Last year, artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg created an outdoor installation in Washington comprised of more than 267,000 white flags—one for every person in the United States who had died from COVID-19. This year, she has returned and expanded her work. Now, there are some 650,000 flags placed on the National Mall.
Drug money is big business in both legal and illegal forms. Oddly enough there are very few differences between the legal and illegal brands when you dig down below the surface.
Yesterday's massive loss by California recall supporters should bring a huge sigh of relief from those who feared the worst. The prospects of Larry Elder being elected governor by a tiny minority of the California electorate were nothing short of grim.
In 2017, Heineken put considerable time and expense into creating a video which while it is a commercial, pointed out the solution that the purveyors of hate seriously dislike: open and direct communication.
Joe Manchin's opposition to the environmental aspects of the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill has some connection to the fact that he is heavily invested in coal and a considerable portion of his personal wealth is based on it.
Long term propaganda campaigns have convinced the American public that "government money" is somehow not their money. Public funds are those funds that came from us, the public. So why are we not entitled to benefit from them?
In Dizzy City politics, what we are not supposed to have attention on is the $2 trillion that has already been burned in Afghanistan. Never forget that the vast majority of that money was spent here, with American companies.
Today marks the passage of a $3.5 trillion dollar budget blueprint through the House The massive bill has something for everyone in a massive investment in the physical and human infrastructure of the country. No Republicans voted for this bill.
The recent revelation that Rand Paul's wife invested in the maker of Remsvidir, just prior to the initial spread of the pandemic raises some scary questions. Like, "Are people profiting from the disinformation being spread along with the virus?"
Everyone involved in The Blame Game reality show in D.C. is fully armed with pet facts designed to paint someone else in as bad a light as possible. But like every reality show, the facts and circumstances are contrived. Today's Afghanistan edition of the Blame Game is no exception.
Been to the pharmacy lately to pick up a prescription and find that your drug cost and/or copay has gone to the moon? Pharma companies, they really should be called cartels now, spend a lot of money to keep these prices high.
My wife and I have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for many months now. Since two weeks after that out last shot we have felt quite safe, even though as a moderately elderly asthmatic I am the apparent target market for the Covid-19 virus.