Category Archives: People

  • In crisis, Trump’s most ardent fans find they love him more

    In crisis, Trump’s most ardent fans find they love him more

    To many on the left, President Donald Trump has been a manifest disaster in guiding America through the current pandemic. But Maria Romero most definitely would beg to differ. “The man is not a magician, but he’s doing everything he can. … He believes in America and he believes in Americans,” ...
  • Do Your Genes Predispose You to COVID-19?

    Do Your Genes Predispose You to COVID-19?

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic several months ago, scientists have been puzzling over the different ways the disease manifests itself. They range from cases with no symptoms at all to severe ones that involve acute respiratory distress syndrome, which can be fatal. What accounts for ...
  • The FBI has disgraced itself

    The FBI has disgraced itself

    When I was an 8-year-old boy, I idolized and was inspired by the FBI.  I  wrote a letter to the director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover.  I described my aspiration to be an FBI agent, to fight crime with him, to help him bring justice to the United States of America.  A short time later, I ...
  • Amazon warehouse workers plan nationwide protest this week to demand coronavirus protections

    Amazon warehouse workers plan nationwide protest this week to demand coronavirus protections

    Amazon warehouse workers are planning a “mass call out” this week to call attention to what they call a lack of protections for employees who continue to come to work amid the coronavirus outbreak. More than 300 Amazon workers across at least 50 facilities have signed up to take part in the ...
  • The reason Zoom calls drain your energy

    The reason Zoom calls drain your energy

    Your screen freezes. There’s a weird echo. A dozen heads stare at you. There are the work huddles, the one-on-one meetings and then, once you’re done for the day, the hangouts with friends and family. Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, we’re on video calls more than ever before – and many are ...
  • How to help your marriage survive coronavirus

    How to help your marriage survive coronavirus

    Everyone’s living situation is challenging right now. People who are socially isolating alone are feeling, well, isolated. Roommates, in addition to the normal squabbles over dishes and whose turn it is to take out the trash, may be discovering the person they met eight months ago on Craigslist ...
  • There’s another side of the story to the fired Navy Captain

    There’s another side of the story to the fired Navy Captain

    Everyone is up in arms about the fact that the Navy brass fired Captain Brett Crozier, of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, after Crozier complained about people on his ship being infected with COVID-19.  To many people, he was a lone man fighting a ...
  • RFK’s Granddaughter and Her Son Dead in Tragic Boating Accident!

    RFK’s Granddaughter and Her Son Dead in Tragic Boating Accident!

    Has the “Kennedy Curse” struck again? Robert F. Kennedy’s (RFK) granddaughter and her eight-year-old son, are presumed to have drowned in a boating accident after they tried to retrieve a lost ball from a bay in a canoe. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and her eight-year-old son ...
  • MS-13 gang member charged in Missouri murder case

    MS-13 gang member charged in Missouri murder case

    Police from the Bolivar, Missouri Police Department responded to a call reporting shots fired at a private residence in Bolivar on March 23. The police arrived at approximately 5:30 AM and found Joshua Shawn Philips, a 35-year-old man, dead at the scene from a gunshot wound, according to a ...
  • Virginia smoke shop employee faces multiple charges after shooting robber

    Virginia smoke shop employee faces multiple charges after shooting robber

    You would think that in the face of the chaos created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, someone who defends his employer’s place of business from a break-in would be praised as a hero. Think again. Hamzeh Abushariah, 33, is an employee at the Arlington Smoke Shop in Green Valley, ...