graham (Flimsy-Dimsey will have a great legacy)

White House portraits of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush moved from prominent space to rarely used room - CNNPolitics (a storage closet in the basement)
Trump accused of calling South Koreans 'terrible people' in front of GOP governor's South Korean-born wife : worldnews ... He just disgraced a nation that we've been allies with since 1953 ...

Bookmaker Ladbrokes says "Trump's POTUS days are numbered according to the latest odds" : worldnews

Trump Gets Testy When Chris Wallace Fact-Checks Him About Joe Biden. After the president falsely claimed that Joe Biden wants to defund the police

Eschaton: Just Who Do You Want To Be In Charge Of The Inevitable Dystopian Hellscape - Funny ... Biden's elevation to the White House was described as an event that would "surrender America and its citizens to the violent left-wing mob," "mport terrorists" and allow left-wing fascists to destroy America" ...

'Disturbing' memo reveals Trump's USPS chief has slowed delivery amid calls to expand voting by mail

Fuck Trump : PoliticalHumor - Fun Fact: Mitch McConnelll voted to lower the minimum wage 15 times, but raised his own salary 6 times.

Supreme Court agrees to expedite order on Trump's tax returns : politics (millions spent on adderall)

Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Is Being Investigated for 'Conflict of Interest' Surrounding Coronavirus Task Force (alright, how about Lizard-Boy?)
Trump using properties to turn campaign cash into personal profit : politics
Trump's campaign channeled nearly $400,000 to his private business in 2 days : politics
Trump properties have made over $17 million from the campaign and the RNC since 2016 : politics

Trump keeps fighting a Confederate flag battle many supporters have conceded - POLITICO (considers replacing flag w/new Trump-branded traitor flag)

What would Mitch McConnell do if Ginsburg's seat became vacant? You know perfectly well (should have resigned in 2014, selfish bitch) Joni Ernst says she would support lame duck Supreme Court hearings (even if Dumpster and Moscow Mitch lose)
Thomas Jefferson's Constitutional Hardball - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... A lame duck replacement of Ginsburg is the only way I could see conservative Dem senators getting behind a court-packing push ...

Megathread: Congressman John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Dies at 80 : politics
The final public appearance of Rep. John Lewis overlooking Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington DC : pics
Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Mythology! - Lawyers, Guns & Money - At least conservatives still hated King for several years before they started pretending that he was one of them. They couldt even give John Lewis 24 hours ... The Cato Institute filed this brief asking the Supreme Court to dismantle much of the Voting Rights Act ...

They Consider It Leakage - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The last months of Trump are going to involve a lot of grifters stealing anything that isn't nailed down, which would be funny if the American people weren't the frequent targets

Eschaton: Nothing To Be Done - You can agree that it's the best strategy, but the strategy of House Dems (they do run the place) post-impeachment and certainly post-Covid has been to wait for the election. What isn't true is that it's the only possible strategy ... (get rid of Pelosi and the other old fuckers)

Rachel Maddow Show Scores All-Time High With Mary Trump Interview
Rachel Maddow Interview With Mary Trump Breaks Viewership Record : television (Bolton is jealous for screwing things up himself)

CNBC anchor shocked by Guest saying "who cares" about billionaires losing money if companies go under is something to behold.

DHS Under Boss: We're Taking This National -- not only are they not going to stop but they want to take the tactics nationwide (we will be a dictatorship by October, he said)

Portland Protests: Local Leaders Urging Feds to Leave - The New York Times - Federal authorities said they would bring order to Portland, Ore., after weeks of protests there. Local leaders believe the federal presence is making things worse.
Portland mayor demands removal of camouflage-clad agents detaining protesters : news ... Federal law says Trump can arrest any demoract living within 100 miles of any border
Camouflaged federal agents have descended on Portland. Trump's DHS is out of control : politics ... Weird how Republicans keep telling themselves that it's Democrats trying to create an authoritarian State... (moar gunz)
To End 'Unconstitutional Nightmare,' ACLU Sues Trump Administration Over Use of Secret Police in Portland : politics
ACLU: US Federal Officers Actions 'Flat-Out Unconstitution'
Federal Officers Deployed in Portland Didn't Have Proper Training, D.H.S. Memo Said

Jeff is on FIRE! : PoliticalHumor

Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get your troops out of the city : politics (Trumpster Trooopers)
Oregon Senators Demand Probe Into 'Paramilitary Assaults' By 'Occupying' Homeland 'Army' : politics
After Trump Deploys Secret Police in Portland, 'Imagine What Happens If He Gets Four More Years' : politics ... Trump is deploying literal secret police on american soil and the right is calling us nazis.
Anyone can buy the same military-style gear worn by federal officers making secretive arrests in Portland : politics (shoot them)

At Least We Can No Longer Pretend That There Is No Crisis - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Zolan Kanno-Youngs has an important piece in the Washington Post about the legal authority for the Trump administration's deployment of little green men* in Portland.
Were the Actions of Federal Agents in Portland Legal? - The New York Times - The Department of Homeland Security can point to federal statutes protecting property to justify the arrests of protesters in Portland, Ore., but whether they stretched the law would be up to a judge.
Eschaton: Portlandia - Really unconscionable what the Oberblin Student Council is doing to our FREEDOMS (and then America died of a hypocrisy overdose)

Head of NYPD union gives Fox News interview with QAnon mug in background - CNN
Head of NYPD union gives Fox News interview with QAnon mug in background : news (for the third time)

"records show that no effort was made to save her" - Lawyers, Guns & Money - not exactly news that the cops who killed Breonna Taylor didn't care about her life at all, but just to underline it: (shot her 5 times, waited aorund for her to die)

Committees Post Deluge Of Policing Bill Testimony Ahead Of Debate : boston

Is the free speech debate raging because intellectuals feel stripped of power? | Social media | The Guardian - In the face of Covid-19, mass unemployment and police brutality, writers and academics are seeking meaning online ... Ganz, executive editor at Genius, signed the letter ...

People who are easily hypnotized are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, study finds : science

TIL 5% of people do not experience a headache in their lifetime. : todayilearned

Paul Simon should be revered just as much as Bob Dylan is. : Music

surprise! : gifs

Ladies: What is a dead give away that a guy watches too much porn when you sleep with him? : AskReddit

An update on our security incident ("incident" = complete disaster and failure of management")

Seven 'no log' VPN providers accused of leaking -- yup, you guessed it -- 1.2TB of user logs onto the internet
VPN firm that claims zero logs policy leaks 20 million user logs : worldnews (UFO VPN)


Siberia heat 'almost impossible' without climate change | Heatwave in Siberia that saw temperature records tumble as the region sweltered in 38-degree Celsius highs was "almost impossible" without the influence of manmade climate change, leading scientists said : worldnews

Chilling Images Reveal Acidic Orange Streams Near an Abandoned Mine in Russia : worldnews
Swarm of flying ants 50 miles wide spotted over UK's sourth coast

U.S. shatters coronavirus record with over 77,000 cases in a day : politic (Trump wins again) s
I made an animated chart that shows you the new COVID cases in the US state-by-state over time : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/17/20 : boston
216 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 17 : CoronavirusMa - 106,487 total confirmed cases - 12,821 new tests - -42 hospital; -1 ICU; -4 intubated - 21 new confirmed deaths; 8,184 total - 82 new probable cases; 6392 total probable - 1 new probable death; 218 total

Family of late resident files $176 million suit against former Holyoke SoldiersHome leaders
2 Quincy summer school teachers test positive for COVID-19 : CoronavirusMa
Phase 3 Business Reopening in Somerville Pushed to August 3 -- At Earliest : boston
Some people arent wearing masks on the Tother passengers arent having it

Coronavirus In Schools: Teachers Fear For Their Lives - Most parents have no idea how bad this is going to be (most parents shouldn't be parents)
The COVID Childcare Crisis - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Anna North has a very comprehensive analysis of the extraordinary toll COVID-19 is taking on parents, with needless to say women bearing the vastly disproportionate brunt. The bottom line ... Because the federal government and most state governments gave up before the virus was suppressed, months of personal and economic sacrifice have been in complete vain ...
America's child care problem is an economic problem (Refucks could give a shit about your kids)
Eschaton: Might Be A Problem - Open the schools. What could go wrong. -- Nearly one-in-three children tested for the new coronavirus in Florida has been positive, and a South Florida health official is concerned the disease could cause lifelong damage even for children with mild illness.
White House blocks CDC from testifying on reopening schools next week : Coronavirus
Google will ban ads from running on stories spreading debunked coronavirus conspiracy theories : Coronavirus

Can kids spread the coronavirus? 'Conclusively, without a doubt -- yes,' experts say
With coronavirus antibodies fading fast, vaccine hopes fade, too - (virus is immune to immunization)

Americans Increasingly Dislike How Republican Governors Are Handling The Coronavirus Outbreak | FiveThirtyEight

A Detailed Map of Who Is Wearing Masks in the U.S. - The New York Times (Republicans are immune to the hoax)
Georgia Massaged Virus Data to Reopen, Then Voided Mask Orders : politics (the Kempster: elect crook, get a crook)
Kemps office seeks to block Atlanta mask mandate in court
Atlanta mayor slams 'bizarre' lawsuit by Georgia governor to block mask mandate ("you will die for the supreme Kempster" the governor's office said)
Marylands governor touts his purchase of tests from South Korea. Emails show a U.S. company offered tests at a lower price. (Hogan (R) so what did you expect?)
The Most Scathing Lines From GOP Governor Larry Hogans Trump Takedown

Florida teen met friends against family's wishes. Now dad has COVID-19, fighting for his life (selfish asshole may have killed his whole family)

Over half of coronavirus patients in Spain have developed neurological problems, studies show : worldnews

Feinstein proposes withholding COVID-19 relief from states without mask mandates : politics
A local high school teacher at a meeting discussing the use of masks in school in Utah County. : pics (room full of Karens)

Majority of Canadians polled want U.S. border closed until end of 2020: Ipsos : worldnews ... We should build a wall and make the Americans pay for it. They're not sending their best ... Their president is a rapist...

More than two hundred Mexican oil workers at PEMEX have died from COVID-19 "Four workers share each bunk bed"

President Bolsonaro tests positive again after undergoing a new COVID-19 test. : worldnews

Israel keeps blowing up military targets in Iran, hoping to force a confrontation before Trump could be voted out in November, sources say : worldnews (the authoritarian dance)
Israel is drawing up a secret list of military and intelligence officials who might be subject to arrest abroad if the International Criminal Court in the Hague opens an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories. : worldnews (Jews, the new Nazis)
Google & Apple remove Palestine from world maps, replace with Israel. : worldnews (is that a war crime?)

Vatican to Bishops: Believe Little Kids, Investigate All Sex-Abuse Claims : worldnews

Three French police members have been charged with manslaughter over the asphyxiation death of a delivery man who was pinned to the ground by officers in January. Cedric Chouviat, died two days after a heated exchange with police officers who held him down, still wearing his scooter helmet : worldnews (same everywhere)

British Airways Announces Immediate Retirement of 747 Fleet - In a letter sent out to all BA employees, the airline believes that the 747s are unsustainable for the new aviation industry post-pandemic and will look to accelerate the retirement of the twin-deckers.

Graffiti on monument commemorating Nazi SS division being investigated as a hate crime by police | Ottawa Citizen (Canada has monuments to SS Nazis, of course, messing with thmm is a "hate crime")

Belgian intelligence knew of Russian bounties on troops in Afghanistan : worldnews

Will there be a 'Trump Crimes Commission' if Biden wins in November? There might have to be | The Independent (Barry will tell Joe to look forward and forget it all)

Donald Trump Is Living Proof of Osama bin Laden's | The US's militarized and nationalist response to 9/11 has accelerated the decline of the American empire. (REPUBICANS)

Editorial: The White House is waging a dangerous and inexplicable war on public health : politics
64% distrust Trump on coronavirus pandemic; approval declines as cases grow : politics
Americans sour on Trump handling of coronavirus - The Washington Post ... 52% "strongly" disapprove
There are signs Trump's base is leaving him on the coronavirus - CNNPolitics (one way or another)
Eschaton: One Month Ago - Great update w/ the WH Coronavirus Task Force. Today less than 6% of Americans tested have the virus, cases have stabilized over the past 2 weeks, averaging 20K -- down from 30K in April. Hospitalizations are declining & we're working closely with states to Safely Reopen America -- Mike Pence
Americans sour on Trump handling of coronavirus - The Washington Post
Trump Keeps Bragging About America's Covid-19 Death Rate. It's Among the World's worst
House Education Democrats say CDC director blocked from appearing before Congress - POLITICO - Aides, speaking on background, said the committee was told that Redfield would not appear, at the direction of the White House.
Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors -- Because of Trump's Visa Ban (the plan)
Trump must be defeated or U.S. 'will be in an irreversible decline' : politics
Will Whoever Left Their Crazy Racist Uncle in the White House, Come Get Him. He's Tweeting Again ... "On trump's onlyfans network fox" ...
The Manhattan DA Is Going Where Mueller Wouldn't : And he hinted he wants to look at Trump's golf courses, in particular

This Might as Well Be the Tagline for This Entire Administration | "The science should not stand in the way of this," said the White House Press Secretary. : politics
McEnany on school reopenings: 'The science should not stand in the way of this' ("reality should not stand in the way of our deadly plans)

Donald Trump is destroying the Post Office : politics

(2) That RBG did a selfish and irresponsible thing when she didt step down in 2014 is something that has been said many times on this blog, so I don't want to add to the dead horse series. Still I find the cult that's been quite strategically built up around her to be not merely annoying but politically toxic. Liberals and leftists will have been very lucky if it doesn't end up costing us dearly over the next twenty or thirty years.(Breyer, although his health doesn't seem nearly as precarious, should have also resigned in 2014).

As Trump sinks, he's pulling down the Republican Senate, too : politics
Trump's Losing, So When Are Republican Candidates Going to Abandon Him? (never)
Trust in Trump's word plummets, as harsh realities sink in
Why these election poll numbers might actually matter this time - Poynter (no Hillary, duh)

Trump stares down a ticking economic time bomb - POLITICO - overnment aid propping up the economy could soon disappear, schools are scrambling their plans and new shutdowns are slamming businesses just before a key stretch of the general election.

Pentagon bans Confederate flag in way to avoid Trump's wrath (confederate/Russian traitor)

He's got a TV in every room - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This is another egregious violation of federal law: A straight-up campaign event at the White House during the "work" (LOLZ) day ...
Mark Knoller on Twitter: "On South Lawn, WH seeks to make a political point by setting up a crane lifting the weights of regulation from the bed of a "red" truck, while showing the burden of regulations weighing down a "blue" truck." / Twitter
Daniel Dale on Twitter: "Trump, denouncing an Obama-era rule meant to combat racial segregation in housing, says, "The suburb destruction will end with us."" / Twitter
Acyn Torabi on Twitter: "Trump: So shower heads, you take a shower, the water doesn't come out. You wanna wash your hands, the water doesn't come out... Dishwashers you didn't have any water... In most places of the country, water is not a problem. They don't know what do with it. It's called rain
Sarah Cooper on Twitter: "@lindarchilders @Acyn Already did it. He's just repeating himself at this point. By the end of all this I will have covered every single thing he has to say about everything

House Rating Changes: 20 Races Move Towards Democrats | The Cook Political Report - Trump's abysmal polling since the pandemic began is seriously jeopardizing down-ballot GOP fortunes. (remember last month when they said a red wave would take back the house from the Demonrat party?)

Sotomayor Blasts Supreme Court for Upholding Florida Poll Tax That Excludes Voters Simply Because They Are Poor
The Supreme Court Just Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting in November : politics (blatent attempt to throw Florifuck to the Dumpster)
Cries of voter fraud should be aimed at those committing it: Republicans : politics

Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Got a Big Boost From a Mysterious Individual Donation of $15.9 Million (check rumored to be signed by "Satan")

He's Rocking the Suburbs Just Like Lester Maddox Did - Lawyers, Guns & Money - When Donald Trump says Joe Biden is going to destroy the suburbs, he means exactly what you think he means: (Trump to restore red-lining and black-listing and racial segregation)

3 Weeks After Primary, N.Y. Officials Still Can't Say Who Won Key Races -- Tens of thousands of absentee ballots in New York are still uncounted and many races have yet to be called. What will November look like? (Cuomo dickster has fucked up fucking NY, so, a fucking disaster)

Inside the Shrinking 2020 Democratic Convention in Milwaukee - The New York Times - An event that was once expected to draw 50,000 people to Milwaukee may now involve just 300, with plans still far from settled a month before the convention.

Democrats -- and Some Republicans -- See Signs of Political Realignment in the South ... "Bless their hearts" Trump campaign responds ...
Operation Grant seeks to stop President Trump's re-election in Ohio:
Minnesota Rep. Jim Hagedorn, fiscal conservative, spent $570,000 of taxpayer money in three months | City Pages - Republican Congressman Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota (right) has spent a whole lot of money printing shit out and mailing it to his constituents.

Jamaal Bowman, Progressive Insurgent, Defeats Eliot Engel in House Primary - The New York Times - Mr. Bowman defeated the 16-term incumbent in a race that pitted the Democratic establishment against the party' progressive wing

David Shor's Unified Theory of American Politics

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Says President Trump Is Invading Portland as an Election Stunt : politics ... You'd think all those States Rights, "my great grandparents died for the Confederacy' folks would be pissed at this violation of their cultural heritage.
The Authoritarian Operation in Portland Is Only a Dress Rehearsal. A major American city is being softly Pinochet'd
What the Heck are Federal Law Enforcement Officers Doing in Portland? - Lawfare ... appears to be a reprise of much of what happened in Washington, D.C. at the beginning of June, when Attorney General William Barr called upon a wide array of statutory authorities to commandeer hundreds of federal law enforcement officers in order to "restore order" ...
Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets . News | OPB
Trump Accused of Deploying 'Secret Police' in Portland as Political Stunt : politics
Trump Unleashes His Secret Police in Portland : politics - He really is trying to start a civil war.
US Attorney For Oregon Calls For Investigation Into Portland Protester Arrests : news
'It was like being preyed upon' Federal officers in unmarked vans detain Portland protesters
William's army are on their way - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Federal goon squads without ID are going out in unmarked cars and just detaining random people in Portland:
Trumps agents are sweeping peaceful citizens off the streets. This is not America.
Federal officers in unmarked vans detain Portland, Ore., protesters - The Boston Globe (BoGlo commenters are sick)
US Attorney For Oregon Calls For Investigation Into Portland Protester Arrests : news

Felony charge against Breonna Taylor protesters dropped : news

Seeing 'Black Lives Matter' Written in Chalk, One City Declares It a Crime -- In a small Washington town where people of color say they have faced discrimination, activists ran into trouble for drawing in the streets ... Selah, Wash (the usual confederate traitor asshole)

Tyrese Devon Haspil Arrested in Murder of Fahim Saleh ... who was found dismembered in his Lower East Side condo this week. The suspect is Tyrese Devon Haspil, Saleh's 21-year-old former personal assistant (beginning to sound like a gay thing)

These 35 cops in Wayne County have been deemed untrustworthy to testify in court : news

Charges filed against men filmed allegedly assaulting Black man at Indiana lake : news (attempted lynching for walking in a park, white fuckers claimed they were "race-baited" by his being black)

Wisconsin police officer who killed 3 people in 5 years suspended. Activists and lawyers have called for the officer to be fired. Local authorities are investigating the latest death. : news

Fired cop charged with murder for using chokehold on Latino man : news (his defense is that he was trained to kill everybody)

'Roddie' Bryan, suspect in Ahmaud Arbery murder case, is now subject of sex-crime probe : news

'You're going to get ... whooped': Virginia police investigate video of stop with Black motorist : news ... Trooper Charles Hewitt (is a racist fucker copster asshole, lied and said his "wife is black" haha let's ban "troopers" everywhere)

They Realize the Bully Is Just Kind of an Empty Suit -- president has turned a decades-long grudge with the National Football League into a centerpiece of his campaigs culture war strategy (he's running against Kaepernick and black people)

15 female Redskins employees allege sexual harassment while with team - The Washington Post - More than a dozen women allege sexual harassment and verbal abuse by former team employees at Redskins Park (racist sportsball Republican dicksters, hello asshole Dan Snyder )
Washington NFL Team Faces Sexual Harassment Claims from 15 Women, Hire Law Firm - The New York Times - The organization hired a Washington-based law firm after 15 women said that they were sexually harassed while employed by the team ... "conducting a review" ...
The Daniel Snyder sexual harassment industrial complex - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Former Employees Say Ellen's 'Be Kind' Talk Show Mantra Masks A Toxic Work Culture (Repubican bitch, sorta a gay Ivanka)

Is Anti-Racism Training Just Peddling White Supremacy?
'White Fragility' Is Everywhere. But Does Antiracism Training Work? -- Robin DiAngelo's best seller is giving white Americans a new way to talk about race. Do those conversations actually serve the cause of equality? (see yesterday, just another white scam)

White Supremacy Was Her World. And Then She Left. -- To stop hate, we have to understand it.

Fox Attacks the Washington Post -- in the Best Way Possible -- Okay, we mean an actual fox. And an actual copy of the Post
Fox News Staffers Erupt Over Networks Racism: Bosses Created a White Supremacist Cell (what did you expect?)

Zuckerberg criticizes Trump's COVID-19 response after report finds Facebook top source of misinformation : technology (Fuckerberged again)

Caitlyn Jenner : Hey Kanye, I'll Be Your Running Mate (dumb and dumber, hahahhhaa)

Andrew Sullivan: See You Next Friday (Sullyfuck says Vox was tired of his racisim)

Joe Kennedy, a Top Recipient of Hedge Fund Cash, Declined to Back Tax Fairness Act : boston - Kennedy is counting on senile elderly voters thinking they're voting Ted Kennedy into a zillionth term.
Mass. Unemployment Rate Rises To 17.4%, Worst In The Country : boston ... Mass has the best unemployment benefits of any state, making it an easier decision for people to remain out of a job ...

Boston 25 News journalist Wale Aliyu says someone yelled the N-word at him and his photographer while they were reporting a story in Boston : boston

Awesome reply to a southerner finally giving up his Confederate flag. : bestof

About 13% of people are pathological liars, telling an average of 10 lies per day : science

What was your high school's wildest NSFW scandal?
U/IMindyjones provides a detailed narration of how easy it is to fall into an abusive relationship and why it's hard to leave

Which fictional character's death have you not gotten over? : AskReddit


It's a great week for tracking comet Neowise
Comet NEOWISE from Rockport : boston

Arctic heat wave "essentially impossible" without human-caused climate change, study finds : worldnews
Earth's Population Will Begin Shrinking Within 50 Years, Scientists Predict : science
North Atlantic right whales now officially 'one step from extinction' : worldnews
Norway Becomes World's First Country to Ban the Use of Palm Oil in Biofuels to Stop Deforestation
The United Nations held an unusual session Wednesday to express fears of "catastrophe" if a decaying oil tanker abandoned off Yemen's coast with 1.1 million barrels of crude on board ruptures into the Red Sea : worldnews
Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old systems, contracts to tackle climate : worldnews

Pandemic shows climate has never been treated as crisis, say scientists | The letter says the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that most leaders are able to act swiftly and decisively, but the same urgency had been missing in politicians

The massive Twitter hack could be a global security crisis : worldnews

It's Time to Shut the Country Down -- and Pay People to Stay Home : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/16/20 : boston
143 New Confirmed Cases; 1.1% Positive - July 16 : CoronavirusMa - 106,271 total confirmed - 12,880 new tests - -23 hospital; -3 ICU; -2 Intubated - 11 new deaths; 8,163 total - 91 new probable cases; 6,310 total - 1 new probable death; 217 total

Study links crowded housing in Greater Bostons poorer neighborhoods with spread of COVID-19 -- frontline workers' living conditions makes self-isolating nearly impossible.
Rents drop 5.8%in Boston : boston
In Chelsea, the hardest hit community in the state, the long tail of the coronavirus still lingers for thousands. Even as the number of cases now declines, the economic fallout remains staggering, with people fearful that the virus might return at any moment. : CoronavirusMa

U of T tests show Canadian-made mask deactivates 99% of SARS-CoV-2 virus : worldnews
Smokers quit in record numbers amid Covid fears : worldnews
In Shadow of Pandemic, U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Resurge to Record - The New York Times
Overall COVID-19 intensive care mortality has fallen by a third : Coronavirus
More COVID-19 patients in ICUs are surviving now: study : Coronavirus

Coronavirus Deaths Are Rising Right on Cue - The Atlantic - There was always a logical explanation for why cases rose through the end of June while deaths did not. (math is impossible for Repubicans)

Iowa health department ousts spokesperson Polly Carver-Kimm
Publics' disconnect from COVID-19 reality worries experts (wonder how that happened?)
USA Today's pandemic shame -- pushing Trump propaganda : Another Both Sides failure (Navarro, the fox "trade expert")

Dr. Anthony Fauci pleads with young people: 'you're propagating the pandemic' (gen Z's revenge on the selfish boomers)

Coronavirus: Florida reports 13,965 cases and 156 new deaths, breaking record : Coronavirus
Third of Florida Counties Have Less Than 10 ICU Beds Left Amid COVID-19 Surge : Coronavirus
Georgia Hospital Worker Sounds Alarm: 'I Have Never Ever Seen Anything Like This' : Coronavirus (Kempsters have been gaslighting and covering up, so Georgians can die more for freedom)

DeSantis Ducey - Lawyers, Guns & Money - What if allowing a deadly virus to spread freely in states with large populations of elderly people is actually a bad idea? ... If this doesn't discourage voters in Florida and Arizona from voting for the white supremacist death cult I'm not sure what could.
Paul Krugman on Twitter: "Also killing as many people in AZ as in EU, which has SIXTY times the population" / Twitter ... Also killing as many people in AZ as in EU, which has SIXTY times the population (vote Republican, own yourself and die)
There Are 127,000 Coronavirus Cases in Georgia, and the Governor Just Overruled Mask Mandates : politics
He Committed Murder - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... Great to see Kemp actively intervene to protect the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by civilized men, the right to infect somebody's grandmother with a disease that could cause her to choke to death alone because you don't want to wear a mask at the Piggly Wiggly ... (and then there's Fuckazona)
Why Arizona Wasn't Ready for Its Coronavirus Surge -- State leaders didn't prepare when cases were low and are now struggling to cope;

Colorado mask order: Gov. Jared Polis issues statewide mandate effective July 17 - as COVID-19 cases rise -- Order requires people 10 and older to wear masks when in public indoor spaces

NPR Radio Ratings Collapse As Pandemic Ends Listeners' Commutes (try being less polite Republican)

Analysis: Walmart's new mask rule could prove a 'tipping point.' It highlights a failure of Washington leadership. : politics (when you get your pandemic leadership from Walmart)
Target, CVS to also require masks at stores nationwide, following Walmart and other retailers as COVID-19 cases rise : Coronavirus
Store worker pepper sprays customer who allegedly got violent after refusing to wear mask : news
Starbucks customer who wouldn't wear a mask wants half of $100,000 raised for barista who didn't serve her : worldnews (reward my evil entitlement)
Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the U.S., says all customers will be required to wear masks from July 22 : Coronavirus
Kohl's to require shoppers to wear masks starting Monday at stores nationwide : Coronavirus
Target to Require Masks for Guests Starting August 1 : Coronavirus
Alabama governor announces statewide mask mandate as coronavirus cases continue to climb : Coronavirus

Nearly 5,000 U.S. citizens tried to enter Canada for shopping, recreation amid pandemic: CBSA : worldnews (Republican brain-eating zombies tried to invade Canada)
Doctors, legitimate patients baffled as anti-maskers print off 'exemption cards' to flout rules : worldnews (Canada) (where they were met by the eh-zombies)

A third coronavirus wave and a second Cold War leave Hong Kong fighting for its life : worldnews

Japan "extremely concerned" as 136 COVID cases reported on U.S. bases : worldnews

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results - A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested on Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said. : worldnews ("in a burqa")

Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again, reports CNN Brasil : worldnews

Colombian cartels killing those who don't obey their Covid-19 lockdowns : worldnews ... turns out if you replace COVID with a much worse problem, COVID doesn't seem so bad!

