This Heartbreaking Naya Rivera & Grant Imahara News, The School Reopening Controversy, & More

14 júl 2020
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00:00 - School Reopening Confusion & Controversy
07:57 - TIA
09:34 - First Execution of Federal Inmate in 17 Years
13:50 - RIP Grant Imahara & Naya Rivera
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How Some Major School Districts Are Planning on Reopening:
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SCOTUS Decision:
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Courts Uphold Rights:
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Howie Mandel Shuts Down Rumors With the Help of David Dobrik:
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Hong Kongers Vote in Pro-Democracy Primaries Despite Possibility of Breaking the Law:
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  • Nothing fun to say today. Just thanks for being a part of this. Appreciate yall :)

    Philip DeFrancoPhilip DeFranco4 mánuðum síðan
    • @Stephen Gibson Sooooo notice still nothing, almost a month later. But other videos that happen same day or even one or two days before get instant reporting.

      BrownPower92BrownPower924 mánuðum síðan
    • My thoughts on capital punishment is that I'm largely against it, first off I struggle with the thought of our country as a whole killing someone but I also often find myself arguing the fact that if this person did something so terrible that life in prison is a much suited punishment as it means they get to live longer with what they did, death often is a release for people like that. The only exception I could see is if there is a solid case that a person is so terrible and is unable to be held captive which is a scenario likely not to happen.

      BerayBeray4 mánuðum síðan
    • Have you seen the suppression of the medical professionals in Florida? www.reddit.com/r/publicfreakout/comments/hrtdzu/_/

      BRETT bixlerBRETT bixler4 mánuðum síðan
    • Hi Tidbit! You are definitely my friend, my dear! I I just don’t understand how so many in the country have been working from home, because it is safest that way. I mean even the news anchors aren’t at work. The night shows are not at work! Granted yes the grocery workers, which my niece who is 60 works in a grocery store. She was working in the office but when they opened two hours early for the elderly people, they made her come in and do that shift as well as work the rest of her day. Like you, she has pre-existing conditions! Her heart only works about 40%. She has just she’s really not too well. And they still made her do that, when she was an office worker, not working with the public. I was just so angry! And as much as yes I know teachers will later life on the line for their kids. My daughter teaches special education. I know teachers. It just sickens me that especially in Phoenix, which by the way my niece and her whole family live, did they are planning on all day school. In the school building. I guess I thought Phoenix was in a spike. I guess I read the news backwards 🤔🤔🤔🤔 When we were locked down here in Northern Illinois, my special education teacher daughter had tremendous more paperwork to do every single day then she did in the classroom. And in the classroom in special education the paperwork because of IEP‘s etc. is enormous and itself. There is no time to do that during the day. That is all take home work. During lockdown, they expected teachers to be able to contact special education teachers every other day. Either via computer, or a phone call. Then it had to be charted. Well you cannot make a student logon. You cannot make a parent or student answer the phone. I thought she was gonna lose her ever loving mind, before the end of May. I was seriously concerned. And I didn’t know what to do! She honestly can’t stop teaching right now because when she gets 10 years in her some more student loans with some student loans will be forgiven because she is in a very low income building. That’s in the stipulations. She’s not just working there for that, but it is a very excellent perk, of working there! She works where she works, for the kids! Sorry I go on and on so much. I just have so much in my brain going on and all these thoughts and everything and not just about her my son his severe asthma and has been activated nearly 10 times. The more you get into baited to Morris Curtis you can get in the worse it is. So I’m concerned. I’m concerned, but we are being safe, but some people that have been caught safe and “end up getting covered 19. It’s just a fact. Or at least I feel like it’s a fact anyway! I will be thinking of you. I really well because I have such a deep concern for not only teachers but of course the students. I was a lunch lady for five years when my kids were in grade school. Talk about a low-level job, butone that I TRULY LOVED & TRIVED IN! Nicely I just love kids with my whole heart and that’s why this is so disturbing because people are going to die from this. From going back to school when we shouldn’t be going back to school, in my opinion there will be people that die. There could even be children they die. And children are getting very ill from COVID-19 repercussions as well. We don’t know the long-term about this! Nobody knows. I wish Pontus would stop saying “everything is fine because he has some believers and that is really terrible to be lying daily, to us America people. 😫 Take care! If you don’t have any good, really good masks my daughters boyfriend’s cousin makes them and actually has a clothing pet factory that had to work then from home but the ladies are actually truly seamstresses. I’m not trying to sell anything I’m not making anything on them. I’m just telling you my niece who is an actual physician said they are quite close to an N 95. Not all homemade masks are that close. I’m sure there are some but I haven’t seen them. I’m using a Norwex mask because it’s more light weight and it doesn’t hurt me as bad with my fibromyalgia. I am also instead of putting in the ear part around my ear which hurts me I use a hair clip and clip them in my hair. Oh and by the way they had face shields on sale at Sam’s Club! It’s just something to add to a mask now instead of which I’m sure you probably know. I only say that because I happen to be at the dollar general because I had to purchase something, and the girl checking me out was in a Face Shield but NO MASK. I Give. Up! I don’t you give up. I’ll just give up for both of us😳. 🤣 ✝️✌🏻💕😎😘😘😘😘😘😘

