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  • Opinion: People die as Donald Trump lets the pandemic rage [Kotze Warnung]

    07/09/2020 10:23:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 07.09.2020 | Ines Pohl
    US President Donald Trump’s world is small. And simple. He only acknowledges the facts that suit him. He gets rid of people whose opinions do not match his. He refuses to consider points contrary to his politics. Trump’s agenda is simple: give more to the people who already have plenty — and keep Christians on his side so that they vote for him again. […] Though many countries put stringent measures in place to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Trump refused to take the pandemic seriously. It was as if he thought that he was still hosting a...
  • Police Identify Two People Discovered Dead In Suitcase By TikTok Users

    07/09/2020 8:45:18 PM PDT · by blueplum · 41 replies
    LADBible ^ | 09 Jul 2020 | Tom Wood
    Police have identified the two murder victims discovered in a suitcase by teenage TikTok users as 35-year-old mum-of-four Jessica Lewis and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Austin 'Cash' Wenner. The families of the two people are fundraising for a $10,000 (Ł7,974) reward to offer to anyone with information leading to the arrest of their killer. After the group of teenagers made the gruesome discovery of two dismembered bodies in a piece of luggage at Duwamish Head in Seattle on 19 June, medical examiners have determined that both victims were shot dead on 16 June...
  • Vandals Tear Down 9/11 Memorial Flagpole in New York

    07/09/2020 8:31:08 PM PDT · by blueplum · 16 replies
    The National Review ^ | 09 Jul 2020 | Brittney Burnstein
    Police in New York are looking for the vandals who cut down a flagpole at a memorial honoring five firefighters who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks. The police chief of Washingtonville, a village north of New York City, told the Times-Herald Record that vandals used a tool to cut the flagpole about five feet from its base and then scrawled a message on the part left standing. Police discovered the damage early Wednesday and would not disclose the nature of the message.---
  • TV RATINGS: July 8: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight Was Most Watched Program on TV

    07/09/2020 7:33:01 PM PDT · by RandFan · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 9 | Twitter
    Wednesday, July 8: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight Was Most-Watched Program on All of TV in Prime Time. Top hour
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 7/9/2020: 960 with 61,067 new cases

    07/09/2020 7:32:33 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 59 replies
    Worldometer ^ | July 9, 2020
    Deaths are creeping back up. Still, it is around 1/3 of deaths we saw during the peak in April.
  • VANTITY Help request -- Who are the best 3rd Tier Radio Talk Show Hosts?

    07/09/2020 7:21:55 PM PDT · by Freedom_Is_Not_Free · 61 replies
    VANITY | July 9, 2020 | Me
    I am kind of sick of listening to the same old national radio talk show hosts over and over. I am trying to find new voices who are talking about their cities, but even if they only talk national issues, that is OK as long as they are new voices to me. Here is list of the same old guys I listen to. Tier I Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity Tier II (in alphabetical order) Glenn Beck, Jim Bohannan, Larry Elder, Mike Gallagher, Hugh Hewitt, Brian Kilmeade, Mark Levin, Dennis Prager, Michael Savage, Ben Shapiro Can you please help me find...
  • Coronavirus-inspired dish at Alinea draws backlash. Chef Grant Achatz explains his intent.

    07/09/2020 6:55:20 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 9, 2020 | Grace Wong
    The 3D rendering of the novel coronavirus — with its gray exterior and bright red spikes — has inspired incarnations as breads, cakes, burgers, beers and plushies around the world, a reaction that uses grim humor to help us cope with a horrible threat. But the products have received mixed reactions. Some people find them humorous, a source of levity during a bleak situation, while others have decried the practice, saying the products are tasteless and insensitive, considering the virus has already killed more than half a million people worldwide and 134,000 people in the United States. Alinea, the renowned...
  • Roger Goodell shamefully silent about DeSean Jackson’s Hitler posts

    07/09/2020 6:39:28 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 9, 2020 | PHIL MUSHNICK
    You can come out, now, Roger! In his continuing role as the NFL’s Neville Chamberlain — the British prime minister who appeased Nazi Germany until it was too late to prevent World War II — Roger Goodell continues to pander to the bad acts at the risk of imperiling the good and welfare — and value — of the NFL. Goodell has proven he would rather offend the NFL’s most devoted, fair-minded fans than the league’s most offensive players.
  • President Trump on Hannity now

    07/09/2020 6:38:34 PM PDT · by Pajamajan · 40 replies
    Trump on Hannity show FOX.
  • ‘This is not my moment’ White candidate drops out of state rep race (Boston)

    07/09/2020 1:35:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 9, 2020 | RICK SOBEY
    The lone white candidate in the race for the Massachusetts 12th Suffolk House seat — a district made up of 70% Black residents — is dropping out in the wake of the national civil rights movement that was sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Cam Charbonnier, a longtime aide for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, cited this “inspiring” movement in his decision to leave the race as he wrote in a letter on Thursday, “I realize that this is not my moment.” “… It has become clear to me that at this time and in this district, I may...
  • W.H.O. Covid Is Not Contagious If Asymptomatic, (you have no symptoms)

