Well, the investigation is over.
Via Cagle Cartoons:
🚨New York AG Letitia James: Gov Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women violating a number of laws and created a hostile work environment for women.— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) August 3, 2021
Rare joint statement from Governors of NJ, PA, CT, RI: “Governor Cuomo should resign from office.” pic.twitter.com/KbWAhxmmS3— Gary Grumbach (@GaryGrumbach) August 3, 2021
“You’re walking into a place filled with probably the most educated people in the area, yet people are not following expert advice," one parent said. "I’m literally losing sleep over this every night.” https://t.co/fJD1rj7hhq— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) August 4, 2021
Imagine 24,000 rolls of toilet paper.— ProPublica (@propublica) August 4, 2021
That’s what 1 sheriff purchased after he lost reelection.
Experts say there’s a long tradition whereby Alabama sheriffs who lose reelection waste discretionary funds and undermine their successors. #RollTide https://t.co/x5dvn4PM7v
Breaking News: The FDA is now aiming to fully approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine by the start of next month as a new surge of infections grows. https://t.co/u3PuUFISCh— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 3, 2021
Today is #BlackWomensEqualPay Day—because it takes Black women 20 months to make the same amount a white man gets paid in 12 months. It’s unacceptable that the wage gap continues to exist, & I’ll keep fighting to pass the #PaycheckFairness Act & close that gap once & for all.— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) August 3, 2021
This next link is from yesterday but it still is important:
BREAKING—Florida shatters its all time high daily record with 11,515 hospitalizations—the highest admissions per hospital bed in the US. FL’s 2020 year record was 10,170. Louisiana surging as well as rest of the South and part of the Southwest. 🧵 #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/PAnXGYZ76X— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) August 3, 2021
I've seen enough. Shontel Brown (D) defeats Nina Turner (D) in the #OH11 special election Democratic primary.— Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) August 4, 2021
Rescued baby cow's first friend was a dog just his size — now he weighs 900 pounds more than her, so he gets down on the ground to play 💜 pic.twitter.com/zm95kubw1v— The Dodo (@dodo) June 18, 2021
This is an open thread…
Take a look at this:
Those cartoons are via Cagle.
Raising the minimum wage will be a boost for middle class workers. pic.twitter.com/ZE117lYYpB— Jeffrey Levin (@jilevin) August 1, 2021
BREAKING: Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to new federal health data. The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus. https://t.co/j5RVccwMPA— The Associated Press (@AP) July 31, 2021
After 9/11, Americans realized we faced a threat. We now comply w/intrusive TSA screenings -taking shoes off, being patted down and having our bags rummaged in public.— Ana Navarro-Cárdenas (@ananavarro) July 31, 2021
We do it for our collective safety -or we don’t fly.
I see vaccines the same way.
Not about me. It’s about we.
I work on the COVID floor at my hospital. It's full.— Dr. Debby Burnett for Colorado (@BurnettForCO3) July 27, 2021
The entire floor + the ICU are at capacity w/ COVID patients — almost all unvaccinated.
Our district has one of the lowest vaccination rates because our rep Lauren Boebert spreads lies & misinformation about the vaccine. pic.twitter.com/LOeMLxzT7r
Medical lab tech Katie Corley coughed on two petri dishes, one while wearing a mask, and one without a mask. (From her public FB post.) pic.twitter.com/Ez65r2lE2r— Sophie Rapp (@SophieSRapp) May 25, 2020
Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been charged with sexual assault in Massachusetts, officials say, making him the highest US clergyman accused in the abuse scandal that's rocked the Catholic Church. https://t.co/va8F9efYz1— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 31, 2021
But folks want to talk about the behavior of women at the Olympics… https://t.co/Iy6zCRVaMh— Miss Aja (@brat2381) July 31, 2021
🌊Floods: A road in Himachal Pradesh, India🇮🇳 was swept away by a landslide on July 30. Local reports say excessive rainfall is causing flash floods and landslides pic.twitter.com/kGnsIfzwon— Cleavon MD 💉 (@Cleavon_MD) July 31, 2021
I'm amazed at Bernie's ability to draw the whitest, most Simon and Garfunkel crowds in majority Black areas. pic.twitter.com/eb3CkY04Ra— Aggressively Black Bianca (@TheeKHiveQueenB) August 1, 2021
As an apology for all the Bibles in motel rooms, I decree The Joy of Sex be placed in every church.— God (@thegoodgodabove) July 30, 2021
It is late, I forgot this was Sunday…take it easy. Stay safe.
Yes, it's a condition called ‘Foxitus’ or ‘Foxmania’, Started emerging in the late 1990s, it has reached pandemic level nowadays.— Léa – Sanity is a valuable possession nowadays 💞 (@LeaLovesUSA) July 27, 2021
My favorite cartoon of yours 😉 pic.twitter.com/79X1z4amSK
Just in: The DOJ has concluded Rep. Brooks' participation in the 1/6 rally amounted to a campaign event not within the scope of his employment and that instigating an attack on the Capitol would not be within the scope of a lawmaker's employment. https://t.co/UED51dJX15— Carrie Johnson (@johnson_carrie) July 28, 2021
"This country gave me the opportunity to become anything that I wanted."— Rep. Val Demings (@RepValDemings) July 27, 2021
"I raised my hand several times to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
"On January 6th, 2021, I fulfilled my oath once more."
