May 14, 2022

Above, The Thompson Twins perform Hold Me Now. We've been so focused on the Supreme Court induced medical emergency we've completely ignored the pandemic, which is still an on-going disaster. I walked past a federal building and observed the flag at half staff in remembrance of one million American deaths, which is surely an undercount.

JobsAnger gives us a timeline of COVID milestones and reminds us that there will be more milestones to come.

The Smirking Chimp notes that air travel is still dangerous.

Mike The Mad Biologist makes a point about the lack of COVID data and what it means.

Brains and Eggs notes how Texas voters say that Texas is on the wrong track.

Hobbit Nerds Alert: The Doodles of JRR Tolkien.

Today is the day to protest. Here's how to find an abortion rights protest near you:

  1. Go to the Planned Parenthood website.
  2. Click the Join a May 14th rally button.
  3. Enter your zip code.
  4. Spread the word.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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