Covering A Pandemic

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 06:27

When a pandemic meets a hapless spin doctor, with a disorganized response, the entire world is watching while an extreme leadership void keeps spreading a killer virus.

How could this happen here during an election year in the United States of America?. Facing criticism for his handling of the spread of Coronavirus inside the USA Trump has repeatedly resorted to a familiar reflex: blaming others.

The Tides of March

Submitted by ub on Wed, 03/11/2020 - 10:20

Former US Vice President Joe R Biden Jr. has maintained his momentum over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential race.

Biden keeps winning state primaries while building his delegate lead while solidifying his front runner status as the clear favorite to win The Democrats party’s nomination at the convention. Meanwhile, Bernie got burned after primaries undermined what was left of Sanders’ electability with white, working-class voters.

HOT SPOT New Rochelle, NY

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/10/2020 - 15:47

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New Rochelle, New York is a designated hot spot and will contain an area using the National Guard.

New York is sending National Guard troops to help close large public spaces in New Rochelle to slow down the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the NYC suburb, according to Governor Cuomo.

The NYC bedroom community of 80K residents is in the middle of an outbreak of 108 cases in Westchester County, out of 173 in the state, while York City has 36 cases, while its population is more than 100 times that of New Rochelle.

Journalism vs Gossip

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/10/2020 - 09:01

What is the difference between journalism and gossip, or news and views? One is fact-based and the other is someone, a group's personal opinion, or point of view.

So-called yellow journalism emphasizes sensational crime, gossip columns about celebrities and stars, views, opinions, and junk news. If it bleeds it leads.

While gossip and the rumor mill information becomes more popular as informal modes of communication, it has a way of influencing public opinion and individual actions.

A Worm Moon

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/09/2020 - 06:14

There is a worm moon rising and it is the first Supermoon of 2020. This one is coming to the sky on Monday and It is known as the worm moon.

Today the planet Venus will make a close pass to the planet Uranus. Uranus is usually only visible to observers with a very keen eye and dark skies. it puts it near the limits for most to see without binoculars or a telescope.

Gaslighting US

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/08/2020 - 11:11

Do we call these spies and lies? Is Russia's Putin aiding and abetting the gaslighting of Americans? The form of psychological manipulation when an individual, with experience in counterintelligence and propaganda, covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted group, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment?

What is happening to We The People and in which direction is the USA headed?

All The Old Dudes

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/07/2020 - 07:22

What will any of these three geezers be able to accomplish for We The People? Why are we roiling on an old, horrifying way to select a POTUS? Are any of these septuagenarians erectable?

Will Americans vote gain for a 70+-year-old Republican RIBO who claims he knows a lot, but truth be told too many unbelievable lies. Few Americans Express Positive Views of Trump’s Conduct in Office

Give US The Real Truth

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/06/2020 - 09:15

Everyone wants to stay healthy and needs to know what's really going on, while the number of global cases hits 100,000 and advisers are warning that a vaccine will not yet be ready to tackle The Corona outbreak.

With 20 states and a dozen reported deaths connected to COVID-19 Virus and following a deluge of lies and misinformation, are Americans stunned by POTUS increasingly frightening comments?

Trump can't be in a state of denial any more. He's got to get real and tell all Americans the truth about this coronavirus.

Reading Time

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/05/2020 - 11:00

On this World Book Day, Folks are bracing for months of disruptions from the new virus as its unrelenting spread brings ballooning infections and economic fallout.

During these trying times of self-imposed limited quarantine, one of the best activities for intelligent individuals has to be reading and writing. #LoveReading #LoveWriing

Twerking USA

Submitted by ub on Thu, 03/05/2020 - 08:44

Are you sick and tired of all the bad news, the politics and finally ready to get down?

Published reports say Twerking reportedly became popular when the word "twerk" was used the 1993 song ”Do the Jubilee All”

Later on by DJ Jubilee.

Twerk specifically originated from the inner-city of New Orleans and was used frequently in New Orleans Bounce music by rappers and DJ hosting block parties in the housing projects.