Thursday, August 6, 2020

This one's for all our fans in Thighland

A disproportionate number of non-white children are dying from the novel coronavirus in the United States, according to data released in an internal FEMA memo obtained by @ABC News

According to Tommy Tuberville, $600 a week is "way too much" for folks who've lost their jobs to a global pandemic. But $800 a week from the State of Alabama and a $5.1 million buyout for "resigning" is just fine for him.

Trading in bad faith over time leaves πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ bad spot “a little over a month after implementing the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement designed to lower trade barriers across North America Trump administration has decided to reimpose tariffs on Canadian aluminum

Mitch isn’t fighting for Kentucky, he couldn’t be bothered to be in the negotiating meetings to get COVID relief.


Here's Trump in Ohio claiming that Joe Biden is "against God." "No religion, no anything, hurt the Bible, hurt God. He's against God," Trump says.

More of this, please. Facebook removes troll farm posing as African-American support for Donald Trump

The @NRA is a fraud! Their history of paying out politicians to fight #CommonSenseGunLaws and let the gun industry collect blood money MUST COME TO AN END Take a stand- expose the #NRA & host a free virtual screening of our film Making A Killing @

Senate Democrats challenge the independence and experience of Trump’s nominee for Pentagon inspector general

#SundayMorning Preview@DrBiden, who continued teaching as Second Lady when her husband Joe Biden served as vice president, plans on remaining a teacher if he goes on to win the presidency in November, she tells Rita Braver in an interview this Sunday

Trump's Fox & Friends interview demonstrates Fox News' systemic COVID-19 misinformation problem

Twitter has now labeled RT as "Russia state-affiliated media"

Hoppsan! Obra. ”The US Marines has been permanently stationed in Norway on a rotational basis since 2017. That arrangement now comes to an end... It is a major shift in US security relations with Norway” Washington pulls 700 US marines out of Norway

Another favor to Russia.

China's ambassador to the U.S. slams Pres. Donald Trump for COVID-19 blame.

NYAG James: "“The central figure behind this scheme was none other than Wayne LaPierre… Mr. LaPierre exploited the organization for his and his family’s financial benefit.” LaPierre visited the Bahamas five times on private jet at a cost of more than $500,000, she adds.

Devin Nunes violated his oath of office by conspiring with a foreign government. He is unfit for congress. I want to make sure he never serves another term, but I can't do it without you:

The Pride of Portugal


NYAG James says "top execs filed millions into their own pockets." The 169-page lawsuit (!) is here

Read the NY vs. NRA complaint here

BREAKING: New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA in suit accusing gun rights group of wide-ranging fraud and self-dealing

So, Meghan McCain says she’s not committing to voting for Joe Biden, the man who eulogized her father, instead she’d rather see the moronic orange criminal who keeps insulting her father’s service in the WH. She’s married to the scumbag who owns The Federalist propaganda outlet.

BREAKING: @NewYorkStateAG announces that she filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA entirely. @CourthouseNews

Viral photo of crowded Georgia high school hallway lacks context, superintendent says


Lindsey Graham: refuses to extend Covid unemployment assistance or fight for working families. Also Lindsey Graham: spends nearly $1M on private planes and golf, gives himself 3 pay raises.

We have to treat voting as the most important action we can take on behalf of democracy. So make sure you are registered to vote. Request a mail-in ballot early and send it back early. Then get your family and friends to do it, too. Every vote counts. — Barack Obama

State Dept is "offering a reward of up to $10M for information leading to the identification or location of any person who works with or for a foreign government for the purpose of interfering with US elections through certain illegal cyber activities."

Judge again tells Devin Nunes he can’t sue Twitter over fake cow’s tweets

Prep for @NewYorkStateAG 11:30amET announcement Subpoena issued to NRA last Dec as part of prior eight-month investigation covered campaign finance, payments made to board members and tax compliance Here's link to livestream

NEWS: UK parliamentarians find Hong Kong Police "indisputably" broke international human rights laws. Full report

We shouldn’t be only thinking of students and faculty when it comes to opening universities. Housekeepers, janitors, food service and tons of other staff are being put in an impossibly hard situation.

North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries, officials say.

Well, this is a good catch. All the swing states—with the exception of NC—will NOT count ballots that arrive after Election Day, even if they are postmarked in time and the lateness is not the fault of the voter.

Well this is probably the most chilling statement from Trump

Los Angeles to cut power and water to houses that are caught throwing large parties in defiance of social distancing rules, mayor says

And what exactly does the GOP think they are going to gain by doing this? The Trump campaign taking advantage of a man whose wife says he “is suffering from mental illness” is such a pathetic act of desperation; and yet to be expected.

A pandemic does not just “go away.” With chaotic leadership, it burns through populations — leaving behind unimaginable death as it runs out of victims. Magical thinking will *not* save American lives. Magical thinking has *cost* American lives. Science is the answer.

Of West's 18 electors, 16 are from Cuyahoga County. Six listed the same Cleveland address. Four had the same Lakewood address

The CNN host issued a blunt reminder of the president's previous election vows.

If you're seeing information about voting or vote-by-mail on Facebook, there's a ***very*** good chance it's incorrect. Many of the examples in this piece are still out there, being shared and "liked" by people all over the country

China Telecom diverted internet traffic in U.S. and Canada, report finds

Wisconsin is critical. A super swing state. Kanye, his wife said, has mental issues. A GOP operative put Kanye on Wisconsin's presidential ballot, hoping he'd draw enough Black votes away from Biden

Former First Lady Michelle Obama said she is suffering from "low-grade depression" from coronavirus quarantine, racial strife in the United States and the "hypocrisy" of the Trump administration

NYT: Deutsche Bank complies with subpoena for Trump’s financial records

Trump dinged by social media for 'harmful COVID misinformation'

If Biden wins, the post-Trump corruption purge will have to be epic

“The New York prosecutors who are seeking President Trump’s tax records have also subpoenaed his longtime lender, a sign that their criminal investigation into Mr. Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.”

Letter that Cohen’s new lawyer filed with the court says he has an offer from a super PAC to consult and do media appearances. There’s a narrow universe of what super PACs would be hiring Cohen, although it doesn’t name which one.

TESTED TWICE A WEEK—German school students get free #COVID19 saliva tests twice a week, with results emailed the very next day. ➡️ Oh, plus, this was back in May. Can we ask if we have truly done enough for our kids?

Manhattan DA Vance already has Trump’s Deutsche Bank records. He just needs those documents from Mazars to see whether the numbers match. Inflating assets on loan documents = bank fraud.

Report on Trump scheme to profit from UK favors withheld; IG fired

Trump had US ambassador press UK for golf deal: former diplomat