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U.S. airstrike in Syria kills senior Qaeda Abdul Hamid al-Matar
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Retired Oakland Police Captain Fights Back, Fatally Shoots Alleged Robber (video)
[Breitbart] Surveillance video from Thursday shows retired Oakland police captain Ersie Joyner shooting and killing one of three alleged robbers in an exchange of gunfire that left Joyner wounded as well.

CBS San Francisco reports that three alleged robbers rushed Joyner while he was pumping gas. One appeared to take his cell phone while other suspects were allegedly "digging in Joyner’s pockets."

The suspects also appeared to steal jewelry then open Joyner’s car door and allegedly take a backpack. During this process, Joyner was able to step back from the suspects, draw a gun and open fire.

Joyner was shot six times during the shootout. He underwent surgery and is now recovering from his wounds.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under:

Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's victim claim his Zorro Ranch had three computer rooms the 'size of houses' to spy on guests including Prince Andrew
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ... and Gates, and Clinton?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 1:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Size matters...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 3:04 Comments || Top||

#3  I suspect Gates and Clinton were facilitators and participated in frequent product sampling. Clinton possibly more frequently than Gates. (Hey GI, you have 24 hour pass? Let me show you good time.)

Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell created a multi-site honey pot scheme for the blackmail and recruitment of foreign high value targets (HVT) such as Prince Andrew. A sort of reverse 'rendition' as it were. Some assembly and backstopping required.

Key indicators:

a. Unexplained Epstein wealth
b. Failure of DoJ or the authorities to effectively investigate and prosecute Epstein.
c. Lack of Law Enforcement interest or questioning of Clinton.
d. Epstein's Mysterious demise.
e. Unexplained repatriation of Maxwell.
f. Long-term detention (sans trial) of Maxwell.
g. Lack of Zorro Ranch or Little St. James Island attendee roster.
h. Private airstrips are not entirely private.
i. Clandestine taping of compromised guests does not require massive IS capabilities. On-site monitoring, analysis, storage, and secure retransmission is a bit more involved.

Yes, the sheriff was running the whore house.

Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 6:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Our "elite" are degenerates. Same old tears on a new background.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 6:18 Comments || Top||

#5  Zorro ranch airstrip.
Reportedly constructed sometime around 1997. Ranch and helo pad approx .7 mile to the N.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 6:55 Comments || Top||

#6  Looks poorly maintained for private jet landings. Doesn't mean guests couldn't have landed at ABQ and been ferried in.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#7  I love flying into ABQ because it means going to Santa Fe, Las Cruces and Taos. One day I was flying out of there and the pilot came on to say "We're forth in line for take-off, but I think we will be leaving soon." Out the window I could see 3 NM ANG F-16s ahead of us making a hot getaway.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#8  /\ Yes, quite likely ferried from ABQ to Zorro via helo or limo. Airstrip likely had duel use purpose; admin and support personnel as well as logistics deliveries. A lower automotive footprint on-site probably desired.

BTW, link to ADX in Florence, CO. Helo pad 'H' center screen. Flt time to Zorro approx 1.5 hours. About 5.5 hours via car, van, or truck.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 7:41 Comments || Top||

#9  I wouldn't be surprised if Zorro hosted "guests' from ADX Florence.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 7:49 Comments || Top||


I guess when Epstein filled his Island House basement with concrete in 2018, just prior to arrest.
He wasn't not repairing the foundation. ☺
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/23/2021 7:54 Comments || Top||

#11  That "hedge fund manager" sure knew his technology.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 10/23/2021 9:01 Comments || Top||

#12  Was NM's Bill Richardson also involved?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 9:09 Comments || Top||

#13  Partial list of ADX Florence guests, present and former.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 10:21 Comments || Top||

#14  dentist chair?

See Marathon Man
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 10:41 Comments || Top||

#15  Quicker to pour concrete than remove the bodies and tear down the cells, I suppose. Wonder if the FBI used GPR to look for cavities and soft spots.

