Health

Skipping Out on The Second Dose Adds to The “Pandemic of The Unvaccinated”

       The second wave of COVID-19 has been filled uncertainty and unpredictability of the virus itself. However, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to avoid preventable downfalls. The two-dose mRNA vaccines have been confirmed to be highly effective at preventing infection, illness, and hospitalization, even from the now prevalent Delta variant according to vaccine health officials pointing to emerging research. […]

Pastor Rasheed Baaith
Opinions

“Living Under A Bridge”

     Which takes us back to those “living” under the bridge.  Because of America being on the perimeter of destroying democracy, and the foundation of our democracy being freedom as defined by the 14th amendment, those under the bridge cannot be considered eligible for consideration of a freedom or a citizenship that is in danger of ceasing to exist.  Even for those born here. […]

Opinions

Bounty For Safe Passage Of Remaining Eligible Afghans & American Citizens

      Now that the Taliban have the upper hand, it’s in America’s best interest to acquiesce and make a generous offer of a bounty for safe passage for airlifting remaining Afghans and all-American citizens out of Afghanistan. The bounties paid should be funds belonging to Afghanistan currently held in accounts frozen in Europe and the U.S. Hopefully, the Taliban may be open to such an agreement to avoid more unnecessary blood shed as well as further destruction to their homeland. Beside the offer of a BOUNTY, the U.S. should offer other diplomatic incentives and humanitarian assistance. […]

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$46B emergency rental assistance delay leaves 3.5 million at risk of eviction 

     An estimated 3.5 million renters face the likelihood of eviction over the next two months – despite the availability of $46 billion in emergency rental assistance (ERA) allocated by Congress. The crux of this looming crisis is the uneven local response to providing authorized assistance to both renters and landlords. And the approaching September 30 deadline for first round funding, against the approaching September 30 deadline for first-round funding leaves dwindling days for corrective actions. […]

Opinions

Pass the Freedom to Vote Act: Time is Running Out to Protect the Right to Vote in 2022 and Beyond

     The new Freedom to Vote Act would protect the right to vote, end unfair partisan gerrymandering, and shine a light on the flood of dark money that allows billionaires to buy our elections in secret. It includes key sections of the earlier For the People Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives but was blocked in the Senate by Republican filibusters. […]