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:
Imagine that: Wing Nuts who cannot stay on topic-
But what about the ‘job creators?!’
Damon Thibodeaux escaped death row for a crime he didn’t commit, but died of COVID-19
Soon after his first dose of vaccine, he became ill with COVID and died.
Thirteen gorillas in US zoo test positive for COVID-19 (Atlanta, GA)
“The teams are very closely monitoring the affected gorillas and are hopeful they will make a complete recovery, Sam Rivera, Senior Director of Animal Health, said in a statement on Friday.
But, but, it’s no worse than the flu!: Jeff Bridges says he got Covid while in chemo and it made ‘cancer look like a piece of cake’
“Covid kicked my ass pretty good, but I’m double vaccinated and feeling much better,” Bridges wrote on his website Monday.
Man who spent 15 years on death row before exoneration dies of Covid
Damon Thibodeaux, 47, died in Jacksonville, Florida, less than 10 years after his release from prison.
Should’ve Got the Vaccine:
More than half of Americans support vaccine mandates for workplaces, classrooms and sporting events
A message to the selfish: A heart patient died after he couldn’t get a cardiac ICU bed in 43 hospitals. Now his family is pleading for people to get vaccinated.
California couple die of Covid and leave behind 5 kids, including newborn daughter
“They were the kindest, most amazing people. They were the ones who got everyone together — for every birthday, every holiday,” one family member said.
The American Taliban/White ISIS/Wing Nuts/MAGAts/GUNZ!:
Capitol Police arrest man with bayonet and machete in truck near DNC headquarters
Temporary fencing to surround Capitol ahead of September 18 right-wing rally
The Former Guy (TFG):
Trump takes aim at George W. Bush, saying he shouldn’t ‘lecture’ about threat of domestic terrorism
“So interesting to watch former President Bush, who is responsible for getting us into the quicksand of the Middle East (and then not winning!), as he lectures us that terrorists on the ‘right’ are a bigger problem than those from foreign countries that hate America, and that are pouring into our Country right now.”
“If that is so, why was he willing to spend trillions of dollars and be responsible for the death of perhaps millions of people?” Trump said. “He shouldn’t be lecturing us about anything. The World Trade Center came down during his watch. Bush led a failed and uninspiring presidency. He shouldn’t be lecturing anybody!”
Anti-abortion group blocked from suing Planned Parenthood under Texas law.
DeSantis threatens ‘millions’ in fines for cities and counties for vaccine mandates
“We are not going to let people get fired because of the vaccine mandate,” DeSantis said.