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Cease and Desist
Dr. Fauci invents a mask that will save millions of lives. Twitter photo As Trump's coronavirus lies and boasts and potentially deadly fictions mount, so does the urge to shut him up. As of Thursday evening, the U.S. had 82,404 cases, the most in the world - a number representing a 22% jump in what...
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Know That We Are Connected
Enough news - of catastrophe and sociopathy and madness - for us today, thanks. Time for a beauty/solace/sanity/poetry break to help see us through. Amidst the multitude of random kindnesses underway in our besieged world: Expert advice on feeling our grief and moving past it, inexpert dinosaurs on...
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Our Country Wasn't Built To Be Shut Down: Send Flamethrowers and Cuomo and Fauci, Please
The catastrophic backstory is well-known: Displaying a "beyond criminal," "lethal level of intentional ignorance," our staggeringly incompetent game show host of a president has for months mishandled "the most dangerous pandemic in our lifetime," from firing health teams to rejecting WHO testing...
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Stay Home, Save Lives
Facing prevailing human stupidity and the terrifying prospect of a still-growing wave of COVID-19 cases, stalwart but exhausted doctors, nurses and other health workers around the world are urging people to "flatten the curve" - for their and our sakes - in a StayHomeSaveLives campaign on social...
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Let Them Tape Brooms Together: Pandemics Are Fun!
Oh look. So cute. Never shy about using any crass opportunity for a stunningly tone-deaf photo-op , Nepotism Barbie just magically transformed into Pandemic Barbie to suggest that families like her "working" from home could play " living room camp out!" Posting a shimmery, billowing photo of...
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Quarantined: On Penguins, Memes, Songs and Non-Social-Distancing Cats
The perils and pleasures of working from home Yes, the apocalypse looms, in large part thanks to the Trump administration's pandemic "debacle," with experts predicting the worst is yet to come and urging ever more testing, caution, social distance. And yes, stubborn life goes on, with resilient...
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Racist AF
So much for the recommendation to limit social gatherings to ten people Okay, he went there. Tweeting Monday night about the lethal pandemic upon us, Trump called it "the Chinese virus," because, really, faced with a vast global and national catastrophe, what could be more helpful - along with...
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So It's A Joke Not A Hoax: John Cornyn Is Nero Redux
Stay classy, GOP Man, these people. Appointing himself our first pandemic comedian, Texas Sen. John Cornyn made a funny on Twitter as he enjoyed a leisurely long weekend off, posting a photo of a Corona beer with lime and urging America not to panic because, "We will get us through this," because...
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Wowzer
The world right now. Front line health workers arrive at an infected nursing home in Washington. Reuters photo "Leadership: Whatever happens, you're responsible. If it doesn't happen, you're responsible." - Donald J. Trump, Nov. 8, 2013 Hell of a week, or in the words of one meme making the...
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Chelsea Manning Is Freed
Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images A federal judge has abruptly ordered that Chelsea Manning be released from jail in Virginia, where she has been held over a year for refusing to cooperate with a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. The ruling that her testimony "is no longer needed, in light of...
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