Saturday, October 31, 2020

Well it's official, "The Trumps" Act 2 coming your way tomorrow 🕺💃 P.S. It's probably the most absurd short we ever made

 

Teen who became caretaker to 4 siblings after mother died of Covid-19 urges responsibility

 

It's come to this: A neighbor reports that AG William Barr's house in McLean is being picketed by Trump supporters who believe he's not doing enough to lock up Joe Biden

 

“From Thursday until the start of December you must stay at home, you may only leave home for specific reasons” Boris Johnson announces an England-wide lockdown, saying “Now is the time to take action, because there is no alternative”

 

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to take “extraordinary measures” to deliver ballots in time to be counted in Wisconsin and around Detroit, including using a priority mail service.

 

Voters taking part in a march to the polls were pepper-sprayed in North Carolina on Saturday. One journalist was arrested and children were seen coughing and vomiting in the street.

 

In her words: An Italian nurse describes the trauma of caring for dying COVID-19 patients, the anger of seeing people skipping masks, and the pain of the coronavirus making its feared comeback close to home.

 

Obama: What is his obsession with crowd size? This is the one measure he has of success. He still worrying about his inauguration crowd being smaller than mine... Does he have nothing better to worry about? Did no one come to his birthday party when he was a kid?

 

Chilling.

 

This video was taken yesterday on I-35 outside of Austin. “Law and order,” indeed.

 

Dear @washingtonpost: Your headline is wrong. @realDonaldTrump and his family fully understand their supporters are dying from the coronavirus. They just don’t care.

 

A Biden staffer sent me this picture from inside a campaign bus in Austin yesterday. Said these pro-Trump trucks slowed down in front of the bus, trying to stop it on the highway or run it off the road.

 

Judge box of whine has gotten into the boxed wine.

 

3 days. Stay empowered, stay optimistic, stay united. — Joe Biden

 

2020 — year of the ghoul

 

State Attorney responds to delay at Miami-Dade mail facility | Miami Herald

 

This is absolutely insane. Homicide via wanton recklessness. Trump is deliberately indifferent to the health, safety, and welfare of even his own supporters. He’s a complete sociopath. Please vote for @JoeBiden so Americans can stop dying.

 

God bless these lost souls. We are a great country of decent people and deserve better than a murderous president

 

700 counts of negligent/reckless homicide. With many more through Monday. The most prolific killer in American history.

 

The Strange Link Between a Fake Hunter Biden Dossier and the Hong Kong Democracy Protests

 

Early in the pandemic, it became clear that Covid-19 makes its way into the digestive system and can be found in human feces. Cities and universities across the US have been testing sewage — and the research suggests things are going to get a lot worse.

 

Know the facts. Pass this on.

 

John Cornyn lied about his education to inflate his resume-he never attended a "Judicial Studies Program" at Oxford University: https://t.co/A4RbDblM42 He is just another liar, same as Trump. You can donate to his opponent, @mjhegar here:

 

Yet another former Trump admin official steps up, denounces Trump

 

Texas GOP senator didn't "graduate" from Oxford University law program, as claimed in prior campaign

 FFS

Ratcliffe/Trump treat intelligence community as a buffet line, just picking out the sweets they like.

 

Trumpworld’s darkest plot yet is starting to implode

 

Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.

 

High school paper busts Kentucky State Police for using Hitler quotes in trainings until 2013

 

Weinstein accuser who testified at his trial sues him

 

Raw footage of mailroom in post office here in Miami Dade. Source revealed “mail in ballots are within these piled up in bins on the floor. Mail has been sitting for over week!.”

 

AG Barr sends DOJ into court to slow down lawsuits against the Postal Service as Postmaster General DeJoy slows down mail delivery of ballots. Corrupt! USPS Says Timely Vote Delivery Isn’t a Constitutional Right

 

I wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post. Here it is. Thanks for reading. — Stephen King

 

The Superspreader

 

“Over the past five days, the on-time rate for ballots in 17 postal districts representing 10 battleground states and 151 electoral votes was 89.1% — 5.9 percentage points lower than the national average.”

