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  • Arizona approves 'human composting' with 'Grandpa in the Garden' bill

    04/16/2024 6:54:43 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 33 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | 4/8/24 | Jarryd Jaeger
    "There is something in us that wants to return to the Earth," terramation provider Return Home CEO Micah Truman said. Arizona has become the latest state in the nation to allow terramation, also known as human composting, as an alternative to traditional burial methods and cremation. House Bill 2081 and Senate Bill 1042, also referred to as the "Grandpa in the Garden Bill," was signed into law by Governor Katie Hobbs on March 29 and gives accredited funeral providers the ability to offer the service. While terramation has grown in popularity over the years, it has faced backlash from many,...
  • Congress confronts security risks as it seeks to expand Hill’s AI use

    01/31/2024 11:36:18 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 11 replies
    More than 100 congressional offices are already using artificial intelligence for everyday tasks — such as writing constituent correspondence, handling member scheduling and drafting legislation. And lawmakers and staff alike are hungry to find more ways to harness AI.
  • 27 Frugal Tips From The Great Depression To Leverage Today

    12/28/2023 1:15:18 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 98 replies
    Clever Girl Finance Blog ^ | December 13, 2023 | Meredith Shubel
    Everyone always has new hacks and tips on how to save money. But it isn’t necessary to reinvent the wheel to change your financial situation. Instead, you can look to the frugal living tips from the Great Depression that a lot of our grandparents used. The Great Depression from 1929 to 1939, was the gravest economic downtown in U.S. history. The stock market crashed; the unemployment rate reached new heights; and industrial production was severely impacted. During the Depression, everyone had to learn how to scrimp and save and there’s a lot we can learn from that era today. Even...
  • Home wreckers? All the appliances the Biden administration plans to regulate more aggressively

    10/02/2023 6:18:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies
    Just The News ^ | October 1, 2023 6:49pm Updated: October 1, 2023 9:37pm | By Just the News staff
    In December, Energy Secretary Granholm announced that the administration had taken 110 actions on energy efficiency standards in 2022 alone...and are moving forward with rules impacting dozens more appliances. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Joe Biden administration continues to use executive authority to regulate popular household appliances at an unprecedented level, with claims that their changes will save consumers money and help slow climate change and its alleged effects on the environment. Though the latest set of restrictions the administration is mandating is for gas powered furnaces, that is only the latest and far from the last. “According to the current federal Unified...
  • Every year I get giant Puffball mushrooms, this year even bigger

    In Ohio we have had a very wet summer, puffballs come out every year but this year they are 4 times the size.
  • FBI Document Outlines Bribery Scheme [semi-satire]

    07/22/2023 2:06:13 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 July 2023 | John Semmens
    This week Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) released a previously hidden unclassified FBI document, known as an FD-1023, outlining how the Biden business syndicate extracted $10 million from a Ukrainian firm in exchange for protection services to be provided by then vice-president Joe Biden. That "protection" turned out to be engineering the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor who was investigating Burisma Holdings--the energy firm that was paying Hunter Biden $83,000 a month to serve on its board of directors. White House spokesperson Ian Sams accused Grassley of "playing shameless, dishonest politics and refusing to let truth get in the way. The...
  • Arizona Dems Thwart Law Enforcement [semi-satire]

    07/09/2023 9:47:09 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 July 2023 | John Semmens
    Arizona law prohibits most abortions after the baby has reached 15 weeks of age in the womb. However, the state's top Democrats have ensured that this law will not be enforced. Attorney General Kris Mayes says she will not enforce this law. Gov. Katie Hobbs issued an executive order barring county prosecutors from prosecuting anyone for violating this law. Hobbs justified her refusal to allow the enforcement of the post-15-week ban on abortion by contending that "a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy takes priority over the legislature's misguided attempt to negate this right. Fortunately Kris and I are on...
  • According to the globalists, we are one crop failure away from ‘food system meltdown’ – new consumables added to the shortage and/or inflation list

