Immunity

Now that Texas, Georgia, and Florida Republicans have left America by subverting the right of every American to vote, let us look at the rest of the southern Republicans, 66% of which favor secession. According to several polls, the phantom confederacy overwhelmingly favors leaving the Union. To be fair, five...

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  • July 16, 2021

Let’s be clear. I don’t condone Rand Paul’s neighbor’s decision to beat the crap out of him, but I do condone (nay, applaud) everyone else’s decision to laugh at it. Rand Paul is a doctor … of sorts. He rather famously accredited himself through his own accrediting agency—an instance of self-gratifying...

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  • May 23, 2021

Bait and switch: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) publicly announced his opposition Wednesday to a 9/11-style commission. Pretty much where we were when previous guy got impeached a second time. Why it matters: The House is set to vote Wednesday on creating the bipartisan commission, also opposed by House Minority Leader...

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  • May 19, 2021

http://www.cnn.com/… The Food and Drug Administration is giving emergency approval to the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid Vaccine for use in juveniles from 12 to 15 years old.  Several of the vaccine manufacturers are conducting limited trials for younger groups. Vaccinations of young people will not only increase the percentage of the population...

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  • May 11, 2021

News reports are circulating that the FDA will likely approved Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine for adolescents between 12 to 15 years old either late this week or early next week. http://www.nytimes.com/… The news is highly anticipated: Eager parents have been counting down the weeks since Pfizer announced results from its trial...

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  • May 4, 2021

Europe will start welcoming American tourists who can show they are fully vaccinated, currently 29% of the US population. The American government has provided at least one dose of Covid vaccine to 42.2% of its population. Some 53.6% of American adults have had at least one jab, and the percentage for...

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  • April 25, 2021

Only Republicans would encourage running over demonstrators by indemnifying and pitting RWNJs and their vehicles against peaceful crowds. Because who knew that the “unintentional” weaponizing of personal vehicles was possible when pretending you’re driving a Tesla into a crowd of demonstrators.  “Five states besides Florida introduced similar bills this year, granting some...

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  • April 25, 2021

It may seem paradoxical that with only 41% of the US population having received even one dose of Covid-19 vaccines, some states have been freely giving vaccinations to foreign travelers. The US government does not officially condone vaccine tourism. That does not prevent tourists who “happen to be in the US” from...

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  • April 24, 2021

With over half of American adults now vaccinated with at least one Covid shot, President Joe Biden is acting to keep the momentum rolling by offering employers tax credits if they will give their employees incentives to receive the injections. http://www.cnn.com/… “As we move into the vaccination campaign focused on working age...

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  • April 21, 2021

As of today, 50% of US residents over the age of 18 have been vaccinated with at least one shot for Covid-19. Yesterday’s report by the CDC showed 49.7% of adults have received the first injection while 31.8% have completed their vaccinations. The report also shows 39% of the total...

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  • April 17, 2021

As of today, 50% of US residents over the age of 18 have been vaccinated with at least one shot for Covid-19. Yesterday’s report by the CDC showed 49.7% of adults have received the first injection while 31.8% have completed their vaccinations. The report also shows 39% of the total...

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  • April 17, 2021

Ending qualified immunity for police officers would certainly fill the gap in insurance company revenues created by universal healthcare in the US. There’s plenty of other liabilities that insurance companies can cover including civilian firearms liability insurance on the model of auto insurance. Forcing individual officers to bear more individual liability...

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  • April 13, 2021

Apparently John (no relation) Kennedy (R-LA) may endorse those sober drivers who run over demonstrators in Oklahoma, because a guy who “went to Oxford” should know something about logical fallacies. x Hours after America's second mass shooting in a week, Sen. John Kennedy downplays the gun problem by noting that...

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  • March 26, 2021

Trump sycophant/enabler Senator Ted Cruz was asked respectfully by a reporter to wear a mask during a press conference. The reporters likely knew that the pompous Senator speaks explosively with fluid sometimes emanating from his trombone-like soliloquies. An obstinate Ted Cruz refuses to wear a mask. See full episodes here. “When...

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  • March 25, 2021

GOP strategist has filibuster advice for Democrats. This police brutality case needs visibility. The mainstream media is at it again. Fauci v, Paul. GOP Strategist: Kill the filibuster Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 On a scale...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • March 22, 2021

Lost relevance continues with more of the same Trump delusions up-chucking soon, signaled by the latest Big Lie interview with Fox News, likely leading to more revisionism. Unfortunately Trump’s memoirs would be regurgitating the propaganda with little insight or reflection. His Secret Service detail would be useful witnesses as a 1/6...

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  • March 18, 2021

US vaccinations for Covid-19 have exceeded 101 million since December 14, according to numbers released for yesterday by the Center for Disease Control. This leaves the country less than 19 million vaccine jabs short of the goal set by Joe Biden for his first 100 days. About 19.9 million were vaccinated before...

