Category Archives: Covid-19

Legislature Back Wednesday

Pennsylvania legislator lets loose with a very deserved rant concerning the fact that Republicans in the legislators were positive for corona virus while meeting with Democrats who were never told about the Republicans being positive (12 minutes) This situation is … Continue reading

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Pelosi Heads Off Distraction

Video 5 minutes: Egberto Willis’s commentary is right on. Pelosi’s comment that “As far as these platforms are concerned they want 2 things from the federal government – no regulation and no taxes” (at 1:38) perfectly describes the social media … Continue reading

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Pandemic Ushering In The End Of Coal?

Video about 5 1/2 minutes: As with most things, there may be some silver linings to the pandemic. Here is a short video from Europe discussing the pandemic’s effect on coal use and the long term trend to renewables in … Continue reading

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Pandemic And Other Crises Makes A Person Wonder

videos @ 7 minutes Don’t know if I agree with George Carlin’s analysis of humanity’s effect on the planet, but we have give some thought to his conclusion that the earth will deal with us at some point. A person … Continue reading

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Remember the U6 unemployment rate?

Remember back when the Republican Recession mess of 2008 moved to the management of the Obama Administration and Republicans started beating Obama up with the U6 unemployment numbers? The U6 includes those who are capable of working but have become … Continue reading

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Numbers And Other Thoughts

Videos from early March of O’hare Airport in Chicago when Americans were trying to return to the US (2 minutes) As we head into the weekend set aside to honor our war dead, we are nearing and will pass another … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Vaccine? Possibly A Dream

I was listening to Thom Hartmann Thursday and he said something that really caught my attention. He simply said that based on our experience with SARS and MERS and other corona viruses, we should not expect there to be a … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: V-E Day Remembered Edition

Happy Mother’s Day in these trying times. Try your best to shelter in and stay safe. It is hard to do. Back when we had presidents who would lead: (1 minute 30 seconds) Now we have a president who has … Continue reading

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A Nation Of Magical Thinkers

An editorial in the Detroit Free Press last week really nailed what is going on particularly in Republican led governments across the nation including our national leaders and those here in Iowa. The article is written by Len Niehoff, a Professor … Continue reading

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