Category Archives: She Blinded Me With Science

What fundie preachers are doing about COVID-19

Are they closing their churches? Are they disinfecting? Are they advising their flocks to stay safe, listen to doctors and nurses, and avoid too much close social contact? Are they even forgoing the usual handshakes and face-to-face greetings within their … Continue reading

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What the 1918 flu pandemic can teach us about public health today

John M. Barry, author of The Great Influenza, talks about how badly the US handled a pandemic that most likely started on home turf. Secrecy, censorship, and denial prevailed during the 1918-19 flu pandemic. The public were often lied to, … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: Ms. Manx does Doomsday

It’s been a hot while, but the Manx is meowing again. Yes, folks, the calico kitty is back, with some short news items for y’all. And this time, it’s all about the imminent end of the world. So strap in … Continue reading

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Q. How do we know the coronavirus is a socialist?

A: Because this is who it’s attacking: I’d say it’s not only a socialist, but a locavore to boot. Because who else has the brains to take the proper precautions against globally transmitted viruses? Not capitalists, that’s for sure. PS: … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Another one for our sick times

And this one, you can sing along with. Just follow the bouncing anchor: I just feel sorry for Ted Lange, whose face briefly appears in there. What sweet, lovely Isaac the Bartender ever do to deserve THAT?

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Music for a Sunday: Because we live in sick times…

…a little sick humor is in order: Stay healthy, my friends.

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The latest wizdumb from Donnie is…

…something that sounds like a bad joke, and it IS bad, but it’s no joke: Yup. The Very Stable Genius had a brainfart, and one that was already shot down at the height of the Cold War: During one hurricane … Continue reading

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The long silence of the atomic veterans

They were human guinea pigs in early nuclear weapons tests, and they were sworn to secrecy as long ago as the 1950s. There aren’t many of them left. But they are talking… They were threatened with treason charges, $10,000 fines, … Continue reading

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Could the 1918 flu pandemic make a comeback?

Don’t look now, but it’s quite possible, if this bug escapes the lab…or the permafrost: And if you want to know why that particular flu is so terrifying, here’s a documentary about its human impact, from people who survived: And … Continue reading

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Alex Jones is losing it.

Well, in a manner of speaking. If you ask me, he never had much of a grip on it in the first place. But this is bad enough that David Pakman thought it worth commenting on: As for me, if … Continue reading

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