DID RELIGIOUS SERVICES PLAY A PART IN SPREAD OF VIRUS?

74% of all U.S. coronavirus cases are in just 8 predominantly Catholic states; 73% of all European cases are in just 5 predominantly Catholic countries

WE CAN LEARN FROM CHINA HOW TO CONTAIN CORONAVIRUS, NOT BLAME IT FOR IT

Some people are blaming China for the coronavirus crisis, claiming they are using it because they want to "rule the world." Certain American politicians, Donald Trump among them, are helping incite hatred against the Chinese calling by calling COVID-19 the "China Virus." Instead, there is much to be admired about how bravely and wisely the Chinese confronted this invisible enemy which attacked them first. And now, while the rest of the world is gripped in fear, the Chinese are sending planeloads of medical materiel and lending their own expertise to countries like Italy, France, Belgium, USA and others.

PUTIN SLAMS AUSTRIAN INTERVIEWER IN GERMAN FOR BADGERING HIM

Russian president offers a lesson in belligerent media handling Trump could learn from Vladimir Putin's interview with Armin Wolf, a reporter with the Austrian state ORF TV channel, in advance of the Russian president's today's visit to Austria, was a work of art. As if to justify his last name, the reporter attacked Putin like …

A VOLTAIRE DAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Famous French playwright and satirist would have reveled in what happened today in Washington, DC Oh, I could just see François-Marie Arouet (1694–1778), known by his nom de plume (pen name) Voltaire, a French Enlightenment writer, rolling with laughter today, and slapping his knees for joy, were he able to witness in person what happened today at the White House. Because farce …