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When Israel Placed Arabs in Ghettos Fenced by Barbed Wire

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:51
_________ Haaretz When Israel Placed Arabs in Ghettos Fenced by Barbed Wire by Adam Raz The curfew and lockdown imposed in Israel during the coronavirus epidemic may have begun to feel like a faded memory, but few know that many of the country’s citizens endured a similar situation in the past. Then, however, the approach […]

Check Junk Mail: It Could Hold Your Stimulus Payment

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:22
The EIP Cards come in plain white envelopes, which some people have thrown away by mistake

Trump Sinks to New Low of Demented Childish Tantrum To Distract from Death Toll

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:20
After all the lies and blatant falsehoods, the trolling, the child-like outbursts, the disgraceful shows of bigotry, the 3am ‘covfefe’ mysteries, the hatred and downright dumbfuckery, the final tweet that broke the bloated orange camel’s back was nothing more than a typical piece of bullshit about election fraud. Yes, Trump has finally blown his lid […]

The Hydroxychloroquine Saga

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:12
Looking past concerns about the drug’s safety, not to mention his own agency’s recommendations, Stephen Hahn took time during the COVID-19 crisis to lend a helping hand to Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, a hero among fringe Trumpworld figures.

Can Blood Plasma From COVID-19 Survivors Save Others?

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:54
Blood or plasma from recovered patients has been tried as a therapy since at least the Spanish flu of 1918;

Buenos Aires Slums Shut Down After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:45
Drastic measures are being taken to contain the coronavirus in the Villa Azul area of Buenos Aires which has emerged as a hotspot

Two Cheers for Trump! Religion IS Essential, Social Media MUST BE Content Neutral

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:34
Internet companies were granted immunity from content-based lawsuits for one reason and one reason only: They promised to be 100% neutral platforms, NOT publishers.

Collaborators and Resistors

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:34
  by Bill Willers for VT A note from the Senior Editor:  Bill’s math here is wrong and to that extent, I at least, disagree with some of his assertions as they are made from non-existent data. Death rates in Ottawa County (home of Betsy DeVos) are 10.4%.  The US is averaging 18 now, it […]

Pakistan’s Nuclear Anniversary Comes During Heightened War Threat with India

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 11:03
    By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today Showing aggressive designs against Pakistan, on May 11, 1998, India conducted three nuclear tests and on May 13, 1998, two nuclear tests. Notably, both the countries have waged three wars, especially on the issue of the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Therefore, in response, Pakistan successfully carried out its five […]

Iran Adds 100 New Boats to It’s Arsenal

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:57
More than 100 domestically-built missile-launching speed boats join Iran’s naval fleet Over 100 missile-launching speed boats are delivered to Iranian naval forces during a ceremony attended by senior military officials, May 28, 2020. (Photo by Tasnim) Iranian naval forces have received more than 100 missile-launching speed boats designed and manufactured by experts at home, in […]

VT Apology: We have featured George Webb commentary, That ends now

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:48
We will let George Webb’s words stand alone. We have featured Webbs commentary before but can no longer and apologize to readers.  The content to an extent backed up material we had from real sources. Now as we observe Webb, we believe he is one of the many dozens of attention seekers, some skillful, who […]

Murder Warrant Requested Derek Chauvin in Milwaukee Race Killing

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:44
The death of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis who was filmed while a police officer kneeled on his neck and who died shortly afterward, has led to mass protests throughout the city. Police responded to the protestors violently, using tear gas and rubber bullets, reports from the demonstration suggested. NEW: Minneapolis Mayor Frey […]

Ilhan Omar: Israel and Saudi Arabia Have Too Much Influence in US

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:25
The Saudis and the Zionists both have too much power in DC. But one is the puppet, the other the puppet-master.

100,000 People Are Dead But America Doesn’t Mourn Black and Brown Lives

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:00
________ Byline Times 100,000 People Are Dead But America Doesn’t Mourn Black and Brown Lives by CJ Werleman The United States surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday. The victims are not nameless. They are overwhelmingly elderly, but also predominately poor, black and Latino, which goes a long way to explaining why their deaths have […]

Anti-racists reject Robinson’s hate convoy in Barrow

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:30
As a follow-on from my earlier article: Pitchforks & Lynch Mobs in Rural England __________ Morning Star Anti-racists reject Robinson’s hate convoy in Barrow by Peter Lazenby ANTI-RACISTS rejected far-right figure Stephen Yaxley-Lennon’s bid to whip up racial hatred in the Cumbrian town of Barrow today. Having led a convoy into the town, the fascist […]

Iran’s 4th Fuel Tanker Nears Venezuelan Waters

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:11
__________ FARS Iran’s 4th Fuel Tanker Nears Venezuelan Waters Iran’s fourth tanker full of gasoline has entered the Caribbean and is close to the Venezuelan territorial waters. Venezuelan armed forces are due to escort the tanker, Faxon, en route to its destination, as in the case of its three predecessors. The five-tanker Iranian-flagged flotilla is […]

US President Trump Threatens to Shut Down Social Media

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 07:58
__________ TeleSUR US President Trump Threatens to Shut Down Social Media On Wednesday, just one day after Twitter started verifying the content of his messages, the U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media of silencing conservative voices and threatened to regulate or shut them down. “Republicans feel that social media platforms totally silence conservatives’ voices. […]

Trump Silent on George Floyd’s Killing, Biden Demands a Probe

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 07:54
________ TeleSUR Trump Silent on George Floyd’s Killing, Biden Demands a Probe U.S. President Donald Trump has not said a single word about the killing on Monday of Black citizen George Floyd, who died after pleading that he couldn’t breathe while a white police officer held him down with a knee on his neck. Though […]

Gary G. Kohls, MD Mindlessly Regurgitates Misinformation

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 07:30
By Orac One of the hazards of being a blogger, particularly a blogger writing about medical pseudoscience and quackery, is that you will face online attacks from the very quacks whose quackery you deconstruct. The more effective you are, the higher your public profile becomes, the more outrageous the attacks will become. Another thing you […]

Wisconsin Primary Led to Rise in Infections and Deaths, Over Voter Suppression by GOP

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:37 The world is on edge at the prospect of a resurgent wave of infections. Models and speculation are rife, but facts remain scarce, which is why the events in Wisconsin on April 7, and their eventual impact, are so important. As COVID-19 advanced across the globe, most countries reacted by instituting shelter-in-place and lock-down […]