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
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.
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.
[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.
Via commondreams.org, March 25, 2020: ‘Huge Victory’ for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as Federal Court Rules DAPL Permits Violated Law’ (Creative Commons)
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.
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".
A couple weeks ago I started watching the regular updates by my governor. It's like night and day from what I see at the national level. My gov is a Dem, used to post on DK before he ran for congress I think, I didn't read much there then so I don't know.
As most of us struggle to make rent and get unemployment applications into overloaded State jobs service portals, it may help to know that the Powers That Be have already concluded that America has run out of options to deal with the Coronavirus crisis.
In Liza Featherstone's essay for Jacobin, "For Elite Democrats, Joe Biden’s Candidacy Means Ditching #MeToo," we are told about how the #MeToo movement is basically disbanding itself to avoid confronting Tara Reade's demands for justice.