How to stop spam events on your Google Calendar — Quartz

A bizarre phenomenon bubbling up around the internet seems to have come to a head in the last few days. If you use Google as your calendar, you may have noticed a series of events on it that you don’t remember bering invited to, and probably have no interest in attending.Much like AirDropped messages on the … Continue reading How to stop spam events on your Google Calendar — Quartz

COVID-19 Study Shows Transmission in Schools Is Considerably Less Than Influenza

The Lancet publication today contains detailed analysis on COVID-19 spread in 25 educational settings (15 schools and 10 childcare settings) in Term 1. Additional data from Term 2 and 3 are also available today. Lead author Professor Kristine Macartney said the study showed transmission rates in NSW schools and early childhood education and care (ECEC) … Continue reading COVID-19 Study Shows Transmission in Schools Is Considerably Less Than Influenza

US Crude Oil Production Plunged Most Ever, Natural Gas Followed: The Great American Oil & Gas Bust, Phase 2   | Wolf Street

The chart below shows the the price of benchmark crude oil grade West Texas Intermediate. Note how the price recovery from late 2016 ended in the fall of 2018 and then reversed, as production surged. The price decline bottomed out on April 20, when for a brief period the price of WTI plunged below zero, … Continue reading US Crude Oil Production Plunged Most Ever, Natural Gas Followed: The Great American Oil & Gas Bust, Phase 2   | Wolf Street

Dr Mercola; 14 Patents in Every Fake Bite of Impossible Burger

Far from it, Impossible Foods should be called "Impossible Patents," according to Seth Itzkan, environmental futurist and co-founder and co-director of Soil4Climate, who suggests fake meat products are destroying the environment by perpetuating a harmful reliance on genetically engineered (GE) grains while accelerating soil loss and detracting from regenerative agriculture.2Impossible Foods' products resemble nothing found … Continue reading Dr Mercola; 14 Patents in Every Fake Bite of Impossible Burger

Dr Mercola; Striking 90 Percent Decline of Premature Births and SIDS During COVID Lock Down

During March and April this year, while most of the world enforced more or less strict stay-at-home orders, premature births plummeted by 90% in Denmark and 73% in Ireland, and nearly halved in Canada. Unusual reductions have also been reported in other countries, including Australia, the Netherlands and the U.S.It’s still unknown why the premature … Continue reading Dr Mercola; Striking 90 Percent Decline of Premature Births and SIDS During COVID Lock Down

Millions Worth of PPP Loans Went to Chinese-Owned Companies, Report Finds

Hundreds of millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars went to Chinese companies from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was designed to help small businesses survive during the pandemic, according to a new report.A review of public PPP loan data by consultancy firm Horizon Advisory found that $192 million to $419 million in loans were given to more than 125 Chinese-owned … Continue reading Millions Worth of PPP Loans Went to Chinese-Owned Companies, Report Finds

Barakah: UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant – BBC News

Nuclear fission has begun in one of four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. The plant was due to open in 2017 but start-up was delayed for what officials said were safety requirements. The oil-rich UAE wants Barakah to meet a quarter of its energy needs, as it adopts more sustainable … Continue reading Barakah: UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant – BBC News

Middle East Nuclear Race is On. What Could Go Wrong? | Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Saudi Arabia’s has signed agreements with China National Nuclear Corp and China Nuclear Engineering Group Corp following a 2012 pact between Riyadh and Beijing to cooperate on the peaceful development of nuclear energy.A US congressional committee issued a report in May 2019 warning the administration of President Donald Trump was allowing US companies to offer Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Middle East Nuclear Race is On. What Could Go Wrong? | Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Decolonizing Quakers

Quakers, social justice and revolution

I’ve been writing lately about a series of webinars titled “Working Toward Right Relationship with Indigenous Peoples.” Information about the webinar topics and registration for this series can be found at the end of this blog post.

