If We Couldn’t Laugh, We’d Cry

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Posted: Oct 24, 2021 12:01 AM

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The great Abraham Lincoln is credited with introducing the quote, “I laugh because I must not cry…” Mike Kerrigan in the Wall Street Journal points to his own antidote and saving grace for these trying times–rock music. He concludes, “Maybe the peaceful, easy feelings that inevitably follow these listening sessions are holier than I once thought…a kind of self-care before I knew what that was.

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Is Europe Wrong? Or Are We?

European countries aren’t vaccinating their five-year-olds, and they’re taking off the masks.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he United States is weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as five. And yet, even after it is rolled out, children will still be masking in schools. “We’re going to continue to recommend masks in all schools, for all people in those schools,” said CDC director Rochelle Walensky.
This brings up lots of questions.

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Is Europe Wrong? Or Are We?

European countries aren’t vaccinating their five-year-olds, and they’re taking off the masks.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he United States is weeks away from rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as five. And yet, even after it is rolled out, children will still be masking in schools. “We’re going to continue to recommend masks in all schools, for all people in those schools,” said CDC director Rochelle Walensky.
This brings up lots of questions.

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Reagan’s Warning About The Fragility of Freedom Has Always Been Relevant — But Never More Urgent

It seems more than apropos to assess the legacy and words of President Ronald Reagan at this juncture in our history; it is an absolute necessity. Reagan not only understood the political reality of the world in front of him, he had a prescience of the political world that might be coming if Americans did not demonstrate the same resolve that won the revolution.
The insouciance of the Biden administration is unrelenting as it watches inflation rise, spends trillions on phony infrastructure bills and blithely observes the southern border evaporate.

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The Jan. 6 committee may be trying to ‘force Garland’s hand’ as he’s accused of holding back on Trump: writer

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Wikimedia Commons

When President Joe Biden picked Merrick Garland for U.S. attorney general, many critics of former President Donald Trump were hoping that the Department of Justice would pursue the wrongdoings of his administration aggressively.

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Biden’s Support Among Independents Has Crashed

We are living through the era of unpopular presidents.
Just nine months into his term, President Joe Biden has already achieved something only predecessor Donald Trump managed before him: an average approval rating south of 45 percent in the third quarter of his first year.
According to an Oct. 1-19 Gallup poll of 832 American adults released today, Biden was at 42 percent overall, down from 57 percent in January. Trump at this juncture was at 37 percent, on his way to becoming the least popular president in the modern polling era, never cracking 50 percent in the Gallup survey even once.

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Biden’s Support Among Independents Has Crashed

We are living through the era of unpopular presidents.
Just nine months into his term, President Joe Biden has already achieved something only predecessor Donald Trump managed before him: an average approval rating south of 45 percent in the third quarter of his first year.
According to an Oct. 1-19 Gallup poll of 832 American adults released today, Biden was at 42 percent overall, down from 57 percent in January. Trump at this juncture was at 37 percent, on his way to becoming the least popular president in the modern polling era, never cracking 50 percent in the Gallup survey even once.

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The Anger of Tesla Fans Is Becoming a Problem

This week, the Biden administration confirmed a Reuters report that it plans to appoint Missy Cummings, an engineering professor at Duke University and a former fighter pilot, as the senior adviser for safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The head of Duke’s Humans and Autonomy Lab, Cummings is an expert in human factors, a field examining interactions between people and machines.

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