A win-win solution is a HYBRID of both. I do NOT believe in one size fits all. Students needs should come first, NOT the teachers union. Parents should have choices to decide what is best for their children. Schools (a public service) should provide equal opportunities for each child to succeed. Social isolation is NOT healthy for both children and adults.
I believe schools should open in the FALL with in-person learning and an online option for those that are not on board. If the schools fail to provide these services, I agree with President Trump that "money should be with the child" to enable parents to find alternatives. Hence, high property taxes and mello-roose should also be refunded to parents. Learning is NOT screen time, but the physical interaction and collaboration of students, teachers, and parents.
Use common sense. N95 Mask and surgical mask are the types of masks that can work effectively. Other masks may not. Wearing a mask can ironically cause a healthy person to be sick. Empowering people with CHOICES to decide for themselves will SAFEGUARD FREEDOM for all.
Does it really make sense to wear a mask while driving, biking, staying in your home, or being outdoor where sunlight studies have shown to kill the virus (and bacteria) in seconds? Does it make sense to force a mask mandate at the beach where water and sand make it very difficult for families with small children, surfers, and swimmers to follow?
Has there been any studies on the side effects of various materials used
The virus originated from China, and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) did not stop the virus from infecting over 200+ nations, killing many lives worldwide. There is a lot of disinformation and fear tactic about the virus in an election year. Since March, the Trump Administration has partnered with the private business sector, working tirelessly 24/7 to combat the virus, with breakthroughs in testings, medical supplies, and advances in therapeutics ie. hydroxychloroquine(HCQ), convalescent blood plasma, etc... Operation Warp Speed is working expeditiously on a vaccine, and doing well in the last stage of clinical trials.
A test positive does not mean you are going to die, but that you caught a bug. Don't panic. Seek consultation with your primary physician to assess your medical condition, uniquely to you. You should be given ALL available options to get better, including the use of the Right to Try Act & HCQ. Don't live in fear.
I support the police and law enforcement. These are men and women who risk their lives every day to protect and secure freedom. They are the "security guards" to protect the communities from criminals and enforce the laws. They are your brothers and sisters, moms and dads, sons and daughters working to keep the community safe. They deserve the necessary resources required for the job. They deserve a good salary to offset the high risks that come with the job. The recent call to defund the police is just another mask to abolish the police, which will embolden criminals and endanger the community. I will always stand with law enforcement.
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