Monday, December 7, 2020

North Carolina’s labor commissioner doesn’t think COVID-19 is a workplace safety hazard


"Trump knows," writes @mtomasky. "He knows he is a historic loser. And he is in pain. He’s humiliated. And I’m overjoyed."


On December 6th, 1960, President Eisenhower established the Arctic Wildlife Refuge. Now the Trump admin is looking to sell it off to fossil fuel companies… and lock in the deal before President Biden takes office. This is a theft of our public lands. We must #ProtectTheArctic.


TODAY is the LAST DAY to register to vote in order to cast your ballot in the January 5th Runoff Election! Get registered by visiting, you can also visit this same link to check your status!


Today: A conversation with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya


Very “let them eat COVID”


79 years ago today, our nation met tragedy with courage and resilience. My father was a WWII veteran, so I saw firsthand the selflessness that defined the Greatest Generation. May we never stop striving to live up to their example, and never forget the lives lost at Pearl Harbor.


Sidney Powell told a judge it's important for the Department of Defense to get access to Georgia's voting machines.


Kelly is for Kelly. I’m fighting for Georgia.


This team of world-class medical experts and public servants will be ready on day one to implement a full government response to this crisis. Together, we'll overcome our toughest challenges and make health care a right for all Americans.


"On Saturday night in addition to President Trump supporting Perdue and Loeffler, he also talked about how the election was stolen from him and how it was rigged, and that causes the problem that if the average Georgia voter, well, it's rigged, well then why bother voting?"


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwiss-Belarus. dual citizen Natallia Hersche was sentenced today to 2.5 years in prison for ripping off a balaclava from OMON during protests in September. We ask the intern. community to stand with us in demand to free polit. prisoners


Israel may be a U.S. ally, but Bibi Netanyahu is already emerging as one of Biden’s most formidable foreign adversaries. My new column:


Freshgrad Arthur Yeung among 8 arrested by Hong Kong national security police over peaceful campus demo – report


Hong Kong police confirm 8 arrested for unlawful assembly and ‘inciting secession’ during peaceful CUHK campus demo


A Covid vaccine has arrived and Britons are expected to begin rolling up their sleeves Tuesday, with about 50 hospitals initially taking part


Q: Senator, should members of Congress be barred from trading stocks? LOEFFLER: Look, what's at stake here in this election is the American dream


.@Kloeffler dumped $3 million of stock to protect her own wealth after a private Senate briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. Now she's refusing to support a ban on senators trading stocks. Kelly is only looking out for Kelly.


Here's a compilation of Sen. Kelly Loeffler saying "Radical Liberal Raphael Warnock" in tonight's debate:


Deborah Birx, who oversaw disastrous transfer of health data from CDC to HHS run in part by a literal Kremlin employee, now warning us that COVID will be the worst event in U.S. history. Yes. We know.


Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan (R-GA) says, no, the election wasn't rigged. CNN's John Berman then asks, was that a hard question to answer? Duncan: "No, it wasn't hard at all. This isn't a third world country here in Georgia, we've been running elections for a long, long time."


Nursing-home staffers attended a 300-person superspreader wedding. Now six residents have died


President Erdogan warned the EU to “get rid of its strategic blindness,” as Greece pushed the bloc to pave the way for punitive measures that could unleash a full-blown crisis in the Mediterranean


Hmmmmmm... HK01’s source says police gave a verbal notification last weekend to banks asking to suspend ⁦@tedhuichifung⁩’s relevant accounts, but a written notification was only received today because banks were not working during the weekend


Jon Ossoff says David Perdue is a "coward" for refusing to debate him. "It shows an astonishing arrogance and sense of entitlement for Georgia's senior U.S. senator to believe he shouldn't have to debate at a moment like this in our history."


Biden picks Xavier Becerra as nominee for health and human services secretary


California locks down again: 33 million told to stay home for three weeks


Vitsebsk resident Alla Roshchynskaya was sentenced to 10 days in jail for participating in the solidarity chain and laying flowers in memory of Roman Bondarenko near the cathedral in Vitsebsk on November 13th.


President-Elect Biden Names Mass General Hospital Doctor Rochelle Walensky As CDC Director


Vaccinations are set to begin on Tuesday, less than a week after the United Kingdom became the first Western nation to approve a Covid-19 vaccine


A whistleblower says the FDA isn’t properly regulating vaccine facilities


[#JoshuaWong Letter before sentencing] I said ‘it’s tougher for you to be out there’. By this I mean not only the emotional burden of having friends incarcerated but the sweeping control on many aspects in HK’s society (Credit: AFP)


Inaction on stimulus package would be ‘stupidity on steroids,’ senator says


Donald Trump, George Wallace, and the Influence of Losers


BREAKING: The Arizona Legislature will be closed all next week after at least 15 current or future Republican legislators may have been directly exposed to COVID-19 by meeting with Rudy Giuliani. We live in amazing times.


As the U.S. rushes to the exits in Afghanistan, the Taliban surges. ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ & ⁦@SecPompeo⁩ have made things worse everywhere: Afghanistan, Iran, N. Korea, EU & NATO & Palestine. Kurdish allies betrayed; Erdogan & Putin emboldened.


'Mystery Illness' Kills 1 and Sickens Hundreds in Eluru, India


Ivanka Trump Credits Herself With Feeding the Hungry After Trump Admin Tried to Kick 700,000 Off Food Stamps


My opponent didn’t show up for our debate, but I need you to show up on December 14th for early voting.


Biden can choose to keep Trump out of intelligence briefings and Eleanor Clift thinks he certainly should. "Trump’s personal debt ($400 million) and his proclivity to share secrets with foreign adversaries make him a security risk."


Trump’s campaign, the National Republican Committee, and three affiliated political groups raised nearly half a billion dollars from mid-October through late November, the campaign announced, including more than $200 million since Election Day


Just in: Hong Kong banks this morning receive order from ⁦@hkpoliceforce⁩ to freeze accounts of ⁦@tedhuichifung⁩ and his family members once again (Now TV source


BREAKING: It’s now official. The EU now has its own Magnitsky Act. It was just passed by 27 EU foreign ministers. It took ten years but we now have added 27 countries to the Global Magnitsky Justice movement. A monumental and historic day!


Armed Trump supporters surrounded the home of Michigan’s secretary of state and barrage her and her 4 year old with obscenities