Saturday, August 14, 2021

The Pandemic Should Nearly Be Over: But Thanks To The Unvaccinated It May Never Go Away

Florida and Louisiana have the highest COVID transmission rate in the world.

Mississippi broke its COVID-19 hospitalization record two days ago, with more than 1,490 patients statewide. Dozens of patients are waiting in emergency rooms for an ICU bed.

In North Carolina, health officials announced the state had seen its largest single-day jump in ICU admissions since the pandemic's start.

In Nashville, Tennessee, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center's adult hospital and emergency department were "completely full."

Dallas County, Texas, Judge Clay Jenkins said Friday that there were "zero ICU beds left for children."

Announcing a mask mandate that went into effect Friday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said that COVID-19 hospitalizations were at a "record high" and ICU beds statewide were 90 percent full.

Last week Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the state was down to just eight ICU beds.

There were about 321 available ICU beds across the entire state of Texas - which has a population of nearly 29 million - last Thursday.

The real pisser is that we didn't have to have this recent surge of COVID-19/ Delta Variant. Effective vaccines are available everywhere.

But thanks to the unvaccinated people who ignore science, the nation is infected with little relief in sight.

Republicans need to get their heads of their collective asses (and Trump's) and get vaccinated. There's no two ways about it.

Assholes Like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are killing people to make a political statement by fighting against safety measures to combat COVID.

I don't care what the unvaccinated people's excuses are. They're endangering lives with their sick reasoning about "personal liberties."

Meanwhile the country continues an uphill fight to battle the worst pandemic this nation has ever seen.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Racists Recoil After Hearing About The New Census

Somewhere in America there's a racist puking their guts up after hearing the news of the first-ever decline in the white population in the United States.

According to the new census the white population in the country decreased for the first time ever. (Going back to the first one in 1790)

This news has been like pouring gasoline on a smoldering fire of white resentment across the country.

The biggest fear white supremacist's have is being replaced by people of color. The browning of America has brought out the true colors of this country, whether or not it's the anti-Semitic rhetoric, or whether it's the racism or xenophobia.

This new cultural anxiety is going to play a part in race-baiting Trumplican's attempt to take over congress and the presidency.

The new census result will join the Big Lie in motivating right-wingers for the upcoming midterms. They'll claim whites are being canceled, causing enough fear to pack the polling places with extremists.

Sadly, the news of America's growing diversity is going to become a major issue that will further divide this country.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Trump Is On The Way To Becoming An International Criminal

Scottish lawmakers are on the road to exposing a money-laundering scheme with Trump's golf resorts.

This new investigation brings the total ongoing criminal and civil investigations into our corrupt former president to 26 cases.

Scottish lawmakers have been given the go-ahead to pursue a so-called McMafia investigation into Trump's golf courses after a judge heard that there were "real and substantial concerns" about the Trump Organization and its finances.

Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament have been pushing since January for an investigation into how Trump funded the all-cash purchases of his two Scottish golf resorts, Turnberry and Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeenshire.

Because Trump financed large-scale purchases with debt before purchasing both resorts in a $400 million spending spree, lawmakers were suspicious.

Today the Scottish Court of Session in Scotland gave permission for a judicial review to appeal the courts earlier stance not to pursue the investigation.

"I grant permission for the petition to proceed without condition or restriction," Lord Sandison wrote.

He said that the review had "real prospects of success" and that "there was a sensible legal argument to be had on the matters raised by the petition."

From the look of things, Trump is well on his way to becoming an international criminal.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Apocalypse Now: Another Cult Rises In America

The last thing we need is another cult rising to prominence in America.

Unfortunately, that's what's happening now.

A new group of religious extremists in the United States is seeking to promote and defend an ultra-conservative vision of Mormon belief and harass perceived opponents of those beliefs, which are often racist and bigoted or promote violence.

This new cult calls itself "Deseret nationalists" or "DezNats."

Members of DezNats take extreme positions on gender, sexuality, and race. They also intend to create a Mormon-ruled, separatist white ethnostate, located in the Great Basin area briefly claimed by the LDS church in the mid-19th century.

The DezNat Twitter hashtag unites a loose collection of ultra-conservative Mormon activists. The group also seeks common cause with white supremist organizations who also want the white race to assume complete control of America.

According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spokesman Douglas Anderson, the group "is not affiliated with or endorsed by the church."

What matters most, is that another anti-American group is rearing it's ugly head during this apocalypse now where fascist and hate groups are seeking to destroy our democracy.

Americans have their hands full resisting the Trump death cult that's against vaccines and face masks for safety.

Watching the rise of right-wing trolls is scary because it means the ultimate challenge to our constitution and democracy.

Like Rome, we are doomed to fail from within if we can't overcome these dangerous cults. No conquering armies will parade down our streets - the cults in our society will have already seized our freedoms and democracy.

Sunday, August 8, 2021

What A Great Idea! New COVID-19 Variants Named After Republican Governors

I gotta give Jim Acosta his due - his idea about naming new COVID-19 variants after Republican governors is outstanding.

It also makes sense, since GOP governors are responsible for the majority of infections. Their ignorant response to the pandemic is costing lives everyday.

Lives that should never had been lost. It's no coincidence that the top five outbreaks of the Delta variant are in states with GOP governors.

By eliminating mask mandates governors like Florida's Ron DeSantis and Texas' Greg Abbott are killing their constituents in the name of politics.

DeSantis has barred public schools in Florida from enforcing mask mandates. He's also pledged to reverse guidelines from the CDC that restricts cruises as the Delta variant surges.

As if that wasn't bad enough, DeSantis rolled out t-shirts and koozies on his website reading, "Don't Fauci My Florida" while infections are soaring. Florida currently leads the nation in outbreaks of the Delta variant.

Acosta's response was, "DeSantis can sell beer koozies that say 'Don't Fauci My Florida' and use the money to pay for all of the funerals in the days to come."

Scientists are already warning that the Delta variant is capable of mutating again in areas of low vaccinations - like states run by Republican governors who refuse to follow the science.

I'm ready to name the next mutation that comes up "The DeSantis variant." It's only right.

It's about time we put the blame on the sources responsible: Trumpie governors and lawmakers more interested in power than the American people.

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