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Love & Freedom ‒ A Quotation by Sri Aurobino Stranger in a Strange Land at Stranger in a Strange Land – 21 hours ago Midnight Meme Of The Day! DownWithTyranny at DownWithTyranny! – 21 hours ago *by Noah* Tonight’s meme makes perfect sense, if you are a Republican.Of course the Coronavirus is due to the use of solar panels.You’ve probably even heard that on FOX “News.” You see, it’s just like that “Windmills cause cancer thing.” So here’s my suggestion: If you are a Republican and you fear you might get the virus, don’t go outside during daylight hours, and definitely don’t go out during an eclipse.I know you don’t want any part of the science involved in that so just trust me.Stay in all day.We’d rather not see you anyway.You can work at home or slither out to work…
more » Trump’s Afghanistan Deal Prioritizes Bragging Rights Over Lasting Peace Marjorie Cohn at Marjorie Cohn – 21 hours ago It’s true that the Trump administration signed a “peace deal” with the Taliban — something that eluded both George W.Bush and Barack Obama — but a closer look at the agreement reveals it to be riddled with conditions that are fraught with obstacles.The terms of the deal suggest that Trump is more interested…Read more » America’s B-21 Raider Is Going To Be A Stealth Bomber Assassin Kris Osborn at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Kris Osborn* *Security, * The B-21 is being engineered to be perpetually upgradeable.*Key point: *The new B-21 Raider stealth bomber aircraft has been engineered to elude the most advanced air defenses for decades to come…The Air Force appears to have completed its Critical Design Review of the emerging B-21 bomber, inspiring confidence and optimism that a new-generation of stealth will be ready for war by the mid-2020s, and beyond.The apparent program progress did, at very least, raise the question as to whether to new bomber could be an important element of the service’s…
more » Could The Chinese Navy’s Willingness To Risk It All Beat America’s Experience At Sea? Robert Beckhusen at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Robert Beckhusen* *Security, * China has been preparing for a conflict.
*Key point: *The key difference is that the U.S.
Navy has far more experience in training and in real warfare.The People’s Liberation Army Navy has no recent combat experience and no hope of challenging the U.S.Navy on a global scale.The U.S.Navy outnumbers and outclasses China’s sailing branch in practically every category — not just technologically.
America’s sailors are better trained and have far more practical experience, giving an edge in the event of a future conflict.But that’s not the whole s…more » What Do We Do About Teenage Sexting? Katrina Miles at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Katrina Miles* *Politics, Europe* [image: A woman wearing a mask checks her mobile phone in Shanghai, China January 29, 2020.
REUTERS/Aly Song] Should the laws change? “Sexting”, the sharing of sexual images via mobile phones or other electronic devices, is legal if it occurs between consenting adults in the UK.But it is illegal if it occurs between children and young people.The law needs to change to provide a more proportional response to underage sexting.My PhD explores the legal regulation of teenage sexting and provides an evidence-based model for change and reform.I…more » The Federal Reserve vs.the Coronavirus: Who Wins? Jonathan T.Fluharty-Jaidee at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Jonathan T.
Fluharty-Jaidee* *economy, * The rate cut didn’t calm the concerns of investors.*Editor’s note: The Federal Reserve unexpectedly cut interest rates by half a percentage point on March 2 to calm investors worried the unfolding coronavirus outbreak will slow economic growth.After the surprise move – the first since the 2008 financial crisis – stocks resumed their decline, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 ending the day down 2.8%.
We asked Dr.Jonathan T.Fluharty-Jaidee, a finance professor at West Virginia University, to explain why the Fed cut rates and whether it wo…more » Iran’s Retaliation Against America Is Not Yet Complete Enea Gjoza at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Enea Gjoza* *Security, Middle East* Military action is likely to backfire, however, since it would only legitimize Iran’s nuclear program and make a nuclear arsenal essential to defend itself from the United States.*Key point: *It is not too late to de-escalate and move toward a solution that preserves U.S.
security by avoiding a war with Iran.The United States and Iran remain locked in a tense standoff, punctuated by periodic escalations, that could easily transition into a full-blown conflict.Following the U.S.withdrawal from the JCPOA, Iran has been subjected to crushing…
more » South Korea Is Getting An ‘Aircraft Carrier’ To Compete With China And Japan David Axe at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *David Axe* *Security, * Looking beyond the North Korean threat, South Korea clearly has ambitions to develop a far-sailing “blue-water” navy.*Key point: *Seoul for years has mulled a purchase of F-35Bs to complement the country’s land-based F-35As.South Korea is getting an aircraft carrier.The vessel could help Seoul’s navy to compete with its main rivals, the Chinese and Japanese fleets.