Though I suspect they already knew and were just validating the clean/cover up.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 10:50 Comments || Top||

#16  Zorro ranch airstrip.

AP and I had quite a discussion at the time about this. There were also two Cessna 182 shuttles on a dirt strip/road north of the rock ridge.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 10:55 Comments || Top||

#17  Remember when Audio Visual Equipment was gigantic? How long ago was that?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 10:57 Comments || Top||

#18  Skid ~ If you were undertaking such an activity, where would you establish the remote off-site ?

Yea, me too.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#19  Not there in Berserker's new 2021 Google.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 11:00 Comments || Top||

#20  I was an AV ggek in grade school and high school. Wish I'd figured out what that meant before I wasted 4 years in college.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 11:01 Comments || Top||

#21  Note the gate guardhouse still has a robust 'receiving pen' and uneroded tire tracks.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 12:13 Comments || Top||

#22  Yea, me too.

I expect the sex trade is a salacious cover.
I wouldn't consider Andrew, et. al. HVTs, other than to backstory the legend.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 12:23 Comments || Top||

#23  Remember when Audio Visual Equipment was gigantic?

Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2021 12:33 Comments || Top||

#24  Secure storage of collected data?
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 10/23/2021 13:45 Comments || Top||

#25  where would you establish the remote off-site ?

19 hrs flight time from Cuba. Prob others.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 14:41 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Teenagers are figuring out how to fake positive Covid tests using lemon juice and hacks from TikTok
[INEWS] British teenagers are using TikTok to learn and share tips for faking positive Covid-19 tests as hundreds of thousands of pupils in “bubbles” are already being forced to miss school.

Clips of young people applying various liquids to lateral flow tests have racked up millions of views on the popular video app, with many users offering suggestions.

Videos uploaded under the search term #fakecovidtest have been viewed more than 6.5 million times, with the dedicated account @.fakecovidtests gaining more than 20,000 followers.

Apple sauce, Coca Cola, vinegar, hand sanitiser and kiwi fruit are among the suggestions users are encouraging others to apply to the tests in the hope of testing positive for Covid-19 and being made to stay away from school.

However, many users pointed out that pupils’ positive lateral flow tests are required to be followed by a PCR test.

Independent fact checking organisation Full Fact has previously explained that fizzy drinks and acidic fruits can appear to break the test into displaying what looks like a positive result, clarifying that rapid tests very rarely return false positive results when used on humans as intended.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [199 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well, most things teenagers do are stupid. So what's new?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 4:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Leave it to a Teenager to game a $1 Billion system for under a $1. ☺

Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/23/2021 7:26 Comments || Top||

#3  Article is dated July 1, but it had been going on much earlier than that.

2 weeks encouraged truancy, miss that test or those tests, and get an exemption on your final grade, so to play video games not have to do the mask dance? Yeah, totally wouldn't have appealed at all to teenage me. Swears.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 11:44 Comments || Top||

#4  "You know Boos, I'd love to come in to work and catch whole Diversity in the Workplace three-hour training session, but, gosh darn it, just tested positive for Covid. Yes, again. Whoops! Sorry."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 12:59 Comments || Top||

#5  "No, I didn't call you Boos, Boss, sir. By the way, I do expect this to be a paid sick leave, as I took the Vax per company policy."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 13:01 Comments || Top||

Saved his life - twice! Iowa firefighter adopts 16-month-old dog he rescued from a burning building after owners chose to euthanize him instead of pay for 'potentially expensive' treatment
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [88 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good man!
Posted by: warthogswife || 10/23/2021 12:14 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian Duma prepares to put the wood to Big IT
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
[REGNUM] In Russia, the regulatory framework for digital platforms wishing to take over the functions of the state has already been prepared, said State Duma Deputy Anton Gorelkin (United Russia), commenting on the speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin .

