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It wasn't just Will Rogers or Yogi Berra that said things that became memorable. Here are one hundred other quotes from famous people worth remembering. This one from Bryant Gumbel wasn't included. Democrats and far-left environmental groups are pushing to regulate several other household appliances and items, including water heaters, furnaces, washing machines, microwave ovens and shower heads, in their quest to get Americans away from fossil fuels. The House of Saud is the ruling royal family of Saudi Arabia. It is composed of the descendants of Muhammad bin Saud, founder of the Emirate of Diriyah, known as the First Saudi state, and his brothers, though the ruling faction of the family is primarily led by the descendants of Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman, the modern founder of Saudi Arabia. Passing out yearbooks has become common practice at the end of the school year. But believe it or not, the tradition of handing out yearbooks and exchanging them with your schoolmates stems from the late 1600s. Even though photographs hadn't been invented yet, students would sign each other's school scrap books.
Masabumi was a Japanese civil servant who survived the sinking of the Titanic on 15 April 1912 but found himself condemned and ostracized by the Japanese public, press, and government because of a misconception that he decided to save himself rather than go down with the ship, and was branded a 'coward', even in Japanese school textbooks. Every year, Americans in snowy states wait with bated breath to see whether Punxsutawney Phil will spot his shadow. And every year, we take Phil’s weather forecast – six more weeks of winter, or an early spring? – as gospel, meteorology be damned. Vice President Kamala Harris stopped giggling long enough to help professional race baiter Al Sharpton spin the story of a black man being killed by black policemen as ''racist''. When Joe Biden leaves the White House and checks into the nursing home, he'll have lots of stories to tell the other inmates.
I know this is old news, but this photo just popped up on the internet and it is too good not to use. In 1975 the US Government declared the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown a National Historic Landmark. On its hangar and flight deck, it showcases the most significant aircraft in US aviation history. These include the Hellcat, Crusader, Tomcat, and Corsair. Even with journalists from around the world covering the biggest conflict in Europe since World War II, it was Latin America that proved deadliest for reporters last year, with violence against them spiking to new levels. There were nearly as many journalists killed in Mexico alone as there were in Ukraine. Keeping Caroline Biden out of prison was a Biden family affair and Hunter Biden was at the center of the effort. He moved to the West Coast saying his sister-in-law and former lover Hallie Biden had asked him to leave the state of Delaware. His day to day in California was spent cooking batches of crack cocaine and negotiating rates with prostitutes. But Joe Biden thought Hunter Biden was a ''good influence'' on Caroline, his brother Jim's daughter.
With nearly 50 years of D.C. wrangling behind him, maybe it's no surprise there's also a hefty list of allegations and supposedly shady situations in the wake of this 46th man elected executive in chief. This quote from Shakespeare's 'Henry VI' is very much misquoted and misunderstood. It comes from the evil character Dick the Butcher, henchmen to Cade, a political rebel, in a conspiracy to destroy the country's social order and stability. The plan was that if the social underclass were to kill all educated people (anyone that could read and write) they could cause a revolt. More than 70 years ago, Navy Capt. Royce Williams flew in one of the greatest dogfights of all time, taking on seven Soviet jets alone in an engagement that remained classified for decades. Many people believe that Thomas Crapper invented the flush toilet. That honor goes to Sir John Harington in 1596. Crapper, an English plumber born in the 1800s, invented several products that helped modernize the bathroom experience, during a time when people were bashful about bodily functions and didn't want to talk about anything related.
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The official story was Ray killed Martin Luther King, Jr. and acted alone. Yet Ray interrupted his own plea hearing to disavow the government's ''no-conspiracy'' theory at the very moment it was being read into the record. Later, Ray said he had been coerced into it by his attorney, exaggerating the strength of the prosecution's case, making Ray believe a guilty plea would save him from the electric chair. There are those that think Joe Biden has outlived his usefulness to the Democratic party. Every year, 90,000 ships pass through the narrow sea lane of the Malacca Strait, linking the Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Their cargoes of grain, crude oil, and other commodities comprises about 40% of global trade. Above these ships is one of the busiest air routes in the world, and below is a dense array of submarine internet cables that keep the world online.
Wherever there’s a light bulb, there’s somebody whose job it is to change it. That’s true whether we’re talking about a street lamp or those blinking lights way at the top of a television tower. 10 conspiracy theories about the U.S. government that many people continue to believe, even though the proof is sketchy or nonexistent. Or, so they say ... President Biden made a bid deal about full financial disclosure and posted his tax returns on the internet. Suddenly, last summer, they disappeared. Was the ''10% for the Big Guy'' causing some problems? Hunter claimed to be paying nearly $50,000 a month in rent to live in Joe's house. Looks like a clever money-laundry scheme to many. Click to see his tax returns before he deleted them. According to a new study, Viagra lowers the risk of heart disease in men by up to 39 percent. And, men who take the drug also appear less likely to suffer an early death from any cause.
Many consider Friday the 13th unlucky, a superstition that can truly affect someone’s actions on that date. And sure, while some lucky things have happened on the date, some odd (and even creepy) events have taken place. Federal prosecutors could decide soon whether to indict the president’s son on tax and gun charges, and he faces a fresh round of hostile congressional hearings. But a close look at his story shows that it differs in important ways from the narrative promoted by Republicans. January 15th, 2009, was the day that a US Airways Airbus A320 aircraft landed on the Hudson River. Thanks to the pilots' skills and response, all 150 passengers and five crew survived. What seemed destined to be a tragedy became an extraordinary tale of success and survival. All of us are subject to primary aging, the inevitable biological aging processes that take place in all living organisms. Gerontologists use the concept of functional age to signify the actual competence and performance of older adults, irrespective of their chronological age. The author feels Joe Biden has a much lower functional age than most of his septuagenarian peers.
A Mood of the Nation Poll, conducted Nov. 30-Dec.7, 2021, finds that over half the American public disapproves of the job that Joe Biden is doing as president. Perhaps more importantly, the survey provides a window directly into the reasons behind the low approval ratings received by Mr. Biden. On a ''MEET THE PRESS'' show in 2014, they revisit an archived program from 1975 where Idaho Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Church discusses and foretells of the 'overreach' of the federal governments' use of electronic surveillance. Your kitchen is most likely to be affected when disaster strikes. A power outage will cripple most kitchens, but those with gas ranges will have an advantage over others without power. A portable generator is not going to power an electric range, forcing those people to use other methods to provide meals for the family.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued a dramatic call to the American people to protect and defend four universal human ideals in his State of the Union address on this day in history, January 6, 1941. Now known as the Four Freedoms speech, FDR's remarks that day served as a spiritual call to arms for the American people who, before the year was out, would be thrust violently into World War II.  The Freedom Caucus is a small group of 30-odd hardline right wingers inside the Republican House conference. Wielding legislative power in Washington requires being able to pass routine, party-line votes. But the Freedom Caucus is infamous for withholding its support on such pro-forma measures, and grinding GOP governance to a halt. No need to haul fragile Coleman lanterns with mantles and fuel or big and expensive electric ones on your next camping trip. Use your flashlight (the one shown costs a dollar at Walmart) to light up the entire campsite with these simple tips. And, the next time the power goes out at home, give this a try. Authorities in El Paso have been tearing down migrant encampments under cover of darkness and dispatching hundreds of them across the border to Mexico, to make it look better. Someone suggested they just fly Joe to Des Moines, Iowa, tell him it was El Paso, and he'd never know the difference.
The border is not the destination for those migrants, the interior of the United States is. So the Biden administration is picking up the smuggling conspiracy where the smugglers left off, and paying $86 million in hotel fees to do so until those migrants can be on their way. Either the author is off his meds, or he has figured out something that none of us have. Hendrie claims the earth is flat with the north pole in the center of a circular plane. The south is at all points at the perimeter of the plane. Antarctica actually covers the entire circumference of the earth plane. Radio communication around the world would not be possible unless the Earth was flat, otherwise they would just shoot off into outer space. The Gleason's map of 1892 is a rare projection of the world and held up by many in the ''flat earth'' community as a true representation of the Earthly realm we inhabit. Operation Mole Cricket 19 was a suppression of enemy air defenses campaign launched by the Israeli Air Force against Syrian targets on June 9, 1982, at the outset of the 1982 Lebanon War. The operation was the first time in history that a Western-equipped air force successfully destroyed a Soviet-built surface-to-air missile network.
