Yet Another Covidiot Speaks

Yet Another Covidiot Speaks

A Newsmax host said the other night that while he’s not an “anti-vaxxer,” he feels vaccines “stand in the way” of nature and the “ebb and flow” of diseases killing swaths of people. Okay, fine. Now he should never be allowed to receive medical treatment for anything....
Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Vax Of Life

Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Vax Of Life

Last month, in a piece entitled “Forget About The Herd,” I wrote: I have sympathy for those who want but haven’t had access to the vaccine for economic or geographic reasons and hope that outreach attempts can meet all of their needs. But that’s not the...
POTD: Another Perfect SpaceX Return

POTD: Another Perfect SpaceX Return

I have lost track of the number of times I’ve watched SpaceX bring the first stage of one of its reusable rockets back to Earth for a nice, soft, vertical landing. But it still amazes me every time. This one took place just a few hours ago, marking the ninth...
Don’t Blame The Blues

Don’t Blame The Blues

If you see a headline stating that Missouri is leading the country in per capita COVID cases and hospitalizations, don’t blame those of us in the blue areas. For instance, St. Louis County is doing just fine. It’s the red counties that are contributing to...
Jon Stewart’s Ridiculous Rant

Jon Stewart’s Ridiculous Rant

When Stephen Colbert returned his “Late Show” to the Ed Sullivan theater Monday night, his first guest was Jon Stewart. Normally, they make a pretty potent duo. But, for some reason, Stewart went off in a direction that surprised me. He seems to have...
Best Thing I Read This Week

Best Thing I Read This Week

Every once in a while, I come across a piece that makes me say, “Damn! I wish I had written that!” This is one of those pieces. It’s by Greg Bardsley… Roughly one year ago, so many of us spasmed. We succumbed to our fears, and we freaked out....