A short note on face masks [UPDATED]

I watched Mike Pence’s joint appearance today with TX Gov. Greg Abbott, and wanted to point out the latest, harmful and obfuscating dodge when it comes to wearing face masks.  There are many other examples of this with Pence, but I will use this latest appearance as the example.  Multiple times Pence said as to…

COVID out of control in Florida UPDATED 2:20 PM EDT

from Worldometers, figures posted today: Florida 143,227   +10,682 3,425 +33 117,468 That’s over 10K new infections for one day, reported for a Saturday, where number of cases reported normally drops.  In this case that is an increase from 9,585 reported for Friday. That is truly exponential growth of infections. For point of comparison, other…

COVID out of control in Florida

from Worldometers, figures posted today: Florida 143,227   +10,682 3,425 +33 117,468 That’s over 10K new infections for one day, reported for a Saturday, where number of cases reported normally drops.  In this case that is an increase from 9,585 reported for Friday. That is truly exponential growth of infections. For point of comparison, other…

Trump Predicts “Big Win” But Admits He's Losing

Two stories picked up from Political Wire this morning: Trump predicts 'big' win in November, pointing to 'silent majority' Trump admits it: He's losing This is not quite the contradiction it seems (close, though). Trump has never in his life had to confront reality in a way that he couldn’t find a way to wiggle…

Trump golfed today because of NJ rain, retweeted White Power cry, and turned into Sgt. Schultz

So two DNI directors are lying, because it looks like Trump continues to do Russia’s bidding, however badly. And Trump lies because that’s the default position, because like Sargent Schultz, “he knows nothing”. x The Fake News @ nytimes must reveal its “anonymous” source. Bet they can’t do it, this “person” probably does not even…

How the world got to 10 Million Covid cases

offered w/o further comment, other than to say watch the spread in the 2nd tweet below, mutiple times: A timeline of the pandemic's spread around the world as global #COVID19 infections hit the 10 million mark https://t.co/FfW2sYwDCA pic.twitter.com/PlmtgprYKi — Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) June 28, 2020