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News Roundup: Biden wins election again; Jan. 6 subpoenas; anti-maskers embarrass themselves … more

News Roundup: Biden wins election again; Jan. 6 subpoenas; anti-maskers embarrass themselves … more

It is Friday. Finally, subpoenas were sent out to some of Trump’s closest dirtbags. The conspiracy theorists take another hit as reality once again gets in the way of their made up election story. Florida Republicans are trying to sink Florida in the name of freedom, and the GOP and its most rabid supporters continue promoting the idea that our country should be turned into a dictatorship of billionaires. You know, to stop the other billionaires. The Biden administration needs to …

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The Daily Show went to an anti-mask rally so you don’t have to. Here’s what happened

The Daily Show went to an anti-mask rally so you don’t have to. Here’s what happened

The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper has made a name for himself by going to various MAGA and MAGA-adjacent events to interview the participants and see what their positions are. The humor comes from the fact that most Trumper types think with their guts and not with their heads. This is consistent with their anti-science and anti-reality-based positions on elections, on vaccines, and on masks. On Thursday, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah showed Klepper in North Carolina, attending a rally…

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Newly obtained emails show Trump administration ignored pandemic in favor of the Big Lie

Newly obtained emails show Trump administration ignored pandemic in favor of the Big Lie

If you already thought the Trump administration’s COVID-19 response resembled two drunk howler monkeys punching each other in the groin on a Tilt-A-Whirl, you’ll be horrified—though certainly not surprised—to discover it was actually worse than previously thought. It’s certainly an open question whether Donald Trump’s flailing monkeys focusing on an urgent crisis is a good or bad thing; in retrospect, giving Trump a binky, a blanky, and a four-year supply of Hibernol on Jan. 21, 2017 might have been the way to go….

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ICE faces continued calls to release detained immigrants rather than dangerously moving them around

ICE faces continued calls to release detained immigrants rather than dangerously moving them around

New Jersey has made major steps in dismantling mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention in the state, most notably the new law banning new contracts. Just this month, Hudson County also said it would be ending its ICE agreement. But rather than just releasing immigrants, immigration officials have been engaged in a steady campaign of transferring them elsewhere, sometimes to remote regions, and in the dead of night. Both of the state’s U.S. senators have now joined the chorus of voices urging an end to…

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Lauren Boebert really wants to impeach Biden, but she should have hired a proofreader first

Lauren Boebert really wants to impeach Biden, but she should have hired a proofreader first

The campaign finances of Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado have been the subject of a lot of speculation. The seemingly corrupt and possibly illegal ways she has used her campaign’s finances to pay for personal items—like $20,000 worth of gasoline and rent. She’s not particularly bright, but neither are most of her colleagues. She’s petty, suspected of being tied up deeply in the Jan. 6 attempted coup d’etat, and practices a substance- and fact-free style of political theater that was…

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