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  • Video of actual looters in action.

    05/30/2020 12:56:31 PM PDT · by vg0va3 · 101 replies
    Instagram ^ | 5/30/20 | jamesjeffersonj
    I need you to see this. White folk all over the country are burning s*** down, destroying buildings, and leaving Black organizers behind with the mess. ⁣
  • Reuters Photos: Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged police killing of George Floyd

    05/29/2020 2:19:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 28, 2020 | Reuters Staff
    People react as a car burns at the parking lot of a Target store during protests after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man George Floyd, who later died at a hospital. People gather outside the Hennepin County Government Center to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 28, 2020. Protesters gather to watch construction materials burning near the Minneapolis Police third precinct in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 27, 2020. Police officers stand in the line in riot gear near the Minneapolis Police third precinct...
  • '23,000 dead New Yorkers and its keeping up with the Cuomos': Chuckling brothers are slammed for CNN nasal swab joke while Governor keeps SILENT on reopening

    05/21/2020 11:29:38 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 21, 2020 | Marlene Lenthang
    Host Chris Cuomo and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are being slammed for their lighthearted jokes during a discussion on coronavirus testing on CNN last night. During Wednesday’s episode of Cuomo Prime Time the governor recounted how he was tested for coronavirus on live TV during his daily press briefing on Sunday, leading his brother to joke he had a big nose and required a baseball bat-sized nasal swab for a test. But not all viewers were laughing over the brotherly banter. The View host Meghan McCain led the criticism on Twitter saying: 'I’m not sure I’m going to ever...
  • Jussie Smollett’s lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution is tossed by federal judge

    04/23/2020 11:47:39 AM PDT · by BBQToadRibs · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 22 2020 | JASON MEISNER
    A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a suit by former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett alleging he was the victim of a malicious prosecution over his allegedly staged hate crime attack in January 2019. U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Kendall ruled that Smollett’s claim against the city of Chicago and several police officers cannot go forward now that he’s been re-indicted by a special Cook County grand jury on charges stemming from the same incident. In her 15-page opinion, Kendall wrote that if the new criminal case — brought by special prosecutor Dan Webb in February — were to end in...
  • 'An impeachable offense': Bill Maher rips Trump for federal response to coronavirus

    04/04/2020 12:23:35 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 84 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 4/4/20 | by Anthony Leonardi
    'An impeachable offense': Bill Maher rips Trump for federal response to coronavirus HBO comedian Bill Maher said Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic amounts to impeachment. While interviewing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Real Time with Bill Maher host said it was "galling" that the president, in his view, was prioritizing the plights of some states over others during the coronavirus pandemic, calling it impeachable. "I find one of the most galling parts of this is that the president is favoring certain states over the others. Governors who are nice to him, as he calls it, get a lot of...
  • Video: A Coronavirus-Stricken Man Spits In Passengers Face Before Dropping Dead!

    04/02/2020 1:34:20 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 24 replies
    Defiant America ^ | 04.02.2020 | Alex Graham
    COVID-19-positive train passenger was seen in a video spitting on another traveler in Thailand on Tuesday before he dropped dead. Anan Sahoh, 56, tested positive for the virus after he was discovered dead Tuesday on the train from Bangkok to the southern city of Narathiwat, Metro UK reported. Surveillance video shows the disturbing interaction on a train platform in Bangkok … the patient walking up to another man in line to buy tickets and hocking a loogie right in his grill! Video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXrHI5C479c&feature=emb_title He then passed a mandatory temperature check to board the train, where he was seen vomiting...
  • Celebrities go makeup-free while social distancing

    03/27/2020 10:23:18 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 27 replies
    Page Six ^ | March 25, 2020 | Elana Fishman
    They may be used to getting glammed up for the red carpet, but just like the rest of the world, celebrities are currently staying home and practicing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. With no buzzy premieres or press events on their calendars for the time being, these stars are skipping makeup in favor of letting their natural beauty shine through — and they’re sharing it all on social media.
  • States work to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus drugs

    03/22/2020 10:06:36 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 54 replies
    reuteurs ^ | MARCH 22, 2020 | Michael Erman 3 MIN READ
    At least four state pharmacy boards have taken steps to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus treatments touted by U.S. President Donald Trump that are in short supply as demand has surged with the rapid spread of the outbreak.
  • Photo of Trump's notes show he crossed out 'corona' and replaced it with 'Chinese' as he continues to use 'racist' term during press briefing about COVID-19.