The South Korean joint chiefs of staff decided on July 12, 2019 to acquire an assault ship capable of operating fixed-wing aircraft, *Defense News * reported.
The vessel presumably would emb…
more » Carbon Capture: Could This New Technology Stop Climate Change? Stephanie Flude, Juan Alcalde at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *Stephanie Flude, Juan Alcalde* *Politics, * We’re running out of time.The idea is simple: capture and concentrate CO₂ before it’s released to the air and store it deep underground where it can’t escape.Instead of adding to the climate crisis, carbon capture and storage could turn power plants and factories into CO₂-sucking behemoths, filling underground reservoirs that otherwise held fossil fuels or salty water.The world’s first dedicated CCS project, Sleipner (in the Norwegian North Sea), started injecting CO₂ into underground reservoirs in 1996.Since then, it has successf…more » Why South Korean FA-50 Fighters Are Flying Over Argentina David Axe at The National Interest – 21 hours ago *David Axe* *Security, Americas* Today just a handful of weapons-capable warplanes remain in Argentine service.
*Key point:* The FA-50 is a superb plane and Argentina really needs new fighters.The Argentine air force has selected South Korea’s FA-50 as its next fighter, *Jane’s* reported on July 21, 2019.The decision is good news for a once-proud air arm that, in recent years, has precipitously declined in size and effectiveness.Argentine officials as early as 2016 had asked to evaluate the twin-seat, supersonic FA-50, *Jane’s* reported.A source told Jane’s said he expecte…more » Will Afghan Peace Deal Be Sustainable? Zamir AWAN at OrientalReview.org – 21 hours ago Being optimist, I also praise the Afghan peace agreement signed on 29 February 2020 in Doha, the capital of Qatar, between the US officials and Taliban which is aimed at ending the United States’ longest war, fought in Afghanistan since 2001.The signing ceremony was attended by the representatives from […] March 5: 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.at rss – 21 hours ago [image: march-5-250th-anniversary-of-the-boston-massacre] March 5, 2020 is the 250th anniversary of the clash of citizens and soldiers known to history as the Boston Massacre.
By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.Diverse irrational reactions to Covid-19 Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame – 21 hours ago The irrationality of many people’s reactions to the newly followed, more harmful cousin of the common cold virus is just amazing.In many countries, there are shortages in the shops.What’s amazing is that (aside from the chemistry for cleaning and disinfection which make some sense) the most typical product that is sold out is…toilet paper.We had toilet paper shortages in Czechoslovakia of the 1980s – Western Europe could make fun out of it, a rather rare example of a failure of our socialist economy.But these days, there doesn’t even exist a sensible reason why people should …more » China looks to boost investment, strengthen ties with Colombia bilaterals.org – 22 hours ago 05-Mar-2020 Beijing is preparing to sign a deal that would strengthen its ties with Colombia, one of its closest Latin American allies, as its companies pour billions into rail projects, mines and other investments.
Chinese investment upheavals anger Laos’ indigenous tribes bilaterals.org – 22 hours ago 05-Mar-2020 Nowadays, China is its largest foreign investor and aid provider in a series of infrastructure projects.But critics have raised serious concerns about the impact of the projects, pointing at their gigantic price tags and environmental issues, among others.Virus outbreak slows up China-EU trade talks bilaterals.org – 22 hours ago 05-Mar-2020 Even before the novel coronavirus emerged to threaten this year’s schedule, EU officials had lamented a lack of progress, no doubt in part as a negotiating tactic to try to pressure their Chinese counterparts.Tweets For Today War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 22 hours ago 290 million students out of school as global virus battle intensifies https://t.co/H2Hz4PiCXd pic.twitter.com/tE9WMaVfmj — AFP news agency (@AFP) March 5, 2020 SECDEF says Taliban not honoring deal as US warplanes bail out Afghan forces https://t.co/br7ln1pZpR pic.twitter.com/eGPbGNWVqw — Military Times (@MilitaryTimes) March 4, 2020 Turkey says two more of its soldiers have been killed in a Syrian government attack, as steady clashes in northwest Syria between the two armies rack up more casualties.
