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Today, a friend suggested that I listen to The Daily podcast from the New York Times. He wanted me to hear an episode featuring science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. titled “The Next Year (or Two) of the Pandemic,” which, he told me, was largely about the stark societal divisions that will likely emerge in […]

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The psychotic Republican death cult of Donald Trump to “liberate” us out of existence

On June 6, 1944, 2,400 American servicemen died storming Omaha Beach in Normandy. Yesterday, 2,535 Americans died from COVID-19. And, tomorrow, it will almost surely be more. In spite of this, however, we’re still not doing even the most basic testing. It’s been almost exactly three months since we confirmed our first case here in […]

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Trump supporters protest against public health in Lansing

There was a protest against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in Lansing today… I get it. People want to put this behind them and get back to business-as-usual. They want to go back to work. They want a return of some kind of normalcy. And, apparently, they think that’ll happen if Governor Whitmer just lifts her […]

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What Donald Trump knew about COVID-19, when he knew it, and how his administration made the pandemic much worse

Not too long ago, I shared a timeline here of Donald Trump’s various lie-filled statements concerning the coronavirus outbreak, starting with, “We have it totally under control,” which he said on January 22, 2020. In that post, as you may recall, I not only included quotes from Donald Trump, but, where possible, I added other […]

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“I don’t know what I can do to save people anymore.” A Michigan ER nurse, saying that “life and death” decisions are being made right now because of capacity and resource issues, begs people to “stay home” in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

As of right now, Michigan is one of the top five states in the country with regard to diagnosed COVID-19 cases. According to today’s numbers, we now have nearly 2,300 confirmed cases, and 43 people here in our state have died as a result of the virus. And, as predicted, it’s beginning to take its […]

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