I've been RVing for years, and had no idea. Campers put flamingos at their campsite to identify themselves as a part of the swinging lifestyle. Those who want to meet or interact with others with the same lifestyle will use the flamingos to make it easier for others to spot them. This is a very subtle method for attracting like-minded individuals. I would have loved to be in the conference room when the advertising agency showed the Serta executives those commercials for the first time. The president who threatened to ‘end’ Nord Stream earlier this year resides not in the Kremlin but the White House. US President Joe Biden could not have been clearer when, in early February, he promised to bring Nord Stream ‘to an end’ should Russian troops and tanks enter Ukraine. Julebukking.The phrase, pronounced YOO-la-book-er, literally means ''Christmas goats,'' shorthand for the folk custom of dressing in disguise-traditionally, with a goat-skinned, masked ''bukk'' in the lead-between Christmas and the New Year, then going door-to-door to surprise friends and neighbors.
The radical left-wing mayor of Richmond, Virginia, which used to serve as the capital city of the Confederacy, has issued an order for the body of a Confederate general be disinterred and reburied as part of an effort to be ''more inclusive.'' Nothing says Christmas quite like a fruitcake - or, at the very least, a fruitcake joke. A quip attributed to former ''Tonight Show'' host Johnny Carson has it that ''There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.'' The sweet and spicy beverage has been a holiday staple for hundreds of years, but not everyone knows what it’s made out of, where it comes from or why we drink it near each year’s end. A behind the scenes look at the 1962 film ''Mutiny on the Bounty''. How Brando’s demanding behaviour turned a tropical paradise into a nightmare and almost sank the film.
Steel made before we exploded the first nuclear bomb in 1945 isn't radioactive, and some devices need that steel to make them. Geiger counters, which measure radiation levels, are a good example. If you make a Geiger counter out of contaminated steel the instrument will pick up its own radiation. Many medical instruments need to detect radiation at very refined levels – so they cannot be made out of this steel either. Most nuclear accidents release radioactive iodine into the atmosphere, which can be absorbed into the body. When thyroid cells absorb too much radioactive iodine, it can cause thyroid cancer to develop several years after the exposure. Babies and young children are at highest risk. The risk is much lower for people over 40. Thyroid cancer seems to be the only cancer whose incidence rises after a radioactive iodine release. You ate radioactive food today! Technically, all food is slightly radioactive because it contains the elements carbon, hydrogen, and potassium. The natural abundance of each of these elements includes radioactive isotopes. However, some foods are more radioactive than others. There are probably hundreds of thousands of men and women who, because of political differences, maintain minimal or no contact with their parents and, even more cruelly, do not allow their parents to have any contact with their children -- their parents' grandchildren.
A Florida police officer was given three doses of Narcan after she was exposed to fentanyl and overdosed during a traffic. Shocking video shows the moment Officer Courtney Bannick was administered the opioid overdose-reversing drug as she lay motionless on the side of a road. A former flight attendant for Spirit Airlines is suing the company, claiming she was discriminated against and wrongfully fired because she was too overweight to strap herself into a crew jumpseat. Say the word crocodile and many people think of Australia, the Amazon or even those National Geographic specials showing huge reptiles ambushing wildebeests crossing rivers. But there are also American crocodiles. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission estimated the number of Florida crocodiles have increased to as many as 1,500 to 2,000 adults, coming back from an estimated 300 in 1975. The City of Dubai has a variety of incredible destinations, inventions, and excursions for you to enjoy. Most people across the world desire to visit Dubai and experience the lifestyle here as it is a very popular tourist destination.
Bob Hope dedicated much of his nearly 80-year career to entertaining American troops, both at home and abroad. Undeterred by enemy fire or rough seas, Hope went straight to the front lines, delivering laughter, music and – above all else – a reminder of home to our men and women in uniform, just when they needed it most. Pedo Peter is the alleged nickname given to U.S. President Joe Biden by his son Hunter within the contact list and iMessages leaked during the Hunter Biden iPhone hack that happened on 4chan in July 2022. The nickname was thought to be Biden's because the President used to use the pseudonym Peter Henderson. Exocet is the French word for a flying fish. It is also an anti-shipping missile that can be launched from submarines, surface ships, helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. Approximately 50% of the Argentinian Exocets fired during the Falklands war hit their targets. The missiles gutted one ship, sank another and severely damaged a third. Fifty-six British and other nationalities in British service were killed. Over a hundred were burned, blinded, maimed, or traumatised. In a move to capture the gay vote, President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law at a jubilant celebration that featured U.S. singer Cyndi Lauper performing ''True Colors'' in front of thousands of supporters on the White House lawn.
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the US government engaged in a massive cover-up to hide their foreknowledge of the attack. There are 1 billion surveillance cameras in the world, all connected to the internet and artificial intelligence. Recording devices in cell phones, automobiles and smart appliances also collect and share data. All of this will give you a score which will dictate what you can and cannot do, what you can buy and where you can go. Operation K was a Japanese naval operation in World War II, intended as reconnaissance of Pearl Harbor and disruption of repair and salvage operations following the surprise attack on 7 December 1941. It culminated on 4 March 1942, with an unsuccessful attack carried out by two Kawanishi H8K ''Emily'' flying boats. Listed here are the worst strategic and tactical failures conducted between 1937 and 1945, ranked by time, resources, morale, and lives wasted. Probably none of them changed the war’s final outcome, but all significantly altered its course and duration.
One of the most troublesome incidents in the pre-Pearl Harbor planning by the Japanese is the so-called ''Winds Code'' incident and what significance, if any, it had for the American code breakers who were monitoring Japanese diplomatic and military communications in the months leading up to the surprise attack. Total victory for the Japanese at Pearl Harbor slips away at 8:10 a.m. on December 5th, 1941. The aircraft carrier Lexington eases out of Hawaii at that hour, the last of the three aircraft carriers based there to leave port. Between 1880 to 1920, British colonial policies in India claimed more lives than all famines in the Soviet Union, Maoist China and North Korea combined. After two deadly attacks that sank the USS Arizona and killed thousands of crewmen, the Japanese had plans to carry out a third attack – this time going for the repair facilities and the storage oil tanks – which held 4.5 million gallons of fuel.
Shoplifting has been used to justify a resurgent law-and-order politics that has energized GOP campaigns over the past couple of years, with the head of the California Republican Party claiming Walgreens closing five locations in San Francisco was evidence that ''Democratic policies have created a crime spike.'' William Chase was convicted of forgery in the first degree, illegal acts regarding election documents, unlawful acts regarding elector's vote, and repeat voting in same election. Chase was sentenced to 25 years, with the first 15 years to be served in the Georgia Department of Corrections without the possibility of parole. In the movies, people throw knives hard, fast, and with a ton of spin. Blurry, spinning objects are easier to convert to CGI, making it so actors don’t really have to dodge knives. In real life, the more spin you give your knife, the harder it will be to stick it. The Secret Service intercepts threats against the President on a daily basis. Most, like this photo, are simply jokes, not to be taken seriously, but if there is any possibility that the person making the statement isn't kidding, the Service springs into action.
More than you want to know about Kamala Harris and her long-time partner San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown. After nearly nine months in a Moscow detention center, the American basketball star Brittney Griner is being transferred to a Russian penal colony. Her appeals have been exhausted, and a U.S. proposal to release a jailed Russian arms smuggler in exchange for Griner’s freedom hasn’t led to a deal. Since their discovery, Faraday cages have been used in various places ranging from chemistry labs where precise and sensitive measurements are required, to US Military and NATO computer centres where any unwanted radio emission must be blocked for security and equipment precision considerations. Stingrays, also known as ''cell site simulators'' or ''IMSI catchers,'' are invasive cell phone surveillance devices that mimic cell phone towers and send out signals to trick cell phones in the area into transmitting their locations and identifying information. When used to track a suspect's cell phone, they also gather information about the phones of countless bystanders who happen to be nearby.
