Living in Denial with Indifference to Others

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Using vaccines to prevent disease is not new, and neither is opposition and fear to being vaccinated. Republicans decided to use a pandemic and more than 600,000 American deaths to maintain their grip on power regardless the cost or effect. Mandatory vaccinations in America began when George Washington required all his troops to be inoculated against smallpox at Valley Forge in 1777. The United States has had a mandatory vaccination policy since 1804. Every state today has a list of vaccinations it requires children to be allowed to attend school. Many diseases such as measles are easily prevented by injection…...

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Jerry Lawson Writer/ghostwriter/essayist (, freelance journalist and artist. As a historian and biographer, Jerry operates a business focused on writing memoirs, biographies, and personal histories for private clients. Jerry was adjunct professor teaching history and government at several universities and worked as a reporter, editor, and managing editor of a newspaper. He acquired other experience working in industry, business, and banking. A recognized artist creating mosaics using hardwood scraps and pieces that are other’s trash. I live to write, create and make things using whatever medium is available. I am an explorer. I investigate, follow, and ponder whatever opportunities and issues life presents. I am curious about all things by nature and my interests and my writings and art are as varied as my experiences.