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45% of Republicans Support Vaccine Mandate

No.902045 ViewReplyOriginalReport
The survey of 20,669 people was conducted across all 50 states and Washington, DC, from June 9 to July 7.
https://covidstates.org/
45% of Republicans support a universal vaccine mandate, a new poll found.
Comparatively, 84% of Democrats support a universal mandate
A majority of Americans (64%) also supported such a mandate.

https://www.businessinsider.com/45-percent-republicans-support-a-universal-vaccine-mandate-new-poll-2021-7
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Black Lives Matter Comes to the Defense Of Lindsey Graham

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In a shocking turn of events, Black Lives Matter of Rhode Island is DEFENDING Republican Senator Lindsey Graham after he was attacked by Democratic Party strategist Kate Coyne-McCoy who said she hoped he would die from COVID-19.

BLM, who rarely shows any support for Republicans, blasted Coyne-McCoy for her “disregard for human life.”

Coyne-McCoy tweeted “It’s wrong to hope he dies from COVID, right? Asking for a friend” after Graham revealed earlier this week that he had COVID-19 despite being vaccinated.

“I was just informed by the House physician I have tested positive for #COVID19 even after being vaccinated. I started having flu-like symptoms Saturday night and went to the doctor this morning.” Graham said in a statement, adding that, “I feel like I have a sinus infection and at present time I have mild symptoms. I will be quarantining for ten days. I am very glad I was vaccinated because without vaccination I am certain I would not feel as well as I do now. My symptoms would be far worse.”

Coyne-McCoy, who is a “trained mental health professional” later apologized for the tweet, writing, “I made a mistake. I used poor judgement which I obviously regret.”

Black Lives Matter then decided to step in, calling for her resignation.

“In a time where many human lives have been lost to COVID-19 all across Rhode Island, this comment is extremely distasteful and insensitive. Regardless of political affiliation the disregard for human life is unacceptable and should not be tolerated anywhere within any political party,” the group wrote.


https://trendingpolitics.com/black-lives-matter-comes-to-the-defense-of-lindsey-graham-after-rhode-island-democrat-attacked-him-crugg/
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Men who ejaculate 21+ times a month cut prostate cancer risk by a 3rd, (Harvard study)

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Harvard study finds that men who ejaculate 21 times a month were one-third less likely to develop prostate cancer than men who ejaculated 4-7 times per month
Prostate cancer is the most common form of the disease among men, with 250,000 new cases a year
Research on the links between ejaculation and prostate cancer are inconclusive but data suggest ejaculation could rid the prostate of carcinogens, lower inflammation, and reduce stress

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-9857953/Men-ejaculate-21-times-month-slash-risk-prostate-cancer-THIRD.html
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Republican's fraudulent election 'audit' shilled by right wing media was funded by right wing media

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Nonprofit groups run by a crew of radical right-wing conspiracy theorists are paying millions of dollars to fund much of the sham Arizona vote audit launched by Republican state senators, according to records released following a lawsuit demanding transparency in the process.

Groups headed by former President Donald Trump’s ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn (nearly $1 million), conspiracy lawyer Sidney Powell ($550,000) and two correspondents from One American News Network ($605,000) — who gushed about the audit operation while paying for it — are among the top funders of the controversial recount by the inexperienced Cyber Ninjas company, according to the records.

The unveiling of the people bankrolling the audit appears to further undermine any remaining credibility in the operation.

The America Project ($3.2 million), run by former Overstock furniture company CEO and QAnon acolyte Patrick Byrne, also chipped in, making a total of some $5.7 million paid by Trump supporters who backed his lie that Joe Biden won the presidency only because of widespread election fraud. The Arizona Senate, which hired Cyber Ninjas, has allocated only $150,000 for the process.

The funding numbers and documents provided by Cyber Ninjas didn’t cleanly add up, reported The Arizona Republic.

