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Sat August 08, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
California to Atwater: Our money, our rules. Go spread covid on your own dime
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Trump signs raft of legally-dubious executive orders which aren't entirely evil
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Fri August 07, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Canada's deputy PM politely reminds everyone how stupid Trump is
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Thu August 06, 2020
(CTV News)
 
 
 
Stable genius Donald Trump slaps 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum. Aluminum that the US cannot satisfy the demand for domestically. Stable. Genius
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Obamacare-Wan Kenobi: 'You can't win, Trump. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.'
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Court tells government to pace its access to fees to PACER
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Mortgage rates fall to a record low for the eighth time this year, making buying that new split-level refrigerator box or van condo with river views more affordable for many
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Donnie to sign an executive order requiring U.S. to buy 'essential' drugs from American companies because that's where the graft is. The best graft. Payoffs and kickbacks like no other country
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
American healthcare companies are experiencing an "embarrassment of profits" related to the pandemic. Soon to be experiencing an "embarrassment of laughter" after being asked to consider lowering premiums for their customers
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
"1 out of 4 Republicans said that democracy is a 'very bad' or 'fairly bad' way to govern the country compared to just four percent of Democrats"
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Wed August 05, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
President Trump to laud Arizona's Covid-19 response as success. That can't be right...*reads again*...no, it really says "success"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Michigan Governor Witner is trying a bizarre, previously unheard-of approach to governing where she listens to experts, takes their advice, and does what she can to to keep her citizens safe and doesn't seem to care about the political consequences
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
On this day in 1974 the "smoking gun" tape was made public and Americans immediately decided they didn't want a president who obstructed justice
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump pledges fealty regarding UFO's: "I'm going to be totally guided by the great Lou Dobbs. And I will tell you that I'll do whatever you ask me to do"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
GOP considers south lawn of White House for Trump's convention speech, even though under federal law, government employees and property are barred from being used for political purposes
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Show Me state-funded healthcare
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(The Week)
 
 
 
Hockey players raise $28,000 for cancer research by rollerblading from Boston to Michigan. No word if they paid by check
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Tue August 04, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, says even with a vaccine, Canada has a 3 year plan before the werewolf problem will be under control
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Morgan Freeman voices new ad to help save endangered restaurants, in move that hopes to save American jobs and preserve the ability for all people to get titty sprinkles on demand
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(Gallup)
 
 
 
New Gallup Poll: U.S. satisfaction at 13%, lowest in nine years. In related news: There was a time before Trump that America was really as dissatisfied as we are now
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(KJZZ Tempe)
 
 
 
As kids head back to the classroom, the primary insurer for Arizona's public schools won't cover coronavirus claims. Sleep well
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Health care, manufacturing, food processing, and warehouse workers to teachers: STFU and GBTW ya snowflakes
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
After Trump loses the election Republicans set to use the Don Draper method of "it never happened" to move on from Trumpism and get things back to the "way they used to be"
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Giliead pushed by consumer group to find alternative to Remdesivir
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
One third of New York's small businesses may be gone forever, but it's a small sacrifice to make considering that utopia awaits under the wise and benevolent thumb of our most holy lord and savior Andrew Cuomo
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(Houston Chronicle)
 
 
 
The official COVID-19 case count in Texas is short by at least tens of thousands of cases
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Mon August 03, 2020
(Salon)
 
 
 
As the pandemic spreads, the government is in hiding
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
The push to reopen schools is doomed to fail
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Sun August 02, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
American boaters are either turning off their transponders in an effort to sneak into Canada or there's a huge spike in ghost ship occurrences
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Want to stop the coronavirus in its tracks? Too bad the one surefire solution -- SHUT. DOWN. EVERYTHING -- is the one solution Americans won't accept
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Sat August 01, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
So that's the reason my dog isn't getting high
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Guess which drug Kodak will initially focus on making now that it got its big boost from Trump. Go on, guess
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Kodak is a picture of securities fraud
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Federal agents withdrew from Portland's BLM protests, leaving the city to chaos and violence. Just kidding, the night passed without incident
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Fri July 31, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Your grandchildren will likely either be studying the Battle for Portland or the Bowling Green Massacre in history class
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(CNN)
 
 
 
In his eulogy for John Lewis, Obama warned that Trump's actions were a grave and imminent threat to American democracy and racial justice. Hours later, Trump went on TV and proved Obama's point for him
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If you thought that Trump's decision to bypass the CDC and have COVID-19 information sent to HHS would result in better data collection and more transparency, you may want to sit down. I also have a cure for coronavirus to sell you at a special price
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(Bon Appetit)
 
 
 
Ribs feed the soul
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(Bon Appetit)
 
 
 
Ribs feed the soul
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Trump continues to obsessively work to defeat Trump, regardless of the cost
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(NPR)
 
 
 
President Obama says it's time for the filibuster to die
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Thu July 30, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Good lord, this doesn't sound like a good way to run an Anarcho-Syndicalist Commune
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(Politico)
 
 
 
