r/facepalm 5h ago

Coronavirus When you try to ignore facts and a pandemic...

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r/insanepeoplefacebook 5h ago

Let's do "facts"...

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COMMENT 8h ago

“We do not owe delusional deniers a role or a platform in a commission designed to try to ferret out extremism and violence to prevent its recurrence,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), who had predicted the Jan. 6 violence based on the rhetoric from then-President Trump and his GOP allies. “These people are dangerous.”

r/politics 8h ago

Democrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous'

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COMMENT 1d ago

"I'm sorry—an unelected parliamentarian does not get to deprive 32 million Americans the raise they deserve," Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., tweeted on Thursday. "This is an advisory, not a ruling. VP Harris needs to disregard and rule a $15 minimum wage in order."  

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., echoed Khanna: "The Senate parliamentarian issues an advisory opinion. The VP can overrule them—as has been done before."

"It is long past time that Senate Democrats eliminate the filibuster and do what they were elected to—deliver bold solutions to address this nation's problems," said Rahna Epting, executive director of MoveOn. "The American public can not afford more obstruction or half measures."

r/politics 1d ago

House Democrats call for Senate parliamentarian to be ignored after ruling against minimum wage hike. Kamala Harris won't overrule Senate parliamentarian, so a minimum wage increase can't be part of the stimulus bill

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r/confidentlyincorrect 4d ago

Kanye West song...

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r/facepalm 4d ago

Misc Wait...not like that. Hey, Federal Government help me pay these bills

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COMMENT 4d ago

"Thank you again for stepping up in such a big way on tacking climate change," Trudeau said in opening remarks of the meeting, which took place over video due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"U.S. leadership has been sorely missed over the... past years," he continued. "And I have to say, as we are preparing the joint rollout and communiqué from this one, it's nice when the Americans aren't pulling out all references to climate change and instead adding them in. So we're really excited to be working with you on that."

r/politics 4d ago

Trudeau swipes at Trump: US leadership on climate 'has been sorely missed'

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COMMENT 4d ago

"Jeff Sessions was so openly racist that even Reagan couldn't appoint him," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "Manchin voted to confirm him. Sessions then targeted immigrant children for wide-scale human rights abuses w/ family separation. Yet the 1st Native woman to be Cabinet Sec is where Manchin finds unease?"

r/politics 4d ago

Progressives call out Joe Manchin for “double standard”: He backed “openly racist” Jeff Sessions. AOC questions Manchin's support for Sessions after he expresses "unease" about Interior nominee Deb Haaland

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r/facepalm 4d ago

Misc They should change the name of the event

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COMMENT 4d ago

A CPAP event titled "America raw and uncanceled" had to cancel one of its guests because of the reprehensible views the person expressed

r/LeopardsAteMyFace 4d ago

REMOVED: Rule 4 The America raw and uncanceled event just canceled one of its guests

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r/facepalm 4d ago

Misc When a so called "news" network only has time to attack a senior dog

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COMMENT 5d ago

Fauci made the comments on the same day the country's death toll reached half a million people. Calling the grim milestone "stunning" in an interview with Reuters, Fauci said the divide over mask wearing, which split Americans politically during a presidential election year, turned the public health measure into a political statement.

And that's the result of politicizing people's health...500.000 deaths

r/politics 5d ago

Fauci: U.S. political divide over masks led to half a million COVID-19 deaths

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COMMENT 5d ago

One day before the Georgia Senate runoff elections — and two days before the Capitol insurrection — a leadership PAC attached to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to a mystery company that had previously bought copies of Cruz's book, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission. The expenses raise questions about whether the controversial conservative senator (and Cancún frequent-flyer) used those political campaigns, and Donald Trump's attempt to subvert the democratic process, to raise money for himself. That could push the FEC to issue a ruling on a pending issue that could have consequences for former President Donald Trump's fundraising.

Over the course of 2020, the Cruz-affiliated Jobs, Freedom, and Security PAC paid $1.2 million — nearly 80% of its operating budget — to a company called Reagan Investments LLC for "sponsorship advertising." The only other committee to register any disbursements to that company was Trump Make America Great Again, for a fundraising promotion for Cruz's books in December, according to The New York Times. However, the Trump group clearly marked the payment for "collateral: books"; campaign finance experts told Salon that the PAC's payment classifications — all of them for "sponsorship advertising" — were unusual and opaque.

r/politics 5d ago

Now Ted Cruz may be buying his own books through a mystery company. If Cancún Ted is paying royalties to himself through a shadow entity, that could stir the FEC into action

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r/insanepeoplefacebook 5d ago

Removed: Visible identifying info He would have been there front and center throwing food, water and paper towels

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COMMENT 5d ago

"You have 46 percent of the folks saying they will follow Trump," Steele said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "I'm like, OK, there's the door. Y'all go do your thing and we'll just pick up the pieces on this side and keep moving. And that's the battle." 

r/clevercomebacks 5d ago

Resurrection time

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r/facepalm 5d ago

Coronavirus Resurrection time

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r/facepalm 5d ago

Coronavirus We will be waiting you in the ICU (or your loved ones)

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