MEMORIAL WEEKEND

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There's a growing struggle between self-interest and moral responsibility in the context of conflicts, wars, and crises worldwide.

Memorial Day holds deep significance in American history and culture, originally known as Decoration Day, it emerged as a way to honor and remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the Civil War. Over time, it evolved into a national observance to honor all military personnel who have died in service to the United States.

IDES OF MARCH

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The Ides of March is the day on the Roman calendar marked as the Idus, roughly the midpoint of the month, of Martius, corresponding to 15 March on the Gregorian calendar. It was marked by several major observances.

GLOBAL WARNINGS

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Climate change is real and it’s here no matter what the pathological liars claim. The scientific evidence is abound for all to see.

Forecasters are predicting up to 25 storms this hurricane season with several major full-blown hurricanes.

April 2024 was Earth’s warmest on record. It was also the 11th-consecutive month of record-breaking global warmth

https://www.noaa.gov/news/april-2024-was-earths-warmest-on-record

NOAA predicts a below-normal 2024 Central Pacific hurricane season

MARRIAGE OF MINDS

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Effective criticism resembles conversation and resonates deeply with the idea of understanding, whether in person a text, or film.

Perhaps many other cultural artifact often emerges through dialogue. This isn't just about the critic conversing with their audience, but also about engaging in a dialogue with the work itself.

EVIL IN THE BRONX

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People in the USA have been exercising their Constitutional right to assembly since before the First Amendment even existed.

His last event outside a bodega was “attended” by paid followers. This will be more of the same. It also shows the dysfunction in the RNC and State Chapters. Trump has “Zero” chance in The Bronx and NYC. He won’t and can’t win the State because of it. And won’t peel off enough votes, to have a chance. This is theatrics over ethics. The GOP is a total wreck around the country, trump wants money.

MUST WATCH

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What are the best mystery and adventure films of all time or underrated crime caper movies that deserve attention?

Whenever life becomes stressful, I go somewhere else in my mind. That's because the best movies are the ones that can make us shut off the world around us and transport us to a faraway place.

It could be a low crime and misdemeanor if you were to miss any of these major motion pictures! 

https://nofilmschool.com/best-mystery-movies

COMFORTABLE LIFE

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American families in the five most expensive U.S. states require an annual income exceeding $270,000 to live comfortably?

The visualization illustrates the income necessary for two working adults with two children to maintain a comfortable lifestyle in each state.

“Comfortable” is defined as the income needed to cover a 50/30/20 budget, with 50% allocated to necessities like housing and utilities, 30% to discretionary spending, and 20% to savings or investments.

DESPERATE DEFENDANT

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The many times he disparaged others, then promised to defend himself and testify before he got scared, and backed down again.

While this buffoon thinks he is better than others and is above the law, his defense attorneys are previewing how they will beseech the jury to spare their client the shame of being the first ex-president to be convicted of a crime. His lawyers rested their election interference and hush money criminal trial without the defendant taking the witness stand, moving the New York jury closer to the moment when they would be deciding his fate.

IRAN PRESIDENT

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According to published reports, several Iranian officials have fallen victim to an old helicopter accident due to inclement weather.

Accidents happen but not all are equal. Many hours after initial news broke about an “incident” involving a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s state media has still not confirmed whether he is dead or alive.