A #zapfic story:
I had wanted out for a long time, should have just moved far away.
Instead, I’m on my knees out here in the boonies with gun at my head, Carlo’s chain-smoker voice behind me.
“You know damn well that our thing doesn’t have a retirement plan.”
Coronavirus News, Analysis, and Opinion:
Warnings like this are usually reserved for war-torn countries:
Two weeks after 60% of people get their first vaccine dose, the state will increase indoor capacity for sporting events, gyms and lift curfews on restaurants/bars; two weeks after hitting 65%, it will lift all indoor capacity restrictions; two weeks after hitting 70%, the state will rescind its mask mandate.
Specific directions showing how to forge Covid-19 vaccination cards have proliferated on conspiracy, pro-Trump and anti-vaccination forums throughout the internet in recent weeks, as users have exploited a largely makeshift verification system.
Cryptocurrency, Investing, Money, Economy, and Debt:
Yet another reason to proofread before hitting the submit button:
marco rubio screwed up on an amendment and tried to get a hot fix for it on the senate floor, but the dems said it was too late in the process and rejected it. and now rubio is VERY MADDDDD pic.twitter.com/cZBKCFTnVC— Oliver Willis (@owillis) April 29, 2021
Multiple news stories have reported how Miami’s influential Spanish-language talk radio, the traditional bastion of anti-communist Cuba rhetoric, and conservative Hispanic social media groups have become dominated by far-right conspiracy theories, with frequent denunciations of George Soros as emblematic of a powerful Jewish cabal.
This shift toward insinuating Jews-as-communists arises from an intensive and successful branding of Democrats as socialists that has come to dominate Republican Hispanic political circles and messaging in South Florida.
“Don’t be surprised if the Russians are involved in this.” — Taegan Goddard