Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 08/12/21

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.

The 2020 U.S. Census:

How to trigger *fullish,* racist Wing Nuts:

The United States experienced unprecedented multiracial population growth and a decline in the white population for the first time in the nation’s history, according to U.S. Census officials who released data Thursday, revealing the most sweeping picture of America’s racial and ethnic makeup in a decade.

President Biden/Biden Administration:


Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said Thursday that “inevitably” everyone will need booster shots for the COVID-19 vaccine eventually because like any vaccine, its protection won’t be “indefinite.”

Wing Nuts always causing bad trouble, even death.

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Indiana University’s vaccination requirement

Eight students asked the court for an emergency order, arguing the risks of vaccination outweigh potential benefits to those in their age group.


U.S. jobless claims total 375,000, falling for a third straight week

  • New claims for jobless benefits totaled 375,000 last week, the Labor Department said, matching estimates from economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
  • The reading for the previous week was revised upward by 2,000 to 387,000 claims.
  • The number of insured unemployment claims, a measure of continuing jobless claims, fell to 2.866 million for the last week of July, according to Thursday’s report. That is the lowest level since mid-March 2020.

Voting Rights/Voter Suppression:

Texas Senate passes voting bill, but the House remains paralyzed

Democrats in the House fled the state in a bid to stop approval in the chamber.

Wing Nut Watch:

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw heckled for saying the 2020 election wasn’t stolen

Former President Donald Trump and his allies filed dozens of lawsuits contesting the results of the November election and the overwhelming majority were unsuccessful.

The Former Guy:

No one cares, STFU and go away.

World News:

Sicily May Just Have Experienced The Hottest Day Ever In Europe

Afghanistan is a mess:

State News:


Other News:

Officials still looking for parents of 337 separated children, court filing says

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