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* Ever seen a giant waterspout in northern Pacific waters?
* Yelm Loop Phase 2 Timeline now Summer 2023-Early Fall 2025,
* People Worldwide Name U.S. as a Major Threat to World Peace,

‘Ultra-rare’ November tornado/waterspout hits Vancouver, B.C. Saturday, west of the Int’l Airport.
Photo: The Weather Network (Canada)

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

+ The Olympian: Ever seen a giant waterspout [in northern Pacific waters]? Here’s what British Columbia residents witnessed Saturday

+ The Weather Channel: Another Pacific Storm early this week will help Northwest Drought – adding mountain snows

+ The Olympian: Hello, sunsets before 5 p.m. South Sound enters the short, dark days of winter

+ WSDOT: SR 510 Yelm Loop Phase 2 now has a Summer 2023 – Early Fall 2025 Timeline

+ Office of Gov. Jay Inslee: Inslee-led coalition of governments commits to slashing carbon emissions

+ Thurston Talk: Olympia Federal Savings President & CEO Lori Drummond To Retire in June 2022 – Josh Deck will Become Bank’s Eighth President in 115 Years

+ Port of Seattle: SEA Welcomes WestJet Inaugural Flight with New Service to Calgary-Westjet is a Delta partner

+ KING-5 TV: Boeing settles lawsuits after 737 MAX crashes

+ Airways Magazine: Boeing to deliver it’s last 747 to Atlas Air in 2022

+ KING-5 TV: Washington lawmaker co-sponsors bill to make daylight saving time permanent

+ The Conversation: 2021 Was Terrible for North American Glaciers. COP26 May Seal Their Fate.

*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The Washington Post via MSN: GOP-appointed judges freeze Biden vaccine requirement after federal lawsuit

The Washington Post: Are things about to get better? Incredibly, new signs suggest the answer is yes. On both the economic and pandemic fronts, this could be an inflection point.

NBC News: Nearly a dozen House Democrats won’t run for re-election, signaling midterm fears – The narrow 221-213 Democratic House majority could be in serious danger as members see the midterms as unwinnable [Ed. note: With McCarthy or Scalise as Speaker of the House in January 2023, and McConnell is back in charge of the Senate, they will impeach Biden, then Harris, and McCarthy or Scalise will be President, Banana Republic style!]

Reuters: FAA has ‘deep concern’ about 5G network plan on aviation safety — letter, “the deep concern about the potential impact to aviation safety resulting from interference to radar altimeter performance from 5G network operations in the C band.”

Truthout: People Worldwide Name U.S. as a Major Threat to World Peace. Here’s Why.

Sludge: More Than 1 in 4 Members of the Senate Have Fossil Fuel Investments

The Washington Post: In the supply chain battle of 2021, small businesses are losing out to Walmart and Amazon

IPCC: Scientific consensus says that the Earth is warming

The New York Times: A seatbelt ticket. A cracked taillight. A broken headlight. These minor offenses resulted in the deaths of unarmed motorists at the hands of police officers. In a Times investigation of traffic stops that left more than 400 people dead over the past five years, the police justified the shootings by arguing that the vehicle was a weapon.

Daily Kos: Recently Revealed Stipulation In All Of Robin William’s Contracts Just Means We Miss Him Even More – a requirement that, for every single event or film he did, the company hiring him also had to hire a certain number of homeless people and put them to work.

*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The Intercept: NIH Officials Worked With EcoHealth Alliance to Evade Restrictions on Coronavirus Experiments – Emails show that NIH officials allowed EcoHealth Alliance to craft oversight language governing its own gain-of-function research.

ZeroHedge: Americans Who Received J&J Jab More Likely To Develop Rare Blood Clots, New Mayo Clinic Study Finds

JAMA: Age- and Sex-Specific Incidence of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis Associated With Ad26.COV2.S COVID-19 Vaccination

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***

The New York Times: An Atlanta district attorney’s criminal investigation into election interference by Donald Trump and his allies is heating up. Her inquiry is seen by legal experts as potentially perilous for the former president.

Business Insider: Trump’s ex-communications director has warned that if the former president wins a 2nd term he would establish an autocracy in the US

The Washington Post: Biden gets his ‘infrastructure week,’ crossing another goal off Trump’s to-do list

The Washington Post: Jan. 6 committee warns Trump DOJ official he must cooperate with investigation or it will move aggressively against him

Daily Kos: Crybaby Trump Lashes Out Incoherently at Democrats Who Are Making America Great Again

Posted by Steve on November 8, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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