      Nan ‘59Nan ‘594 mánuðum síðan
    • Animated341 YES!

      Nan ‘59Nan ‘594 mánuðum síðan
  • It's hard to be for the death penalty when every day you hear about people who are being released who were jailed under false pretenses, People lie, people are unreliable, and it's hard to say I'm for something where so many people are falsely imprisoned

    Jason IronsJason Irons27 dögum síðan
  • I am opposed to the death penalty, because it is too easy of an out for horrific people. They deserve to suffer on earth. The fact that some people think a death sentence is worse than a life sentence is absurd to me.

    Mi VilkkuMi Vilkku2 mánuðum síðan
  • Sweden never had a lockdown, and while they saw a surge in excess deaths back in May/June, that figure now lies below the yearly average (i.e. the virus is under control). I'm in favour of opening up. I think we forget how important education is for kids. Online learning isn't a replacement.

    Shane CallananShane Callanan3 mánuðum síðan
  • My brothers in secondary school (high school) had online-only learning end of last year. It failed quite badly, to the point where they would've preferred to be learning in-person

    Shane CallananShane Callanan3 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m going to a local community college and my classes are currently all online. My brother is going to college elsewhere in the state and he is experiencing a sort of hybrid format. Some of his classes are online and some, particularly studio classes (as he is an arts student) are in person in small groups. There’s also things on his campus like most social areas being closed, not allowing guests into dorms, and dining halls being take out only and not allowing sit down eating.

    Blizardstar1200Blizardstar12003 mánuðum síðan
  • The death penalty isn't given to innocent people. The death penalty isn't given to people who did petty crimes or misdemeanors. Its given to actual psychopaths who have murdered people with full intent. Did this guy Phill talked about showed mercy for the family he killed? I can understand no cruel and unusual punishment, but how else can you "peacefully" kill someone??? Death isn't some fun experience to relax to.

    JChemnixJChemnix3 mánuðum síðan
  • I will think of Grant everytime I watch old mythbusters episodes and white rabbit project episodes. He was a brilliant engineer and he inspired so many. I was so excited to white rabbit project and had hoped there would be another season. We will all miss you Grant. Rest in peace.

    Mikhail SunstoneMikhail Sunstone3 mánuðum síðan
  • 13:48 easy fix, bring back firing squads of 6, stand the death-row guy up against a wall, pick a lethal / fatal spot i.e head or torse and shoot, it like $1 worth of lead

    The Admiral BerryThe Admiral Berry3 mánuðum síðan
  • I don’t typically chime in, but I’m playing catch up on my Philly D. As a huge criminology nerd, my view of executions have changed over the years. While I believe that there are crimes heinous enough to warrant execution, my studies have shown that the system is faulty. Most forensic evidence is bunk science and that which isn’t is too easily butched. Our criminal justice system has an enormous amount of flaws that lead to the arrest and conviction of too many innocent people. I could write a book explaining why, but I do think we need to do away with executions. Not because there aren’t people who deserve to die for their actions, but because the risk of the murder of innocent people who were falsely convicted, while relatively small, is too high.

    Brandi MooreBrandi Moore3 mánuðum síðan
  • Don’t agree with capital punishment never have, never will.

    xx3 mánuðum síðan
  • Capital punishment is almost always not the best option

    Tanner CarawanTanner Carawan3 mánuðum síðan
  • The Glee cast is a mess

    Autumn SwiftAutumn Swift3 mánuðum síðan
  • they literally have euthanasia drugs now why don't they use them. like the drink you can take and you fall asleep and never wake up. sore a documentary of a older woman taking it and it looked peaceful she just went to sleep and didn't wake up.

