Voices, The Peoples News No. 2021-01-12

Voices, The Peoples News

January 12, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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Voices, The Peoples News

January 12, 2021
by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

# Indigenous
Tribal Elders Are Dying From the Pandemic, Causing a Cultural Crisis for American Indians https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/sns-nyt-tribal-elders-native-americans-coronavirus-20210112-ulmybxcf7zbojac5mbjpcui7ee-photogallery.html

# Animals / Pets / Food Recalls
Midwestern Pet Food is expanding its recent recall to include more brands and over 1000 lots of its dog and cat foods containing potentially deadly levels of aflatoxin.
FDA is aware of at least 70 deaths and 80 illnesses in dogs who ate the affected products.

MAGA Fun? Florida Officials Search for Person Who Carved ‘Trump’ on Manatee’s Back https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/local/federal-officials-seek-information-on-manatee-harassment/article_c84a3b66-5423-11eb-93b6-1bf69750167f.html

# Border / Immigration
‘He Is Not Welcome’: Trump Border Visit Denounced as PR Stunt of ‘Blood-Soaked’ President. ” One migrant rights activist bluntly declared, “Our community will not be used as a prop to distract the public from the accountability Trump is trying to avoid.” Juanita Valdez-Cox, LUPE https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/01/12/he-not-welcome-trump-border-visit-denounced-pr-stunt-blood-soaked-president

# CoronaVirus
Miami Obstetrician Develops Bleeding Disorder, Dies After Getting
COVID-19 Vaccine

No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus https://thevaccinereaction.org/2021/01/no-evidence-covid-19-vaccines-will-block-spread-of-coronavirus/

Researchers Suggest Adding Lithium to Drinking Water to Curb Suicide Rates During Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.vice.com/en/article/akzyeb/link-between-lithium-in-drinking-water-suicide-study

Doctors say CDC should warn people the side effects from Covid vaccine shots won’t be ‘a walk in the park’

Woman Warns Others Not to Get Moderna Experimental COVID Vaccine – Posts Video of Herself Convulsing https://healthimpactnews.com/2021/woman-warns-others-not-to-get-moderna-experimental-covid-vaccine-posts-video-of-herself-convulsing/

The Trump administration will no longer hold back the second dose of a coronavirus vaccine as part of a host of changes intended to speed up the pace of inoculations and make more vaccines available to the public.

You can’t sue Pfizer or Moderna if you have severe Covid vaccine side effects. The federal government has granted companies like Pfizer and Moderna immunity from liability if something unintentionally goes wrong with their vaccines https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/16/covid-vaccine-side-effects-compensation-lawsuit.html

Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine That Produced H.I.V. False Positives https://www.biospace.com/article/covid-19-vaccine-scrapped-in-australia-after-producing-false-hiv-positives/

Controversial Experiments and Wuhan Lab Suspected of Starting the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The classified report, titled “China: Origins of
COVID-19 Outbreak Remain Unknown,” ruled out that the disease was genetically engineered or released intentionally as a biological weapon.

GOP Emerges as Public Health Threat as Second Dem Gets Virus. She called out the “selfish idiocy” of the Republicans who not only refused to wear masks but mocked their Democratic colleagues for doing so.

Third House Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol riots https://thehill.com/homenews/house/533810-third-house-democrat-tests-positive-for-covid-19-after-capitol-riots

Scientists divided over dosing strategies: Amid skyrocketing coronavirus infections, some countries are attempting to stretch limited supplies of
COVID-19 vaccines by reducing doses or changing vaccination schedules from those shown to be effective in clinical trials.

CDC to recommend that states expand access to Covid-19 vaccines to everyone ages 65 and up in effort to speed up vaccine rollout.

CDC Updates Contraindications to COVID-19 Vaccination. Casts wider net on allergic reactions to vaccine components https://mashupmd.com/cdc-updates-contraindications-to-covid-19-vaccination-2/?utm_source=related_article_headline&utm_medium=CDC%20Updates%20Contraindications%20to%20COVID-19%20Vaccination-clk_0&utm_campaign=mashupmd_related_articles

Growing number of lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 after Capitol siege. It’s becoming increasingly evident that last week’s riot at the Capitol was likely a superspreader event.

# Environment / Climate / Interior
Trump’s four-year drilling binge has done irreparable damage https://newrepublic.com/article/160871/trumps-four-year-drilling-binge-done-irreparable-damage

Finally, some good environment news: the 2020 ozone layer hole closed down https://www.zmescience.com/science/finally-some-good-environment-news-the-2020-ozone-layer-hole-closed-down/

Flooding caused by climate change is costing the US billions every year https://www.zmescience.com/science/flooding-caused-by-climate-change-is-costing-the-us-billions-every-year/

# Food / GMOs / Chemicals
There is wood pulp in your “100 percent grated cheese.” Is that a problem? More than 50 class-action lawsuits have been filed against Parmesan producers over the years, alleging consumer deception. Yet the harms are unclear.

