Lazy Coup Attempts and Japanese Omelets – What I Learned Today – Tuesday, December 8

People keep saying that Trump is only fighting to keep the money coming in, which most likely started out true, but as with everything else, Trump keeps losing the script and thinking that it really is about overthrowing Democracy and installing himself dictator:

And his band of sycophants line right up behind him:


Texas AG petitions the Supreme Court to overturn the election results:

And then there is this:

The first person (well, outside of trials l suppose) has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  She is a 90 year old grandmother in the UK:

Margaret Keenan received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at about 6.45am at her local hospital in Coventry.

Originally from Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, she has lived in Coventry for more than 60 years. She will receive a booster jab in 21 days to ensure she has the best chance of being protected against the virus.

Ms Keenan, who turns 91 next week, is a former jewellery shop assistant who only retired four years ago.

And after asking himself to vaccine or not to vaccine, that is the question, the 2nd person stepped unto the breach:

And another screwup of Trumpian proportions:

Covid deaths are 8 times higher than flu or pneumonia.

Coronavirus is causing more than eight times the number of deaths from flu or pneumonia, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.

In the week to 20 November the ONS said there were 2,697 deaths where Covid-19 was listed on the death certificate and 2,361 deaths where the virus was considered the main cause of death.

This compares to just 280 deaths with flu or pneumonia listed as the cause of death in the same week. There were 2,605 deaths which involved flu of pneumonia.

Across England and Wales, there were 20 per cent more deaths in the seven days to 20 November than the five-year average, with a total of 12,535 deaths reported.


A quick overview of how the Covid-19 vaccine works:

Japanese cooking relaxes me:

In complete disclosure, I’m bored with the choreographed Christmas light idea, but since this is A-ha’s Take on Me, I ended up watching most of it:

Mario Lopez is Colonel Sanders, in a KFC seduction thriller movie on Lifetime. Because, sure, why not?