Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Bernie Sanders Quits White House Race

Bernie Sanders Quits White House Race: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced the suspension of his 2020 presidential campaign on Wednesday morning, paving the way for former Vice President Joe Biden to become the Democrat Party’s White House nominee.

Sanders announced his decision to depart the race during a conference call with staffers and addressed supporters regarding the move shortly after.

“I wish I could give you better news but I think you know the truth,” Sanders said. “I have concluded that this battle for the Democratic nomination will not be successful and so today I am announcing the suspension of my campaign.”

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US Intelligence Warned Of "Cataclysmic" Coronavirus Crisis As Impeachment Dominated Headlines | Zero Hedge

US Intelligence Warned Of "Cataclysmic" Coronavirus Crisis As Impeachment Dominated Headlines | Zero Hedge: While Congressional Democrats dominated headlines with their impeachment of President Trump - who was ultimately acquitted by the Senate, US intelligence officials were sounding the alarm that a serious illness was sweeping through China's Wuhan region.

A November intelligence report by the National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI) outlined concerns over what is now known as the COVID-19 pandemic - warning that it could be a "cataclysmic event," according to ABC News, citing two officials familiar with the document's contents. "It was then briefed multiple times to" the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon’s Joint Staff and the White House."

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As Sanders Quits, Trump Tells 'Bernie Bros' To Vote Republican After Another "Crooked Hillary Fiasco" | Zero Hedge

As Sanders Quits, Trump Tells 'Bernie Bros' To Vote Republican After Another "Crooked Hillary Fiasco" | Zero Hedge: Update (1155ET): It did not take President Trump long to chime in via Twitter.

"Bernie Sanders is OUT! Thank you to Elizabeth Warren. If not for her, Bernie would have won almost every state on Super Tuesday! "

Then Trump went further:

"This ended just like the Democrats & the DNC wanted, same as the Crooked Hillary fiasco."

Which led him to suggest:

"The Bernie people should come to the Republican Party, TRADE!"

Will they?

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Sen. Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign, according to a statement from the Vermont Senator.

"I wanted to just let everyone know that in a half hour I will be publicly announcing the suspension of our campaign. needless to say this is a very difficult and painful decision for me."

"There is no alternative"

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Coronavirus has lit the fuse on a time bomb in China’s economy: debt | South China Morning Post

Coronavirus has lit the fuse on a time bomb in China’s economy: debt | South China Morning Post: The coronavirus outbreak
has already taken a great toll on the Chinese economy, with all headline readings pointing towards a record slowdown in growth during the first two months of the year.
But there is an even greater danger for what was once the world’s fastest-growing major economy: that Covid-19 will become the catalyst that will bring its many long-simmering problems
to the boil. At the centre of these problems is a rising systemic risk in its banking and financial systems caused by a high level of debt accrued over the past decade.

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UN Chief Warns Coronavirus Lockdowns Bringing About 'Horrifying Global Surge in Domestic Violence' | Common Dreams News

UN Chief Warns Coronavirus Lockdowns Bringing About 'Horrifying Global Surge in Domestic Violence' | Common Dreams News: As world leaders continue to impose stay-at-home orders and many businesses, schools, and services across the globe remain shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is expressing concerns about reports of alarming increases in domestic violence and urging all governments to incorporate protections for abuse survivors into response plans for the public health crisis.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

New York Reports Largest Single-Day Jump In Deaths As COVID-19 Optimism Fades: Live Updates | Zero Hedge

New York Reports Largest Single-Day Jump In Deaths As COVID-19 Optimism Fades: Live Updates | Zero Hedge: Russia reports another concerning jump in cases
Downing Street offers update on Johnson's condition
Abe kicks off Japan's 1-month state of emergency
Spain reports jump in deaths following drop over the weekend
Wuhan lifts lockdown
US death toll tops 11k
New York State reports biggest one-day jump in deaths with 731
ICU admissions, intubations down significantly in New York
US cases accelerate faster than Europe's
De Blasio says ventilator shortage is easing
12 NYPD officers have died of COVID-19
Trump admin officials jawbone market higher
Peterson poll shows 73% say COVID-19 has hit them in the pocketbook
India closes hospitals after cases confirmed
China reports no daily deaths for first time
German health ministry unveils app to help track COVID-19 patients
France prepares to ban jogging as lockdown tightens

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Amid 'Mandatory Lockdown,' Baltimore Officials Approve Spy-Plane To "Collect Images Of City" | Zero Hedge

Amid 'Mandatory Lockdown,' Baltimore Officials Approve Spy-Plane To "Collect Images Of City" | Zero Hedge: For years, we've been documenting how spy planes have been flying over the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, transforming the region into a surveillance state.

