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Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

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21.06.2022

Let’s Check the Tote Board

Yikes. It’s already been a few of weeks since we last checked in on the Daily Kos relief fund for the Ukrainian civilians affected by dying Russian dictator Vladimir Putin’s last futile stab at glory. As of this morning, we see that another $150k has been added to the total:

If you'd like to support the five chosen groups—the World Central Kitchen, AmeriCares, the International Rescue Committee, Razom for Ukraine, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare—click here and ActBlue will help you take care of the rest. Many thanks.

Meanwhile, the Republican party has canceled its toilet paper drive on behalf of Moscow because they remembered that sharing is communism and that, of course, leads straight to bamboo fibers in election ballots. Good catch, guys.

Cheers and Jeers for Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Note: Don’t forget that you can follow me on Twitter at @BillinPortland. You'll find news, sports, weather, and tons of hilarity. In other people's feeds. But please follow mine, too.

By the Numbers:

Days 'til National Coconut Day: 5

Days 'til the Key Lime Festival in Key West: 9

Number of states now experiencing record-low unemployment: 15

Number of states (NJ, OR) where you can't pump your own gas: 2

Number of years Joe and Jill Biden have been married as of last Friday: 45

Number of retail workers employed by Apple: 65,000

Years journalist/pundit Mark Shields was a regular on PBS NewsHour before he died over the weekend at 85: 33

Date on which I created my very first blockquote in C&J: 6/21/05

Puppy Pic of the Day: Pucker up…

CHEERS to a Herculean clash of teammates. In 140 days, Democrats and Republicans are going to beat each other's brains out in the midterm elections. But first we've got to get through the season whereby Democrats beat Democrats' brains out and Republicans beat Republicans' brains out. To that end, here's C&J’s EXCLUSIVE rundown........

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