I'm sure you all remember exactly where you were on that horrific day of September 11, 2001. As we remember and honor those we lost on that tragic day we are coming to a point where we must ask ourselves, have we forgotten? We are coming to a point in time nearly 20 years after 9/11 where ceremonies commemorating that day seem more like an afterthought than a necessity.
Criminals are caught, and shortly thereafter they are released. This catch and release policy is taking a foothold in cities across the country. In fact, this catch and release policy is even becoming prevalent in small-town America.
Is the cure worse than the disease? This is a question that has been posed by many including our President since the beginning of the COVID19 catastrophe. More than two months later we are coming face to face with the reality that the lockdown could prove to be more costly than the virus itself.
What is being looked at as a political football, the newly proposed $3 trillion dollar coronavirus "stimulus" bill is set to go up for a vote. As with most bills passed in the name of COVID19, this bill is chock full of ridiculous spending proposals including billions of dollars to bail out poorly run states.
Local governments and municipalities around the country are obsessing over contact tracing in an alleged effort to get things back to normal. However, there are countless questions surrounding this alleged solution to the COVID19 pandemic.
These were the words uttered by the Governor of New Jersey following a news briefing this past Thursday — "go to another state." The comment was made in response to criticism levied against the individual heading up unemployment in the state.