Tag: Ebola

Trump is not wrong for calling SARS-CoV-2 the Chinese virus

Trump is not wrong for calling SARS-CoV-2 the Chinese virus
SARS-CoV-2 is a Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome caused by a novel coronavirus, one that’s never been seen before. The illness caused by the virus is called COVID-19, a coronavirus disease that surfaced in 2019. I’ve been critical of Donald Trump since I first saw an episode of The Apprentice back in 2004.  His presidency has... Read more »

Trump plays pied piper to the underinformed, the misinformed and the completely uninformed

Trump plays pied piper to the underinformed, the misinformed and the completely uninformed
Donald Trump is leading an army of some of the dumbest people in America.  Like the rapists that he says Mexico is sending north, the Army of Trump is not the best that America has to offer. If you’re one of them, I apologize, but you need to wake up and smell the smoke.  Unless,... Read more »

Is Festivus really for the rest of us?

In a 1997 episode of Seinfeld, the world is introduced to an off beat celebration known only to the Costanzas-George’s family.  Lauded as an alternative to Christmas, the holiday is celebrated on the 23rd of December and decreed, “Festivus for the rest of us.” The holiday is symbolized by what looks like a closet pole... Read more »
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Killing Ebola patients is the only way to save our country

If the headline up there seems cruel, hysterical, ignorant or any of dozens of other adjectives describing the cretins of our political culture, you’re not alone.  At least, I hope we’re not alone. If you Google Todd Kincannon-former head of the South Carolina GOP, the  three common elements popping up are Pro-Life, Christian and Tea... Read more »

Ebola? We don't need no stinkin' Ebola

Sunday’s blog about Ebola being treated at the Texas governor’s mansion drew some scary comments.  I guess that’s only fitting, Ebola’s a scary thing. The focus of the emails fell into three main categories.  One was my frivolous treatment of Ebola in general, while the other two categories concerned my irreverent and/or sarcastic comments about... Read more »

Texas Ebola patients to be treated at governor's mansion

In an unprecedented move, Texas Governor Rick Perry has informed health care officials that all new cases of Ebola will be moved to Austin and quarantined at the governor’s mansion. Apparently, a secret infectious disease ward was built in the basement of the mansion during the rehab that followed an attempt to burn it down... Read more »
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Thomas Eric Duncan and Jesse Jackson: Strange bedfellows of Ebola

There’s no evidence that Thomas Eric Duncan ever met Jesse Jackson, but he has posthumously become the reverend’s best friend. Jackson says that Duncan’s family contacted him because they were having trouble getting answers from the doctors and hospital staff where Duncan was in quarantined treatment. The family said that they felt isolated, an interesting... Read more »