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(01/10/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, October 1, 2020: The Misinformation Game

COVID-19 Update, October 1, 2020: The Misinformation Game

As the election heats up, the stream of misinformation about COVID-19 continues to come from the one place it shouldn't. Meanwhile, the government continues to interfere in health policy. And negotiations drag on (and on) regarding a ...More

(30/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 30, 2020: Another Day, Another Bill

COVID-19 Update, September 30, 2020: Another Day, Another Bill

Well, they're trying again. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has floated another stimulus bill and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin promises to take it seriously. We'll see. The bill doesn't contain all of the provisions contained in the ...More

(29/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 29, 2020: The One Million Mark

COVID-19 Update, September 29, 2020: The One Million Mark

Today's title points to the latest and grimmest milestone of the pandemic, one made even harder to accept by plentiful evidence of a bungled national response, which has done nothing but erode the faith of the public in crucial ...More

(28/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 28, 2020: The Long March

COVID-19 Update, September 28, 2020: The Long March

To put it mildly, the nation's attention was otherwise engaged this weekend, given the nomination to the Supreme Court of Amy Coney Barrett and the revelations about the president's tax returns. Less noticed were new developments that ...More

(25/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 25, 2020: When Life Gives You Lemons

COVID-19 Update, September 25, 2020: When Life Gives You Lemons

Having past the point of seven million COVID-19 infections, and despite stirrings of another pass at a pandemic relief bill, the US remains mired in confusion and inaction. At the same time, something is happening. People and ...More

(23/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 23: Take My Vaccine, Please

COVID-19 Update, September 23: Take My Vaccine, Please

US health officials have woken up to the realization that the president's attempts at selling a faster-than-fast vaccine to the American public have backfired, making anti-vaxxers out of people who normally hate that term. As you can ...More

(22/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 22: Sixty-Seven 9/11s

COVID-19 Update, September 22: Sixty-Seven 9/11s

The US now has 200,000 dead from COVID-19, which is odd, since the president thinks the nation's infection rate is miniscule. (See the story below for the meaning of today's grim title.) Meanwhile, Dr. Fauci exposes the president's ...More

(21/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: September 21, 2020: Two Hundred Thousand and Counting

COVID-19 Update: September 21, 2020: Two Hundred Thousand and Counting

By the time you read this, we may have passed the milestone of 200,000 Americans dead from COVID-19; if not, it will happen soon enough. Meanwhile, the president has no regrets, his health experts are executing verbal tap dances for fear ...More

(18/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 18: Under Pressure

COVID-19 Update, September 18: Under Pressure

If it wasn't clear before, it is now obvious that the White House is engaged in a power struggle with the scientific establishment, as the president tries to produce a COVID-19 vaccine before the election, when not trying to wish the ...More

(17/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 17: Mixed Messages

COVID-19 Update, September 17: Mixed Messages

The conflict between science and wishful thinking is particularly intense at the moment. The president dismisses the CDC director's assertion -- based on the evidence -- that a vaccine isn't imminent in the next few weeks. The president ...More

(16/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 16, 2020: Restart to RESTART

COVID-19 Update, September 16, 2020: Restart to RESTART

The president attends a televised town hall and makes a host of nonsensical statements. Infighting continues between Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control. There's a sweeping plan to implement a vaccine, but no ...More

(15/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 15, 2020: The Compromise Bill

COVID-19 Update, September 15, 2020: The Compromise Bill

Just when appears that Congress is incapable of passing a stimulus bill, a compromise plan emerges. Does it have a chance? Stay tuned. Meanwhile, the strange case of Michael Caputo, whose job description appears to be based on ...More

(14/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 14, 2020: The Rewrite

COVID-19 Update, September 14, 2020: The Rewrite

The president continues to insist that the pandemic is rapidly fading away, even if he has to make the CDC rewrite its reports to suit him. At the same time, a mountain of evidence indicates that this is not so. But in the battle between ...More

(11/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: September 11, 2020: Then and Now

COVID-19 Update: September 11, 2020: Then and Now

A day to remember, to never forget. Today's crisis casts a shadow on remembrances of tragedy two decades ago, as the government's response to the pandemic continues to be one of denial and inaction. Twenty years ago, we faced a terrible ...More

(10/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: September 10, 2020: "I Always Wanted to Play It Down"

COVID-19 Update: September 10, 2020: "I Always Wanted to Play It Down"

The American West is on fire. Congress can't agree on relief for unemployed Americans. And the number of deaths from COVID-19 continues to march upward. But today the nation's attention is riveted on unimpeachable evidence that, for ...More

(09/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 9, 2020: School in Session

COVID-19 Update, September 9, 2020: School in Session

Operation Warp Speed hits a speed bump -- but don't panic yet. Progress on a relief bill continues to go nowhere -- but you knew that. Today's news is all about our beleaguered school system, which is struggling to get started in a ...More

(08/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: September 8, 2020: The Way We Live Now

COVID-19 Update: September 8, 2020: The Way We Live Now

Although the media's attention was focused on the controversy surrounding the president's reported remarks about the military, he continues to be obsessed with delivering a vaccine ASAP. Whether this is realistic is another matter. ...More

(04/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 4, 2020: The Labor Day Challenge

COVID-19 Update, September 4, 2020: The Labor Day Challenge

As the nation's attention is focused on another inexplicable death (this one in Rochester), the president's illegal advice about voting twice, and reports of his crudely dismissive comments about fallen soldiers, new revelations emerge ...More

(03/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update, September 3, 2020: Rush to Judgment

COVID-19 Update, September 3, 2020: Rush to Judgment

The government moves into high gear, preparing to distribute a vaccine in time, even though none have yet been found to work. Optimism or something else? If the rush to judge one of the vaccines a winner makes you nervous, consider how ...More

(02/09/2020)

-COVID-19 Update: September 2, 2020: The 6% Delusion

COVID-19 Update: September 2, 2020: The 6% Delusion

Yesterday's Red Alert RESTART sent a charge of hope and enthusiasms through the industry. Both are needed, as today's headlines reveal a national government swamped in fake cures and conspiracy theories, while hopes for relief ...More

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