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Liberals have brain damage

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By shutting down the threat-processing centre of the brain, scientists weakened people's faith in God and made them less prejudiced

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/news/brain-magnets-decrease-faith-god-religion-immigrants-a6695291.html
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Democratic Insiders Are Terrified About What They're Seeing from Kamala Harris

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Vice President Harris has some ground to make up in order to be perceived more favorably by the public, a complicating factor for the Biden administration as it maps out its midterm strategy.

Six months into office, polls indicate Harris is viewed less favorably than President Biden. She has also made some tactical missteps outside of the White House that Democrats say show she hasn’t quite yet found her bearings.

Vice presidents historically do not outperform the leader at the top of the ticket. But her lower ratings haven't gone unnoticed.

In a trio of recent surveys, Harris earned a combined unfavorable rating of 46 percent, according to an aggregate average compiled by RealClearPolitics. That number is 3 points below Biden’s 43 percent in the same category.

In an Economist-YouGov poll conducted from July 24 to 27, Harris’s unfavorable figure reached 48 percent.

A midterm visit by the vice president to a congressional district is generally a way to create crowds and win attention for candidates, but Harris’s polling numbers are raising questions about how she might be used as Democrats seek to hold on to slim majorities in the House and Senate.

“As of right now, I think she has the potential of doing more harm than good for some of these candidates,” said one Democratic strategist. “My sense is she’ll probably raise a lot of money and maybe she’ll go to some specific districts, but they’ll have to be really strategic with her.”

“She doesn’t have the standing at this moment to go to a lot of these tighter districts,” the strategist added.

Even some Harris allies are skeptical that she will have a seamless go as a surrogate leading up to next year’s midterm elections.
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/565336-harriss-bad-polls-trigger-democratic-worries
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Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

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Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday, as its theme park resorts again started asking visitors to wear masks indoors.

The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus, accounting for around a fifth of all new cases in the U.S. as the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread.

The figures show how quickly the number of cases is rising in the Sunshine State: only a day earlier, Florida reported 17,093 new daily cases. The previous peak in Florida had been 19,334 cases reported on Jan. 7, before the availability of vaccinations became widespread.

The state reported 409 deaths this week, bringing the total to more than 39,000 since its first in March 2020. The state’s peak happened in mid-August 2020, when 1,266 people died over a seven-day period. Deaths usually follow increases in hospitalizations by a few weeks.

One of the state’s largest health care systems, AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division, this week advised it would no longer be conducting nonemergency surgeries in order to free up resources for COVID-19 patients.
About 60% of Floridians are vaccinated.

https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-health-business-arts-and-entertainment-florida-01fa89e1d9491ab075c5deb689af1ea8
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US sees ammunition shortage amid record firearms purchases: report

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>https://apnews.com/article/sports-business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-gun-politics-86e61939eb4ae1230e110ed6d7576b70/gallery/983b5f90a73f4bd4a7da6a8a080fb7f3
>https://nypost.com/2021/08/01/us-sees-ammunition-shortage-amid-record-firearms-purchases-report/
gun ownership just keeps going up. Copper futures are up a ton too due to green energy demands so until mining goes back up (copper is almost always recycled with only 12% of copper ever mined) expect ammo shortages

Massive spike in reported increase of COVID-19 deaths was skewed by old data

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https://nypost.com/2021/07/31/spike-in-reported-increase-of-covid-19-deaths-skewed-by-old-data/

https://web.archive.org/web/20210801071519/https://nypost.com/2021/07/31/spike-in-reported-increase-of-covid-19-deaths-skewed-by-old-data/

A massive 300 percent hike in nationwide COVID-19 deaths recorded Friday by Johns Hopkins University was skewed by states dumping data – that in one case dated back as far as last spring, according to a report.

The university, which has been a trusted source of coronavirus information since the start of the pandemic, reported that US deaths surged from 321 on Thursday to 891 on Friday, as the Delta variant quickly spreads throughout much of the country.

Florida was responsible for a huge chunk of the increase, with 409 of Friday’s death toll coming from that state, according to The Daily Mail. However, Florida only releases weekly data on Friday, making the day-to-day totals reported by the university unclear and overblown, the outlet said.

