Archive for February 1st, 2021

February 1st, 2021 - 5:54 pm § in Humor, Science

Do chickens have feelings?

Maybe I shouldn’t ask. If I think about this, a drumstick may never taste the same again. Anyway, here goes: ” … [W]e’ve known for a while that chickens are very intelligent and feeling bird beings. And, so too, are many other birds. The excellent essays written for Psycholo[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 5:16 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

Did some GOPers just blink?

If so, welcome back to the civilized world, boys, because we need two competitive parties in this country — to keep each other honest, and keep our politics from going off the rails. “Rep. Liz Cheney, under fire from … Trump” and the batshit-crazies who believe his election l[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 2:28 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Politics

When Capitol rioters didn’t vote, what does that tell us?

“They were there to ‘Stop the Steal’ and to keep the President they revered in office, yet records show that some of the rioters who stormed the US Capitol did not vote in the very election they were protesting,” a CNN article published on Monday, February 1, 2021, says. Read[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 11:37 am § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Hoffa grave revealed?

Ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa vanished on July 30, 1975, on the eve of testifying to the congressional Church Committee (named after the late Sen. Frank Church) “about Mafia involvement in U.S.-backed plots to assassinate Cuban President Fidel Castro before his death,” as the U.K. tabloi[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 10:43 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Ex-Bush officials flee GOP, calling it a “cult”

“Dozens of Republicans in former President George W. Bush’s administration are leaving the party,” Reuters says (read story here), adding, “These officials … say they no longer recognize the party …. Some have ended their membership, others are letting it lapse while [...]

February 1st, 2021 - 10:21 am § in China, Foreign Affairs

U.S. threatens Myanmar military with sanctions after coup

The U.S. condemned the Myanmar (Burmese) military’s detention of that country’s democratically elected leaders and takeover of its government, media outlets reported on Monday, February 1, 2021, the day after the coup. The Biden administration threatened sanctions and said, ““The[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 9:46 am § in Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Misc., Politics

Nobel Peace Prize Wars

One of Trump’s attorneys nominated Jared Kushner (read story here). A member of Norway’s parliament nominated Stacey Abrams (boy, wouldn’t that be a slap in the face to The Donald? Read story here). Trump awarded one to himself (watch video here). Actually, he claims to have won tw[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 12:09 am § in Misc.