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  • My first posting and it's a VANITY. HELP

    06/22/2022 7:21:32 AM PDT · by lucky american · 53 replies
    Lucky American
    I need help from my very enlightened freepers who have infinite knowledge and wisdom to help a woman out. I have a Harvest Right freeze dryer that needs a gasket and an oil/ water separator filter. I need to know the manufacturer and there is nothing on the pump to indicate who made it. Just the words Harvest Right. I called Harvest Right and they don't sell replacement parts and refused to tell me the make and model number. I can't afford a new pump and I'm very disappointed with the company. I can buy a whole new $3500 unit...
  • City Raises Taxes to Fund "Free Housing" [semi-satire]

    06/15/2022 10:18:19 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 June 2022 | John Semmens
    The City of Portland, Maine has opted to raise property taxes in order to provide free housing for asylum seekers. The average home price in the City is $475, 000. Up to now the tax on such a house has been $5,200. The expected additional annual levy is in the $350 range. Portland Mayor Kate Snyder said "so-called asylum seekers are being sent here without us being consulted or even getting any prior notice from the Biden Administration. Housing them has become a significant financial burden." "The property tax hike was just one of the options the City Council considered,"...
  • The Fed’s Missouri Boat Ride! Housing Acquisition Index Rises 114.5% Under Biden As Housing Price Reductions Rise 70% YoY (House Price Growth Will Freeze)

    06/05/2022 10:43:26 AM PDT · by Browns Ultra Fan · 2 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 06/05/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    I call this The Federal Reserve’s Missouri Boat Ride. Meaning that The Fed has kept monetary stimulus in play for too long since late 2008 helping to lower mortgage rates from over 6% in November 2008 to 2.98% in November 2021. Then came “The Missouri Boat Ride” as The Fed signaled monetary tightening, leading to mortgage rates skyrocketing to their highest level since 2010. The result of rising home prices AND mortgage rates? Housing acquisition prices (home prices * 30 year mortgage rates) have skyrocketed. Between rising home prices and rising mortgage rates, we see that number of prices reductions...
  • New nuclear incident waiting to happen! Uganda’s plans for first nuclear power station approved…

    05/12/2022 3:28:38 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 28 replies
    Strange Sounds ^ | 5/12/22 | Strange Sounds Blog
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved Uganda’s plan to build East Africa’s first nuclear power station. Next step: getting $100 billion… China enters the chat… A statement from the government of Uganda said Aline des Cloizeaux, the IAEA’s director for Africa, had told Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni of the approval on Monday. Des Cloizeaux is reported to have said: “We have concluded that Uganda is ready for the plant. We in the agency are ready for all the support through training so that the project becomes reality.” An International IAEA team of experts conducted an eight-day mission to...
  • Freddie Mac 30Y Mortgage Rate Skyrockets To 5.30% (Feddie And The Dreamers?)

    05/12/2022 9:14:20 AM PDT · by Browns Ultra Fan · 7 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 05/12/2022 | Anthony B. Sanders
    The Freddie Mac 30-year mortgage rate is rising faster than a SpaceX moonshot! I’m telling your now that The Fed is killing the dreams of millions of Americans by pricing them out of the housing market. Home price growth is lethal as is the increase in mortgage rates. Do The Feddy!
  • Spain expected to produce the lowest volume of fruit in 40 years

    05/08/2022 6:39:28 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Watchers.News ^ | 5/7/22 | Agriculture Editor
    Spain is expected to produce its lowest volume of fruit in the last 40 years due to frost that hit its fruit-production regions in early April1, 2, especially the Ebro Valley – one of Europe’s most important producing areas of sweet fruit. Manel Simon, the general director of the Catalan fruit association – Afrucat, said producers must plan their summer very well in the face of this decrease in production, adding that he hoped Spanish companies would prioritize exporting their production to the closest destinations and that there would be a significant decrease in exports to the third countries.3 Expectations...
  • USDA: 69% of total U.S. winter wheat production currently in drought zones… sharp decline in yields right around the corner

    04/24/2022 7:12:23 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    Starvation.news ^ | 4/23/22 | Ethan Huff
    Only 32 percent of the winter wheat crop in the United States received a “good” or “excellent” rating from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), new reports show. While this represents a slight increase of two points compared to a week ago, the figure is far behind 2021’s 53 percent rating, illustrating just how bad America’s wheat crop is due to persistent drought conditions in many areas. “Winter wheat rated as fair was 32 percent and winter wheat rated poor to very poor was 36 percent,” reported the Longview News-Journal. “Winter wheat headed was 5 percent, 1 point less than...
  • NO Fertilizer-NO Food-Then WHAT?

