I've never been much a rule follower. I'll fudge my daughter's age at overpriced theme parks, talk my way into a free trial class, knowing I have no intention of signing up and bypass rules of the road (The rolling stop is a favorite move of mine as is right on red, no u-turn... Basically, I'm a menace to society.).
A new rule released Thursday will assure that workers under federal contracts can get a week of paid sick leave each year.
Many think taking sick days is a sign of weakness.
How did our moms deal with our annoying asses when we were sick? What were we like when we were challenging little people? Did we tend to spike fevers? Did we curl up beside them in the fetal position for comfort? Unfortunately for us, we can't pick up the phone and ask them anymore. A few years ago, both suffered cruel deaths at age 64 with their shattered daughters by their sides.
Here's how it would work.
These absurdly genius sick-day essentials are just what you need to ease the stress of sniffle patrol.
MUST... NOT... CONTAMINATE... THE HERD.
This wouldn't be possible without all of you!
"Please stay home." -- Everyone who sits near you.
We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public opinion polls, Americans overwhelmingly support affirmative answers to these questions.