Yet another person fails to check whether the gun is loaded.
Just another day in the NRA’s Garden of Bleedin’.
Corporations who profess to protest the voter fraud fraud, among others.
The Arizona Republic’s E. J. Montini has a question.
I say “all of a sudden” because, for as long as I can remember, Arizona has required proof of all kinds of vaccines for school kids.
This new idea about “choice,” however, is only for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Why is that?
Follow the link for his thoughts as to possible answers for that question.
I have encountered this phrase many times in fiction and literature, but, until I heard it in an episode of an OTR Sherlock Holmes radio show last night, I had not twigged to how coldly sexist, how manipulative, how dehumanizing to women it is.
(My eyes may open slowly, but they can sometimes open.)
And it’s not just Texas, folks.
Self-politeness is the politest kind.
The victim told authorities as she went to stand up, she dropped the weapon and attempted to grab it. The gun discharged at this point and the bullet hit the woman in the upper thigh and passed through her leg.
(Broken link fixed.)
AL.com has a lengthy report on one Alabama doctor’s experiences in treating COVID-19 patients in the least vaccinated state in the nation. She reports that, as she prepares to intubate new patients, they often ask for the vaccine, and she has to tell them, “I’m sorry, it’s too late.”
Here’s a tiny little bit; follow the link for the rest.
“I try to be very non-judgmental when I’m getting a new COVID patient that’s unvaccinated, but I really just started asking them, ‘Why haven’t you gotten the vaccine?’ And I’ll just ask it point blank, in the least judgmental way possible,” she said. “And most of them, they’re very honest, they give me answers. ‘I talked to this person, I saw this thing on Facebook, I got this email, I saw this on the news,’ you know, these are all the reasons that I didn’t get vaccinated.
“And the one question that I always ask them is, did you make an appointment with your primary care doctor and ask them for their opinion on whether or not you should receive the vaccine? And so far, nobody has answered yes to that question.”
Richard Hofstadter in “The Paranoid Style in American Politics”(PDF):
It seems that politeness is for the birds.
Considered sacred by many Native American tribes, the golden eagle is protected by a trio of federal laws: the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and the Lacey Act, according to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).