New mandatory "opsec" training course for all DOD employees teaches them to identify journalists and protesters as potential "adversaries"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"Judge rebukes DHS over false statements in New York travel case" Huh, that's an odd way of saying "demands whoever committed perjury and lied to the court be immediately prosecuted"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The Commerce Department's GDP report for the 3rd quarter will show the single greatest contraction of the economy in all American history. As in, there has never been a greater contraction. It was THE BIGGEST CONTRACTION EVER. See? Winning
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(NECN Boston)
 
 
 
Great news for all you Zoom participants who miss being able to smell everyone else in your meetings
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Wed July 29, 2020
(TSN)
 
 
 
With NWSL and MLS being A-OK in iso, CPL heads to PEI
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
"Sort of hilariously unconstitutional" could describe a lot of what's going on right now, but in this context, refers to arrested protestors being ordered not to protest as a condition of being released from jail
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Saving baseball from Covid-19? It's up to you, New York. New York
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Republican senators are revolting. They also REALLY don't like McConnell's Coronavirus relief bill
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(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
$500/minute seems fair
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You might want to sit down for this, but it looks like another government loan program set up to help businesses affected by the coronavirus was more about "allowing easy fraud and abuse" than "getting money to people who need it"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You might want to sit down for this, but it looks like another government loan program set up to help businesses affected by the coronavirus was more about "allowing easy fraud and abuse" than "getting money to people who need it"
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Facemask you're doing amazing sweetie
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Article asks "American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here?". Answer: see tag
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(Slate)
 
 
 
I'm not saying it's aliens, but... it's really not aliens. (with glorious choice of photo to accompany the story)
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Tue July 28, 2020
(BBC)
 
 
 
The GOP strategy is to assume the Russians have already hacked the voting machines so they can say whatever they want without fear of consequence
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(Time)
 
 
 
U.S. Attorney says Feds will stay in Portland until attacks on the courthouse end ...so someone probably needs to get these guys some permanent housing soon
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Has anyone seen a "wartime" president golf this much?
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
There's your problem, America. You used "Red Dawn" to fight COVID-19 when you should've used "The Andromeda Strain"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
McConnell claims businesses NEED immunity from Covid-related lawsuits to prevent an "Epidemic" of litigation. Though, so far, it's not even a "mild flu". There are 4 million Coronvirus cases in the US, but only 185 covid-related personal injury suits
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Mon July 27, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
State and local leaders had succeeded in easing some of the turbulence in their streets, at least until the small handed orange whirlwind of confusion got involved
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(Boston Herald)
 
 
 
Juneteenth is now an official Massachusetts state holiday
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(AL.com)
 
 
 
DOJ investigation into whether conditions in Alabama prisons are so bad they violate the 8th Amendment finds that guards routinely beat prisoners and may have murdered at least one. AL AG's response is to tell the feds to mind their own business
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Dr. Fauci says he won't get on a plane or eat in a restaurant because he doesn't want to die
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(AlterNet)
 
 
 
Ted Cruz says wait staff don't deserve $600 unemployment checks
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Sun July 26, 2020
(New York Review of Books)
 
 
 
Physicians who overprescribe opioids and other addictive drugs get threatened with having their licenses permanently revoked by medical boards. The operative word here is threatened. Tag is for the boards
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(The Detroit_News)
 
 
 
ICE is pressuring small production company to stop Netflix release of the documentary ICE authorized in 2017. "When you add it up, all of the people just doing their job, it becomes this crazy terrorizing system"
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(Stars and Stripes)
 
 
 
Killer Gnomes. When the white coats at DARPA and inventors of Godzilla get together, be assured of better, fuller nightmares. Genomes?
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Fri July 24, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Kirk's pride: Kobayashi Maru. Canada's shame: Komagata Maru
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The EPA proposes airplane emission standards the airlines already meet *taps temple*
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
They bring a mask, you bring a gun. That's the Florida way
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The finalized Senate GOP pandemic relief plan which was not finalized yesterday but is being finalized today won't be finalized today
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(ElectoralVote)
 
 
 
Today's Electoral-Vote.com map ups the number of electoral votes from states which Biden leads by at least 10 percentage points to 252. Meanwhile scroll down for the GOP trying to "deratfark" the Kansas Senate race & for a profile of Tammy Duckworth
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(Time)
 
 
 
Remember when the Republicans were the party or "State's Rights"? Good times
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(Time)
 
 
 
Remember when the Republicans were the party or "State's Rights"? Good times
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Donnie doesn't speak for the 'Silent Majority.' Unless they're serial adulterers who raw dog porn stars, and if that's the case they all be quiet because they'd all be getting some
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Federal eviction moratorium expires today, additional weekly $600 unemployment ends tomorrow, unemployment is at 11%, and there is still no stimulus bill in sight ...and here we go
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(JSOnline)
 
 
 
♫ Give us any chance we'll take it / Read us any rule we'll break it / We're going to make our dreams come true / Doing it the goon squad way ♪
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Yet another female judge was on Roy Den Hollander's hit list. It's almost like he hated women
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
States: We need covid tests and PPE. Trump: You'll get jackbooted thugs and like it
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Thu July 23, 2020
(Center for Public Integrity)
 
