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by jmj
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

3M developing paper-based coronavirus test that could give results in minutes Maplewood-based 3M says it is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on a point-of-care test for the COVID-19 that could make diagnosing infections nearly as simple as a home pregnancy test. :snippity: “We...
by jmj
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Round-Earth Deniers: The Great Balloon Project
Replies: 209
Views: 27598

Re: Round-Earth Deniers: The Great Balloon Project

I occasionally listen to this podcast called "Oh No, Ross and Carrie!" whose tagline is: "We jump in to fringe science, spirituality, and the paranormal — so you don’t have to!". They interview people about (and sometimes participate in) these things and then talk about them on t...
by jmj
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Look to the governors
Replies: 621
Views: 32913

Re: Coronavirus: Look to the governors

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/07/08/gina-raimondo-interview-rhode-island-governor-covid-353799?fbclid=IwAR3QNSvGsMdsUxKpZ4bl7GRHTrRbDdDRtVuoaBySPYbLTOpkv6m7nUvqEos Fine here so far. Great article, good information on how to do things right. This app is interesting: When the whole thin...
by jmj
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward
Replies: 1265
Views: 47178

Re: Live Coverage - Protests In Multiple Cities Over George Floyd's Death -- Moving Toward The White House 5/29 Onward

Bloomington Police Department investigators determined Wednesday that Bennett, the woman the car was registered to, was staying at a motel in Scottsburg, Capt. Ryan Pedigo said in a news release. Investigators found her exiting a motel room and took her to Bloomington to be interviewed, he said. Sh...
by jmj
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Brazil
Replies: 154
Views: 19205

Re: Brazil

Cross-posting: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Brazilian president, who has consistently downplayed the dangers of the virus, revealed his positive test result during nationally televised remarks Tuesday. &...
by jmj
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Social or International effects of COVID-19
Replies: 640
Views: 33147

Re: Social or International effects of COVID-19

Addie wrote: Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:43 pm
Twit: Jair Bolsonaro has Covid-19 symptoms, temperature, test results due by noon tomorrow, CNN says
The test was positive: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronaviru ... oronavirus
by jmj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again
Replies: 1758
Views: 135754

Re: Racism in America Becoming Fashionable Again

They shouldn't be hard to identify They've been identified and so has their employer. I hope you mean ex-employer. p.s. Where did you find the info they had been identified? Was going to ask the same thing, but it looks like it's being repeated over and over in the comments of the original facebook...
by jmj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Confederate Monuments
Replies: 302
Views: 22542

Re: Confederate Monuments

The historians will not be kind. Very true, he's going to succeed James Buchanan as worst president ever. Still he has a cult following amongst the hard right, and I have little doubt to cultivate that base some governor in Iowa or such will rename their state's largest airport for him. Largest? Un...
by jmj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Cops Behaving Badly
Replies: 1096
Views: 92658

Re: Cops Behaving Badly

So, here in Minneapolis, we've having a summer of elevated gun violence ever since the George Floyd protests. There have been hundreds of people shot, the city's automated "shot spotter" is reporting an increase of 47% over last year, and I've been hearing gunshots regularly from my home n...
by jmj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Trump-Pence 2020
Replies: 1171
Views: 60281

Re: Trump-Pence 2020

tek wrote: Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:43 pm Oh lord, dialing Tucker Carlson and asking what to do..
That's the first thing I noticed too :-D
viewtopic.php?f=102&t=9844&p=1194797#p1194797

I think Trump is unable to distinguish fame from competence. "If he's on TV, he must be an expert."
by jmj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: 2020 GOP Rattled by Trump
Replies: 1019
Views: 80261

Re: 2020 GOP Rattled by Trump

Haha, the "What do I do? What do I do?" was directed to well-known political campaign genius Tucker Carlson :lol: :lol:
by jmj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Bundy Ranch/Malheur NWR
Topic: Bundy related gossip and discussion
Replies: 16424
Views: 1322452

Re: Bundy related gossip and discussion

Yay. :cheer: This is funny: Court also ruled the case "vexatious and spurious" as Clive lost same claim in federl court 3 times previously. Therefore ordered Bundy & attorneys to pay @CenterForBioDiv $92,000 in costs. Sadly, @LarryEKlayman escaped ruling since was too incompetent to ge...
by jmj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

