Tag: COVID-19

Now Conservatives See Who’s in Their Political Bed

By Michael April 19, 2020 0

Finally, the big reveal has come to conservative Americans. Protesters in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Florida marched over the weekend to voice their opposition to shelter in place measures designed to flatten the curve of Coronavirus 2019 incidences in the country.

The demonstrators took to the streets at the urging of Donald Trump, the titular head of the Republican Party, and the current occupant of the White House. In recent tweets, Trump encouraged his base supporters to invade the streets of American and demand Democratic governors to open up their states for business. read more

A Funeral, a Mourner, and a Murder Trial Equal a COVID-19 Outbreak

By Michael April 3, 2020 0

Down in tiny Albany, Doughtery County, Georgia, 837 people have tested positive for Coronavirus, 32 of whom died after contracting the virus as of 1:05 pm on Friday, April 3, 2020 (See https://www.phoebehealth.com/patients-and-visitors/coronavirus/coronavirus-update).

Of the 176 Georgians who have died from this respiratory disease, Albany’s 32 deaths are more than Atlanta’s 23 as of Thursday evening, April 2, 2020 (See https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/breaking-coronavirus-cases-top-georgia-163-deaths-reported/3jRQEx8o1JUecocEVUz9KO/). read more

Pandemic Note #17: Exponential Monthly Growth

By Michael March 29, 2020 0

While the leader of the free world makes plans to open parts of the country, if not all of the country, up for Easter Sunday church service, the US is number one in the world in Covid-19 cases.

The country is experiencing exponential growth in the number of deaths caused by the Coronavirus. In one month, the number of deaths went from 1to1000. In the last 48 hours, the total number of deaths double from 1000 to 2000. read more

Pandemic Note #16: “Don’t Be A Cutie-Pie, Okay?”

By Michael March 28, 2020 0

“Look,” the leader said to White House Correspondent Jon Karl, “don’t be a cutie-pie, okay?”

During the leader’s daily press briefing/campaign rally on March 27, 2020, Karl pressed the leader, “Look, can everyone who needs a ventilator get one?” Karl asked a fair question, given the nature of the administration’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. read more

Short Pandemic Note #14: “Debt Before the Dead”

By Michael March 26, 2020 0

On the eighth day of the President’s 14-day national social distancing scheme to combat the spread of Covid-19, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blasted Trump for his handling of the deadly outbreak of the Coronavirus.

“He puts the debt before the dead,” Cruz told The Hill, referring to Trump’s handling of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which swept through the island in 2017. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #11

By Michael March 23, 2020 0

On the fourth Sunday, March 22, 2020, many mega-churches worshipped remotely. Some still defied the laws of man and gathered in their solemn sanctuaries to receive the bread of life.

Towards the end of the day, the national leader trotted out the administrative team working to contain and combat the coronavirus attacking the country from coast to coast. The leader wasting very little time, got to the heart of his management of this crisis. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #9

By Michael March 21, 2020 2

Yesterday, March 20, 2020, more people filed for unemployment benefits in the United States in the history of unemployment benefits. The stock market dropped another 900 points wiping out gains in the market since Donald J. Trump became President.

During his daily press conference at the noon hour, President Trump picked a fight with another journalist. This time he attacked Peter Alexander, a White House correspondent with NBC News. Alexander asked the President what he could say to assure Americans that the Corvid-19 outbreak was under control. read more

A Short Note on the Pandemic #1

By Michael March 13, 2020 0

During the pandemic, remember you have to make decisions for your well-being because an unstable genius is in charge.

Harold Michael Harvey is the author of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. He is a Past President of the Gate City Bar Association. He is the recipient of Gate City’s R. E. Thomas Civil Rights Award, which he received for his pro bono representation of Black college students arrested during Freaknik celebrations in the mid to late 1990s. An avid public speaker, contact him at hmharvey@haroldmichaelharvey.com. read more

Seven Tips for Surviving COVID-19

By Michael March 6, 2020 0

According to James Robb, MD, University of California, San Diego, the coronavirus sweeping the country is not “likely to be reasonably contained.”

He shared his comments in a memorandum shared with close colleagues and friends.

Robb is a former professor of pathology at the University of California, San Diego. During the decade of the1970, Robb was one of the first molecular virologists in the world to work on coronaviruses. read more