    NoTtOGoOdNoTtOGoOd4 mánuðum síðan
  • I had already decided to keep my daughter home for this school year when her school was giving the option for a hybrid model or completely remote learning. I wasn't going to risk her life, especially since this push to open schools is 100% political. It has nothing to do with what is best for the kids. My daughter's school has since decided not to have any in school classes at all this year, for which I am very happy. It's not just the school kids. It's their families at home, which may include high risk people (baby siblings, grandparents, immuno-compromised people), it's the teachers, janitors, lunchroom workers, office workers, and other school support staff. And their families at home also! A huge portion of the population comes in contact with a school aged child on a daily basis.

    mizzie18mizzie184 mánuðum síðan
  • I believe everyone has a right to live; but as soon as you deprive or attempt to deprive someone of this right, you forfeit your right to life. Capitol punishment is completely justified. The state can rightfully deprive monsters of life. Some crimes can't be forgiven here on earth and you give up your humanity when you commit them.

    Kaiser Wilhelm IIKaiser Wilhelm II4 mánuðum síðan
  • Naya and Grant were truly sweethearts, and an absolute inspiration to me personally. I hope they rest peacefully, Sending lots of love and prayers to their friends, families and fans. I'm ending the comment now, Please take care everyone, And be safe

    Sheradon MallowaySheradon Malloway4 mánuðum síðan
  • I work in a medium sized hospital in Sweden, near Gothenburg. I know people make fun of us because our government didn't adress the crisis like other countries, but we just had our first days of 0 confirmed cases of covid-19 in house. I basically live just like I would any other year of my life apart from not travelling (even within Sweden) and washing my hands more, and everyone else seems to be as well. We take great precautions when dealing with suspected or confirmed cases of course. We've all (at work) had the antibody test and no one has caught the virus yet. I just wonder how we didn't burn down our entire country with this approach, perhaps herd immunity wasn't such a bad idea even though I still think it sounds like it.

    ObservableFictionObservableFiction4 mánuðum síðan
  • Whoa didn't even know who Naya was but the story of her selfless sacrifice is heartbreaking.

    QuiqueQuique4 mánuðum síðan
  • As a high school teacher... i can honestly say I hate my new desk job since covid.... i feel completely at a loss not being able to be up, moving, animated, and engaging with my students...behind screens is just not effective .... at the same time...i fear for my health and for the health of my students and their families. It is such a weird catch 22 situation and I just wish everyone out there would do what needs to be done to help mitigate the spread and get us back to normal.

    SamiSiouxSamiSioux4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m supposed to be starting college this fall but I’m going to have to skip fall quarter since most of it will be online and I can’t do online because I have ADD

    cartoon fevercartoon fever4 mánuðum síðan
  • The podcast “More Perfect” about the Supreme Court has a great episode in season 1 about the death penalty. Check it out.

    ohsoexcitingohsoexciting4 mánuðum síðan
  • Florida schools will be full of obese maga hat wearing childrens.

    SnuggletummySnuggletummy4 mánuðum síðan
  • Abolish the death penalty. Period.

    SimpaticoSimpatico4 mánuðum síðan
  • Thanks for validating our grief at the end.

    Korenski23Korenski234 mánuðum síðan
  • Does PhillyD not have any control over who's adds pop on his videos? Got hit with that Trump propaganda.

    Mitchell LefereMitchell Lefere4 mánuðum síðan
  • telling me to like the video 5 seconds in, hard to believe you've spent a decade on ISworlds

    isosceleskramerisosceleskramer4 mánuðum síðan
  • Thank you Phil for reminding us it is ok to feel.

    Colin McColin Mc4 mánuðum síðan
  • I am all for a death penulty. Something that should be used to reduce the waste of resources keeping monsters alive for decades. Pedophiles, rapists, murderers, and just career criminals of violent crimes. I don't see why we should waste time keeping them locked up, when we can just put one in the back of their head, and burn them. of course there would need to be a much more robust legal system to prevent false conviction.

    Patrick DevinePatrick Devine4 mánuðum síðan
  • Online schooling is hard for me to do, and im just thankful that I am old enough to go to college and make my own decisions on what happens to my education plan. Because if i was in high school, I would be forced to go to school when im terrified of getting sick. I personally have a lot of anxiety, enough to hinder my health if it gets too bad, and with the virus, I would have been surly terrified to the point where I was sick due to being so scared of getting COVID. We shouldn't force the schools to reopen unless it is 100 percent SAFE.

