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Among the hundreds of lies told by the former president, one has proven to be particularly dangerous to public health. “That’s all I hear about now. That’s all I hear. Turn on television—'Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid.' A plane goes down. Five hundred people dead, they don’t talk about...

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  • November 29, 2021

Remember when denying wedding cakes to gay people was about freedom? Florida Gov. Ron De Santis seems to want cruise ship passengers to get sick. Says he will fine cruise companies $5,000 for each person who is required to show proof of vaccination before boarding. Insanity.https://t.co/tAUyWo0pti pic.twitter.com/Byu8ZKmgAu — Jim Roberts...

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  • May 30, 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

Fuck this guy: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), a noted vaccine skeptic, has once again cast doubt on the effort to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus on conservative radio ― this time by using real information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that has repeatedly been cited out of...

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  • May 10, 2021

Hearts are not had as a gift, but hearts are earned By those that are not entirely beautiful. These are some lines from one my favorite poems, “A Prayer for My Daughter,” by one of my all-time favorite poets, William Butler Yeats. They came to mind this morning as we...

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  • May 8, 2021

Americans over the age of 65 have embraced Covid vaccination to the extent that 82% have received at least one dose and 68.3% are fully vaccinated, according to the numbers released by the CDC for yesterday, and the percentages are still slowly rising. In fact, if you look at the...

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  • April 29, 2021

I just caught a glimpse of Rep. Maxine Waters saying to old Gym Jordan something that needed to be said since he thinks he knows more than a doctor and worries about his freedom because he has to wear a mask, (I presume).  He needed to be called down years ago. ...

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  • April 15, 2021
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Here’s some big news today out of Pennsylvania: .@JohnFetterman announces he raised $3.9 million in the first quarter for his Pennsylvania U.S. Senate run, through 140,000 contributions. A big haul of 💰 at an early stage. — Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) April 1, 2021 Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said he raised...

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  • April 1, 2021

The total numbers of vaccinations for Covid-19 exceeded joe Biden’s goal of 100 million in 100 days as of yesterday, and may be in the vicinity of 200 million by the 100th day of his administration. With the 3.1 million vaccinations reported by the CDC  yesterday, 68% of all Americans over...

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  • March 20, 2021

More than 110 million Covid-19 vaccinations have taken place in the United States, of which about 90 million happened after Joe Biden took office. The 100 million vaccination pledge will be reached about March 20. Alaska and Mississippi are the first two states to widen eligibility to all adult residents. But...

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  • March 16, 2021

More than 110 million Covid-19 vaccinations have taken place in the United States, of which about 90 million happened after Joe Biden took office. The 100 million vaccination pledge will be reached about March 20. Alaska and Mississippi are the first two states to widen eligibility to all adult residents. But...

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  • March 16, 2021

Despite the sad benchmark of half a million Americans dead from Covid-19, many developments in the war against Covid-19 are happening daily with most being positive. The CDC is reporting that more than 16 million doses of the two approved vaccines have been delivered since Sunday, probably clearing that backlog...

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  • February 26, 2021

Hope can see that there is light despite all of the darkness. -Desmond Tutu Trump can hold a grudge for a few months before exploding in a tearful rage and firing anyone who had dared to tell the truth about Trump’s reckless disregard of the Covid disaster. This time around, Dr....

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  • January 3, 2021

Meanwhile, Trump’s on the golf course today. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said on Tuesday that America has to assume that the coronavirus pandemic is going to get worse. The U.S. is already dealing with the worst month of the pandemic thus far. The nation surpassed 19...

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  • December 29, 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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  • November 26, 2020

Schaden-Friday never lets me down! SCOOP: Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, has coronavirus, sources tell me and @JenniferJJacobs. — Tyler Pager (@tylerpager) November 20, 2020 Tyler Pager is a national political reporter for Bloomberg News. Not OANN or Highlights for Children or Stormfront or anything. So I trust this...

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  • November 20, 2020

Donald Trump has violated Twitter’s terms of service God knows how many times. He glorifies violence, makes unhinged threats, spreads disinformation (including bizarre and dangerous conspiracy theories), and generally acts like a raging asshole festooned with a magician’s array of aloe and Sriracha wet wipes.  On the other hand, Twitter is his lifeline. It’s...

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  • November 8, 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

From ABC News: As Republican leaders fearful of losing the majority in the U.S. Senate parade through Montana to rally behind embattled incumbent Steve Daines, one has been conspicuously absent: President Donald Trump. The president visited Montana repeatedly in 2018 and hosted huge rallies in a failed bid to oust...

