Monthly Archives: August 2020

“a Medieval mass neurosis” Janet Daly

"In moments of despair it had occurred to me that there was something of a medieval Dark Age about the current mood: Extinction Rebellion with its child saints and the self-flagellating Woke culture. Being given an apparently sound reason to … Continue reading

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Three Debates? No, make it four!

"Joe Biden went off on a tangent Thursday night — about the Kenosha protest shooting suspect and the deadly Charlottesville rally in 2017 — despite being asked about the police shooting of Jacob Blake. The Democratic presidential candidate’s flub came … Continue reading

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“The Left’s Covid Memory Hole” Carl Rove

"On Jan. 31, the day the president issued a China travel ban, Mr. Biden decried Mr. Trump’s “hysterical xenophobia and fear-mongering.” The Biden campaign now says he wasn’t referring to the ban, but it sounds like he was. Campaigning the … Continue reading

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“Europe is at last waking up to its lockdown folly.” Sherelle Jacobs

"Emmanuel Macron was the first leader to drop this little bombshell. Last week he said that France can’t cope with the “collateral damage” of a second lockdown, explaining that “zero risk never exists in any society”. Italy joined in three days … Continue reading

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“… brain-machine interface technology.” The Verge

"Elon Musk has said that his secretive neurotech firm Neuralink will demonstrate a working “device,” presumably a brain-machine interface, at 6PM ET on Friday. Musk has spoken repeatedly about his belief that BMI devices are needed to help humans keep up … Continue reading

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“LOCKDOWN LUNACY 3.0: It’s over” JB Handley

"Have we lost our collective minds? Yes. You may not be one of them. In fact, I’m guessing the people who actually take the time to read my blog posts are the few remaining who haven’t been subsumed by the … Continue reading

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The Kenosha Shooting By Walrus.

From 9000 miles away, I hope readers will forgive me for making two observations  about the Kenosha shooting of Jacob Blake. (1) I don’t know for sure about American Police recruitment practices, but the old fashioned requirement here was that … Continue reading

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Former Army Captain Charged In Russian Espionage Conspiracy by J.

Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins was arrested Friday. “According to the allegations, Mr. Debbins knowingly provided information to self-proclaimed members of Russia's Intelligence Service, the GRU,” said James A. Dawson, Acting Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office. … Continue reading

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A COVID Panic Update by Larry C Johnson

While much of the media and a fanatic bunch of pundits are ferverishly trying to fan the flames of Covid panic, the disease does not appear to be cooperating. Worst of all, Donald Trump is not frozen in place lacking … Continue reading

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“Next step: 1 gigabit internet speeds.” Starlink rising. by Motley Fool

So far, results show that Starlink users can expect internet download speeds of anywhere from 11 megabits per second (Mbps) to 60 Mbps, and upload speeds of 5 Mbps to 18 Mbps. At best, those numbers are just 6% of … Continue reading

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