Covid-19, Vaccinations, Mandates and the Incredulity of the Right

Commentary Mandatory immunizations have been a thing in the U.S. for over 100 years. Why are we still debating the issue? I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up I was taught that the law was the law and that those laws should not be broken. But now that I’m very grownContinue reading “Covid-19, Vaccinations, Mandates and the Incredulity of the Right”

October in NYC was great except…

Commentary …I’m vaccinated but I live in Florida and don’t have a Covid vaccine passport Sharon and I spent a few days in New York City last week; we hadn’t been back to NY since before the pandemic.  We visited the Yasoi Kusama installation at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. It wasContinue reading “October in NYC was great except…”

The cynical, hypocritical and deadly politics of the GOP

Republicans, and their Fox News (and other right-wing media voices) truth distorters, are now blaming the pandemic on migrants on the southern border, bringing back to center stage one of their favorite tropes, immigration/fear of the other, while blaming Biden for the current Delta variant surge.