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  • How the East and West will Part Ways on the Great Reset

    12/02/2022 4:34:03 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2 Dec, 2022 | Robert A. Taft
    The East and the West are both collaborating in an effort to impose the Great Reset -- but each side’s different interpretation of the Great Reset and their incompatibility eventually will tear them apart. These differences fall into four categories: (1) environment, (2) food production and delivery, (3) global currency, and (4) global governance. The EnvironmentThe West’s vision is wrapped in the Green New Deal (GND). The GND is intended not to protect the earth, but is key to reduce global population and to pay off President Biden's debt to China. China, which will be the source for electric vehicle...
  • Advice for Kari, Blake, and Mark

    12/02/2022 4:20:48 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2 Dec, 2022 | Joe Fried
    The trouble in Arizona's ballot-count and electoral integrity issues can be found in three distinctive areas... It appears that Democrat candidates won most of the Arizona midterm political contests, and that is a fact we should all accept. However, many citizens have doubts about whether it was fairly counted, and those doubts will not be resolved without analysis, testing, and transparent reporting. Standard ballot recounts will not suffice. Therefore, Kari Lake, Blake Masters, and Mark Finchem, three contending Republicans who lost their elections despite polls favoring them, should consider taking the following actions, to the extent feasible and lawful: 1....
  • Today's Toons 12/2/22

    12/02/2022 4:12:10 AM PST · by pookie18 · 2 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 12/2/22 | pookie18
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  • As Elon Musk fights censorship, states take aim at Anthony Fauci, Big Tech

    12/02/2022 3:44:37 AM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/30/22 | Miranda Devine
    While we await Elon Musk’s promised release of the “Twitter Files,” detailing the 2020 censorship of the New York Post, he has been busy fending off threats to destroy his new $44 billion acquisition unless he drops his commitment to free speech. He tweeted a video Wednesday afternoon of Apple’s Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, where he was strolling around the HQ pond in conversation with Apple CEO Tim Cook, whom he has accused of threatening to drop Twitter from the App Store. **SNIP** Colluding with FBI This was election interference. As Musk confirmed in a tweet Wednesday, Twitter “has interfered in...
  • Biden snubs question on China protests amid son Hunter’s biz ties

    12/02/2022 3:29:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 2 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/01/22 | Steven Nelson
    WASHINGTON - President Biden ignored a reporter’s question Thursday about whether he had a message for protesters challenging China’s authoritarian government - while first son Hunter Biden reportedly still co-owns a Chinese state-backed investment fund. NBC reporter Peter Alexander asked Biden at the end of a White House press conference with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron if he would share a message with demonstrators calling for an end to China’s COVID-19 lockdowns and, in some instances, the resignation of “president for life” Xi Jinping. “Sir, do you have a message to protesters in China? You spoke about [recent protests in]...
  • Secret Service has Hunter Biden gun probe docs it denied having: watchdog

    12/02/2022 3:17:27 AM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/01/22 | Victor Nava
    The Secret Service has located hundreds of pages of records tied to the investigation of a gun belonging to Hunter Biden – despite having denied they existed, a government watchdog group said Thursday. Judicial Watch is investigating whether the Secret Service intervened on behalf of President Biden’s son after the incident, and it has sued the agency for all materials related to the reported purchase, possession, and disposal of the firearm owned by Hunter Biden. The group has accused the Secret Service of repeatedly changing its position on whether it has any documents related to the investigation. “The Secret Service’s...
  • "Old School" - original instrumental hip-hop, by Yours Truly

    12/02/2022 12:32:27 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 1 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 12/02/2022 | me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    My latest song. Yo.
  • BLOOD MOON Moon’s wobble blamed for killing tens of millions of trees on Earth in new scientific discovery

    12/02/2022 12:02:01 AM PST · by blueplum · 22 replies
    The SUN Uk ^ | 01 Dec 2022 | Charlotte Edwards, Assistant Technology and Science Editor
    THE Moon destroyed a forest on Earth just by wobbling, according to a new study. The theory solves a mystery from 2015 which involved tens of millions of mangrove trees dying in Australia.... ...The researchers used 30 years of national satellite data to conduct their research and correlate the Moon's behavior with the mass tree death. This helped them spot a pattern of trees dying every 18 to 19 years, which is in keeping with the Moon wobble timeline....
  • Moby Sends “Last Tweet” in Protest of Elon Musk

