S*** the President Says – 3/30/2020

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the president said during the previous week: “You know, it’s a two-way street. They have to treat us well also. They can’t say, ‘Oh gee, we should get this; we should get that.’” 3/23/2020 Fox News interview. Two weeks ago, Donald Trump considered himself akin to a “war-time president” […]

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Gannon engineers help our hospitals gear up – Something good happened in Erie, 3/27/2020

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20200326/gannon-staff-build-face-masks-for-covid-19-effort First, the bad news: despite being Earth’s richest country, despite having the world’s largest economy and most robust and advanced medical innovation industry – COVID-19 is spreading faster in the United States than in any country on Earth. Aside from how fast it is […]

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Study bolsters case for community college – Something good happened in Erie, 3/13/2020

As against the grain as it seems to write (or think) about anything other than coronavirus this week, the show must go on. Luckily, the whole world didn’t completely shut down until about Thursday, and Wednesday contained a bit of good news: https://www.goerie.com/news/20200311/study-lack-of-community-college-hindrance-to-employers The GoErie article nails the lede here, so I’ll just quote it […]

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