To be fair, this may make some sense, although I don’t know the details. I can’t say for sure that I would not have made the same decision, given the authority. Florida is likely to be the state that will take the hardest beating in the long run, given the age of the population.

But you have to be suspicious every time Trump does something.

(Most recent on top:)

The USA now has more coronavirus cases than Italy or China! The USA now has 1300 deaths, 27 days after the first covid-19 death was recorded. It took China 33 days to go from 1 to 1300.

The Dow’s rollercoaster continued – down 900 Friday.

Jobless claims hit a record 3.3 million

Coyotes are being seen on the empty streets of San Francisco

The best way to spend your $1,200 stimulus check, according to financial advisers.” My choices, hookers and bourbon, were conspicuously absent.

Prince Charles and Boris Johnson have tested positive for Coronavirus and Greta Thunberg seems to be a coronavirus victim. Chuck and Greta join Harvey Weinstein, Senator Rand Paul, Andy Cohen , two members of the House, NBA superstar Kevin Durant, Idris Elba and Tom Hanks among the public figures with the virus. Olga Kurylenko has recovered.

An MIT study, Will Coronavirus Pandemic Diminish by Summer?, suggests that 90% of transmission occurs within a narrow temperature band (37 to 63 F) and with limited absolute humidity. The scientists do not claim that transmission ceases outside those temperature and humidity bands, but that the spread occurs more slowly. If that holds, the Asian monsoon season, as well as the North American summer, should work against the disease.

Trump is now the environment president! Pollution levels are falling rapidly! Cleanest air ever? (Except for those nasty airborne diseases.)

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Coronavirus mapped and quantified

This is from the “special” (read “r-rated”) edition of In The Tub, Volume 2. It’s an upgrade in quality from the last time we saw this.

There are two volumes of In the Tub, and each volume was produced in two versions. The version of Volume 2 that you can buy at your local Barnes and Noble doesn’t include this pic, but the special edition does. The special editions are very pricey. Be prepared to plop down at least $150 if you want one.