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News roundup: Manchin is so far gone it's embarrassing; Jimmy Carter is still awesome

It’s Thursday. Guess who’s standing in the way of way of voting rights and the child tax credit? Yes, the same two duplicitous Democratic senators who have spent 2021 peddling GOP talking points. Republican officials have a plan for ending the pandemic: Do nothing and then attack trans children’s rights. 

Here is some of what you may have missed:

  • Lord Manchin’s ego will likely stay on display into 2022, as he keeps holding up Build Back Better
  • Did Jimmy Carter really get lowered into a nuclear reactor to help save Canada? Hell yes, he did!
  • Republicanism claims more victims: Pandemic deaths among pregnant Americans are now ‘surging’
  • Republican governor promises she hasn’t forgotten her anti-trans agenda amid pandemic
  • ‘Fuels the flames of racist, anti-immigrant sentiment’: Coalition urges DOJ probe into Texas scheme
  • The plane! The plane! Paul Gosar and his wild goose chase story reemerge
  • In December 2020, Louie Gohmert sued Mike Pence to try to force him to go along with coup
  • Earth Matters: Inslee pushes big state EV credit, bugs eat plastic, grim Arctic Report Card released​​​​​​​

From the Daily Kos Community Contributor’s Team:

  • Caribbean Matters: Danish history, slavery, resistance, and colonialism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

From the Daily Kos community:

  • Funding Sites Reservoir will only hasten the extinction of California salmon and other fish species
  • Combating lies in the media — France 24 shows how to do it with its daily “Truth or Fake” segment

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