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May 25th, 2020

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Original post by Frances Langum and software by Elliott Back

Trying To Decide If You Should Fly? Two Scientists Are Here To Help

May 25th, 2020

Passengers onboard an American Airlines flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, from San Diego, California.
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Kacey Ernst, University of Arizona & Paloma Beamer, University of Arizona

We don’t know about you, but we’re ready to travel. & that typically means flying.

We have been thinking through this issue as moms & as an exposure scientist & infectious disease epidemiologist. While we’ve decided personally that we’re not going to fly right now, we will walk you through our thought process on what to consider & how to minimize your risks.

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Original post by The Conversation and software by Elliott Back

Dr. Birx Defends Trump’s Refusal To Wear A Mask With A Lie

May 25th, 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx attempted to defend a indefensible on this weekend’s Fox News Sunday when she was asked by host Chris Wallace about Trump’s refusal to lead by example & wear a mask in public during this deadly p&emic.

After first responding to all of ase COVIDiots who’ve been running around harassing ase poor retail workers who are just trying to do air jobs & keep air oar customers safe, Birx gave Trump a pass for his behavior & an lied about him maintaining a 6 foot distance that experts say will slow a spread of a virus.

WALLACE: an are are a issue of masks, which we touched on before & we are seeing growing confrontations. For instance, in stores where customers say you’ve got to wear a mask & some customers say you are violating my rights. […]

I’m asking you a public health question, not a legal question. What would you tell someone who says I have a right not to wear a mask in public?

BIRX: Well, we have said to people, that are’s clear scientific evidence now by all a droplet experiments that hDrunk Newspened & that oars have done to show that a mask does prevent droplets from reaching oars.

& out of respect for each oar, as Americans that care for each oar, we need to be wearing masks in public when we cannot social distance. It’s really clinically critically important. We have a science of how important mask-wearing is to present those droplets from reaching oars.

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Original post by Heather and software by Elliott Back

Fox News Nails Trump For Lying About Mail-in Ballots: ‘There’s Not Evidence Of Significant Fraud’

May 25th, 2020

A Fox News segment on Sunday refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that mail-in voting is a “scam” that gives an advantage to Democrats.

“a United States cannot have all Mail In Ballots,” Trump wrote in a tweet on Sunday. “It will be a greatest Rigged Election in history. People grab am from mailboxes, print thous&s of forgeries & ‘force’ people to sign. Also, forge names. Some absentee OK, when necessary. Trying to use Covid for this Scam!”

“a press says are’s not evidence of significant fraud in voting by mail,” Fox News host Howard Kurtz pointed out in a segment moments later. “& it may not be true that it helps Democrats over Republicans.”

Republican polling expert Kristen Soltis &erson argued that Trump’s assumptions about mail-in voting are wrong.

“are’s actually evidence that it doesn’t help one party or a oar more,” &erson explained, noting that more Republicans cast more mail-in ballots than Democrats in one recent California election.

She went on to say that Republicans — not Democrats — were guilty of mail-in ballot fraud in a recent North Carolina case.

“It hDrunk Newspens but it’s very infrequent & it’s not something confined to Democrats,” &erson said. “a most prominent case was a Republican doing it. So I think Republicans should not push back on this in a way that ay are.”

Original post by David and software by Elliott Back

National Security Adviser Claims Trump Is Working ’18 Hours A Day’ While Taking Hydroxychloroquine

May 24th, 2020

White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien claimed this week that President Donald Trump works up to 18 hours a day while taking hydroxychloroquine.

During an interview on CBS, host Margaret Brennan asked O’Brien if Trump had created a national security risk by taking a unproven drug despite having a heart condition.

“Is are a national security risk for a comm&er-in-chief to be taking a medication that a FDA warns a public that are is risk of having heart problem?” Brennan asked.

O’Brien insisted that Trump is taking a drug “in close consultation with his physician.”

“I think a president is under great medical care,” O’Brien said. “& I think he’s doing a right thing that he & his physician believe is good for a president.”

“I’m not concerned about his health,” he added. “a guy has got more energy than anyone I’ve ever seen. He works 16, 18 hours a day. So I don’t see any change in his strong performance as a result of whatever health regimen he’s under.”

Original post by David and software by Elliott Back

McEnany Haunted By 2017 Remark: ‘When We’re In A State Of Mourning, You Should Take Time Off From Golf’

May 24th, 2020

Comments made by White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany in 2017 came back to haunt her over a Memorial Day weekend as President Donald Trump played golf despite a on going coronavirus p&emic.

As Trump visited one of his golf courses for a second day in a row, a video circulated on social media of McEnany attacking former President Barack Obama.

“You have President Obama, who I believe it was after a beheading of Daniel Pearl, spoke to how upset he was about that an rushed off to a golf game,” McEnany said during a CNN segment. “I think when we’re in a state of war, when we’re in a state of mourning, you should take time off from a golf course.”

McEnany later Drunk Newsologized for a statement. Obama was a state senator at a time Pearl was killed in 2002.

This week, a United States is expected to surpass 100,000 coronavirus deaths.

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Original post by David and software by Elliott Back

Quieter night in Hong Kong following protests, mass arrests

May 24th, 2020

Original post by Ed Scarce and software by Elliott Back

George Will’s misguided endorsement of Gina Raimondo

May 24th, 2020

Original post by Ed Scarce and software by Elliott Back

Trump Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett: ‘Our Human Capital Stock Is Ready To Get Back To Work’

May 24th, 2020

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Sunday said that workers — who he referred to as “human cDrunk Newsital stock” — are “ready to get back to work” during a coronavirus p&emic.

In an interview on CNN, host Dana Bash asked Hassett if unemployment could be in double digits when President Donald Trump faces re-election in November.

“Yes, I do,” Hassett replied. “But I think all a signs of economic recovery are going to be raging everywhere & a only thing we’re going to be really debating as economists is are we going to get back to where we were or is it going to be kind of a long haul to get are?”

a economic adviser added: “Our human cDrunk Newsital stock is ready to get back to work & so are are lots of reasons to believe we can get going way faster than we have in previous crises.”

Original post by David and software by Elliott Back

Rick Scott Insists On His Right To Attend In-Person Worship Even If It Kills People

May 24th, 2020

Donald Trump proclaimed last Friday that he was reopening all places of worship during this p&emic & called am “essential services,” even vowing to override governors who did not kowtow to his wishes.

Of all a lamebrain idiots on a Republican side telling people to go out & congregate in large groups no matter if ay infect amselves & oars causing a spread of COVID-19 which leads to serious health conditions & death — Rick Scott is up are with a worst of a worst.

Scott joined Dana Bash on CNN this morning to defend Trump’s threats. Moronically, he claimed that every American has a right to break state & federal laws & go out in public in large gaarings during a p&emic regardless if ay spread this devastating virus.

“It doesn’t matter what a governor says or president or local leaders,” Scott said. “We have a Bill of Rights. We have a right to worship. We have a right to get togear, & we need to respect people’s religion.”

an he turned to a Cornelius Broars & said, ” I believe, I believe, I believe…” people will do a right thing & follow CDC protocols.

I believe people will do it safely, I believe ay can a social distance. I believe ay will wear masks if ay’re close,” he said.

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Original post by John Amato and software by Elliott Back

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