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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Detroit Man Accused of Setting Fire to Girlfriend Pregnant with Twins Bonds Out for $5,000
[Breitbart]
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#1  It appears that the only way to get remanded without bail is to be a Republican
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 01/23/2022 9:40 Comments || Top||

#2  I had a higher bail for a DUI in the 90's
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 9:57 Comments || Top||

#3  It's because open fires are dangerous. If he had only run her over, it would have been $1000, IAW the Soros DA bail chart.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/23/2022 14:09 Comments || Top||

#4  So who bailed him out? Pelosi or Mad Maxine?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/23/2022 23:54 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Italian man, 91, dies while trying to escape from care home by lowering himself out of a window with a bedsheet tied around his waist
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Still adventuresome
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If I get to 91, that's how I want to go.
Posted by: Phinesing Grater7901 || 01/23/2022 2:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Not stone walls nor bigbox biscotti
Could hold naughty senior Finotti;
Not tossing of balls
Nor occasional calls
Nor more meds for that odium fati.
Posted by: Vinegar Elminegum7895 || 01/23/2022 2:52 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Saudi deserts are blanketed in SNOW and ice following extremely rare 'historic hailstorm'
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Snow and ice covered the dunes after temperatures dropped below freezing, prompting locals to enjoy the weather and have snowball fights

  • Saudi Arabians flocked to Jabal al-Lawz, otherwise known as Almond Mountain, in the northwestern region of Tabuk, as snow covered the area

  • Earlier this month, others gathered in Badr Governorate, southwest of the city of Medina, to experience snow
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [235 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So - not global warming, then?
Posted by: Raj || 01/23/2022 0:30 Comments || Top||

#2  You must be new to the Climate Game. Ice and snow are a sure indication of global warming. Along with heat, rain, drought, floods, tsunamis, meteors, and weather in general.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/23/2022 3:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Scientists think 2020 lockdowns may have caused less lightning
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 9:35 Comments || Top||

#4  We'', Leonardo DiCaprio said we only had 9 years left yesterday. This must be the beginning of the end.
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 10:00 Comments || Top||

#5  ...I was in the Magic Kingdom Jan - Jul 95, for what was called the 'Spring Break Rotation' - a full WEEK of rain and hail that pretty much paralyzed the place.

Best part was one fire-breather who was determined to show that we could, in fact, get to work. Now, this involved taking the only direct road from al-Kharj to Prince Sultan AB...which traversed a hundred-acre sewage lagoon that was pumped full daily by the city of al-Kharj. Fella found out that there was more than sufficient effluvia to float his Land Cruiser...and since he ended up (mostly) submerged in it, he was awarded a series of gamma globulin shots, a letter of reprimand, and an early trip home.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 01/23/2022 14:20 Comments || Top||

#6  *shudder*
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/23/2022 20:13 Comments || Top||

#7  "A few Gore’s MIS-Predictions"


1. Rising Sea Levels – Why did Al purchase an beachfront mansion!

2. Increased Tornadoes – Actually activities are declining for decades, according to Weather.gov data

3. New Ice Age in Europe 2015 – it never happened.

4. Melting Arctic – false – 2015 alone represents the largest refreezing in years.

5. Polar Bear Extinction – actually their numbers are increasing! Plus we now have Brown(Griz?) / Poplar Bear hybreds

6. Temperature Increases Due to CO2 – Opps no significant rising for over the last 18 years.

This hysteria and apocalyptic fear mongering started back with the 1970 Earth Day predictions:

End of civilization in 15-30 years $$$$$ maker. No matter how you count we are still here beyond the predicted end of the world.

A new ice age by 2000 or the recent 180 opposite. Where all the of the East Coast is under water, due melting polar ice caps gone by 2010 (yep! missed that one also.)
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/23/2022 20:55 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Riot In Kogi As Policeman Allegedly Kills Boy Over N20 Sachet Water
Posted by: badanov || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [94 views] Top|| File under:


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Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 9:16 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian Bad Weather Report
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.

In the Rostov region will freeze up to -15 degrees
[REGNUM] In the Rostov region on the night of January 23, the air temperature will drop to -15 degrees. This follows from the daily forecast published on the website of the Don Department of the EMERCOM of Russia.