The Turkish and Russian presidents meet in Moscow Thursday to discuss a cease-fi…more » March 5th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1141 sundance at The Last Refuge – 22 hours ago In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”.Please use this thread to post anything relating to the Donald Trump Administration and … Continue reading → Thursday March 5th – Open Thread sundance at The Last Refuge – 22 hours ago Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name.Thy kingdom come.
THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily bread.And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those … Continue reading → Hexaquark dark matter Luboš Motl at The Reference Frame – 22 hours ago Harvard politics: Warren would win among Harvard faculty and only 1.46% of faculty managed to be conservative.That places conservatives beneath transsexual Muslim vegans.
Oops.Thank God, blacks in the South were more conservative than demanded by the grassroot Democrats and Sleepy Joe won Super Tuesday and reduced the probability of a Great October Democratic Socialist Revolution (a standard euphemism for a communist coup in November).U.S.stocks reacted by a 5% rise although the attribution is never quite clear.
Dark matter seems to be there, its composition remains unclear.WIM…
more » Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Wednesday 4th March 2020 TonyfromOz at PA Pundits – International – 22 hours ago By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily wind power generation data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia.For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link.Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day.If you click […] The Sudden Crash Of Chris Matthews PA Pundits – International at PA Pundits – International – 22 hours ago By Tim Graham ~ On the Monday before “Super Tuesday,” longtime MSNBC host Chris Matthews came on the air and promptly, tartly announced he was retiring, that “this will be my last Hardball.” His language and tone strongly implied he was being pushed out.Politically, it felt like part of a pattern.At the same […] Climate Fear Of (Everyone Else) Flying PA Pundits – International at PA Pundits – International – 22 hours ago By Duggan Flanakin ~ Just over a year ago, newly elected U.S.
Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D, NY) and U.S.Sen.Edward Markey (D, MA) shocked the world by proposing a Green New Deal.
One of its more controversial provisions was a proposal to “build out high-speed rail at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary.” […] Sanders Dumpster Dives Through The Ash Heap Of Socialism’s History PA Pundits – International at PA Pundits – International – 22 hours ago By Jarrett Stepman ~ It seems that Sen.Bernie Sanders can always find a way to look at the bright side of a communist dictatorship.
Right after praising Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro’s literacy programs on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Feb.23, Sanders, I-Vt., decided to share a little praise of communist China as well.[…] Malarky LL at Virtual Mirage – 22 hours ago *Biden* (Leader of the Free World?) or a complete embarrassment.And yes, I know that you can do that to any political candidate, but with Biden, it seems to fit so well.Now that super Thursday has come and gone, we can all give thanks to The Thing who created all men and women as equal, that we do not all have equal skill at song and dance.C’mon, man! Either you get with the program or you’re a lying, dog-faced pony soldier, and that’s no malarky.
If there’s one thing that Joe is familiar with, it’s malarky.Who would be running the White House if this senile, old man was ever …more » Aerial search finds 29 people stranded by flooding in Central Australian desert Katrina Beavan And Steve Vivian at Just In – 22 hours ago NT Police locate and return dozens of people displaced by flooding to their communities after spotting several bogged vehicles during aerial searches of the inundated Tanami region.Punches thrown in Turkish Parliament over accusation President disrespected soldiers Just In – 22 hours ago A fistfight erupts in Turkey’s Parliament during a speech by an opposition MP who earlier accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of disrespecting Turkish soldiers who died in Syria.
