Category Archives: Current Events

Open Thread | Some COVID-19 Thoughts

Some different voices about COVID-19:   Epidemiologically speaking, it seems unwise to me to assume there is pre-, post- or #COVID19 era. It would seem preferable to deal with #COVID19 as one of the many threats to health/life, in an … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Are You Scared Now?

I’m not going to BS you. The RBG death is serious business. I have written several times and have meant it everytime: Those responsible for this will NEVER BE FORGIVEN.😠😠😠 I’m not talking about the people who voted for Dolt45. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87😪😪😪

2020. Worst year ever. She fought the good fight. RIP🙏🙏😪😪😪   Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Bob Woodward Ain’t #@&$😠😠😠

So, Bob Woodward has a book to sell. So, he sat on the knowledge that Dolt45 knew how dangerous COVID-19 was, back when he was on the television calling it a hoax. Bob Woodward sat ON HIS TAPES while the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So…..What Is Herd Immunity?

What in the Demon Hell is Herd Immunity?😠 Andy Slavitt will explain.   COVID Update September 6: There’s a lot of Twitter mansplaining about herd immunity. Here’s what it means. 1/ — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) September 6, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Trust A Vaccine From THIS ADMINISTRATION? I Think Not😠😠

I am not anti-science. But, I can say, without hesitation… That I will NEVER take a vaccine put out by this Administration. There is absolutely no reason to believe that it’s valid. No reason at all to believe that it’s … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why Aren’t There Blanket COVID-19 Rules?

Going back to a great source of information for COVID-19- Andy Slavitt:   COVID Update August 28: Pandemic rules. There are none, but there should be. — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 29, 2020 2- Scientists should be required … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Once Again, This Administration Chooses Poorly

Here is a thread by Andy Slavitt.If it’s a bad choice, that will be what this Administration will do. I remember a few months ago listening to a Research Doctor who said that America could use its extensive network of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Democratic Party Convention is Over: Do You Have A Voting Plan?

The adorableness😍😍😍🤗🤗 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸#DemConvention pic.twitter.com/WY5NmDgfR1 — 2020 #DemConvention 🇺🇸 (@DemConvention) August 21, 2020 Well, the Democratic Convention is over. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the team that we need to be in the White House come January 2021. Now, it’s … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Schools, Reopening, and How History Will See Us

More from Andy Slavitt. I consider him a heroic voice during this time. Here is a good thread: He is so thoughtful:   I think about the things we all try to teach our kids.-being safe-following the golden rule-showing consideration-using … Continue reading

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