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  • August 30, 2021

The (tragic) timeline of an anti-vaccine death from COVID

He always begins by making fun of the vaccine and those who take it, and declaring that it is all a hoax. He drank and partied with his neighbors, even when the scientific community begged people not to. He was lucky, he survived the first wave, and the lack of consequences for his reckless behavior…

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School kids win big victory over Governor Greg Abbott as Texas admits it can’t defend its mask ban

School children wear face masks while talking in a sculpture garden in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. In May, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order “prohibit government entities in Texas, including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials, from requiring or requiring the use of masks. “In particular, Abbott…

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Representative Maxine Waters, whom many of us affectionately call ‘Aunt Maxine,’ is celebrating her 83rd birthday.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters. I will never forget the moment in 2018 when California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters said “If you shoot me you better shoot straight, ”After repeatedly receiving death threats from the Trump Klan—threats that continue in 2021. No matter the danger to her, she continues to serve her district and the nation and…

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Greg Abbott Begs Out-of-State Healthcare Workers Please, Please Come Mess With Texas

The construction team installs new tents outside the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston. There is a strange phenomenon afoot, one that is sure to generate a lot of inside-out headlines on Politico and will be marked on Fox News by its absence. That phenomenon? States like Texas and Florida, where Republican governors have struggled…

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Beloved killer whale K21 Cappuccino dies at 35

[Video by Fred Horn] The bad news about K21 came immediately after of a brief but enthusiastic comeback in the Salish Sea by residents of the south on the afternoon and evening of July 27. The three population groups, the Js, Ks, and Ls, were recorded by scientists at the unusual gathering, which arrived steaming…

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The truth must be taught

When we finally settled on Tybee Island, the critical race theory debate was pretty far from my mind. My main concern was finding a safe place within driving distance to have a honeymoon, and we believed Tybee fit the bill. After all, the island’s first-term mayor, Shirley Sessions, was one of many local officials in…

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The United States is seeing a new wave of COVID-19 cases, but it won’t be like the last wave. Thanks, Vaccine!

The other story in the news this week is the advancements in vaccines. In the corridors of the White House, in Japan’s Olympic Village, and on the pages of every newspaper, there have been stories of people testing positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. Combined with (deservedly) dire warnings about the effects of the…

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The Justice Department is building a database of images and videos to aid in the January 6 prosecutions.

Every piece of published evidence about the events of January 6 only makes matters worse. In the past six months, it has become clear that intelligence agencies and police repeatedly downplayed the threat posed by Trump’s white supremacist supporters. It is obvious that both the Trump White House and members of Congress were aware of…

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