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August 15th, 2021 - 6:06 pm § in Humor

3-Minute Movie: Lie Detector

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August 15th, 2021 - 5:20 pm § in Economics, Environment, Politics

Climate change? What climate change? Oh, that climate change.

NOAA “announced Friday that July was the hottest month since record-keeping began 142 years ago,” NBC News reported on Sunday, August 15, 2021 (read story here). NOAA, if you don’t know, is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a federal agency under the Department o[...]

August 15th, 2021 - 4:13 pm § in Health, Law and Courts

Prosecute fake vaccine cards

“The Senate‚Äôs top Democrat says federal law enforcement officials need to crack down on fake COVID-19 vaccination cards being sold online,” ABC News reported on Sunday, August 15, 2021 (read story here). Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants to go after those making and selling the fake vacc[...]

August 15th, 2021 - 3:35 pm § in Law and Courts

This is a crime problem, not a homeless problem

A violent confrontation between a couple who had items stolen from their car and denizens of a homeless camp in downtown Seattle on July 27, 2021, led to a camper being killed, Seattle TV station KIRO-7 reported on August 13, 2021 (see story and video here). The couple were attacked with a machete, [...]

August 15th, 2021 - 1:26 pm § in Health

Is anti-vax the new drunk driving?

We know what works against Covid-19, but the virulent Delta variant is raging out of control this summer, and health experts are worried about what will happen when winter flu season arrives. From the start of the pandemic, America has also been afflicted by raging stupidity driven by ignorance, mis[...]

August 15th, 2021 - 1:52 am § in Health, Politics

The battle of Los Angeles

Fights broke out at the L.A. city hall on Saturday, August 14, 2021, between anti-vaxxers and counter-protesters. (Story and more photos here.) Say, don’t we have a pandemic to fight? And shouldn’t we be fighting it together? It’s a real concern that as Delta rages, and other more [...]