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

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:

Congress:

How the ‘bigly concept’ of the Debt Ceiling works:

First some never ending hypocrisy and general cow dung from Moscow Mitch:

The GQP would tank our economy just to ‘won the libs:

U.S. default this fall would cost 6 million jobs, wipe out $15 trillion in wealth, study says

  • GOP signals refusal to help Democrats raise debt ceiling, in opposition to President Biden’s spending plans
  • The United States could plunge into an immediate recession if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling and the country defaults on its payment obligations this fall, according to one analysis released Tuesday.
  • Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, found that a prolonged impasse over the debt ceiling would cost the U.S. economy up to 6 million jobs, wipe out as much as $15 trillion in household wealth, and send the unemployment rate surging to roughly 9 percent from around 5 percent.

Facts:

Sad day, indeed:

Immigration:

Homeland Security investigates border patrol’s treatment of Haitian immigrants.

Texas Gov. Abbott sends miles of cars along border to deter migrants

The Republican said this “steel wall” of vehicles was meant to stop migrants from crossing the dam

COVID-19 Updates/COVIDIOTS:

Good on him: New Jersey boy gets vaccine for his 12th birthday after losing his dad to Covid last year

Charles “Rob” Roberts, a Glen Ridge police officer and the 12-year-old boy’s father, died of Covid-19 last May. He was 45.

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Delta is ‘by far’ world’s most dominant coronavirus variant, WHO says

It’s outcompeting mu and other coronavirus variants

The American Taliban/White ISIS/Wing Nuts/MAGAts/GUNZ!:

50s called; they need their Wing Nuts back:

North Carolina man who made bomb threat near Capitol pleads not guilty

The Former Guy:

It’s your debt, moron, that we need to pay!

The only powerful tool that Republicans have to negotiate with is the Debt Ceiling, and they would be both foolish and unpatriotic not to use it now. The way I look at it, what the Democrats are proposing, on so many different levels, will destroy our Country. Therefore, Republicans have no choice but to do what they have to do, and the Democrats will have no choice but to concede all of the horror they are trying to inflict upon the future of the United States. Unrelated, but likewise, their so-called “Voting Rights Bill” will be the end of our Democracy. Don’t give up or concede, Republicans, this is the ultimate representation of the People!

Days before lawyers allied with Donald Trump gave a news conference promoting election conspiracy theories, his campaign had determined that many of those claims were false, court filings reveal.

State News:

Florida lawmaker files Texas-style abortion bill

Texas challenges Biden admin guidance on transgender worker protections

The guidance requires that employers allow transgender workers to use bathrooms and dress in a manner aligned with their gender identity.

Ohio’s Finest:

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