I'm pretty sure this is act 1 of "Day of the Triffids"
I had (incorrectly) assumed that it was yet another victim of corona. Either way it's a sad thing.
"The Congress may determine the Time of chusing [sic] the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States." - Article 2 Clause 4 US Constitution.
I was looking at some of the neck gaiters and was thinking it would be a good back up option instead of masks in some situations. I was thinking I could keep it tucked into a dress shirt with an open neck when I'm alone and pull it up when in the presence of others. It would allow me to have an open neck and still a nice pop of color and I wouldn't need to worry about coordinating and matching ties and masks.
... and then it occurred to me...
I'm talking about a freaking ascot. Next I'll need a monocle to look rich.
OTOH, I've been thinking that bowties are too mainstream, maybe this should be next.
A few years ago (before the current administration) I posted an earlier version of this ACLU article, pointing out the dangers of the actual and perceived powers of the Border Patrol and how they can be misused. I’ve mentioned it a few times since and the answer was always “oh that wacky conspiracy theorist, Sean. He’s so silly”.
Hello Portland. If you live within 100 of the border or the coast, why do you think you're not next?
I just got an email from a recruiting firm saying they reviewed my resume and asking if I was interested in a phlebotomy technician position. Do my years coding for the banking industry make me a vampire?
The term "Social Distancing" is a marketing nightmare, it should be "Physical Distancing"
"Physical Distancing" saying "give me physical space"
"Social Distancing" says "don't communicate with me"