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ohomen171

My grand mother told me "son don't let the grass grow under your feet." I took these words to heart and have spent a life traveling six of the seven continents with great adventures everywhere. People describe me as interesting.

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India Is Doing A Great Job Fighting Coronavirus
by ohomen171 on 29 Mar 2020  1 comment, latest a day ago
#india/coronavirusI have news for you. India is not among those countries of the third world now. It has the 5th largest GDP of USD 2.9 trillion with a growth rate...

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I'm 98% Sure That I Had A Mild Case Of Coronavirus
by ohomen171 on 28 Mar 2020  2 comments, latest 2 days ago
#coronavirusantibodiesA couple of weeks ago I had the worst head cold of my 71 year life. I lost all stamina. I'm 98% sure that I had a mild case of...

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Let's Get Real About The Danger Of Your Home Or Apartment Being Looted During The Coronavirus Crisis (en.wikipedia.org)
by ohomen171 on 20 Mar 2020  18 comments, latest 5 days ago
looting/coronavirusLet's Get Real About The Danger Of Your Home Or Apartment Being Looted by Wild Mobs Or Criminal GangsI'm the man who wrote the article questioning City Arms being opened...

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Not Much Has Changed In 52 Years
by ohomen171 on 23 Mar 2020  1 comment, latest 7 days ago
#howardksmith/corporatesociali in the 1960's ABC news had a great commentator named Howard K. Smith. After Walter Cronkite he was the dean of television journalists. At the end of some newscasts...

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While Companies And People Lose Their Livelihoods A Gun Shop Thrives
by ohomen171 on 19 Mar 2020  2 comments, latest 11 days ago
#CityArmsPacificaWhile Companies And People Lose Their Livelihoods A Gun Shop ThrivesIn this strange world of lockdown it is odd what businesses are allowed to stay open. Near the house we...

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Diabetics-Needles Goodbye
by ohomen171 on 13 Mar 2020  1 comment, latest 17 days ago
#needlesgoodbyeNeedles, GoodbyeDiabetics may soon be able to say goodbye to insulin shots.Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis successfully treated severe diabetes in mice using a new technique to convert...

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Is A Middle East Oil War Coming?
by ohomen171 on 10 Mar 2020  9 comments, latest 20 days ago
#saudioilfieldattackYour morning briefing...yesterday Saudi Arabia did something very courageous. They cut oil prices 30%. Saudi Arabia has massive amounts of crude oil in the ground. It is also is the...

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Saving Seton Medical Center
by ohomen171 on 6 Mar 2020  Posted 24 days ago
Saving Seton Medical CenterWe have an economic Catch-22 here. This hospital is not economically-feasible. It constantly loses money. If it were closed, it would be a devastating blow to the...

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Dr. Elena Talks About Coronavirus
by ohomen171 on 5 Mar 2020  4 comments, latest 25 days ago
#coronavirusDispelling false beliefs: Coronavirus is transmitted by droplets like most respiratory virus, it may also be airborne which is even worse. If somebody sneezes or cough near you, it gets...

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Jack's Thoughts On The Coronavirus Threat (sfgate.com)
by ohomen171 on 29 Feb 2020  2 comments, latest a month ago
#covid-19Dear: Your Saturday morning newspaper...things are not nice right now due to Covid-19. Major conferences have been cancelled including a summit for Asian leaders that President Trump was supposed to...

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The War Of The Worlds 2020
by ohomen171 on 26 Feb 2020  Posted a month ago
#Coronavirus Let us talk about the Coronavirus. China claims that they have it under control. I doubt it. They are lying. It is going to devastate their economy. Do not...

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Hitler Had A Much Higher IQ Than Trump
by ohomen171 on 15 Feb 2020  22 comments, latest a month ago
#trumpiqWho was the smartest Nazi?Paul Hosse, Post Graduate Certificate Change Leadership, Cornell University (2012)Updated May 19, 2019Actually, there were several Nazis who, despite the stereotype, were quite intelligent. Famed author,...

