Sunday, October 24, 2021
Thursday, October 21, 2021
"Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes."
"district attorneys who abuse their prosecutorial discretion—either by pushing through weak cases, or, as critics have alleged in the Ferguson case, by derailing cases that they don’t want to prosecute."
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Are we following the science, or not? While we all (I think) appreciate the many scientific minds that brought us a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in less than a year, see, Future's so Bright (February 2021), there are a fair few now who find little to trust in the scientists we see on television and in the press. I overhear much criticism and distrust for the physicians featured on news shows. It is possible that Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is the last best hope for a credible public discourse on the science of COVID-19 (facetious, but not by much).
"While tens of millions of US residents are already eligible for a third jab, Americans across the country remain confused about boosters, who needs them and how they help."
"Of course, I'm confused. On one day the White House said that they'd give boosters to everyone. It turns out only some people can get them. I still don't know who decides . . . . "It seems to me there's been a lot of contradictions."
"older adults and 50 to 64 year-olds with medical conditions, as well as adults with underlying medical conditions or those who live and work in high-risk settings."
"a single half-dose booster for the elderly, the immunocompromised or those in high-risk jobs or living situations."
"given to anyone over 18, at least two months after the initial dose."
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
"both that the claimant’s accident occurred because of his doing work in the construction industry at the time, and that his work as an independent contractor regularly or consistently was in the construction industry over a period of time preceding the day of the accident."
Sunday, October 10, 2021
"$121,000,000 to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs for carrying out activities of the Office relating to claims activity, policy and standards development, and monitoring of State workers’ compensation programs."
*Horace Middlemier is a fictitious person and any similarity or coincidentiality is pure happenstance.