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Judge Clay Jenkins

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

One Texas judge is sharing brutally honest details about the grim situation unfolding among children with COVID in the Lone Star state.

Speaking at a news conference in Dallas, Texas, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins revealed: "In Dallas, we have zero ICU beds left for children."

Jenkins went on to share an example of the worst-case scenario many worried parents are currently faced with as their ill children fight for their lives while hospitalized.

He added, That means if your child's in a car wreck, if your child has a congenital heart defect or something and needs an ICU bed, or more likely if they have COVID and need an ICU bed, we don't have one."

"Your child will wait for another child to die," he said bluntly.

"Your child will just not get on the ventilator, your child will be CareFlighted to Temple or Oklahoma City or wherever we can find them a bed," Jenkins added. "But they won't be getting one here unless one clears."

"Your child will just not get on the ventilator, your child will be CareFlighted to Temple or

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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Reprinted with permission from Media Matters

CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy has unearthed a memo distributed at Fox News from Kevin Lord, the company's head of human resources, announcing that while more than 90 percent of its full-time employees claim to have been vaccinated for COVID-19, the company was now set to institute daily testing for everyone else. (Four weeks ago, all Fox employees were required to upload their vaccination status into a human resources database.)

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