Author Archives: rikyrah

Open Thread | Sweden Is A Cautionary COVID-19 Tale

When this all began, the right-wing caught the ‘Sweden fever’. Sweden was such a model for the world. Why shut down everything…that’s not what Sweden is doing. I wish someone would go back and do an analysis of how many … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Isn’t Rocket Science, But, It Is Science

Wear a Mask😠😠 It's amazing how much good one little mask can do! Check out how a normal, everyday mask keeps respiratory droplets from spreading outside your body, potentially sharing viruses. pic.twitter.com/zeXyemJwO8 — Providence Eastern WA (@providence_phc) June 26, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Another COVID-19 Testimonial

I try and post these COVID-19 stories because I want for information to spread about those that don’t wind up on a ventilator. THIS👏IS👏NOT👏THE👏FLU👏       Thread: Hey, so, I got #Covid19 in March. I’ve been sick for over … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | Happy July 4th!

Good Morning, Everyone. 🤗 I hope that you are enjoying this weekend virtually with family and friends.   Lift Every Voice And Sing Brought to us by Black opera singers 👏👏👏 Wondrous 🙏🎶🎶

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Open Thread | Just Some COVID-19 Thoughts

We are failing as a country. That much is obvious. Wear a mask if you’re outside of your house. WHY is this hard to understand.   Simple science experiment: What about keeping your distance? Second demo: I set open bacteria … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Anyway You Look At, It Spells TREASON

No two ways.     Well well well. I mean, someone brought into the Presidency accepting help from hostile foreign power. Someone who has been a National Security threat from the beginning. Someone who has shown, time and time again, … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend virtually with family and friends.   Beautiful 😍 Meanwhile in the Yellowstone National Park pic.twitter.com/FapWu0Fo86 — Ken Rutkowski (@kenradio) June 16, 2020

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Open Thread | How We Are Failing With COVID-19

We are checking in with Andy Slavitt. Good or bad, Mr. Slavitt tells us the truth about our fight with COVID-19. Make no mistake, we are not doing well. Mainly because of Republican Governors who have mismanaged their states the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Nursing Home That Took Care of Business 👏👏

I read this story a couple of times. Just got teary, because it always goes back to ‘ WHAT IF?’ WHAT IF we had competent national leadership on COVID-19? How many lives would have been saved?😢😠       The … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Another Saturday Night Massacre 😠😠

So, the criminal at the Head of the Justice Department tried to fire Geoffrey Berman- U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York. I say tried, cause Berman is pulling an Effie ( And I am telling you, I’m … Continue reading

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