“There are some pronounced similarities between World War II and the current pandemic.”
“Did I really open up the [April 15] issue of the Xpress to find a two-page centerfold advertisement for cigarettes?”
“He was being told that he had already voted, and he was saying that he had not.”
This week, we look at technology innovations in food experience and devices for better living with the threat of COVID-19.
“The latest trail closings seem a bit excessive. Perhaps those who don’t get out much envision hikers and bikers swarming into group hugs or the like?”
“When I came back to my room, on my nightstand was my patient financial responsibility statement. This is a fancy word for my bill!”
“It’s hard to adapt to catastrophe when your city’s income inequality is so bad it resembles a Charles Dickens novel, and narcissistic politicians perpetuate it in order to further their careers.”
Inspired by Xpress’ recent back cover coloring page provided by Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co., the group organized a coloring contest. Thirty participants, both children and adults, submitted their works. We’ve got the winners.
“If you knew it will take another 40 years for men and women to reach parity in wages, would you be outraged enough to fight for equal pay?”
“I just want to say that if you have only the legal minimum liability insurance, this could be you. Spring for collision to be covered in the case of such an accident.”
A rundown of how Mayor Manheimer has been using her broad emergency powers, plus the introduction of an advice column.
“As a community, we should band together to support our vulnerable members, such as those who are currently incarcerated. This can start by using appropriate language to address them and treating them with respect.”
“We are all impacted by the decisions made by the clowns in D.C. to fund weapons, bombers, drones and other instruments of war instead of providing universal health care, hospital beds, protective equipment and ventilators for our own population.”
“I’m certain I can’t be the first to wonder why the St. Joe’s campus side of Mission Hospital couldn’t become a resource for housing hundreds of people just like that?!”
“It does seem odd that the trees were removed from spots that homeless people cool off at or take shelter to wait for the bus.”
“To be honest, if we don’t get the right help on our loans from our banks and lenders, we won’t be able to pay our bills and we will be in default of our loans, and that’s when it all crumbles. That is the fear. “
“When it is safe, I hope the tourists come back in droves to help put our friends and families back to work.”