 
 
Leader of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Deborah Birx warns 11 cities must take "aggressive" action to stem their epidemic. Offers no help
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Trump vows to kill children by pressuring governors to open schools
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Wed July 22, 2020
(NBC Philadelphia)
 
 
 
"it would be a cold day in hell before I would consent to an unilateral, uninvited intervention in one of my cities" says noted liberal Tom Ridge
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(KOB4)
 
 
 
Little Green Men and other mercenaries expected to crash in Albuquerque this time, not Roswell
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Americans are now crowdsourcing how to live because the federal government has completely failed to help guide them through the coronavirus pandemic
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(Just Security)
 
Boobies
 
27 prominent DC lawyers, including former heads of the DC bar, file ethics complaint against Bill Barr. But if that's not your thing, click the link for some statue justice boobies in the background
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Rand Paul says it's time to demilitarize the police. RAND PAUL
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Rand Paul says it's time to demilitarize the police. RAND PAUL
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(Westword)
 
 
 
Marijuana could help treat sickle cell anemia, make you happy, feel good about yourself
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Tue July 21, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Temporary NYC hospital cost $52 million to build in Queens, treated ONLY 79 virus patients. NY Times has a math problem with this
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
It's apparent we need to redo America again for a third time, obviously with more racial equality
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(Defense One)
 
 
 
Department of Homeland Security, founded to fight Cobra Commander, is pepper-spraying Polly Pocket. This might look bad, say officials
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The US is flunking its collective cognitive assessment
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The US is flunking its collective cognitive assessment
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The EU goes all-in against the virus with a $857bil stimulus deal, tells the UK we don't need your hookers, blow, or Brexit
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
"Because we're not going to let New York and Chicago and Philadelphia and Detroit and Baltimore and all of these - Oakland is a mess." Trump and Chad Wolf are going to disappear Black America
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Mon July 20, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Bar hopping utes who think that being in low Covid New York they will get special treatment are angering grandpa Cuomo
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Wall of moms: this is America. No snark
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
President Trump now demanding a payroll tax cut while the heartless GOP eyes benefit cuts for unemployed in new stimulus relief package, either way out-of-work people are screwed
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
But what if you work for the Bureau of Land Management
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Delusional woman thinks Trump knows how business works. Guess she didn't notice his 8 bankruptcies?
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(Salon)
 
 
 
What will life after money look like?
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Sun July 19, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
High speed internet has become a civil rights issue and a class issue
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Sat July 18, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Say hello to the Buffalo Blue Jays of Toronto
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
"At one stage, California's Newsom was told that if he wanted the federal government to help obtain the swabs needed to test for the virus, he would have to ask Trump himself - and thank him"
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(CBS Sacramento)
 
 
 
Ma'am, this is a Verizon store, not a public restroom. And put on a mask, why don't you
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(Independent)
 
 
 
President Paulie Cicero doesn't like South Korea, because "They didn't pay us"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Something tells me this U.S. attorney will soon be fired
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Once again, Trump's hyperbole fails to live up to reality
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Fri July 17, 2020
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Much like that time you cleared out that elevator, federal officers use gas to clear out protesters
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Donnie's chief vaccine scientist won't be forced to disclose his holdings in pharmaceutical stocks. This is the most/least Trump Administration item you have read so far today
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(Slate)
 
 
 
A first-hand account of navigating the confusing student loan forgiveness program, a quagmire of red tape designed to keep forcing you into indentured servitude
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Thu July 16, 2020
(SFGate)
 
 
 
Now, I might be a simple country astrochicken, but this doesn't strike me as an endorsement
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
It's taking longer for Blacks and Hispanics to receive their stimulus checks because even Trump and Mnuchin can find new ways to punish minorities
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Now that Joe Biden is guaranteed to win the presidency in November, it's time for Republicans to start panicking about the national debt again
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Now that Joe Biden is guaranteed to win the presidency in November, it's time for Republicans to start panicking about the national debt again
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Have ya tried NOT being unemployed? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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(CNN)
 
 
 
We're at the "refrigerated trucks" handle morgue overflow overture in Texas's reprisal of New York's Pandemic in Springtime
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The U.S. hasn't performed an above-ground nuclear weapon test since 1963 and this being 2020 I'm sure you can guess what Trump wants to start doing again
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
In Case of Emergency Break Glass and scream about M-13. (cue sounds of breaking glass)
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The best way to fix the greatest economy ever is to destroy the environment
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Wed July 15, 2020
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
President Trump's school reopening strategy is on track to completely fail politically according to ... wait for it: Republican strategists
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(CBC)
 
 
 
"Justin Trudeau may have 'blind spot' on ethics", which is the Canadian way of saying he's a dumbass. For the third time
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Tue July 14, 2020
(Sydney Morning Herald)
 
 
 