 

Trump chooses bizarre Covid-19 doctor lie as closing argument for his 2020 campaign

 

Rate of Covid-19 deaths leaves hospital workers traumatized

 

Maddow: Take heart that Americans still believe in democracy; early vote numbers prove it

 

Opinion: Donald Trump Jr.’s ugly rant on Fox makes a strong case against his father

 

Bloomberg pumps big money into low-profile state races to boost climate policies

 

The Editorial Board endorses Joe Biden for president of the United States. See their full list of endorsements inside:

 

"A friend of mine said, 'you know, you're the most famous man in the world.' I said, no I'm not, no I'm not ... 'what are you talking about, who's more famous?' I said, Jesus Christ."

 

Journalists are pawns as China and US vie for supremacy on world stage

 Help Joe Biden in any way you can.

The #HongKong police in the past month have arrested #JoshuaWong and #TonyChung under the #NationalSecurityLaw on Hong Kong! The Hong Kong police used 4 members to aggressively arrest and detain Tony Chung who was complying with them! This needs to be known, and stopped!

 

'I hope it makes a difference': voters on remote Maine island cast their ballot

 

Dear followers! If you are still doubting about your Halloween look we have something for you! With this handmade mask you will gather a lot of white and red candies. Side effect: people in balaclava will fancy you. Happy Halloween

 

Nearly 3 months after vote, Belarus protests still go strong

 

Just days from the election, the tech giant wrongly blocked thousands of Biden ads due to “technical flaws.”

 

Opinion: Yes, Trump has an agenda for a second term. It’s all about him.

 

Millions of buildings are without power, including early voting sites, prompting a mad scramble before Election Day

 

“The Prince of Darkness, @joebiden” Look Rudy, @MrsSOsbourne is about ready to sue you for copyright infringement, plus, you make Joe Biden sound badass

 

Healthcare professionals? You cool with the President suggesting you let people die to make a little cash?

 

Trump has zero backbone & showed it again tonight when he cut short his MN rally after 21 minutes. Reporters noted his lack of energy in front of an outdoor crowd of 250 due to the Covid restrictions he was forced to follow. His end will be like this. He’ll run away.

 

Olear has outdone himself. To understand how the GOP became utterly, totally owned by Russia, you need to read the timeline. It's clear, revolting, and treasonous.

 

Analysis: The Trumps don’t seem to understand that their supporters are dying from the coronavirus

 

People in Trump’s orbit I know for sure have used/using cocaine: Roger Stone Larry Kudlow Sam Nunberg Donald Trump Scrump Trump Twizzler’s Trump Vanky Trump Melania Trump Spare me the Hunter Biden BS

 

You talk a big game on COVID relief, @LindseyGrahamSC. You're a sitting senator. Why haven't you done more to help South Carolina families struggling during this pandemic?

 

If you're wondering how you can support @JoeBiden in these final days of the campaign, here are two ways you can help. First, donate what you can. It’ll help the team reach the voters we most need to connect with:

 

What about the lives of the 545 children whose parents cannot be found by the Trump Administration?

 

Perdue wouldn't disclose his campaign events. But we found him in central Ga., where his supporters tried to stop us from asking him questions. He declined to explain why he wouldn't reveal his events, took a whack at Ossoff and wouldn't say if he regretted mocking Harris' name

 

In the market for a dreamy new POTUS? Here are some tips you might find Enchanting.

 

My sister’s mask should be one of guilt and shame for calling this virus a hoax. How many lives were lost due to her disinformation campaign?! Her hypocrisy is staggering.

 

New Stanford University study estimates that 18 Trump rallies have led to 30,000 COVID cases and 700 deaths

 

So each of Trump’s recent super-spreader rallies kills roughly 40 people. I wonder how many deaths he’s willing to cause per vote gained. Put as Kushner might put it, what’s “x” in the requisite skull to vote ratio (💀/ V) > x

 

Stephen Colbert on Donald Trump Jr.: “From the looks of things, ‘Instant-gram’ might be the name of Don Jr.’s cocaine delivery service, because it sure seems like he’s crushing more than his algorithm”

 

They need to shut him down for safety reasons. He is killing Americans.

