Archive for March 2nd, 2021

March 2nd, 2021 - 9:23 pm § in America, Politics

The Covid-19 baby bust

It seems counter-intuitive, but 9 months after Covid-19 lockdowns began, two dozen states reported a 7% drop in their birth rates; and, the Brookings Institution is predicting “a large, lasting baby bust” in 2021. The explanation? “It’s not the main reason births have declined du[...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 6:54 pm § in Environment, Humor, Misc.

Curious otters clobber trail camera (video)

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March 2nd, 2021 - 6:48 pm § in Business, Economics, Politics

Biden signals support for unions

During the fall campaign, President Biden promised to be “the most pro-union president you’ve ever seen.” Those weren’t empty words. He immediately fired the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel and deputy general counsel, both Trump appointees. On Sunday, February 28, [...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 1:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs

China doesn’t have all the world’s “rare earths”

“Rare earth” elements are metals that figure prominently in “green energy” technologies because of their use in electronics and electric motors (some are highly magnetic). For technical details, read Wikipedia article here. “Rare earths” aren’t actually rare[...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 12:59 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

When seeing isn’t believing

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March 2nd, 2021 - 12:31 pm § in Politics

Photo of the day

‘Stage design conspiracies are outrageous,’ head of group that organizes conference says after social media users note resemblance to Odal Rune “After viewers noted that the stage at the CPAC conference was shaped like a Nazi symbol, the organizer of the conservative political conference s[...]

March 2nd, 2021 - 12:01 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

What’s wrong with this picture?

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