Covid 19

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with Anthony Newcombe 🎄Happy Holidays ALL!!🎄 This month’s topic: Required Tests for Congress Members We’re going to end this year with a BANG!! Let’s just call it like it is: we need to require all candidates who run for all congressional seats and judicial appointments to pass a test that ensures they are: qualified, sane, interested, and able to […]

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with Anthony Newcombe ⚖️⚖️🛖🛖💼💼 Published with permission from writeplus.biz 🎃October’s topic:  🎃 The “Cottage Industry” has caught up with me (finally) 20-plus years working in a remote setting … and wouldn’t change a thing!  Well, it took a while, but what can I say:  I TOLD you so!  Well, not entirely.  I spent much of my time since 1999 believing I had […]

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with Anthony Newcombe  published with permission from writeplus.biz It’s practically another fall season, and I don’t know about YOU, but to US, it still feels like we’re inches from the summer sun! Some other areas of concern:   Covid continues to mutate and spread the world over Delta Variant Keeps Covid Moving   Wildfires have all but burned […]

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with Anthony Newcombe  Published with permission from writeplus.biz Title: W-T-F happened?  Topic: Wasn’t Covid in our rear window…#GuessNOT   Why is everyone testing positive NOW!?  We thought were heading outta this “thing?” I thought the stands were going to be filled with something OTHER than “flat-Stanleys?”  Weren’t we heading to the ball parks and arenas and concert venues again?  Didn’t […]

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A Closer Look … with Anthony Newcombe

NFL Draft Day 2021👀👀👀 Here we go again … (you junkies!) (published with permission from writeplus.biz) http://nfl.com Well, after nearly 4 months of yawns, lawns (preferred), and less-than-riveting entertainment award shows … WE ARE HERE! The endless speculation as to who the Jacksonville Jaguars might take at #1 (Hint: rhymes with “Brever Torrance”), who the New York Jets will replace Sam […]

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A Closer Look … Pandemic-Covid-Vaccinations-Eligibility-Costs-a Shot in the Arm-

with Anthony Newcombe  (published with permission from https://writeplus.biz) Topic:  How and who will pay for COVID-19 vaccinations?     Issue:  Pandemic, vaccination costs, and the risks of ongoing collateral damage in the U.S.    Terminology:    Pandemic was recently dubbed the “word of the year” by Merriam-Webster (click link either left or below).  Congrats, pandemic, you’ve officially arrived!  However, now the discussion has shifted […]

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with Anthony Newcombe  (published with permission from writeplus.biz) Let’s take a closer look …  Area:  Education and college students   Issue:  What can be expected from the “college fallout” due dramatic loss of revenue from the Covid-19 pandemic.  In other words, how do parents of soon to be college students even know which ones will even exist next fall and […]

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with Anthony Newcombe (published with permission from writeplus.biz) Area: business, politics (and the strange ways they seem to intersect these days) Topic: Business “Monopoly sweepstakes” during this pandemic  Issue: Are “favored” companies taking unfair advantage of “unfavored” ones – as well as the rest of us – during this pandemic?  I don’t know about you, but […]

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with Anthony Newcombe (published with permission from writeplus.biz) Topic: PLAY BALL!! (just don’t spit or argue…and get Covid tested often!!) Issue: Can baseball players really refrain from spitting?! Or, arguing? Or … I guess it’s a valiant effort to think we can “field” a troupe of MLB players and count on them to refrain from spitting before, during, and […]

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with Anthony Newcombe  published with permission from writeplus.biz Let’s take a closer look …  Topic: What skill did you learn/ are you learning during the extended “home-based” Covid-19 period?   Personal note: Like you, I noticed plenty of people getting in on the new “mask production craze.”   What new skill(s) have YOU acquired during the Covid shutdown?   However, I decided […]

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