"We are hopeful that despite the commentary made by Board President Camden at last night's meeting, the community will understand that the fault for the lawsuit lies entirely with the members of the board, three of whom are practicing attorneys," the statement said. "As everyone who has followed this case knows, after former Board President Pollak ordered the microphone stripped from the first public speaker at the December board meeting, she goaded the three Plaintiffs to file a complaint if they didn't like it." … [Read more...] about District 86 Settles Free Speech Lawsuit
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As you’ve no doubt heard by now, facemasks -- once something the CDC insisted were just for healthcare workers -- are now recommended for people going about their day-to-day business. The only caveat is that you don’t need the fancy, expensive N95 masks that nurses and doctors wear; you can actually get by with hand-made masks, or even just a bandana. In fact, the easier it is to breathe through, the better -- remember, these masks don’t replace social distancing measures, they’re simply a useful step that everyone should take part in. … [Read more...] about Where to buy locally made face masks online
"The financial stability and success of our residents is key to getting Illinois' economy back on its feet," Pritzker said earlier this month. "Illinois won't be restored until our workers and families have the opportunities and resources they need to build and fill their lives. That's why my administration is working with businesses and industries across the state to encourage more employers to utilize the Get Hired website." … [Read more...] about Job Openings In Illinois: Amazon, Contact Tracer, Delivery Driver
Of course, the irony here is that Trump’s perceived victimhood has produced an order that itself seeks to infringe on valid speech under the First Amendment. Trump is not a private citizen; Twitter is. But more concerning is the apparent reality that a cadre of federal public servants — including lawyers who passed the bars of their respective states and entered the federal government pledging to serve the interests of the public — researched, drafted, polished and signed off on this troubling missive. … [Read more...] about What does Trump’s latest executive order say about him?
Transfer your garage sale items safely If you've sold an item that requires that you mail it, this is the time to see whether your USPS carrier will do pickups at your home. If not, you may have to carefully package the disinfected item, using gloves, and then take it to the post office yourself to mail. … [Read more...] about How to Host a Virtual Garage Sale During a Pandemic