    05/13/2023 3:26:34 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    Food Collapse ^ | 4/23/23 | Staff
    Food costs are still rising, as we see the food-at-home in February 2023 were 10.2 percent higher than in February 2022, and we feel it at the grocery store every day. Yesterday Stefan came home from the store with four full plastic bags and a gallon of milk, and spent more than $200. It is good thing we have emergency survival food we bought almost nine years ago, because it looks like we will be using it unless we win the lottery……..then again we don’t play the lottery, so there goes that idea. With food inflation still topping overall inflation,...
  • Get Ready for the Next Idiotic Battleground: Activists Are Now Targeting Lawnmowers

    05/03/2023 8:00:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/03/2023 | Brad Slager
    Another day, another empty claim that we need to alter our lifestyles to appease the power-mad brokers of our country. The latest hectoring harbinger is that our landscaping equipment is murdering the planet, so changes need to be enforced. This is what the over-educated and under-employed generations have wrought; the constant grazing for the next offense that needs to be addressed.USA Today delivers this latest solution to a wholly manufactured problem, claiming that the lawn mower and the leaf blowers used by your lawn service are the most pernicious producers of deadly emissions, saying “Regulators and clean-air advocates are increasingly...
  • Girl plays accordion and cows come across the field to her. VIDEO

    05/03/2023 9:08:57 AM PDT · by dennisw · 51 replies
    Nature is Amazing -- Ireland? ^ | 2:03 PM · May 2, 2023 | Nature is Amazing
    https://twitter.com/AMAZlNGNATURE/status/1653460296688873472 OK FReepers. Is this real or a trick? Some at Twitter say it is trickery
  • My new 209 cc Chinese made lawnmower (vanity)

    03/08/2023 8:47:06 AM PST · by dennisw · 68 replies
    Self | 3 8 2023 | Self
    https://www.walmart.com/ip/PowerSmart-209CC-engine-21-3-in-1-Gas-Self-Propelled-Lawn-Mower-DB2194SH-with-8-Rear-Wheel-rear-Bag-Side-Discharge-and-Mulching/193485183 This Chinese engine lawn mower is $197 at Walmart. You can buy a 2 year protection policy for 16$. I have this coming in on Friday. Walmart gives you 90 day returns on this but please verify for yourself BUT I already have one that I got off of ebay with a 60 day return policy where seller pays for returns/ So if Walmart runs better I will return it? Or maybe keep both. My review-- A bit hard to start with normal gasoline that has 10% ethanol. So...... I went and got some ethanol free gasoline. Now it...
  • Looking Good: Georgia O'Keeffe - The Mother Of American Modernism.

    03/05/2023 9:15:17 PM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 47 replies
    In my opinion, Artist Georgia O'Keeffe looked good both in how she appeared as a woman (click the link in red below the title above to see why) and in how she looked at the world and reimagined what she saw. The Mother Of American Modernism. God Bless Freedom. God Bless America.
  • France Yellow Vests Week 224: Pension Reform On Four Week Countdown, Gov't Plans Improved Railroads In "Green" Initiative

    02/25/2023 8:44:16 PM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/25/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    On Friday French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne talking about spending 100 billion Euros (105 billion US Dollars) to modernize the French rail system by 2040. The plan creates new rail lines in 12 large cities and expands rail service in the countryside. The massive plan aimed at creating a rail system that is an alternative to the use of cars... Meanwhile the 2030 scheme of President Emmanuel Macron, pension reform, is on a path to its final approval by March 26th... The Saturday afternoon protest in Paris is again underway... Today French President Emmanuel Macron announced a trip to China...
  • Iran is ‘mapping’ Jewish leaders worldwide – report

    02/18/2023 10:16:40 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 8 replies
    World Israel News ^ | 2/17/23 | JNS
    The Iranian government is “mapping” Jews around the world with plans to kill them if Israel attacks Iran, according to a report in London’s Jewish Chronicle. Catherine Perez-Shakdam, a Middle East scholar and research fellow at a think tank, met Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in February 2017. She believes that he was unaware that she is Jewish. According to Perez-Shakdam, the only thing Khamenei fears is an Israeli attack. “He believes Netanyahu’s threats, and he knows that for now, Israel is militarily superior,” she told the paper. “He feels that the Iranian regime can’t sustain a defeat.” During...
  • The groundhog has spoken and it’s 6 more weeks of winter