Hidden lede: Chinese intelligence likely has conducted multiple assassinations in the US. They also can put the Russians to shame in their intelligence apparatus
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Did you know that federal contracting rules say that agencies can only evaluate vendors by looking at past performance by that company, not the record of other companies run by the same people?
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Small-business owners are now just giving up trying to survive in these coronavirus times
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Hey Gov. Abbott, guess who wants to shut down Houston for two weeks to quell the coronavirus pandemic? I don't know. Third base. What? He's on second
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Lindsey de-feyends the ah-nair of Dr. Fauci
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(In These Times)
 
 
 
We're about to have an unemployment crisis, eviction crisis, health crisis, child care crisis, and business failure crisis all feeding each other, and the federal government does not particularly seem to care
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Given that he has degrees from Harvard and Yale, it seems that Ron DeSantis is voluntarily stupid. Either that or Harvard and Yale let any ol' moron graduate from their hallowed halls
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Mon July 13, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
A record 5.4 million Americans have lost their health insurance in the pandemic. World's greatest healthcare system, ladies and gentlemen
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Donald "Winner" Trump continues his string of record setting accomplishments with a projected $3.74 Trillion annual deficit. Eclipsing weak Obama's measly $1.4 Trillion record. You libs must be so triggered
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
The latest effort by victims' family to stop the execution of the white supremacist who murdered their relatives in a plot to start a race war: COVID-19 makes it too dangerous to witness the execution
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(Detroit Free Press)
 
 
 
During World War II the U.S. government did not send the country's most troublesome conscientious objectors to Detroit, it sent them to live among the Yoopers
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
After one step forward, Houston leaders want to take two steps back, into lockdown
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Facts or fax? When it comes to the virus, both are killing us
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(Daily Wire)
 
 
 
Minneapolis: "Hey, we need $500 million to pay for all this riot damage." Trump: "You pay for it--you should have plenty of cash from defunding your police"
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(Daily Wire)
 
 
 
Minneapolis: "Hey, we need $500 million to pay for all this riot damage." Trump: "You pay for it--you should have plenty of cash from defunding your police"
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Sun July 12, 2020
(LA Times)
 
 
 
California lost the battle for coronavirus testing. And they were one of the states that tried
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Cruella DeVos has decided that puppy fur coats are too gauche, and perhaps coats made from schoolchildren are the new hotness as she refuses to answer whether schools should follow CDC guidelines on reopening
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Cruella DeVos has decided that puppy fur coats are too gauche, and perhaps coats made from schoolchildren are the new hotness as she refuses to answer whether schools should follow CDC guidelines on reopening
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Trump: "Can no one rid me of this meddlesome epidemiologist?"
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Sat July 11, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
America still doesn't have enough N95s
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Fri July 10, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
One of these things is not like the others, / one of these things is not quite the same / Can you guess which thing is not like the others? / Before we end our game
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Yeah, that's it - let's call it a "budget crunch"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The head of the National CounterTerrorism Center was so alarmed at intel agencies slipping back into "pre-9/11 habits" that could leave us vulnerable to another attack that he wrote a long report detailing his concerns. A week later he was fired
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck warns that 25% of small restaurants may never reopen. But his line of frozen foods is darn tasty, so why not pick up a meal in the freezer on your way from your WFH gig on the sofa
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(CBC)
 
 
 
Canadian Tories ask police for a criminal investigation of PM Trudeau after it emerges that a charity his government awarded a no-bid $900m contract to had paid hundreds of thousands to his mother, brother, and wife
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Today in silly questions being asked: Has the U.S. government finally spent too much because of Covid-19?
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Coronavirus cases go up, death rates go down; can't explain that
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Thu July 09, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
Justice Department to resume federal executions for the first time in more than 15 years because OF COURSE THEY ARE
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(Common Dreams)
 
 
 
Eye of the needle
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 1.3M. What a great economy
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
US Treasury: Over 500,000 businesses got PPP loans, but are listed as retaining zero jobs. "The lack of data will make accountability challenging"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Survey predicts 90% of Austin's live music venues may close by Halloween
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
TSA employee blows whistle over inadequate COVID-19 precautions. TSA Administrator does the surprising thing
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Wed July 08, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Arizona, Florida and South Carolina all had more cases of COVID per capita than any country in the world over the past week
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Major Dumb to COVID control
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Thomas Massie (R-eally) believes the Founding Fathers would NEVER have allowed mandatory masking or vaccinations. Actual historians and Constitutional scholars: yeah, about that
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Confederate Statues Were Never Really About Preserving History
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Remember back when the US was short on protective gear for hospital workers? After a trip through the cave wormhole the US is once again short on protective gear for hospital workers
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Tue July 07, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Trump awarded government contracts to agencies that had previously defrauded the government
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
"Among the entities cashing checks from the government's Paycheck Protection Program in recent months were Jared Kushner's Family, Aides to Barack Obama and other political elites"
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist's anti-tax foundation took between $150,000 and $350,000 in very pro-tax generated PPP funds
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist's anti-tax foundation took between $150,000 and $350,000 in very pro-tax generated PPP funds
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(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Well, we're boned
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Moderna throws down with U.S. scientists over COVID-19 vaccine trials, asks where are the contenders in such an 'advanced' country
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Cops put innocent NYC woman on 'WANTED' poster, also found a scared, unfriendly cat with no collar
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Denver cop fired for using whiteout to cover up crash during unauthorized chase, and by "using whiteout," we mean using actual whiteout to conceal the damage to his police cruiser
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
If you work at Los Alamos National Laboratory and you noticed you were glowing a bit more than normal last month, your bosses would like to have a word with you
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Brother can you spare an Apple, NYC's unemployment rate is just about at 20 percent, a figure not seen since the Great Depression
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
As it turns out, pretending there isn't a pandemic isn't an effective way to control a pandemic
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Mon July 06, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
Organization formed to shrink federal government until it was small enough to drown in a bathtub is drowning in federal PPP grants
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
If FEMA refuses to send coronavirus tests to a major hotspot, does COVID-19 still make a sound?
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(AP News)
 
