24 March 2020 – Tuesday – #9

Let’s start with fake news that seems more salacious than nefarious. First off, these photos are of the Spanish Legion, which currently serves mostly in overseas deployments including NATO peacekeeping missions. Second, photos used in this and similar posts were first available online between 2013 and 2018, long before Covid-19 hit the scene last year.Continue reading “24 March 2020 – Tuesday – #9”

23 March 2020 – Monday – #8

Remember last month when reclining seats was the hot airline topic? It’s no longer a question of how comfortable I’ll be flying back to the US, but whether I can fly to the US at all. According to yesterday’s email from the US State Dept (or “Deep State Dept” as Dear Leader now calls it):Continue reading “23 March 2020 – Monday – #8”

22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7

It may be a little early to call the Italian Covid-19 lockdown a success, but there is a glimmer of hope that the increases in cases and in deaths are decelerating (with Google Translate). In #Lombardia, new ICU admissions are slowly falling (today +43, last Saturday they were +85 in one day). The peak ofContinue reading “22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7”