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Irrational Fear Is the New American Pastime

Spokane County Covid Numbers

Irrational fear is driving America crazy. I don’t know why I keep posting about the Kung Flu. I don’t want to keep writing about it, but I can’t escape it. I’m like a midget in a crowded elevator: it’s constantly being thrust in my face and there’s nothing I can do. I’m sick of it. And clearly the government can’t …

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Government Is Using Fear to Keep Us Down

Authoritarianism

I’m tired of government fear tactics. I’ve tried to ignore them, but they keep pressing us down. Government wants to control our lives far too much. This puts me in a revolutionary frame of mind. More on that later. But first, let’s begin with an updated chart. That big red patch looks scary. It’s a cumulative number so the actual …

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Masks, Costco, and Life in Hell

Masks at Costco, or maybe Hell

Last Friday the Panhandle Health District in Idaho ended mandatory mask wearing in public (YAY! Freedom!). We went to Costco in Coeur d’Alene that same day. Not to celebrate the end of the mandates, but because we were out of cottage cheese. The dogs demand a scoop of cottage cheese every night before their pre-bedtime ritual potty walk. They were …

New! Kung Flu Anal Swab

kung flu anal swab

It seems counter-intuitive to test for a respiratory illness via the outpipe, but it makes sense from a certain point of view.

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Loss, Second Lives, and a Soft Retirement

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It’s been a long two-weeks to flatten the curve. Honestly, it feels a lot more like seven months (but who’s counting?). Cases are up. It’s amusing how the media are fixated on the total cases. They’re always growing! Yeah. Cumulative lists are like that, you idiots! But if you look just a little harder, you might discover that little percentage …