Senate Trial Payback

Submitted by ub on Wed, 01/15/2020 - 09:24

This is it, make no mistake about it. Will it be the beginning of the end or a pass for the hoodlum?

To #DefendOurDemocracy, #Congress is sending articles of impeachment to the Senate, which has a choice to stand with the Constitution, or with a cover-up.
Will they uphold the rule of law, or undermine it?

While he continues to rely on support from Communist countries like Russia, China, and North Korea, he has yet to realize that he is being played Bigly, as he likes to say.

Their Last Hurrah

Submitted by ub on Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:13

Only the strong survive. Those with plenty of cash 💰 in hand. CaM PaiN ⚠️

For their pain on camera, this is expected to be their last debate together. Three weeks before the important Iowa caucus, one more presidential debate at Drake University in Des Moines for some of the remaining Democratic candidates.

Lucky seven for the six candidates who take the stage to debate at 9 p.m. ET.

• Joe Biden
• Pete Buttigieg
• Amy Klobuchar
• Bernie Sanders
• Tom Steyer
• Elizabeth Warren

American Blue Flu

Submitted by ub on Mon, 01/13/2020 - 19:48

This flu attacks the lungs, nose, and throat. Young children, older adults, pregnant women, and people with chronic disease or weak immune systems are at high risk and it makes them all blue.

Symptoms include fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches, sadness and fatigue.

The flu is treated primarily with rest and fluid to let the body fight the infection on its own. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain relievers may help with symptoms. An annual vaccine can help prevent the flu and limit its complications.

Pneumonia in Asia

Submitted by ub on Mon, 01/13/2020 - 18:34

Public Safety authorities in China have made a preliminary determination of a novel coronavirus, identified in a hospitalized person with pneumonia in Wuhan.

The Chinese investigators conducting gene sequencing of the virus, using an isolate from one positive patient sample. They say this new strain is

Preliminary identification of a novel virus in a short period of time is a notable achievement and demonstrates China’s increased capacity to manage new outbreaks.

Hemp Horror

Submitted by ub on Mon, 01/13/2020 - 14:00

what to do about legalized hemp. Million-dollar hemp crops are bulldozed by law enforcement officials, perhaps mistakenly, because some of it was growing on land not licensed for such use. It’s a familiar story, where the hemp industry is growing faster than the legal standards designed to govern it. That means confusion for cops and bad news for farmers.

Subway Commandos

Submitted by ub on Sun, 01/12/2020 - 20:57

Today is the one day anyone can feel free to drop their drawers in public and show their undies. Underwear is worn for a variety of reasons. They keep outer garments from being soiled by perspiration, and other symptoms. In this instance, thankfully for obvious reasons.

Every year a growing group od NYC subway riders commute wearing undergarments on the bottoms and today was no different.

There are no figures available as of yet on how many women have been sexually assaulted during the "no pants" subway ride.

Protect Our Democracy

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/11/2020 - 10:30

The US Constitution First Amendment is to allow #WeThePeople to think, speak, write and worship as they wish, not what the government says.

Americans stand for truth and justice. Most are are conservatives although folks living on east and west coasts, as well as college towns, are considered liberal.

In how many ways has our great nation changed from how it was a couple of years ago?

Climate Change

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/11/2020 - 06:54

A potent system will bring hazards and some record high temperatures to the eastern half of the U.S. this weekend.

Significant icing and snow will impact portions of the Plains, Midwest, and New England, with heavy rain and flooding just south of the wintry precipitation. Severe thunderstorms in the South could include damaging winds and tornadoes.

The powerful storm will deliver nasty weather to Americans living along the central, southern and eastern country this weekend.

Wild World City Life

Submitted by ub on Fri, 01/10/2020 - 08:25

The World Atlas claims there are approximately 4,444 cities on earth with a combined population of around 100,000 people.

Which #Mega #City is the largest and the best one in the globe?


Some lists place Tokyo as the largest city in the world, but I live in the greatest city on earth and I have traveled around including Japan, and China, so I think Shanghai takes the top honor when the entire municipality is counted as one city.

Wolf Moon

Submitted by ub on Fri, 01/10/2020 - 05:28

This is not only the first full moon of 2020, it is also a wolf moon shining on Friday.

The name wolf came about because wolves were more often heard during this time, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Other nicknames include the cold moon, the old moon, and the great spirit moon. At the same time, a penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible in some parts of the world.