Author Archives: George Boardman

Virus complicates betting on NFL playoffs, NCAA title game

It’s tough enough trying to figure out the winners of playoff and championship games without factoring in COVID-19, but that’s what bettors are faced with in this year’s NFL playoffs and the college championship game. COVID-19 is a particular concern … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Blame for the botched vaccination distribution

–Since Donald Trump insists on getting the credit for development of the COVID-19 vaccines, will he take the blame for the botched distribution of the shots? What do you think? –If Trump’s vaccines are so terrific, how come he hasn’t … Continue reading

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Notre Dame in the college football playoffs? Really?

The only people happy with the inclusion of Notre Dame in the semifinals of the national college football champion are the school’s many fans and ESPN, which is how the Fighting Irish managed to make the final four after getting … Continue reading

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Plenty of contenders for coveted Nevada County awards

Anybody who thought the coronavirus pandemic would put a damper on the 2020 edition of the You Can’t Make This Stuff Up awards underestimated the zaniness and clueless behavior of many of their fellow citizens in western Nevada County. The … Continue reading

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Public needs to give the COVID-19 vaccines a shot at working

Now that we are rolling out two COVID-19 vaccines that actually work, the next big hurdle will be to get enough people to take them so we can get the disease under control. You would think that would be easy, … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: The Jonestown of American politics

–It’s hard to believe that so many people bought into Donald Trump’s voter fraud fantasy without any proof that would hold up in a court of law. The Republican Party is becoming the Jonestown of politics. –Why do I have … Continue reading

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