Scientists use gene-editing tool CRISPR in attempt to restore sight to blind patient Just In – 22 hours ago A visually impaired US patient undergoes an operation that inserts droplets containing the CRISPR gene-editing tool beneath their retinas, in what experts say is a new era in medicine.WA records third case of coronavirus as woman tests positive on return from Europe Alisha O’Flaherty And Evelyn Manfield at Just In – 22 hours ago Health authorities have confirmed a third case of coronavirus in Western Australia after a woman in her 30s returning from a holiday in Europe tested positive to the disease.The curious cases of COVID-19 that infected an Australian couple very differently Jason Om at Just In – 22 hours ago Australians Karen and Jason Honey caught coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.She experienced bouts of fever and sweating through the night, but he had no symptoms at all.Teacher stuck in Wuhan warns coronavirus isolation ‘does strange things to your mind’ Kathy Sundstrom at Just In – 22 hours ago An English-language teacher living in Wuhan gives insight into the psychological impact of isolation and her advice for Australians as coronavirus continues to spread.If you watch online porn, are you ready for an age check? Ariel Bogle at Just In – 22 hours ago Australians may have to verify they are over 18, possibly via facial recognition, before watching online porn if an age filter proposal moves ahead.When should I get the flu vaccine, and does coronavirus change things? Olivia Willis at Just In – 22 hours ago The potential convergence of a coronavirus outbreak with the winter flu has prompted health authorities to remind Australians about the importance of getting their annual flu shot.
‘I thought, geez, that’s unusual’: Rain brings fishy phenomenon to outback town Damien Larkins at Just In – 22 hours ago Fish have been found on the streets of Yowah, in outback Queensland, after record rainfall.Serial conman who keeps ending up in jail found guilty of another scam Meagan Dillon at Just In – 22 hours ago South Australian Robert Wayne Collins has been committing fraud since the early 1970s.His latest con could see him back in jail after stealing tens of thousands of dollars from seven victims.There’s a billion-dollar new university campus coming to the centre of Canberra Tom Lowrey And Tom Maddocks at Just In – 22 hours ago The University of New South Wales have been handed a prime CBD location and $25 million for a massive new campus in the heart of Canberra.Baby boy diagnosed with coronavirus in SA as two more cases confirmed Just In – 22 hours ago Two more people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in South Australia, including the baby of a woman who was diagnosed yesterday.Scorching SA summer leaves hundreds of birds dead at reserve Anita Ward at Just In – 22 hours ago Record-breaking summer temperatures in South Australia’s Riverland region have killed hundreds of birds, including wood swallows and crows.’Anger is still brewing’: Coronavirus sparks tension between pro-democracy groups and Hong Kong authorities Sally Brooks at Just In – 22 hours ago There are warnings that mass protests in Hong Kong are not over despite claims the Government is using the stress of the coronavirus outbreak to put pressure on pro-democracy groups.
Elective surgery ‘may need to be put on hold’ amid coronavirus threat Just In – 22 hours ago The NSW chief health officer tells 7.30 that some elective surgery may need to be put on hold if there is “widespread community transmission of COVID-19”.Controversial SA wombat cull scrapped by Lands Trust Paul Culliver And Gary-Jon Lysaght at Just In – 22 hours ago A wombat cull on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula won’t go ahead, with the group that requested the cull saying it will seek an “alternative solution”.Coronavirus update: NSW high school closed for a day after student tests positive, Brisbane hospital staff in isolation Just In – 22 hours ago More cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in Australia as concerns about the spread of the virus impact people and industries worldwide.See all latest developments from today here.Dem primary turns but not on climate Peter Murphy at CFACT – 22 hours ago The issue that remains the same is climate change.The post Dem primary turns but not on climate appeared first on CFACT.Picture Of The Day War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 22 hours ago An instructor kisses a cobra before he kills it during the Cobra Gold multilateral military exercise in Chonburi, Thailand March 4.
REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun *WNU Editor: *The above picture s from this photo-gallery ….*Cobra Gold military exercises *(Reuters).Is A Covid-19 Coronavirus Epidemic Raging In North Korea? War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 22 hours ago *Legal Insurrection:* *North Korea’s Ballistic Bluster May Mask Major Epidemic* Two years ago, President Donald Trump was meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore and celebrating the signing of a historic agreement.Recall that Kim saw a video depicting the prosperous and productive nation North Korea could be if it were an honest partner and willing negotiator.Kim treated Trump as if he were similar to his predecessors and act-out in the hopes of being bribed into good behavior.For example, he continues to order ballistic missile tests, trying to present “stre…more » A Timely Repost: “Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent” CoyotePrime at Running ‘Cause I Can’t Fly – 23 hours ago *”Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song * *Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent”* By Melanie Curtin “Everyone knows they need to manage their stress.
When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.So here’s a science-backed one: make a playlist of the 10 songs found to be the most relaxing on earth.Sound therapies have long been popular as a way of relaxing and restoring one’s health.For centuries, indigenous cultures have used music to enhance well-being and improve health…
more » If Bloomberg Hired Russians To Buy $100,000 In Facebook Ads Would He Be On The Road To The Presidency Now? War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 23 hours ago If only Bloomberg had hired Russians to buy $100,000 in barely literate Facebook ads, instead of spending $700 MILLION, he’d be president now.
That’s what the media have told us for 3+ years.— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) March 4, 2020 *WNU Editor:* Yup! That is what the media told us for 3+ years in explaining why Donald Trump won the Presidency.Infamous poultry case is finally going to get an ending Dan Flynn at Food Safety News – 23 hours ago Unlike Han Solo, the Star Wars character played by Harrison Ford, federal Judge Gregory K.Frizzell was not frozen in carbonite as a wall ornament for Jabba the Hutt.Nor has his honor been a coma.He just has not ruled in the State of Oklahoma v.Tyson Foods Inc.
et al, a civil case…Continue Reading French outbreaks linked to shellfish closed 30 harvest sites Joe Whitworth at Food Safety News – 23 hours ago More than 30 harvest sites were closed over a two month period in France as part of outbreaks linked to eating oysters, according to recently released data.Because of confirmed norovirus contamination, 31 harvest sites were closed between Dec.21, 2019, and Jan.
10, 2020, affecting more than 400 companies.This compares to 11 in…Continue Reading GFSI panel buzz – coronavirus, sustainability and technology Jonan Pilet at Food Safety News – 23 hours ago Editor’s note: Following is a roundup of some of the topics discussed at this year’s conference of the Global Food Safety Initiative.SEATTLE — When it came to panels at the Global Food Safety Initiative conference there were plenty of questions about the coronavirus, and how it will impact food safety.However, there were few…Continue Reading Can we have a culture of prevention in a toxic sea of division? Roy Costa, RS, MS (MBA) at Food Safety News – 23 hours ago Opinion The food industry and our public health agencies have long recognized that they share the same responsibility to protect consumers from unsafe food.
The modern food industry is, however, growing more diverse, dynamic, and complex.making the application of food protection throughout the broad spectrum of operations a challenge for industry and regulators alike….Continue Reading Researchers boost Bacillus cereus knowledge News Desk at Food Safety News – 23 hours ago Scientists from an Australian university have discovered another toxin used by Bacillus cereus.Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) showed how the toxin can infect cells, even when the body has fought off others.The toxin, called NHE (non-hemolytic enterotoxin), attacks all types of cells in the body by anchoring itself and punching holes…Continue Reading Is The Media Covering For Former Vice-President Biden? War News Updates Editor at War News Updates – 23 hours ago *WNU Editor:* Running in this campaign has definitely aged the former Vice President.
A few months ago he looked OK, even with all of his gaffes.But lately his face has developed a look that you see in the old and the sick, and his speeches are becoming more rife with errors and confusion.My father spent the last seven years of his life in a nursing home, and that experienced exposed me to scores of people experiencing dementia and loss of cognitive abilities.That is why I can say with confidence that the former Vice-President has all the signs of someone who is now experiencing…more » $500,000,000 Down the Drain: Why Michael Bloomberg Quit Daniel R.DePetris at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Daniel R.DePetris* *Politics, * Bloomberg’s decision to drop out of the presidential race was so very “Bloombergian”: based on delegate math and an unsentimental, quantitative forecast of the path ahead.Next to Donald Trump, Mike Bloomberg was the Democratic Party’s favorite punching bag.