Peter Thiel's Palantir charges NHS England #1 million for coronavirus 'data store' : worldnews ,,, So, NHS not just gave away a shitton of very private data (including criminal records for some reason) but they actually have to pay for it. That's a deal of a century, nay, it was a deal of the century before NHS had to pay for it... (vampires and zombies and BoJotron)

Why Sweden Succeeded in Flattening the Curveand New York Failedprobably has little to do with lockdowns. (written by the money guys)

China's own records debunk 'historic rights' over disputed seas : worldnews
TikTok Enlists Army of Lobbyists as Suspicions Over China Ties Grow : technology

Clashes with police as thousands rally in Jerusalem demanding Netanyahu's resign over corruption charges. : worldnews ... This is not the full story. While Netanyahu's corruption charges are part of the protest, the main driving force between this wave of protest is the abysmal way this government handled COVID-19, both in terms of public health, and economically ...

Indonesian family forces 12-year-old girl to marry 45-year-old man to 'repay a favor'

Pedophile priest now wants to marry victim : worldnews (India)

'Thank you, our glorious revolution': activists react as Sudan ditches Islamist laws | Global development : worldnews (take the muzfucks down)

The true story of the prince of Qatar and his time at USC - Los Angeles Times

Iran admits its troops shot down a passenger jet and killed 176 people due to a string of colossal failures : worldnews
Iran judiciary halts protesters' executions after social media storm : worldnews (murderous muzfuckers)

Shamima Begum, who left London to join Islamic State group in Syria in 2015, wins legal battle to return to UK to fight against loss of citizenship : worldnews

Russian Police Major Falls From Window After Testifying Against Boss (after shooting himself 3 times in the back of the head)
Hundreds protest in Moscow against reforms that could keep Putin in power, chant calls for Putin to resign and hold up banners against the reforms : worldnews
Russian police detained over 140 people including a high-profile Moscow deputy after Kremlin critics protested against changes to the constitution. 142 people were detained Wednesday evening. Many people including journalists were put in police vehicles : worldnews
Russia has moved to introduce a same-sex marriage ban in the constitution : worldnews

'Almost certain' that Russians tried to interfere in UK general election, says foreign secretary (BoJo's buddies)
UK: A long-awaited report into alleged Russian interference in the 2017 general election and the 2016 Brexit vote is to be published next week. : worldnews

Russian hackers linked to the Kremlin have targeted coronavirus vaccine research facilities, according to the US and UK governments : worldnews
Coronavirus: Russian cyber spies attempting to steal vaccine research from Britain, US and Canada : worldnews

Russia used Trump's intelligence sharing to try to assassinate Chechen dissidents in Europe, sources say : worldnews ... NATO had limited some parts of its relationship with the US because of its closeness to Russia ... Specifically some worried that US officials would send them its intelligence. (Adolf Twittler, fat traitor Trumpster, it's come to this, America)
Russia used Trump's intelligence sharing to try to assassinate Chechen dissidents in Europe, sources say : worldnews

"We Need Tem to Fucking Do Something" - Former Pandemic Officials Call Trump's COVID Response a National Disaster
Shut Everything Down and Remove Trump | It's the only thing right now that can prevent an even worse catastrophe.

Coronavirus data disappeared after Trump administration shifted control from CDC
Exclusive: White House document shows 18 states in coronavirus "Red Zone" (16 are trumptard red states and CA has Orange County)
Don't get fooled by Trumps cynical new scam on the coronavirus
CDC Director Warns This Winter Will See Public Health Struggle - The Administration* Is Going to War With the Government's Own Experts -- The CDC director just issued a medical warning, but it's also a political one ... Just this week, for example, the administrationtook the unconscionable step of demanding that hospitals bypass the CDC and send their data to a "central atabase" rumored to be the back pocket of a pair of khakis hanging on a hook in Jared Kushner's bathroom (Charlie wins again)

Republican convention in Jacksonville will be scaled back next month - The Washington Post

The COVID-19 Crisis Is Exploding Inside ICE Detention Centers | HuffPost - Thousands of guards and detainees are testing positive in facilities where safety and social distancing are impossible.

Eschaton: Good-Bye for now! - What happened? -- Just days after his full-throated rejection of all things coronavirus was retweeted by President Donald Trump, former game show host Chuck Woolery's Twitter account was no more ... "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." -- Ah, well, nevertheless. -- Former game show host Chuck Woolery announced Wednesday his son has tested positive for COVID-19, just days after Woolery accused medical professionals and Democrats of lying about the virus in an effort to hurt the economy and President Trump's reelection chances. Woolery, who hosted several popular game shows including "Love Connection" and "Wheel of Fortune" and who is a staunch supporter of the president's has since deleted his Twitter account following the announcement about his son. (his kid caught the Demonrat hoax, probably from his idiot anti-mask father)
Game show host retweeted by Trump deletes his account after announcing his son has coronavirus : politics

Liberals Still Think Fact-Checking Will Stop the Right. They're wrong

Mary Trumps memoir sells 950,000 on first day, setting a record for publisher

John Roberts's Latest Tribute to Roger Taney - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This Court is an absolute disgrace (Rethugs, top to bottom)

Bill Stepien was ousted over Bridgegate. Now he's in charge of Trumps reelection campaign (that's where we heard that name ...)

In the middle of a pandemic, they're selling beans' : Chris Cuomo blasts Trump for hawking Goya
Ivanka Trump violated government ethics rules with Goya photo stunt, watchdog rules : politics (like they give a shit)

Southern Poverty Law Center Adds Stephen Miller to Its List of Extremists : politics

Biden opens up 11-point national lead over Trump in NBC News/WSJ poll - The presumptive Democratic nominee has a 51 percent to 40 percent lead, while 72 percent say the U.S. is on the wrong track.
Biden Expands Lead as Trumps Approval Drops but majority of voters back his handling of economy
Trumps presidential approval rating stays steady: NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls (who you gonna believe, NBC, or NBC?)
Why Trump is Still in Trouble Even if the Polls Are Really Off - The New York Times - Biden's lead is sufficient to cover a sizable error. And several of the biggest problems with polling in the last election have either been addressed or become less relevant.
Trump has a 50 percent problem in the new NBC News/WSJ poll (half the country hates him alot)
U.S. Party Preferences Have Swung Sharply Toward Democrats (Dems +13 since Refuckers bundgled the stupidty virus)

Team Trump Frantically Plots New Ways to Make Him Feel Good About Himself - From the campaign trail to combating coronavirus, the goal is to please the boss.

Trump Replaces Brad Parscale as Campaign Manager, Elevating Bill Stepien - The New York Times - The replacement of Mr. Parscale with Mr. Stepien, who had served as deputy campaign manager, comes as the president has struggled in public and private polling.
Trump promotes Bill Stepien and shakes up campaign leadership as he struggles in latest polls - CNNPolitics
Trump replaces campaign manager Brad Parscale as polls show him trailing Joe Biden - The Washington Post (finger in belly-button pic)
Trump Campaign Chief Was Edged Out Weeks Ago.Now Hes Officially Demoted (jfc, the eyes)

Fauci: 'Bizarre' White House Behavior Only Hurts the President
New poll reaffirms that most Americans don't trust the president, but they do trust Dr. Fauci : worldnews

McEnany on school reopenings: 'The science should not stand in the way of this' (stop with your stupid libtard "thinking" your children will die for Trumpster)

Inspector general: Medicare chief broke rules on her publicity contracts - POLITICO - HHS watchdog finds Seema Verma mishandled millions of dollars in federal contracts that ultimately benefited friends, former Trump officials (if thse fuckers don't end up in prison ... )

The 'Flight 93' election has ended in disaster ... the most influential pro-Trump essay of the 2016 election cycle by Michael Anton ... a masterpiece of lurid metaphor and ideological hysteria, made, at its core, a very simple argument: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was the equivalent of a terrorist hijacker who, if given control of our plane/country, was certain to kill us all (hey, Aton, you're a fucking stupid evil asshole and you can live with this for the rest of your life)

Trumpism Corrupts: Wall Street Journal Edition - The Bulwark - When people show you who they are, you should believe them. (good overview of the corruption of thought)

Louisville mayor to be investigated for handling of protesters and Breonna Taylor's case : news
Breonna Taylor lay untouched for 20 minutes after being shot: records (fucker cops shot her 5 times and left her to die)

We Reviewed Police Tactics Seen in Nearly 400 Protest Videos. Here's What We Found -- videos showing officers using tear gas, pepper balls and explosives on protesters. Police actions often escalated confrontations (fucker copsters doing their fucker shit)

u/DiamondPup explains how the bodycam footage of police officers murdering George Floyd reveals the absurdity of attempted spin by many redditors : bestof ("new" cops just as bad as the "old' cops)

A retired FBI agent allegedly drove his truck toward a group of middle-school kids after they taunted him : news

A noise complaint, a questionable arrest, and an alleged beating at the Lynn police station - The Boston Globe - officer Matthew Coppinger resigned ... Coppinger, 34, is the nephew of former Lynn police chief Kevin Coppinger, who left the department in late 2016 to serve as Essex County Sheriff (the asshole's next job)

Kanye West Is Officially on the Ballot in Oklahoma (in Fucklahoma: Fuckye is the only candidate who reads less than his pal Trumpster)

White Liberals and Race - Lawyers, Guns & Money
All Your Buried Corpses Now Begin to Speak - Lawyers, Guns & Money - To build on the earlier post, perhaps no intellectual has more to say about the present moment than James Baldwin. Raoul Peck, who directed I Am Not Your Negro:
Another Reason why Everything is Terrible - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Has there been a recent increase in public displays of black antisemitism? (yes)

Reactions to Bari Weiss' resignation from The New York Times just keep coming -- The controversial opinion writer resigned Tuesday with a bombshell of a resignation letter.

How Steven Pinker Became a Target Over His Tweets - The New York Times - How a Famous Harvard Professor Became a Target Over His Tweets -- The outcry over free speech and race takes aim at Steven Pinker, the best-selling author and well-known scholar ... 550 academics recently signed a letter seeking to remove him from the list of "distinguished fellow" of the Linguistic Society of America ... Pinker minimizes racial injustices and drowns out the voices of those who suffer sexist and racist indignities ... (Peevan Stinker, Jeffrey Epstein's friend?)

'The Painted Bird' Caused Walkouts With Its Pedophilia, Bestiality, and Nazis. Its an Extraordinary Film.

Johns Hopkins study explains why psilocybin-containing mushrooms have been consumed for centuries. "Psychological insight, meaningfulness of the experience, increased awareness of beauty, positive social effect and positive mood" are main reasons reported for wanting to consume psilocybin again.
New psychedelic research sheds light on why psilocybin-containing mushrooms have been consumed for centuries

What is the most terrifying thing you've experienced while home alone?

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts - After a wave of account takeovers, screenshots of an internal Twitter user administration tool are being shared in the hacking underground ... The second source added they paid the Twitter insider ...


How to see Comet Neowise this week - The Washington Post

Global methane levels soar to record high : worldnews
Methane rises to highest level on record, putting the world on track for dangerously increased heat levels of 3C to 4C. Livestock farming and fossil fuels are the main causes of the rise of methane, which is 28 times more powerful than CO2 at trapping heat. : worldnews
Largest-Ever Study of Carbon Pricing Confirms It Does Reduce Emissions After All : worldnews (despite the lies you were told)
Boston has already experienced some of the nations worst tidal flooding -- and its going to get much worse, study finds

Fertility rate: 'Jaw-dropping' global crash in children being born : worldnews ... Nigeria is predicted to have more people than China by 2100 ..
Earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections, according to a major study published Wednesday that foresees new global power alignments shaped by declining fertility rates and greying populations. : worldnews

Wolf culls do not protect caribou, new Canadian study suggests - Habitat degradation inflicts far greater harm on caribou populations than wolves, say researchers : worldnews

U.S. reports record 67,400 single-day spike of new coronavirus cases : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/15/20 : boston
106128 total confirmed cases - 10424 new tests - +20 hospital; - 13 icu; +3 intubated - 27 new deaths; 8152 total - 75 new probable cases; 6219 total - 1 new probable death; 216 total

Head of the Charles Regatta 2020 canceled due to coronavirus pandemic - The Boston Globe

Graphic: US shows little signs of being able to control coronavirus spread - The Boston Globe
Heart Abnormalities Found in COVID-19 Patients Mean Scans Are Vital, Scientists Say : worldnews
Study: Newborn Infected With Covid-19 In Womb Experienced Neurological Complications : worldnews
Coronavirus: Smokers quit in highest numbers in a decade - BBC News : worldnews
Merck CEO says Lawmakers Touting Vaccine By Year's End Doing Grave Disservice to America
People who social distance may be more intelligent, study says : Coronavirus

Almost 10m children may never return to school following the pandemic : worldnews

Nearly one-third of children tested for COVID in Florida are positive. Palm Beach County's health director warns of risk of long-term damage

Andrew Cuomo Ascends to the Mountaintop With His Covid-19 Poster - The New York Times - But is it art? (NYT asks the hard questions and wtf with the skinny and fit blond Trump?)

A new study makes it clear: after universal masking was implemented at Mass General Brigham, the rate of COVID-19 infection among health care workers dropped significantly. "For those who have been waiting for data before adopting the practice, this paper makes it clear: Masks work." : science

Walmart will start requiring customers in US stores to wear masks - CNN
Walmart and Sam's Club to require masks nationwide starting July 20 as COVID-19 cases rise : Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Florida passes 300,000 COVID-19 cases with 10,000+ reported Wednesday : Coronavirus

Oklahoma governor tests positive for the coronavirus : Coronavirus ... "business as usual" "personal responsbility" for other people antimasker ...
Five people test positive for COVID-19 after going to Missouri house party with hundreds in attendance : Coronavirus

Arizona student describes "unacceptable" 26-day wait time for COVID-19 test results: "People are dying" : Coronavirus (Jared cackles)

As pandemic rages in U.S., border stays closed and Canadians approve

Thousands of Catalans return to lockdown as Spain fights new virus clusters : worldnews

Boris Johnson promises independent inquiry into coronavirus pandemic : worldnews (promises to investigate his own bungling incompetence which killed thousands)
Angry with Britain's new mask orders, Conservative voters are destroying their membership cards : worldnews (conservofucks same everywhere)
Zero confirmed coronavirus deaths in Scotland for a week : worldnews (pop 5.4M)

Wearing masks in enclosed public spaces to become mandatory in France : worldnews

Bolsonaro called his isolation from the coronavirus 'horrible' and was shortly afterwards bitten by an emu

Israeli Data Show School Openings Were a Disaster That Wiped Out Lockdown Gains : worldnews ... list of issues with Schools opening ... (we live in very stupid times)

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka's 'patient 206' speaks out after being blamed for nearly half of country's cases

Hong Kong Democratic Party vice-chair Lo Kin-hei arrested for protest last November : worldnews (retroactive law is the Chinese way)
Unofficial Hong Kong vote sees new generation take over battle for democracy : worldnews

Chinese Police Are Making Threatening Video Calls to Dissidents Abroad : worldnews
China says those who see China as hostile are wrong : worldnews

Chinese activist Zhang Wuzhou tortured in police custody, says family : worldnews

A missing environmentalist who recently said he feared for his life has been found dead in Honduras, a country considered high-risk for human rights and environmental defenders. Marvin Damian Castro, 29, was found dead on Monday : worldnews

Houthis round up Yemen's Jews as part of 'ethnic cleansing' efforts - report : worldnews

Saudi Arabia rules in favor of woman living independently without permission : worldnews ... "That's some progress. All I can say is this would have not happened in my country Iran with such a lunatic government we have right now." ...

Iran plans to execute three men who were protesting the rise of gas prices in the next few days : worldnews (extreme muzfucks worse than SA)
Iran throttles Internet after anti-execution hashtag goes viral, prompted by death sentences for anti-government protesters : worldnews

'Paedophile hunters' do not violate right to privacy, UK Supreme Court rules as convict's appeal dismissed - 'The interests of children have priority over any interest a paedophile could have in being allowed to engage in criminal conduct' : worldnews

Mexico wants Canada to turn over former top cop wanted in alleged cover-up of missing Indigenous students : worldnews

The same AK-47 was photographed on two dead Afghan civilians killed by Australian soldiers : worldnews

In blow to Elon Musk, German court bans Tesla's misleading ad statements related to autonomous rd, says Prescott Watson, principal at Maniv Mobility, an early-stage venture capital firm. Now, iving : worldnews (Muskrat not allowed to lie in Germany, will sue)

Deepfake used to attack activist couple shows new disinformation frontier : worldnews

Channl Seven pulls 10-part 'world exclusive' series on Scientology on day it was due to air : worldnews

Ghislaine Maxwell's #800,000 mansion was 'protected by ex-British soldiers funded by her brother' : worldnews
Ghislaine Maxwell is secretly married, prosecutors say

Trump says the European Union was 'formed in order to take advantage of the United States' : worldnews ... Yeah just imagine a bunch of states banding together to help foster peace in their region and help each other out on the international stage (he forgot "and Russia" and it's odd that "conservsatives" have no capacity for the "history" they are "conserving")

All migrant children must be released from US detention by Friday because of coronavirus. Some parents fear that could mean separation - The Boston Globe

Trump wants the CIA to cooperate with Russia. We tried that. it was a disaster. | Putin doesn't want a constructive relationship with the United States. He just wants to beat us. (Trump onboard)
The CIA and Russia have tried cooperation. Russia always ruins it. - The Washington Post

Trump offers denial and delusion as pandemic crisis overtakes his presidency - CNNPolitics
As the coronavirus crisis spins out of control, Trump issues directives but still no clear plan
White House's Fauci attacks ignore Trump's own botched comments - The Washington Post - Trump's five worst predictions on coronavirus - The White House is attacking Anthony Fauci for allegedly having a speck in his eye, while the president has a plank in his.
Trump administration distances itself from Navarro USA Today op-ed criticizing Fauci - The Washington Post ("trade advisor" sham person gets the oppo "out there")
Fauci says COVID-19 could reach level of 1918 Spanish flu, the 'mother of all pandemics' : Coronavirus
Lets stop this nonsense, Fauci says of federal coronavirus response as he comes under fire

Trump Administration Strips C.D.C. of Control of Coronavirus Data - The New York Times (Jared now in control)
Warnings of Possible Cover-Up in Progress as Trump Orders Hospitals to Stop Sending Covid-19 Data to CDC : politics (sounds like something a totalitarian dictator would do)
Hospitals Should Tell Trump to Shove His Orders and Send Their Data to the CDC Anyway | This is nuke-the-moon-to-control-the-tides crazy. : politics

The White House Called a News Conference. Trump Turned It Into a Meandering Monologue. - The New York Times - The president spoke in the Rose Garden for 63 minutes. He spent only six of those minutes answering questions from reporters (Donnie Demen\ted)
Trump broke presidential protocol by turning a standard White House press statement into a rambling, rally-like attack on Joe Biden : politics ("protocol" hahaha)
Trump under fire for using White House for impromptu campaign rally : politics
CNN cuts away from Trump's 'campaign-type' Rose Garden speech : politics
Trump sporting more natural gray hairdo amid the pandemic - At a briefing in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, the president emerged from the Oval Office with his signature pompadour exhibiting a distinctly more silver-gray hue. (notice what Murdoch focues on)

Every Day That Trump Remains in Office Is a Dangerous Day for America : politics
If you aren't filled with rage at Trump, you aren't paying attention (or have no brain like 40% of Americans) ... For those keeping score at home, the current tally is 22 - 0.Twenty-two times Trump has tweeted in defense of the Confederacy. Zero times Trump has tweeted in defense of our fallen service men and women Putin plotted to kill.
CNN's Jim Acosta: Trump White House 'Down to Kool-Aid Drinkers and Next of Kin'
Opinion | The nation is in a downward spiral. Worse is still to come. - The Washington Post
Opinion | The bill is coming due for those who sold their souls to Trump - The Washington Post ... Increasingly, the White House operates not so much as the head of the executive branch but as a site for Trumps personal and political breakdowns.
Oh how the turntables... : PoliticalHumor

Two in three Americans want to see Trump's tax returns, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows : politics (and 33% are Repubicans who don't give a fuck)

'Attempted Murder of Your Post Office': Outrage as Trump Crony Now Heading USPS Moves to Slow Mail Delivery : politics

It's Never Been Easier for the Rich to Evade Taxes (not that it that hard before Trumpster)

Nepotism Barbie to Huddled Masses: Try Something New To Eat With Your Cake! : politics
Ivanka Trump posted a photo posing with Goya beans as people call for boycott may have violated government ethics rules
Critics Want Ivanka Trump Canned After She Tweets Bizarre Goya Promo : politics
Ivanka Trump Promotes Can of Beans, Violates Ethics Standards : politics
Ivanka Trump's dating history - Insider

2020, the gift that keeps on giving - Lawyers, Guns & Money - There is a real possibility that Donald Trump completely botching the response to a historic pandemic will result in Republicans getting a hammerlock on the Supreme Court that could only be broken for the foreseeable future by full-out constitutional hardball: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been taken to the hospital and treated for a possible infection

Congress Questions Trump Administration Over PPP Money for Unqualified Firms - I Can't Imagine Why Congress Would Want to Know What Donald Trump Did With All That Money - Joe Biden must hold people accountable in the way Barack Obama did not after 2008 (thanks Barry)
Eschaton: Look Forward - I think you can, on balance, blame ONE SIDE for their tendency to kill hundreds of thousands of people and destroy the country every few years, but you can blame THE OTHER SIDE for letting bygones be bygones and helping to make people forget so they get to do it again.

'I can't take this anymore' Video of Mendon resident and former Trump supporter lambasting president goes viral (Hillary-hating Trump sucker has second thoughts)
Trump approval at record low among battleground voters: poll : politics (45% love the evil fucker)
Threat of a Trump without rallies triggers fears across GOP - POLITICO
Why Trump -- Not Biden -- Might Have An Enthusiasm Problem

Eschaton: Poll Porn - NEW Quinnipiac poll : Biden 52% (+3 since mid June) - Trump 37% (-4) ... Trump job approval: 36% (-6)

Joe Biden Needs to Win Big to Avoid a Contested Election : politics
Joe Biden gives a big, bold, normal speech on climate change : politics
Biden Leads But Many Anticipate Secret Trump Vote | Monmouth University Polling Institute (lol eyeroll)
2020 election news: Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden swing state polls
Trump Campaign Hits New Low: Using Biden Kids, Grandkids as Weapons : politics ("crybullies")

Bloomberg Pledged Hundreds of Millions to Defeat Trump. Where Is It? : politics (Bloomfuck lied, it was always all about him)

Kanye West 'drops out' of 2020 presidential race : politics (Fuckye)

Sara Gideon Wins Democratic Nomination in Maine to Challenge Susan Collins - The New York Times - backed by the Senate Democratic campaign arm and outside political groups, had long been the favorite to challenge Senator Collins, the sole remaining New England Republican in Congress (bye-bye, Suzie-Snozzy)

Jeff Sessions Lost His Race To Get Back To The US Senate : politics ("coach" "Tommmy" "Tuberville" doesn't even live in Fuckabama, has zero political experience at age 65)
The Tuberville Sessions - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The original Trump superfan Jeff Sessions has been The rise and humiliating fall of Jeff Sessions, a cautionary tale for other Republicans - The Washington Post

Progressive Wave Rolls Through Texas With Big Wins In Dallas, Austin, And Houston : politics

The Pro-Nazi McCarthy - Lawyers, Guns & Money - How surprised are you to find out that Joe McCarthy sided with Nazis in war crimes trials? Probably not too surprised.

Body-cam video in George Floyd killing shows officer pulled gun, swore and touched Floyd multiple times without explanation : news (completely disgusting killer cop squad even worse than we thought)
On the history of Black Relations with people in power, Police and White Supremacists by /u/MightyMorph : DepthHub
MightyMorph comments on Please make this go viral. I am begging you. Police and National Guard patrolling neighborhood and shooting civilians on their own property. Make America see this, I beg you. [Minneapolis]

64 Videos Show the N.Y.P.D. Meeting Protesters With Fists, Clubs and Body Slams : news
Police partially blinded eight people on the same day of protests after George Floyd's death : politics
Blind Justice - Lawyers, Guns & Money (defund and lock up)

Louisville police arrest 87 on felony charges at peaceful protest over Breonna Taylor case - The Washington Post

St. Louis prosecutor investigating couple who pointed guns at protesters says Trump, governor "came after" her : politics

Black Teen Sent to Detention Facility Over Online Schoolwork | Time - Judge Mary Ellen Brennan, who presides over the Oakland County Family Court (Republician bitch judge / the "justice system" is full of sadists maybe we should keep them away from our children)

It's not fair - Lawyers, Guns & Money - still laughing over Bari Weiss' resignation letter, which is a veritable masterpiece of whiny gaslighting (Did you know the New York Times is not a welcoming place for centrist and conservative voices? Just ask David Brooks, Bret Stephens, Ross Douthat, Tom Friedman, Maureen Dowd, Nick Kristof, and everybody else there who has written endlessly for decades now about how PC Culture is Out of Control) ... Prediction: As soon as Biden names his VP, the entire scream machine will basically stop paying attention to him, and turn its attention 24/7 to the The Real Democrat President in Waiting, who will really be pulling the strings behind the scenes to pass a constitutional amendment requiring all Americans to enter into a Satanic lesbian marriage while denouncing the Confederacy, Elvis Presley, Clint Eastwood and the Oxford comma.
I dont recognize the NYT that Bari Weiss quit (what's with Jews suporting racist fucking nazi assholes?)

Trump Loving Cartoonist Ben Garrison Sues The Anti-Defamation League for Defamation - Ben Garrison insists the ADL knew his drawing of Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster being controlled by George Soros was based on fact. (Trump dick sucking anti-semitic asshole says Jews are evil, expects exoneration)

Decapitated, dismembered body found in NYC apartment - sorted in plastic bags right next to a power saw,

The Massachusetts Senate passed a police reform bill early Tuesday morning. The bill would ban police from using chokeholds, create an independent oversight board, certify officers, create guidelines for use of force and require police to intervene if excessive force is used by a fellow officer. : boston
Lawmakers must seize the moment for police accountability - The Boston Globe - The Massachusetts Senate has passed a critical police reform bill. The House should move swiftly to pass it too.

A Media Critic Focuses on the Crisis in Local News - The New York Times - Margaret Sullivan recalls her years as public editor of The New York Times and her time as the first woman to lead The Buffalo News.
Guardian announces plans to cut 180 jobs | The Guardian | The Guardian - Revenues expected to be down by more than #25m as effects of pandemic hit media industry

The Dehumanizing Condescension of White Fragility -- The popular book aims to combat racism but talks down to Black people -- Rather, I have learned that one of Americafavorite advice books of the moment is actually a racist tract. Despite the sincere intentions of its author, the book diminishes Black people in the name of dignifying us. This is unintentional, of course, like the racism DiAngelo sees in all whites. Still, the book is pernicious because of the authority that its author has been granted over the way innocent readers think. (she assumes "black fragility")

A Giant 'Wall' of Galaxies Has Been Found Stretching Across The Universe : worldnews (scientists "unsure" what's behind the wall)

The Dunning-Kruger Effect - Why Incompetent People Think They Are Competent : videos

Is it bullshit: different strains of weed make you feel different highs? u/Veritasia breaks it down : DepthHub
Veritasia comments on Is it bullshit: different strains of weed make you feel different highs

What's the WORST thing to say to a girl before going down on her?

