Category Archives: Politics

Rosie The Riveter 2020

America stepping up.   Go Rosie 2020! Rosie the Riveter was the star of a campaign aimed at recruiting female workers for defense industries during World War II, and she became perhaps the most iconic image of working women.  – History … Continue reading

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The Falcon Cannot Hear The Falconer

Turning and turning in the widening gyre    The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is … Continue reading

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Political Leanings Of Your News Source

Hat Tip:  Vanessa Otero  @vlotero

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What Joementum Needs To Do Now

Joe Biden all but wrapped up the Democratic nomination with key wins in Florida, Illinois, and Arizona tonight.  If we were advising him, which we are not, here is the next steps he should take:  Get on the phone and … Continue reading

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Meet Me In St. Louis Not On The Streets Of Philadelphia

Source: Shane Oliver  @ShaneOliverAMP This is about as close as we will get to a pure lab experiment measuring the efficacy nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) intended to reduce infectious contacts, folks. The 1918 influenza pandemic resulted an estimated 500,000–675,000 deaths in … Continue reading

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Congress Considering Shutting Down?

One branch of the federal government tells us to buy the dip as the coronavirus is contained and is a hoax hyped by the Democrats while another branch is considering measures to protect itself, including shutting down.   Not exactly a … Continue reading

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Sixpence Lower

We noted how V.P. Mike Pence, the Administration’s coronavirus czar, is tanking in the prediction markets that he will remain on the Republican ticket in November.  Sixpence lower today and down over 17 percent since he was appointed to be, … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Universal Health Care With A Record Budget Surplus?

How can it be?      See the full DW article here The following video on the German health care system is a must view, folks. Take the 10 minutes and watch. If not, study the charts. The German system … Continue reading

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Our Kafkaesque World Encapsulated In One Tweet/Video

See here for a good primer on the term Kafkaesque. “So disorienting and illogical” Screening for guns but no screen if you’re packing at the state Capitol.   WTF? That’s less than a chip shot away from the logic of the … Continue reading

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The Black Swan Chart Of 2020

  The surprising outcome of the 2020 presidential election may be, OK, Boomer.  It’s time to pass the torch of leadership to a new generation.    The younger generations dwarf the boomers in terms of sheer numbers but they have … Continue reading

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