Surviving Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Surviving Coronavirus (COVID-19)

“INTENSE AND REAL” by Dr. Laurie Roth, ©2020 (Jun. 12, 2020) — It had to be stress. Our family was in the middle of massive stress when our 16-year-old boy ran away after doing something he shouldn’t have.   He didn’t tell us where he was for five days, in which time my husband and I […]

Coronavirus Hype Has Gone Beyond Tiresome to Annoying

Coronavirus Hype Has Gone Beyond Tiresome to Annoying

EVEN TV COMMERCIALS NOW WORSE THAN USUAL.  PUBLIC RESPONSE, ESPECIALLY FROM PASTORS HAS BEEN DISAPPOINTING TO ME by Bob Russell, ©2020 (Jun. 8, 2020) — The political and media hype of a virus no more dangerous than seasonal flu has grown to a point of being extremely annoying.  I already despised commercials because most of […]

Lockdown And The New Normal

Lockdown And The New Normal

“AN INVALUABLE LESSON” by Cheryl Lacey, ©2020 (May 26, 2020) — Three steps forward, two steps back. Do not be fooled by the easing of restrictions. What is needed right now is vigilance. To notice the language is to take three steps forward. Not understanding its message is the first step back. Not having agreement […]

Why You Have a Gun (RR)

Why You Have a Gun (RR)

“TO PROTECT OURSELVES FROM THE GOVERNMENT” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Apr. 22, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ the place to hear it here first. As you can see, we’re back on our corner, under the awning, across the street from the train station about to do […]

“Pulse of the Nation” on Rerun (RR)

“Pulse of the Nation” on Rerun (RR)

“WHAT ARE WE SUPPOSED TO DO?” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Apr. 19, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and I’d welcome you to yet another rational news broadcast of ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ but our latest interviews were so depressing, so downer-like — so gosh-darn pessimistic — that we decided, rather than leave our […]

How Close Are We To Living Like The Chinese?

How Close Are We To Living Like The Chinese?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2020 (Apr. 19, 2020) — Chinese Communist Party Oath of Membership:  “It is my will to join the Communist Party of China, uphold the Party’s program, observe the provisions of the Party constitution, fulfill a Party member’s duties, carry out the Party’s decisions, strictly […]

Enough Already

Enough Already

“THIS COUNTRY MAY NEVER RECOVER” by Jeff Crouere, ©2020 (Apr. 18, 2020) — After several months of non-stop media hysteria, a growing number of Americans are finally getting sick and tired of hearing about the dangers of Covid-19 and reminded about the precautions they must make. It is getting nauseating for every news program and […]

Pelosi Holds Telephone Press Conference on Additional Funds

Pelosi Holds Telephone Press Conference on Additional Funds

“A WEAK PERSON…TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 16, 2020) — As she does in person every Thursday during normal times, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a press conference by telephone to update the public on the need for additional funds for the CARES Act, the third spending bill passed in response […]

Good Friday Coronavirus Briefing: Gratitude for Medical, Government, Grocery Employees

Good Friday Coronavirus Briefing:  Gratitude for Medical, Government, Grocery Employees

AND AVERAGE AMERICANS’ EFFORTS by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 10, 2020) — Friday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing occurred earlier than usual, beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. EDT. President Trump reported that the U.S. and Mexico have agreed on mutual actions to reduce the “glut of oil” now on the market. “In the midst of […]

On May Day the Comeback Must Begin

On May Day the Comeback Must Begin

“HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED” by Jeff Crouere, ©2020 (Apr. 4, 2020) — The world is forever changed with the advent of this pandemic. The casualties may include traditional forms of greetings such as handshakes and hugging as more people embrace the new standard of “social distancing.” Possibly, large public events will become rare occurrences. Fewer […]

White House Coronavirus Task Force: “Toughest Week” Coming

White House Coronavirus Task Force:  “Toughest Week” Coming

COMPLIMENTS GOVERNORS; MILITARY MEDICAL PERSONNEL TO BE ASSIGNED TO HARD-HIT AREAS by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 4, 2020) — At Saturday’s Task Force briefing, President Trump said that the federal government is “not only building hospitals, but also manning them” due to a shortage in medical personnel within the states. He said that “between this week […]

White House Briefing: “Mitigation” Efforts Extended to April 30

White House Briefing:  “Mitigation” Efforts Extended to April 30

THE “INVISIBLE ENEMY” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 29, 2020) — “Social distancing — you practice it very well” Trump began Sunday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, which took place in the Rose Garden rather than the White House briefing room. A “lightning-fast coroanvirus test” has been developed by Abbott Labs with results in five […]

Wednesday Coronavirus Update

Wednesday Coronavirus Update

“AMERICA CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 25, 2020) — At today’s White House Coronavirus Task Force press conference, President Trump began by stating that “America continues to make progress in the war against the coronavirus.” Trump said that “social distancing” and the other measures his administration has asked Americans to take have […]

Pelosi’s Political Pestilence Can be Cured on November 3, 2020

Pelosi’s Political Pestilence Can be Cured on November 3, 2020

“THE REST IS UP TO YOU” by Joseph DeMaio, ©2020 (Mar. 25, 2020) — “These are the times that try men’s souls.”  So begins the first paragraph of the first of thirteen pamphlets written by Thomas Paine in December 1776 – The American Crisis – seeking to encourage and rally support in the Colonists for […]

March Madness

March Madness

“A RACE TO THE BOTTOM” by Fredy Lowe, Canada Free Press, ©2020 (Mar. 18, 2020) — Today will mark the very first St. Patrick’s Day that my wife Pat and I will be enjoying our corned beef n’ cabbage (and, of course, a glass of Guinness or two) by ourselves – with no bagpipers, and […]

Reports: South Korea Making Progress Against Coronavirus

Reports:  South Korea Making Progress Against Coronavirus

“DRASTIC MEASURES” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 17, 2020) — The Military Times reported Tuesday that U.S. forces stationed in South Korea have lifted travel restrictions in Cheonan, an area described as “a virus hotspot just less than a week ago,” referring to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China which has spread worldwide. According […]

White House Announces Additional Coronavirus Guidelines

White House Announces Additional Coronavirus Guidelines

MORE INTENSE SOCIAL-DISTANCING by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 16, 2020) — New guidance issued at a Monday-afternoon White House presser advises Americans not to congregate in groups larger than ten, as opposed to no more than 50 people recommended by the CDC as of Sunday. “Social-distancing” has become a new term in the American lexicon since […]