With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks. Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
- The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it will move to grant California permission to set stricter climate requirements for cars and SUVs, a reversal of a key Trump administration policy.
- Biden launching biggest summer food program in US history.
- Biden’s first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises.
- More action, less talk, distinguish Biden’s 100-day sprint.
COVID-19 Updates and COVIDIOTS:
- Don’t listen to covidiots on Disqus. Even if vaccinated, wear a mask in public:
- Vaccinated? Great. You should still wear a mask in public, experts say.
- As more Americans every day are inoculated, a tiny but growing number are contending with the disturbing experience of getting covid-19 despite having had one shot — or even two.
- Idaho does something right: Legislation approved by lawmakers in the House prohibiting mask mandates by government entities in Idaho won’t get a hearing in the Senate, the powerful chairman of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee said Monday.
White ISIS/MAGAts/ White Supremacists/Wing Nut Watch/GUNZ!:
- Plant based beer–speaking of stupid, Larry.
- Another racist from Ohio goes off on a racist rant. No arrests have been made as of yet. Slow down, Cowboy. One thousand dollars a month! You’re living large. Th
Policing in the United States/Cops Behaving Badly:
- 2020 Census shows U.S. population grew at the second slowest pace in history:
- The nation’s political center of gravity shifted further to the Republican-led South and West on Monday, with Texas, Florida and other Sun Belt states gaining congressional seats while chillier climes like New York and Ohio lost them.
- Altogether, the U.S. population rose to 331,449,281, the Census Bureau said, a 7.4 increase that was the second-slowest ever.
- The new allocation of congressional seats came in the U.S. Census Bureau’s first release of data from a 2020 headcount. The numbers chart familiar American migration patterns, and confirm one historic marker: For the first time in 170 years of statehood, California is losing a congressional seat, a result of slowed migration to the nation’s most populous state, which was once a symbol of the country’s expansive frontier.