Archive for April 30th, 2020

April 30th, 2020 - 9:58 am § in Misc.

A Texas county is beating Covid-19 with drastic isolation measures

“As the coronavirus was beginning its mad spread across the United States … the city manager of Rio Grande City, Texas, worked with other city and county officials to confront it as they would a computer virus — by disconnecting. That’s meant quarantines, an enforced 10 p.m. to 5 a.m[...]

April 30th, 2020 - 1:05 am § in America

FACEBOOK on the Louisiana Purchase

On Saturday, April 30, 1803, the Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed by Robert Livingston, James Monroe, and Barbé Marbois in Paris. President Jefferson announced the treaty to the American people on July 4. After the signing of the Louisiana Purchase agreement in 1803, Livingston made this famous[...]