The rate of new cases in Colorado is increasing again. New hospitalizations are flat and expected to start increasing again. Deaths are presently and thankfully few compared to even a month ago, but will start climbing when hospitalizations increase.
Dear governors of pandemic-stricken states: citizens staying home to avoid catching COVID-19 and not spending money shuts down your economy as thoroughly as a lockdown order. The difference is that lockdowns save lives, while refusing to issue a lockdown to avoid "shutting down the economy" kills people. Choose wisely.
But just because something does not have an ending doesn't mean it doesn't have a conclusion. - Use of Weapons, Ian M. Banks
Ah, well. Where subtlety fails us we must simply make do with cream pies. - The Uplift War, David Brin
How can I continue to socialize with people who want to legally discriminate against people I care about in the name of religion? Increasingly I can't.
"Knowledge is power, power is energy, energy is matter, matter is mass, and mass changes time and space." - I Shall Wear Midnight, Terry Pratchett
The Westminster, Colorado Home Depot was a madhouse today, with too many people not wearing masks and no attempts to maintain social distancing. This is not acceptable.
At this point, if you still support Donald, I'm going to assume you're dumb, because otherwise I have to assume you're a racist, a white supremacist, a homophobe, and a fascist. I'd rather assume you're just dumb. Please don't go out of your way to correct my assumption.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. - 1984, George Orwell