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December 5th, 2021 - 7:23 pm § in Health, Schools & Colleges

8 kids infected, 75 quarantined, after defiant parents sent an infected child to school

“Parents defied a county health department’s orders and sent their COVID-infected child to school last month, triggering an outbreak among the students,” Huffington Post reports here. The story says 7 other students at an elementary school in Marin County, California, “subsequent[...]

December 5th, 2021 - 4:48 pm § in Jews

Who would vandalize Anne Frank’s memorial park?

Someone did in Boise, Idaho. Most Idahoans are decent people, but the state has a reputation for hosting neo-Nazis, who would be the “usual suspects” (minus the implication of innocence) in a case like this. Police are looking for the actual suspects; graffiti vandalism isn’t prote[...]

December 5th, 2021 - 4:29 pm § in Business, Politics, Racism

Hershey ad triggers GOP official’s racism

The GOP official is Lisa Leisy, who’s campaigning for Janice McGeachin, a white supremacist and rightwing extremist who hobnobs with violent militia groups and is trying to unseat Idaho’s GOP governor in next year’s Republican primary. Read here what provoked her. (Spoiler: The ad [...]

December 5th, 2021 - 2:33 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

What the heck was he thinking?

Marine Sgt. Travis Glosser insisted to investigators he “never had any intent to harm anyone.” He never considered “selling, giving, or even showing anyone” the 13 lbs. C4 plastic explosive he stole. That’s enough to blow up three “antifa” buses (video below), [...]

December 5th, 2021 - 1:51 pm § in Politics

Merry GOP Christmas!

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and his family aren’t letting a deadly school shooting in Michigan dampen their holiday spirit! Read story here. But that’s not all; Massie also tweeted, “Merry Christmas! ps. Santa, please bring ammo.” Story here. To use against who? My thoughts: Ap[...]

December 5th, 2021 - 5:47 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Hate behavior is soaring in schools

“Kids will be kids,’ they say; and it’s the job of parents and teachers to turn them into responsible adults. Babies aren’t born with social skills, and the process of acquiring social skills is called “socialization.” All children go through it. But America, on t[...]

December 5th, 2021 - 1:48 am § in Politics

Washington redistricting probably won’t change much

Every 10 years, coinciding with the federal population census, Washington redraws its legislative and U.S. House district boundaries — like other states. In Washington, this is done by a 4-member commission (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans) appointed by the legislature. If they don’t agree on[...]