Deeann D. Mathews is is a former professional journalist with the Bay Area News Group, and is a writer, composer, and community servant living and working in San Francisco, CA. She is an early adopter on Vocal and the new Hive Blockchain.
Goodbye, Mr. President
Goodbye, Mr. President. I say this with all the civic training and discipline of a person – the daughter and niece and friend of veterans who served this country faithfully – who respects the office you hold for one more day enough to call you Mr. President.
The Ever-Echoing Tragedy of Mr. Ahab Croesus
Mr. Ahab Croesus had accounted for all enemies but one. “Money,” says the Scripture, “is a defense,” and Mr. Croesus had plenty of it – he had inherited both his father's money and his father's ruthless genius of increasing it. He was a multinational billionaire who had among his many dreams the goal of pushing Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk right off the road in the race to be the world's first trillionaire.
Being Considered Expendable is No Fun
So, the lieutenant governor of Texas has come out and said that the grandparents of Texas are willing to die to save the economy for their grandchildren.
"I Got Time, Cuz!"
When I was in university, I wanted to get an interdisciplinary master's degree across several fields I was interested in. I've always been one of those people who could see the relationships across the gaps between certain disciplines.
California Lockdown (Lockdown-ish), day 1
So, as I said in my previous article, Gov. Gavin Newsom wiped the calendar clean on various shelter-in-place orders given by counties across California …
Crypto History Made Today (March 20, 2020)
That was me in March of last year. And, this is where I will be henceforth, although there are some things on the old chain that will have me checking in there from time to time.
San Francisco Bay Area Lockdown (Lockdown-ish?), day 4
Well, that escalated quickly. Gov. Gavin Newsom decided yesterday to get in line with the recommendations the CDC put out last week – eight weeks across the nation of shelter-in-place.
Beware the Cult of Fear
42 years ago, Jim Jones put his name in the evil pantheon of individuals to which we admit Adolf Hitler also. Jones, and Hitler, led their cults to destruction in the same manner all cult leaders do.