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SharonClark's Journal
SharonClark's Journal
January 29, 2021

'I have cried. I have begged. I have yelled': Couples clash over COVID-19

by Alia E. Dastagir USA TODAY

Patricia Rust is doing everything she can to stay safe during the pandemic. Her husband, however, is not.

Rust, 68, a retired attorney in Clarksville, Tennessee, is militant about mask-wearing and social distancing. But she says her 71-year-old husband believes COVID is no worse than the flu, often refuses to wear a mask and frequently socializes in large groups.

"We just had a fight the other night where I said, 'That's it, we're going to get divorced. I need to stay safe and you refuse to allow me to be safe or feel safe in my own home,'" Rust said. "I have pleaded. I have cried. I have begged. I have yelled. And he refuses to listen to anything I say."

More at source: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2021/01/29/women-take-covid-19-more-seriously-and-relationships-suffering/4314111001/
January 8, 2021

Here's how you round up the clowns that stormed the Capitol and grind them into dust.

From Daily Kos...

In the post 9/11 world we have become used to the pervasive surveillance that characterizes Total Information Awareness. There’s a reason CIA Director Petraeus was so enthusiastic about the Internet-of-Things. If you want to freak yourself out ask Alexa if it is connected to the NSA.

We don’t need to be so slick when dealing with a group of Neanderthals. They carry their tracking devices with them. I could post a dozen pictures like the one I put up here, but you get the point. You can be sure that most, if not all, of the mob who overran the Capitol on January 6 were carrying cell phones.

If you think I’m going to suggest a geo-fence warrant to scoop up all the phones that were active inside the Capitol yesterday, you’d be wrong. No, that could be legally challenged as unconstitutional. But we don’t need to open that can of worms. What DoJ needs is called a “cell tower data dump.” That gives you all the connections made through a specific set of cell towers during a specific window in time. You don’t need a warrant for that.

Even if you do think a warrant is needed, all you need is one of the arrested individuals to have a cell phone and you use them as the probable cause justification for the warrant.

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