Archive for April 10th, 2021

April 10th, 2021 - 9:56 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Trump turns GOP’s spring retreat into liefest

“Trump repeated familiar lies about the 2020 election and insulted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday when speaking to Republican National Committee donors gathered for the first time since [his] defeat,” CNN reported on April 10, 2021. Read story here. The RNC held its spri[...]

April 10th, 2021 - 8:40 pm § in Biden, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Russia’s worrying moves against Ukraine

Russia is rapidly building up military forces on its Ukraine border and rebuffing diplomatic calls for de-escalation as fighting picks up between Ukrainian troops and Ukrainian-Russian separatists in the disputed Donbass region in eastern Ukraine. President Biden, through his press secretary, is [...]

April 10th, 2021 - 3:42 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Speed trap cops assault black Army officer

Windsor, Virginia (left), is one of that state’s most notorious speed-trap predator towns. The other is nearby Waverly. Both are on U.S. Highway 460 between Richmond and Norfolk (details here). (Traveler warning: Take the interstate instead, and stay the hell away from those towns.) Back in De[...]

April 10th, 2021 - 12:23 am § in Science

Gravitational illusion (video)

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April 10th, 2021 - 12:17 am § in Health, Politics

YouTube bans “misleading” video opposing masks for children

“YouTube has pulled a video featuring Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) over allegations it contains misinformation about the coronavirus and mask-wearing,” the Washington Post reported on Friday, April 9, 2021. Read story here. DeSantis has been at the forefront of GOP governors pushing for[...]