*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ The Olympian: Could the syrup for your waffle soon come from Washington state maple trees? Just maybe – “Most people have never tasted it. And most people don’t know that it’s unique and different than the traditional stuff.”
+ McClatchy Newspapers: Experts say ‘magic mushrooms’ can be a pathway to treatment. Will WA legislators agree? Lawmakers have introduced legislation to make access to psilocybin-assisted therapy a possibility.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Washington Post Opinions: The 1918 flu didn’t end in 1918. Here’s what its third year can teach us.
The Washington Post: Biden’s agenda has been reset. His political fortunes may change, too.
Re-Tweet of Daniel Uhlfelder by Joy Reid: On the day we learned Ron DeSantis is in regular contact with Justice Clarence Thomas he also attended a Federalist Society event with Justice Gorsuch closed to the press.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Truthout: Trump’s Political Depravity Sank to a New Level This Past Week – Trump is seeding the ground for “Stop-the-Steal” true believers to take control of state elections apparatuses in 2022.
Truthout: Trump’s relentless document destruction: ‘He never stopped ripping things up’ – His shredding of paper in the White House was far more widespread and indiscriminate than previously known and — despite multiple admonishments — extended throughout his presidency.
The Washington Post: Phone, email records for lawyer of Bannon, Giuliani sought by Justice Dept.
The Washington Post: ‘He never stopped ripping things up’: Inside Trump’s relentless document destruction habits – Trump’s shredding of paper in the White House was far more widespread and indiscriminate than previously known and — despite multiple admonishments — extended throughout his presidency.