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A Tale Of Two Joe Bidens
on 20 Jan 2021
, latest 30 minutes ago #japanesejoebiden A Tale of Two BidensUS President Joe Biden has an important week ahead of him, but somewhere in Japan’s Kumamoto prefecture, a local leader feels as though he is...
My Wife Elena Had A Hard Second Day After Her Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination
on 18 Jan 2021
, latest 2 days ago #covid19vaccinationsideeffects Elena had a hard day yesterday with side effects from the second vaccination. She had chills and pain. She felt fatigued and spent a lot of time in bed....
Elena Got Her Second Dose Of The Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine
on 17 Jan 2021
, latest 2 days ago #seconddosecovid19vaccine Elena got her second Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination late yesterday morning. It was reported that the second dose produced bad side effects. Thus far the only problem for Elena is...
Surprising Facts About Gender Inequality
on 15 Jan 2021
, latest 3 days ago #genderinequality I wish to compliment one of our readers, Janet Ivey. In her capacity as CEO (US) of Explore Mars, Inc, she put on an incredible Zoom meeting. Dr. Sharilyn...
The US Capitol Building Assault-Shock, Horror, And Shame
on 7 Jan 2021
, latest 7 days ago #uscapitolbuilding assault WORLDShock, Horror and ShameThe world watched with shock, dismay and horror as a “surreal scene” at the US Capitol, like little else seen in its history, unfolded on...
A Tense Seven Days Awaits Us
on 13 Jan 2021
, latest 7 days ago #thelastdaysofthetrumppreisden The newspaper is full of interesting stories today. There is an old Chinese proverb that applies here:"May you live in interesting times." We are facing a tense and uncertain...
Los Angeles vs San Francisco-A Tale Of Two Coronavirus Realities
on 11 Jan 2021
, latest 9 days ago #losangelescoronavirusproblems California TimesAuthor HeadshotAuthor Headshot By Thomas Fuller and James WagnerThe numbers jump off the page. In the first week of this year, Los Angeles County recorded 950 deaths from...
A Pandemic Rapidly Stopped In 1947
on 10 Jan 2021
, latest 10 days ago #newyorksmallpoxcrisis1947: We have a crisis getting people rapidly vaccinated. I found a fascinating story from 1947 that happened in New York City. One courageous health department chief stopped a pandemic...
It's Bad In California!!!
on 5 Jan 2021
, latest 12 days ago #californiacovid19crisis Amor: There are two empty ICU beds in San Mateo County. In LA, ambulance drivers are instructed not to transport Covid-19 patients with "low survival chances." Imagine what happens...
Norway Becomes The First Country In The World To Sell More Electic Vehicles Than Fossil-Fuel Powered Vehicles
on 6 Jan 2021
, latest 13 days ago #norwayelectricvehiclesales NORWAYThe New OrderNorway became the first country in the world where the sale of electric cars has overtaken sales of those powered by fossil fuels and hybrid engines, Reuters...
Vaccinations For Covid-19 Begin In The US
on 15 Dec 2020
, latest 13 days ago #covid19vaccines People in the US started getting vaccinated against Covid-19 today. Elena was concerned that she was not going to get vaccinated fast enough. I pointed out to her that...
The New Variant Of Covid-19
on 4 Jan 2021
, latest 15 days ago #newvariantcovid-19 The virus is still winningThis simple chart shows why the new variants of the coronavirus — first detected in Britain and South Africa — are so worrisome:By The New...
Elena Got Her First Covid-19 Vaccination Yesterday
on 27 Dec 2020
, latest 22 days ago #pfizercovid-19vaccine Elena got her first Pfizer Covid-19 injection yesterday. There was no injection site pain like with a flu shot. She did suffer a sudden drop in pulse and blood...
The Russia Hack Is Bad News
on 29 Dec 2020
, latest 22 days ago #russiahack RUSSIAA Special Kind of WarMuch ado has been made of the alleged Russian hacking of US government agencies – the perpetrators infiltrated the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, Homeland...
on 24 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #christmaseve Today is Christmas Eve in English, la noche buena in Spanish, vespera de Natal in Portuguese, and Heiligebend in German. May this day be a day full of peace...
Why Santa Claus Can Exist At Many Different Places At The Same Time
on 25 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #santaclaus DISCOVERIESThe Science of EverywhereSanta Claus, as usual, departed the North Pole to head around the world to deliver presents to all the good boys and girls – as he...
A Helicopter Ride To An ICU WIth Beds Available
on 19 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #helicopterridetoICU ICU's in hospitals in Southern California are full. The same is happening all over the US If a deathly ill patient needing an ICU bed comes in, he/she will...
After 16 Years I Will Have A New Car In My Life!!!!!!
on 17 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #teslamodelX This afternoon I shall accept delivery of a 2021 Tesla Model X SUV. My old car has been with me for 16 years. Elena wanted a vehicle that we...
One Nazi Doctor At Auschwitz "Refused To Go Along With The Program"
on 16 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #auschwitz Paweł Żuk·Updated August 6, 2019Lived in Gdańsk, PolandDuring the Holocaust, is there evidence of even a single SS soldier who stopped and said: "This is immoral, I can't do...
