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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (No. 60)
August 29, 2023
THE REDNECK INTELLECTUAL BECOMES A GRANDFATHER!
JUST WHEN IT SEEMED LIKE LIFE WAS GOING TO HELL IN A HAND BASKET, SOME UNEXPECTEDLY GOOD NEWS: Eating chocolate can cut risk of early death by 10%, bombshell study finds...
THAT WE CAN DATE SUCH A ROCK REPRESENTS ONE OF THE GLORIES OF MODERN SCIENCE: Rock that punched hole in New Jersey house confirmed to be 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite.
KEEP IT COMING FASTER AND HARDER: New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows 35% Reduction in Cognitive Decline in Late-Stage Trial.
ON THE ROAD TO MOSES: FOUND: Ancient tablet predates known Hebrew inscriptions...
IMPRESSIVE, BUT GIVEN CURRENT TRENDS IN EDUCATION, WE MAY NOT HAVE THE ABILITY IN 200 YEARS TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT AN ASTEROID HEADED STRAIGHT AT US: Astronomers Have Mapped The Paths of Hazardous Asteroids For The Next 1,000 Years.
GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT. Nor do the people want social issues being injected into the military: Exclusive Poll: Voters Don’t Want Military Inserting Itself into Social Issues
OUTSTANDING ESSAY FROM THE GREAT STELLA MORABITO ON A VERY BAD THING: To Address The Loneliness Epidemic, The Feds Want To Control Your Town And Friends
I MAY HAVE TO GET A METAL DETECTOR WHEN I RETIRE, ALTHOUGH I DON’T THINK THERE’S MUCH IN THE WAY OF BURIED TREASURE AROUND WHERE I LIVE: 2,000-year-old hoard of Roman coins may have been hidden by a soldier during a bloody civil war in Italy
I TYPICALLY FALL ASLEEP AROUND 11:00 PM AND GET UP AT 4:00 AM. NOT GOOD. I THINK I MIGHT LIVE LONGER IF I COULD GET SEVEN HOURS OF SLEEP PER NIGHT. NOTE TO SELF: GOT TO WORK ON THIS. Lessons emerge as scientists unravel a new understanding of sleep.
SCIENCE IS ALWAYS SETTLED UNTIL IT ISN’T. Given recent public debates, this V-log is worth a listen: Gad Saad on the dangers of believing in “settled” science
RETITLED AS: “ORDINARY AMERICANS SUPPORT MERIT-BASED COLLEGE ADMISSION PRACTICES. ‘ELITES’ REJECT MERIT-BASED COLLEGE ADMISSION PRACTICES”: Americans support merit-based college admission practices.
OBERLIN COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS ARE SQUEALING ALL THE WAY TO THE BITTER END: Oberlin College Sues Insurers For Refusing To Cover $36 Million It Paid Gibson’s Bakery For Defamation And Other Torts. “Have you ever rooted for insurance companies ever? There’s a first for everything.”
HERE’S TO HOPING A LOT MORE COMPANIES DO THIS: 'Non-Woke' Company's Job Ad Attracts Major Attention: 'No Requirements for Pronouns'
THEY’RE NOT MESSING AROUND IN CALIFORNIA. These people think they own your kids. Is that true? “If you send two emails that cause a school board official to mentally suffer, technically you fall under this definition." Obey peasant, obey: California’s Plan To Lock Up Conservative Parents
THIS IS FALSE AND STUPID. Individualism is at the heart of Americanism: Why fewer adults are ‘extremely proud’ to be American: Experts warn people are focused on ‘individualism’
THIS IS NOT GOING TO END WELL. You do know that, right? State poised to enact pesticide ban that could be 'devastating' to farmers
DECLINE AND FALL IS A CHOICE: Nearly 40% of US Attack Submarines Are Out of Commission for Repairs.
GEE, WHAT COULD GO WRONG? Biden opens door to Bill Gates-style sun dimming to fight climate change
ROGER KIMBALL LAYING DOWN THE LAW: A Catastrophic Implosion of the Rule of Law.
THIS IS NOT GOOD: More Baby Boomers are living alone. One reason why: ‘gray divorce’
ON TURNING HEAVEN INTO HELL: Only 16% of Californians Can Afford to Buy a Home
THE MOTTO OF A THOMPSON ADMINISTRATION WOULD BE “DRILL BABY DRILL”: Biden Admin Moves To Ban New Oil Leases On 1.6 Million Acres Of Land
NO KIDDING, SHERLOCK. You might want to consider the whole cause-and-effect thing: Woman goes viral for saying it’s hard to find ‘masculine’ man who's not conservative
WHY ISN’T THIS STORY ATOP THE NEW YORK TIMES FRONT PAGE? Oh, wait, I know: Illegal California Biolab Tied To Chinese Medical Firms; ‘Could Be Dozens’ More In U.S.
YOUR GOVERNMENT LIKES TO SPEND YOUR MONEY IN OTHER COUNTRIES:
THE DECLINE AND FALL OF SCIENCE ALWAYS COMES AT THE BEHEST OF GOVERNMENT: Feds paid $300,000 to study why white, male physicists don’t fight racism, sexism in STEM.
NOTHING TO SEE HERE; MOVE ALONG: Authorities See Nearly 800% Surge In Chinese Migrants Crossing Southern Border Illegally
DOES THE UNITED STATES HAVE A “GAME PLAN” IN CASE AN EXTREMIST, FAR-LEFT WING KOOK WINS THE CANADIAN ELECTION? Oh, wait . . . Canada reveals 'game plan' in case a conservative wins the US presidential election
THE WELFARE STATE IS IMMORAL. PERIOD. AND IT HURTS PEOPLE: 60 Years After ‘March On Washington,’ Black Poverty Rises From Historic Low
LEFT-WING ENVIRONMENTALISM + TRIBAL MYSTICISM + GOVERNMENT POLICIES + HUMAN INCOMPETENCE = A TRAGEDY OF EPIC PROPORTIONS. When will people wake up and see the truth and then do something about it! Scores of children burned to death in their homes, alone, and without their parents, who couldn’t get to them. What happened in Maui was evil. Government officials must be held accountable.
WATCH THIS VIDEO OF WHAT HAPPENED IN MAUI TO KNOW THE TRUTH (Substack and Twitter continue their cold war and won’t reproduce the thumbnail of the other on their sites. The link below is good):
THE BEST KEPT SCANDAL IN AMERICA. Total media fail: ‘Fairly shocking’: Secret medical lab in California stored bioengineered mice laden with COVID. “Zieba said officials called in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after about 30 freezers and refrigerators were found, with some set to negative 80 degrees. The CDC detected at least 20 potentially infectious agents, according to court documents.”
OUR GOVERNMENT DOCTORS AND SCIENTISTS ARE REACHING MENGELE LEVELS OF WICKEDNESS. Your government doing its work—experimenting on children: The CDC takes the transgender experiment to a new level.
. . . and the Beautiful
THE BEAUTY OF LOVE:
A mother loves her disabled daughter (Twitter link works): https://twitter.com/GoodNewsMVT/status/1680987599886860289
A father loves his son:
A husband loves his deceased wife: Man Plants 6k Trees To Honor Wife: 15 Years Later, Photos Reveal Motive
THIS COMPILATION VIDEO OF CHURCH MUSIC IS REALLY QUITE LOVELY. . I’ve spent the morning with it playing in the background as I read and write. I’m not a religious man, but . . .
HAVE A GREAT WEEK!
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