Figures released by Delaware also added to the surging daily increase, as that state announced 130 new deaths Friday, the tabloid reported. The dramatic figure was misleading because those deaths actually occurred between mid-May 2020 and late last month, and were added after The First State reviewed death certificates, according to the article.

Data from Michigan, which only releases statistics biweekly, also reportedly added to the distorted total.

The true day-to-day increase of nationwide COVID-19 deaths was actually only 2.5 percent, according to the outlet

The original source and archive

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9847285/Florida-Delaware-skew-Delta-death-figures-massive-data-dump-taking-total-300-day.html

https://web.archive.org/web/20210801205108/https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9847285/Florida-Delaware-skew-Delta-death-figures-massive-data-dump-taking-total-300-day.html

RACIAL ROBBERY NORTH CAROLINA HAYES GRIER WHITE POWA ASSAULT DEMONIC t-Rump TOWA DESALT

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Ex-Vine Star Hayes Grier Arrested Cops in N.C. Claim ... robbery victim left w/ brain damage

The social media star -- who's still doing his thing online after Vine collapsed years ago -- was arrested and booked into jail in Mecklenburg County Friday after a few arrest warrants were issued there to haul him in all the way from Cali, where's he got a home in Encino.

https://www.tmz.com/2021/07/31/vine-star-influencer-hayes-grier-arrested-robbery-assault-brain-damage-phone/

Democrat Mega Donor Ed Buck convicted in meth overdose deaths

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Ed Buck, a longtime fixture of West Hollywood politics, was convicted Tuesday of charges that he supplied the methamphetamine that killed two men during “party-and-play” encounters at his apartment.

After about four hours of deliberations, the jury found Buck guilty of every charge in a nine-count indictment that also accused him of maintaining a drug den, distributing methamphetamine and enticement to cross state lines to engage in prostitution.

Buck, 66, could spend the rest of his life in prison. The convictions for supplying the meth that resulted in death each carry a minimum sentence of 20 years in prison.

The verdict concluded a two-week trial that featured harrowing testimony by Black men hired by Buck, who is white, to show off their bodies in underwear and get high on crystal meth and the party drug GHB. Excerpts from Buck’s hundreds of graphic videos and photos of the drugs-and-sex sessions were played at the trial.

Buck’s obsessive pursuit of his dangerous fetish led to the overdose deaths of two Black men in his apartment: Gemmel Moore, 26, in July 2017, and Timothy Dean, 55, in January 2019.

It was only in September 2019, after a third Black man nearly died of an overdose, that Buck was arrested — a delay that fueled angry protests by activists who accused law enforcement officials of failing to aggressively investigate a politically influential white man. Buck, a onetime candidate for West Hollywood’s City Council, made more than $500,000 in campaign donations over the last couple of decades, nearly all of it to Democrats.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-07-27/ed-buck-convicted-methamphetamine-overdose-deaths
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Bacon may disappear in California as more humane pig rules take effect

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At the beginning of next year, California will begin enforcing an animal welfare proposition approved overwhelmingly by voters in 2018 that requires more space for breeding pigs, egg-laying chickens and veal calves. National veal and egg producers are optimistic they can meet the new standards, but only 4% of hog operations now comply with the new rules.

https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-business-health-california-coronavirus-pandemic-5ebe70407fcd94ef712c16410f32c4b1

Over 20 million Chinese sign petition to probe Fort Detrick lab

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Over 20 million Chinese have signed an open letter calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick. Published on July 17, the petition appealed to the WHO to investigate the lab and urged the U.S. to respond to the call from people around the world.

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-07-31/Over-20-million-Chinese-sign-petition-to-probe-Fort-Detrick-lab-12lb7QbTcpa/index.html
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Sexist Youtube Channel

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So for some reason, youtube keeps recommending me this shit channel on youtube so I finally caved and watching some of the content, and wouldn't you know its full of nothing but a guy who sits here and hates on women all day because he's overweight and can't see his own d*ck that aside I flagged and report his channel and all of his videos because this kind of message is not something that should be allowed if you wanna support me in trying to get this channel deleted then spread this message

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPil_4BGRUgC7OAN21V4nOQ

the channel in question