Video Podcast – Orwell Predicted 2020 and it Wasn’t Hard

by: Brent Smith

Everyone knows the name George Orwell. Likely from his two most famous novels – 1984 about an all-powerful government and “Big Brother,” is watching you.

And Animal Farm, about the proletariat uprising of farm animals against their bourgeois overlord farmer.

He also penned some quite prescient quotes, from 80 or so years ago.

Allow me to analyze some of them.

As I go through them, I think you’ll agree that George Orwell as much as predicted the very happenings we are experiencing today. read more

Minneapolis Chooses Thugs over Small Business

from the Blaze:

Minneapolis salon owner says rioters burned her building to the ground and then the city stuck her with a $200K bill

Are you kidding?

The owner of a Minneapolis salon set on fire during riots over George Floyd’s death in May, said recently that rather than helping her rebuild her business, state and local officials opted to tear down the building and stick her with the bill.

“I haven’t gotten anything, not a penny,” Flora Westbrooks, the owner of Flora’s Hair Designs, told “Fox & Friends” on Thursday after host Peter Doocy asked her how much aid she had received from the government. read more

Just How large was the Meg

An artist's impression of Megalodon, a giant prehistoric species of shark that went extinct about 2.6 million years ago
An artist’s impression of Megalodon, a giant prehistoric species of shark that went extinct about 2.6 million years ago

If you’re afraid of sharks, be thankful you didn’t live 20 million years ago when the seas were patrolled by the Megalodon. This monstrous prehistoric shark was more than twice the size of a great white, and now a new detailed analysis has found just how big it really was.

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Left Says Prepare for War

from the Daily Caller:

Washington Post Op-Ed Suggests Americans May Need To Prepare For War On Election Night If Biden Doesn’t Win In A Landslide

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images, Alex Wong/Getty Images

A Washington Post op-ed published Thursday suggested Americans should prepare for war if the election result is anything but a landslide for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. read more

AKG may Improve Lifespan and Healthspan

A new mouse study has confirmed prior findings relating to anti-aging properties of AKG, laying the groundwork for a human trial
A new mouse study has confirmed prior findings relating to anti-aging properties of AKG, laying the groundwork for a human trial

An impressive new study from researchers at The Buck Institute for Research on Aging has found mice given supplements of an endogenous metabolite display significant healthspan improvements. The research follows on from other similar animal studies with the same compound, and a clinical trial in middle-aged humans is set to get underway.

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Diversity or Competence – Which would You Choose?

from Walter E. Williams for TownHall:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nonsense

Check out any professional and most college basketball teams. Their starting five, and most of their other 10 players, are black, as is 80% of the NBA. This does not come anywhere close to the diversity and inclusion sought by the nation’s social justice warriors. Both professional and college coaches have ignored and threw any pretense of seeking diversity and inclusiveness.
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Weapon Wednesday – The Gremlins X-61A Air Vehicle

The X-61A vehicle in flight below an Air Force C-130
The X-61A vehicle in flight below an Air Force C-130
DARPA

DARPA has announced that its unmanned Gremlins X-61A air vehicle has completed a second round of aerial tests at the US Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. In late July 2020, the agency completed multiple air-vehicle ground and recovery tests as part of the Gremlins program to develop drone swarming systems. read more

Toyota’s Lunar Cruiser

Artist's concept of the JASA/Toyota lunar rover
Artist’s concept of the JASA/Toyota lunar rover
JAXA

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation have released the official nickname for their manned pressurized, long-range lunar rover that is powered by fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology. It’s been dubbed the Lunar Cruiser.

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Trump’s Whistle Stop Tour

from the American Spectator:

Trump Hits Campaign Trail As Biden Hits Skids

The Democratic Party’s leadership and the Biden presidential campaign have once again underestimated the President and his reelection team. They assumed that, deprived of his trademark stadium rallies by coronavirus concerns, Trump would be unable to connect with the electorate and consequently fail to overcome the former Vice President’s purported lead. But a Republican National Convention whose tone was so much more positive and technically professional than its querulous and clumsy DNC counterpart, combined with Trump’s eminently presidential acceptance speech, is already eroding Biden’s poll numbers. Several major surveys released after the GOP convention show the President closing the gap as his campaign adapts to political realities imposed by the pandemic. read more

Months of Covid Suffering – All for NOTHING!!

from the Right Scoop:

New CDC report reveals 94% of COVID deaths weren’t just COVID; Also 90% testing positives are false positives!

A new report out by the CDC reveals that 94% of COVID deaths in the US weren’t just COVID, meaning they all had other “health conditions and contributing causes:”

CBS 2 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data last week that depicts how many Americans who have died from COVID-19 also had contributing conditions.

According to the report, only 6% of deaths have COVID-19 as the only cause mentioned, revealing that 94% of patients who died from coronavirus also had other “health conditions and contributing causes.”

The CDC listed the following as the top underlying medical conditions linked to coronavirus deaths:

Influenza and pneumonia
Respiratory failure
Hypertensive disease
Diabetes
Vascular and unspecified dementia
Cardiac arrest
Heart failure
Renal failure
Intentional and unintentional injury, poisoning and other adverse events
Other medical conditions

The CDC explains that their data uses provisional death counts to “deliver the most complete and accurate picture of lives lost to COVID-19.”

These numbers are based on death certificates, which the organization says are the most reliable source of data. Death certificates reportedly contain information that is not available anywhere else and includes comorbid conditions, race and ethnicity and place of death.

The CDC says provisional death counts may not match counts from other sources, such as numbers from county health departments, because death certificates take time to be completed, states report at different rates, it takes officials extra time to code COVID-19 deaths, and because other reporting systems use different definitions or methods for counting deaths.

In other words, it’s the vulnerable who are vulnerable to the virus. What about the rest of us and all of this lockdown madness?

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