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  • The Long March To September

    The Long March To September

    It’s been quite a few months since my last coronavirus update. There was a previous post that was an initial first warning and forward looking view. Like those earlier editorial statements, I will be warning, or attempting to warn family and friends, who will listen, of what will come in the next 90-120 days. At […]

  • Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

    Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

    Trump used the Fourth of July weekend to sow division during a global pandemic that has killed over 130,000 Americans, shirked his responsibility to contain the coronavirus, and promoted an updated version of his “American carnage” vision for the country. In a pair of remarks – at Mount Rushmore on Friday and from the White […]

  • Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

    Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

    As the US holds one fourth of the world’s cases and deaths, sets multiple consecutive daily records for new cases, and states begin to roll back reopening measures, Pence is declaring victory as he and the president congratulate themselves for their handling of the pandemic by spreading lies, disinformation, and perverting common sense decision making.

  • Day 132: Dispatches From A Presidential Bunker

    Day 132:  Dispatches From A Presidential Bunker

    Everything the president has said and done is specifically designed to incite violence, unrest, and cause maximum suffering for all.

  • Day 131 – The American Fall

    Day 131 – The American Fall

    Revolution may finally be happening in America. As the president fans the flames, at least 105,000 people have died and over 40 million Americans have no sustainable means by which to support themselves.

  • Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

    Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

    Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from the World Health Organization. Alarmed health experts said the move will set back global efforts to fight the pandemic The Trump administration’s initial distribution of remdesivir went to – in some cases – the wrong hospitals, to hospitals with no ICUs and therefore no eligible patients, and to facilities without […]

  • Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

    Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

    Mitch McConnell promised House Republicans that enhanced unemployment benefits enacted earlier this spring “will not be in the next bill.” The United States could have prevented about 36,000 deaths if social distancing had been put in place seven days earlier — about 40% of fatalities reported to date. If the U.S. imposed social distancing two weeks […]

  • Getting Back To News Posting Soon

    Getting Back To News Posting Soon
  • Day 106: Now What?

    Day 106: Now What?

    “Some of you may die, but it’s a sacrifice I am willing to make” – Lord Farquaad What now? Trump said his administration will urge the Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare, maintaining its all-out legal assault on the health care law amid a pandemic that will drive millions of more Americans to depend on its […]

  • Day 105: “I’m Sad… For Now”

    Day 105: “I’m Sad… For Now”

    Case data from today and yesterday are kind of broken, this count isn’t accurate, in fact all the reporting sites have incomplete data for the past couple of days. It is probably time I level with all of you about what I think will happen. After 4 months of studying data, reading countless papers, books, […]

  • Day 104: “It’s A Dem Panic”

    Day 104: “It’s A Dem Panic”

    Sometimes it seems like the information changes from day to day and from one extreme to another The crews from about 100 cruise ships around the world are still on board those ships, trapped, without pay, and they are starting to get sick… 100,000 people As states begin to reopen, the CDC is predicting that […]

  • Day 101: Pulling Into May

    Day 101: Pulling Into May

    White House blocks Fauci from testifying at House coronavirus hearing. A White House spokesman said it would be “counter-productive” for the health official to testify, adding that the Trump administration would work with Congress on testimony at a later date.  There may be good evidence to suggest that the quadrivalent seasonal flu shot does not […]

  • Day 99 : A Great Success Story

    Day 99 :  A Great Success Story

    Current status in the US: Eric Trump promotes “quarantine wine” on the same day that his dad spares visas for vineyard workers Bay Area food banks get a coronavirus surprise: 35,000 Wagyu steaks worth $2 million Kentucky Gov Andy Beshear denounced a Kentuckian filing for unemployment as Tupac Shakur, suggesting it was a fake name […]

  • Day 97 : Not My Fault, Again

    Day 97 :  Not My Fault, Again

    ‘No Evidence’ Yet That Recovered COVID-19 Patients Are Immune, WHO Says (NPR) Global coronavirus death toll could be 60% higher than reported. Mortality statistics show 122,000 deaths in excess of normal levels across 14 countries (Financial Times) U.S. intelligence agencies issued warnings about the novel coronavirus in more than a dozen classified briefings prepared for […]

  • Day 91: It’s Time To Reopen Dummy

    Day 91: It’s Time To Reopen  Dummy

    28,000 missing deaths: Tracking the true death toll of the coronavirus crisis. (New York Times) The Trump administration doesn’t have a plan to cover coronavirus treatment for the uninsured two weeks after pledging to have a plan. (Politico) The malaria drug widely touted by Trump showed no benefit – and more deaths – in a U.S. veterans […]

  • Day 86 – “You’re Going To Be Calling The Shots.”

    Day 86 – “You’re Going To Be Calling The Shots.”

    Trump says he’s “Opening Up America Again.” He’s going to go for “Beautufully Low” numbered states first A protest movement is taking hold targeting states that have extended social-distancing rules, closed schools, and restricted access to large religious gatherings. Trumpists are urging people to leave their homes to own the libs As the Trump administration […]

  • Day 85: Muh Freedumz!

    Day 85: Muh Freedumz!

    Trump cut off U.S. funding to the World Health Organization in response to the agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “We have not been treated properly” Bill gates says “That’s as bad as it sounds“ The Democrats are calling it illegal The CDC says they’ll still work with the WHO regardless The Paycheck Protection Program […]

  • Day 84 – “Everything we did was right”

    Day 84 – “Everything we did was right”

    President Trump wanted to sign each of the $1,200 stimulus checks issued to Americans. Since that is not “allowable” under present IRS rules, his name will appear in the “Memo” section of each check. This will delay delivery of the checks by several days. During today’s daily coronavirus task force briefing, Trump interrupted the briefing […]

  • News Briefs – 4/12/20

    He Could Have Seen What Was Coming: Behind Trump’s Failure on the Virus The ‘Red Dawn’ Emails: 8 Key Exchanges on the Faltering Response to the Coronavirus The French doctors who wanted to test vaccines on Africans and Western medicine’s dark history Trump pushes even harder to open the country Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly […]

  • News Briefs

    News Briefs

    Escape from Florida: My 2,400-km drive back to the sanity of Canada – Stephen Maher: In Florida, the beaches were open, people filled bars, and many just couldn’t seem to grasp ‘why everyone is panicking’ The US now leads the world in Covid-19 cases. Following a series of missteps, the nation is now the epicenter […]