Category: Covid-19

Trump's overwhelming barrage of lunacy

Dr. James P. Phillips, MD @DrPhillipsMD Every single person in the vehicle during that completely unnecessary Presidential “drive-by” just now has to be quarantined for 14 days. They might get sick. They may die. For political theater. Commanded by Trump to put their lives at risk for theater. This is insanity. 4:31 PM · Oct... Read more »

Puzzling over the pandemic and its role in life

  Life is like a crossword puzzle, With all the blanks to fill And solving it depends upon One’s intellect and will. It’s easy, medium, or hard That choice is left to fate. However long or short the grid However clear the clues, However close we come to solve, It’s ours to win or lose.... Read more »

Unmasking Trump's narcissism

    “’The CDC is advising the use of non-medical cloth face covering as an additional voluntary public health measure,’  the US president told reporters on Friday. ‘This is voluntary. I don’t think I’m going to be doing it'”              [The Guardian]   ‘It’s wise to wear a mask,’ says the CDC. ‘It’s not the law.... Read more »

On Sunday Trump admitted why he headlines daily Covid-19 pressers

  One hundred thousand, say experts, will die. A number Trump’s briefings do seem to belie. He wanted to knock down Extending the lockdown, And yesterday crowed that his ratings were high.  

Ben Franklin had good advice for dealing with Covid-19

  While Covid-19 over all of us looms They’re asking that we spend the time in our rooms. Let’s follow the guidelines And stay on the sidelines So fewer of us will wind up in our tombs.   During an outbreak in your community, protect yourself and others by: Staying home from work, school, and... Read more »

Chloroquine exposes Trump's arrogant ignorance

Fauci throws cold water on Trump’s declaration that malaria drug chloroquine is a ‘game changer’ Fauci says chloroquine hasn’t been studied on coronavirus.    ABC News     A drug to treat malaria, chloroquine May help in treating Covid-19. Trump says, “Let’s ingest it!” Dr. Fauci says, “Test it!” Which proves that sheer ignorance has no... Read more »

On Covid-19, Trump predictively passes the buck

Trump Continues Calling the Coronavirus “Chinese” Despite Reports of Anti-Asian Hate Crimes  [democracy now]     Whom does Trump blame for the Covid-19? For the enemy within that he says is unseen? For the lack of the test kits, the respirators The shortage of beds  and of ventilators? It’s ‘The Chinese virus’ He dubs it... Read more »

Trump conjures up a new conspirator: A Covid-19 Fifth-Columnist on Air Force One

Trump reportedly told aides he fears journalists will purposefully try to infect him with coronavirus on Air Force One [The Week]     Covid-19 has made Trump so annoyed. He now thinks the media wants him destroyed. He fears they’ll infect him Which won’t reelect him. I’d say positively that he’s paranoid.

Enjoying a European vacation during a pandemic

  I’m flying soon to London town Through gardens there I will walk down ‘Mong daffodils and irises. I’ll have no fear of viruses Since I’ll be wearing mask and gown!