Category Archives: Pandemics

Early Lunchtime Reading: Our Failed Political Press

Guys I hate doing this to you as you approach lunchtime, but this post at Slate(!) by Will Saletan is important. The Trump Pandemic A blow-by-blow account of how the president killed thousands of Americans. From Press Run this morning … Continue reading

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Sir Terry Would Approve

Christchurch New Zealand has an official Wizard, Ian Brackenbury, who has been paid 16,000 New Zealand dollars ($10,400) annually by the Christchurch City Council for wizardry. Of course he’s a Brit. There will always be a Britain, even if it’s … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs That’s not scriptural: QAnon conspiracy theorist DeAnna Lorraine reveals the connection between mask requirements and the Mark of the Beast. — Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) August 10, 2020 These are the people who think that … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Conspiracy Theorists, DeAnna Lorraine, masks, Pandemics, Q-spiracy | 5 Comments

We’re #1 (We Look Like We’re #2)

The United States has gone beyond 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, by far the highest of any country. We’re #1, but we look like #2. (What, you think potty humor is beneath me?) Bill Gates tells us what caused the … Continue reading

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Claim Chowder Is Served

Hey guys, remember this? Yesterday was the first day of school for many counties in Georgia. Here's a picture from the hallways in Paulding County. This may not end well…😷 — Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) August 4, 2020 The Atlanta … Continue reading

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Vroom-Vroom, Superspreaders, Doom

By the end of the 10-day Biker Rally in Sturgis SD, some of the attendees or hosts might be infected, but you know: Breathe Free or Die. NBC News: One week after the rally, residents of Sturgis will be able … Continue reading

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Trump-Virus Relief State-of-Play

If you need a reminder, amply be-chinned Mitch McConnell was not involved in any of the negotiations for a relief bill, and Republican Senators have been saying for weeks that probably 20 or so of their ranks would not vote … Continue reading

Posted in Amply Be-Chinned #MoscowMitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Mark 'Lucky No. 4' Meadows, Nancy Pelosi, Pandemics, Senatorette Miss Lindsey Graham, Steve 'Living Typo' Mnunchin | 4 Comments

Pelosi Updates Her Quote-of-the-Morning!

“The light at the end of the tunnel may be the freight train of the virus.” But wait! There’s more: JIM CRAMER: “Can we give a huge chunk of money to the people who are disenfranchised? To minorities who want … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“I feel optimistic that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, but how long that tunnel is remains to be seen.” — Nancy Pelosi Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie gives us the … Continue reading

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Great Signs, Cont.

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Posted in Distancing, Great Signs, masks, Pandemics | 7 Comments