@washingtonpost: On Friday, St. Petersburg cleaning crews had collected 15 tons of dead fish after 10 days of cleaning up, officials said during a news conf., as the cleanup continued. “9 tons of those fish have actually been picked up in the last 24 hrs,” St. Petersburg Emer Mgr
🔴 According to the @tampabaytimes, St. Petersburg is at the epicenter of the state’s recent red tides.
This was also a problem when Rick Scott was Governor of #Florida.
🎞 Interesting documentary on the recent college admissions scandal where many have served short prison terms for allegedly bribing the way for their offspring to get into prestigious colleges/universities, using Rick Singer’s “side door” method.
❓ But the more important question is: what about the “back door” method, where parents donate exorbitant sums of money to these same prestigious colleges/universities and their offspring miraculously get accepted?
Putin’s strongman in Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has waged war on the LGBTQ community by kidnapping, torturing & raping them, forcing them to turn in their gay friends, sometimes killing them or returning them to their families and directing their families to kill them.
With the help of human rights organizations and lawyers, some of the victims have been able to flee, but the main subject of the documentary was not able to get justice in Russia after filing charges. 🇷🇺
Not a lot of questions about criminal charges against former Libyan intelligence ofc Abu Agela Mas'ud Kheir Al-Marimi for constructing the bomb that killed 270 people when Pan Am 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland.
“This thought where everybody is like, ‘Well, it’s my freedom.’ It’s like, ‘That’s not how this sh*t works, dumbas$.’
Your freedom is this: you are free to smoke until your lungs turn black, but you can’t do it on the bus...
Clooney (cont’d): You’re free to drink until your liver comes out your ass, but you can’t drink and get behind the wheel of a car. There have to be certain rules. This is one that says: put on a f*cking mask and we’ll get through this...
Clooney (cont’d): We’ve got vaccines coming—let’s save another 60,000 lives before the vaccines.”