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ub Fri, 05/05/2023 - 23:18

A margarita is taking over the bar. So are ranch waters, Palomas, and reposado old fashioned.

Where Have You Been?
ub Sun, 01/01/2023 - 09:51

We have you all been? We’re lost behind the eight ball and since we’ve not seen you since last year… Please, don’t disappear.

A hypothesis is an idea about how something works that can be tested using experiments. A prediction says what will happen if the hypothesis is correct.

This is a brand new day of another year and our greatest fear is that we really have no idea what our world is going to look like in the coming year... But here’s a bold prediction.

Gandhi Memorial

Submitted by ub on Thu, 12/15/2022 - 07:35

Following a half-a-dozen attempts on Mahatma Gandhi's life, beginning 1917 he was shot dead 1/30/1948. It was 5.17 PM in Delhi.

There were plots to poison him, and to assassinate him with a bomb explosion or gunfire. Mahatma Gandhi survived until Nathuram Godse, guided by fanatic passion, pumped bullets in his chest and stomach at Birla temple following his final prayer and meditation.

Gandhi is not only a historical figure. His visionary ideas and values, including his concern for justice and social transformation, continue to resonate today.  

Know NO Nos

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/25/2022 - 12:45

Avoid absolutes. Don't say “I’ll never get the promotion I want,” or “I always get overlooked,” just take a few steps back.

The most successful people in the world are able to often able to look at most things objectively.

“I have to do that.”

What to say instead: “I get to do that.” Swapping that one little word will change your attitude in a big way. It makes you look at something as an opportunity, rather than an obligation. Even if the task is unpleasant, it can teach you new lessons and open new doors.

Latino Imbecile Crisis?
ub Mon, 08/08/2022 - 11:38

Many Latinos fled their nations seeking refuge from Caudillo military dictatorships whose hold on power depended on fear and control.

These dictators insist on holding on to power by manipulating armed followers, patronage, and vigilance. Their choke-holds are based on violence and machismo. Why are some Latinos embracing this form of government?

They use an exaggerated pride in masculinity, perceived as power and control, often coupled with a minimal sense of responsibility and disregard for consequences.

AddyPepito Love Story
ub Mon, 07/18/2022 - 12:38

Jose Benito Menendez Del Valle and Addy Molina met during the mid-60s, but after so many years, memory sometimes fails her.

Ginni's GOP Posse
ub Sat, 06/11/2022 - 10:09

Did #SCOTUS Clarence Thomas' other half Ginni press dozens of USA lawmakers to help overturn Trump’s election defeat?

Virginia "Ginni" Thomas is a conservative activist from Omaha, Nebraska. In 1987, she married Clarence Thomas, who became an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1991. Is that when he story went south?

ub Sat, 06/04/2022 - 10:17

Who are we, what happened, when did we arrive, where have we come from, why are we here, and how can we learn to get along?

There are at least 20 hominin species that are part of the tree of life. At least half of these species are based on fossils unearthed in the last three decades alone.

Scientists are at the forefront of research on the migration, characteristics, and capabilities of early human relatives, and the origin and cultural development of Homo sapiens.

International Day for Children
ub Wed, 06/01/2022 - 10:33

All over the world, an increasing number of children are engaged in paid or unpaid domestic work, often in dangerous conditions.

Children's Day is a commemorative date celebrated annually in honor of children, whose date of observance varies by country. In 1925, International Children's Day was first proclaimed in Geneva during the World Conference on Child Welfare.

Memorial Day 2022

Submitted by ub on Mon, 05/30/2022 - 09:06

Memorial Day isn’t for BBQ's, beaches or sales, please remember the real reason, and why so many Americans should observe it.

As I pay tribute to my late brother, Antonio J Soto III who served in Vietnam and never faked bone spurs, I also remember all the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives, so Americans could vote and freely participate in our USA 🇺🇸 Democracy.