 
 
What to know about the looming July 15 tax deadline. It's Really Serious
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Fri July 03, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
America Surrenders
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(War is Boring)
 
 
 
The Navajo Nation looking to nationalize Remington Arms
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(Ezekiel Emanuel dot com)
 
 
 
A team of experts - real experts, not politicians, celebrities, or your relatives who get all their info from Facebook - put together a COVID-19 risk index to show how risky common activities are. If we all stay in our moms' basements, we'll be fine
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(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Roger Stone says he hopes "Q is real" after watching "Q Who?" and getting terrified of the Borg
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Listen you plaguerats. Get to stepping . Either go to Alaska like you said, or go the fark home
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Thu July 02, 2020
(South Dakota Public Broadcasting)
 
 
 
South Dakota's governor is paying for the Rushmore fireworks with $350,000 from a fund of taxpayer money designated for SD economic development. She also hope the feds will chip in for the costs of the rest of the Trump visit. Good luck with that
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(Some Pollster)
 
 
 
6 in 10 Americans blame people who don't wear masks and ignore social distancing for rollback in reopenings. Looking at you Le Orange
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Pressure is building on Corporate America to quit whitewashing and reveal its racial diversity data. Oh yeah - this will end well
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
Activists have realized that while Dan Snyder can't be shamed, the companies that support his team might respond differently
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
So what WILL happen if 20 million people are suddenly evicted from their rental apartments?
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Lots of people said it couldn't be done, folks. That we had no chance. But we did it. We did it with Trump. WE HIT 50,000 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN A SINGLE DAY. Woooooo-hooooo. USA USA USA USA
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(SFGate)
 
 
 
If you ever wanted to own a giraffe you might soon have a chance as the Oakland Zoo may end up having a going out of business sale
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Wed July 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
How much is your company worth, $70 million? Okay, so you think $700 million would help you out a little?
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
The Department of Education announced that they would stop employing Nelnet and Great Lakes to take student loans. It was a surprise for everyone- especially those companies
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
We are in for a voting disaster for the 2020 election, everything you could possibly imagine will collide in November and wreak havoc upon the nation. Enjoy the election season while you can
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Why do the rich have $o much power?
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Tue June 30, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
"It seems our wartime president has surrendered, waved the white flag and abandoned the battlefield"
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(Politico)
 
 
 
We've spent $10 billion on "Operation Warp Speed" and not only are we not going to get green Orion girls out of it, but we might not even get a usable Covid vaccine-which is a problem because we've sacrificed treatment and prevention research for it
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(US Department of Labor)
 
 
 
Arizona dairy has to pay over $850,000 in lost wages for being lactating workforce intolerant
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Dr. Fauci says if drastic measures aren't taken to contain the COVID-19 surge we could see *pinky to lips* 100,000 new cases a day before we know it
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(DW)
 
 
 
European Union opens borders to 14 countries, shiatholes still banned. Sorry, Americans
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(CBC)
 
Boobies
 
If she's concerned, maybe she should stay out of places like that
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
Trump's latest appointment sees the US as a "homo-empire" and believes women should not be allowed to hold political office
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Unemployment makes it very clear that universal health care would be a benefit to all
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Mon June 29, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
More good news from the World Health Organization, they're now saying "the worst is yet to come" in the fight against the coronavirus, and that "the pandemic is actually speeding up"
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(National Review)
 
 
 
What would Frederick Douglass do about D.C. Statehood? He'd probably agree that capital's residents should become residents of a new Maryland county named after himself
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Oklahoma voters who brave the pandemic and go to the polls tomorrow will get to decide if giving free healthcare to 200,000 of their fellow citizens, roughly 1/3 of the state's population, sounds like a good idea or not
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Older white voters are deciding that they don't like being the target of Trump's death panels
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Your execution is a go, we have a greenlight
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Sun June 28, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Airlines CEOs went to the White House to try to convince Trump to have mandatory temperature checks at airports. Good luck with that
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Sat June 27, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
The Trump administration intentionally promoted flawed Covid-19 antibody tests because they provided better arguments for reopening the economy
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump decides he would like Texas' electoral votes after all
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Fri June 26, 2020
(Twitter)
 
