May 2020 archive

Rant of the Week: Trevor Noah – Domino Effect

This is not so much a rant as it is a thoughtful look at societies response to racism and police brutality. Trevor shares his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, the protests in Minneapolis, the dominoes of racial injustice and police brutality, and how the contract between society and black Americans has been broken …

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Ok, this is a Rant.

  I can’t not include this part- Ian Bremmer mentions Greenwich (pronounced Gren-itch) Connecticut. It’s exactly like that in Stars Hollow too. The little town that time forgot and the decades cannot improve. All the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. But it’s not Greenwich, they’re …

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Not the only epidemic.

Diabetes is a disease that was already at epidemic levels pre-Corona. I’ve known several people with very bad conditions and some were careful and some were not. It raises your likelihood of dying from Corona by like a thousand percent (20% of Diabetics admitted for Corona die vs. 2% of a more general population). There …

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No Sports?

Perhaps you’re curious about the Formula One eRacing. Well, nobody got suspended for deliberately driving into others, but a driver from Formula E (would that be eeRacing?) hired a Gamer Ringer as a substitute and got busted for it. Anyway, here’s eMonaco. They could do that every year and I’d be just as happy. I’m …

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The Breakfast Club (Sugar free)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 31st Breakfast Tune Fountains of Wayne – Stacy’s mom – Beginner Banjo Cover – Clawhammer Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below   Protestors Criticized For Looting Businesses Without Forming Private Equity Firm First The Onion News In Brief MINNEAPOLIS—Calling for a …

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Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings …

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Ma Nishtana

Well, because tonight is the night Yahweh struck down the First Born of Egypt, all of them, but spared the Houses of Hebrews marked with the Blood of the Korban Pesakh. Freedom from slavery? Plagues? Look, did you even go to Sunday School? It’s also why no leavening and roasted only and double dipping and …

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That was fast.

Leonardo DiCaprio in The Quick and the Dead just after he gets shot to death by his Father, Gene Hackman. He has a lingering death scene were he wails “I don’t wanna die.” to his favorite Hooker. Yes that is Sharon Stone. She’s not the Hooker. Russell Crowe is also in it but not this …

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There’s a lot more to China than Coronavirus.

The Breakfast Club (Stand Up)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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