News Roundup & Comment

Date:  November 12, 2021
Host: Jim Schneider
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With enough material for two to three programs, Jim shared what time allowed.  Here are some highlights:

–The Biden administration told businesses on Monday that they should move forward  with requiring workers to get inoculated against COVOD-19, despite the fact that the federal government vaccine mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees   has been temporarily halted by a federal court.

–Dozens of Navy Seals represented by First Liberty Institute have filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration for refusing religious exemptions.

–According to an internal report from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, more than half of the border patrol personnel may be terminated for failure to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  

–Thousands of intelligence officers are bucking pressure to get the experimental COVID-19 shot in spite of rapidly approaching injection mandate deadlines.

–Jim played audio from the White House Press Secretary concerning domestic travel for those who have yet to get the vaccine.

–Ford has become the first major U.S. automaker to announce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all of its staff.

–Nursing homes across the nation are feeling the effects of the ongoing labor shortages. 

–The Biden administration will likely rely on informants to enforce the shot mandates.

–A 12 year old boy in Germany dies two days after obtaining his second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

–A Pennsylvania school mask mandate remains in place even after a judge ruled that it is void and unenforceable.

–A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Governor Abbott’s executive order prohibiting mask mandates in schools violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.

–A school board in Richmond, Virginia, has decided not to discipline staff members who refused to get the vaccine.

–The White House announced Wednesday that roughly 900,000 children between the ages of five and eleven will receive their first COVID-19 shot in the initial week that the age group becomes eligible.

–Following the CDC’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine for young children, scientists and physicians at a summit in Florida warned against the rush to vaccinate a population with very little chance of severe infection from the coronavirus. 

–On Twitter the Muppet character “Big Bird” declared Saturday that he received the COVID-19 vaccine.

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