Monday, November 29, 2021

Judge Stops Biden's Vaccine Mandate in 10 States; Says Mandate May Cause Hosp.Staffing Shortages

The Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers has just been temporarily blocked for hospitals that receive federal funding within 10 states, the CBN News website reports today (November 29, 2021).

A federal judge issued a temporary injunction today citing multiple reasons U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp said the mandate would result in staffing shortages without evidence that it would prevent the spread of the virus.

The 10 states listed in the order are Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Riots to Protest COVID Occur on French Islands; Guadeloupe and Martinique See Violent Protests

 Efforts to tackle COVID-19 have sparked violent protests on the French Caribbean  islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, the Euro News website reports today (November 28, 2021). 

Four people were shot and a  number of businesses destroyed in Martinique in riots last night.

Meanwhile, in Pointe-a-Pitre, the capital of French overseas territory Guadeloupe, more than 200 people came out to rally against coronavirus measures yesterday.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Fauci: New Omicron Variant Likely Already in US; NY Gov. Declares State of Emergency to Defeat It

 Parts of the U.S.have begun an all-out assault against the new, highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19, as Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that the variant is likely already circulating in the U.S., the Daily Beast website reports today (November 27, 2021).

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency yesterday, limiting hospital capacity to emergency needs as of December 3 and arranging for the purchase of medical supplies.

The emergency state, which bars elective surgeries, will remain in effect until at least January 15.

Friday, November 26, 2021

Harris Spends Nearly $600 for Cookware in Paris; V.P. Buys $375 Serving Dish and $110 Frying Pan

 Vice President Kamala Harris spent almost $600 on cookware appliances with U.S. taxpayer funds, as Americans face rising costs and economic turmoil going into the holiday season, the Daily Caller website reports today (November 26, 2021).

During her four-day government trip to Paris in mid-November, Harris visited high-end cookware store E. Dehillerin located outside the Louvre museum.

The vice president bought a $375 serving dish and a $160 frying pan totaling 516 euros or nearly $600.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Bulgaria:"Human Error" Caused Fiery Bus Crash; At Least 44 People Killed from North Macedonia

 Bulgarian officials say that "human error" on a "dangerous stretch" of highway is the most likely cause of the fiery bus crash this week in western Bulgaria that killed at least 44 people, all of them from North Macedonia and many of them children, the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty website reports today (November 25, 2021). 

The announcement came today, as authorities revised downward the confirmed death toll to 44. A deputy chief prosecutor and chief of Bulgaria's national investigation service, Borislav Sarafov, announced in Sofia that investigators had ruled out a terrorist act and established that there was no explosion.

He added that "the leading version [of events] is human error."

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Target, Walgreens on Xmas Censor Naughty List; Liberty Counsel Lists Companies Censoring Xmas

 Target and Walgreens are among 13 companies that have been placed on a Christian conservative legal nonprofit's "Naughty List" for failing to spotlight Christmas during the holiday season, the Christian Post website reports today (November 24, 2021).

On November 19, Liberty Counsel released its "Naughty and Nice Retail List" of businesses that either "recognize and celebrate Christmas" or "silence and censor Christmas." 

Target is "naughty" because it "has surprisingly few mentions of Christmas.." Walgreens "refers to the term 'holiday' often and only one reference to the term 'Christmas' on its website. 

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

High Court to Hear Roe v. Wade Challenge Dec. 1; May Overturn Roe v. Wade, End Abortions in US

 On December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the abortion case that some say is the most important since the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, the CBN News website reports today (November 23, 2021).

In fact, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization could overturn Roe, plunging the U.S. into a post-Roe landscape. 

"This is the case for everyone to be watching," said Americans United for Life President Catherine Glenn Foster. "Are we able to restrict abortion prior to viability in line with our neighbors in Europe, in line with pretty much the entire rest of the world because we're one of the most foremost radical nations in the entire world on abortion?"