Archive for August 25th, 2021

August 25th, 2021 - 10:55 pm § in Misc.

You’ve never seen a door like this (video)

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August 25th, 2021 - 10:46 pm § in Misc.

What makes world-class athletes different from us (video)

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August 25th, 2021 - 7:26 pm § in Health, Politics

FDA vaccine approval makes no difference to GOP governor

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order “banning any governmental entity in the state from requiring a COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of its approval status” almost immediately after the FDA “granted full approval” to Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine,” The Hil[...]

August 25th, 2021 - 6:52 pm § in Health

Arkansas doc accused of prescribing cow pills for Covid-19 to jail inmates

“An Arkansas jail has been found to be prescribing an animal parasite medicine to inmates to treat COVID-19,” The Hill reported on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (read story here; for a local TV station’s report with more detail, go here). Rightwing social media promotion of the drug, [...]

August 25th, 2021 - 6:07 pm § in Law and Courts

Gov. Whitmer plotter gets 6 years

A federal judge has sentenced a member of a Michigan militia group that schemed to kidnap the governor to 6 years in prison, Michigan Live reported on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (read story here). Ty Garbin, 25, the first of 14 plotters arrested, cooperated with authorities and “is expected to[...]

August 25th, 2021 - 5:04 pm § in Politics

GOP dirty tricksters fined $5 million for robocalls

Last year, GOP dirty tricksters Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman (read their rap sheets here and here) originated over 85,000 robocalls to mostly black voters trying to discourage them from voting by falsely warning them that returning mail ballots would reveal personal information which cops would use t[...]

August 25th, 2021 - 8:25 am § in Politics

GOP attorney general killed a man and reported hitting a deer

Update (8/25/21): Ravnsborg will plead guilty to misdemeanor traffic violations, NBC News reports (story here). South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, a Republican (of course), killed a man walking on a road Saturday night, September 12, 2020, while returning home from a fundraiser. He calle[...]