Tag Archives: Current Events

A Very Good Boy

“I kept asking and we did models. These are 2.2 million people would have died.  And so, if we could hold that down, as we’re saying, to 100,000 – it’s a horrible number, maybe even less, but to 100,000, so we have between 100 [thousand] and 200,000 – we altogether have done a very good …

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Hang In There

Where’s My Bubble by Debbie Tung is on the web HERE.

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Abide

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Not “doctors,” “Germ Warriors!”

Can America do anything without couching it in military jargon?  Donald Trump is not a “war president” fighting an “invisible enemy.” He has a health crisis, and he’s floundering.

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Keeping The Issues Alive

We were so many, We were working as one, We were miles of moiling wheat In a sizzling summer’s heat. But now we are scattered and flung far apart, But you and I still live as one Through coals in the heart. And if anything is left of the coal in the soul, Oh, flash …

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Now go wash your hands.

This short video explains why, against the coronavirus, hand-washing is more effective than hand sanitizer.

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Local Response

Mona is a dialysis patient now, and they have a lot of new procedures in place at the dialysis center because of the coronavirus. There is a box of paper facemasks at the front desk, and we have been instructed to immediately put one on upon arrival.  A nurse then takes our temperature.  If either …

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Yes.

Cat and Girl is on the web at (of course) CatAndGirl.com.

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Whatever Little Work

“If we just worry about the big picture, we are powerless. So my secret is to start right away doing whatever little work I can do. I try to give joy to one person in the morning, and remove the suffering of one person in the afternoon. If you and your friends do not despise …

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The Company You Keep

Alan Dershowitz was part of the legal team that won an acquittal for O.J. Simpson, even though he was guilty.  Next he dug up dirt on Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers, helping him get a ridiculously light sentence for abusing little girls. And he is currently representing Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump.

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Survey Says:

According to the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, available HERE (PDF), Fifty-six per cent of the surveyed global population said capitalism in its current form does more harm than good in the world, and fifty-seven percent of respondents worry about losing the respect and dignity they once enjoyed in their country.  Most respondents said that hard …

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Lesser Of

Ignore his party affiliation for a moment, ignore the rhetoric, and just look at the things Barack Obama did. He built over 800 miles of wall along the border with Mexico, and still holds the record for the most deportations. He built thousands of miles of  oil pipeline, declining only to build the last tiny …

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