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President Trump Joins Coronavirus Task Force Meeting With Airline CEOs – Video sundance at The Last Refuge – 6 hours ago Earlier today President Trump joined Vice President Pence’s coronavirus task force meeting with airline CEOs in the Roosevelt Room.There was a separate task force business meeting at the conclusion of President Trump’s participation.At approximately 23:04 of the video … Continue reading → The Most Beautiful Library in the World is in Prague, Czech Republic Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News – 6 hours ago After their arrival in Bohemia in 1556, the Jesuits founded the complex of Klementinum.Members of the order initially lived in a former Dominican monastery but began expanding the premises in 1653.
The expansion took over 170 years to complete which accounts for the various architectural styles in the Klementinum.
Situated on more than two […] The post The Most Beautiful Library in the World is in Prague, Czech Republic appeared first on Health Nut News.
‘Granny Pods’ Are New Housing Units That Allow Your Aging Parents To Live In Your Backyard Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News – 6 hours ago Aging is not easy, pleasant, or welcomed by anyone.Losing your ability to be independent can be especially devastating and difficult if you don’t have adequate supports in place.Luckily, manufacturers are beginning to understand, and respond to the challenges of aging (just in time for the boomers!).A Blacksburg, VA company has been specifically […] The post ‘Granny Pods’ Are New Housing Units That Allow Your Aging Parents To Live In Your Backyard appeared first on Health Nut News.
There Is No Way You or Anyone Can Fully Understand the Economy Peter Cresswell at Not PC – 6 hours ago *The economist’s main value to society is not to give forecasts or deliver economic plans.As Don Boudreaux reminds us in this guest post, it lies in his or her ability to reveal that which in the economy typically remains unseen….* The economist’s main value to society lies in his or her ability to reveal that which in the economy typically remains unseen [memorably summarised in Henry Hazlitt’s one lesson as the art of economics consisting of “looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy …in tracing the consequences of that policy not …more » Super Tuesday Meltdown: The Young Turks are Always Good Comedy Relief Diogenes Sarcastica™ at Diogenes’ Middle Finger – 6 hours ago *Founder of Young Turds and Fail House of Reps Candidate Cunk Yogurt Cenk Uygur* Anyone who’s not seen The Young Turks 2016 *election night meltdown video* have missed a classic real-time train-wreck.Last night, Turks Cunk Yogurt again didn’t take the expected Bernie bulldozing though the primaries washout very well.Cunk is a full-throated Bernie guy because he’s a socialist as they all are at TYT.
And he’s also one of these far left-wingers who’s convinced that you can only beat Trump with the most radical nominee possible because Trump will chew up an establishmentarian like B…more » Maine Voters Preserve Law That Eliminates Religious Vaccine Exemptions Luis Miguel at rss – 6 hours ago [image: maine-voters-preserve-law-that-eliminates-religious-vaccine-exemptions] Mainers shot down a ballot question that would have repealed a new law that ends religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccines.Creepy Joe Biden guilty of Ukraine blackmail for which Democrats tried to impeach Trump Editor, cairnsnews at Cairns News – 6 hours ago Ukraine begins investigation of Biden blackmail from The Tea Party Daily Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden may be celebrating right now after his big win in South Carolina for the Democratic primaries on Saturday, but it looks like his victory will be short-lived.In fact, his dreams of the Oval Office […] Meet the Fleet of Early Warning Planes That Would Detect a Russian Nuclear Attack Sebastien Roblin at The National Interest – 6 hours ago *Sebastien Roblin* *Security, Europe* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2003%3Anewsml_RP3DRIQKDXAA&share=true] A vital role.
*Key point:* NATO is always on watch in case of a crisis.These NAEWC planes help ensure that deterrence holds.Geilenkirchen Airbase in western Germany hosts one of the world’s most unusual air forces: fourteen huge aircraft based on the classic four-engine Boeing 707 airliner, each hefting a disc-shaped radar dome resembling a rotating pizza platter.Amusingly, these jets are officially registered to Luxembourg—a tiny co…
more » Donna Brazile and Donna Brazile Spar Over How Fairly the Democratic Convention Will Treat Bernie Sanders Hunter DeRensis at The National Interest – 6 hours ago *Hunter DeRensis* *Politics, Americas* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2020%3Anewsml_RC28DF9SP4QL&share=true] How will it end? In the midst of Super Tuesday, a tussle trended on Twitter between Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel and former Democratic National Committee Interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile.When McDaniel suggested there was bias in the DNC towards moderate candidates over progressives, Brazile responded in an interview afterwards that McDaniel should “go to hell.” On Fox News’ America’s Newsroom, hosted by Sandr…more » Does the DNC Have It out for 2020 Candidate Tulsi Gabbard? Hunter DeRensis at The National Interest – 6 hours ago *Hunter DeRensis* *Politics, Americas* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2020%3Anewsml_RC2EVE96DE46&share=true] She won one or two delegates, but it might not matter.Following the departure of Michael Bloomberg, there remain only four active campaigns for the 2020 Democratic nomination: former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, and the often-forgotten Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.Super Tuesday provided Gabbard with her first convention delegates, but will they be enou…more » How Argentina and Britain Almost Had the First Modern Carrier-Vs-Carrier Battle During the Falklands War Sebastien Roblin at The National Interest – 6 hours ago *Sebastien Roblin* *History, Americas* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C1997%3Anewsml_PBEAHUMQVEV&share=true] Who would have won? *Key point:* There has never been a modern, post-WWII carrier on carrier battle.How might such a fight have looked like? On the afternoon of May 1, 1982, crewmen on the deck of the Argentine carrier *Veinticinco de Mayo *(“May 25”) scrambled to load six A-4Q Skyhawk attack planes with four Mark 82 bombs each.The subsonic jets were to be the tip of the spear of Argentine Navy Task Force 79 as it attacked a British Ro…
more » Wisconsin Child Abuse Pediatrician Loses Job After Complaints – Becomes Medical Director in Alaska for Child Abuse Admin at Medical Kidnap – 6 hours ago Reporter Dee J.Hall has published an article in The Cap Times of Madison, Wisconsin, regarding Dr.Barbara Knox, formerly head of the Child Protection Program at American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison.According to Hall, Dr.Knox was considered “a national expert on child abuse who testifies as an expert for prosecutors around the country.” The University of Wisconsin reportedly put Dr.Knox on paid leave in 2019 “after colleagues inside and outside of the hospital accused her of intimidation or retaliation.” According to Hall, “Knox now works as the medical director of A…more » Did Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca Tweet ‘#Solidarity’ for This Coronavirus Comment? Dan Evon at Snopes.com – 6 hours ago A viral tweet raised eyebrows amid an outbreak of new coronavirus in early 2020.Jane Goodall Promises To Plant 5 Million Trees In 2020 WTStaff at Waking Times – 6 hours ago *John Vibes* – Dr.
