Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 11/08/21

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:

Defying Trump, Rick Scott backs McConnell and Murkowski, tiptoes around false claims about election fraud

The interview was typical of the balancing act Scott has tried to maintain as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the group that works to elect Republicans to the Senate

Justice:

Kyle Rittenhouse shooting victim says he thought he ‘was going to die’

Gaige Grosskreutz, a licensed paramedic from suburban Milwaukee, said he went to Kenosha to help treat anyone hurt in the protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Supreme Court to hear arguments on FBI’s surveillance of mosques

Economy:

In the supply chain battle of 2021, small businesses are losing out to Walmart and Amazon

Independent retailers are getting squeezed out as suppliers, factories and freight companies prioritize national brands: ‘We’re at the whim of a broken supply chain.’

COVID-19/COVIDIOTS:

The U.S. lifts the pandemic travel ban and opens the doors to international visitors

Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:

Strict mandate takes effect in LA. Business patrons must show proof of vaccination

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

What Dr. Fauci sees coming for the pandemic this winter

This is what happens when you listen to Ignorant, Illiterate, Racist, ‘Fullish’ MAGAts instead of Dr. Fauci:

COVID death toll in Trump counties three times higher than the rate in Biden counties

Health:

Type of fat, not how much, linked to stroke risk, study finds

Fat from animal sources was linked to a higher risk of stroke, while vegetable fats were linked to a lower risk.

MAGAt World/Wing Nuts:

Nothing Screams FREEEEEDUM! More than Seeking Asylum in Belarus:

Belarus Says Alleged U.S. Capitol Hill Rioter Is Seeking Asylum

The Former Guy:

State News:

Name ‘a group of complete idiots’: California school investigating controversial question on history quiz

Spoiler Alert-Here are the choices:

  • The question supposedly asked respondents to identify “a group of complete idiots.” The options shown were the “KKK,” “all of Florida,” “FOX news,” and “Texans.”

This school is located in a very RED area of CA.

A 16-year-old girl learned a hand gesture on TikTok to signal for help. Law enforcement says it saved her life.

Other News:

Bomb threats called in at several Ivy League schools over weekend

Cornell, Columbia and Brown universities had alerted students to threats Sunday and Yale forced evacuations of several buildings two days earlier.

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