Let’s talk about Trump going all in this weekend – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about Fox News and grocery stores – Beau of the Fifth Column

Fox News Host Advises Viewers Against Boosters as COVID Rages

“Call me a quack, I don’t care,” Greg Gutfeld said on Fox News Friday afternoon. As the Omicron variant rips through the country and New York City experiences a record surge in COVID-19 cases headed into the holidays, public health officials have one big message for all Americans over 16 years old: Get your booster right now. ButContinue reading “Fox News Host Advises Viewers Against Boosters as COVID Rages”

Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world

Dutch health authorities announced on Tuesday that they found the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus in cases dating back as long as 11 days, indicating that it was already spreading in western Europe before the first cases were identified in southern Africa. The RIVM health institute said it found Omicron in samples dating from November 19 and 23.Continue reading “Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world”

Florida Gov. DeSantis recruits unvaccinated officers with cash bonuses

DeSantis mentioned the New York City, Minneapolis, Chicago and Seattle police departments as possible targets. Law enforcement officers who risk losing their jobs for not wanting to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or make their vaccination statuses known could get $5,000 bonuses to work in Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis said Sunday on Fox News that he wants out-of-stateContinue reading “Florida Gov. DeSantis recruits unvaccinated officers with cash bonuses”

Let’s talk about the New York police union and narratives – Beau of the Fifth Column

FBI Raids NYPD Union Office And Home Of Its Right-Wing Leader

The agency said the raids were part of “an ongoing investigation.” Federal agents raided the offices Tuesday of a New York City police union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the Long Island home of its bombastic leader, who has clashed with city officials over his incendiary tweets and hard-line tactics. FBI spokesperson Martin Feely saidContinue reading “FBI Raids NYPD Union Office And Home Of Its Right-Wing Leader”

Report: 9 NYC firefighters suspended over racist messages

New York City officials have suspended nine firefighters without pay in connection with a string of racist messages and memes they shared on their phones, including ones that mocked the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year, according to a published report. A spokesperson called the suspensions the most severe punishments ever handedContinue reading “Report: 9 NYC firefighters suspended over racist messages”

The Rise of Cotton: Crash Course Black American History #13

Cotton is everywhere in our modern world, and it became a hugely important crop in the 19th century United States. Cotton was a huge economic boon to the US, and much of that wealth was built on the backs of enslaved laborers. And cotton didn’t only benefit the states where slavery was legal. While cottonContinue reading “The Rise of Cotton: Crash Course Black American History #13”

Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to break NYC COVID-19 mandate by attending UN meetings without getting vaccinated

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t be vaccinated ahead of next week’s UN General Assembly in New York.  New York currently requires everyone to be vaccinated in indoor businesses.  UN Secretary General António Guterres told the BBC that he can’t require heads of states to get the shot. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will addressContinue reading “Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to break NYC COVID-19 mandate by attending UN meetings without getting vaccinated”

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