Date: October 1st, 2021

State News

Oct 1st 2021 News from Washington State

  ABORTION This Bellingham rally, march planned in support of abortion rights (The Bellingham Herald) BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR Why COVID-19 boosters could be another headache for employers (Puget Sound Business Journal) Supply chain challenges Puget Sound ports, local retailers (KOMO TV) COMMUNITY & FAMILY ISSUES OPINION: Honoring Hispanic heritage in America (Rep. Dan Newhouse…


‘Doing Something’ to Gun-Grabbers Means Mandated Helplessness

by David Codrea “The rising and spreading murder statistics should raise the alarm that it’s time to stop despairing over the damage done by guns and do something about it,” The Washington Post Editorial Board opines in a Wednesday exercise in hand-wringing. To prove their case, they cited last week’s rampage by a maniac loser at a Tennessee Kroger…

State News

Smith & Wesson to Relocate Headquarters to Maryville, Tennessee

Mark Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, said “This has been an extremely difficult and emotional decision for us, but after an exhaustive and thorough analysis, for the continued health and strength of our iconic company, we feel that we have been left with no other alternative.” He specifically cited legislation recently proposed in Massachusetts…

National News

Despite setback, Democrats try to save Biden $3.5T plan

By LISA MASCARO | AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a long night of frantic negotiations, Democrats were unable to reach an immediate deal to salvage President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion government overhaul, forcing leaders to call off promised votes on a related public works bill. Action is to resume Friday. Speaker Nancy Pelosi had pushed the House…

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Discrimination on YouTube

YouTube is wiping vaccine misinformation and conspiracy theories from its video-sharing platform. The ban on vaccine misinformation, announced in a blog post, comes as countries around the world continue to offer free immunizations for COVID-19 to a somewhat hesitant public. Public health officials have struggled to push back against a steady current of alleged online…

National News

Major Deadlines Facing Congress

Funding for the federal government is set to expire tonight. Congress has four major priorities to accomplish in the coming days: government funding extension, debt limit hike, Democrats’ human infrastructure bill and a bipartisan infrastructure bill. The first two are absolutely key to keeping the government open and functioning. Passing a short-term funding bill will…

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U.S. Homeschooling Jumped 300 Percent During COVID

In “Homeschooling in Uncertain Times,” just published by the Pioneer Institute, authors William Donovan and William Heuer celebrate one unmistakable benefit from the COVID-related shutdown: Not only has the number of homeschooled children tripled, but most parents are deciding to keep their children in a homeschool environment even after the virus has dissipated. According to the U.S….

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Dems Sneak $70,000-$700,000 Fines for Vax-mandate Violation into Budget Bill

Whether it comes to opening up borders, destroying jobs, hastening inflation, ditching reporters, or caving to America’s enemies, President Joe Biden means business. Rest assured, the president is fully committed to “keep up the great work” and enforce his draconian COVID vaccine mandate for the companies with 100 or more employees. The $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better”…