    Skyler-StarlingSkyler-Starling4 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm late on commenting in this video, but I think I needed time to gather my thoughts on the situation (Naya's death). Glee was not a very good show, but I adored it. An ex girlfriend of mine, who loves the show, convinced me to watch it with her. Even after we broke up, we continued to watch it together and enjoy it. This is why I continued to watch it, but it was Naya's character, Santana that truly made an impact on my life. I've been gay as long as I can remember feeling attraction towards anyone, but out of fear, I did not come out to my family until I moved out and lived in residence at the school I was studying at. When I came out, my mother tried. She truly did, but she wasn't supportive. After I came out to her we didnt talk for months and it was hard. And then Nayas character on Glee went through something similar with her grandmother. I grew strength from that and grew such respect for Naya, I've adored and supported her ever since. So the news of her death is heartbreaking. I hope she knew what kind of impact she had on so many people's lives. RIP you beautiful woman.

    alittlebentalittlebent4 mánuðum síðan
  • My son will be a high school junior this year. Because of my concerns of sending him to in-person school, and because with (a LOT) of supervision he did very well with online learning last Spring, we have decided to do duel-enrollment at his local community college and take all of his classes online. Blessing/curse, I'm unemployed and will be able to supervise him.

    The Virtual TravelerThe Virtual Traveler4 mánuðum síðan
  • White supremacist murders are gonna feel pain in their death instead of drifting away peacefully???? YAY

    Abbie JAbbie J4 mánuðum síðan
  • If these people take me, a high schooler's life for granted I will never trust any government official ever again.

    MolonoMolono4 mánuðum síðan
  • I let out a breath bigger than I thought I could hold in when I heard California wouldn't be reopening

    MolonoMolono4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m a recent graduate and I want to get my feet wet with my business administration degree but I’m actually terrified of putting my family at risk because I’m living at home again. I’m not sure what to do that would be best to ensure the safety of my family and those I care about

    Kevin HuynhKevin Huynh4 mánuðum síðan
  • While I support Capital Punishment, I'm an Australian and we have a similar-but-not-identical problem of our jails being filled with murderers and rapists, some of whom have even admitted their guilt, and we are being forced to pay to keep them alive despite there being evidence that a court believes is beyond a reasonable doubt. That being said, I ALSO support the use of prisoners as labor, and I consider that to be the vastly-less evil of the two choices. After all, jails with internet and air conditioning don't really PUNISH the prisoners, do they?

    Haydn WatermanHaydn Waterman4 mánuðum síðan
  • I worry about schools reopening as I have two kids that are school aged - middle school and elementary. My area has had relatively low cases through all this which has been good but now we're suddenly seeing a large uptick (we had 9 cases total until 2 weeks ago and now we've had a day with 50 new cases). As of now the district plans to open with half students coming in the mornings and half in the afternoons but there's been a lot of nudgenudgewinkwink type things that encourage parents to opt into an online only program if there's ANYWAY you can do so.

    PipamoniumPipamonium4 mánuðum síðan
  • Jesus is this like the 4th glee cast member now???

    Cheerful SatanistCheerful Satanist4 mánuðum síðan
  • If you’ve made enough bad decisions in your life to get yourself a death penalty, yeah I hope you’re horrified when you die. Just like the victims you hurt.

    brit.brit.4 mánuðum síðan
  • Killing a person, when not done in self defense, is always wrong. The state should not be in charge of deciding who lives and who dies. Many people on death row are violent scumbags, but the very nature or our justice system makes it possible, even inevitable, that occasionally people will be sent to prison while innocent. While this is horrendous enough, it is that much worse to kill them because their innocence if proven at a later date by new evidence, new scientific investigative techniques , can no longer see them released. When the state becomes an executioner, we all become murderers for supporting it.

    x1v160x1v1604 mánuðum síðan
  • What a heartbreaking and tragic thing it is for a child to witness their own parent's death and not being able to do anything to help, I couldn't even imagine. Wishing all the best to the family and that little boy.

    missblueskydreamermissblueskydreamer4 mánuðum síðan
  • Is anyone concerned for teacher's and assistance worker's health? Schools reopening affect more than just our children.

    Heather AtkinsHeather Atkins4 mánuðum síðan
  • I don't agree with the Death penalty, for me, it's cheaper and more of a punishment to keep them in Jail/ Prison. I also don't like the fact that you could be putting innocent people ( estimated 4% of death row inmates are innocent ) to death.

