Archive for October 5th, 2020

October 5th, 2020 - 5:38 pm § in America, Politics

29 ways Republicans assault the right to vote

Republicans don’t believe in or support democracy. If they did, they wouldn’t try so hard to keep American citizens from voting. Listed below are 29 ways the GOP assaults the right to vote. For details, read this Mother Jones article here. Blocking mail-in ballot requests Blocking univer[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 5:10 pm § in Environment, Health

Looking ahead to Covid-23 (video)

“A Message From the Future II: the Years of Repair,” released on October 1, 2020, imagines a future in which humans endure COVID-23 in refugee camps amid increasing climate devastation. But in the film, collective action changes the world for the better, creating greener, decolonized, and mo[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 3:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Politics

Trump called a “conquering hero” for surviving Covid-19 thanks to medical care no one else gets

President Trump is being hailed as a conquering hero by his fans for defeating Covid-19. Never mind that he’s still sick and not “out of the woods” yet. Or that he’s getting world-class medical care and experimental drugs not available to ordinary Covid-19 victims, who are st[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 2:22 pm § in Christianity, Law and Courts, Religion

Bigotry crusader shot down in Supreme Court

Kim Davis, bigotry crusader, was shot down again in the U.S. Supreme on Monday, October 5, 2020 (read story here), with some whining by two homophobic justices, after having been shot down by voters in the 2018 election (read about that here) after switching parties because the Democrats aren’[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 12:56 pm § in Health, Politics

Mask wars update, 10/5/20

This article contains news and liberal commentary. WAR ROOM, MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020 — White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany (pronounced “McNinny” as in “ninny” or idiot) and two of her staffers tested positive. Read story here. The Rose Garden Super Spreader Eve[...]

October 5th, 2020 - 12:19 pm § in Health, Science

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Hepatitis C discoverers

Two Americans and a Briton won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus. The award to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice was announced on Monday, October 5, 2020. Read story here. Hepatitis C is a slow-acting viral infection spread by blood t[...]