Jane Goodall, who is widely considered the world’s expert on chimpanzees, has announced plans to plant five million trees this year.Hemp is the New Plastic: 3 Companies That Ditched Regular Plastic for Hemp Plastic WTStaff at Waking Times – 6 hours ago *The Mind Unleashed* – Three U.S.companies have quietly embraced the use of hemp plastic into their business models, and their products have already hit the market.Man Who Said He’d Make Oceans Clean Themselves Has Now Created Solar-Powered Barges to Clean Rivers WTStaff at Waking Times – 6 hours ago *Jade Small* – Up to 110 tons of garbage can be collected by one barge, drastically reducing the amount of waste reaching oceans.Moringa Contains All Essential Amino Acids Your Body Needs WTStaff at Waking Times – 6 hours ago *Dr.Mercola* – Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins.Conversely, when your body breaks down or digests proteins, amino acids are what’s left behind.Musical Interlude: Deuter, “Waves of Light” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 6 hours ago Deuter, “Waves of Light” “A Look to the Heavens” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 6 hours ago “M13 is one of the most prominent and best known globular clusters.
Visible with binoculars in the constellation of Hercules, M13 is frequently one of the first objects found by curious sky gazers seeking celestials wonders beyond normal human vision.*Click image for larger size.* M13 is a colossal home to over 100,000 stars, spans over 150 light years across, lies over 20,000 light years distant, and is over 12 billion years old.At the 1974 dedication of Arecibo Observatory, a radio message about Earth was sent in the direction of M13.The featured image in HDR, taken through a s…more » Chet Raymo, “In A Dark Time…” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 6 hours ago *“In A Dark Time…”* by Chet Raymo “I’ve quoted a few of these lines before, from a poem by Charles Simic: “It’s like fishing in the dark.Our thoughts are the hooks, Our heart the raw bait.
We cast the line past all believing Into the night sky Until it’s lost to sight.” In a sense, that’s the story of my life: a long love affair with the night sky.My first book of popular science was “365 Starry Nights”.
My first book of personal prose was “The Soul of the Night: An Astronomical Pilgrimage”.“An Intimate Look at the Night Sky” followed much later, but every book in between, fict…more » “Let Him Come Out As I Do…” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 6 hours ago “Don’t think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire.I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl.Let him come out as I do, and bark.” ~ Samuel Johnson Wisconsin Child Abuse Pediatrician Loses Job After Complaints – Becomes Medical Director in Alaska for Child Abuse AdminM at Health Impact News – 6 hours ago Reporter Dee J.Hall has published an article in The Cap Times of Madison, Wisconsin, regarding Dr.Barbara Knox, formerly head of the Child Protection Program at American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison.According to Hall, Dr.
Knox was considered “a national expert on child abuse who testifies as an expert for prosecutors around the country.” The University of Wisconsin reportedly put Dr.Knox on paid leave in 2019 “after colleagues inside and outside of the hospital accused her of intimidation or retaliation.” According to Hall, “Knox now works as the medical director of A…more » Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak In The U.S.– News Updates March 4, 2020 War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 6 hours ago *Daily Mail:* *One thousand people who came into contact with coronavirus NY lawyer are ordered to self-quarantine after he infected his wife, son, daughter and neighbor – while LA County declares state of emergency with six new cases and US death toll hits 11* * The number of coronavirus cases in New York jumped to six on Wednesday after the wife, two children and neighbor of a Manhattan attorney tested positive * One thousand people who may have come into contact with the family have been ordered to self-quarantine * The attorney remains in intensive care at New York-Presbyter…more » Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates And WHO Announcements — March 4, 2020 War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 6 hours ago *(Click on Image to Enlarge)* More than 93,000 patients have been struck down by the deadly coronavirus across the world.The death toll today surpassed 3,200 *Daily Mail:* *Coronavirus IS a pandemic, Germany says after 22% spike in cases overnight as Poland becomes latest country to record a case and Iraq confirms first death* * German Health Minister declared global pandemic today after 44 new cases * World Health Organisation has stopped short short of calling crisis pandemic * But surge in cases in Europe, South Korea and Iran mean it may be matter of time * Polish man Zielona G…
more » ‘Economic Market Snapshot PM 3/4/20″ CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 7 hours ago *PM 3/4/20, Updated frequently as available.* ◆ *Perfect storm: “*A perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates the event.The term is used by analogy to an unusually severe storm that results from a rare combination of meteorological phenomena.” Coronavirus consequences precipitate total global economic collapse…◆ “The Unstoppable Coronavirus vs.The “All-Powerful” Federal Reserve” ◆ Gregory Mannarino, PM 3/4/20: *”**Boom! Stocks Vault Higher.Is It Time To Buy?**”* – https://www.traderschoice.net/ ◆ *MarketWatch Market Summary, Live…
more » “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 7 hours ago *”You Can’t Make This Stuff Up”* by David Stockman “Power resides only where men believe it resides.A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill.And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.” – George R.R.
Martin, “A Clash of Kings “(1998) “So, the yield on the 10-year U.S.Treasury note fell below 1.00% for the first time ever.
But the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up more than 800 points today; must be because Joe Biden has revived hopes the old postwar alliances will reemerge and prop up Imperial Washington’s consensus, once more, in the name of all that’s good …more » The Daily “Near You?” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 7 hours ago Albufeira, Faro, Portugal.Thanks for stopping by! Free Download: “What Is Man? And Other Essays Of Mark Twain” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 7 hours ago *“What Is Man? And Other Essays Of Mark Twain”* “What Is Man?”, published by Mark Twain in 1906, is a dialogue between a Young Man and an Old Man regarding the nature of man.The title refers to Psalm 8:4, which begins “What is man, that you are mindful of him…” It involves ideas of determinism and free will, as well as of psychological egoism.
