How to Identify a Trump Supporter

I created a table to help you tell the difference between a Trump supporter and a pile of dog shit, suitable for laminating or framing: If you are a Trump supporter and you are offended at being compared to a piece of shit, then stop acting like one. It is immoral to be a white […]

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Another Doubling, No One Cares

Today is October 12, 2020. We approach 220,000 COVID-19 fatalities in the United States, and today or tomorrow we will pass 8 million infections. Yet no one cares. At least I think no one cares. The presidential election is next month. We will see how many people care.

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The Hillbilly King Gets COVID

On October 2, the White House announced that donald trump tested positive for COVID-19. In case you don’t remember who trump is, he is the fellow who lost the popular vote in the last presidential election: Last week there was a gathering in the Rose Garden for a Supreme Court nominee. The gathering looked like […]

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In Memory of Dean

I first met Dean in 1976. We both attended Northeast High School in Philadelphia. He was 17 and I was 15. We were both members of a high school fraternity (it’s a complicated story). Dean had an immeasurable impact on me at that time. We were opposites in so many ways. He was fearless, confident, […]

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COVID-19: We Stopped Caring

Today is August 11, 2020. It’s been a while since I’ve written on this site. As I write this, 5.2 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, and 166,201 Americans have died. I have been keeping a “doubling” chart, that looks like this: When viruses spread, they tend to “double” over time. This virus continues to spread, […]

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COVID-19: In Memoriam

Last week, the largest employer in my county announced that they are not bringing employees back into the office anytime before 2021. This is an employer who employs 7,000 people in our county (about 10% of the county population). This company, an asset manager, manages over $5.5 trillion in assets. That is trillion with a […]

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COVID:19- Is This What MAGA Looks Like?

It is April 30, 2020. The weekly unemployment claims were just released, and another 3.8 million Americans filed for unemployment this week. A total of 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past 6 weeks. I read an article this week that noted that 25% of Americans will not be able to pay […]

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COVID:19- Taking Our Foot Off The Brake

Today is April 22, 2020. Spring is starting to take hold in southeastern Pennsylvania. It is sunny outside, and the birds are chirping. Yesterday, 25,985 more Americans were diagnosed with COVID-19 (for a total of 818,744) and 2,804 Americans died from COVID-19 (for a total of 45,318). (data from Worldometers.info). Another day when more Americans […]

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COVID-19: As Good As It Gets

It is Saturday April 18, 2020. A Saturday that looks just like Friday and Thursday. I have been sheltering in place with my family for 4 weeks now. I have not driven my car, or interacted with another person (other than my immediate family) face to face for a month. We went into this sheltering […]

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