 

Plotters of botched coup last May to oust Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro met at various locations including Trump Doral. A central figure in the plot Jordan Goudreau says US officials knew of plan,

 

Home Depot’s co-founder Bernie Marcus says that the traitor hiding in our White House deserves a 2nd term to destroy our country further. Shop at your local hardware stores.

 

Reaching natural herd immunity in the United States would mean “so much suffering and death in the country, it would be unacceptable,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said during an interview

 

An important reminder as millions of folks across the country vote early or make plans to vote on November 3: You have the right to vote. If you run into any issues at your polling place, call 1-866-687-8683 or your voter protection hotline.

 

Madame Tussauds in Berlin loaded its wax effigy of Donald Trump into a dumpster, calling it a 'preparatory measure' ahead of the election Madame Tussauds in Berlin loaded its wax effigy of Donald Trump into a dumpster, calling it a 'preparatory measure' ahead of the election

 

BREAKING—CDC announced (under Trump WH pressure) that it will allow its no-sail order on cruises to expire. The no-sail order has been in place since mid-March due to #COVID19 but will expire on Saturday night and not be extended. SO DANGEROUS.

 

Joe and I know at our core that it's not just our service members who sign up to serve our nation. Their families do, too.

 

Morgan Freeman Spells Out Exactly What’s At Stake This Election “Our lives quite literally depend on it,” the actor warns in a new ad for the NAACP.

 

Friday, October 30, 2020

Nearly 200 million Americans are at risk of having their utilities cut off. This is unconscionable - especially as COVID-19 worsens and winter approaches. Utility companies must do the right thing and SUSPEND UTILITIES SHUTOFFS.

 

Facts First: Without the Affordable Care Act, experts say there is no mechanism for the federal government to guarantee that Covid-19 vaccines will be covered by private insurance plans.

 

"Our doctors get more money if someone dies from Covid. You know that, right? I mean, our doctors are very smart people." -- Trump pushes a baseless conspiracy that greedy American health care workers are overcounting coronavirus deaths

 

Trump has packed thousands of supporters, most not wearing masks, into similar rallies across the country, despite the raging coronavirus pandemic.

 

McConnell vowed Friday to continue confirming both U.S. district and circuit court judicial nominees through the lame-duck session and right up to the end of the 116th Congress.

 

Speaker Pelosi responds to Donald Trump Jr. saying Covid-19 deaths are down to “almost nothing”: "The deaths may mean ‘almost nothing’ to him, but it is everything to the families who have lost a loved one.”

 

'American fiasco': House coronavirus oversight report rips Trump admin's pandemic response

 

UPDATE: Judge Randy Moss sets discovery plan in suit over whether politics led to firing of FBI Dep. Dir. Andy McCabe. 15 depositions a side. McCabe atty Murad Hussain sez 1 will be for Trump, whether prez or not. Fact-finding to run thru 7/30/21. Earlier:

 

BREAKING: Belgian Prime Minister De Croo announces nationwide coronavirus lockdown

 

List of celebrities’ political leanings turns up in probe of Trump’s anti-virus campaign

 

JUST POSTED: @MotherJones and @openDemocracy investigate how Trump impeachment lawyer Jay Sekulow's group has sent millions of dollars to an affiliate in Moscow run by an activist tied to Putin's regime

 

We need help, but he craves power.

 

Everyone who participated in the dissemination of this obvious disinformation should be held to account: Яudy Giuliani, Яon Johnson, Sean Hannity, Tucker CaЯlson, and that doddering fool from Iowa.

 

Former President of Maryland-Based Nuclear Transportation Company Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison on Charges, Including Paying Bribes to Russian Official Mark Lambert, age 57, of Mount Airy, Maryland

 

Donald Trump, who has financial interests in Turkey, won’t stand up to Erdogan. Ever. He even interfered in a DOJ investigation of a Turkish bank suspected of funding Iran’s nuclear program. Trump cares only about his own interests, not America’s.

 

A Philadelphia toddler was ripped from his mom’s SUV after police smashed in her windows. The Fraternal Order of Police claimed in a Facebook post that the “lost” child was found “walking around barefoot” after police shot Walter Wallace Jr

 

“The ads have been down since Tuesday, Biden’s campaign said on Thursday evening, costing the Democratic presidential candidate a half-million dollars in projected donations and altering the advertising plan right before the election.”

