Saturday, October 24, 2020

MixedTimes - Ben Kew

TV Lawyers Plea for Real Life Lawyers to Help 'Safeguard the Election'

TV Lawyers Plea for Real Life Lawyers to Help 'Safeguard the Election'

A group of Hollywood actors who play or played lawyers on TV, including Paul Giamatti from Showtime's"Billions" and Sam Waterston from NBC's"Law & Order,"have teamed up for a video calling on real-life attorneys to help safeguard next month's presidential election.

Panic in South Korea After Nine People Die Following Flu Shot

Panic in South Korea After Nine People Die Following Flu Shot

South Korea's public health body sought to reassure the publicon Wednesday after nine people died after receiving an influenza vaccine, insisting that they have not yet found a direct link between their deaths and the vaccination.

Study: Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon Trash Trump 97 Percent Over Biden

Study: Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon Trash Trump 97 Percent Over Biden

Left-wing late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon have targeted President Donald Trump in their jokes 97 percent of the time over his Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a new study from the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University.

Bolivia: Socialists Declare Election Win with Less than 6% of Votes Counted

Bolivia: Socialists Declare Election Win with Less than 6% of Votes Counted

The socialist candidate backed by former President Evo Morales preemptively declared victory in Sunday's presidential election before the vast majority of votes had been counted, setting the stage for a potentially contentious scenario when Bolivia's election body announces the full results on Tuesday.

Report: Another 300,000 Venezuelans Flee Country During Pandemic

Report: Another 300,000 Venezuelans Flee Country During Pandemic

A further 300,000 Venezuelans have fled the crisis-stricken socialist country during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic despite the widespread restrictions on movement and travel, according to a report from the Human Rights Center of the Andrés Bello Catholic University.

ABC Late Night Host Jimmy Kimmel Hits NBC for Hosting Trump Town Hall During Joe Biden's

ABC Late Night Host Jimmy Kimmel Hits NBC for Hosting Trump Town Hall During Joe Biden's

Facebook and Twitter are censoring the New York Post‘s bombshell stories on Hunter Biden just weeks before the presidential election. And while left-wing Hollywood celebrities promote a blackout NBC campaign over the network’s town hall with President Donald Trump,ABC's left-wing late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is hitting NBC for hosting Trump on the same day as Joe Biden's ABC town hall.

America Ferrera Targets Hispanic Voters in Bilingual DNC Ads

America Ferrera Targets Hispanic Voters in Bilingual DNC Ads

Ugly Bettystar America Ferrera has urged her fellow Hispanics to vote early in a series of ads for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), warning that there is a "lot on the line" for their community in this year's presidential election.

Rob Reiner: Trump Committing 'Premeditated Murder'

Rob Reiner: Trump Committing 'Premeditated Murder'

Far-left Hollywood director Rob Reiner appeared to reach a new level of derangement over President Donald Trump and the coronavirus on Wednesday, saying the president's comments about "rounding a corner" on the virus is a form of "unmitigated evil" that amounts to "premeditated murder.

South Korean Conservatives Hold ‘Drive-Thru’ Anti-Government Rallies

South Korean Conservatives Hold ‘Drive-Thru’ Anti-Government Rallies

Conservative groups in South Korea found innovative ways of dodging a ban by the country's left-wing government on public protests amid the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, as thousands took to the streets on Friday to mark commemorative The Korean Alphabet Day known locally as Hangul Day.

Sex Pistols Front Man Johnny Rotten: 'Of Course I'm Voting for Trump'

Sex Pistols Front Man Johnny Rotten: 'Of Course I'm Voting for Trump'

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, aka "Johnny Rotten," has confirmed that he is "definitely" voting for President Donald Trump in America's upcoming presidential election, railing against the establishment politicians who've been running the country.

Actress Zooey Deschanel Pushes Michelle Obama's Voter Group in Video Comparing Voting for the 'First Time' to Losing Your Virginity

Actress Zooey Deschanel Pushes Michelle Obama's Voter Group in Video Comparing Voting for the 'First Time' to Losing Your Virginity

Hollywood celebrities are back to comparing voting to losing your virginity. The latest effort sees actress Zooey Deschanel push Michelle Obama's voter registration organization, When We All Vote, targeting young people in a raunchy,double entendre-laden video message about how voting for the "first time" will give them a "special feeling deep inside.

North Korean Media Promote Iranian Military Weapons Upgrade

North Korean Media Promote Iranian Military Weapons Upgrade

North Korean state media published an article on Monday promoting Iran'supgraded submarine-launched missile and various other weapons systems, adding to speculation that Pyongyang may unveil its own "strategic weapon" during this week's military parade.