According to the weather forecast, snow and sleet are expected in most areas of the Rostov region at night and during the day. In some places, wet snow may stick to wires and trees, a snowstorm is expected in some areas in the morning and afternoon, and sleet on the roads. The wind speed will be 5-10 meters per second, in the morning and afternoon gusts will reach 12-14 meters per second.

The air temperature at night will drop to -3 to -8 degrees, with clearings up to -15 degrees. In the daytime, the street thermometers will rise to -1 to -6 degrees, in the southern regions - up to +1 degrees.

Wind will increase in Kalmykia
[REGNUM] In Kalmykia on January 23, snow with rain and strong winds are expected. This follows from the forecast published on the website of the regional department of the EMERCOM of Russia.

According to the Kalmyk hydrometeorological center, during the day in the republic there will be light precipitation in the form of snow, sleet and rain. Fog will fall in some areas, ice will form, wet snow may stick. The wind speed will be 7-12 meters per second, in some places gusts will reach 18 meters per second.

The air temperature at night will be 0 to -5 degrees, during the day the outdoor thermometers will rise to 0 to +5 degrees.

In the Kuban, due to snowfall, traffic was closed on the Shaumyan pass
[REGNUM] The high alert regime was introduced in 34 municipalities of the Krasnodar Territory, the regional operational headquarters reported on the evening of January 22.

There are several storm and emergency warnings in the Krasnodar Territory due to heavy precipitation, rain and snow, ice, rising river levels and avalanches in the mountains.

Due to bad weather, automobile traffic was suspended at the Shahumyan Pass, a lot of cars and trucks have accumulated. The road is being cleared.

Rescuers deployed three mobile heating points. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are on duty around the clock, the interdepartmental operational headquarters of the department is working. The Crisis Management Center continuously monitors the hydrometeorological situation.

It should be noted that 247 combined road machines, 110 tractors, 61 motor graders, one loader, 226 road workers worked on the roads during the day. It snows in some parts of the region all day long.

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US Sanctions 4 Officials Accused of Helping Russia Destabilize Ukraine
[NTD] The U.S. government on Thursday sanctioned four Ukrainian officials it accuses of being involved in activities backed by the Russian government to destabilize Ukraine.

It comes amid the United States warning of further action if Russia invades Ukraine. Russia has massed some 100,000 troops on its borders with Ukraine, but denies it is planning an attack. Russian officials are demanding written guarantees that NATO will give up any military activity in Eastern Europe and Ukraine, but members of the alliance have refused to issue such promises.

In a release, the U.S. Treasury Department alleges that four Ukrainian officials have "played various roles in Russia’s global influence campaign to destabilize sovereign countries." The sanctions name two current members of Ukraine’s parliament, Taras Kozak and Oleh Voloshyn, as well as two former government officials, Volodymyr Oliynyk and Vladimir Sivkovich.

All four have been involved in disinformation efforts by Russia’s federal security service (FSB) to set the pretext for a potential further invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. government alleges.

Kozak, who controls several news channels in Ukraine, allegedly amplified false narratives to denigrate Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s inner circle and falsely accused him of mismanagement, according to the Treasury.

Meanwhile, Voloshyn allegedly worked with Russian actors to undermine Ukrainian government officials, and also allegedly worked with Russian national Konstantin Kilimnik, who was previously sanctioned for attempts to influence the U.S. 2020 presidential election, the Treasury said.

Kozak and Voloshyn are members of the political party of Viktor Medvedchuk, the Kremlin’s most prominent ally in Ukraine. Medvedchuk was put under house arrest last year in a treason case. Prior to that, the United States sanctioned Medvedchuk in 2014 for his role in undermining Ukrainian sovereignty.

Sivkovich, who previously served as Ukraine’s deputy secretary for national security and defense councils, is accused of having worked in 2021 with Russian intelligence activists in influence operations to support Ukraine to officially cede Crimea to Russia in exchange for a drawdown of Russian-backed forces. Russian troops seized the Crimea region from Ukraine in 2014 and then annexed the Black Sea peninsula.

