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  • Population Forecast for 2025

    10/17/2020 10:56:34 PM PDT · by uzumaki_naruto · 13 replies
    DEAGEL ^ | OCT 19, 2020 | DEAGEL
    There is this website that projects the population and GDP for 2025. The population of USA has dropped to 99M and the GDP has dropped to 1.63 T. Does this website know something we don't?
  • CDC ranks Thanksgiving activities by COVID-19 risk: No gatherings with out of town relatives or Black Friday shopping

    10/03/2020 8:49:12 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 88 replies
    3KAN Kansas ^ | Oct 3, 2020 / 12:06 PM CDT | Amelia Heymann
    RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – When many people envision Thanksgiving they think of large family dinners followed by Black Friday shopping sprees. However, with the coronavirus pandemic still at large, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people alter their celebrations this year with safety in mind. This includes smaller gatherings and not traveling for the holiday.“Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together,” the CDC said on its website. “Travel increases the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others....
  • If you used this ancestry site, remove your data now

    08/08/2020 4:16:13 AM PDT · by gattaca · 92 replies
    Kim Komando ^ | August 7, 2020 | JAMES GELINAS
    Genealogy websites have become increasingly popular in recent years. These platforms are able to scour the web in search of documents and archival data, which can help users build historically accurate family trees. There’s also another side to genealogy websites that has attracted attention from privacy advocates: DNA testing. Websites like can use DNA testing to find matches, but the fact that these platforms store this information on their end means that hackers could try and steal it. Tap or click here to see how suffered a huge data breach. Since genealogy websites collect so much data, their...
  • Here’s what you need to know about fading coronavirus antibodies

    07/24/2020 6:20:46 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 18 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | July 23, 2020, | Martin Finucane
    Recent scientific studies have raised concerns and generated headlines after they suggested that antibodies to the coronavirus fade within months. But scientists say the story is more complicated — and less depressing than it seems.... Scott Hensley, a virologist at the University of Pennsylvania, tweeted that a contraction of the immune system after viral infection is “basic immunology.” Shane Crotty, a virologist at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology, told The Atlantic, “It’s not unusual to have fading antibody response after several months.” “The drop-off isn’t that surprising. When you look at something like the smallpox vaccine, you see the...
  • Jeffrey Epstein was blackmailing politicians for Israel’s Mossad, new book claims

    07/22/2020 6:54:54 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 44 replies
    Middle East Monitor ^ | January 6, 2020
    It's becoming more and more apparent, that Ghislaine Maxwell was probably the mastermind behind Epstein's operation. In my opinion, she was working for the Israeli gov't, and Epstein was an employee of hers. Her father was clearly involved in Israeli Intelligence, and most likely recruited his daughter. I am quite sure that there are organized files on many many politicians, celebrities, bankers and generally people of wealth and power who were filmed with underaged girls. Here's a short bio on the father: Robert Maxwell’s life read like a novel, having variously been suspected of working for the British, Israeli and...
  • Couple Under House Arrest After Testing Positive For COVID-19

    07/18/2020 8:34:47 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 62 replies
    ABC 13 ^ | 07/18/20
    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -- A Kentucky couple is under house arrest after one of them tested positive for coronavirus and refused to sign self-quarantine papers. Elizabeth Linscott got tested for COVID-19 because she was planning to go visit her parents. "My grandparents wanted to see me, too, so, just to make sure that, you know, if I tested negative, that they would be okay, everything would be fine," Linscott said. After testing positive but without showing any symptoms, Linscott said the health department contacted her, requesting she sign documents. "I agreed to comply to call the Health Department if I was...
  • Texas Man Charged With Assaulting Deputy U.S. Marshal With Hammer During Weekend Protests in Portland (Photo)

    07/13/2020 4:14:39 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 25 replies ^ | July 13, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon
    PORTLAND, Ore.—U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that a Texas man has been charged with assaulting a U.S. Marshals Service deputy with a construction hammer during weekend protests at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in downtown Portland.Jacob Michael Gaines, 23, a Texas man currently residing in a recreational vehicle in Portland, has been charged by criminal complaint with one count of assaulting a federal officer.According to court documents, at approximately 1:00am on July 11, 2020, Gaines was observed using a hammer to damage a barricaded entrance at the Hatfield Federal Courthouse. At the time, federal law enforcement...
  • Ford Employees Demand They Stop Making Police Cars

