Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 08/24/21

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.

Afghanistan:

CIA chief secretly met Taliban leader as Biden faces pressure over Afghan evacuation deadline

Biden has decided not to extend the Aug. 31 withdrawal deadline even as the Taliban said they would not allow Afghans to go to the Kabul airport to evacuate.

President Biden/Biden Administration:

Still the Badass:

Congress:

She always gets it done! Yes, folks, there is a big difference between the two parties!

McConnell says he’d leave Covid mandates up to employers, school boards

Republican governors in several states have attempted to ban mask and vaccine mandates but have faced increasing resistance from schools and cities.

COVID-19 Updates/COVIDIOTS:

Asian American leaders fear Covid-19 origin report could fuel more bigotry and violence

Colleges Say Some Vaccinated Foreign Students Will Need American COVID Jabs Too

How to Trigger a ‘Fullish’ Wing Nut: Let him and the dumbest posse ever know this garbage doesn’t work. Quit with the fake cures and misinformation on the vaccines. Stay tuned!

Lake Ozark mayor wants ivermectin treatment for friend with COVID-19 as FDA warns against:

  • A central Missouri mayor on Monday shared a message asking for support to allow a longtime friend hospitalized with COVID-19 to be treated with ivermectin — an anti-parasite drug not approved for treating viruses — despite recent warnings from public health officials about doing just that.

Lessons Learned: Do not listen or believe anything any ‘fullish’ Wing Nut has to say.

6 In 10 Floridians Support Requiring Masks In Schools, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; 61% Say Recent Rise In COVID-19 Cases In Florida Was Preventable

Delta cases show 300 times higher viral load – S.Korea study

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Kristi Noem Vows Vaccine Mandate War Against Joe Biden As South Dakota COVID Cases Soar

Pregnant, Unvaccinated and Intubated: Case Surge Alarms Doctors

‘The face of COVID is the person standing next to you’: 70-plus doctors urge the hesitant to get vaccine

It’s the second time in a week that doctors appealed directly to the public, hoping to persuade the vaccine-hesitant to act as COVID cases are rising.

Louisiana police lieutenant and dad of 3 dies of COVID-19 day before his wedding

The American Taliban/MAGAts/Wing Nuts/Gunz!:

Maryland’s Kimberly Klacik sues conservative commentator Candace Owens for defamation, asks for $20 million in damages

Championed by Trump, former NFL star Herschel Walker files paperwork to run for Senate in Georgia

Trump has encouraged Walker to run, but some Republicans are nervous that his past could be an issue in a race against Sen. Raphael Warnock.

The Former Guy:

WORD!^^^

State News:

New York just got their first, female governor:

Other News:

Michael Avenatti granted mistrial in California embezzlement case

“Today is a great day for the rule of law in the United States of America,” Avenatti said Tuesday.

Video shows black bear stealing Amazon package from Connecticut porch

The bear’s “crime,” caught on Kristin Levine’s home security camera, made for a “fun afternoon.”

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