it’s not the job of the government to protect people. It’s the job of the government to make money for people (our people): FDA and aduhelm

A day after a Fox News anchor, Brian Kilmeade, argued that it was not the job of the government to protect people, the NYT is reporting that the FDA approved the use of a drug, Aducanumab, manufactured by Biogen when there was no conclusive evidence that the drug was effective in treating Alzheimer’s. As isContinue reading “it’s not the job of the government to protect people. It’s the job of the government to make money for people (our people): FDA and aduhelm”

Georgia Justice: Voting Machines and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Stenographic Reporting

This is a short article, a small point, but ideology and attitudes are made up of countless small points, repeatedly pounded home that go into constructing people’s opinions. This is an article that appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. Article: https://www.ajc.com/news/state–regional-govt–politics/amid-budget-cuts-georgia-pays-keep-old-voting-machines-storage/lPTO8DwteQouaFssNpImeN/?utm_source=Iterable&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=campaign_1220886 Niesse, Mark (5/15/20) “Amid budget cuts, Georgia pays to keep old voting machines inContinue reading “Georgia Justice: Voting Machines and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Stenographic Reporting”

The Brunswick News and the Arbery Killing

Video of protest about the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. This is a letter to the editor that appeared in the Brunswick News (5/14/20).  It needs to be pointed out, however, that the Brunswick News is consistently filled with right-wing material and right-wing political commentary from syndicated columnists.  The editorial page regularly includes an article byContinue reading “The Brunswick News and the Arbery Killing”

“Nothing will change.” Joe Biden

Well, it seems that advisors around the White House were not able to keep Trump from having the disgusting and embarrassing pressers every day.  He was out there again reading meaningless statistics, not wearing a mask, and becoming incensed when reporters asked him innocuous questions. I have come to despise that sing-song voice he usesContinue reading ““Nothing will change.” Joe Biden”

“Why do you care?” Trump and the Wonder Drugs.

Trump says: “What do we have to lose? I feel very good about it.”   This is just one of several statements Trump has made over the past few days, trying to convince the American people that he has some wonder drug that is going to combat the virus.   In one instance, he’s talkingContinue reading ““Why do you care?” Trump and the Wonder Drugs.”