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by NotaPerson
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Hasn't someone close to Trump explained to him by now that if we don't vastly slow the spread of this virus, a lot of his supporters are going to die?

Surely some of them have figured this out by now.
by NotaPerson
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Coronavirus crisis hits ice-locked Arctic research expedition The coronavirus outbreak has reached the Arctic — and is imperiling a massive international scientific project, after a team member tested positive for the virus. The mission, called MOSAiC, is operating from the German research vessel P...
by NotaPerson
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Moscow to Build New $135M Coronavirus Hospital – Reports Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced the construction of a new coronavirus hospital in southwest Moscow on Tuesday. It will become the third medical facility assigned to treat patients infected with the virus in the Russian capital. Neither Sobyan...
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Italian doctor at heart of illness shares chilling coronavirus thoughts “After much thought about whether and what to write about what is happening to us, I felt that silence was not responsible,” Macchini wrote in his post, as translated by Dr. Silvia Stringhini, an epidemiologist and researcher a...
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

When a danger is growing exponentially, everything looks fine until it doesn’t There’s an old brain teaser that goes like this: You have a pond of a certain size, and upon that pond, a single lilypad. This particular species of lily pad reproduces once a day, so that on day two, you have two lily p...
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19
Replies: 818
Views: 35114

Re: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19

Coachella (250,000 attendees) and the country music festival Stagecoach (70,000) have both been put off until October.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-ent ... festivals/
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

How about some polling on perceptions of the coronavirus? Data was collected 3/5 to 3/9: A new Axios|SurveyMonkey poll finds some potentially pernicious partisan gaps on COVID-19 perceptions. The partisan divide includes assessments of the validity of news reports: Fully 62% of Republicans see news ...
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19
Replies: 818
Views: 35114

Re: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19

Pearl Jam has suspended their upcoming tour.
by NotaPerson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1217
Views: 95624

Re: Russia

AndyinPA wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:14 am
Has Russia said even one word about COVID-19?
As of yesterday, they had reported 20 cases. No deaths.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries
by NotaPerson
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Investing 101
Replies: 37
Views: 3169

Re: Investing 101

:rockon: :bunny: :rockon:
by NotaPerson
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

A scary, but interesting and informative interview today with former FDA commissioner:

by NotaPerson
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Another church. Andrew Leyden @PenguinSix · 6h The Rector of Christ Church in Georgetown Washington DC confirms to parishioners that he has tested positive for #coronavirus https://facebook.com/ChristChurchGeorgetown/ Wow. That is a church where a lot of the doo-dahs and politicos attend. Revenge o...
by NotaPerson
Sun Mar 08, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19
Replies: 818
Views: 35114

Re: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19

When I heard earlier today that the Italian government has ordered all museums and archaeological sites in the country to close for the next few weeks, I finally pulled the plug on my trip. Was due to leave next Monday. Feeling so awful for Italy's economy right now. Year after year, for decades, it...
by NotaPerson
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Another passage from that article suggests the problem is the lack of enough test kits, not a refusal to test in an effort to help Trump.... The spokesperson from PCHD who sent the chart and statement to KOLD advised they do not have enough kits to process “widespread testing” and need to conserve w...
by NotaPerson
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: WITHDRAWN: Elizabeth Warren 2020
Replies: 481
Views: 31651

Re: WITHDRAWN: Elizabeth Warren 2020

Watching Warren on Maddow now. And wishing she was going to be our nominee. :crybaby:
by NotaPerson
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Showing up in Maryland now... Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that three people from Montgomery County have been diagnosed with coronavirus: a husband and wife in their 70s and a woman who is in her 50s. :snippity: He said all three patients contracted the virus while traveling overseas and ...
by NotaPerson
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19
Replies: 818
Views: 35114

Re: Coronavirus Cancellations & Postponements / Travel & Events COVID-19

I feel my scheduled Italy trip (3/17-4/1) slipping through my fingers. Damn it, I was really looking forward to this. Was going to rent a car while there to visit some ancient Etruscan sites, abandoned castles, and cute hamlets in the hills north of Rome. Will hopefully get there in October. #firstw...
by NotaPerson
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: WITHDRAWN: Bernie Sanders 2020
Replies: 434
Views: 25431

Re: Bernie Sanders 2020

I think our current situation is in large part due to Bernie not putting his country above himself and supporting Hillary after she won the nomination. Michael Moore has pointed out that Sanders spoke at about 40 campaign rallies for Clinton after she won the nomination. Whereas she spoke at only 1...
by NotaPerson
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Media & Social Media
Topic: Chris Matthews Out at MSNBC
Replies: 39
Views: 2860

Re: Chris Matthews Out at MSNBC

:clap:
by NotaPerson
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

The Atlantic : The Problem with Telling Sick Workers to Stay Home :snippity: And as I was sharing this, I literally just heard a correspondent on NPR telling people "Stay home from work if you're sick!" :brickwallsmall: One of my Facebook friends is an independently wealthy woman who lives almost e...
by NotaPerson
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: WITHDRAWN: Michael Bloomberg 2020 (Again)
Replies: 215
Views: 12679

Re: Michael Bloomberg 2020 (Again)

Churchgoers in Selma turn their backs on Bloomberg during service Congregants at the historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama, silently protested 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg as he delivered remarks there Sunday, standing and turning their backs on the former New York Cit...
by NotaPerson
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 5045
Views: 136123

Re: New Diseases

Russian is already spreading disinformation.... Unfortunately, I just used up my 3 articles so I can't quote the article :crying: Got ya covered... Last week, U.S. officials accused Russia of spreading disinformation about the coronavirus in yet another coordinated campaign. Beginning around the mi...
by NotaPerson
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 657
Views: 47197

Re: Stock Market

Neither tax cuts nor rate cuts are going to solve the problem of broken supply chains.
by NotaPerson
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 657
Views: 47197

Re: Stock Market

WTF? In the last 20 minutes or so the DOW rallied several hundred points up to close down a mere 357 points (1.39%) for the day. :shock:

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