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Moyers and Lewis attract the attention of schoolchildren & conduct a spontaneous living history...

https://twitter.com/BillMoyers/status/1284494911321051136

President Trump arrived at his golf club in Sterling, VA at 9:09am, according to pool reports.

President Trump arrived at his golf club in Sterling, VA at 9:09am, according to pool reports.

Neither the President nor the White House has issued a statement or responded to request for comment on the passing of John Lewis.

https://twitter.com/ShimonPro/status/1284476485282275330


NOW: John Lewis is dead. President @realDonaldTrump has not said a word about it, and now he is headed to his golf club with @LindseyGrahamSC.

https://twitter.com/AndrewFeinberg/status/1284471576960929792

Gaslighter Release Day Happy Hour with The Chicks (LIVE)




Just found this... they are discussing Trump with Sandra Bernhard.

Dr. Jen Gunter (Goop slayer extraordinaire/badass OB/GYN) on the latest vaginal cleaning product:

Every day it seems as if someone comes up with a new and thoroughly unnecessary, yet harmful vaginal cleaning product marketed as empowerment. I present to you today’s entry:




https://twitter.com/DrJenGunter/status/1284197661021634561


https://twitter.com/epidatageek/status/1284201712606117890

New York police union boss just appeared on Fox News with a Qanon mug

Fox News Staffers Erupt Over Network's Racism: Bosses 'Created a White Supremacist Cell'

A heated early-June phone call between Fox execs and Black staffers was just the beginning of an internal revolt against racism at the network, insiders told The Daily Beast.

Four days after Fox News aired a particularly tone-deaf graphic connecting the killings of Black men—including George Floyd and Martin Luther King Jr.—to stock market gains, many of the network’s Black staffers took part in a phone call with company brass to confront Fox’s increasingly racist and hostile rhetoric towards the protests against police brutality.

It did not go well.

The call on June 9 lasted more than 90 minutes and included Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott, President Jay Wallace, and HR chief Kevin Lord, people familiar with the matter told The Daily Beast. It was led by Scott, who is white, and Marsheila J. Hayes, the vice president of diversity and inclusion at Fox Corporation, who is Black.

It was almost immediately rife with tension. One staffer directly asked why Bret Baier—the anchor of the network’s key weekday news broadcast, Special Report, which aired the offensive graphic—was not on the call, nor any other white on-air talent. (Baier had previously apologized for the “major screw-up,” noting that, because the show bears his name, “the buck stops with me.” Fox News also apologized for the “insensitivity” of the infographic, adding that it “should have never aired on television without full context.”)

https://www.thedailybeast.com/fox-news-staffers-erupt-over-tucker-carlsons-racism-say-bosses-created-a-white-supremacist-cell?ref=home

Tokri (The Basket)



A clumsy accident leads a young girl onto the streets of Mumbai in the hope of making things right. A gentle and touching father/daughter story depicted in exquisite stop-motion from Indian animation mainstay, Studio Eeksaurus.

Queen knights 100-year-old veteran Captain Tom Moore, who raised millions for NHS



London (CNN)Queen Elizabeth II knighted 100-year-old World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore, who became a national celebrity by raising millions for the UK's National Health Service (NHS), in an outdoor ceremony in Windsor Castle on Friday.

Moore raised almost £33 million ($40 million) by walking laps of his backyard, and received a knighthood after a special nomination from Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The ceremony marked the Queen's return to her public duties after the coronavirus pandemic forced her to cancel virtually all of her engagements.

She knighted Moore with her father's sword, and praised him for his fundraising efforts, saying: "Thank you so much, an amazing amount of money you raised," according to the PA Media news agency.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/17/uk/queen-knights-captain-tom-moore-gbr-intl-scli/index.html




'We'll see him in court': Atlanta mayor questions Georgia gov's 'bizarre' lawsuit over mask mandate

Keisha Lance Bottoms said she thinks it’s no coincidence Gov. Brian Kemp filed the suit after she pointed out President Trump violated the city's mask law.

WASHINGTON — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday that she thinks it’s no coincidence that Georgia’s governor filed a lawsuit against her over her city’s mask law a day after she said President Donald Trump violated it during his visit Wednesday.

“This filing of a lawsuit is simply bizarre, quite frankly,” Bottoms, a Democrat, said in an interview with NBC’s “Today” show.

Bottoms noted that Savannah implemented a mask order on July 1 and Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s hometown of Athens instituted one on July 8.

“Then when Atlanta instituted a mask order — and I did it via executive order — he filed a lawsuit,” she said. “I don't think it happenstance that this lawsuit came the day after Donald Trump visited Atlanta and I pointed out that he was violating city law by not having on a mask at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.”

Bottoms said that in addition to the lawsuit, Kemp also “takes exception with some advisory business reopening recommendations that were made by the city” and is “suing us personally — myself and the city council — because of the advisory recommendations.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/we-ll-see-him-court-atlanta-mayor-questions-georgia-gov-n1234141?cid=sm_npd_ms_tw_ma

Trump health officials to recommend against retesting COVID-19 patients

Source: The Hill

Top Trump administration officials are preparing guidance that will recommend people who test positive for COVID-19 do not need to get retested to prove they no longer have the disease.

The move, previewed in a call with reporters by the administration's testing coordinator Brett Giroir, comes as the U.S. testing system faces severe strains and a national backlog of results.

The guidance will represent a major change in ensuring people with COVID-19 don't spread the disease.

Giroir said the change is meant to reduce unnecessary testing.

Read more: https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/507742-trump-health-officials-to-recommend-against-retesting-covid-patients
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