Monthly Archives: April 2020

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2020_04 25 I am a Christian

TASK FORCE BRIEFING: April 23 [1:14:20] – We’re winning. We need to continue with mitigation practices. Universities that shouldn’t have gotten aid intended for small colleges are being gracious about returning the money. Etc. etc.

Sorry, I’m tired.

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FOG OF WAR

2020_04 25 life

I just saw a piece with the headline, “We’ve been had“, that was based on information about COVID-19 infection rates that was obtained during the past few DAYS.

Twenty-twenty hindsight is grand, isn’t it?

It’s also donkey doo and I for one am getting really sick of seeing and hearing this kind of crap from armchair pundits who think they’ve got any right to sneer at the decisions that were made by President Trump and his Task Force.

These people are smarter, better educated, and more experienced in their various fields than any pundit alive. AND they all had to make life and death decisions with far less information then than any of us has now.

Working together, as a team, they made sure that our death rate was far below any model’s projections. They made sure that in record time, we developed, built, tested, licensed, manufactured, and shipped what was needed so that no American went without a hospital bed or a ventilator or a physician or a nurse or a respiratory therapist or PPEs or medicines. Because of all their efforts, we already have multiple tests for a brand new disease and we already have multiple treatments and vaccines being tested for safety and efficacy. Continue reading

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2020_04 24 false witness

CALUMNY: Lying about others in a way that damages reputations, causes others to make false judgments, and causes unjust injury.

By destroying the reputation and honor of one’s neighbor, those who commit calumny offend against the virtues of justice and charity.

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Task Force Briefing: April 22

2020_04 23 cases deaths

[1:37:55] – Hot spots are improving.

3 minutes through 17 minutes: Dr. Redfield (Dir. Of CDC) and Dr. Birx speak to clarify a FAKE NEWS story about next fall when flu season comes around again. Main takeaways – Continue reading

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2020_04 23 Catechism

2020_04 23 china flu

COVID-19: Two small tests in Massachusetts turned up a surprisingly high percentage of asymptomatic people who either had or had had the Wuhan Flu with mild to no symptoms.

During contact testing at a Boston homeless shelter, 146 of the nearly 400 people who were tested had the virus. Continue reading

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April 21: Task Force Briefing

KEEP AT IT: [:23] – The Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, says mitigation works. Keep at it.

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2020_04 22 Homemaker ultimate career

POTUS: [:25] – LOL!

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April 20 Task Force Briefing

2020_04 21 cases

[1:39:34] – We need to reopen in a safe and responsible manner, continuing with social distancing, hand washing, etc.

5:50 – Cuomo said, “The president is right. It’s the job of the states to coordinate testing.” Continue reading

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2020_04 21 Protection

APRIL 19: Task Force Briefing [1:29:18] – We have tested 4.18 million Americans for COVID-19. This is more than France, the U.K., South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Austria, Australia, Sweden, and Canada combined. Continue reading

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Left vs. Right

Five 5-minute videos by Dennis Prager explore the philosophical differences between Left and Right. This is well worth your time and attention.

Also, bookmark it. You will almost certainly encounter situations down the road where you will want to review what he said on a particular point so you can repeat it to somebody who needs to hear it.

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