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Science journals, Wuhan and a truly bizarre Twitter episode

You Won’t Even Believe What’s Triggering the Thought Police Now

Really funny when you understand why the consent degree was put into place. It was not police who found themselves hobbled by federal oversight. Instead, the uniformly liberal city council was. It was repeatedly blocked in its efforts to defund the police and limit the weapons that could be used for crowd control as a consequence of the consent decree.

A new study finds that lockdown orders didn’t reduce overall mortality, and may have even increased it.

The Soviets had a title and a uniform for people whose job it was to ensure the political reliability of the military. The Military Has a Watchdog for Stopping Extremism. Now, It Wants Teeth — and Independence

California, Facing Power Crisis, Frets Over Electric Car Charging Routines

It’s Too Late To Avoid A Major Oil Supply Crisis

Soviets Once Denied a Deadly Anthrax Lab Leak. U.S. Scientists Backed the Story

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Why Has “Ivermectin” Become a Dirty Word?

Even creepier COVID tracking: Google silently pushed app to users’ phones

Op Pocket Change: The Delta Force operation to rescue U.S. POWs allegedly left behind after the Vietnam War

Black fungus” surges in India—thousands blinded, maimed, dead

Tasmanian devils kill every penguin on tiny Australian island

Aging Finland seeks to attract skilled immigrants

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The FBI has been manufacturing and directing terror plots and criminal rings for decades. But now, reverence for security state agencies reigns.

Woke up sweating’: Some Texans shocked to find their smart thermostats were raised remotely

In Oman, fungal infection detected in some COVID-19 patients

Slightly outdated article but most of the newer ones focusing on this are paywalled. We Are About to Run Out of Some Stuff

Top Obama Ethics Official Rages:

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FEAR THE FIRST STRIKE

‘Unplanned’ Outages Slam Texas Power Plants as Temperatures Soar

Mapping China’s growing global influence

‘Sangorians’ Take a Page From Insurgent Playbook in Fight Against Taliban’

Portland Police’s Entire Rapid Response Riot Team Resigns After Officer Charged, Antifa Released

The Housing Conundrum

Arizona Gov. Overrides State University’s Rule Forcing Students to Get Vaccine

New Harvard Data (Accidentally) Reveal How Lockdowns Crushed the Working Class While Leaving Elites Unscathed

Ballot Problems Persist in Atlanta, Georgia – Missing Ballots, Missing Logs, Duplicated Ballot Scans and Worse