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Trump keeps trying to wish away Covid 19, but it’s (surprise) not working.

By now it should be clear that President Trump seems intent on just wishing away the covid-19 pandemic so that it doesn’t interfere with his re-election chances. Thus his proclamation yesterday that all schools have to re-open in September, so … Continue reading

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How is it that China is planning to test 11 million people in 10 days, and we’ve only tested 400,000 in Massachusetts?

I find it remarkable that China has announced that it plans to test 11 million people in 10 days after some new covid-19 cases were detected in the city of Wuhan, where the infection orginated. How are they able to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump really does have an appalling lack of scientific understanding for an American Adult

Last week Donald Trump created a firestorm when he suggested that two treatments for coronivirus might involve injecting commercial household cleaners and using ultra violet rays to irradiate the body. The Internet immediately went into overdrive, producing many precious memes … Continue reading

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A Look at Propaganda in Action: Trump’s decision to punish the World Health Organization.

I got an email the other from an old friend of my bother’s, a big conservative and fanatical Trump supporter. He doesn’t usually include me in his email circulars, because he knows what my position is. But I thought, okay, … Continue reading

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This is why progressives are apoplectic about Donald Drumpf

The other day I wrote a piece about how Donald Drumpf is like a Rorschach test, and that the Coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to change the perception of people who are Drumpf supporters and those who are not. The post … Continue reading

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We had been warned about the coming Coronavirus pandemic, but we didn’t listen.

We had been warned about the coming Coronavirus pandemic, but like with so many other things, we didn’t listen. Back in 2015, Bill Gates — who went from a morally suspect businessman with an incredible streak of luck to one … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus response is not likely to change who does and doesn't support Donald Drumpf

It’s long been known that Donald Drunpf is a kind of Rohrsach test for the American public, with some people seeing him as refreshing and virile and willing to give it to the “Libtards,” and others (like me) seeing as … Continue reading

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The Economic response to the Coronavirus

If you’ve been following the coronavirus pandemic — and who hasn’t? — you know that there are two problems: the public health problems and the economic problems. The public health problem is obviously how to contain the outbreak itself. The … Continue reading

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The problem with Drumpf’s huge budget deficits is that it leaves him little flexibility for stimulus spending as the economy tanks.

It’s hardly a secret that the Republicans, once the stalwarts of fiscal responsibility, have let the deficit rise exponentially since Drumpf became President and since the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The problem with having … Continue reading

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President Drumpf has lied so often that people don’t even believe that he has tested negative for the Coronavirus.

I subscribe to the Hill, which provides the latest news on goings on up on Capital Hill. Yesterday the news came in that Drumpf had tested negative for the Coronavirus. I posted something on Facebook relative to how “disappointed” I … Continue reading

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