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* WA. starts COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1B with lower age threshold,
* Misinformation dropped 73% a week after Twitter banned Trump,
* U.S. hits 400,000 COVID deaths today, Trump’s last full day!

Conversations about election fraud dropped across several social media sites in the week after President Trump was banned from Twitter, an analytics firm found. Credit: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images via The Washington Post


KING-5 TV: Washington to consider proposal to make Juneteenth an official state holiday – commemorates the end of slavery in the United States

Seattle Times: ‘Powerhouse duo’ of Washington Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell gain clout as Biden era begins

Washington Examiner: WA. GOP Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler who voted for Trump impeachment faces backlash and possible primary challenges [Ed. note: Herrera Beutler’s District 3 encompasses rural Yelm, Rainier, Tenino]

JOLT News: Amid heightened security, calm on the Capitol Campus in Olympia

KING-5 TV: Washington starts COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1B with lower age threshold and adds more mass vaccine sites

Airliner Watch: Emirates president says Boeing 777X entry to service may slip to 2023 ‘or even longer’ [Ed. note: This aircraft is to be assembled in Everett and any delay affects Puget Sound’s workforce.]


WaPo: QAnon adherents discussed posing as National Guard to try to infiltrate inauguration, according to FBI intelligence briefing

Common Dreams: Feds Are Vetting 25,000 National Guard Troops Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Law&Crime: FBI Charges Woman Believed to Have Stolen Nancy Pelosi’s Laptop During Capitol Riot, Saying She May Have Tried to Sell Device to Russian Intelligence

WaPo: Proud Boys, other fringe groups find refuge – and money – on Christian fundraising website

NBC News: New Jersey reservist, with Navy base clearance, charged in connection to deadly Capitol riot

The Daily Kos: Trump team orders installation of notorious pro-Trump saboteur into top NSA position [Ed. Note: to be sworn in with one day left in the Trump Administration.]

CNN: Pelosi demands acting Pentagon chief halt his order to NSA to install Trump loyalist as general counsel

Common Dreams: Biden Plans to Rescind Keystone XL in “Huge Victory” for Indigenous-Led Movement


WaPo: 400,000: The invisible deaths of covid-19 [Ed. note: Trump leaves office with 400,000 COVID-19 deaths on his watch!]

NY Daily News: ‘Dark weeks ahead’: Incoming CDC director expects 500,000 COVID deaths by mid-February

Mercola: Could Most COVID-19 Deaths Have Been Prevented? [by optimizing Vit. D]

Zero-Hedge: Peer-Reviewed Stanford University Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective In Stopping COVID Spread

Wall St. Journal: Does Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine Stop You Spreading It? Scientists Don’t Know Yet.


WaPo: Misinformation dropped dramatically the week after Twitter banned Trump – Zignal Labs charts 73 percent decline on Twitter and beyond following historic action against the president

Business Insider: Capitol rioters say Trump told them to do it, which some legal experts say could open him to criminal charges

WaPo: Attorney Roberta Kaplan is about to make Trump’s life extremely difficult [represents clients in high-profile cases against Trump]

The Hill: Scarborough says he’s considering legal action against Trump over conspiracy tweets [targeting him falsely]

Snopes: American Thinker joined the likes of Newsmax in issuing a correction to various claims it spread during the 2020 election. [their voter fraud claims were false]

NBC News: Capitol riot exposed flaws of Trump’s DHS, focused on immigration and not extremists, say ex-officials

ABC News: The Trump letter his lawyers said should never see ‘light of day’

Deadline: Donald Trump Faces Possible Expulsion From SAG-AFTRA As Union’s Board Sets Special Session

WaPo: The Trump presidency was marked by battles over truth itself. Those aren’t over.

Posted by Steve on January 19, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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