Reuters releases guide to recognizing deepfake profile photos : technology

Twitter hacking megathread : technology

Now you can make posts with multiple images. : announcements


Scientists warn of rapid melting of Antarctica's 'Doomsday glacier' ... Its collapse would raise global sea levels by more than half a metre on its own, and subsequently release other major bodies of ice in West Antarctica, which together could raise sea levels by 2-3 metres (it's here)

'Privatize the Profit, Socialize the Mess': Abandoned Fracking Wells Left Spewing Climate-Killing Methane Nationwide : worldnews

15 year old boy in Mongolia dies of Black Death. : worldnews
Squirrel tests positive for bubonic plague in Colorado, leading to health warning :woes

The administration orders hospitals to bypass the C.D.C. with key virus data, alarming health experts. : Coronavirus (Jared fucking everything again)
The Federal government is making hospitals report data to them instead of the CDC now. Nothing to see here... : AdviceAnimals
Federal stockpile is thin amid coronavirus surge, internal documents show - States, hospitals and nursing homes may not be able to rely on Washington to supply personal protective equipment for medical professionals. (Jared cackles)

Rocket to Russia - Lawyers, Guns & Money - the end, the end of the century ... At least Goldberg, unlike them, understands what the Republican party is: that it can't be reasoned with, it can't be bargained with, it doesn't feel remorse or pity or fear, and it absolutely will not stop, ever, until either it or this country is completely destroyed. (endgame)
Will the United States still exist in another generation or three? - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... The problem ultimately isn't Donald Trump, or even the current state of the GOP, but rather that for the past half century our culture and our political system have both evolved more or less inexorably toward total dysfunction. If you have a country where 40%+ of the population is made up of a combination of white evangelicals, white supremacists, and Randian greedheads ... and you have a media environment dominated by malignant actors making enormous fortunes by exploiting all these factors, then you are, to use what I believe is most salient technical political science term, totally screwed.

MA COVID-19 Data 7/14/20 : boston (10 deaths)
203 New Confirmed Cases; 1.6% Positive - July 14 : CoronavirusMa - 105,986 total cases - 11,971 new tests - -10 hospital; +4 ICU; -9 Intubated - 10 new deaths; 8,125 total - 100 new probable cases; 6,144 total probable cases - 0 new probable deaths; 215 total -- Since July 1, Over 50% of new daily positives are under 40, with roughly 25% being in the 20-29 age range and only 20% being 60+. The 20-29 range is our hot spot now (tell you know who)

Somervile mayor rips Phase 3 Coronavirus reopening plans : CoronavirusMa (pro-Trump trolls worse than BoGlo)

Boston doctors fear 2nd spike amid national COVID-19 resurgence; "This past weekend alone, we had two patients who had traveled from the South, came to Massachusetts after visiting loved ones, a family member, and are COVID-19 positive" : CoronavirusMa

Add another ingredient to restaurants' woes: mask hostility - As they fight for survival and safety, staff become targets (yeah, even in Boston)

Wait ... yeah I still don't get it. : PoliticalHumor
Man killed by police after mask dispute at Michigan store : news
Solving the Mask Shortage in Huntington Beach : videos (very depressing)

Opinion | Need some good news about covid-19? Here are six reasons for optimism. - The Washington Post
Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine trial produced 'robust' immune response in all patients : Coronavirus

Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be much worse' : worldnews
One in Three Young Adults at Risk of Severe Coronavirus Infections, Study Finds : worldnews
Doctors in France have found the world's first recorded case of an unborn child contracting COVID-19 from their mother while inside the womb : worldnews
Amnesty says coronavirus has killed at least 3,000 health workers : worldnews
The COVID-19 official death toll has now exceeded the maximum death toll estimate for the 2009 Swine Flu pandemic, making the current pandemic the most severe within the 21st century : Coronavirus
Critically ill COVID-19 patients who received a single dose of a drug that calms an overreacting immune system were 45% less likely to die overall, and more likely to be out of the hospital or off a ventilator one month after treatment, compared with those who didn't reeive the drug - intravenous tocilizumab
Smoking greatly increases the risk of COVID-19 mortality and morbidity in young adults : science ... Furthermore, the TOTAL (or population) mortality of smokers may actually be LOWER despite that higher case mortality rate. This is due to nicotine potentially decreasing incidence in that population (IE less people may get sick in the first place ... "doubt is an unpleasant condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one" -- Voltaire

Someone Asks How "A Disease With 1% Mortality" Could Shut Down The US, Gets An In-Depth Explanation (

Opinion | A Shutdown May Be Needed to Stop the Coronavirus - The New York Times - A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country (anti-science Refucks have killed a lot of people)

10,000 Coronavirus cases per day...a Tale of 2 States : PoliticalHumor

Eschaton: America's Worst Governors - Andrew Cuomo.
Throw the Bums Out | The New Republic - We are in the midst of a world-historic failure of governance. Why isnt anyone in charge acting like they are responsible for it? ... The "mountain" is a triumphalist materialization of an overwhelming pile of bodies. It is a manifestation of a horrific and avoidable failure. New Yorkers did not set out to climb the mountain; they were led to its peak by their government. (Coumo fuck NY with his little dick)
Nick Reisman on Twitter: "Here is a high res version of the Cuomo pandemic poster he unveiled today." / Twitter

GOP Governors Losing ResidentsSupport on COVID-19

Gavin Newsom ends experiment in DeSantisism - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Obviously, it good that he's admitted he was wrong, but this was incredibly irresponsible decision-making in the first instance that was always going to end up like this: ... There was absolutely no way that this was going to work on any level, including rescuing the economy or staving off fiscal ruin. And now LA schools have to be closed for the fall as a result of these terrible decisions.
Gavin Newsom on Twitter: "NEW: #COVID19 cases continue to spread at alarming rates. CA is now closing indoor operations STATEWIDE for: -Restaurants -Wineries -Movie theaters, family entertainment -Zoos, museums -Cardrooms Bars must close ALL operations." / Twitter
O.C. education officials want school reopening but not masks - Los Angeles Times

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward
Murica : PoliticalHumor

Texas Teachers Writing Their Wills as State Promises to Open Schools in Fall : politics ... Teachers unions are illegal in Texas ... (TX will confiscate your teacher pension, but killer copster unions are fine)
7 in 10 parents say sending kids to school a risk: poll : politics
Axios-Ipsos poll: Americans fear return to school - Axios - Axios-Ipsos poll: Americans fear return to school (47% of Republians want their kids to die)
Republicans Are Afraid to Attend Their Convention But Want Your Kids in School : politics ... stip funding from schools that don't kill their kids ... "party of family values" ... "Democrats will take your guns and have baby killing drive-thrus while letting brown people in the country"
/u/LeeLeeBoots outlines the new school environment for children in today's COVID-19 world : bestof

Trumps Convention? 'Everybody Just Assumes No One Is Going'
Sad: No One Wants to Go to Trump's Convention

Drink those liberal tears. : PoliticalHumor
Or in the sand : PoliticalHumor

Texas hospitals are running out of drugs, beds, ventilators and even staff | The Texas Tribune
Arizona and Texas are requesting refrigerated trucks as their coronavirus outbreaks leave morgues running out of space for bodies : politics -- (another "hoax)
I Went Home to Texas to Cover the Virus. Then My Family Got It. - The New York Times - I Went Home to Texas to Cover the Virus. Then My Family Got It. Edgar Sandoval knew he was well prepared to report on the spread of the coronavirus on the Texas-Mexico border. He was going home. Little did he know exactly what he would find.

Mississippi's GOP governor: 'Herd immunity is not anything like a realistic solution' : politics

As out-of-state visitors flock to Disney World, experts worry it will cause coronavirus to 'spread like a cancer' : politics ... "or, you know, like a virus' ...

Republican Gov Debunks Right-Wing Coronavirus Theory In a Stirring Call For Masks : politics
Eschaton: Ee-ee-ow! A-yip-i-o-ee-ay! - NEW: Oklahoma reports a record-breaking 993 new coronavirus cases, the first daily report ever over 900.
Tate Reeves on Twitter: "In Mississippi, our population is 3 million. We're had 36,680 so far. We'd need 1.2 MILLION infections to achieve that hypothetical 40% threshold. (Remember, experts say it's double that). (too late, Fuckassippi)

UGA student: Too many of my peers couldn't care less if grandma dies for sake of shot-gunned Bud Light (Georgia - problem is, how to you fix total lack of empathy and understanding?)

Tesla sees spike in COVID-19 'exposure,' data leak shows over 130 cases and more 'affected : Coronavirus (fuck Elon Muskrat)

'Pro Fax' Campaign encourages vaccine-supporting Americans to do more to fight anti-vaxxers

Israeli Data Show School Openings Were a Disaster That Wiped Out Lockdown Gains - Of 1,400 Israelis diagnosed with COVID-19 last month, 657 (47 percent) were infected in schools. Now 2,026 students, teachers, and staff have it, and 28,147 are quarantined ... "We know Israelis have terrible discipline, but now, its the leadership."

People in Ireland can now be jailed for not wearing face masks on Public transport : worldnews
Face masks to become mandatory in English shops from 24th July : worldnews

Hong Kong primaries: China declares pro-democracy polls illegal - Voting for politicians critical of the government is now illegal in Hong Kong. (how Chinese)
Activist Nathan Law arrives in Britain after fleeing Hong Kong | CBC News : worldnews
Two weeks after it imposed a security law on Hong Kong, China says 600,000 people may have broken it : worldnews
Hong Kong's protest movement keeps getting stymied by Apple ... they are the one western tech company who said they would allow the CCP full access to their customers data - no other western tech company has been so complacent in human rights violations than Apple has

Japan accuses China of pushing territorial claims during pandemic : worldnews
China accuses US of interfering as Japan says Beijing is using pandemic to push territorial claims : worldnews

Pakistan's Me Too Movement Gains Momentum as Teachers at Elite Girls School Face Abuse Accusations : worldnews (Fuckistan)

Israel Claims Security Cameras Where Police Shot Autistic Palestinian Were Not Working. Haaretz says there are at least 10 private and security cameras in the 150 meters between the Old City's Lions Gate, where the chase began, and the garbage room where Hallaq was shot to death. : worldnews ... Probably the same firm that installed the cameras in Epstein's cell ...

The woman leading the first Arab interplanetary mission : worldnews ... "This is how you get Fremen"

Female Isis supporter jailed for life over plot to bomb St Paul's Cathedral : worldnews

Russia used Trumps naive intelligence sharing to try to assassinate Chechen dissidents in Europe, sources say (blackmailed by Putin)
Fmr. CIA officer: 'Trump knew what Russia was doing' ... "Nobody in America can ever ask how Nazis in Germany came to power in a democracy, after surviving Donald Trump."

U.N. expert accuses White House of 'onslaught' against media : worldnews

'They Put Us in Here to Let Us Die' ICE Prison Sees Outbreak of Coronavirus -- and Guard Violence (the plan all along)

Coronavirus News: Live Updates - The New York Times - Trump Administration Walks Back Rule That Would Have Stripped Some Foreign Student Visas
Trump administration backs down on restrictions for international students - A judge announced Tuesday the administration is rescinding its directive blocking international students from staying in the United States while taking online-only classes.

In Some Countries, Normal Life Is Back. Not Here. Trump's incompetence has wrecked us. Where are the calls for him to resign?

> White House attacks on Fauci described as 'nuclear grade bananas' : worldnews (Republicans: die for Trump's lies)
Fauci Is Honest and Competent -- so Naturally, Trump Hates Him
Anthony Fauci Is a Better Economist Than Donald Trump or Jared Kushner : politics (tbf, doesn't take much, but see the answer)
After Trump retweets game show host saying CDC and doctors are lying, coronavirus task force pushes back: None of us lie' : politics (they forget "but you do, all the time") ... Trump trusting an ex-game show host over the CDC during a pandemic is just so on brand.
We ran the CDC. No president ever politicized its science the way Trump has. : politics
Trump is projecting a sunny vision of a vanquished virus. But as case counts rise, that strategy is crashing into reality - The Boston Globe
Trump gave up on fighting the virus. Now we're paying for his laziness (and totally corrupt evil)
The president continues to cite 'peoople' without evidence ... People are saying Trump is an incompetent idiot.
Trump 'stands by his actions' over telling people to inject disinfectants, press secretary says (tnx, Fuckananny)
Trump pivots to self-pity with polls sinking, pandemic worsening : politics

Four weeks later, Pence probably wishes he hadn't written that op-ed : politics ... "what credibility?"

Betsy DeVos Has a Plan. It Just Has Nothing to Do With Health and Safety in Schools. : politics

Eschaton: Suck It Up, Buttercups - VIRUSES ARE JUST A FACT OF LIFE!!@!@$&*$&#$^& (Fuckraham)

Arne Duncan: 100K more could die, and Trump still wouldn't listen to science -- The real travesty here is that there is no body count high enough for the president to actually pay attention to science ('science" is anti-Trump)

A Mueller investigation prosecutor says Trump spared Roger Stone from jail as a reward for 'keeping his lips sealed'
Trump's clemency for Roger Stone is an admission of the president's guilt in Russia probe : politics
Roger Stone Can Be Tried, Again | President Trump may think his former adviser is now in the clear, but his clemency can't shield Stone from future prosecutions.
Hillary Clinton on Roger Stone Commutation: Trump Fears We'll 'Finally See' How 'Illegitmate' His Electin Was
Stone Thanks Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Gaetz, And Other Trump Allies For Commutation : politics

New testimony further undercuts William Barr's explanation for removing prosecutor who probed Trump allies

House to quickly revive legal effort to get Trumps financial records

Student GOP leader says Republicans voting for Trump is a "betrayal" to the U.S. : politics (just realizing it)

'Stunningly Tone Deaf': Ivanka Trump-Led White House Panel Unveils New Campaign Urging Americans Out of Work to 'Find Something New' : politics (Ikranka does it again)
Ivanka's helpful advice to America's unemployed: Find something new (just start a new fashion line, how hard could that be? she said)

Donald Trump, Jr's arrest record for public intoxicationis now public

It's all or nothing this November : PoliticalHumor (see Suzie-Snozzy)
New Yard Sign this Morning : PoliticalHumor

If you aren't filled with rage at Trump, you aren't paying attenion
Study Shows 5.4 Million Have Lost Insurance Amid Pandemic. Progressives Note Number Under Medicare for All Would Be: 0 : politics ... the leading cause of bankruptcy filings is medical bills (Necromongers at play)
Rent Is Unaffordable In Every Single State In America : politics

Why is the stock market soaring amid a pandemic? Because Trump thinks that may save him | With most of the country in full-on pandemic meltdown, Trump is sacrificing lives to Wall Street. It won't work : politics

In 1971, Nixon Passed a Rule to Doom the Post Office. Now, It's Finally Happening -- The Post Office used to be federally funded. Then, Republicans passed legislation requiring it to "pay for itself" (evil fuckers is who they are)

Biden pledges to make climate change action irreversible by later presidents : politics
Poll: Joe Biden leads Donald Trump by 5 points in Texas : politics
Joe Biden to air first general-election TV ads in Texas as polls show increasingly close race against President Donald Trump : politics
Biden is advertising in Texas. Thats ominous for Trump.
Donald Trump's 2020 Election Nightmare Has Arrived: He Is Losing Texas
'I will not abandon you' -- Biden unveils first presidential election TV advert in Texas
Tough TX | Joe Biden For President - YouTube
Biden plans for $2tn investment in clean energy over four years : politics
Joe Biden speaks much-needed truths about Southern treason | The Civil War 'generals who rebelled,' said Biden 'were treasonous against the United States of America'

GOP congressman Morgan Griffith tests positive for coronavirus | Fox News - Griffith will continue with his duties while in isolation (maskless macho fucker)

Kentucky challenger: McConnell has no vision for the future -- Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath is looking to beat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the upcoming general election, and she joins Morning Joe to discuss why she says Kentucky residents are ready for change.

Kelly leads McSally by 9 points in Arizona : politics (McSally-Dally)
Kelly raises $12.8 million for Senate bid against Arizona's McSally : politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Right-Wing Twitter Is 'Child's Play' Compared To League Of Legends (

The KKK is featured in a Florida courthouse mural. Lawyers are demanding its immediate removal. : politics ... "vigilate justice" against "lawless ex-slaves" Painted in a COURTHOUSE in 2001 and still up in 2020 ... "Since then it has become the subject of legend rather than a cause of fear" ... (just a little Southern lynching tradition, what's your problem?)

A Teenager Didn't Do Her Online Schoolwork. So a Judge Sent Her to Juvenile Detention. -- A 15-year-old in Michigan was incarcerated during the coronavirus pandemic after a judge ruled that not completing her schoolwork violated her probation -- Judge Mary Ellen Brennan, the presiding judge of the Oakland County Family Court Division (racist Republiican asshole)
Sam Bagenstos on Twitter: "My god, this story: Student at Groves HS in Birmingham, Mi, is incarcerated in a juvenile facility on the alleged probation violation of not keeping up with her online schoolwork during the pandemic. She's still there. Surprise twist in the next tweet." / Twitter
Lola on Twitter: "@velmahall @sbagen I would start with the case worker, Rachel Nicole Giroux. According to the article, she reported Grace for a probation violation 3 days before even speaking to the teacher about Grace missing any homework." / Twitter (racist assholes go viral, define their careers)

Police union deletes warning of possible 'purge' - Cambridge Day : boston (deeply racist authoritarian Cambridge copster)

Revealed: Phoenix officer brutalized woman during minor traffic stop, then took her to jail : news
Mugshots: 5 years for medical marijuana w/expired card, 6 months for three sexual felony charges : pics

Colorado becomes the eleventh state to ban the horrifying 'gay panic' murder defence. Only 39 more to go ("I saw someone who looked kinda gay across the street so I had to machine-gun them")

Kanyes Short-Lived Attempt to Get on the 2020 Ballot (nutbal Fuckye)

Lincoln Project video editor is out over crude tweets about female anatomy - The Washington Post

I used to hate the fool in me, but only in the morning now I tolerate him all day long - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Tucker Carlson today issued a grudging passive-aggressive "apology"

"Self-Expelled" - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Bari Weiss is outta here - Let's hope the Bedbug is next.
Bari Weiss Is Leaving the New York Times : The writer and editor has self-expelled from the newspaper
The Greatest Day in Journalism History - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Andrew Sullivan follows Weiss in the self-purge of racists and trolls from America's elite publications.
Yashar Ali ?? on Twitter: "Over the past few weeks I've repeatedly heard rumors from sources that Bari Weiss and Andrew Sullivan were going to work on a project together." / Twitter ("Racists R Us)

/u/bliffity succinctly lays out a reasonable plan and explanation of how to reign in police misconduct. : bestof
/u/Eblanc88 describes the "betrayal" that makes police brutality videos particularly disturbing : bestof (copfuckers will cop-fuck)

'Never seen anything like this' : :State lawmakers face multiple crises and a time crunch
Sweeping police reform bill passes state Senate 30-7 in marathon overnight session - The Boston Globe - undefined
How the state Senate voted on the police reform bill - The Boston Globe (Republican Ryan C Fattman voted to kil reform)
Is Charlie Baker afraid of the State Police? - The Boston Globe (MA coop nazi have to good on his kid)

Entitled Karen tries to claim an entire camping parking lot. : videos

Neuroscience Shows That Our Gut Instincts About Only Children Are Right - Does growing up without any siblings actually change your brain? ... only children displayed no differences in terms of IQ, but higher levels of flexibility -- one measure of creativity -- and lower levels of agreeableness than kids with siblings ... only children, along with firstborns and people who have only one sibling, score higher IQ marks and achieve more, but aren't markedly different personality-wise (context matters)


Pakistan meets UN climate change goal a decade ahead of deadline : worldnews

Super-rich call for higher taxes on wealthy to pay for Covid-19 recovery : worldnews

Mediterranean marine life flourished during lockdown, Italian coastguard finds : worldnews

WHO sounds alarm as coronavirus cases rise by one million in five days : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/13/20 : boston ... 5 deaths ...
154 New Confirmed Cases; 1.7% Positive - July 13 : CoronavirusMa - 105,783 total confirmed cases - 8,587 new tests - -13 hospital; -4 ICU; +3 intubated - 5 new confirmed deaths; 8,115 total confirmed deaths - 76 new probable cases; 6,044 total probable cases - 0 new probable deaths; 215 total probable deaths
Mass. reports 154 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 5 new deaths - The Boston Globe

Where can I find something that tells me the per capita number of new corona virus cases per state? : CoronavirusMa
An interactive visualization of the exponential spread of COVID-19 | 91-DIVOC

How Pandemics Wreak Havoc -- and Open Minds : The plague marked the end of the Middle Ages and the start of a great cultural renewal. Could the coronavirus, for all its destruction, offer a similar opportunity for radical change? ... Because of danger, there's this wonderful human response, which is to think in a new way ... That first outbreak, between 1347 and 1351, is estimated to have killed at least seventy-five million people worldwide, and maybe as many as two hundred million ... austerity ... pandemic as an accelerator of mental renewal .. It was possible that Americans would do nothing about the fissures exposed by the pandemic: the racial inequities, the poisonous partisanship, the governmental incompetence, the disrespect for science, the loss of standing among nations, the fraying of community bonds. Then again, when people confront their failures, they have the opportunity to mend them.

Two months after infection, COVID-19 symptoms persist | Almost 90 percent still have at least one symptom long after the virus has gone. : worldnews
Immunity to Covid-19 could be lost in months, UK study suggests | World news | The Guardian - steep drops in patients' antibody levels three months after infection ... only 17% retained the same potency three months later. Antibody levels fell as much as 23-fold over the period ...
Can you catch Covid-19 twice? A doctor suggests herd immunity is wishful thinking - Vox - Emerging cases of Covid-19 reinfection suggest herd immunity is wishful thinking.
Before public health officials can manage the pandemic, they must deal with a broken data system that sends incomplete results in formats they can't easily use
U.S. students get sicker from the coronavirus than kids in other countries, are at 'higher risk,' Dr. Scott Gottlieb says : Coronavirus (American kids are sicker because Republicians hate children and health care) Scans Reveal Heart Damage in Over Half of COVID-19 Patients in Study : Coronavirus
Some air conditioning units risk spreading coronavirus and should be turned off, advise experts : Coronavirus
Study: Ship's AC system likely spread COVID-19 : Coronavirus
The CDC changes the estimated Infection Fatality Ratio from 0.26% to 0.65% in their latest 'Pandemic Planning Scenarios' revision : Coronavirus

Americans' Face Mask Usage Varies Greatly by Demographics ... Women, Democrats, Northeasterners most likely to always use mask in public ... 29% hardly every were a mask ...
Time to make masks mandatory? It's not just a US debate : Coronavirus
1918, Spanish Flu. "Wear a mask or go to jail" : pics

Hunger in the Time of COVID - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... For Republicans who want to discipline workers and recreate the Gilded Age, this is an outright positive.
Opinion | To Be Hungry in the Middle of the Pandemic - The New York Times ... food insecurity has becomre a major problem (Republicans killing Americans is what they do)
Coronavirus Live Updates: As Disease Sweeps the U.S., a Record 5.4 Million Americans Have Lost Health Insurance, Study Finds : Coronavirus

Fauci says outbreak exploding because US didn't shut down : Coronavirus
Coronavirus latest news: Top disease expert blames virus surge on US not shutting down completely : Coronavirus
Fauci Says America Allowed Its Local Public Health System to 'Really Go Into Tatters' : Coronavirus ... Turns out tax cuts lead to budget cuts which lead to a massive drop in quality of public services. This has been going on since Reagan. For profit healthcare is one of the most shameful aspects of America ..

Los Angeles and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall - The New York Times - California's two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.
Los Angeles and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall - The New York Times - two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.
California shuts bars, indoor dining, and most gyms and churches as coronavirus cases keep rising - The Boston Globe
"Silent spreaders" could be behind half of COVID-19 cases, study finds : Coronavirus
O.C. Board of Education to tell schools social distancing isn't necessary for students and masks could be 'harmful' ... Orange County is basically a worst-of Florida/New Jersey hybrid. Every true Californian hates Orange County. (OK, 6.5 x the flu)

Houston, Texas: Harris County Releases Emergency Broadcast Alert Urging People To Stay Home As COVID-19 Continues To Spread : Coronavirus ... "Mask it or Casket"
The Abbott of Death - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The situation in the nation's second-largest state is absolutely catastrophic: ... More than 250,000 Texans have now been diagnosed with COVID-19 ... worth recalling that Greg Abbott literally forbade local governments from instituting mask ordinances when cases began to spike. He wasn't just indifferent, he took proactive measures to ensure that as many people got sick and died as possible ... He did at least retreat while DeSantis has plowed ahead, but it was way too late ... In related news, New York City had zero COVID deaths reported today. The Republican theory of COVID response is that Andrew Cuomo and Bill deBlasio acted brilliantly in March and are screwing things up now.

Colorado Governor Calls Anti-Maskers 'Selfish Bastards,' Extends COVID Orders : Coronavirus

Ohio's record-setting run of four-figure new daily coronavirus cases continued Monday.

43 coronavirus cases tied to party in Ann Arbor area : Coronavirus ... Indoor party + superspreader = bad news. We've seen this movie before ... (+dumbfucks)

Florida records more new COVID-19 cases than all of Europe combined : Coronavirus (you did it, Republican dumbfuck assholes)
Coronavirus: Florida reports 12,624 more COVID-19 cases Monday : Coronavirus
Florida coronavirus outbreak completely out of control, scientist says
Infectious Disease Expert Says Miami is the New Wuhan: 'Now the Epicenter for the Virus' : Coronavirus ... Covid has made one thing painfully clear: the US is incapable of fighting infectious disease, and thus very vulnerable to bio-warfare. Now its enemies across the globe know what to focus on.
(FL/Orlando) After 11 minutes, Orange County closes CARES Act portal for COVID-19 financial aid : Coronavirus
Disney World offering mask-free 'relaxation zones' : Coronavirus
Florida GOP Senator Says Risks in Reopening Schools 'Not Insignificant' After State Shatters Coronavirus Case Record : Coronavirus
Anti-Mask Idiots Rally at Florida Restaurant as State Becomes Covid-19 Epicenter : Coronavirus
Anti-Mask Idiots Rally at Florida Restaurant as State Becomes Covid-19 Epicenter (for the pci he adds.)
New York to fine travelers from Florida $2,000 if they don't provide contact information

Arizona's surge in coronavirus cases has been "the worst in the entire country," health expert says : Coronavirus (Ronazona in close battle with Florifuck and Texass but def in the lead for per captita)

In Survey of Nearly 24,000 Restaurants, Yelp Finds That 53 Percent Have Permanently Closed : Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Ireland may toughen quarantine measures amid anger over 'American rule-breakers' : worldnews

Mexico surpasses Italy to post world's fourth-highest coronavirus death toll : worldnews

Finland ends homelessness and provides shelter for all in need : worldnews (no homelessness in Brazil)

A Chinese academic who penned an essay blaming the coronavirus pandemic on President Xi Jinping's authoritarianism and censorship has been released after nearly a week in detention : worldnews

Sweden joins France, Germany in weighing measures against China over Hong Kong : worldnews

Bangladesh cops arrest sex trafficking gang-leader who owns four hotels in Dubai : worldnews

French forces kill Al-Qaeda's North African commander : worldnews

After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, Sudan has outlined wide-reaching reforms including allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and scrapping the apostasy law and public flogging. "We [will] drop all the laws violating the human rights in Sudan," Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari said. : worldnews ... also apostasy law ... You will be able to convert from Islam to another religion without the government killing you for it.

