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Rank Article Member Activity Likes Comments 1 As Coronavirus Rages In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis Melts Down Over Ice Cream Tessylo 36 minutes ago 2 5 2 History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade John Russell 38 minutes ago 1 3 3 A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all Tessylo 30 minutes ago 9 87 4 Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station - BBC News Perrie Halpern an hour ago 4 17 5 599 people have been charged in the Capitol insurrection so far. Krishna 4 minutes ago 4 15
As Coronavirus Rages In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis Melts Down Over Ice Cream
Via: Tessylo • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 2 Likes • 36 minutes ago
As Coronavirus Rages In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis Melts Down Over Ice Cream Ed Mazza Wed, August 4, 2021, 4:35 AM As Florida battles a surge in coronavirus cases and a record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is getting caught up in a food...
History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade
By: John Russell • History & Sociology • 3 Comments • 1 Like • 29 minutes ago
“During the last four months of 1807 alone, sixteen thousand African slaves arrived at Gadsden Wharf in Charleston, where they were detained by...”
"With Jefferson’s encouragement, Congress had voted in 1807 to abolish the international slave trade as of January 1, 1808—the earliest date permissible under the Constitution. South Carolina alone still allowed the legal importation of slaves, but most of the state’s influential planters...
A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all
Via: Tessylo • • 87 Comments • 9 Likes • 30 minutes ago
“Trump told Rosen: “Just say the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me and the R congressmen.” The notes were taken by Richard Donoghue,...”
A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all Robert Reich Tue, August 3, 2021, 6:20 AM We’ve become so inured to Donald Trump’s proto-fascism that we barely blink an eye when we learn that he tried to manipulate the 2020 election. Yet the most recent revelation...
Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station - BBC News
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 17 Comments • 4 Likes • an hour ago
“The ISS was pushed out of position after engines on a new Russian module unexpectedly fired up.”
Published 32 minutes agoShareclose Share page Copy link About sharingimage copyrightNASAimage caption The International Space Station (ISS) was destabilised after engines of a newly-arrived Russian module inadvertently fired up, officials say. "Mission control teams corrected the action and...
GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
Via: XXJefferson51 • We the People • 79 Comments • 3 Likes • 5 minutes ago
“A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility, said a report by U.S....”
As suspected by the American people all along. No American accepts the Chinese propaganda about a wet market. It’s about time this truth is being revealed. It’s sad that for so long the mainstream media and big tech social media bought the Chinese communist propaganda that their lab as a source...
Hundreds arrested at Capitol while protesting for voting rights, minimum wage
Via: JBB • News & Politics • 15 Comments • 3 Likes • 17 minutes ago
“WASHINGTON (RNS) — Monday's action on the Hill constituted one of the largest mass-arrest nonviolent protests at the Capitol in recent memory.”
Monday's action on the Hill constituted one of the largest mass-arrest nonviolent protests at the Capitol in recent memory. People participate in a Poor People's Campaign demonstration in Washington, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. RNS photo by Jack Jenkins August 2, 2021 By Jack Jenkins WASHINGTON...
Fourth police officer who responded to Jan. 6 attack dies by suicide | TheHill
Via: Ender • News & Politics • 11 Comments • 2 Likes • 50 minutes ago
“A fourth law enforcement officer who responded to the Capitol on Jan. 6 has died by suicide, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) confirmed to...”
A fourth law enforcement officer who responded to the Capitol on Jan. 6 has died by suicide, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) confirmed to The Hill on Monday. A department spokesman said Officer Kyle DeFreytag, who had been with the department since November 2016, was found dead on July...
AOC stresses progressive Democrats won't back bipartisan infrastructure bill without $3.5 trillion package
Via: Texan1211 • News & Politics • 5 Comments • 2 Likes • 18 minutes ago
“As a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill looks poised to advance this week in the Senate, its road in the House appears bumpy.”
As a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill looks poised to advance this week in the Senate, its road in the House appears bumpy. © AFP via Getty Images Progressive Democrats in the House are making their demands known, with influential Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York reiterating...
Leaked CDC document exposes Biden administration’s COVID-19 cover-up
Via: Trotsky's Spectre • News & Politics • 66 Comments • 1 Like • 2 hours ago
“vaccinated people who are infected with COVID-19 are just as infectious as those who are unvaccinated ... the so-called Delta variant of COVID-19...”
People can and will spar and politicize the failed pandemic response of both sections of the ruling class. But as fall and winter come, there will be no masking of this failure. ALL of those responsible must be brought to justice.
Trump Lashes Out After Release of Election Overturning Bid Docs
Via: Devangelical • SiNNERs and ButtHeads • 42 Comments • 11 Likes • 3 hours ago
“In a statement, on Saturday, Trump denied that documents showed he was trying to subvert the election while still pushing bogus election fraud claims.”
last words of a tyrant. the wannabe dictator...