    02/02/2023 7:07:41 AM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 20 replies
    Fortune ^ | February 2nd, 2023 | unattributed
    A furry critter in a western Pennsylvania town has predicted six more weeks of winter during an annual Groundhog Day celebration. People gathered Thursday at Gobbler’s Knob as members of Punxsutawney Phil’s “inner circle” summoned the groundhog from his tree stump at dawn to learn if he has seen his shadow — and they say he did. According to folklore, if he sees his shadow there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t, spring comes early. The “inner circle” is a group of local dignitaries who are responsible for planning the events, as well as feeding and...
  • Dems Propose Unlimited Debt [semi-satire]

    02/01/2023 9:15:22 AM PST · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 January 2023 | John Semmens
    With Republicans demanding spending cuts in exchange for an increase in the federal debt limit and President Biden refusing to consider negotiating a compromise, House Democrats are proposing legislation that would eliminate any limit on the debt. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill) argued that "if there were sufficient popular support for limiting how much the government can borrow voters wouldn't be electing so many Democrats. Rather than periodically raising the limit, I say we simply allow the government to borrow and spend as much as it wants to. The GOP's refusal to go along threatens the full faith and credit of...
  • WEF Has a Plan to Control All We Buy, Eat, Do, and Where We Do It

    10/13/2022 8:38:38 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 96 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | By M Dowling -October 13, 20220
    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has a plan to impose a carbon allowance that will control what you buy, eat, do, and where you to. It is outlined in an article we already discussed, ‘My Carbon’: An approach for inclusive and sustainable cities. It needs to be re-stated. THE GUISE OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY The piece began by expressing how easy it was to get the world to submit to their view of “social responsibility” [using COVID] – they just had to nudge [strike fear in] people to get it done. “A huge number of unimaginable restrictions for public health were...
  • An Australian Memorial Tree Planting

    09/07/2022 7:25:34 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 1 replies
    https://tujuhbelasan.com/ ^ | 7th September, 2022 | Ozguy1945
    During World War One, George Pentreath, a schoolteacher in Eurack in Southeast Australia, planted what was probably the first ever Avenue Of Honor to show respect for local men going to war. A line of trees planted evenly spaced along one side of the road in front of the school. The school is gone but nearly all the Dutch elm trees survive. Many Avenues Of Honor were planted in country towns and cities across Australia in subsequent years. Remembering the past and preserving what is good (Ron Paul's definition of conservatism) is essential to our future. As it becomes increasingly...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Sunday 9/4/2022 Newsdump Holiday Weekend RCMP Feared "Insider Threats" During Freedom Convoy Crackdown, Chile Votes Down "Progressive Constitution", Italian, Swedish Election Polling

    09/04/2022 10:28:02 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/4/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News: Mass Murder Attacks in Rural Saskatchewan Canada With Two Suspects Using Knives 10 Dead And 15 Wounded Police Say The Suspects Are At Large Tonight the Royal Canadian Mounted Police warning the public across three provinces (Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan) regarding suspects Damien Sanderson, 31 and Myles Sanderson, 30. They may have been spotted in Regina, Saskatchewan... A private plane that reported cabin pressure problems after taking off in Spain on a flight to Cologne, Germany ended up crashing into the Baltic Sea off the coast of Latvia... A protest march and rally in the Netherlands today opposing...
  • Breaking News: Wellington, New Zealand Protest Says "Not One More Minute Of Labour (Party) Pains", Media Talks Of "Alert" And A "City Holding It's Breath"

    08/22/2022 5:11:48 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 15 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/22/2022 | Nextrush/Self
    The Freedom And Rights Coalition in New Zealand bringing a protest to New Zealand's capital city Tuesday August 23rd calling for a new election and a new political party to defend the rights of the people following the COVID policy induced conditions imposed by the Labor Party and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The COVID regime was endorsed by all other political parties in Parliament even the most "Conservative" ones. The COVID mask orders and vaccine mandates that coerced 90 percent plus compliance with the first two COVID shots now giving way to labor shortages especially in health care and education....