Lebanese-Armenian TV host to stand trial for "insulgting" Turkey's Erdogan (you mean that ugly tiny-dicked stupid authoritarian muzfuckers guy?)
Turkey signed secret agreements with countries to abduct dissidents from abroad: UN : worldnews (Trump approved)

UK selling spyware and wiretaps to 17 repressive regimes including Saudi Arabia and China - Government urged to explain #75m exports to countries rated not free

Leicester: Up to 10,000 could be victims of modern slavery in textile factories - Asked if claims of widespread exploitation in the UK city are an "open secret", deputy mayor Adam Clarke replies: "It's just open." : worldnews (Tories doing Tory shit)

Child sex exploitation is on the rise in Canada during the pandemic - Reports of online sexual exploitation of Canadian children have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic as abusers take advantage of the fact that kids are spending more time online. : worldnews

Alleged Jeffrey Epstein sex crime accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell tried to flee from FBI agents before arrest, prosecutors reveal : news

U.S. Set to Reject Certain Chinese Maritime Claims in South China Sea - WSJ - China's maritime claims pose the single greatest threat to the freedom of the seas in modern history
US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

Trump Accused of Suppressing CDC Warning That Full School Reopenings Pose 'Highest Risk' of Covid-19 Spread : politics (says CDC is "lying" and he's a "much better doctor" so die for the Trumpser)
WhiteHouse seeks to discredit Fauci in memo leaked to reporters Administration sources say he's sometimes referred to as "Dr. Gloom and Doom"
White House Moves to Discredit Fauci as Disagreements With Trump Become Evident : politics
Trump retweeted a post accusing the CDC of lying about the coronavirus to prevent his reelection : politics
Trumps rage at Fauci just boomeranged back on him
Trump retweets ex-game show host comments that CDC is 'lying' about coronavirus -- fact-free claim of right-wing personality Chuck Woolery (EX-FUCKING RIGHTWING GAME SHOW HOST)
'Everyone is lying' : Trump questions public health experts on Twitter
Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theory That Doctors Are Lying About COVID-19 to Damage His Re-Election Chances : politics
Trump Admin Transitions From Ignoring to Undermining Anthony Fauci : politics
'Just Atrocious': Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to White House attempts to discredit Dr. Fauci - CNN Video : politics
This is America - Lawyers, Guns & Money - America is in an abusive relationship with itself, and keeps resorting to half measures.

CDC Employees Call Out Agency's 'Toxic Culture Of Racial Aggression' : politics ... white managers promote white staff while allegedly stifling and discouraging Black staff. It also says that hundreds of Equal Employment Opportunity complaints have been filed by Black employees in the past decades, many of them unresolved

Dr. John Gartner: "Donald Trump is the most successful bio-terrorist in human history" : politics
American Horror, Starring Donald Trump | The coronavirus pandemic is spiraling out of control, largely because of the president himself. : politics
The GOP's Murderous Anti-Intellectualism (brainless idiots killing everybody sounds like zombies)

How Trump Is Helping Tycoons Exploit the Pandemic | The New Yorker - The secretive titan behind one of Americas largest poultry companies, who is also one of the President's top donors, is ruthlessly leveraging the coronavirus crisis -- an his vast forture --to strip workers of protections - by Jean Mayer ... Ronald Cameron (chicken fucker)

If You Weren't Afraid to Send Your Kids Back to School, DeVos' Disastrous Interview Might Change That : politics (MLM scammer lady wants to kill you kids for profits, big surprise)
If You Weren't Afraid to Send Your Kids Back to School, DeVos' Disastrous Interview Might Change That : Coronavirus
'You can't do that': Fox News host Wallace confronts DeVos on threat to redirect funds from schools : politics
Betsy DeVos wants you to ignore reality : politics (see the chart)
Ayanna Pressley to Betsy DeVos on schools reopening: I wouldn't trust you to care for a house plant, let alone my child -- The Gov is threatening to withhold our own money that we paid in taxes unless we put our kids lives at risk
The Washington Death Cult Moves to Fix Education - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... It is a particular kind of terrible person that has managed to stay in their respective cabinet position for the entirety of the Trump Administration ... It is no surprise then, that the Secretary of Education views the American education system as a multi-level marketing organization to benefit her.
1.47 Million Teachers, 24%, of Teachers are in High Risk Category if infected with Covid-19 : Coronavirus (Die for Betsy)
College students fume over having to pay full tuition for dubious online learning : Coronavirus

Court refuses to order Houston to host Texas GOP gathering ... The state GOP convention had been scheduled to begin Thursday

Eschaton: You Fucked The Whole Thing Up - Let's check in with Mick Mulvaney ...

Trump Just Made His 20,000th Misleading Claim as President, Says Report : politics
Trump Insists Obama Played More Golf as President. The Numbers Say Otherwise. : politics ... Also Obama didn't prifit off his golf trips ...

Robert Mueller breaks his silence and condemns Trump for commuting Roger Stone's sentence : worldnews
New York should prosecute Roger Stone : politics
Former Mueller prosecutor writing book on investigation
No hoax: Why the Russia investigation remains one of Trump's biggest scandals

Republicans Say Florida Convention Is 'a Risk You Have to Take' (die for your supreme overlord Dumpster)

Left a good job in the city - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Donald Trump's schedule for tomorrow (a Monday):
Trump Golf Count

Why the President's Niece Has Written 'The Godfather' of Trump Books: Mary Trump has not indicted her uncle. She has indicted the whole family. And that might be even more valuable.
'He Is and Always Will Be a Terrified Little Boy' -- Mary Trump has not indicted her uncle. She has indicted the whole family. And that could give it a "seismic imprint"
Mary Trump scolds media for downplaying Donald's mental disorders ... Trump's emotional instability, the essential issue of his presidency, has become the third rail of American journalisma topic so dangerous it cannot be touched as a news story ... (he bullied them into submission)

Donald Trump Jr's new anti-Biden book misplaces apostrophe in title (they are so stupid and proud of it)

Burying Access Hollywood - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The Times has a long story about how Trump survived the release of a tape showing him boasting about committing sexual assault on tape. Despite the length, though, it doesn't even really try to explain how a story that involved both extremely serious misconduct and an obvious prurient angle about someone who was both a major party candidate for president and a major celebrity got buried so quickly (and their big role is electing a corrupt racist fascist incompetenet pig) ... a story the Times is still not remotely willing to touch 4 years later (your paper of record of lies)
STUDY: Trump live-tweeted his television nearly 300 times in the first six months of 2020 | Media Matters for America - STUDY -- Fox programming shaped his response to impeachment, coronavirus, protests, and more (baby Dumpster and his Fox TV)

Attention All Women: Trump Is Coming for Your Health Care - Even with a pandemic raging, the president wants the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act. : politics

Democrats can't afford to let former Republicans co-opt the party : politics (like that'll happen: Conways 2024!)
'Adapt immediately or find a new job' : Senate GOP confronts fundraising emergency (dems online fundraising on fire, Turtlefucker is worrried)

The Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for a More Skilled Work Force - The New York Times - Even groups that regularly disagree on labor issues said there should be significant public investment in programs that can upgrade the skills of American workers.

'He's in trouble here' : : can Trump win this critical swing state again? (Wississippi, and no)

The murder of Vanessa Guillin has opened the floodgates on sexual assault in the US military as servicewomen rush to share their stories

Turns Out Shake Shack Founder Took At Least $11 Million In Coronavirus Aid After All | Does this mean we all get free hamburgers? : politics (corp crooksters and religious assholes and insider Trumpfucks got most of the money)

Kill the Tipped Minimum Wage : politics

Flying the not-so-friendly skies as Sen. Cruz spotted onboard without mask : politics

NRA Touts The AR-15 As An 'Everyday Gun for 'Everyday Citizens' - critics go ballistic - 'Modern-day musket my ass'

South Carolina Supreme Court Bans No-Knock Warrants From Magistrate Judges - No-Knock Warrants Are a Beloved Tool of Our Failed 'War' on Drugs : In South Carolina, one judge is taking them on ... the majority of state search warrants in South Carolina are issued by magistrates, the lowest rank of judicial authority (and they are all white KKK supremos) (hello, Joe Biden)
Black disabled Veteran Sean Worsley sentenced to spend 60 months in Alabama prison for medical marijuana : news .. The full story is completely insane. Just when you think it couldnpossibly get worse. It does ... (racist fucker copsters)

VIDEO: Aurora cop pointing gun at doctor's head prompts excessive force lawsuit : news

Open Society Foundations Announce $220 Million for Building Power in Black Communities - Open Society Foundations (Soros funds BLM, Republican heads explode)

45 years ago, Black protesters tried to desegregate Carson Beach. The peaceful demonstration quickly turned violent - The Boston Globe (racist fucking Boston copsters have always been racist assholes)

45 years ago, Black protesters tried to desegregate Carson Beach. The peaceful demonstration quickly turned violent - The Boston Globe ("Washington Slave Holders" under consideration)
Daniel Snyder to make Donald Trump ragetweet - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Police called on guy for stealing power to play video games at a laundromat : pics

Naya Rivera Dead at 33, Body Recovered from Lake Piru : television

How Alex and Ani's Billion-Dollar Jewelry Empire Fell Apart | Marker - Astrology, private equity, a $1.1 billion gender discrimination lawsuit, and a precariously built bangle behemoth ... A little like a tattoo with somewhat less commitment ... "Think Wolf of Wall Street but jewelry" ... rightwing culture warriors ... the American costume jewelry industry has been centered in Rhode Island since the 1790s ... Gwyneth Paltrow ... solidly-built miliary man ... "It was like a freaking frat house. A free for all" ...

UK tobacco sales fell faster after plain packaging rules came into force. Rate of decline equates to about 20m cigarettes a month since introduction of tougher policies. The UK was the second country in the world to implement plain packaging laws : science

TIL that the idea that people used to think that the world was flat is actually a modern misconception and "with extraordinary few exceptions no educated person in the history of Western Civilization from the third century B.C. onward believed that the Earth was flat" : todayilearned

AskScience AMA Series: I am Jonathan Berman, author of the forthcoming "Antivaxxers: How To Challenge A Misinformed Movement" from MIT press, former co-chair of the March for Science, and a renal physiologist, AMA! : askscience


Major report calls for huge pesticide reductions to halt collapse in vital insect populations | Insects are rapidly being annihilated, risking ecosystem collapse with dire repercussions for humanity, according to a report urging major new targets to preserve these vital creatures & their environment : worldnews (Monsanto says fuck the planet)
Making a beeline: wildflower paths across UK could save species - Conservation charity aims to help restore 150,000 hectares of bee-friendly corridors to save the insects from extinction : worldnews
The Arctic Ocean is dominated by an unusually persistent high-pressure system. It is accelerating the sea ice melt process and is starting to impact the important Transpolar Drift System, as indicated by the latest July data. : worldnews

230,370 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Saturday, the biggest one-day increase so far, according to WHO. 29% was in the U.S. 5,285 new deaths worldwide : Coronavirus
The US has now passed the EU in the official total number of COVID-19 deaths, despite the EU having some 35% more people. (Source: : Coronavirus
There is little chance of a 100-percent effective coronavirus vaccine by 2021, a French expert warned Sunday, urging people to take social distancing measures more seriously : Coronavirus (actually, late 2020 for mostly effective)
White House seeks to discredit Fauci amid coronavirus surge : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/12/20 : boston (1.5%)
COVID-19 deaths grow by 15 in Mass., 172 new confirmed cases Sunday - The Boston Globe
172 New Confirmed Cases; 1.5% Positive - July 12 : CoronavirusMa - 105,629 total confirmed cases - 11,119 new tests - +11 hospital; +6 ICU; -1 intubated - 15 new confirmed deaths; 8,110 total - 27 new probable cases; 5,968 total - 0 new probable deaths; 215 total

U.K. megatrial outshines other drug studies: It revealed that dexamethasone, a cheap steroid, reduced deaths by one-third in patients on a ventilator and showed that hydroxychloroquine, the antimalarial drug controversially touted for COVID-19, did not benefit hospitalized patients : science
Researchers found individuals with higher working memory capacity have an increased awareness of benefits over costs of social distancing and, subsequently, show more compliance with recommended social distancing guidelines during the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak. : science
Asymptomatic and presymptomatic people transmit most COVID-19 infections: Study : Coronavirus
Persistent Symptoms in Patients After Acute COVID-19 : Coronavirus
Rwanda - African scientists have developed a reliable, quick and cheap testing method which could be used by worldwide as the basis for mass testing programmes. : Coronavirus
Natural Herd Immunity to COVID-19 Might Be Impossible : Coronavirus
About 40% of people infected with Covid-19 don't have any symptoms, the CDC says : Coronavirus

Covid-19 coronavirus: Superspreader - woman infects 71 people in 60 seconds in elevator: CDC study : Coronavirus

Sacrifices to Daddy Trump - Lawyers, Guns & Money - The daughter of an unnecessary COVID casualty appropriately used his obituary to really let Trump and the top Arizona graduate of Trump University and Clown College have it: ... Trump and his state-level lickspittles have been been disastrous policy-wise and disastrous as role models. They're drenched in human blood and they can't be voted out of office soon enough.

Twitter data ranks Florida 3rd for anti-mask activity on social platform : news - Arizona and Nevada were the top two.
Maine's Twitter users among top for anti-mask feelings -- Maine ranked fifth (lock down the border, Charlie, too much stupid up there)
NM state senator, "I don't believe in the science behind masks. They don't work." : Coronavirus
New Mexico mask requirement hard to enforce when lawmakers, officials flout health policy | Coronavirus | - State Sen. Greg Baca did not wear a face covering during the five-day special legislative session last month, and Sen. Cliff Pirtle rarely put one on. Both are Republicans, (macho small-dick Refucks)
Britain is the worst-hit country outside of the US and Brazil. It STILL won't wear masks : Coronavirus

Eschaton: The Plan Is Fuck You And Your Children Too - The Plan Is Fuck You And Your Children Too -- Everybody dies. -- - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kept up the administration's push to reopen U.S. schools in the fall on Sunday, but failed to embrace any blueprint - including federal health guidelines - for how that could be done safely.
We're going to lose a lot of teachers' -- Coronavirus kills beloved Arizona educator
Trump's newest assault on Americas public schools: They teach kids to 'hate their own country' -- Trump blamed public schools for the popular uprisings across the country that have led to the removal of statues honoring leaders of the Confederacy and other historical figures who owned slaves, such as George Washington (announces plan to elimiate all education in America)
DeVos says schools shouldn't get federal funds if they don't reopen in the fall : Coronavirus -- basically force children to go back to school, so their parents are forced to go back to work in the middle of a mismanaged pandemic.

New York City Without Coronavirus Deaths for First Time Since Start of Pandemic : Coronavirus

How California failed at coronavirus testing from the start - Los Angeles Times

Florida reports over 15,000 COVID-19 cases in single-day record : Coronavirus
Florida shatters national record with 15,300 new confirmed coronavirus cases - The Boston Globe
Florida = What you get when you let Republicans run things : PoliticalHumor

Covid-19 Cases Jump in Sunbelt Nursing Homes - WSJ - Current surge that has mostly infected the young now shows signs of reaching more-vulnerable elderly (old white boomers)

Florida shatters national record with 15,300 new confirmed coronavirus cases in one day - The Boston Globe
Disney World Opens Its Gates, With Virus Numbers Rising - The New York Times - Thousands of giddy visitors streamed into the Florida resort, as Disney tried to prove it can safely operate at a highly ad practice illegal. ngerous time.
Disney World's New 'Welcome Back' Video Looks Like a Bad Coronavirus Satire : Coronavirus

Florida breaks record of daily new covid cases: will start petition to annex them into the Atlantic and let them live out their lives as a free floating island. : PoliticalHumor (this was inevitable)
Florida woman calls Black bus rider a 'good little slave' for wearing a mask

As the pandemic surges, old people alarm their adult kids by playing bridge and getting haircuts - The Washington Post (die, stupid boomeers)

10,410 COVID-19 patients are currently in hospitals across Texas, up 27% from last week. 8,196 new cases in Texas today (by far a Sunday record) and 80 new deaths : Coronavirus

Merkel says the coronavirus pandemic has exposed leaders who rely on 'fact-denying populism' : worldnews
Lower cognitive ability linked to non-compliance with social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus outbreak : worldnews (dimbulbs will fuck you)
Changing Social Norm Compliance with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation | Science
Results from 27 countries suggest that, despite the risk of severe illness due to COVID-19, elderly people are not more willing to isolate when asked to, and aren't compliant with COVID-19 preventive measures. People aged 60 to 80 are also less likely than younger age groups to wear a mask outside : science (die, boomers)
Shelter-In-Place orders (SIPOs) reduced COVID-19 mortality and reduced the rate of growth in hospitalizations. Projections suggest as many as 250,000 - 370,000 deaths possibly averted by May 15 in the 42 states plus the District of Columbia with statewide SIPOs. : science (Trump tried to kill half a million people, only managed 120,000 so far)

[Resource] Posters to encourage mask use : CoronavirusMa

Okinawa demands answers from US after 61 marines contract coronovirus : worldnews ... There have been 0 new COVID cases in Okinawa since April, US military numbers have never been included in this figure because the US military refuses to disclose COVID information ... the US military is now responsible for a huge spike in infections that threatens to put all of this progress at risk, which is made worse by the US side's refusal to cooperate with local health officials. (machomen assholes)
Japan furious after dozens of US Marines stationed in country diagnosed with coronavirus in massive outbreak : Coronavirus
Military's COVID-19 cases growing at twice the nationwide rate (Trump will fire the generals but the militasry is all rightwing)

Only 12% want a return to the 'old normal' Britain after Covid-19 ... (Brits say a little health care would be nice and maybe less inequality)
Cases of child malnutrition in England double in last six months : news

More than half a million Hong Kong citizens had cast a ballot in pro-democracy primary elections : worldnews (China: "what votes?)

India imposes levy on all imported measuring tapes as Chinese dumping continues via third countries : worldnews

Thailand Moves to Legalize Same-Sex Unions, a Rare Step in Asia : worldnews

Netflix removes queer character from Turkish series after regulator's warning (Furkey and Fuckflix)

Russian city holds 2nd day of protest over governor arrest : news
Srebrenica 25 years on: World leaders urged to counter Serbian genocide denial : worldnews (Serbs: "what genocide?)

Two in three Scots support move to a four-day working week, says study : worldnews

Wilfried Zaha: Police arrest 12-year-old boy after racist messages sent to Crystal Palace winger : news
Wilfried Zaha on Twitter: "Woke up to this today." / Twitter

17.6 million unemployed Americans probably won't return to their pre-pandemic jobs : politics
After the fastest recession in U.S. history, the economic recovery may be fizzling - The Washington Post

Historians will likely rank Trump as one of the worst presidents : politics ("likely")
The Most Corrupt President in American History : politics
Roger Stone, coronavirus, and the 192 days that may destroy America as we know it | Will Bunch

Cutler: Putin used Facebook for Trump : politics -- The Putin-led campaign included the posting of thousands of false, misleading and socially divisive messages -- month after month throughout the presidential campaign--on platforms read by millions of Americans every day,

Alpha Male : PoliticalHumor

What Could Be More Impeachable Than Clemency for Roger Stone? | Trump's Latest Abuse of Power is So Flagrant That Republicans Should Want to Punish Him for Their Own Self-Preservation. But They won't ... The russian bounty thing comes to mind. Letting 130,000 of his fellow Americans die for no reason is also up there ...

The Supreme Court Lets Trump Run Out the Clock: The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won't see his taxes before November. (Repupblicans are cancer on the body-politic)

Virus outbreak reshapes presidential race in Sun Belt -- Joe Biden is now leading President Trump by six points in Florida, and the two are tied in Arizona and competitive in Texas, where Biden is down by just a point to Mr. Trump ...
Texas is a swing state in 2020, new polls reveal - CNNPolitics - President Donald Trump is in trouble in three states he won in 2016. He's tied with former Vice President Joe Biden in Arizona (46% to 46%), a state he won by four points in 2016. Trump's down 48% to 42% in Florida, a state he took by a point in 2016. But it's the third state, Texas, where the eye popping result comes from. It's Trump 46% to Biden's 45%, a result well within any margin of error.
Polls show Trump is losing to Joe Biden. They said the same thing 4 years ago against Hillary Clinton : politics
Joe Biden builds lead over Donald Trump in reliably red Texas, as voters sour on handling of virus : politics

Trump Campaign Mocked On Twitter For Citing Weather As Reason To Cancel NH Rally : politics
Scott Dworkin on Twitter: "Trump's staff said they canceled his NH rally due to weather, but there is no rain in sight. We all know they actually canceled because no one was gonna show
Three Weeks After Trump's Tulsa Rally, Oklahoma Reports Record High COVID-19 Numbers : politics (Trump just killed 100 people and no one cares bc he's already killed 100,000)

Americans Are the Victims of Trump's Delusional COVID-19 Response | The consequences of his incompetence become more apparent every day.
Joe Biden builds 5-point lead over Donald Trump in red Texas as some voters sour on handling of virusAmid rollbacks of the state
Hate group that took as much as $1 million in pandemic relief appears to have no income or employees

True : PoliticalHumor

Trump Wore a Mask. Sadly This Is News : politics
Wisconsin Lawmaker Has Coughing Fit At Mask-Optional State GOP Convention : politics (said "Marxists will destroy families")

Trump and McConnell are the twin tribunes of America's ruin -- vote thenm out

The Lincoln Project's 'Never Trump' ads expertly troll a president who never fails to take the bait : politics
The once-mocked 'Never Trump' movement becomes a sudden campaign force
Law and Order - YouTube

Trumps drop in polls has confident Democrats sensing 'a tsunami coming' in November

Our poor, persecuted president - The Boston Globe - Has any president in history suffered so much?

Meet the candidate who could flip Susan Collins' Senate seat blue

Evangelicals and patriarchy - Lawyers, Guns & Money - this critical period in the post-World War II era when these gender ideals fuse with anti-communist ideology and this overarching desire to defend Christian America. The idea that takes root during this period is that Christian masculinity, Christian men, are the only thing that can protect America from godless communism ... the most basic underlying point is that what Trump is perceived to be protecting is, above all, white Christian patriarchy. (cowboy America: and then the commie scare went away and all they were left with was racism and fuck the Satangelicals and also, Mel Gibson)
USC will remove a John Wayne exhibit after actor's racist comments resurfaced : news (racist asshole macho Nazi cowboy)

Seattle Police Department Says They'll Fire Most of Their Non-White Officers If the City Cuts Police Budget ... "We're going to reinforce our racism if you act on our racism" ... "The police have really been showing how appropriate the protests against them have." ..
Seattle mayor and police chief told to remedy 'unacceptable' arrest of Independent journalist : politics

Protesters confront Allentown mayor, police Saturday night about video of officer kneeling on man's neck (they missed the memo)

Man arrested and charged over missing Amish teenage girl who vanished last month : news
Boy gets loaded gun from couch, kills little brother during 'cops and robbers,' police say : news (dad leaves TWO LOADED GUNS in couch)

Former USA Gymnastics coach is arrested and faces charges of lewdness with a minor : news

'Ghosting the News' : Margaret Sullivan's Alarm Bell: The Threat to American Democracy That Has Nothing to Do With TrumpThe disappearance of local news is a slow-moving disaster (you've been hedged)

NY Times praises 'cancel culture' but skips its own racist history: Goodwin - Times patriarch Adolph S. Ochs contributed money to Confederate memorials the paper now finds so objectionable.

Tucker Carlsons chief writer resigns over racist and sexist posts, the latest trouble for Foxs most controversial star
Fox News condemns former Tucker Carlson writer for 'horrific' racist, sexist comments (like the Foxfuckers didn't know)
This joke writes itself. Thank you Fox News : PoliticalHumor

Civil War descendants in Brazil fly Confederate flags - The Washington Post
Colonization of the Congo basin - Wikipedia ... Leopold ... Yet, in the most astonishing and improbable way imaginable, he managed virtually single-handedly to upset the balance of power in Africa and usher in the terrible age of European colonialism on the black continent ... (speaking of deeply evil world-changing shit you never heard of)

Dont Fall For The 'Cancel Culture' Scam (Joke Rowling, transphobic and pro-slavery children's book author is your ideal)

Ubisoft sexual harassment probe claims three more executives : news (techbro assholes)

How Alex and Ani's Billion-Dollar Jewelry Empire Fell Apart | Marker - Unlucky Charms: The Rise and Fall of Billion-Dollar Jewelry Empire Alex and Ani - Astrology, private equity, a $1.1 billion gender discrimination lawsuit, and a precariously built bangle behemoth (influencers, or something)

Nick Cannon spreads antisemitic conspiracy theories online - TV host references 'Rothschild' control and claims that Black people arethe true Hebrews (Farrakhan, Black Hebrew Israelites)
Black Hebrew Israelites - Wikipedia

A newly developed cancer vaccine has shown promising signs in preclinical laboratory studies: The new vaccine could be potentially used to treat a variety of blood cancers and malignancies : science

Holding your partner's hand reduces pain according to new research : science

What's the biggest lie people still believe? : AskReddit

What is the strangest mystery that is still unsolved? : AskReddit

What's legal now, but probably won't be in 25 years?


CO2 in Earth's atmosphere nearing levels of 15m years ago | Sometime around 2025, the Earth is likely to have CO2 conditions not experienced since the Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum 15m years ago; around the time our ancestors are thought to have diverged from orangutans : worldnews
The Climate Crisis Will Be Just as Shockingly Abrupt : politics

350 elephants drop dead in Botswana, some walking in circles before doing face-plants : worldnews ... "I hate 2020" ... "I think it hates us back"

Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Increased By 25 Per Cent In 2020 : worldnews

It's 2022. What Does Life Look Like? The pandemic could shape the world, much as World War II and the Great Depression did.
Parts of U.S. scramble to shut down as country breaks another daily coronavirus record : Coronavirus

US reaches 1% of its population officially being confirmed as infected with coronavirus. : Coronavirus
U.S. sees spike in COVID-19 deaths, as experts predicted : Coronavirus
Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse : Coronavirus

American Passports Are Worthless Now (Map) | by Indi Samarajiva | Jul, 2020 | Medium - Oh the places you cango (Trump built the wall and you paid for it)
Fauci sidelined by Trump as he talks bluntly about pandemic - The Washington Post (Trump says he's much smarter, Fauci "made a lot of mistakes")

One Effect of COVID - Lawyers, Guns & Money - There were 32 million adults living with their parents or grandparents in April, the highest number on record
Catherine Rampell on Twitter: "There were 32 million adults living with their parents or grandparents in April, the highest number on record. Appears driven by both closure of college campuses & poor economic conditions" / Twitter

MA COVID-19 Data 7/11/20 : boston
167 New Confirmed Cases; 2.1% Positive - July 11 : CoronavirusMa - 105,457 total confirmed cases - 7,597 new tests - -60 hospital; -11 ICU; -3 intubated - 14 new confirmed deaths; 8,095 total - 121 new probable cases; 5,941 total - 0 new probable deaths; 215 total
Massachusetts sees lowest test positive rate of 1.6%, while other states soar as high as 27% : boston (Ronazona at 27.4%)
Rt is above 1 for Massachusetts : CoronavirusMa
Massachusetts Phase 3 reopening plan is hardly Vigilant

Rift grows between Trump, health experts amid coronavirus surge : politics

Bill Gates calls for COVID-19 meds to go to people who need them, not 'highest bidder' : worldnews
Lower cognitive ability linked to non-compliance with social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus outbreak : Coronavirus (dumbfucks will kill themselves and you)
Despite hopes that it would, summer weather has not stopped virus' spread in the U.S.
Shelter-In-Place Orders Reduced COVID-19 Mortality And Reduced The Rate Of Growth In Hospitalizations : Coronavirus
44% of COVID-19 cases are the result of transmission during the pre-symptomatic phase. Median time of symptom onset is 5 days. Infectiousness begins at 2 days : Coronavirus
If the coronavirus is really airborne, we might be fighting it the wrong way : Coronavirus (6 fucking months later)
Doctors note new COVID-19 symptoms in young adults : Coronavirus

Penny Wong says coronavirus catastrophe fuelling 'a macho strain of nationalism' (at least until all the dicks die)

New York reports lowest 3-day average coronavirus death toll since March 16 : Coronavirus

Nine states record new single-day COVID-19 infection highs : worldnews ... GA, LA, IA, UT, OH, MT, WI, ID, AK
'Code blue': Texas COVID deaths higher than publicly reported - and spiking : politics
Texas Lt. Governor Is Determined to Sacrifice Everyone but Himself for GOP Convention : politics
Senator John Cornyn Claims He Doesn't Know If Kids Can Get And Transmit COVID-19 (ruled by evil Republican morons)
Sen. Cornyn as Texas reports 550 child cases: 'We still don't know' if kids can get, transmit COVID
First Pediatric Death in South Carolina related to Covid- 19 : Coronavirus

As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of 'Highest Risk'
1 in 4 teachers at risk of serious illness if infected with coronavirus : politics
'I Don't Want to Go Back' : Many Teachers Are Fearful and Angry Over Pressure to Return
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of 'Highest Risk'
Eschaton: No You Don't - Maybe I am dumb and the schools should all open but so many people talk about it like it's an unavoidable inevitability. ... "Well, it's not safe to send our children into the lava pit, and yet we must."
Opinion | Reopening Schools Will Be a Huge Undertaking. It Must Be Done. - The New York Times (NYT tells America to fuck off and die so they can sell newpapers)

Eschaton: And A Thousand Online Education Grifters Just Shit Themselves - Online education (whatever its valid uses and merits) has been a way for the a group of grifters to take the money given to people who do useful things (teach) and put it in their pockets instead. They are going to be so mad at My President.