# Gov / Politics
When the People Fear the Government There is Tyranny, but When Government Fears the People There is Liberty. Thomas Jefferson defines two different kinds of states of relationships between U.S. Government and the people they allegedly represent. Either a state where the citizens of this country hold their government accountable to their oaths to uphold the Constitution, or a state where the nation falls into tyranny because the citizens fail to do their job and hold their government accountable.

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Hawley, Cruz face rising anger, possible censure. Sens. Josh Hawley
(R-Mo.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) are facing a possible vote on a censure resolution in the Senate as Democrats and some Republicans blame them for the mob that attacked the Capitol last week.

National Guard announced it will have 10,000 to 15,000 troops in Washington for the inauguration (CNN). According to Axios, federal officials will begin locking down portions of Washington, including areas around the White House and the Capitol, starting on Wednesday — six days earlier than originally planned.

Moving forward after four years of fights and falsehoods. What the hell just happened? Our democracy was pushed to its absolute limit last week when rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Planned protests spark fears of more violence in Trump’s final days:
Trump supporters and right-wing extremist groups are planning demonstrations that experts warn could escalate into the kind of violence seen during last week’s deadly riots at the Capitol.

Trump impeachment collides with Biden’s agenda: The potential for another Trump impeachment trial is threatening to upend quick action in the Senate on President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks and legislative agenda.

Impeachment and a conviction could affect Trump even as he leaves office. A lot depends on whether Trump is convicted in the Senate before Jan. 20, but there’s still potential consequences if it comes later.

The Supreme Court refused to interfere in the election before Biden is sworn in. The justices denied requests by Trump and his supporters to take up a group of failed election challenges before Inauguration Day.

House Prepares 2nd Impeachment of Donald Trump Unless Pence Removes Him from Power https://www.democracynow.org/2021/1/12/headlines/house_prepares_2nd_impeachment_of_donald_trump_unless_pence_removes_him_from_power

Busy Watching TV for Hours, Trump Ignored Pleas to Call Off Mob During Capitol Assault https://www.democracynow.org/2021/1/12/headlines/wapo_trump_busy_watching_tv_for_hours_ignored_pleas_to_call_off_mob_during_capitol_assault

13 federal criminal laws that the pro-Trump mob may have violated, explained. Storming the Capitol in an attempt to overthrow the government is a serious crime.

Trump Officials Try to Keep Away From the ‘Violent Toddler.’ Members of Trump’s Cabinet are pushing their personal political agendas, while some of his political aides are just trying to keep him from blowing up the country—again.

Trump Just Couldn’t Resist One Last Superspreader. He unleashed violence on the U.S. Capitol. Now he may unleash COVID on a Texas town already struggling with the pandemic.

Capitol Mob Reveals Ongoing Refusal to Accept Black Votes as Legitimate.
Trump’s mob had chilling echoes of the armed white mobs that terrorized elected Black officials during Reconstruction, says historian Eric Foner.

American Exceptionalism Won’t Protect Us From Far Right Street Warfare.
There’s a global history of right-wing groups resorting to violence when they begin to lose electorally.

Pro-Trump riots won’t stop the winds of political change blowing in the West. What the D.C. insurgency meant for our regional conscience.

Pentagon has released a heavily slanted timeline of events surrounding the Donald Trump-incited insurrection on Wednesday. Only they didn’t call it an insurrection. Or an assault. Or an attempted overthrow of the American government by white supremacist forces organized, inspired, and directed by Donald Trump. It’s not a coup. It’s not even a failed revolution.
The Pentagon is calling Wednesday’s events “First Amendment Protests.”

Prosecutors building sedition, conspiracy charges against some Capitol rioters https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/533898-prosecutors-building-sedition-and-conspiracy-charges-against-some

Former MI Officials to Be Charged in Flint Water Crisis: Ex-Gov. Rick Snyder and former health director Nick Lyon are among those who are expected to be charged in the crisis.

Capitol Rioter Had Note With ‘Bad Guys,’ ‘Good Guys’: Docs:  The note, found inside Lonnie Coffman’s truck, identified a sitting judge as “bad”
and included numbers for Sean Hannity and Sen. Ted Cruz.

Biden Returns Donation From Ex-Senator Turned Foreign Agent. Sen.
Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is now a registered lobbyist for Hikvision, a firm which U.S. officials allege is used to spy on Uighurs.

Lawmakers Warn ‘Totally Appropriate’ Comment Proves Trump Willing to Foment Violence Again. “These remarks make it clear that he has no problem endangering others or inciting insurrection.”