The Old Man asserts that the human being is merely a machine, and nothing more, driven by the singular purpose to satisfy his own desires and achieve peace of mind.The Young Man objects, and asks him to go into particulars and furnish his…more » “Ask Me Not…CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 7 hours ago “Ask me not what I have, but what I am.” – Heinrich Heine Asshat Alert: Napoleon Bloomaparte Blows Quarter Billion Dollars on Ego Gratification SafeSpace at ‘Nox & Friends – 7 hours ago “I’ll spend a billion dollars of my own money if that’s what it takes to defeat Donald Trump!” promised Mini-Mike Bloomberg, the 5’4″ jealous egomaniac in Manhattan.
Well, guess what: The Dem Party Establishment has told Mike to get out of the primaries.They’ve gone full-Biden now, and don’t need Mikey under foot as they prepare to torpedo the SS Sanders.So the Napoleon of the progressive set is gone, leaving a mere half billion dollars behind, squandered on advertising and caucus electors.
What could an American patriot – y’know, a conservative guided by moral values and love …
more » Bloomberg ends his campaign and endorses Biden Uriel at ‘Nox & Friends – 7 hours ago Aw shucks, we don’t get to see Trump go toe to step ladder with Bloomberg after all.After spending more than a quarter billion dollars on political advertising since joining the Democratic presidential race, far outpacing all other candidates, Michael Bloomberg has conceded and thrown his support to Joe Biden.Then miraculously the Iron Workers Union moved to endorse Biden too.Bloomberg’s presidential campaign has spent $209.3 million on broadcast television time, $13.7 million on cable, $1.1 million on radio and $27.2 million on digital, according to data from Advertising Analytic…
more » Give Politics Theory Other Your Money Phil at All That Is Solid …- 7 hours ago As long as capitalism persists, there will be a radical left to challenge it.But how strong and how successful it is depends very much on us.What has been remarkable about the last five years is for the first time in a long time, the vast majority of the left has had a common focus thanks to the Corbyn moment.
And now that has passed and there is always the danger we could become something less than the sum of our parts by fragmenting completely.Having experienced sectarianism and ineffectual squabbling for the first 20 years of my active involvement in politics, it’s not somethi…more » One Night in Short Bus Nation jurassicpork at Welcome Back to Gotham City – 7 hours ago (By *American Zen*’s Mike Flannigan, on loan from Ari.) “*Young voters cheer Bernie Sanders’ anti-establishment message.They turn out in throngs at his rallies.And they form the core of his grassroots efforts to win the Democratic presidential nomination.But their fiery passion did not translate into the robust turnout he needed on Super Tuesday to win a number of key states…*” – Ledyard King, USA TODAY 3/4/20 *W*e need to start teaching Civics in school again.
After last night, there’s no way around it.It’s a maddening inconsistency and study in contrasts that hundreds of …more » Feature or Bug? Super Tuesday Plagued by Long Lines, Closed Polling Stations and Systemic Failure Alan Macleod at MintPress News – 7 hours ago Things got so bad that some voters claimed that if a similar situation occurred in states such as Iran, the US government would intervene to “restore democracy.” The post Feature or Bug? Super Tuesday Plagued by Long Lines, Closed Polling Stations and Systemic Failure appeared first on MintPress News.Ontario received 450 cannabis store applications on March 2 Matt Lamers at Marijuana Business Daily – 7 hours ago Approximately 450 cannabis stores applications were filed in Ontario on March 2 – the first day Retail Store Authorization (RSA) submissions were accepted under the province’s new open-market process.The strong interest demonstrates pent-up demand for regulated recreational marijuana stores, experts say.Ontario is pivoting to an open-market store-allocation process after relying on two lotteries to […] Ontario received 450 cannabis store applications on March 2 is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs Comeuppance – Jeff Sessions Places Second In Alabama Primary to Tommy Tuberville – Runoff March 31st… sundance at The Last Refuge – 7 hours ago Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions came in second place to former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville in the Alabama primary.Now the two will head into a March 31st runoff to decide the Republican nominee for a U.S.
Senate … Continue reading → Syrian Army captures Turkish armored vehicle abandoned by militants: video News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 7 hours ago BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) captured a Turkish armed vehicle that was used by the militants during an attack on the government’s positions in the Idlib Governorate.In a video released on RT Arabic, a Syrian Army tank was seen dragging the captured Turkish armored vehicle through the Idlib countryside […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Syrian Army shoots down Turkish drone in Idlib, 10th in 3 days: photo News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 7 hours ago BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has shot down another Turkish military drone over the Idlib countryside, marking the tenth time in 72 hours that they have downed one of Turkey’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the Turkish drone was identified as an Anka; […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Syrian Army targets Turkish drone with Russian-made air defense system: video News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 7 hours ago BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 P.M.) – A new video has emerged showing the Syrian Arab Army targeting a Turkish drone near the city of Saraqib in the eastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate.According to the author of the video, the Syrian Arab Army was targeting a Turkish drone with their Russian-made BUK-M2 air defense system.[…] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Syrian Army to turn attention to eastern Syria after Idlib operation: Assad News Desk at AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – 7 hours ago BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will shift its attention to the eastern Euphrates region after they complete their Idlib operation, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad told Russia 24 TV on Wednesday.“Idlib is the key task now, from the military point of view.Obviously, [Turkish President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan has hurled […] Source: AMN – Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز – The Arab Source Vietnamese company drops $130m on three cattle properties in NT, WA Daniel Fitzgerald at Just In – 7 hours ago A Vietnamese agricultural company has settled a deal to buy three Top End cattle stations, covering 1.1 million hectares and with 60,000 head of cattle.ASX on track for best day this year, but still 10pc down from highs David Chau at Just In – 7 hours ago Australian shares rebound strongly as the Dow Jones surges by 1,173 points and former US vice-president Joe Biden becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Month’s worth of rain pummels Melbourne as ex-tropical cyclone Esther hits the state Just In – 7 hours ago Melbourne is bracing for an afternoon thunderstorm after a month’s worth of rain in less than a day causes flash flooding, downed trees and peak hour transport chaos.The magnitude of Australia’s bushfire crisis captured in five big numbers Suzannah Lyons And Joel Werner at Just In – 7 hours ago During this summer’s bushfires, numbers have been everywhere, and they’ve been overwhelming.We make sense of five of these numbers.NSW Now: Dental practices face closures as surgical mask supplies dwindle amid coronavirus fears Just In – 7 hours ago *MORNING BRIEFING: *The peak body for dentists says practices across the country will run out of surgical masks within four weeks, while two drivers — one on their P-plates — are fined $2,500 for driving over 160 kilometres per hour.
