The Taiwanese government fined a man $3,500 for violating his coronavirus quarantine for eight seconds. The man, a migrant worker from the Philippines, left the hotel room he was confined to, walked down the hall, and left something at the door of a friend who is quarantining at the same hotel, then returned to his room. Staff saw him on security video and reported him to the Department of Health. People under quarantine in Taiwan are not allowed to leave their hotel rooms for any amount of time.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.