Since 2005, newspaper employment in the country has fallen by more than 50 percent. And while print jobs have taken the biggest hit, the employment picture has darkened in radio, TV, and, recently, digital media as well. News companies continue to cut their most senior (and best-paid) people, and lower levels of hiring have made what had been a tight market for new arrivals even more brutal. The problem is usually in the power pedestal. As the female contact (inside the pedestal) wears, the resistance at the interface increases. As you put a load on the circuit, the heat causes the female terminal to expand, reducing its contact pressure on your plug's male terminals. That, in turn, means even more heat, and more expansion. More than 150 Chinese-born scientists who did U.S. taxpayer-funded military research at the fabled Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico are now back home working in China, in some cases, helping develop weapons. He may need his own pardon soon. First son Hunter Biden, who has used the Secret Service code name ''Chieftain,'' appeared Monday at his father’s Thanksgiving turkey pardon — as House Republicans vow to investigate President Biden’s role in his family’s foreign influence-peddling.
The White House denied that the president's visit to the USS Abraham Lincoln had been a costly stunt which delayed the aircraft carrier's homecoming. George Bush made a dramatic deck landing on the carrier in a navy Viking jet warplane which he piloted himself part of the way. Instead of landing at port to meet families, the aircraft carrier circled out at sea to accommodate the president's theatrics. Three regional airlines that provide services for American Airlines on a contract basis have just announced that they will issue a $100,000 bonus to select new-hire pilots. Envoy Air, Piedmont Airlines, and PSA Airlines will all offer this bonus to experienced First Officers (FO) from other regionals who are at the point of being eligible to upgrade to captain.  A dual battery isolator works closely with an electrical battery, permitting electricity in a single direction. At the same time, it prohibits electricity from flowing from the opposite direction. For a motorhome, that means the device allows power flow to the engine battery from the alternator to also be directed to the ''house batteries'' when the engine is running, but prevents voltage from flowing back from the house batteries to the engine battery. At first glance, the Mason and Dixon Line doesn't seem like much more than a line on a map, created out of a conflict brought on by poor mapping in the first place…a problem more lines aren't likely to solve. But despite its lowly status as a line on a map, it eventually gained prominence in  collective memory because of what it came to mean to some segments of the American population.
In America under President Joe Biden, the word ''Bidenville'' is beginning to gain traction as a term for a waste-filled, insalubrious tent city inhabited by what the left calls ''people experiencing homelessness'', who often suffer from an unfortunate combination of drug addiction and mental illness. Just before the 2020 presidential election, a website called National File published pages of a journal it said was obtained from ''a whistleblower'' and belonged to President Biden's daughter. The site published what it claimed was ''the full 112-page diary'' that included entries about the author's time in a Florida drug rehabilitation facility as well as the author's romantic interests, family life and other deeply personal topics. Some States, like Arizona, require mail-in ballots to be received by election day. But in Nevada, the law says ''Must be received by 5 p.m. on the fourth day following the election if postmarked by Election Day. Ballots with unclear postmarks received by the third day following the election are deemed to have been postmarked on or before Election Day''. So, if your party is losing on election night, ballots suddenly ''found'' within 3 days, even without proper postmarks, can be counted. Student loan borrowers were promised debt relief if they'd show up to vote for Democrats, which most did. Just two days later, a federal judge struck down Biden's $500 billion student-loan giveaway because he flagrantly lacks the legal power to do it - as he himself had said until he announced it. How does it feel getting conned by the ultimate Boomer, President Joe Biden?
Like Fight Club, there were rules about joining the secret society known as the Order of the Star Spangled Banner (OSSB). An initiation rite called ''Seeing Sam''. The memorization of passwords and hand signs. A solemn pledge never to betray the order. A pureblooded pedigree of Protestant Anglo-Saxon stock and the rejection of all Catholics. And above all, members weren't allowed to talk about the secret society. If asked anything by outsiders, they would respond with ''I know nothing''. Female college athletes are making millions thanks to their large social media followings. But some who have fought for equity in women’s sports worry that their brand building is regressive. I was introduced to Pasta e Fagioli years ago, when a friend invited me to dinner at the Olive Garden. I started to order spaghetti and meatballs, when my friend interrupted, saying he'd like me to try his favorite. So, the order went in for two servings of unlimited bowls of Pasta e Fagioli with unlimited breadsticks. What a deal, and I've since learned to make it at home. The regionals need pilots with experience to operate but such pilots are suddenly in huge demand by major airlines.
After his death, we learned that Charles Lindbergh, in addition to his wife Anne Morrow Lindberg, had three mistresses and children in Germany.  Ach du lieber Himmel ! The last total lunar eclipse for three years will occur on November 8, 2022, with the next occurring on March 14, 2025 — though we will continue to see partial and penumbral lunar eclipses during that time. Operation CHAOS compiled a number of the CIA's illicit activities and was soon feeding information to the FBI's equally suspect COINTELPRO. Anti-war protestors and Black Panther Party members were targeted, while journalists were added to the CIA's payroll. Meanwhile, the CIA and the FBI went almost 400% over budget with these activities . The New York Times has a reputation of a slight to moderate liberal bias.  They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes.
Gary Larson wrote his comic strips for syndication for over 15 years, each one is funny and some are perfect examples of what comic art can be. Jane Goodall's attorneys were preparing a lawsuit but stopped when they were told that Goodall thought it was awfully funny. New York City native Washington Irving breathed life into the galloping ghost in 1819, when he penned ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,'' one of his tales of life among Dutch settlers along the Hudson River. In Deer Park, Texas, 1974, a child named Timothy O’Bryan was poisoned by a Pixy Stix and died an hour later on Halloween night. Everyone in the community returned their children’s candy to the police because they feared that all the candy had been poisoned. The police ran tests on all the candy and there was no poison in any of them. That led to the question, who did it? On Friday, October 7th, 2022, on the cusp of a 3-day weekend, President Biden signed an Executive Order lifting restrictions on how the government spies on US citizens. The move garnered little media attention or controversy – just as the White House had hoped.
Unless you do some research before going to the polls, don't just pick judges and other local officials just because their name looks good. You are better off, as is your local community, if you skip this section and let those who know vote. As for judges, that would most likely be local attorneys and their staff. Historically alcohol was drunk instead of water. In the Middle Ages water was so polluted it caused millions of deaths from water-borne diseases like cholera. So the solution was to drink ale, beer, wine or spirits, as the alcohol purified the water, the main ingredient in all alcoholic drinks. Though the funny pages are usually a distraction from the everyday frustrations of life, Scott Adams' satirical comic strip Dilbert makes the mundane work of the office the source of endless humor. Facebook tracking serves a single purpose: advertising. Advertising remains the largest source of revenue for Facebook. That's why collecting reams of data is essential for their business model, even after diversification into other areas of tech. After collecting your data for years, what does Facebook know about you?
Social media users are claiming that employees working in Congress, the judicial branch, the White House, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the United States Postal Service (USPS), Pfizer and Moderna, as well as undocumented immigrants, are not subject to vaccine mandates. Tip your basket to William Blaxton when you pluck a plump apple from a tree, bob for apples on Halloween or cherish your grandmother's amazing apple pie on Thanksgiving. Reverend Blaxton, among other claims to fame, planted the first seeds that would fuel a pioneering nation and give apples an image of all-American wholesomeness. Going out can be fun sometimes, but like everything else in life, there needs to be a balance. You can’t go out all the time! Sometimes staying in is the best option. It turns out that zooming in on an ant's face is an absolute nightmare. A close-up photograph of an ant was sent in as a submission to the 48th annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition - and the results are freaky. The tight shot of the tiny insect shows the ant's beady red eyes, angry expression and what appears to be long, sharp teeth.
