With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks. Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
President Biden/Biden Administration:
How to offer a pro-tip to an Ignorant, Illiterate, Racist, and ‘Fullish’ MAGAt: Let him know this is FAKE NEWS so don’t post it. Don’t be a ‘stumbling block’ to accuracy.
But then again, posting Fake News, racist tropes, ethnic slurs, and unproven and misleading claims about the deadly Trump Virus is what he does best.
Altered video twists Kamala Harris statements on COVID vaccines
A video from a speech shows Vice President Kamala Harris repeatedly saying that most people who were hospitalized or recently died from COVID-19 were vaccinated.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. Harris did not make these statements, according to the original video of the speech distributed by the White House. In the falsified version of the video, its audio track was manipulated to make it appear Harris said vaccinated people were being hospitalized and dying from COVID-19, when she actually said this was happening among unvaccinated people.
THE FACTS: Manipulated videos purporting to show Harris making negative remarks about coronavirus vaccines have circulated online this week.
Gingrich backs Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate race
Oh, my gawwwwd! Look what Brandon did because you know, Presidents set the prices on goods and services, not supply (or lack thereof) and demand:
Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:
Florida sheriff’s department lost 9 employees to Covid, official says
More than half of the 5,600 employees at the Broward County Sheriff’s Office have been exposed to the virus and 32 percent have contracted the disease.
Should’ve Listened to Dr. Fauci Instead of Some Ignorant, Illiterate, Racist, and ‘Fullish’ MAGAt:
Surgeon General responds to Matthew McConaughey’s hesitance about vaccinating his young children
McConaughey, who has suggested he is mulling a run for governor in Texas, said Tuesday at the DealBook Online Summit that while he supports vaccination, he does not support a vaccine mandate for children. “I couldn’t mandate having to vaccinate the younger kids,” McConaughey said. “I still want to find out more information.”
McConaughey said he and his wife, Camila Alves, are vaccinated, and share a household with his 90-year-old immunocompromised mother. “I’m not vaccinating mine,” he said of his children.
MAGAt World/Wing Nuts:
Capitol rioter who hit officer gets over 3 years in prison
‘QAnon Shaman’ who stormed Capitol in horns should spend 51 months in prison, prosecutors say
Jacob Chansley is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 17. He pleaded guilty in September to a single federal charge of felony obstruction of an official proceeding.
The Former Guy:
Trump suffers blow in January 6 case but keeps trying to outrun the clock ahead of 2022 midterms
A late-night ruling eviscerated the ex-President’s assertion of executive privilege to prevent the National Archives from turning over hundreds of documents pertinent to the House probe examining the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
“Presidents are not kings,” Judge Tanya Chutkan wrote, adding: “And Plaintiff is not President,” as she ruled that current commander in chief Joe Biden — and not the former occupants of the office — is the determining factor in privilege claims.