Archive for August 30th, 2021

August 30th, 2021 - 10:53 pm § in Health, Law and Courts

Slippery vaccination mandates

The U.S. government could decree that every American get vaccinated, but so far it hasn’t, and there’s no indication it will. That’s a political decision, and one not likely to be made. Some governors are strongly encouraging residents to get vaccinated, while others are prioritizi[...]

August 30th, 2021 - 9:37 pm § in Foreign Affairs

Is a bloodbath coming in Afghanistan?

“With the U.S. military now out of Afghanistan, the task of evacuating tens of thousands of Afghan allies left behind falls to nongovernmental organizations and international aid groups — who say they are unable to tell them where to go next,” NBC News reported on Monday, August 30, 2[...]

August 30th, 2021 - 8:08 pm § in News Media

White man accosts black TV reporter doing storm coverage

An angry white man jumped out of his pickup and confronted a black reporter doing a live shot for NBC News from Gulfport, Mississippi, the day after the area was “slammed by Hurricane Ida,” The Hill reported on Monday, August 30, 2021. (Read story here.) The driver pulled off the road an[...]