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  1. That would be his ex wife and they are divorced. She was in the process of removing him from the property where the shooting occurred, so I doubt they were on good terms. Like many shootings he will probably escape jail, I doubt he will escape a civil suit, which will get a different level of justice by taking him to the cleaners.
  2. The DA recused herself, it is up to the Texas Attorney General. https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/wife-release-video-of-Chad-Read-shooting-Lubbock-16653204.php
  3. Moderna took $995 million from the government, Pfizer partnered with BioNTech of Germany. Both promised the first 100 million doses would go to the government.
  4. "Developing a vaccine and bringing it to market often takes many years. But because of work that NIH was already doing when the COVID-19 pandemic began, researchers were able to come up with vaccines for this new virus much faster. https://covid19.nih.gov/news-and-stories/vaccine-development It took much longer than 9 months, If the NIH hadn't been proactive, we would be up shit creek right now.
  5. WaPo: Report on the Jan 6 insurrection: Law enforcement officials did not respond with urgency to a cascade of warnings about violence on Jan. 6 Alerts were raised by local officials, FBI informants, social media companies, former national security officials, researchers, lawmakers and tipsters. The FBI received numerous warnings about Jan. 6 but felt many of the threatening statements were “aspirational” and could not be pursued. In one tip on Dec. 20, a caller told the bureau that Trump supporters were making plans online for violence against lawmakers in Washington, including a th
  6. I'm beginning to smell the Dog on Chum. They both have an uncanny obstinance in arguing over picayune points.
  7. Republicans enabled Dark Money and made it a powerful tool. If Democrats took that idea and ran it for a touchdown, good on them. Since Republicans own the Supreme Court, it would be a good idea to unwind this problem that they created, and make politics bearable again.
  8. Some science from a real virologist on Nu variant Too much disinformation right now . This is an article from a scientist who played a role in developing our vaccines (but it does emphasize how important getting that vaccine is)! https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1464222680731820043.html
  9. Coronavirus: Countries shut borders over new South Africa variant Source: BBC More countries are tightening their travel restrictions after a new coronavirus variant was identified in South Africa earlier this week. The UK, Singapore and Japan are among those rushing in stricter quarantine measures and banning flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries. The EU is proposing to ban flights from the region across the whole bloc. Scientists still have much to learn about the variant, but say they are very worried about it. Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-5
  10. EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa? LONDON (AP) — WHAT IS THIS NEW COVID-19 VARIANT IN SOUTH AFRICA? South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province. It’s unclear where the new variant actually arose, but it was first detected by scientists in South Africa and has also been seen in travelers to Hong Kong and Botswana… From just over 200 new confirmed cases per day in recent weeks, South Africa saw the number of new dai
  11. South Africa Finds New Variant Of COVID-19 With 'Constellation Of Mutations' The United Kingdom temporarily barred flights from six African nations amid fears over the new coronavirus strain. A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in South Africa, troubling scientists who say the strain has a high number of mutations and is likely already sparking a jump in new cases around Johannesburg. The variant, which is being referred to as the B1.1.529 variant until the World Health Organization decides to assign it a letter of the Greek alphabet, is linked to 22 positive c
  12. For those of you that understand this science this should scare the holy phuck out of you.
  13. Daily infections rising in 35 states, hospitalizations up in half the country Eyewitness News Thursday, November 25, 2021 1:09PM ... The CDC now predicts the U.S. death toll will surpass 800,000 before Christmas. "We have a half dozen ICU patients that are waiting for beds and don't have beds for them yet," UMass Memorial Health's Dr. Eric Dickson said ... https://abc7ny.com/covid-daily-infections-rising-hospitalizations-increasing-hospitals-overwhelmed/11270062/
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