No, Not ‘Totally Appropriate’: Poll Shows 63% in US Believe Trump Incited Deadly Insurrection https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/01/12/no-not-totally-appropriate-poll-shows-63-us-believe-trump-incited-deadly

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (Wyo.), the No. 3 Republican in the House, announced Tuesday that she plans to vote to impeach President Trump for inciting a violent mob at the Capitol last week.

Top Senate Democrats Call For Hawley, Cruz To Resign Over Capitol Attack

Free speech means the government can’t silence you. The free market means Twitter can.

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Four stories about the US Capitol riots to read:
👉 A Capitol police officer on duty during the coup attempt has died by suicide. Officer Howard Liebengood’s death came days after violence by Trump supporters left a fellow Capitol Police officer dead.

👉 Two Capitol police officers have been suspended for their actions during the riot. One of them was the officer who took a selfie with rioters, the other “put a MAGA hat on and started directing people around.”

👉 At least two members of Congress tested positive for COVID-19 after their Republican colleagues refused to wear masks during the Capitol attack. At least six Republicans could be seen in video footage refusing to take a face mask while sheltering with their colleagues.

👉 House Republicans blocked a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and declare President Trump incapable of governing.

# Law Enforcement
One Capitol Cop Arrested, Two Suspended So far…names withheld https://thehill.com/policy/finance/533715-1-member-of-law-enforcement-arrested-2-suspended-over-conduct-during-capitol

New 2020 guide shows FBI still classifying Black ‘extremists’ as domestic terrorism threat. FBI’s 2020 domestic terrorism reference guide, ‘Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism’  identifies two distinct sets of groups: those motivated by white supremacy and those who use “political reasons, including racism or injustice in American society” to justify violence https://www.yahoo.com/now/terrorism-2020-guide-shows-fbi-225557096.html

Trump Can Be Indicted Under Federal, State and D.C. Laws for His Role in January 6. Trump will no longer be shielded by the Department of Justice policy that a sitting president cannot be indicted.

US Opens Criminal Probe Into Assault on Capitol https://www.voanews.com/usa/us-opens-criminal-probe-assault-capitol

Zip-Tie suspect from Capitol riot goes before judge in Nashville. Eric Munchel faces judge on 2 felony charges https://www.newschannel5.com/news/zip-tie-suspect-from-capitol-riot-goes-before-judge-in-nashville

# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
Colorado AG Opens Grand Jury Probe of Police Killing of Elijah McClain.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser promises a “thorough”
investigation “guided by the facts and law”

With deep fossil fuel ties, Justice Barrett called to recuse herself from pending climate case https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/01/12/deep-fossil-fuel-ties-justice-barrett-called-recuse-herself-pending-climate-case

Judge’s Son Who Wore Fur Pelts to Capitol Riot Is Arrested. Aaron Mostofsky was photographed inside the breached building carrying a Capitol Police shield and a bulletproof vest.

# Media
Massive User Data Might Have Been Compromised in Recent Parler ‘Hacking’
Incident. Reports have surfaced online as to how huge amounts of data may have been compromised following the Parler “Hacking”.

# Military / DOD
Army officer under investigation for leading pro-Trump group to DC ahead of Capitol riot. Rainey resigned her commission at the end of last year.

Sen. Duckworth demands Pentagon prosecute vets and troops who participated in Capitol riot. Sen. Tammy Duckworth called on Acting SecDef Chris Miller to investigate active-duty and retired service members who stormed Capitol Hill.

Guantánamo Bay Prison Starts 20th Year of Indefinite Detentions. The reporter Carol Rosenberg has been covering Guantánamo Bay since before it became a “war on terror” prison camp — and she’s still at it.

Army Leader Reveals Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s Entire Chain of Command at Fort Hood Was Fired

# Science
Scientists store information in DNA of living cells https://www.zmescience.com/science/scientists-store-information-dna-cells-0562362/

# Social
This Far-Right Militia Went All-In Before the Capitol Riot. Lusting for civil war and boasting of ties to cops and the military, the Oath Keepers thought their time had come.

Right-wing extremists move to encrypted channels to plan for inauguration day violence. Right-wing extremists are using encrypted channels to call for violence against officials on Jan. 20, the day President-elect Biden is inaugurated, with some extremists sharing knowledge of how to make, conceal and use homemade guns and bombs.

Watch: Cowboys For Trump Leader Calls For New Rally With “Blood Running  From The Building” – The Paper. Trump founder Couy Griffin shows that he was there and warns that, “this is what you are going to get. You are going to get more of it.”

# Technology
WhatsApp and Facebook’s ultimatum to users reveals a privacy disaster:
WhatsApp has been sharing data with Facebook for years. But many users didn’t realize it until receiving a message saying that they had to consent to further tracking, or WhatsApp would be deleted.

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