Santos given gas exploration rights over pristine part of Queensland’s Channel Country George Roberts at Just In – 7 hours ago The Queensland Government gave energy company Santos extended rights to explore environmentally significant parts of the Channel Country for potential commercial gas extraction, documents obtained under right to information laws show.
Karen began drinking at 10, tried 20 times to quit and hopes a new detox program will help her kick the habit Lexy Hamilton-Smith at Just In – 7 hours ago Karen is on a five-week daily detox program at a centre north of Brisbane, as a new 20-bed live-in facility opens to address the massive demand for drug and alcohol rehabilitation.’They should have done more to help me’: Farmers battle for answers to PFAS crisis Jane McNaughton at Just In – 7 hours ago A Victorian farmer whose property borders RAAF Base East Sale has blamed contamination from firefighting foam used on the base for his cancer.Norfolk Island residents calling for intervention as territory faces food crisis Lucy Thackray at Just In – 7 hours ago While mainlanders panic-buy toilet paper, Australia’s Norfolk Island is facing a real food and supply crisis due to significant cuts to shipping services.The man who counted the $40 billion cost of SARS says coronavirus is already looking worse Nick Wiggins at Just In – 7 hours ago Coronavirus is scaring the economy, but how do you put a global price tag on the outbreak? Warwick McKibbin, who used 25,000 mathematical equations to model the impact of SARS, has an idea.We want to know — who does more in your household? Just In – 7 hours ago We tend to draw a line between the work we do in the home and “real” work.
So we want to hear how you divide your domestic workload and if you’ve come up with any innovative approaches.Canberra patients pay the most in the country to see specialists.This insurer says it knows why Tom Maddocks at Just In – 7 hours ago Canberra patients, who pay Australia’s highest out-of-pocket medical costs, are being urged to “shop around” and seek a better deal outside the ACT.Beheadings and betrayals: What you need to know about one of this year’s most anticipated books Hannah Reich at Just In – 7 hours ago The new Hilary Mantel novel finally lands, capping off a best-selling and Booker Prize-winning trilogy charting the rise and spectacular fall of Henry VIII’s right-hand man.’Scary thinking about the future’ as Australia’s $30b conference industry is hit by coronavirus cancellations Daniel Ziffer at Just In – 7 hours ago Leaders of Australia’s $30 billion events and conference industry are watching nervously as clients take precautions to keep visitors safe, or postpone or cancel their plans due to coronavirus.Many people are still trying to get out of Wuhan.
But these students want to get in Hellena Souisa at Just In – 7 hours ago While hundreds of Australians and other foreign nationals have been evacuated from Wuhan, there are some longing to get back to the “fun, dynamic and lively city”.Contractors handling Australia’s diplomatic mail dismissed for alleged misconduct Andrew Greene at Just In – 7 hours ago Australia’s diplomatic mail has been caught up in allegations of financial corruption, after private contractors working on departmental freight services were stood down for alleged misconduct.
Coronavirus update: Union says Qantas potentially exposed cleaners to disease Just In – 7 hours ago A union claims Qantas failed to protect cabin cleaners, the coronavirus travel ban is extended to South Korea, and there is good news for Diamond Princess passengers.How Are The Rich Preparing For A Pandemic? War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 7 hours ago US supermarkets have been hit by panic buying.
Photo: AFP *SCMP/Bloomberg: **How America’s rich are preparing for a deadly coronavirus outbreak* * Some billionaires, bankers and other members of the US elite are calm.Others are getting anxious One investor may fly to Idaho with or without family.A doctor in a Colorado ski town is soothing wealthy clients who want a cure.And one New Yorker called up the hospital with his name on it.
Like everyone across the US, the rich are bracing for a deadly coronavirus outbreak.Ken Langone, the co-founder of Home Depot Inc, watched Presiden…more » MARIA RAMIREZ cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *MARIA RAMIREZ* has been named assistant director of faculty development and diversity at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University.Previously a senior student advisor at NYU and coordinator of pre-college programs at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, Ramirez holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Misericordia University in Pennsylvania as well as a master’s degree in higher education and student affairs at New York University.
MARY DANA HINTON cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *MARY DANA HINTON* has been named president of Virginia’s Hollins University.Currently president of Minnesota’s College of Saint Benedict, Hinton holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Williams College, a master’s degree in clinical child psychology from the University of Kansas and a Ph.D.in religion and religious education from Fordham University.SHERRHONDA “SHER” GIBBS cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *SHERRHONDA “SHER” GIBBS* has been appointed dean of the Kenneth W.
Monfort College of Business at the University of Northern Colorado.Currently interim director of the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Management and the Alvin Williams Endowed Chair of Minority Entrepreneurship, Gibbs holds a bachelor’s from Grambling State University, a master’s in business administration from Winona State University and a Ph.D.in business administration from Jackson State University.
SUZANNE RIVERA cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *SUZANNE RIVERA* has been appointed president of Macalester College.Most recently vice president for research and technology management at Case Western Reserve University, Rivera holds a bachelor’s in American civilization from Brown University, a master’s in social welfare from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D.in public affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas.S.DAVID WU cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *S.
DAVID WU* has been named president of the City University of New York’s Baruch College.
He is the first Asian American leader of a CUNY college.Currently provost and executive vice president at George Mason University, Wu holds a bachelor’s from Tunghai University in Taiwan as well as a master’s and a Ph.D.in industrial engineering from Pennsylvania State University.MARCIA CONSTON cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *MARCIA CONSTON* has been named president of Tidewater Community College (TCC).Currently vice president for enrollment and student success services at Central Piedmont Community College, Conston holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Jackson State University; a master’s from Hood Theological Seminary; and a Ph.D.from the University of Southern Mississippi.ALLISON VORDERSTRASSE cmaadmin at Diverse – 7 hours ago *ALLISON VORDERSTRASSE* has been appointed dean of the University of Massachusetts’s Amherst College of Nursing.
