Monday, August 31, 2020

The Last Day Of August 2020

Trump retweets conspiracy theory questioning COVID-19 death toll
President Trump over the weekend retweeted a conspiracy theory falsely claiming that only about 9,000 people had “actually” died from coronavirus, instead of about 150,000.

Trump Says He Could Beat LeBron James in a Dunking Contest If Not for Bone Spurs. - Andy Borowitz

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam Trump

Just to be clear, Trump supporters have murdered three more people in a week than Antifa has in its existence. - Tony Posnanski

Reminder: as he rants about “Democrat-run cities,” remember: America is a Trump-run country. It has been for four years. That’s it. That’s the tweet. - Dean Wallace

Wisconsin Gov. Nicely Tells Trump To Stay Away
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to reconsider his plan to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Trump had announced his plans on the flight back to Washington, D.C. after visiting Texas and Louisiana to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Laura. The planned visit drew swift backlash, including from Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, who told CNN’s John King that he didn’t believe the visit would be helpful, considering Trump’s past “incendiary remarks.”

A case could be made that Nixon was the beginning of this mess. 

But it's Reagan and his courting of Evangelicals and his nationalist drum beating who REALLY got the ball rolling. - Stonekettle tweet

Republican Shenanigans

Millions out of work. Millions more trapped in cycles of poverty. Millions on the brink of losing their homes. Millions of restaurants and stores hanging by a thread. 

This crisis is bad—and didn’t have to be this way. This is on Donald Trump and the Republicans who enable him. - Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Wow, Ghislaine Maxwell Is Still Alive!
A Brooklyn federal jail rolled out the orange carpet for Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense team Friday, allowing them what sources said was the first in-person federal jail visit in the city since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Daily News has learned.

Somewhere in America, Donald Trump's 4th wife just finished her math homework. - John Fugelsang


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Reminder:  If Democrats hadn't flipped the House in 2018 we would be fully and completely f-cked. - driftglass tweet

Rock The Voter News

Years from now, historians will look back on this period of American History and move to Canada. - Conan O'Brien 

US Cops Have Lots Of  White Supremacists "Serving"
White supremacist groups have infiltrated US law enforcement agencies in every region of the country over the last two decades, according to a new report about the ties between police and far-right vigilante groups.

Melania Trump Figures It’s Time To Sit Barron Down And Tell Him He Was Bred For His Organs. - The Onion

He has his mother's eyes and his father's frown.


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"More cops have died this year from COVID than those on patrol." -- Joe Biden

Biden at speech in Pittsburgh: "Do I look like a radical socialist with a soft spot for rioters? Reallly?"

Business/Tech News

Why do some Americans hate immigrants who pay taxes, but admire billionaires who don't? - MoBella tweet

Bitch? No, you're the bitch!
Ivanka Should Be Very Nervous
A former Melania Trump friend and adviser said she is working with multiple prosecutors on investigations into potential financial crimes committed in connection with the president's 2017 inauguration.
"I'm working with three different prosecutors, and it's taken over my life," Stephanie Winston Wolkoff told ABC News in an interview Monday,

Remember how at the dawn of the Information Age the futurists described a new era of marvels where shining technology would connect the world, erase the divisions between people, and usher in a new age of enlightenment and brotherhood? 

I f-cking love that story. - Stonekettle tweet



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo
Doing the neighborly thing, road repair. When Hurricane Marco formed off Nicaragua and Honduras we got hit hard with rain and wind. And since then we've had almost daily heavy rainstorms cutting gullies in the road which cut off access. So, several of my neighbors got together and filled the gullies with rocks and soil. Waiting for the government road repair wasn't an option. Pura vida.


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