Archive for August 26th, 2021

August 26th, 2021 - 10:31 pm § in Health, Humor, Misc.

How to remove a bandaid

Let’s say you finally hoisted yourself off your butt and got a Covid shot, and don’t want your Republican friends to know, but that bandaid on your upper arm is a dead-giveaway. Or perhaps one of life’s other little disasters overtook you (or a whole bunch of them, see photo below;[...]

August 26th, 2021 - 6:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Cop who shot Capitol rioter says he “saved lives”

Lt. Mike Byrd (photo, left), the Capitol Police officer who shot rioter Ashli Babbitt, told NBC News, “I know that day I saved countless lives.” (Read story here.) A Republican congressman who witnessed the shooting agrees. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) “felt that the Capitol police off[...]

August 26th, 2021 - 1:37 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

Lindsey Graham’s stupid idea

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) isn’t the dumbest Republican senator. That would be a contest between Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Tommy Tuberville (R-AL). But Graham is no military strategist. He did serve in the military. After graduating from law school, Graham joined the Air Force and was commissione[...]

August 26th, 2021 - 10:58 am § in Health

Dancing with death and cracking down on anti-vax

Dancing with death wasn’t what Bruce Springsteen had in mind when, under pressure from friend and producer Jon Landau and in a fit of frustration, he sat in a hotel room and wrote “Dancing in the Dark” in a single night. It would become his most popular hit and one of the greatest [...]

August 26th, 2021 - 10:49 am § in Health

Covid-19 delta variant roars through Washington state

“The Covid outbreak is so bad in Washington state that hospitals are running out of intensive care beds,” CNBC reported on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (read story here). This mirrors the situation in other states, where the surging Delta variant — which now accounts for nearly all U[...]