President Joe Biden’s commitment to donate 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses (sufficient to fully vaccinate 250 million people) was great news, but with billions of people in desperate need and some countries not having any access to COVID-19 vaccines, America can and should do far more.
Aaron Harber ([email protected]), a graduate of the Princeton School of Public & International Affairs and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, is the host of "The Aaron Harber Show" (HarberTV.com/Info) with a current focus on Vaccine Hesitancy (HarberTV.com/Vaccines).
With the state of Colorado delegating most COVID-related decisions to each county, it is time to address the unreasonable restrictions imposed on gyms, fitness facilities, health clubs, exercise studios, and recreation centers.
OK, I admit I am a bit behind on my reading as I recently perused the April 30th edition of The Wall Street Journal. Albeit accidentally, it was a good exercise as I read David Greenberg’s extensive column comparing the Republicans’ situation on that date to that in 1976, to wit: “But as in 1976, there is ominous talk today that the GOP is in crisis — possibly headed for extinction, like the antebellum Whig Party.”
Hillary Clinton’s substantial post-Convention bump in the polls was not a surprise to those who attended the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia. Having created a well-scripted Hollywood production, the Democrats seized the Ronald Reagan theme of “Morning In America” and, in a Jiu Jitsu move, took advantage of the Republicans’ “Nighttime In America” theme, trumpeted best by their presidential nominee, which posited the country was in decline. The contrast in themes was stark yet both have the potential to appeal to millions of people.