 
 
At today's task force briefing, Pence refused to tell people to wear a mask. But three different times he said we should hope and pray. Is that the official COVID response from the federal government now?
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(Politico)
 
 
 
States: Bridge, we've hit an iceberg and we're taking on water, the compartments are flooding fast, we need immediate damage control. Captain Pence: Nonsense, it only SEEMS like there's more water in the bulkhead because we're looking for it
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Thu June 25, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Airlines warn passengers: Wear a mask or you can't fly. United eagerly hoping you won't comply
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Federal government sent $1.4 Billion in stimulus checks to dead people. Most seemed to have an address at some resort in Palm Beach, Florida. You can't explain that
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
GAO to Bureau of Land Management: So, just how much Gold, Silver, and Copper are private companies mining from public lands without having to pay even a penny in royalties for? Bureau of Land Management: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Bad omen #31: Quantas, the second oldest continually running airline, announces layoffs, halts to aircraft production and doesn't expect to resume international flights until...July 2021? I think you're mistaken, it's only 2020...oh crap
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Red states reopening has been a disaster, and Republican governors are openly panicking
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Wed June 24, 2020
(CBS News)
 
 
 
Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan charged with malice murder, four counts of felony murder, two counts of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment of Ahmaud Arbery. It's a start
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(Politico)
 
 
 
According to the latest polls, people don't want to die from climate change
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Everything's bigger in Texas, including the number of demands from locals for the federal government to keep supporting COVID-19 testing sites in the state. Seems like they haven't bought into the idea that cases will drop if they just stop testing
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Yesterday the US had the 3rd highest number of new COVID-19 cases. Reopening continues in most states
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
"I received the (PPP) loan, I'm going out of business, now what happens to my loan liability?"
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Two-thirds of Americans think the government should do more on climate, the remainder refuse to wear masks and rolls coal
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Who knew that an "off the cuff" Trump revenge policy would have negative consequences for his other policies? That's just crazy talk
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The US economy won't recover because the rich aren't spending money on leisure. And you thought the US wasn't a service economy
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(MSN)
 
 
 
So, what's up with all the douchebros who won't wear masks?
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Tue June 23, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Johnson & Johnson fined *puts pinky to hoo-ha* 4.14 billion
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
Another day another lawsuit against Trump, this time over removing antidiscrimination protection from the ACA
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(Law and Crime)
 
 
 
In today's edition of Our President Obviously Never Learned Middle School Civics and Government, ex post facto laws
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Trump to Red States: Drop Dead
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Trump to Red States: Drop Dead
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
"I just spoke with the president," Kayleigh McEnany said, "and he said we are not looking at lifting the national emergency declarations." Which means, of course, that Trump is absolutely cancelling the national emergency declarations
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Trump orders feds to arrest anyone vandalizing a statue, makes order retroactive. Unclear if statue of limitations applies
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Mon June 22, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
HHS hires McKinsey to audit the almost $200 billion in emergency relief funds given to hospitals in the pandemic relief bill. By a shocking coincidence many of those hospitals have highly lucrative contracts with...yep. Mckinsey
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Where the hell is OSHA in all of this?
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Sun June 21, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
The pandemic has made one thing abundently clear: Nursing homes, along with every other American business "struggling" to find workers need to pay a living wage to employees, including comprehensive health care
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Police departments won't comply with a chokehold ban even if it's demanded by Congress
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Another thing the rising seas of climate change is sinking: The 30-year mortgage
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Sat June 20, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Mitch McConnell shellshocked after protesters descend on his home chanting "NO JUSTICE, NO SLEEP"
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Fri June 19, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Monument to actual racist defaced with a spray-painted demand to change the racist name of the thing he used to own
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(CREW)
 
 
 
There's not going to be anyone left by November
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
FEMA paid a newly formed company run by an ex-telemarketer for 4 million test tubes, got 3 million 2 liter soda bottles instead, then approved those and shipped them to 50 states
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Thu June 18, 2020
(Fox 31 Denver)
 
 
 
Emails show Pence had CDC director call Colorado state health officials and talk them into letting meat packing plant reopen, which promptly became a virus hotspot
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(NPR)
 
 
 
45 min interview with Michael Osterholm, the Covid expert from Minnesota, is not completely depressing. Except maybe the part that he gets death threats and called a member of the deep state
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(Atlas Obscura)
 
 
 
Beer Historian documents the COVID-19's impact on brewing, being that it's the biggest blow to the holy beer since Prohibition
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(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
The National Drug Stockpile is now stuck with 63 million doses of obvious tag
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Wed June 17, 2020
(Regina Leader-Post)
 
 
 
