Category Archives: Coronavirus pandemic

A Tale of Two Cities

“As you go about your business today, KNOW that there is no law that orders you to Wear a Mask. Our Governor does not have the unilateral power to make such orders. While I know the HEADLINES over the last … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Getting ‘serious’ about protecting customers

–“Businesses are really taking this seriously” when it comes to protecting customers against the coronavirus, Amy Irani, Nevada County’s environmental health director, said in the June 12 issue of The Union. The quote was right next to the picture of … Continue reading

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Nevada County stumbles back to what passes for normal

Nevada County residents are beginning to resume what used to pass for normal life around here, and early indications are they are no more interested in wearing masks and practicing social distancing than their fellow Americans. A variety of pictures … Continue reading

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The truth is what you can get people to believe about China

It has been said that the truth is what you can get people to believe, and it is clear that the Trump administration is hell-bent to convince the American people that the coronavirus was leaked from a China bioweapons lab. … Continue reading

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Bleach, light to kill the coronavirus? Here’s one possibility

(This is an update of a post I wrote almost four years ago. The basic premise is more valid today than it was then.) Supporters of Donald Trump are trying to portray Joe Biden as a fumblin’, bumblin’ senile old … Continue reading

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These are your smart, rational conservatives, George

Blogger George Rebane, a towering intellect among local conservatives, rants regularly about the ignorance and shakey thinking of progressives, making them susceptible to the siren song of socialist and communist tyrants. The implication here is that conservatives are better informed, … Continue reading

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