 

White House @PressSec Kayleigh McEnany statement where she claims her rights to political speech while a government employee saying she does so in “her personal capacity”

 

Wisconsin voters are already furious at how their state politicians are handling—or not handling—coronavirus. Now they get to weigh in on Donald Trump.

 

“Socialism is a scare word they have hurled at every advance the people have made in the last 20 years….Socialism is their name for almost anything that helps all the people.” - President Truman, 1952

 

Lukashenko arriving at the KGB HQ for “negotiations” with opposition figures he’d jailed was one of the stranger moments of the Belarus crisis. I spoke with people who were in the room to get a sense of how things went.

 

#Belarus Amazingly powerful video. Day 82. People are singing "Mury" in Belarusian at the site of Stalin-era repressions in Kurapaty. Poet Andrei Chadanovich translated the song. I don't remember such crowds. If I may paraphrase: the nation that remember its past has the future

 

Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi says documents reveal that the Trump administration attempted to use $250 million of taxpayer money, meant for Covid-19 education purposes, as a "slush fund" to help President Trump's reelection campaign by trying to rebrand the pandemic.

 

Here are some helpful tips about voting in person this year. Do vote early if you can, don't get out of line, and a couple of other important reminders. If you're voting by mail, now is the time to drop off your ballot at a drop box or an election office. — Barack Obama

 

A year-long investigation by Bellingcat, The Insider and Der Spiegel, with contributing investigations from RFE/RL, has discovered evidence that Russia continued its Novichok development program long beyond the officially announced closure date.

 

The Biden campaign just launched a blistering new ad hitting Trump over 545 migrant children separated from their families. Good to see. Trump's cruel immigration legacy has turned the issue into a vulnerability for *him.* No need to fear it any longer:

 

JUST POSTED. @dfriedman33 and I report on the crazy and desperate last-ditch efforts of Rudy Giuliani and Steve Bannon to orchestrate an October Surprise to help re-elect their dear leader. (And a cameo appearance: Tucker Carlson.) Please read, RT & share

 

Denialism, Dishonesty, Deflection: The Final Days of the Trump Campaign Have It All

 

Lincoln Voters in TEXAS 🏴‍☠️ Demand your Governor, Secretary of State, and Attorney General to ensure every vote is counted. CALL

 

PHOTO GALLERY: Highlights of some of the most compelling images made or published by @AP in Asia and Pacific.

 

Read about how scientists sounded the alarm on #COVID19 in this crucial @NYMag piece on @DrEricDing.@realDonaldTrump lied. People died.

 

Within the last six months, as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the US, the Trump administration filed 75 lawsuits to seize private land along the US-Mexico border for the border wall, according to data reviewed by CNN from the Texas Civil Rights Project.

 

From anonymous claims of military atrocities to a school security guard who tried to become a cop, the so-called movement is more pro-law enforcement than you think

 

FINAL TV AD: We were warned about the risk of #COVID19 becoming a pandemic in January. Scientists knew and many sounded the alarm. And @realDonaldTrump knew, but he decided to “play it down”. So many have died needlessly. #Vote because our lives depend on it.

 

They broke the postal service. They broke the Supreme Court. They’re trying to break our spirits. Vote and show them we can’t be broken.

 

You have my word: if I have the honor of serving as your president, I will do everything in my power to defeat COVID-19. Here’s my plan to get it done:

 

We’ve gone from bad to even worse: South Dakota has now overtaken North Dakota, while each smashing record highs—each above 1000/mil. If countries, both would be *Top 5* in world. Yet where is SD governor @govkristinoem ? At ***Mar-A-Lago***! (Confirmed by source). #COVID19

 

So that’s what that feeling of falling down, down, down was about: Hong Kong’s ranking in law and order index plunges from fifth place to 82nd

 

This is the grim reality of the draconian National Security Law. A 19 year old teenager facing between 10 years to life in prison for a Facebook post. Tony will not be the last and that is why the world must stand with Hong Kong.

 

Hong Kong court denies bail to activist Tony Chung, charged with secession under security law

 

It’s the night of the murdered poets, the unofficial day of remembrance of the Soviet repression in #Belarus. Belarusians are massively gathering in #Kurapaty tonight, foreign diplomats joined. People remember and do care about history and Stalin-era executions. Now more than ever

 

The man selling the Hunter Biden dossier does not exist. His picture is computer generated. The intellegence firm peddling it is fake too, according to @NBCNews. What are odds the “Hunter Biden” laptop Greenwald insists is being censored is also a fake?

 

This storm will pass, and a new day will come.

 

My Catholic faith drilled into me a core truth — that every person on earth is equal in rights and dignity. As president, these are the principles that will shape all that I do, and my faith will continue to serve as my anchor, as it has my entire life.

 

Vermont's Secretary of State is not satisfied with Justice Kavanaugh's amended opinion. "I will not sit idly by while Justice Kavanaugh uses factually incorrect information about the Green Mountain State as cover to erode voting rights."

 

How to billy bush

 

“In his recent book, Mr. Bolton said he had warned Mr. Barr in April 2019 about Mr. Trump’s penchant to “give personal favors to dictators.”” Zarrab and others actively aided Iranian proliferation efforts. Why didn’t @realDonaldTrump stand up to it?

 

Senator Collins was asked *three times* last night if she supports Donald Trump's reelection, and she refused to answer each time. The election is 5 days away, and Mainers deserve answers.

 

David Perdue isn’t just a crook –– he’s a coward, too. End his career for good

 

If Roger Stone had gone to prison after Watergate (which he should have) would we have avoided Trump as POTUS? This is why we don't "move on and heal" and MUST prosecute them ALL, to ensure this never, ever, EVER happens again.

 

Exclusive: Wilbur Ross served on the board of a Chinese joint venture until 2019. In other words, while helping run the Trade War, the Commerce Secretary was partnered with a Chinese state-owned enterprise. Thread on this massive conflict of interest.

 

New details of the Justice Department’s handling of the accusations against Halkbank reveal how Turkey’s leader pressured the president, prompting concern from top White House aides.

 

Last night Roger Marshall skipped our 3rd debate in Topeka — and then lied about receiving the invitation. But don't worry, they had receipts. Watch.

 

I join Israelis in honoring Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z"l, 25 years after his assassination. He led a life of service to his country and its security — and bravely gave his life pursuing peace. I was honored to call him a friend.

 

Tucker Carlson, who has spent the past two weeks obsessing on the Hunter Biden emails, now says it's time to leave Hunter alone: "The point is pounding on a man, jumping on, and piling on when he’s already down is not something we want to be involved in."

 

Tucker Carlson is now exclusively reporting on a package he lost

 

Louisville police officer sues Kenneth Walker, boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, for emotional distress, assault and battery

 

NBC Exclusive: The Hunter Biden 'dossier' that went viral on right-wing internet sites and was later disseminated by Trump's close associates appears to be from a fake 'intelligence firm'. The author of the report, 'Martin Aspen', does not exist.

 

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Pool report: Several attendees were helped out during Trump's remarks by medical personnel because of the heat. Water from a hose or hydrant shot up to cool off attendees. Trump saw and said: "Are they friend or foe? ... If they're foe, let's take care of those sonofabitches."

 

BREAKING: Senator Perdue just cancelled our final debate. At last night's debate, millions saw that Perdue had no answers when I called him out on his record of blatant corruption, widespread disease, and economic devastation. Shame on you, Senator.

 

Leaked Chat Logs Reveal Boogaloo Fantasies of Killing Random Civilians

 

"Bad things are gonna happen to him" -- Trump on Miles Taylor

 

FAUCI: "If things do not change, if they continue on the course we're on, there's going to be a whole lot of pain in this country with regard to additional cases and hospitalizations and deaths. We are on a very difficult trajectory. We are going in the wrong direction."

 

‘This Is Not How We Do Things in the Southern District’: NYT Directly Ties Prosecution of Turkish State-Owned Bank to SDNY U.S. Attorney’s Firing Some highlights of today's NYT exposé.