    LynnLynn4 mánuðum síðan
  • We should execute murderers the same way they killed the people they killed.

    Curry TimeCurry Time4 mánuðum síðan
  • I do feel grief for Naya, ever since I had a child it just breaks my heart seeing her last photo is of her son and her on the boat saying just the two of us. Some might not agree her career or whatever she posted but she loved her son dearly and it's sad seeing a young women who has recently become a mother is gone. All her hopes of growing with her son is robbed, her son is also robbed of having all these moments with his mother. People need to stop talking what needs to be shared or made public because this is a live and when someone dies close to you, it feels as if time has stopped and media is the last thing on their mind.

    heartsofhoneyheartsofhoney4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m going into high school this year and personally I think that a hybrid plan is the best idea, because of young kids (elementary) needing to have adult supervision. And for the kids who’s parents are going to a place of work and can’t get a ride home due to zoning. Also if we use a hybrid plan we can cater to those kids who have compromised family members they live with (my self including) or if they them self are compromised. I think given the options this will be the best plan of action. I do think that taking away school funding for doing online classes is ludicrous because schools still need that funding for online classes. The district I come from help feed kids who parents can’t afford food on the weekends. This is one of the things we use funding on and we could still use that funding. But to sum this up simply a hybrid plan is the best course of action. -sincerely someone from Austin, Tx

    TheGayVersionOfRobinHoodTheGayVersionOfRobinHood4 mánuðum síðan
  • Schools don’t have funding already. Teachers have a waste their money to buy things for their classrooms.

    niyme solisniyme solis4 mánuðum síðan
  • Please tell me how first graders are ganna keep from taking their masks off?

    Alisha SachinskiAlisha Sachinski4 mánuðum síðan
  • so much respect for how you articulate your self 💟💗💟

    Aurélie JennaAurélie Jenna4 mánuðum síðan
  • Under no circumstances should the government have the legal capability to execute its citizens.

    DuffyDuffy4 mánuðum síðan
  • Devos is pushing to “give parents money” so they will take them to the private schools that will monetary benefit HER.

    Molly RiderMolly Rider4 mánuðum síðan
  • My school said they were in person so they could have room and board charges and then left less than a 1/4 classes in person. So now I am stuck in a lease and there are thousands of students paying money to be on campus while all online.

    Amanda GriggsAmanda Griggs4 mánuðum síðan
  • I hate to say that the whole stores being open thing is kind of valid, as someone who works retail rn at a major superstore despite our best efforts, social distancing seems to get ignored and even the small capacity we try to maintain finds everyone grouping up or getting super close to each other in busy sections of the store. So many people come in and out and get way too close for comfort to possibly prevent the spread of COVID if it were to come through the doors even with sanitation efforts. I cant be sure how reopening schools could even work but it doesn’t seem impossible given the circumstances and measures we’ve taken to allow huge stores to stay pretty much completely open.

    Will FriccWill Fricc4 mánuðum síðan
    • I fully respect everyones concerns about schools reopening though I just get rubbed the wrong way when it feels like corporations get more priority than our education system

      Will FriccWill Fricc4 mánuðum síðan
  • What’s wrong with his neck???

    G4merByN4tureG4merByN4ture4 mánuðum síðan
  • I ABSOLUETLY LOVE JELLES MARBLE RUN holy shit my rommates used to laugh at me about it but honestly its the only sport i enjoy watching

    Maura McBrideMaura McBride4 mánuðum síðan
  • Tell me does Ting work in 🇨🇦?

    Powerhouse 1996Powerhouse 19964 mánuðum síðan
  • I went to Arizona last week and there was only a few people wearing mask no social distancing in site restaurants stores open Scottsdale to Grand Canyon which is a must see park

    jay tnjay tn4 mánuðum síðan
  • 13:48 by not killing them you are not solving anything. they cost more to keep alive than to provide for +10 families. by 18 years of age you know what is right and whats wrong. not counting in disables or people with depression. this is why we need to adress it so much sooner. it starts in daycare - i don't care what politicians say because i have seen it for real. if you can adress it before it becomes a problem the figure would be considerably lower and you have someone that brings something to the society. that means you!

    onehappynegroonehappynegro4 mánuðum síðan
  • I've personally landed on a viewpoint that if a crime is bad enough, that person should be given the choice of life without parole or death. Their choice. Seems like a fair compromise to me.