Currently a faculty member and director of the Florence S.Downs Ph.D.Program in Nursing Research and Theory Development at New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing, Vorderstrasse holds a bachelor’s in nursing from Mount Saint Mary College as well as a master’s and Ph.D.in nursing from Yale University School of Nursing.I Guess Bloomberg Could Become Emperor Of Samoa Now– Like Marlon Brando In Apocalypse Now DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! – 8 hours ago Bloomberg dropped out of the presidential race this morning, after spending half a billion dollars to…win a couple of delegates from American Samoa.Obviously, he endorsed Status Quo Joe, loving his unofficial campaign slogan, “Nothing will fundamentally change.” Want to throw up? “I’ve always believed that defeating Donald Trump starts with uniting behind the candidate with the best shot to do it.
After yesterday’s vote, it is clear that candidate is my friend and a great American, Joe Biden.” Yesterday, Gabriel Sherman reported that even Bloomberg’s gigantically overpaid top …more » The European Renaissance Is Our Model to Address Today’s Existential Crises Alicia at LaRouchePAC Feed – 8 hours ago The European Renaissance Is Our Model to Address Today’s Existential Crises Video of The European Renaissance Is Our Model to Address Today’s Existential Crises In a sweeping review of the confluence of crises confronting humanity today, Helga Zepp LaRouche concluded that what is required, instead of panic and despair, is a calm assessment of actions which can lift mankind out of the neoliberal, geopolitical mindset, into the creative state of mind which enabled mankind to climb out of the Dark Age of the 14th century.She emphasized that the crises threatening us today have …more » Has Bloomberg Crashed, Along with the Mindless Information Society? Alicia at LaRouchePAC Feed – 8 hours ago Barbara Boyd First of a Series: How Mike Bloomberg Thinks by Barbara Boyd, firstname.lastname@example.org *We wrote this piece before Super Tuesday and the death of Sir Michael Bloomberg’s personal candidacy for the presidency, as the Democrats chose the walking mental corpse, Joe Biden, as the face of the establishment.Bloomberg now will play a critical behind the curtain role, particularly in the battleground states.For the first time since August 15, 1971, it is possible now to extirpate the murderous type of thinking which Bloomberg represents, from the nation’s public sphere,…more » Untitled Unknown at CENSORED NEWS – 8 hours ago Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: February Assyrian International News Agency – 8 hours ago February was marked with subtle tensions underlying several different aspects of the Nineveh Governorate as Iraq continues to wrestle with the consequences of a government in chaos.
US Intelligence-Sharing Program Coincides With Turkish Strikes Against Iraqi Civilians Assyrian International News Agency – 8 hours ago Reuters reported earlier this month that the United States suspended an undercover military program it had conducted in cooperation with the Turkish military since 2007.Stupor Tuesday: Biden Burns Bernie as Democrat Race Confusion Continues Selwyn Duke at rss – 8 hours ago [image: stupor-tuesday-biden-burns-bernie-as-democrat-race-confusion-continues] The Democrat nomination battle may now be a two-man race.
Supreme Court Upholds Right of Kansas to Prosecute Aliens for Identity Fraud Warren Mass at rss – 8 hours ago [image: supreme-court-upholds-right-of-kansas-to-prosecute-aliens-for-identity-fraud] The U.S.Supreme Court overturned a 2017 Kansas Supreme Court decision that had voided the convictions of three illegal aliens who used Social Security numbers that were not their own.Has the New York Times changed its tune…bob somerby at the daily howler – 8 hours ago *WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2020…concerning New York’s Asian families?* Has the New York Times changed its tune concerning New York City’s high-powered “specialized high schools?” At present, admission to these high-powered schools is determined solely by results on a test.
On that basis, the city’s Asian kids win the bulk of the seats at these schools every year.Very few black and Hispanic kids qualify via the test.Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza seem to think that there are lots of other kids who could benefit from these schools’ high-powered courses of study.If that’s tr…
more » Will an Asteroid Hit Earth in April 2020? Dan Evon at Snopes.com – 8 hours ago Clickbait headlines continue to stoke fears about “doomsday asteroids.” The Poet: Mary Oliver, “Praying” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 8 hours ago *“Praying”* “It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate, this isn’t a contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice may speak.” – Mary Oliver, “Thirst” “Life Is Inconvenient…” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 8 hours ago “One of life’s best coping mechanisms is to know the difference between an inconvenience and a problem.If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire – then you’ve got a problem.Everything else is an inconvenience.
Life is inconvenient.Life is lumpy.A lump in the oatmeal, a lump in the throat and a lump in the breast are not the same kind of lump.One needs to learn the difference.” – Robert Fulghum Super Tuesday results show how Latino voters, moderate Democrats and Trump supporters are shaping the election Rey Junco, Director of Research at the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, Tufts University at Politics + Society – The Conversation – 8 hours ago As the race for the Democratic nomination narrows to Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, what does it all mean for November? We asked three scholars to closely analyze the Super Tuesday results.John Constable: The Government’s Murky Wind Subsidies Revival Is A Costly Blunder Paul Homewood at NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT – 8 hours ago By Paul Homewood The Telegraph have a comment piece from John Constable today: In the world of renewable energy nothing is what it seems.
“Environmentally friendly” turns out to be devastating to the natural world.“Cheap” is expensive.“Local support” is found to be at a distance.“Sustainable” is, strange to say, short […] Mike Bloomberg Quits Race, Endorses Joe Biden… sundance at The Last Refuge – 8 hours ago Billionaire Mini-Mike Bloomberg spent more than $700 million in an effort to win the Democrat presidential nomination.He won American Samoa.
Today mini-mike announces he is suspending his campaign and immediately endorses Joe Biden.Bloomberg has a massive campaign system … Continue reading → 4 March 2020 Covid-19 Italy Closing Schools & India Keeping Drugs E.M.Smith at Musings from the Chiefio – 8 hours ago India blocks drug exports.Italy closes schools.Continuation of the discussion of the Novel Corona Virus 2019-nCoV / SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.4 March 2020 Continue reading → State capacity in the US and Singapore Scott Sumner at Econlib – 8 hours ago The Singapore government seems to have done a good job getting on top of the coronavirus problem.