    07/09/2020 6:41:17 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 92 replies
    Law Officer ^ | 07/08/2020 | Law Officer
    Ford Motor Company Employees have asked the company’s leadership to stop making and selling police vehicles. According to Verge, the internal discussion came as the demands for racial justice raged across the country. In response, Ford CEO Jim Hackett has told employees in a letter that he doesn’t think it’s “controversial that the Ford Police Interceptor helps officers do their job” and that Ford will continue the business. Ford has the market when it comes to making police cars, accounting for two-thirds of the cop cars on the street. Despite Ford’s success in the police car market, employees, including black...
  • Removing the military mindset in police departments

    06/27/2020 8:05:36 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | David Keene
    Police should not operate as an occupying army The public outrage following the killing of George Floyd has refocused many in Congress and the public on the need for police reform. Some of the proposals are simply outrageous, such as “abolishing” the police or defunding police departments seen by some as “systemically” racist institutions incapable of reform. Other reforms make sense and are long overdue. Among these are proposals to put a halt to measures that have seemingly transformed many departments into quasi-military forces that act and are seen by those they are supposed to protect as an occupying military...
  • As a Black woman, I can’t ever stop thinking about racism. It’s not a choice; it’s my reality.

    06/10/2020 8:47:12 PM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 122 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | 6/10/2020 | Natachi Onwuamaegbu
    If I wasn’t thinking about being Black, what would I think about? I think about the murder of Black people every morning. When I wake up, when I leave my house, when I jog around white neighborhoods, when I see the blue-red blur of a police car. I think of Black murder every time I open my phone to see white people’s vacations or dinners with friends or family gatherings. I look at white happiness and I wonder how they can so easily ignore the unjust murders countless Black families in America grieve every year. I look at white skin...
  • Thomas Massie: America’s Meat Monopoly

    05/13/2020 9:30:54 AM PDT · by RandFan · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 13 May 2020 | Thomas Massie
    Rep. Thomas Massie and Lunatic Farmer Joel Salatin talk about how regulations have created a system that allows just four companies to handle all the meat processing in the US. If you want to buy some fresh meat from a local farmer, that’s illegal, not for reasons of safety, but to protect the interests of these giant corporations. Click excerpt link to Watch!
  • How do businesses feel about New Orleans' customer log rule? Some are calling it a 'huge burden'

    05/07/2020 12:44:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    NOLA ^ | 5/06/20 | Jessica Williams
    New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell's announcement this week that businesses reopening when coronavirus restrictions are eased May 16 will be required to keep track of their customers has prompted questions from businesses and customers alike. How will the new protocol be enforced? How will customers be logged? And most important: Will the businesses and their customers play ball? Cantrell said Tuesday the goal is for companies to help "box in" coronavirus by providing data to health officials, but she offered few details about the plan. And there is little evidence of a similar mandate in the U.S. Efforts closest to...
  • Trump Gives Blank Check For Vaccine Development; What Is Operation Warp Speed?

    05/02/2020 5:23:50 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 29 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 05/01/20 | Rachel Cruise
    A team of scientists, government officials, military agencies, and private companies were reportedly given a blank check by President Donald Trump for coronavirus vaccine development under the "Operation Warp Speed" program... The goal of Operation Warp Speed is to deliver 300 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from November to December 2020 and another 300 million by January 2021. There has never been a precedent for developing a vaccine at such a rapid pace... It comes as Trump's medical advisers, including infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, said that a coronavirus vaccine would not be viable in at least 12 to...
  • New Yorkers dying at home not counted in COVID-19 death statistics

