What's 11 Years Old And Far Too Old Already?

In the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. launched Operation Enduring Freedom and sent our military to Afghanistan. Our troops continue to fight and die in this war every day, and our presidential candidates continue to not talk about it. The least we can do is pay attention.

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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