Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 09/01/21

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.

First, some comic relief:

Afghanistan:

Oklahoma congressman threatened embassy staff as he tried to enter Afghanistan, U.S. officials say

President Biden/Biden Administration:

Congress:

Shocking, I tell you!

‘Leader’ McCarthy grows a pair?

COVID-19 Updates/COVIDIOTS:

Worried about Covid, most parents no longer want kids in school full time, survey finds

“You want them back in the building, but at the same time, you want them safe,” one parent said. “You want them healthy.”

Coronavirus variant dubbed ‘mu’ is of new interest to WHO for potential to evade immunity

Coronavirus survivors face heightened risk of kidney damage, study says

15 million Covid vaccine doses thrown away in the U.S. since March, new data shows

As countries across the world clamor for vaccine doses, U.S. pharmacy chains and state health departments have thrown millions away.

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Sure hope the anxiety ridden, science denying, ‘fullish’ wing nut spawn isn’t treating them:

Lavender oil does not cure COVID-19.

Speaking of ‘fullish’ Wing Nuts:

I-Team: Las Vegas man sold fake COVID treatment with disinfectant made with machine used ‘to clean pools

The American Taliban/White Supremacists/MAGAts/Police Behaving Poorly:

Grand jury in Elijah McClain investigation indicts officers, medics in 2019 death

The announcement comes just over two years since the death of McClain, 23, who had told police, “I can’t breathe,” after they placed him in a chokehold.

  • Two police officers, one former officer and two paramedics in Aurora, Colorado, will face charges in the death of Elijah McClain, a young Black man who was detained, placed in a chokehold and given a powerful sedative in a confrontation with police in 2019. The indictment comes after an eight-month grand jury investigation convened by Colorado’s top prosecutor.
  • State Attorney General Phil Weiser on Wednesday said the five defendants will be charged with one count each of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, as well as other charges in the 32-count indictment.

Lauren Boebert Says She Has Plan to Get Rid of Biden, Harris and Pelosi

State News:

Other News:

Millions Will Lose Unemployment Benefits. That Doesn’t Mean They’ll Return To Work

  • What could go wrong?

    AP sources: Intel shows extremists to attend Capitol rally

    Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally later this month at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection, according to three people familiar with intelligence gathered by federal officials.

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