Legend has long held that a cow being milked by Mrs. Catherine O'Leary kicked over a lantern and started the Great Chicago Fire. The story appeared soon after colossal fire that consumed much of Chicago and has spread ever since. But was the cow really the culprit? Walmart is the largest single employer in 19 states, and in almost every single state in the traditional South—the only exception is North Carolina. Given that Walmart is a juggernaut of employment, it's not surprising that the company has established a number of rules its workers have to follow. Three musicians from the iconic American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, plus three other people, were killed in a terrifying plane crash on the Louisiana-Mississippi border on October 20, 1977. Lead singer and founder Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, and his sister, backup singer Cassie Gaines, were all killed on impact. Over the millennia of its existence, humanity has accumulated a huge amount of so-called ''folk wisdom'' - sayings, proverbs and various allegedly wise quotes. These are words that are intended to reflect some kind of rule of conduct.
A memoir about visiting an old college professor who was dying and the final lessons he imparted. Albom’s book, clocking in at just under 200 pages, hit the bestseller charts … and stayed there for years. It sold more than 17.5 million copies (and still counting). It was translated into dozens of languages. Oprah turned it into a movie. It became a cultural touchstone about grief and loss. In 1981, Israeli Air Force F-16s destroyed a nuclear reactor that was being built near Baghdad. Israel said the reactor would provide Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein plutonium to build nuclear bombs, and it must be destroyed. Playing Scrabble in German comes with a few challenges. At first glance, the question might seem absurd: Scrabble is in no way limited to English. It is a truly worldwide game, spanning 29 languages, including several a sight less obscure than the world's 12th most common tongue. ''During my time in intelligence, I had noticed that there was inconsistent internal logic to classification decisions. And I came to see that the classification system exists wholly in the interest of the U.S. government — in other words, it seems to exist not to to keep secrets safe but to control the narrative.''
This is a newspaper ad from the early days of the cold war with Russia. Modern Preppers are getting ready again for the worst situation that might happen. As a remedy and to protect their loved ones, an underground bomb shelter where families can stay is once again a popular idea. As little kids we believe everything our parents say — until reality comes knocking and we start to realize that some things parents say might not be completely true.  Here are some of the biggest lies parents tell, including some they may even believe themselves that need debunking. Having a lot of money you didn't work for isn't everything. The son of one of the richest men on earth didn't work well for Cornelius Junior, dying in 1974 at age 76, leaving a widow and six previous wives all better off than when he met them. An interesting life story. The ways the American public is controlled and spied upon now exceeds imagination. Your mail is being photographed, hidden microphones record conversations on city buses, just try to think up the most bizarre way you can think of, how our overlords are spying on us, and they are probably already doing it.
Transit authorities in cities across the country are quietly installing microphone-enabled surveillance systems on public buses that would give them the ability to record and store private conversations. The systems are raising a number of privacy and security concerns. In the opinion of the author, Joe Biden's cognitive deficits are increasingly apparent, even to the most amateur observer. Whether he has dementia at this point is immaterial. Half the world thinks he does and that weakens the United States and imperils us all. Touching the thumb and index finger to make a circle, with the remaining three fingers held outstretched, is a gesture that people around the world have made for centuries, mostly in positive contexts. Between 7 October 1940 and 6 June 1941 almost 28,000 high explosive bombs and over 400 parachute mines were recorded landing on Greater London. Daylight bombing was abandoned after October 1940 as the Luftwaffe experienced unsustainable losses.
Waffle House restaurants have a reputation for staying open during extreme weather - and for reopening quickly after being forced to close due to tornadoes and hurricanes. If you live in Florida, you've probably heard of the ''Waffle House Index'', an informal metric used by emergency officials to measure the severity of a storm. The Ritchie Boys consisted of 20,000 servicemen, trained for U.S. Army Intelligence during WWII at the secret Camp Ritchie training facility. 2,200 of them were Jewish refugees born in Germany and Austria. Most of them were assigned there because of fluency in German, French, Italian, Polish, or other languages needed by the US Army during WWII. Vice President Kamala Harris is regularly mocked and criticized, and is known for laughing when confronted with tough questions or at the most inappropriate times. But, she really outdid herself when she commended the United States's strong alliance with the ''Republic of NORTH Korea'' while visiting our ally SOUTH Korea. One hundred years ago, government officials divvied up water in the Colorado River among the seven states that rely on it including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The agreement, known as the Colorado River Compact, was based on one critically important number: the total amount of water that the Colorado River can supply yearly.
Specially equipped NOAA aircraft play an integral role in hurricane forecasting. Data collected during hurricanes by these high-flying meteorological stations help forecasters make accurate predictions during a hurricane and help hurricane researchers achieve a better understanding of storm processes, improving their forecast models. The aircraft is a Boeing E-4B Advanced Airborne Command Post (AACP), though it is sometimes also referred to as the ''Flying Pentagon''. It is a strategic command and control military aircraft operated by the United States Air Force, which serves as a survivable mobile command post in the event of emergencies and crises. In one of the most devastating health debacles in our nation’s history, some 54,000 residents and workers in long-term care facilities died of causes related to the coronavirus within four months of the first known infection. Between 1919 and 1947, William Randolph Hearst and architect Julia Morgan constructed a sprawling palace in San Simeon, California complete with 165 rooms, elaborate swimming pools, and even a private zoo.
While experts broadly agree that plug-in vehicles are a more climate-friendly option than traditional vehicles, they can still have their own environmental impacts, depending on how they’re charged up and manufactured. Here’s a guide to some of the biggest worries — and how they might be addressed. Confronted with the thought of death, many of us perform the psychological equivalent of hiding in a box with our knees under our chin. But John Donne saluted death; he wrote it poetry, he threw it parties. In August 1964, the United States entered the Vietnam War after reports of an unprovoked attack in the Gulf of Tonkin. But the reports were false — and the president knew it. According to the author, though we may have the same talents and abilities across lifetimes, we may be famous in some lifetimes but unknown in others. For example, a past life for President Donald Trump has been identified in which he was a French governmental official in Eastern Canada when France was colonizing this part of North America, around the era of the American Revolutionary War. Who were you in a former life?
True Costco fanatics know that a big part of the wholesale club giant's success comes a quarter pound at a time, and is served at the Costco food court: The legendary hot dog and 20 ounce soda combo, which clocks in at a wallet-pleasing $1.50. The looney-tuner from the USA is a man pretending to be a woman, and the woman from Belgium is overweight by at least another whole person. You might try quoting Al Pacino as ''Tony Montana'', and risk getting your faced slapped, but here are 25 pick up lines from movies that make great ice breakers. There are so many people with funny names out there that you might not believe they are real.
In his speech, Biden claimed to distinguish MAGA Republicans from mainstream ones and then proceeded to conflate them. That may resonate with partisan Democrats who have never seen a conservative they didn’t consider a bigot or a fool. But it gives the lie to the idea that dismantling MAGA Republicanism is the prime objective of the president or his party. A story that is going world-wide. Mike Lindell, the ''My Pillow'' patriot, was surrounded by FBI agents at a fast food restaurant and had his cell phone seized. ''Don't tell anybody, understand?''  Screw you, I'm telling everybody. Diamond and Streisand recorded separate versions of this song that were spliced to together by Gary Guthrie, a producer at the radio station WAKY-AM in Louisville, Kentucky. As it happened, Streisand and Diamond both attended New York City's Erasmus High School, where the Brooklyn-born future superstars were in the school choir at the same time. Their chemistry and performing skills made their duet on this lovelorn song a very convincing one. The mysterious UFOs seen by WWII airmen are still unexplained. They were cigar-shaped, glowed red and could turn on a dime, which ruled out even the most sophisticated rockets of the time. At first the men said nothing, fearing they’d be ostracized. But then the sightings spread through the units.
