Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Hello inflation plus Biden policies and other stories

Hello inflation plus Biden policies and other stories 11/10 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics

Inflation is here........What in the world are they thinking in the Biden White House?.........Red wave in New Jersey..............Happy birthday Marines 1775.....and other stories...click to listen:


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It's my body and I'll vax if I want to


 (My new American Thinker post)

Let me tell you up front that I got vaccinated last April.   I'm not anti-vaccine, but I do think that people should have the last word on what goes in their bodies.   In other words, I find all this talk about mandates very troubling.  I am not alone as we see in this report about truck drivers:    

In an industry already squeezed between labor shortages and interruptions to established best practices, America’s trucking organizations are warning the Biden Administration not to make things worse with a capricious, illogical vaccine mandate.    

“With one of the most mobile workforces in the nation, the logistical challenge of vaccinating 3.6 million truck drivers as they move cross country is nearly impossible as drivers may not return to their base of operations for several days or even weeks at a time,” wrote John Lyboldt, president of the Truckload Carriers Association, in a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

“This natural lack of consistency regarding the individual schedules of drivers presents an even larger challenge when considering the weekly testing provision of the forthcoming mandate. Adding to this is the exorbitant cost of implementing a weekly testing regime for our mobile workforce and the added burden on our nation’s laboratories, which the industry is already heavily relying upon to detect drug and alcohol users in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s [FMCSA] Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.”

Lyboldt also expressed concern that the mandate could prompt qualified drivers to flee the industry, as it has done to other labor forces where similar mandates have been applied, such as municipal workers in cities nationwide. 

TCA believes the ramifications of the vaccine mandate on the trucking industry would decimate the current driver pool, creating unacceptably long wait times for freight deliveries across the nation … Finding qualified drivers to haul the nation’s freight safely and efficiently is already a challenge within the industry, a challenge which will only be exacerbated under a massive driver exodus.”

It's not like anybody can park his car, jump on a truck, and move the stuff that we buy at the stores.  It's a very specialized job, definitely essential, and we don't need these guys, and gals, sitting around because they chose not to get vaxxed.

Once again, we see a Biden administration totally out of touch with reality and very tone deaf, to go along with it.   

Why not let the drivers decide?   Let them choose and face the consequences of that choice.  Isn't it their bodies?  I remember when "my body my choice" was a popular argument coming from the other side.

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1965: Mays and Koufax battled for the NL MVP


In 1965, Sandy Koufax and Willie Mays had superb seasons.   It showed on the MVP balloting.     

Eventually, Willie Mays, who hit 52 home runs & 112 RBI,  was named National League Most Valuable Player.  

Mays received 224 and Koufax got  177.

Sandy Koufax won 26 plus a 2.04 ERA & 382 K's.  Koufax was indeed indispensable that year for the LA Dodgers who beat the Twins in the Series.

The MVP decision was correct.  The award should go to every day players, like Mays.  

Two great players but Mays was the MVP.  Koufax won the Cy Young.

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1775: Happy # 246 to the US Marines




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It started on this day in 1775:
During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. The resolution, drafted by future U.S. president John Adams and adopted in Philadelphia, created the Continental Marines and is now observed as the birth date of the United States Marine Corps.
There are over 200,000 men and women serving as US Marines.  We congratulate and thank them for this service.  

This is a great story, a US Marine & US Navy Seal.

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