    12/01/2022 11:09:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    NME ^ | 1st December 2022 | Damian Jones
    He said the social media platform had become a "cesspool of racism, anti-semitism, disinformation, and dimwitted alt-right hate"Moby has quit Twitter in protest of Elon Musk. The musician sent his last tweet on Tuesday (November 29) before he exited the social media platform. He wrote: “This will be my last tweet. Last night @elonmusk posted an alt-right anti-Semitic meme, a fake @cnn story, and an image of guns on his bedside table. @Twitter has become a cesspool of racism, anti-semitism, disinformation, and dimwitted alt-right hate, and it’s time to leave.” His exit came on the same day actor Jim Carrey...
  • Elon Musk Confirms Kanye West’s Twitter Account Suspended After Posting Swastika

    12/01/2022 10:37:58 PM PST · by blueplum · 16 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 01 Dec 2022 | BY ABID RAHMAN
    Kanye Ye West has been suspended from Twitter, the suspension coming after the rapper had tweeted a now deleted post featuring a swastika on Thursday evening. After a chaotic day that saw Ye appear on Alex Jones’ Infowars show and repeatedly say he liked Adolf Hitler, the rapper posted a series of controversial tweets, including supposed text messages between himself and Twitter CEO Elon Musk. Among the tweets, which included praise and support for Balenciaga following the recent backlash against the company, Ye posted a picture of a swastika merged with a Star of David.... ..Musk, a self-described free speech...
  • Willie Nelson Chia Pet

    12/01/2022 9:43:56 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 19 replies ^ | 12/1/22 | Chiapet
    EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE: Includes a unique pottery planter, convenient plastic drip tray and chia seed packets for 3 plantings. FULL GROWTH 1-2 WEEKS: In just a few short weeks your chia pet will achieve maximum growth and enjoy a luscious green coat. Each Chia Pet contains a simple 6 step care instruction on how to grow your creation.
  • Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham pays tribute to ‘soul mate’ Christine McVie

    12/01/2022 9:15:20 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 1, 2022 | Nicki Cox VIEW AUTHOR ARCHIVE GET AUTHOR RSS FEED December 1, 2022 | 10:02pm
    Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham penned an emotional tribute to “sister” Christine McVie following her “sudden” death on Wednesday. “Christine McVie’s sudden passing is profoundly heartbreaking. Not only were she and I part of the magical family of Fleetwood Mac, to me Christine was a musical comrade, a friend, a soul mate, a sister,” the 73-year-old wrote on Instagram Thursday. “For over four decades, we helped each other create a beautiful body of work and a lasting legacy that continues to resonate today,” he continued, adding that he feels “very lucky to have known her.”
  • Excess oxygen during surgery linked to higher risk of organ damage

    12/01/2022 8:20:42 PM PST · by ConservativeMind · 17 replies
    Medical Xpress / British Medical Journal / The BMJ ^ | Nov. 30, 2022 | David R McIlroy et al
    Giving patients excess levels of oxygen during surgery is associated with a higher risk of subsequent kidney, heart, and lung injury, finds a large U.S. study. Although the absolute risk remains low, this study suggests it is time to reconsider the liberal use of oxygen during general anesthesia, say experts in a linked editorial. Oxygen is routinely given to almost all patients undergoing surgery with general anesthesia to help prevent hypoxia (dangerously low oxygen levels), and the World Health Organization recommends liberal use of oxygen to reduce the risk of infection. During surgery, arterial blood hemoglobin oxygen saturation (SpO2) is...
  • Heightened Activity of Specific Brain Cells Following Traumatic Social Experience Blocks Social Reward and Promotes Sustained Social Avoidance