Elizabeth Warren torched him on the debate stage Las Vegas, Nevada, as an aloof, isolated plutocrat who demeaned women at his company and refused to apologize for it.Bernie Sanders labeled him a man who was so wealthy that is was almost criminal.Joe Biden wasn’t timid with the former New Y…more » Biden Is Back! How a Political Comeback for the Ages Came Together Adrian Beaumont at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Adrian Beaumont* *Politics, Americas* [image: Reuters] Here’s what you need to know.
Fourteen states held Democratic primaries on Tuesday US time.Joe Biden is likely to win ten of those states, to four wins for Bernie Sanders.Biden crushed Sanders by 47 points in Alabama, 30 points in Virginia, 19 in North Carolina, 18 in Arkansas, 17 in Tennessee and 13 in Oklahoma.Biden had surprise wins in Minnesota (nine points over Sanders) and Massachusetts.That is Elizabeth Warren’s home state, but she finished third, with Biden winning 33%, Sanders 27% and Warren just 22%.
more » WATCH: Top Biden Advisor Body-Slams Protester Chuck Ross at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Chuck Ross* *Politics, Americas* [image: Anti-dairy industry protestors are pulled from the stage as Democratic U.S.presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 3, 2020.REUTERS/Kyle Grillot] ‘I broke a nail,’ she wrote.A top adviser to Joe Biden put on a Pro Bowl-worthy performance Tuesday when she tackled a protester who stormed the stage as the former vice president gave a speech in Los Angeles.Biden was giving a speech celebrating his strong Super Tuesday showing when two anti-d…more » Donald Trump Calls ‘Mini’ Michael Bloomberg a ‘Loser’ Chris White at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Chris White* *Politics, Americas* [image: President Donald Trump laughs as he speaks while participating in a] The former NYC mayor had his last shot at the White House on Super Tuesday.
President Donald Trump labels New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen.Elizabeth Warren as Super Tuesday’s losers.Political consultants took the former Republican mayor to the cleaners, Trump said in a tweet after former Vice President Joe Biden won the presidential primaries in several states.
The president also throttled Warren in a follow-up tweet as well.
“The biggest loser tonight, …more » Meet the LAW: America’s Deadly Vietnam-Era M72 Rocket Launcher Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *Technology, Asia* [image: By ZiaLater – Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54434926] A serious weapon.
*Key point: *The LAW was useful and ended up serving in many other conflicts.Here is the story of how it became an important anti-tank weapon.
Among the most effective and feared weapons of the communist North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong insurgency during the Vietnam War was the rocket-propelled grenade, commonly known as the RPG.These were simple weapons originally designed and manufactured in the Soviet Union.The …more » The Coronavirus Is NOT the Black Plague (But It Can Teach Us Lessons) Adrian R.Bell, Andrew Prescott, Helen Lacey at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Adrian R.Bell, Andrew Prescott, Helen Lacey* *History, Europe* While the plague that caused the Black Death was very different to the coronavirus that is spreading today, there are some important lessons here for future economic growth.Concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus have translated into an economic slowdown.Stock markets have taken a hit: the UK’s FTSE 100 has seen its worst days of trading for many years and so have the Dow Jones and S&P in the US.
