The Best Medicine

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 05:44
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While medical doctors and scientific researches seek a cure for #COViD19 which is also known as the #CoronaVirus Pandemic, there is a phrase which I have always enjoyed - Laughter is the best medicine with positive side effects.

As more people around the world practice social distancing and carry on life under quarantine. #CityImages recommends the following funny major motion pictures and videos to view. WARNING ⚠️ Expect Adult Language or topics.

Trump's Choice

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 22:01
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There is a type of empirical fascism being applied to the government’s inaction. It’s found in Trump’s execution of power by abstaining from applying it. He is approving disaster declarations but not helping with the logistics of enforcing corrective measures. He’s creating smoke and mirrors.

By not helping the medical institutions, Trump is forcing the medical people to impose a “Sophie’s Choice” that is already favoring the “haves” over the “have-nots, the red states over the blue states.

Waiting For A REAL POTUS

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/22/2020 - 05:59
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This alarming situation is an example of the Theatre of the Absurd, and waiting for POTUS describes a situation where We The People are waiting for something to happen, but it never does. It's way past time for all parties to come together and create a national action plan.

Americans need a leader who from the beginning promoted an emergency containment strategy, who invested in medical research, who treated thIs virus as a shared global challenge,

RIP: Kenny Rogers

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/21/2020 - 06:18

The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family. ymlp.com/zbjSX9
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Multiple Grammy winner Country Music Superstar Kenny Rogers once performed during the Voice of America Anniversary Concert. As a former government manager, I attended the performance. it was a memorable one for this faithful fan. This is an early favorite of mine.

Truth Must Be Told

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/20/2020 - 10:33
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The administration’s news conferences are not answering the questions asked. POTUS takes zero responsibility, shouts down journalists, paints a false picture, and constantly praises himself while attacking others. What is his objective other than to try to hike the stock market and boost Republican approval numbers? Journalists must continue to peel away to find the real truths.

Where are the tests #POTUS #VP and #GOP promised?
Where are the NEW hospital beds needed?
Where is the protective gear requested?
@realDonaldTrump #Trump @VP #Pence

Pandemic Passions

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/19/2020 - 09:48
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Stay calm and review the situation strategically, using verifiable facts, not hyperbole. We can’t let fear cripple our world economy and push humanity over the brink.

The COVID-19 global pandemic may temporarily turn out to be the ultimate stress test for each and every living and loving couple on earth. While the Corona novel virus spares children, it now appears to pose a real threat to middle-aged and older men.

Help Worthwhile Cases

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/19/2020 - 08:48
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Equality requires all members of a society have equal standing. However, in sickness, the most serious cases must be prioritized.

Coronavirus tests and financial support must be offered first for those who really need it and without exceptions.

Celebrities, politicians and professional athletes are reportedly being tested without symptoms. https://apnews.com/b8dcd1b369001d5a70eccdb1f75ea4bd

Living Remotely

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 18:58
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Working remotely is nothing really new for me. As a social being who’s a multilingual communicator, a people person, and a serial connector, I know that human beings thrive on the milk of human kindness.

Growing up, I watched my parents who were both social workers practice social media for years before the Internet was in vogue. They kept consistently sending articles to friends and family through snail mail and letting folks know they were on their minds with a phone call or a greeting card.

Never Give In

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 08:29
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'Dear countrymen and women, how is the lockdown going? Please, do not give up and stay united. Know that regardless of what happens, we must remain one nation under God indivisible as The United States of America. The whole world is watching the US.

Social Distancing Tips

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/17/2020 - 13:32
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Much of COVID-19 coverage is bleak so to offer a bit of balance, we solicit coronavirus kindness stories to share The many ways that people are helping one another.

While the world adapts to a variety of rules that vary from place to place: For now, my life and lockdown on City Island, A Slice of NYC Paradise in the shadow of The Big Apple 🍎 underlines the notion that it all depends on where you live.