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MUSINGS FROM THE MEDIA
According to the Associated Press, President Trump declared on May
2nd that the virus testing he ordered is a great success even though his
treatment czar in the White house, Dr. Brett Giroir, denied this claim.
“There is no way on earth we can administer the necessary 20-million tests a
day,” Giroir is quoted as saying last week.
Sunday Morning, MAY 3: The acclaimed CBS documentary (YouTube link) revisited
the polio pandemic of the 1930s, a time when the press helped conceal that
our President had been crippled by the disease that felled thousands of
This story is very important to me. Leland Bisbee, Jr. of Jackson
Michigan, who sent me to Tucson in 1960 to manage Tucson’s enormously
popular radio station KTKT, had been severely crippled by polio when he was
a teen. Bisbee could not take a step without locking his leg braces, yet he
was a very active businessman and world traveler.
Finally, a story from the ‘IOT World of Today’ website (link) describes the slowdown
effect COVID-19 is making on the emergence of 5G and the “Internet of
Conclusion: With the supply chain so severely disrupted, the
immediate future for a 5G rollout and the miracles it promises is delayed
for at least six months and perhaps longer.
-Phil Richardson, Storyteller and Observer of the Human condition
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