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My Hero Talks Aout The Future Of Capitalism
on 17 Sep 2020
, latest 19 hours ago #raydalio Jonathan Burton's Life SavingsBillionaire investor Ray Dalio on capitalism’s crisis: The world is going to change ‘in shocking ways’ in the next five yearsPublished: Sept. 17, 2020 at 3:38...
We Now Have 200,197 Documented Coronavirus Deaths In The US
on 16 Sep 2020
, latest 2 days ago J#uscoronavirusdeaths Josef Stalin is one of my most hated figures in history. He was a 5'4" psychopath and a human monster. However, he did come up with a few pearls...
My Wife's Original Thinking Saved Us A Financial Loss Of Thousands Of Dollars
on 14 Sep 2020
, latest 4 days ago #possiblecardamage Elena did some great and original thinking Sunday morning. It saved us a big financial loss of a couple of thousand dollars. On Saturday we stopped for lunch at...
We Need An Expert Witness To Determine If Trump Actually Made The Awful Comment About Soldiers Killed In Battle
on 6 Sep 2020
, latest 10 days ago #trumpcommentsaboutsoldierskil I spent five years of my life in Australia. It is a rich country. It is a beautiful country. It has little poverty. It has superb medical care. Unfortunately...
In Praise Of The Netflix Mini Series Away!
on 5 Sep 2020
, latest 12 days ago #marslandingseriesaway All of you know that I have a passion for Mars. I have watched every Mars movie and television series that I could get my hands on. I have...
The Virtual Humans To Mars Summit Was A Great Success!!!
on 4 Sep 2020
Posted 14 days ago #humanstomarssummit The Humans To Mars Summit ended yesterday. It is a great event. In the best of years, it is held in person in Washington, DC. This year it was...
This Is Going To Be The Ugliest Presidential Election In US History!!!!!!!!
on 26 Aug 2020
, latest 19 days ago #2020presidentialelection Body Heat is one of my most beloved films of all time. An inept lawyer falls for a femme fatale. They enter into a conspiracy to kill the woman's...
Feeling Guilty After A Great Meal
on 27 Aug 2020
, latest 20 days ago #hungerinamerica Thanks to this pandemic and encouragement from Artemis Westenberg I have become a good cook. I cooked a gourmet lunch yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Afterwards I started feeling...
"Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows"
on 28 Aug 2020
, latest 21 days ago #gavinnewsome/donaldtrump Governor Gavin Newsom of California has a most-interesting life story. He began life in a very middle-class Northern California family. He went to Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, Stanford,...
This Presidential Election Will Not Be A Repeat Of The 1988 Presidential Election
on 23 Aug 2020
, latest 25 days ago #dukakisvsbush1 This will not be a repeat of the 1988 presidential election where Bush 1 came from behind and beat Dukakis. Bush 1 didn't have 250,000 virus deaths on election...
"You Can Run, But You Just Can't Hide"
on 24 Aug 2020
, latest 25 days ago #russianhackers2016 60 Minutes is a big news program here on Sunday night. Last night they had a segment about Russian hackers who attacked the Democratic Party during the 2016 election....
The San Francisco Bay Area Has The Worst Air Quality In The World
on 21 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #terriblebayareaairquality A couple of years ago we had a terrible fire in far Northern California called The Paradise Fire. There were 85 deaths. The smoke got terrible down here in...
Keeping Razor Blades Sharp
on 20 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #eternalrazorblades Razor SharpThe problem with razors is that they tend to get dull after a few shaving sessions, forcing consumers to stock up on them.But that might be a thing...
A Magical Saturday In Pacifica, California
on 16 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #pacificabeachtown Yesterday was magical here. Elena made the comment: "This feels like a real beach town." The sun was out in all its glory. There was not a cloud in...
Kamala Harris's Indian Roots
on 14 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #kamalaharrisindianroots INDIAProdigal DaughterIndians hailed the choice of Democratic Senator Kamala Harris as US presidential candidate Joe Biden’s running mate, expressing pride that one of their own would be chosen for...
What Happens If Trump Loses The Election And Refuses To Leave The White House?
on 8 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #trumprefusestoleaveoff PoliticsLawrence Wilkerson Walks Bill Maher Through Worst Case Scenarios if Trump Loses This FallRoss A. Lincoln and Phil OwenThe WrapAugust 7, 2020, 9:51 PMOn Friday’s episode of “Real Time,”...
A Gas Station In Outer Space
on 10 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #angryastronaut When I worked at Occidental Petroleum, I got involved with offshore oil rigs off the coast of Scotland. I was assigned to work with an engineering firm that did...
The Second Wave Of Coronavirus In Coming!
on 10 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #secondwavecoronavirusWORLDWav AheadWhite House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Deborah Birx recently told CNN that the US was entering a new, dangerous phase of the coronavirus pandemic. She added that Americans should...
