ABOVE: Self-caring is sharing.
OMG.BLOG!: These are a few of his (Taron Egerton's) favorite things!
HUFF POST: Biden's Inflation Reduction Act — what's left of Build Back Better — finally passed the Senate ahead of a House vote. The landmark legislation earmarks monies to help reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, make healthcare more affordalbe and more. It absurdly took marathon sessions all weekend — including attempts by Republicans to derail it.
Manchin (all but a Republican) balked on paid leave, affordable housing and child care benefits, while Sinema (ditto) insisted on prioritizing hedge fund managers and private equity execs in leaving open a tax loophole that favors them.
Of course, we could also count on non-Democrat Bernie Sanders to slam the bill as “the so-called Inflation Reduction Act” before voting for it.
P.S. Republicans stripped a $35/month insulin cap from the bill. WHY?
HEADLINE PLANET: Beyoncé's Renaissance becomes her fourth #1 album with nearly 200K sold in its first week.
GR8ERDAYS: RIP Roger E. Mosley of Magnum, P.I. fame.
POLITICO: Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has been sending Mexican immigrants to NYC to prove a point — and he's doing it even if they don't want to go to NYC.
EXTRATV: Britney is not having her ex, Kevin Federline, trashing her without offering her say: