Category Archives: COVID-19

Open Thread | Now, THIS is What I Want to See

I can’t tell you how much I loved this.😏   Great news folks: we hit record-high health care enrollment. 31 million people now have coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Couldn’t think of a better person to celebrate this milestone … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Update and Thoughts About Vaccination

Peanut got her first Pfizer shot on Friday. Now, just got to do the second shot and the 14 day antibodies countdown. I was 😢😢😢. There haven’t been that many children who have gotten COVID. But, the majority of deaths … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Maybe People Had Time To Think During The Pandemic

We have states: Montana, South Carolina, who are turning down Federal dollars for unemployment. The latest from the right -wing is that the Unemployment Benefits are too generous, and people don’t want to work. I call bullshyt on that. People … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The President Checking In At 100 Days

Well tonight, the President of the United States is going to address the American People. GQ Grandpa strikes again! https://t.co/8rw33G5qqy — Michelle B. Young 💛🐝 (@MichelleBYoung1) April 27, 2021 It’s been 100 days. And, what has it brought us? It’s … Continue reading

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Open Thread | As We Try to Reclaim Our Lives

Saw this tweet this past weekend. I’ve asked my 3rd year illustration students at @sva to come up with a post-pandemic New Yorker magazine cover. Here is what they sent in: — Tomer Hanuka (@tropical_toxic) April 23, 2021 All of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Competent Leadership Can Do

The election of Joe Biden as President has literally been about saving lives.   As of today, every American is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. For yourself, your neighbors, and your family — please, get your vaccine. pic.twitter.com/o75JYpGe6r — … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Where Are We, With Respect To Vaccination?

Even though I am fully vaccinated and past the 14 day wait for antibodies, I will be fully double masked until September at the earliest. Waiting for the government to take these vaccines of “emergency” status, so that employers can … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why You Should Get The Vaccine

I have a sister who is a vaccine skeptic. But, it’s on my heart to keep at her. The variants scare me to death. One of my favorite people, Andy Slavitt wants to have a few words:   1. COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Federal Government Needs to Step Up

Because, you need a different approach to vaccinate those in the rural South. Get imaginative, but get the vaccine to them. In the face of limited transportation, patchy internet service and threadbare medical care, community leaders in Alabama and Mississippi … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Comparing the Vaccines

Just want to get as much information out there about the vaccines as possible. Please sign up to get your shots. The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter Yes, all of the COVID-19 vaccines are very good. No, they’re not all … Continue reading

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