Flag with gold trim

Any flag with gold trim is a military flag. Most press conferences hosted by governors and mayors have had a gold-trimmed flag in the background. From what I have read, this means they are acting in a military capacity and possibly as an extension of the federal government, not a state government. They are acting […]

Banks on a river, not for money

Nautical or maritime words are everywhere. Even the word ‘bank’ literally means a river bank. Ships pull up to the bank. They assume I’m a master/mister of a vessel and banked at the river. I expect I need to find a ‘savings and loan’ or a ‘safe deposit’ company, though even the word deposit/depose is […]

Unvaccinated ‘persons’ banned from ‘public’ places (not private) by ‘County of’ Rockland Executive

Analyzing a recent emergency declaration about Rockland County, I see at least two ways to read it. In summary, it may only apply to people from Puerto Rico and the territories, not state Citizens. It pertains to ‘public’ places (meaning government land), not ‘private’ places, such as malls, even though malls are listed as part […]