Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 07/27/21

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.

Congress:

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.

COVID-19 Updates/COVIDIOTS:

‘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

Go, Gavin:

White ISIS/MAGAts/ White Supremacists/Wing Nut Watch/GUNZ!:

State News:

  • 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

Other News:

  • 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”
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