BPRoberts comments on Teachers union in nation's second-largest school district wants schools to remain closed (OK, the underlying problem is that America has been fucking education for years because rightwingers hate teachers and children and now all schools are in terrible shape and understaffed)

Syracuse, NY: Asymptomatic Child Spread Disease to At least 16 After BeingS stateent to In-Home Daycare by a Mom Who Didn't Report Symptoms. Daycare Owner Did Temperature Checks and Sanitized Object, but Couldn't Detect or Prevent Spread from Asymptomatic Child.
Florida restaurant shuts down after cook calls to report COVID diagnosis but 'felt good' -- and dies hours later : Coronavirus
Norman couple urging caution after 6 of 8 birthday dinner attendees test positive for COVID-19 : Coronavirus

Florida COVID-19 cases top a quarter million : Coronavirus
Florida coronavirus: 10K new COVID-19 cases reported : Coronavirus
Dozens of Florida hospitals max out of ICU capacity amid surge in COVID-19 cases : Coronavirus

"Lord knows, I can't change" sounds better in the song than it does with hell to pay - Lawyers, Guns & Money -- The virus is raging absolutely out of control in Florida. The reaction of the store brand Trump who was elected the state's governor is to keep his head down and keep ensuring that more and more people remain dead: ... That resurgence began within two weeks of initial reopening, the analysis shows the amount of time experts say it takes to see the impact of policy decisions on rates of transmission. (two weeks for the bodybags and refrigerator trucks to show up)

Coronavirus rages in Orange County, but don't tell that to Disney fans : Coronavirus - The mouse demands a sacrifice

If everyone wears a mask, 58% of Covid-19 deaths could be prevented by fall, study says : Coronavirus
Florida County Commissioner Who Voted Against Masks In Hospital With COVID : politics ... Paul Waldron -- the commissioner for St. Johns County just south of Jacksonville, Florida -- has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently in the hospital in critical condition. Last week, Waldron voted against a countywide order requiring all residents to wear face masks as a way to prevent coronavirus infections (instant fucking karma)
Commissioner who Voted Against Masks in Critical Condition with COVID-19 - Republican St. Johns County Commissioner Paul Waldron (whoah, check out the co-morbidities, how do men get such fat necks?)
'The price of denial' : Teenager died after attending church party as Florida reopened ... These kids were told Jesus would protect them within a prayer bubble. The pastor is complicit ... President Trump is the most evil man who's ever been in the White House. That much is becoming clear to us day by day. 136,000+ deaths and counting. This is his legacy..
'I thought this was a hoax': Patient in their 30s dies after attending 'COVID party' | WOAI -- Just before the patient died, they looked at their nurse and said "I think I made a mistake I thought this was a hoax, but it's not" (even used Trump's term for the deadly virus)
37-year-old Port Clinton war vet dies from COVID-19 complications on Fourth of July | Richard Rose in April posted on Facebook that he would not wear a mask. In an unlikely turn of events, he lost his battle with COVID-19 three months later : Coronavirus
Tuscaloosa man dies of COVID-19, family says he refused to wear mask : Coronavirus ... "I'm not going to stop living my life" ...
Elderly maskless man wields gun after getting kicked out of Arizona yogurt shop : Coronavirus ... 64-year-old Steven Covington entered Tiki Hut Frozen Yogurt (64 is "elderly")

Kimberly Guilfoyle's COVID-19 diagnosis reportedly creates Hamptons panic : Coronavirus

What We Lose When Retail Stores Disappear | by Marissa Evans | Jul, 2020 | ZORA - Second-act careers for women vanish with the demise of department stores and malls

In Latin America, the Pandemic Threatens Equality Like Never Before - The New York Times (there never was any but it'll get worse)

Canadians push back as U.S. Congress pressures Canada to reopen shared border : worldnews ... Today Canada reported 321 new cases. The US reported 63,000 (keep the American rapists out)
Ireland introduces new legislation that punishes non-mask wearers in mask compulsory zones to six months in prison and/or a 2500 fine : worldnews

Almost half of PhD students surveyed in Australia expect to drop out in the next six months for financial reasons : worldnews

US State Dept warns American citizens to "exercise increased caution" in China, may b e degained "without access to U.S. consular services, face "prolonged interrogations and extended detention" ("prolonged" torture")

Nepal bans Indian news channels for running propaganda : worldnews ... Imagine if almost every single TV news in the country channel was OANN, but run by illiterates. Many of them also run newspapers that would put Breitbart to shame.

A 10yr old Yemeni girl after getting divorce from her husband. : pics
Sudan ratifies law criminalizing female genital mutilation : worldnews
Kuwait Just Appointed 8 Female Judges in a Historic First : worldnews

Greece condemns Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque : worldnews

Srebrenica: 25 years on, Europe remembers its largest massacre since the Second World War : worldnews (Serbs)

Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia : worldnews

Protests Rock Russian Far East With Calls for Putin to Resign : news

'Nymphomaniac' Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell 'filmed powerful people having sex with underage girls'

Boris Johnson urged to raise freedom of press concerns with Trump after arrest of The Independent's chief US correspondent ... chief US correspondent Andrew Buncombe was arrested while covering a Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle The experienced reporter was handcuffed, shackled and placed in a red prison uniform while being detained for more than six hours in a police cell, in an incident which was described as "very concerning" by the Foreign Office. He now faces a charge carrying a maximum penalty of 364 days in jail and a $5,000 (#4,000) fine, despite having been alone at the time of his arrest, having remained on the right side of police cordon tape and having shown his press credentials when challenged by officers (Trump's "America" but Barry's FBI did worse shit and he floated off into the distance)

Trump demands extradition of former MI6 officer Christopher Steele over Russia dossier : politics ... He committed the worst crime - he wrote mean things about Hair Fuhrer.

The 1 Percent Are Cheating Us Out of a Quarter-Trillion Dollars in Taxes Every Year : politics

Trumps commutation of Roger Stones sentence is an unforgivable betrayal of his office
The Most Conspicuous Scandal in American History - The Atlantic - The amazing thing about the saga is how much of it happened in the full light of day.
Former Top Mueller Deputy Wants Roger Stone Hauled Before Grand Jury in New York : politics
Robert Mueller: Roger Stone remains a convicted felon, and rightly so - The Washington Post
Robert Mueller: Roger Stone remains a convicted felon, and rightly so : politics
Legal analyst on Stone: 'Our standards have sunk so low' : politics
Mitt Romney Slams Donald Trumps Commutation For Roger Stone: 'Historic Corruption'
'Unprecedented, historic corruption' : Why Trump's pardon history is extraordinary
The Roger Stone Commutation Is Even More Corrupt Than It Seems - Lawfare (talk about pointy-heads)
Fact-checking the White House's statement announcing Roger Stone's commutation - CNNPolitics

Dishonorable discharger: Team Trump rewards those who betray the nation, punishes those who serve it honorably : politics (Rethugs elected a commie confederate cofrupt traitor, media went la-di-la, hello Haberputz)
Chris Hayes Unloads On GOP: One Of Worst Parties In Power In Entire Democratic World
Expert warns the US is approaching 'one of the most unstable times in the history of our country' : politics
The Most Dangerous Phase of Trump's Rule : His threat to democracy is nothing to laugh at (haha, HYT slipped "rule" in there)

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic (gets makeup all over the inside)

President Trump wears mask in public for the first time during visit to Walter Reed Medical Center : Coronavirus (they told him if wore the mask people would stop talking about Roger Stone ...
Dark Satanic Millian Liberalism - Lawyers, Guns & Money (Rick Scott, Face of Satan)
John & Belle Have A Blog: Dead Right (historical reference +Frumm)

Opinion | Trump Would Like to See You Now - The New York Times - Why does the president want to open everything up? It's not because it's safe to do so

The worst president ever keeps getting worse : politics
Trump's GOP is becoming a Garish Opera of Paranoia
This may sound like Trumps wackiest conspiracy theory. But its actually true. ... President Trump has convinced his own supporters of the false conspiracy theory that mail-in ballots are subject to rampant fraud so much so that Republicans are, evidently, refusing to vote by mail.

Senate Dems demand to see copies of Trump's intelligence briefings on Russian bounties : politics (that'll work)

Donald Trump Ignores Miami's Mandatory Mask Rule After Landing in COVID-19 Hotspot Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez previously said the president should wear a mask if he visited south Florida.
Trump claims 'nobody ever heard' Abraham Lincoln was a Republican until he pointed it out (galaxy-brained stupid)
The point isn't that the cognitive test is easy. The point is that Trump keeps bragging about it.

Trump Allegedly Suggested Selling Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria Approached : politics (to Putin, for $24)

Running Out the Clock Is This Administration*'s Primary Legal Strategy These Days : politics

Bill Barr Tried To Ratf*ck SDNY, Former USA Geoffrey Berman Testifies : politics
Barr 'decapitates' third U.S. attorney's office looking at Trump
Barr upends U.S. Attorney succession in EDNY : politics

'Wasting No Time,' Judge in Trump Tax Return Case Orders Parties to Submit Argument Summaries Next Week
July 16 Hearing Set in N.Y. Trump Tax Case After Supreme Court Ruling : politics
After court loss, Trump's N.Y. tax case back to judge who called immunity claim 'repugnant' : politics

Pelosi: Trump's been a failure in every way from the start : politics
Democrats, it's too soon to cheer Trump's defeat : politics

Jared Kushner said the US would be 'really rocking again' by July. 7 states are shutting back down, and new COVID-19 cases have set records 6 times in July's first 10 days. : politics
Trump says U.S. doing fine as 70,000 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in a day : politics
As Trump's COVID-19 approval plunges, his polling starts to mirror one-term presidents (lizard-boy is on it)

Trump only has one real skill: Corruption : politics

Trump threatens to revoke schools' tax-exempt status if they're too 'liberal' : politics
Trump Mocked After Threatening To Remove Universities' Tax-Exempt Status - "The would-be dictator wants to withhold funding based on the content of speech. So much for the Constitution," said ethics expert Walter Shaub. : politics

The Trump campaign relies on a huge network of QAnon accounts to spread conspiracy theories and disinformation, data shows : politics

Concern over turnout was factor in postponing Trump rally, GOP advisers say - Fears that the coronavirus and the weather would dampen the attendance helped postpone the New Hampshire re-election event. ("postponed" = Trumpeze for "canceled")

The US Catholic church may be the largest recipient of federal coronavirus aid, with as much as $3.5 billion, AP analysis says : politics (pays no taxes, your money just went to support a stupid religion)
Catholic Dioceses That Paid Huge Sex-Abuse Settlements Managed to Get PPP Loans : politics (haha, they got more than their money back from Dumpster )
Tom Brady's personal brand approved for PPP loan The Bucs quarterback was one of many athletes and programs that received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. (the "loans" will be forgiven)
Beneficiaries of the PPP included a lettuce farming venture backed by Trump's son, Kushner companies, and a dentist who golfs with the president. The figures were released after a lawsuit by several news organizations, including ProPublica

Trump's Twitter account inexplicably liked a 'bring the stripper back' tweet in the middle of the night : politics

It's the duty of the White House press secretary to hold briefings. But not like this. (lyin' ass Kayleigh +RealClearReublicanPolitics)

Trump: 'Shouldn't be hard' for Kanye West to take away votes from Biden : politics

The swift boating of Tammy Duckworth -- With the senator and decorated veteran on the VP shortlist, Trump's cronies try to impugn her.

Susan Collins, Congress's last New England Republican, facing toughest reelection yet : politics (Lyin' Suzie-Floozy going down, lock her up!)

Senate update: Democratic control more likely because of Trump - Alaska, South Carolina seats in play; McSally an underdog (Sally McSally-Dally)

People who claim to be the only 'real' Americans are the worst Americans : politics

Ann Coulter Backs Democrat to Defeat Mitch McConnell : politics ... Because what we are witnessing here has many different subplots and we are beginning to see (at least publicly and in more detail) the divides and splintered relationships within the GOP. And with this latest development, Coulter has simply put the American public on alert that the games have fully commenced. There is now a mad scramble for the future of a post-Trump Republican party. Get your popcorn and place your bets.

Joe Kennedy III Hired a Cop to Advise Him on Race and Justice : massachusetts ... In 2018, he voted for the Protect and Serve Act, known more colloquially as the "Blue Lives Matter bill" ... As the ACLU, along with 27 other civil rights and government accountability organizations, noted in their condemnation, the legislation "perpetuates a false narrative that police are under increasing attack by their communities" ..."does not call for support services, better training, improved safety measures, increased supervision' ... Instead, it increases already harsh penalties for causing harm to cops, including up to 10 years in prison ... (very special copsters)

Ted Cruz said his Nike boycott was exerting free speech, but people boycotting Goya Foods are silencing speech : politics (in the extremely bad probably-not-really-human dept)

'Ashamed' Trump 2016 Voters Explain Why They're Ditching The President
'Republicans are really fed up' : GOP increasingly splits with Trump as his polls drag
House Democrat warns about 'inaccurate' polls: Trump voters 'fundamentally undercounted' : politics ... I mean, this has been the year of black swans.

When Val Demings Stood by Police Officers Accused of Excessive Force - POLITICO - VP hopeful has billed herself as a reformer, but people who followed her years as Orlando police chief think otherwise. (Kamala v.2.0)

One More Confederate Monument to Destroy: The Electoral College : politics
What To Do About Jefferson - Lawyers, Guns & Money - This Smithsonian piece from 2012 blows up any remaining myths that Jefferson was some kind of relatively benevolent slaveholder. He was not a benevolent master, not at all ... The memorial is a shrine to a man who during his lifetime owned more than 600 slaves and had at least six children with one of them

Why Won't Democrats Just Come Out for Legalizing Marijuana? (Sleepy Joe is committed to his war on drugz)

Facebook considers political advertising blackout ahead of U.S. election : politics

Feds deny Walzs request for aid to rebuild after riotsMore than 1,500 buildings suffered damage in the unrest (Trump wants to showcase the "carnage" fuck everybody elese)
A deeper look at areas most damaged by rioting, looting in Minneapolis, St. Paul -

At least 66 vehicle attacks have been reported since May protests began : politics

Arkansas officer charged with manslaughter after shooting other officer through door : news

Philly's police union says it didn't invite Proud Boys to a Pence after-party. It didn't ask them to leave, either.

Baltimore Police sergeant arrested, accused of extortion and kidnapping contractor while on duty, county police say - Baltimore Sun

With Veto-Proof Majority, Seattle City Council Votes to Defund Police by 50% : politics (top cop makes $450,000/yr)

Portland Place couple who confronted protesters have a long history of not backing down | Metro |
Police search St. Louis mansion of couple who pointed guns at protesters: reports : news
St. Louis couple shown in viral photos served with search warrant |

Histories of Cop Technologies - Lawyers, Guns & Money (semi-non-lethal sometimes if you're lucky)

Police Encounter With Distraught Man In Cambridge Under Investigation CBS Boston

N.J. cop accused of installing GPS on suspect's vehicle without a warrant ... rofessional reputation in all law enforcement circles is solid and estimable. In this case, there was no hindering or falsification whatsoever. He was entirely truthful throughout the internal affairs process. That said, this prosecution is, let's say, both daft and cretinous in content"
Fla. sergeant fired, arrested after pointing gun at head of man in custody : news

Portland Place couple who confronted protesters have a long history of not backing down | Metro | (deep dive into entitled idiocy)

American Boogaloo: Meme or Terrorist Movement? - The Atlantic - The Boogaloo Tipping Point : What happens when a meme becomes a terrorist movement?

Professional racist also does it for free - Lawyers, Guns & Money (Fucker Carlson)
Eschaton: CANCELLED - Liberal fascism won't stop until every racist incel is prevented from being the head writer for a prominent news show!

Eli5: Derivatives. The U.S.A has 687 trillion dollars of "currency and credit derivatives." What exactly does this mean? : explainlikeimfive

TIL that in the 1920 Presidential election (the first where women were allowed to vote), only 36% of eligible women turned up at the polls, partly due to barriers like poll taxes and literacy tests, both of which are now illegal. : todayilearned

Researchers say a breathalyzer has flaws, casting doubt on countless convictions : technology (another cop/prison industrial complex scam)

A new study suggests that upper middle- to upper-class people tend to be unaware of their class privilege. When shown evidence of said privilege, they were more likely to provide merit-based excuses focused on personal struggle and hard work. : science

Astronomers Detect a Giant Galaxy Lighting Up The Universe Right After The Big Bang : worldnews

Power pioneer Hideaki Horie invents new battery 90% cheaper than lithium-ion. : technology

Positive thinking has long been extolled as the route to happiness, but a new study shows that realists enjoy a greater sense of long-term wellbeing than optimists : science

Cognitive behavioural therapy delivered electronically to treat people with depression is more effective than face to face. : science

Single man Peter Mutabaz adopts 13yo boy after his adoptive parents abandoned him in a hospital : pics
HandsomeSpider comments on Single man Peter Mutabaz adopts 13yo boy after his adoptive parents abandoned him in a hospital - Im a veteran with complex ptsd, first traumas since I was five. Anger, fear, depression, anxiety, all of it for sooo long. Tried therapy; seven different approaches. The only thing that has worked is EMDR. Trust me. Trust me, it works so well.
Find an EMDR Therapist, EMDR Psychologist, EMDR Counselor - Psychology Today

What's the most uncomfortable question you can ask someone?

What's the worst thing that's happened to one of your friends? : AskReddit

Straight people who dated/ married a closeted gay person, how did you find out they were gay? : AskReddit

Reddit Bans the Forum Dedicated to President Trump - The Atlantic - Reddit Is Done Pretending The Donald Is Fine

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web : technology


Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show - The Boston Globe

EU has failed to halt decline of bees and butterflies, auditors say - European lawmakers also said this trend endangers the 76% of food production in Europe that depends on pollination : worldnews
Brazil bows to investor pressure, bans setting fires in Amazon : worldnews (Fuckanaro laughs, "fake it for the Englishman"
Lion, jaguar and leopard body parts are being increasingly sought as substitutes to tiger products by traffickers, a major UN report has found, but demand for ivory and rhino horn has shown signs of a sustained fall. : worldnews (China barbarians)
Mysterious pink "watermelon snow" has been appearing in the Italian Alps -- and it may warn of environmental disaster (the world is bleeding)

Lack Of Unity Is A Bigger Threat Than Coronavirus, WHO Chief Says In Emotional Speech : worldnews

228,102 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Thursday, the biggest one-day increase so far, according to WHO. 28% was in the U.S. 5,565 new deaths : Coronavirus
BNO Newsroom on Twitter: "228,102 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Thursday, the biggest one-day increase so far, according to WHO. 28% was in the U.S. 5,565 new deaths" / Twitter (look at the graph)

Hong Kong closed its entire school system over less than 100 new COVID-19 cases. Trump is pushing to send 57 million kids back to school in the middle of the world's worst outbreak. : politics
These Arizona teachers shared a classroom for summer school. All 3 contracted COVID-19. 1 died. : politics
Harvard doc: If schools fully reopen, they'll have to close by Columbus Day : boston (and Brookline admin is a disaster)

Make America Sci and Proof that k Again | NeuroLogica Blog : Coronavirus (Republicans really fucked the country, this time obviously in real-time)

Broad disapproval for Trump's handling of coronavirus, race relations: POLL - ABC News
Approval of Trump's coronavirus response drops 14 points among independents in 1 month
Trump the victim: President complains in private about the pandemic hurting himself - The Washington Post

The US has run out of time and excuses. Now we'll be forced to watch thousands die of coronavirus.
Trump says Fauci 'made a lot of mistakes' - The infectious disease expert says he hasn't briefed the president on coronavirus in two months. (dead Americans are BOOOORRRRING Trump said)
Fauci: "I have a reputation, as you probably have figured out, of speaking the truth at all times and not sugar-coating things. And that may be one of the reasons why I haven't been on television very much lately"
The US is in the middle of "a very serious problem," Fauci says : Coronavirus
Birx: Largest percentage of Inpatient COVID-19 cases have income of less than $25,000 : Coronavirus

Coronavirus testing in the US is abysmal. Again. : Coronavirus (Jared cackles behing the curtain)
"As many as 1 in 150 people in U.S. are infected with coronavirus" -Dr. Gottlieb : Coronavirus

U.S. reports more than 61,000 new cases of coronavirus, setting new global record : Coronavirus
U.S. Hits Another Record for New Coronavirus Cases - The New York Times - U.S. officials reported more than 59,880 cases on Thursday.
How Coronavirus Cases Have Risen Since States Reopened - The New York Times (Floriduh, Fuckazona, South Fuckilina, Tehahaha and leading the pack, Idafuck for the win, New England smirks)

MA COVID-19 Data 7/10/20 : boston
105,290 total confirmed cases - 12,794 new tests - -3 hospital; -5 ICU; +5 intubated - 28 new confirmed deaths; 8,081 total deaths - 61 new probable cases; 5,820 total - 0 new probable deaths; 215 total
Is Your State Doing Enough Coronavirus Testing? - The New York Times
Success for MA testing capacity - at 152% of target level : CoronavirusMa
What is going on with the IHME model? : CoronavirusMa
Free COVID-19 testing local and available to EVERYONE : boston - Chelsea, Everett, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Marlborough, New Bedford

Marty Walsh: Boston Had Highest Number of Coronavirus Cases in a Month on Wednesday : boston

'Mild' cases of coronavirus may have serious long-term and recurring effects
Pathologist Found Blood Clots In 'Almost Every Organ' During Autopsies On COVID-19 Patients : science
The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says - The New York Times - The agency also explained more directly that people without symptoms may spread the virus. The acknowledgments should have come sooner, some experts said. (six months later shocking news)
Covid-19 is 1,000 times more efficient at infecting humans than its closest relative found in bats because it evolved from several coronaviruses which merged together. : worldnews
Severe brain damage possible even with mild Corona symptoms : worldnews
Gilead's Remdesivir was associated with an improvement in clinical recovery and a 62 percent reduction in the risk of mortality compared with standard of care

Fact check: Metal strip in medical masks is not a 5G antenna : Coronavirus (extreme eye-roll)

'Worse Than New York' : How Coronavirus Exploded in South Carolina ... Last week, thousands of boaters gathered at Lake Murray to declare their support for President Trump, while organizers of a motorcycle event in Myrtle Beach next week say they have no intention of modifying or canceling the annual tradition ... (die, assholes)

More than 1 in 3 Americans say they know someone who has been sick from coronavirus, survey shows : Coronavirus

NEW: Florida reports 11,433 new cases of coronavirus and 93 new deaths : Coronavirus (DeSantis: "kids don't transmit the virus" )
More than 11,000 children test positive for coronavirus in Florida : Coronavirus
Excess deaths raise concerns about pandemic death toll in Florida (even without DeSantis not telling anything)
7,000 Floridians hospitalized with COVID-19; state finally releases data by county : Coronavirus ... This is the most serious public health emergency in United States History and our leaders have left us to die.
On eve of Disney World reopening, Florida posts another daily surge in COVID-19 cases : Coronavirus
Florida Governor says risk to school children 'very low', School kids are not vectors of transmission : Coronavirus (see the NC story of kids infecting their grandpartents, DeSantis is committed to the Trump delusion)
Miami has a 33.5% positivity rate, or percentage of people tested who test positive : Coronavirus ... totally bonkers. Highest positivity rate in Germany was 9% of 406K tests in week 14, April
The curve is no longer flat': Nearly half of Florida's ICUs are at least 90% full : Coronavirus

Gov. Abbott didn't listen to coronavirus warnings and Texans died (the Party of Death always kills people)
Abbott Warns Texas' COVID-19 Numbers Are 'Going to Look Worse' Next week (Die for Trump)
'All the hospitals are full' : In Houston, overwhelmed ICUs leave COVID-19 patients waiting in ER
6-week-old infant dies of COVID-19 in Texas, official says : Coronavirus
Fewer than 1,000 ICU beds are available in Texas : Coronavirus
Texas border county had 'model' Covid-19 response - then the governor stepped in : Coronavirus

Arizona governor takes little action as state remains a global hot spot for COVID-19 (Douchey)
Phoenix Mayor: Maricopa County Medical Examiner at 97% capacity, adding refrigerated trucks : Coronavirus (for all the dead bodies, good job, Republican Ronazona)

Alabama man dies of COVID-19, family says he refused to wear mask : Coronavirus -- Amy and Tyler Hinton say their father, Joe Hinton, thought COVID-19 was a hoax and didn't believe in wearing masks (another dead Trumpster)
Mississippi lawmakers get coronavirus after refusing to wear masks : Coronavirus
Coronavirus: 1 in 6 Mississippi lawmakers infected with Covid-19, forcing two-week shutdown of statehouse : Coronavirus (Republicans)
Mississippi's five largest hospitals are out of ICU beds

Coronavirus in Georgia: More than 4,000 new COVID-19 cases, 300+ hospitalizations reported in 1 day : Coronavirus
Georgia shatters record for daily coronavirus cases : Coronavirus
Family gathering infects 41 people with the coronavirus, NC health official says : Coronavirus (check it out good graph of community spread of stupidty and evil)
Missouri Summer Camp Closes After 82 Kids and Staff Infected with Coronavirus : Coronavirus (OPEN THE SCHOOLS, PATRIOTS)

Masks will be required in Kentucky starting July 10 : news (and then a Republican judge killed it)
Ohio lawmaker Candice Keller shops without a mask in Butler County, posts about it: 'Be brave.' : ... She did wear a blue hat featuring an American flag and the name "Reagan" (FOAD, Bitch)
Ohio breaks record with 1,525 new coronavirus cases : Coronavirus

Massachusetts man pulls gun on person not wearing face mask inside store : Coronavirus (meanwhile, in Massachusett)

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to reject place on EU's vaccine scheme - 'The government walking away from this EU deal just smacks of ideological dogma' : worldnews
Face coverings now compulsory in Scotland's shops : worldnews

In government's absence, Mexicans turn to cartels for pandemic aid

Brazil's Bolsonaro vetoes plans to offer COVID-19 support to indigenous people : worldnews (orders them to build their own railroad cars)

Hong Kong closed its entire school system over less than 100 new COVID-19 cases. Trump is pushing to send 57 million kids back to school in the middle of the world's worst outbreak. : worldnews (Putin upped his bounties)

KFC birthday party in Melbourne costs $26,000 in Covid-19 fines after police track order : worldnews
KFC birthday party in Melbourne costs $26,000 in Covid-19 fines after police track order | Victoria | The Guardian - Police followed their car to a townhouse in the suburb where they found a group of people who then tried to hide in the backyard, garage and under beds.

UN: Coronavirus will create 45 million more poor people in Latin America, UN report warns : worldnews

China warns of 'unknown pneumonia' more deadly than coronavirus in Kazakhstan : worldnews
Kazakhstan denies Chinese government report that country has 'unknown pneumonia' outbreak more deadly than Covid-19 (totalitarian KaFuckistan)

China says it will hit back against new U.S. sanctions over Uighur rights : worldnews
China coerces hundreds of Chinese-born critics in U.S. to return home, FBI chief says. The families of those who refuse to return are threatened and some have been arrested in China "for leverage"
First launch of Chinese Kuaizhou-11 rocket ends in failure : worldnews

Hong Kong police raid office of pro-democracy camp primary election co-organisers and seize PCs at night before election : worldnews
TikTok disappears from Hong Kong app stores after new national security law comes into effect : worldnews

U.S. approves $620 million missile upgrade package for Taiwan : worldnews
Angering China, Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, extends visas : worldnews

YouTube is not required to hand over the email or IP address of users who upload films illegally to its video platform, Europe's top court rules : worldnews

Sex traffickers left thousands of women to starve during Italy lockdown - Gangs abandoned trafficked Nigerian women without access to food or funds amid coronavirus pandemic : worldnews

Iran executes man for drinking alcohol - IHR : worldnews

Days ahead of 2nd hearing in trial, Netanyahu's lawyer resigns from defense team : worldnews -- premier's request for permission to receive funds from a foreign benefactor to pay his legal fees in his corruption trial was refused ... No pay, no play. (Republican in Michigam)

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul monument to become a mosque again as Turkish Islamic conservatives triumph : worldnews (muzfucks in Furkey)

Frenchman facing death in Indonesia for molesting hundreds of kids : worldnews ... This guy has links to Jeffrey Epstein and was a major donor to Trump's inauguration.

