May 21st, 2020

dara

Today's News (2020/5/21): So Many, Many Bots Edition (feat. COVID-19)

A mix of science and sabotage. I also have a story that's about vote-by-mail and Donkeyballs Donald's attempt to extort Michigan and Nevada to stop it, but I'll have that in the corruption update, next.

  1. Sweden becomes country with highest coronavirus death rate per capita
  2. In Iowa, No Stay-at-Home Order May Have Increased Cases of COVID-19
  3. Trump says US topping world virus cases is 'badge of honour'
  4. China’s new outbreak shows signs the virus could be changing
  5. 'We've been muzzled': CDC sources say White House putting politics ahead of science
  6. Nearly Half Of The Twitter Accounts Discussing ‘Reopening America’ May Be Bots
  7. Social distancing a week earlier could have saved 36,000 American lives, study says
  8. Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'
  9. We Can Prevent a Great Depression. It’ll Take $10 Trillion.
  10. False claim: Video shows 5G telecoms equipment stamped with ‘COV-19’ ready to be installed into a mast

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dara

Today's News (2020/5/21): Vice Signalling edition

Trump said last time he'd only accept the election results if he won, so I have no idea why anyone would think he'd be different this time. If he loses the election, he'll reject the loss and then who even knows what happens. Prepare for that now.

  1. As Bethany Mandel's 'grandma killer' tweet proves, vice-signaling is the right's newest and most toxic trend [EDITOR: It's not new, but it has risen to the highest levels]
  2. It’s Trump’s party now — and will be even after he’s gone
  3. Trump threatens funding for Michigan, Nevada over absentee, mail-in voting plans
  4. Trump just said the corrupt part out loud
  5. We need to prepare for the possibility of Trump rejecting election results
  6. Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks House Request For Mueller Grand Jury Evidence
  7. Pompeo Declined Interview Request From Inspector General About Saudi Arms Sales

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