Hurricanes, fires, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse: This week was awful.

It would be foolhardy to try to guess what sorts of unbelievably awful catastrophes will befall us next week, but there’s reason to hope that things will be at least a little bit better. One reason in particular: They can’t hold the Republican National Convention twice. Tweet Hurricanes, fires, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse: This weekContinue reading “Hurricanes, fires, Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse: This week was awful.”

Coronavirus Update for the Island of Puerto Rico 8.31.20

Puerto Rico is in the “orange” category of severity Threshold: 10-24 daily new cases per 100,000 people  Indicates: escalating community spread Puerto Rico, the forgotten island, was not forgotten by COVID-19. COVID PR statistics 35,446  infections. 434 dead of COVID . It is strange that Puerto Rico is not included in the list of countries with COVID-19Continue reading “Coronavirus Update for the Island of Puerto Rico 8.31.20”

Do not drink Trump’s Hate Brew

As President Trump unleashed tweets that seemed to support confrontation, Joe Biden said Mr. Trump was recklessly causing it. 2020 Election Live Updates – The New York Times

Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s convention lies and fear-mongering may “provoke a lot of violence”

Yale psychiatrist who has sounded the alarm on President Donald Trump’s mental health for years warns that the party’s attempt to stoke fear in the electorate at the Republican National Convention could lead to violence against the president’s opponents. Lee said that the American Psychiatric Association, which warned against mental health professionals offering their opinionsContinue reading “Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s convention lies and fear-mongering may “provoke a lot of violence””

Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise

At Jackson Health in Miami, for example, only 60 percent of uninsured Covid-19 patients had decisively met the requirements to have their charges covered under the program as of late July, a spokeswoman said. Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise – The New York Times Only in the United States,Continue reading “Trump Program to Cover Uninsured Covid-19 Patients Falls Short of Promise”

Biden’s Approval Rating, G.O.P. Recasts Trump

President Trump, during his convention speech, did little to acknowledge the coronavirus pandemic, Biden’s Approval Rating, G.O.P. Recasts Trump: This Week in the 2020 Race – The New York Times

How the Met Was Made

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is reopening,… How the Met Was Made – The New York Times Photo of museum artifact and description: Three-Pointed Zemís (Trigonolitos) from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC exhibit 10th-16th century Taíno, Puerto Rico Stone From: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Museum Description or Artifact:Continue reading “How the Met Was Made”