    Tyler GarrettTyler Garrett4 mánuðum síðan
  • Why are you sending your kids to schools if you will not listen to them when they become educated?

    seePyouseePyou4 mánuðum síðan
  • None of these politicians demanding schools to reopen are considering the most important thing: kids are the ones going to school. They don’t go to Home Depot or the grocery store. They don’t wear face masks. You can put a mask on a child, but the second an adult looks away that mask is gone or moved around so much that it might as well be off. Some kids are still learning measurements, never mind knowing what 6ft is! Don’t give this responsibility to children! Act like adults, politicians.

    Stephanie RossStephanie Ross4 mánuðum síðan
  • Oh please covid kills practically zero children. Plus there's no conclusive evidence they spread it around. Just reopen the fucking schools. Everyone is losing their minds for a virus that barely kills anyone. If your below 50 and don't have a secondary medical condition the odds of dying from this thing are minimal. Hell a majority of people barely have symptoms. What happened to "flatten the curve", well it's been flattened, good job guys, can we get back to living.

    jernej tojersujernej tojersu4 mánuðum síðan
  • Look I understand why people support the death penalty. Its been banned for a long time here in Canada and the rational part of my mind totally agree with that, you can't allow the government to execute its own people. But on an emotional level, its pretty damn hard for me to feel bad about the mass murderers getting executed, especially the guy in this story who killed a frigging 8 years old. If I knew those people who were killed, if they were my friends or family, well screw the rational part of my brain, I would want that guy dead so I get it. But heres the important thing that I feel more people should talk about: people get wrongfully convicted all the frigging time! In 1992, 20 death row inmate in the USA were realeased due to new DNA evidence but DNA evidence isn't available in every cases. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_exonerated_death_row_inmates This list alone is why the death penalty should not exists. And thats just the ones who were exonerated, theres bound to be a few of them who were innocent but have never been able to prove it.

    Martin GrayMartin Gray4 mánuðum síðan
  • I just graduated high school in central Florida, but my mum is an elementary school teacher, all of the arguments are purely political messes. A lot of good people are wanting to make sure kids are safe, but so many more people want to start fear and threaten people. Some examples: - a man knowingly spread misinformation that the start date of schools got pushed back a week because teachers were protesting (something they aren't allowed to do), and then continued to call everyone who argued a stupid liberal or democrat. Even though the ex-union president called him out on it for being false. The extension was to train teachers on the procedures for if they fall sick and need to quarantine, this way they could easily, and quickly, the transition to online learning with their class. - the superintendent put out a poll for our 3 options (full in person, district online, or state online) but pulled the numbers a week early. At the time less than 50% of people who could vote did, and it ended up being roughly 40% in person, 35% district, and 25% state. Even though the two online options made up 60% of the votes the in-person percent was higher so they opened. The poll just closed Wednesday and barely 50% of people voted.

    Kace WalshKace Walsh4 mánuðum síðan
  • My mom is a music teacher in a rural community in the Midwest. She talks about how hard it is to consider going all online due to low income families not having access to devices OR WiFi connection. AND the added fact of teaching music / arts over the Online platform is nearly impossible. She’s disheartened, but also trying to think of creative ways to bring resources to these kids. Such an interesting time!

    Molly RootMolly Root4 mánuðum síðan
  • I say bring back the gallows, public hangings, good times

    Sean RiordanSean Riordan4 mánuðum síðan
  • Thank you for your comments on grief. Having going through it myself recently, what you said is so accurate. Grief can put you in such a bad place and it is so easy to turn that into anger. I found that opening up, going through the emotions, and having a great support system (whether family or friends) really helped me. Also knowing there is no right or wrong way to grieve, really helped. Everyone goes through it differently.

    kuips131kuips1314 mánuðum síðan
  • As someone who already has multiple preexisting conditions im terrified for the fall semester, if I cant even go to the grocery store because of how at risk I am, I sure as hell won't go into a classroom full of people for 7-8 hours and 5 days per week

    my life is a messmy life is a mess4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m a mathematics major in university. I have a mental disorder that require me to take medication that negatively affect my cognitive function and make me immunocompromised. School is already difficult for me when I was going in person, last semester made me realize that I can’t learn online it’s just not enough for me to actually learn what I’m suppose to know. I’m on a scholarship and I will lose it if I take the semester off. I can’t afford rent or food without it and finding and keeping a job feels impossible right now. School was my primary source of income so I don’t know what to do.

