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December 19th, 2020 - 11:54 pm § in Health

What’s holding up vaccine distribution?

Many states, including Washington (where this blog is based), were told last week their initial allotments of Covid-19 vaccine doses would be cut by up to 40%. Many folks wondered what the heck was going on. Turns out it was quality control. “States were given estimates that turned out to be b[...]

December 19th, 2020 - 3:13 am § in Donald Trump, Politics, Racism

Army brass slap down Flynn’s call for martial law

“The Army chief of staff was forced to issue a statement Friday stating the military has ‘no role’ in determining U.S. elections after Mike Flynn … demanded martial law” and “using military ‘capabilities’ to oversee a rerun of the election in states Tr[...]

December 19th, 2020 - 12:07 am § in Science

A new “WOW!” signal from space?

“Astronomers … are investigating an intriguing radio wave emission … from the direction of Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the sun,” the Guardian, a daily newspaper based in Manchester, England, reported on Friday, December 20, 2020. “The narrow beam of radio wave[...]