Oliynyk, who fled Ukraine to seek refuge in Russia, last year allegedly worked with the FSB to gather information about Ukrainian critical infrastructure.

"The United States is taking action to expose and counter Russia’s dangerous and threatening campaign of influence and disinformation in Ukraine," Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo said in a statement. "We are committed to taking steps to hold Russia accountable for their destabilizing actions."
Posted by: Omolung Juns5303 || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under:


Down Under
Kiribati goes into first lockdown after Covid flight cases
[BBC]
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Europe
US embassy families to evacuate Ukraine as Russia tensions rise: report
[NY Post] Families of US embassy personnel in Ukraine will be ordered by the State Department to evacuate as soon as Monday, according to reports, as Russian belligerence continues to mount.

Other Americans in Ukraine will be urged next week to flee the threatened country via commercial flights, federal officials told Fox News on Saturday — "while those are still available," one said ominously.

The looming evacuation orders came as Ukraine accepted 200,000 pounds of American small arms and ammunition Friday night — the first installment of up to $75 million of lethal aid pledged by the US to counter Russia’s threatening buildup of troops along Ukraine’s eastern border.

"The shipment — and $2.7 billion USD since 2014 — demonstrates U.S. commitment to helping Ukraine bolster its defenses in the face of growing Russian aggression," the US Embassy in Kiev tweeted late Friday — along with photos of large pallets of military-green containers being unloaded at an airport.

The delivery came amid a series of tweets from Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledging American support for its beleaguered ally — just days after President Joe Biden set off alarms with offhand comments that minimized a possible Russian invasion.

"I #StandWithUkraine," Blinken tweeted Saturday. "@StateDept stands with Ukraine. The United States stands with Ukraine."

Blinken also thanked the three Baltic nations that plan to send their stocks of American-made Javelin anti-tank weapons and Stinger air-defense systems to Kiev to assist in Ukraine’s defense efforts.

"I expedited and authorized and we fully endorse transfers of defensive equipment" from NATO allies Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, Blinken tweeted. "We salute them for their longstanding support to Ukraine."

Blinken’s posts came just hours after his 90-minute meeting in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ended in a stalemate, as Lavrov continued to insist that Russia has no plans to attack.

The Kremlin has warned against NATO attempts to boost Ukraine’s arsenal — but has continued to mass up to 100,000 troops in the region.

The Russian military has positioned advanced fighter jets in Belarus, just north of Ukraine, stoking fears within the Pentagon that Kiev is "now in the crosshairs," a US official told Fox News. Russian troops have been drilling with allies there — and the Belorussian border is just 56 miles from Kiev at its nearest point, the Sunday Times of London reported.

Russia’s military so overpowers Ukraine’s that the arms provided are mostly symbolic, the outlet reported, citing Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Jimmy Carter’s late advisor who once said, "Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be an empire, but with Ukraine suborned and then subordinated, Russia automatically becomes an empire."
Posted by: Omolung Juns5303 || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Russian military has positioned advanced fighter jets in Belarus, just north of Ukraine, stoking fears within the Pentagon that Kiev is "now in the crosshairs,"

January 1945 Vistula–Oder Offensive (limited incursion to Berlin) redux. Also approved at the highest levels.

A bit of irony, lst Ukrainian Front under Marshal Kovev (a couple of million men - plus or minus), covered themselves with glory in the 1945 push to Berlin and elsewhere. Perhaps the German reluctance to assist Kiev is somewhat understandable ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 4:46 Comments || Top||

#2  So, beginning the evacuation early.
How novel.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 9:09 Comments || Top||

#3  I've got a high school friend and his wife in Kyiv as a missionary. They're debating whether to split. Giving it 48 hr rule...
Posted by: Frank G || 01/23/2022 9:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Might be a good time to fly home to Des Moine and stay with the folks for a few weeks.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 9:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Is Bidobama going to try to pull a Roosevelt and start a war to fix the economy?
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 01/23/2022 9:42 Comments || Top||

#6  He's still coloring, he'll let us know in a blithering speech later this week I'm sure.
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 9:56 Comments || Top||


Trump warns Putin through senator: No 'normal relationship' with future president if Russia invades Ukraine
[Washington Examiner] Former President Donald Trump conveyed a warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin through a Senate intermediary Friday against an invasion of Ukraine.

