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Andrew Cuomo gave immunity to nursing home execs after big campaign donations

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As Governor Andrew Cuomo faced a spirited challenge in his bid to win New York’s 2018 Democratic primary, his political apparatus got a last-minute boost: a powerful healthcare industry group suddenly poured more than $1m into a Democratic committee backing his campaign.

Less than two years after that flood of cash from the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), Cuomo signed legislation last month quietly shielding hospital and nursing home executives from the threat of lawsuits stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. The provision, inserted into an annual budget bill by Cuomo’s aides, created one of the nation’s most explicit immunity protections for healthcare industry officials, according to legal experts.

Critics say Cuomo removed a key deterrent against nursing home and hospital corporations cutting corners in ways that jeopardize lives. As those critics now try to repeal the provision during this final week of Albany’s legislative session, they assert that data prove such immunity is correlating to higher nursing home death rates during the pandemic – both in New York and in other states enacting similar immunity policies.

New York has become one of the globe’s major pandemic hotspots – and the center of the state’s outbreak has been nursing homes, where more than 5,000 New Yorkers have died, according to Associated Press data.

Those deaths have occurred as Cuomo’s critics say he has taken a hands-off approach to regulating the healthcare industry interests that helped bankroll his election campaign. In March, Cuomo’s administration issued an order that allowed nursing homes to readmit sick patients without testing them for Covid-19. Amid allegations of undercounted casualties, the governor also pushed back against pressure to have state regulators more stringently record and report death rates in nursing homes.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/cuomo-gave-immunity-nursing-home-180046545.html
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Liberals destroy black owned stores

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liberals use social media viral video to get woman fired

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Trump targets the lying evil censoring LIBERAL social media sites

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Trump retweets video declaring 'the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat'

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President Donald Trump early Thursday morning retweeted a video of one of his supporters declaring that Trump’s political opponents ought to be dead.

“Thank you Cowboys,” Trump tweeted with the video posted by Cowboys for Trump, which shows Couy Griffin, the group’s leader, ranting about Democrats in violent terms during a gathering at a New Mexico church on May 17.

“I’ve come to a place where I’ve come to a conclusion where the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat,” Griffin said as the crowd cheered.

The Trump supporter insisted he wasn’t talking “in a physical sense.”

“And I can already see the videos getting edited where says I want to go murder Democrats,” he said. “I say that in the political sense because the Democrat policy and agenda is anti-American right now.”

Griffin repeated again that “politically speaking,” the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat because “we need to have the majorities in the House and the Senate.”

Before Trump retweeted the video, Griffin told the Daily Beast on Tuesday that he “could’ve chosen a different verbiage.”

“I guess I need to be more careful when I choose the words that I speak,” he said. “But you know, it’s just so hypocritical of the left how they’re blowing this up, like I’m some hate-speech murderer.”

Yet Griffin also stated that “there’s not an option” that violence is “not on the table” as he and other right-wingers protest against Democratic governors’ stay-at-home orders amid COVID-19.

https://www.theweek.com/speedreads/916844/trump-retweets-video-declaring-only-good-democrat-dead-democrat
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/05/28/trump-retweets-video-saying-only-good-democrat-is-dead-democrat/
https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/trump-tweets-video-saying-that-the-only-good-democrat-is-a-dead-democrat

The Tweet: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1265855459719892993?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
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Vote fraud

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Wedding videographer refuses to provide refund after bride's death

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As someone who worked in videography in the past, these type of shitheads do not surprise me.
>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The family of a Colorado Springs woman who lost her life in a car crash near Calhan in February is trying to settle her affairs, but her wedding videographer is refusing a refund.

>Alexis Wyatt died in a car crash on Highway 24 near Calhan in February. Her fiancé, Justin Montney, reached out to our ABC sister station, KRDO-TV, for help after Copper Stallion Media threatened to sue him for a review he left on TheKnot.com.

>Montney said he paid $1,800 to Copper Stallion Media and the company refused to give him a refund after Wyatt passed away.

