Category Archives: Vaccine

It’s a Q-spiracy

So who are the anti-Vaxxers, you ask? PRRI tells us! Republicans’ openness to QAnon conspiracy thinking also drives vaccine hesitancy.[3] Less than half of QAnon believers say they have gotten at least one vaccine dose or will get one as … Continue reading

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PSA: It’s Baa-ack

From the LATimes newsletter thingie (emboldening is theirs): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Scientists cited new information … Continue reading

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Where They Are Dying To Own The Libs

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie: WORTH THE FOLLOW: White House Covid-19 data director CYRUS SHAHPAR, @cyrusshahpar46. He recently pointed us to this new CDC interactive on county-level vaccination coverage and Covid cases, which tells … Continue reading

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Floriduh is #1!

Floriduh, home of the newly wed and nearly dead: Florida tops the nation in new COVID cases. As they spike in its rural Big Bend, many still fear the vaccine more. “…Florida leads the nation in new cases, recording more this … Continue reading

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Because We Love A Good Clarification

Ol’ Thumbhead wants us to know that when he urged his viewers to take the Trump-Virus seriously… Amid a noticeable shift in much—but definitely not all—of Fox News’ coverage in recent days towards a more pro-vaccine stance, complete with a … Continue reading

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Why Some Republicans Became Vaccine Enthusiasts

  Many are speculating about why SOME conservative voices are suddenly becoming vaccine evangelicals, but this twitter thread presents some possible evidence as to why: Hospitalizations and deaths are running 50% higher per capita in Possum Hollar than in blue … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News And now, we have numbers: AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive … Continue reading

Posted in Conspiracy Theorists, NeoCons, Pandemics, The New Confederacy, Vaccine, Wingnuttia, Y'all Qaeda | 13 Comments

Some Fries With Your Stupid, Huckabee-Sanders?

Elmira Gantry Huckabee-Sanders: “If I’m elected governor here in Arkansas, we will not have mask mandates, we will not have mandates on the vaccine, we will not shut down churches and schools and other large gatherings because we believe in … Continue reading

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Report: Hell Done Froze Over, Y’all

I dunno what is going on, but suddenly Republicans are getting serious about vaccinations and they are naming and blaming the unvaccinated: Alabama Republican Gov. Ivey says ‘start blaming the unvaccinated folks’ for rise in Covid cases “…Folks are supposed … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Possum Hollar

“pandemic of the unvaccinated” This post in ProPublica is everything: Amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases in Missouri, a recent Facebook conversation between two Republican state lawmakers is telling. Around Independence Day, State Rep. Bill Kidd, from the Kansas … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, Missouri, Pandemics, Vaccine, Vaccine Passports | 11 Comments