Monthly Archives: March 2020

Projection: Joe Biden Wins Alabama

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden will win Alabama, CNN projects. There are 52 delegates at stake in Alabama. This is his third win of the night. CNN projected that Biden will win North Carolina and Virginia. Who won 2016: Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary, and Donald Trump won the Republican primary. Breaking: Biden projected to win North …

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Projection: Michael Bloomberg Wins American Samoa

Here’s probably how it happened: American Samoan chief Fa’alagiga Nina Tua’au-Glaude on Monday endorsed Michael Bloomberg for president, a day ahead of the U.S. territory’s Super Tuesday vote. The chief, who was a delegate for President Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, said he believes in Bloomberg’s “message of change for the people of American Samoa.” “I believe in …

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Projection: Joe Biden Wins North Carolina

CNBC reports: Joe Biden will win the North Carolina Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection, giving him another one of the biggest states on Super Tuesday. After his win in South Carolina on Saturday and his projected win in Virginia earlier Tuesday, it represents continued dominance for the former vice president in southern states. With 110 delegates up …

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Projections: Biden Wins Virginia, Sanders Wins Vermont

NBC News reports: As the first polls close on Super Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Virginia Democratic primary and Sen. Bernie Sanders has come out on top in his home state of Vermont, NBC News projects. More than 1,300 delegates — about a third of the total — are at play, more than on any other …

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Fox News Host Will Beat Virus With “Positive Thinking”

“You want to know how I really feel about the coronavirus? If I get it, I’ll beat it. I’m not lying. It’s called the power of positive thinking and I think America needs to wake up to that. “I live in Manhattan, I got off work the other night, went straight to the subway. Asian guy sits down to me …

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WHO Officials Raise Coronavirus Mortality Rate To 3.4%

CNBC reports: World health officials said Tuesday the case fatality rate for COVID-19 is 3.4% globally, higher than previous estimates of about 2%. “Globally, about 3.4% of reported COVID-19 cases have died,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press briefing at the agency’s headquarters in Geneva. In comparison, seasonal flu generally kills far fewer than 1% of those …

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Alex Jones: “I’ve Beaten People To Death” [VIDEO]

“Don’t just tell Jesus what to do or don’t — just say, ‘Jesus, I need your help.’ That’s when you’re going to get Jesus. And folks, I’m not up here like some preacher, man, let me tell you. “I mean, I never bragged about it or all that kind of stuff, but I’ve had a few girlfriends and done a …

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CA Leads 19 States In Wall Funding Suit Against Trump

Just in via press release: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s illegal diversion of $3.8 billion in taxpayer dollars for the construction of an unauthorized wall along the US-Mexico border. For the second consecutive fiscal year, the Trump Administration has circumvented the will of Congress …

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Prophetess Cindy Jacob: God Told Me That I Have The Authority To Decree Day Of Global Prayer Against Virus

The Friendly Atheist reports: Worried about COVID-19? Have no fear! A multi-denominational coalition of Christians is uniting today — March 3rd, at 7:14 p.m. CST precisely — for a global day of prayer to end the virus… and you know it has to work, because God called for it. The vessel through which he has spoken to the Christian community …

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Dow Plummets 800 Points Despite Fed’s Rate Cut

NBC News reports: The Federal Reserve’s historic, emergency rate cut was not enough to assuage Wall Street on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging wildly to end the day down by almost 800 points. Nervous traders loaded up all day on “safe haven” assets such as gold and Treasury notes — pushing yields to record levels — amid …

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Red Meat For Rubes: Trump Campaign Sues WaPo

Fox News reports: The Trump campaign filed a libel lawsuit against the Washington Post for “millions of dollars” on Tuesday for publishing “false and defamatory statements” about an alleged conspiracy with Russia. The complaint obtained by Fox News was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. by attorneys David C. Tobin and Charles J. Harder. It points to …

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Iran Frees 54,000 Prisoners To Combat Virus In Jails

The BBC reports: Iran has temporarily released more than 54,000 prisoners in an effort to combat the spread of the new coronavirus disease in crowded jails. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters that the inmates were granted furlough after testing negative for Covid-19 and posting bail. “Security prisoners” sentenced to more than five years will not be let out. The …

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Super Tuesday All-Day Open Thread

The New York Times reports: The Democratic presidential candidates are bracing themselves: It’s Super Tuesday, the biggest election day on the party’s primary calendar, with California, Texas, North Carolina and 11 other states and one territory voting. Polls start closing at 7 p.m. Eastern, in Vermont, Virginia and parts of Alabama. We should start getting results soon after that, and …

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Queen Elizabeth Dons Gloves Per Advice On Virus

The Independent reports: Queen Elizabeth donned a pair of gloves during an investiture ceremony Tuesday — the first time she has done so in more than 60 years — amid snowballing coronavirus fears in the UK and around the world, according to new reports. The 93-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a pair of long white gloves — which also covered …

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Federal Applicants To Face Literal Trump Loyalty Test

CNN reports: Candidates applying to join the Trump administration will now have to explain what part of Trump’s campaign message “most appealed” to them and why. The question is one of several Trump-focused litmus tests that has been added to a questionnaire that candidates for political appointments across the federal government must now complete. The new questionnaire, distributed by the …

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French Government Requisitions All Stocks Of Masks

The Associated Press reports: France’s president says the government is requisitioning all current and future stocks of protective masks. In a tweet, President Emmanuel Macron said the masks would be distributed to health workers and people in France who have been sickened by the coronavirus outbreak spreading through the country. The government on Tuesday reported a total of 204 cases, …

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Biden Camp Says No Thanks To Comey Endorsement

The Hill reports: Former FBI Director James Comey on Super Tuesday endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic primary, but Biden’s campaign cheekily asked to “return” the endorsement. Comey, who left the Republican Party over Trump in 2018, voted in his first Democratic primary on Tuesday, tweeting that he supports the party “dedicated to restoring values” to the …

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Franklin Graham Cheers Hassling By Street Preachers

“This is great news! U.S. District Judge John Blakey ruled to not allow the city to stop sophomore Jeremy Chong and the Chicago Evangelism Team at Wheaton College from preaching in a local public park. “These young people have a heart and a passion for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, and I appreciate their stand, their hard work, …

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Donna Brazile To RNC Chairwoman: Go To Hell [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile lashed out Tuesday at Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel during a Fox News appearance, repeatedly telling McDaniel to “go to hell” for claiming the Democratic primary will be “rigged” against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). “For people to use Russian talking points to sow division among Americans is …

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Original CNN Anchor Bobbie Battista Dies At Age 67

CNN reports: Former CNN anchor Bobbie Battista has passed away at the age of 67, according to a family spokeswoman. Battista passed away on Tuesday morning after a four year battle with cervical cancer, according to Wendy Guarisco, family spokeswoman. “Bobbie was the consummate trooper in her struggle with cancer, she was courageous and fearless in her battle and thoughtful …

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