Monthly Archive: April 2020

Apr 30 2020

Some Numbers

Here’s one that struck me. In 6 Weeks Republicans have caused more deaths than the Vietnam War. COVID-19 has now killed more Americans than the Vietnam War By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times April 28, 2020 U.S. coronavirus-related deaths reached a somber milestone on Tuesday, surpassing the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War. …

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Apr 30 2020

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Apr 30 2020

Not ‘Novel’ Anymore

Cody Johnston is having a little bit of Cabin Fever.

Apr 30 2020

Cartnoon

You know, if you’re going to live in Acela (BoWash Corridor after we’ve seceded from the U.S. and join Canada) you’re going to have to be a little more cosmopolitan.

Apr 30 2020

The Breakfast Club (Sauces)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Apr 29 2020

Kismet

It’s Arabic and means either “Fate”, “Portion”, or “Division” (in the ‘part of’ sense not the ‘conflict’ sense) depending on context and in this instance I’m using it in the “Fate” definition and am not referring at all to the Lederer/Davis Musical from 1953 starring Alfred Drake, Doretta Morrow, and Richard Kiley or the 1955 …

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Apr 29 2020

The Next Depression

Well, first of all, we’ve lost over 26 Million Jobs in 4 weeks, highest levels since the Great Depression (and indeed faster). The only reason it isn’t higher is that States can’t keep up with the filings. Inevitably GDP (which I’ll point out is not a good indicator of actual Economic performance but it will …

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Apr 29 2020

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Apr 29 2020

Cartnoon

Here’s something Les was working on before we went into Social Distancing mode, so it’s not quite as paranoid as it looks in context. These were tools he was preparing for a 2021 PBS series and he promises some more. I am not a hard core Prepper or a Zombie Apocalypse Nutter. I frequently shop …

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Apr 29 2020

The Breakfast Club (Carnival)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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