    03/20/2020 6:14:40 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 79 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 3.20.2020 | VALERIE EDWARDS
    A photo of Donald Trump's notes from his Thursday press briefing shows his script had been amended so the term 'corona virus' read 'Chinese virus' - as the president doubled down on his use of the term which critics have branded racist. During the speech, Trump repeated his argument that China is to blame for the original spread of the virus, which has claimed thousands of lives around the world. But he has faced criticism for calling it a 'Chinese virus', as the deadly disease is now a global pandemic.
  • Spring Breakers Grind and Party on Booze Cruise Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

    03/18/2020 1:19:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 18, 2020 | Nadine DeNinno
    College kids are bucking advice to practice social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic and instead are partying in tight quarters aboard booze cruises. A Facebook video from STS Travel shows about 250 bikini-clad spring breakers dancing, drinking and throwing their cares to the wind aboard a ship near Nassau, Bahamas, on Monday, a day after the country reported its first COVID-19 case. “Our last booze cruise was yesterday,” the post reads. “The Blackbeard’s Revenge Cruise took such good care of our travelers, no one had to walk the plank!”
  • Philly police to halt narcotics arrests, other charges during COVID outbreak.

    03/18/2020 7:57:03 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 34 replies
    BILLY PENN News ^ | 3.17.2020 | MIGUEL MARTINEZ
    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw has instructed the department to begin delaying arrests for a slew of low-level criminal offenses — including all narcotics activity. The unprecedented move comes as the city takes emergency measures to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus through the region. An internal memo obtained by Billy Penn and WHYY states that crimes including theft, burglary, prostitution, stolen automobiles, vandalism, and certain economic crimes will no longer automatically result in detention. Police will also temporarily stop enforcing bench warrants to individuals who fail to show up for court.
  • Do those protesting the NAZI flag at Sanders’ rally really know what it stood for?

    03/10/2020 11:10:16 PM PDT · by hoagy62 · 28 replies
    RedState ^ | 3/10/20 | Joyce Marie Pace
    Last Thursday, Bernie Sanders, self-proclaimed Socialist, was campaigning at a rally in Phoenix, AZ when a man somewhere behind him unfurled a Nazi flag. As Sanders made an effort to speak, the cheers of his supporters were quickly replaced with boos. In less than thirty seconds, the man waving the flag had it snatched from his hand and was escorted out of the building by security. Most would agree that waving a NAZI flag around, particularly at an event focused on electing America’s first Jewish president and whose family was killed by Nazis during the Holocaust, is despicable. Many denounced...
  • Survey: 38% of Americans won’t buy Corona beer ‘under any circumstances’ because of coronavirus outbreak

    02/29/2020 9:56:08 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 87 replies
    KTLA ^ | February 29, 2020 | CNN Wire
    Corona beer isn’t making any changes to its advertising despite the name’s unfortunate similarity to the deadly coronavirus. Constellation Brands, which brews several variations of the popular lager, said in a statement that its customers “understand there is no link between the virus and our business.” “Sales of Corona remain very strong and we appreciate the continued support from our fans,” Constellation Brands spokesperson Stephanie McGuane told CNN Business. “Our advertising with Corona is consistent with the campaign we have been running for the last 30 years and is based off strong consumer sentiment.” Constellation said Corona Extra sales grew...
  • Battle for House Intensifies After Impeachment (RATS 'in serious trouble')

