Tag: lockdown

Sales in NC ABC stores skyrocket, but gyms reopening slowly, if at all

woman doing exercise inside gym

By John Trump Raleigh, NC – The pandemic and the government’s general response has exposed a curious paradox. We’re more anxious, health experts agree. Schools and businesses remain closed, so parents are left without jobs and, or, child care. The…

Someone please explain Sweden

By Kevin Roche Another of those Twitter charts that I love to post here.  Spain cases versus Sweden cases.  Spain with a severe lockdown originally, talking about going back to one. Spain with mask mandates, Sweden–almost no one wears them.…

The great debate: To wear or not to wear?

by Andy Taylor Raleigh, NC – It’s trite to say the country is divided. It’s a presidential election year and the racially charged protests over police conduct ended whatever fleeting moment of national unity there was in the age of coronavirus.…

Drowning in sorrow, with a chaser of research

By Kevin Roche A few short months ago, we were riding high, a vibrant economy lifting everyone’s quality of life, now, nothing but disaster, and we are doing it to ourselves.  Nonetheless, I will press forward attempting to shed as…