Sen. Lindsey Graham shared a "pretty stunning and, I think, appropriate" comment from Trump following what Fox News host Sean Hannity said was a "lengthy" meeting.

"He said Putin is realizing that Biden's weak, but he doesn't realize that Biden won't be around in 2024. So President Trump said today if they invade Ukraine, the Russians, it will make it impossible for any future president to have a normal relationship with Russia," the South Carolina Republican said.
Posted by: Omolung Juns5303 || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Obama was the first modern-day president to break the unwritten rule about criticizing current sitting presidents once they were out of office. Trump's taking it to another level. Bet Bathhouse Barry's regretting it now, or what?
Posted by: Raj || 01/23/2022 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Apart from Wilson, Trump is the only president after Red October to have authorized defensive measures against Russian troops that resulted in significant Russian deaths. I'd say Putin doesn't doubt Trump's willingness to act against Russian troops when he deems it necessary. Trump's willingness to strike hard is precisely why no one tested him in a significant way.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 01/23/2022 0:55 Comments || Top||

#3  "willingness to strike hard" + unpredictability + a reputation for crazy sh!t* = an extremely credible deterrent
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 10:16 Comments || Top||

#4  There goes space program with Russia. Russia, China and Iran working together most likely outcome.
Posted by: Dale || 01/23/2022 11:04 Comments || Top||

#5  At any time before or after the Cold War, the US and Russia could have joined forces to dominate or even enslave the entire planet. Whether the rest of the world realizes it or is grateful it didn't happen, we will never know.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 11:07 Comments || Top||

#6  Dale, we never really got anything out of cooperating with Russia but a space station in the wrong orbit to transfer cargo to outbound craft.

And Russia, Iran, and China have been working together for about 27 years, at least. The rest of y'all have just been doing your "deign not to notice" act that whole two + going on three decades.

"Look away, look away, look away... " but I ain't whistling Dixie.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 01/23/2022 13:20 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Pennsylvania lab-monkey escape: All accounted for after crash, authorities say
"Uhhh...you said 25? I count 27"
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 09:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  I've seen this movie!
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/23/2022 10:37 Comments || Top||

#2  that was their excuse to release smallpox
Posted by: 746 || 01/23/2022 11:15 Comments || Top||

#3  "Uhhh...yousaid 25? I count 27" We used a Border Collie and he rounded them up.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 01/23/2022 13:55 Comments || Top||


‘Silicon Heartland:' Intel Chooses Ohio to Build Largest Chip Factory ‘on the Planet'
[Breitbart] Computer chip maker Intel will reportedly be investing $20 billion to develop a new chip manufacturing site in New Albany, Ohio. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger told TIME in an interview that the chipmaker expects the location to become “the largest silicon manufacturing location on the planet,” adding that the plant could expand to 2,000 acres. Gelsinger said that the new site could become the “Silicon Heartland.”

The Verge reports that chipmaker Intel will be spending $20 billion to construct a new chip manufacturing site in New Albany, Ohio, close to Columbus. The 1,000-acre manufacturing plant will contain two chip factories and will employ at least 3,000 people and “tens of thousands” more across suppliers and company partners.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gelsinger expects the investment in that New Albany, OH location to reach $100 billion by 2030.

A game-changer. Gelsinger's a smart guy and a talented CEO who knows how to grow big tech companies. Far batter than Beancountin' Bob Swan.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 0:25 Comments || Top||

#2  No love for HP's Carly Fiorina?

/sarcasm, writ small
Posted by: Raj || 01/23/2022 0:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Nope, no love.
Posted by: Lonzo Hapsburg5562 || 01/23/2022 0:38 Comments || Top||

#4  10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger builds stuff and builds companies. He designed the 80486 processor and was Intel's first CTO during its glory years.

