The states where the most people are quitting their jobs have these 2 things in common

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The business owners whose blood, sweat, and tears—or at least their fancy, high-priced educations, family connections and access to venture capital—built this country, dammit were hellbent and determined to show American workers who was boss. This COVID-19 nonsense was not going to interfere with their profits any longer. It was time to take a stand.
So they all had their administrative assistants conference in their favorite state legislators, the same ones who helpfully passed legislation a few years back, keeping pesky unions out of their states.

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Rachel Levine Is a Trailblazer. Her Transphobic Attackers Are Certainly Not.

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This week, the Biden Administration made history by tapping Dr. Rachel Levine as the head of the US Public Health Service’s Commissioned Corps. Levine is a transgender woman; the job comes with a uniform, four stars, and a somewhat unexpected title: Admiral. The appointment makes her the first woman to lead a uniformed service branch, and confirms her place as a LGBTQ pathbreaker.

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NSBA Apologizes For Working With Biden Administration To Target Parents As ‘Domestic Terrorists’

The National School Boards Association has apologized for a letter that Attorney General Merrick Garland used to target parents as “domestic terrorists.”
“We regret and apologize for the letter,” the NSBA said in a memorandum sent to members on Friday. “To be clear, the safety of school board members, other public school officials and educators, and students is our top priority, and there remains important work to be done on this issue. However, there was no justification for some of the language included in the letter.

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Opinion: Artist Julie Green, who depicted humanity of death row inmates, has died

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Plates depicting what two juveniles on Death Row ate for their final meals, painted by artist Julie Green. Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty I hide caption

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Julie Green painted hamburgers. And apple pie, beef-and-cheese enchiladas, bologna sandwiches, a medium-rare Chateaubriand, a bag of Jolly Ranchers, a single apple, a pack of Pall-Malls.

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The Case Against a GOP Presidential Coronation

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Donald Trump has given every indication he is running for president again, short of formally announcing it, and the party is lining up dutifully behind him. While this comes as no surprise since Trump turned out new voters and is a fundraising machine, he also lost the last election, both in the Electoral College and by roughly 7 million popular votes. 
The GOP didn’t line up behind Mitt Romney ahead of 2016 after his 2012 presidential loss or behind McCain in 2012 following his 2008 loss, for that matter.

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The Case Against a GOP Presidential Coronation

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Donald Trump has given every indication he is running for president again, short of formally announcing it, and the party is lining up dutifully behind him. While this comes as no surprise since Trump turned out new voters and is a fundraising machine, he also lost the last election, both in the Electoral College and by roughly 7 million popular votes. 
The GOP didn’t line up behind Mitt Romney ahead of 2016 after his 2012 presidential loss or behind McCain in 2012 following his 2008 loss, for that matter.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on the Border Crisis, Election Integrity, and Kamala Harris

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was the keynote speaker at The American Spectator‘s 53rd annual Robert L. Bartley Gala on October 14, 2021. He was joined by Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, for a fireside chat.
You can watch or read the conversation below.
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Grover Norquist: Right now, we all have the opportunity and the honor of learning from the governor of Arizona. I first met the governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, when he was treasury secretary and was campaigning to kill a sales tax increase that the Republican governor had put in.

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Indiana Woman Must Shut Down Business After County Officials Determine Her Farm Isn’t Zoned for Commercial Goat Yoga or Goat Snuggling

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Jordan Stevens has been running Indiana’s only full-time goat yoga operation on her farm in rural Hamilton County. She’s since been forced to stop offering that service by the planning officials who say her property isn’t zoned for goat yoga uses.
Her application for a zoning variance that would have legalized the business, Happy Goat Lucky Yoga, was also denied by the county.

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The future of vaccine mandates will likely come down to Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett

On October 29, Maine’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention will start enforcing a rule requiring all health care workers in the state to be vaccinated against Covid-19 — unless the Supreme Court intervenes to stop it.
Does v. Mills is the first significant case to reach the justices that places a Covid-19 vaccination requirement against “religious liberty” claims brought by individuals who refuse vaccination. It is unlikely to be the last.
It’s also significant that Does involves a government mandate requiring certain individuals to be vaccinated.

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Small Catholic Women’s College Opens LGBTQ Center

St. Mary’s College, which enrolls around 1,400 female students in Notre Dame, Indiana, opened an “LGBTQ+ Center” earlier this month. 
The president of the Catholic college, Katie Conboy, who was wearing a rainbow-colored mask, said that the center “affirms the Catholic Church’s belief that all persons must be accepted with respect, compassion and sensitivity.

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