** LOCAL AND STATE NEWS OF NOTE **
+ Thurston Talk: Recreational fires no longer allowed in Thurston County through Sept. 30
+ KIRO TV-7: Woman takes wallet dropped by Selah firefighter after thanking him for help in Thurston County
+ MSNBC’s Ali Velshi: Mark Zuckerberg mentor on why Facebook refuses to curb disinformation: ‘It’s about power’
+ VoteWA.gov: Frequently Asked Questions on Voting by Mail – If you are registered to vote in Washington, there is no need to request a ballot. Confirm your registration at VoteWA.gov.
** CORONAVIRUS NEWS **
KING-5 TV: As Trump played down virus, health experts’ alarm grew
WaPo: Trump officials seek greater control over CDC reports on coronavirus [Ed. Note: The CDC was formerly the world’s gold standard. Now, Trump has politicized that, too!]
AP: Virus America, six months in: Disarray, dismay, disconnect
‘Downright Criminal’: Leaked Emails Reveal Effort by Trump Aides to Censor and Alter CDC Covid Reports Behind Closed Doors
Mercola: How Nebulized Peroxide Helps Against Respiratory Infections
Dakotas lead US in virus growth as both reject mask rules [Ed. Note: and 250,000 at the unmasked, un-socially distanced at the Sturgis, SD. motorcycle rally helped.]
** NATIONAL NEWS **
The Daily Kos: [50+ years of] Duets: Singing down the walls of racism
The [San Bernadino, CA.] Sun: Edward Snowden was right, the NSA has violated our rights
WaPo: The advantages of incumbency are crumbling away for Trump
WaPo: They voted for him and now regret it. Why White women are turning away from Trump.
Roger Stone to Donald Trump: bring in martial law if you lose election
Roger Stone Calls On Trump To Seize “Total Power” And Assert Martial Law — But Could He?
Fogerty reacts to Trump’s use of his song at rally
Jill Wine-Banks: Don’t Forget About the Steve Bannon Indictment – I prosecuted the Watergate scandal. Here’s why Trump and his ally are in legal peril.
Independent Media Institute: Our Capitalist Economy’s Dependence on Credit Is Driving Us Toward Fascism
Whistleblower reveals how Trump has unleashed another plague: white-supremacist terrorism
‘I saved his a–‘: Trump boasted that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder, Woodward’s new book says
Bloomberg commits to spend $100 million to help Biden in Florida
In the “in case you missed it department: Viral Trump impersonator Sarah Cooper speaks in support of voting at DNC
NYT: After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests -The Trump administration says it is targeting criminals, but government data suggests that many others are getting caught up in immigration sweeps.