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Botany's Journal
Botany's Journal
November 18, 2020

Trump is now 1 and 27 in his court cases about the election

BTW the one win changed 0 votes.


thanx to DonVejio for posting.

November 16, 2020

Trump's concession speech is when? In all 5 states his lawsuits have failed.

Lawsuits that tried to disrupt Biden's wins in four states are withdrawn.

Time for Trump to call President Elect Biden.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100214563481 thanx to DUer Nevilledog for posting this


November 16, 2020

Trump, "The Trump Administration has produced a great and safe VACCINE far ahead of schedule."


I thought the vaccine was made by Pfizer and they did it without any government help.
November 15, 2020

Grown Ups Are Back ... really good news.


Shutting Down COVID-19 Virus’s Destructive Proteins with Aerosolized Molecules - Georgetown University Medical Center

WASHINGTON (November 13, 2020) — Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have successfully used molecules comprised of small strands of RNA to shut down the production of destructive proteins generated by the COVID-19 virus. Additionally, the researchers are working to aerosolize the RNA molecules so that they could be incorporated in an inhalable drug that would mitigate viral chaos. The finding appears online today in Gene Therapy.

A key to the Georgetown research efforts was the use of either microRNA (miRNA) or silencing RNA (siRNA, also known as small interfering RNA), both of which are RNA molecules. These molecules can guide the ultimate expression of how protein production occurs in a virus. And it is the proteins produced by SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) that wreak havoc in people.

SARS-CoV-2 bears biological similarities to other respiratory viruses, such as the seasonal flu. The use of Tamiflu® (oseltamivir) to treat and prevent infection from the flu has proved to be helpful in lessening flu symptoms and its lethality in some people.

“We believe that our approach suppresses viral protein production and could be used against virtually any respiratory virus,” says G. Ian Gallicano, PhD, associate professor in the Department Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology at Georgetown University Medical Center. “Because of our results, Georgetown University has filed a patent application on on the siRNA sequences that were shown to have the best effect on viral protein suppression.”


The leaders of Biden’s C-19 team

Dr Vivek Murthy...
Murthy completed his Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts where he also led and managed medical care teams as a faculty .

Dr. David S Kessler...
Kessler studied medicine at Harvard University, graduating with an M.D. degree in 1979. While at Harvard, Kessler obtained a J.D. degree in 1977 from the University of Chicago Law School.[1] While serving his residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, he worked as a consultant to Republican senator Orrin Hatch from Utah, particularly on issues relating to the safety of food additives, and on the regulation of cigarettes and tobacco.

Marcella Nunez-Smith...
Nunez-Smith obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Anthropology and Psychology from Swarthmore College in 1996. She attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College, graduating in 2001. Nunez-Smith was a resident in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. She completed her Master of Health Science at Yale University in 2006.

Ezekiel Emanuel...
Emanuel received his M.Sc. from Exeter College, Oxford in Biochemistry. He simultaneously studied for an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Political Philosophy from Harvard University, receiving the degrees in 1988 and 1989, respectively.He was a member of the first cohort of Faculty Fellows at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard from 1987–88. Emanuel completed an internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital in internal medicine. Subsequently, he undertook fellowships in medicine and medical oncology at the Dana–Farber Cancer Institute, and is a breast oncologist.
November 15, 2020

On MSNBC about 1/2 an hour ago. Trump and/or the CDC is blocking Joe Biden speaking w/Fauci

Trump's not accepting the results of the election now has the current C.D.C. blocking Joe Biden
from speaking with Anthony Fauci. Fuck him!

November 15, 2020

Trump seems to suggest Biden 'won' but later says he's not conceding

Source: NBC

President Donald Trump on Sunday suggested that Joe Biden had "won" the presidential election, while saying that the election was rigged -- a claim that has been widely debunked.

"He won because the Election was Rigged," Trump wrote, before falsely claiming that no watchers or observers had been allowed.


One White House official, asked if Trump was admitting Biden won, said: "It looks like it."

Asked if the tweet was the beginning of a Trump version of a concession, the official said, "It very well may be" and noted it was the second such signal Trump had sent in recent days. The first was his Rose Garden slip-up, where he mused on the possibility of another administration taking over. And he has also seemed to admit that Biden had won Arizona.


"He only won in the eyes of the FAKE NEWS MEDIA," Trump wrote. "I concede NOTHING!" He went on to repeat his false claim that the election was rigged.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-suggests-biden-won-falsely-claims-election-rigged-n1247856

Trump can concede or not concede but the longer this shit show goes on the worse he looks and expecting
Donny to show any kind of grace or statesmanship will never happen.

Fuck him. He is gone on 1/20/21 one way or another.


Update Trump's not accepting the results of the election now has the current C.D.C. blocking Joe Biden
from speaking with Anthony Fauci. Fuck him!
November 14, 2020

Is the American Flag or an Ohio State Flag that is off colored with yellow, green, or black

... colorings a Trump/Proud Boys/Boogaloo Bois/QAnon thing?

I just saw a neighbor's house that had Ohio State's State Flag but the red, white, and blue had been
changed to yellow and black.

November 14, 2020

How The Navajo Nation Helped Flip Arizona For Democrats

For nearly 30 years, Arizona has been a steady and unassailable red.

The Republican stronghold last voted for a Democrat for president in 1996 when Bill Clinton was reelected. Donald Trump won Arizona in 2016 by 4 points. And yet this year, despite a tight contest, The Associated Press and other news outlets including CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post, have all called Arizona for Joe Biden.


According to Vox, 60% to 90% of the Navajo Nation's roughly 67,000 eligible voters voted for Biden. Biden is currently leading in Arizona by less than 12,000 votes.


Hoping to increase young Native American voter turnout, Allie Young, a 30 year-old member of the Navajo Nation, started "Ride to the Polls" in October. According to The Washington Post, she led groups of voters, ranging in age from 18 to 30, 10 miles on horseback to reach polling stations in Kayenta, Ariz.

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the Navajo Nation. In May, the tribe's coronavirus infection rate became the highest in the country. It lost many elders, who carried traditions. The Navajo community is once again facing uncontrolled spread of the virus.



November 11, 2020

CNN Joe Biden's win grows more decisive each day as votes are counted / Just keep delaying it Donny

CNN logo Joe Biden's win grows more decisive each day as votes are counted

President Donald Trump's efforts to deny the outcome of the 2020 election cannot change an undeniable reality: Joe Biden won decisively, and his lead nationally and in key states has grown over time as more votes have been counted.

President-elect Biden is likely to end up over 5 million votes ahead of Trump in the popular vote when all the counting is done. He'll get about or above 80 million votes -- by far the most of any presidential candidate in history.

In the electoral college, Biden looks to be on his way to earning 306 electoral votes. That's about 57% of all the electoral votes available and will be good enough for a 74 electoral vote margin over the sitting President.

And let's be clear, the chance of a recount overturning the results in 2020 is basically nothing. Fairvote has looked at statewide recounts since 2000. The average shift in votes has been a mere 430 votes and 0.02 points. The largest shift in votes was a little less than 2,600 and 0.11 points.

All of Biden's advantages are considerably larger than that right now. In other words, Trump would need multiple recounts to see movement in votes than simply hasn't happened in the last 20 years.

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