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Cuomo's Office Covered Up Nursing Home Death Toll Last Summer

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Cuomo aides kept nursing home death numbers quiet. A damning new report from The New York Times suggests Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office knew as early as last June how deadly the governor's plans were proving for nursing home residents, but still concealed this information from the public.

Early in the pandemic, Cuomo had ordered that nursing homes could not reject patients from returning to those facilities after testing positive for COVID-19 and being hospitalized. He also barred the deaths of COVID-19 patients transferred from nursing homes to hospitals after catching the virus from being counted among nursing home COVID-19 deaths.

At this point, New York has seen more than 47,000 deaths from COVID-19, including more than 15,000 deaths among nursing home residents.

Last June, a report from New York health officials listed 9,000 COVID-19 fatalities among the state's nursing home residents. The number "was not public, and the governor's most senior aides wanted to keep it that way," the Times reports.

They rewrote the report to take it out, according to interviews and documents reviewed by The New York Times.

The extraordinary intervention, which came just as Mr. Cuomo was starting to write a book on his pandemic achievements, was the earliest act yet known in what critics have called a monthslong effort by the governor and his aides to obscure the full scope of nursing home deaths.

When Cuomo finally released the data this year, he blamed the delay on concern that the Trump administration would play politics with the information. But according to the Times, "Cuomo and his aides actually began concealing the numbers months earlier, as his aides were battling their own top health officials, and well before requests for data arrived from federal authorities, according to documents and interviews with six people with direct knowledge of the discussions, who requested anonymity to describe the closed-door debates."

Cuomo's office told the Times this week that they excluded the data because they "could not confirm it had been adequately verified."


FREE MINDS

A solution in search of a problem? These days, one of the trendiest ways for state lawmakers to perform conservatism is by introducing bills to ban transgender female athletes from playing on girls' sports teams. "Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls' sports teams in public high schools," notes NBC.

Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.

The Associated Press reached out to two dozen state lawmakers sponsoring such measures around the country as well as the conservative groups supporting them and found only a few times it's been an issue among the hundreds of thousands of American teenagers who play high school sports.


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Utah lawmakers say all phone and tablet manufacturers must pre-install anti-porn filters on their devices. Opponents of the new measure, which is on its way to the state's governor, "argued the proposal is unworkable and could raise constitutionality concerns," notes The Salt Lake Tribune.

"State Sen. Jake Anderegg told his colleagues that the proposal won't work because it tasks manufacturers with turning on the filters — even though the software to do so hasn't yet been loaded onto the devices," the paper points out. "The option to activate the adult content blockers isn't available until further down the supply chain, he said."

Nonetheless, Anderegg voted for the bill, saying it "sends a good message."

"According to analysts, international manufacturers of phones and computers like Apple or Google could face civil liability if they don't comply," notes Gustavo Turner at XBiz, pointing out that the bill was sponsored "by staunch anti-porn crusader Wayne A. Harper" and then "speedily passed by the House only hours after it had cleared the committee stage by the narrowest of margins (a 6-5 vote)" earlier in February.

It passed the state Senate in a 19-6 vote yesterday.


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• A Dallas police officer has been charged with two counts of capital murder. Officer Bryan Riser "is charged in the murders of Lisa Saenz, who was found shot dead in the Trinity River in March 2017, and of Aubrey Douglas, who was reported missing in Feb. 2017 but whose body was never found," reports NBC News.

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  1. Cuomo aides kept nursing home death numbers quiet.

    But the Emmy was for acting competent and above board.

    1. There is a paid troll here in the Reason comments (one of several fifty-centers) who uses the moniker “White Knight”.

      This troll’s purpose is to try and deflect criticism of the Democratic Party and, to a lesser extent, Reason Magazine articles and writers who support the agenda of the Democratic Party.

      In order to halt conversation, the trolls here use disruption techniques.

      White Knight’s favorite disruption technique is to demand a citation even for the most ordinary or obvious statements. Keep in mind that these requests aren’t just reserved for controversial statements but often for matters of common knowledge (e.g. the formula for water is H2O). The purpose of this is twofold:

      In the first, a commenter will waste time and energy hunting down a citation.
      When such a citation is posted White Knight will then redefine the criteria and claim that the citation is worthless; or, if unequivocal, White Knight will ignore the response, and move elsewhere. Either way the purpose of disruption was served.

      In the second, if the commenter ignores White Knight or refuses to play along, White Knight will then follow the commenter along, claiming at every post that they are dishonest and can’t back up their statements. Here too, harassment and disruption are the purpose.

      It is important for us all not to enable White Knight.
      If you see White Knight making an inane citation request over an uncontroversial claim, please respond by posting “Fuck off, White Knight”, or by pasting this warning.

      1. White Knight demanded a cite from me yesterday that security searches crowds attending a sitting president’s speech.
        The fucker’s nuts.

        1. And you couldn’t provide anything.

          Your entire dismissive argument was that there couldn’t possibly have been weapons on the Capitol MAGA rioters, AND they couldn’t possibly access any stashed weapons between the time they walked out of the “stop the steal” rally and the time they arrived at the Capitol building.

          I provided cites about weapons stashed in their vehicles and about rioters overwhelming security checkpoints, but when you were asked for any cite supporting your argument you resorted to “I just know.”

          1. Cite?

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          2. “I provided cites about weapons stashed in their vehicles and about rioters overwhelming security checkpoints”

            Moonshine and hunting rifles in vehicles that weren’t anywhere at the scene, mean jack shit. And I gave you a citation about the OTHER DIFFERENT FUCKING LEVELS OF SECURITY, SPECIFICALLY INSPECTIONS, not just some bloody portable fencing, that were present on the fucking Hill directly from the Hill Police, and you ignored it.
            https://reason.com/2021/03/04/democrats-demand-social-media-users-talking-politics-disclose-if-theyre-not-american/#comment-8792429

            The above wasn’t wrong.

            “or, if unequivocal, White Knight will ignore the response, and move elsewhere.

            You’re such a cheap piece.

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          3. When someone says “Cite?” they’re not being honest. They just want you to do some legwork before dishonestly saying “Nuh uh! Not good enough!”

            1. Fuck off SQRSLY.

              You’ve outed yourself one too many times, dumbass:

              https://reason.com/2021/03/05/did-anti-price-gouging-laws-lead-to-more-covid-19-deaths/#comment-8793242

            2. Except White Knight was lying, you pathetic drunk.

          4. Your citation was about a car found a day before and you wanting to use that to claim there were weapons at the protest despute FBI testimony.

            If that is all it takes, every BLM protest was filled with weapons as they all turned into riots involving weapons.

            Your w tire defense of BLM last year is gone. BLM is a terrorist organization using weapons against police by your new logic.

            Congrats.

      2. I’m flattered that you felt the need to write a whole essay about me this morning.

        1. No you really aren’t and no one believes you are.

          1. It’s just what he says when he’s embarrassed. He says it a lot.

            1. Nice handle. “It’s so absorbent! Cleans up any spilled Constitutional Rights!”

        2. $ .05

        3. Cite?

        4. “Fuck off, White Knight”

          Lol.

      3. Cite?

      4. I like you. You’re a good chap.

        WK is a weasel. Everyone here knows that.

      5. White Knight’s favorite disruption technique is to demand a citation even for the most ordinary or obvious statements.

        Needs to be changed to demand and then ignore when provided.

        1. “if unequivocal, White Knight will ignore the response, and move elsewhere”

      6. I find it hard to believe that anyone would pay such a steaming pile of shit as WK.

      7. (one of several fifty-centers)

        Yep, just like all the Trump fans here are actually Russian bots.

        1. White Knight probably would fuck you sockpuppet

        2. White Knight pulls out the socks for damage control.

          1. Yup.

          2. WbigKnose

          3. Concerning….

          4. Nah, White Knight is pretty dumb, and has only gotten dumber since the Capitol shit. He’s not a paranoid lunatic like most of the inhabitants of this board though, so I’ll give him that. Seriously, you people are fucking hopeless.

            1. Sarcasmic literally spends his days shitting up the comments pretending to be a lunatic by the name of SQRSLY One.

              https://reason.com/2021/03/05/did-anti-price-gouging-laws-lead-to-more-covid-19-deaths/#comment-8793242

              We’re not paranoid. These motherfuckers do everything which they are accused of doing.

              1. Except that sarcasmic isn’t SQRLSY, that’s some shit that Tulpa made up. And you believed it, for whatever reason.

                We’re not paranoid.

                Sure you are. If you really believe that someone is paying White Knight to say dumb shit, you’re a fucking fool.

                  1. Shit, two posters taking the same side in an argument? Must be the same guy, right Geiger/Mother’s/damikesc/Dillinger?

                    Christ, you people are fucking loony.

                    1. ok sarcasmic

                    2. More like one poster forgetting to log into his other account in the middle of an exchange. A bit odd how SQRSLY just manages to consistently and coincidentally jump into conversations that have nothing to do with him and, even more curiously, continues to respond as though he was part of the conversation from the very beginning.

                      It’s pretty fucking obvious that sarcasmic is SQRSLY. Sarc’s sanctimonious bitching is unmistakable and SQRLSY never posts anything that isn’t incoherent copy pasta …. well, except when sarc forgets to switch socks, in which was SQRSLY starts sanctimoniously bitching without garbling his comment with ALL CAPS.

                    3. Oh, and it also never happens with any other poster, ever.

                      If SQRSLY pops up in the middle of an exchange, it is always when someone is going back and forth with sarcasmic.

                      Pretty fucking obvious.

                1. Gotta do better than that sarcasmic.

                2. And you believed it, for whatever reason.

                  I’m not so sure that they actually believe it. Being that they intentionally misrepresent what people say and argue against stuff people never said, I figure they’re just being dishonest assholes.

                  1. sure bignose

                  2. No, I’d say they definitely do, with the possible exception of Tulpa. I’ve been reading these comments for about ten years now, and one thing I’ve learned from this place is that the stereotype of the paranoid libertarian is pretty spot-on for a lot of people.

                    1. ok sarcasmic

                    2. “I’ve been reading these comments for about ten years now …”

                      Hmmm. Almost exactly as long as sarcasmic has had an account here.

                    3. You tell ’em, sarcasmic.

                    4. “Almost exactly as long as sarcasmic has had an account here.”

                      We have our own Sherlock Holmes here. Piecing together an ironclad case from the clues nobody else sees.

                    5. “We have our own Sherlock Holmes here. Piecing together an ironclad case from the clues nobody else sees.”

                      Why don’t you tell us again how you solved the riddle of Sicknick’s murder? Did the crushed skull and time stamped videos of him getting his head bashed in by bat fire extinguisher wielding Trump supporters give it away?

                      Walk us through your thought process. We want to learn.

                  3. You claim to not have a side and never attack one of the sides. Youre disingenuous retard.

                    You claimed that when biden was on power you would bitch about democrats too. Yet you still bitch about trump daily. Youre a dishonest piece of shit.

                    1. When he’s not screaming about everyone even slightly right of Bernie being a Trump “dick sucker,” he’s busy spinning pathetic yarns about his personal life.

                      Everyone else here is basically completely anonymous, except sarc. He’s divorced. He drinks. He has an estranged daughter. He rides bicycles (probably on the sidewalk, like a dick), and wears groovy denim jackets.

                    2. “He rides bicycles (probably on the sidewalk, like a dick)”

                      Lol. He probably does.

            2. Gotta do better than that White Knight.

        3. wondered which sock you’d use to defend yourself

      8. I’ve posted this quote several times recently, but it bears repeating, so please bear with me:

        “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”
        ― Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

        The solution to White Knight, Rev. Kirkland, killallrednecks [aka obsessed with Mormonism] is simply to flag and refresh. Now you see them, now you don’t. It literally kills them. These are out and out trolls and they serve no purpose but to distract, deflect, and instigate conflict and a “yuge” waste of time. I don’t know if they’re paid or not, but they certainly are assholes.

        As for the likes of Tony and mtrueman, I think they are simply idiots who are stuck in their own personal hells and will do anything for attention. As they Irish like to say, “contention is better than loneliness.”

        I get the temptation of trolls; there is a certain level of gratification in telling them how mistaken they are, but it is waste of time. When they hit a wall they just resort to whataboutisms.

        Now if you just enjoy calling them shit eating lefties, that of course is up to you.

        1. You’re plain wrong. Trolls who don’t get responses think they win.

          1. Then some trolls start crying about Reason needing ignore functions so they can stop hitting the flag and being intentionally ignorant, see below.

          2. Trolls like JesseAz live for attention. Why else would they drop a turd on every single post that someone makes if they weren’t whining like a puppy that wants a pat on the head?

            1. “Why else would they drop a turd on every single post that someone makes”

              Because your posts suck “White Knight.”

              1. Imagine being sarcasmic, where everything you post is terrible but you’ve convinced yourself it’s just haters.

              2. Oh yeah. Because all posts from a libertarian point of view must be from the same person, probably a Reason employee, because it’s impossible for multiple people with like minds (other than Trump sycophants) to post on this forum.

                That’s a lot easier than engaging people as individuals.

                1. Fuck off, SQRSLY.

                2. You’re not individuals so that would be silly.

                3. Remember when you called Jeff one of the true fre libertarians here? Lol.

                  1. And that was after he called for political internment camps.

                  2. He is.

                    1. He literally advocates and endorses prosecuting people for posting memes on the internet.

                    2. Jeff the last month:

                      Trespassing is a capital offense
                      Elites can over rule elections when they believe it is better
                      Tariffs against China bad, full embargo on SA good
                      Concentration camps are culturally okay

                    3. During the concentration camp one he flat out admitted to not being libertarian, but look at White Knight lie for him.

            2. How would you know? You dont read my comments liar.

              Who was it that spent the last year running into threads with hyperbolic off topic anti trump strawman arguments dumbass? It wasn’t me.

          3. That of course is up to you; I personally see no point in engaging with them [yes, I’ve tried] as it provides them with a platform to start endless threads that go no where.

            The other day one I hadn’t seen before popped up immediately denouncing this as a “right wing rag.” They seem to just want to pick a fight for the hell of it.

            I’ve also seen a few that I suspect are paid; more subtle, but trying to their message out. These assholes are just obnoxious.

            1. No, it isn’t up to me. They really do think they win.

              1. Believe as you wish, but that certainly seems to give them a level of control that is not warranted. You are not about to change the mind or tactics of a troll, no matter what you write, cite, or describe.

                I personally think it is just a waste of time. I’ve tried to dialogue with Tony but it is apparent that he is never going to get beyond his victim mentality and that he is somehow owed something. Mainly by taxpayers like us.

                1. It’s not my belief. They really do think they win.

                  1. Ok, but why do you care what a troll thinks? It’s not about “winning”, it’s about not wasting your own time.

              2. Lol, nice troll.
                I used to troll before politics became america’s national pastime. Stuff exactly like this. Kudos.

        2. Yet the ones who intentionally misrepresent what someone says while dropping a personal insult on top are not trolls?

        3. “The solution to White Knight”

          And, yet, instead of flag and refresh you wrote a lengthy comment about me.

          1. Because he was talking about you, not to you moron. There are even lines that show you.

            1. Lol White Knight demonstrating self-ownership

          2. I appreciate the lengthy comment. It is as necessary to call out fallacy as it is to engage in critical thinking. The gaslighters are well aware of the cumulative effect of their lies and insinuations and use that to their advantage by maintaining a relentless assault in multiple voices.

            Run away, little girl. run away.

            1. You shouldn’t criticize others perv worshipper. You’re the dumbest commenter on reason.

              1. Joseph Smith
                March.3.2021 at 12:14 pm
                “Mormon lovers.”

                Ahah the truth comes out you’rd jealous of all that sweet sweet Mormon punani I get.

                KillAllRednecks
                March.3.2021 at 12:22 pm
                Like 15 year old Fanny Alger?”

                Lol you actually admitted you were jealous that he fucked a 15 year old lolol

              2. Well, to be fair, the dumbest is the one named, Dillinger.

                1. Does Dillinger worship a perv god that doesn’t exist? Does he believe discredited nonsense is the word of god?

                  Chuck’s the dumbest. Mormon stupidity is it’s own level of stupid.

                  1. I have to disagree about Mormon’s. (Well, probably pretty much everyone disagrees with you.)

                    There are lots of odd beliefs in just about every popular religion out there. Most of the religions get a pass because they have been around a long time.

                    1. Mormons are trying to force their beliefs and lifestyle on everyone.

                      They gotta go!

                    2. Shorter KAR: bigot stuff bigot stuff blah blah blah Mormon hate blah blah blah bigot stuff bigot stuff

                    3. You were proven a liar 10 minutes ago. Must have missed it just like you didn’t see the CNN retraction in a dozen threads for 9 days.

                    4. I guess I haven’t personally experienced this Mormon forcing of their beliefs on everyone.

                    5. I haven’t personally experienced this Mormon forcing of their beliefs on everyone.

                      Beg the question much, you disingenuous twat?

                      If you are not the KillMyselfRedsock, you are certainly making every effort to normalize his bile.

                    6. “If you are not the KillMyselfRedsock, you are certainly making every effort to normalize his bile.”

                      How? I’m disagreeing with him about Mormons. I happen to have a few Mormon friends.

                    7. You’ll have to forgive Chuck Wk. He’s really stupid. Why else would he think discredited scriptures are the word of god, worship a pervert con artist, and wear magic underwear.

                      Chuck you’re the one spitting bile. You send your son’s out to harass people.

                    8. I think we determined before that you lack an understanding of what ‘begging the question’ means.

                      Disagreeing while repeating an unsupported claim as if has validity is not disagreement.

                    9. See? Now you are buddies. Good luck getting the stink off you.

                    10. “Now you are buddies.”

                      I guess. If you say so…

                    11. Chuck’s garments are in a bunch because I’m telling the truth about his church. His church wants to hide it like they try and hide bigotry and polygamy.

              3. Swear to god, when I posted that I did not know that you were arguing with Dillinger further down this page. I didn’t even know Dillinger was here today.

                He has just been the purveyor of some of the most dim-witted comments ever posted here.

                1. Maybe you can blow him and clean him up with a warm towel, too.

                2. So youre still in the thread after I proved you to be lying once again. Or are you going to claim like you did with fire extinguishers you’ve never saw the response?

                  Timestamps are a bitch for liars like you.

      9. Another common lefty tactic is a motte and bailey fallacy presented as a reasoned stance. When posters pointed out (on this libertarian website, mind you) that Rittenhouse had a pretty strong case for self-defense, WK said people should wait until all the evidence is available. But then on multiple occasions he has called Rittenhouse a murderer, demonstrating that his reasoned stance is just a facade. He has done exactly the same with the Capitol riot in numerous ways.

        All this stuff is taught to radical liberals. They even wrote a fucking book.

        1. Man, that was a good thread. He said his source “was something he heard on the news” and continued to say 16 year olds couldn’t open carry even after I quoted the actual Wisconsin law. Then 2 weeks later bragged he was right because someone was charged with a straw purchase for Rittenhouse claiming it was the same thing as an open carry law. Was hilarious.

          1. All the while ignoring the fact that Rittenhouse was without question attacked. If he had not had a gun, he would have ended up like the poor schmucks in Portland knocked out and bleeding in the street.

            1. I got into with a guy that said you couldnt hurt someone with a skateboard…

              1. A skateboard can kill someone easily.

            2. Didn’t you live in Portland?

              Please tell me if you visit the NW. Id love to bash your perv worshipping head in and strangle your kids with their magic underwear.

              Killing your fat ass and your ugly fat cunt cunt cunt wife will be easy because your so fat and stupid.

              You don’t realize how goddamn dumb you are Chuck. Anyone with a little common sense knows your religion is evil nonsense.

              Why do you force it on others?

              Because you’re a bad person like most mormons.

              Rotten goddamn fascists

              1. Joseph Smith
                March.3.2021 at 12:14 pm
                “Mormon lovers.”

                Ahah the truth comes out you’rd jealous of all that sweet sweet Mormon punani I get.

                KillAllRednecks
                March.3.2021 at 12:22 pm
                Like 15 year old Fanny Alger?”

                Lol you actually admitted you were jealous that he fucked a 15 year old lolol

              2. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”

                Neal Stephenson

                1. “killing mormons is a virtuous activity because they’re terrible goddamn people.” – Jesus

              3. Why should chuck visit the NW, you lazy bitch? Do you always want people to do your work for you?

                Just go down to Utah and do your thing, tough guy. We all know how this is going to end for you. We can read about it later when you go off the deep end. Just do it. Or keep seething in impotent rage. Whatever.

                Do it. Do it. Do it. Pussy. Do it.

                Haha.

                1. He says he used to live in the NW. He may have friends or family he visits here.

                  Why would I go to shithole Utah?

                  Fuck off Mormon lover.

                2. Let me know if you visit the NW so I can pound your Mormon loving face in.

                  Far right pussy.

                  Cowardly fascist.

                3. Do it. Do it. Do it. Pussy. Do it.

                  Haha.

                  Flagged for review
                  Flagged for review
                  The White Knight II: The White Knight Rises!

                  I am done with that insufferable cunt. He thinks I read his screeds, but I don’t.

                  It takes a special kind of idiot to pick a fight anonymously on the internet. They are useful to the left for now, but they will end up loaded into the cattle cars with the rest of us. I can wait until then.

                  1. Someone needs to call you mormons out on your bullshit.

                    Kill Mormons. Refresh.

          2. Like I just said in a comment below, a righty tactic is to post inaccurate recaps of past conversations.

            1. Cite?

            2. They intentionally misrepresent what someone says to troll them into a clarification, only to intentionally misrepresent what they say again. They crave attention. Don’t give it to them.

              1. >>They crave attention

                he says as he continues posting in a thread that’s not about him

              2. I know. For example, JesseAz’s recap of how he owned me in the conversation about Rittenhouse is 180 off from what actually went down. Proof of that is Rittenhouse currently has an illegal possession of firearm charge against him. His friend, Dominick Black, who provided the weapon to Rittenhouse also has charges against him.

                1. Cite?

                2. So you weren’t flattered, and were again just lying.

                3. So don’t bother. Flag him and move on. Unless you enjoy someone arguing against things you never said while being on the receiving end of childish taunts.

                  1. What exactly do you think you do daily with your histrionic strawman dummy?

                    You never participate in honest discussion.

                4. Go read the thread you retarded fuck. Rittenhouse has not been charged with open carry. You can’t be this dumb still after being proven wrong so often.

                  1. Wow, still fuming over a conversation last August.

                    Correct me if you have more recent information about charges having been dropped (I’m sure you will not hesitate), but he is currently charged with “possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18”.

                    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosha_unrest_shooting#Aftermath

                    (And don’t link to an article about gun charges being dropped in Illinois. I believe you tried that once, to avoid discussing whether he broke WISCONSIN gun laws.)

                  2. Looks like Rittenhouse’s lawyer tried to get the weapon possession dropped at one point, but was not successful:

                    https://www.newsweek.com/court-denies-effort-drop-charges-firearm-possession-reckless-endangerment-against-kyle-1552263

                    “Kenosha County Court Commissioner Loren Keating dismissed attempts by Rittenhouse’s lawyer, Mark Richards, to drop the charges of underage firearm possession and a charge of reckless endangerment.”

                  3. Rittenhouse’s friend, Dominick Black, who bought the rifle for Rittenhouse is also facing charges:

                    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/10/kyle-rittenhouse-friend-charged-bought-him-gun-kenosha-shooting/6231407002/

                    “Black appeared to know it was illegal to give the rifle to his underage friend. He recalled telling Rittenhouse, ‘In all reality, you are not supposed to have that gun. That gun was in my name.'”

                    1. You’re defending that?

                    2. I linked to a news story with facts relevant to the debate I am having with JesseAz. To you, that means I’m defending something.

              3. No one “intentionally misrepresents” what this asshole says.

                If you have to consistently “make a clarification” on your statements, then you’re either duplicitous, or an ineffective communicator.

                1. Traitor

                  1. Hicklib faggot.

                    1. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”

                      Neal Stephenson

              4. Like you are now. We’ve proven WK lies over and over. Oddly you are defending him.

                Your team is the failed liberals here: jeff, wk (chipper), etc. Think about that.

            3. Lol. You know ow I’m 100% right. I even linked the exchange last time you tried to rewrite history you fucking retard.

            4. I just posted the two actual threads WK. Enjoy being exposed as a liar for what, the 4th time this week? You must have skipped a day.

        2. “But then on multiple occasions he has called Rittenhouse a murderer, demonstrating that his reasoned stance is just a facade.”

          Actually, I haven’t, but a righty tactic is to post inaccurate recaps of past conversations.

          1. And a lefty tactic is to lie as naturally as they breathe, which is your stock in trade.

            1. The righty tactic is to hate America and overthrow our govt.

              GET OUT OF MY COUNTRY TRAITOR!

              1. or what you pedo?

                1. Well, if you visit the NW, and get within walking distance of his group home, and let him know you’re there, he might……..

                  Do nothing, cuz he’s a lazy doosh. Haha.

                  1. Cram it pussy!

              2. Hicklib faggot.

          2. Do you have a cite that says that? Like, specifically that?

          3. Yes you did. Suck ass, liar.

            Or to prove you are not a liar, respond that Rittenhouse is NOT a murderer.

            I will wait over here for your dissembling response…

            1. Will you at least admit that a 17 year old going armed to a riot/civil disturbance/protest is a bad idea?

              Of course not because you’re a fascist pervert worshippers Chuck.

              Did you see the part about your people’s crusade against porn?

              Why do you want to force your bullshit beliefs and lifestyle on everyone?

              1. Flagged and refreshed.

                1. Kill Mormons. Refresh.

                  1. “Joseph Smith
                    March.3.2021 at 12:14 pm
                    “Mormon lovers.”

                    Ahah the truth comes out you’rd jealous of all that sweet sweet Mormon punani I get.

                    KillAllRednecks
                    March.3.2021 at 12:22 pm
                    Like 15 year old Fanny Alger?”

                    Lol you actually admitted you were jealous that he fucked a 15 year old lolol

          4. Remember that they think me, you, squirrel and others are all the same person. So they’ll argue against things you never said, while believing you said it because some “sock” did.

            Or they’re making stuff up. They do that a lot as well.

            1. ok SQRLSY

            2. You and SQRSLY are 100% the same person.

            3. He said it dummy. I linked the God damn thread.

              So you are knowingly defending a liar as usual.


          5. The White Knight
            August.26.2020 at 11:04 pm
            Example of more facts tricking in: just saw a news story that 17 year olds are not allowed to openly carry a weapon in Wisconsin, so he had the weapon there illegally.

            Wk lies.

            1. https://reason.com/2021/03/05/cuomos-office-covered-up-nursing-home-death-toll-last-summer/#comment-8794075

              Kyle Rittenhouse is currently charged with “possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18”. That sure sounds completely consistent with my statement that “17 year olds are not allowed to openly carry a weapon in Wisconsin, so he had the weapon there illegally.”

              And don’t even start talking about hunting. Kyle Rittenhouse was clearly not on a hunting trip.

          6. The White Knight
            August.26.2020 at 3:41 pm
            Sad that two people are dead and some 17-year-old kid has probably thrown away his life for years of prison.

            1. JesseAz
              August.28.2020 at 11:40 am
              Here you go retard.

              https://gun.laws.com/state-gun-laws/wisconsin-gun-laws

              JesseAz
              August.28.2020 at 11:44 am
              Minors aged 14-17 may possess a firearm without an adult present if the Hunter Safety course is completed

              Now remember your claim. It was illegal for a 17 to open carry period.

              Ignorant fuck.

              Want to keep going Wk? Want to keep defending your friend Sarcasmic?

              1. Let’s get this straight. You are bringing up a conversation from last August, to point out that Wisconsin makes an exception for 17 year olds that are hunting, even though Kyle Rittenhouse wasn’t hunting.

                That is just, I don’t know how to describe it, arguing as masturbation on your part.

            2. It is sad. Now his friend, Dominick, is facing charges, too.

          7. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”

            Neal Stephenson

        3. What White Excrement does is say one thing, and then when people point out that he’s full of shit, will try to qualify it

          Look at his chimpout when Ken curb-stomped him over his declaration that our “allies” provided 15 of the 19 hijackers on 9/11. When Ken and everyone else pointed out that the Saudi Arabian government did not sponsor them, he tried to backtrack by saying he meant Saudi Arabia as a general concept.

          Or his recent declaration that he immediately said he was wrong about Sicknick getting killed by a fire extinguisher after the CNN article was posted. After having direct quotes of his posted that showed otherwise, he persisted in the lie, and shifted his stance to asserting that “struggling with the mob” or “bear spray” killed him, again without evidence.

          White Excrement is a lying-ass dog, and nothing more than a simp for left-wingers. Note how he consistently jumps to defend his lefty boos whenever they get mocked or accused of something. He REALLY hates it when left-wingers get criticized for anything, especially when BLMers burn and destroy businesses.

          1. Traitor

            1. Hicklib faggot.

        4. “When posters pointed out (on this libertarian website, mind you) that Rittenhouse had a pretty strong case for self-defense, WK said people should wait until all the evidence is available. But then on multiple occasions he has called Rittenhouse a murderer”

          This is exactly what he pulled with Sicknick. When it became apparent Sicknick’s death was unrelated to the protest, he said he’d wait for the coroners report before deciding, but then says anyone who criticizes his rhetoric are dishonoring Sicknick’s death.

        5. At least libs don’t worship a disproven perv god Chuck.

          You have no room to criticize anyone.

          You wear magic underwear for christ fucking sake.

          The only good Mormon is a dead mormon

          1. you’re a pedo

          2. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”

            Neal Stephenson

            1. The first 5 times you posted it I didn’t get it, but the when I saw it for the 6th time I thought “Hang on a sec. This guy might be on to something. Arguing with strangers about how arguing with strangers is a suckers game.”

      10. Flagging works too. Denies them the page refresh from your responding to them.

        There is zero point to arguing with the dishonest troll.

        1. You are one oblivious fuck.

      11. Can’t we all just get along?

        Seriously. You guys spend so much fucking time responding to each other that it is almost like a career.

        The funny (as in slightly horrifying) is that it could be that there are only 4 or 5 people posting here with each running multiple socks.

        Anyway, I need to get back to work. These shoprite ads aren’t going to post themselves

        1. They are all f’ing idiots, trolls and anti trolls alike. I swear I don’t know which is worse, and it’s too much trouble to flag all of them.

          “You’re dumb”
          “No your dumber”

          When you see a thread that is about 50 miles long, or heading that way and comprised of juvenile polemics, do yourself a favor and just go around it.

        2. Haha. 30th anniversary of Rodney “can’t we all just get along” kings beat down. I see what you did there.

          1. Pussy

      12. When I said Dee is a squawking bird who should be treated as such, I was not joking.

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  2. A damning new report from The New York Times…

    Thank Gaia this didn’t come out before all the elections.

    1. Local story. As were the other states, including PA, where the person in charge got her mother out of the nursing home to keep her safe while doing the same as Cuomo. She is now a Biden appointee

      Nobody cares.

      This is how Socialism killed 100 million people during the previous century. Die by left wing government mandate and nobody cares.

      1. Yes yes, but how many deaths are we avoiding by reducing a the number of mean tweets by like 300%? You have to look at the entire equation!

      2. That would be a him. Just because he says he’s a girl doesn’t mean you have to give into his delusion

    2. Not like there weren’t others sources noting what was happening. both in real time and subsequently.

      Say, for example, the comment section here at Reason

      ENB can only address an issue once it is given the elite servicing media’s stamp of approval.

  3. …Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office knew as early as last June how deadly the governor’s plans were proving for nursing home residents, but still concealed this information from the public.

    The governor seized the deadly facts by the face and asked them for a smooch.

    1. Thanks, that’ll sure put me off brunch.

  4. Cuomo lied, grandma died.

    1. Do you have any idea how lonely he was?

      1. As lonely as me?…

    2. Cuomo lied sexually assaulted grandma, grandma died.

      Fixed.

  5. Reporter to Sue Gov. Whitmer Over Nursing Home Death Data
    https://www.theepochtimes.com/reporter-to-sue-gov-whitmer-over-nursing-home-death-data_3720514.html

    A legal foundation in Michigan is preparing to file a lawsuit on behalf of a reporter against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over the release of comprehensive COVID-19 nursing home death data.

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff wrote in a recent tweet: “We are preparing a lawsuit against Gov. Whitmer of Michigan. She refuses to turn over COVID death data and accurate nursing home numbers to the public.

    “All the way to the Supreme Court, Madam. Thanks to the [Mackinac Center Legal Foundation], who has agreed to take our case.”

    Michigan state data covering the period of Jan. 1, 2020, to Feb. 23, 2021, shows that 5,523 nursing home residents died of COVID-19. Yet questions have swirled about the accuracy of this data, with Republican state legislators in Michigan recently issuing a call for a probe into Whitmer’s handling of nursing homes during the pandemic and claiming “discrepancies” in the death data.

    1. As an unwilling constituent of the Gretch, I would love to see that bitch go down like Cuomo; figuratively dumping her ass into the ice cold lake.

      1. I spent a bit of time there last summer. Like the rest of the midwest (and possibly the country), it is a great case for dividing states.

        1. A-Men; I love where I live, but the cities down state can just go fuck themselves and each other.

          1. Where do you live Quo?

    2. This just made my day. Haven’t heard anything from LeDuff in several years (last I heard he was fixing up old houses in Detroit?) but he’s one of the last reporters I would want crawling up my ass.

  6. #BidenBoom update.

    In 2021 Democrats have raised the minimum wage by: $0.00 / hour

    In 2021 Reason.com benefactor Charles Koch’s net worth has increased by: $3.12 billion

    Mr. Koch is now the 16th richest person on the planet. Recall that under Drumpf he actually fell out of the top 20. At this rate I predict he’ll return to the top 10 by the end of the year.

    #GetReadyForTheKochComeback

  7. Cuomosexuals hardest hit.

    The entire liberal media should be fucking crucified for its role in covering for Cuomo, frankly.

    1. Did they ever settle which Cuomo brother was hotter?

      1. The only way the Cuomo brothers are going to outrun this mess is by pulling a classic Wachowski brothers switcheroo.

        The Cuomo sisters, to be sure, would be literally untouchable.

        1. That’s actually a pretty common tactic amongst “male feminists” who turn out to be sex pests or make misogynistic comments. Charles Clymer is one of the more notorious examples, as he trooned out after getting dragged for making some nasty remarks about women.

          1. If the Cuomo sisters happened, I would readily excuse the madness of the past four years. Everything would have been worth it.

          2. Traitor

            1. Hicklib faggot.

          3. Male feminists are almost universally full of shit.

      2. Jeffrey Toobin was wrestling with the question when he lost his job.

        1. No wonder his favorite team is the Yank-ees.

          1. Traitor

            1. Hicklib faggot.

              1. he’s a pedo too

      3. If you subscribe to the “liar, liar, pants on fire” school of reporting, they are equally hot.

    2. Crucifixion is too kind. Decimation is a far better Roman punishment.

      1. Interesting, but I doubt those people would be physically up to the job. Besides, decimation is for groups that you actually want to keep around afterwards.

        1. Interesting, but I doubt those people would be physically up to the job.

          That’s actually what would make it so effective.

          Besides, decimation is for groups that you actually want to keep around afterwards.

          They’ve already proven they can be useful tools, they just need to be reoriented in a different direction. Decimation was as much a psychological tactic of group control as it was a punishment.

          1. Traitor

            1. Hicklib faggot.

            2. Joseph Smith
              March.3.2021 at 12:14 pm
              “Mormon lovers.”

              Ahah the truth comes out you’rd jealous of all that sweet sweet Mormon punani I get.

              KillAllRednecks
              March.3.2021 at 12:22 pm
              Like 15 year old Fanny Alger?”

              Lol you actually admitted you were jealous that he fucked a 15 year old lolol

      2. Traitor

    3. Dude looks like a gorilla had sex with a bolder.

      1. Sex with a boulder; That is how he got his rocks off.

    4. A normal human being with a conscience, the ability to experience empathy, and a standard complement of human emotions would be irreparably damaged by the realization that his “orders” had killed so many people.

      Andrew Cuomo, on the other hand, is seeking reelection.

  8. Early in the pandemic, Cuomo had ordered that nursing homes could not reject patients from returning to those facilities after testing positive for COVID-19 and being hospitalized.

    To be fair, at the time he thought that COVID-19 infection was going to confer protected class top status which of course equals additional, absolute rights.

  9. “Cuomo’s Office Covered Up Nursing Home Death Toll”

    FAKE SCANDAL

    1. Exactly. Attempted rape is the real scandal.

      Isn’t that what the dems call looking at a woman these days?

      1. I think they call it “gaze rape.” Of course it’s all in the eyes of the beholder.

  10. America’s elites are waging class war on workers and small biz
    https://nypost.com/2021/03/04/americas-elites-are-waging-class-war-on-workers-and-small-biz/
    In America, class warfare is often disguised as culture war, and culture war is often cloaked by talk of race. But underneath it all, the class warfare is still there. Whether accidentally or intentionally, America’s upper classes seem to wind up harming the working class and small businesses, always in the name of some high-minded cause.

    On immigration, for example, the go-to move is to call people who object to open borders racists and nativists. But what’s behind it? As Biden economic adviser Jared Bernstein commented: “A tight job market pressures employers to boost wage offers . . . One equally surefire way to short-circuit this useful dynamic is to turn on the immigrant spigot every time some group’s wages go up.” Immigration as a way of keeping working-class wages down.

    Likewise, efforts to defund police or de-police neighborhoods are treated as anti-racism, but their actual, predictable effect is to make poor and working-class neighborhoods much less safe, in order to make wealthy woke activists feel good about themselves. Similarly, Anthony Lukas’ classic book, “Common Ground,” told the story of how wealthy white activists placed most of the burden of desegregating Boston’s public schools on poor black and white families, while those behind the policies retreated to leafy suburbs, far from the problems they had created, or made worse.

    1. “Immigration as a way of keeping working-class wages down.”

      PAGING OBL!!

      1. Strange isn’t it? During the Trump administration, and it’s restricting of illegal immigration (but not legal immigration) minorities saw the best real wage growth in their lifetimes.

        Shocking coincidence to be sure.

    2. The Libertarian Case For a Permanent American Underclass.

    3. “Welcome to the party, pal!”

      Guess they want to lose their Twitter account again.

  11. He also barred the deaths of COVID-19 patients transferred from nursing homes to hospitals after catching the virus from being counted among nursing home COVID-19 deaths.

    DeSantis is such a sneak.

  12. When Cuomo finally released the data this year, he blamed the delay on concern that the Trump administration would play politics with the information.

    What difference, at this point, does it make.

  13. Create your own Amazon, which will or will not have antitrust laws enforced against it depending on whether it bans what the government wants banned.

    Big Tech Censorship Is Now Hitting Completely Non-Political Businesses And Nonprofits
    Three stories about apolitical businesses and charities, like the many others before them, portend a scary future for using social media platforms to market one’s cause or business.
    https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/04/big-tech-censorship-is-now-hitting-completely-non-political-businesses-and-nonprofits/

    Let me tell you what happened. Justin Donald wanted to spread his unique financial message to the average investor. He hit it big. His recently released book, “The Lifestyle Investor: The 10 Commandments of Cash Flow Investing for Passive Income and Financial Freedom,” landed No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal’s best-seller list. Pretty cool, right?

    It almost didn’t happen. As Justin was planning to launch his book, he needed to get it loaded onto Amazon’s platform for sale. Amazon refused.

    That’s right, Amazon refused to put Justin’s book on their platform because he had dared to describe (in his book) how he invested and made money during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon’s explanation? They said Justin was not a medical professional, so he wasn’t allowed to even use the following words in his book: “pandemic,” “COVID,” “COVID-19,” and “coronavirus.” I’m not making this up.

    Even though Justin was only using those medical terms to address how his investment portfolio performed during the pandemic, Amazon refused to budge. So he removed the terms from his book.

    1. “Expert Fact Checkers”.

    2. I saw a twitter post that a guy was forced to remove yesterday that said “this is like those people who think vaccines cause autism”. It was in response to the silly Out-of-India theory regarding Indo-European migration.
      Twitter bots flagged him for spreading Covid-19 misinformation. He appealed for human arbitration and the idiot agreed with the bot.

      And that’s the problem. Doctors, geneticists, virologists, etc. are being censored by idiots who’ve read a Voxsplainer or got an out of date facts sheet from the CDC.

      1. Honestly, that isn’t the problem. The problem is that people take Twitter and their like seriously as sources of information.

        Mock said people and their choice of sources.

    3. Operation Choke Point was just a test run to prove it is possible. now government friendly corporations will operate choke point “on their own” so the government can claim they aren’t doing it. Ignore the corporatism.

  14. https://twitter.com/iemmys/status/1331027649423138817

    Watch
    @NYGovCuomo
    receive the 2020 International Emmy Founders Award presented by International Academy President Bruce Paisner. Joining him were Spike Lee,
    @billyjoel
    ,
    @BillyCrystal
    , Robert De Niro,
    @rosieperezbklyn
    , and
    @RedHourBen
    . #iemmys

    1. Now watch ’em try and memory hole it all. Maybe Paul Krugman will write an editorial to the effect that he never heard of it [so why should you?].

  15. Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.

    The bills are as stupid as allowing defacto male students compete in women’s sport and thinking it’s not a problem for everyone, but who on earth thinks the current climate is conducive to high school girls complaining openly about gender identity?

    1. I guess we need large-scale factory style rights violations before ENB cares.

      1. There isn’t enough gender fraud to sway the outcome of any particular election so what does it matter?

    2. Maybe those (mostly conservative) states are trying to put a law onto place before some muscular chunk of a trans woman wins the women’s track championship and sets a new record by 24 seconds, a la Massachusetts?

    3. Absolute nonsense.
      Why does there need to be problems in my state or region to try to prevent issues?
      Would you need to have a school shooting in your state before you make laws to prevent them in the future.

      1. Exactly. It might not have happened in these states, but it’s happened in others.

        This is a classic ENB roundup. The first story has been around for at least a month, and she appears to have just heard about it after the NYT finally reports on it. The second story acts like there hasn’t been any incidents of men dominating women’s sports because it hasn’t happened specifically in these states, while anyone who’s been paying attention knows it’s happened other places. She’s a straight up hack.

    4. Remember when the real problem facing young women was Cosmo inundating them with unattainable images of beauty? So quaint.

  16. https://twitter.com/Bogs4NY/status/1367584576944689154

    BREAKING: Effective March 19 … Connecticut is lifting ALL capacity limits on restaurants, retail, libraries, personal services, indoor recreation, gyms, museums, offices & houses of worship

    1. NEANDERTHALS!!!

    2. They want everyone to die!

    3. Founded by Dutch. Who were/are white.
      Therefore racists trying to kill people of color with the Communist Chinese Virus.

  17. “These days, one of the trendiest ways for state lawmakers to perform conservatism is by introducing bills to ban transgender female grown male athletes from playing on girls’ sports teams.”

    Let’s be honest, please.

    1. If you can’t compete with a girl with testicles, maybe you shouldn’t be an athlete.

      1. There are no chicks with dicks, Johnny, only guys with tits.

        – Ted

        1. “no chicks with dicks,”

          I refer you to Dave Chappelle’s description of a “hustler spread”

    2. I still remember a discussion in 1970, during the first wave of feminism, when one guy asked “Where will this end? Will the girls back up to urinals, or will they make us all squat to pee?”

      Sow the wind, reap the whirlwind.
      The real women deserve this for not speaking up earlier.

  18. https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1367838319569215490

    This — “Ron Johnson, Senator from Wisconsin, by way of Moscow” — is as batshit crazy and as much conspiratorial derangement as anything from QAnon, and far more damaging since it’s mainstream, but because it’s on a corporate outlet, it doesn’t count:

    1. Joy Reid is a mindless clown aping the popular liberal zeitgeist in a desperate bid to remain relevant.

      Wait.

      Aping or parroting? SSheeeeeeeeiit!

      1. Can you say “aping” in reference to a negress?

        1. Wow. Okay. You just went ahead and used gendered language like it’s nothing, huh? Negress? Come on. The proper way to refer to a black human in a fair way and neutral way is niggerx.

          1. God dammit. Coffee just spewed from my nose.

            1. Fuck, me too! ME TOO!

            2. i gotta say – it made me chucke out loud

              1. chuckle….

          2. Whoa whoa don’t get so niggressive about it.

          3. Got me too

    2. We had the entire media and hollywood in uproar over the weekend about an Odin symbol at CPac… and then they turn around an push QAnon nonsense as mainstream.

      1. I wonder why their pushing QAnon so much?
        At first I thought it was just a smear tactic and a bogeyman, but it’s starting to seem like they’re trying to get people interested in it.

          1. I wouldn’t be surprised at this point if it’s just 4chan doing another one of their stupidly effective troll jobs.

            If they can convince these lunatics that the “OK” hand sign means “white power,” why can’t they have similar success fooling the entire US government into thinking there’s going to be a coup by right-wing ex-military members and blue-collar proles?

            1. Traitor

              1. Rat Riot

                1. Traitor

                  1. Art Riot.

              2. Hicklib faggot.

            2. It appears they’ve already achieved that.

  19. https://twitter.com/Timcast/status/1367472463932760067

    Fact checking organizations use CNN and NYT to fact check

    With that being the case that means corporate news outlets for the most part can never be wrong

    The result is that everyone must parrot whatever they say, even when they are provably wrong otherwise Facebook defames you

    1. The establishment’s fact-checking is recursive and self-sustaining? Huh, imagine that.

      1. We already saw how the reporting is.

        “New York times reports XXX” says the Washington Post.

        “Multiple sources report XXX” says HuffPo.

        “Experts agree XXX” says Salon.

        And now it’s fact.

        1. And then ENB presents it as fact in the roundup, as Robbie writes an article disputing it (sometimes).

          1. Robby disputes a questionable mote, but ignores the fallacious beams.

            Reason rope-a-dope.

      2. It’s like some sort of ice cream cone that doesn’t need someone else to lick it.

  20. In more WK hardest hit news (but he waits for ALL the facts)… there were no kill teams or reserves waiting in Virginia to storm the Capitol.

    In the government’s memo seeking to jail Watkins, prosecutors wrote that on December 30, Watkins messaged Thomas Caldwell, another defendant, about the plan. Caldwell mentioned “a quick reaction force bringing the tools if something goes to hell.

    Also they never brought guns into the rally:

    Bennie Parker: “We are not bringing firearms. QRF will be our law enforcement members of Oathkeepers.” Parker responded: “Good to know.”

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/byron-yorks-daily-memo-what-were-the-capitol-rioters-thinking?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true

    So who was the Quick Response Force?

    Oath Keepers defendant say ‘quick reaction force’ was indeed one person — ‘in his late 60s, obese, and has cardio-pulmonary issues, a bad back, a bum knee, and is in need of a hip replacement.’

    1. Sure, Jesse. Sure.

      Officer Sicknick (the most honorable man that ever lived) just happened to crush his own head into a chunky puddle of blood and brain matter with a fire extinguisher.

      Sure.

      1. How did you leave out was blinded and rendered impotent due to chemical attacks from terrorists in that description?

    2. “in his late 60s, obese, and has cardio-pulmonary issues, a bad back, a bum knee, and is in need of a hip replacement.’

      So, a lot like Jeff in about three decades.

    3. “In more WK hardest hit news (but he waits for ALL the facts)… there were no kill teams or reserves waiting in Virginia to storm the Capitol.”

      OK … I don’t think I’ve ever said a thing about “kill teams”, but whatever.

  21. Nonetheless, Anderegg voted for the bill, saying it “sends a good message.”

    That message is, “Yes, we virtue signal, too, and, yes, we waste your tax dollars doing it.”

    1. Says right there in the constitution, “send good messages “.

  22. U.S. added 379,000 jobs in February vs. 210,000 estimate; unemployment rate falls slightly to 6.2%

    Thank you, President Biden, and your vaccines.

    1. So dreamy.

  23. Kentucky is trying to make it illegal to taunt police officers if it provokes police to violence.

    A lot of cops’ wives are going to be sporting shiners in their mugshots.

    1. “She asked me to take out the garbage. So I blew her head off, then realizing what I had done, placed her under arrest.”

  24. So what happened with the big March 4 insurrection we were all supposed to be so frightened of?

    1. All those guys had jobs to go to.

    2. The same thing that happened with Y2K, the Mayan Calendar Apocalypse, and the invading alien fleet clandestinely anchored to Oumuamua .

    3. Trump’s president again, and no body noticed. Expect WK’s head to explode.

    4. Why do you think they were forced to increase jobs last month?

    5. The vigilant press scared them off.

  25. A Dallas police officer has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

    If only he’d found a way to do it in the line of duty.

    1. He should have killed a conservative protestor instead. Set him self up to fall easily.

  26. Utah lawmakers say all phone and tablet manufacturers must pre-install anti-porn filters on their devices.
    Phone sales in Utah plummet, everyone buys out of state.

  27. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1367483926659366913.html

    Every crisis becomes a religion if it lasts long enough.

    One factor in that transformation is the Beautiful Theory phenomenon: the power elite insists its remedies are logical and politically correct so they MUST work, even if the actual evidence shows they obviously don’t.
    When Beautiful Theories crash into hard, cold reality and shatter, faith is the glue used by the elites to put their precious ideas back together. They need MILITANT faith to get the job done: true believers eager to crush doubt and compel obedience by making war on the infidels.
    Some are swept into the faith because they desperately crave a sense of control over the crisis. They need to believe Something Can Be Done, and they’d rather invest their faith in debunked Beautiful Theories than have no faith at all. Faith is a coin that demands to be spent.
    Some crave social approval, and the purveyors of Beautiful Theories have immense political, economic, and cultural power to make their faith seem fashionable. Virtue signaling is such a plague in modern society because the signals are pre-packaged and made very easy to send.
    Some aren’t even hoping they can assert control over a crisis by converting to its religion. They’ll settle for just having some MEANING, some simplicity, a sense that the righteous will fare better than the unbelievers, that virtue will be rewarded while sin is punished.
    That’s a very common impulse with the Church of Covid, since the Beautiful Theories were so very obviously wrong. There isn’t much left of the faith except the visceral communal satisfaction of hoping unbelievers will be punished for their blasphemies with sickness and death.

    1. You just want people to die.

  28. Are you guys just figuring this out? We’ve known this since like last APRIL when we found out that as long as they got the barely breathing body out the door, they counted it as a hospital death.

    Why are you guys so fucking behind the curve?

    1. Mean tweets man, mean tweets.

      1. At this point I’m considering just rounding up the commenters here and starting a Substack. People are aching to pay for real libertarian reporting and we’re getting this crap.

  29. https://twitter.com/RaheemKassam/status/1367516459233116164

    1 in 3 BLM/AntiFa Rioters Are Having Their Cases Dismissed by Biden’s Dept of Justice.

    1. See, this is how the Jan 6 rioters fucked up. If they had just had the forethought to wear BLM/Antifa shirts none of them would be in trouble now.

      1. No, they fucked up because they didn’t have DNC or Hollywood media sponsorship. Only the members of the Inner Party are allowed to protest, and only if the target is Emmanuel Goldstein.

        1. Traitor

          1. Hicklib faggot.

  30. https://twitter.com/JesseKellyDC/status/1367468895154688000

    I’m still laughing at all the loony conspiracy theorists on the Right who thought the Democrats used some scheme to manipulate election results.

    Anyway, here’s Democrat bill H.R.1 that makes all that stuff federal law.

    1. Would get tossed in a SCOTUS ruling about us not having federal, but rather state, elections.

      1. Problem is the constitution does allow for Congress to implement uniform laws to the states in regards to elections, although nobody prior has ever attempted to believe HR.1 is covered by that clause essentially saying it refers to time/date, not means.

        1. “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but Congress may at any time make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Place of chusing Senators.”

          1. “Manner” will be interpreted as broadly as possible. Shit, if Congress wanted to abolish elections altogether, on the ground that the term “manner” gives it broad authority to suspend voting, that would probably sit just fine with SCOTUS.

            1. Within the penumbra. I

      2. The Supreme Court exists, in this day and age, only to issue broad and unpopular rulings on social justice issues while simultaneously ignoring any case that touches upon the very structure of our Republic in any way.

        Legal challenges before an election are premature. Legal challenges after an election are moot.. Legal challenges that are neither premature nor moot are disregarded for lack of standing.

        In short, nobody has any legal entitlement to question or challenge any law that relates in any way to the propriety, security, or integrity of an election.

        At the end of the day, nobody on the Supreme Court wants to be packed out of their job security or lose their godly status as a Justice. Nobody wants a raging mob at their door, either.

        SCOTUS knows the fucking score and, at this point, will most assuredly rubber stamp any perversion of the electoral system that the Democrats can ram through.

      3. But who would have standing to sue?

    2. My favorite part… no illegal immigrant can be prosecuted for voting illegally.

      The Bill clearly allows open fraud. It is astounding to read through the clauses.

      1. They are setting the stage for the abolition of elections altogether. First, they will ensure that fraud is baked into the system. We are here. Second, they will pass laws requiring universal voting with no restrictions at all (there will be no way to enforce such a provision, but it will make insane statistics — like 99.9% of eligible voters voting for one candidate — easier to sell). This will occur at some point in the next ten to twenty years. Third, after electoral victories by what would previously have been seen as an insane margins are accepted as normal, elections will be banned as redundant exercises. The abolition of elections will be sold as the ultimate apex of Democracy, for the American people have spoken — clearly and unequivocally — for all time.

        If I had to guess, in fifty years’ time the entire concept of an election will be derided as treasonous.

        1. What arc has Venezuela proceeded along since they first elected Chavez? My guess is ours will be similar, with a leavening of Chinese-style social credit.

          The 2020 United States’ Elections were fundamentally different than those that came before them. We’re running out of time to fix what they helped break.

          1. It is usually a fairly similar progression. Universal and unrestricted voting —> forced voting —> consistently insane election results that can only be justified by universal forced voting —> finally, either the abolishment of elections altogether, or theatrically fake elections into perpetuity.

            The main point of this progression is to create the widespread impression among the populace of unwavering unity and a belief in the inevitability of a particular electoral result.

  31. https://twitter.com/KatiePavlich/status/1367543468764114949

    Psaki is placing responsibility for testing of illegal immigrants on NGOs, she won’t say it’s the federal government’s job to test people coming into the country, or to stop COVID positive illegal immigrants from getting on buses

    1. But a US citizen has to test negative before he can come back home.

      1. Yep, friend of mine just spent an entire extra day, and $110 to get a rapid test at a Mexican hospital in order to fly home.

  32. https://twitter.com/Oilfield_Rando/status/1367503478055141378

    LOLOLOLOL THEY GET TO KEEP ANY OF THE MONEY THEY DON’T SPEND. WOW

    1. “I didn’t think it was true.

      This Bill gives gift cards to people for political donations.
      Taxpayers money to pay people to pay politicians. I can’t f**king believe it.

      Aaaaaaaand taxpayers are also going to match donations to politicians.

      This is breathtaking. This actually passed the House, guys.

      OH. ENHANCED MATCH SUPPORT FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION.

      Politicians literally paying their own campaigns with this bill. You understand why the barbed wire fences are still up in DC now?

      https://twitter.com/Oilfield_Rando/status/1367501578090000399

  33. “Cuomo’s Office Covered Up Nursing Home Death Toll Last Summer”

    After trashing Trump for five years, and after covering up Cuomo’s nursing home death toll for the past eight months (when it was first reported), along with similarly disastrous policies imposed by left wing Democrat governors in NJ, PA, MI and other states, ENB finally acknowledges some of the ugly truths about Cuomo.

  34. A solution in search of a problem? These days, one of the trendiest ways for state lawmakers to perform conservatism is by introducing bills to ban transgender female athletes from playing on girls’ sports teams. “Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools,” notes NBC.

    Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.

    Why do they have to wait for their state to have an issue before addressing it? This has already been an issue in states that opened up girls sports to men early, such as Connecticut. The issue exists already, you’re just adding a new layer of nonsense to cause other states to wait.

    1. Conservatives bad.

      – ENB

    2. I know, right? It’s not like the NCAA would punish N. Carolina by backing out of contracts for even considering passing wrongthinking transgender legislation.

    3. The can’t pass legislation prematurely, they have to wait until they have standing.

  35. “A damning new report from The New York Times suggests Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office knew as early as last June how deadly the governor’s plans were proving for nursing home residents, but still concealed this information from the public.”

    Yeah, but they did it because of Trump, so it’s OK.

    1. “Yeah, but they did it because of Trump, so it’s OK.”

      The byline of the entire Democrat Party and MSM [pretty much one and the same] 2016-2020.

  36. Cuomo’s office altering the report hid the fact that his policies contributed to the deaths of thousands of people in nursing homes. Among the excuses Cuomo’s office is offering, this one really stands out:

    “Melissa DeRosa, Mr. Cuomo’s top aide, explained the delay to state lawmakers during a Feb. 10 meeting. She said that the state sidelined a legislative request for the data because of a U.S. Department of Justice inquiry. Ms. DeRosa said the state was concerned the information would be politicized by the administration of former President Donald Trump, according to a transcript.”

    —-The Wall Street Journal

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/cuomo-advisers-altered-report-on-covid-19-nursing-home-deaths-11614910855?

    Cuomo wasn’t running for office. He wasn’t on the ballot in 2020. The reason Cuomo’s office refused to tell the truth was because they were afraid it might help reelect Donald Trump?!

    I’d write LOL, but if thousands more Americans died because of Cuomo’s Trump Derangement Syndrome, there isn’t anything funny about it. To the extent that the media or anyone else was complicit in promoting Trump Derangement Syndrome, they are also to blame, and if these people end up being tried for their crimes, I bet their lawyers counsel against trying to sway the jury with the Trump Derangement Syndrome defense.

    1. Thanks for finding that; that was specifically what I was referring to.
      So instead of the (imagined) ‘politicizing’ of the numbers by Trump, Cuomo ‘politicized’ them first, but TRUMP!!!!!!!
      And you’re right; there is no humor in that sort of mendacity. String that pile of lefty shit up on a lamp post.

      1. They’re offering up TDS as if it were a legitimate excuse for maybe killing thousands of people–but the only way it works like that is if TDS is considered a form of temporary insanity.

        And I suppose it is!

        If they’re so far gone that they would rather let thousands of people die unnecessarily by hiding the truth–just so long as hiding the truth helps defeat the reelection of Donald Trump–then you are insane.

        It’s not the kind of delusional insanity that mitigates responsibility for your crimes. What we’re really talking about is a bunch of psychopaths, who understood what they were doing and why it was wrong–but did it anyway because they didn’t want Donald Trump reelected.

        I guess the scary thing is that this kind of thinking is pretty typical among progressives. See the people in comments, around here, who argued that shooting an unarmed protester was justified because she was trespassing on public property for examples.

        1. You see the same psychopathy here in people like Tony, WK and Chemjeff who continue to excuse dangerous authoritarianism by lying about what happened on January sixth.

          1. I didn’t read your entire comment before I posted that, Ken. I see that you reached the same conclusion before me.

          2. Well, I’ve often referred to the banality of evil in regards to that bunch.

            “Arendt’s book introduced the expression and concept of the banality of evil.[7] Her thesis is that Eichmann was actually not a fanatic or a sociopath, but instead an extremely average and mundane person who relied on clichéd defenses rather than thinking for himself”

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eichmann_in_Jerusalem#The_banality_of_evil

            Tony maintains that Jews didn’t have a right to their lives during the holocaust–because the government didn’t say they did. He maintains this rather than admit that our rights exist regardless of whether the government recognizes and respects them. If that doesn’t open him up to charges of being a “little Eichman”, then I don’t know what would. Eichman said he was just following orders, and Tony maintains that no one has rights outside of the law.

            These are the kinds of people who rioted, burned, and looted places like Portland for months, but this is both anti-fa and the people on the sidelines who think they’re awesome. The only reason they haven’t marched libertarian capitalists up against a wall is because they don’t have the means or the opportunity.

            And there are so many people who are enthusiastically willing to justify atrocities against anyone they associate with the enemy. The comparison of the Capitol riot to the Reichstag fire is apt if it’s used specifically in regards to people’s willingness to accept that average Americans are the enemy. It is truly frightening.

            1. Very true.

              In fact, Tony was shitting up an entire thread the other day defending the notion that the foundation all of human civilization rests upon the existence of ruthless men in uniforms with guns to coerce people. He professed that it can be no other way, and we should all strive to achieve such a society at all costs. He then denied being an authoritarian.

              These people are completely fucking nuts.

              1. He’s serious. That line of reasoning is the only consistent thing about him.

                “Little Eichmanns” are people whose actions, while on an individual scale may seem relatively harmless even to themselves, taken collectively create destructive and immoral systems in which they are actually complicit. The name comes from Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi bureaucrat who helped to orchestrate the Holocaust, but claimed that he did so without feeling anything about his actions, merely following the orders given to him.”

                https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Eichmanns

                The difference between right and wrong balances on the question of whether we’re fulfilling our obligation to respect other people’s choices, with rape and theft being good examples. Rights are the obligation to respect people’s choices, and those who openly advocate ignoring or violating the rights of others are not good people because of their supposedly good intentions.

                If they intend to violate people’s rights, they are not good. They’re evil, and when they openly advocate violating other people’s rights using the coercive power of government, they don’t become good authoritarians or a different kind of authoritarian because their intentions are good.

                Every authoritarian tries to justify his or her violations of people’s rights with good intentions. Having good intentions doesn’t make Tony or anyone else who supports authoritarianism different from any other authoritarian.

                1. Well said, as always.

                2. I’ve said it before but there’s something serial killerish in Tony’s posts. A feeling comes across that there’s something deeply wrong with him.

                  1. It’s nothing more than the thirst for power that any other person who’s fully bought in to the radical left-wing ideology/quasi-religious belief of academia has demonstrated. “If only the right people were in charge, everything would be fair!”

                    This is what a lot of left-wing academics actually believe, it’s gotten worse as Gen-Xers and Milennials take over these seats from their Boomer forebears, and they’re not shy at all about their determination to indoctrinate their students into their political cult.

                    1. Traitor

                    2. Hicklib faggot.

                    3. @KAR: Pedo bigot

                  2. Tony is harmless. Too self loathing to be a threat to anyone. He’d have to come out of his cave of anger and shame to do any harm. Then he might discover that most normal people don’t harbor the resentments that he does. Happy people are his kryptonite.

        2. It’s beginning to look like it isn’t temporary among some of the so-afflicted.

        3. Reason’s continued silence about the killing of Ashli Babbitt speaks volumes.

  37. A damning new report from The New York Times suggests Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office knew as early as last June how deadly the governor’s plans were proving for nursing home residents, but still concealed this information from the public.

    I’m sure this is news to the NYT, the rest of us knew about this as early as last June because we don’t get our fucking news from the NYT.

    1. We can only assume that now that Cuomo is getting #MeTooed, the NYT has decided it’s okay to report unflattering news about him.

  38. “A damning new report from The New York Times suggests Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office knew as early as last June how deadly the governor’s plans were proving for nursing home residents, but still concealed this information from the public.”

    So, apparently, did the New York Times.

    I didn’t pay much attention to this story at the time, but right-wing participants in some on-line forums I frequented were ranting about this all last summer. I admit I didn’t give their comments much credence, since I couldn’t find much information about it except on right-wing blogs.

    And now the New York Times has suddenly discovered “news” the Deplorables were talking about for the last eight months. That’s some hard-hitting journalism right there.

    1. Even among those who believe the 2020 election was absolutely free and fair, it should entirely understandable why so many of their fellow Americans have completely lost their faith in the media to report the news fairly and accurately. And that’s what’s happened, according to a Gallup survey that was reported a week before the election of 2020.

      https://news.gallup.com/poll/321116/americans-remain-distrustful-mass-media.aspx

      89% of Republicans either had not very much or no faith in the media to report the news fairly and accurately. 64% of Independents had little or no faith, and even 27% of Democrats had not very much or no faith in the media to report the news fairly and accurately.

      When we see Republicans who refuse to believe what they’re told by the news media about the fairness of the election, we’re seeing the average American. Whether they should believe, whether it’s the truth, and what should be done about it are separate questions. Regardless, it’s entirely understandable why people are skeptical of what they’re told by the government and the media.

      And it wasn’t just the news media that was biased. Even government officials were reporting data based on whatever results they thought were in the best interests of defeating President Trump.

    2. I admit I didn’t give their comments much credence, since I couldn’t find much information about it except on right-wing blogs.

      This should tell you something about your prefered sources. There are plenty of non blogs that covered it, btw. WSJ, Daily Wire, Daily Caller, Fox, The Federalist, etc.

      Maybe expand your choice of news vehicles.

      1. It’s White Knight trying out a new sockpuppet.

        1. Yep. That’s the motus operandi. When starting a new sock they begin with equivocal positions and attempt to give the appearance that they are open to alternate information sources and reasonable persuasion.

          It’s usually bullshit.

  39. Reason needs an ignore function. Flagging 28 comments is cumbersome.

    1. You could just fuck off; plenty of folks here wouldn’t miss you.

      1. You mean the people I flag, like you? I’ll get back to you when I give a shit.

        1. I’m flagging you everyone! Hey! I’m flagging yooouu!

          Please pay attention to meeeee… I’m so very lonely.

          1. And drunk, right?

          2. You misspelled “ronery”.

        2. Fine by me. You might have once posted something worth reading, but if so, I missed it.
          Please fuck off and die.

        3. “when I give a shit”

          You flag him so you give a shit.

          1. I make his posts disappear from my screen because I give a shit? That’s pretty stupid of you.

            1. **I make his posts disappear from my screen because I give a shit?**

              Yes. You engage in effort to make something you don’t want to see go away.

              **That’s pretty stupid of you.**

              Your angry outbursts aren’t helping you.

    2. That’s because you’re a dumb shit cuck.

    3. They need a tissue box to send to their leftists too.

      Why is chosen ignorance a source of pride for you guys?

    4. Reason needs an ignore function.

      Why?

      It seems to me that you have a grand time pretending to ignore us, just like you pretend to ignore the fact that your ex-wife ran off with a black guy who is now turning his eyes on your daughter while you sit at home drinking yourself into a stupor.

      The depraved cuck that lives inside your shameless soul loves the abuse, and you know it.

    5. So sarc was feeling lonely and empty, so he needed to post, again, telling everyone he flags all their comments for some attention.

      Truly pathetic.

  40. Big Tech Big Brothers are protecting us from Emmanuel Goldstein:

    YouTube Purges Trump’s CPAC Speech

  41. “This is not about sports. It’s a way to attack trans people,” a transgender-rights attorney said.

    Supporters of transgender rights say the Connecticut case gets so much attention from conservatives because it’s the only example of its kind.“It’s their Exhibit A, and there’s no Exhibit B — absolutely none,” said Shannon Minter, legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and a prominent trans-rights attorney.

    There’s no authoritative count of how many trans athletes have competed recently in high school or college sports. Neither the NCAA nor most state high school athletic associations collect that data; in the states that do collect it, the numbers are minimal: No more than five students currently in Kansas, nine in Ohio over five years.

    In Utah, a 12-year-old transgender girl cried when she heard about the proposal, which would separate her from her friends.

    Texas is among those with a ban, limiting transgender athletes to teams conforming with the gender on their birth certificate.
    That policy came under criticism in 2017 and 2018, when trans male Mack Beggs won state titles in girls’ wrestling competitions after he was told he could not compete as a boy.

    In New Jersey’s Camden County, trans 14-year-old Rebekah Bruesehoff competes on her middle school field hockey team and hopes to keep playing in high school.

    Sarah Huckman, a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of New Hampshire, ran track and cross country for three years at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, after coming out as trans in seventh grade.

    The two dozen bills making their way through state legislatures this year could be devastating for transgender teens who usually get little attention as they compete.

    So let’s see – there’s only one case of transgender athletes competing yet these anti-trans bills are going to devastate teens. All one of them.

    1. Yeah, it’s just more dog-whistle grandstanding from both sides.

      1. “both sides”

        Told you it was a White Knight sockpuppet.

        1. She can’t help outing herself.

        2. When you are being paid to fluff assigned narratives you can only be so creative.

          I’m sure there is someone higher up the food chain spot checking, and so they cannot risk the money.

        3. I know, right? Because it’s literally impossible to be neither a pig-ignorant wingnut nor a unicorn-fart lefty. There is simply no other possibility.

          1. “I know, right?”

            Definitely something Dee would say.

