Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 12/09/21

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.

Bob Dole honored as ‘American giant’ in tributes by Biden, congressional leaders

President Joe Biden spoke at the ceremony honoring his longtime friend and Senate colleague, who will lie in state at the Capitol.

President Biden/Biden Administration:

White House braces for legal, political showdown over vaccine mandates

Mounting Democratic and Republican criticism could further erode public support and make Biden’s task more difficult.

Congress:

The Economy:

Voting Rights/Voter Suppression/Elections:

Georgia Republicans purge Black Democrats from county election boards

The Spalding board’s new chairman has endorsed former president Donald Trump’s false stolen-election claims on social media.

COVID-19/Covidiots:

4.2 million Americans quit their jobs in October as workers continued to search for better opportunities

The elevated number of resignations is part of the economic disruption that continues almost two years after the pandemic began

Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:

PA Health System Runs Out of Beds Due to COVID Surge, Patients Wait 10 to 20 Hours in ER

Ohio’s COVID-19 vaccination rates for nursing home workers rank among lowest in nation

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

Where’s the gong?!?! Woman sings ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ parody to oppose pandemic emergency extension

The MAGAt is at the very beginning of the video.

American Taliban/MAGAts/Wing Nuts/GUNZ:

No, you’re the (horse) face for the lowest forms of life in this country:

Let’s Go Brandon’ Boat Wins Christmas Lights Contest But Gets Disqualified


January 6 Committee:

The Former Guy:

Shocking! TFG lied!

New York attorney general seeks to depose Donald Trump next month in civil fraud probe

Letitia James wants to question the former president, who has blasted her over her tax fraud probe into the Trump Organization.

State News:

Ohio’s Finest:

Goodwill stores and donation centers in Cleveland, Akron and Canton area closed Wednesday due to threats

Other News:

Starbucks workers in Buffalo vote to unionize, first company-owned store in U.S. with union

The National Labor Relations Board vote is still counting votes Thursday afternoon for two other locations in New York where workers were also organizing to unionize.

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