The Netherlands brings MH17 case against Russia before European Court of Human Rights : worldnews
Russian governor Sergei Furgal arrested over links to several murders : worldnews ... In the last election, he defeated a candidate from Putin's United Russia party.

The long-awaited report into Russian influence in British politics could soon be cleared for publication, after Downing Street confirmed that MPs will vote on Monday on the establishment of a new Intelligence and Security Committee : worldnews

A QAnon Supporter Has Raised $140K To Prosecute Justin Trudeau : worldnews ... Sure is weird seeing this fantasy non-stop changing incoherent fanfiction gaining any sort of traction.

For Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's alleged recruiter, a private battle has become a public reckoning
Ghislaine Maxwell's Lawyers Claim She Was Never in Hiding, Hadn't Seen Epstein for a Decade

Pentagon chief confirms he was briefed on intelligence about Russian payments to the Taliban : worldnews - Republicans brought up Benghazi for years, and this is a million times worse. I wonder if they'll vote or a president who let this happen. (Suzie Collins will get back to you)
A top terrorism fighter's s dire warning - Russell Travers detailed his concerns to the intelligence community's watchdog. Days later, he says, Richard Grenell fired him (Trump traitors to America, top to bottom)

Twelve signs Trump would try to run a fascist dictatorship in a second term - The Washington Post - He lies about voter fraud, admires authoritarians, tries to suppress free speech and uses the law against those who would hold him accountable

Students shun American dream, eye Canada, UK : worldnews

Pentagon: US will respond if Russia bounty reports are true : news (get back to us in a year or two, they said)

Trump's Defense Secretary Still Has No Idea Who OK'd The Military Tear Gassing Of DC Protesters (lies all the time)

Trump says doctors were 'very surprised' by his 'unbelievable' results on a cognitive test ("they said I'm the smartest person in the known universe!)
Trump Says He 'Aced' Cognitive Test, but White House Wont Release Details ... (the Biden smear backfired bc Trump is a moron)

Colin Powell: Trump doesn's understand U.S. history, Confederates 'were not great Americans'

Marie Yovanovitch on Vindman retirement: 'He deserved better than this. Our country deserved better than this'

Roger Stone: Trump implies he's ready to grant clemency to his friend and ally - CNNPolitics
Trump Commutes Sentence of Roger Stone in Case He Long Denounced, Official Says : news ... AG Barr was reportedly telling Trump not to do this because it would cause a "mutiny within the DOJ" ... White House counsel Pat Cipollone is against the move, and even Attorney General Bill Barr is opposed ... People close to Trump fear he won't listen. " You can't underestimate how hard it is to get information through to him ... When you talk to him, he just talks at you. He doesn't like to read memos, so there's not really a way to get through to him. Everyone agrees (baby Trump with his fingers in his ears, good job Republicans) )

The real villain of Mary Trump's family tell-all isn't Donald. It's Fred. ... We know that many presidents have had daddy issues: dreaming of their absent fathers (we got fucked by two in a row)

Opinion | Donald Trump's Deadly Coronavirus Delusions - The New York Times - He won't give up on a failing pandemic strategy -- Krugman (Trump's "American carnage")
The extra $600 a week unemployment benefit probably won't be extended

White House Advisers Sick of Trump's 'Woe is Me' Attitude to Crisis, Says Report ... 135,000 dead and you're bummed about how bad it makes you look. Yup, might be a sociopath

The Cost of the Evangelical Betrayal: White, conservative Christians who set aside the tenets of their faith to support Donald Trump are now left with little to show for it. : politics (Suckergelicals)

TikTok Teens Are "Going To War" Against Trump After Republicans Call To Ban The App. : worldnews

An Unexpected Struggle for Trump: Defining an Elusive Biden - The New York Times - With only six weeks to the Republican National Convention, President Trump has yet to find a framework for attacking his opponent ("Sleepy Joe" ain't cuttin' it)
Biden says he can 'hardly wait' to debate 'stable genius' Trump
This : PoliticalHumor
"They're saying, 'We'd like to see Biden Crush Trump' For Some on Wall Street Beating Trump Is More Important Than Money (when you've lost the captialists ... )
'Never Trump' movement returns for Act II, armed with the President's own words and record - CNNPolitics

Trump's campaign, struggling in the polls, aims for comeback - Los Angeles Times - Trump scrubs New Hampshire rally as campaign struggles to reboot (hahaha)
?????? THE TRUMP RALLY IN NH HAS BEEN CANCELLED ?????? : massachusetts
I Was at the Tulsa Rally With Anti-Trump Vets. The President Should Be Worried. : politics ... "Antifa!" one man yelled directly into a Marine vet's face ...
'I regret voting for Trump -- voter's emorse in Pennsylvania
What Women Want - The Bulwark - what women who voted for Trump in 2016 are saying about him now ... despite saying "grab 'em by the pussy' Trump still received the votes of 44 percent of white college-educated women and 61 percent of non-college-educated white women (they wanted him to grab HILLARY'S pussy)
Republican says he'd rather vote for a 'tuna fish sandwich' over Trum h

Ronald Reagan Wasn't the Good Guy President Anti-Trump Republicans Want You to Believe In (shocking revelations)
Trump Is Selling White Grievance. The Suburbs Arent Buying It. ("angry mods will carnage your suburban neighborhood")

Goya's CEOP said the U.S. is "truly blessed" with President Trump. Latinos are now boycotting ... This gonna be good: Hardcore Trump supporters now buying Latino food "to own the libs"

AP: Catholic Church lobbied for taxpayer funds, got $1.4B ... used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules (and paid zero taxes)
Company Connected to Jay-Z's Tidal Streaming Service Took Millions in PPP Loans (so, the Satangelicals and rappers made off like bandits)

Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn't Know What Patriotism Is -- Neither does President Trump.
Tucker Carlson's top writer quits after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks in online forum - CNN -- The top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and other offensive content. Blake Neff ... While working at Fox News, and while a reporter at The Daily Caller, Neff was a frequent poster on AutoAdmit. Also known as XOXOhth, it is a relatively unmoderated message board like 4chan aimed at lawyers and law school students in which racism and sexism run rampant. (another reckoning)

Theresa Greenfield May Send Joni Ernst Back to Castrating Pigs Sooner Than She Sooner That She'd Planned

Retired US Army general James Grazioplene pleads guilty to sexually abusing his daughter - CNNPolitics

Donald Trump, President Winning-by-Losing, Is, in Fact, Losing | The New Yorker - President Winning-by-Losing Is, in Fact, Losing -- Donald Trump has made a career of turning bad news into good, but the virus has already defeated him. By Susan B. Glasser ("SC voted 9-0 against letting libtards see Tramp's tax returns" Kayleigh said)

Army investigates handout suggesting Trump campaign slogan constitutes 'covert white supremacy' (yes, and this is actually pretty good no wonder Trumpies had a meltdown)

Trump calls mail-in ballots 'dishonest' but says absentee ballots are 'fine.' They're the same thing (really?)
A Mail Carrier Took People's Absentee Ballots Requests And Switched Their Party To Republican : politics ... says "it was just a joke" ... (Trump says "see, voter fraud!")

Iconic Chris Christie beach pic added to Jersey Shore mural - (funny)

Pew poll: Americans support allowing citizens to sue officers for misconduct : politics ... 66% support repealing qualified inmunity. (sue the copfuckers into the ground)

A small, mostly white Virginia town put up a 'Black Lives Matter' banner. Ginni Thomas denounced it ... "BLM is a bit of a dangerous Trojan Horse and they are catching well-meaning people into dangerous posturing that can invite mob rule and property looting,"

Utah governor declares state of emergency during protests over ruling that fatal police shooting was justified - CNN (they shot him 15 times in the back while he was running away, totally justified)

"You don't belong here" says UK immigrant to an Asian-American family in America. (Michael Lofthouse twat and CEO of himself)

Opinion | As Mayor of Minneapolis, I Saw How White Liberals Block Change - The New York Times - But this revolutionary moment is inviting us to be a part of the solution.

The Last Reporter in Town Had One Big Question for His Rich Boss - The New York Times - His newspaper has withered under a hedge fund. His industry was in turmoil even before a pandemic. But Evan Brandt won't stop chronicling his town ... Meanwhile, the hedge funds and private equity firms that own many newspapers often siphon away profits rather than reinvest in local journalism (sounds kinda ... vampiric, doesn't it)

A More Specific Letter on Justice and Open Debate - The Objective -- They write, in the pages of a prominent magazine that's infamous for being anti-union, not paying its interns, and firing editors over editorial disagreements with the publisher:
I'm leaving Sleeping Giants, but not because I want to -- How my white male co-founder gaslighted me out of the movement we built together (very strange piece, we never learn what "Matt's" last name is, so let's google him:)
Nandini Jammi Is Leaving Sleeping Giants - Nandini Jammi is leaving the activist organization she helped build with Matt Rivitz over a dispute about titles, credit, and equality (looks the toxic masculinity part)
Will Cancel CultureStop Democratic Momentum? (whut?)

Inside the Horrifying Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Court Case, From Cocaine Tantrums to 'Creepy' James Franco

Voice your support for S.2800, a powerful police accountability bill at the state level which strictly limits qualified immunity and more. : boston (MA copsters having a meltdown)
Most State Police troopers implicated in overtime fraud scandal will keep their jobs - The Boston Globe (of course, Baker-Faker has their butts)
Massachusetts State Police hand out punishments for troopers in overtime scandal : boston

Massachusetts Prep Schools Face Racial Reckoning Amid Black Lives Matter Movement - Some High-Toned Prep Schools Have Found Themselves in the Barrel of Current Events -- The movement reaches private schools in Massachusetts ... Tabor ... Groton ... Philips Andover ... Suggestions by classmates and teachers alike that high-achieving students of color only won college acceptance letters or leadership positions because of their race.

Cambridge Police Association threatens "purge" if bill removing qualified immunity gets passed. : boston (Cambridge asshole cops think they have a "Constitutional" right to abuse you, threaten to invade Prof Gates house again)

Cannabis Control Commission fines Garden Remedies $200,000 and Healthy Pharms (now Mission) $350,000 for repeatedly using banned pesticides on their marijuana crops and lying to investigators about it; also fines Acreage $250,000 for trying to control too many licenses : boston

Neo-Nazis Are Running Out of Places to Hide Online| Telegram booting far-right groups from their hub proves that platforms can, in fact, help curb terrorist recruitment in the internet age. : technology
Facebook used extensively to spread neo-Nazi music : worldnews

/u/Ebbie45 goes in detail to OP on how to safely escape from an abusive relationship including links on how to disappear, support guides, connections and insights on how to proceed : bestof

Fellow redditors, what was a moment where you thought a person you knew might be an actual psychopath ? : AskReddit


MA COVID-19 Data 7/9/20 : boston
177 New Confirmed Cases; 1.8% Positive - July 9 : CoronavirusMa - 105,138 total confirmed cases - 9,648 new tests - -27 hospital; +1 ICU; -7 Intubated - 25 new deaths; 8,053 total deaths - 118 new probable; 0 new probable deaths; 5,759 total probable cases

The Republican coronavirus meatgrinder ... July 7 saw over 54,000 confirmed cases, a 72-percent increase over the previous two weeks. Many hospital intensive care units are completely full in Texas, Florida, Arizona, and elsewhere, and there is every sign the outbreak will get much worse before it gets better. In response, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is laser-focused on ... immunizing companies from legal liability if they infect their customers or employees.
U.S. exit from WHO will jeopardize global fight against COVID-19, polio, other diseases, experts say : worldnews (Die for Trump 2020)
Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office : politics

Fauci says states with major outbreaks should 'seriously look at shutting down' again
'Silent transmission' : COVID-19 largely spread by asymptomatic, presymptomatic carriers, study says

WH Won't Say What Authority Trump Has To Cut Funding To Schools That Don't Reopen (Trump's supreme authority)
CDC director says no revised school guidelines despite Trumps push

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose - Lawyers, Guns & Money - I mean, sure, we could do what any functional nation does. But that would require the governing political party caring about people living with dignity. But Republicans docare about people living period. So here we are, locked out of Europe and Canada because we are shitshow of a failing nation.

The governor of Illinois says the White House forced states into a 'sick Hunger Games' trying to outbid each other for PPE : politics (Jared cackles, pockets all the money)
Over 500,000 businesses got PPP loans but are listed as retaining zero jobs, Treasury Department data show : politics
PPE shortage: U.S. is running short of masks, gowns and gloves, healthcare workers say - The Washington Post - Health-care workers are scrambling for supplies and reusing equipment as the coronavirus pandemic surges

Your Mask Cuts Own Risk by 65 Percent : Coronavirus
If someone asks: What's the evidence for mask wearing? Here is a list of *SEVENTY* papers, including reviews/meta-analysis and individual studies, in reverse chronological order. : Coronavirus
/u/Etna_No_Pyroclast gives another really good reason to treat coronavirus seriously and wear a mask. : bestof

Dems Fear Trump Will Rush Vaccine to Boost Re-Elect - "I would not put it past this administration and this president to advance his personal political agenda ahead of our national interest"

We're Back to Square Zero On Coronavirus, Warns Infectious Disease Expert
Schools or bars? Opening classrooms may mean hard choices
10-year-old boy being treated for COVID-19; mom says 'it's not a joke' : Coronavirus

Florida reports record 120 new coronavirus deaths (vs previous high of 83 in April : Coronavirus
56 Florida hospitals hit 100% ICU capacity as DeSantis defends refusal to release coronavirus data : politics
Gov. Ron DeSantis says he would have 'zero concern' sending his own kids back to school "The numbers speak for themselves" (Refucks have never been very good at math, will kill his kid for profit)

Arizona is now No. 1 in the world for coronavirus but some Arizonans say it's no big deal : politics (say state will institute "death panels" to control the virus)
Two arrested after coughing on Walmart employees, refusing to wear masks, AZ cops say : Coronavirus

Atlanta mayor defies governor, require masks in city : politics

Trump rally likely contributed to surge in COVD-19 cases, Tulsa health official says : politics

Over 1,000 TSA agents have tested positive for COVID-19 : Coronavirus
Airlines vowed to bring social distancing to the air. In practice, some are and some are

Europeans say they want a ban on British tourists this summer because of the coronavirus : worldnews

'Whoever finds this will remember Hitler's war against humanity': Message in a bottle left yb, adding: Nazi slave workers is discovered hidden behind a wall in Polish railway station : worldnews

Covid-19 has exposed the limits of 'fact-denying populism', Merkel tells European Parliament : worldnews
Merkel is under pressure to cut Germany's ties with China as the Hong Kong crisis triggers a European backlash against Beijing : worldnews

The Philippines Will Be in 'Deep Shit' if it Follows Trump and Bolsonaro in Reopening, Duterte Says (when Duterte is the smart guy)

Neo-Nazis telling followers to deliberately infect Jews and Muslims wityh coronavirus
Bolsonaro Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Treat His Coronavirus : worldnews
A group representing Brazilian journalists says it will file suit against the country's president, Jair Bolsonaro, after he took off a protective mask as he spoke with reporters about his COVID-19 diagnosis. : worldnews

China's Great Firewall descends on Hong Kong internet users : worldnews

Australia creates safe haven for those fleeing Hong Kong : worldnews
Nigerians sue China for $200B over coronavirus pandemic : worldnews

Sissi's government in Egypt jails family members of its critics in the United States - The Washington Post

The row between Britain and the U.S. over food standard has deepened after some of the U.K.'s leading grocers have refused to sell a raft of food imports. Aldi said it would never sell chlorine-washed chicken imported from the U.S., regardless of the outcome of U.K.-U.S. trade talks

Plane carrying 860 pounds of cocaine crashes on Mexico highway : worldnews

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Is Found Dead - The New York Times - Mayor Park Won-soon, who vanished after leaving a cryptic message for his daughter, had faced a newly filed complaint from his secretary (he honor-killed himself)

Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on the Fourth of July : worldnews ... Melania, her mother, her father and Barron. And they all speak Slovenian. And it's kind of interesting: the Secret Service has no idea what they're saying.

/u/maxwellhill the Reddit account with the 8th most link karma of all time, powermod of frontpage subs, first account to reach a million Karma, is/was operated by Ghislaine Maxwell. : Epstein
Jeffrey Epstein superfan, Ghislaine Maxwell's Reddit account is apparently uncovered, which just so happens to be the 8th most link karma of all time, powermod of frontpage subs, and first account to reach a million Karma | "We got her, Reddit!" : SubredditDrama
Theory about Ghislaine Maxwell : conspiracy
Old Ghislaine Maxwell photos being scrubbed from online galleries? : Epstein
Ghislaine Maxwell's Reddit account I posted about is now being scrubbed of pedophile references. : conspiracy
Google "Maxwellhill 6123" : conspiracy
/pol/ - Politically Incorrect ; Thread #266919429
/pol/ - Ghislaine Maxwell's Reddit Account #15 - Politically Incorrect - 4chan
Meet the 25 Most Viral People on the Internet (#1 in 2011)
Meet the Reddit power user who helped bring down r/technology | The Daily Dot
maxwellhill Just Became the 1st Redditor to Hit 1,000,000 Karma. Congratulations, max!!!!!!!!! : TellMeSomethingGood
49. James Alefantis - Restaurateur and Bon Vivant - Liberal twentysomethings in khakis drink beer and eat pizza at Alefantis-owned Comet Ping Pong (49th most important person in DC. Everything we thought we knew is wrong)
I searched for Pizzagate on youtube and saw this in the results : thefighterandthekid
Ben Swann is back!! YouTube account is missing Pizzagate video, are there any other videos missing? : benswann
Suspected Pedophile Ring Exposed
Pizzagate Is An Alt-Right Fever Dream - YouTube - Colbert

Female Mountie keeps her job after groping a fellow B.C. officer twice : news

U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign VOA Journalists : NPR (Trump killing the truth)

Bombshell Report Says Trump Ordered CIA to Share Counterterrorism Intel with Russia Despite 'No Discernible Reward' (well, you forgot that billion dollars he owes Putin)
CIA Kept Giving Intel to Russia, Got Nothing Back : worldnews

u/victorvictor1 documents the ways Trump is compromised by Russia in light of recent report Trump directed CIA to hand over classified information to the Kremlin : bestof (totally compromised Traitor Trump, the best Republican)

Weekly jobless claims total 1.314 million, vs 1.39 million estimate

Justices rule swath of Oklahoma remains tribal reservation : news
Supreme Court Rules Large Swath of Oklahoma Is Indian Reservation - The New York Times - The 5-4 decision could reshape criminal justice in eastern Oklahoma by preventing state authorities from prosecuting Native Americans.

Supreme Court Rules Trump Cannot Block Release of Financial Records - The New York Times - Two rulings clear the way for prosecutors in New York to seek President Trump's financial records, but the justices stopped Congress for now.
Supreme Court says Manhattan prosecutor may pursue Trumps financial records, denies Congress access for now
Supreme Court rules New York prosecutor can get Trump's tax returns : news
Don't t Be Fooled, Trump Is a Winner in the Supreme Court Tax Case - His taxes will probably not become public before the election. And that is what he most cares about.
John Roberts decided the American people don't get to see Donald Trump's tax returns before the election that will determine whether we will still sort of have some sort of democracy afterwards - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Ousted U.S. attorney who investigated Trump associates says Barr pushed him to resign and take another job - The Washington Post

The Durham Investigation: What We Know and What It Means - Lawfare (Trump wants Barry and Hillary in jail before the election)

A President Who Makes Us Puke - Just Like He Was Hired To Do -- Donald Trump was the purge agent his supporters wanted, but can he do more than flush out the system?
Trump's culture wars worked in 2016. His aides worry the world has changed -- Various advisers have pushed for Trump to focus on economy, a second-term agenda or law and order -- anything that avoids tweets about the Confederate flag ... And other advisers, like chief of staff Mark Meadows, want Trump to talk more about law and order, saying it would appeal to suburban female voters ...

Bert lays out Trump's ties and debts to Russia : bestof

Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad : politics
Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad | TheHill (pretty go0od)
Kellyanne Conway's 'Creepy' Comments Get Turned Against Trump In Biting New Ad ... but More white women voted for Trump than for Hillary, a white woman.
EXCLUSIVE NEW VIDEO: MeidasTouch Presents 'Creepy Trump' - MeidasTouch (all this shit was out their and Hillary/Dems ignored it)
#CreepyTrump - Twitter Search / Twitter

Trump could lose and not leave. But Cabinet members who try to help face prison. Criminal statutes bar ousted federal officials from exercising authority they don't have (no problem, President-for-Life Trumpster will pardon them)
Where's Financial Disclosure? The White House Blames the Pandemic (he's been very busy saving country, maybe next year)

Senate Republican candidates avoid any mention of Trump in campaign ads - The Washington Post (Suzie Doozy: "I never heard of him")
This year's Senate races spell disaster for the Republican Party

Judicial Transparency Group 'Appalled' That Chief Justice Robert's Hospitalization Was Hidden from Public for Weeks ... It happened at the Chevy Chase Club, a country club for power brokers where Kavanaugh is also a member. Kavanaugh and several other guests witnessed it. It was a cover up.

The Electoral College Is an American Humiliation | If the Supreme Court no longer believes the lie that's sustained this hastily concocted relic from our nation's founding, why should anyone?

Tribes Defeat Trump Administration and NRA in 9th Circuit on Sacred Grizzly Bear Appeal : politics

Trump and Republicans have become a post-policy party. Coronavirus proves it. : politics
Biden says he would restore pre-Hobby Lobby contraceptive mandate in wake of Little Sisters ruling | Fox News - Biden says he would restore pre-Hobby Lobby contraceptive mandate in wake of Little Sisters ruling -- Before Hobby Lobby ruling, there was no exemption for private companies (knocked-up nuns taking away your birth control -- Fox stirring their base)

Tucker Carlson might have just handed Tammy Duckworth the vice presidency | What Carlson said on Fox News destroyed the last good thing a lot of Americans believed about the Republican party : politics
GOP Has Unhinged Meltdown After Ilhan Omar Makes Simple Call to 'Dismantle All Systems of Oppression' : politics

Steve Mnuchin's Exclusive LA Country Club Got Millions in COVID Relief
Televangelists take a slice as churches accept billions in US coronavirus aid : politics

Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar | HuffPost (they Jews who lost big with Engel)

How police militarization became an over $5 billion business coveted by the defense industry : technology (capitalists killing you)

'You Seem To Have No Conscience' : Activists Stop Crown Heights Landlords From Evicting Tenants
The landlord who tenants say evicted them and moved his own stuff in last night is standing in the doorway, as tenants and protesters curse him.

I was arrested, jailed and assaulted by a guard. My crime? Being a journalist in Trump's America ... Imagine having a less corrupt judicial system than fucking Cuba and Pakistan and calling it the land of the free.

Black People Arrested in NYC Protests Were Charged with Felonies at Much Higher Rate Than Whites : politics

Independent autopsy reveals Andres Guardado was shot five times in the back : news

State Will Now Pay Innocent Man Locked Up for Years on Rape Conviction : news

New audio of police interviews sheds light on police probe of fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor : news

Schenectady officer put his knee on a man's head during an arrest, police chief says. An investigation is now underway : news - "I'll just use this restraint technique that sparked a national protest against police violence, what could possibly go wrong?"
Charges expected for Seattle driver who hit protesters : news
Peaceful Protesters Targeted By Wave Of Vehicle-Ramming Attacks : politics
Reddit commenters explain right-wing encouragement of driving into protesters, from Fox News to upvoted comments on Reddit : bestof
Fox News, Daily Caller delete posts encouraging people to drive through protests

Denver suburb passes resolution shielding officers from personal liability portion of Colorado's new police reform law - Republican state Sen. Bob Gardner, others express concern over Greenwood Village move

Rudy Giuliani Calls Police After Being Pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen | Hollywood Reporter

Satanic Temple plans to sue Mississippi if state puts 'In God We Trust' on flag : politics

Portland approves 10% cap on fees that food delivery apps can charge restaurants : news

Harper's Magazines' 'Cancel Culture' Letter Kicks Off Circular Firing Squad in Media
I think this wins today's Internet - Lawyers, Guns & Money
They do not believe in free speech; they believe in free speech FOR THEM
Katelyn Burns on Twitter: "Jesse of course knows this ... (Singal is bad)

Boeing Communications Chief Resigns Over 33-Year-Old Article - The New York Times - Niel Golightly stepped down after an employee complained about an article he wrote in 1987 that said women should not serve in combat. He said those views do not reflect his opinion today.

My Daughter Died at the Hands of Oprahs New Age Guru. Why Is She Silent? ... James Arthur Ray, a cult-ish charlatan who became a star thanks to 2006s film The Secret and the publicity given to it, and him, by the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Larry King ... the New Age businessman was eventually convicted of three counts of negligent homicide and sentenced to two years in jail, of which he served only 20 months before being released in 2013

Lacy Crawford's 'Notes on a Silencing' is a haunting exploration of the systematic ways assault victims are ignored (the St Paul's rape and coverup by their totally fucked up administration)

Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC - The New York Times - She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program. The move was made by new leadership at NBC News, which runs the liberal-leaning cable network.