Rep. Madison Cawthorn Tried to Board Plane With Gun
Via: Devangelical • The Reality Show • 23 Comments • 7 Likes • 9 hours ago
“Newly obtained documents show that Rep. Madison Cawthorn tried to board a plane in North Carolina with a Glock handgun in February.”
he's exactly the right height to be a devoted trumpster...
Covid is surging in Florida. Doctors and nurses are back in crisis mode.
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 31 Comments • 6 Likes • 9 hours ago
“Florida hospitals are once again filling up with patients battling Covid-19.”
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Debi de la Paz, a nurse at UF Health Jacksonville, worked in the intensive care unit during some of the darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic last summer. "It was bad," she said of the first wave, "but now it seems to be even worse." UF Health Jacksonville is once again...
U.S. COVID-19 daily case tally back at February levels and Florida has highest hospitalizations yet with patients getting younger
By: Krishna • News & Politics • 36 Comments • 5 Likes • 9 hours ago
“The U.S. had a one-day tally of more than 100,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, the...”
PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS!
PolitiFact | No, DC Officer Michael Fanone isn't man who stormed Capitol with Confederate flag
Via: John Russell • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 hours ago
“As he defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone was beaten and tased, he test”
As he defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone was beaten and tased, he testified before a House select committee. Fanone, 40, described being dragged into the crowd, stripped of his badge, and threatened with chants to "kill him with his own gun." He...
Here are the companies mandating vaccines for all or some employees
Via: Perrie Halpern • News & Politics • 4 Comments • 2 Likes • 2 hours ago
“As the delta variant continues to strike communities nationwide, companies and organizations are introducing stricter vaccine mandates for all or...”
As the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus continues to strike communities nationwide, companies are stepping up their vaccine requirements, mandating that some or all employees get vaccinated or provide proof of vaccination. Here is a list of the companies who have publicly...
Biden's border problem: A perfect storm for national security and local communities
Via: Just Jim NC TttH • We the People • 11 Comments • 1 Like • 9 hours ago
“This administration must recognize that until our borders and cities are secure, and until Americans have their basic need for security met, there...”
STAFF AT A FLORIDA HOSPITAL SAY THEY ARE HEARING PANIC, FEAR AND REGRET FROM UNVACCINATED COVID-19 PATIENTS
Via: Krishna • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 10 hours ago
“"We're getting ready to intubate the patient, which means putting them on a ventilator, and they said, 'If I get the vaccine now, could I not go on...”
Health care workers at Jacksonville's Baptist Medical Center in Florida are hearing panic, fear and regret from many of their patients as an increasing number are admitted for Covid-19 complications -- and as many need to be put on ventilators. "We're getting ready to intubate the patient,...
Top House Democrat says party would lose elections if they were held today: report
Via: Texan1211 • News & Politics • 4 Comments • 5 hours ago
“Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), reportedly warned in a closed-door meeting...”
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), reportedly warned in a closed-door meeting last week that if the midterm elections were to be held right now, Democrats would lose their majority to Republicans. © Getty...
Singapore’s Lee Urges China, U.S. to Stem Deteriorating Ties
Via: Buzz of the Orient • Confucius • 8 Comments • 1 Like • 53 minutes ago • LOCKED
““I don’t know whether Americans realize what a formidable adversary they would be taking on if they decide that China is an enemy.””
Singapore’s Lee Urges China, U.S. to Stem Deteriorating Ties (Bloomberg) -- Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong again warned the U.S. and China to deescalate tensions, saying both powers presumed incorrectly they would win in any conflict. “The reality is, neither side can put the other...
Recent CommentsGreg Jones • 3 minutes ago • 599 people have been charged in the Capitol insurrection so far.
I suspect most of those charged were simply on the premises. Unless there is visual or audio evidence of a crime being committed, other than trespassing, most will go free or only charged with misdemeanors. Jurors...Nerm_L • 5 minutes ago • GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
"..." What the public needs to know is how the government assesses risks associated with biological and medical research funded by the government. The public also needs to know how the government performs oversight...Greg Jones • 33 minutes ago • GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
Shouldn't the people know how much the CDC and Dr. Fauci were involved...what did they know, and when did they know it. After all, the left has been so eager to pin the whole blame on Trumps supposed incompetence of...Tessylo • 36 minutes ago • As Coronavirus Rages In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis Melts Down Over Ice Cream
They should all be held criminally negligent, that includes #45, DeSantis, Fux 'news' and anyone else spreading this ignorance and mis-dis-information. They all have hundreds of thousands deaths on their hands.evilgenius • 38 minutes ago • As Coronavirus Rages In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis Melts Down Over Ice Cream
I wonder when the civil lawsuits will start against DeSantis for his part in the deaths of so many people? Probably never as these ⋅s are almost never held accountable. Cuomo is getting his, so maybe there is...JohnRussell • 38 minutes ago • History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade
So, the US government decided to end the cross Atlantic slave trade (the South Carolinian slaveowners decided they didnt want an increasing slave population from fear that if the slaves outnumbered the whites badly...Tessylo • 45 minutes ago • https://www.yahoo.com/huffpost/coronavirus-rages-florida-gov-ron-083515121.html
"On Tuesday, Florida reported 11,515 people hospitalized with the coronavirus, a pandemic record , including some 2,400 in ICUs, per the Orlando Sentinel . And experts do not see any relief in the immediate...evilgenius • 45 minutes ago • 599 people have been charged in the Capitol insurrection so far.