Unlike our idiot oligarchs, Pat is selfless, humble and generous. He gives half his salary to charity and is probably the only Silicon Valley leader of his stature who's a devout Christian. He helped create William Jessup U. and he helps build dozens of churches across the Americas each year. The man is as down-to-earth as he is smart and successful.

"Silicon Heartland" is a fabulous idea and Gelsinger has the expertise and proven track record to make it a reality. He and Gov. DeWine, Sens. Portman and Brown deserve nothing but praise for bringing this about.

If we'd had more CEOs like this man, we wouldn't be in the deep hole we find ourselves in now.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 8:07 Comments || Top||

#5  And now the war in the courtroom over bogus 'environmental' issues. Lawyers prepare your briefcases.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/23/2022 8:39 Comments || Top||

#6  2k,
This Ohio not California so not so much
The Ohio judges will run the enviroweinies out of town
Possibly another reason for building in Ohio
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 01/23/2022 9:38 Comments || Top||

#7  ^ also access to large supplies of water.

Kalifornia's preening Brylcream Governor and idiot environmentalists have given the state such a retarded water policy that CA actually lets winter rainfall flow off into the Pacific each year.

Their policies actually create drought -- and use this self-inflicted crisis to push their gerbil worming agenda on the state's businesses and residents.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 9:47 Comments || Top||

#8  Also room for expansion. Here's a render of the area where the fab will be built.

Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 9:54 Comments || Top||

#9  They see a market for their chips built in the US as the Asian market will be in flux for a long time.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/23/2022 13:24 Comments || Top||

#10  AMD's an American company too. They just don't own any fabs. They did, but sold them off, and rely on TSMC for the bulk of their chip manufacturing now.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 13:38 Comments || Top||

#11  By AMD fabbing their chips with TMSC, they went from 1 process generation behind to 1 process generation ahead of Intel. In those few years, AMD's stock price increased 60X for it. Intel's stock price barely moved.
Posted by: Omolung Juns5303 || 01/23/2022 14:31 Comments || Top||

#12  ^ Good for a few AMD shareholders.
Disastrous for 330 million Americans
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 14:39 Comments || Top||

#13  ^ Well, as long as AMD has the IP and masks for the chips, they can be made anywhere the right process is in place. Since most of the chipmaking gear actually comes from the Netherlands, probably lots of fabs in America, Ireland, Germany and maybe even Israel could make them.

Of course, if China seizes Taiwan without a fight, they will still be able to make those
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 14:44 Comments || Top||

#14  ... after 2+ years ramping up, with even more disruption to our economy.

Foreign dependence for vital supplies is a bad idea. The gains to equity investors aren't worth the cost to our national security.

And yes, [semiconductor] chips are not equivalent to [potato] chips -- indifferent to orthodox free traders as per theory of comparative advantage. It was really stupid of our globalist geniuses in the 1990s to pretend otherwise. We're paying the price now.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 14:50 Comments || Top||

#15  Distributed systems are best. Redundancy, resiliency, capacity that can respond to fluctuations in demand.

Oh, and, security from hostiles.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 14:52 Comments || Top||

#16  Intel went from world fab process leader (along with IBM) to 2nd place wannabe in a few years. It was all self inflicted. In 2015-2020, they had a disastrous chief of manufacturing/engineering who screwed up the 10nm manufacturing process several times and delayed the transition to 7nm which AMD was able to exploit.
Posted by: Omolung Juns5303 || 01/23/2022 14:56 Comments || Top||

#17  ^ btw Paul Krugman was one of those genius globalists in the late 1980s/1990s. One of many assholes who forged the chains binding us to China.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 14:58 Comments || Top||

#18  #16 and then our greatest hi-tech manufacturing firm hired a bean-counter to carve itself up. Swan delighted investors. He nearly killed the company in the process.

Shareholder capitalism =/= national security. Sometimes they're compatible. Not always.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 15:00 Comments || Top||

#19  Boeing's product went downhill in the same time frame.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 15:11 Comments || Top||

#20  Well I hope our ummm .. esteemed colleagues in the FBI are adding a FCI wing to the Columbus Resident Office.

I'd wager the ChiComms are gonna be all over this place from day 1.



Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 01/23/2022 15:29 Comments || Top||



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