"The President is right: attempts by digital platforms to take over the functions of the state, to influence political life in different countries will be severely suppressed. Each state will find its own way to put global Internet companies in their place, to force them to conduct a civilized dialogue - and not to dictate conditions. In Russia, the necessary regulatory framework has already been prepared and can be used at any time," Gorelkin said in the Telegram channel.

The parliamentarian still hopes that there will be no reason to turn on these mechanisms at full capacity.

"Compulsion to dialogue is not Russian know-how, and Vladimir Vladimirovich (Putin) also spoke about this yesterday. I do not think that digital giants will organize their activities in our country in any special way, and I hope that the joint efforts of states will lead to a radical rethinking of their role in this world by bigtech, ”he said.

Posted by: badanov || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Russia is a troubled society that nonetheless continues to move upward.

We were a largely peaceful and prosperous society that is now swiftly declining in nearly every aspect of governance and social cohesion.

Russian longevity and fertility are increasing. Ours are declining. The Russian military is getting stronger and Russia's influence in the world is steadily increasing. Our military is increasingly hollowed out by political virtue signaling and careerism, and our influence in Asia and Europe is now waning.

We're going down. They're going up.
Perhaps we and Russia will meet in the middle at some point.

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 8:38 Comments || Top||

#2  They do more with less. A good example for anyone.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 8:39 Comments || Top||

#3  At some point the flow of talented scientists, expert mathematicians and engineers from places like Russia to the US will dry up.

Why take a $300k a year job in Silicon Valley if more than half is commandeered by an incompetent and corrupt political elite that funds illegals, tells your kids they're racist deplorables, subjects them to Tranny story hour and Heather Has 17 Genders, unleashes dudes-in-a-dress invading and committing rapes in the little girls' bathroom -- and then denies them admission to top universities ten years later in favor of Wakandan and other favored race-spawn whose math and writing skills are below those of a Russian 12 year-old?

We got lucky. Our tech and economic prowess was built with the help of brilliant Jewish and other immigrants fleeing their homelands' devastation in the last century.

This century we won't be so lucky.

Well, we had a good run, didn't we?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 8:55 Comments || Top||

#4  It's not over! We need a divorce. Center splits from coasts. Yea Abbott.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 10/23/2021 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  I always say this: "The hope of the world will come only from a place where family = father & mother"
Posted by: i146 || 10/23/2021 12:46 Comments || Top||

16 die in gunpowder shop in Ryazan in Russia
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edit
[ColonelCassad] As a result of a fire and a subsequent explosion in the gunpowder shop of the Elastic plant in Lesnoy (Ryazan region), 16 workers of the enterprise were killed. At the time of the explosion, there were 17 people in the shop, only one survived (80% of body burns).

The enterprise produces missiles for MLRS, various types of aviation weapons, as well as gas generators for submarines.

It is reported that the preliminary causes of the incident were the violation of technological processes and safety measures. Military investigators have already begun work to clarify all the circumstances of the incident.

The fire on the territory of the exploded shop has already been extinguished.

According to TASS:
Posted by: badanov || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...Socialist explosive safety procedures FTW!

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 10/23/2021 12:07 Comments || Top||

South Korea seeks to develop missile defense against N. Korea’s artillery barrage
Posted by: Fred || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  The SKor defense industry wants their own model for export eventually?
Posted by: magpie || 10/23/2021 1:26 Comments || Top||

#2  It's called counter battery fire. MLRS are appropriate for the mission.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2021 8:00 Comments || Top||

Supply chain disruptions impacting dairy farmers amid ongoing COVID-related issues
[FoxNews] The nation’s dairy farmers are feeling the squeeze of the pandemic, as supply chain issues are raising the cost of producing and packaging milk. Basic resources are getting expensive for dairy farmers. For some smaller farms, it’s making it hard to pay the bills.

