Deferring Payroll Taxes. Why do I care?

The President issued an executive order to defer the 6.2% payroll tax paid by employees Why do I care? Why should we care? The covid-19 pandemics warrants that the administration organizes help for employers and employees that were economically hit by the consequences of the spreading of the disease. The choice of deferring the payroll […]

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Alabama National Guard to maintain peace in Wisconsin? Why should I care?

The Governor of Alabama has deployed Alabama National Guard troops to Wisconsin to help “maintain the peace”. Why do I care? Why should we care? The Posse Comitatus Act (PCA) limits the powers of the government to use federal military personnel to enforce domestic policies. The PCA does not prevent the National Guard under state authority from acting in a law enforcement capacity within its home […]

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Global warming: Why do I care?

The United States has left the international organization set up to fight climate change. Why do I care? Why should we care? Climate change accompanies global warming. One of the consequences of global warming is the increase of temperature.Well, we could all go and live in Alaska, Minnesota, Michigan and Maine, couldn’t we? Unfortunately there […]

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Why do I care? A new anti-COVID-19 vaccine by November?

It has been announced that an anti-COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed starting November 1st, 2020 Why do I care? Why should we care? The distribution of pharmaceutical drugs and of medical technologies is under the strict control of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The FDA is a very serious organization that controls the efficacy […]

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Moving Statues isn’t about ‘erasing history’

“To say this “erases history” is to miss the point. Removing the statutes reflects a sea change in who we, as a society, honor. In doing this, we are not turning away from history. We are turning away from those people on those pedestals — and what they represent — as models to be admired […]

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Republicans Becoming A Danger To Themselves And Others

Deliberately ignoring the criteria set by the Trump White House that said reopening shouldn’t occur until there’s been at least a 14-day decline in new COVID-19 cases, Alabama Republicans decided to recklessly rush ahead to resume the legislative session to pass a state budget. It was so gosh darn important that despite growing infection rates […]

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Is history repeating itself, or can we stop it?

The Democratic debates showed us that the candidates for the nomination of the Democratic Party actually do share the same general goals yet differ on the way to reach them. Kitchen table issues and civil rights are the common features shared by the different proposals of the different candidates. In the course of the primary […]

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