What the mass media tells us about COVID and what the reality is are two different things. Many health agencies no longer track cases, and U.S. COVID cases maybe "Long Covid can occur in an estimated 10 to 30% of cases, and each infection – and reinfection – seems to be 'a roll of the … Continue reading U.S. COVID cases may be 30 times higher than reported
Extremism is creeping into the mainstream with legislators joining far-right groups via social media. For over a decade, the Republicans Wisconsin Senate and Assembly have fought to give themselves a monopoly on governance and have at times succeeded. That they are turning to extreme ideologies is very worrisome. https://wisconsinexaminer.com/2022/05/19/report-says-hundreds-of-state-legislators-have-joined-far-right-facebook-groups/
This article bluntly lays bare the CDC’s folly of moving away from preventing COVID cases. The CDC is trying to build "COVID herd immunity" with a disease that is always producing variants that overcome that immunity. The more cases, the more variants. https://truthout.org/articles/the-greatest-trick-covid-ever-pulled-was-convincing-the-world-it-didnt-exist/
A blessed and joyous Beltane to those of us who celebrate! And few celebrate like the Pagan folk group Omnia. https://youtu.be/G81vnuSR4lg
This is a band I've been listening to a lot of lately. La Luz is clearly heavily influenced by surf rock, yet what they come up with is unique enough to not quite fit in that category--some of it is even reminiscent of the soundtrack to the cult classic movie "Repo Man." It's tempting to … Continue reading la luz out of the garage
Sometime in the early 80s, Dorothy and the Scarecrow left the yellow brick road, put some questionable substances to their lips, and created a band that looked like they were trying to channel Dexy's Midnight Runners. They called themselves Haysi Fantayzee. https://youtu.be/5HGWewzzVK8
Pandemic? What pandemic? Was there ever a pandemic? The CDC is hiding data from you now. Comparison of data provided according to old CDC guidelines 4/12/22 and new CDC guidelines 4/14/22. Look at the bizarre contrast between the data for 4/12 and 4/14. Suddenly, the reported case rate in Dane County has dropped from "High" … Continue reading CDC is hiding data from you
melli666 / Pixabay This pandemic parody is getting less and less funny. It was bad enough with the anti-maskers coming up with conspiracy theories that justified what they saw as their right to put other people in mortal danger. It became worse when Trump and many Republicans fanned the flames by fighting public health mandates … Continue reading pandemic parody of a Beatles’ song
maja7777 / Pixabay 11721 Eastlight 62 EE (Earth Epic Calendar)Soundtrack in my head: No Joy, “Hollywood Teeth” I’ve read through the scientific studies on the COVID-19 vaccines. I’ve looked at infection rates on the national level, statewide level, and local level, and even in my own neighborhood. And I’ve talked with people who would be … Continue reading latest CDC mask guidance: are they smoking crack?
117.21 Southlight 0 EE (Earth Epic Calendar) Soundtrack in my head: Peter, Paul & Mary, "A Soalin'" TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay Happy solstice everyone! The Southern Solstice is a hemisphere-neutral term that describes the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. (Also known as Yule and Litha respectively in … Continue reading happy solstice and new year!