- Editor’s note: Most anyone over the age of 8 on this date in 1963 will recall that fateful Friday in Dallas, 58 years ago today. I was in third grade and can still recall learning that the President had been shot.
- Read more from the John F. Kennedy Library and Presidential Museum.
- UPDATE: MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell: JFK left the nation with a message of hope for the future – In the final public words spoken by President John F. Kennedy before his tragic assassination 58 years ago.
- UPDATE: People Magazine: ‘Without Any Warning, Mrs. Kennedy Begins Crying’: Witness Remembers Jackie After the JFK Assassination
*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ The Olympian: 10 things Western Washington gardeners should be thankful for
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Washington Post via MSN: Marine Corps compliance with vaccine mandate on course to be military’s worst
The Defender: In interviews just days apart [last week], Bill Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci admitted COVID vaccines aren’t effective, but both suggested the solution is to give more boosters to more people.
Business Insider via Yahoo!: Disney World pauses COVID-19 vaccination mandate policy for park staff
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Politico: As a coal plant fights for life, it could enrich Manchin – A power plant that buys coal from a company controlled by Sen. Joe Manchin’s family is fighting to stay alive by generating electricity for superfast data computing [i.e. a cryptocurrency mine], after being on the brink of financial collapse for years.
CBS 60 Minutes: Andrew Sullivan on American political discourse and rescuing conservatism in 2021 – says American democracy is at risk because citizens can’t compromise or separate politics from life.
[Ed. note: Click here for this provocative interview!]
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Rolling Stone via MSN: Trump Actively Seeking Vengeful Ouster of Alabama’s Republican Governor, Report Says
The Washington Post via MSN: A MAGA squad of Trump loyalists sees its influence grow amid demands for political purity among Republicans