    MarielMariel4 mánuðum síðan
  • I am a teacher and I just want to remind everyone that the average age of teachers in the US in 42.5 years-old because 70% of teachers leave teaching within their first five years. With the average age that high, it's really not the kids we're worried about getting sick. It's the older teachers who will get it from the kids and then die. And then the kids have to live with the trauma of killing their teacher when it wasn't their fault. No one talks about how reopening affects the teachers. We're going to die.

    Caitlin BradyCaitlin Brady4 mánuðum síðan
  • Really good one Phil

    GideonGideon4 mánuðum síðan
  • Why your not in my recommendations anymore?

    Laura SantosLaura Santos4 mánuðum síðan
  • as someone who just graduated high school. PEOPLE NEED TO BE BACK IN SCHOOL!!! learning online at home was NOT it. for anyone. it was poorly thought out. i barely got by and i’m really lucky to have teachers that understood and would do anything to help me. if you don’t want to go back, fine, but the thought of kids not being able to go back scares me. not everyone has a great home life, a nice laptop, and wifi like i do. and i was still in a depressive slump the entire time. this can’t happen again. children need to go back where they can socialize, especially the younger ones. everyone wants to talk about “their health” but their mental health matters too. mine suffered the entire time until i saw my friends on my birthday. i cant imagine what other people went through. i’m not even that excited for college because of the circumstances, wearing masks, interaction being limited, and hybrid learning, etc. as a stem major most of my classes will be in person. my mom is also a special ed teacher and watching her struggle to get in touch with her students and help them was very eye opening. it’s about more than the data, we need to go back. i got the swine flu TWICE in 2nd grade in a 2 month time period. this is bull

    Danielle EhresmanDanielle Ehresman4 mánuðum síðan
  • Teachers need to strike

    Dylan RoseDylan Rose4 mánuðum síðan
  • So I have to pay school taxes even though the schools are closed?

    scott millsscott mills4 mánuðum síðan
  • As an elementary art teacher I see all kids in my school every single week. I don't look forward to exposing myself to hundreds of kids and families.

    K-ArtK-Art4 mánuðum síðan
  • I think that the main issue with capital punishment is that we can never be absolutely sure that someone is guilty. If even one innocent person was executed, I think that that would be grounds enough to shut the entire capital punishment system down, and there have been people exonerated postmortem due to dna evidence and the like.

    Owen WellsOwen Wells4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m going into my junior year of college and we are going back to on campus learning. There is an option for remote learning at least for those with disabilities. Granted, I go to school in PA, a state that has actually decreased its numbers of cases. I live in TX, so the school is having me come two weeks early to quarantine in a hotel. I am double majoring in Theatre and TV/Film (I know...) and as of right now my TV/Film courses are going to be online and my theatre classes are going to be in person. My roommate chose to do completely remote learning because she is immunocompromised. Every day we will have to fill out a questionnaire about how we’re feeling that day before we can go to class and if they think that college students are going to do that in the morning before a 9am, they’re out of their minds. Masks and social distancing are required and they will have testing available on campus. I have no clue how my two majors are supposed to function and properly teach us what we need to know while also social distancing.

    Elizabeth JunkinElizabeth Junkin4 mánuðum síðan
  • The Simpsons predicted that Trump would put the money in the kids causing the country to go broke and leading to our first female president!

    john spearsjohn spears4 mánuðum síðan
  • please america get your shit together, i wanted to visit this summer but i can't anymore........

    霜降りQuon霜降りQuon4 mánuðum síðan
  • Woah my mind was blown when you brought up Jelle's Marble Runs(It's 2020 this is what surprises me these days.) I have been watching that channel for almost 2 years now xD It's weird but i love it.

    Josh GarciaJosh Garcia4 mánuðum síðan
  • Im in culinary school in Canada and my school is making it extremely difficult to get info on what school will look like in the fall. Many of us aren’t going back due to how unprofessional the school is being. It also kinda hurts knowing I’ll be missing out on all the college life experiences I could’ve had, school is just school now there’s no events or opportunity for making friends of anything else people look forward to in college. Sad to think that my college experience was only 6 months long and that I spent most of it stuck in 8 hour long culinary classes :(

    Eddie VEddie V4 mánuðum síðan
  • Personally, my school has been very touch and go with summer activities. Administration OKed softball/baseball (until the baseball team was forced to quarantine for 2 weeks after someone tested positive) but has since enforced social distance for other activities like choir. As for our return to learn plan 🤦‍♀️ we are going back to school as normal at full capacity with masks being optional. Idk curious if any other high schoolers are as frustrated with the lack of precaution in their schools.