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  • November 2, 2020

A former member of U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ (R. ME) staff released a very compelling op-ed piece in the Press Herald where she talks about how she was date raped by her boyfriend and another man. She explains how getting her job working Collins helped her cope and move on...

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  • October 30, 2020

Donald Trump is responsible for a large percentage of our economic collapse. Stephanie Ruhle clips his wings with her assessment. Stephanie Ruhle rules. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Stephanie Ruhle appeared on MSNBC to discuss the GDP numbers that that Trump was hyperventilating about as if it showed some...

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  • October 30, 2020

Like a cartoon dog in a burning room or a river in Egypt, we know Trump will spend his post-presidency looking for the real reasons he lost the election. America faces no issue more pressing than the coronavirus pandemic, and so the president has found the message that he believes will carry...

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  • October 26, 2020
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Larry Kudlow continues the underlying theme of Trumpian nihilism and its trickle-down contagion of pixie dust and pseudoscience. Trump continues to see his numbers decline as his campaign put him on a superspreader rally schedule, attempting to repeat his 2016 victory of 155,000 votes in swing states while trailing 3 million...

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  • October 25, 2020

Candida Auris is an emerging fungal disease that COVID 19 is threatening to force with additional infections because it is common in hospital settings. It is difficult to control the fungus as it primarily infects anything in hospitals, bedding, rails, and including patients' ears and open wounds.  Patients that are on...

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  • October 24, 2020

Chris Hayes gave a dire description of Trump's herd immunity policy that will send chills down the spine of most Americans. Elections matter. Herd immunity raises it's head again x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. One of President Trump’s top medical advisers is urging the White House to embrace a...

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  • October 23, 2020

“The political crass” …lies, damn lies, and Trump polling with 2 weeks remaining. Actually Bibb County, Trump’s at the middle Georgia regional airport doing more airplane hangar super-spreading. x What’s striking to me about Trump’s “85%” claim is that the CDC study is being misrepresented in some conservative media…but Trump...

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  • October 17, 2020

Harvard economists estimate the cumulative financial costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fiscal conservatives' pandemic cost $16 Trillion for the US, about 90% of the country's GDP. If anything, you’d think fiscal conservatives, some of whom might even harbor liberal cultural/social notions, might be very angry at the waste caused by...

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  • October 12, 2020

Donna Provencher at The American Independent has a great piece about how U.S. Senate candidate, John James (R. MI), has been cozening up right-wing extremists like Ted Nugent (pictured above) and some other awful groups: He has been photographed with and is alleged to have received campaign contributions from Ryan...

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  • October 12, 2020

In an interview on CBS Face the Nation Scott Gottlieb affirmed the position that the Trump administration erred in not directing national drug production of antibody drugs like Regeneron’s. x And Scott Gottlieb was just on Face the Nation saying that if we would have had a national response in the...

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  • October 11, 2020

The White House continues to to dodge the facts with double-talk, as it becomes more obvious that Trump endangered numerous people including perhaps Joe Biden. Trump seems to have known that he was COVID-positive prior to the first debate. x The White House has dodged questions for seven straight days about...

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  • October 11, 2020

The stupid is always stronger with these people (John Fugelsang) The president is outright lying right now on Rush’s show, saying we have a cure for COVID. x Trump starts by saying he “jumped” on the invite to do this rally because Rush's audience is so large. Then he falsely...

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  • October 9, 2020

Fox News Poll has Joe Biden leading Trump 53% to 43%. Last month the same poll had Biden with a 51% to 46% lead. http://www.foxnews.com/… Twice as many voters want to keep ObamaCare in place as want to repeal the health care law (64-32 percent), and voters who prioritize health...

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  • October 7, 2020

Having a hole in a barrier renders it either compromised or ineffective. The last time you went to the dentist and he or she said, ‘open wide’ you would have been aghast if the dentist were not wearing a mask. When your surgeon enters the operating room and the anesthesiologist...

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  • October 7, 2020

Typhoid Trump has shown that negligence has consequences. Will Pence be a disease vector. Meanwhile, Tupac Shakur will be there in spirit, for someone. Against this backdrop, it should be clear taking team Trump’s word on the timing or presence of any infection in their ranks is unsafe. And yet, it...

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  • October 7, 2020

Trump still has it and is contagious. He did his contagion parade outside the hospital to wave to supporters because he was “bored” but wanted to expose his Secret Service detail to COVID-19. x Instead they’ll send him to the White House tomorrow where he has control of the most...

