This Week in Corona Scams: QAnon-sense and Garblety-Goop
This Week in Corona Scams, we (once again) take on all the questions and all the rumors surrounding all the hype on “herd immunity”. We’re also taking on QAnon, the anti-vaccine movement, and their latest outrageous claims about Osama bin Laden and transhumanism.  Oh, and we’re serving some more food for thought for anyone who’s...
The Atlantic: The Probable Outcomes of Trump’s Diagnosis
Here’s what is currently known about Trump’s health, and what it means for everyone else by JAMES HAMBLIN,  October 2, 2020 in the Atlantic James Hamblin, M.D., is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is also a lecturer at Yale School of Public Health, co-host of Social Distance, and author of Clean: The New Science...
Virus Risk By The Numbers
Today we feature two articles by Quanta Magazine medical research scientist and Quanta puzzle columnist Pradeep Mutalik who explores two mathematical ways to determine COVID-19 risk. How to Assess Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic? COVID-19 Is Raging. How Safe Is Your Backyard Party?
In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, March 15, 1993-September 18, 2020. Top 10 Quotes: 1. “I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.” 2. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” 3. “Women belong in...
My Wife Survived 9-11
At 8:19 A.M. On September 11, 2001, Bonnie LaJeunesse McGreer was settling into work at the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, on the east side of the Pentagon.  At the same time, Betty Ong, a flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11, called the Airlines office from an air-phone: “The cockpit is not answering,” Ong said,...
Your 2020 Labor Day PSA
This Labor Day feels very different. But then again, it’s 2020, and we’ve become accustomed to everything being different. Please, whatever you do this weekend, please stay safe. Remember that COVID-19 is very real, and keep in mind Nevada’s current rules and guidance on health safety, such as wearing masks when outside the home and...
Bundy Revisited
Editors note: I did think that this feature may be giving the Bundy clan more attention then they deserve. However, their antics reflect a thinking pattern that requires documentation for future generations to contemplate.  For that reason and that reason along, I offer this feature. Shortly after Cliven Bundy, his sons and other anti-government malcontents...
There Will Never Be Another Like Him
Let us remember there was a time when politicians acted for the good of the people and our nation. The greatest, at least for me, was Idaho’s Frank Church. I was proud to know him and his lovely wife, Bethine. And through him I met Joe Biden It breaks my heart to watch as our...
This Week in Corona Scams: Mask Your Face (Not the Truth)
This Week in “Corona Scams”, we’re taking on some very important matters. Do you have a constitutional right to spread COVID-19 everywhere? (No.) Do the “realest of real” medical experts advise against wearing masks? (No.) And can extra special beads really cure us? (Hells to the no!)
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