To refresh your memory, the federal government used spy planes to monitor the 2015 riots in Baltimore City.

Even before the planes, the military was flying massive spy blimps over the region to "detect cruise missiles."

What you're beginning to understand is that Baltimore has been the testing ground over the last decade of how the surveillance state, now being ushered in by the COVID-19 outbreak, will be built across major metro areas.

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Peter Navarro Memo in Late January Warned of Coronavirus Pandemic

Peter Navarro Memo in Late January Warned of Coronavirus Pandemic: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro warned in a late January memo the coronavirus could cost the United States trillions without a travel ban on China.

Navarro called for an immediate travel ban on China in the memo, dated January 29, that predicted a coronavirus pandemic would cost the United States over $3.8 trillion.

The details of the memo, which was first reported by the New York Times on Monday evening and later published in full by Axios, was addressed to the National Security Council just days before the president enacted his travel ban on China.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

World Health Organization COVID-19 Briefing Transcript March 30 - Rev

World Health Organization COVID-19 Briefing Transcript March 30 - Rev: Dr. Michael J. Ryan: (49:27)
And at the moment, in most parts of the world, due to lockdown, most of the transmission that’s actually happening in many countries now is happening in the household at family level. In some senses, transmission has been taken off the streets and pushed back into family units. Now, we need to go and look in families to find those people who may be sick and remove them and isolate them in a safe and dignified manner.

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NYC Mayor Tries To Release Robbery Suspect Involved In Cop's Friendly-Fire Death

NYC Mayor Tries To Release Robbery Suspect Involved In Cop's Friendly-Fire Death: New York City district attorneys sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio citing the "high risk to public safety."

New York, NY – A slew of violent criminals, including two men charged in the connection with the shooting death of New York Police Department (NYPD) Detective Brian Simonsen, were slated for release from Rikers Island because of coronavirus.

ABC News reported that 28-year-old Christopher Ransom and 26-year-old Jagger Freeman, who are charged with an armed robbery that led to Det. Simonsen’s death via friendly fire, were both on the list of inmates to be released.

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

AOC Rants that Elected Officials Aren’t Providing Enough Relief While Making Margaritas

AOC Rants that Elected Officials Aren’t Providing Enough Relief While Making Margaritas: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) ranted that elected officials are not doing enough to provide economic relief to the American people as she made margaritas during an Instagram Live on Friday.

The New York lawmaker told viewers that they need to flood elected officials’ offices with calls and demand further coronavirus relief because “they want to continue to get away with doing far too little.”

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Long Island doctor tries new hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients

Long Island doctor tries new hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients: A New York doctor hopes to help his elderly COVID-19 patients with a treatment plan inspired by the success tentatively being reported with hydroxychloroquine — and which he says shows promising results.

Dr. Mohammud Alam, an infectious disease specialist affiliated with Plainview Hospital, said 81 percent of infected covid patients he treated at three Long Island nursing homes recovered from the contagion.

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President Trump Removes Coup Plotter ICIG Michael Atkinson – DC Media Conscripts Go Bananas… | The Last Refuge

President Trump Removes Coup Plotter ICIG Michael Atkinson – DC Media Conscripts Go Bananas… | The Last Refuge: …The recent IG report outlining Atkinson’s gross incompetence in the FISA scandal, vis-a-vis the 42 DOJ-NSD Accuracy Reviews, is the atomic shield against the political narrative….

President Trump has sent a letter to congress giving them 30-days advance notice and informing them of the removal of Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson:

 



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De Blasio: NYC's Ventilators Will Run Out by 'Monday or Tuesday'

De Blasio: NYC's Ventilators Will Run Out by 'Monday or Tuesday': Appearing Friday on CNN’s New Day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said his city will deplete its ventilator supply as it ramps up its fight against the deadly spread of the Chinese coronavirus.

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Andrew Cuomo Deploys National Guard to Redistribute Ventilators in NY

Andrew Cuomo Deploys National Guard to Redistribute Ventilators in NY: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday said during a press conference he would sign an executive order allowing the government to seize unused ventilators in New York state and redistribute them to hospitals in need as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

“The National Guard are going to be deployed to pick them up across the state, and deploy them to places that we need them,” Cuomo said during a press conference on Friday.

He estimated that about several hundred ventilators would be redistributed.

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