Weird! Well, in 2013, thanks to a bizarre trick of electoral maths, a bunch of candidates from so-called “micro parties” found themselves elected to the Australian Senate despite receiving a minuscule number of votes. One of those lucky few was Ricky Muir, a candidate for the Motoring Enthusiasts party. While the rest of the country was still figuring out how the hell it had happened, Swan went digging into Muir’s past and unearthed a video of the soon-to-be senator running around a campsite hurling kangaroo faeces at his brother while laughing hysterically. … [Read more...] about Who is Jonathan Swan, the reporter who grilled Trump? And what do kangaroos have to do with it?
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America is being overrun by coronavirus because its narcissistic President has put his personal ego before doing his job – from spewing his dangerous 'cure' theories to trashing his top medical experts if they dare to speak the truth and boasting inanely about his covid news conference TV ratings. … [Read more...] about PIERS MORGAN: President Trump’s painfully deluded train-wreck HBO interview proved he hasn’t just lost control of the coronavirus – he’s lost control of reality
Anthony Stephen Fauci was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Christmas Eve, 1940, into an Italian-American family. President George W. Bush, who in 2008 awarded Fauci the Presidential Medal of Freedom, noted that even as a boy he showed an independent streak: In a neighborhood full of Brooklyn Dodgers fans, Fauci rooted for the Yankees. … [Read more...] about Dr. Tony Fauci confirms ‘disturbing’ threats against him as he reassures interviewer his hoarse voice is from giving too many briefings
Azerbaijan said on Saturday that it had closed its border with Iran for two weeks. Iran’s death toll – 43 out of 593 confirmed cases – is the highest in the world apart from China, and puts the country’s death rate from the disease at more than 7%, much higher than other countries. That has worried experts at the WHO, who fear Iran may be under-reporting the number of cases now affecting it. … [Read more...] about First coronavirus death in the US as Italy and France cancel public events
'We already had the economic crisis, a government of thieves and coronavirus. I didn't think it could get worse but now I don't know if this country can get up again. Everyone is going to try to leave. I will try to leave,' he said, his voice choked by tears. … [Read more...] about Sifting Beirut’s rubble for bodies: Over 100 people are killed and thousands hurt after ‘welder’ sparks warehouse fire that ignited 2,700 tons of highly explosive chemicals ‘seized from a ship’ causing 3 kiloton blast – a fifth the size of Hiroshima bomb