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Pacifican Wayne Boykin Died After The Bike He Was Riding Go Hit By A Car
by ohomen171 on 17 Feb 2020  1 comment, latest a month ago
#wayneboykinPacifican Wayne Boykin died after a car hit him while he was riding his bike. A swim friend of mine is permanently disabled after a car hit him while he...

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The Curious Case Of The Roger Stone Sentencing
by ohomen171 on 14 Feb 2020  37 comments, latest a month ago
#rogerstonesentencingNow let us talk about the curious case of Roger Stone. In six days he gets sentenced in US District Court in Washington,D.C. for nine criminal charges. The judge to...

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A Chance Meeting With George Whitesides, CEO Of Virgin Galactic Six Years ago
by ohomen171 on 6 Feb 2020  Posted 2 months ago
#georgewhitesidesI was at a cocktail party on Sunset Strip in February of 2014. I found myself next to George Whitesides, CEO of Virgin Galactic. We were not introduced. George is...

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A Gut Feeling
by ohomen171 on 3 Feb 2020  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
#stomachmicrobesA Gut FeelingSometimes that feeling in the gut is more than just an intuition.Two studies published last month found that microbes in human guts can tell a lot about a...

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A Chance Meeting With Two Russian Men (en.wikipedia.org)
by ohomen171 on 2 Feb 2020  8 comments, latest 2 months ago
#stalin/churchillDear: Your Sunday newspaper...yesterday morning I drove to the pool for my 08:00 workout. I parked next to a Tesla. I walked to the entrance door for the pool. Two...

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The Humane Way Greeks Often Treat Migrant Children
by ohomen171 on 25 Dec 2019  8 comments, latest 2 months ago
#greecemigrantchildrenTHE HOME PROJECTSaving Thursday’s ChildATHENS – In 2016, 15-year-old Asma from Afghanistan boarded one of the thousands of dinghies leaving the Turkish shores for Greece.She was six months pregnant.Asma’s family...

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4000+ trapped in the Ocean In Seaside Australian Town
by ohomen171 on 31 Dec 2019  14 comments, latest 2 months ago
@australiafireshttps://www.msn

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Sixteen Years In Our Home
by ohomen171 on 21 Jan 2020  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
#ourhomeinPacifica16 years ago today we started living in this house. Escrow had closed and I go the keys. Elena came with a sleeping bag and started living in the house....

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Some Startling New Insights On Homelessness
by ohomen171 on 13 Jan 2020  20 comments, latest 2 months ago
#causes ofhomelessnessGood morning.(If you don’t already get California Today by email, here’s the sign-up.)For today, my colleague Conor Dougherty spoke with Dr. Margot Kushel, a leading homelessness researcher:Margot Kushel is...

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San Diego College Student Killed Alongside Her Mother and Sister In The Ukraine Plane Shoot Down (msn.com)
by ohomen171 on 12 Jan 2020  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
#iranairlinershootdown https://www.msn.com/en-us/news

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A Suspicious Airliner Crash Near Tehran (en.wikipedia.org)
by ohomen171 on 10 Jan 2020  9 comments, latest 3 months ago
#tehranairlinercrash Today is a very sad day for our Canadian readers. They are mourning the deaths of 62 of their citizens who died when a Ukrainian airliners crashed after taking...

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The Iran Missile Attack On US Bases In Iraq
by ohomen171 on 9 Jan 2020  Posted 3 months ago
#iranmissileattackonusbasesI got it right about the Iran attack. It was done with the intent of causing no injuries. This was the consensus and Iran said much of the same indirectly....

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Iran's Retaliation For The Loss Of Its Beloved General
by ohomen171 on 4 Jan 2020  12 comments, latest 3 months ago
#iranretaliationIran’s Retaliation For The Loss Of Is Beloved General My readers I am not going to make a specific prediction on how Iran will retaliate. Rest assured that payback is...

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Moscow: An Artificial White Christmas
by ohomen171 on 6 Jan 2020  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
#moscowwhitechristmasKeeping the Holiday SpiritDecembers in Russia are generally cold and snowy, but last month the capital, Moscow, experienced one of its warmest Decembers since 1886.The lack of snow during the...

