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    Hair salon with mask requirements (both guests & employees)?

    Hi, all! I'd love to find a salon where I can take my elderly mother for washes and cuts (and maybe a perm periodically). My mom has Alzheimer's and can't remember there's a pandemic, much less that she needs to wear a mask (but we consistently remind her to keep hers on); so I really need to...
  2. Yooper

    Seneff & Nigh (IJVTPR, 10 May 2021) - Worse Than The Disease?

    "Worse Than the Disease? Reviewing Some Possible Unintended Consequences of the mRNA Vaccines Against COVID-19" Found at: The authors look at the possibility that mRNA "instruction sets" might eventually encode into a person's DNA and be...
  3. Yooper

    Vaccine Hesitancy

    Not The Bee has compiled an excellent thread on the subject: --- End of line (MCP)
  4. Yooper

    Fauci & * Meet

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told Joe Biden “This morning, three Brazilian people died from Covid-19.” Biden’s face went egg-shell white with shock. The blood drained from his face and to everyone’s amazement he collapsed on the...
  5. Yooper


    Randomly surfing the interwebs I stumbled across this: I inserted paragraph breaks for readability...
  6. Yooper

    My Venn Diagram

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  7. somdadmin

    Cardin Works to Protect Symptomatic Patients Who Test Negative for COVID-19 from Sky-High Medical Bills

    Received 4/28/20, 12:08 PM “Patients should not be forced to act as their own doctors and second-guess themselves when they truly believe that they are having a medical emergency.” WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) has written to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar...
  8. Yooper


    Because I am now persuaded: Yes. --- End of line (MCP)
  9. Yooper

    The PRC, COVID-19, & the Chinese Long Game

    I am now more persuaded than not that COVID-19 is part of Communist China's "long game." I was finally kicked over to the side of "Chinese malice" from my previous position of "China's lying, but the origin was an unfortunate event" after reading a post from CDRSalamander this morning about how...
  10. Yooper

    Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2: Time For A Line Re-Write No snips. Click over as most of the story is in the screenshots. You'll be glad you did. You may also be amazed. And pissed. I was (both). I'm finding it very difficult to not want the dude's head.... We...
  11. Yooper

    This Letter Is Real!

    Read and enjoy: --- End of line (MCP)
  12. Yooper

    Beware R0 Variance

    Okay, stat geeks. Have at it: This is a relatively short post, but really statistic-y. Here's the penultimate "paragraph" (to whet your appetite): I will have more to say in a bit about what I think this means/signals. But at this...
  13. vraiblonde

    "Obama would have handled COVID better"

    And they're right. First of all, we wouldn't have had this media induced hysteria. It would have been reported, we'd have all gone, "Huh, too bad," and moved on with our lives. Which means this shutdown wouldn't have occurred and 10 million people wouldn't be unemployed. The same 4,000...
  14. somdadmin

    Governor Hogan Enacts Emergency Orders to Expand Telehealth, Upgrade Designation of Disabilities Services Personnel

    Will Lead Another Teleconference With America’s Governors This Afternoon ANNAPOLIS—Governor Larry Hogan today issued two emergency orders to further support Marylanders during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the expansion of telehealth services and the designation of disabilities services...
  15. somdadmin

    ObamaCare/ACA: Maryland Extends emergency special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders thru June 15

    In response to Coronavirus, Maryland Health Connection opened an emergency special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders. You can enroll in a health plan through June 15, 2020. Medicaid enrollment is available all year. How to enroll: Visit or download the...
  16. Yooper

    17 Key Personality Types When It Comes to Handling Coronavirus

    Sharyl Atkisson posts this: I thought it pretty good.... Who are you? I'm probably a little bit #11, a little bit #13, a little bit #15, & a little bit #16. (H/T: Donnie & Marie) What about...
  17. Yooper

    A COVID-19 Humor Thread (Making Viral Lemonade)

    If not, here's a start. If so, let me know and I'll use that one. For now, cheers! --- End of line (MCP)
  18. Yooper

    Natalie Imbruglia’s ‘Torn’ (COVID-19 Edition)

    Not perfect, but funny enough to add some levity to the freak-out. Enjoy! --- End of line (MCP)
  19. Yooper

    What Should He Have Done?

    I'm gonna take a chance. I didn't see a thread started on this subject/idea, so here goes.... What I'm hoping for is a civil discussion where ideas are batted back and forth in a respectful manner about courses of action. But I don't think I'm gonna get much feedback. In the hope that I am...