Good morning.

decided a short time ago to move our accounts to mstdn.social run by our pal @stux and today is the day. It automatically will keep anyone following me as my followers.

I am in the process of doing that and others will likely join me.

It's not necessary to move to interact with us or people on other instances. It's just the place your account lives.

But I will post instructions on how to do it. It's easy. Plus, we like Stux. 💥

Maybe use some of that $6 trillion to build the social safety nets we needed before this crisis and clearly still do.

If Republicans can conjure a half trillion for Cruise Ships, they can keep Social Security and Medicare afloat.

Trump says nation can see "light at the end of the tunnel" as Washington pushes $6 trillion stimulus: cbsnews.com/news/watch-live-co

The Waffle House Index is real. Now that hundreds of locations are closing during the pandemic, maybe some people in those states who haven’t been taking it seriously will wake up to reality. thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefin

YouTube Slashes Video Quality to Save Bandwidth Meanwhile, Microsoft and Sony plan to throttle game downloads during peak usage hours to help prevent internet congestion during the Covid-19 pandemic. wired.com/story/youtube-slashe #wired #news #Business/Telecoms #coronavirus #Business #COVID-19 #Internet #YouTube

@stux That‘s so calming and satisfying to watch that I let it loop over a dozen times.

For years, Oregon has had a vote by mail system. 

It works. Ballots and voters' pamphlets are sent to all voters. 

If a recount is necessary, paper ballots are there. Voting is done within the privacy of one's home, without risking one's health.

All states should implement such a system and we should all be demanding our states implement a system like this immediately.

washingtonpost.com/politics/el

@TPol
Sound decisions require logical reasoning.

Promoting the idea of risking one's life for no purpose other than some potential short-term material gain is not a logical decision.

Warning about disinformation 

@HopeVanDyne You’re welcome!

@AgentCarter_SSR2020
It would be a good idea to instruct Dr. Fauci on the ways of the Vulcans when dealing with Mr. Trump.

Either hand is sufficient.

@CaptainAmerica2020 @IronMan2020 @NatashaRomanova

Vulcans believe that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. @FirstOfficerSpock is half human, and I, like Spock, live on a ship with humans. We recognize that the human way of caring for the few also has it merits.

Most who believe in the needs of the many recognize that children benefit from life with grandparents, and many children are raised in grandparent-headed families. Few children would sacrifice their grandparents for any amount of money. washingtonpost.com/opinions/20

Here are some words from my favorite Governor, Tom Wolf of PA, that I found helpful:

“I know for all of us the next few weeks are going to be challenging. There’s no reason to be fearful or to panic, however.

But we need to take this disease seriously. So please, stay home.

For example, if you need to go to the pharmacy, go to the pharmacy to fill a prescription. Do that. But don’t stop at several other stores or places on the way and make contact with a dozen other people."

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