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Indiana University hospital system suspends 280 employees for COVID vaccine refusal

EVERYTHING IS GOING SWIMMINGLY:

Insane footage shows China blowing up 15 skyscrapers that had sat vacant for nearly a decade

Recent Ebola outbreak emerged from someone infected 5 years earlier

Number of states with high obesity rate nearly doubles since 2018: CDC

Europe Could Turn To More Coal If Gas Crunch Persists

The Grand Alliance to Contain China: Will It Work?

Scott Gottlieb’s Uncontrolled Spread

Drought in Iraq and Syria could totally collapse food system for millions, aid groups warn

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U.S. judge blocks N.Y. vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

Biden Vax Mandate In ‘Chaos’: OSHA ‘Underfunded’ And ‘Toothless,’ Employers Worried About ‘Millions Of Dollars’ In Testing Costs

Effect size is significantly more important than statistical significance.

The tangled history of mRNA vaccines

Haitian prosecutor wants PM — who fired him the day before — charged in Moïse’s killing

Americans Spent More on Taxes in 2020 Than on Food, Clothing, Healthcare and Entertainment Combined

911 callers in Portland face lengthy hold times amid efforts to defund the police

No one elected Mark Milley

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“But along with another storm of comparable strength in 1921, researchers today recognize the Carrington Event as an ominous warning of future catastrophes. Both storms, however, pale in comparison to an ancient event discovered in 2012: a historic megastorm of humongous proportions that occurred around A.D. 775, which was likely 10 to 100 times stronger.”

Say what? Some farmers no longer have plows? Tillage isn’t an option for every farmer. Some sold machines used to till the fields since the no-till movement took hold several decades ago.

Hospital Staff Caught Plotting to ‘Scare’ the Public on COVID-19

Long-Secret FBI Report Reveals New Connections Between 9/11 Hijackers and Saudi Religious Officials in U.S.

Massachusetts National Guard Activated To Help Deal With School Bus Driver Shortage

Dubious climate science about the Texas cold disaster

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Always comes in waves so don’t celebrate yet. On the other hand, these are facts you won’t read in the news. Delta is Dying

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New hope for antibody to treat muscular dystrophy

No sports, no clubs, no talking during lunch and other joys of COVID schooling

A Year After Sending Cops To A Kid’s Home, A Colorado Springs School District Apologizes

Are We Wearing the Wrong Masks?

German election demographics: Facts and figures

A New Storm Is Barreling Towards Texas Oil Terminals

Yet another underreported medical scandal — the overmedicated elderly

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Producer inflation accelerated in August, as wholesale prices rose record 8.3% from a year ago

Protests Break Out in Europe As Electricity Prices Soar and related but they will never understand how…. European Oil Majors Could Soon Face An Avalanche Of Lawsuits

‘Havana syndrome ’ and the mystery of the microwaves

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Governor, Expel School Mask Mandate

Is Lead Ammo About To Be Banned?

Megan Rohrer, 41, has become the first openly transgender bishop with the pronouns “they/he” at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

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This was supposed to post last night but I forgot to hit publish.

As I wrote about in early August, the California Legislature is set to enact a law providing such a definition, in a content-based, unconstitutionally broad restriction on speech outside vaccination centers.

Palestinian prison break embarrasses Israeli government

Residents in a Sydney tower block under a strict coronavirus lockdown are having their alcohol deliveries policed.

MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy

Denmark is paying the UK to take their Afghan refugees

Yale study identifies those at risk of breakthrough COVID-19 infections

Arizona Elementary School District Hit by Same Covid Vaccine Madness Afflicting the NFL

A Resource on Violent Political Unrest, Continually Updated

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New York To Phase Out New Gasoline Car Sales By 2035

Protein And Transpacific Power: China’s Emergent Struggle For Food Security

The Surprisingly Strong Supreme Court Precedent Supporting Vaccine Mandates Concise commentary on the results of this decision here.

Health officials believe mu is even more transmissible than the delta variant and has the potential to resist vaccines.

Study: No lasting damage to lungs after COVID-19 in younger patients

Vietnam’s Covid winning streak has dramatically reversed with grave implications for global supply chains

No milk or water: Shoppers face shortages at UK grocery stores

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George Mason Univ. Caves to NCLA’s Lawsuit over Vaccine Mandate, Grants Prof. Medical Exemption

Some Progressives Are Flirting With a $24 to $26 Hourly Minimum Wage

COVID doesn’t account for troubling trend of unexplained US deaths

US as Failed State: Covid Booster Shot Mess

Our ancestors did it and so did the SR-71 Blackbird, now this ancient form of navigation could be set for a major comeback.

Brief profiles for 22 of the Taliban men who will govern under the emirate are offered below. This list does not include all of the figures appointed to lead.

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The Bizarre Civil War-Stoking Impulses of the Professional-Managerial Class in the US

How Sri Lanka’s overnight flip to total organic farming has led to an economic disaster

LEARNING FROM OUR DEFEAT (1): THE ASSUMPTIONS OF DONALD RUMSFELD

City student passes 3 classes in four years, ranks near top half of class with 0.13 GPA

Update: Framing Lumber Prices Up Year-over-year

NEW DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH AT CHINESE LAB

Carranza’s nepotistic amore is par for the course for corrupt de Blasio regime

Top House Republican Says Taliban Holding 6 Planes With Americans, Afghans ‘Hostage’

Rutgers bars unvaccinated students from attending virtual classes

YouTube Suppressing Any Mention of Ivermectin

As US Prepares to Ban Ivermectin for Covid-19, More Countries in Asia Begin Using It