Tag Archives: COVIDIOTS

Fox Host Lies About Result Of “Excess Deaths” Study

Media Matters reports: A segment from one of Fox News’ daytime “straight news” programs cited a study to claim that the COVID-19 vaccine caused millions of “excess deaths” in the U.S. The journal that published the study had clarified nearly a week earlier that this interpretation was false. The study, published June 3, 2024, in the British Medical Journal, found …

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Far-Right Activist Files Bid For Ft. Lauderdale Mayor

Florida Politics reports: He made headlines during the pandemic for railing against COVID-19 lockdowns by leading protests, burning masks and suing Broward County. Now he wants to take over City Hall by replacing one of the elected officials he regularly criticizes. Chris Nelson, a DJ, activist and conservative writer who has dedicated much of his online activity to promoting Gov. …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Republicans Grill Fauci On COVID

The New York Times reports: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the former government scientist both celebrated and despised for his work on Covid, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday for a reunion with some of his fiercest antagonists: members of a Republican-led House panel who accuse him of helping to set off the worst pandemic in a century. Republicans on the …

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Kennedy Files FEC Complaint Over June CNN Debate

CNN reports: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s campaign filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday alleging President Joe Biden’s campaign, former President Donald Trump’s campaign and CNN violated federal campaign laws in scheduling the network’s June 27 presidential debate. The complaint alleges CNN “colluded” with the Biden and Trump campaigns in scheduling the debate and setting debate qualification …

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Kennedy: The Confederacy Should Be “Celebrated”

The Washington Post reports: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he had a “visceral reaction against” the removal of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s statue in Charlottesville. Speaking to podcast host Tim Pool in a “Timcast IRL” episode Friday, Kennedy — who is mounting a long-shot bid for the White House — said he doesn’t think “it’s a …

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Kennedy Hands Out Rubber Chicken Noisemakers To Heckle Trump During Libertarian Convention Speech

The New York Post reports: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his allies are handing out rubber chickens to attendees of the Libertarian Party convention in Washington D.C., and urging them to heckle former President Trump during his speech. The fowl move Saturday came after the GOP frontrunner apparently ignored a challenge from the independent candidate earlier this month to debate …

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Kennedy: I’d Rather Die Of COVID Than Wear A Mask Because That Would Be Like Living As A Slave [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. addressed the Libertarian National Convention on Friday and told an anecdote about his views on masking during the Covid pandemic. “They asked me why I wasn’t wearing a mask, which, nobody was, except for the NBC film crew.” The crowd laughed at this detail. “They said, ‘Wasn’t I scared of dying …

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Kennedy Loses Anti-Vax Suit Against Washington AG

Spokane’s CBS affiliate reports: A federal judge in Washington dismissed a lawsuit on Wednesday filed by former NBA player John Stockton and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that aimed to block a state investigation into two doctors accused of spreading COVID misinformation. The lawsuit was filed in March in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington …

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ABC: Kennedy Has Shot At Meeting Debate Criteria

ABC News reports: To qualify, candidates must attract at least 15 percent support in four national polls that meet CNN and ABC News’s respective standards, while also having ballot access in enough states to theoretically win 270 electoral votes — thresholds Kennedy has not yet met. Based on surveys released since mid-March that meet CNN’s requirements, Kennedy has two qualifying …

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NYT: Kennedy’s VP Partied On Coke, Slept With Musk

The New York Times reports: Ms. Shanahan has a fortune of more than $1 billion that stems largely from her divorce settlement last year with Sergey Brin, a founder of Google, whose net worth exceeds $145 billion, three people with knowledge of her finances said. During their five-year marriage, Ms. Shanahan partied with Silicon Valley’s elite and used recreational drugs …

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Trump Megadonor Gives Another $5M To RFK’s PAC

The Daily Beast reports: Billionaire mega-donor Timothy Mellon, who has poured millions into a super PAC supporting Donald Trump, gave another $5 million to Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in April, according to newly released campaign finance filings. The gift is sure to stoke speculation that Mellon believes Kennedy’s presence as an independent in the race could siphon votes away from …

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RFK Voted From NY Address While Living In California

The New York Post reports: Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lists his residence to vote as a tony Westchester County address — which is in foreclosure proceedings for non-payment, court records show. The independent candidate claims his voting address is 84 Croton Lake Road In Katonah, though he is not the owner of the million-dollar property-in-arrears, does not show …

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Kennedy Scrambles To Meet CNN Debate Criteria

NBC News reports: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s first reaction to this week’s debate agreement between President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and CNN was to accuse them of “colluding” against him. But within hours, the independent presidential candidate changed his tune: He was going to try to win a one-month sprint to meet CNN’s criteria and crash the stage. …

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RFK’s Running Mate Dumps $8M More Into Campaign

The New York Times reports: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s running mate, the Silicon Valley investor Nicole Shanahan, said on Wednesday night that she had given another $8 million to their independent presidential campaign as it carries out the expensive endeavor of gaining ballot access across the country and tries to propel Mr. Kennedy onto debate stages. Ms. Shanahan’s new donation, …

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RFK Rages Over Exclusion From Proposed Debates

“Presidents Trump and Biden are colluding to lock America into a head-to-head match-up that 70% say they do not want. They are trying to exclude me from their debate because they are afraid I would win. Keeping viable candidates off the debate stage undermines democracy. “Forty-three percent of Americans identify as independents. If Americans are ever going to escape the …

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Kennedy Sues Meta Over “Censored” Campaign Video

Courthouse News reports: Independent U.S. Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sued Meta and Mark Zuckerberg Monday morning, claiming that Meta is interfering in the presidential election after it blocked one of Kennedy’s advertisements on its social media platforms. In the complaint filed in San Francisco federal court, Kennedy claims that Meta censored a 30-minute video advertisement about his life …

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Kennedy Claims To Have Qualified For Texas Ballot

The Hill reports: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Monday said he has enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in Texas, fulfilling one of his campaign’s main targets ahead of November. Kennedy and his running mate, Nicole Shanahan, turned in 245,572 signatures to the Texas Secretary of State’s office on Monday, more than double the number required …

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RFK Reverses His Position On Abortion Rights Yet Again

CBS News reports: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. once again reversed his stance on government limits for abortion access in a social media post Friday evening, prompted by criticism from within his own campaign. During an interview with podcaster Sage Steele, a former ESPN host, Kennedy Wednesday said he opposed any government restrictions on abortions, “even if it’s …

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Robert Kennedy’s Brain Worm Appears On SNL [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Sarah Sherman’s been making a habit of dressing up in animal costumes on “Weekend Update” lately, and the recent news—that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. had a parasitic worm in his brain in 2010—gave her yet another big opportunity. “I mean, come on, look at this guy. What worm wouldn’t love this?” she told Colin Jost. “He …

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Kennedy: I Offered My Children Fake Vaccination Cards And Martin Luther King Jr. Would Have Done The Same

The Daily Beast reports: Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., responded to a Daily Beast story on Friday by comparing his decision to offer his kids fake vaccine cards to the civil disobedience practiced by Martin Luther King Jr. “Federal law clearly prohibits the government or private companies from using coercion to compel the use of experimental medical products,” …

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