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Mexico's COVID-denier AMLO tests positive....

Mexico's president says he's tested positive for COVID-19
The Midland Reporter-Telegram
Sunday, January 24, 2021

Link: https://www.mrt.com/news/article/Mexico-s-president-says-he-s-tested-positive-for-15894834.php

(snips)
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild. Mexico's president, who has been criticized for his handling of his country's pandemic, said on his official Twitter account that he is under medical treatment.
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López Obrador, 67, has long been criticized for not setting an example of prevention in public. He has rarely been seen wearing a mask and continued to keep up a busy travel schedule taking commercial flights. He has resisted locking down the economy, noting the devastating effect it would have on so many Mexicans who live day to day.

Early in the pandemic, asked how he was protecting Mexico, López Obrador removed two religious amulets from his wallet and proudly showed them off. “The protective shield is the ‘Get thee behind me, Satan,’” López Obrador said, reading off the inscription on the amulet, “Stop, enemy, for the Heart of Jesus is with me.
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Mexico has registered nearly 150,000 COVID-19 deaths and more than 1.7 million infections. Hospitals in the capital have been near capacity for weeks as a surge of cases followed the holiday season.

How many people are dead or disabled from the virus all over the globe who relied entirely on faith to keep them well?


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Police: Man arrested near White House after seeking information on Oval Office, had gun and ammo

Source: WUSA-TV

On Friday, a Texas man was arrested outside the White House grounds for having a weapon and ammunition. The man told officers he “needed information about the Oval Office”, according to court documents.

Court documents show Macias Santiago, a 37-year-old man from Midland, Texas, parked in front of a parking meter on Constitution Ave in a pickup truck when he asked an officer if he could park there. That’s when court documents show he also stated he needed details about the Oval Office.

According to court documents, that’s when the officer noticed a firearm holster in the truck and asked Santiago if he had a weapon, to which he told the officer yes.

Officers recovered a full functional .40 caliber pistol, two fully loaded 8 round magazines, and an opened box of 79 rounds of ammunition, according to court documents. Santiago was arrested for carrying a pistol without a license, unlawful possession of a firearm, unregistered ammunition, and unlawful transport of a firearm.


Read more: https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/dc/police-man-arrested-near-white-house-after-seeking-information-on-oval-office-had-a-gun-and-ammunition-on-him/65-887426ea-0530-4bbc-be19-868742587ec1



Looks like we still have a lot of brainwashed crazies to lock up and face consequences for falling into the far right sinkhole. Another wasted American life and future and a family that will suffer as well. Murdoch and Limbaugh must be real proud of their faithful boyz.

KY.........

Have y'all seen this patriotic video posted by Jimmy Kimmel?

https://twitter.com/i/status/1352042645686689793
Text:
Jimmy Kimmel @jimmykimmel
And that’s that.

To those who can't play the video, it's an aerial view of some of our national monuments computer-animated and singing the Steam song "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" in celebration of tRump's departure. Very cool computer artistry!

KY........

The Biden family arrives at Joint Base Andrews.

https://twitter.com/jeneps/status/1351642039495110660
Text:
Jennifer Epstein @jeneps

The future first couple and their children and grandchildren arrive at Joint Base Andrews.

4:25 PM · Jan 19, 2021


Hurray! Wish we could all have been there.....

Official ways to watch the inauguration tomorrow....

Ways to Watch the Inauguration

Link: https://bideninaugural.org/watch/

Text:
Ways to Watch the Inauguration

Tune in for the 59th Presidential Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Wednesday, January 20 right here at bideninaugural.org/watch or on any of our social media channels: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Twitch.

You can also watch the livestream via our streaming partners:

Amazon Prime Video
Microsoft Bing
NewsNOW from Fox
AT&T U-verse (Channel 212/1212 in SD/HD)
AT&T DIRECTV (Channel 201)

Accessible-stream listings at bideninaugural.org/accessibility.

If anyone has info on the coverage starting times for the three MSM networks, please post below.

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Here's some Monday feel-good for ya.....

https://twitter.com/MikeSington/status/1299074699385663488
Text:
Guy’s security camera catches kid tearing it up on his driveway almost every day, so he decides to do something about it.

For anyone who can't open the Twitter page or play the video, this kid on a small bike goes along with the adult dog-walker each day and makes a habit of doing a diversionary loop around this neighbor's big concrete driveway. The owner sees it on his security system camera, so he paints the kid a cool track on the driveway, then the thing goes viral and even NASCAR gets involved.

Thread unroll, see: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1299074699385663488.html

Public plea: I’m trying to find the guy that has the driveway, and the kid. I’ve got NASCAR drivers who want to send them stuff! If you know who they are, please DM me.
UPDATE: All of you are amazing! Thanks to your input I’ve identified the guy in the video with the driveway. I’ve reached out to him directly, he wants to remain anonymous. One person found the driveway- it’s in Salt Lake City. Still looking for the kid, NASCAR has gifts for him!
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SECOND UPDATE: Neighbor just sent me this photo taken about an hour ago. Guy is still doing the chalk track, and the kid was there riding it!
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THIRD UPDATE: Video is by @CanyonChasers, with the goal of improving rider education.
FOURTH UPDATE: Have finally identified the guy in the video and the kid on the bike, and connected them with the amazing @KurtBusch. Kurt’s going to be sending then some cool racing stuff! 🏁🏁🏁🏁🏁
FIFTH UPDATE: @NASCAR Driver @JHNemechek has some great racing stuff he wants to send the homeowner and the kid too! Connecting them now.
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SIXTH UPDATE: Superstar race car driver and all-around nice guy @ClayMillican is sending the homeowner and kid some racing items too. Thank you Clay!
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SEVENTH UPDATE: Shift Auto Society @SHIFTSOCIETYFUN, a private country club for auto enthusiasts (how cool is that?!), wants to send the guy in the video and the kid some stuff too. Making it happen now.
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EIGHTH UPDATE: You’re looking at the “garage” of a future NASCAR driver or motocross champion. The kid’s father sent me this photo of his son’s gear standing by at home, ready for the boy’s next roll around the neighborhood and on the chalk racetrack. Start your engines!
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NINTH UPDATE: CBS News reveals homeowner and kid- meet Dave and Quinn, and here’s there story!

