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spaz.gif sumptuous opportunity is promptly uncovered

( in culture, humor, internet, spam )

I am so excited! Sounds sumptuous! Received this email the other day from Iris Holets at mrtito88.yahoo.com. I'm sure that is an actual person and address. People don't lie about these things, but I'm concerned. They're asking homemakers to be package managers. What exactly ... read more

science.jpg following the science

( in life, health, covid )

Governments around the world claim they are following the science but thanks to Big Tech anyone who really follows the true science gets kicked off, banned, etc. They have suppressed true science and that's why this peer reviewed study of mask science from November 2020 has likely ... read more

cartoon-bug-virus.jpg coronavirus "cases" are, more often than not, just plain old cold or flu

( in life, health, covid )

I've said it before and I'll say it again: More often than not, coronavirus cases are simply the common cold or flu. We never freaked out over sad but typical yearly flu deaths, and we should NOT be freaking out now. You have to pay close attention to the wording used by mains ... read more

churchill.jpg winston churchill quotes

( in culture, quotes )

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others. -- Winston Churchill ... read more

teddy-roosevelt.jfif theodore roosevelt quote

( in culture, quotes )

Get action; do things; be sane; don't fritter away your time; create; act; take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action. -- Theodore Roosevelt ... read more

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Lottery President

For most people, winning $300 million in the lottery would be enough. They would retire, buy a big house and travel the world. Not Benny. He took the money and ran... for president. The house he had in mind was the White House. He didn't want to travel the world so much as save it... from politicians. Retire? "I'll retire when I'm dead!" he said, not knowing so many people had that exact retirement plan in mind for him.

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Benny sat alone at a table by the door in a recently opened Asian restaurant. The plastic-laminated menu offered dishes from Mongolian to Indonesian and everything in between, with each item written in its native language and alphabet. He had no idea what he was looking at until he flipped it over to find the English version. He was taking his therapist's advice, "throwing caution to the wind and letting the chips fall where they may." ...

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world's first laundry detergent made from industrial carbon emissions launched by unilever ( in education, news, rss )

2021-05-02 -- Unilever has partnered with LanzaTech and India Glycols to produce a laundry soap made from industrial carbon emissionsinstead of from fossil-fuels. The innovative shift in production utilizes biotechnologies and a newly configured supply chain between the three partners, who are ... read more

the present -- a painful short film tells the whole story of what it means to be palestinian ( in education, news, rss )

2021-04-28 -- In The Present, as throughout all of Palestine, soldiers, police officers, secret police, or Shabak agents, have the power -- indeed they are instructed -- to harass, humiliate, and take the lives of Palestinians in the most arbitrary fashion. The Present -- A Painful ... read more

how china treated 85% of their covid-19 patients through traditional chinese medicine ( in education, news, rss )

2021-05-05 -- During the SARS outbreak in 2003, China effectively combined conventional medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine also known as TCM. Due to its pathbreaking effectiveness, Chinese authorities employed TCM in the treatment of COVID-19 as well. At a press conference in Februay, ... read more

empire state building celebrates 90th anniversary ( in education, news, rss )

2021-05-01 -- New York City's iconic Empire State Building has turned 90. Mayor Bill de Blasio took part in a ceremonial lighting of the iconic landmark ... read more

8 ways to alleviate seasonal allergy symptoms ( in education, news, rss )

2021-05-04 -- By Tess Pennington When I was young and nave, I believed that people who complained about allergies were just over-exaggerating. Each spring I watched my friend, Lisa, sneeze and search through her purse for a Kleenex, Zyrtec, and an inhaler. I listened to my father... Continue ... read more

culture

so much for sacrificial rites ( in culture, writing, stories, humor )

from February 1990 The High Priest announced, We must sacrifice a human life tonight. The crowd of Mibuku natives milling around the fire immediately tensed and fell silent. Suddenly, the High Priest pointed his holy finger at a lowly servant fanning the Queen. The servant shrie ... read more

romance math ( in culture, humor, jokes )

ROMANCE MATHEMATICS Smart man + smart woman = romance Smart man + dumb woman = affair Dumb man + smart woman = marriage Dumb man + dumb woman = pregnancy OFFICE ARITHMETIC Smart boss + smart employee = profit Smart boss + dumb employee = production Dumb boss + smart employe ... read more

riva petkovic quotes ( in culture, writing, books, novels )

"You might be smart with computers, but in real life you are a complete idiot." "Programmer, data entry clerk, whatever. How have you not gone insane already!?" "Put some clothes on! Nobody wants to see that." "All the great military operations ... read more

recently-discovered book repository ( in culture, writing, books )

Hathi Trust Digital Library: hathitrust.org ... read more

bandanna fashion ( in culture, humor, fashion )

Nobody bats an eye now when I walk into a bank or store with a bandanna wrapped across my face. Of course, the gun is still a sure giveaway. ... read more

education

what an energy worker says about vax contagion ( in education, research, conspiracies )

