Category Archives: Herd Immunity

Arguing With A Virus Doesn’t Achieve Herd Immunity

The NYTimes gives us the bad news: “Now, more than half of adults in the United States have been inoculated with at least one dose of a vaccine. But daily vaccination rates are slipping, and there is widespread consensus among … Continue reading

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GOPers Are A Public Health Risk

In these two tweets, Dr. Fauci explains to us why we are still not safe from the Trump-Virus even though the vaccines are very effective: Fauci on vaccine hesitant Republicans: "It's almost paradoxical that on the one hand they want … Continue reading

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Floriduh

The callous Yutes of Today are joining forces with Gubnor Ron Desantis to kill us all: Spring Breakers Could Be Tipping Point for Key COVID Variant in Florida Florida is ramping up vaccinations as a dangerous new variant of the … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News I’ve been stewing since last night about this: We’re at the mass vaccination site at Dodger Stadium to get my mom the vaccine. The anti–vax protestors have approached the entrance to the site. The LAPD have now … Continue reading

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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised By This

Selfish Jerks These opinion numbers are discouraging: Willingness to get vaccinated via Gallup poll: 83% Democrats77% college degree74% over 65 years old67% men67% White adults66% under 45 years old65% All Americans64% women62% non-White adults60% no college degree59% independents45% Republicans — … Continue reading

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Republicans Achieve Policy Goals

CNN tells us that yesterday was the worst day on record for the Trump-Virus: More than 247,000 new cases were reported. More than 113,000 Americans are hospitalized with the virus, according to the COVID Tracking Project. And more than 3,600 … Continue reading

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Trump Embraces Herd Mentality, Redux

The Whitey House has embraced a group of alleged scientists —Dr. I.P. Freely, Dr. Person Fakename, and Dr. Johnny Bananas (we are not making this up)— who are promoting herd mentality for the Trump-Virus. Actual epidemiologists are horrified. Herd immunity … Continue reading

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(UPDATED) The Completely Predictable Has Happened!

On Friday afternoon, Prznint Stupid’s methodology for the pandemic (mask-wearing is for LOSERS, social distancing is for LOSERS, and taking the advice of experts is for LOSERS), reached its predictable conclusion when El Dumbo del Norte was airlifted (🎶 he … Continue reading

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Trump-Virus News From *cough* Floriduh

FL Gov. Ron Desantis wants his state to be a super-spreader: [FL Gov. Ron DeSantis] lifted state restrictions for restaurants and many other businesses on Friday as the state moved into the next reopening phase. Mr. DeSantis, a Republican and … Continue reading

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Fauci: Kicking Ass, Taking Names

Schrödinger’s Senator, the physics paradox known in this dimension as Rand Paul, a man from the multiverse where anything is possible including being elected in the 2016 Goat Rodeo and being elected to the Senate or both or neither can … Continue reading

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