Lithuanians are apathetic and have forgotten their history under Russian communists when dissent was suppressed, news was censored, and neighbors spied on neighbors. People now are more afraid of the social stigma than of the virus itself and have no political will to stop the vaccines and passports.
Former 2017 Davis Cup winner tennis player Jeremy Chardy announced he could no longer compete this year due to violent pain from the Pfizer shot. The world’s top four male players, Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev, have all spoken about their reluctance to be vaccinated.
In late August, Marine Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller made a video criticizing his bosses and demanding accountability on video over the botched Afghan withdrawal that led to the devastating suicide bombing at the Kabul airport, which killed 13 US service members and scores of Afghans.
The California legislature passed a law for mail-in voting for every registered, voter, embracing an extended and flexible voting process instead of the traditional focus on a single day of voting in person. California is the eight state to enact voting by mail. The new law, AB 37, also applies to local elections