Although there are very few things that surprise me, I have to admit I was a bit taken aback by some of the reactions on social media lately that I had been shot — booster shot, that is.
Angry about COVID vaccine mandates, most of the Republican supermajority in the Indiana House passed a mandate of their own: They’ve advanced a bill that tells employers they cannot require employees to get COVID vaccines.
It’s an issue that has long engaged my attention: Where do we draw the line between autonomy and subjugation, between when we should be left alone and when we must be made to conform for the common good?
The Detroit News
The Apocalypse is at hand. And it was COVID that brought it about.
President Joe Biden got it right: The new coronavirus variant omicron is “a cause for concern, not a cause for panic.”
Under pressure of successive self-imposed deadlines, with a befuddled country looking on, Democrats in Congress continue to wrestle with a supposedly transformative spending plan and the means to pay for it. On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced yet another version of what this might involve. The eventual outcome is still anybody’s guess.
China recently launched a test missile that whirled around the entire planet traveling at five times the speed of sound and previewing hypersonic duplicates someday possibly threatening nuclear obliteration all over the place. Getting their adjectives mixed up, some say this could be the beginning of a second Cold War. The more worrisome issue could be a hot war.
I’ve got a secret.