 

Feds arrest the self-proclaimed leader of the neo-Nazi group, The Base

 

Yesterday on a @QuincyInst panel, I mentioned this specific group’s action as a malign influence in Michigan’s election.

 

A businessman accused of taking part in a fraud and money-laundering plot along with two associates of Rudy Giuliani pleads guilty

 

QAnon is Supposed to Be All About Protecting Kids. Its Primary Enabler Appears to Have Hosted Child Porn Domains.

 

Sorry to flood the airwaves but more and more keeps coming out about the dark money scheme to pack the Court

 

BREAKING: Wisconsin Republican Party chairman says hackers stole $2.3 million from account dedicated to Trump reelection.

 

FBIAA is releasing letters sent to President Trump and to former Vice President Biden in support of FBI Director Wray, urging both candidates to allow Director Wray to complete his statutorily-created, 10-year term for “the stability, credibility, and integrity of the Bureau.”

 

Russian labs are caught making illegal chemical weapons. Will Trump finally respond?

 

“During the past four years, the US leader has ticked off much on Netanyahu’s hardline nationalist wishlist that was previously considered taboo.”

 

VIDEO: French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, telling the nation he hoped the lockdown would bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days

 

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was ordered to immediately begin expanding mail delivery with extra trips and later deliveries after the U.S. Postal Service failed to improve performance less than a week before the election.

 

Listen up. It's time to vote! Go to https://t.co/0yzHjJV1f8 to find out how you can drop your ballot in the dropbox like it's hot, and make your voice heard. I'm voting for the first time come join me

 

Basically ALL of the big areas of disagreement — THE AREAS where MNUCHIN still owes PELOSI language or responses include: testing, tracing and treatment, state and local funding, schools, child care, earned income and child tax credits, unemployment insurance, OSHA and liability.

 

In his desperation to restore and showcase U.S. strength, Donald Trump has made the country weaker. @TomMcTague and @PeterAtlantic explain how Trump's America ended up alone

 

Sen. Kelly Loeffler says she’s "not familiar" with Trump "Access Hollywood" tape

 

Justice Kennedy’s retirement in good health is looking curiouser and curiouser with every new Deutschebank revelation from the tax returns Trump tried so hard to hide.

 

Far-right gangs now attacking protesters in Poland, instigated by the ruling party leader, Kaczyński, who has called on supporters to "defend Poland"

 

Wait, I thought Guo Wengui was a radical, opposed to the CCP! Turns out...Steve Bannon...was working for China's intel services! Who knew

 

At least 18 people connected to President Trump have been locked up, indicted, or arrested since the real-estate mogul announced his candidacy in 2015

 

The dog ate my kompromat?

 

Why does the west put up with Putin?

 

David Perdue lined his own pockets – trading medical stocks and dumping casino shares – while he lied to us about the threat of a virus that's now killed over 220,000 Americans. He doesn't deserve to be re-elected. #GASen

 

What's this? The felon Roger Stone & Farage, out to dinner in August of 2016? Brexit and Trump: same op, different country.

 

Rudy Giuliani admits to possessing child pornography & that he'll show it to people

 

Send him to prison.

 

Drop off your ballot if you haven't mailed it yet.

 

Sen. Ron Johnson is so angry about this obviously satirical tweet about him, he just read it at the Senate tech hearing. Johnson says he wants the tweet taken down— "That could definitely affect my ability to get re-elected."

 

We have a real shot at beating Kevin McCarthy. If everyone who saw this chipped in just $2, we would blow our fundraising goals out of the water. Please retweet and chip in here to be a part of our victory over Kevin McCarthy:

 

This is the Covey Spreader. Nasty.

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This segment is truly one of the dumbest things I have ever watched. Tucker says he had the goods on the Bidens but the documents got lost in the mail and he’s apparently unable to even summarize what these smoking guns said. Seems legit!

 

EXCLUSIVE: the Trump appointee steering the $300M ad campaign to “defeat despair” about coronavirus privately pitched a different theme — “Helping the President will Help the Country.”

 

Brett Kavanaugh's stunningly ignorant Supreme Court opinion contains significant factual error.

 

The rock legend called for an "exorcism" in Washington on Election Day.