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1290 Hairy Legs (2020-10-29)

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0:00:00ACC: “Well, you censor conservative voices!” (1:19:20)
0:00:36EU freaking out over asymptomatic vs sniffly COVID-19, new Abbott Labs test unable to distinguish SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2; WRAL North Carolina on appropriate PCR cycle threshold of 25; Anthony Fauci to This Week in Virology podcast: “if you get a cycle threshold of 35 or more, that the chances of it being replication competent are minuscule”, “it’s just dead nucleotides, period”, omission of cycle count from lab results; Emmanuel Macron imposes “brutal brake on COVID” and the French population, “burdensome measures” in Germany; case spikes in Texas due to the young impacting the elderly; One America News on CDC report that majority of 220,000 deaths were from “life-ending diseases”, 10,000 in hospice care; CNBC attributes CDC excess deaths in age 25-44 population to suicide and overdose
0:17:14New Zealand rolling out contact tracing card, ACC: “which can later be moved to your toe”; all positive cases and their families to be moved to quarantine centers; PM Jacinda Ardern: “you either get your teest done and make sure you’re cleared or we will keep you in the facility longer”; Gavin Newsom’s absurd “singing is discouraged” rules for gatherings
0:25:51Biden campaign sending out Build Back Better pamphlets; “Kamala’s running mate” gaffe in Michigan; “mean drunk” Harris screeches at Michigan voters; “Mayor Romero” code-switch in Arizona; 60 Minutes hyena laugh and “black child in America” wish list; elusive video of Biden fumbling “four more years of George, uh… George, uh…”; compilation of Obama declaring 2008, 2012, 2016, 2018, and 2020 “the most important election of our lifetimes”
0:36:52COVID-19 “dark winter” compilation; 2001 clip of Donald Rumsfeld commenting on Johns Hopkins Operation Dark Winter smallpox simulation; ACC predicts police in the US will not lift a finger against those who resist lockdown measures; World Economic Forum 8 Predictions for the World in 2030 video: “you’ll own nothing, and you’ll be happy”, JCD: “are you sure you’re not reading from The Babylon Bee?”, Chinese flag front and center; sketchy Liberal Party of Canada debt forgiveness and isolation facility plan revisited; ACC and JCD discuss their audio editing strategies; Ezra Levant calls the whole thing a blatant fake; Mayo Clinic and Safe Health Group working on app for COVID-19 and STDs, JCD on ambitious plans from the early days of smart cards, cards “torched” by satellite TV companies; Welsh man visits Tesco in his underwear to protest designation of clothing as nonessential
1:02:52Merriam-Webster legitimizes “irregardless”; WGN correspondent: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation “all but cerʔain”; ACC story: Caroline Heldman fired by MTV over her hairy legs
1:11:52Trump’s Arizona throat-cutting gesture for Section 230; ACC on the history of Section 230 from 1996, JCD teleprompter tip; Mark Zuckerberg propagates “freedom of expression” meme, “Democrats often say that we don’t remove enough content” revelation, douchebag “strong First Amendment tradition”, JCD story: publishers’ fear of links in early days of the internet
1:34:40Producer Segment: ACC grossed out by “COVID toe”; Australian train whistle video
2:13:00Tucker Carlson interviews Tony Bobulinski about “Biden crime family” for 7.5M viewers; RNC’s Elizabeth Harrington and Christiane Amanpour squabble about Hunter Biden laptop as Russian disinformation, “we’re not going to do your work for you!”; leaked audio of Hunter Biden ranting about disappearance of his former partner Patrick Ho of CEFC China Energy; Chinese BGY “blue gold yellow” and 3F “foment weakness, foment chaos, foment destruction” strategies, 1950s “three red banners” reappear as Biden-Harris logo
2:34:37Hallie Jackson on Omaha Trump supporters stranded after rally, Miles Taylor reveals himself as author of White House “resistance” op-ed; Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski mock “superspreader events all over the country” and Omaha “like the rapture”; local Omaha report on double the expected number of attendees, “no one was left stranded after the rally”; authors of NBC article from Washington DC and London; Chris Cuomo asks a “great question” of Taylor: “why should CNN keep you on the payroll after lying like that?” (CotD)
2:47:41Trump jokes about F-35: “stealth: that’s why you can’t see it”; Nigel Farage and Sen. Mike Lee address Arizona Trump rally; “weaponized masculinity” in Mexican-American communities, ACC imitates Mexican overmodulation coming from nearby Section Eight housing
2:55:17Donation Segment: ACC reminisces about brief 1990s trip to Alaska
3:09:22Recognition from Podcast Business Report and Podnews; classic clip about bedbugs migrating into movie theaters; 2009 “now it gives you something else: gas” Hyundai ad
3:12:54Covington High School lawyer Robert Barnes to The Gaggle podcast: polls “are the least reliable form of data”