Liveblog - Weekend Wrap Up: December 10, 2023

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A Bit of History that the GQP Has Not Banned….Yet:

Comic Relief:

2024 Election:

A Friendly Reminder:

The Worst, Stupidest, and Most Deplorable People in the World:

Greets, moron:

What are the rates of literacy in the United States?

Four in five U.S. adults (79 percent) have English literacy skills sufficient to complete tasks that require comparing and contrasting information, paraphrasing, or making low-level inferences—literacy skills at level 2 or above in PIAAC (OECD 2013). In contrast, one in five U.S. adults (21 percent) has difficulty completing these tasks (figure 1). This translates into 43.0 million U.S. adults who possess low literacy skills: 26.5 million at level 1 and 8.4 million below level 1, while 8.2 million could not participate in PIAAC’s background survey either because of a language barrier or a cognitive or physical inability to be interviewed. These adults who were unable to participate are categorized as having low English literacy skills, as is done in international reports (OECD 2013), although no direct assessment of their skills is available.

Adults classified as below level 1 may be considered functionally illiterate in English: i.e., unable to successfully determine the meaning of sentences, read relatively short texts to locate a single piece of information, or complete simple forms (OECD 2013).

^^^Maybe a bad example since the study did not include 70 year old illiterate/semi-illiterate subjects.

And Another 70+ Year-Old Racist and in Cognitive Decline Moron Opens His Mouth:

Trump Suffers Another Cognitive Lapse, Implies Dallas is Another Country

Trump blames NY AG for ExxonMobil moving to Texas before declaring businesses are leaving the country

Craven Assholes:

Another Asshole From Ohio Opens His Fascist Mouth:

    Who should be the next senator from California?

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