"At the end of writing all the checks and seeing what I had to pay, I had $3 left for the week," said Carolyn Adkins, owner of Tucker Adkins Dairy in York, South Carolina.

The farm produces about 30 gallons of raw milk per day, and some of the business’s nearly 70 cows are milked every morning. But during the pandemic, buying feed for the cows hasn't been cheap.

"On average it cost us around $250 a ton, now it’s close to $350 a ton," Adkins said.

"If you are a dairy farmer anywhere in the country you are seeing increases in everything you need to produce milk," said Alan Bjerga, a spokesman for the National Milk Producers Federation.

So if the cost of business is rising for farmers, why can’t milk prices just be raised to compensate? Bjerga says it's not that simple.

"Dairy is a perishable product, it can’t just sit there forever before it’s consumed. So there’s always that pressure to get the product out," he said.

Bjerga says the cost of milk has gone up about 1% over the past year, but consumer inflation has risen 5%.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [166 views] Top|| File under:


I am missing something....
At the height of the C-19 pandemic it wasn't this screwed up.
Now we have 48.4% of the worlds population (6.82 billion) VAX'd.

But...Suddenly now we have food, gas, and etc. worldwide shortages?

Aside from panic buying like T.P. and bacon... why now and not then?

BTW: Gas 87 octane up $0.40 in 1 month. as we hit $3.30 a gal yesterday here in Mid East Ga.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/23/2021 7:42 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Insightful. Watch your six.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 7:48 Comments || Top||

#3  FYI, the average daily milk production per normal dairy cow (milked twice daily) is around 7-8 gallons (56-64 lbs.). 4-5 gallons milked once a day.

30 gallons of raw milk per day for 70 head is a bit weak.

~1/2 a gallon per head is wrong. Somebody didn't do their math, the numbers weren't transposed correctly, her cattle are on starvation feed, or she's only milking 6-8 of them once daily.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 10/23/2021 8:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Why? Partially the accumulated insults to the system are reaching a tipping point. Partially because President Biden’s administration has made every wrong choice possible.

President Trump could have this turned around in six months, fighting rear guard lawsuits from the Democrats the entire time.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/23/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#5  The economy is delicate. Little changes (what Trump was limited to accomplishing) can do much good. OTOH, it seems Bidet has the reverse Midas touch, he can turn anything to sh*t. Part of the whole "Who's really running things?" nature of the Bidet misministration is that the people actually implementing all the bad policy are anonymous, so they won't pay a price down the road.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 8:49 Comments || Top||

#6  It's not just Biden. He's just a foolish figurehead who is finally realising his lifelong dream of being POTUS - whatever the cost.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/23/2021 8:59 Comments || Top||

#7  The actual source of the 'supply chain' problems is that no one operating a business on their own dime is going to risk anything while these twits are in the change all the rules mode. Operators will quietly limp along and try not to draw any attention.
Posted by: ed in texas || 10/23/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#8  Biological milk generation units (cows) don't understand supply chain issues. That's why there's dumping.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 14:24 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ "Lactating Non-Persons"
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 14:58 Comments || Top||

#10  #8 & #9
are Udderly ☺ to the point
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/23/2021 17:58 Comments || Top||

German officer kept radioactive material, secret documents in weapons cache
What on earth is going on in the Bundeswehr?
[DW] Prosecutors confirmed reports that police found radioactive material and intelligence documents on North Korea
...hereditary Communist monarchy distinguished by its truculence and periodic acts of violence. Distinguishing features include Songun (Army First) policy, which involves feeding the army before anyone but the Dear Leadership, and Juche, which is Kim Jong Il's personal interpretation of Marxism-Leninism, which he told everybody was brilliant. In 1950 the industrialized North invaded agrarian South Korea. Twenty-one countries of the United Nations eventually contributed to the UN force opposing the invasion, with the United States providing around 90% of the military personnel. Seventy years later the economic results are in and it doesn't look good for Juche...
in a German officer's possession. Police searched his home after he tried to mail silencers to the US.