They have incredibly detailed websites (here, here, and here) with all the information you could possible want about all 112 cases in Singapore, including what type of person was infected, how they related to other infected people, and […] The post State capacity in the US and Singapore appeared first on Econlib.Chinese And U.S.
Defence Chiefs Discussed The Coronavirus Outbreak In China During A Phone Call On Tuesday War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 9 hours ago Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe greets US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper in Bangkok in November.They spoke by phone on Tuesday.Photo: AP *SCMP:* *Chinese and US defence chiefs discuss coronavirus crisis in phone call* * Country’s fight against the disease a ‘total war’ involving all people, Wei Fenghe says * Mark Esper expresses willingness to boost exchanges on epidemic control and prevention Chinese and US defence chiefs discussed the coronavirus epidemic in China during a telephone call late on Tuesday, the first time the heads of the world’s two largest militaries have …
more » “How It Really Is” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 9 hours ago A “perfect storm”, indeed…IS JOHN ROBERTS PRETENDING TO BELIEVE IN PRECEDENT IN ORDER TO AVOID MOTIVATING DEMOCRATIC VOTERS? Steve M.at No More Mister Nice Blog – 9 hours ago Vox’s Ian Millhiser is unexpectedly optimistic about the abortion case currently before the Supreme Court.Wednesday morning’s arguments in the biggest threat to abortion rights to reach the Supreme Court in nearly 30 years went so badly for Louisiana Solicitor General Elizabeth Murrill, who was defending Louisiana’s restrictive abortion law, that by the end even Chief Justice John Roberts appeared uncomfortable with her arguments.Murrill spent 20 awkward minutes appearing to test whether it is possible to botch an argument badly enough to lose a case widely expected to go her way…
more » Former New York City Mayor Bloomberg Drops Out Of Democratic Presidential Race.Senator Warren Assessing Her Campaign War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 9 hours ago *Daily Mail:* *Mike Bloomberg QUITS 2020 race after disastrous Super Tuesday saying winning is ‘impossible’ after spending $1 BILLION for just 44 delegates – and immediately endorses Joe Biden, while Elizabeth Warren ‘assesses her path forward’* * Mike Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren are the dramatic losers on Super Tuesday * Bloomberg quit at 10.11am having spent $1 billion to only win 44 delegates * Warren came in third in her own state of Massachusetts and came in third in nearby Maine too; aides said she was ‘assessing the path forward’ * Dramatic count in Texas ends with Joe Bid…more » The Dem Establishment Successfully Cinched a Biden Super Tuesday Victory Alan Macleod at MintPress News – 9 hours ago Super Tuesday has raised the stakes and set the stage for a battle for the Democratic Party’s soul; one that will decide if it stays the course with neoliberalism with Biden or moves towards a progressive social-democratic model with Sanders.The post The Dem Establishment Successfully Cinched a Biden Super Tuesday Victory appeared first on MintPress News.Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 63 – 2020 Hifast at Climate Collections – 9 hours ago Originally posted on sunshine hours: ? South / North An Australian cartoonist looks at the coronavirus epidemic Peter at Bayou Renaissance Man – 9 hours ago A tip o’ the hat to Snoggeramus, our Australian correspondent, who sends this cartoon (clickit to biggit): Peter Did VP Pence Touch NASA Gear Labeled ‘Do Not Touch’? Bethania Palma at Snopes.com – 9 hours ago An old photo received new attention as U.S.
Vice President Mike Pence took over the Trump administration’s response to an outbreak of a new coronavirus.African Grey Parrots Help Each Other in Times of Need David Mikkelson at Snopes.com – 9 hours ago Corvids – birds such as ravens, crows, and magpies – and parrots are considered to be special among birds, as they have unusually large and densely packed brains.Authorship: The Elephant in the Room Tyler Hallmark at Diverse – 9 hours ago When it comes to tenure-track faculty positions, and pursuing tenure altogether, there’s no doubt that one item stands above all others: Research.Even in the field of higher education, a field that is supposed to critically reflect on the issues of the academy, including the shortcomings of tenure processes, our programs still emphasize the same flawed indicators: Research -> Publications -> Authorship.Ed Department Urged to Help Erase Debt of Borrowers With Disabilities Jessica Ruf at Diverse – 9 hours ago Two letters sent to the U.S.
Department of Education Tuesday urge Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to help erase the student debt owed by borrowers with disabilities, reported NPR.While these borrowers qualify to have their federal student loans erased, the process to do so is cumbersome, said one letter that was signed by more than […] Removing the Blindfold of Domestic Violence Against Women on College Campuses cmaadmin at Diverse – 9 hours ago According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 21% of college students experienced domestic violence by a current partner, and 32% of college students experienced domestic violence by a previous partner.
The numbers are more likely higher because some women do not feel comfortable sharing their abuse with University officials for fear of retaliation.So what can colleges and universities do to create the kind of campus environment that allows women to seek help from an abuser? U of Illinois Offers Buyback of ‘Racist’ Mascot Gear Jessica Ruf at Diverse – 9 hours ago The University of Illinois student government is dedicating $5,250 to host its annual “t-shirt buyback” event, in which it buys “outdated and racist” T-shirts featuring the school’s old “Chief” mascot so they are removed from circulation on campus, reported Campus Reform.
In a Facebook post last week, the student body wrote, “Help remove outdated and […] What U of Utah Has to do to Keep Using ‘Ute’ Name for Sports Teams cmaadmin at Diverse – 9 hours ago Since 1972, the University of Utah been using the name ‘Utes’ for its sports teams.The name is borrowed from the state’s Ute Indian Tribe, which has granted the university permission to use it.Now, to be able to continue using the name, the tribe has stipulated that the university educate all incoming students about […] Former U.S.Vice-President Biden Triumphs On “Super Tuesday” War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 9 hours ago *Daily Mail:* *’I tell you with absolute confidence, we are going to win,’ Bernie Sanders launches withering personal attacks on his Democratic rivals after Joe Biden racks up wins in Super Tuesday contests* * Bernie Sanders launched a series of personal attacks against his rivals * Sanders only had two Super Tuesday wins when he spoke in Vermont * Later California was called for Sanders, the biggest delegate prize of night * Joe Biden racked up multiple wins across the nation as polls closed * ‘You cannot beat Trump with the same-old, same-old type of politics,’ Sanders said in on…more » Appeals Court slaps down Pelosi and House on Subpoena of McGahn Uriel at ‘Nox & Friends – 9 hours ago In April 2019, Schiff, his impeachment group, and ultimately Nancy Pelosi filed a 57-page subpoena to compel former White House counsel and a key witness in the Mueller Investigation, Donald McGahn, to testify before the House Judiciary Committee as part of the committee’s probe into “the scope and extent of misconduct by President Trump” and obstruction.In November 2019, they got their answer and began salivating in anticipation of his deposition, until that is they moved to ram through the impeachment in December out of the House and into the Senate.