Secret prisons reflect a parallel legal system for prisoners who are denied access to communications, deprived of their due process rights, and hidden from public scrutiny. Wally's owner, Joie Henney, a reptile rescuer, has more than 30 years  experience with alligators and has cared for Wally for six years. Lewis Wallace wrote ''Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ,'' a thrilling and globally renowned biblical epic, in 1880, and it is one of the most widely read and influential books in history. It has sold some 50 million copies, and it is among the top two-dozen books of all time. A teacher in Ireland has been suspended from work and then jailed for contempt of court after he refused to use the correct pronouns to address a transgender student.
The no-covid club gets more exclusive every day. And some members have no idea how they’re still there. Here are the stories about a few of them. What most people don’t realize is that even if you don’t use any Google products directly, they’re still trying to discover as much as they can about you. Google trackers have been found on 75% of the top million websites. This means they're also trying to track most everywhere you go on the internet, trying to slurp up your browsing history. MacArthur referred to his hat as his ''Philippine Field Marshal's cap'' and wore it for the duration of World War II and into the Korean War. However, the modified army headdress was against regulations, and MacArthur never officially obtained permission to wear it. President Truman is reported to have said ''Look at him, he's not in uniform, he's in costume''. Former President Barack Obama and current President Joe Biden's friendship may not have been the bromance Americans were led to believe. A new tell-all book reveals that Obama and Biden's relationship seemed to be one-sided after it was revealed that Obama once said ''Shoot  Me Now'' to his aide as Biden rambled on while delivering a speech. By Obama's own admission, Joe Biden's presidency will be his third term.
Sometimes a book's mere existence has an eminently greater cultural significance than its content. Such is the case of Dr. Fauci: A Little Golden Book Biography. The 24-page illustrated work, billed as ''an inspiring read-aloud for young children,'' does not exist to entertain America's toddlers, but rather to soothe the secular souls of Millennial parents whose mental and emotional well-being have steadily deteriorated since November 8, 2016. The horrific human atrocity of World War II ended aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay as Japan formally signed documents of surrender on this day in history, Sept. 2, 1945 in a ceremony that lasted only 23 minutes. ''Maga Republicans do not respect the constitution,'' Mr. Biden said at the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ''They do not believe in the rule of law.  They do not recognize the will of the people. They refuse to accept the results of a free election'' he added, referring to Mr. Trump's claims that the 2020 presidential vote was rigged against him. According to estimates from The National Safety Council, tens of thousands of accidents will happen over the weekend, more than 52,000 people will seek medical attention for injuries sustained in a car accident this weekend and nearly 500  will, unfortunately, suffer fatal injuries.
It was clear to cryptographers before World War II that the single-stepping mechanical motion of rotor could be exploited by attackers. In the case of the famous Enigma machine, these attacks were supposed to be upset by moving the rotors to random locations at the start of each new message. This, however, proved not to be secure enough, and German Enigma messages were frequently broken.
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Yes, Monkeypox is a ''gay disease''. The reasons our public-health elite doesn’t want to admit it are political, not medical. Try to imagine the fear. Not knowing where you are. Who are those people? Why are they touching your stuff? Why are they touching you? Who is that person in the mirror?
It seems that Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates has his hand in a lot of pies these days. From being the country’s largest private farmland owner to continuing to advocate for vaccines, he seemingly does it all. According to a new Bloomberg report, he was even instrumental in getting the Inflation Reduction Act to Biden’s desk. Do you see a pattern here? Our current oil shortage did not arise from a foreign war or tsunami, but from a deliberate policy to curtail oil production to force a more rapid transition to battery-powered transportation. The code had long baffled cryptographers, law enforcement agents and armchair sleuths obsessed with the shadowy killer, who was blamed for five murders in the late 1960s.
In 1970, Elvis Presley showed up at the White House and wanted to see the President. Then, things get a little crazy. The jigsaw puzzle of William Howard Hughes Jr.'s life has many missing pieces. After disappearing into thin air in 1983 he was wanted across the globe by numerous agencies, from the Air Force to the FBI to Interpol. At one point it was thought that he defected to the Russians. Some suggested he sabotaged the disastrous Challenger space shuttle launch. Mike Lindell, an advocate of election integrity measures, is hosting an online event called Moment of Truth beginning at 9 am on August 20th. Some politicians and advocates are now gaslighting the public into believing that men have no advantages over women in sporting events. Even though the rest of the nation can see this is not true, President Joe Biden has chosen to go forward, proposing rules that schools allow males to compete with biological females, to prevent discrimination against men pretending to be women.
Chicagoans and non-Chicagoans alike are familiar with the legacy of Al Capone. The king of crime ruled Chicago's underworld during the ''sinful, ginful'' 1920s, and experts say he was responsible, directly or indirectly, for the murders of between 300 and 700 people. But, most agree the city was safer under ''Scarface Al''. On August 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman announced the Japanese government had surrendered, bringing World War II to a close. Emperor Hirohito of Japan informed his own citizens on August 15th on the radio, the first time the  Japanese public had ever heard his voice. While it is true that President Nixon, on August 15, 1971, suspended the convertibility of the U.S. Dollar into gold in international transactions, thereby ending the Bretton Woods regime and putting the ''final nail in the coffin'' of the gold standard, Nixon's action was preordained by what LBJ had done three and a half years earlier. Younger and middle-aged men, and let's not forget widowers, are the loneliest they’ve ever been in generations, and it’s probably going to get worse.
Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before, FBI agents were reportedly searching for classified documents that Trump brought with him from the White House to Mar-a-Lago after his presidency ended. If you thought Hunter Biden's business deals were shady, just wait. Pauly Jr. is on the payroll of two lithium mining companies and Asia just happens to be a lithium gold mine and Taiwan just happens to be a world leader in lithium battery production. He's also heavily invested in Singapore's energy sector. If the IRS shows up at your door in combat gear like this, you must owe a lot of back taxes. Why does an IRS agent even need to be armed? Under ''spend it or lose it'' budgeting practices, if they don't spend it, next year's budget will be less, and millions are wasted at the end of the fiscal year. Supporters of former President Donald Trump marched to his Florida home of Mar-a-Lago to show support for the country's former leader following an unexpected FBI raid. Fans had cars decked out in pro-Trump stickers and signs, including ones that supported a 2024 presidential bid.
The Silent Generation comes after the Greatest Generation and before the Baby Boomers. They are the people born between 1928 and 1945. They are now retirees ranging in age from 75 to 92 years old. TIME magazine in a 1951 article noted: ''The most startling fact about the younger generation is its silence.'' Why? Military Corruption dot com is dedicated to fighting for the truth and exposing the corrupt in all branches of the military including various divisions of the American government associated with the military. The website attempts through the exposure of corruption to fix what they believe is broken. Hotel guests leave behind millions of half-used bars of soap every day. A nonprofit is on a mission to repurpose them. ''Donald Trump is an evil reprobate and a big meanie, and a danger to our Constitutional rights,'' growled the retired politician who orchestrated the brutal torture of hundreds of detainees who were held without trial. ''We must make sure he never gets elected to office again. And also, vote for my daughter, Liz.''
Don't we all want our pets to have the very best of everything? Here are 17 crazy cool pet products that your pet might not need, but they'll definitely want. V-Disc (''V'' for Victory) was a morale-boosting initiative involving the production of several series of recordings during the World War II era by special arrangement between the United States government and various private U.S. record companies. The records were produced for the use of United States military personnel overseas. Many popular singers, big bands and orchestras of the era recorded special V-Disc records. A clockmaker, hoping to capitalize on interest in fitness after the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games, produced a pedometer named the ''10,000-steps meter'', creating a walking aim that, through the decades, somehow became embedded in our global consciousness. But, is it really necessary to walk 5 miles a day? Iwo Jima is located half-way between Japan and the Mariana Islands, where American long-range bombers were based, and was used by the Japanese as an early warning station, radioing warnings of incoming American bombers to the Japanese homeland. This is the story of the raising of that flag.
