I am proud of St. Louis and its many generous citizens. They are some of the most philanthropic-minded in the country, the city having been named the third most charitable city in the U.S. by Charity Navigator, and the stories of generosity are merry and many.
As a statistician, I want to take a look at how much the wall is actually going to cost. Now, as with anything, there are unintended costs and benefits, and it is impossible to account for everything that could possibly be affected. So, in order to give my estimated cost, I’m going to be transparent with every piece of information I give.
I’m not so worried about Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t scare me. What terrifies me is the next villain, who has more nefarious end goals. If the government doesn’t get its act together and start creating and enforcing laws to regulate these powerful companies, we are in real trouble.
The health community needs to rise together because research shows early infant death is highly preventable and that quality early childhood builds healthy neural networks within children’s brains — for life.
The Hatch Act itself recognizes that, to the extent not expressly prohibited by the law, federal employees should be free to exercise “their right to participate or to refrain from participating in the political processes of the Nation,” without “fear of penalty or reprisal.”