    03/23/2022 11:02:15 AM PDT · by EBH · 50 replies
    Our food chain is very delicate & it's ALL interconnected! This issue may NOW be resolving itself by March 23rd?-but this whole conversation sheds more light to how dependent we really are! See ya on the farm & thanks for watching! 😊 14:51 minutes
  • Mom Rallies Community To Deliver Flowers To “Forgotten” Widows On Valentine’s Day

    02/14/2022 4:08:22 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 25 replies
    InspireMore Blog ^ | February 14, 2022 | Beverly Jenkins
    The pandemic has inspired many people to make big life changes. For Ashley Manning of Charlotte, North Carolina, COVID-19 was an opportunity to leave her job in pharmaceutical sales to become a stay-at-home mom. She even used her extra time at home to launch a small business, “Pretty Things by A.E. Manning.” The self-taught florist has always loved working with flowers and seeing the joy they bring to their recipients. She hoped to make just enough money to justify a babysitter while she worked, but the business turned out to be a bigger hit than she imagined. For years, she...
  • They want us to eat genetically engineered mealworms now!

    02/06/2022 2:04:25 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 37 replies
    Strange Sounds ^ | 2/5/22 | Strange Sounds Staff
    For centuries, farmers have bred livestock and crops for desirable traits such as faster growth, better taste, and resistance to disease. Now, a new kind of rancher is following in their footsteps: mealworm breeders. Last week, France-based Ÿnsect announced it will spend nearly $5 million on the world’s first large-scale initiative to use state-of-the-art genetics for breeding beetle larvae and other insects that can be used as animal feed, fertilizer—and even food for people. “We’re talking about accelerating the ability to use the genomes of millions of insects” for selective breeding, says insect geneticist Christine Picard of Indiana University–Purdue University...
  • Heatwave and drought hit South America’s crops and economy

    01/26/2022 2:44:50 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    Diálogo Chino ^ | 1/24/22 | Jorgelina Hiba
    Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, the three major agricultural producers in South America, are currently experiencing a prolonged period of drought and low water levels in their main rivers. This is severely impacting harvests, as well as river transport of important summer crops, with maize and soybeans the main casualties. Although conditions may yet improve, the grain harvests of 2021 and 2022 could result in losses that will impact the economies of three countries, though experts say the potential magnitude is still difficult to foresee. For soy, South America’s star grain, projections for possible losses caused by adverse weather in the...
  • Here it comes: Food prices set to skyrocket throughout 2022 as rising costs hit small-to-medium-sized farms

    01/22/2022 3:04:01 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 54 replies
    Starvation.news ^ | 1/20/22 | JD Hayes
    Joe Biden is quickly becoming known as ‘The Inflation President’ as prices rise on just about everything that Americans need to survive, including food. And what’s more, prices are not expected to drop anytime soon because this administration is simply not competent. The Epoch Times reports that due to ever-rising costs on small to mid-sized farms, food prices are set to skyrocket at least through 2022 and likely beyond, meaning wage gains that Americans experienced throughout the Trump administration are quickly dissipating as they pay more at the grocery store, the gas pump and in monthly energy and clothing expenses....
  • Vaccine Side Effects Mitigation/Immune System Boost

    01/09/2022 8:58:15 PM PST · by Freedom56v2 · 32 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 01/09/22 | Freedom56v2
    Asking for a friend (truly). A friend of mine's 87 year old Dad* received 2 doses of PFE in early 2021--he is in a senior living facility that required it and he trusted the science. Well since getting jabbed, he has had a number of recent appearing aggressive melanomas--daughter thinks his immune system has been compromised by the vax (and there is data emerging to support that theory). So any new information you have found to mitigate the damaging effects of the gene therapy and/or build up his immune system would be much appreciated. *He has been in good health...
  • Vaccine Apartheid

    01/01/2022 7:49:24 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    Investment Watch Blog ^ | 12/30/21 | Chris Black
    Great point made by Computing Forever in this Millenniyule podcast: The digital identity “vaccine passports” are essentially a new form of citizenship that is required to participate in society — or the new society that is being built around us, at least. However, unlike an apartheid system, where the un-“vaccinated” would be granted access to segregated areas of society and kept separate from the “vaccinated,” we are instead treated as non-citizens and totally removed from society all together. So, the official social credit system (whenever it arrives) will function as an endless citizenship exam for the New World Order, with...
  • FDA Report Shows That 6 Months After Receiving Covid Vaccinations, The Death Rate Is 24% Higher Among The Vaccinated Than The Unvaccinated