"..." Because the prosecutors have said, even though they agree it's insurrection, it's a very high bar to reach with jurors. There are some Proud Boys and some Oath Keepers being charged with conspiracy though.Nerm_L • 51 minutes ago • GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
The core issues concerning the Wuhan Institute of Virology involve funding and safety. The United States government did provide public funding but is being denied access for purposes of oversight. The WIV obviously...Buzz of the Orient • 53 minutes ago • Singapore’s Lee Urges China, U.S. to Stem Deteriorating Ties
It's almost 10 pm here and I'm turning off my computer for the night. I'm a little concerned that this seed might attract some nasty comments that I'll not be available to moderate so I'm going to lock it and reopen...Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
Well, as you know there are various opinions about what really happened, and probably, because of the lack of transparency that the CCP is known for, nobody will ever know what really happened if in fact it originated...Ronin2 • an hour ago • Fourth police officer who responded to Jan. 6 attack dies by suicide | TheHill
"..." Yes, what your are stating is complete and utter bull⋅. Point to one damn shred of ⋅ proof you have that the officer committed suicide due to Jan 6th. Just one. "..." Which is exactly what you...Greg Jones • an hour ago • Hundreds arrested at Capitol while protesting for voting rights, minimum wage
This doesn't bode well for Biden, the protests against his mis-administration of both domestic and foreign policy is just beginning. The simps that voted for him are sadly learning that the Dems promise a lot but...evilgenius • an hour ago • Hundreds arrested at Capitol while protesting for voting rights, minimum wage
So thousands of Trumphumpers storm the Capital Building, cause thousands in damage, kill a cop and call for the overthrow of Congress and they all get to go home. While this group peacefully protests at the steps sets...bccrane • an hour ago • Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station - BBC News
This reminded me of something that was happening during the Clinton years. We have a friend who was frequenting machine shop auctions and would come across 5 & 6 axis CNC milling centers and he and others were...evilgenius • an hour ago • Hundreds arrested at Capitol while protesting for voting rights, minimum wage
"..." They are not working for the GOP. That is a logical fallacy. They represent the Blue Dog Democrats in their home districts and, considering they keep getting reelected, are doing it well. Sometimes I agree...Buzz of the Orient • an hour ago • GOP Report: Coronavirus Leaked From Chinese Lab
Are you saying that you're in agreement with America's "Tonya Harding" method of preventing another nation from advancing? I think Singapore's Prime Minister has a very sensible opinion concerning the present...Thomas • an hour ago • Hundreds arrested at Capitol while protesting for voting rights, minimum wage
Very little reporting of this event at all. Made the Washington Post, but in the local section. This is the type of action that needs to be shown to the rest of the country, not just on local news stations. The media...Sparty On • 2 hours ago • Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station - BBC News
Einstein had little to do with the development of modern space travel. Now if you had said Goddard, Von Braun or Tsiolkovsky you would be more on point. That said I find your defense of China's well known and well...Nerm_L • 2 hours ago • Misplaced trust: When trust in science fosters pseudoscience
"..." You may wish to define the discussion as meta but the discussion is not pointless. The meta argument isn't about facts or even reality; the meta argument is about interpretation according to bias. That's the...Nerm_L • 2 hours ago • Misplaced trust: When trust in science fosters pseudoscience
"..." I said something about trusting Fauci. You even quoted a snippet of my comment. Fauci says he follows the science. What's unspoken is that people are supposed to follow Fauci. That's not about trusting the...
No News is Good News!?!
By: Baron Creek • Nonsense and Ramblings • 26 comments • 6 days ago
The 2nd Quarter GDP was released this morning and depending on political leanings, it was either magnificient or a bust. This from something that is revised on an annual basis and we just had that annual revision released as well. Oh well! In any case, the real GDP has finally nudged ahead of Q4 2019 numbers. The sustainability going forward is a bit worrisome, as growth in personal consumption, especially goods... has been very robust. Durable goods are up 28%+ since 4Q 2019 and nondurables up nearly 12%. Service sector is still down 3.33%. Residential is up 16.32%. Non defense government spending up 10.58%. Quarter to quarter indicates the goods sector is still strong, services gaining ground and residential down slightly. Non defense government spending is slipping. After all...Loading...