    Ceci DalyCeci Daly4 mánuðum síðan
  • pentobarbital is the drug used in veterinary medicine to humanly euthanize animals. However, most use it after the animal has been sedated or anesthetized for humane reasons. This drug acts quick and stops the heart. Regardless of opinion on the death penalty - this drug is proven effective, very quick acting, and considered a humane way to die.

    Sara .ColinSara .Colin4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m 16, I’ve actually had online classes before covid and I failed all my classes. Spring semester was a shit show. I have fucking summer school now. I can’t learn much of anything at home! I’m not focused, I have no energy, and I’m terrified of what I’m going to do after I graduate because I’m an idiot and I can’t do anything!!! I think schools should be online (or hybrid) but I don’t think that that is a solution and I personally cannot handle even close to the amount of work I was doing in school before quarantine.

    UnseenmoleUnseenmole4 mánuðum síðan
  • I’m not sending my kids back since we have the online option. I do not have a spleen/autoimmune so cannot fight COVID like others with spleen.

    Rebecca McCroryRebecca McCrory4 mánuðum síðan
  • It's funny because the science shows that children are the least susceptible to coronavirus but that science doesn't support the narrative the left is pushing so let's just ignore it

    CVCCICVCCI4 mánuðum síðan
  • A friend of mine was on death row.. the day of her execution she received a stay of execution.. she is now serving life... I still don't know how I feel about the death penalty but I feel if u kill someone you should be killed back, ya know eye for an eye.. she killed a man for no good reason!! They have her store in deadly women,.its an old episode I'll tell u if u ask me ...

    Kristy MarieKristy Marie4 mánuðum síðan
  • I think capital punishment is a permanent solution to a temporary problem, a solution we should only consider in the most extreme of circumstances. I am not going to pretend to live in the shoes of those affected by the lose of a loved one at the hands of another human, but I will say that everyone can change who they were and work to redeem their past behavior. I'm not sure we have the right to demand anything more from those who commit crimes that would warrant such a permanent resolution

    Jeremy HansonJeremy Hanson4 mánuðum síðan
  • Look if Betsy Devi’s is so worried about people getting the money that schools would get why doesn’t she make her job voluntarily and her salary can be allocated to the people she says who need it?

    ohhlalastephohhlalasteph4 mánuðum síðan
  • The problem with the death penalty is that too many innocent people are convicted - most likely due to corruption.

    GenX RantsGenX Rants4 mánuðum síðan
  • It’s crazy to think that death penalty is still a thing in some parts of the world. This outdated form of practicing power and violence is still happening, yet we speak of freedom and equality for all humanity. But I guess some people doesn’t deserve a second chance in life. I’m just glad I live in a country where my actions or mistakes won’t sentence me to death. Where I’m able to change and learn from my past mistakes.

    celice forbescelice forbes4 mánuðum síðan
  • wtf is happening to america. omg.

    clearblueclearblue4 mánuðum síðan
  • Regular cleaning of classes... I feel bad for the custodians that will have double the work with no increase in pay.

    Digos HNDRXXDigos HNDRXX4 mánuðum síðan
  • The main problem with phenobarbital is that states can't get a hold of it legally from the manufacturer. They don't want their drug associated with death. So the states are relying on compounding pharmacies to make the drug. There have been huge complications with this compounded drug. No one is quite sure why but it doesn't work the same as the drug from the original manufacturer. The other problem is that black and brown people are sentenced to death at higher rates than white people. Until it can be applied equally I don't think the death penalty can or should be used.

    Nightengale64Nightengale644 mánuðum síðan
  • So we’re just gonna ignore all the science behind good germs and make all our kids immune systems fucked? Cool so glad my kid is starting pre school this year. Idiots.

    BaconNMegsBaconNMegs4 mánuðum síðan
  • Capital punishment is always wrong.

    Ben HBen H4 mánuðum síðan
  • Rest in peace Grant, you were my favorite of the Myth busters. You inspired many ❤️

    space addictspace addict4 mánuðum síðan
  • Hey Phil, Can you do a series of shows on China? Currently they are running concentration camps and there is little focus being brought to this fact by mainstream media. This is a huge opportunity to use your platform to make sure people are aware of the terrible things currently happening in China.

    Zachary McCutcheonZachary McCutcheon4 mánuðum síðan
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