In case you missed it: Headlines 10/13/21

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:

‘Difficult decisions’ as Biden, Democrats shrink plan to $2T

Biden employer vaccine mandate could be finalized as early as next week

A rule requiring that employers ensure workers are vaccinated or regularly tested would apply to companies with 100 employees or more, and apply to 80 million workers.

The Redheaded Badass:

Congress:

Group close to McConnell to spend $10 million attacking vulnerable Democratic senators on domestic spending

SCOTUS:

SCOTUS Seems Poised to Back Kentucky AG in Unblocking State’s Abortion Law

Economy:

COVID-19/COVIDIOTS:

24 friends took a Mississippi River cruise out of New Orleans. 11 got COVID.

The outbreak on the American Queen shows limits of COVID protocols on cruise ships, public health experts say.

Here are the key reasons to get a flu shot — now

Booster Shot Update:

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Boston suspends 800 for failing to comply with vaccine rules

Far more law enforcement officers in the U.S. have died from Covid-19 than from any other work-related cause in 2020 and 2021. Even so, police unions are fighting vaccine mandates.

Should’ve Listened to Dr. Fauci Instead of an Illiterate, Ignorant, Racist, and ‘Fullish’ MAGAt:

Dr. Fauci warns America isn’t out of the COVID woods yet as cold weather looms

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

Florida School Board Member:

Hairdresser who described the Capitol riot as the ‘best day ever’ gets 14 days in jail

Dona Sue Bissey went to Washington, D.C., with Anna Morgan-Lloyd, the Indiana woman who got probation in the first sentence stemming from the Jan. 6 riot.

Protest to be headlined by Milo Yiannopoulos, Steve Bannon at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor can proceed, judge rules

The Former Guy:

Sports:

The barring of Irving complicates what looked like a surefire path to the finals for the Nets and could set up a battle with the players’ union.

Ya think?!?!?

State News:

Thank you!!! California set to become first state to ban gasoline-powered lawn equipment

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that would phase out the sale of new gas-powered lawn equipment in the state by 2024

Florida fines key county $3.5 million for mandating vaccines

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

UNC cancels classes after reported suicide and attempt, citing ‘mental health crisis’

Other News:

The Navy recovers the remains of 5 sailors off the coast of San Diego

Coroner: Gabby Petito strangled 3-4 weeks before body found

Wildlife officials had been seeking the elk since it was first spotted in 2019. On Saturday, they tranquilized the animal and slid the tire off after removing its antlers.

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