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March 23, 2020

Trump believes in Darwin's theory

Surprisingly some science has crept into his brain.

Why he suddenly believes.

The virus kills rather quickly
The poorest and oldest are most vulnerable
The undocumented people are high risk
Blue states are predominately affected
This is a republican's wet dream folks..

March 13, 2020

Once the pandemic is over.

My hope is that EVERY person who has lab work done will request that testing for COVID-19 antibodies is done as well. At least then they would know whether or not they have the antibody. If this virus is anything like other viruses, there should be a marker for the antibody. Those results should then be forwarded to the CDC so they could compile a truer database for when it returns.

This particular part of the panel should be free, if the legislation for testing for it is passed It could help the CDC know just how many more people had it and perhaps how it spread...where the true clusters were. It might make future epidemics easier to track.

March 11, 2020

WTF, Sonia?

Republican-appointed justices NEVER recuse..Why are Dem-appointeds the only ones who seem obligated to do it?

Norms and rules are sooooo passé.. Even though we would have lost anyway 5-4, at least stay in the fight, Sonia...what are they gonna do..fire you?


March 10, 2020, 2:28 PM PDT
By Pete Williams
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will not participate next month when the court hears one of two cases that could change a key element of the system America uses to elect its president — the Electoral College.

The court disclosed Tuesday that Sotomayor took herself off a case from Colorado involving a challenge to a state law directing how presidential electors must cast their votes because of a personal friendship with one of the challengers. That friend, Polly Baca, was one of three electors who argue that they ought to be able to vote for the candidate of their choice instead of the person who won the popular vote in the state — what's known as a "faithless elector."

In a letter to the lawyers in the case, the Supreme Court's clerk, Scott Harris, said Sotomayor concluded that "her impartiality might reasonably be questioned due to her friendship with respondent Polly Baca." The letter said Sotomayor and her clerks failed to catch the potential conflict when the case was first brought to the court.


March 3, 2020

A question for the scientists

So the virus has been here for a while..you got it early on and recovered..

now you get a test..

will it show up as a "marker" or will it show up and trigger a quarantine?...

Is the test sensitive enough to show an immunity because of a recovered exposure/illness or will any remnant trigger a lockdown?

How many of us could afford a 14 day stay at a hospital?

March 3, 2020

Washington does not have a handle on covid virus

My friend's daughter is a school nurse..she showed up at the elementary school like any other day..nowhere near Kirkland...doors are padlocked shut.

Kids were being loaded into school buses to be sent home .she spent 20 minutes trying to call..got no answers.

So in Puyallup wa, (in this school),kids were sent home with no notice ..hope they all had keys..

February 21, 2020

Mark my words.

I have a gut feeling that there will be NO debates between Trump and the eventual Democratic candidate..

Trump only "participated" in 2016 because he had to, but now that he is emperor, why on earth would he do it.

He is above it all now. He does anything he wants to and the LAST thing he wants is to be questioned by an adversary,,

February 7, 2020

Fixing the primaries

Dem party chairman draws..on camera in June of the year prior to the election year..This sets the order.. Primaries are one a month starting in January of the election year...all over by May.. So much easier to navigate..North-South in each..rural-urban in each..Big cities-small towns in each..

It would give a much more balanced result and give everyone a fair chance with demographics

February 7, 2020

Mittens is no hero..

He's the guy who rushes in after a person has died, and then makes a valiant and obvious attempt at CPR..

He's all worn out, sweating profusely as he accepts the plaudits and news coverage for trying so hard to save the guy..

He did it to needle Trump (which is a good thing), but nothing changed..

He's just like Poor Saint Susan of Perpetual Concern, who still votes party line..

October 19, 2019

The EB hotel has 133 luxurious rooms

And it is very near the doral... hint hint G7...I'm sure they would happily provide transportation to trumpville for the official stuff.

Starve the beast...make him eat a loss

August 6, 2019

El Paso,Please shun the asshole

The ONE thing this narcissist would hate the most would be to see empty streets and only his white-nationalist minions at his event. The day of his visit would be a great time for locals to have a family picnic or stay inside in the A/C & binge-watch anything on tv.

There is NO protest that would impact him. It would only make him feel sorry for himself and turn the protest to his advantage.

This visit is a naked power play on his part

It's like the uncle who molested you showing up uninvited to Thanksgiving Dinner

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