    07/09/2020 1:32:49 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
     W.H.O. admits from the data they have it is rare that Asymptomatic rarely transmit Covid 19. In other words, all the hype (masks, social distancing, work from home, shut down the businesses)  is for nothing. https://youtu.be/tFEmmvLL7og 
  • FCO advises against cruise ship travel (England)

    07/09/2020 1:06:32 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 9 replies
    Cruise Adviser ^ | July 9, 2020 | cruise adviser
    FCO advises against cruise ship travel Statement follows advice in March about over 70s and chronically ill The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has released a statement advising against cruise ship travel. The move is being seen as the government reinforcing the message that the cruise industry is not part of the wider travel industry being opened up from tomorrow. “The Foreign & Commonwealth Office advises against cruise ship travel at this time. This is due to the ongoing pandemic and is based on medical advice from Public Health England. “The government will continue to review its cruise ship travel...
  • Jeff Sessions: Pro 2nd Amendment?

    07/09/2020 10:58:59 AM PDT · by RandFan · 25 replies
    US Senate ^ | July 9 | RandFan
    Jeff Sessions likes to portray himself as pro 2nd Amendment and boasts of a lifetime rating by the NRA. However I was going through Sen. Rand Paul's amendments and found THIS from 2011. Gun Owners of America supported the amendment to stop gun owners being subject to PATRIOT Act fishing expeditions and Jeff Sessions voted with 85 other senators to kill it. This is a clear anti-2A vote!See for yourself. I have linked to Sen. Paul's amendment on the Senate website. Here is a brief explanation from the John Birch Society (JBS): JEFFERSON SESSIONS Motion to Table S.Amdt. 363: Motion...
  • Woman Shoots Person Robbing Her Home… Now The Robbers Family Is Irate At The Woman

    07/09/2020 10:48:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 63 replies
    Conservative Matrix ^ | 07/09/2020 | Phoenix Brooks
    Do they even hear themselves ? Are they serious? “ You have to look at it from every child’s point of view that was raised in the hood. You have to understand, how he gonna get his money to have clothes to go to school? You have to look at it from his point of view.” “I don’t care if she have her gun license or any of that. That is way beyond the law, way beyond. He was not supposed to die like this. He had a future ahead of him. Trevon had goals. He was a funny guy,...
  • CDC says coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools will not be revised

    07/09/2020 9:53:43 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 9, 2020 | 11:08am | Mark Moore
    The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the agency will not revise guidelines for reopening schools this fall, after President Trump said they are too expensive and burdensome, but will work with local school districts. “Our guidelines are our guidelines,
  • Did Ghislaine Maxwell secretly run one of most powerful Reddit accounts in history? Conspiracy theory suggests Epstein's 'pimp' posted about everything from Israel to legalization of child porn for 14 years until thread fell silent on her arrest

    07/09/2020 8:49:05 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 64 replies
    dm ^ | 7/9/2020 | fruen
    Ghislaine Maxwell could have been secretly operating one of the most powerful Reddit accounts of all time, according to a widely shared conspiracy theory on the website. There is no definitive proof that the account is run by Ghislaine but hundreds of users have pointed out the u/maxwellhill handle has fallen silent since her July 2 arrest on sex trafficking charges related to Jeffrey Epstein. In a Twitter post YouTuber Joe Leonard wrote: 'Ghislane Maxwell was the first person on reddit to hit 1 million karma LMAO! She's the #8 karma to this day. Her posts to /r/worldnews constituted roughly...
  • Tempers flare when Gov Newsom orders closing of Calif restaurants, wineries—but HIS remains open

    07/09/2020 6:36:43 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | 7/3/2020 | Tom Tillison
    In what is seen as a major rollback, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the closures of numerous businesses across 19 counties in California to counter a surge in coronavirus cases. The order will be enforced for at least three weeks, and includes restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos and museums, cardrooms, and bars, Fox 26 reported. While a number of Central Valley counties are included, Napa County, where Gov. Newsom owns a winery and tasting room is not among the counties affected and the business remains open as of the July 1, 2020 order,...
  • Today's Cryptogram

    07/09/2020 6:09:53 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 13 replies
    XR IKT BKTZH ZXRP AW TO IKT ATLP VW KS YXEYWM EMKTSH. – MNZOY BNZHK WAWMLKS
  • "Glee" star Naya Rivera missing after son found alone in boat on California lake

    07/09/2020 5:35:33 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | 09 July 2020 | Sarah Whitten
    The 33-year-old had been boating with her son on Lake Piru, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said. Rivera rented a boat around 1 p.m., the department reported, and her son was found napping alone in the vessel three hours later. Rivera’s son said the pair had been swimming, but Rivera never returned, according to Capt. Eric Buschow. The boy was wearing a life vest and another adult life vest was found on the boat, he said.
  • Now, I Care (Excellent read)

    07/09/2020 5:33:06 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 35 replies
    Texas Gun Trader ^ | 9 July 2020 | Anonymous
    Now, I care I never cared if you were “gay” or whatever acronym you chose to call yourself, until you started shoving it down my throat. I never cared what color you were, if you were a good human, until you started blaming me for your problems. I never cared about your political affiliation until you started to condemn me for mine. I never cared where you were from in this great Republic until you began condeming people based on where they were born and the history that makes them who they are. I never cared if you were well...