Archive for August 5th, 2022

August 5th, 2022 - 10:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Ron DeSantis’s hypocrisy

Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis (photo, left), who wants to be president, suspended Tampa’s twice-elected Democratic prosecutor on Thursday, August 4, 2022, “for pledging not to enforce the state’s new 15-week abortion ban and for supporting gender-affirming treatments for minorsR[...]

August 5th, 2022 - 12:52 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Hate crime slasher gets 25 years

A 19-year-old Hispanic Texas man upset about the Covid-19 pandemic who followed a Burmese family into a store and attacked them with knives in March 2020 because he thought they were Chinese was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison (read story here). Jose Gomez III, now 21 (photo, left), was char[...]

August 5th, 2022 - 10:48 am § in Science


A French astronomer sent out the tweet below. Translated, it says, “Photo of Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun, located 4.2 light-years from us. It was taken by the JWST. This level of detail… A new world is revealing itself day by day.” It’s actually a slice of S[...]

August 5th, 2022 - 12:03 am § in Politics

Tina Peters gains 23 votes in recount

Unfortunately for her, her leading rival gained 24 votes, so she fell 1 vote farther behind. Peters, the rogue county clerk indicted for election crimes, originally lost the GOP primary for Colorado secretary of state by 88,578 votes (details here). Now, she lost by 88,579 votes. Unhappy with the or[...]