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Late afternoon, Yosemite Valley

Friday, May 15, 2020

A couple interesting articles and a few optimistic quotes from the President

The future belongs to the pandemic pragmatists - WaPo

How America arrived at the cruel new normal - National Review

Betsy DeVos funnels pandemic funds to private and religious schools - NYT

Evangelicals looking for immunity deal - Huff Po

The Orange man is bad - The Bulwark

The confessions of the hacker who saved the internet - Wired

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"We have it totally under control." Trump, January 22

"We have it very much under control in this country." Trump, Feb. 23

“It’s going to disappear. One day, it’s like a miracle, it will disappear.” Trump, Feb. 28.

“We’re prepared, and we’re doing a great job with it. And it will go away. Just stay calm. It will go away.” Trump, March 10. 

“We need a little separation until such time as this goes away. It’s going to go away.” Trump, March 12.

"It's a very contagious virus. It's incredible. But it's something we have tremendous control of." Trump, March 15

“We think we’re going to have a vaccine in the pretty near future, and if we do we’re going to really be a big step ahead. And if we don’t, we’re going to be like so many other cases where you had a problem come in, it’ll go away at some point, it’ll go away.” Trump, May 15

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Leslie and I were married 26 years ago today. In our garden. Best wishes to all of our guests and to the rest of you.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Many good wishes on your 26th. I hope you have many more.

Kerr A. Lott said...

Happy 26th ! What's that one ? Rhodium ?