Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 10/04/21

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:

The Redheaded Badass:

The GQP Demonstrating Their Lack of Comprehension Skills:

Congress:

Mitch McConnell remains a loathsome prick:

Former congressman Todd Akin, whose ‘legitimate rape’ comment torpedoed his U.S. Senate bid, dies at 74

The cause of death was not immediately available but his son said that he had suffered from cancer for years.

“He was a devout Christian, a great father, and a friend to many,” Perry Akin told the AP. “We cherish many fond memories from him driving the tractor at our annual hayride, to his riveting delivery of the freedom story at 4th of July parties dressed in the full uniform of a colonial minuteman. The family is thankful for his legacy: a man with a servant’s heart who stood for truth.”

Sinema calls activists who confronted her in bathroom “wholly inappropriate”

The MAGAt noise machines has already jumped on President Biden’s comments about this matter but as usual, they have their own set of facts:

Facts, They Matter and Really Trigger ‘Fullish’ MAGAts:

Biden separately on Monday said he doesn’t think the tactics are “appropriate … but it happens to everybody.”

  • “The only people it doesn’t happen to are people who have Secret Service standing around them. So it’s part of the process,” Biden said when asked by reporters about the confrontation.

SCOTUS:

Add this to the mix: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Donald Trump’s Plan to Use $3.6 Billion for Border Wall

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

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

The Former Guy:

#BeBest!

The Youngstown Darling Speaks about TFG:

World News:

Swedish ‘Mohammad’ cartoonist L

State News:

A landmark opioid trial puts spotlight on pharmacy chains CVS, Walmart and Walgreens

Florida school shooting suspect faces trial in attack on jail guard

Nikolas Cruz allegedly attacked a Broward County jail guard nine months after the Feb. 14, 2018, shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Alabama spends more than a half-million dollars a year on a Confederate memorial. Black historical sites struggle to keep their doors open.

Three valets hit and killed after driver flees Houston police

A sergeant tried to pull over the suspect, who was allegedly doing doughnuts in a parking lot. Houston police said the driver sped away and hit the valets within seconds.

Other News:

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp are all down


“Pandora Papers” reveal billions hidden by the rich and powerful

William Shatner going to space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket

“I’ve heard about space for a long time now. I’m taking the opportunity to see it for myself. What a miracle,” the actor said.

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