    12/01/2022 8:18:18 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies ^ | 11/30/2022
    New York, NY (November 30, 2022) Past social trauma is encoded by a population of stress/threat-responsive brain cells that become hyperactivated during subsequent interaction with non-threatening social targets. As a consequence, previously rewarding social targets are now perceived as social threats, which promotes generalized social avoidance and impaired social reward processing that can contribute to psychiatric disorders, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Brain and Body Research Center at Mount Sinai and published November 30 in Nature. In humans, studies have shown that social trauma impairs brain reward function to the extent that social interaction is no...
  • Commonly used macular degeneration drug outperforms another at weaning patients off treatment at one year (Eylea)

    A pilot, "look-back" study of information about 106 patients with "wet" age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has revealed that nearly half of patients treated with aflibercept could safely stop eye injection therapy after one year without further vision loss. Only 17% of patients taking another commonly used wet AMD therapy, bevacizumab, were able to safely wean from the drug at a year. The findings build on evidence from a previous study that found potentially a third of patients with wet AMD could safely pause therapy after one year of monitoring by a physician. "Our results suggest that many patients with macular...
  • Brad William Henke dead at 56: Former NFL player turned actor on Orange Is The New Black and Dexter 'passed away in his sleep'

    12/01/2022 7:35:43 PM PST · by algore · 21 replies
    Actor and NFL alum Brad William Henke has died at the age of 56. Henke's family said that the actor - best known for appearing on shows such as Orange Is the New Black, Justified and Lost - passed away in his sleep November 28, according to Deadline. The cause of his death was unclear as of Thursday. 'Brad was an incredibly kind man of joyous energy,' his manager Matt DelPiano told TMZ. 'A very talented actor, he loved being a part of this community ... and we loved him back. Our thoughts are with his wife and family
  • CNN bloodbath: Network fires Chris Cillizza and correspondents Alison Kosik, Alex Field, host Martin Savidge and Robin Meade - AND scraps HLN's live programming in ruthless round of layoffs

    12/01/2022 7:15:48 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/01/22 | Ruth Bashinsky
    The latest round of layoffs at CNN has hit some of the network's biggest names. Political analyst Chris Cillizza, 46, who has been covering national politics, the White House and Congress for the cable giant since 2017, after coming over to the network from The Washington Post, was among those who were let go this week, Variety reported. Cillizza tweeted Thursday afternoon, stating, 'my time at CNN was an absolute blast. I got to work with smart and dedicated journalists everyday,' he said. 'I'm sad it's at an end but also excited about what the future holds for me. Stay...
  • (vanity) Do You Know the Title of This Song?

    12/01/2022 7:15:05 PM PST · by conservativeimage · 18 replies
    Herbert Stothart quotes this old tune in his film scores frequently. It can be heard at the 17 minute mark here from The Human Comedy: or at the 1 hour 29 minute mark on Men of Boys Town My taste for playing sentimental pieces like this has increased in the last 3 years along with Waltzing Matilda and Ah Leave Me Not To Pine from Pirates of Penzance. It was in a 'best of piano' songbook I had at one time but it's long gone. Can you help me find the title of this song?
  • Brad William Henke, ‘Orange Is the New Black’ star and ex-NFL player, dead at 56

    12/01/2022 7:12:34 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 14 replies ^ | 12/1/22 | Erin Keller
    Brad William Henke, ‘Orange Is the New Black’ star and ex-NFL player, dead at 56 Brad William Henke, a former pro football player who later moved on to a prolific acting career, has died. He was 56. His manager, Matt DelPiano, confirmed to The Post that Henke died in his sleep on Nov. 29, but did not give a cause of death.
  • Commentary: People think they don’t need a fourth COVID-19 shot. They’re wrong

    12/01/2022 6:33:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 99 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 02 Dec 2022 | Khoo Yoong Khean
    When COVID-19 first hit, the risk of being infected was much higher than the personal costs of getting the vaccine. In 2022, these considerations are very different, says Duke-NUS Centre for Outbreak Preparedness’ Dr Khoo Yoong Khean.The fourth COVID-19 jab has been made available for groups of people in Singapore since April, with the updated bivalent mRNA vaccine available to those aged 18 and above since Nov 7. The bivalent mRNA vaccine targets the ancestral SARS-CoV-2 virus as well as the Omicron variants, such as BA.1, BA.4/5. Because of the immune evasion properties of the Omicron variants, this updated vaccine...