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Oh, What a Tangled Web….

| May 26, 2020 | 31 Comments
Oh, What a Tangled Web….

This was done post-911. Prior to that, there was constant spying on Americans which was investigated in the post-Vietnam era in the 1970s, after the public revelation of wiretapping by the CIA and other agencies on people who were against that conflict but were mostly ordinary citizens. That spying was prompted by all those more […]

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After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

| May 25, 2020 | 60 Comments
After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stated that the steps the U.S. is taking to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus will likely mean the worst-case estimates for the number of deaths don’t materialize. ABC’s Jonathan Karl asked Fauci about the New York Times report on the […]

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Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

| May 23, 2020 | 21 Comments
Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

Economists have started warning us of a deep global recession down the road, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve is in favor of a second round of stimulus checks. I’ve brought this up before, when it started back in March. https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/a-second-stimulus-check-from-the-irs-whats-going-on-with-round-2/ Meanwhile, Maxine Waters does not want small businesses reopening. She’s much too full […]

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A Perspective of the Continuing Recession

| May 20, 2020 | 23 Comments
A Perspective of the Continuing Recession

The House has voted for another $1200 stimulus check, among other things listed in the article below. https://www.forbes.com/sites/terinaallen/2020/05/15/house-votes-today-another-1200-stimulus-check-200-billion-for-hazard-pay-extended-unemployment/#2c78dca19bea It’s unlikely that the Senate will agree to it, but you never know. The most recent unemployment numbers have risen, and will likely continue to rise, and some of those jobs and small businesses are unlikely to […]

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The Flu vs. CV19

| May 19, 2020 | 17 Comments
The Flu vs. CV19

Presenting some statistics here, since the flu is not getting its fair share of attention these days. CV19 updates: The most recent updates about CV19, including the fact that air pollution has dropped exponentially since the emergence of the virus and subsequent shutdowns in every corner of the globe. https://www.accuweather.com/en/health-wellness/coronavirus-pandemic-usa-daily-covid-19-updates-and-information-from-around-the-world/734987 Direct from CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html Now, […]

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Trans Waiver in the Navy

| May 18, 2020 | 52 Comments
Trans Waiver in the Navy

A person holds a transgender pride flag at a rally in New York. A transgender naval officer was just granted a waiver to remain in the service (Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty) My Navy is now granting waivers for mental illness, for no particular reason I can see. I suppose collisions at sea due to criminal […]

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Surprise, Surprise!

| May 15, 2020 | 89 Comments
Surprise, Surprise!

Well, I did wonder when or if it would ever happen that a dimwit elected to the US Congress could get shown the door so quickly, but – well, it is going to happen. It appears that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes, a/k/a AOC, and best known for her play-acting skills, e.g., weeping for the camera at a […]

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Buy American!

| May 15, 2020 | 31 Comments
Buy American!

This post contains info on how to directly contact some merchants and manufacturers still in business in the good ol’ USA, so mind the linky-things. These are sources for American stuff, with stores closed but they will ship stuff to you. If there is a delay time for shipping, ask about it when you place […]

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