The Human Face Of 300,000 Coronavirus Deaths In The US
on 11 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #coronavirusdeathsintheus According to my system of statistics, as of this morning some 299,692 people have died of coronavirus in the US. This number is hard to imagine. It is as...
A Great Television Journalist And Her Family Got Infected With Covid-19
on 7 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #stephanieruhl/covid-19 Stephanie Ruhl hosts a morning show on MSNBC. She is also their business specialist. She "dropped out of sight" for two weeks. She reemerged this morning. She, her husband,...
An American Icon Flies Off Into The Sunset
on 8 Dec 2020
, latest a month ago #charlesyeagersuperpilot When you come into my bedroom, you will see two airplane models on my dresser. One is an ugly orange airplane with a signature on one wing. If you...
The Israeli Mossad Carries Out A Brilliant Operation!
on 28 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #chiefiraniannuclearscientist Iran's chief nuclear Moshen Fakhrizadeh was just assassinated in a brazen attack near Tehran. Here are some details on this man:https://www.nytimes.com/20 I have no doubt that the Israeli Mossad...
A Miracle During The Vietnam War
on 30 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #usnavycorpsman I have a very special neighbor named Frank Nash. He is 89 years of age. When I return from my 5-mile walk each morning, I encounter him starting his...
Jack's Thanksgiving Message 2020
on 26 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #thanksgiving2020 I want to talk about being thankful. Excuse me, for one moment I need to talk about a very unpleasant subject-being under hostile fire in a war zone. Most...
57 Years Ago Today A Brilliant Light Was Extinguihsed
on 22 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #jfk assassination 57 years ago today at 11:00 AM Pacific time, John F. Kennedy was shot dead by Lee Harvey Oswald. It broke my heart when I got the news....
Attacking The Iranian Nuclear Enrichment Facility At Natanz
on 19 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #natanziran This morning let us play a war game. Ladies, I promise you that I will not put you to sleep. Some years ago, I was part of a study...
A Tour Of The SpaceX Factory Remembered
on 16 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #spacexfactorytour History was made late in the afternoon when 4 astronauts blasted off in a Space-X rocket and went into orbit. Today they will dock with the International Space Station....
Can Trump Pardon Himself?
on 13 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #trumppardonshimslef Learned Counselors: This question has intrigued me for some time. It also intrigued the MSNBC news network. They went to a Constitutional Law Specialist at Harvard Law School. He...
Escaping The Pandemic
on 13 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #lovingnatureinthepandemic Yesterday was a beautiful day here with sun, warmth, and no clouds in the sky. After fixing lunch, I spent a lot of time up on the deck relaxing...
Some Sad News On Veteran's Day
on 12 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #newcoronavirus cases Yesterday we had 148,000 new coronavirus cases in the US and 1,500 deaths. I see the daily case total rising to 300,000 per day. We have a disaster...
A Massive Number Of New Coronavirus Cases In The US
on 5 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #newcoronaviruscasesintheus We had 120,000 new coronavirus cases in the US today. Please be careful out there!
A Coronavirus Disaster
on 8 Nov 2020
, latest 2 months ago #newcoronaviruscasesintheus Yesterday we had 128,000 new cases of coronavirus in the US. Some 58,000 people are hospitalized in the US with coronavirus. Over 1,000 people died fo coronavirus in the...
The Economist Magazine Supercomputer Gives Biden A 97% Chance of Winning
on 3 Nov 2020
, latest 3 months ago #bidenwins The Economist Magazine supercomputer gives Joe Biden a 97% chance of winning the presidential election with 356 to 182 electroal votes.
A Record Breaking Election Comes
on 2 Nov 2020
, latest 3 months ago #recordbreakingvoterturnout By this evening, we will see 100 million US citizens turning out for early vote. I see another 60 million plus voters coming out tomorrow. This will smash all...
The Man Who Ran Washington
on 28 Oct 2020
, latest 3 months ago #themanwhoranwashington My last Birthday present came early yesterday morning. It is a thick book with the title The Man Who Ran Washington. I sent you, Luah, Pedro, and Elena a...
Be Very Careful Before You Click On A Link
on 30 Oct 2020
, latest 3 months ago #hacking In anticipation of the presidential election, Microsoft Corporation and the US Cyber Command started taking down Bots that Russian and Iranian hackers used to launch cyberattacks. The hackers struck...
75,000,000 Have Early Voted In The US As Of Thursday Morning
on 29 Oct 2020
, latest 3 months ago #earlyvotingtoatals As of Thursday morning some 76,000,000 people including my wife and I have participated in early voting. I project 100 million early voters by Monday. Election day is going...
A Huge Coronavirus Death Toll is the US Projected by February, 2021
on 24 Oct 2020
, latest 3 months ago #hugecoronavirusdeaths The University of Washington Coronavirus Center has made the following prediction on coronavirus deaths in the US:February 1, 2021: 488,000 deathsFebruary 28,2021: 512,000 deathsThis is sobering!!!
Some Refections On Reaching 72 Years Of Age
on 23 Oct 2020
Posted 3 months ago #birthday#72 This morning I have achieved 72 years of age. I am a very lucky man. In thinking over what to share today, I came up with an interesting story....