The series is co-sponsored by Pendle Hill, Decolonizing Quakers, Canadian Friends Service Committee, and Friends Peace Teams/Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples.

You might not have heard of Decolonizing Quakers. What follows is the description of “Who we are . . .” found on the group’s website, https://www.decolonizingquakers.org/

I am honored to have been invited recently to join the steering committee for Decolonizing Quakers. I usually avoid joining groups and committees for a number of reasons, the most basic being I want to be free to respond to leadings of the Spirit. But I know and respect the work of some people on the committee and am glad to be introduced to…

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JUST IN: 12-Year Old Who Accused President Trump Of Rape Speaks Out (DETAILS)

Just last year, a woman from California known by the name of “Jane Doe” claimed that Donald Trump and his buddy, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, both raped her when she was only 13 years of age. She also claimed to have witnessed Trump and Epstein assaulting and sexually abusing multiple other females, including a … Continue reading JUST IN: 12-Year Old Who Accused President Trump Of Rape Speaks Out (DETAILS)

We Investigated, Donald Trump is Named in at Least 169 Federal Lawsuits | Law & Crime

Donald Trump has been named in at least 169 federal lawsuits, according to a LawNewz.com investigation. They read like a history of  Trump’s business failures, successes, and bombastic personality. With Trump threatening a lawsuit against Ted Cruz, his surge in the polls, and his big win in New Hampshire, we thought now was as good … Continue reading We Investigated, Donald Trump is Named in at Least 169 Federal Lawsuits | Law & Crime

KPIX; Strange Coronavirus Side Effect: Empty Hospital ERs – YouTube

VIDEO: https://youtu.be/WnZuoQycPfs 2 minA quick survey of Bay Area emergency rooms tells the story: patients, even those with life-threatening conditions, are staying away. Jackie Ward reports.Strange Coronavirus Side Effect: Empty Hospital ERs - YouTube AGR went to a local major hospital, and the same thing is still true. The ER is completely empty, with only … Continue reading KPIX; Strange Coronavirus Side Effect: Empty Hospital ERs – YouTube

Footage Of Trump Partying With Epstein Surfaces | Deadline | MSNBC – YouTube

VIDEO: https://youtu.be/csedFVrp4eIWaPo’s Robert Costa, former Chief of Staff at the CIA and Defense Department Jeremy Bash, former Assistant Director at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner, and MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch on a deeper dive into the relationship between the president and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.Footage Of Trump Partying With Epstein Surfaces | … Continue reading Footage Of Trump Partying With Epstein Surfaces | Deadline | MSNBC – YouTube

Legal Schnauzer: Donald Trump has paid about $30 million to settle child-sex complaints, including a 2012 incident at Albemarle Estate in Charlottesville, Virginia

Donald Trump has paid roughly $30 million to settle child-sex complaints brought against him since 1989, according to a D.C.-based investigative journalist.Wayne Madsen Report (WMR), which is a subscription site, describes the settlements in a Jan. 14-15 post titled "Why is Trump so afraid of Cohen's testimony?" From the article:Donald Trump continues to lash out at … Continue reading Legal Schnauzer: Donald Trump has paid about $30 million to settle child-sex complaints, including a 2012 incident at Albemarle Estate in Charlottesville, Virginia

Religious Organizations Receive $7.3 Billion in PPP Loans, Megachurches Amass Millions

Religious organizations across the U.S. have received at least $7.3 billion in federal rescue package loans, with evangelical leaders tied to President Donald Trump and megachurches tied to scandals pulling in some of the largest payouts.Newsweek Religious Organizations Receive $7.3 Billion in PPP Loans, Megachurches Amass Millions The US Constitution and Bill Of Rights says … Continue reading Religious Organizations Receive $7.3 Billion in PPP Loans, Megachurches Amass Millions

‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know what wasn’t in the best interest of people? The U.S. government organizing a coup against Evo Morales in Bolivia so you could obtain the lithium there.” Musk then wrote: “We will coup whoever we want! