Links 9/21/20

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Links for you. Science:

Vaccine distribution isn’t as easy as Trump wants people to think
Coffee Rust Is Going to Ruin Your Morning: Coffee plants were supposed to be safe on this side of the Atlantic. But the fungus found them.
The Scripps Research Institute to Pay $10 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Mischarging NIH-Sponsored Research Grants (parking ticket)
The Worst Animal in the World. Every year, as many as 400 million people are infected with life-threatening diseases by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. It wasn’t always so dangerous.
Longtime Climate Science Denier Hired At NOAA

Other:

Landlords Don’t Want the D.C. Council to Extend Its Blanket Eviction Moratorium: Landlords are fighting a legal battle against D.C.’s ban on eviction filings. A judge will eventually decide whether the moratorium violates their constitutional rights.
A caustic environment at Metro’s ROCC pushes out trainees and experienced employees alike
“It Was All About the Election”: The Ex-White House Aide Olivia Troye on Trump’s Narcissistic Mishandling of COVID-19. The first staffer on the coronavirus task force to go public tells The New Yorker that America’s pandemic response was “derailed by the person at the very top.”
DIY air filters can be safe, simple and inexpensive. Here’s how to make one
The Election’s Biggest Threat Is No Longer the Postal Service. Reports of a vote-by-mail apocalypse are greatly exaggerated.
How Trump Screwed His Own Campaign With One Executive Order
America’s Eviction Epidemic
The Dangerous Fact About QAnon Believers That Reporters Fail to Grasp (“Conspiracy theories are a convenience, a means of rationalizing what they already want to do, which is precisely what elite reporters can’t know and do not report.”)
Buy the cheap orange foundation Trump uses
How Brahmins lead the fight against white privilege
The 5G lie: The network of the future is still slow. We speed tested 5G phones against 4G ones. America’s new nationwide 5G networks weren’t much faster — and in some places they were slower.
Fight climate change so we don’t all choke to death
I’m numb to crazy stuff Trump says, but utterly terrified of crazy stuff Americans believe
The Intercept Promised to Reveal Everything. Then Its Own Scandal Hit. Internal documents show how a source ended up in jail — and the fallout in the newsroom.
Trump’s Shredding of Civil Liberties Won’t Stop With Antifa
To Save Democracy, Democrats Must Hold Trump Officials Accountable
Lock Him Up? For the Republic to survive Trump’s presidency, he must be tried for his crimes. Even if that sparks a constitutional crisis of its own. (he’s right, but we should have done this for the Iraq War too)
His Prized Bass Vanished 27 Years Ago. DC Musicians Raised Money to Buy It Back. The amazing tale of how Dajando Smith’s one-of-a-kind Hamer bass found its way home.
Joe Biden Climate Change Speech Transcript in Wilmington, Delaware September 14
Why Everything Is Sold Out. The pandemic broke online shopping.
Joe Biden is Running an Invisible Digital Campaign in All-Important Michigan. That’s Making Some Democrats Nervous

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1 Response to Links 9/21/20

  1. adameran says:

    re: Lock Him Up? For the Republic to survive Trump’s presidency, he must be tried for his crimes. Even if that sparks a constitutional crisis of its own. (he’s right, but we should have done this for the Iraq War too)

    Yep, Obama is the guy who legitimized criminality (just as Clinton legitimized sexual predation). Obama not only didn’t prosecute the war crimes of Bush / Cheney, he promoted the torturers and prosecuted the whistle blowers….yet I often encounter “fans” of that empty suit (Obama) who will defend him, despite his corruptibility.

    He could have been FDR, but he preferred Caspar Milquetoast.

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