Good reads here on why COVID may no longer be a pandemic, and how the virus is now endemic (but stay up-to-date on vaccinations and mask when appropriate)…

From nymag.com: https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/09/biden-right-to-say-the-pandemic-is-over-on-60-minutes.html From the American Medical Association: https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/public-health/how-we-will-know-when-covid-19-has-become-endemic coronavirus, Parodi, AMA, masking, vaccination

Good news, especially if it means a decrease in the number of “pseudo-Christians” out there, who apparently have no idea what Jesus was about, or if it means respect for the separation of church and state so crucial to our democracy…

Our Founding Fathers knew separation of church and state was vital to freedom and democracy. From The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2022/09/13/us-christians-percentage-pew-secularism/? Christo-fascism, theocracy, hypocrisy

Overtourism is not just a global problem, it has arrived in Montana and the rest of the West…

From The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/20/national-parks-america-overcrowding-crisis-tourism-visitation-solutions Information from Montana Public Radio: https://www.mtpr.org/montana-news/2022-03-23/most-montanans-think-tourism-is-overcrowding-the-state-survey-says From responsibletourismpartnership.org: https://responsibletourismpartnership.org/overtourism/ adverse experience for both tourists and locals, environmental degradation, decreased quality of...

A right-wing group called “Safe Montana” is pushing anti-marijuana hysteria — they want to take away marijuana and it’s tax revenue, just like they want to take away other freedoms from you…

Your right to control your body, your right to choose your lifestyle and your public lands, for starters. Here's their website: https://wrongformontana.com anti-choice, right-wing extremism,...

Pseudo-Christian fascism is alive & well in Montana (as it is in the rest of the country): the GOP wants to destroy democracy, tell you how to live & take away your freedoms & public lands…

Montana Congressman Rosendale says no to public lands, no to the freedom to choose your marriage partner, no to democracy and freedom: https://dailymontanan.com/2022/07/19/more-outdoors-groups-call-for-rosendale-to-remove-his-name-from-return-act/? Montana Senator...

Good news: assuming you pay a bit more upfront for an electric vehicle, you get it all back in savings in five years or so; of course, the satisfaction of driving on wind, solar or hydroelectric power is priceless…

From Raymond James: https://raymondjames.bluematrix.com/sellside/EmailDocViewer? man-caused climate change, electric vehicle, renewable, better for planet, better for future