*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
+ The Olympian: Amtrak resumed service Nov. 18th on route where 3 died in 2017
+ The Olympian: Republican Kim Wyman answers ‘call of duty’ with Biden election job – Washington state’s Republican secretary of state is preparing to move across the country to take a key election security position within the Biden Administration.
+ McClatchy Newspapers: State meeting targets, but this is needed for Washington to meet net-zero emissions goals
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
Reuters: Wait what? FDA wants 55 years to process FOIA request over vaccine data – “The 1967 FOIA law requires federal agencies to respond to information requests within 20 business days.” [Ed. note: The key question remains, what ARE they wanting kept hidden?], Mercola: FDA Doesn’t Want to Release Clinical Trial Data for 55 Years
Political Irish: Irish Deputy PM says the 5% of the nation’s unvaccinated population is causing a problem – Ireland has highest vaccination rate in the world, yet will impose a midnight curfew on bars, restaurants and nightclubs
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Amazon reported [Friday] morning that his book The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health, is the #1 overall bestselling book in Anerica!
Children’s Health Defense: VAERS data released today by the CDC included a total of 894,145 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines, including 18,853 deaths and 139,126 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020, and Nov. 12, 2021.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
MSNBC Opinion: GOP redistricting maps will gerrymander Democrats out of the House – You don’t need a crystal ball to see doom for Democrats in 2022 — just a map. [Ed. note: As I have often said here, democracy in America will be in the last gasp if the Voting Rights bill does not pass.]
MSNBC’s The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell: During a Senate Banking Committee hearing, President Biden’s nominee to be the Comptroller of the Currency, Professor Saule Omarova, faced questions from Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) that were roundly condemned by the committee’s Democratic members. Kennedy asked Omarova about her participation in communist youth group that was compulsory in Soviet-controlled Kazakhstan where Omarova was born. “I’m here today,” she told Kennedy,” because I’m ready for public service.”
[Ed. note: 1950s McCarthyism is alive and well in 2021 with this disgusting display of ignorance & bigotry.]
KING-5 TV: Longest partial lunar eclipse in nearly 600 years happened overnight – A partial, but almost total, lunar eclipse was seen across the world from Thursday night into Friday morning.
The Chronicle (Chronicle): Exonerated Man in Malcolm X Murder Declares Innocence in Court as the Truth Finally Comes Out – which the FBI kept hidden for 56+ years.
The New York Times: J. Edgar Hoover Hid That Malcolm X Witnesses Were F.B.I. Informants
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
Politico: House Covid panel subpoenas former Trump adviser Navarro – The committee issued its first subpoena to Steven Hatfill, a virologist and former adviser to Navarro, in September.