Monthly Archives: August 2020

Trump’s Desperate Attempts to Escape Coronavirus Responsibility

Trump’s Desperate Attempts to Escape Coronavirus Responsibility Update:  September 2:  As a joke yesterday, I emailed a notice of a talk on voting at UCI Law, with the phrase “vote early, vote often”.  Little could I imagine that that is … Continue reading

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Countries with the Largest IHME Projected Deaths

We make a table of the countries with the largest projected deaths on December 1 by the IHME projections.  Some of them seem wildly out of line, but they are based on when current restrictions expire.  Undoubtedly, most of the … Continue reading

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“Law and Order” Trump is the Nation’s Biggest Music Thief

“Law and Order” Trump is the Nation’s Biggest Music Thief It’s one thing to get sued for violating all of the environmental laws by dirtying our the air we breathe and water we drink. And also permitting more climate change … Continue reading

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IHME Projections for Leading Coronavirus Countries and Lives Savable by Masking

Update August 30th.  In the MTV Awards, everybody is masked, including the dancers.  Lady Gaga received many awards, and was always wearing creative masks.  She stressed that everyone should wear masks.  This should have a lot more influence than all … Continue reading

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IHME Projections to December Increase, but 67,000 Still Savable by Masking

IHME Projections to December Increase, But 67,000 Still Savable by Masking The IHME Projections to December of US deaths have risen during August, from 295,000 on August 6 projections, to 317,000 on August 27, and increase of 22,000.  But deaths … Continue reading

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Trump’s White House Extravaganza

Thank God I did not try to predict what the last night and Trump’s speech would be like.  Again, I am mainly commenting on the Coronavirus leadership, or lack thereof.  Not to mention the misuse of the White House as … Continue reading

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The Maskless Trump Praise Convention

Of course, one could write a book about the Trump Praise Convention, previously called the Republican National Convention.  That is not my intention.  I am more concerned about the pandemic, and its lack of influence on that.  The so-called law … Continue reading

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Category 4 Hurricane Laura is Very Destructive and Hitting Tonight

Update:  August 27.  Fortunately, the flooding level in Lake Charles was less than warned of.  But the high winds brought down many trees and power lines.  Homes are also damaged by the winds.  The winds also broke many windows in … Continue reading

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Climate Change Makes a Dramatic Election Reemergence

I was expecting a small hurricane or so to occur sometime during the election, to remind us of climate change.  Climate change has taken a far back seat to the pandemic, and the destruction of our economy in the poor … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules?

Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules? The costs of college, and the sacrifices and costs of getting into college are immense.  This is especially true at the nation’s top schools, like Notre Dame.  The question is why can’t … Continue reading

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