“That slice of government cheese is going to eventually melt and there’s just not going to be enough to get it done. So the best thing you can do is figure out what you’re good at, get your resume going and get to work.”
‘Flatten the curve’ became ‘stop the virus’ as fast as the decline in bad news about COVID. All that’s left is to answer: Where will the goal posts move next?
The mourning of a loved one is best done with those who knew and loved him: family, friends, and church members. It’s hard to do alone.
Georgians aren’t dying in droves from coronavirus since the state began reopening, but the latest ‘reporting’ from The Washington Post confirms the paper’s objectivity is dead indeed.
Masks are last thing a person is thinking about when he cannot make ends meet and is trying to figure out how much rice and beans he can afford with an almost empty bank account.
You thought for all these years of hard work you were going to get a real graduation ceremony, and instead your mom erected this embarrassing plaque by your front door.
More and more, from Virginia’s beaches to the mountains up north to right here right now, people are coming to a consensus: Their governors’ shutdowns are over.
The pandemic has stripped millions of work, community, and hope. As local governments extend quarantine orders, urbanites like me are starting to wonder: what is the point of city life?
If you don’t think you need the people in your community, you can afford to insult them, treat them rudely, or buy the entire shelf of wheat flour at the local grocer.
With COVID-19, it is like that clichéd scene in the movies where the scientist looks up from the microscope and says, ‘This doesn’t seem to behave like anything I’ve ever seen before.’
Right now all of us have decisions to make about how much freedom is too much freedom.
Social distancing is not something to celebrate. It is, according to the experts, what we must do right now. But it’s a necessary evil, not a societal good.
If these first-wave states can succeed in reopening, they will provide the rest of the country’s blue and red states with a roadmap forward, making America’s economy grow again.
This is what freedom looks like, tearing down fences but still staying safe. Chicago residents proved they can be trusted with that freedom.
It’s clear people have the capacity to change their behavior in the face of dangerous viruses when the risks are clearly communicated.
Draconian and unsupported restrictions on Americans are not necessarily an exercise in ambition, but vanity: politicians absolutely must look like a leader at all costs.
Now we have better data and experience that beg a more sophisticated approach as our nation grapples with balancing public health and the economy.
All worthwhile activities always involve risk of death—to oneself and others. That is no excuse for assuming a fetal position and failing to live one’s life.
Facebook didn’t provide much confidence in its ability to navigate the uncharted waters of a pandemic in the age of Big Tech on Monday.
We have an alarming number of citizens who are more than willing to use whatever sudden increase in available state power to squeeze their fellow citizens.
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