Archive for December 31st, 2021

December 31st, 2021 - 9:08 pm § in Misc.

Happy New Year??? Ringing in Omicron

“Omicron January” Is Here “I’m worried our economy could shut down because so many of us are ill.” “Get ready for unprecedented social disruptions in the next few weeks.” “This is a hyper-contagious virus. Previous rules are out the window.” This[...]

December 31st, 2021 - 1:30 am § in Biden, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Biden vs. Putin

Biden displays toughness against Putin’s threats to invade Ukraine This President is the seasoned leader America needs to handle a foreign policy crisis. Story here,¬†analysis here — Contrast with Trump, who held military aid to Ukraine hostage for political dirt. Who’d you rather [...]

December 31st, 2021 - 12:40 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Great Trango Tower

More than 400 feet higher than Denali (aka Mt. McKinley), this rock spire’s east face (shown) is billed as “the world’s greatest vertical drop.” The first team to climb it was killed on the descent. The spire is part of a massif in the Baltoro region of Pakistan (read about i[...]