Statement from President Joe Biden on Tomorrow’s Visit to Maui, #Hawaii
A whole-of-government response effort with more than 1,000 federal personnel on the ground in…
•To date, the Biden-Harris Administration has approved more than $8 million in assistance to nearly 2,500 households, including nearly $3 million in initial rental assistance.
•FEMA has made available more than 50,000 meals, 75,000 liters of water, 5,000 cots and 10,000 blankets and shelter supplies to the county government for distribution.
•Thanks to the significant partnership between the Hawaii Fire Relief Housing program administered by the American Red Cross and funded by FEMA, the number of survivors in congregate shelters was reduced by 50% on Thursday. The Red Cross expects to move all survivors who are still in shelters into hotel rooms by next week. More than 300 Red Cross staff are working with partners to ensure people receive help as quickly as possible.
Aug 19 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
The Ukraine Counteroffensive Can Succeed
Ukrainians only have to win and hold in one sector to render virtually all the Russian-held territory west of their advance untenable.
The Russians have to win everywhere all the time.
Russians must defend a ground line of communication consisting of a road and a rail line that runs from Rostov-on-Don at the edge of the Sea of Azov to Crimea.
Vast quantities of food, fuel, ammunition, personnel, and other supplies are required by the tens of thousands of Russian troops
Aug 8 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Russia’s Top Five Persistent Disinformation Narratives
Russia is an Innocent Victim #Russophobia
Distort historical narratives
The Collapse of Western Civilization is Imminent
#MOG politico.com/news/2022/09/2…#GinniThomas has gotten significant attention for operating a consulting business that reportedly includes conservative activist groups with interest in Supreme Court decisions as clients. Her husband, Justice #ClarenceThomas, has chosen not to reveal any of his wife’s clients
Feb 26, 2022 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
This Could Be Huge
The #FCC Is Investigating American Media And Other Companies For RUSSIAN OWNERSHIP TIES
Pro-Russia #FoxNews has raised suspicion. Any companies that are found to have ownership ties to Russia could be deemed a security threat
It also covers a vast array of telecommunications and infrastructure companies, including wireless providers, submarine cable operators, and foreign telecom services that connect US-international phone calls, the person said.
McQuade said that based on public reporting and Jan. 6 documents, "I think there's a strong case both as to what Trump did, and what his intent was."
Trump should be charged with two federal crimes
Prosecution memos are prepared by attorneys in criminal cases at the #DOJ to summarize the evidence and their legal theories for prosecution.
They enable supervisors in the chain of command to review the evidence, anticipate defenses, and assess the strengths and weaknesses...
Nov 9, 2021 • 5 tweets • 5 min read
MORE FLYNN TREASON?
GOP candidate claims #Flynn hoped to blackmail US officials into pro-Trump 'audits'
His #PatriotCaucus approached #EverettStern, offering to hire his firm to gather "dirt" on officials and recruit others to assist in the plot.
"They wanted to gather intelligence on senators, judges, congressmen, state reps, to move them towards the audit," Stern said. "The word 'move' was emphasized… they wanted was to extort and to literally move people towards the audit with dirt."
Are Trump and his associates guilty of mass murder?
+700,000 people have died an agonizing, terrifying, drowning-in-their-own-fluids death, their relatives helpless, saying goodbye using Zoom or FaceTime
Families broken and shattered; husbands, wives, children and grandchildren left bereft; doctors, nurses, and physicians assistants dying along with them or holding their hands as they draw their final, tortured breath. Many of those deaths were absolutely unnecessary.
How Big Pharma DELIVERED CAMPAIGN CASH to key lawmakers with surgical precision
The pharmaceutical industry there is one agenda: Heading off Medicare drug price negotiation, which it considers an existential threat to its business model.
Campaign donations to members of Congress — which must be reported to the Federal Election Commission — are the tip of the iceberg, signaling far greater activity in influence peddling that includes spending millions on lobbying activities and advertising campaigns.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who has served as U.S. attorney and state attorney general, on Friday wrote to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MI) about the funding of the insurrection.
DARK MONEY AT PLAY
"The attack on the Capitol on Jan 6 was the culmination of a months-long disinformation campaign designed to allow Trump to remain in office," Whitehouse began. "Public reporting indicates that this campaign was organized and funded by dark-money organizations and powerful donors
Aug 13, 2021 • 4 tweets • 4 min read
#GOPPedoRing trends after prominent Republican indicted for sex trafficking a minor: 'Hey #QAnon we found them'
Strategist and campaign manager #AntonLazzaro was indicted Thursday on 5 counts of sex trafficking and 3 counts of obstruction of justice
Court grants permission for judicial review into Unexplained #WealthOrder against Donald Trump
The judge's approval of the #McMafiaLaw probe represents "a significant hurdle" for legal efforts to scrutinize the financing of Trump's resorts
#MOGscotsman.com/news/politics/…#Avaaz, a US-based non-profit activism organisation, petitioned #Scotland’s highest court after MSPs rejected calls to pursue an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) against the former US president’s Scottish firms.
One of those chief offenders is Tucker Carlson, who announced coronavirus “hasn’t been the disaster that we feared” and added this “short-term crisis may have passed…it looks like it may have” back in April.
Republicans Covid bioweapon. Then it turned against them
Republicans apparently imagined that the pandemic would strike Democratic states and cities first. In 2020 Black, Latinx and indigenous were disproportionately affected
To put it clearly, Republicans enabled a campaign of mass death and disablement, thinking it would be primarily mean death and illness for those they regarded as opponents.
The worst-hit areas in the country are now Republican-led states and regions.
CREW files CRIMINAL COMPLAINT against Trump & Meadows
They violated the law "by attempting to weaponize the Department of Justice as part of their larger campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election”
News reports and recently released internal DOJ emails reveal Trump and Meadows engaged in a public and private campaign to pressure federal and state government officials to use their authority to instigate frivolous investigations into voter fraud, file baseless lawsuits
The next wave of COVID is almost here: ANOTHER MASSACRE caused by Trump?
The deadly new #DeltaVariant is here — and it's primed for the conspiratorial, anti-science Trumper mindset: #MAGA#QAnon
While multimillionaire well-vaccinated Fox "News" hosts continue to sow doubt about masks and COVID vaccines to jack up the billions in revenue the channel brings in every year for the Murdoch family, the CEO of a hospital chain in Missouri is begging them to tell the truth. #MOG
May 27, 2021 • 6 tweets • 3 min read
The fight against election misinformation has a new target: your cable company
Critics of networks like #FoxNews and #Newsmax argue that the outlets fueled uncertainty about election results and should be dropped by cable providers
Not an easy battle. Fox News was the most watched cable-news network in the U.S. last year, and any attempt to squelch the outlet will be seen as an attack on free speech. No cable TV distributor has said they’re dropping the network.
May 26, 2021 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
Is Joe Biden "a speed bump on the fascists' march to power"?
As part of their commitment to overthrowing America's multiracial democracy, the Jim Crow #Republicans continue to amplify and weaponize Trump's Big Lie