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by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 12777
Views: 662826

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

When push comes too shove Trump has got nothing. White House advisers fear Trump’s passive approach to China is making the coronavirus worse https://www.rawstory.com/2020/02/white-house-advisers-fear-trumps-passive-approach-to-china-is-making-the-coronavirus-worse/ The Washington Post revealed Monda...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Chartered flight lands in Texas with Coronavirus quarantine patients https://abc13.com/5938743/?ex_cid=TA_KTRK_TW&taid=5e4af589035a2400014b680d&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passenger...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Retail Bankruptcies
Replies: 162
Views: 11336

Re: Retail Bankruptcies

Ailing Pier 1 Imports declares bankruptcy https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pier-1-files-for-bankruptcy-amid-discussions-with-potential-buyers/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=82533431 The publicly listed retailer is in talks with multiple potential buyers, the company said in a statement that did not disclo...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 9014
Views: 452543

Re: Another Shooting

11 Children Among 26 People Shot During Single Weekend of Gun Violence in Chicago https://time.com/5785285/chicago-gun-violence-11-children-shot/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_term=u.s._&linkId=82532113 At least 26 people have been shot — and four killed — over the...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Nevada Caucus 2020: Saturday Feb 22nd
Replies: 37
Views: 533

Re: Nevada Caucus 2020: Saturday Feb 22nd

Vanessa_Murphy
@Vanessa_Murphy
·
14m
The wait at Sun City Anthem Community Center is two to three hours for
@nvdems
early caucus voting.

A volunteer described the lines as wrapping around like Disney Land.

#NVCaucus #FirstintheWest #HendersonNV
@8NewsNow
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Tamil Language Festival postponed due to COVID-19 https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/coronavirus-covid-19-tamil-language-festival-postponed-12441138 SINGAPORE: The Tamil Language Festival 2020 will be postponed until further notice in view of the COVID-19 situation, the Tamil Language C...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

:roll: Amid Covid-19 panic, thieves make off with hundreds of rolls of toilet paper in Hong Kong https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amid-covid-19-panic-thieves-make-off-with-hundreds-of-rolls-of-toilet-paper-in-hong-kong-2020-02-17 The territory has one of the highest incidences of confirmed cases of...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Antimalarial drug confirmed effective on COVID-19 http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-02/17/c_138792545.htm Chinese experts, based on the result of clinical trials, have confirmed that Chloroquine Phosphate, an antimalarial drug, has a certain curative effect on the novel coronavirus disease (COV...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

China approves first antiviral drug for COVID-19 https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/world/726329/china-approves-first-antiviral-drug-for-covid-19/story/ The Taizhou City government in Zhejiang, China announced that Favilavir, an antiviral drug that had shown efficacy in treating the coronavirus d...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Chinese doctors 'using plasma therapy' on COVID-19 patients https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/chinese-doctors-using-plasma-therapy-on-covid-19-patients-12444244 SHANGHAI: Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat tho...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Supercomputing Asia 2020 Conference Cancelled due to COVID-19 Virus https://insidehpc.com/2020/02/supercomputing-asia-2020-conference-cancelled-due-to-covid-19-virus/ We regret to inform you that we will be cancelling the coming Supercomputing Asia Conference 2020 (SCA20), which was being scheduled...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Tokyo Marathon Restricted to Elite Athletes Over Coronavirus Outbreak https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/sports/tokyo-marathon-cancelled-coronavirus.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes The Tokyo Marathon, one of the world’s largest races, with an estimated 38,000 runners, has been restricted to elite ru...
by Volkonski
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Today in history
Replies: 197
Views: 15713

Re: Today in history

RTH10260 wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:56 pm
50 years ago - January 21 1970 - 1st commercial trans-Atlantic flight of a Boeing 747

Airline was Pan Am.

Route New York to London.
I was in college then. I remember that the aeronautics majors were excited about that. :)
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Perhaps because it is the weekend a lot of nonsense on social media about the Covid-19 outbreak. Things said to cure the disease- Bicarbonate of soda Vitamin D3 Herbs Tobacco Colloidal silver Now expecting someone to make such a claim for Laetrile or Thalidomide. :roll: Have seen a less improbable c...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

:madguy: Chris Lu @ChrisLu44 · 34m Trump “told advisers he does not want the administration to do or say anything that would further spook the markets. He remains worried that any large-scale outbreak could hurt his reelection bid” Public health takes a backseat to politics https://washingtonpost.co...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Mainland China- +215 from yesterday 57165 Existing diagnosis +1918 from yesterday 8228 Existing suspect +219 from yesterday 11272 Existing severe Compared with yesterday +2020 68,595 cumulative diagnoses +143 from yesterday 1667 cumulative deaths +1662 from yesterday 9763 Cumulative Healing https://...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

I know whom I believe. ;) Acyn Torabi @Acyn · 5h Tom Cotton reiterates his suggestion that the Coronavirus originated at a super-lab in Wuhan "Samuli Glöersen" @SamuliGloersen · 27m Replying to @SamuliGloersen and @ivanpuopolo Mutta ei välttämätöntä. “The evidence we have is that the mutations [in t...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Cancellations continue both big and small. Mahi'ai Permaculture @MahiaiFarmHI · 21m Aloha, Mahia'i Farm Hawai'i. The WWOOF program for spring 2020 has been cancelled out of concern about the corona virus. Hope are all taking good care of yourself and find a safe haven. #sustainableliving #sustainabl...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Happily(?) the sweating sickness was mostly confined to England. It occurred during the summers of 1485, 1508, 1517, 1528, and 1551. Then it just disappeared. Mortality rates were between 30% and 50%.
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Weather Alerts
Replies: 5538
Views: 251858

Re: Weather Alerts

Flooding continues over in Central Mississippi. :( As Flooding Spreads in Mississippi, Officials Say the Worst Is Still Ahead Heavy rains have swamped a reservoir and pushed the Pearl River over its banks, forcing evacuations. The river may not crest until Monday. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/16/...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hijack this thread
Replies: 27685
Views: 1225192

Re: Hijack this thread

Yes, get it checked. Better safe than sorry. :thumbs:
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: Cringeworthy Advertisements
Replies: 120
Views: 3194

Re: Cringeworthy Advertisements

No seatbelts! :eek2:

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by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

One of the sillier claims made about Covid-19 is that it was deliberately spread to cause depopulation. If so it was poorly designed. You want depopulation? Consider 14th Century Europe. After the fall of the western Roman Empire the European population shrank and then grew hardly at all for hundred...
by Volkonski
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: American Culture & Current Events
Topic: New Diseases
Replies: 425
Views: 7856

Re: New Diseases

Add to the list of people being blamed for Covid-19-

Benjamin Netanyahu
The Freemasons

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