Archive for August 11th, 2021

August 11th, 2021 - 11:51 pm § in Humor

2-Minute Movie: “Vikings”

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August 11th, 2021 - 11:45 pm § in Humor

So you think you’re right, huh?

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August 11th, 2021 - 10:29 pm § in Health, Politics

Florida hospitals are “overrun”

“Hospitals across Florida are now being pushed to the limit with ICU beds filling up and providers struggling to find enough staff to care for patients as the state fights one of the worst Covid-19 outbreaks in the nation, fueled by the highly contagious delta variant,” CNBC reported on Wedn[...]

August 11th, 2021 - 8:09 pm § in Environment, Misc.

Video: Windy Norway

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August 11th, 2021 - 7:59 pm § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Tasiilaq, Greenland

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August 11th, 2021 - 7:14 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Trump-appointed judge greenlights election vendor’s lawsuit against Trump allies

“A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday rejected requests from former Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell [to] dismiss lawsuits from Dominion Voting Systems against the three,” The Hill reported on August 11, 2[...]

August 11th, 2021 - 6:25 pm § in Health, Schools & Colleges

Choose Covid-19 advice carefully, and pray school officials do the same

It’s a good idea to choose medical advice as carefully as you would buy a car. This is ought to go without saying. But don’t underestimate the power of human nature; people listen to what they want to hear, and shut out what they don’t want to hear. Dan Stock, M.D. (photo, left), s[...]

August 11th, 2021 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Spokane woman to be West Point’s top cadet

Local kid makes good story: This Sunday, Holland Pratt (photo, left) of Liberty Lake, Washington, will become West Point’s First Captain of Cadets, the Spokane Spokesman-Review reported on August 11, 2021 (story here; see West Point press release here). First Captains are “responsible fo[...]