Archive for April 7th, 2021

April 7th, 2021 - 7:14 pm § in China, Foreign Affairs

U.S. needs 6th generation fighter

“The Air Force must field its Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter soon if it wants to compete with China,” Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, the senior officer over America’s fighter fleets says. A prototype has already flown (see story here). But he wonders whether “our na[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 4:17 pm § in Politics, Racism

Georgia’s GOP governor to voters: “Order Uber Eats”

“Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday voters waiting in line in Georgia could order food from Grubhub or UberEats after a new state law criminalized offers of free food and water near polling stations,” Huffington Post reported on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. “They can order a pizza. They[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 3:47 pm § in Politics

Republicans don’t want you to vote

It’s no secret that Republicans don’t like democracy and don’t want anyone voting who doesn’t think exactly like them. Which is also the position of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Glenn Ellmers, who squats in a rightwing think tank situated in California (photo, left), wo[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 3:20 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics, Racism

Georgia D.A. refuses to prosecute legislator who knocked on governor’s door

Republicans wanted to lock her up in prison for knocking on the governor’s door while he was signing a voting law everyone else thinks is racist voter suppression. Standing between the governor’s goons and state Rep. Park Cannon, door knocker, was Fani Willis, another black woman and Dem[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 2:29 pm § in Science

Science: Secrets of 5,700-year-old chewing gum

“In Denmark, archaeologists have unearthed a 5,700-year-old type of ‘chewing gum’ with a complete ancient human genome of a likely dark-skinned, dark-haired and blue-eyed woman closely related to the hunter-gatherers from mainland Europe” (artist’s reconstruction, left)[...]

April 7th, 2021 - 1:38 pm § in Health, Humor, Science

The $299 supermask

So many people are so stupid about Covid-19 that masks probably will be with us forever, even for folks who’ve been vaccinated, because none of the vaccines are 100% effective at warding off stupidity. And, anyway, facial masks are becoming fashion items. You can even get them with polka dots [...]