– U.S. Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell pic.twitter.com/BQkaIfNdaY
These four cops risked their lives to protect him. He can’t be bothered to watch them testify. https://t.co/DrTU5aN6rR— Helen Kennedy (@HelenKennedy) July 27, 2021
They were all in on it. Domestic terrorists. https://t.co/MyopZY3PfH— Matt Murphy (@MattMurph24) July 28, 2021
They root against the US military.— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) July 26, 2021
They root for Russia over the US.
They mock and attack the Capitol Police.
They boo the US Olympic team.
They fly Confederate flags and idolize traitorous Confederate generals.
And Republicans have the nerve to call themselves patriots?
Ice core samples from a Tibetan glacier have yielded a collection of viruses and other microbes that are nearly 15,000 years old. https://t.co/N3TzZAbehA— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) July 26, 2021
How relaxing COVID-19 restrictions could pave the way for vaccine resistance https://t.co/bJfVzXtWAs— JJ Lopez Walts 🤌🏼 (@MinkoffMinx) July 28, 2021
This is an open thread.
It’s cartoons from AAEC…
And from Cagle:
Now for some Twits:
CNN: Trump supporters are a big reason why Canada and the UK are beating the US on vaccinations.https://t.co/nrqHrf9wlb— 🖕🏻Aunt Crabby Calls Bullshit 🖕🏻 (@DearAuntCrabby) July 25, 2021
THESE PEOPLE ARE LITERALLY ROOTING AGAINST AMERICAN SPORTS https://t.co/Q8B7WUXPzH— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) July 25, 2021
What a fucking bunch of assholes…
📍NEAR VERTICAL—The South is now seeing #DeltaVariant in its true vertical exponential form. So many not vaxxed. Short of lockdowns, it now all comes down to masks, ventilation & air disinfection—but if Delta has R0=6, it’s hard to bend curve; if R0=8, it’s almost impossible.🧵 pic.twitter.com/73PpjRxcuH— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) July 24, 2021
Tokyo Olympics 2020: day one – in pictures https://t.co/KaFcc77kDM— The Guardian (@guardian) July 25, 2021
Sad to see this former Rabbi turned comedian is no longer with us:
Jackie Mason, who kept the borscht belt style of comedy alive and found success with a series of one-man shows on Broadway, died at 93. https://t.co/68S0lTTwbV— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 25, 2021
Top ten states with new cases as of yesterday evening…see Florida’s increase in one day.
We captioned the video of Montana Man telling Tucker Carlson he is "the worst human being known to mankind" so you can experience it in all its glory.— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) July 25, 2021
Original here: https://t.co/9jgXmT8h9a pic.twitter.com/L6Kewk76yp
An interesting moment from Rand Paul’s virtual town hall pic.twitter.com/X7KdfFLjLA— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) July 24, 2021
Can we just give awards to the American heroes who publicly tore Rand Paul and Tucker Carlson new ones this week?— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) July 24, 2021
Try and be safe with the rising COVID-19 cases…
This is an open thread.
If it is Wednesday it’s time for political cartoons…
Starting with editorial cartoons from AAEC:
Now for some via Cagle:
Now for a few twits…
The White House is reviewing Section 230 as it relates to social media platforms being held legally accountable for publishing misinformation https://t.co/q5Srjs9UfR— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) July 21, 2021
A man who signed up for Twitter in its infancy under the handle @Tennessee is dead after several ppl who wanted the handle “Swatted” him. They called police saying he’d killed a woman, and in the process of being apprehended he had a fatal heart attack. https://t.co/2jr4atQQef— chris evans (@chris_notcapn) July 21, 2021
Atlanta police arrested 3 people last week after a 12-year-old boy had the word "gay" cut into his hair and was roughed up in an attack posted on social media, authorities say. https://t.co/S8J9Aa2URR— NBC Out (@NBCOUT) July 20, 2021
California's delta surge pushes COVID hospitalizations to their highest since April https://t.co/QjgNC0zvmX— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) July 20, 2021
The fast-spreading Delta variant now accounts for more than 80% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, Dr. Anthony Fauci said during a Senate hearing. Authorized vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, he added https://t.co/Ecmjesfa1c pic.twitter.com/EIyYzKsyib— Reuters (@Reuters) July 21, 2021
Rather than make a confusing story more confusing by cutting it into pieces, here is Rachel Maddow's full interview tonight with New York Times national correspondent David Kirkpatrick @ddknyt on the indictment of Tom Barrack: pic.twitter.com/BSlGXVldxb— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) July 21, 2021
This is so fucking satisfying to read re the irresponsible antivaxxers. https://t.co/5i70IqydmE— Valdivia (@TheCorollary) July 21, 2021
Have a safe day…this is an open thread.