The three most important aspects that make a car a worthy purchase is cost-effectiveness, reliability, and enjoyment. This article will break down these features and deduce the valuation of the car by what customers have to say about their Tesla experience. 95% of all those infected with monkeypox are men engaging in homosexual activities. So, why are we trying to vaccinate everybody? FLY2RV offers an easy, convenient way to rent an RV at one of 42 participating general aviation or commercial airports across the U.S. Simply book your RV, fly in and your dream RV will be waiting when you land. Definition: The political cartoon refers to comic drawings drawn up with the purpose of transmitting opinion commentaries on political subjects or personages. It uses humor as a form of expression, but it is considered a political tool of great seriousness and transcendence.
As the deadliest pandemic in recorded history – it killed an estimated 50 million people in Europe and the Mediterranean between 1346 and 1353 — it's a question that has plagued scientists and historians for nearly 700 years. In 2017, United Airlines received some bad press for hauling a doctor off a plane by dragging him down the aisle. Political cartoonists jumped on the story. The rugged stone, massive scale, fine detail, and ingenious mechanical systems of this magnificent Gilded Age mansion recall the powerful presence of James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway. Completed in 1891 at a cost of nearly $1 million (about $30 million in today's money). Pope Francis apologized to Canada's native people on their land for the Church's role in schools where indigenous children were abused, branding forced cultural assimilation a ''deplorable evil'' and ''disastrous error.''
Put together nine months before the start of the war, the National Intelligence Estimate spells out what the CIA knew about Iraq’s ability to produce biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. It would become the backbone of the Bush administration’s mistaken assertions that Saddam Hussein possessed WMDs and posed a direct threat to the post-9/11 world. The pink triangle, symbol of the ''gay rights'' movement, is familiar to many Americans. As the badge used by the Nazis to designate homosexuals in the concentration camps.This all-important victim status engenders sympathy for the homosexual cause among well-meaning heterosexuals. Thus, millions of otherwise rational Americans support a movement whose sole unifying characteristic is a sexual lifestyle they personally find repugnant. Researchers in Denmark say that surgical masks did not protect the wearers against infection with the coronavirus in a large randomized clinical trial. I like gadgets as much as the next guy, but measuring the CO2 level of the air in a passenger jet to assess the risk of getting the Covid-19 bug might be considered by some as ''Analysis Paralysis'', over-thinking a problem.
You may get into a disagreement with a neighbor at some point. Maybe they don't like where you park your car. Or you're awakened by the sawing and hammering of their late-night woodworking projects. Sometimes, neighbors can be so unpleasant that they make your life miserable. If you're confronted with an annoying or angry neighbor, what should you do? There are several reasons for the higher fares, not all of which are within the control of airlines, including skyrocketing fuel prices. Some people have the energy and the inclination to build their own, here are some examples of very unique and amazing cars. The devastating effect of the earthquake on a very poor nation provoked worldwide concern and inspired an outpouring of aid money intended to rebuild Haiti. Private and philanthropic organizations like the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, provided some $10.5 billion in aid, with $3.9 billion of it coming from the United States. Enter the Clintons, to do what Bill and Hillary do best.
A writer rides the rails from New York to San Francisco, discovering dazzling landscapes and fascinating fellow passengers along the way. Joseph Goebbels, Minister of Propaganda for the Third Reich, would have admired President Joe Biden's ability to tell whoppers about all issues, big and small. Like, how he used to drive an 18 wheeler, or how high gas prices are the fault of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Zone Improvement Plan, was introduced in 1963, in which geographical areas were assigned a numeric code for easier sorting and delivery. Along with this came the now-familiar all-caps, no-periods state abbreviations. Starting in the 1880's and for much of the 20th century, more than 150,000 children from hundreds of indigenous communities across Canada were forcibly taken from their parents by the government and sent to what were called Residential Schools. Funded by the state and run by churches, they were designed to assimilate and Christianize indigenous children by ripping them from their parents, their culture, and their community.
While swimming in the ocean, it’s essential to keep in mind there may be some other critters in the water. Besides the typical jellyfish sting or the occasional nibble at the toes by little fish, there are sharks in the ocean as well. Due to recent heightened geopolitical strife, it has become more important than ever to understand how to survive a nuclear bomb and its fallout. A nuclear bomb can be survived outside of the epicenter. Anyone within the epicenter of the blast radius will automatically be terminated. The further out from the epicenter the better should a bomb drop. Sales tax is the most unfair of all taxes, imposed more strongly on lower income families. Sales tax is regressive. Why? Because people who earn less pay a larger percentage of their salary in the form of sales tax, as compared to those who earn more. You might not be getting the salmon you paid for. America’s favorite fish is swimming in a sea of controversy, from alleged corporate price fixing and false sustainability claims to mislabeling and fraud.
A 100-year-old World War II veteran, U.S. Marine Carl Spurlin Dekel, heartbreakingly wept as he celebrated his birthday last week, claiming that the country he loves and others died for has ''gone down the drain''. Was 2020 stolen? It’s deeper than that. You’ve heard it said ''Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.'' What about those who code the vote? What if our leaders aren’t actually being elected by us, but instead are selected? The Melanoid Nation Foundation is an advocate for justice and human rights for people of African descent adversely affected by systematic racism, and they assume that all white people are racist until proven otherwise. ''Lawrence H Pfaff Sr. was born in Belmont, NY, on April 16, 1941. He passed away on June 27, 2022, living a long life, much longer than he deserved. He is survived by his three children, no four. Oops, five children.'' And, the obituary gets worse as you read it.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3, 1863, around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania during the Civil War. With the largest number of casualties of the entire war, it is often described as the war's turning point. Union General George Meade defeated Confederate General Robert E. Lee, ending Lee's attempt to invade the North. Beginning in 1754, when Benjamin Franklin's ''Join or Die'' cartoon appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette, political cartoonists have long used their skills to praise, attack, caricature, lampoon, and otherwise express their opinions on the most urgent political issues of the day. The Betsy Ross Flag is probably the most well known of the many American Revolutionary War Flags. The familiar 13 red and white stripes and the blue field with 13 stars in a circle is commonly seen on patriotic memorabilia, books, artwork, tv shows and more. However, scholars are not completely convinced about the authenticity of the legend. With Americans celebrating Independence Day this weekend, Mark Dice illustrated that many beachgoers in San Diego don’t even know when the Declaration of Independence was signed or what the 4th of July even represents.
The Sioux chief Sitting Bull was arguably the greatest Indian chief of all the tribes in the American West in the 19th century. In the decades since his death, his name has become known to most Americans and treasured by many as the supreme embodiment of Sioux values. Joe Biden accidently reveals ''cheat sheet'' reminding him to 'take YOUR seat', 'YOU give brief comments, (two minutes)' and 'YOU depart' at meeting with wind-energy executives. Please tell me this president doesn't have the nuclear launch codes. ''Boy Scouts marched in Seattle in a parade celebrating so-called ''Gay Pride Month''. The Scouts led the parade carrying American and rainbow flags, which represent ''LGBTQWTF'' ideology. I can only imagine the new and exciting activities at scout camp this summer. Wanda says, ''It's like the country is no longer a democracy''. Sykes blames the red states that she described as ''the middle of the country''. She doesn't realize we are a Republic, not a Democracy, and the Electoral College is there for a reason.
