Surviving Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Day Forty

Surviving C-19 Day 40
May 10, 2020 8:45 AM
110 Days since first US infection

Global Infected                 3,959,249                             4,047,915
Increase Infected            94,553                                   88,666

Global Dead                       275,328                 279,705
Increase Dead                   5,308                                     4,377

US Infected                        1,283,929                             1,309,541            
Increase Infected            26,957                                   25,612

US Dead                             77,180                                   78,794
Increase Dead                  1,510                                    1,614

1,514 Drowned in the sinking of the RMS Titanic (North Atlantic, 15 April 1912)
We are at 52.04 Titanics . . . and counting.

Let’s check those canaries . . .

In Montana, #43 most populous, was 458 and is now 458 of 1,068,778 confirmed infected, an increase of 0 cases (2 yesterday)

In Alaska, #48 most populous, was 377 and is now 378 of 731,545 confirmed infected, an increase of 1 cases (3 yesterday)

In South Dakota, #46 most populous, was 3145 and is now 3,393 of 884,659 confirmed infected, an increase of 248 cases (239 yesterday)

In Minnesota, #22 most populous, was 10,088 and is now 10,790 of 5,639,632 confirmed infected, an increase of 702 cases (723 yesterday)

In Oklahoma, #28 most populous, was 4,424 and is now 4,490 of 3,956,971 confirmed infected, an increase of 66 cases (94 yesterday)

In Tennessee, #16 most populous, was 14,441 and is now 14,768 of 6,829,174 confirmed infected an increase of 327 cases (345 yesterday)

In Mississippi, #34 most populous, was 9,378 and is now 9,783 of 2,976,149 confirmed infected an increase of 405 cases (1097 yesterday)

In Georgia, #8 most populous, was 31,603 and is now 32,588 of 10,617,423 confirmed infected, an increase of 985 cases (578 yesterday)

In South Carolina, #23 most populous, was 7,367 and is now 7,531 of 5,148,714 confirmed infected, an infected increase of 164 cases (206 yesterday)

In Texas, #2 most populous, was 37,246 and is now 38,394 of 28,995,881 confirmed infected, an increase of 1,148 (1,199 yesterday)

I fail to see any downward trend, rather a wobbling increase.

Legacy Morning Headlines

City where coronavirus started in China registers case of the disease after more than a month
Drug treatment only a stopgap for vaccine that could eradicate the coronavirus: Johnson & Johnson’s chief scientific officer
Indian and Chinese troops ‘clash on border’ in Sikkim
UK death toll could ‘surpass 100,000’ if lockdown ends too quickly, scientists warn
South Korea’s Moon warns of Covid-19 second wave as cases rebound
Hundreds gather in Baghdad in new round of anti-gov’t protests
Coronavirus Infections on Rise Again in Germany, Days After it Eased Social Restrictions
Ten arrested, police officer injured in Melbourne anti-lockdown protest
Alec Baldwin’s Trump returns to ‘SNL’ to congratulate the ‘class of Covid-19’
UFC 249 results: Justin Gaethje dominates Tony Ferguson, claims interim lightweight belt
Russian coronavirus cases above 200,000
Israel threatens to pull evangelical Christian TV station aimed at Jews
Indian pharmacist dies after drinking coronavirus ‘cure’
Anthony Fauci and two other White House Covid-19 taskforce members to self-quarantine
New coronavirus cluster in California city due to party
Surfer killed in shark attack in Northern California
Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million
Robot dog used to enforce coronavirus lockdown in Singapore parks
2 skiers die as Italy reopens from lockdown
A distinct possibility: ‘Temporary’ layoffs may be permanent
HHS to allow states to distribute Gilead’s remdesivir to combat the coronavirus
U.S. CDC reports 1,274,036 coronavirus cases, 77,034 deaths
New York’s Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment
In leaked call, Obama describes Trump handling of virus as chaotic
Portugal to take up to 60 unaccompanied migrant children from Greek camps
Venezuela says troops seize abandoned Colombian combat boats, weapons
Tesla prepared to move out of California amid fight over factory shutdown, Musk tweets
Trudeau warns premature reopening could send Canada ‘back into confinement’
China offers to help North Korea fight coronavirus
FDA issues emergency authorization for first coronavirus antigen test
Belarus Pushes Aside COVID-19 Fears To Hold Victory Day Parade
Saudi Arabia holding Prince Faisal incommunicado since March, HRW says

I think it is important to touch upon the Flynn case.  Why, well besides the fact that Barr was corrupt when in the Reagan administration, a fact every senator seemed to forget, he was approved to be the attorney general.  In the Regan admin Barr was the person who told Regan to just pardon Oliver North (for high treason, although he was not convicted of that).  In that affair Regan went around Congress and sold arms to Iran to fund the Contra rebels in Central America.  Congress had disapproved funding, so they sold arms to our enemy to fund their pet project.