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The Secret War Between Iran and The US Just Became "A Hot War"
by ohomen171 on 3 Jan 2020  18 comments, latest 3 months ago
#iranuswarNow we have the big news event of the day. The US military got very lucky and killed Quesam Soleimani. He is the commander of the Quds forces. This is...

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Was Carlos Ghosn Rescued From Japan By A Private Security Agency?
by ohomen171 on 2 Jan 2020  1 comment, latest 3 months ago
#carlosghosnjapanescapeThe other story that caught my eye was the allegation that Carlos Ghosn used an elite private security firm to rescue him from Japan. I have already outlined the security...

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The Curious Case Of Carlos Ghosn's Escape From Japan (en.wikipedia.org)
by ohomen171 on 31 Dec 2019  3 comments, latest 3 months ago
#carlosghosnjapanescapeThen came the bizarre story of Carlos Ghosn. To my Brasilian readers, he is a Brasilian who made good on a grand scale. If you are curious, here is his...

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Seven-Eleven Is A Japanese Company
by ohomen171 on 30 Dec 2019  Posted 3 months ago
#7-11https://www.nytimes.com/2

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In Praise Of General David H. Berger, Commandant of the US Marine Corps
by ohomen171 on 27 Dec 2019  Posted 3 months ago
#generaldavidhbergerI am so proud of the fact that a graduate of Tulane, General David H. Berger, is now Commandant of the US Marine Corps. He is the commanding officer of...

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A Short History Of The Christmas Tree
by ohomen171 on 25 Dec 2019  4 comments, latest 3 months ago
#christmastreesO TannenbaumIt’s not Christmas without the defining Christmas tree.The ornately decorated conifer is a tradition in many households during the Christmas period, and it’s a very old one, Time magazine...

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My Incredible Cousin Robert N. Bruce, Jr, PhD
by ohomen171 on 26 Dec 2019  Posted 3 months ago
#robertnbrucejrMy cousin Robert Bruce used to be professor of civil engineering at Tulane. His former students include:1) General David H Berger, Commandant of the USMC and the highest- ranking officer...

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An Act Of Christmas Kindness 36 Years Ago
by ohomen171 on 24 Dec 2019  1 comment, latest 3 months ago
#christmaskindnessAfter surviving over seven decades over seven decades, it is good to stop and reflect on what one has learned. We all have had people who broke out hearts, took...

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Memories Of Christmases Past
by ohomen171 on 24 Dec 2019  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
#christmasespastYour Christmas eve briefing...let me talk about what Christmas eve and Christmases were like when I was a child. Dad had spent a lot of time in Germany and France,...

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The World Fails To Notice The Level Of Unrest And Violence In Chile
by ohomen171 on 23 Dec 2019  Posted 3 months ago
#chileunrestandeconomicollapse us contrast this with a most-disturbing phone call that I got from Santiago, Chile yesterday afternoon. One of our readers Pablo Gallyas gave me a most-disturbing report on what...

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A Missed Church Service 30 Years Ago Today
by ohomen171 on 22 Dec 2019  1 comment, latest 3 months ago
#jimmystewart30 years ago I was supposed to be in a Presbyterian church in Beverly Hills. My domestic partner Antonieta and I were to be in the service with the famous...

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In Praise Of Space-X
by ohomen171 on 21 Dec 2019  Posted 3 months ago
#boeingcapsulefailureDear: Your Saturday morning newspaper...I'm always mentioning those very important words: "The devil is in the detail." Boeing has been paid some $4,200,000,000 US by NASA to develop a space...

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The India Rape Epidemic
by ohomen171 on 19 Dec 2019  43 comments, latest 3 months ago
#indiarapeepidemicINDIAMade In IndiaIndian opposition politician Rahul Gandhi is facing sedition charges for a small rhyme that refers to a big problem.Speaking at a campaign event, the Congress Party honcho said...

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Some Thoughts On The Battle Of The Bulge 75 Years Later
by ohomen171 on 16 Dec 2019  8 comments, latest 3 months ago
#battleofthebulgeThis week 75 years ago the Battle of the Bulge began on the German border. It was Hitler's last attempt to stop the Americans and British from crashing into West...
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