2020-02-11: Social Media Postees

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Evo Morales Travels to Cuba for Medical Treatment
teleSUR- age | telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-11
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived Monday in Havana, Cuba, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, as part of an unscheduled trip for health reasons. | RELATED: | Evo Morales Calls for National Reconciliation in Bolivia | The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla confirmed on his Twitter account the arrival of the former president to the Caribbean island, where he has traveled on other occasions to attend to his health issues with Cuban doctor…

Wake Zuck Up at His House on President's Day! Facebook Protest
Andrea B. | indybay.org | 2020-02-11
Gather at | 21st Street and Fair Oaks | 3450 21st Street | San Francisco, CA…

Buttigieg Campaign Aggressively Targeting Progressive Activists, Media
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-11
Between efforts to censor information critical of Buttigieg on social media and harass independent media outlets and their reporters at his rallies, it appears that a concerted effort is underway to control the narrative around the DNC primaries…

'A TOTAL RACIST': Trump helps 'cancel' Bloomberg on Twitter after leaked audio blaming minorities for '95% of murders'
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Leaked audio of Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg calling for targeted police harassment of minorities, because 'that's where the real crime is,' has gone viral with a boost from Trump. | "95 percent of your murderers

'Too perfect': Iowa Dem Party sign falls off podium as chair struggles to explain caucus flop, Twitter sees a metaphor
rt.com | 2020-02-11
An Iowa Democratic Party sign fell to the floor as the party chairman tried to account for a disastrous caucus plagued by tech failures and bad math, creating what many netizens dubbed a perfect allegory for the botched primary. | As state party chair Troy Price fielded questions on Monday about "rounding errors" found in Iowa's Democratic primary results

Russian journalists' union backs Kamchatka TV host who burst into laughter after disability payment fail
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Her reaction went viral, outraging many viewers, but the Russian Union of Journalists says people are being too hard on a local TV anchor in Kamchatka who lost her composure in the studio. | Aleksandra Novikova burst into laughter when she misread news about increases in social welfare payments

Watch out! Here comes… Dennis? New UK storm name triggers social media mockery
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Storm Dennis is poised to batter much of the UK this weekend

'Sounds legit': Michael Douglas says his father Kirk's last words endorsed Bloomberg
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Michael Douglas has told a crowd at a campaign event that one of the last statements from his father Kirk was an endorsement of presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg and people are left scratching their heads. | After passing away at the age of 103, messages of love and support for 'Spartacus' star Kirk Douglas flooded social media. The Hollywood legend left an unrivaled mark on the film industry, but it appears he also left behind an odd political endorsement which his son is now touting. | At the opening of a Bloomberg campaign office in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 75-year-old Michael Douglas claimed one of th…

'The night time is the right time to fight crime': BoJo aide Cummings quotes kids' cartoon when pressed on govt business
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Senior Boris Johson aide Dominic Cummings has left social media users baffled after he quoted a cartoon about crime-fighting child superheroes when a reporter asked him about the government approving a £100 billion rail project. | Cummings was doorstepped by a BBC journalist on Tuesday morning over the government's decision to go ahead with the controversial HS2 high-speed rail project, as well as the PM's anticipated cabinet reshuffle, when he inexplicably referenced the animated children's series 'PJ Masks.' | "The night time is the right time to fight crime," he said. Then asked for a comment on the m…

Trump rally REPEATEDLY breaks out in '46! 46!' chant as Don Jr. comes on stage & #Resistance freaks out
rt.com | 2020-02-11
A crowd at a campaign rally for US President Donald Trump in New Hampshire greeted his son, Don Jr., with a loud "46!" as he made his way on stage. The display has sparked quite a ruction on social media. | The eldest son of the 45th US president was treated to an especially warm welcome in Manchester, New Hampshire, where his dad held a rally on Monday. Warming up the crowd ahead of VP Mike Pence andTrump the Senior's entree, Don Jr. appeared to strike a chord with those gathered, prompting them to chant "46…46!" | (Don Jr. was actually about to introduce…Mike Pence when the "46" chant broke out)– I…

Trump Intends to Ride Pentagon Spending to Reelection in 2020
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-11
Donald Trump likes to posture as a tough guy and part of that tough-guy persona involves bragging about how much he's spent on the U.S. military. This tendency was on full display in a tweet he posted three days after an American drone killed Iranian Major General Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad: | "The United States just spent Two Trillion Dollars on Military Equipment.

