Evergreen Moves On

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/30/2021 - 11:12
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The evergreen container ship was finally un-stuck in the Suez Canal. The ship is so big, was if standing on its stern beside One World Trade Center in New York its bow would extend 45 feet above the top floor of our nation's tallest office tower.

And, when loaded to the max, the ship reportedly weighed as much as the former tallest offices tower in the country, Chicago's Willis originally known as Sears Tower.

Hear Ye HEAR YE

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:18
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Finally, we have a social media platform for good deeds. The reputations of online communities will no longer linger in the dumpster.

ChekMarc seeks to change that by encouraging people to help each other regardless of who they are and wherever they live.

A social platform that connects people one on one in a positive and private way to help each other accomplish similar goals.

Charged To The Max

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/29/2021 - 22:31
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Seen here with possible alleged conspirators, including a notorious pedophile, Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with child sex trafficking.

Maxwell may get absolutely crushed at her trial, and it appears to be too late for her to flip. There will be no more redacted testimony and people will be identified. When prosecutors add serious charges like this, in the run-up to trial that's typically a sign that they're done waiting.   

Be Loyal To Local News

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/29/2021 - 08:03
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The Northeast News in Kansas City sent a powerful message by running a blank front page and asking readers to consider a future without a local news source. 

The message was loud and clearly sent that Democracy not only dies in darkness but also if local news is allowed to diminish.

Demand Digital Democracy

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/28/2021 - 12:13
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Digital Democracy works in solidarity with all those who marginalized. communities to use technology to defend their rights.

Now that a habitual liar has left the limelight, which truths are you interested in? The twice impeached and lame-duck loser is yesterday's news and so is his handler, Vladimir Putin.

Electronic democracy can be a combination of the words electronic and democracy, also known as digital democracy or Internet democracy, which is the use of information and communication technology in political and governance processes.

My Eyes Have Seen

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/28/2021 - 10:24
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Our eyes are what helps us understand and also to be attracted to many things of beauty. It helps me see and appreciate the reality that surrounds us.

There are many things we can do to improve our eyesight and we should all know that these organs are vital to many activities. Eating healthy for one thing. Here are many healthy recommendations.

NYC Islands Are Back

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 19:24
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‘The future is looking brighter than ever as a tale of two cities is returning after a year-long agony of dormant pandemic hibernation.

The pandemic has given us a year of lousy sleep, insomnia and the desire to visit friends and relatives, but all of this is changing.

Growing Wiser

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 12:44
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Getting older does not always have to be a drag. There are many benefits to being a senior citizen. For example, going out for chow.

If you don’t feel like cooking be sure to turn to these places for good senior dining deals. From fast food to steak restaurants, this compiled restaurant list will definitely help you make your choice.  

Keep in mind that deals may vary at participating locations and can change without notice.  

Passover Memories

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 10:48
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As I rub the mezuzah on my front door, it reminds me of an annual holiday. This object is actually a piece of parchment, called a Klaf, with specific verses from the Torah that is then placed inside a mezuzah case, which is then affixed to the doorposts of a Jewish home. The mitzvah (commandment) of the mezuzah is one of the core practices of Jews across religious observance and belief.

NYPD Qualified Immunity Ends

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 09:46
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New York City has become the first major USA metropolis to end qualified immunity for the NYPD massive 56K member force.

Qualified immunity protects a government official from lawsuits alleging that he, or she violated a plaintiff's rights, only allowing suits where officials violated a “clearly established” statutory or constitutional right.