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Monday, June 1, 2020
Michigan sheriffs joins demostrators in 'parade'
A Michigan sheriff joined hundreds of people who expressed their frustration during a peaceful protest in Flint Township Saturday night. “We want to be with y’all for real,” Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson told the crowd gathered around him. “I took my helmet off, they laid the batons down. I want to make this a parade, not a protest.” Protesters carried...
The ongoing protests following the killing of George Floyd were caught up in violence again on Saturday, as police all over the country tear-gassed protesters, drove vehicles through crowds, opened fire with nonlethal rounds on journalists or people on their own property, and in at least one instance, pushed over an elderly man who was walking away with a...
Trump Admin Wants to Cut Social Security in Exchange for Direct COVID Payments
Suddenly concerned about the growing national debt now that corporations have secured access to trillions of dollars in Covid-19 bailout funds with little oversight, Trump administration officials are reportedly considering several proposals purportedly aimed at reducing government spending — including a pair of plans that would provide Americans with cash payments in exchange for delays or cuts to their...
Officer said 'unfortunate' coronavirus didn't kill more black people, gets fired
A Louisiana police officer was fired over a Facebook comment that said it was "unfortunate" more black people did not die of the coronavirus. The chief of police in Kaplan, about 87 miles southwest of Baton Rouge, said Officer Steven Aucoin commented under a local news station's live feed of the governor's coronavirus news conference on May 15. Aucoin was...
Trump asks reporter to take mask off then mocks him when he says no
Donald Trump denied mocking former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a mask to an outdoor Memorial Day event, then appeared to do just that to a reporter who insisted on keeping his face covering on during a Rose Garden event on Tuesday. "You want to be politically correct," the president said to Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, whom he had asked to remove...
China imposes NEW coronavirus lockdown - fears grow for devastating second wave
A FRESH coronvirus outbreak in China's Henan province has raised fears of a devastating second COVID-19 wave - despite the ruling Chinese Communist Party's attempts to claim the country is winning the battle against the disease. A fresh cluster of cases has been reported among medical staff at Jia County People's Hospital, where one of them had just spent 14...
How does coronavirus kill
On rounds in a 20-bed intensive care unit (ICU) one recent day, physician Joshua Denson assessed two patients with seizures, many with respiratory failure and others whose kidneys were on a dangerous downhill slide. Days earlier, his rounds had been interrupted as his team tried, and failed, to resuscitate a young woman whose heart had stopped. All shared one...
A new data intercepted by the United States reveals that 21 million people died in China from December 2019 to March 2020, US intelligence officials conclude in a classified report for the Trump administration. The Intelligence report stated that at least 20.9 million of the deaths were linked to coronavirus. According to the US, the intercepted data that shows that China...
NYC Mayor de Blasio asks President Trump "Are you telling NYC to drop dead?"
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio repeated his call for the federal help on Sunday, telling President Trump that he is "failing to protect" his hometown. "This is a moment where you could actually help to save your hometown, or you can turn away. And you can fail to protect New Yorkers. And right now, you are failing to...
We have no idea why Trump believed he needed to have another press conference today. One wasn’t originally scheduled. We can only guess that he just couldn’t pass up the chance, because he went straight to partisanship, blaming Democrats for not bending to his well on the Paycheck Protection Program in the first minute. This is how Trump begins, interpreting...