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2 whislteblower PSAs

(Although Assange is technically not a whistleblower, but a journalist and publisher.)

‘Julian Assange ‘Has Refused to Attend’ Latest Remand Hearing Due to COVID-19 Outbreak at Belmarsh’, sputniknews.com, Nov. 26, 2020

“Julian Assange did not attend his remand hearing on 26 November 2020 because of the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak at Belmarsh prison. “Nothing is happening today”, a lawyer connected to the case told Sputnik in the morning at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, due to the fact that “55 people [in his block] in Belmarsh” have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.

Friday Open Thread ~ "What are you reading?" edition ~ opening paragraphs

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As with pubs and shoes, you know you’re reading a great book from the second you’re inside it.

In the right hands, a novel’s beginning alone can make you feel like you’ve just fallen into a fast-flowing river, snatched away from reality and hurtled downhill. They range from hard-boiled pulp fiction to classics to, well, The Bible; the only thing they have in common is that they’re so good it’s impossible not to read on.

Obomba, Please Kiss My Grits

Obama says Hispanic Trump voters looked past ‘racist’ comments because they agreed with him on gay marriage & abortion’, 25 Nov, 2020, RT.com

“People were surprised about a lot of Hispanic folks who voted for Trump,” the former president said during a Wednesday appearance on ‘The Breakfast Club’ to promote his memoir ‘A Promised Land.’
Obama chalked up Hispanic support for Trump to “evangelical” voters who weighed certain issues as less important than their faith.

“The fact that Trump says racist things about Mexicans or puts detainees, undocumented workers, in cages, they think that’s less important than the fact that he supports their views on gay marriage or abortion,” he said.” [...]

Dead Commie Hugo Chavez Flipped Votes to Biden: Wot?

Or: Whack Jobs, Inc.©  Have fun!

Various versions of this yarn are out there, but this may be the wildest one, and there’svideo, to boot, although I have no idea whassup with the ad:

‘CIA, Gina Haspel and Hugo Chavez’ SmartMatic Behind USA Steal’, Nov. 17, 2020, David Knight, roundtablereport.com

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