coronavirus

28 Oct 2020

LA Dodgers Invite Superspreader Event With Foolish World Series Celebration

That LA Dodger with the red beard knows he just tested positive for COVID-19. He partied with his teammates anyway, unmasked,  after the Dodgers won the World Series Tuesday night. After testing positive, Justin Turner’s post-game actions difficult to justify: https://t.co/vRukPN3O5w — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 28, 2020 His name

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21 Oct 2020

Big Freedia’s ‘Rona Rona’ Is The Most Important COVID-19 Anthem Yet

Nobody yells the same word over and over quite like New Orleans sissy bounce star Big Freedia, and you need to drop everything right now and immediately listen to her just-released new single “Rona Rona.” Can you guess what word Big Freedia yells over and over on this new track?

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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20 Oct 2020

Nurses Need Your Support As COVID Hits Another Wave

When COVID-19 really hit the U.S. consciousness in March, the nation watched sympathetically as New York struggled. We were horrified as body bogs bags piled up. Video diaries made us feel the anxiety, sadness and exhaustion health care workers endured. We bore witness as they put on their best faces

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14 Oct 2020

SF Playgrounds Reopen For Kids! (With Lots Of Restrictions)

San Francisco is taking baby steps toward (hopefully) fully reopening, and we hope this one doesn’t seesaw back. Playgrounds all over the city are open again, according to the San Francisco Examiner, as SF remains in the pretty good ‘Orange Tier’ of coronavirus infection rates.   There are still plenty of

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14 Oct 2020

Trump Falls For ‘Dr. I.P. Freely’ Joke On Bogus COVID-19 Scientist Study

In news that would be funny, if not for the 216,000 dead Americans and more than a million dead from coronavirus worldwide, the Trump administration is touting a “scientific analysis” signed by doctors with very obviously fake names. The New York Times reports that the White House is promoting a

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07 Oct 2020

Confirmed: Trump Totally Had COVID Onstage With Joe Biden At Debate

Kamala Harris needs to be awfully damned careful around vice president Mike Pence at their debate, because these Republicans will totally take the stage unmasked, with a raging case of COVID-19, and hate-spewing infected droplets in every direction. A tiny detail five paragraphs deep into a Tuesday Bloomberg article ”Trump’s

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23 Sep 2020

Fauci Smacks Down Rand Paul in COVID-19 Senate Hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci had just about enough of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Senate hearing Wednesday morning. Paul has repeatedly targeted Fauci, accusing him of being authoritarian in his suggestions aimed at protecting the public from COVID-19. Paul, who contracted the virus in March and infamously went swimming in

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09 Sep 2020

Recordings Prove Trump Intentionally Lied to Public About Virus Threat

“This is deadly stuff.” On Feb. 7, Donald Trump told journalist and biographer Bob Woodward that he knew COVID-19 was deadly, “more deadly than even your strenuous flu.” But months after that acknowledgement, the public facing narrative coming from the White House and directly from the president was that things

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