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The Woman Without a Mask at the Emergency Dentist

Over the weekend my DH began experiencing pain in a tooth. Our regular dentist is an older man who has essentially shut down his one-man practice for the duration. So we called the "Emergency Dental Services" number in the phone book. This number is shared by several practices who offer emergency services on a rotation basis. The first available appointment was at a large chain with an office quite close to home early this morning...

Heartstrings

From a teacher friend...

I get it. I do. You need schools to open because...holy crap you’re not getting anything done, your kids need to see other kids, you have a job to do, and you just plain need a break. I get it. I do. You’ll forgive us if we’re not quite onboard with this idea yet. You see, if we want hand sanitizer in our classrooms, we have to ask parents to donate it. If we want Lysol wipes for our classrooms, we have to ask our parents to donate it. If we want tissues for snotty noses, we have to ask our parents to donate it. They do. Every year they do and many of them donate these things despite their precarious financial situations. I have no doubt that those parents would make these donations again - despite their much more precarious financial situation - if those things were available for purchase.

Cousin Dupree

Update from my county Democratic HQ

I’ve posted here before that I volunteer in my very red county’s HQ on Sundays. We were super busy again yesterday, people coming in and buying multiple Biden and BLM signs. We are ordering 250 Biden signs at a time and selling out within a couple of days. I worked in the same office during the 2016 Pres. election. It was nothing like it is now. There’s a lot of passion and involvement in this upcoming election. It’s so exciting to be a part of this!

highplainsdem

Trump's job approval is now under 50% EVEN IN THE SOUTH, where he's most popular

I'm guessing his internal polling was showing the same thing, which is why he's now apparently running to be the second president of the Confederacy. From Gallup...

KentuckyWoman

Someone told me to go back where I came from today. But I got the last laugh.

Some woman took issue with my mask in Kroger. Behind me making all kinds of snide comments. I was just going to ignore it, get my stuff paid for and leave. She moved on to "I don't know why they can't just come in senior hour so we don't have to see them." WHAT THE WHAT???? Well that lit me.

Beakybird

I just spoke with a family member from Xinjiang, China.

She told me that her region was not badly affected by the virus, and she told me that everything is open. What she told me next really struck me. She told me that within a few days of learning about the virus, everyone covered and still covers their face. They didn't have to be told to wear the mask by the government.

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