    04/07/2020 3:21:34 PM PDT · by nbenyo · 121 replies ^ | 4/7/2020 | Kristin Dalton
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New Yorkers who die at home are not being tested for COVID-19, even if they had flu- or coronavirus-like symptoms at the time of death, which is likely leading to a massive underreporting of COVID-19 fatalities. ..... A spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office told Gothamist that an additional 200 people are dying at home each day, in addition to the 20 to 25 people that died at home each day before the pandemic.
  • Joy Reid Worried: Trump Might Use Virus as Guise to 'Reign as Monarch'

    03/29/2020 10:45:19 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    King Donald the First? Joy Reid is rattled by the prospect that such could actually come to be! On her MSNBC show this morning, Reid warned that President Trump—aided and abetted by that dastardly AG Bill Barr—might be planning to "expand his power under the guise of national security" to achieve the goal he has "always" had: "reigning as a monarch with unlimited power rather than serving as a mere president in a democracy." Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • 3 Things to Know if Chloroquine Wins the COVID-19 Treatment Race

    03/27/2020 6:46:45 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 49 replies
    NASDAQ ^ | Mar 27, 2020 6:45AM EDT | Adria Cimino The Motley Fool
    Shares of others in the race may lose momentum Companies working on COVID-19 treatment and prevention have seen their shares soar so far this year. Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) gained 44%, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: REGN) rose 15%, Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) climbed 9%, and Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INO) soared 102%.These stocks may lose momentum if chloroquine becomes the "go-to" drug for COVID-19. As mentioned above, there is room for additional treatments, but if chloroquine gets the first-mover advantage, others that eventually enter probably will seize a smaller share of the market than hoped. The news also would burst the bubble of...
  • The epidemic you (likely) were not made aware of: 80,000 Americans dead; deaths at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks...

    03/17/2020 7:36:54 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 59 replies
    Covid-19 cases as of 3-16-20 compared with 2018 death rates for the Flu. While Covid-19 has hardly competed its run, nor has the flu, yet for comparison with the flu we have the morality rate for the flu per state in 2017-2018 and total deaths, which I have provided along side the latest Covid counts (3-16-20 ) to the table below. Additional stats on the 2019-2020 Flu season are provided below the the table. During the 2017-2018 season, the percentage of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) was at or above the epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks. Nationally,...
  • Discuss: What will be the effects of a long-term shutdowns and quarantines? How will liberalism use this crisis further its agenda? What about seeing deaths in perspective of other causes? And preparation for eternity?

    03/16/2020 7:32:15 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 45 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 03.15.2020 | daniel1212
    The goal behind long-term shutdowns and quarantines is to preserve health and ultimately to save lives, but how extensive will the cost be to the economy? Will that effect itself cost lives, as well as foster permanent loss of personal freedom? Months from now how do you think all the actions o Covid-19 be judged? What will or should we learn from this? How will this change society? Will this be an annual recourse to the next incarnation of a highly communicable infection? Being part of crowded gatherings puts people involved in danger when a highly communicable disease is a...
  • 100 years ago, another epidemic terrorized the city Boston’s reaction to a dangerous virus hasn’t changed much in a century: A narrative of the Spanish flu in the city where it began.

    03/15/2020 4:26:55 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 20 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | ,Updated March 14, 2020, | Dugan Arnett
    As August 1918 wound to a close in Boston and summer’s dog days gave way to fall, the city was awash in optimism...So when, in late August, a handful of sailors stationed at Commonwealth Pier in what is now the South Boston Seaport fell terribly ill, no one in the city paid much mind..The new flu arrived quickly at Camp Devens in Ayer...a bustling barracks of some 45,000 soldiers...with as many as 1,543 soldiers reporting ill with influenza in a single day... It wasn’t until Sept. 15, roughly three weeks after the first soldiers reported ill, that the influenza epidemic...
  • VANITY MUSICAL FEATURETTE "Life in Wartime", The Talking Heads 1979, for your listening enjoyment.

    03/14/2020 7:40:49 AM PDT · by OKSooner · 9 replies
    Youtube video ^ | 01-01-1979 | David Byrne
    Original cut from 1979 (almost typed in 1917), Talking Heads album "Fear of Music".