Monthly Archives: September 2021

CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Award-winning author and journalist Anderson Cooper has spent his career documenting the lives of others. But in “Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty,” the CNN news anchor turns inward to chronicle his own well-known family. His new book, out today (and already a #1 Bestseller on Amazon), explores the story of the Vanderbilts, one of …

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DeSantis’s New Florida Surgeon General Appeared In Video With Infamous “Demon Semen” Anti-Vax Nutjob

Newsweek reports: Joseph Ladapo—the doctor appointed on Tuesday as Florida’s new surgeon general by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis—once appeared in a COVID-19 conspiracy video featuring Dr. Stella Immanuel. Immanuel, a pediatrician and religious minister, gained notoriety in 2020 for her bizarre theories, including that “demonic seed” causes endometriosis and ovarian cysts. In July 2020, Ladapo appeared in a 43-minute viral …

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“Justice For Rioters” Group To Rally At New York Capitol

Just in via press release: Today, Look Ahead America is promoting its New York #JusticeforJ6 rally, which will be held on Saturday, October 2nd on the front steps of the State Capitol at 12PM. Last Saturday, September 18th, Look Ahead America held the initial #JusticeforJ6 rally in Washington, D.C. outside of the U.S. Capitol building. This event was a great …

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Boris Johnson Admits To Having Six Children [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson has admitted for the first time that he has six children, claiming in an interview on US television that he “changes a lot of nappies”. The prime minister has previously tended to avoid questions about his notoriously complex family life. He has been divorced twice, and conceived a daughter during an extramarital relationship. But when …

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SFO Is First US Airport To Mandate Vax For All Workers

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: All workers at San Francisco International Airport are now required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an announcement Tuesday from Mayor London Breed. The mandate takes effect immediately and requires all tenants or contractors to require their on-site employees to be fully vaccinated or to be tested weekly if exempted from getting the shots. …

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AP: Daily US COVID Death Toll At Six-Month High

The Associated Press reports: COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans. The increasingly lethal turn has filled hospitals, complicated the start of the school year, delayed the return …

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Fox Host: Haitian Migrants Are Human “Bioweapons”

“They know that there are hundreds and hundreds of Haitians who have run away from under the Del Rio bridge, right? And have just disappeared into the countryside. “They know also that everywhere that there’s been a mass migration of illegal immigrants, there’s been a spike in Covid cases in this country. “And you know, bioweapons specialists and intel agents …

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Trump Campaign Memo Reveals They Knew Voting Machine Claims Were Lies, Held Press Event Anyway

The New York Times reports: Two weeks after the 2020 election, a team of lawyers closely allied with Donald J. Trump held a widely watched news conference at the Republican Party’s headquarters in Washington. At the event, they laid out a bizarre conspiracy theory claiming that a voting machine company had worked with an election software firm, the financier George …

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DeSantis Taps Anti-Vaxxer As New FL Surgeon General

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed a new state surgeon general Tuesday who has written essays questioning the safety of COVID-19 vaccines, the effectiveness of masks and favoring hydroxychloroquine, a drug touted by former President Donald Trump to treat the virus. “Florida will completely reject fear,” Dr. Joseph Ladapo, an assistant professor at the UCLA School of Medicine …

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After Months Of Criticism, Florida To Finally Apply For $820 Million In Federal Food Aid For Impoverished Kids

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration appears to be backing down from its month-long suggestion that the summertime extension of federal aid for hungry children was not needed. Florida will apply for the $820 million Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer that will give needy families $375 per child in food aid, the state’s child welfare agency said Monday. The money …

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DOJ Suit To Challenge JetBlue-American Partnership

Market Watch reports: The Justice Department is preparing to file a lawsuit challenging American Airlines Group Inc.’s partnership with JetBlue Airways Corp. on antitrust grounds, according to people familiar with the matter. The lawsuit, which could come as soon as Tuesday, is expected to argue that the recently forged alliance threatens competition and higher fares, the people said. American and …

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Charlie Kirk Hails Border Agents For Abusing Migrants: “The Rule Of Law And A Christian With A Gun” [VIDEO]

“Border Patrol is now launching an investigation into the Border Patrol agents that are using a bridle or rein of a horse – not a whip – to go after migrants. Oh, I think it’s really acceptable. “You have a guy with a bridle and a rein and meanwhile his country’s being investigated — I mean it’s being invaded and …

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“Family Guy” Team Issues Vaccination PSA [VIDEO]

Variety reports: Seth MacFarlane and the “Family Guy” producers have created an educational PSA video encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. In the three-minute video, Peter Griffin debates whether or not to get vaccinated at the doctor’s office, so Stewie and Brian Griffin explain the science behind the COVID vaccine, combining typical “Family Guy” humor and real educational facts. …

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Mike Lindell: Reinstatement Day Is Now Thanksgiving

“Originally I had hoped for August and September. I asked all the lawyers just yesterday. We are taking this case to the Supreme Court before Thanksgiving. Now maybe Fox will report that today. “You heard it here first because our case is ready. We are bringing it to the Supreme Court before Thanksgiving. This evidence is 100% non-subjective evidence. The …

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FBI: Newly Arrested Riot Suspect Pushed Capitol Cop Down Stairs, Yelled “These Motherfuckers Are Traitors”

Law & Crime reports: Joining more than 180 others charged with assaulting law enforcement on Jan. 6, a Kansas man stands accused of pushing a U.S. Capitol police officer with “aggressive force” and causing the cop to fall down a small flight of stairs. Monday’s arrest affidavit alleges that surveillance footage captured the incident. Prosecutors say that Michael Eckerman’s route …

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Bolsonaro Condemns Vaccine Passports In UN Speech

The New York Times reports: President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil kicked off the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday by defending the use of ineffective drugs to treat the coronavirus and by pushing back on criticism of his government’s environmental record. Brazil’s far-right president said doctors should have had more leeway in administering untested medications for Covid-19, adding that he …

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Florida Restaurant Owner To Defy Federal Vax Mandate Because “I Believe God Told Me Not To Take This Vax”

The Orlando Sentinel reports: The owner of a waterfront restaurant and tiki bar in Cape Canaveral says that since God told him not to get the COVID-19 vaccine, he will not require it for any of his employees despite a federal mandate. “I believe God told me not to take this vaccine,” Joe Penovich wrote in a letter to employees …

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No Release For DC Rioter Who Struck Cops With Bat

Courthouse News reports: Despite the man’s claims of abuse in jail and other issues, a federal judge refused Monday to order the release of a 26-year-old who fought police for over two hours during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. According to video evidence, some of which the upstate New Yorker filmed himself, Edward Jacob Lang hit officers …

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Clapton Breaks Own Vow, Plays Proof-Of-Vax Venue

New Music Express reports: Eric Clapton has given a performance in New Orleans at a venue that requires evidence of a COVID-19 vaccine or negative test result, effectively undoing the stance he took against such measures earlier this year. In July, Clapton vowed never to perform at a venue that required proof of vaccination, shortly after UK Prime Minister Boris …

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Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Trans Rights

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the Biden administration over recent federal guidance issued to protect LGBTQ people in the workplace, including a directive that says employees should be allowed to use the bathrooms, locker rooms and showers that correspond with their gender identity. The guidance also clarifies that misuse of a person’s preferred pronouns …

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