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Hurricanes, floods, giant blobs of seaweed, mice, the Mar-a-Lago Monster, Der Fuhrer, minions in the legislature that would probably vote to buy panzers and u-boats if the Fuhrer asked, and now this:
My oh my! All that and insufferable heat, too.
He's a combination of Hitler (Germany) and Franco (Spain). Hitler for what he is. Franco for what he has taken over as his domain while he seeks world domination.
I am amazed at this article's statement that Tennessee thinks that 60% 3rd grade failure rate on a standardized reading test is an improvement over last year's 65%. Tennessee must be proud of itself for doing so good.
Students are not reason why third-grader TCAP reading scores are low | OPINION
The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) is proud to say scores have gone up since last year. This year, ONLY 60% fell below the threshold (failed) the English portion of the TCAP. Last year, it was 65%. If the rate of improvement stays on track, a kid starting first grade this year will graduate from high school before the TDOE totally fixes the problem.
Source: The Guardian
US senator denounced as profoundly ignorant man over remarks on Mexico
John Kennedys comments about Mexicans eating cat food came as he urged the US military to enter country to stop the cartels
Mexicans would be eating cat food out of a can and living in a tent behind an Outback Steakhouse restaurant if it were not for their nations proximity to the US, and their country should be invaded because of the presence of drug cartels there, the US senator John Neely Kennedy said.
The Louisiana Republicans racist remarks drew a strong condemnation from Mexicos foreign affairs secretary, Marcelo Ebrard, who called Kennedy a profoundly ignorant man. Mexicos president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, meanwhile, urged the 37 million Americans of Mexican descent along with other Latinos in the US not to vote for people with this very arrogant, very offensive and very foolish mentality in the future.
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/may/14/senator-john-kennedy-mexico-drug-cartels
I agree with Mr. Kennedy. Let him lead his fellow repug Senators and traitor congressthings in the attack. Then Biden can seal off the border to keep them from coming back (while continuing to allowing immigrants).
Meanwhile, we pay Zelenskiy to loan Mexico some battle hardened troops by giving him bigger missiles in return with the instructions to take no prisoners among the invaders.
These two say it all.
A bill for my wife and what was paid.
Sleazy Private Hospital Corp (which was purchased from a non-profit) probably bills this amount to those without insurance driving them into bankruptcy or making them decline the necessary test.
$14K+ billed. Total Paid by Medicare $1300. We would owe $300+ but that was paid by a Medigap policy.
This is why we need Medicare For All!
What if everyone who didn't have Medicare could even avoid the $14K bill and only get a bill for the total paid by Medicare and paid by patient? Not everyone could afford even that much but it's a lot better than $14K!
Source: The Guardian
With Fox News humbled into a $787.5m settlement with Dominion Voting Systems over election lies this week, it might be expected that the conservative TV channels outspoken hosts would tone down the misinformation a bit, soften their rhetoric basically, just chill out.
None of that has happened.
Instead Fox News has continued just where it left off, serving viewers a largely imagined, and utterly terrifying, version of the US: one where trans people are on the warpath, where people in New York City are never more than 6ft from either a rat or being murdered, and where the government is attempting to send away Fox News viewers to an undefined but ominous sounding camp.
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/apr/22/fox-news-dominion-lawsuit-tucker-carlson
They continue their policy of promoting hate.
Fox News executives and talking heads should be sent to a pre-school camp so they can start over again as real human beings.
Chief Justice Roberts:
I hope you feel proud to serve as Chief Justice of the United States leading a Court of members, some of whom have no ethics, some of whom have no morals, at least one of whom has broken the law, and some of whom who want to overthrow the rights of American citizens, including the most precious - the right to an equal vote for their representatives.
You have done nothing to stop any of this and in fact have participated in it. Worse, you are unwilling to show any leadership by forcefully condemning such behavior. That says it all about your own ethics and morality as well as your dedication to the laws, the Constitution, Democracy itself and the American People. Instead of setting an example as Chief Justice, you are burying your head in the sand as the reputation of the Court sinks into the mire.
How does it feel to end up going down in history as a failure and as one of the chief architects leading to the potential destruction of this nation as the leader in democracy? Our country is far from perfect but you are helping push it down further into oblivion.
You took an oath to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic" but you have failed to follow the letter or spirit of that oath.
You took an oath to "solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich" yet one of your justices even now is flouting the law, his ethics, his morality while getting gifts from the rich and you do nothing. You say nothing.
History will punish you severely, Mr. Chief Justice, for your failures. You will be the example of how not to act as Chief Justice. You will be remembered as a coward and a failure.
May God have mercy on your soul for assuredly history and the American People in the future will not.
Edit with source of the oaths - the Supreme Court Website:
Not as disgusting, filthy and repulsive as you are, Greene!
That was a mirror you were looking at, not NYC.
Beefing up his legal team, Trump hired Todd Blanche, a prominent white-collar criminal defense lawyer and former federal prosecutor, to join his defense, two sources familiar with the matter said. Blanche and other Trump lawyers on Monday urged the judge not to allow videography, photography and radio coverage of the arraignment.
In a letter to the court, they argued against allowing such coverage, saying it would "exacerbate an already almost circus-like atmosphere around this case" and "detract from both the dignity and decorum of the proceedings and courtroom."
Justice Juan Merchan was expected to decide the matter on Monday.
Read more: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/trump-fly-new-york-court-surrender-amid-tight-security-2023-04-03/
Mr. Sleaze and his icky lawyers don't want video in the court because it would make the circus he created worse.
But he wanted to arrive in handcuffs. Create more circus and get sympathy. But live coverage of his lies under oath? Nah!
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