>"They should have been able to do (that) because they didn't render any services," Montney said.

>He added that the company said they could extend his service to his next wedding, which "was a very a very insensitive thing to tell me."

>As Montney's experience went public, people left negative reviews on Copper Stallion Media's social media pages.

>Copper Stallion Media responded by redirecting it's entire business website and Yelp page to a new website, JustinMontney.com, attacking Montney and accusing him of trying to "shake us down."

>"He admits the contract was nonrefundable but says we should give the money back due to the circumstance. Life is a b*tch, Justin" the site reads.

>The owner then mocked that the website is registered for two years using the non-refundable deposit.

>On May 23, the company posted a photo of the couple with the following, "Today would have been the day where we would have filmed Justin and Alexis' wedding. After what Justin pulled with the media stunt to try and shake us down for a refund we hope you sob and cry all day for what would have been your wedding day."

>The family has created a GoFundMe to create memorials for Alexis Wyatt.
https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/contact7/wedding-videographer-refuses-to-provide-refund-after-brides-death-harasses-her-family
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UN Launches NEW WORLD ORDER Website, Says New World Order Project has been IN PLACE SINCE 2008

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In broadside against China, Trump moves toward ending Hong Kong privileges

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WASHINGTON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special U.S. treatment for Hong Kong to punish China, but stopped short of an immediate end to the territory’s cherished privileges that have helped it remain a global financial center.

In making the announcement, Trump used some of his toughest rhetoric yet against China, saying Beijing had broken its word over Hong Kong’s autonomy by moving to impose new national security legislation and the territory no longer warranted U.S. economic privileges.

At a White House news conference, Trump called this a tragedy for the people of Hong Kong, China and the world, having already attacked Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Trump said China’s “malfeasance” was responsible for massive suffering and economic damage worldwide.

“We will take action to revoke Hong Kong’s preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory from the rest of China,” Trump said, adding that the United States would also impose sanctions on individuals seen as responsible for “smothering - absolutely smothering - Hong Kong’s freedom.”

He did not name any of the potential sanctions targets. Trump said his announcement would “affect the full range of agreements we have with Hong Kong,” from the U.S. extradition treaty to export controls on dual-use technologies and more “with few exceptions.”

“Our actions will be strong, our actions will be meaningful,” Trump added.

China’s state-run Global Times newspaper called Trump’s move towards erasing Hong Kong’s privileges “recklessly arbitrary.”


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests/in-broadside-against-china-trump-moves-toward-ending-hong-kong-privileges-idUSKBN23504O

Seven shot in Louisville as police brutality protests turn violent

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Wouldn't things like these make black people more hated?
>Turbulent and in some cases violent protests erupted around the country Thursday night over the death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers, as demonstrators damaged buildings, blocked traffic and demanded justice for Floyd and other victims of police brutality.

>At the center of the fury was Minneapolis, where protesters breached the police department's Third Precinct, set fire to the building and launched fireworks toward police, forcing all officers to evacuate the precinct.

>The unrest multiplied from Phoenix to Columbus, Ohio, as hundreds of people converged in city centers and descended on state capitol buildings in the face of tear gas and rubber bullets from police. Gunfire broke out in multiple cities, including Louisville, where police say seven people were injured in a shooting that sent dozens scattering. Several hundred people there were protesting the March fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor in her apartment, where police barged in while she was asleep.

>Six or seven shots were also fired near a crowd in Denver on Thursday evening, but a police spokesman said no one was injured.

>Late into the night, officials pleaded with protesters to remain peaceful.

>"I certainly understand everyone's frustration and sense of pain and disgust following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis," Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock (D) said in a video message Thursday night. "But I want to plead to everyone, let's demonstrate, but let's demonstrate peacefully. Leave the weapons home, and let's march together in unity and let's have our voices heard, but keep everyone safe. That's the way we need to do this."
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/05/29/seven-shot-louisville-police-brutality-protests-turn-violent-nationwide-overnight/
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