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  1. Food for thought (for transparency sake, I’ll let you know that teaching was one of the many different “careers” I’ve had in my adult life. lol) ======================== (Copied/Pasted) Valid Questions for School Openings: • If a teacher tests positive for COVID-19 are they required to quarantine for 2-3 weeks? Is their sick leave covered, paid? • If that teacher has 5 classes a day with 30 students each, do all 150 of those students need to then stay home and quarantine for 14 days? • Do all 150 of those students now have to get tested? Who pays for those tests? Are they happening at school? How are the parents being notified? Does everyone in each of those kids' families need to get tested? Who pays for that? • What if someone who lives in the same house as a teacher tests positive? Does that teacher now need to take 14 days off of work to quarantine? Is that time off covered? Paid? • Where is the district going to find a substitute teacher who will work in a classroom full of exposed, possibly infected students for substitute pay? • Substitutes teach in multiple schools. What if they are diagnosed with COVID-19? Do all the kids in each school now have to quarantine and get tested? Who is going to pay for that? • What if a student in your kid's class tests positive? What if your kid tests positive? Does every other student and teacher they have been around quarantine? Do we all get notified who is infected and when? Or because of HIPAA regulations are parents and teachers just going to get mysterious “may have been in contact” emails all year long? • What is this stress going to do to our teachers? How does it affect their health and well-being? How does it affect their ability to teach? How does it affect the quality of education they are able to provide? What is it going to do to our kids? What are the long-term effects of consistently being stressed out? • How will it affect students and faculty when the first teacher in their school dies from this? The first parent of a student who brought it home? The first kid? • How many more people are going to die, that otherwise would not have if we had stayed home longer? 30% of the teachers in the US are over 50. About 16% of the total deaths in the US are people between the ages of 45-65. And some have underlying health conditions ( blood pressure, a compromise immune system, etc) We are choosing to put our teachers in danger. (Copy/Paste)
  2. Holy mackerel. If you read that article, you come away with a pretty good picture of a lifetime long despicable couple. Yuck.
  3. Yes, had to be just a couple minutes after. Glad she was ok, but man, could have been a real tragedy
  4. Here’s an odd story. Riteaid Pharmacies are doing Covid testing in about 5 NJ locations....One that happens to be in my town. Evidently, a woman who got a Covid testing through that drive-through facility, after it was done and she was still driving in her car, she passed out, fainted. She hit a curb, careened across the way through a parking lot of a business, and then over some logs and into an outdoor dining area of a local restaurant. God must’ve been with all of us yesterday, because we had a “tropical storm“, so that there was no outdoor dining at this restaurant that day. Otherwise she would’ve mowed into about a few tables. ( who knows how many people) Evidently, she was OK ,and refused any treatment (a family member picked her up because her car wasn’t drive-able). Still waiting for the local rumors to find out whether she passed out because of the actual test with the swab way up there in the nasal cavity, or whether she was sick perhaps with Covid and that’s why she passed out. Nobody knows
  5. True. But I’m going to try and get a flu shot anyway. Trying to decide whether to get it at a pharmacy or doctor’s office.
  6. I’m sure Tucker had NO IDEA this guy had these thoughts!!! The horror! Oh, the humanity!! 😒
  7. Bullying works. Make sure your children learn this lesson from our esteemed President. Very sad... very wrong. 😡
  8. Only quoting my own post because I’m really wondering.... what is happening with this situation? How can it just be tossed aside? I want to know - who knew it & when, and what’s being done NOW re:Russia ? I know there’s ex-military here. What are your thoughts? What are your demands ? Who do you trust to not only give you an answer, but to have our current military’s best interest and safety as their #1 priority? Or are we really all going to just let this slide into the trash heap that is the Trump Administration?
  9. Where the **** is the investigation of Russian paying bounties on our troops, and the Administration/President knowledge if it, ...... AND...... What is our response NOW??? Are we actually going to allow him to deny and deflect again with this bull**** story about NASCAR and the confederate flag? And a hoax? How effing stupid are we? For god sake somebody in the media keep your eye on what’s important and ask the damn press secretary questions about the Russian situation and not about NASCAR and a stupid confederate flag. This gets stupider every day. Stop playing his ridiculous game, AND CALL him on it.
  10. Just watched it today also. whenever Broadway does come back, I’m putting my name on the waiting list, and selling my jewelry to buy a ticket. Freakin’ great. Who knew history could be so gut grabbing awesome?
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