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Rand Gestures 0

(Warning: Short commercial at the end.)

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The Visitor 0

Man wearing Gadsden Flag tee shirt and MAGA hat hears a knock on his door and says,

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Vaccine Nation 0

The Arizona Republic’s E. J. Montini has a question.

When it comes to school children being immunized, Gov. Doug Ducey is all of a sudden in favor of choice.

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.

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Vaccine Nation, HIPPAcrit Dept. 0

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Maskless Marauders 0

Marauders incongruously assembled.

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Vaccine Nation: A Doctor’s Story 0

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.”

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Vaccine Nation 0

Man wearing MAGA hat, Stars and Bars cape, and carrying Trump flag asks,

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The Sacrifice 0

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A Lesson of History 0

Those who ignore the past are condemned to repeat it.

The stupid. It burns.

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Maskless Marauders 0

Arizona’s governor rules, “Suffer Sacrifice the children.”

We are a society of stupid.

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Culling the Cult 0

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The Disinformation Superhighway 0

man looking at laptop labeled

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“The Happiest Place on Earth” 0

No, argues Leonard Pitts, Jr., it’s no place Disney. Here’s the subhead:

If ignorance really were bliss, Tennessee would be the happiest place on Earth.

Follow the link for his reasoning.

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Vaccine Nation 0

Dick Polman runs the numbers.

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Vaccine Nation 0

Little girl:  What's that mark on your arm, Mama?  Mother:  My smallpox vaccine scar.  Girl:  Why don't I have one.  Mother:  Because it worked.

Via Juanita Jean.

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The Galt and the Lamers 0

Bus stop guy says,

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Vaccine Nation 0

Seth comments on how Fox News foments freak-outs from falsities and, in so doing, perpetuates the pandemic.

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Vaccine Nation, All the News that Fits Dept. 0

Couple watching Fox News.  Woman says,

Via Juanita Jean.

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Vaccine Nation 0

Bob Molinaro, sportswriter extraordinaire:

Though the percentage of Alabama residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is among the very lowest in the nation, the University of Alabama, as well as Auburn, will be allowing capacity football crowds. This convergence of recalcitrance and fanaticism is dumbfounding.

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Sayeth the state of Tennesse, “Suffer Sacrifice the children.”

We are a society of stupid.

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