Then came the ludicrous proce…more » Bernie bested by Biden – Bloomberg bails…Adrienne at Adrienne’s Corner – 9 hours ago *are Biden and Bernie headed for a brokered bash?* (I *love* alliteration) Only if the dems (aka commie/libtards) want to end their party ahead of their scheduled demise.I think it would be great fun to watch them eat each other alive at a brokered convention.And don’t forget the possibility of the commie/libtards slipping in some reprehensible substitute for the the two old white guys.
*Some Wednesday Goodness* The following video is really what this election year is all about.The evil baby killing commie/libtards can promise all the free stuff they can dredge up from the pi…more » 2:00PM Water Cooler 3/4/2020 Lambert Strether at naked capitalism – 10 hours ago By Lambert Strether of Corrente.* * * Readers, feel free to contact me at lambert [UNDERSCORE] strether [DOT] corrente [AT] yahoo [DOT] com, with (a) links, and even better (b) sources I should curate regularly, (c) how to send me a check if you are allergic to PayPal, and (d) to find out how […] Thirteen Disarmament Activists Blockade Trident Nuclear Submarine Base Terrace at PopularResistance.Org – 10 hours ago Washington state – Thirteen nuclear abolitionists blocked traffic leading into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington on March 2, as part of a public protest of the United States’ Trident nuclear-missile launching submarines based there.The direct action came at the conclusion of the annual gathering of the Pacific Life Community, a network of spiritually motivated activists from the Pacific Coast and other western states committed to nonviolent action for a nuclear-free future.Washington state police arrested nine people for obstructing traffic after they carried banners that stret…more » WHO Expert Explains Why China’s Cases Of COVID-19 Are Declining Terrace at PopularResistance.Org – 10 hours ago There’s one country in the world that currently has the most knowledge of and experience with Covid-19: China.
China, and specifically Hubei province, is where the Covid-19 disease emerged; it’s where 83 percent of the 89,000 cases known to date have been recorded; and it’s where doctors and health authorities have been battling an epidemic for two months — while other countries braced themselves for outbreaks — using unprecedented public health measures, including a cordon sanitaire and lockdowns that affected millions.In recent weeks, though, the number of new infections and deat…more » Junk Foods Promote Hunger and Overeating Erin Elizabeth at Health Nut News – 10 hours ago Analysis by Dr.
Joseph Mercola Story at-a-glance – While the food industry has become notorious for funding anti-obesity programs that focus on physical activity, research clearly shows that processed foods, sugary beverages and high-carbohydrate diets are a primary concern Processed vegetable oils, which are a staple ingredient in processed foods, also promote obesity and ill […] The post Junk Foods Promote Hunger and Overeating appeared first on Health Nut News.
The Multipolar Alliance Induces Rumpelstiltskin’s Self-Destruction Matthew Ehret at The Duran – 10 hours ago Originally posted on the Strategic Culture Foundation There are several versions of the old German folk tale of Rumpelstiltskin.The story begins with greedy king who is told by a foolish old miller that a young girl (the miller’s daughter) had the ability to spin hay into gold.When the poor girl is locked into […] More The post The Multipolar Alliance Induces Rumpelstiltskin’s Self-Destruction appeared first on The Duran.Offshore Wind Power in Germany Now in Favor of Subsidies IER at IER – 10 hours ago Last year, new offshore wind power capacity in Germany exceeded that of onshore wind capacity for the first time.
In 2019, 160… The post Offshore Wind Power in Germany Now in Favor of Subsidies appeared first on IER.Do the two sides of this dusty track tell us something about how to protect ourselves from bushfires? Richard Willingham at Just In – 10 hours ago In communities like Buchan, Sarsfield and Lakes Entrance, there is strong community support for more controlled burns after the summer fires, but experts say there is no simple solution to a problem which is being exacerbated by climate change.University to temporarily evict students to make space for quarantine post coronavirus travel ban Casey Briggs at Just In – 10 hours ago Students in a University of Sydney-run apartment building are to be temporarily evicted to make room for international students needing to be quarantined when the travel ban imposed after the coronavirus outbreak is lifted.Bloomberg quits 2020 presidential race Just In – 10 hours ago New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg suspends his presidential campaign and Senator Elizabeth Warren is teetering after a consequential Super Tuesday thins the Democratic field.
GPs unhappy with pandemic preparations hit hardware stores for supplies Brad Ryan And Loretta Florance at Just In – 10 hours ago GPs say they’re resorting to shopping at Bunnings to buy face masks, and relying on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-date coronavirus information, because too few government supplies are getting to clinics and the information they’re receiving is confusing.Does Coronavirus – COVID-19 – Promote Re-Infection or is it Bi-Phasic? Majia’s Blog at Majia’s Blog – 10 hours ago Can you recover from Covid 19 and then become reinfected? The answer – unclear.What is clear is that a few people have been cleared of the infection and then became sick again with same, but potentially worse symptoms.The question is whether this is a re-infection or whether the virus produces bi-phasic infection, or two-phase infection.
If re-infection occurs, then there is a risk that the second infection may be much worse because coronavirus *may*, although it is not entirely clear, enhance re-infection through a mechanism called “antibody-dependent enhancement.” The answers…more » IN: Child Labor Is Fun Peter Greene at CURMUDGUCATION – 10 hours ago Some legislators in Indiana are boldly taking on one of the great problems of their state– too many restrictions on child labor.The bill intends, among other things, to do away with the requirement for student work permits for teens.Because the fact that a teenager is flunking high school should not stand in his way when it comes to serving as a useful meat widget for employers.