    02/15/2020 2:32:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Wall Street Journal via MSN ^ | 2/14/20 | Natalie Andrews
    WASHINGTON - House lawmakers are readying to campaign in the post-impeachment landscape, with Democrats eager to focus on policy issues and Republicans planning to attack swing-district Democrats for voting to remove a president whom many of their constituents support. Democrats plan to defend the majority, and specifically their 30 seats in districts that Mr. Trump won in 2016, by discussing the issue that gave them the gavel in 2018: lowering health-care costs. Lawmakers expect to stay far away from talking about the two articles of impeachment the House passed against the president in December. Republicans, meanwhile, will largely embrace running...
  • Dems demand Twitter, Facebook take down edited video of Pelosi ripping up State of the Union speech posted by Trump.

    02/08/2020 1:24:22 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2.8.2020 | Adam Shaw
    Democrats are calling on Twitter and Facebook to take down an edited video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., ripping up the State of the Union address -- claiming it's designed to “mislead” people. “The latest fake video of Speaker Pelosi is deliberately designed to mislead and lie to the American people, and every day that these platforms refuse to take it down is another reminder that they care more about their shareholders’ interests than the public’s interests,” Drew Hammill, Pelosi's deputy chief of staff, said Friday.
  • Iowa Caucus Thread...

    02/03/2020 2:55:33 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 861 replies
    03 Feb 2020 | US Navy Vet
    Please Fellow Iowans post thoughts here.
  • Dem Rep. Ilhan Omar Describes Disappointment of Moving to America, Seeing Homelessness

    02/02/2020 3:45:53 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 57 replies
    conservativefiringline.com ^ | 2/1/2020 | Rusty Weiss
    Dem Rep. Ilhan Omar Describes Disappointment of Moving to America, Seeing Homelessness ROUGH Transcript: When I first came to the United States, I remember one of the first things that I saw was homeless people sleeping on the sides of Manhattan when we arrived in New York. And I remember turning to my father and saying, “This does not look like the America you promised.” And my father said, “Hush, child, we are going to get to our America.” Because the America we were shown in the orientation states when we were coming here from the refugee camps in Kenya...
  • Climate change is likely making us dumber (only 11.15 years left)

    12/24/2019 5:40:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/23/19 | Mike Wehner
    **SNIP** CO2 is a byproduct of many different types of human activity and, as we continue to destroy forests and foliage that help scrub the air and provide humans and other animals with breathable air, the amount of CO2 in our air gradually climbs. Studies have shown that too much CO2 in the air can trigger cognitive issues, decreasing the ability of a person to focus and hinder learning. Getting a few breaths of oxygen-rich “fresh” air tends to clear that up, but in a future where fresh air becomes harder and harder to come by, it could lead to...
  • Smyth County Sheriff's Office arrest man wanted in Pennsylvania

    12/21/2019 11:53:58 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    WCYB 5 News ^ | December 15, 2019 | Christy Calcagno
    A man wanted out of Pennsylvania was arrested Sunday morning in Smyth County, Virginia. Officials say a deputy was working radar in the construction zone near the 53-mile marker on Interstate 81 just after midnight, when a Ford pickup was traveling at a high rate of speed. The deputy attempted a traffic stop, but the truck accelerated and fled to exit 47, north on Highway 11, and eventually into a field at the end of Tranquility Lane. Officials say, after a brief standoff, in which the driver made multiple threats that he had a firearm, he was taken into custody....
  • MORE EVIDENCE THAT WE SHOULDN’T TAKE ADVICE FROM CLIMATE ACTIVISTS

    12/19/2019 10:44:06 AM PST · by DFG · 19 replies
    Powerline ^ | 12/19/2019 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    In western Massachusetts, a group of a dozen or so climate activists tried to stop a trainload of coal heading for a power plant in New Hampshire…by standing on the railroad tracks in front of the train. Evidently they thought the train could, and would, screech to a halt. This short video is dark and doesn’t show much, but it conveys some sense of why this was a poor idea: