The "PRO Act" isn't the same as California's AB-5, but it's still bad news for freelance writers. https://garymcgath.com/wp/assault-in-congress/
"Some drag racers on the street have just crashed!"
"Call the cops!"
"They ARE the cops!"
An attack on freelance writers' freedom to do business is making its way through Congress. https://allfreelancewriting.com/pro-act/
A New Hampshire bill would prevent towns from imposing licensing requirements on children's lemonade stands. So far none have. https://www.unionleader.com/news/politics/state/letting-children-open-permit-free-lemonade-stands/article_36c20a07-f261-55c8-9b1a-5be241e2e1e4.html?block_id=883785
After 10 days, the FDA is once again letting people get the J&J vaccine, having figured out what everyone else knew: that the risk from not getting vaccinated is much higher than the blood clot risk. https://www.cnet.com/health/cdc-and-fda-resume-johnson-johnson-vaccine-rollout/
Just found out that even though I'm no longer breaking the law by visiting friends in Massachusetts without quarantining, I'm still breaking it by riding my bicycle in MA without wearing a mask. We're all criminals, one way or another. https://www.mass.gov/news/mask-up-ma
ACLU has filed a suit against compulsory military registration for men, but it's unclear whether they want to end military slavery or expand it. https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/aclu-urges-supreme-court-end-discriminatory-sex-based-registration-draft
Rivera Sun: Ditch the Draft, Once and for All https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2021/04/20/ditch-the-draft-once-and-for-all/
China launches app for citizens to report anyone who has 'mistaken opinions' or 'denies the excellence of socialist culture'. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9487849/China-launches-app-citizens-report-mistaken-opinions.html
My post from yesterday about a supposed legal threat by Dr. Seuss Enterprises against the Babylon Bee appears to have relied on false information. Update here:
Some erased the existence of black people in the Davidian community, acknowledging only the existence of whites.
My recollections from 1993: Liberals had no problem with the Davidians dying because they were "religious nuts." They also had no problem with Schumer hijacking the Congressional investigation to advance his career.
On April 19, 1993, over 80 people, including children, died as a result of an outrageous abuse of law enforcement power. http://www.mcgath.com/placecalled.html
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