Monthly Archives: May 2020

A Crime Against Humanity

The lady was called Kitty Genovese and she was first the Victim and then, became the case study of what came to be called the  “ByStander affect.” While being stabbed to death on a New York street, people saw what … Continue reading

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The Faustian bargain we will pay for

Covid19 is killing people. To stop it spreading, we need quarantine and shutdown. Shutdown and quarantine are slowing infection and saving people. Step One is working. Shutdown and quarantince are killing the economy. Unemployment is never so high, Growth is … Continue reading

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Throw the dice but don’t give us a sermon- P L E A S E

Heath of the Nation’s Citizens or Health of the Nation’s Economy? There is the bet. Throw the dice and bet on lockdown forever till we have comprehensive testing, tracking, sufficient masks and usage, and enough ICU beds.   Good Luck. That … Continue reading

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1776 and HERE COMES THE REVOLUTION

Buy up your Tea folks, because King George the 3rd may intervene with extra taxes on these here, his Trumpian colonies, and then there may well be a movement for independence to overthrow this tyrant because he is only Biden … Continue reading

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Corruption or competence? You decide

  If you are flying to london or having a heart transplant, do you care if the pilot or doctor is morally depraved? You want a competent pilot and a competent surgeon. Sometimes people who are corrupt cut corners to … Continue reading

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One Nation Under God

ONE NATION DIVIDED UNDER GOD Read the NYT times section from last weekend “The America We Need”-and realize that whatever the Virtus means in the end, right now it is revealing how abusive the “normal” was for people of color, … Continue reading

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Keep Guard

WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT EXPANDS The psalmist warns us, “keep watch over your mind.” Obsession means a dwarf becomes a Giant, a virus becomes Apocalyptic and an inept President becomes the next incarnation of Stalin…Stalin was so much more ruthlessly … Continue reading

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We have come a long way

WE HAVE COME A LONG WAY TO CURING THE BODY, AND WE HAVE GONE BACK EVEN FURTHER IN CURING THE BODY POLTITIC. THE NEW ELECTION SLOGAN -MAKE AMERICA SICK AGAIN, LIKE WE USED TO BE BEFORE PENICILLIN AND ASPRO. Before … Continue reading

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The Way to end wars

If only this was how all our wars could end- then there might be no more wars. Imagine an Israeli graveyard saying this of Palestinians, a Vietnamese graveyard saying this of Americans, An American graveyard saying this of Japanese? This … Continue reading

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THIS JUST IN

The LDRSD the Lysol and Dettol Royal Society of Disinfectants based in Bath and Wells put out a message today warning the public to beware that politicians might misrepresent the messes Disinfectants can reliably clean up. Dirty toilets, yes, spills, … Continue reading

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