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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

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“He beat syphilis. He’s sure to beat this...”

How were the red-hatted cult and their little-brained leader handling Covid-19 one year ago? Kimmel’s crew is on it in the latest Today in Covid History...

White Supremacy? Trump Gets COVID? #ThisWeekInCOVIDHistory pic.twitter.com/HnP7bxDU3a

And we all lived happily ever after.

Cheers and Jeers for Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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By the Numbers:

Days 'til Election Day 2021: 27

Days 'til William Shatner blasts off in a Blue Origin capsule for a few hours of space tourism: 6

Percent increase in Covid-19 vaccinations in Maine over the last week as mandates kick in: 87%

Year that General George Washington deemed smallpox a big enough problem for the Continental Army that he quietly ordered immunizations so the British wouldn’t find out how sick the enemy was: 1777

Estimated number of Afghans who have been living on eight military installations since the summer: 53,000

Current spending maximum Joe Manchin will allow for President Biden's $3.5 trillion Build Back Better initiative: One dollar spread over 10 years

Current spending maximum Kyrsten Sinema will allow for President Biden's $3.5 trillion Build Back Better initiative: "I like sparkle glitter!"

Totally Random Baseball Score

Mid-week Rapture Index: 187 (including 3 supernatural events and 1 Pat Robertson prediction of imminent Armageddon circa 1980). Soul Protection Factor 16 lotion is recommended if you’ll be walking amongst the heathen today.

Puppy Pic of the Day: Yeah—ain’t it wunnerful...

CHEERS to rolling up the bad guys. With town halls canceled because of Covid and statehouses reinforced against armed goobers intent on disrupting democracy, the right-wing rabble has turned to school board meetings to spew their Koch-induced propaganda against sensible measures to eradicate the threat from Covid-19. It’s the usual bullshit: disruption, harassment, doxxing, death threats, speaking in tongues. Fortunately, the backlash against the brainwashed has been loud enough to send Attorney General Merrick Garland to fire up his modified snowplow, shout "Let's do some good!", and hit the gas:

To address the rising problem, Garland said the FBI would work with U.S. attorneys and........

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