Below the fold – April 18, 2021

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Below The Fold: The news that do not make the headlines but is important. By PL Hade

Tomorrow – Everyone over 16 is eligible for the Covid19 vaccine.

  1. Pelosi sent a letter to Biden inviting him to address a joint session of Congress on April 28. Mark your calendars. This week send letters to Van Drew and Smith telling them you expect them to be respectful. And let’s hope that the Capitol Police have backup – there are already death threats.
  2. “A data breach from Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo has revealed that millions of dollars have been raised on the site for far-right causes and groups, many of whom are banned from raising funds on other platforms.” https://www.theguardian.com/…/proud-boys-far-right…
  3. More than three million people globally have died of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University. The US has the highest number of deaths, followed by Brazil and Mexico. https://www.cnn.com/…/3-million-death…/index.html…
  4. The White Supremacist Caucus brewing in Congress. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Louie Gohmert, Barry Moore and other GOP members of Congress have announced the “America First Caucus” that promotes “Anglo-Saxon political traditions.” https://www.cnn.com/…/marjorie-taylor-greene…/index.html
  5. Opposing Trump Paid Off for 10 GOP Reps Who Voted for Impeachment“ Seven of the GOP representatives who bucked their party in opposing Trump set personal records for first-quarter fundraising in a non-election year. All of them filled their coffers at a greater clip than their primary rivals.” https://www.newsandguts.com/opposing-trump-paid-off…/…
  6. Trump pardoned a traitor. There was Trump-Russia collusion — and Trump pardoned the colluder https://thehill.com/…/548794-there-was-trump-russia…
  7. NJ S3540 This bill requires that participation in school-sanctioned sports be based on biological sex at birth. This is not a bill that is going anywhere but know that Jim Holzapfel (R)*, Mike Testa Jr. (R)*, introduced it. (LD10 and LD01)https://www.billtrack50.com/billdetail/1345393
  8. How to use the Siri ‘I’m Getting Pulled Over’ shortcut to record police encounters during traffic stops with your iPhone https://www.businessinsider.com/pulled-over-by-police…
  9. Covid19
    • 570,853 Americans have died of Covid19
    • NJ: 3474 new confirmed positives. 717 probable new positives
    • Lab confirmed deaths 40
    • Rate of Transmission 0.91
    • Counties with the highest positives: Middlesex 381, Essex 371, Bergen 338, Hudson 300
  10. The world of Q has not disappeared and is becoming more dangerous. Below is a tweet from Lin Wood; Wood is one of the attorneys who worked for the Trump campaign and filed lawsuits to overturn the election. At a 2 day rally in Tulsa this weekend he claimed: “Q is the truth and that the Clintons, the Obamas, the Bidens, and the Bushes are all involved in sex trafficking.” The rally goers were clapping and yelling. “Every lie will be revealed. They are killing our children, send them to jail. Put them in front of the firing squad. They are committing acts against humanity. The penalty for an act against humanity is death. Take them out.”
Below the fold – April 18, 2021

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