Meanwhile in Canada, Trudeau suggests a gun ban. Saskatchewan responds with a gun ban ban. Canadians wait with bated breath to see if Trudeau moves for a gun ban ban ban
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Rick Romero Institute for Contact Tracing discovers that homeowners don't answer phone call from numbers they don't recognize
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
DOJ to announce plans to break the internet
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Enter through the back door, tap three times on the pipe, and ask for Father Louie. Tell them God sent you
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(Wired)
 
 
 
H5N1 avian flu. SARS. Covid-19. All are bad, but they might not be the "big one." Sleep tight
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(Vox)
 
 
 
A second round of lockdowns may not be as effective
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Trump to follow up his strongly worded letter to Bolton with a strongly worded letter to his own niece
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Tue June 16, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
White Americans are increasingly likely to say businesses should open up, even if it puts people's lives at risk. Black & Latino Americans: "We've been trapped in here with you nutjobs for 400 years, why should we expect anything different now"
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(Washington Post)
 
Weeners
 
Today's tortured novelist forced to give up his blog and get rich writing food articles that are actually movie reviews posing as cultural criticism and yes Brooklyn is mentioned goes to The Washington Post
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Trump administration is ready, willing, and able to restore law and order. Subby is expecting resignation letter any minute now
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(White House)
 
 
 
Mike Pence: Pay no attention to rising case counts and hospitalizations
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Most 'rona tests cost around $100. Why did one cost $2,315? "It's not unheard-of that one hospital can charge 100 times the price of another for the same thing"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Don't Fear the Reaper: The executions will now resume
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Providers accused of cheating Medicare get $50bil in HHS aid because that's how it works in Donnieworld. "They're all feeding at the trough. There are so many defrauding the government. And we're making it easier"
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Mon June 15, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
"There is no doubt in my mind that my paper was denied government approval because it had to do with efforts to mitigate climate change." It seems lower level apparatchiks are taking their cues from Donnie's stooges these days
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Covid-19 has not overwhelmed our hospitals. What have we learned?
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Sat June 13, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Damn stupid, check. Almost criminal... Getting closer
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Fri June 12, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Trump has been consistently racist for decades
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(Tucson.com)
 
 
 
Is that a Bighorn in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
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Wed June 10, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
190,000 Canadians who received COVID-19 emergency response benefits they did not qualify for: "Sorry. Here is the money back"
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Hey remember when banks "invested" in each others repackaged loans and then used those "assets" to justify making more loans, until suddenly a bunch of those loans defaulted and the whole financial system collapsed?
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
No business, no food .... No justice, no peace ... No business, no .... Hot dogs, get yer hot dogs ... Water, I got water. It's a long walk to Brooklyn and you need to stay hydrated
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Senator Collins' concern over Trump's policies, like a tiny ember that may one day become a raging candle, is continuing to grow
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Top Congressional Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi and the leaders of the Congressional Black Congress, have no interest in Defunding the Police and think the idea is "easily caricatured by demagogues and Republicans"
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If we want to "defund the police", we should probably start with the billions of dollars in grants federal agencies from the DOJ to the USDA hand out to local PD's every year, and make cities decide how much law enforcement they can really afford
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(Ottawa Citizen)
 
 
 
Details about the latest effort to hunt down and punish those who leak information was leaked to this newspaper
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Slate)
 
 
 
Today's Slatesplanation: What does it mean to be a good cop?
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(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
The US government's supply of remdesivir, the only proven COVID-19 drug that works, runs out at the end of the month. Worry not though, surely we know the Trump Administration has a well thought out system to fix this
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
During the pandemic, we must ask ourselves, "Where the hell was Congress?"
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(The Conversation)
 
 
 
Vibrators have a long history as medical quackery. "Even if users were doing physical actions that people today think of as masturbation, they didn't understand themselves to be masturbating, and therefore they weren't masturbating." (semi-nsfw)
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(Crooks & Liars)
 
 
 
Chris Wallace calls out the acting secretary of DHS for being a f*cking moron
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(Salon)
 
 
 
We're at the point of the story where political attacks on science are the only way to maintain the capitalist order. Supposedly
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Sun June 07, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Well, someone's trying hard for a promotion in the administration
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Sat June 06, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
That decrease in unemployment numbers Trump bragged about? Yeah, about that
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Fri June 05, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Good: the Pentagon has ordered the National Guard in DC to disarm. Better: They didn't bother to run it by the Orange shiatgibbon first
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
According to Trump, this is the perfect time to seriously roll back environmental regulations. You know, because we're in the middle of a pandemic and a historic series of police brutality marches
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The story of Little Billy Barr's little green men
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Thu June 04, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
How have Baltimore's protests stayed peaceful in the last few days? Well, as you may recall, they kinda did this once before fairly recently, and, unlike the cops, the organizers appear capable of learning from history and preventing future problems
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Covid-19 may have killed off pensions
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The GOP begins rethinking condemning the unemployed to death
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Pandemic unemployment claims reach a staggering 42.6 million
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(CBC)
 
 
 
