I usually try to resist writing essays of the I'm so shocked that people think this way. Its pointless since much of America freely admits to having parted ways with all conventional morality and logic. But I just happened upon a screed Biden published to supposedly turn out the youth vote that breaks even with unconventional morality and logic.

Here's the money quote up front for ease of reading:

Millions lose their beloved private health insurance

I've been told repeatedly, over and over again, whenever a single-payer system was discussed, that the worst possible thing is for people to lose their beloved private health insurance. It's an almost unimaginable crime.
That is exactly what is happening right now, but for some mystifying reason the media isn't outraged.

Friday Night Photos - Almost Spring (snowed today) Edition

What to say.

Remember when you could go out, just because...

Fred asks, 'Is it safe out there Dad?'

Made a load of emergency masks over the last few days. Pulled out and played my old clarinet, and cleaned and polished my great-uncle's sword.

Good times.

Stay well.

Trump’s War on Coronavirus, Nicolas Maduro, & other Terr’ists

This is Trump’s daily briefing on the coronavirus on Wednesday by way of: ‘A bold muscular/kinetic deflection’.

RT.com provides a partial transcriptt:

‘Not letting Covid-19 crisis go to waste? US ramps up war on drugs… focusing on Venezuela’s Maduro’, 1 Apr, 2020, RT.com, April 1, 2020

Open Thread Friday 4-3-2020

Seasons come, seasons go and the cycle continues. Most of Americans life revolves around seasons defined by the market place and man-made events. What wrapping paper message in on the boxes of chocolate in the stores. Is it Easter, Christmas, Valentine or Happy Halloween? Which sports season? I became confused as they began to overlap. Is it flu or allergy season? What should I be celebrating or complaining about?

It all stopped. A virus came along. Our carefully constructed illusion of mankind controlling the enviornment is under attack. Mother nature just gave us a time out.

COVID-19: the plandemic

I've written quite a bit about the "virus" and how the uncertainty still persists about case ascertainment, incidence, prevalence, lethality, etc.

If you're interested in this, consult my prior essays. If your not interested in this, please return to watching "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills".

Should I bother to list the essays here? Nah.

Update on Hotels for California's Homeless

[Edited to include recent Los Angeles information.]

After a slow start while logistical, medical, and safety issues were ironed out, cities in California started relocating homeless people to hotel rooms this week.

On March 18th, Governor Gavin Newsom allocated $150 million in emergency funds and announced a plan to house the homeless in hotels and motels across the state. The state leases the property and local counties control the operations.

Hot Air

Unbelievably we are told to expect death, a lot of death. Unnecessary death due to incompetence. But please accept lots of it. Saying so somehow makes it okay. The memo has been sent. The meme prepares us. Blooding the hounds.

The "Bernie Bros" narrative isn't actually about Bernie, or Bros

You've all heard it. Especially AOC's revealing collaboration in enabling the Bernie Bros narrative. They're such meanies! Those terrible Bernie Bros. You all know $Hillary invented the narrative. You think you know pretty much everything there is about the narrative.

But like John Snow, you know nothing. The Bernie Bros narrative isn't about Bernie and it's not even about those mythological "Bros".