Fuck these people. Fuck all these people. :like: It’s time for there to be consequences for the intentional spread of COVID-19. Those Alabama students who were hosting the parties? The university should deem that kind of behavior as unacceptable and harmful to the school and the community. Kick the...
by jmj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/01/nyregion/rockland-coronavirus-party.html Party Guests Won’t Talk After 9 Test Positive. Now They Face Subpoenas. On June 17, a crowd of up to 100 people, most of them in their early 20s, attended a party at a home in Rockland County, N.Y., just north of New York Ci...
by jmj
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Opening up is hard to do.
Replies: 1040
Views: 42769

Re: Opening up is hard to do.

:roll: North Brookfield selectmen postpone Fourth of July parade after claiming Board of Health used ‘political operatives’ to sabotage event The North Brookfield Board of Selectmen postponed the town’s plans for a Fourth of July celebration late Tuesday evening, announcing the decision in a press ...
by jmj
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Unfamiliar Battlefields, The 2020 Map
Replies: 547
Views: 34377

Re: Unfamiliar Battlefields, The 2020 Map

Could Missouri be another state Trump has to worry about? Maybe that's wishful thinkijng, but a state poll released today shows him trailing Biden by 2 percentage points. Interestingly, Independents there heavily favor the Republican governor, yet prefer Biden over Trump. https://static1.squarespac...
by jmj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

What I heard over the weekend somewhere is that because the protests were outside and so many were masked, there might not be a big spike from them. That’s what I’m thinking. Outdoors way less risky. If the covid trackers are doing it right, they would learn if a diagnosed person participated in th...
by jmj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

Minnesota is doing better than some other states these days, but this is a worrying trend. Young people not taking the disease seriously and going out to bars, etc. I suspect it's similar in other states. https://img.apmcdn.org/6b486323329122674a9b5fbfdcf2e51f9ad83f8d/uncropped/8e1875-20200626-covid...
by jmj
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing
Replies: 1372
Views: 54251

Re: Coronavirus: Tracking & Testing

Addie wrote: Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:34 pm
I want to see a chart like that for states that voted for Trump vs. states that voted for Clinton.
by jmj
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: A General Thread -- for all other tech stuff
Replies: 201
Views: 20389

Re: A General Thread -- for all other tech stuff

What happens to the : black eye : emojis :?: :blackeye: There are two of them: :blackeye: and :blackeyesmall: (next to the flying smiley with the red cape). I'm pretty sure that he was being intentionally obtuse and pretending that the slippery slope of finding substitutes for the terms "black...
by jmj
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Florida Man
Replies: 951
Views: 99497

Re: Florida Man

So many errors on there that I didn't even notice the "REMBER" until now.
by jmj
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: A General Thread -- for all other tech stuff
Replies: 201
Views: 20389

Re: A General Thread -- for all other tech stuff

OK, this is stupid. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, whose publications form the basis for federal activities on everything from cybersecurity to time measurement, will stop using common computer security terms with racist connotations. "We’ve identified a pretty extensive l...
by jmj
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Ronapalooza 2020
Replies: 876
Views: 33684

Re: Ronapalooza 2020

https://mobile.twitter.com/VaughnHillyard/status/1275145487851458561 @VaughnHillyard Video: Dream City Church, the Phoenix venue hosting President Trump on Tuesday, posted this video saying that newly-installed technology in the church “kills 99.9% of COVID-19 within 10 minutes” & that folks ca...
by jmj
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 2203
Views: 178065

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-soldier-being-charged-with-giving-info-about-troops-white-supremacists/Lbg1IrZdUj8E9WQbWPC7bL/ BREAKING: US soldier being charged with giving info about troops to white supremacists An American soldier is reportedly being charged with giving classified information a...
by jmj
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9297
Views: 527845

Re: Another Shooting

ABC News : 11 people shot, 1 person dead in overnight shooting spree Police say there was more than one shooter but have not yet confirmed how many. Eleven people have been shot and one person has been killed in an overnight shooting in Minneapolis. The incident began on Sunday morning at 12:37 a.m...

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