If You Can Still Afford To Pay Your Mortgage Payment...Watch Out!!!!!
on 3 Aug 2020
, latest a month ago #mortgagecompanyripoff As I have said many times, the devil is always in the details. In the United States, if you have a mortgage loan on your home, the lender keeps...
200,000 US Coronavirus Deaths By September 11 and 258,000 Coronavirus Deaths by Election Day
on 2 Aug 2020
, latest 2 months ago #trumpismurderWe start the day with 157,905 documented coronavirus deaths in the US. In these hard times it is vital to get good exercise every day. It is good for your...
Some Forgotten History About The Holocaust And The City Of Shanghai
on 1 Aug 2020
Posted 2 months ago #shanghaiandtheholocaustGreeti Everyone: Thanks to our local PBS station I made a most-fascinating discovery about Jewish history. I want to share it with all of you. When the Japanese occupied Shanghai,...
Putin Is Actively And Aggressively Interfering In Elections All Over The World
on 31 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #putinelectioninterferenceBELA and FoesBelarusian authorities arrested 33 suspected Russian mercenaries for plotting “terrorism” ahead of the country’s presidential elections next month, the BBC reported.Officials said that at least 200 Russian mercenaries...
US Tourists Are Not Welcome Around The World
on 29 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #US tourist banWORLDOh, the Places You’ll (Not) Go!The Irish are complaining about American tourists who thoughtlessly flout self-quarantining rules for visitors to the Emerald Isle.They aren’t reconsidering their tough stance...
Carlos Ghosn "Went From The Frying Pan Into The Fire!"
on 28 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #lebanonfailedstateLEBANONNo TomorrowLebanon is on the brink of becoming a failed state.“Once celebrated as the Switzerland of the Middle East, Lebanon is facing a severe crisis,” wrote Der Spiegel, a German...
Some Chilling Numbers About Coronavirus Deaths In The US
on 25 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #projectedcoronavirusdeathsint Morning Everyone: We start the day with 148,492 documented coronavirus deaths in the US. We are now averaging 1,100 deaths per day. By September 11, 2020, we will hit...
Halifax, Nova Scotia Doesn't Have A Coronavirus Problem
on 23 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #nocoronavirus/HalifaxNS For many years I had a great woman lawyer named Lois. When she would go to see a client in jail, she would have the following words of encouragement:...
A Luxury Home Sells In The Middle Of A Pandemic
on 20 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #40EastlakeAvenuePacifica,Ca. In these bad times I got a pleasant surprise "out of the blue." It was Christmas, 2018. A family came back from Christmas shopping in the evening. She left...
A Small Miracle At The Jean Brink Swimming Pool
on 19 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #JeanBrinkSwimmingPoolI had a small miracle yesterday. The swimming pool where I swim was closed for almost 4 months. It reopened under strict guidelines from The San Mateo County Department of...
A Meeting With The Editor-In-Chief Of The Economist Magazine
on 18 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #The EconomistmagazineYesterday I won the lottery, in a sense. I found myself in a Zoom meeting with the editor-in-chief of The Economist magazine, Susan "Zanny" Minton Beddoes. The Economist magazine...
Sir Richard Branson: A Man Most Admired By Me
on 17 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #sirrichardbransonSir Richard Branson is one of my most- admired people in the world. He began life in a lower-middle class English family. When one finishes high school in the US...
A Shortage Of Glass Vials May Hold Up The Distribution Of A Coronavirus Vaccine Six Months
on 14 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #shortageofglassvials-coronavi is a podcast that comes out each Monday. It is science for the layperson. The podcast yesterday was about obscure facts relating to coronavirus. When we get a prescription...
A Glorious Sunny Day In Pacifica
on 12 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #coronavirussafetyDespite the hard times, yesterday was a glorious day. The sun came out. All the fog vanished. There was not a cloud in the sky. I had a 45-minute swim...
I Am Madly In Love With Cape Town
on 11 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #televisionseriestrackersI am madly in love with three world cities-San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, and Cape Town. It has been almost 24 years since I left Cape Town the last time....
A Mysterious Power Failure In My Office
on 7 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #xfinitybusinessinternetThere is an old saying from ancient Greece as follows: "It takes a great mind to comprehend the obvious." I installed a new internet system in my home office a...
How I Arrived At An Estimate of Up To 1.5 million Deaths Due To Coronavirus In The US
on 4 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #UScoronavirus deathsDear Readers: I hate guns and loud noises. I do not want to see any person get hurt. The book The Great Influenza had a profound impact on me....
"Get Ready For The Darkest Winter Of All Time"
on 3 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #blackdeath/coronavirusYesterd I heard a brilliant podcast of the coronavirus outbreak. It came from Stratfor (Rane Group), This is a private intelligence agency. Here is the link:https://worldview.stratfo If any of you...
Lessons Learned 670 Years Ago Could Help Us To Survive Coronavirus Now
on 2 Jul 2020
, latest 2 months ago #blackdeath/coronavirusDeCimar is a book about the black plague that ended in 1350. Those who believed that the plague was spread by person to person contact fled to the countryside and...