Tag: Covid-19

Come on, Man! Biden claims 350 million US citizens vaxxed. Would you do this to your senile father? #6--08-07-2021

Come on, Man!   Biden claims 350 million US citizens vaxxed.  Would you do this to your senile father?  #6--08-07-2021
Biden declared a victory of sorts over the antivaxxers. He claimed –twice– that 350 million Americans were vaccinated. Biden, dressed in his tan Obama-suit, read from his notes. The problem is, there are only 330 million US citizens. Don’t think he might have just slipped and was including the recent flood of illegal aliens who... Read more »

Has Los Angles County traded freedom for safety?

This order regarding COVID-19 takes effect in Los Angeles County starting November 30, 2020, through December 20, 2020.  I will link to it here.  These are the basic new restrictions.  I have highlighted a few points in bold: Gatherings: All public and private gatherings with individuals not in your household are prohibited, except for faith... Read more »

Where was "Mom" Lightfoot last night to turn the car around and send the "kids" home?

Where is “Mom” Lightfoot? Last night,  July 17, 2020, throngs of protesters assembled in Grant Park to try to tear down the statue of Christopher Columbus with “Mom” Lightfoot nowhere to be seen.    They were not successful in toppling the statue, but there were clashes with police. According to Block Club Chicago: Police said... Read more »
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COVID-19 -- Law enforcement agencies in McHenry, Illinois, want to know if you test positive for COVID-19

COVID-19  -- Law enforcement agencies in McHenry, Illinois,  want to know if you test positive for COVID-19
Is your health privacy disappearing in the name of  COVID-19 safety?  Do you care? In McHenry County, Illinois, a judge has ruled that if you have COVID-19, your name is being sent to law enforcement, reports CNS The Chicago Tribune reported the following: “On Friday, McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel entered a temporary restraining order... Read more »

COVID-19 Gig Worker Federal Relief -- Illinois delays implementation -- Politics or Incompetence?

Drive for Uber or Lyft?  Freelance writer?  Actor? Business consultant?  Self-employed?   Is your mortgage due? Can’t afford food starting next week? The state of Illinois has about 18 percent of its workforce in the Gig Economy, according to ADP Research. On March 27, the federal government passed a 2-trillion dollar stimulus bill that included provisions... Read more »

COVID-19 Diary -- Chicago-- March 31, 2020 -- Face Masks for All? Who believes WHO?

COVID-19 Diary -- Chicago-- March 31, 2020 -- Face Masks for All?   Who believes WHO?
Today’s Sick-O-Meter lists 5057 cases of COVID-19 today in Illinois.  Actually, I believe those are yesterday’s figures, so we can expect a few hundred more by day’s end. I’ve stopped watching both the federal and state government’s updates on the virus. What’s the point?  My watching is not going to change the outcome or my... Read more »
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Covid-19 Diary -- March 26, 2020 -- Chicago -- Criminal Acts? You decide.

Covid-19 Diary -- March 26, 2020 -- Chicago -- Criminal Acts?  You decide.
Does taking a walk in the park in Chicago become criminal in the age of Covid-19? It hasn’t — yet. But the simple act of getting some fresh air in one of Chicago’s parks and along the lakefront may soon become one, according to Mayor Lori Lightfoot. It’s understandable for people who have houses to... Read more »

Covid-19 -- Chicago -- March 22, 2019 -- The Bells Toll

Today, Sunday,  is the first full day of the order to stay at home to fight the unseen enemy, the Novel Coronavirus and Covid-19. By order of Governor JB Pritzker, we must not leave our houses until April 07, unless it is for essential work, to go to the grocery or to help with a... Read more »

Covid-19 Diary -- March 18, 2020 -- Blood Pressure Medicine & Covid-19

Covid-19 Diary -- March 18, 2020 -- Blood Pressure Medicine  & Covid-19
I was talking to a friend today when she mentioned two close friends of hers are on blood pressure medication. Because I, unfortunately, have been attuned to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak for some time I had logged away in my brain something about the possibility —note, the possibility— of those who take certain types of... Read more »
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Covid-19 Diary --- March 17, 2020--- The Day the Restaurants Closed -- First Death in Illinois-- Who Wants to Get My Mail?

Covid-19 Diary --- March 17, 2020--- The Day the Restaurants Closed -- First Death in Illinois-- Who Wants to Get My Mail?
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Bye-bye Apple Pie. The restaurants and bars are observing the first day of being closed to dine-in and drink-in patrons.  You can still get your favorite dish from most restaurants and scurry home and wash your hands for ten minutes, singing “Southside Irish” to yourself,  but the days of dropping in... Read more »