Tag Archives: coronavirus

Krugman On Whether Biden Should Okay GOP COVID Package: ‘No, No, 1.9 Trillion Times No’

February 1, 2021

America is at a nasty precipice, and whether we go over and down, or turn and walk smartly to the nearest bridge-crossing will be known in the next few days, if not sooner. We’re not…

‘Lack Consideration For Others” Fuels Right-Wing Nut-Jobs

January 31, 2021

A major concern for this country in the immediate-short future is the cuckoo-for-Cocoa Puffs stain found in public discourse, coming full-bore from Republican mouths and anuses (correct spelling) with very little stop-gap time between lies,…

Biden: COVID Vaccine Program Inherited From T-Rump ‘In Worse Shape Than We Anticipated Or Expected’

January 30, 2021

Circumstances so far in 2021 appear to make this less-than-a-month year a ratcheting-up squel to 2020, though, with a way-different hand at the national helm there’s some sure footing at least for a while. Still,…

California Stay-At-Home Order Lifted: Party On — Wrong!!

January 26, 2021

One scary COVID-19 phenomenon is whenever there’s a perceived downward curve on infections/hospitalizations/deaths our whole shit melts away and we breathe a sigh of relief, reopen closed societies and try to regain a sense of…

Science Of COVID Misinformation And Dumb-Ass Conspiracy Theories

January 23, 2021

(Illustration:  Woodblock print by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hokusai, ‘The Great Wave,’ found here). In human behavior it seems, accepting belief in a nut-job conspiracy theory and handling COVID-19 misinformation are two distinct dumb-ass positions.…

Day One Of ‘Square One’

January 21, 2021

Yesterday was one of those watershed-type days. Personally, I received an excellent follow-up medical review at UC Davis off my cancer surgery more than two years ago (next exam in a year), and nationally, Joe…

US COVID Vaccine Roll-Out Not The Worst, But Still Terrible

January 19, 2021

By this rime tomorrow, we’ll be in a brand-new timeframe, hopefully similar like before-timeframe, like Before Times, like before the T-Rump shit on the country. If only we could erase memory (Republicans will indeed practice…