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  • March 12, 2021

In Thursday night’s Biden speech, it was simply good not to listen to the narcissistic blather which we have had to endure for four years. “I promise I will do everything in my power, I will not relent until we beat this virus, but I need you, the American people. I need...

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  • March 12, 2021

It may seem optimistic, but if the three vaccine manufacturers currently sending out doses can live up to their announced production levels, there will be enough Covid doses to cover 55% of the entire US population by early April. As of yesterday, the CDC reports that 51.8 million Americans have...

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  • March 2, 2021

CPAC showed that the GQP will go all Weekend at Bernies with Trump’s carcass. Some of us don’t care and hope he’ll be alive enough to get prosecuted. But Trump’s CFO, Allen Weisselberg needs to stay away from windows, negronis, and Fifth Avenue. “Weisselberg was given (limited) immunity for his testimony...

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  • March 2, 2021

In the first 19 days since Joe Biden took office about 26.7 million Covid-19 vaccinations have taken place. Altogether, more than 32.9 million Americans had received at least one shot of vaccine as of yesterday, that is 9.9% of the total population and 12.5% of those old enough to be eligible. Between...

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  • February 10, 2021

Pfizer said today it will have 200 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine by the end of May instead of July 31 as had been previously stated. About 20 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine had been delivered by January 31. The vaccine was the first one given emergency approval...

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  • February 2, 2021

http://www.nytimes.com/… The number of Americans who have received at least one Covid-19 dose exceeded 25.2 million yesterday, as the number of shots administered Friday was more than 1.5 million for the day. This includes over 1.1 million who received their first shot and almost 400,000 who received their second. Joe Biden set a...

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  • January 31, 2021

The goal of vaccinating 20 million Americans against Covid 19 was finally reached today almost four weeks after the Trump Administration’s goal of 20 million vaccinated in 2020. The Center for Disease Control reports 1,111,640 were vaccinated today. Just as important, about 2.9 million total doses of the two approved vaccines...

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  • January 27, 2021

If Marco Rubio really wants to upbraid people who have lied and been disingenuous about COVID-19, he doesn’t have to look far. For instance, there’s Donald Trump, who told Bob Woodward how he downplayed the virus early on and, indeed, always intended to downplay it. You also have Donald Trump, who...

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  • December 27, 2020

Aside from the usual caveats, Trump continues to act seditious. The GOP is plunging into open warfare over President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory — with President Trump taunting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and threatening primary challenges against other Republicans, House lawmakers egging on senators to contest the counting of...

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  • December 23, 2020

Crimes against humanity by needless deaths, because sending Americans a check with his name on it obligated a vote. Trump needed anti-masking reactionaries and antivaxxers to merge in order to foment some naïve idea of herd immunity such that wanting to get more people infected was more important to the...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • December 19, 2020

The aftermath of the 2020 election has proven to any skeptical American that the GOP has gone to POT—the Party of Trump. The party is being overrun by conspiracists of every stripe; white supremacists, sexual fantasist, seditionist, and fact denying Trump cultists. The unyielding crazy of this political virus has...

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  • December 18, 2020

Ben Smilowitz, Executive Director of Disaster Accountability Project, makes a case for a billion vaccines now. Trump’s COVID dereliction even worse. Ben Smilowitz has an important message. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Chuck...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • December 17, 2020

Joy Reid just showed a memo from the quack Trump picked and it is a bloody memo.   We need some folks going to Gitmo or International courts for human rights violations.  Are you listening Desantis?   This applies to you as well.  Afterall, Ron, you worked at Gitmo and proudly claim...

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  • December 17, 2020

Johnny Virus-seed and his wife, Malaria, have done all they can to spread Christmas cheer and COVID in the past couple of months, and just because we’re about to shove DJT out to sea on an ice floe, that doesn’t mean they can’t keep disseminating freedom phlegm (in lieu of...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 15, 2020

In 1984, George Orwell used the line “two plus two equals 5 . . . or sometimes 3. . . .” as one of his ways to show the effectiveness of Nazi propaganda and at the same time its disconnect from reality. We are seeing the equivalent of that disconnect...

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  • December 13, 2020

The Biden-Harris pandemic team is introduced today, covered live by MSNBC and CNN, and no one is covering the Trump “vaccine summit” event at the White House. “100 million shots in the first 100 days.” x Biden: “I’m absolutely convinced that in 100 days we can change the course of the...

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  • December 8, 2020

Apparently, Rudy Giuliani’s seminar on “How to Get COVID Without Really Trying” is complete. He has it. Apparently, crazy pills do not ward off viruses. NBC News: President Donald Trump announced Sunday that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who has led the president’s efforts to overturn last month’s...

