*** TOP NEWS STORIES ***
McClatchy News: Losing candidate for Washington governor now sues over unsubstantiated voter fraud – includes citing Thurston County for allowing “voting anomalies” in the November election. [Ed note: Following in Trump’s footsteps with more lawsuits and no credible evidence.]
Reuters: One country, one picture, one year [Ed. note: 151 pictures from 151 different countries. A BEAUTIFUL year-end expose’!]
Reuters: Notable deaths in 2020
Tomfoolery: “Tell me the story about the virus” is one of the best videos describing 2020 in hindsight (4 minutes)
*** SELECT REGIONAL NEWS ***
NPR: Trump’s DOJ allowed spy Pollard’s parole to expire at Netanyahu’s urging, freeing him and his wife to immigrate and be flown to Israel in the private jet of Trump contributor Sheldon Adelson, a major backer of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
NVN: $10,000 Worth of Copper Wire Stolen at Fort Stevens Elementary [Ed. note: That this act of desperation has arrived in Yelm is of great concern!]
NVN Letter to Editor: JZ Rose Will Always Be Remembered in Yelm!
*** CORONAVIRUS NEWS ***
WaPo: This is what more than 330,000 coronavirus deaths look like – “One out of every 1,000 Americans alive at the beginning of the year has died of covid-19. 2020 is poised to be the deadliest year in the country’s history.”
*** “TRUMP IS GROWING SMALLER BEFORE OUR EYES ***
Hotel Harrington cancels Proud Boy reservations as pro-Trump fascists plan latest descent on D.C. – On Jan. 4-6, the hotel plans to completely close down.
WaPo: Trump is growing smaller before our eyes [scroll down to read text]