Full day of school, full shift of work, then homeworkkk Rep.Randy Lyness (R) is stumping for the bill, which is advancing through the legislature.In civilian life, Lyness is the owner of Randy Lynes…more » World News Briefs — March 4, 2020 War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 10 hours ago *DW:* *Turkey demands EU support in Syria; France decries migrant ‘blackmail’* France’s top diplomat accused Ankara of “blackmail” after Turkey decided to open its borders to Europe.
Talks between top EU leaders and President Erodgan have so far failed to yield a compromise.European Council chief Charles Michel and the EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell were in Turkey on Wednesday as political rhetoric between Ankara and Brussels heated up over the more than 12,500 refugees waiting at the Turkish border to enter Greece.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will not re…more » Pakistan Wants to Sell Its Vaunted JF-17 Fighter Jet Sebastien Roblin at The National Interest – 10 hours ago *Sebastien Roblin* *Politics, Asia* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2019%3Anewsml_RC1CF10C0B20&share=true] Who might buy it? *Key point*: Islamabad’s JF-17 is a pretty good plane.It may not be super high-tech or stealthy, but it competes well and holds its own.In the 2019 Paris Air Show, Pakistan its lightweight JF-17 Thunder jet fighter it began building a decade ago in conjunction with China.
You can see the seven-ton fighter performing maneuvers in this video.*This article originally appeared in 2019 and is being republished due to reader…more » Bloomberg Out: New York’s Former Mayor Declares Support for Biden Hunter DeRensis at The National Interest – 10 hours ago *Hunter DeRensis* *Politics, Americas* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2020%3Anewsml_HP1EG3405JU7P&share=true] Is it enough to stop Sanders? Following a collapse of expected support in the Super Tuesday primaries, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suspended his presidential campaign and endorsed the newly re-crowned frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden.
A multi-billionaire, Bloomberg spent well over $500 million of his own money on his last-minute bid for the Oval Office.A moderate Republican-turned-independent before joi…more » Shocking: Why Israel Was Able to Win so Greatly During the Six-Day War Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 10 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *History, Middle East* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2019%3Anewsml_RC2R9D91INM0&share=true] An astounding victory.*Key point: *Israel launched a surprise attack and kept the initiative.It would go down as a region-changing conflict.
The Israeli Defense Force’s (IDF’s, or Zahal’s) strategic invasion of the West Bank region of Jordan began at 5 pm on June 5, 1967.The assault was launched by one of two armored brigades attached to the Peled Armored Divisional Task Force (Ugdah Peled), part of Zahal’s Northern Command….more » Just Weird: Why Did Imperial Japan Send a Ton of Hot Air Balloon Bombs to America? Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 10 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *History, Asia* [image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fu-Go_balloon_bomb#/media/File:342-FH-3B23429c_(17972344110).jpg] Did they even do anything? *Key point: *Tokyo’s balloons were a last-ditch attempt at causing some damage and panic in America as Imperial Japan neared its end.Although they did cause a bit of both, overall the hot air balloon bomb campaign was futile and wasteful.It crossed silently on a chilly winter evening over the southern Oregon coast, descending slowly, its ballast spent.
The Japanese bomb-laden paper balloon collapsed into t…
more » Arkansas can resume issuing medical cannabis licenses, judge says John Rebchook at Marijuana Business Daily – 10 hours ago A medical marijuana dispensary applicant in Arkansas lost a legal challenge to obtain an MMJ license, which means the state can restart the permitting process.In response to Medicanna’s lawsuit contending regulators had broken Arkansas rules by awarding an MMJ license to a company that had scored lower on its application, a Pulaski County Circuit […] Arkansas can resume issuing medical cannabis licenses, judge says is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs Looking for Hand Sanitizer? Good Luck Finding It AP News at Snopes.com – 10 hours ago Fear of the coronavirus has led people to stock up on the germ-killing gel, leaving store shelves empty and online retailers with sky-high prices set by those trying to profit on the rush.Here’s What Happens to the Votes for Candidates Who Drop Out AP News at Snopes.com – 10 hours ago Early voting began in January in many of the Super Tuesday states.Bloomberg Drops Out, Leaving Biden and Sanders Vying for Democrat Party’s Nomination Bob Adelmann at rss – 10 hours ago [image: bloomberg-drops-out-leaving-biden-and-sanders-vying-for-democrat-party-s-nomination] After dropping an estimated $700 million into his campaign, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called it a day on Wednesday morning.After Ignoring Detainer on Illegal-alien Child Rapist, Chicago Cops, Mayor, Unrepentant; ICE Blamed R.
Cort Kirkwood at rss – 10 hours ago [image: after-ignoring-detainer-on-illegal-alien-child-rapist-chicago-cops-mayor-unrepentant-ice-blamed] The hard-left mayor of Chicago isn’t just defending the city’s decision to release an illegal alien who then was charged with molesting a child.She’s also blaming Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the crime.19 States Sue to Stop Use of Military Funds for Trump Border Wall Luis Miguel at rss – 10 hours ago [image: 19-states-sue-to-stop-use-of-military-funds-for-trump-border-wall] A coalition of states filed a lawsuit in response to the reallocation of $3.8 billion in military funding for construction of the border wall.Trump Sues WaPo in Second Defamation Claim Against Major Media R.Cort Kirkwood at rss – 10 hours ago [image: trump-sues-wapo-in-second-defamation-claim-against-major-media] The Trump campaign has filed what will likely be another losing defamation claim, this one against the *Washington Post*.
Twitter Preps Ephemeral Tweets, Starts Testing in Brazil AP News at Snopes.com – 10 hours ago Get ready for “fleets.” Mona Lisa’s Smile Restored: Louvre Reopens After Virus Fears AP News at Snopes.com – 10 hours ago This should restore the Mona Lisa’s famous smile: Her Paris home, the Louvre Museum, is open again after management eased workers’ fears about catching the coronavirus.Mike Bloomberg Drops Out of Presidential Race, Endorses Biden AP News at Snopes.com – 10 hours ago The billionaire and former New York City mayor announced his departure from the race after a disappointing finish on Super Tuesday in the slate of states that account for almost one-third of the total delegates available in the Democratic nominating contest..