Archive for June 23rd, 2022

June 23rd, 2022 - 11:07 pm § in Misc.

Scotland’s sordid history of executing witches

Scotland was a bad place to be an accused witch in the 16th and 17th centuries. That country killed five times as many people accused of witchcraft as any other place in Europe, according to a Scottish group seeking posthumous pardons for the victims of Scottish witch hunts. Between 1563 and 1706, a[...]

June 23rd, 2022 - 2:59 pm § in Humor

Pug rocket (video)

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June 23rd, 2022 - 2:07 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Kentucky’s “Teacher of the Year” driven out of teaching by bigots

“Kentucky’s 2022 teacher of the year, Willie Carver Jr., is leaving his K-12 post for a university job, citing anti-gay discrimination,” The Hill reported on Thursday, June 23, 2022 (read story here). He isn’t leaving Kentucky, not yet anyway, but after 17 years of teaching K-12 [...]

June 23rd, 2022 - 1:39 pm § in Business

Elon Musk warns Tesla could go bankrupt

I don’t believe anything Elon Musk says, and I wouldn’t buy a car from him (new or used), own his stock, or work for him. He’s an untrustworthy manipulator. So when I read today that Musk issued a public warning that Tesla might go bankrupt, the first question in my mind was, R[...]

June 23rd, 2022 - 12:25 pm § in Health

Fake abortion clinics lure women to inflict anti-abortion propaganda

Google’s search engine sending women to these fake clinics is causing an uproar; watch video below. At least 50 of these deceptive clinics operate in Washington State; see story here. The women who visit these clinics are told “that birth control doesn’t work, that abortion dooms them [...]