    2. I enjoy not knowing what ” trans 14-year-old Rebekah Bruesehoff” means

    3. there’s only one case of transgender athletes competing

      WTF? I count 3 cases in your quote?

      Moreover, exactly how many cases of slavery would a legislator need to find before passing a bill to ban slavery?

  42. In local news, Iowa Democrat wants House to overturn election results after losing her state appeals, kick out her Republican opponent and seat her instead. Which hasn’t been done since 1984 when the Democrats refused to seat the Republican winner of the election and chose to seat the Democratic loser instead.

    1. Some elections need more Fortification than others.

    2. Too local.

  43. Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult police officers

    Good luck getting around Lewis v City of New Orleans.

    1. Blackmun was such a scold.

  44. BREAKING: U.S. added 379,000 jobs in February vs. 210,000 estimate; unemployment rate falls slightly to 6.2%

    Let’s play a little game – try to guess how many workers McDonalds has re-hired now that states are beginning to relax their rules on indoor dining. I’ll go first – I’m going to guess about 379,000.

  45. there are zero believable numbers of covid deaths.

  46. Mormons love forcing their nonsense beliefs and lifestyle on others.

    The only good Mormon is 16 million dead mormons.

    1. Traitor.

      1. No you’re the traitor moron. You put your love of Trump above your own country.

        1. Traitor.

          1. I support law and order. Fuck Biden but he beats Trump as el duce.

            Fuck off you anti American traitor!

            1. Traitor!

    2. “Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker’s game because they almost always turn out to be—or to be indistinguishable from—self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.”

      Neal Stephenson

  47. “Cuomo’s Office Covered Up Nursing Home Death Toll Last Summer”

    This is known as “misinformation.”

    1. Or “lying”.

  48. Finally. KAR is proven correct about the Mormons coming for our rights.

    1. >>Nonetheless, Anderegg voted for the bill, saying it “sends a good message.”

      this guy personifies KAR’s “forcing their nonsense beliefs and lifestyle on others”

      1. Thank you

      2. Fuck you for quoting that fucktard, Dillinger.

        Smart phones and tablets, which are often provided to children these days, preemptively having a porn filter installed is not even close to ‘forcing nonsense beliefs and lifestyle on others’. I read nothing that says the filter can’t be disabled, and it would set the default position as protected to keep children from seeing vile shit they will never be able purge from their memory.

        Believe it or not, most parents don’t want their 12 year old getting traumatized, when pedos like KAR prank them into searching for ‘lemon party’.

        1. There’s nothing stopping bigoted mormon parents from blocking porn on their devices now? Why do they want a law REQUIRING IT ON ALL PHONES?

          Because mormons are forcing their beliefs and lifestyle on everyone.

          Chuck you’re one stupid fucking fascist.

        2. That’s rich you calling me a pedo Chuck.

          You’re the one who worships a dude with 40 wives who fucked a 15 year old.

          God fucking damn you’re stupid.

          1. blah blah blah

            pedo bigot

          2. Falg. Refersh.

            1. Keep lying perv worshipping bigot.

              I know my posts gets your garments in a bunch.

              Kill Mormons. Refresh.

              1. All these charges with no evidence. Repent of your bigotry.

                1. Are you Mormon?
                  Telling the truth about Mormons seems to bother you.

    2. Thank you. If given the chance they would ban alcohol and non christian or jewish faiths(mormons are huge anti semites, so they go out of their way to try and not look like it. I never heard the K word until I moved to Utah. Where I heard it all the time)

      1. Kite?

        1. Actually the first time I heard it I thought they said kite. I said to my Jewish friend “are you a pilot or something? Why do they keep calling you kite?”

          He said “no they’re calling me a ‘kike’ because they’re mormon assholes.” He then explained the word to me. He also got “put you in the oven” a lot.

          Mormons are horrible people.

          1. “Actually the first time I heard it I thought they said kite.”

            Being retarded is hard.

            “I said to my Jewish friend ….”

            Anybody that starts a story with some variant of “I said to my _______ friend” does not have a such a friend.

            “He then explained the word to me.”

            Sure “he” did.

            1. Well the anecdote is about a jewish slur. I guess it could be redundant to say he was Jewish but whatever.

              You’re an America hating, Mormon loving, anti semite Geiger goldshit.
              Let me guess you LOVE Israel.

              Mormons LOVE Israel yet hate jews.

              Terrible people.

              1. “You’re an America hating, Mormon loving, anti semite Geiger goldshit.
                Let me guess you LOVE Israel.”

                Hmm. That’s some SQRSLY level of incoherence.

                Fuck off, sarc.

                1. Beat a dick you jew hating traitor.

                  Bigotry against mormons is SO BAD, but hating gays and jews is fine.
                  People can choose to go to a Mormon church or not.

                  Burn in hell mormon loving bigot!

                  1. pedo bigot

          2. Your bigotry is noted and reported.

            1. Mormons are the bigots.

              Are you gonna report all the people calling me a “faggot.”

              Mormons choose to believe the bullshit they do. It is a good thing to mock such stupid beliefs.

              Especially when they try and force it on others.

              Fuck mormons and fuck their defenders.

              1. There’s no shame in calling you out, that’s not worthy of reporting.

                1. Are you Mormon?

                  It would explain your lack of intelligence.

      2. If it wasn’t clear, I was being sarcastic.

        1. For all your talk of Mormon bigotry, this is the first headline slightly hinting that they want to control us.

          1. Utah passed the Free Range Child Act. The pattern I see is an effort to make sure control of what children do and see rests with parents rather than government or big tech companies beholden to advertisers.

            It’s not bigotry to not want your children conditioned to porn. I am firmly in the camp that parents should take charge of it themselves, but you don’t see claims of ‘forcing beliefs on others’ over other consumer protection laws.

            ENBs schtick is sex work. It filters her viewpoint. Preventing kids from getting access to porn is not a 1A thing.

            1. Parents can activate an anti porn filter before they give the phone to their kid.
              Why a law mandating iron all phones?

              Nope you mormons are fascists who will ban porn, alcohol, and non christians if given the chance.

              You’re too stupid and arrogant to understand how wrong you people are.

              You’ll never stop so you must be exterminated.

              It’s not like we’re losing anyone important. Anyone dumb enough to believe what they believe doesn’t have the best genes.

              1. * it on
                Not iron

            2. Preventing kids from getting access to porn is not a 1A thing.

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              R Mac

              What was that you were not saying?

              1. Kill mormons. Refresh.

  49. If ENB didn’t get her news from NYT and other lefty sources, we would have seen this Cuomo story in the roundup at least a month ago. Better late than never, I guess.

    1. The DoJ started looking into the matter on August 26, following complaints that they weren’t able to get answers to their questions by the Legislature on August 20, preceded by the media wanting answers concerning a meeting on August 3 over the issue. Smart people were already asking questions in August, 7 months ago.

      1. Agreed. But it was about a month ago the leak from one of his staff admitting to it all was leaked.

  50. Obviously the anti porn bill in Utah is evidence I’m right, but there’s more…

    I noticed many commenters have a huge problem with anti-mormon bigotry, but hate gays and jews.

    Either these commenters are mormon, paid by mormons, or socks for Chuck.

    The only good Mormon is a dead mormon.

    1. “I noticed many commenters have a huge problem with anti-mormon bigotry, but hate gays and jews.”

      Like who, bigot?

      1. Geiger, red rocks, Chuck, mark thrust Fascist traitor. There’s others that will respond with “faggot” to a post of mine.

          1. Geiger just above here.
            Red rocks and thrust the traitor are homophobes.

            Chuck belongs to and financially supports a church that hates gays and non christians.

            Slaughter the mormons!

            1. Cite?

              1. Just above here. Where you criticized my anecdote? Where you took the jew hating mormons side?

                Goddamn your slow if you already forgot.

                1. Cite?

                  1. I told you already. I’m not gonna cut and paste when you can just scroll up.

                    Not my fault you can’t remember a couple hours ago.

                    1. I’m gonna need a cite.

              2. Pretty sure you called me a “faggot” before, but I could be mistaken.

                So many of you traitors hate the gays and love the mormons it’s hard to keep track.

                1. So no actual cites about hating gays and Jews? Calling a vile piece of shit like you a faggot is hating you, not gay people.

                  1. At the very least it shows what backward rubes you’re.

                    Poor white trash.

                    1. So no cite.

                    2. Every reply to me by red rocks contains “hicklib faggot.”

                      He occasionally claims I’m dying of aids.

                    3. So no cite. Got it.

                  2. You all seem to love the LDS Church that hates gays and non christians.

                  3. Oh. Hey, that’s not very nice, Mayor. Just because a person is gay doesn’t mean he’s a fag. – Kyle

                    1. So you’re an uneducated, backwards rube too?

                      White trash piece of shit

                2. pedo bigot

                  1. You’re the one defending a pervert worshipper dumbass.

                    All I did was point out that Joseph Smith fucked a 15 year old.

                    1. Citation?

                    2. Google Fanny Alger

      2. No one is forcing mormons to believe nonsense and try and force it on others.

        If you think hating mormons is the same as hating gays, jews, Muslims, christians then you’re almost as stupid as a Mormon.

        1. Good to know you admit to a double standard. Reported.

          1. It’s not a double standard dumbass.

            People don’t choose their orientation, gender, or ethnicity.

            They can choose what church they go to. Mormons choose to go to a evil bigoted church.

            Pretty fucking simple Mormon lover.

            Or are you Mormon?

    2. All flagged and refreshed. Foist your screeds on someone else, fucktard. I don’t read any of it.

      1. Kill mormons. Refresh.

        I know you read them Chuck.

        Your perv god doesn’t exist!

        Please tell me if you fat cunt wife, fascist sons, and you visit the NW.

        Traitor

        1. pedo bigot

  51. Andrew Cuomo, New York’s elected gangster, must be criminally charged with the deaths of 15,000 plus NYC nursing home covid deaths.

  52. Andrew Cuomo is a putz, dooh dah, dooh dah!

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