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.
President Biden/Biden Administration:
- As border crossings surge, new Biden immigration plan will speed up asylum approval and deportation
- A copy of the plan obtained by NBC News says it “won’t be achieved overnight,” blaming “irrational and inhumane” Trump policies for border problems.
- 5 Key Takeaways From the First Hearing of the Capitol Riot Committee
House Freedom Caucus asks McCarthy to try to remove Pelosi as speaker
The request is a sign of increasing levels of GOP anger toward Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
‘A tipping point’: Government officials, health groups move to require coronavirus vaccines for workers
New vaccine mandates are being rolled out at VA, in California, New York City, the Mayo Clinic, among other places.
- COVID pandemic: OC restaurant gets backlash for requiring proof customers are not vaccinated
White ISIS/MAGAts/ White Supremacists/Wing Nut Watch/GUNZ!:
- How to Trigger a *Fullish* Wing Nut:
- States that cut unemployment early aren’t seeing a hiring boom, but who gets hired is changing
- States that scaled back unemployment aid have seen a decline in teen employment and an increase in workers over 25, early evidence finds
- Michigan lawmaker reports $221 campaign spending at strip club
- Designer who won’t make same-sex wedding websites loses case
- The ruling is another twist in a series of court rulings nationwide about whether businesses denying services to LGBTQ people amounts to bias or free speech.
- Former senator Mike Enzi dies after being injured in bike accident
- Toxic algae bloom on Florida’s coast ravages marine life: “This is an absolute nightmare”