Saturday, July 4, 2020

We’re not supposed to talk about trumps cognitive decline, right?

‘Most people are not wearing masks’ as Trump hosts the ‘largest event since the start of the pandemic’ at the White House

Diamond Lake in Cass County, Michigan just now:

Young Americans are partying hard and spreading Covid-19 quickly

Last year, the Republican National Convention began cutting checks to a former producer of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice who was accused of having, as one contestant put it, "all the dirt" on Donald Trump.

The U.S. is sending aircraft carriers to the South China Sea for military exercises as China ramps up its own drills in the area

The stimulus checks were meant to get average Americans through the lockdown, but those $1,200 payouts were small change compared with the billions in tax breaks the CARES Act handed out to the country’s wealthiest.

Mary Hart just randomly and deliberately throwing up two white power symbols as she introduces Donald Trump.

mom before Memorial Day weekend, mom after. Happy 4th!

It’s like the handmaid’s tale but with morons

Trump’s push to amplify racism unnerves Republicans who have long enabled him

JUST IN: Florida shatters single-day record, records over 11,000 new coronavirus cases

Just watched #TheOutpost based on @jaketapper’s best-selling book. It is an incredible story of courage, and sacrifice by American soldiers in Afghanistan. The movie is intense and illuminating and i keep thinking about it.

Steve Hotze left a voicemail for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asking him to order rioters be killed The Texas Tribune obtained the voicemail Friday via a public information request

Did Mary Hart just do what I think she did?!?

Our nation was founded on a simple idea: We're all created equal. We've never lived up to it — but we've never stopped trying. This Independence Day, let's not just celebrate those words, let's commit to finally fulfill them. Happy #FourthOfJuly! — Joe Biden

I stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux & this is NOT ok with me — Neil Young Archives

The Hunter Biden and Joe Biden COVID-19 conspiracy theory

Opinion: The sordid saga of Ghislaine Maxwell

“Trump sought to play on the fears of a minority...who view the rise of Black Lives Matter as a threat to the historical dominance of White people” — @MaeveReston on the president’s “culture war bonfire” at Mount Rushmore

Suppose you agreed with this. Suppose you agreed too that statues/memorials mattered more than Trump's failures on pandemic, economy, racial justice. All below HAPPENED ON HIS WATCH. He's asking for a 2nd term to redress failures of his own 1st. "Next time, I won't mess up!"

This fella explaining to me yesterday that Joe Biden and Hunter Biden were responsible for COVID-19 outbreak in United States.

This Independence Day, 70 artists are having messages of solidarity and defiance typed in the sky to highlight the plight of immigrants held in detention centers

omg the makeup. he does know we can see the sides too, right?

What the fuck is wrong with him

Trump offers some remarkably overheated rhetoric: "There is a new far-left fascism that demands absolute allegiance ... this left-wing cultural revolution is designed to overthrow the American revolution"

A somnambulant Trump tries to frame the threat against monuments as the biggest danger America faces right now

“Mr. President, it's too much.”

This is from Tulsa super spreader event. She tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday.

America was born out of an act of resistance. As we celebrate #IndependenceDay this weekend, I can think of nothing more patriotic than those who've spoken truth to power like Lt. Col. Vindman & those in the streets these past few months.

Trump fails to live up to his role as commander in chief. He fails to honor the servicemen and women who sacrifice so much to protect our nation.

1st Lt. Clint Lorance gave the order to open fire on three Afghan men and was convicted of murder. Trump pardoned him and called him a hero. The soldiers of his platoon have paid a higher price.

Virginia Foxx on House floor: "Madam Speaker, I ask for the gentleman's words to be taken down! I am not a hypocrite." Max Rose: "With all due respect, ma'am, you are." Foxx: "Madam Speaker!"

Opinion: China’s national security law in Hong Kong doubles down on imperialism

A Democratic senator is asking Attorney General William Barr whether “political pressure” is limiting a probe into the hacking of environmental groups

Let’s Take this Weekend to Celebrate Eventual Freedom from Trump

It would be a huge shame if these many pictures of @realDonaldTrump with child sex-trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell throughout the years started trending.

"The United States Postal Service is in crisis, and one person is standing in the way of its salvation: President Donald J. Trump," writes Rep. Gerry Connolly for @CNNOpinion

"HAPPY FOURTH?" the tabloid asked in a swipe at Donald Trump's Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore.

Trump kicked off his holiday weekend with a visit to his private Virginia golf club, hitting the links for the third time in less than a week despite growing outrage over the Russian bounty scandal and coronavirus spikes across the country.

Happy 4th of July! Among other things, on this day in 1863, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, General Ulysses S. Grant accepted the surrender of the second of the three Confederate armies he would force to lay down their arms during the Civil War.

The NYPD Isn’t Giving Critical Bodycam Footage to Officials Investigating Alleged Abuse


Pubs, bars and restaurants in England are opening their doors today, putting a million people back to work, in the biggest loosening yet of the lockdown the U.K. imposed in late March

"There's almost no way... that the President could not have known" about the intelligence on the alleged Russian bounty scheme, says Steve Hall, former CIA chief of Russian and Ukraine operations.

Beto O'Rourke: "[Texas Lt. Gov] Dan Patrick and his death cult that he's trying to lead here in Texas ... when he says there are more important things than living, he's asking minimum wage workers, Black Texans, Latino Texans to do the dying."

"The nationwide survey finds that 31 percent of black adults say they know someone firsthand who has been killed by the virus, compared with 17 percent of adults who are Hispanic and 9 percent who are white."

Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Facism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4th

Trump gives Jon Voight a medal

North Korea is ruling out more talks with the U.S., saying the American authorities are using the idea as a mere political tool

You pay Peter Navarro’s salary. Ask for a tax refund.

"Broidy’s new allegation is buried in a 112-page legal filing submitted in a federal court in New York last week, where his legal team is suing the firm Global Risk Advisors..."

Medical companies warn PPE, critical equipment situation “not sustainable,” House memo says

71% of Republicans now agree with a commonly used statement of racial resentment, up from 56% in 2012. For Democrats, agreement with the statement is now just 13 percent, down from 38 percent in 2012.

I hear what you're saying, but no other country has to live with it.

Rep. Lieu on new bill proposal to fine executive branch officials who ignore congressional subpoenas: “We’ve seen unprecedented obstruction by the Trump administration from the American people.”

Breaking via NYT: Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Don Jr., has tested positive for the coronavirus.