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  • October 5, 2020

Trump staves off the 25th Amendment chatter as Biden leads nationally by 14%. Lots of Twitter acting like diagnosticians, as disinformation and spin rule the day. x Team Trump wants you to believe he will be released as early as Monday for the stock market. Nothing else. — MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch)...

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  • October 4, 2020

The NBC/Wall Street Journal Poll, rated A- by 538, has Joe Biden leading Trump 53% to 39%. The poll of registered voters was taken September 30 through October 1 after Tuesday’s debate but before Trump’s positive test for Coronavirus was made public. assets.documentcloud.org/… Joe Biden’s national lead over President Donald Trump...

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  • October 4, 2020

More incompetence, as reports came forward only because of a Bloomberg journalist in the WH press corps. Trump knew of the positive diagnosis before he did a rally and a Bedminster fundraising event. Classic contact tracing problem arising from Trumpian groupthink. x At what point are President* Trump’s disgusting lies...

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  • October 3, 2020

“Literally Thursday night President Trump told people at a dinner: ‘The end of pandemic is in sight ‘“ It’s not a plot, he’s just that stupid, and he’s also that conniving. A bad combination. x As you say, it's doubtful he'd ever want to pull off the scheme, and risible...

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  • October 3, 2020

We don’t know how Trump’s infection by Covid-19 will affect the presidential race which has remained incredibly stable for more than a year. One would have to guess it will, to some degree, dishearten his supporters and destroy his narrative that the pandemic is pretty much going away. Most likely there...

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  • October 2, 2020

Hope Hicks was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Wednesday. She is symptomatic. Yet Trump went to a fundraiser on Thursday. Hope Hicks COVID infection is a product of Trump’s irresponsibility See full episodes here. The chronology as pointed out on MSNBC was as follows: On Wednesday morning Hope Hicks had a COVID-19...

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  • October 2, 2020

The Kansas Reflector wrote an op-ed to the Kansas Board of Healing Arts asking them to suspend  U.S. Senate candidate and U.S. Representative, Dr. Roger Marshall’s (R. KS) medical license for constantly campaigning without a mask: As many in your profession have said repeatedly, masks are one of the simplest...

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  • September 23, 2020

Dr. Fauci did not disappoint as he calmly made it clear that Senator Rand Paul, supposedly a doctor of some type, is nothing but a quack. And he did it civilly. Dr. Anthony Fauci showed who is the real doctor x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Rand Paul must...

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  • September 23, 2020

Aaron Hurt, a Conservative Republican, has had it with the GOP. He joined the Republican Voters Against Trump. His interview with us says it all. Aaron Hurt, a Republican no more x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Republican Voters Against Trump (RVAT) released new ads in Nebraska’s crucial...

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  • September 23, 2020

Apparently there is a Trump-Orban-Putin authoritarian alliance as well as coordination and support for the Trump re-election campaign. It did seem more inevitable that Mitt Romney would choose party over country if only to demonstrate a potential leadership position upon the repudiation of Trumpism. Apparently he can vote one way...

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  • September 22, 2020

There’s a lot going on but I wanted to make sure the biggest toss-up Governor race of this cycle still gets some attention. The Huffington Post has a great piece out profiling gubernatorial candidate, Rep. Greg Gianforte (R. MT) and his long record of being very anti-Science which is very...

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  • September 22, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Arizona: #AZPOP #POLL: #Presidential race in #Arizona (Change Since July)@JoeBiden (D): 49% (+/- 0) @realDonaldTrump (R): 45% (+1) N=603, MoE +/- 4.0%, Survey Conducted 8/3/20 – 8/4/20 — OHPI (@OHPredictive) August 10, 2020 #AZPOP #POLL: @realDonaldTrump Favorability Rating in #Arizona Total Favorable: 47%...

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  • August 10, 2020

From Salon: Republican Sen. Steve Daines of Montana, who faces a tough re-election fight this year, received thousands of dollars from pharmaceutical companies while pushing Congress to fund a fast-tracked coronavirus treatment and vaccine development program that eventually awarded contracts to those companies, Federal Election Commission records show. The $10...

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  • August 3, 2020

ABC Host Martha Raddatz asked Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi a charged and rather silly question with a partisan twist. Speaker Nancy Pelosi never gets caught off guard Watch the full episode here. Nancy Pelosi appeared on This Week today. She was interviewed by Martha Raddatz. The ABC Host asked her...

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  • August 2, 2020
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