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The Other Vaccine

The COVID vaccines have mostly done their job, in America and other wealthy nations anyway. Unless there is a more dangerous mutation, COVID’s threat is now manageable. In America there is another large threat to health and beyond. It is the Republican party. It is not hyperbole to say it is just as deadly; in fact a case can be made that it kills many more Americans. What we desperately need is a vaccine against it. The most interesting thing is that the vaccine already exists, and is both widely available and affordable. What it is may surprise you. Read on to discover.

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Has An Idea Finally Met Its Time?

The concept of a national guaranteed minimum income has been around for some time. It gained a lot of popularity in conjunction with Andrew Yang’s 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. Like most I have for a long time dismissed it as too far out. I’m having some second thoughts.

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A Tuesday Morning In Mid-July

It’s just another hot, sunny mid-July Tuesday morning in the triangle region of North Carolina as I commence writing this article for Wednesday morning’s publishing. There are a lot of thoughts going through my head and I’d like to share a few of them with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Tuesday Morning In Mid-July

Work Or Die

The title of this article is rather stark but so is the reality that will be facing many American workers as the economy prematurely and imprudently reopens. In fact in many cases it will be worse than the title states. Let’s explore. Continue reading Work Or Die

The Fall Battleground Threat To Democracy

Sometimes when you are on a journey it is easier to predict what will happen well down the road than it is to predict what will happen during the next few miles. The coronavirus is such a journey. Anyone with an above room temperature IQ who has been paying attention is perplexed and perhaps a bit scared. The unknown is always uncomfortable at best. Let’s explore.

Most people feel that sometime later this spring or this summer we will see the end of the coronavirus. With the benefit of history I think that we will see the end of the first half during that time period and the second half will commence in the fall. There is a major political event scheduled for November 3rd called the election. Am I the only one who sees a potential problem? Continue reading The Fall Battleground Threat To Democracy