Our Victory Garden

Submitted by ub on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 14:21
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While surfing the Internet checking in on all the pandemic gardens that ought to be in full bloom right about now. Ours has overgrown.

Yirong and I scoured the internet for seeds, read up on victory gardening, and poured all of our anxieties into researching compost. 

Real Good Leaders

Submitted by ub on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 08:59
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Behind every real good leader and great man there are great women that also deserve credit for their good deeds. The idiom is defined as an expression in use at least since the mid-1940s.The women in question usually is a wife or a mother, daughters, mother-in-law; the observation is that no man gets to be "great" in a vacuum, and many women, somewhere, had a hand in the man’s great success. I know, I give thanks for all the women in my life.

No Relief In Sight

Submitted by ub on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 07:58
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As Congress returns from their unearned vacation, Republican Senators do not appear to be in any mood to help out Americans.

LEGISLATIVE LULL As lawmakers return back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are dimming for another coronavirus relief bill, or much else. Hopes fading for coronavirus deal as Congress returns

https://apnews.com/4cb7902f0f3f1d9ad3a9207d01782c6c

 

End The Madness

Submitted by mo2 on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 19:51
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What kind of rock or flake shot out of POTUS's nose Cocaine, Adderall and Ritalin are are stimulants, can you guess or opine?

Cocaine can be in rock form and would usually powder-ized before ingestion.
Someone who is impatient might not fully powder-ize their dose before they inhale the rocky powder.

Adderall and Ritalin come in capsules for oral administration.
They are probably powder once removed from their capsules.

This looked more like a rock than powder

Thanks For Your Service

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 17:42
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Not my late brother, Tony, or Russell, Lenny, nor my Tocayos, or longtime friend Kevin, nor neighbors Mario or Josue. None of them are losers or suckers and I thank them as well as the millions of men and women who have served for their service. They're the real heroes.

I am also taking this moment and calling all US citizens who respect decency and appreciate democratic values. Make sure you are registered and take the time to cast your ballots on Election Day.

ROUTES OF RHYTHM

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 13:28
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Thanks to the Library of Congress and 93-year-old American singer Harry Belafonte, a Caribbean born singer, songwriter, activist, and actor, #CityImages Is proud to present the following three-part documentary series.

Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Trinidadian musical style with an international audience beginning in the 1950s and beyond.

 

Harry Belafonte’s celebration of MUSICA: This amazing three-part documentary series includes...

400K US Deaths By January

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 05:31
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American coronavirus deaths are projected to more than double to 410K by January 2021 according to the University of Washington.

The public research university in Seattle was founded in 1861, It is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast; it was established in downtown Seattle approximately a decade after the city's founding to aid its economic development. http://www.washington.edu/

U.S. coronavirus deaths projected to more than double to 410,000 by January. Meanwhile, India is now second behind USA in #COVID19 virus cases amid economic pain.

More Climate Change

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/06/2020 - 21:12
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A dangerous heatwave hit the western USA region over the Labor Day weekend that has triggered one of the hottest in history.

Temperatures ranged between 110 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of Los Angeles and in cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas. Excessive heat warnings are in effect across areas in Arizona, Nevada, and much of California. 

California temperatures broke records while dozens of wildfires burned, two of which are the second and third-largest fires in state history and are still active. 

COVID19 Vaccine

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/06/2020 - 14:40
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#POTUS appears to be fixated on having a #COVID19 vaccine and reportedly there is little else that captures his attention.

He seems to be desperate to deliver on another one of his empty promises of a vaccine real or not as key to his reelection.

Meanwhile, we know a rushed Vaccine may be a #HOAX. Either not safe, not effective or both.

More likely not safe because figuring out if it works could be fairly easy and straight forward.

They could offer prisoners to get out of Jail if they participate in a vaccine test.

Great Observation Mark

Submitted by mo2 on Sun, 09/06/2020 - 11:07