“COVID was never discussed with her doctors as far as how to treat or what we would expect for her end of life,” Haley’s mother said. “I am very unsettled by how OHA tracks these statistics.”
According to a reporter with the Statesman Journal in Salem, “Oregon is using significantly broader standards than many other states to decide who counts as a COVID-19 death. And nearly every state in the nation seems to be counting deaths using different criteria.”
Air quality through Saturday will be at least "Unhealthy" across Western Washington. Smoke will increase aloft tonight into tomorrow as well, as the bulk of the smoke offshore moves through. #WAwx#seattlesmokepic.twitter.com/byWUa6Zvhx
“I’m going to start all over again. It’s not easy but it’s not impossible either. You have to be a little tough in situations like this,” says Artemio Guterrez, a single father of four who just returned to Oregon from his mother’s funeral in Mexico only to have his home burned down by a wildfire.
“Some white people may have to die for black communities to be made whole,” says a University of Georgia graduate student and teaching assistant. “I’m confused why that is so controversial.” https://t.co/HhLZxbtUDS
Smearing political opponents as fascist is a dehumanizing tactic, just what the Nazis did with their political and perceived opposition, including the Jews, during World War II.
“He killed a fascist. I see nothing wrong with it.” That is a quote from Erik Loomis, a professor at the University of Rhode Island. He supports stalking and murdering people he considers fascists, such as Aaron Danielson, who was shot dead by leftist radical Michael Reinoehl in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Earlier I wrote about artwork at the University of Rhode Island that is slated for removal because it has been deemed offensive and controversial, which is blatantly ridiculous.
Up is down at the University of Rhode Island. Reasoning and decency are dead.
It has not rained in Seattle for a long, long time. I think the same is true for western Oregon. It usually rains in western Oregon around Labor Day, breaking up months of summer sunshine and signaling that fall is on the way. I just checked the extended forecast and there is no precipitation expected for weeks.
“There is a super massive cloud of smoke
outside of California and Oregon. The wind
is changing direction and it’s coming your way
tomorrow. You have today to prepare.
Let your family and friends know.”
— Public Information Officer,
Washington Emergency Management Division
“Go shopping for any essentials today.”
“If you don’t have to go out tomorrow, stay home.”
“Create a box fan that filters the air around you. This video shows you how to make it.” Something else I have to add to my to-do list.