Because it’s North Korea, I assume this is not a War on Terror story.
The Frankfurt Public Prosecutor's Office confirmed on Friday that it is investigating a captain in Germany's Bundeswehr army for violating the military weapons control act as well as for the "unauthorized handling of radioactive material."

The confirmation came after the publication on Friday of a report in the German weekly magazine Der Spiegel that was sourced from Defense Ministry documents.

A Bundeswehr munitions analyst specialized in improvised bombs (IEDs), the 32-year-old came to authorities' attention when customs agents at Frankfurt International Airport discovered a package of sound suppressors, or silencers, that the man had attempted to mail to an individual in the US — where it is illegal to possess silencers not properly registered as required by the National Firearms Act.

That find prompted police to obtain a search warrant for the man's residence. He was arrested during an October 12 raid in Aldenhoven, a town of some 14,000 in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The man remains in police custody.

During the raid, police found a cache of illegal weapons including AK-47 assault rifles, anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons, as well as grenades.

Authorities confirmed that they also secured an "unspecified quantity" of Strontium-90, a radioactive isotope found that is used in both medical and industrial applications as well as in nuclear weapons.

Germany's Defense Ministry said the weapons do not belong to the Bundeswehr. The Spiegel report cited sources saying the weapons likely came from former Soviet bloc depots.

Further, the discovery of BND foreign intelligence agency documents on North Korea has prompted the Bundeswehr's Military Counterintelligence Service (MAD) to join the investigation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/23/2021 00:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [208 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...as well as in nuclear weapons. The stupidity it burns! Beta radiation (energetic electrons) source having zippity-doo-dah to do with nukes other than as a component of fallout.
Posted by: magpie || 10/23/2021 1:36 Comments || Top||

#2  ...good bomb jacket. Think Karens when they hear radioactive fallout. Haven't we seen the effectiveness of fear.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2021 7:28 Comments || Top||

#3  Strontium 90. He was ready in case Gojira showed up.
(Who was he mailing silencers to?)
Posted by: ed in texas || 10/23/2021 10:43 Comments || Top||

#4  Haven't we seen the effectiveness of fear.

Check the Mercury NV downwinders.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 14:21 Comments || Top||

#5  Strontium 90 plus high explosives equals dirty bomb with same net effect on economy as a nuke
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 10/23/2021 17:02 Comments || Top||

#6  Oh, those wacky Germans and their isotopes.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 10/23/2021 20:48 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
Foods Items That Can Kill COVID-19 Causing Virus?
[India] Coronavirus Update: Every other day we hear some surprising discovery about the COVID-19 causing virus and its impacts. Researchers all around the globe are trying to find a way to contain the deadly virus. In a bid to do so, scientists at the Institute of Molecular Virology, Ulm University Medical Center, Technische Universität Dresden, and CogniVerde GmbH conducted an interesting study. They tried to find out if certain food items can kill SARS-CoV-2.

Luckily, the study results came positive. The study team found that pomegranate juice, green tea, and chokeberry are capable of killing COVID-19 causing virus. During the study, researchers put the virus in and elderberry juice and the above-mentioned herbal beverages and incubated them at room temperature.

Soon after that, the scientists found that chokeberry juice inactivated around 97 per cent of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in just 5 minutes. On the other hand, pomegranate juice, and green tea killed approximately 80 per cent of the novel coronavirus. Notably, elderberry juice did not show any positive result on the deadly pathogen.

Researchers conducted the same test with the swine flu virus and the findings revealed that all 4 herbal drinks can inactivate over 99 per cent of the swine flu virus in hardly 5 minutes.

