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I’m waiting for the CDC to start saying that mosquitoes can pass on the COVID-19 virus..

Another shut down for the Summer 😂😂

Oh shit, I'm leaving for California tonight,🖕🖕
 

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Republicans want to yank MLB's antitrust immunity after baseball's reaction to Georgia voting law
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Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette (left) steals second base as Yankees second baseman Rougned Odor (right) covers during first inning MLB action at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette (left) steals second base as Yankees second baseman Rougned Odor (right) covers during first inning MLB action at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Fla., Wednesday, April 14, 2021. PHOTO BY DOUGLAS DEFELICE /USA TODAY Sports
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WASHINGTON — Five Republican senators introduced a bill on Wednesday to strip Major League Baseball of its immunity to antitrust law, saying the legal shield wasn’t deserved after the league moved its All-Star game away from Georgia to protest a law that could make it harder to vote.

Republican Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley, Marsha Blackburn and Mike Lee introduced the bill in the Senate, Lee’s office said in a statement. A version of the bill was also introduced in the House of Representatives by a group of Republican lawmakers.


“If Major League Baseball is going to act dishonestly and spread lies about Georgia’s voting rights bill to favour one party against the other, they shouldn’t expect to continue to receive special benefits from Congress,” Cruz said in a statement, saying that MLB has enjoyed a special exemption from antitrust laws that other professional sports leagues do not.

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MLB could not be reached immediately for comment.


MLB said earlier this month that it would move its All-Star Game out of Georgia to protest the state’s new voting restrictions.

Major League Baseball won exemption from the Sherman Antitrust Act under a 1922 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, which determined that professional baseball is not interstate commerce, according to a 2019 article in the Wake Forest Law Review. MLB’s exemption has protected the league in its exclusive contracts for airing home team games on local cable television networks, the article said.

Under a bill passed by Congress in 1998, the Curt Flood Act, MLB did, however, lose its antitrust exemption related to labour issues.

Other professional sports leagues enjoy more limited antitrust exemptions.
 
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Go woke, go broke is the case for Coke in one North Carolina county
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Publishing date:Jun 03, 2021 • 11 hours ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation
Coke is not it in one North Carolina county.
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Coke is not it in one North Carolina county.

It sounds like an April Fool’s joke, but Surry County has voted to ban all Coca-Cola vending machines in its office buildings, the New York Postreported.

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The ban is reportedly in response to Coke’s criticism of the new restrictive Georgia voting laws.

“The left wing in America, they defund, they boycott, they cancel, they tear down statues — all sorts of egregious actions,” Eddie Harris, a county commissioner, told WXII.

“The expectation from them is the opposing political side will cower in the corner and we’re supposed to accept that and it’s supposed to be okay. And it’s not okay.”


There you have it. It’s not okay.

“Millions of Americans believe that the last presidential election was not held in a fair manner and that more voter fraud will occur in the future if elections are not closely monitored and regulated,” Harris reportedly wrote in a letter to the Coca-Cola CEO.