Author Archives: Pat Lang

“Don’t mess with Texas.” or the FBI Hostage Rescue Team …

A British man was shot dead on Saturday after taking four people hostage at a Texas synagogue. The man’s nationality was confirmed by the foreign office on Sunday, who released a statement saying: “We are aware of the death of a … Continue reading

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Biden doesn’t know that there are 17,985 separate police forces in the US?

“I still hope to sign into law a comprehensive and meaningful police reform bill that honors the name and memory of George Floyd, because we need legislation to ensure lasting and meaningful change,” Biden said when the bill stalled in September. “But … Continue reading

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“COVID-19 pill rollout stymied amidst omicron wave”

“This should be a really joyous time because we now have highly effective antiviral pills,” said Erin McCreary, a pharmacist and administrator at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “Instead, this feels like the hardest and most chaotic stretch of the … Continue reading

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“Prince Andrew stripped of military, royal titles amid sexual assault case”

“Prince Andrew’s military affiliations and royal patronages are being returned to Queen Elizabeth II at her behest in the wake of his ongoing legal battle with Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre. On Thursday, Buckingham Palace confirmed in a statement sent to Fox … Continue reading

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“Biden’s Approval Rating at 33 Percent: Quinnipiac Poll”

“President Joe Biden’s job approval rating has fallen to 33%, with more than half of respondents expressing disapproval in the latest poll from Quinnipiac University, released Wednesday. About 1 in 3 respondents approve of Biden’s performance, while just over half disapprove and 1 in … Continue reading

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Joe Biden hates Trump voters and White Southerners

“In stark terms he urged Senate centrists to pick a side between racist historical figures and crusaders for civil rights. “I ask every elected official in America. How do you want to be remembered?” Biden said. “Do you want to … Continue reading

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“China’s Artificial Sun Just Smashed a Fusion World Record”

“China’s “artificial sun” tokamak has sustained a plasma reaction for a whopping 101 seconds at 120 million degrees Celsius, setting new records in the field of nuclear fusion. The breakthrough could pave the way for a carbon-neutral energy future. ☢️ You love … Continue reading

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“All hail the Ariane 5 rocket, which doubled the Webb telescope’s lifetime”

“There were two stunningly good pieces of news about the James Webb Space Telescope this weekend. One was widely reported—that after an intricate, two-week process, the telescope completed its deployment without any difficulties. The next steps toward science operations are more conventional. … Continue reading

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“Manhattan DA to stop seeking prison sentences in slew of criminal cases”

“Bragg’s memo also detailed the following instructions for prosecutors to reduce charges filed by cops in various cases: Armed robbers who use guns or other deadly weapons to stick up stores and other businesses will be prosecuted only for petty … Continue reading

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“What will the US Space Force be able to do with its new GPS III variant?”

 “New GPS III Follow-on satellites — or GPS IIIF for short — will continue to improve the constellation’s accuracy and protection against jamming. GPS III satellites are already a substantial upgrade to the current constellation, providing three times greater accuracy … Continue reading

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