Jeff Daniels Debuts Cringey Song ‘Trumpty Dumpty Blues’

Jeff Daniels Debuts Cringey Song ‘Trumpty Dumpty Blues’

Actor Jeff Daniels, who recently took on the role of James Comey in Showtime's miniseries"The Comey Rule,"debuted a cringeworthy new song this week, "Dumpty Trumpty Blues," mercilessly mocking President Donald Trump.

Venezuela's Henrique Capriles Finally Rejects Maduro-Led Election

Venezuela's Henrique Capriles Finally Rejects Maduro-Led Election

Venezuelan opposition leader and former governor of Miranda state Henrique Capriles Radonskiwithdrew his support on Wednesday for participation in the Maduro regime's upcoming legislative elections, demanding the European Union observe them.

Josh Brolin: 'We're Not a Better Country' Under Trump

Josh Brolin: 'We're Not a Better Country' Under Trump

"Avengers: Endgame"star Josh Brolin, with his estimated net worth of $35 million,threw out his thoughts on the presidential election, warning that the United States is "not a better country" since the election of President Donald Trump.

Robert De Niro: If Trump Wins, 'We're Into Fascism, Period'

Robert De Niro: If Trump Wins, 'We're Into Fascism, Period'

Actor Robert De Niro has once again went on the attack against President Donald Trump, describing him as a "criminal" who will turn the United States into a fascist country if he wins a second term in November's presidential election.

Cuba's Second-in-Command Calls Trump Policy 'Gangster Blackmailing' at U.N.

Cuba's Second-in-Command Calls Trump Policy 'Gangster Blackmailing' at U.N.

Cuba's ceremonial president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, used his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to once again rail against the United States, accusing the Trump administration of "gangster blackmailing" and generally criticizing its response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

Lawmaker: Gasoline Shortages Force Venezuelans to Ride Donkeys

Lawmaker: Gasoline Shortages Force Venezuelans to Ride Donkeys

People in the oil-rich nation of Venezuela are reportedlyriding donkeys as an alternative method of transport amid chronic gasoline shortages caused by the socialist regime's destruction of the state-run oil company.

Rob Reiner: 'Whether We Live or Die Depends On Our Vote'

Rob Reiner: 'Whether We Live or Die Depends On Our Vote'

Far-left Hollywood filmmaker and actor Rob Reiner unleashed another hyperbolic screed on Sunday, warning that the results of the upcoming presidential election will ultimately determine "whether we live or die.

Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel and Anthony Anderson Chant Black Lives Matter

Emmys: Jimmy Kimmel and Anthony Anderson Chant Black Lives Matter

The 72nd Emmy Awardshost Jimmy Kimmel joinedBlack-ishstar Anthony Anderson in a chant of "Black Lives Matter" during the live broadcast on Sunday, in a skit that saw Andersonlament how the awards show was forced to go virtual, stopping all theblack nominees and winners from basking in their victory together.

Report: Chinese Fishermen Illegally Plundering Galapagos Islands

Report: Chinese Fishermen Illegally Plundering Galapagos Islands

A marine conservation group published an analysis on Wednesday revealing that an armada of Chinese fishing vessels carried out more than 73,000 hours of illegal fishing in the Galápagos between July and August, pulling thousands of tonnes of squid and fish up in the process.

Chris Evans Uses Leaked Penis Pic Media Storm to Urge Voter Turnout

Chris Evans Uses Leaked Penis Pic Media Storm to Urge Voter Turnout

"Captain America"starChris Evans appears to be weaponizing the media storm brewing over his (accidental) posting of a photo of a penis on Instagram by using it as an opportunity to urge his followers to vote in November's presidential election.

Colombia: Anti-Police Rioters Run Over Woman with Stolen Bus

Colombia: Anti-Police Rioters Run Over Woman with Stolen Bus

Rioters in Bogotá, Colombia,ran over a woman with a stolen bus on Thursday on the second day of left-wing violence in response to the police killing of a man for allegedly violating Chinese coronavirus quarantine measures.

Obamas, Netflix Board Member Susan Rice Silent Amid 'Cuties' Firestorm

Obamas, Netflix Board Member Susan Rice Silent Amid 'Cuties' Firestorm

Neither Barack and Michelle Obama nor their former National Security Adviser Susan Rice have weighed in on the firestorm surroundingCuties,a French coming-of-age drama that is the subject of widespread criticism for its blatant sexualization of pre-pubescent children.

Watch: Violent Clashes Between Chinese and Indian Troops

Watch: Violent Clashes Between Chinese and Indian Troops

Never-before-seen footage showing Chinese and Indian troops brawling in what appears to be a location on the nations' mutual border surfaced online on Wednesday, months after a similar clash led to the deadliest incident between the countries in decades.