Tag Archives: America

Death in Charlottesville

A vehicular homicide case near the intersection of Fourth and Water streets in Charlottesville, Virginia, is international news. I regret the loss of life, particularly since the driver apparently intended to harm or kill the victims. I’ll get back to … Continue reading

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Bomb in Bloomington

First, the good news. Nobody was hurt or killed. Folks at a prayer service say they were surprised. That’s understandable, since someone set off a bomb near them yesterday. My guess is that many of them are still feeling uneasy. … Continue reading

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Using Vaccines Wisely

Using drones to deliver vaccines seems reasonable for places like Vanuatu. But vaccines won’t help if folks don’t know how to use them correctly, or can’t. Others avoid vaccines because they believe warnings from dubious sources. Facts and fears Health, … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2017

Today is American Independence Day. It’s also the anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’s publication, and Trois-Rivières founding day. Ashikaga Yoshiakira’s birthday, Pactum Sicardi, and whole bunch of other stuff make this day important, too. (From Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, via … Continue reading

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