Cyber Ninjas revealed funders’ identities after the Republic sued for records on the audit of 2.1 million Maricopa County votes run by CEO Doug Logan. Logan, a QAnon conspiracy theorist, was convinced before he looked at a single Arizona ballot that “hundreds of thousands” of additional votes would inevitably be found for Trump.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/arizona-audit-michael-flynn-sidney-powell-oan-patrick-byrne-funding_n_6104afcde4b0048f361d70b1
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Researchers say 12 people responsible for most vaccine misinformation online

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https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/national/researches-say-12-people-responsible-for-most-vaccine-misinformation-online

As the delta variant continues to spread, experts say vaccine rates are not keeping up.

It has taken a month for the number of fully vaccinated Americans to get from 47% to almost 49.8% after vaccination rates rose dramatically in the first few months of its availability, and experts think much of that can be attributed to misinformation about the vaccine that has spread online.

The nonprofit called the Center for Countering Digital Hate did a recent study that found 65% of vaccine misinformation on social media sites came from 12 influencers they dubbed as the “disinformation dozen.”

After analyzing more than 815,000 Facebook posts, the group found that on Facebook alone the “disinformation dozen” was responsible for 73% of posts purporting conspiracy theories about the vaccine.

Together, the 12 people have a group following of more than 59 million people.

“They’ve got a lot of sway and a lot of pull because that is how those kinds of ecosystems are set up,” said Dr. Sam Jay, a communications studies professor at Metro State University in Denver. “Convenience is such a good word. It’s easier for us to find those shortcuts [to information]. It’s easier to find someone who does the thinking for us, and so, that’s why we’ve glommed onto these 12 folks because, again, they have credibility. Those are names that we recognize.”
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Republican Party’s civil war in Nevada: Extremists vs. Violent right wing domestic terrorists

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https://www.rawstory.com/gop-s-civil-war-in-nevada-erupts-into-ugly-scene-as-far-right-extremists-try-to-bully-their-way-into-a-takeover/

There is a civil war brewing within the Republican Party in Nevada. According to The Las Vegas Sun, tensions began to rise when members of the Clark County Republican Party (CCRP) expressed concern about the state party's director Michael McDonald who is accused of recruiting members of the far-right group The Proud Boys to run for public office.

The move was reportedly an effort to increase the extremist presence in the state's political party. On July 20, CCRP members held a meeting to select officers. However, that meeting was interrupted when individuals affiliated with The Proud Boys crashed it. The publication offered a clear depiction of how the scene erupted.

"It was an ugly scene with echoes of the Jan. 6 riot, except instead of Big Lie insurrectionists trying to take over the Capitol, they were trying to bully their way into a takeover of the county party's moderate leadership," the publication noted.

It added, "Egged on by the Proud Boy members, the crowd broke into angry chants of 'Stop the steal' and 'Let us in.' Security officers had to face down crowd members rushing the meeting room entrance before a small army of Metro officers arrived to quell the situation and break up the crowd."

The latest news follows the CCRP's previous cancellation of a meeting due to fears of a Proud Boys insurgency. Back in May, The Daily Beast reported about the far-right extremist group's targeting of the CCRP. At the time, Stephen Sliberkraus, the CCRP vice chair, spoke during a press conference where he highlighted concerns about neo-Nazi content from the far-right group.
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Canadian tranny indicted in Brownsville TX for bioterrorism, faces life sentence

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Canadian tranny indicted in Brownsville TX for sending ricin to local sheriffs' offices, prisons and police departments.
https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx/pr/canadian-citizen-indicted-brownsville-sending-powder-filled-envelopes-local-authorities

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A Brownsville federal grand jury has indicted a Canadian woman for prohibitions with respect to biological weapons and making threats via interstate commerce, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI.

Pascale Cecile Veronique Ferrier aka Jane Ferrier, 53, is currently in custody in Washington, D.C., on separate, but similar charges. She is expected to make her initial appearance in Brownsville at a future date.

