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Remember when?

Oh how I long for the days when the so-called Conservatives were giving then-President Obama unmitigated hell over his handling, or supposed mishandling, of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. You remember that? Those were the days! There were 11 total cases in the United States — ELEVEN — and 2 deaths. Yeah, those were the days. […]

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Jared Kushner Has Succeeded at Exactly Three Things in His Life.

Michelle Goldberg at the paper of record: Kushner has succeeded at exactly three things in his life. He was born to the right parents, married well and learned how to influence his father-in-law. Most of his other endeavors — his biggest real estate deal, his foray into newspaper ownership, his attempt to broker a peace […]

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Bill Gates: There’s no Question

There’s no question the United States missed the opportunity to get ahead of the novel #coronavirus. But the window for making important decisions hasn’t closed. The choices we and our leaders make now will have an enormous impact. https://t.co/mAa2XWwBIB — Bill Gates (@BillGates) April 2, 2020

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Vice President Mike Pence is a Fucking Lying Lier

I don’t believe the President has ever belittled the threat of the coronavirus —Vice President Mike Pence, 1 April 2020 on CNN. I know that Mike Pence is a politician, and that you can tell when a politician is lying because you can see his or her lips moving. I also know that Pence, as […]

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Snopes: Everyone is searching for an easy “cure”

Snopes Digest, #7, 31 March 2020: As the world deals with an ever-more-frightening pandemic, we at Snopes are seeing the resurgence of a classic form of misinformation: Rumors of snake-oil cures and junk medicine have roared into public consciousness, crossing social media feeds and even the White House podium, around the COVID-19 coronavirus disease. If […]

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A Hard Days Night Quarantine Edition

When in Doubt always go @thebeatles #HardDaysNightMy friend in Atlanta made this with his kids as quarantine activity… @MVZaGoGo @StevieVanZandt @PaulMcCartney @ringostarrmusic @backstreetsmag @BeatleHeadlines @RollingStone https://t.co/JLIyDmtuVm — Mitch Slater (@mpslater) March 25, 2020

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Everything looks fine, until it isn’t fine.

Well, as Dr. Phil Plaitt (aka The Bad Astronomer) states below, this video is very, very good at explaining why we don’t see this stuff until it’s too late, and why early action gets called overreaction. Dr. Joe Hanson (of It’s Okay to Be Smart) explains in very easy to understand terms. Hey folks. Confused […]

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Snopes: Is This Timeline of Trump’s Coronavirus Responses Accurate?

What’s True The statements on this list are all correctly attributed to President Trump.

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God vs. Trump: Who brings back more people on Easter Sunday?

We are gonna bring back the economy on Easter Sunday. Because God who is, to be honest, is, you know he’s a good God, he’s done some string things… God only brought one guy back from the dead on Easter. Trump is here to bring back the whole economy on Easter 2020. Enjoy this clip […]

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Astronaut Anne McClain: One thing astronauts have to be good at

One thing astronauts have to be good at: living in confined spaces for long periods of time. Find yourself in a similar scenario? Here are some pro tips…a thread. 1/ One thing astronauts have to be good at: living in confinedspaces for long periods of time. Find yourself in a similar scenario? Here aresome pro […]

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