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Conspiracy Nuts Latch Onto 5G As Cause Of Virus

The Guardian reports: Telecoms engineers are facing verbal and physical threats during the lockdown, as baseless conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to the roll-out of 5G technology spread by celebrities such as Amanda Holden prompt members of the public to abuse those maintaining vital mobile phone and broadband networks. Facebook has removed one anti-5G group in which users were being encouraged …

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McSally Calls On “Communist” WHO Director To Resign

The right wing National Review reports: Senator Martha McSally on Thursday called on the director of the World Health Organization to step down, saying the organization covered up the extent of the spread of the coronavirus, which originated in China. The Arizona Republican called WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus a “communist” and accused him of helping China conceal its underreporting …

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Cultist Pastor Will Sue To Overturn Lockdown Order

Via press release from Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne: My attorneys at Liberty Counsel will vigorously defend me against this unlawful arrest. I have also authorized my attorneys at Liberty Counsel to file a federal challenge to the Hillsborough County Executive Order. As I said earlier, this order violates the First Amendment and is unconstitutional. I have authorized this constitutional challenge for …

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Huckabee: The Real Danger Is From “The Virus Of Sin”

Mike Huckabee writes for the insane Charisma News: I take this pandemic seriously and you should as well. But statistically, your risk of getting the virus is still remote and the risk of dying from it is minimal. But there is a virus that we hear almost nothing about these days, and it is absolutely going to touch you. In …

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Fanatical Nutjob Scamvangelical Robert Jeffress Says Pastors Who Defy Lockdowns Are “Fanatical Nutjobs”

From the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: Florida pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, who was arrested this week for holding Sunday services at his Tampa-based church, and some others (such as Louisiana pastor Tony Spell) who have disregarded public safety measures as typical evangelical behavior. Jeffress’ response? “There are a few fanatical nutjobs among evangelicals right now who are doing stupid things like …

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MyPillow Cultist Connects His Company To #QAnon

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow and a major Republican political donor, appeared at a White House coronavirus press briefing Monday and captured the attention of QAnon personalities. At the briefing, President Donald Trump introduced Lindell as a “friend” of his. Lindell​, who was there to explain how his company was creating face …

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Pastor Holds Services Hours After Being Charged And Taunts Local Cops: You Can’t Arrest Thousands Of Us

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: The pastor of Life Tabernacle Church in Central went ahead with an evening religious service Tuesday night just hours after city police cited him over allegations he violated a state order to limit crowd sizes during an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Pastor Tony Spell is accused of violating provisions of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ …

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Devin Nunes: Closing California’s Schools Was “Overkill”

Mediaite reports: Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) stated that it is “overkill” for schools in his home state of Califonia to be closed in light of the coronavirus pandemic on Laura Ingraham‘s Fox News program late Tuesday night – further downplaying the severity of COVID-19. “The schools were canceled here in California, which is way overkill. It’s possible kids could’ve went …

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Hobby Lobby Defies Lockdown Orders In More States

Business Insider reports: As Hobby Lobby continues its mission to keep doors open in the face of the coronavirus, the arts-and-crafts retailer is quietly reopening stores around the country, defying states’ stay-at-home policies. On Monday, the company resumed business in several states where it had been forced to temporarily close. A March 28 memo obtained by Business Insider equipped managers …

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Christian Homeschooling Group Exploits Pandemic To “Rescue Children From Sexualization Of Public Schools”

Via press release from Christian Newswire:  With coronavirus shutting government schools, millions of parents have a historic opportunity to try homeschooling and non-government alternatives, declared leaders with the new movement “Public School Exit.” According to the non-profit, founded in 2019 by Christian leaders passionate about K-12 education, government schools are seriously harming children through sexualization, indoctrination, and dumbing down. But …

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Limbaugh Suggests Hospitalizations Are Exaggerated

“One of the things that interests me is the hospitalization numbers. Because if you look at Drudge, if you look at the drive-by media, you would believe there is not a single hospital bed in this country, right? You have been led to believe that every hospital is overflowing. That dead bodies are in body bags and refrigerated trucks that …

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Zircon & Burlap Go Truther On Coronavirus Deaths

Mediaite reports: Fox Nation hosts Diamond & Silk raised eyebrows when a recent clip of their questioning coronavirus death tolls as part of some larger anti-Trump conspiracy went viral. During a video blog post that went up Monday, the two suggested that the rising death toll as a result of a coronavirus was not actually real, but was some conspiracy …

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Nutbag Trump Cultists Promote “Empty Hospitals” Lie

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: DeAnna Lorraine, a right-wing activist who unsuccessfully ran in the Mar. 3 California primary to challenge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is now pushing new conspiracy theories about COVID-19, promoting the hashtags #coronavirustruth and #filmyourhospital. On Sunday, Lorraine filmed outside two hospitals in Los Angeles and found them quiet—which she took as a sign …

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Gingrich: Dem “Radicals” Will Blackmail Trump On Virus

Politico reports: Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) on Monday said he thinks Democratic “radicals” in the House will attempt to “blackmail the country” and President Trump into signing “a new bill with everything they’ve ever wanted in life” in the next action to address the coronavirus crisis. “I think it’s very likely that the House, where the radicals are in …

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Megachurches Continue To Hold Services Because The Coronavirus Is A “Politically Motivated” Hoax [VIDEO]

Bloomberg News reports: Congregants of megachurches in Louisiana, Ohio and Florida attended services in defiance of social distancing orders on Sunday morning, even as politicians and doctors took to weekly news shows to warn of coronavirus’s spread in the U.S. In Louisiana, which has seen a spike in cases and has a shelter-in-place order, the Life Tabernacle Church in the …

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MAGA Media Escalates Attacks On Dr. Anthony Fauci

The New York Times reports: Dr. Fauci — the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak — has become the target of an online conspiracy theory that he is mobilizing to undermine the president. That fanciful claim has spread across social media, fanned by a right-wing chorus of Mr. Trump’s supporters, even as Dr. Fauci …

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Bolsonaro: Brazilians Are Naturally Immune To Virus

The Associated Press reports: Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world leader, calling the pandemic a momentary, minor problem and saying strong measures to contain it are unnecessary. Bolsonaro says his response to the disease matches that of Trump, labeling the virus …

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Anne Graham Lotz: The Silver Lining In The Virus Is It Will “Turn People From Secularism” And Back To God

“Could it be that God is using the coronavirus to get our attention so that we will listen to His message? “It’s time to pray! It’s time to turn away from our sin, self-centeredness and secularism, and turn to God in faith and trust. Now. “If we heed God’s message, He can calm the storm and bring us through to …

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Huckabee: Mayors Should Tell People To Buy Guns

“People still have not yielded over their constitutional rights. They have a right to assemble, they maybe shouldn’t but they have the right to. And short of declaring martial law and putting us under that level of essential government control, a mayor doesn’t have the power just to say you can’t buy a gun, you can’t buy ammo. “In fact, …

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Fox Business Shitcans “Virus Impeachment Scam” Host

The Daily Beast reports: Fox Business Network announced on Friday that it has officially “parted ways” with anchor Trish Regan following her controversial rant against what she called the “coronavirus impeachment scam” earlier this month. “We thank her for her contributions to the network over the years and wish her continued success in her future endeavors,” the network said in …

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