So besides all that mess, he applied for the job with an open letter where he touts his beliefs that a President is a King, in fact if not in detail; that a Presidents power is absolute, when that is not how the Constitution is read at all, but rather a philosophy used to interpret that document in favor of that idea. The document explicitly states a President is not a king, after all we had just revolted to escape from the rule of Kings.

Besides all of that, Barr as AG has been a weapon for the POTUS, when he is supposed to be the prosecutor for the nation, the People’s attorney.  In the Flynn case, instead of moving forward with all the things which have been happening in our nation, Barr instead looks back and digs for a document to support the presidents ‘Deep State’ platform.  As I understand it they found mail where two FBI are talking about how to ‘get’ the suspect.  He then uses that as justification to drop the case, to which the suspect had already pled guilty, twice.

The notion seems to me ‘they were out to get him’, as if that is wrong.  All cops and FBI are out to get all suspects, all the time.  They are allowed to lie to suspects, misinform them, emotionally batter them and keep them up for long hours, all to wear a suspect down.  If all this is the norm, how is an email between to investigators from the FBI, talking about ‘how do we get this guy’, anything out of the ordinary at all? 

Even if they are saying ‘If we ask him A, he will either have to lie (your busted for lying to the FBI) or admit to the crime (your busted for the crime), let’s try that.” The answer is it is not abnormal at all, but SOP. Unless you assume a corrupt conspiracy beforehand where said investigators knew of a surety that a suspect was innocent and then proceeded.  That is actually standard operational procedure(SOP), and I think that is why the lead prosecutor resigned on the spot when Barr issued that dictum.  Barr has done so much damage to the courts I fear they will be lucky if people keep heeding them.

Afternoon Legacy Headlines
‘Worst is yet to come on job front’ amid coronavirus: Neel Kashkari
Obama sounds off on COVID-19
Italy’s deconfinement for lovers: “This is a country where adultery is very much a part of life”
NY to require nursing home staffers test for virus
Orchestra salvages student’s canceled recital
Boris Johnson unveils alert system for England
How will the pandemic affect the Trump 2020 campaign?
Banks rake in hefty fees by granting small business loans to big companies
Coronavirus in Navajo Nation
Cuomo says coronavirus hospitalizations at the same rate as the day shutdown order began
Some employers use software to monitor employees working from home
Brian Stelter: This is one of the most heinous things I’ve ever seen on television
Brian Stelter: To look away is a disgrace to coronavirus victims
John King on jobs report: Never before have we seen anything close to that
John King calls coronavirus in West Wing a ‘messaging disaster’
Jake Tapper to Trump adviser: Here’s what governors are telling me
Trump meets with military leaders. No one wears a mask
Vice President Pence To Work Remote After COVID-19 Exposure
Witnesses Will Testify Remotely Before Senate On COVID-19 Response
Cuomo Wishes Mom Happy Mother’s Day: ‘I Can’t Be With You Because I Love You’
White House Sidelines Scientists and Delays CDC Guidelines
Chuck: ‘What’s The Plan?’
The Week That Everything Changed At The White House’
‘Not Enough Money To Help Everybody Hurt’
Single Mom Reunites With Kids After Month-Long Coronavirus Recovery
From 1984: Little Richard On Making ‘Joyful Music’ And Bringing ‘Races Together’
Job Numbers Could Be Worse Next Month, Ali Velshi Says

33,480,000 unemployed by C-19
That just slightly less than all of CA
Its all of NY and PA
Its Ohio and Georgia and North Carolina
Its Texas and Michigan
Its all of New England including NY
That is a lot of unemployment, which will be a lot of unpaid bills, and needed food.

Maine infected           1,408                                          1,436
Increase Infected        34                                                28

Maine Dead               64                                    64
Increase Dead            1                                     0

Whilst I frittered away my day in my room, 28 more Mainers entered the fray.

“once more into the fray
Into the last good fight I shall ever know
Live and die on this day
Live and die on this day”—From the Movie “The Grey”

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