The making of America’s victim class

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By Dr. John M. Livington | Medical Policy Adviser I have changed my LinkedIn and military designator job descriptions from retired surgeon, physician, and naval officer to community organizer/critical race theorist. Everyone wants to be a community organizer since that most famous of community organizers, Barack Obama, became president of the United States of America.  It seems like a sweet …

Idahoans: Don’t wait to say no to mask mandate

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It sure sounds as if state or local officials will soon attempt to order Idahoans to wear masks in public. If my prediction is right, Idahoans who want to be considered free people should make it known they won’t stand for such edicts.  The mandatory mask idea has gained traction in certain parts of the country, as politicians parade their …

BSU prof uses university email to encourage support for group that wants to defund police, end capitalism

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A Boise State University assistant professor used her publicly-funded email account and access to students’ contact information to raise funds for a group that seeks to end capitalism and defund police nationwide.  The assistant professor, Les Hutchinson Campos, also offered students tips for protesting without getting caught or injured. She promised additional help to students if they asked. “I’m just …

Stay-home stories: Alisha Anderson

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Alisha Anderson, cosmetologist at Bling Salon in Hayden, said when the shutdown began, she felt paralyzed. “At first I was depressed and scared, because you don’t know if someone’s a carrier of coronavirus, and you question whether you already have it. And then it was scary because I have no money, and I wondered ‘how long can I go without …

Stay-home stories: Tina Bui & Ylan Salon and Spa

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“I love doing nails,” Tina Bui says. “I love the interaction with the clients, and I learn so much from people. I just love what I do.” But at the moment, Tina and her five employees are completely out of work.  Tina’s Ylan Salon and Spa has been shut down for nearly six weeks, and “by the time we open, …

Stay-home stories: Michael Wendt & Wendt Pottery

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Michael Wendt started Wendt’s Pottery in 1973, after a life-changing experience. Mike was working on a masters degree when he decided to take an elective pottery course. “It was a moment of instant affinity,” Mike described. “I hadn’t realized what was missing from my life.”  The pottery business has been good to Mike and, at 72 years old, he runs …