On his evening television show, Stephen Colbert downplayed the detention of his staff by US Capitol Police as a 'non-surrection' and joked that Triumph the Insult Dog should be charged with 'first degree puppetry' - though police say they could all still be criminally charged. One of the more controversial provisions would amend the Military Selective Service Act to require women to register for the draft. Republicans succeeded in striking the proposal in last year’s NDAA, but it made it through the committee over their objections. What are these people thinking? Things will change pretty fast when these women start getting sent home in body bags.  FBI agents Mulder and Scully are reunited by a TV host who promotes conspiracy theories and believes that alien abductions are false flag operations, actually being carried out by our own government and powerful individuals bent on taking over the United States and then the world. Like everything else about General George Custer, his martyrdom was shrouded in controversy and contradictions. The final act of his larger-than-life career played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. In the end, his death would launch one of the greatest myths in American history.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, just ask him, tested positive for COVID-19 even after receiving all four shots and wearing two masks. The Man Who Inspired Father’s Day Was a Single Dad and a Civil War Veteran. William Jackson Smart was a twice-married, twice-widowed father of 14 children. Authorities are searching for four inmates who escaped from a federal prison in Virginia. Evidently, the four escapees saw no reason why they shouldn't get ''Juneteenth'' off like everybody else. 2016 Episode 6: ''My Struggle II''- Agent Scully believes DNA was tampered with when humans were given a vaccine shot. When a disoriented soldier arrives at the hospital, Dana realizes he has anthrax, which could lead to a worldwide contagion. Monica reaches out to Dana, who confirms her theory, which is all part of Smoking Man's plan for the world.
The appetite to travel again after more than two years of lockdowns and mask mandate debates has yielded one completely predictable result: Many airports and airlines are unprepared for a massive surge in traffic, and things might get much worse this summer. While the corona virus is not directly comparable with many past experiences, including the Medieval Plague, both present a persistent threat to human health and safety. When the Black Death swept Europe in 1347 to 1353, an estimated 25 million people lost their lives, about one third of the population, at that time. Back in 1985, When our present president was taking campaign contributions from the gun lobby, he sang a different tune when asked about gun control. According to Burger King Australia, the intended message of the Pride Whopper was to spread equal love and equal rights. ''Our strongest concern is if we offended members of the LGBTQ Community, we truly apologize.''
In the past week, a judge in Wisconsin was murdered, and an attempt was made on the life of Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh, and these two clowns are fighting protection efforts. We certainly don't want to make fun of anyone based on looks, but evangelist Joyce Meyer, who makes millions telling people things they already know and she can't prove, made the mistake of having plastic surgery to stop the clock on aging, and it did not go well. Tucker Carlson says Pete Buttigieg should resign immediately, he is totally unqualified for his position as 'Transportation Secretary', a job he knows nothing about. One night in December 1976, Roy Orbison was closing his show at Caesar’s Palace, when Presley suddenly came on stage. Elvis announced to the crowd that Roy Orbison was ''quite simply, the greatest singer in the world''.
Joe Biden and the Democratic Party have a plan to get inflation under control and address the economic anxiety felt by millions of Americans. It's not a plan in the conventional sense, but rather a public relations campaign to convince you that the economy is actually doing quite well. A satanist drag queen and porn star who wants to destigmatize gay incest porn is emceeing an upcoming pride fest that enjoys support from the Minnesota taxpayer. June is Gay Pride month, and many companies are bending over backwards to provide celebrating LGBTQWTF populations with Pride-themed merchandise and special offers. Alcohol can thin your blood, and is a heck of a lot more fun to take, because it prevents blood cells from sticking together and forming clots. This may lower your risk for the type of strokes caused by blockages in blood vessels. But, drinking could increase your risk for bleeding type of strokes, especially if you drink in large quantities.
In his memoir, ''Hello Darkness, My Old Friend'' (Simon & Schuster, June 2020), Sandy Greenberg credits his friend Art Garfunkel with lifting him from the pits of despair and helping him to begin navigating life as a blind man at just 20 years old.
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In 2013, Former President Bill Clinton  joined President Obama - a man whose 2008 presidential campaign Clinton once referred to as a ''fairy tale'' - in advocating for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act, a bill he signed into law in 1996. Hackers enroll fake students and collect up to $900 million in financial aid and Covid-19 aid each semester, taking seats away from actual students hoping to enroll in those classes. Millions in tuition was paid to the colleges, who now don't want to pay it back. Even while voting against LGBTQ interests, including same-sex marriage, RINO Lindey Graham has not escaped questions regarding his own personal life, particularly about the longstanding rumors of his bachelorhood being evidence of his own gay identity.
In 1968, the U.S. government passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, which put major holidays on specific Mondays to give federal employees three-day weekends. Memorial Day was one of these holidays, along with Washington's Birthday, Labor Day and Columbus Day. One thing that is important to remember is that Memorial Day is different from Veterans Day. It's intended to remember those who gave their lives, not everyone who's served. So, while it's always good to thank people for serving in the military, it's unnecessary to do on Memorial Day and some think it's even inappropriate, and wishing someone a ''Happy Memorial Day'' is really the wrong thing to say, it also isn't Christmas or New Years. Here is how the late William Safire began his New York Times column of Jan. 8, 1996: ''Americans of all political persuasions are coming to the sad realization that our First Lady - a woman of undoubted talents who was a role model for many in her generation - is a congenital liar''. Brace yourselves for endless rainbow profile pictures and viral Twitter videos of gender-ambiguous people twerking in the streets with little to no clothing. You’d think adults would want to keep children far, far away from these displays of cultural degeneracy, but the opposite seems to be true: Sexually charged children’s pride activities are popping up all over the country.
Although Blumenthal served in the Marine Corps Reserve during the Vietnam War, he did not leave the United States. Yet in 2008 Blumenthal was caught on camera, saying, ''We have learned something important since the days that I served in Vietnam.'' His work back home as a reservist was fixing campgrounds and organizing Toys for Tots drives. The unofficial Democratic Party slogan seems to be ''Never let a good crisis go to waste'', and both Barack Obama and Joe Biden jumped right in to use the Uvalde tragedy as an excuse to promote their personal agendas. In the mid-20th century, launching satellites into space helped us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 24,873 miles. But 2000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a couple of sticks and his brain. Warren Buffett, the ''Sage of Omaha'' gives his most expansive explanation for why he doesn’t believe in bitcoin.
Death wobble. No other pair of words strikes fear into the heart of a driver quite the way these do. It starts small: a simple shudder or vibration. But before you know it, you're white knuckled, grasping the steering wheel tight, trying to settle the vehicle down before losing control. There are around 175,000 white and orange U-Haul rental trucks in the United States and Canada for do-it-yourself movers. And they all have something strange in common: Arizona license plates with the word "apportioned" slapped on them. The reason?
This is the story of the Race to Alaska, through one of the most complex waterways in the world. 15 knot currents, gale force winds, cold water, deep water, logs, bears, cold, fatigue, and endless unknowns. First prize: $10,000. Second prize: a set of steak knives.
The man who built the old Morton Salt complex helped shape Chicago. Joy Morton and his salt company didn’t just dominate the salt industry, they helped create the city as we know it.
When caught doing something they aren't supposed to be doing, what is the first thing they do? Deny. At the first court hearing, you plead ''not guilty''. You attack your accusers, saying they are crazy for thinking you did something like this. But, in most cases, you did do, and your only way out is to convince everyone that those attacking you are without merit. Built by the White Star Line, the RMS Titanic was the largest ship entering service in 1912. White Star was in competition with Cunard Cruise Line for dominance over the Atlantic passage. Cunard focused on speed. The Titanic prioritized size and comfort. Like modern cruise ships, the Titanic wanted to be the biggest and most awe-inspiring vessel out there. The LSAT questionnaire is an example of the insidious, pro-radical lifestyle biases that are being introduced at every level of American society. If you are a heterosexual white male conservative of Christian or Jewish faith, the odds are high you will be discriminated against. Fox News' Greg Gutfeld weighed in on the controversy over a plus-sized model on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine's annual swimsuit issue, offering up his own unique takes on Yumi Nu who received this year's honor and who according to the left, is not allowed to be criticized.