The Border guards will consider these factors when deciding to let you in when visiting your girlfriend, in Canada
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Wed June 03, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Inspector General from the Department of Labor warns of major fraud in the unemployment insurance system, then abruptly retires but insists it was totally his decision and not forced on him
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
When the history of the Trump presidency is written, the clash at Tiananmen Square may be remembered as one of its defining moments. Oops, I meant Lafayette Square
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(NPR)
 
 
 
More and more Americans are skipping things like mortgage and car payments in order to afford necessities, like Disney+ subscriptions, cell phone plans, and that new gaming monitor
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Tue June 02, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
Tenant above meth lab trying his best to be polite about his neighbour
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Matt Gaetz is the second politician to earn the Twitter Violence Glorifying Badge after suggesting "antifa" should be hunted down. Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy
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Mon June 01, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
Trump looking to invoke Insurrection Act, grab America by the Posse Comitatus
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(Medium)
 
 
 
And now, some words of hope from a President of the United States of America
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Headline: New report reveals Australia's unhealthiest fast food meals. Article: New report reveals a Red Rooster Bacon and Cheese Rippa provides you with almost all the energy you need in a day
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Trump 'was not built for times like this'
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
"Barr is vastly more intelligent than Trump. What Trump gives Barr is a canvas upon which to paint. Bill has longstanding views about how society should be organized, which can now be... acted upon to a degree that they never could have before"
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Want to fix urban sprawl? Rip up those cul-de-sacs and turn it into New York City, with blocks stretching for as far as the eye can see
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Sun May 31, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Oh you've probably got the 'rona, the question is how much did you get of it
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Oh you've probably got the 'rona, the question is how much did you get of it
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Sat May 30, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Meanwhile, The Canadian Armed Forces are now to receive Hazard Pay for working in Long-Term Care Homes
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(NPR)
 
 
 
"A good compromise is when both parties are dissatisfied." So "Revoke 230" should scare the hell out of everyone?
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
This week in the Biden Veepstakes: Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice
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Fri May 29, 2020
(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
Brazil sees a record number of virus cases, and 1,000 dead in 24 hours. Their Amazon is in really bad shape
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
How different will schools look when they reopen?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Terrible. No, wait. I might be remembering that joke wrong
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Thu May 28, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Liar who lied when she promised never to lie, in defending lies told by the liar she works for lies and says he never "intends" to lie
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Pretty sure that's a job requirement in this administration
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(Rolling Stone)
 
 
 
WA Governor Jay Inslee is over Trump's crap
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Wed May 27, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
To shine a light on struggling restaurants, hospitality businesses and nonprofits amid the coronavirus pandemic, Times Square billboards to go
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(Vanity Fair)
 
 
 
"The Senate Majority Leader said that the next round of federal aid cannot be used to help states with "pre-existing" fiscal issues." Well, I guess that leaves out all the red states
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Tue May 26, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Hospitals overwhelmed as coronavirus cases explode in India, showing the dangers of treating Covid-19 patients with dynamite
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Yes, Jared Kushner is bad, but is he any worse than the rest of the Trump Administration? Donnie only hires the worst people. Delusional lackeys aren't as easy to come by as you might think
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Trump killed 2017 OSHA airborne disease response plan. "If that rule had gone into effect, then every hospital, every nursing home would...have a plan where they made sure they had enough respirators and they were prepared for this sort of pandemic"
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Are some states manipulating pandemic statistics? Does a bear shiat in the woods?
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Federal Government: We can't do widespread Covid-19 testing. Bill Gates and Washington Health Officials: It's ok, we got this. FDA: Not yours, can't haz
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
The Justice Department launching an investigation into Ahmaud Arbery's death as a hate crime. Better late than never
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(MSN)
 
 
 
The Hunger Games 2020 edition. Newest version of "Not my circus, not my monkey"
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Mon May 25, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The largest hospital systems got $5 billion in coronavirus emergency funds, despite sitting on $100B in cash. Fark: some are big enough to have their own investment portfolios that earn more than patient care
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Sun May 24, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
A look at how the "Apple of marijuana" collapsed
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Wait... there are people who still have faith in Washington?
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Sat May 23, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
You can't lead the world in COVID-19 deaths if you just don't count them all. (taps side of head, looks on knowingly)
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Fri May 22, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Of course it was nothing more than a campaign move
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
If anybody is an expert on who should get an Oscar for blame-shifting it would be a Trump aide
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(The New Civil Rights Movement)
 
 
 
London calling other areas to let them know Pompeo is trying to fundraise for a potential 2024 run at the presidency
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
"Have YOU donated 110,000 masks to rural Texas hospitals? Be a lot cooler if you did"
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Thu May 21, 2020
(Axios)
 
 
 
The Atlantic is laying off 20% of staff, presumably by notifying them with an extremely long email
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Trump says that even if there's a second round of coronavirus, he won't close the country
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
Mexico City's mayor says it will begin reopening on June 1, refuses to confirm whether a taco is a sandwich
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Half of all Twitter accounts Tweeting about the coronavirus are bots. The other half are Russian trolls
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(Politico)
 
 
 
This story was so over-the-top evil, I assumed it was actually a rare case of left-wing "fake news." Then I googled it
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