Indigenous Americans had contact with Polynesians 800 years ago, DNA reveals : worldnews

Scientists make precise edits to mitochondrial DNA for first time, offering hope for curing deadly diseases : science

u/Mecxs delivers poignant criticism of the drinking culture of Australia : bestof (drunken masculinity)

TIL 8 years after M.Guerre went missing, a man claiming to be him was accepted back by Guerre's family. 3 years later he was accused of being an impostor. 150 witnesses questioned could not agree whether he really was Guerre, until the real Martin Guerre incidentally showed up during the trial : todayilearned

TIL that turkeys are aggressive toward humans and the town of Brookline recommends combating them with methods including "forcefully fending them off with a broom" : boston


The Arctic Is on Fire Again, and It's Even Worse This Time
'An alarm bell we must not ignore' -- Major report calls for huge pesticide reductions to halt collapse in vital insect populations - Almost 17,000 tonnes of pesticides are sprayed on UK countryside each year, warns The Wildlife Trusts
Since the Paris agreement was signed, Australia's big four banks have financed new fossil fuel projects that would cancel out the national emissions reduction target 21 times over, according to analysis by the activist investor group Market Forces. (lotta good that did)

Republicans have become more skeptical of the science on climate change since the 1990s. Evidence suggests that when Democratic politicians become more vociferously supportive of the science of climate change, there was a backlash among Republicans, increasing climate change skepticism. : science

Texas will face driest conditions of the last 1,000 years. The report says the state will be facing hotter and drier conditions for decades to come, especially in West Texas. : science

New Coronavirus Cases Hit Daily Record in U.S., With 60,000 - WSJ - Infections continue to rise rapidly in states such as Florida and Texas; countrys total nears three million
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the US hit 3 million - The Boston Globe
Coronavirus updates: US sets another grim record with over 60,000 new cases in a day : Coronavirus
The United States has reported its highest daily death toll since June 10th with 927 deaths so far today : Coronavirus
US coronavirus mortality rate not lowest in world, despite Trump claim: FACT CHECK - ABC News - The president has made false statements about the virus mortality rate (Kayleigh says Trump never lies)

32% of U.S. households missed their July housing payments

MA COVID-19 Data 7/8/20 : boston
162 New Confirmed Cases; 1.7% Positive - July 8 : CoronavirusMa - 104,961 total confirmed cases - 9,133 new tests - +41 hospital; -2 ICU; -1 intubated - 30 new confirmed deaths; 8,028 total confirmed deaths
2,586 Estimated Active Cases in Massachusetts : CoronavirusMa
Coronavirus Rt getting dangerously close to 1 again : boston

Young People In Boston Enjoying Night Life Despite Coronavirus Risk : BostonMA

A flawed Covid-19 study gets the White House's attention -- and the FDA may pay the price (Trump has a very beautiful doctor brain)

Tulane researchers find that coronavirus can survive in air for hours : Coronavirus
Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage : worldnews

The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated period poverty

Grave Shortages of P.P.E. Gear Flare Again as Covid Cases Surge - The New York Times - Five months into the pandemic, the U.S. still hast solved the problem. The dearth of supplies is affecting a broad array of health facilities, renewing pleas for White House intervention. (Jared is sitting on the pile)

Universities slam Trump administration rules barring international students - The Boston Globe (destroying higher education is the goal)
Trump administration's planned purge of international students serves a cruel purpose (opinion) - CNN ... This feckless, ignorant President has already botched the Covid-19 response to a degree that would have been unimaginable under any previous executive in modern history
From "Geopolitical Suicide" to Just Plain "Suicide" - Lawyers, Guns & Money
ICE is putting international students in a terrible position -- and hurting America
vasabjit banerjee on Twitter: "@dhnexon The Trump regime has reached the phase of ethnic politics where state institutions must either be captured or destroyed in order to prevent them from being used by other groups. I also see anecdotal evidence of looting resources and creation of enclaves of power for a safe exit." / Twitter

Trump has officially begun to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization as pandemic spikes : worldnews (good timing)
World Leader in COVID-19 Deaths to Leave WHO : politics
'A Shameful Moment': Trump Announces Formal Withdrawal From WHO as Covid-19 Cases Climb | "This won't protect American lives or interests -- it leaves Americans sick and America alone." y

CDC will issue new guidance on school openings, Pence says, after criticism from Trump - The Washington Post - CDC will issue new guidance on school openings, Pence says, after criticism from Trump
Trump at Odds With C.D.C. Over Safety Precautions to Open Schools - The New York Times ("sacrifice your children for me" Trump said)
Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall - ABC News - President Donald Trump is launching an all-out effort to press state and local officials to reopen schools this fall
N.Y.C. Schools, Nation'Largest District, Will Not Fully Reopen in Fall -- Classroom attendance in September will be limited to only one to three days a week in an effort to continue to curb the outbreak
With No End in Sight to the Coronavirus, Some Teachers Are Retiring Rather Than Go Back to School : Coronavirus

Epic New York Times columnist freak-out on Trump's dereliction on COVID-19 & more (Michelle Goldberg)

Trump: 'I Disagree' With Fauci on Covid-19 in the US : politics ("I'm a much better doctor" Trump claimed)
Trump Health Secretary Says US Healthcare Workers 'Don't Get Infected' With Covid-19 (94,000 Have Contracted Covid-19) : politics (Azar -- the smartest, best lying murderous assholes)
Republicans Want To Make Sure You Can't Sue Your Boss If You Get Sick : politics
Devos 'Seriously' Looking at Withholding Funds From Schools That Don't Open : politics
Florida teachers say the state's decision to reopen schools could be deadly : politics (your patriotic duty is to die for Trump)
Despite state order, Miami-Dade will not reopen schools until county enters Phase 2 : Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Trump threatens to cut school funding, slams CDC reopening guidelines
Trump threatening to extort primary/secondary schools into opening - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... His behavior is going to get ever-more erratic and irrational over the next three months, as he contemplates the spectacle of the total humiliation that Fred and Mary Anne Trump's little boy has always known on some level was awaiting him. How he will ultimately deal with this existential threat to his sense of self remains anybody's guess
Eschaton: The Schools - Are the private schools where Javanka's kids go going to open? Those of any of our glorious wealthy Thinkfluencers who are pushing this?
Somebody loan me a dime - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Trump undermining his own CDC by sniping about the recommendations the agency has made for how to handle school reopenings in the fall: ... Tom Cotton ... Bennet then didn't read what Cotton submitted. Doing so would have taken approximately three minutes of James Bennet's apparently incalculably valuable time ... To put it as delicately as possible: What exactly do people like Bennet think is their fucking job? And what exactly do these people do all day? ... and then are treated like martyrs by other people in high status positions, because they got fired for failing to do the most basic aspects of their jobs, in a country in which every single goddamned day of the year a single mother gets fired from her minimum wage job for showing up seven minutes late for work because the bus got stuck in traffic.

CNN reports that Trump allies and top Republicans are "only now coming to the realization" that mask-wearing will be key to containing the coronavirus's resurgence ... could threaten the economic recovery Trump is counting on to fuel his reelection, because further outbreaks could roll back the reopenings he desperately needs to have a chance in November (die for Trumpster!)
GOP State Lawmaker Demands Americans 'STOP GETTING TESTED' For Coronavirus -- Nino Vitale (Rfuck, OH) railed against wearing masks and ranted about "living in a dictatorship"
It is not unconstitutional to require face coverings. : Coronavirus
coronavirus pee meme - Google Search
More States Require Masks In Public As COVID-19 Spreads, But Enforcement Lags : Coronavirus
Major retailers to states: Mandate face masks now : Coronavirus

California reports 10,174 new cases of coronavirus so far today, the biggest one-day increase on record, and 110 new deaths : Coronavirus

Texas shatters daily record with over 10,000 new coronavirus cases - CBS News
An increase in people dying at home suggests coronavirus deaths in Houston may be higher than reported : Coronavirus

Texas Republicans Are Throwing a Huge Convention in the Middle of a Coronavirus Spike - "People die every day on the way to work, every single day. No one argues that we should all give up our cars" the state party chairman said
Tulsa sees nearly 500 new infections after Trump's rally; Houston nixes in-person GOP convention (and ... OK doesn't allow their health dept to tell you what you're dying of ...)
Health official: Trump rally 'likely' source of virus surge ... 500 new cases ... (Trump only killed 25-50 people)
Tulsa sees Covid-19 surge in the wake of Trump's June rally - CNN
What Will Trump's Rally in New Hampshire Be Like? It's Anyone's Guess (hopefully, all the evil stupid Confederates will show up)

Texas GOP convention will happen in person -- but Republican leaders will speak via video ... As the state has seen a surge in coronavirus cases, calls have been growing over the past week for the party to cancel its Houston event. (Die for Trump is their new slogan)
Growing number of Texas sheriffs refuse to enforce governor's mask requirement - CBS News ... as cases in the state soared past 200,000 on Tuesday. (maybe if they electrocuted a few of these "sheriffs" this shit would stop)

Arizona Is Awash in COVID-19 and Testing Is a Shitshow

Churches Emerge as Major Source of Coronavirus Cases - The New York Times - The virus has infiltrated Sunday services, church meetings and youth camps. More than 650 cases have been linked to reopened religious facilities (Jesus didn't save the Satangelicals)

Infodemic investigation: Facebook is biggest source of false claims about coronavirus : Coronavirus (Zuckerfucker cackles)

Canada handled the coronavirus outbreak better than United States, PM Trudeau says : Coronavirus

The Intensive Care section of the hospital of Bergamo, Italy, which has been the most COVID-battered city in the world, is now COVID free. : Coronavirus

Sweden Has Become the World's Cautionary Tale -- Not only have thousands more people died than in neighboring countries that imposed lockdowns, but Sweden's economy has fared little better. ... "They literally gained nothing. It's a self-inflicted wound, and they have no economic gains." ... Sweden put stock in the sensibility of its people as it largely avoided imposing government prohibitions. The government allowed restaurants, gyms, shops, playgrounds and most schools to remain open. By contrast, Denmark and Norway opted for strict quarantines, banning large groups and locking down shops and restaurants.
Scandinavian DeSantisism - Lawyers, Guns & Money -- Sweden, a relatively egalitarian and functional democracy with quality infrastructure and a world-class welfare state, is the most favorable possible context for testing the Republican theory for dealing with COVID-19 (i.e./\_(?)_//). The results have been ... extremely bad:

Jair Bolsonaro removes mask to assure media he's fine after testing positive for coronavirus : worldnews ... wouldn't be surprised if his entire covid diagnosis is completely false so he can come out stronger and reinforce his previous statements.

China makes criticizing CPP rule in Hong Kong illegal worldwide : worldnews (China is the boss of everybody, XI tells you what you're allowed to think) )
Hong Kong on the road to becoming a new Tibet, says exiled Tibetan leader : worldnews
Hong Kong on the road to becoming a new Tibet, says exiled Tibetan leader : worldnews (and then ... Australia!)
China Has a Plan to Crush the Tibetan Diaspora : worldnews -- "Nazxi's with better PR" )
East China Sea Tensions: Japan Coast Guard Blocks Chinese Ships Near Disputed Islands : worldnews

Russian prosecutors demanded that a respected Gulag historian be sentenced to 15 years in prison over alleged sexual assault in a case his allies say has been trumped up to silence him. Yury Dmitriyev spent decades locating and exhuming mass graves of people killed under Joseph Stalin's rule : worldnews
A Russian ice cream maker has been accused of promoting homosexuality after using a rainbow on its packaging. : worldnews (Putin is so gay)

Opinion | For Israel and Palestine, Equality in a One-State Solution - The New York Times - For decades I argued for separation between Israelis and Palestinians. Now, I can imagine a Jewish home in an equal state ... Israel has all but made its decision: one country that includes millions of Palestinians who lack basic rights. Now liberal Zionists must make our decision, too. It's time to imagine a Jewish home that is not a Jewish state. (just give up, Peter, that won't happen either bc rightwing Jews)

Scotland will become the first country in the world to add LGBTQ+ history to school curriculum : worldnews

UK to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite 'possible' war crimes in Yemen, government says : worldnews (money over innocent lives, always)

It is unjust to brand the Kurds as terrorists : worldnews

What was Ghislaine Maxwell doing in a tiny New Hampshire town? - The Boston Globe ... Maxwell, a citizen of three countries, apparently bought the home in an all-cash purchase at the end of December through an anonymous LLC
Ghislaine Maxwell Said to Be On Suicide Watch | (will strangle herself tomorrow)

Lawmakers paralyzed over response to Russian bounty intel - POLITICO - Trump has called initial reporting on the bounties a hoax. (traitor Refucks fucking the country)
Most Americans believe Russia targeted U.S. soldiers, want sanctions in response - Reuters/Ipsos poll : politics (21% think it's a "hoax")
Trump Pushed CIA to Give Intelligence to Kremlin, While Taking No Action Against Russia Arming Taliban (Republicans are all bought by Putin)
Why Congress is unlikely to do anything about the Russian bounty intel - POLITICO

Snowden Faces Possible Sanctions in Suit Over Tell-All Book - Bloomberg - The U.S. said it will ask a judge to sanction former Central Intelligence Agency employee Edward Snowden (cake and eat it too)

Alexander Vindman to retire from military. His lawyer blames White House 'campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation' - CNNPolitics

Trump's Mount Rushmore Speech Is the Closest He's Come to Fascism

Stop saying Trump is 'in denial.' The truth is much worse ... Jay Rosen has repeatedly suggested that the effort to obscure Trump's role in this ongoing fiasco is producing one of the biggest propaganda and disinformation campaigns in modern history. Central to getting this right is dispensing with the idea that Trump is a hapless, clueless actor rather than a deliberate and malevolent one.

Park Police did not record their radio transmissions during Lafayette Square operation on June 1 - Critical record of how police launched sweep against protesters is lost ("lost" hahah; these are the same killer copsters who killed a guy and nothing every happended)

Supreme Court sides with Trump in birth control opt-out case - The Boston Globe -- employers who cite religious or moral objections to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act.

Trump drops bombshell: 'These are numbers' ... All the nonsense claims about the economy demonstrate just how deeply the urge to deceive rests in Trump's bones. (purs)

The Inside Story of Why Mary Trump Wrote a Tell-All Book - The New York Times - niece was a family outcast. Her new book casts a cold light on the relatives she describes as dysfunctional.
Mary Trump's Book Accuses the President of Embracing 'Cheating as a Way of Life'
Mary Trump's Guided Tour Into Her Uncle Donald's Troubled Mind - Bloomberg - Mary Trump is a clinical psychologist and her new book peels back the layers of a dysfunctional family that shaped her uncle.
Opinion | Mary Trump somehow manages to make President Trump look even worse - The Washington Post
Trumps worldview forged by neglect and trauma at home, his niece says in new book
Trump Won't Release His Grades Because He Cheated On The SATs
Trump's Old Attack On Obama Looks Really Awkward In Light Of New Allegations ... Back in 2012, Trump also repeatedly demanded that Obama release his school transcripts. But Trump has refused to release his own academic records and even had his attorney threaten anyone who might reveal them.
Donald Trump's niece: He lies, cheats, is cruel, incompetent and cheap : politics

Trump's N.H. rally is being targeted by fake attendance signups driven by Twitter and TikTok : politics

stupidfatamerican comments on Trump administration hands emergency loans to Kanye West and Church of Scientology as small businesses go bust

I wouldn't cry for lost souls, you might drown - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... Katie "the Nazi" Goebbels-Miller: "DHS sent me to the border to see the separations myself to try to make me more compassionate, but it didn't work" (ZERO empathy)

'It's egregious' : thousands of mail-in ballots could be rejected over small errors

Why the Ayn Rand Institute getting a federal handout is the Rand-iest thing ever : politics
Michigan sues Betsy DeVos over COVID relief money for private schools : politics
States sue U.S. Department of Education over diverted virus relief funds for schools : politics
US anti-abortion groups received millions in federal Covid-19 aid : politics
The Airline Bailout Loophole: Companies Laid Off Workers, Then Got Money Meant to Prevent Layoffs Three companies including Gate Gourmet, a global provider of airline meals, received $338 million in relief money for workers -- and laid off workers anyway (most of the money went to the crooks)

The Airline Bailout Loophole: Companies Laid Off Workers, Then Got Money Meant to Prevent Layoffs Three companies including Gate Gourmet, a global provider of airline meals, received $338 million in relief money for workers

A list of people and things Donald Trump tried to get canceled before he railed against 'cancel culture' : politics

Robert Redford thrashes Donald Trump while endorsing presidential candidate Joe Biden in lengthy post : politics

Biden slams Trumps handling of COVID-19 crisis as US hits 3 million cases

Biden campaign rips top-rated host Carlson: 'Hate speech masquerading as journalism' : politics
Tucker Carlsons attacks on Sen. Tammy Duckworth are as disgusting as they are predictable -- By Margaret Sullivan
Tonight on America's Most Watched Cable News Show - Lawyers, Guns & Money - 14 Words With Tucker Carlson had a truly definitive broadcast tonight. Needless to say, there is first of all explicit, vicious racism: ... Rupert Murdoch is one of the worst people to ever walk the face of the Earth.
Andrew Lawrence on Twitter: "jesus christ" / Twitter
Gary Whitta on Twitter: "Tammy Duckworth was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Army who lost both legs serving in Iraq and went on to become a United States Senator. Tucker Carlson was born into a frozen fish stick fortune and went on to host a racist TV show. You decide which of them is "deeply unimpressive"
Brandon Friedman on Twitter: "Tammy ran *toward* the danger, sacrificing both legs in the process for her country. Tucker wore a bowtie into his mid-30s and later launched a Nazi blog." / Twitter
Justin Baragona on Twitter: "Tucker Carlson in late March: "Of course, masks work. Everyone knows that. Dozens of research papers have proved it. In South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, the rest of Asia -- where coronavirus has been kept under control -- masks were key."" / Twitter

The Great Coup of 2021 Will Soon Be Upon Us -- According to Wikipedia, Judd Gregg is a "moderate Republican" (like there were ever any of those +bonkers insane)

"We Have to Be Prepared for Trump Losing" : As Chaos Engulfs Trump Campaign, Ingraham, Other Loyalists Look For the Next Thing ... Ingraham said shes been in talks to take over for Rush Limbaugh, who recently revealed his Stage 4 lung cancer might force him off the radio ...

DOJ Used Video From Russian Propaganda Site to Prosecute Confederate Statue Burning Case : politics

Conservative Sites Pull Articles, Twitter Suspends Accounts After Daily Beast Investigation - The group of fake accounts planted pro-United Arab Emirates opinion articles in various right-wing publications.

Eschaton: Credit Where Credit Is Due - New York Post doing journalism edition -- State bail reform and coronavirus-related releases from city jails are not driving this year's surge in shootings, the NYPD's own daTA SHOWS -- despite the insistence of department brass to the contrary (FIRE THE LIARS)

Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC with new evening show

New Body Camera Transcripts Detail Last Moments for George Floyd - The New York Times ... "They'll kill me" (he knew what the cop fuckers were about to do)

They've been granted parole. So why can it take years for them to get out of prison? - The Department of Corrections sometimes doesn't release prisoners until long after they're approved for parole. Many then are sent back for minor missteps. (Masshole copfuckers)

Newton police investigate after man interrupts protest, speeds through crowd - The Boston Globe (white anti-abortion masshole)
Drivers Are Hitting Protesters as Memes of Car Attacks Spread - The New York Times - In recent days, one person was killed in Seattle and two people were injured in Bloomington, Ind. Dozens of similar incidents have occurred across the United States.

Can Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Lessen The Blow Of Pa.'s $3.2B Deficit? Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Says 'The Time is Now' (just don't do a Charlie Baker)

New July 2020 Electoral College Ratings | The Cook Political Report ... This election is looking more like a Democratic tsunami than simply a Blue wave.
How United Are Democrats? A 96-0 Data Point Offers a Hint - The New York Times

Opinion | Biden Should Not Debate Trump Unless - Here are two conditions the Democrat should set. -- The New York Times -- First, Biden should declare that he will take part in a debate only if Trump releases his tax returns for 2016 through 2018. Biden has already done so, and they are on his website. Trump must, too. ... And second, Biden should insist that a real-time fact-checking team approved by both candidates be hired by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates ... (good ideas)

'Sickening': Biden defends Duckworth after Trump camp, Tucker Carlson question her patriotism

11-year-old boy shot twice in two different drive-by shooting in Yakima in 72 hours | KIMA - Police say the boy was struck again by gunfire in the leg and his 9-year-old sister suffered two gunshot wounds to her leg. This level of violence is heart wrenching and alarmingOfficers collected over 60 shell casings at the scene of the second shooting.

Harper's Letter: Artists and Writers Warn of an 'Intolerant Climate.' - The New York Times ... But the letter, which was spearheaded by the writer Thomas Chatterton Williams ... as well as some outspoken critics of political correctness on campuses, including the linguist Steven Pinker and the psychologist Jonathan Haidt.
J.K. Rowling and Other Assorted Rich Fools Want to Cancel 'Cancel Culture' (paywalled, but noted for the intro, and of course Gladfuck is on the list)
Artists and Writers Warn of an Intolerant ClimateReaction Is Swift ... argued for openness to "opposing views" (like trans people are actually human)
Opinion | 10 rules to preserve common sense in the debate about free speech - The Washington Post

Kanye Finally Dumps Trump: 'I'm Taking the Red Hat Off' ... In an absolutely crazy interview, the star fleshed out his 2020 presidential ambitions for the first time.
Kanye West says hes serious about a 2020 White House bid despite no organization and other obstacles
Kanye West Says He's Done With Trump -- Opens Up About White House Bid, Damaging Biden And Everything In Between (fucking moron)

Michael Lofthouse, CEO of Solid8, apologizes for racist tirade against Asian American family - The Washington Post - Michael Lofthouse, CEO of tech firm solid8, apologized Tuesday for a racist rant against an Asian family caught on film. (Instagram) ... The fact that Donald Trump is our president gives racists a platform and amplifies voices of hate (Trumpster CEO of himself, says he "momentarily lost control" of his extreme racisim during Asian child's birthday party)

Contra Costa County, CA Official Website - Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office charged Nicole Anderson (42-years old Martinez resident) and David Nelson (53-years-old Martinez resident) with three misdemeanor counts, including a hate crime, for their alleged actions on Saturday, July 4, when defendant Anderson covered up a Black Lives Matter mural with black paint. Nelson directly aided in the alleged criminal conduct. The incident was captured on video by witnesses. (oh look, I'm being recorded)

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy, seeks buyer, closes stores

MacGyver, Magnum P.I. Boss Peter Lenkov Fired at CBS ... parted ways with one of its top showrunners after an investigation into what sources say were multiple claims that he created a toxic work environment. (totally looks the part)

Woman Says She Was Fired Because Her Children Disrupted Her Work Calls - The New York Times - Drisana Rios of San Diego said in a lawsuit that she lost her job with an insurance brokerage firm after a supervisor complained that her children were being noisy during meetings ... against Hub International, a global insurance brokerage firm,

Elisabeth K|bler-Ross: The rise and fall of the five stages of grief - BBC News ... there's very little concrete evidence for the existence of five stages of grief ... stages were present in different combinations, the most prevalent emotion reported at all stages was acceptance. Denial (or disbelief, as the study termed it) was very low, and the second strongest emotion reported was 'yearning" which was not one of the original five stages ...

Lab developer buys huge site near Alewife - The Boston Globe - The $125m deal is the latest sign that life sciences continue to thrive in the Boston area despite the down economy.

Color Photos That Show What Boston Looked Like In The 1960s : massachusetts

urbancowgirl42 comments on YSK: If you are a man and you consider yourself to be a "bad singer" you likely don't realize that you are a baritone or a bass and are trying to sing above your vocal range.

Facebook ad boycott organizers met with Zuckerberg. It didn't go well - CNN - Facebook approached our meeting today like it was nothing more than a PR exercise (sound familiar? You've been Fuckerberged)


36,000 Weather Stations Confirm It: Extreme Heat And Rain Is Happening More Often : science

Trump wrongly says scientists created Aids vaccine and predicts coronavirus cure by end of year : worldnews
Trump is responsible for our unfolding coronavirus disaster : politics

MA COVID-19 Data 7/7/20 : boston
140 New Confirmed Cases; 1.9% Positive - July 7 : CoronavirusMa - 104,799 total confirmed cases - 7,282 new tests - +18 hospital; +5 ICU; -1 Intubated - 15 new confirmed deaths; 7,998 total - 61 new probable; 0 new probable deaths; 5539 total probable
Mass. reports 140 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 15 new deaths - The Boston Globe

Officials urge residents to conserve water amid drought in Massachusetts despite July's intense rainfall and thunderstorms
Cape Cod Bridges will be replaced : boston

Colleges brace for sharp drop in foreign students, especially from China (could be huge for Boston area schools) : boston

Four surprising COVID-19 revelations from NYT's podcast
Doc: COVID-19 damages lungs of patients showing no symptoms : Coronavirus
Yes, COVID-19 Deaths Are Down. But There Are Worrying Signs of a Major Spike Ahead : Coronavirus

Hospitalization and Mortality among Black Patients and White Patients with Covid-19 : COVID19
Sociodemographic Factors Affect Health Outcomes - America's Essential Hospitals

"There are no documented cases where people got better and actually got sick again in the sense of virus replicating" -Dr. Fauci : Coronavirus - here are no documented cases where people got better and actually got sick again in the sense of virus replicating" -- Dr Fauci
The majority of COVID-19 infections may be attributable to silent transmission from presymptomatic and asymptomatic cases. Symptom-based isolation must be supplemented by rapid contact tracing and testing that identifies asymptomatic and presymptomatic cases, to safely lift current restrictions. : science
Coronavirus herd immunity may be 'unachievable' because antibodies disappear after a few weeks in some people : worldnews
Novavax Gets $1.6 Billion for Coronavirus Vaccine From Operation Warp Speed - The New York Times - The Maryland-based company, which has never brought a product to market before, just made the biggest deal to date with the Trump administration
Months Into Virus Crisis, U.S. Cities Still Lack Testing Capacity - The New York Times - With cases surging, some cities are seeing long testing lines and slow results.
Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again
Eschaton: Summer Reruns - Even more annoying than I remember -- The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. -- At least it's another chance for some of Jared's idiot friends to get rich.
The face mask problem: Experts say they've essential, but some schools and colleges aren't requiring students to wear them this fall
Open letter from Scientist to WHO: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission is airborne "beyond any reasonable doubt" : Coronavirus

Contact tracing no longer possible across US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says : Coronavirus

Arizona healthcare workers say they're seeing severe coronavirus cases in people from their 20s to their 90s, but people aren't taking it seriously : Coronavirus
Health official believes Arizona is days away from using 'crisis standards of care' : Coronavirus

Hospitalizations jump 50% in California as coronavirus infections soar - Reuters (Cheeto County)

Florida received 48,538 COVID-19 test results yesterday. A record 16.27% were positive. : Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Florida reports 7,347 new cases and positivity rate hits single-day high : Coronavirus
43 Florida ICUs reach capacity, show no beds available as coronavirus cases surge : Coronavirus
Ron DeSantis, on the coronavirus: 'I think we've stabilized at where we're at' (Florida moron)
Florida still not reporting how many hospitalized with COVID. DeSantis won't say why (it's obvious)
Coronavirus Kills More in Florida, Texas in One Month Than 20 Years of Hurricanes : Coronavirus
Eschaton: Just Gonna Tweet Through It - Policy, essentially. -- Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran has issued an executive order requiring all of Florida's public K-12 schools to reopen in August ...
As Florida coronavirus cases soar, new credit card study links infection spikes to in-person restaurant dining : Coronavirus (Floridiots)
Florida governor has 'no doubt' Disney World will be safe after reopening
Opinion | Here are the governors who hurt so many, so needlessly - The Washington Post (evil Refuck morons, you know who they are)
Phoenix mayor: FEMA denied requests for mass COVID-19 testing sites

Brooks County in Texas to begin arresting those who test positive for the coronavirus and don't self-quarantine : Coronavirus
'They do absolutely nothing' : (Texas) Gov. Greg Abbott blasts local leaders for inaction to enforce current orders ... He literally overrode them from taking local action. What the fuck. (the Trump/Abbot two-step)
Protesters gather at Texas Capitol for 'Shed the Mask' rally

Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It's a Hoax

Mother was a nurse, father a physicians assistant. Took their high risk 16 year old to a church youth event with no masks or social distancing. Gave her hydroxychloroquine on their own and refused intubation. She died. : Coronavirus
Texas Church Reports More Than 50 COVID Cases But Plans For Sunday Service : politics

Maskless Florida man screamed that he was the victim when Costco customers called him out. He's been fired
Billy Corben on Twitter: "Florida man at Fort Myers Costco in "Running the World Since 1776" shirt flips out on elderly woman who asked him to wear a mask and man who defended her #BecauseFlorida (via @profjaffar)" / Twitter
Daniel Maples Fired Over Costco Video | Law & Crime

MLB testing regime already failing - Lawyers, Guns & Money
Not Locking Down America Kills People. So Does Locking Down America. - Lawyers, Guns & Money - In Roanoke County, Va., police have responded to twice as many fatal overdoses in recent months as in all of last year.

From New Zealand to America: COVID-19 in Israel - Lawyers, Guns & Money -- Israel initially achieved a New Zealand-style victory over the coronavirus, and then, in a few short weeks, squandered it, arriving at US-level infection rates ... Fast forward two months and there are over a thousand new infections per day. On a per capita basis the curve is a sheer straight line hurtling upwards to American and Brazilian levels ... The fatal mistake from an epidemiological point of view was reopening schools, where initial outbreaks occurred, as well as wedding halls, event spaces, and houses of worship ... Netanyahu ... political crisis ... autocrat ... as noted, Netanyahu has no plan, only grand gestures ... but even if such a step succeeds in curbing transmission, it will leave hundreds of thousands of Israelis in dire financial straits. Without a government willing to take concrete, thought-through steps, there is no realistic path out of this crisis. (all the autocrats are doing a great job)

American "visitor" in Nova Scotia under federal quarantine after testing positive. He is linked to 3 other cases in PEI. Contact tracing is onging : Coronavirus

Refusal to wear mask should be as taboo as drink-driving, says Royal Society chief : worldnews

Bolsonaro experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, says CNN Brazil : worldnews

Melborne, Australia's second-largest City, will go into lockdown at midnight tonight for 6 weeks due to a second wave pf infections. The state of Victoria recorded 191 new cases overnight, its biggest daily increase since the crisis began.

