Monthly Archives: November 2020

Joe Biden’s Vote Total Passes 80M, Trump 6M Behind

The Washington Post reports: Biden’s vote total crossed 80 million Tuesday, by far the most votes received by a presidential nominee, crushing the record set the last time he was at the top of the ticket as Barack Obama’s running mate. Obama won in 2008 with nearly 70 million votes, a record that he didn’t beat in 2012, when he …

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SC Covidiot Charged For Pointing Gun In Grocery Store

Myrtle Beach’s NBC News affiliate reports: Surfside Beach police identified the man who is accused of pointing a gun at another customer during a mask dispute inside a Piggly Wiggly. Brian Good, 36, of Maiden, was arrested and charged with pointing and presenting a firearm, third-degree assault and battery and unlawful carry of a pistol Witnesses told officers that man …

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OH Covidiot Arrested After Brandishing Brass Knuckles

Cleveland’s ABC News reports: A 20-year-old man is now facing concealed weapons charges after police said he pulled out a pair of brass knuckles inside an Erie County Walmart after a dispute over the state’s mask requirement inside stores. According to a detailed police report filed by the Perkins Township Police Department, Colyn Tusin, of Milan, refused to put a …

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REPORT: Trump OK’d Transition To “Protect His Brand”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump met with top advisers Monday who discussed with him the need to allow the transition for President-elect Joe Biden to proceed amid increasing pressure from fellow Republicans and business leaders. The advisers argued that the combination of snowballing calls from Republicans in Congress to begin the transition, disastrous public appearances by attorneys Rudy Giuliani …

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Mnuchin To Put $455B In COVID Relief Funding Into An Account That Successor Cannot Easily Gain Access To

Bloomberg News reports: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will put $455 billion in unspent Cares Act funding into an account that his presumed successor, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, will need authorization from Congress to use. Mnuchin plans to place the money into the agency’s General Fund, a Treasury Department spokesperson said Tuesday. That fund can only be tapped with …

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CDC Set To Recommend Shorter Quarantine Period

The Wall Street Journal reports: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon shorten the length of time it recommends that a person self-quarantine after potential exposure to the coronavirus, hoping that such a step will encourage more people to comply, a top agency official said. CDC officials are finalizing recommendations for a new quarantine period that would …

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UK Nations Allow Households To Form “Xmas Bubbles”

Reuters reports: The four nations of the United Kingdom have agreed to relax COVID-19 restrictions for Christmas to allow up to three households to meet at home for five days. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have taken differing approaches to handling the pandemic so far but the leaders of the devolved nations reached agreement with London on Tuesday on …

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Fox News Settles Lawsuit By Family Of Seth Rich

Deadline reports: More than three years after Fox News Channel retracted its story that a political conspiracy was behind the fatal shooting of Seth Rich, the Rupert Murdoch-owned outlet has settled its legal battle with the DNC staffer’s family. “IT IS STIPULATED AND AGREED by and between Plaintiffs Joel and Mary Rich and Defendants Fox News Network, LLC, Malia Zimmerman, …

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Paul Ryan: Trump Must Accept “The Election Is Over”

“So, the election is over. The outcome is certain, and I really think the orderly transfer of power — that is one of the most uniquely fundamental American components of our political system. “And I think it’s really important that we respect that, we respect the will of the people, and if we don’t, we end up doing damage to …

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France To Ease Lockdown, Keep Bars And Eateries Shut

Reuters reports: France will start easing its COVID-19 lockdown this weekend so that by Christmas, shops, theatres and cinemas will re-open and people will be able to spend the holiday with the rest of their family, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. In a televised address to the nation, Macron said the worst of the second wave of the …

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YouTube Temporarily Suspends, Demonetizes Cultist Network OANN For Promoting Fake Coronavirus Cure

Axios reports: YouTube has barred One America News Network from posting new videos for a week and stripped it of its ability to make money off existing content after the Trump-friendly channel uploaded a video promoting a phony cure for COVID-19, YouTube spokesperson Ivy Choi tells Axios. YouTube has been criticized for allowing OANN to spread misinformation using its platform, …

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Azar: 6.4M Doses Of Pfizer Vax To Go Out In First Push

The New York Times reports: Around mid-December, 6.4 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine will be shipped out across the United States in an initial push after it receives an expected emergency authorization, officials leading Operation Warp Speed, the administration’s push to fast-track a vaccine, said on a call with reporters on Tuesday. The first doses — which are expected …

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GOP Arizona Governor: “Joe Biden Did Win” My State

The Washington Post reports: Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R), who had been reluctant to declare Biden the winner of the presidency, acknowledged Tuesday that the former vice president had narrowly prevailed in his state. “I’ve said several times Arizona is a good-government state,” Ducey said during an interview with KTAR radio in Phoenix. “I trust our election system. There’s integrity …

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Nevada Supreme Court Makes Biden/Harris Win Official

The Associated Press reports: The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state’s final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results that will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. The court action …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey

First, a flashback to two years ago: CNN’s John Berman took time on Tuesday to air a clip of the president when he held the White House Turkey Pardon back in 2018. This was the year where two turkeys, “Peas” and “Carrots,” were put to a vote on the White House’s website, and the winner would officially receive Trump’s pardon. …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Introduces First Cabinet Nominees

The Guardian reports: President-elect Joe Biden has taken the podium in Wilmington, Delaware, to announce some of the leading figures of his incoming administration. “It’s a team that will keep our country and our people safe and secure,” he said. In a prompt and clear rejection of Donald Trump’s retreat from cooperation on the world stage, with his nationalist “America …

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Beyonce Tops 2021 Grammy Nominations With 9 Nods

Entertainment Tonight reports: Beyoncé is the 2021 GRAMMY Awards most nominated artist with nine nominations. Even more impressively, the singer pulled out front this year without even releasing an album. Instead, Queen Bey is being recognized in major categories — including Song of the Year and Record of the Year — for her Black Lives Matter anthem, “Black Parade” and …

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Russia Claims Its Vax Is 95% Effective, Will Cost $20

The Hill reports: Russia on Tuesday said its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine will cost less than $10 per dose on international markets and is more than 95 percent effective. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the country’s sovereign wealth fund that is bankrolling the country’s vaccine efforts, said vaccination would be free of charge for Russian citizens beginning next year …

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Biden Transition Start Fuels Market To Record High

CNN Business reports: Investors have a lot to be thankful for this holiday-shortened week — including the Dow passing the 30,000 milestone for the first time as stocks posted solid gains Tuesday to extend Monday’s rally. The Dow was up more than 400 points, or 1.4%, in late morning trading. The blue chip index hit a new all-time high in …

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Starnes: Democrats Plan To Steal GA Senate Races

Shitcanned Fox News host Todd Starnes writes: Stacey Abrams, a failed Democrat gubernatorial candidate, says more than 750,000 Georgians have requested their ballots for the January 5 runoff elections. Remember this tweet, folks. This is how Democrats will steal the Georgia U.S. Senate races. We must stop the mail-in ballots. The fix is in. Remember what Joe Biden said during …

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