The COVID19 Pandemic Wouldn’t Have Gone Much Better Under Hillary

She would’ve responded competently, but Federalism and partisanship in an election year would have doomed us all Imagine it is late January, 2020; just a week or so before the Iowa Caucuses, and the GOP campaign to nominate a challenger to an unpopular incumbent President Hillary Clinton is well underway. Candidates are getting big crowdsContinue reading “The COVID19 Pandemic Wouldn’t Have Gone Much Better Under Hillary”

Embrace The Face Mask As A Cultural Symbol Of 2020

It has become nemesis of Karens across America during this pandemic – the face mask: a piece of cloth covering your nose and mouth that at the very least can cut down the number of respiratory droplets you expel, and in turn dramatically cut down the chance of transmission of viruses like COVID-19. Seems likeContinue reading “Embrace The Face Mask As A Cultural Symbol Of 2020”

The COVID Testing Debacle Shows America Isn’t Great Again, It’s Flailing

Last week, my uncle went to the hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19 after having had the virus in March and recovering. He had no symptoms and we assumed it was just a false positive or one of those “we picked up the remnants of virus” situations that we’ve been hearing about. It was. HeContinue reading “The COVID Testing Debacle Shows America Isn’t Great Again, It’s Flailing”

Relax, The Black Death Isn’t Returning

OH NOES! THE BLACK DEATH IS BREAKING OUT IN CHINA! F*CK YOU 2020! You’ve probably seen the screaming headlines by now, joining the ranks of “murder hornets” and “new pig flu” among the proverbial second shoes that will drop this year. An outbreak of the bubonic plague was reported in Northern China, leading to aContinue reading “Relax, The Black Death Isn’t Returning”

Growing up a New Yorker, COVID, Donald Trump, etc.

This past Tuesday, June 30, I joined Gayle Nicholson on her show Summer Spotlight to talk about New York City, the Coronavirus, Donald Trump, social distancing and all they all relate to each other. I had an opportunity to discuss how New York is recovering, or living with, the COVID-19 Pandemic and a bit ofContinue reading “Growing up a New Yorker, COVID, Donald Trump, etc.”