This novel study is quite helpful for all of us when it comes to preventing the fatal infection. All you can do is to gargle or rinse your mouth with green tea daily or consume it along with other juices mentioned above. Take enough precautions and keep yourself safe.
Considering India's Control of the ChiCom virus I'm not going to poo poo this. Researching other options is what happens when Big Pharma doesn't own all of your government.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/23/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [309 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So every night draw a bath of Chokeberry Juice
$1.87/Fl Oz x 30 gallons x 128oz = $7,180.80
While drinking 6oz of Green Tea $.08 per oz.= $0.48

All Joking aside:
How is this applicable?

BTW: CogniVerde GmbH is the owner of several international substance patents / patents for the production and marketing of dietary supplements and drugs.

Nothing like a impartial vendor helping out with the R&D.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/23/2021 7:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Most any liquid that's astringent (i.e. moderately acidic) will kill viruses, but that doesn't lead to any practical application.
Or should we soak our face diapers in vinegar (acetic acid) and breathe through them, ignoring damage to your airway tissues? Asking for a really stupid friend.
Posted by: ed in texas || 10/23/2021 10:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Is one also supposed to spray chokeberry juice up your nose, and inhale it as a mist? Or does it suffice to rub it on your left big toe while chanting?
Posted by: james || 10/23/2021 10:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Don't know about the chokeberries, but preliminary results from my experiments with Jameson Black Barrel, goat milk, and Blue Mountain coffee are encouraging.

(Not an endorsement - only a periodic JAB augmentation)
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2021 10:54 Comments || Top||

#5  Nice Rx B....might want to substitute Oban as an active ingredient
Posted by: Warthog || 10/23/2021 14:06 Comments || Top||

#6  What about Brats?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2021 14:22 Comments || Top||

#7  Laphroaig
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/23/2021 15:00 Comments || Top||

#8  Covid starts in your throat. Gains a foothold and works from there. My dayly antiviral is a nice cask strength bourbon. alc % high enough to be a sanitizer and kill viruses. Sip and allow the disinfectant to work slowly. Repeat as necessary.
Posted by: BrerRabbit || 10/23/2021 15:12 Comments || Top||

#9  seems we are on the same program brerrabbit.
Posted by: Chris || 10/23/2021 16:02 Comments || Top||

#10  What about Brats?
This is my go-to when someone in the house gets sick.

With the sourest kraut and the spiciest mustard you can find, that stuff that makes you snot for ten minutes. Refresh with real beer. Retire to the study for your aperitif of choice.

Kielbasa is good with the garlic.

Then I have a pasta sauce for the sick-os. Starts with a coating of xv olive oil, good quality. Add a generous amount of minced garlic, like three cloves at least. On low heat, infuse the oil with the garlic - don't burn. Add one jar pasta sauce, the less salt and sugar the better. Add one can drained diced tomatoes. Do your normal pasta seasoning (no salting) but go stupid with oregano and if you can take it, rosemary (use a steeper if you have one or cheesecloth so the bits can be removed instead of eating around/eating them), and a shake of red pepper in addition to black pepper. Add chopped carrots, then purple cabbage, cooking until softer but still firm. Towards the end add a can (that nice brand is in a clear jar) of drained marinated artichoke hearts, less processed the better.

Pasta. Salt the water heavily. Choose a noodle like penne which is easy to eat. Drain at the earliest sign of al dente (the hot sauce will finish it). Toss in butter and garlic salt (why we didn't add salt to the sauce). Prego.

Oh, but Kansas, you forgot to add a magic troll stirring it in a cauldron. Check out those ingredients - Vit. C from the tomatoes. Garlic, pepper, and herb seasonings to get the lungs going. Extra liquid and the oils/butter for dealing with the bowels, either keeping them going or flushing the system. That salt especially if The Sweats. Carbs and veggies. Plus, it tastes good, so we keep morale up.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 19:00 Comments || Top||

#11  ^plus its easy and quick. Last time I started sauce and pasta at the same time and finished the sauce first, but that is with a lot of practice because it works. If I were feeling only soupy and had it available, a really kickin' Tom Yum Gai.

