For all our bitching, it seems that our fair city has kept its economic footing remarkably well throughout this whole recession thing. The Berkeley City Council passed a neat budget this week; no layoffs and about one percent growth. Whether a result of good governance or just another manifestation of our singular un normalness, we could care less.
But the process also highlighted some bipartisan consensus. One of the more significant amendments came from a bipartisan group of senators, led by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Sen. In fact, the major health crises facing children today depression, suicide, lack of confidence, academic failures, lack of socialization, poor nutrition, insufficient exercise are being caused by the closures, not by the virus. In September 2020, Joe Biden said: “President Trump may not think this is a national emergency, but I think going back to school for millions of children and the impacts on their families and the community is a national emergency. I believe that’s what it is.” If this was a national emergency six months ago, and remains one today, where’s Joe? Some would argue that he should have more time, and that patience is required.
Most of the side effects with the first dose were mild, and included pain or swelling around the site of the injection. While public health experts have been delighted with the uptake of jabs so far among older age groups, polling commissioned by the Scottish Government reveals vaccine scepticism among 18 to 44 year olds. Experts warned that new tailored public health campaigns are urgently needed to persuade healthy younger adults, who are far less likely to develop serious illness if they catch Covid 19, of the importance of accepting jabs.
This will be his legacy. Every ounce of me wishes he would step up, concede defeat, give those citizens release from this fantasy he has fed them for so long and ask that they be neighbors and Americans first, and Republicans, if they choose to stay with this train wreck, second. They deserve that! But instead, I know this won happen.
The moment Princess Diana and Stewart stopped being any otherroyal or A lister is when they ditched their oldhairstyles. Lady Di made the transition from soft waves to glossy blonde highlights that meant business. Stewart’s hair has become her USP, we recognise it for its nonchalance, but at the same time, it has moved on from woke up like this ease to cool rock’n’roll with icy highlights.