    11/18/2021 9:22:15 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 39 replies
    nteb ^ | 11/17/21 | Geoffrey Grider
    We have told you from the beginning that the true numbers on everything from actual COVID deaths from the virus, to actual numbers of deaths and adverse reactions from the COVID vaccine have been fudged and fraudulent from the get-go. Now an FDA report bears witness to the fact that, over time, none of the vaccines provide any more protection than the unvaccinated have, and significantly increase your risk of strokes and blood clots. Just yesterday, a woman wrote to me asking for prayer for her neighbor who just had his leg amputated after developing blood clots after receiving the...
  • Scientists Are Attempting to Grow Covid Vaccine-Filled Spinach, Lettuce, Edible Plants To Replace Covid Injections

    11/14/2021 12:04:24 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 68 replies
    TGWP ^ | 11/12/21 | Alicia Powe
    Millions of people who have refused to get an experimental mRNA vaccine may soon be forced to consume the gene therapy in their food. Researchers at the University of California were awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation developing technology that infuses experimental mRNA Covid-19 vaccines into spinach, lettuce and other edible plants. The team of nanobiotechnology experts is currently working on successfully delivering DNA containing mRNA BioNTech technology into chloroplasts, the part of the plants that instruct its cells’ DNA to replicate the vaccine material. The researchers are tasked with demonstrating the genetically modified plants can produce...
  • The SIMPLE Way to Better HEALTH (But You Probably Won’t Try It)

    10/22/2021 12:06:03 PM PDT · by rebuildus · 39 replies
    Old School ^ | 10/22/21 | Patrick Rooney
    “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.“ 19th Century proverb In the age of COVID, all of us need to watch our health closer than ever before. It’s not so much COVID itself that is my main concern, it’s keeping clear of the official “solutions” (i.e.: vaccines), and keeping out of hospitals, where the “cure” can be much worse than the “disease.” In order to best ensure that we avoid the major obstacles, we need to do something novel to many: take responsibility for our own health. Good health–at its root–is pretty simple. And yet, it remains elusive to...
  • VANITY-Local Woke Farmer Removed BLM Sign

    09/03/2021 2:47:34 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 24 replies
    Just noticed a local farmer with a roadside stand here in upstate NY has removed his prominently placed Marxist signs. He had them up the entire time during President Trump's term: Black Lives Matter, "In Our America Love Trumps Hate, There Is No Such Thing As An Illegal Human..." I noticed his "Endless War" sign any down shortly after realizing that Prez Trump had the most peaceful foreign policy than Demonrat administrations. When the fraudulent 2020 election took place, he immediately put up a hand written sign "You're Fired." This area is mostly conservative so his woke "organic" veg and...
  • Prepping with non-preppers: Don’t burn bridges before SHTF

    09/02/2021 4:05:13 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 59 replies
    starvation.news ^ | 9/1/21 | Zoey Sky
    There are many misconceptions about preppers, such as they’re weird hermits who hoard supplies. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Compared to non-preppers, preppers are simply people who take the time to prepare for disasters before anything bad happens. And if you’re a prepper worried about your non-prepper friends, consider teaching them how to prep so they can take care of themselves when disaster strikes. Are you prepared to teach your friends how to prep? Before SHTF, whether it’s a natural disaster or a long-term power outage, preppers probably already have a sizeable stockpile of supplies along with...
  • From Bergdahl To Bagram, From Gitmo To Kabul Palace, Biden/Obama Trade Of Taliban Dream Team For Traitor And Taliban Sympathizer Bergdahl Led To Debacle

    08/18/2021 12:12:29 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 18 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | August 18, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    On September 11, 2001, the Taliban ruled Afghanistan with an iron fist and harbored terrorists that would kill thousands of Americans and start a 20-year war there and another long war in Iraq, wars in which thousands more Americans would be killed.. On September 11, 2021, thanks to dementia-ridden Joe Biden and his staff of leftist loons, the Taliban once again rule the roost in Kabul, after an enormous expenditure of American blood and treasure, and play host to al-Qaida and a reconstituted ISIS to spread terror, tyranny and death around the world. While the “woke” Chief of Staff Gen....