It’s clear that they are more committed to the confirmation of Barrett than they are to the millions of Americans suffering in this pandemic.
I’m a Catholic and a Republican (in that order), and I am overjoyed that a brilliant woman like Amy Coney Barrett will be joining the Supreme Court of the United States. Her textualist and originalist approach to interpreting the law— understanding the Constitution and other documents as they are written and were understood when adopted— is important to preserving stability in our judiciary and is a critical protection for the rule of law.
Let us not propel a false reality, devoting ourselves to a false prophet that threatens our precious American democracy.
From a psychiatric standpoint our current challenges go far beyond coronavirus. Of course, Covid-19 is a big deal, but what will be left in its wake? We must also be focused on the pandemic’s mental health impact.
Entering the pandemic, I had no idea what to do with all of the newfound time on my hands.
One carries a simple handgun for protection, but a person who carries the long, inconvenient, sizable AR-15 assault rifle that Rittenhouse had, appears to be a premeditated act more than a precaution.
Whatever law enforcement body is to exist in our country, it needs to be one with more training than today’s police officers.
Maybe tragedies like 9/11 can not only serve as moments to honor the lives that were lost, but as reminders to appreciate every single human being who has touched your life.
In the light of George Floyd’s untimely, cold-blooded murder, social media helped spread the horrific news.
And because we know that there is a vast racial disparity concerning the prognosis of those diagnosed with coronavirus, the continued effort to open a campus in an in-person format means that BIPOC students, staff, groundskeepers, dining hall workers, and instructors will disproportionately be forced to deal with the repercussions.
Surfing has become my personal coping mechanism for quarantine blues. Completely new to the sport, I found an old board in my grandma’s basement and decided it would be the perfect pastime to explore in Miami.
What has been particularly frustrating in the ensuing events since the TikTok video surfaced for me has been the administration’s quick blaming of students.