Before diving into the deep end lets paddle our feet a little. It's on everyone's mind and an unavoidable topic to cover but what's surprising is that the conspiracy theories have so far been laughable.
Liquor stores will remain open in some states while most other businesses are closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Some people can't wrap their heads around why New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and other governors have included liquor stores on the short list of essential retail businesses to continue operating while so many other businesses have been ordered to be closed. There might be a good reason for the decision. So, what is the reason?
So, the lieutenant governor of Texas has come out and said that the grandparents of Texas are willing to die to save the economy for their grandchildren.
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Remember when Chancellor Palpatine was granted emergency powers in Star Wars? This is a lot like that, only our “wartime enemy” is now the deadly respiratory virus COVID-19, instead of the fictional Confederacy of Independent Systems.
42 years ago, Jim Jones put his name in the evil pantheon of individuals to which we admit Adolf Hitler also.
Racism has been reborn because of the coronavirus how it is at risk of getting normalized and the danger it presents to Asian Americans. The dangerous ways Americans have reacted to the coronavirus out of fear. In Americans' fearful reaction to the risk of getting the virus their way of self-preservation, they do not preserve Asian Americans just found an excuse to be racist. The mistake in Wuhan has a long-lasting impact on the Chinese community around the world.
Watch: Robert Reich, a leading thinker on economics and politics, describes the U.S. political battle as largely coming down to establishment versus anti-establishment forces.
Baltimore City’s State Attorney Marilyn Mosby traveled to St. Louis recently and joined fellow top black female prosecutors from around the country to speak out against the racially charged attacks they all have experienced while in office.
The racist’s calling card is ignorance: he cannot discriminate (if that is the right word) between nationalities and religions, between Indians and Saudis and Egyptians, Hindus and Muslims and Sikhs. One of the first hate crimes to take place in the days following 9/11 was the murder of Balbir Singh Sodhi, a Sikh gas-station owner in Mesa, Arizona. The killer probably thought that Sodhi, with his turban and beard, was Muslim; he had told his friends that he was “going to go out and shoot some towelheads.”