Published last at 12:58pm CDT October 2 2020, subject to change throughout the day.
Documentary TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL dropped today, and on what a day to drop this announcement. From Academy Award Winner Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger, the documentary explores the copmlete and intentional failure of the current admin to respond to the COVID19 pandemic.
"No, I don't take responsibility at all", Trump eeriely states. Totally Under Control will air 10/20/2020 on Hulu, 10/13/2020 On Demand.
Trump has COVID19.
this meme was MADE for 2020 pic.twitter.com/ygLrBBozDc— B (@iamb) October 2, 2020
Not sure what else to say, except let's focus on the immediate things that matter:
- Monday is National Voter Registration Day - VOTE VOTE VOTE!
- Wednesday October 7th the VP Presidential Debate is still scheduled as of this writing
- Make your voting plan. Head over to
IWillVote.comand pair up BallotReady to be in the know of all things (e.g. retaining judges as we've seen JUSTICES HAVE INFLUENCE).
Lastly, no one is shocked by the fallout from Tuesday's Presidential debate, except ... Mr. Wallace:
"Mr. Wallace conceded that he had been slow to recognize that the president was not going to cease flouting the debate’s rules."
- *COVID19 - Trump has COVID19, and no one is shocked ... * Vanity Fair - “No One Knows Where This Is Going to Go”: Pandemonium Inside the White House as Trump Contracts COVID-19
- Election 2020 - Forecast Update FiveThirtyEight - "As of this writing, our forecast still gives him around a 21 percent chance of winning the Electoral College. That’s not great, but it’s a lot better than zero."
- Election 2020 - Presidential Election FiveThirtyEight - Trump’s Chances Are Dwindling. That Could Make Him Dangerous.
- Policing Chicago - COVID19 - Block Club Chicago - There Have Been 950+ Coronavirus Cases Within The Chicago Police Department, But Many Officers Still Won’t Wear Masks
- Election 2020 - Cook County Illinois Voting Guide - Girl, I Guess - A Progressive Voter Guide to the 2020 General Election in Cook County and Beyond
- On October 5th Higher Ground Labs at 4:00pm CT is hosting a "The Importance of the Latinx Vote in 2020" with Virgina Tech's Latino Association of Student Organizations (LASO). RSVP today!
- October 8th at 6:00pm CT Haymarket Books is hosting a Teach-In with Naomi Klein and Johann Hari on "Trump's Shock Election Politics - And How to Fightt What He Does Next". RSVP here.
Call to Action
- Monday is National Voter Registration Day - VOTE VOTE VOTE! Educate yourself on how to keep your ballot being rejected!
- Get your flu shot, here's a list to help you find where to get one.
Just for fun
Chicago announced Halloween is on yesterday - “We’re gonna be out, having fun, but keep as safe as we can,” Arwady said.
What's the funnest and safest way to allocate candy or other tricks or treats?
Also, this 🌞👇🏾.
Whoever made this... bravo pic.twitter.com/Yr6amCulb5— Tony “Abolish (Pol)ICE” Arcieri 🦀 (@bascule) October 2, 2020