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Laura PourMeADrink

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So my favorite grocery store announced last night a worker tested positive for CV

They won't say who. I don't mean name of course, just that I'd feel safer if it was a truck unloader vs the butcher.

Anyway getting delivery today and thought I'd look up " should you wash your groceries".

Get a video of Sanjay Gupta. Said you can use any kind of spray cleaner you want. Doesn't have to have virus killing ingredients or be hot and sudsy water This makes zero sense to me. Why wouldn't be the same as your hands?
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Sat Apr 18, 2020, 12:17 PM (36 replies)

I don't know who is monitoring stimulus $, but my dinky little airport got $18 MILLION


Waco. 6 flights a day on small AA jets, (down to two). Twenty five min flights back and forth to DFW. Two gates. In better times, they have poor delay % and high cancellation rates. Many times end up driving to Dallas or will miss connection.

Other airports:
Elsewhere in the region, Robert Gray Army Airfield in Killeen will receive $2.2 million, Skylark Field in Killeen will receive $30,000, Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional in Temple and McGregor Executive in Waco will each receive $69,000, and the Texas State Technical College Waco airport will receive $1,000.

The amount of the new relief grants was determined by an FAA formula factoring in operational costs, revenue and combined debt service, which the city-run airport does not have.

He said he is not sure what other projects the money will be used for at the moment, but he has a list of ideas he will review with FAA officials before deciding.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Fri Apr 17, 2020, 05:50 PM (3 replies)

TrAbbott opening up Texas a little bit

AUSTIN (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday began a slow reopening of Texas with orders that allow retail shops to sell items curbside, lets visitors return to state parks and puts doctors back in operating rooms after they were banned for weeks from performing nonessential surgeries.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Fri Apr 17, 2020, 05:31 PM (0 replies)

This Republican tactic to act like they care about suicide and drug/alcohol abuse is such bullshit

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Apr 16, 2020, 11:02 AM (10 replies)

Before repeating uninformed BS about WHO, read the timeline


If after reading, you still feel one way or another, cool.

The actual WHO report Jan 20 2019
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Apr 14, 2020, 09:33 PM (8 replies)

Talk me down... Did other presidents control mic volume

at pressers?

If you had the stomach to watch today's..still agonizing on, you would SEE if he didn't like question ( i.e. about lack of testing) their mic got cut off.
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Apr 14, 2020, 07:22 PM (8 replies)

Trump Didn't Like Azar's Warnings. So He Disappeared Him.


The more we learn about what went on behind the scenes during the critical early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the more Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar had emerged as a rare and unlikely hero pushing the White House for an early response.

Speaking truth to power has its price in the Trump administration. The former Eli Lilly executive was shouted down by White House aides as “alarmist” and sidelined by Jared Kushner, Mike Pence and others willing to give the president a more rosy view. And on Sunday night, Trump lashed out at Azar by name for the first time, following a New York Times report that Azar had “directly warned Mr. Trump of the possibility of a pandemic during a call on Jan. 30, the second warning he delivered to the president about the virus in two weeks.”

House, Azar's future is uncertain but his attempts to get top officials and President Trump to pay attention to the coming pandemic should not be lost in the fog of war as Trump recasts history in his favor.

Almost every Democrat voted against Azar’s confirmation as health secretary in January 2018. As the president of the U.S. division of Eli Lilly, he had approved the tripling of the price of insulin and spoken out against the Affordable Care Act, insisting the free market should handle health care.

More at link

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Apr 14, 2020, 09:11 AM (8 replies)

A U.S. Supreme Court first: arguments by teleconference including major one involving Trump

WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that for the first time it will hear cases argued by teleconference rather than in the courtroom due to the coronavirus pandemic including a dispute over whether President Donald Trump's tax and financial records should be disclosed.

Trump's appeals in three separate cases to prevent his financial records from being handed over to Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committees and a New York prosecutor were due to have been heard on March 31 but were postponed on March 16 when the court delayed a series of cases over coronavirus concerns.
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Apr 14, 2020, 12:04 AM (2 replies)

People hoping for food...So Florida, San Antonio, Pittsburgh

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Apr 13, 2020, 11:37 PM (10 replies)

Updated: Trump was right, tired of winning, his broken records to far

Trump holds record for:

Largest stock drop in history

Largest # of unemployed in history

Highest national debt ever

Most convicted presidential team members in history.

Largest number of people in world infected by COVID-19 virus.

Largest number of people dying in world because of COVID-19

Record number of lies told to the American people. President Trump made 16,241 false or misleading claims in his first three years

Largest drop in retail sales ever - 8.7% March 2020

Lowest oil price in history, briefly dropping into the negative
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Apr 13, 2020, 12:04 PM (9 replies)
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