A sad song of separation of a married couple. Rejoining your spouse is not an "essential" reason to cross the US-Canada border. https://patch.com/new-jersey/barnegat-manahawkin/nj-woman-husband-unite-song-following-coronavirus-separation
Elon Musk: "To say that they cannot leave their house and they will be arrested if they do, this is fascist."
Trump is supposedly afraid that Congress will vote to withdraw troops from Saudi Arabia, with a veto-proof majority, according to "sources familiar with the matter." This sounds like too-good-to-be-true news. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-trump-saudi-specialreport/special-report-trump-told-saudis-cut-oil-supply-or-lose-u-s-military-support-sources-idUSKBN22C1V4?il=0
The people quoted in this article assume that a candidate who stands for limited govt and constitutional principles will draw votes overwhelmingly from Democrats. Why? https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-critics-pan-rep-justin-amashs-newly-announced-2020-presidential-run-absolute-bullshit?source=articles&via=rss
The Human Action Foundation in New Hampshire. https://freecoast.org/2020/04/28/causes-haf/
I wrote this in a song I called "That's Socialism." Maybe I should change the title to "That's social distance."
Here come the secret police.
Don’t fret, they’ll leave you in peace.
You’re sure to get your release
When you do them a favor and turn in your neighbor.
It's not a crime to cut your own hair in New Hampshire, but it is a crime to run a barber shop without 800 hours of training and a year's apprenticeship. Think of how many people would die of bad haircuts without government protection! https://patch.com/new-hampshire/exeter/ep/497348
In case anyone runs into this article: It's WRONG. Please don't propagate it without a rebuttal. https://www.unionleader.com/opinion/op-eds/article_51567271-aa9b-5979-a0fb-d450221116ef.html
The relevant statute is cronyist legislation forbidding unlicensed barbershops, but it doesn't forbid cutting your own hair.
Good signs come from the most unexpected places. Harvard turned down a government handout under moral pressure. https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-04-23/under-pressure-harvard-says-it-will-reject-us-relief-aid
Governor Sununu of NH has made me a criminal. https://patch.com/new-hampshire/exeter/ep/471169
Let's never forget what happened near Waco on April 19, 1993. I wrote several book reviews following that.. The books are undoubtedly all out of print but may still be findable.
Armageddon in Waco http://www.mcgath.com/armag.html
The Ashes of Waco
No More Wacos
Protests against lockdowns range from calls for cautious lifting to demands for removing all restrictions. The news articles I'm seeing tend to lump them together and attempt to link them all to Trump. They can't imagine that people have decided, on their own, that they don't like being pushed into poverty.
The rise and fall of Sanders in 2020. http://www.libertyunbound.com/node/2134
This is what's stupidest. Not allowing people to be near their dying loved ones, even with precautions. A society that values safety over everything else has nothing to live for. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/04/19/coronavirus-deaths-daughter-listens-hours-father-dies-alone/2986665001/
“I would lift stay-at-home orders except for known risk groups. We already know certain conditions that are predictive of severe disease. I would let the virus circulate in the population that is not likely to get severe disease from it. Vaccines are not coming anytime soon, so natural immunity is the only way out for now. Every day, every week in the current situation is ruining innumerable lives in a criminally unjust manner.”
NH governor Sununu says he has personal authority to allocate federal bailouts because he gave himself that power. https://www.concordmonitor.com/New-Hampshire-House-Senate-take-Governor-Sununu-to-court-over-coronavirus-spending-33847701
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