Now, the Wife's Tale. First born was only born, and still a quadruped. Something just hammers me now, like tied to a chair underneath roosting crows bad. Wife is like, I have some culture tricks too, and I'm not taking care of two babies, so she makes onion tea. Best I can tell, she chopped up an onion real neat and steeped it. I think she did it on the stove because it was still hot when I got it. Strained the water into mug and added honey; we are lucky to have local stuff. Drink, she says.

Spent the next 20 minutes trying to find things strong enough to take the evacuation without sanding off my nose and upper lip.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 19:09 Comments || Top||

#12  Now to be a bit more scientific, people who were confirmed with the covid and what they did, they were in that danger bloc: age, previous health concerns, and depending on who you talk to, male.

Their regime will not be a surprised to those here. In addition to their regular daily vitamin supplement, an additional B12, D, and Zinc. And then, 3000 Vitamin C. I confirmed that number and asked him how he didn't turn into an orange.

It has been difficult, locally, for people here to talk about that. There is a sort of shame on getting it and takes them a bit to share.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 20:30 Comments || Top||

#13  Ah, and my aperitif of choice vodka and tonic. Extra lime. Quality tonic, not that sugared shit.

Healthy eating. Physical exercise. Appropriate precautions like not picking nose, licking money, and since a no mask culture treating those with a mask respectfully figuring they had it on for good reason.

Results: recently did a stunt where the entire family came down with a bad case of sniffles and head cold for a week. I was slightly affected, and only for about 12 hours, which included an overnight is a 'sweat tent' to keep body temperature up, and lots of fluids, pint of water every time I woke up, and that salty sports drink watered down every time it got to half for about 6 rounds instead of morning coffee, then coffee for the hot drink and caffeine, then another stint with the sports drink, plus a vit C bomb. I'll tell ya, lost a pound of mucus and couldn't get out of view of a lavatory which was well worth the effort, knock on my head.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 20:47 Comments || Top||

#14  *This should be taken as anecdote only. I am not qualified educationally or morally to give medical advice. Just sharing some stories.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 20:49 Comments || Top||

#15  Slow evening, eh?
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SpaceX fires up its SN20 Starship prototype for the first time! 165ft-tall rocket roars to life ahead of its highly-anticipated debut test flight
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#1  Blue Origins' attorneys are preparing their requests for restraining orders round the clock.
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#2  Launchfare?
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#1  What - no sternly worded letter?
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Iran grants scientific award to 2 US-based physicists
[IsraelTimes] Mustafa Prize winner Cumrun Vafa of Harvard says ’there is no border for science and technology and they belong to all human beings’

...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
on Thursday awarded a prestigious prize in the study of science and technology to two physicists based in the United States.

Harvard University physics professor Cumrun Vafa received The Mustafa Prize in the field of "All Areas of Science and Technology." Vafa is an Iranian-American.

The award, he said, reminds him "that there is no border for science and technology and they belong to all human beings."

He donated his award to an Iranian science foundation.

A quantum professor at Princeton University, Bangladesh-born M. Zahid Hasan, received the prize, too.

Three other scientists, Leb
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’s Mohammed H. Sayegh, Pakistain’s Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary and Morocco’s Yahya Tayalati also won awards.

Each of the five won $500,000. They were selected from more than 500 entrants.

It was the fourth award ceremony for the biennial prize since 2015. Iran launched the prize as part of its goal to become a regional scientific powerhouse.

The award comes against the backdrop of US sanctions on Tehran and Iran’s unraveling nuclear deal with world powers.
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#1  No big deal. Next year, the Nobel Prize for Physics will go to a Paleswinian 12-year old girl who can turn lead to gold with snail snot.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/23/2021 6:43 Comments || Top||

#2  What was the award for? Was it like Obama's peace prize for existing?
Posted by: james || 10/23/2021 10:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Medici Fauci and Fab-Star Admiral Levine.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/23/2021 13:04 Comments || Top||

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