Saturday Bullet Points, September 12, 2020

How busy have you been lately? Even if you did nothing but surf the internet and watch Netflix at home, the World outside kept spinning outside the private world in which you spent your week. And it’s NUTS!

What did you miss while you relaxed? We have the top ten stories of this week in our Bullet Points. Read a line or two describing what happened. If you want more details about any of these stories, click on the link after the description and then read a story with full details.

Grab a latte or a glass of wine and stay informed while enjoying your Saturday!

Bullet Points

  • While the protests in Oregon roars — certainly in Portland — the citizens of the state have grown tired of the treatment by the authorities of the violent protestors. After 100+ days in a row of protesting and violence, Oregonians don’t feel authorities have done enough to quell the violence. For complete details click on this link:
  • It was announced this week that President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for Kosovo-Serbia Agreement. The nomination no doubt is a great honor, but several hundred people worldwide are nominated annually for the prestigious award. Might President Trump win? For complete details click on this link:
  • No doubt the nation has been inundated with violence on our streets. While the causes vary, they all revolve around racial injustice, perceived or real. The rioting, looting, and terrorist acts are political hot potatoes for the November Presidential election. Former NFL Star Herschel Walker has advised Democrat Party nominees Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to, while campaigning, aggressive their present plans to eliminate violence in our cities if elected. For complete details click on this link:
  • Suicide among the American youth has steadily risen in recent years. And the isolation and fear that from the COVID-19 pandemic have caused suicides to skyrocket. Medical professionals expect those statistics to continue to soar. For complete details click on this link:
  • Forest fires in California are NOT unusual. But this year, they’ve gotten way out of hand. With forest fires comes smoke. And the rapid increase of the number and intensity of fires in the Los Angeles area has resulted in the worst smoke and smog in L.A. in 30 years. For complete details click on this link:
  • Conventional wisdom is that all of these protestors are simply a bunch of dissident, anarchist-wannabes that simply seek to find anyway possible to takeout their anger against authority. It turns out that some are just privileged kids who look at protesting as something cool to do! For complete details click on this link:
  • The first half of the 2020 Hurricane Season has set a record. It’s been wild for the Southeast, the Gulf Coast, and even the Atlantic Seaboard so far. But you will not believe how many more storms in the Atlantic are being tracked right now that may become big storms! For complete details click on this link:
  • It’s time for football! The NFL took to the gridiron to kickoff the 2020 season in Kansas City Thursday night. Eighteen thousand fans were allowed to attend the game. A large majority of those fans were too NOT excited about the social justice symbolism seen on the field in pre-game. The reigning SuperBowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, were a little shocked at what they heard from their fans. For complete details click on this link:
  • NFL fans who support the two “GOATS” in the game — Tom Brady and Drew Brees — get a chance to see the two go head-to-head Sunday as Tampa Bay (Brady’s new team) takes on the New Orleans Saints. The game will be something brand new for the NFL: there will be NO fans in the stands in New Orleans. How will the fans react? For complete details click on this link:
  • Every nation on Earth is in a rush to get a COVID-19 vaccine created, tested, approved, and on the market, and to be first. Doing so could be worth billions of dollars if not more. China has a vaccine being tested right now. Their testing includes injecting hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens with the vaccine. How scary must that be for Chinese citizens! Will China win the vaccine race? For complete details, click on this link:

 


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