Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 10/18/21

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:

Biden orders flags at the White House at half-staff in honor of Colin Powell

The Redheaded Badass:


Senate to vote on sweeping voting rights bill Republicans promise to filibuster

The vote, which is likely to take place Wednesday, might be the last dance for federal voting rights legislation.

Grifters Gonna Grift:


  • The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) monthly jobs report shows that the economy gained 194,000 jobs in September 2021. However, women experienced no net job gains, and actually went backward last month: while men gained 220,000 jobs in September, women lost 26,000 jobs. Moreover, the overall job increase in September was relatively small. It would take over 2 years of growth at September’s level to gain back the nearly 5 million jobs the economy has lost since February 2020.

  • In addition, last month, 309,000 women ages 20 and over left the labor force entirely, meaning they are no longer working or looking for work



Covid-19 breakthrough deaths most common among older Americans, data shows

CDC data shows that 6 out of every 7 reported breakthrough deaths were of those 65 and older.

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Get your flu shot, please:

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

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

Fox News anchor John Roberts deleted a tweet that questioned vaccine efficacy in light of Colin Powell’s death, clarifying that he is actually pro-vaccine

The Former Guy:

Trump faces a pile of civil lawsuits as depositions begin

The former president is defending himself in at least 10 civil suits alleging fraud and defamation to incitement of violence.

World News:

State News:

California School Walkout as Thousands of Parents Defy Child Vaccine Mandate

Three dead, including suspect, after man cuts throat of Arkansas officer

A woman was found stabbed to death, and an officer saw the suspect hitting his 15-year-old son in the head with a rock, police said.

Police Arrest Woman Caught on Camera Setting New York Jewish School on Fire

Other News:

What you need to know about the trial set to begin in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Megan Rice, nun imprisoned over peace activism, dies at 91

“Sister Megan lived her life with love full of action and zeal,” said Carroll Juliano, American Province Leader for the order.

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