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Evangelicals Unmasked (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Grinning Cat yesterday. 4 Replies

After roughly two months of "shelter-in-place," it would seem that evangelical Christians are champing at the bit to get back to their money-making-machines churches, because empty pews mean empty collection plates, which means no moolah in pastors'…Continue

Tags: ReOpen, churches, COVID-19, coronavirus, America's Best Christian

Opening a Country With a Closed Mind (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia Apr 27. 1 Reply

Today, against the better judgment of just about EVERYONE with a brain and hard data supporting them, Georgia is going to open back up for business, including hair salons, bowling alleys, and ... GYMS???  Perhaps the biggest Petri Dish of them all? …Continue

Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, Brian Kemp, Donald Trump, America's Best Christian

Do As You're Told!

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 26. 8 Replies

Spreading this around......As someone with a Masters in disease control, you can only imagine the sheer hell on earth that Facebook is for me at the moment.From Chantelle who has impressively made the leap from bath bomb retailer to consultant…Continue

#NeverBiden is the New #MAGA! (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 14. 9 Replies

Apparently there is a new hashtag out there: #NeverBiden.  Now, I'm not much of a hashtag follower, but it would seem as though America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers IS ... and she's not at all happy with the point of view represented by the…Continue

Tags: #MAGA, #NeverBiden, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, America's Best Christian

Thou Shalt Stay the Hell Home! (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Plinius Apr 10. 4 Replies

Never let it be said that Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, is a scofflaw as it comes to the whole "shelter-in-place" order ... ESPECIALLY when she has such a FABULOUS place to shelter in!  Problem is, she sees way too many other…Continue

Tags: virus, corona, shelter-in-place, , , America's, Best, Christian, , , Betty, Bowers"

Stay at home order

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 6. 5 Replies

Not only should the Federal government issue the "Stay at home" order, but all medications should be negotiated through the nation and health care should be provided to all inhabitants, citizens or not. From where will the funding come? From those…Continue

Tags: socialist, profits, capitalist, free, speech.

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Comment by Ian Mason on March 31, 2020 at 9:10pm

I've been in an online argument with someone from an otherwise sensible radical/left-wing group. There was a post about an international 'meditation day' that would drive away C19. The postee claimed that there was 70 years of research behind the effects of meditation in altering the world! I countered with logic and a link to proper research - the 2006 double-blind experiment into the effects of prayer on recovering heart surgery patients. I've now left that group. My patience was worn out..

Comment by Patricia on March 31, 2020 at 4:46pm

Methinks he should keep his day job....hahahaha....

Comment by Grinning Cat on March 31, 2020 at 4:17pm

From last weekend's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" (which "was taped before an audience of no one"):

"Wash Your Hands with Bill Kurtis"

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/28/823107496/wash-your-hands-with-bill-...

(which he sorta sings to the tune of Abba's "Dancing Queen")

"You are the washing queen, young and sweet. Hands are super clean.

Washing queen, I feel the beat from the tambourine. Oh, yeah.

You can dance. You can jive, having the time of your life, ooh. See that girl, hands so clean, digging the washing queen."

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 31, 2020 at 3:19pm

Predicting the growth of COVID-19 Part 2/2 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 31, 2020 at 3:02pm

Predicting the growth of COVID-19 using exponential and logarithmic values. 

Comment by Patricia on March 31, 2020 at 2:42pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2020 at 12:50pm

Patricia, the earrings are a hoot! I read that Mexico has had a big surge of "pneumonia" deaths, so the map of coronavirus there is likely misleading. It's the same thing Russia does.

Point taken about starvation, Ian.

I just learned that Chris Cuomo tested positive. We've been watching CNN. He broadcast from his basement yesterday.

Comment by Patricia on March 31, 2020 at 2:46am

Normal won't be happening for quite some time, if ever, until a cure or vaccine, or both are developed tested & available.

Comment by Plinius on March 31, 2020 at 2:41am

The map says it all, Patricia! Today we get more news of the government about the restrictions, I expect no return to normal just now...

Comment by Patricia on March 30, 2020 at 3:02pm

Here ya go...

Toilet Paper in your ears. Each TP is carefully beadwoven to meet the high standards of the TP quilting ladies.

 

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