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  • Avatar of Aldous Pennyfarthing
  • December 6, 2020

The CDC and Dr. Fauci advised on how to prevent Thanksgiving from becoming a super spreader event. Doctor scolds Trump on his. Trump Thanksgiving Fail x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. It is hard to believe that many Americans are listening to the words coming out of our...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 26, 2020

Trump could try to pardon himself, but it is more likely that he could resign and VP Pence could pardon him, much like the ceremony on Tuesday, live and domestic. As a WaPo op-ed also shows he may be able to even further obstruct justice before leaving office by manipulating...

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  • November 18, 2020

Prisoners about to be executed are sometimes asked what they want for their last meal. (I used to fantasize about what I would want — maybe grouse served with a ‘66 Romaneé-Conti — until I learned the choices were limited to like, steak.) Scott Atlas — he of “herd immunity”...

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  • November 17, 2020

Johnny Virus-seed has really done a number on this country. Not only has he dutifully ignored the now-resurgent pandemic, he’s done everything in his power to personally contribute to it. And while Secret Service officers would famously take a bullet for POTUS, I don’t think they signed up for this....

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  • November 13, 2020

Trump sells off his private helicopter after losing the election, so perhaps he’s cash-short, even as he’s running another grift, claiming he’d run again in 2024. However, there’s other shenanigans possible in the remaining 70 days, including a small-scale international military action that in itself could cause a continuing problem...

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  • November 11, 2020

Trump has always been a loser, but is reaching the end even as he’s trying to keep the grift going. Remember that he began campaigning for 2020 right after his inauguration. This is no different. He simply hasn’t reached the “sale by” date. The path to the bunker has 72 days...

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  • November 10, 2020

Joy-Ann Reid’s statements make it clear that Biden's desire for unity must come after those 70+ million who supported Trump's action to hurt are called out on it. Joy-Ann Reid is on point x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Joy-Ann Reid knows exactly what to say at the right moment....

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 7, 2020

The road back will be long. What is troubling are the 70 million people who voted for hate and cruelty. It is time for healing, as America stops at the brink of neofascism. Biden’s victory speech is at 8pm ET. x POTUS and FLOTUS. pic.twitter.com/KCO8aE4QBw— Pete Souza (@PeteSouza) November 7, 2020 x...

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  • November 7, 2020

As the pandemic continues on its unabated spread across the United States and a few other countries that refuse to act containing the virus, many nurses have lost their lives. The evil in the White House continues to spread this pathogen as government policy purposely. Now, Matt Gaetz and Mark Meadows...

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  • November 7, 2020

x Biden: “We both know tensions are high. They can be high after a tough election…But remember, we have to remain calm, patient. Let the process work out as we count all the votes…your vote will be counted. I do not care how hard people try to stop it. I...

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  • November 7, 2020

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is spreading reports that Putin has Parkinson’s and may resign in January: The Sun: PUTIN 'TO QUIT' Vladimir Putin, 68, ‘stepping down as Russian president early next year amid fears he has Parkinson’s’ VLADIMIR Putin is planning to quit early next year amid growing fears for...

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  • November 6, 2020

Scott AtLaS, what a naMe! He HOLDs thE HoLE woRLD uP wit HiS pinkIES!! As a RADIOman he cAN seA inTO peoPLES BRAINS!! He LOOKED into mine And FounD NotHIng. GeNEAS. He SHines waves into YOUR head THAT kills stuuf, BLEACH! CoVEfefe! I TOLD you ALL and YOu moCKed me,...

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  • Avatar of LaFeminista
  • November 1, 2020

These few clips illustrate the immediate danger that Trump sycophants face. Unfortunately, the virus does not distinguish puts all at risk. Trump, a clear and present danger x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Donald Trump is a very dangerous president. He is even more dangerous when he finds...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • October 31, 2020

Trump’s con represents the worst kind of contradiction when rigging an election by suppressing the vote is anchored in a systematic combination of lies and disinformation. Yet all the GOP has left are long odds for Trump. The issue will be whether in the margins — will there be enough Trump voters...

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  • Avatar of annieli
  • October 30, 2020

“Increase in cases is accelerating with no signs of abating. Hospitalizations already increasing. Reasonable conclusion – deaths too will follow.” If Trump wins and continues his dissonant herd immunity ‘policy’, over 100,000 excess deaths will occur in addition to the Trump Death Clock. x View this post on Instagram Don't...

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  • October 30, 2020

The name of the anonymous author of op-eds criticizing the operation of the White House, is Former DHS chief of staff @MilesTaylorUSA ), but in the scheme of October Surprises this is a footnote. More important matters are whether one of five swing states can be won by Biden/Harris. x Thread....

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  • October 28, 2020