one killed, this time in Portland amid protests and counter-protests

Because we’re still using stereotypes from the 1960s, the Nixonian 1968 campaign Trump now has hate riders and flags. And violence. Presently lots of disinformation on twitter with RWNJs spinning the event. One version of reporting is that a person with a Patriot Prayer hat sprayed someone with pepper spray and got shot for his…

Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha Wisconsin

Blake is currently paralyzed from the waist down having been shot seven times by police.  x BREAKING: Jacob Blake, a Black man shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is paralyzed from the waist down, his father tells the Chicago @Suntimes. Doctors don't know if the paralysis will be permanent. https://t.co/pCiKvzTK2Z— The Associated Press (@AP) August 25,…

Trump mocks Black Lives Matter protests and mask-wearing in one fell swoop

Jesus Christ, this asshole. At yesterday’s coronavirus presser/super-spreader event in Bedminster, New Jersey, Donald Trump sarcastically referred to the WASPy weirdos in attendance as “peaceful protesters.” It was his way of excusing their flouting of social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines. Because he’s just that big of a prick. Huffington Post: At the news conference held…

IA-Sen: Joni Ernst (R) Wants To Defund Democratic Cities Because Of Protests

This is her priority: Iowa (R) Sen. Joni Ernst wrote a letter Tuesday to Director Russell Vought with the U.S. Office of Management and Budget asking that investigation be conducted into how federal tax dollars are used by local officials with autonomous zones. “In recent weeks, mobs hijacked peaceful protest and vandalized cities and state…

O’Donnell exposes media bias against liberal protests

Lawrence O’Donnell exposed a well-known secret. The supposedly liberal media while present for Right-Wing protests of any size, seldom gives progressive groups the same attention. O’Donnell gets it right about liberal media bias Visit the episode here. “A tiny minority tiny minority wants to pretend that nothing has happened,” Lawrence O’Donnell said. “A tiny minority…

MSNBC host on COVID-19 protests: It is just plain dumb.

Imagine if the mainstream media had covered the Tea Party protests in the same manner MSNBC Host Katie Tur had. Cover it but dismiss it for what it really is. Host Katy Tur called it like it was After Vaughn Hillyard gave his report of the loud but small number of protestors in which he…

Do Recent POLITICAL Decisions and Protests Negate IHME Coronavirus Model?

Do political decisions by Trump allies, protesters, and red state governors like Brian Kemp of Georgia and Ron DeSantis of Florida negate the IHME model for the coronavirus?  For those not into the weeds of coronavirus modeling, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington produced a model for the coronavirus…

Doctor on anti-stay-at-home protests: 'This is a stab in the back'

A phalanx of supposed adults assembled in Brookfield, Wisconsin, yesterday to protest Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer at Home policy. They stood shoulder to shoulder, and there appeared to be far more pro-Trump signs than masks. (If I were a Trump supporter I’d wear a mask even if we weren’t in the middle of a deadly pandemic,…