Category: Politics

Florida remains screwed as DeSantis picks hydroxychloroquine-supporting quack as new surgeon general

XDo you remember this press conference on the steps of the Supreme Court - doctors touting hydroxychloroquine, which credited then-President Trump and Google, Twitter and Facebook for removing the video?Florida's new surgeon general, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, was a speaker. 👇 pic.twitter.com/wDQHNkkNXn— Jay O'Brien (@jayobtv) September 21, 2021 Meet hydroxychloroquine touter, mask skeptic, vaccine-dismissing Dr. Joseph Ladapo, last seen slathering on one of Donald Trump's favorite insane pandemic drugs at a time when Trump was looking for pandemic solutions that wouldn't do anything damned on his part. Ladapo is a surgeon general whom DeSantis can...

GOP reaches in vain for unity over Afghan refugee message

As a pool of potential refugees grows, "there is always concern that a terrorist organization could take advantage of a mass displacement of people," Senate Intelligence Committee Vice President Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in a brief interview. I don't know how that gets better by not providing funding for it." The House-approved financing bill includes $6.3 billion in emergency spending to help Afghans seeking asylum in the US. It will grind to a halt in the Senate as Democrats work to avoid a government shutdown later this month, raise the federal borrowing limit and...

Wuhan scientists planned to release coronaviruses into bat caves 18 months before pandemic

In April 2020, we reported that "bat doctor" Dr. Shi used money from the US for experiments with the bat coronavirus in Wuhan. BREAKING: Dr. Fauci and Obama Admin gave Wuhan Lab $3.7 million after summit Dr. Shi Zhengli had stopped the US project and she was sent back to China Advertisement - story continues below We were the first to discover the bat doctor and we discovered in April 2020 that Dr. Shi kept an inventory of bat viruses in China and was developing vaccines to fight the viruses. EXCLUSIVELY KNOWN: In 2017,...

Epstein-related charges against Prince Andrew filed in US

A lawsuit has been filed in the US against Britain's Prince Andrew by Virginia Giuffre, who alleges she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of Jeffrey Epstein employee Ghislaine Maxwell - who is currently in prison and charged with of sex trafficking. Giuffre's lawyers filed suit on Monday - Prince Andrew has long maintained that he was not at fault. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court in Manhattan. Prince Andrew is served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States. In a lawsuit, Virginia Giuffre's...

Veterans fired under ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ are eligible for full VA benefits

Veterans discharged from the military under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy may be eligible for full benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs under new guidelines released on Monday.The announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of President Barack Obama's repeal of the policy.In a blog post on the VA's website, Kayla Williams, the deputy secretary for public affairs of the VA's Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, said that veterans who were discharged other than honorable ones based on homosexual behavior, gender identity, or HIV status. status "are considered veterans" who may be...

Indiana County Rejects $3 Million Health Grant After Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Affect Council Vote

The money the health department was seeking was intended to pay for the hiring of six much-needed new health workers and was requested in direct response to a survey of the health needs of the county's two major hospitals, which was given to its Black, Hispanic and Amish residents. not enough information about preventable health problems such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. The survey found that as a result of this lack of assistance, hospitals in the province were unnecessarily overcrowded with patients, so new staff members were sought to reach out to...

Dems have immigration reform backup plan ready despite long odds

"While I understand the passion and the sentiment behind it, I don't think it's necessarily constructive at this point," Senator Bob Menendez (DN.J.) told reporters on Monday. He reiterated that Democrats will present alternatives in hopes of achieving a "positive outcome." Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were equally quick to switch to the next steps when they returned to Washington Monday, less than 24 hours after the Senate umpire's verdict. Though they gave few details about how they would adjust their strategy, those Democrats insisted they could find a way to direct immigration...

Pfizer Claims Covid Jab Is Safe For Children Ages 5 To 11 (VIDEO)

Well, if Pfizer says so. Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid shot is safe for children ages 5 to 11, says pharmaceutical giant. Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner who became Pfizer's board of directors -- AND CNBC employee (who also happens to sell a book on Covid) said he hopes the shot will be approved for children by the end of October. "Subject to careful review by the FDA, a vaccine for children ages 5-11 could be available by the end of October," Gottlieb said Monday. TRENDING: OW! Richard Ebright and 15 Top Scientists Remove Fauci...

Former FDA chief: No one knows where six-foot social distancing requirement came from

Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb claims "no one knows" where the six-foot-tall recommendation for social distancing came from. Gottlieb admitted in an interview with CBS' Face The Nation that the rule was arbitrary and not necessarily based on current science. “No one knows where it comes from. Most people assume that the two-meter distance, the recommendation to keep two meters apart, stems from some old studies related to flu, where droplets cannot travel more than two meters," he said. Gottlieb indicates that the initial recommendation was 3 meters, but ended...

Haiti protests mass deportation of migrants to country in crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The first Haitians deported from a makeshift camp in Texas landed in their homelands on Sunday amid blistering heat, anger and confusion as Haitian officials pleaded with the United States to halt flights because the country is in crisis and cannot cope with thousands of homeless deportees."We are here to welcome them, they can come back and stay in Haiti - but they are very agitated," said the head of Haiti's national migration agency, Jean Negot Bonheur Delva. "They don't accept the forced return."Mr Bonheur Delva said authorities expect about 14,000...