The grand jury returned the indictment yesterday charging Ferrier with eight counts each of prohibitions with respect to biological weapons and making threats via interstate commerce.

Between Sept. 14-21, Ferrier allegedly sent envelopes containing letters and a powdery substance to multiple local agencies. These included the El Valle Detention Facility, Hidalgo County Adult Detention Center, Brooks County Detention Center, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, Brooks County Sheriff’s Office and Mission Police Department, according to the charges.

Republicans ban the teaching that white supremacy and the Ku Klux Klan are “morally wrong"

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>The fringe right wing conservative group also eliminated requirements also include the writings of Martin Luther King Jr., United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez and suffragist Susan B. Anthony.

In a new political low in Texas, the Republican-dominated state Senate has passed a bill to eliminate a requirement that public schools teach that the Ku Klux Klan and its white supremacist campaign of terror are “morally wrong.”

The cut is among some two dozen curriculum requirements dropped from the new measure, along with studying Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the works of United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez, Susan B. Anthony’s writings about the women’s suffragist movement, and Native American history.

Critics say the state is promoting an “anti-civics” education.

Senate Bill 3 — passed last Friday 18-4 — drops most mentions of people of color and women from the state’s required curriculum.

That includes eliminating a requirement that students be taught the “history of white supremacy, including but not limited to the institution of slavery, the eugenics movement, and the Ku Klux Klan, and the ways in which it is morally wrong.”

The measure slices out more curriculum requirements from an already restrictive Texas education law (H.B. 3979) passed last month as part of conservatives’ fear-mongering about critical race theory, a framework for studying institutional racism that is rarely taught in K-12 schools. The term “critical race theory” is not explicitly mentioned in either the law that passed or this current Senate bill.

The new bill echoes language from last month’s law that bars teachers from requiring students to develop “an understanding” of The 1619 Project, which calls for a far more profound examination of the significance of slavery in American history.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/texas-senate-education-bill-white-supremacy_n_60f50cf6e4b01f11895b2dc3
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Portland, Can’t Find Police for Unit to Fight Rising Murder Rate

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Leaders in Portland, Ore., are looking to combat the city’s rising homicide rate by resurrecting a police unit focused on gun violence. But after a year of growing tension within the department, they can’t find enough officers to join.

Since 14 job openings were announced in May, only four police personnel have applied to work with the new version of Portland’s Gun Violence Reduction Team, which was shut down last year amid long-running protests seeking racial justice and an overhaul of police practices. None have yet been assigned.

Portland officers say such positions, once considered prestigious, are now less desirable, given the increased scrutiny that accompanies them. The new unit has its own citizen-advisory board, instituted after the old unit was criticized by city leaders for racial profiling. A job description says qualifications include the ability to fight systemic racism.

“They’re demonizing and vilifying you, and then they want to put you in a unit where you’re under an even bigger microscope,” said Daryl Turner, head of the union that represents Portland’s officers.

Portland police have coped with frequent late-night street violence in the past year, as well as criticism from politicians and activists on the right and left.

Jami Resch, assistant chief of the Portland Police Bureau’s investigations branch, acknowledged that morale is down in the department. She said criticism of the old unit and uncertainty surrounding the new one and its relationship with the oversight committee have slowed applications. Once those roles are clarified, there will be more interest, she predicted.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/portland-ore-cant-find-police-for-unit-to-fight-rising-murder-rate-11627896601?mod=djemwhatsnews
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Democrat Illinois mayor signs law banning private sales; to confiscate guns via registry

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>https://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/2021/8/2/22606411/illinois-gun-laws-universal-background-checks-seizure-revoked-firearm-licenses-pritzker
Democrats, the anti gun party. Something must be bad if they are all deflecting with the anti gun shit.
Virginia governor blackface did it to take attention off the blackface
New York governor rape did it to hide the rape
President illegitimate election and shit economy did it to hide the election fraud and shit economy
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