This is what's in the kid's garage....



That's what I call good human community!

KY.........

Got an email from James Taylor today inviting me to watch an inaugural concert.....

online at 8:00 p.m. Eastern tonight. Requires a minimum of $5 contribution to the inaugural committee via ActBlue.

See: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/pic2021_fr_01172021concert

Love James Taylor and also gives me an opportunity to pitch in a little for inauguration costs. Apparently, they email us a link tonight to access the concert....

As I'm sure you saw, we'll be joined by a lot of special guests tonight, all performing music and speaking about the truths our country was founded on and what unites us -- not what divides us.

I'm excited to appear, virtually, with Keegan-Michael Key, Debra Messing, AJR, Michael Bivins, Connie Britton, Sophia Bush, Jaime Camil, DJ Cassidy, Cher, Fall Out Boy, Ben Harper, Carole King, Kal Penn, will.i.am, and more. And the highlight will be the chance to hear from the incoming President and Vice President.

I believe this will be an important and much-needed event, and with the virtual nature of this inauguration, it doesn't matter where you are. If you can chip in a few bucks to inaugurate our 46th president, you can be a part of this event, making it the most accessible inauguration concert in history.

So please, join us tonight at 8 PM ET. Click here to chip in anything you can afford or to select a special grassroots package if you would like some commemorative gear, and the team will send you the link to access the event in your receipt.


Also, this memo....

Thanks for joining our team! Inauguration Day is fast approaching and we’re so excited to have you on board.

When President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are sworn in on January 20, we’ll usher in a new era of building our country back better -- and it’s all thanks to supporters like you.

As we prepare for the big day, check out the Presidential Inaugural Committee store to make sure you have everything you need for the historic day and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for more on the Inauguration.

Thanks again!

The Presidential Inaugural Committee


2021 Presidential Inaugural Committee Store: https://store.bideninaugural.org/

KY........

On edit: For anyone that contributed but did not receive an email receipt, send an email to info@bideninaugural.org and they will respond with the link. When you start the video, it will place you in a cue with some random recorded music for a while and it then gives you the concert. I had that problem and they responded within 15-minutes.

Breaking Down the Police Response to a Pro-Trump Riot Vs. a George Floyd Protest

Breaking Down the Police Response to a Pro-Trump Riot Vs. a George Floyd Protest
NBC New York

Link to video: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/lx/breaking-down-the-police-response-to-a-pro-trump-riot-vs-a-george-floyd-protest/2819236/

As the world watched the breach of the U.S. Capitol in shock, many couldn’t help but wonder why the underwhelming police response to President Trump’s rioting supporters was so different from the massive show of force seen this summer at a Washington D.C. Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd. NBCLX’s Fernando Hurtado talked to Frank Straub, an expert in critical incident responses at the National Police Foundation, for a breakdown of the police reaction to both events.

If we had other than right-wing fascist leadership in charge, police would have been adequately manned to control this crowd.

"There was an inadequate number of law enforcement officers to protect the perimeter."


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Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:44 AM (0 replies)

Capitol Police chief to resign; arrests linked to attack still coming

This is a good overview article on the current status of issues related to the fascist riot in D.C.:

Capitol Police chief to resign; arrests linked to attack still coming
WTOP TV News
Rick Massimo
and Will Vitka @WillVitka
January 7, 2021, 7:30 PM

Link: https://wtop.com/dc/2021/01/congress-confirms-biden-win-after-trump-mob-storms-capitol/

Excerpts:
The head of the U.S. Capitol Police will resign, effective next week, after Wednesday’s violent riot.
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As the cleanup continues, D.C. police on Thursday posted the pictures of people of interest in Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, hoping the public can help identify them. The Capitol Police later called the violence “criminal riotous behavior,” and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser called the events “domestic terrorism.”

More than 90 people have been arrested so far, with more arrests likely.
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Later Thursday afternoon, the head of the Capitol Police union also called on Sund to resign, saying the riot “should never have happened.” Gus Papathanasiou said in a statement that a lack of planning led to officers being exposed to violent protesters storming the Capitol and that officers lacked the backup and equipment needed to control rioters.
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4 dead in attack

A woman identified as Ashli Babbitt, 35, of California, was killed by a Capitol Police officer in the building as people tried to force their way into the House chamber, Sund said in the statement.

Three others died of medical emergencies in the chaos. The D.C. police identified them as Rosanne Boyland, 34, of Kennesaw, Georgia; Kevin Greeson, 55, of Athens, Alabama; and Benjamin Philips, 50, of Ringtown, Pennsylvania.


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Posted by KY_EnviroGuy | Thu Jan 7, 2021, 09:02 PM (2 replies)
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