Tag Archives: Politics

Open Thread | Joe Biden Chooses Senator Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

Biden answered the question of WHO?? Yesterday   A historic photo: @JoeBiden asking @KamalaHarris to join the ticket — taken just a few hours ago, from his home in Wilmington. Your next President and Vice President!! pic.twitter.com/vLNHxnvkb3 — Ronald Klain … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What We Can Do As A Society

More COVID-19 wisdom from Andy Slavitt:     COVID Update August 2: If someone told you, you could save somebody’s life, your answer would be what do I have to do? — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend virtually with family and friends.   😂😂😂😂😂 Y’all my great aunt took the plastic off of her chair for the first time in 30 some years and I.. 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/e1OKasA4ra … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Is Wrong With This Country

Andy Slavitt brings it to us again:   It is very likely that one of the biggest hot spots spreading COVID throughout the US could be Las Vegas. — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 2, 2020 What do you … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Could Happen With The Election?

Great Twitter thread about the possibilities of this election:   1/ Here's how Trump & his team work: – Announce something outrageous and illegal. Followers act on it. Critics scream & go to court. Court says "stop."– Trump team announces … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Knew What They Were Doing This Spring

When this was happening in the Spring, so many of us said that this is what was happening. So, there is no surprise for it to be validated. But, only increases my loathing of them. From Vanity Fair: How Jared … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are virtually enjoying family and friends.   They are so cute😍😍 Penguin friends Izzy and Darwin waddled over from the reopened @shedd_aquarium to meet some new friends! 🐧🐧🦕 Exciting Field reopening news coming soon, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More From Andy Slavitt

Mr. Slavitt brings truth:   COVID Update July 23: If you don’t know many people who have Coronavirus, its because you don’t know the people who pick the food you eat. Yes many of the people getting sick are working … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Horrors at the Post Office

The attacks on the United States Postal Service are deliberate. Coordinated and deliberate.😠😠   Thread: If you're a US citizen who sends or receives anything by mail, you should be very concerned. Especially if you're a small businessperson or creator … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Are the Health Ramifications for the SURVIVORS of COVID-19?

So many think that COVID-19 is like the flu. IT👏IS👏NOT👏LIKE👏THE👏FLU👏 Read this Twitter feed:     So, we've all been focused on the now, the short-term effects of #SARSCoV2 and the acute health impact of #COVID19, but what are we … Continue reading

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