Social Media Abuzz Amid Report Greta Thunberg Will Be Featured in BBC Documentary Series
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-11
The climate activist's life is like a bizarre reality show, including her scolding world leaders, getting criticism from some powerful people, including Donald Trump, and travel struggles. After amassing 4 million Twitter followers and inspiring hundreds of thousands to protest, Thunberg may now also get to win over a TV audience.

Trump Calls Bloomberg 'Total Racist', Retweets Democrat's Alleged Speech on Stop-and-Frisk Policy
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-11
The wealthy Democratic candidate, the last to join the primaries for the presidential nomination, has faced significant criticism in the past over his support for the stop-and-frisk policy, during the tenure as the mayor of New York City. Opponents of the policy observed it as racially biased, primarily targeting minorities.

Dem primary chaos: Millionaire actress roasted for stopping crowd from booing Hillary & whining about living on 'crumbs'
rt.com | 2020-02-11
Former 'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon campaigned for Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire, but found herself the target of Twitter mockery for fighting off Hillary Clinton boos and complaining about living on "crumbs." | Sanders has been leaning heavily on celebrity endorsements as the race for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination heats up, from 'Dances with Wolves' star Kevin Costner to rock band The Strokes. | Nixon was one of the stars making the case for the Vermont senator in New Hampshire ahead of the state's primary on Tuesday

Second shooting in Bronx: NYPD cop shot as gunman opens fire in precinct hours after 'assassination attempt' on patrol car
rt.com | 2020-02-09
A New York police officer has been shot in the arm at a precinct building and a suspect has been taken into custody, just hours after an unknown assailant opened fire on a marked patrol vehicle. | Shots were fired at the NYPD 41st Precinct building in the city's Bronx borough early on Sunday. The force has confirmed that a female lieutenant at a desk was wounded in the arm and the attacker was apprehended by her colleagues. | FOOTAGE: Allegedly the shooting of the NYPD Lieutenant this morning inside the 41 Precinct in the Bronx pic.twitter.com/cmO6Bs51Zy– NYC Scanner…

'Friday night massacre': Sondland follows Vindmans as Trump cleans house of 'traitors/heroes' following failed impeachment
rt.com | 2020-02-08
The recall of US ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland seems to indicate that President Donald Trump is dismissing from service the officials who testified against him in the abortive impeachment proceedings. | "I was advised that the president intends to recall me effective immediately," Sondland said in a statement on Friday evening, adding he was grateful to Trump for the opportunity to head the US mission in Brussels. | Wow

'Unhinged': MSNBC host Chris Matthews goes on bizarre rant about mass executions & 'the Reds' while discussing Bernie Sanders
rt.com | 2020-02-08
MSNBC host Chris Matthews is facing backlash on social media after he launched into a heated rant about socialism and appeared to suggest a Bernie Sanders presidency could somehow lead to mass executions in the streets. | During a post-debate special Friday evening, Matthews said his personal views on socialism go back "to the early 1950s" before drawing comparisons between Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and former leader of Cuba Fidel Castro. | "I believe if Castro and the Reds had won the Cold War there would have been executions in Central Park and I might have been one of the ones getting…

Laurie Garrett: World Can't Let Racist Attitudes Impact Handling of Coronavirus Outbreak
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-07
The Chinese doctor who warned the government about a possible coronavirus outbreak has died after contracting the virus while working at Wuhan Central Hospital. Thirty-four-year-old ophthalmologist Li Wenliang warned his fellow medical workers about coronavirus on December 30. He was then investigated by police and accused of "making false comments." His death has sparked a wave of anger and outrage in China, where the hashtag "We want freedom of speech" went viral on Chinese social media site Weibo this week. The death toll from the coronavirus has now topped 630 people in China, with more than 31,000 confirmed…

US government censorship? Social media giants disappear accounts of Iranian and Venezuelan academics, journalists
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-30
Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with Professor Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran. Professor Marandi's Facebook and Instagram…