2021-04-23 -- Here's what an energy worker says about vax contagion: In my experience and that of others that also work with the energy fields of the body the 1x vaxxed have their energy fields only from the ears up approx. The 2x vaxxed have lost their energy field from the body and it floats ab ... read more

world's most dangerous cities (2020) ( in education, news, crime )

2021-05-08 -- Wow. I once considered moving to St. Louis (years ago) before choosing Nashville when I emigrated from California. I never even considered Baltimore or Detroit, of course. Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil are the worst, though. It's interesting/disturbing that all but two of these b ... read more

"the lord," translated into hebrew, is ba'al ( in education, research, religion, christianity )

2021-04-30 -- Interesting! God is not called "The Lord." ...in Hebrew it is actually called Ba'al, the name of one of the idols that scripture actually speaks against. See quora.com/The-letter-J-was-created-in-1524-How-is-Jesus-a-real-person ... read more

jury intimidation: 'i did not want to go through rioting and destruction again' says chauvin juror ( in education, news, politics, legal )

2021-04-23 -- An alternate juror on the Derek Chauvin trial told a local news that she did not want to go through rioting and destruction again and was concerned about people coming to her house if they were not happy with the verdict. The juror, Lisa... ... read more

vaxxed people "shed" their poison to unvaxxed ( in education, news, conspiracies, covid )

2021-04-23 -- This video mentions breast-feeding mothers, which is bad enough what happens to them after the vax. But near the end mentions how 2 people living under one roof has a vaxxed person spreading the toxic poison to the other one. bitchute.com/video/BzpqJqFuUVv2/ Watch out for this. I t ... read more

family

holmes family newsletter vol 2 no 10 ( in family, holmes, newsletter )

Things You Need To Know Vol. 2, No. 10, July 16, 1990 Pioneer Portuguese now available World famous Portuguese historian Lionel Holmes's latest work is now available at a store ... read more

lionel rocha holmes memorial dna fund ( in family, genealogy, holmes )

Lionel Rocha Holmes Memorial DNA Fund Lionel Rocha Holmes (1919-2017) was an important part of the Sacramento, CA Portuguese community. He was one of the founders of the Portuguese Historical & Cultural Society (PHCS), a former PHCS president, former Cabrillo Club president, author ... read more

elizabeth's first play ( in family, holmes, elizabeth, plays )

Elizabeth, 5, came up with the following play just as we were finishing dinner the other day. Dinner theater, if you will. :) We were in Sacramento visiting my Dad, joined by my brother Greg and his wife June. MOM (Tara): Where is the prince? There he is. Will he join me for dinne ... read more

lesson learned ( in family, holmes, elizabeth )

I'll be spending all week (Spring Break) with my almost-6-year-old daughter, Elizabeth. Woo hoo! Yesterday was supposed to be my only day off, as she was supposed to be in school (snow make-up day). But she's come down with the flu, so she stayed home with me. I took her to the d ... read more

taking elizabeth to skating party ( in family, holmes, elizabeth )

Preparing to take Elizabeth to a skating party, I said, Here, take some money. Go ask your mom for more. I thought I had at least a $10, but only had $6. When she returned I asked how much she had now. Forty-six dollars. What?! Yeah, I'll need most of that back. ... read more

life

andrew torba: time to build our own economy ( in life, money, economy )

"The oligarchs believe they have destroyed American Populism by rigging an election, removing the movement's leader from public view, and by forcing everyone to stay locked inside for a year while the country burns down around us all. They think they have won and want to define ... read more

cost of living comparison (sacramento vs. lisbon) ( in life, travel )

Cool international cost-of-living comparison site: expatistan.com/cost-of-living. If you're thinking of moving from Sacramento, CA to Lisbon, Portugal, for example, go to cost-of-living/comparison/sacramento/lisbon ... read more

wisconsin judge reinstates collective bargaining for state employees ( in life, money, employment )

Wisconsin judge reinstates collective bargaining for state employees "The union-busting law that pushed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker into the national spotlight last year has been declared unconstitutional by a state judge, pushing the controversy over the law one step close ... read more

common cold and flu give "positive" coronavirus test result ( in life, health, covid )

Read the rest of the article at pcr test is totally unreliable "...most people with COVID-19 are showing nothing more than cold/flu like symptoms" "We now have hundreds of thousands of so-called 'cases', 'infections' and 'positive tests' but hardly any sick people. ... read more

must see sights around the world ( in life, travel )

A list of must-see sights around the world. Less obvious places, such as Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory in Vermont, or the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, etc. Hopefully fun, interesting, different sorts of touristy things that people might not have thought of. Sundial Bridg ... read more

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satire

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honolulu star-advertiser
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new york daily news
tampa bay times

foreign

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global times
great game india
khaleej times
miniszterelnok.hu
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phnom penh post
radio-free europe
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truth seeker

health

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dr. mercola
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healthy american
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charity

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tech

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The Lazy Pug Cafe -- The Lazy Pug Cafe was a dilapidated old two-story farmhouse abandoned years ago, lately serving as a sad but charming reminder of days gone by. With its beautiful old weeping willow in front and a massive ancient oak tree, Ol' Lightnin', out back, locals were grateful someone was finally bringing the