‘The right type of people dying’

It’s been another day at home with the car getting an oil change and its tires swapped from the snow tires I bought last November to the tires I drove cross country on. The latter are better in heavy rain, which is a lot more common here than it was in California and right now, I think the risk is higher of rain than snow. I’m publishing this while waiting for a Lyft to take me back to the mechanic.


My mother and her cousin have both sewn and sent me washable masks. Just in time, it would seem. I will be stylishly in style.

Megan Guza, “Pennsylvania orders businesses to turn away customers who don’t wear masks,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 15, 2020, https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/pennsylvania-orders-businesses-to-turn-away-customers-who-dont-wear-masks/


As I said, An impatient capitalist god demands human sacrifice. Now. There are a number of agendas at work and this is what makes me so cynical that anything good can come of all of this.

Justin Lahart, “Great Depression Unemployment Levels Are on Tap,” Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2020, https://www.wsj.com/articles/great-depression-unemployment-levels-are-on-tap-11587053071

Heather Long, “U.S. now has 22 million unemployed as economy sinks toward Depression-like scenario,” Washington Post, April 16, 2020, https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/04/16/unemployment-claims-coronavirus/

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