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Daily Bread for 10.14.21: Ignorance and Fanaticism Threaten Mequon-Thiensville

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 69.  Sunrise is 7:08 AM and sunset 6:12 PM for 11h 04m 23s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 64.6% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Finance Committee meets at 4:30 PM.  On this day in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt is shot in…

Daily Bread for 10.12.21: Parent of sick student sues after Waukesha School District ends many pandemic mitigation efforts

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 69.  Sunrise is 7:06 AM and sunset 6:16 PM for 11h 10m 01s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 42.1% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Finance Committee meets at 4:30 PM, and the city’s Public Works Committee meets at…

Daily Bread for 9.30.21: Immunization Mandates Are Right and Effective

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 85.  Sunrise is 6:51 AM and sunset 6:36 PM for 11h 44m 18s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 36.5% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1947,  1947 World Series (Yankees v. Brooklyn Dodgers, with Yankees in 7) begins.…

Daily Bread for 9.27.21: Good Public Health Policy is True Optimism

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 86.  Sunrise is 6:48 AM and sunset 6:41 PM for 11h 52m 56s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 64.9% of its visible disk illuminated.  The Whitewater Urban Forestry Commission meets at 4:30 PM, Downtown Whitewater’s Board of Directors meets…

Daily Bread for 9.6.21: Formation, Moral

Good morning. Labor Day in Whitewater will be mostly sunny with a high of 78. Sunrise is 6:26 AM and sunset 7:19 PM, for 12h 53m 11s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 0.4% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 2008, the federal government takes control of the two largest mortgage financing…

Daily Bread for 9.4.21: Nass Digs In

Good morning. Saturday in Whitewater will see showers with a high of 73. Sunrise is 6:24 AM and sunset 7:22 PM, for 12h 58m 51s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 7.2% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1882, the Pearl Street Station in New York City becomes the first power plant…

Daily Bread for 8.24.21: Ron Johnson’s Push for Ivermectin

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will see afternoon thundershowers with a high of 91. Sunrise is 6:12 AM and sunset 7:41 PM, for 13h 29m 20s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 95.5% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Finance Committee meets at 4:30 PM.   On this day in 1909, workers start pouring concrete…

A Private Insurance Response to Vaccine Refusal (Updated)

Elisabeth Rosenthal and Glenn Kramon write, in Don’t Want a Vaccine? Be Prepared to Pay More for Insurance, about insurance companies rejecting waivers for anti-vax insureds who expect coverage for expensive COVID-19 treatment. Insurance companies should go farther, as Rosenthal and Kramon advocate: Get a Covid-19 shot to protect your wallet. Getting hospitalized with Covid-19…