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for blaming care homes for coronavirus death toll : worldnews (Tories, like Refucks, have zero empathy)

The History of the Siege of Lisbon by Tourist Mobs - Lawyers, Guns & Money - AirBNB and other similar sites have become a plague upon cities. The rise of global mass tourism combined with a lack of hotel rooms and the ability of investors to buy people out of their homes and then turn them into short-term rentals has increasingly hollowed out a lot of cities, especially in Europe where a few dozen cities are now nothing more than tourist draws.

Woman, 24, is stoned to death 'by her husband and his brother' in latest brutal honour killing in Pakistan : worldnews (muzfuck murderer barbarians)
Lebanon outraged as video of trio sexually assaulting Syrian child emerges online : worldnews

The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says : worldnews
TikTok to exit Hong Kong market within days
Hong Kong Police Can Now Conduct Warrantless Searches and Covert Surveillance Under New Law : worldnews
Australians at risk of arbitrary arrest in China, Government warns : worldnews
Taiwan files formal protest with UBC after university listed it as 'province of China' : worldnews (British Chinese Columbia)
Hong Kong activists are holding up blank signs because China now has the power to define pro-democracy slogans as terrorism : worldnews (Xi-fuckers arrest them anyway)
Exiled Uighurs call on ICC to investigate Chinese 'genocide' in Xinjiang : worldnews
Pope pulls speech on Hong Kong freedom, raising questions over pressure from Beijing : worldnews (popester bows to Xi bc China will genocide their Christians)

Canada opens doors to Asian tech talent fleeing Trump's US : worldnews

Election monitors allege Putin referendum saw unprecedented ballot fraud : worldnews (3x Russia's population voted for Putinfuck)

U.N. expert deems U.S. drone strike on Iran's Soleimani an 'unlawful' killing : worldnews (Trump loves war crimes, will pardon himself)

Jeffrey Epstein: Deutsche Bank fined for oversight failures
Trump Has a Half Billion in Loans Coming Due. They May Be His Biggest Conflict of Interest Yet. : politics

Russia is killing US soldiers. Trump's response is a shameful dereliction of duty : politics
On alleged bounties, White House targets leakers, not Russia : politics
Trump got angry at Russia warnings, so officials avoided it: CNN : politics
Opinion | Donald Trump, the unbriefable president - The Washington Post (he already knows everything)

Trump's Job Approval Rating Sinks To 38% Amid Record-Busting Partisan Divide : politics
Trump Has No Election Strategy, Just White Grievance,
Maybe This Isn't t Such a Good Time to Prosecute a Culture War - Trump has gone to the well one time too many.
Trump turns clock back 155 years with Confederacy-inspired election strategy - CNNPolitics
Opinion | Trump plumbed new depths of depravity this Fourth of July - The Washington Post

What if Trump loses but insists he won? : politics
What 9 GOP Campaign Consultants Really Think About Republicans' Chances in November Every shred of evidence points to a likely ass kicking
Republicans in danger of losing huge portion of their women senators - POLITICO (Sally McDimbulb)
2020 election: Trump could sink House GOP in suburbia - CNNPolitics

White House defends Trump's claim that 99 percent of COVID-19 cases are 'harmless' with chart showing 5 percent are fatal : politics

Supreme Court makes it official: The Electoral College is an anachronism -- Now the country needs a system whereby the presidential candidate with the most citizen support on Election Day wins.

Fmr. CIA Director: Trump's distraction technique 'taken right out of the authoritarian's playbook'

Judge Who Read Unredacted Mueller Report Has a Spreadsheet Full of Questions for the DOJ to Answer : politics

Melania Trump's former aide to release 'explosive' memoir
Former Melania Trump Confidante to Release anExplosiveTell-All Before the Election (wtf is wrong with her eyes?)

Whispers - Lawyers, Guns & Money (Lincoln Project)
'They whisper about you' : Devastating anti-Trump Republican ad tells president his entire inner circle is against him
Maggie will shoot it straight into your vein - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... The most shocking aspect of these shocking revelations is that not a single one of then is even slightly shocking.

U.S. Units of Chinese Companies Got American Bailout Funds : politics
'Alarming': Some Small Businesses Received Just $1 in Covid-19 Relief Loans as Kushner Family, Wall Street Investors Raked in Millions : politics
Trump administration hands emergency loans to Kanye West and Church of Scientology as small businesses go bust : politics
Televangelists, Dallas megachurch that hosted Pence approved for millions in pandemic aid : politics
McConnell's Wife's Family Business Appears on Trump Admin's List of Companies That Received Most PPP Money : politics (the crooks totally crooked out)
Billionaire West Virginia Governor's Family Businesses Received Millions in Coronavirus Relief Loans : politics (Jim Injustice)
Kanye West's Yeezy Received $2M-Plus From Federal Pandemic Loan : politics
Here are some of the billionaires who got PPP loans while small businesses went bankrupt - The fine art studio for millionaire sculptor Jeff Koons, known for creating metal balloon animals that fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction, received a loan.
SBA data: Business that received more than $1 million in PPP loans - Washington Post

Senate Republicans Can't Distance Themselves From Trump
Opinion | What 11 Republican senators had to say about Trump's racism (nothing)

No no no, she's got a point : PoliticalHumor

Tammy Duckworth slams Tucker Carlson for questioning her patriotism - The Washington Post
Army veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth hits back at Tucker Carlson for claiming she hates America: 'Walk a mile in my legs' : politics (Fucker said "I know it's tough to criticize a combat veteran in a wheelchair but I'm going to anway")

This Loon Was Nearly Obama's Secretary of Commerce : Judd Gregg proves, once and for all, how foolish many of that administration's bipartisan gestures were (Barry fucked up, again and again, in search of his drunk, rejecting daddy and Judd Gregg R,NH is insane)

We don't honor Benedict Arnold. Why do we have monuments to Confederate traitors?
Congress may override Trump veto on renaming military bases : politics
DOD mulling ban on Confederate flag at all US bases: reports : politics ("mulling")

The Vote Suppression Industrial Complex - Lawyers, Guns & Money

The George Floyd protests generated more media coverage than any protest in 50 years | Yes, these were historically significant demonstrations : politics

Everyday words and phrases that have racist connotations - CNN (black-list, master bedroom, sold down the river, peanut gallery)

San Francisco CEO kicked out of restaurant following racist rant caught on camera : news ... Solid8 CEO Michael Lofthouse was caught on camera giving the family the finger and shouting "Trump's gonna f--- you. You f------ Asian piece of s----." ("CEO" of his parents' basement)
A woman who allegedly coughed on a baby no longer has her school district job : news
Video of man saying racist remarks against Asian family sparks public outrage : news

Bay Area father shot and killed during Sierra trip with son. Son spent 30 hours hiding in wilderness before search team rescued him. : news

Did Doxxing of an Oklahoma Councilwoman Lead to a Neighbor Being Raped? : politics (copsters did it)

musclemermaid comments on "Get a noose!" Black man survives a group attack and near lynching in Indiana ... no one was arrested (for attemped murder by Bloomington Confederate traitor assholes)
Car drives into protesters at rally for the Black victim of an "attempted lynching" in Indiana : news

EaglesDeSean Jackson says he doesn't hate Jewish community after posting anti-Semitic messages

Censorship and "censorship" ... famous "writers" ... reactionary defense of hierarchy ,,,

Footballer DeSean Jackson shares fake Hitler quote stating, "the Jews will blackmail America" "their plan for world domination". Says he is not antisemitic. : worldnews

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan pleads guilty to assaulting former fiancee : Music

Right-Wing Media Outlets Duped by a Middle East Propaganda Campaign

Usain Bolt's girlfriend and their new daughter, Olympia Lightning Bolt : pics

Jumpstart Seattle: how Amazon won the battle, then lost the war - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Yesterday, the Seattle City council did something good: They passed a new payroll tax, effecting earners over 150,000, that will raise about 240 million dollars in revenue, which will be used for affordable housing development and COVID relief programs. The story of how we got here is a great one, and one that serves as a lesson on the limits of the power of money in politics.

ELI5: How has the ISS managed to stay in orbit for over 20 years and not be obliterated by random space junk moving faster than a bullet? : explainlikeimfive

The Far Side cartoonist Gary Larson debuts first new comics in 25 years : news
New Work by Gary Larson |

What are some little known relationship GREEN flags? : AskReddit - empathy and emotional maturity.


Thawing Arctic permafrost could release deadly waves of ancient diseases, scientists suggest | Due to the rapid heating, the permafrost is now thawing for the first time since before the last ice age, potentially freeing pathogens the like of which modern humans have never before grappled with : worldnews

US official case count had breached 3 million by 12:59pm EDT on July 6, with the days's reporting still going : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/6/20 : boston
157 New Confirmed Cases - 2.0% Positive - July 6 : CoronavirusMa - 104,659 total cases - 7726 new tests - -33 hospital; - 1 icu; +5 Intubated - 15 new deaths

Phase III begins today, July 6, 2020 : CoronavirusMa

COVID notes - Lawyers, Guns & Money - (1) It's obvious that, from a nationwide perspective, the USA's attempt to suppress the COVID-19 epidemic has been a complete failure. (Jared and IKranka will get medals)

Situation 'really not good' as new COVID-19 cases break records: Fauci : Coronavirus
Dr. Anthony Fauci: Average age of U.S. coronavirus patients has dropped by 15 years : Coronavirus
Fauci Says Vaccines Likely to Offer Only 'Finite' Protection
Researchers: COVID-19 spreads ten meters or more by breathing : Coronavirus
Children with COVID-19 may present with new neurological symptoms and brain changes on imaging, in the absence of respiratory symptoms, finds a new study in JAMA Neurology (1 July 2020). : Coronavirus
Requiring face masks to be worn decreases the growth rate of COVID-19 cases by about 40% in Germany : Coronavirus
The science behind why this is the safest way to breathe to avoid coronavirus : Coronavirus
Oxford University is leading in the vaccine race : Coronavirus
Excess Deaths Indicate that Official Tallies Undercount Deaths Due to COVID-19 : Coronavirus
Cerabino: Young people getting coronavirus in Florida equals old people getting coronavirus in Florida : Coronavirus

Only 40 percent of Harvard undergrads will return to campus this fall - The Boston Globe
All Harvard University students will take online classes this fall amid coronavirus : Coronavirus
Leader of Massachusetts teachers union says reopening threatens health students, staff : boston

Trump administration bars international college students if their school's classes are all online - POLITICO - Trump administration bars international college students if their schools classes are all online -- Colleges could be in a tough spot if they want to keep international students enrolled. (Republican plan to make American Stupid Again by killing education)
ICE continues ethnic cleansing of higher ed - Lawyers, Guns & Money (oh look, guess who?)
Colleges Face Rising Revolt by Professors. Most universities plan to bring students back to campus. But many of their teachers are concerned about joining them. : Coronavirus
The pandemic has people reexamining their lives. Some dont like what they're seeing

Cuomo accuses Trump of enablingthe coronavirus surge
As Trump gaslights America about coronavirus, Republicans face a critical choice - CNNPolitics ... a baseless statement that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless" ...

Evictions likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hardest hit. - The Washington Post

Are Protests Dangerous? What Experts Say May Depend on Who's Protesting What

A small Missouri city thought it had dodged the coronavirus ... Joplin ... Now, it' s hitting home ... Now that it has arrived following a rapid statewide reopening, however, it's hitting the region with a vengeance (Refucks fucked everybody)

Contact tracers 'inundated' as virus spikes locally, with possible influx from rally evident this week | Local |

Florida teen dies after conspiracy theorist mom takes her to church 'COVID party' and tries to treat her with Trump-approved drug ... and then hailed her as a patriot after she died ... More than 100 mask-free children attended the event ...
Rebekah Jones aka #Insubordinate #scientist on Twitter: "Carsyn Leigh Davis" / Twitter

Texas hospitals in danger of being overwhelmed as coronavirus surges : Coronavirus
Texas Hospitals Could Be Overrun Within Weeks as Coronavirus Patients Spike 55 Percent : Coronavirus
Coronavirus hospitalizations grow in 23 states as Texas admissions soar to new record : Coronavirus
A grim July: U.S. sees 250,00 new coronavirus cases in just five days Half of Florida's 200,000 confirmed coronavirus cases were recorded just in the last two weeks. : Coronavirus
Florida reports another 6,336 new COVID-19 cases : Coronavirus
In Arizona Tucson patients are now being sent to Phoenix : Coronavirus

Eschaton: Monday Evening - This was two months ago (that didn't age well)
Eschaton: Even The MLB - There isn't a good reason that the MLB should have better access to testing than the masses, but of course they do and if that better access is not good...

Florida Teen Dies After Mother Took Her to Church Coronavirus Party, Then Treated Her With Hydroxychloroquine : Coronavirus
Arizona woman destroys Target face mask display in viral meltdown : Coronavirus ("talks to Trump all the time")
Rex Chapman???? on Twitter: "This woman in Scottsdale, Arizona was super upset with Target for selling face masks. So upset in fact, that she attacked their display...." / Twitter (scroll down for her arrest)
Video: Melissa Rein Lively Goes on Rampage & Destroys All Face Masks in Target; Claims She Has Donald Trump's Phone Number, But There is Plot Twist Ending With Her $40k Rolex | BlackSportsOnline ... We have IDed the woman as Melissa Rein Lively the CEO of The Brand Consortium

Arizona Mayor Is 'Begging' for Help Amid Coronavirus Testing 'Crisis' : Coronavirus
97% of inmates at Texas jail have tested positive for coronavirus : Coronavirus

Poll finds majority of Canadians say the Canada-U.S. border should remain closed : worldnews
This map show why it would be 'terrifying' to open Canada-U.S. border : Coronavirus
Despite Travel Ban, Thousands of American Tourists Are Trying To Enter Canada : worldnews ... We build our wall, Mexico builds theirs, then we each chip in to put a lid on top.
Two Toronto hospitals reach new milestone: no COVID-19 patients in the ICU : worldnews

Hollywood stars to be exempt from UK's coronavirus quarantine rules : worldnews

Spain's coronavirus antibodies study adds evidence against herd immunity - CNN ... just 5% of its population has developed antibodies

Bus driver is left brain dead after he was beaten up for refusing to let group of passengers without masks get on board in France : worldnews

India becomes third worst-hit country for COVID-19, overtaking Russia : worldnews
147 people killed by lightning in India over ten days : worldnews

China issues bubonic plague alert, forbids eating risky animals : worldnews (here we go again)

Activist Joshua Wong says world must 'stand with Hong Kong,' continue democracy campaign : worldnews
Xu Zhangrun, outspoken critic of Xi Jinping, detained by police in Beijing : worldnews
Students in China heed their government's warnings against studying in Australia - less than half plan to come back : worldnews
China reacts as Australia shows off $270bn defence boost : worldnews
Former French intelligence agents go on trial accused of spying for China - Pierre-Marie H. and Henri M. appeared in a special court accused of "delivering information to a foreign power" and "damaging the fundamental interests of the nation". : worldnews
Britain will have to bear the consequences if it treats China as a hostile country when deciding whether to allow Huawei to be involved in the country's telecommunications networks, the Chinese ambassador to Britain said on Monday.
Whatsapp and Telegram will not hand over user data to Hong Kong authorities : worldnews
Taiwan says Dalai Lama is welcome to visit, potentially infuriating China : worldnews

Japan's 'most powerful' woman wins second term as Tokyo governor : worldnews

Israel was behind blast at Iran nuclear site, Mideast intel official tells NYT | The Times of Israel - Officials says powerful bomb was used to damage building involved in centrifuge production at Natanz, denies Israeli connection to other recent fires in the Islamic Republic (Netanfuckyu and Boneswaw best buddies)

The rape of Colombia's indigenous children: Indigenous women are often the victims of sexual violence in Colombia, but the gang rape of a young girl by soldiers shocked the country. Unfortunately, it was not an isolated incident : worldnews

Mexican military open fire on a cartel plane carrying drugs after it crash-lands on motorway - : worldnews
Japan auto companies triple Mexican pay rather than move to US : worldnews

Fox News Claims 'It Mistakenly Eliminated' Trump Out of Photo With Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell
Fox News Tries to Erase Trump-Epstein Relationship : politics
Fox News Crops Trump Out of Jeffrey Epstein Photo

The White House is reportedly hoping Americans 'will grow numb' to the COVID-19 death toll : politics
Sanders Calls on 'Do-Nothing' Senate to Approve $2,000 Monthly Checks, Cancel Rent, and Expand Medicare : politics
Trump and Biden campaigns shift focus to coronavirus as pandemic surges - The Washington Post

Congress departs for two-week recess without addressing coronavirus spikes, economic strains : politics

One reason Republicans don't give a shit about COVID - Lawyers, Guns & Money (for every white person they sacrifice, they get to kill 3 black and brown people)
Republicans struggle to find donors sociopathic enough to fund superspreader convention - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Supreme Court rules electoral college representatives must honor the choice of state' voters (Larry Lessig's plan to fuck your elections fails
Dean Kagan rejects Professor Lessig's galaxy-brained scheme to make Electoral College even worse - Lawyers, Guns & Money
Supreme Court upholds law banning cellphone robocalls : politics

Trumps Job Approval Rating Steady at Lower Level ... 38% currently approve of the job Donald Trump is doing as president -- Record partisan gap, with 91% of Republicans, 2% of Democrats approving (haha, Gallup, even worse than Rasmussen)

Bill Barr Is Incredibly Corrupt. Hes Also Incredibly Inept.

Mary Trump's family tell-all book publication date moved up to July 14, two weeks early : politics
Trump's Sister Thought His 'Blatant Racism' Would Stop Him From Becoming President, Book Says

How Lincoln Project anti-Trump Republicans got into his head. Spoiler alert: It was easy.
The Lincoln Project on Twitter: "BREAKING NEWS: The President does read." / Twitter

Trump Camp Vows to Protect Brazils Most Iconic Statue From Left Wing Mobs (off the idiot cliff)
Trump Advisers Wonder: Is the Statue Shit Goingto Work?

Trump Wrongly Accuses NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace of Noose 'Hoax,' Defends Confederate flag
Trump May As Well Be Running for President of the Confederacy : politics

Performance To Empty Seats At Trump's July 4th Celebration Promptly Becomes A Meme : politics
Scott Gairdner on Twitter: "The White House 4th of July entertainment is a white guy singing Bruno Mars" / Twitter
Richard Barney on Twitter: "@scottgairdner Reminds me of the time Obama booked Bruno Mars to sing Bruno Mars at the same event in 2015" / Twitter

Furious Trump tells followers to turn off Fox News after poll shows him losing in six swing states : politics
Trump Rage-Quits Fox News After Network Shows Him Trailing Biden In Polls : politics

The swamp is alive and well in Washington, D.C : 40 lobbyists with ties to Trump got $10 billion of federal coronavirus aid for their clients

Billionaire Kanye West's Company Gets Multimillion-Dollar PPP Loan From Trump Admin | The loan poses questio0ns of conflict of interest, given West's outspoken support for President Donald Trump and the outrageously lavish lifestyle he leads ... Get this. Kanye just bought a ranch in Wyoming (yes, Wyoming) and this past Friday guess who decided to randomly fly to Wyoming. Ivanka Trump.
Trumps Small Biz Rescue Bailed Out Kushners Family, Obamas Aides and Other Political Elite
Ayn Rand Institute Takes Big Government Cash in PPP - Please Welcome to the Stage...The Ayn Rand Institute! - Along with the president*'s fatcat friends, plenty of anti-government types readily accepted big-government cash as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (you can drown government as soon as I get my handout)

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley won't attend RNC in Florida, citing COVID-19 concerns (haha Grassfuck is a pussy)

Collins trails Democrat Gideon by 4 in Maine Senate race: poll : politics
Lindsey Graham's opponent shatters record with nearly $14m in recent fundraising : politics

Democrats smell a rout -- and the chance to control redistricting in 2021
'Just ridiculous': what it's like to wait five hours in line to vote in the US

Legalizing marijuana is extremely popular. So why won't Joe Biden embrace the idea? (big war on drugzer)

Paul Erickson: Former boyfriend of Maria Butina sentenced to prison

At least 6 children were killed by gun violence across the nation this holiday weekend - CNN

Phoenix police under fire after viral video shows officers fatally shooting man inside parked car - The Washington Post (killercopfuckers)

Norman Police Department officers under investigation after allegedly releasing city councilmember's address : news

Amy Cooper Faces Charges After Calling Police on Black Bird Watcher - The New York Times - Ms. Cooper was captured on video calling the police after Christian Cooper asked her to keep her dog on a leash in Central Park.

Halle Berry Wants to Play a Trans Man, but Repeatedly Misgenders the Role - The Oscar-winning actress appears to have missed the memo about cisgender people playing transgender roles.

Eschaton: We All Lose The Plot Eventually - Best to just fade away ... People have wondered why Katzenberg and Whitman, in their late and early 60s, respectively, and not very active on social media, would believe they have uniquely penetrating insight into the unacknowledged desires of young people. (remember Republican Meg?)

TIL that seat belts were very controversial when they first appeared in cars during the 40s and 50s with many arguing that they caused injuries and didn't work, no matter how much researchers disputed these claims. Many people refused to wear them and even cut them out of their car seats. : todayilearned

Men Casual Printed Shirts | Men's Floral shirt | Blue Casual Printed Men's Floral Shirt - Hawalili | hawalili (where are the guns?)

New Zealand's largest online news site ceases posting on any facebook owned platform citing "ethical reasons" : worldnews


America needs a Green Declaration of Independence : The real threat to liberty today is not King George, but the robber-barons and corporations destroying Earth

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Vote By Mail Bill : politics

WATCH: Nonstop Illegal Fireworks Light Up Boston Skies On July 4th : boston ... "Complaints about illegal fireworks have skyrocketed in Massachusetts." Nice one WBZ ... )
Jonathan Berk on Twitter: "The sheer number of backyard fireworks shows in Boston right now is unreal. It feels like every block is having its own show." / Twitter
Boston air quality right now : boston (bomb residue)
Who taught these people how to clean up? : boston

Experts are calling for a 9/11-style commission on U.S. coronavirus response. Here's where it could start (with Trump and the Republicans in prison)
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Sharply, but Deaths Are Still Down : Coronavirus

MA COVID-19 Data 7/5/20 : boston
111 New Confirmed Cases; 1.8% Positive - July 5 : CoronavirusMa - 109,974 total cases; 25 new probable - 5,893 new tests - -4 hospital; -7 ICU; -5 intubated - 11 new deaths; 8,183 total deaths

Phase 3 personal gatherings. Masks required? : CoronavirusMa

Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol: A total of 239 researchers from 32 countries signed the letter, which is set to be published next week in a scientific journal. : worldnews
239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne - The New York Times - The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research is still inconclusive.
Researchers at Harvard developed a model that could anticipate coronavirus outbreaks by 21 days, on average, using search and social-media data : Coronavirus
How scientists know COVID-19 is way deadlier than the flu : Coronavirus
Experts say COVID-19 pandemic causing anxiety and depression in kids : Coronavirus

This is a website I made that tracks COVID-19 cases using interactive heat maps that show county cases and Rt by state. : Coronavirus

Meaningful Contact Tracing in the United States is Hopeless - Lawyers, Guns & Money ... America's "national character" a distrust of government, extreme emphasis on individual rights, and an indifference to the death of ourselves and especially others really does define much about a nation that allows a guy to blow up a classroom of 6 year olds and responds by making it easier to buy guns. All of these problems are seriously restricting our ability to control this disease.

From anti-vax to anti-mask: School districts brace for parent resistance : politics
Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project : politics (Fauci really fucked this one up)
Distinguished person of the week: Fauci finally breaks through | As covid-19 cases spiked, Fauci's message on mask-wearing finally seemed to break through. : politics
Ohio ice cream shop: Stop yelling at our teenage employees about masks : Coronavirus (abusive Republican fuckers)
N.J. Gov. says U.S. needs national coronavirus strategy with masks "at the core" : Coronavirus
Ornamentation in the Age of Corona | Product Categories | The Design Store ($650 designer face facemasks)
Shed the Mask, Don the Flag rally held by anti-mask demonstrators in downtown Austin : news
Because trump supporters only worry about themselves! : PoliticalHumor
Protesters gather at Texas Capitol for "shed the mask" rally : Coronavirus
A rare case of brain-destroying amoeba has been confirmed in Florida : news ... Four out of 163 cases survived. Damn. (as vegetables)

As cases spike in California, a warning for Massachusetts - The Boston Globe - With Phase 3 reopening set to begin here, the explosion in infections in the Golden State suggests the Bay State should not act as if the disease has been conquered (DSA: Disunited States of America)
'They feel invincible' how California's coronavirus plan went wrong ... In Orange county, where more than 15,000 people have been infected, health director Nichole Quick resigned in mid-June after being confronted with a banner depicting her as a Nazi, protests outside her house and personal threats. Quick had issued an order requiring residents to wear masks in public, which the county sheriff insisted he wouldn't enforce. (haha, the "right to stay alive" doesn't count)
L.A. County sees 'alarming' rise in coronavirus hospitalizations, infection rates : Coronavirus (Republicans in Orange County)
Overwhelmed Southern California transferring coronavirus patients to Bay Area hospitals .. At least 500 patients have been transported out of Imperial County during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: 'Crystal clear' drunk people will not socially distance : worldnews
Bars and nightclubs will be breeding grounds for COVID-19: experts : Coronavirus
Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs : Coronavirus
Young adults unconcerned by coronavirus "may be killing other people," doctor warns : Coronavirus

Chicago will start quarentining flyers from 15 states. Fines up to $7000. : Coronavirus
Michigan reports no new coronavirus deaths for first time since mid-March : Coronavirus
Coronavirus in Ohio: COVID-19 cases rise 926 : Coronavirus

Florida, Texas post daily COVID-19 records as 'positivity' rates climb : Coronavirus

Tracking Coronavirus: Over 10,000 new cases announced, pushing Florida's total past 200,000 : Coronavirus
Coronavirus in Florida: 10,059 new cases recorded on July 4 : Coronavirus (and Disney will open, natch)
Little Trump, big pandemic - Lawyers, Guns & Money - Just tremendous work by Ron DeSantis here:
4 Tampa Bay FL Hospitals run out of ICU beds : Coronavirus
Georgia Tech Professors Revolt Over Reopening, Say Current Plan Threatens Lives Of Students, Staff : Coronavirus
More than 1,400 Georgia healthcare workers sign letter asking governor for more coronavirus restrictions : politics
Some teachers 'are going to die' if schools reopen, Sarasota teachers union warns : Coronavirus

Texas reports 7,890 people hospitalized for coronavirus, another record high... Plus everything you need to know about the current situation in Texas. (With graphs and pictures) : Coronavirus
Ten out of the 12 hospitals in Texas' Rio Grande Valley are now full : Coronavirus
Texas bar faces 30-day shutdown after July 4th protest party : Coronavirus

Arizona reports 3,536 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths : Coronavirus
Phoenix mayor: 'We opened way too early in Arizona' : Coronavirus
Phoenix mayor says virus test shortage a 'crisis'
'There's people everywhere': Thousands flock to North Carolina beaches for Fourth of July weekend : Coronavirus

Brendan Schaub went on '20 mile corona ride' after testing positive ... former UFC heavyweight fighter Brendan Schaub, who has used his podcast and social media platform to downplay the dangers of the virus.

Over 24,000 Coronavirus Cases In India In 24 Hours For First Time : Coronavirus

Serious coronavirus cases in Stockholm steadily declining: infectious diseases officer - Radio Sweden : Coronavirus

Japan reported 274 new cases on July 4th, the highest number of cases since canceling the emergency declaration : Coronavirus
Malaysia : Only +5 new cases, no deaths, less than 80 active cases left! : Coronavirus

'It's a tsunami' Covid-19 plunges Latin America back into poverty and violence
Mexico vastly underestimating virus death toll, studies say : Coronavirus

Coronavirus: La Marina becomes second region in Spain to re-enter lockdown in just 24 hours due to Covid-19 spike : Coronavirus
Spain: 70,000 people confined as cases spike in Galicia : Coronavirus