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.
2021 was a turning point for retailers, with store openings outpacing store closures
Major retailers announced 5,083 store openings compared to 5,079 store closures in 2021, after nearly two years of stay-at-home orders, social distancing measures and the rise of online shopping.
The 10 Republicans most likely to run for president:
- Donald Trump
- Ron DeSantis
- Mike Pence
- Chris Christie
- Nikki Haley
- Ted Cruz
- Mike Pompeo
- Kristi Noem
- Tom Cotton
- Larry Hogan
Spoiler Alert: They all suck except for maybe one.
Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:
Front-line physicians describe how vaccination affects patients in latest Covid wave
“I’m not seeing people who have got two doses and a booster and are coming in profoundly short of breath. It’s just not happening,” one doctor said.
- Physicians around the country facing the latest surge of Covid-19 cases, driven by the highly contagious omicron variant, have a straightforward message based on what they’re seeing in their emergency rooms: Vaccinations and boosters are having a positive effect.
“The general trend that I’m seeing is, if you’re boosted and you get Covid, you really just at worst end up with bad cold symptoms. It’s not like before where you were coughing, couldn’t say sentences and were short of breath,” said Dr. Matthew Bai, an emergency medicine physician at Mount Sinai Queens in New York City.
Should’ve Listened to Dr. Fauci Instead of Some Ignorant, Illiterate, Racist, and ‘Fullish’ MAGAt:
How To Trigger an Ignorant, Illiterate, Racist, and ‘Fullish’ MAGAt: Keyword-ISOLATE, not run around wearing a mask. Let the wrongful death suits begin.
American Taliban/MAGAts/Wing Nuts/GUNZ:
January 6 Updates:
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Proud Boys leaders over Jan. 6 riot
Ethan Nordean, Joseph Biggs, Zachary Rehl and Charles Donohoe were indicted in March on charges including conspiracy and obstructing an official proceeding.
UPS driver kidnapped, packages stolen in brazen Atlanta heist
The 18-wheel operator was terrorized for nearly six hours in highly organized attack.
North Carolina police officer accused of shooting his 15-year-old son in the head
The teen was taken to a hospital with a life-threatening injury. The shooting appears to be an accident, officials said.