We often think that stuffed animals are just for children, but if you can get them to admit it, many adults have stuffed animals too! A 2018 study shows that 43% of adults have a special stuffed friend, and 84% of men versus 77% of women admit to owning at least one. The most popular stuffed animal for adults is the time-honored teddy bear. But what benefits do these stuffie friends offer their adult owners? At 268,596 square miles, Texas is a big state - the second largest, after Alaska. If Texas were a country it would rank as the 39th largest by area. However, those stats may not give you a great idea of how actually compares to different countries, since size is often better understood visually. The 'most extreme political organization that’s existed in American history'? Really? BlazeTV host Glenn Beck took to Twitter to respond to Biden's outrageous assertion by sharing 50 incidents of far-left violence from 2016 to 2020. During a speech in Chicago to supporters, President Biden called President Trump ''The Great MAGA King'', as if that was somehow a bad thing. Did that ever backfire! Trump lovers everywhere embraced the term and new t-shirts are flying off the shelves.
April 19, 2022 marked the 49th anniversary of the film’s release, and its futuristic, dystopian themes have some relevance today, so much so that four Arizona State University professors, all in different fields, could address the movie’s, well, prescient takes. Hearst grasped onto the Cuban revolt against Spain in 1895.  His paper regularly published stories sympathetic to the still sparse revolutionary cause and describing in great detail real and rumored atrocities of the Spanish.  Hearst hoped to spark U.S. intervention in Cuba and was persistent in finding ways to achieve it. The Digiconomist's Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index estimated that one Bitcoin transaction takes 1,544 kWh to complete, or the equivalent of approximately 53 days of power for the average US household. In rare cases, coronavirus vaccines may cause Long Covid-like symptoms. Brain fog, headaches, blood pressure swings are being probed by NIH and other researchers.
13 percent of Americans are black, according to estimates from the US Census Bureau. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, black offenders committed 52 percent of homicides recorded in the data between 1980 and 2008. Only 45 per cent of the offenders were white. Insane as it is that the Department of Homeland Security has created a Disinformation Governance Board, it’s utter madness that the woman running it is Nina Jankowicz, who’s a veteran disinfo spreader. Anna Jarvis realized that she'd made a mistake by creating ''Mothers Day'' when she saw the florist, card and candy industries cashing in. She died in 1948 at age 84, alone and penniless, never making any money from Mother's Day, and she never had any children. 8th May 1945: Some amazing photos of crowds celebrating VE Day in London. At three o’clock in the afternoon everyone stopped to listen to Churchill’s victory speech he had written the night before: ''the evil-doers now lie prostrate before us'' he said with a flourish and everyone cheered.
Since last year, Canadian law, in all its majesty, has allowed both the rich as well as the poor to kill themselves if they are too poor to continue living with dignity. In fact, the ever-generous Canadian state will even pay for their deaths. What it will not do is spend money to allow them to live instead of killing themselves. Conservative politicians and commentators are criticizing the Biden administration for creating a new bureau to fight the spread of disinformation online. Several of these critics have compared it unfavorably to the Ministry of Truth, a fictional department in George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984. The real science inspired by 'Star Wars'. From Darth Vader's breathing to the dual sunsets of Tatooine, we take a look back at the real studies inspired by the ''Star Wars'' universe. Literally meaning ''The Fifth of May'', Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican Holiday celebrating the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862. It was one of the few Mexican victories during France's attempt to colonize Mexico. By seizing Mexico, France would be able to exploit its natural resources and support the U.S. Confederacy.
The Chinese government is not only mistreating Uyghurs within China's borders, it is hunting them down abroad — with help from countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates — to clamp down on criticism of Beijing’s repression of Muslim minorities. Across the airline industry in the United States, hourly pay for flight attendants starts when all the passengers are seated and the plane’s doors close. Delta Airlines recently announced it will now begin paying flight attendants during the boarding process. 10 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Seuss. To distinguish different degrees of danger, the word ''PAN-PAN'' was introduced. From the French word ''Panne'', which means ''Breakdown''. Unlike  ''MAYDAY'', ''PAN-PAN'' is used in case of an emergency that does not pose an immediate and imminent threat to life.
The Biden administration wants to abuse the CDC's perceived and pretend authority to justify illegally rigging state elections under no longer existent ''pandemic'' conditions as happened in swing states in 2020. According to press secretary Psaki, ''for current and future public health crises, we want to preserve that authority for the CDC to have in the future.'' The entire basis of the recent federal court ruling is that the CDC lacks the authority to issue such ''mandates''in the first place. When ''Lake'' comes first, it's usually to emphasize a feature of the lake - like Lake Superior. ''Lake'' often comes second in the names of smaller, lesser-known features, but all of it can depend on local preference. The Messerschmitt Bf 110 was not the best or the worst of the combat aircraft to see service during the Second World War. It had been one of the German Luftwaffe’s great hopes at the start of the war, as it was fast and heavily armed – so much so that it appeared almost invincible during the Blitzkrieg campaigns. The aviation equivalent of an automotive barn find: a brand-new, fully furnished Boeing 747-8, commissioned and customized for an Arabian prince and abandoned for a decade is now parked at a scrapyard.
ocrates said ''Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of ''. But how can you be sure the name you choose for your child is good in the first place? There are experts for that, like Taylor Humphrey, a professional baby namer. As for sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, there are Great White, Tiger, and Bull Sharks. You're most likely to encounter the bull shark, but that is pretty rare, as long as you avoid early morning or late evening swims when they feed. The real danger can come from Stingrays, Lionfish, Sea Urchins, Hardhead Catfish, Jellyfish, or Barracudas. We have all traveled down a section of road where cell phone service drops out. With a SPOT X satellite communicator you can contact roadside assistance, emergency medical services or law enforcement informing them of your situation without delay. You’ll also receive a reply on their estimated time of arrival at your location. A Campaign Hat is a broad-brimmed felt or straw hat, with a high crown, pinched symmetrically at the four corners to form the ‘Montana crease’, and has an interesting history.
Because obesity is so prominent, we often avoid the people on the other side of the scale -- the underweight. And we're not talking about people with eating disorders that keep them thin, but those who can't put on any weight no matter how hard they try. Kahele continues to work as a Hawaiian Airlines pilot, a job that paid him nearly $120,000 in 2020, according to his most recent House financial disclosure report. As a member of Congress he earns an annual salary of $174,000. On April 30, 2022, the Canadian government says it will begin prosecuting Canadians who continue to possess any of the 1,500 models of firearm that, until May of 2020, it had been perfectly legal for them to own. The guns in question have been described by the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, as ''military-grade assault weapons''. Joe Biden is mocked after ‘shaking thin air’ in latest gaffe after speech where he claimed he was a 'full professor' at the University of Pennsylvania, which he never was.
Randy Rainbow, his real name, recently showing viewers on ''CBS Sunday Morning'' his birth certificate, brings his political commentary to the public quickly, directly and with no filter. Here are 25 decisions the president has made over the last year that have affected gas prices, home heating costs, and other energy-related burdens U.S. families and businesses face. The ''Waters of the United States'' rule, usually abbreviated as WOTUS, acts to define the waterways (rivers, creeks, wetlands and lakes) for purposes of regulation. It became a call-to-arms for the political right, who viewed-and continues to view it-as governmental overreach. President Joe Biden is taking another jab at trying to get a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) director confirmed as he nominated on Monday Steve Dettelbach, a former Senate-confirmed U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
Privateering is essentially legal piracy. In the age of sail, it was common for nations to issue letters of marque licensing private citizens to raid the shipping of enemy nations. The Paris Declaration of 1856 outlawing privateers, but the United States never signed that declaration, and Article I of the Constitution gives Congress the power to issue letters of marque. Mike Huckabee: ''The wonderful family-friendly company that Walt Disney founded is gone, replaced by creepy corporate executives who have lost their minds and will likely lose a lot of their customers. They certainly have lost me.'' Lone Star State Republican Governor Greg Abbott took the bull by the horns when he demonstrated strong and decisive leadership with tough new actions to protect Texans including the use of charter buses to relocate the surplus of  illegals to an area where its part-time political residents have been their greatest champions. While the subject of our bathroom habits is usually either brushed under the rug or discussed in the form of embarrassing jokes, it is actually a complex and important area of health that should not be ignored.


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