Morning Reads – Thursday, June 20, 2019

Today is the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling which held that employers must treat male and female workers equally in providing health benefits for their spouses. 

Peaches

Jimmy Carter

Sweet Tea

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chamblee54
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armanidog
armanidog

Good. They started doing that in Gainesville, GA in April. Easy money for the city. Makes it safer for pedestrians, bicycle/ motorcycle riders, and the workers in the construction zones.
I imagine the practice will spread.
Some of the trucking companies have driver cams as well as dash cams. A distracted driver of a propane/gasoline truck going 70 mph is a lot of liability for the insurers. .

armanidog
armanidog

A “Right to Repair” law sounds good to me.
“Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows”
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/hackers-farmers-and-doctors-unite-support-for-right-to-repair-laws-slowly-grows/

auh2o
auh2o
Benevolus
Benevolus

“A gator weighing over 450 pounds had to pulled from a highway in Tallahassee after being struck by a semitruck.
“Florida Fish and Wildlife’s nuisance alligator contractor”
was called.

That’s more than a nuisance!comment image

https://www.wesh.com/article/massive-gator-struck-by-semitruck-on-interstate-10/28118160

bustercrabbe
bustercrabbe

The driver of the semi was identified as a fellow named Kirby Smart!