Money has to go somewhere and the price of gold – seen as a stable commodity during extreme events – reached …more » This 1 Korean War Battle Shows How Hard It Is for America to Fight China Warfare History Network at The National Interest – 23 hours ago *Warfare History Network* *History, Asia* [image: https://www.reutersconnect.com/all?id=tag%3Areuters.com%2C2019%3Anewsml_RC18319C4A00&share=true] Doomed to stalemate? *Key point: *The battle for Pork Chop Hill lasted five days and killed many.Ultimately, neither side would be able to force its terms on the other and an armistice would indefinitely pause the Korean War.The tennis-shoed soldiers emerged from the darkness on July 6, 1953, like a “moving carpet of yelling, howling men [with] whistles and bugles blowing, their officers screaming, driving their men” against the Ame…
more » Oregon Schools Busted Giving Psych Tests To Children Alex Newman at rss – 23 hours ago [image: oregon-schools-busted-giving-psych-tests-to-children] Government schools in Oregon have been ordering children in their care to fill out highly intrusive psychiatric and psychological surveys, asking about students’ mental state and experiences.Quote of the Day vonMesser at ‘Nox & Friends – 23 hours ago The only thing Golden about California is the urine on the sidewalks.Ed Hayes Jakarta voters: leaders are key in cuing policy assessments Afrimadona at New Mandala – 1 day ago Research shows most voters use shortcuts to assess public policy.Afrimadona argues that in Jakarta, the leader associated with the policy is key, even if voters might lean elsewhere with different information.
The post Jakarta voters: leaders are key in cuing policy assessments appeared first on New Mandala.President Trump Extensive Interview With Sean Hannity… sundance at The Last Refuge – 1 day ago President Donald Trump called-in for an extensive interview this evening with Fox News host Sean Hannity.Topics included the recent comments by Senator Chuck Schumer threatening the Supreme Court, the 2020 Democratic race and the ongoing administration efforts to tackle … Continue reading → CDC: 32 Million Americans Ill With Flu This Season; 18,000 Deaths j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on Nwo Report: Source: Sean Adl-Tabatabai Although the media are hyper focussed on the coronavirus and the two deaths that have taken place in the United States, according to the CDC, influenza and related pneumonia are widespread across America.“CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 32 million… The Locust Mystery Has Been Solved: Lucifer, Venus, and The Female Rival (Video) – The Light in the dark place j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Date: March 4, 2020Author: thelightinthedarkplace FEATURED VIDEO: 3 Videos in 1 – 1st Brandon’s Dad Passing was MIRACULOUS – 2nd Corona Update- 3rd The Locust Mystery Description: MUST watch Must watch all of it … Told ya so,,, WOW!! WOW!! WOW!! LUCIFER, VENUS, AND THE FEMALE RIVAL Lucifer is synonymous with Venus.This is the … Continue reading The Locust Mystery Has Been Solved: Lucifer, Venus, and The Female Rival (Video) – The Light in the dark place → Major court ruling ‘vindicated’ Trump on impeachment, reveals ‘abuse’ of House Dems, expert says j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on Nwo Report: Source: True Pundit President Donald Trump scored a major legal victory on Friday when a federal appeals court overturned a lower court’s ruling that required former White House counsel Don McGahn answer congressional subpoenas.According to constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley, the court’s ruling has significant implications on the nature… A Compilation Of Technologies And Truth Kept From Humanity For Decades – Multinational Corporations And Criminals Run This World — Truth To Power j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on New Human New Earth Communities: https://player.vimeo.com/video/395077276?dnt=1&app_id=122963 People are looking for a saviour to the evil that pervades our world in Trump and other so called world leaders.
When in reality we, humanity, are the answer.We just have to grow a pair, and stand together against this evil crap.
And watch it’s… USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production — The Truthers Journal j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on New Human New Earth Communities: USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production There has been a lot of news surrounding glyphosate in the last few years, and for good reason, too.
After the World Health Organization classified glyphosate as a Group 2A carcinogen (aka.“probable human carcinogen”), and people… USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production — The Truthers Journal j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on New Human New Earth Communities: USDA Organic Now Allows Glyphosate in Organic Hydroponic Food Production There has been a lot of news surrounding glyphosate in the last few years, and for good reason, too.After the World Health Organization classified glyphosate as a Group 2A carcinogen (aka.“probable human carcinogen”), and people… Climate Hysteria: Modern Doomsday Cult Is Threatening The Mental Health Of Millions Of Children — Iowa Climate Science Education j at Wake Up To The Truth – 1 day ago Originally posted on New Human New Earth Communities: One in five children are having nightmares about climate change, according to a British survey on Tuesday, as students globally stage protests over a lack of action to curb global warming.About 17 percent of children in Britain said worries about climate change were disturbing their sleep… .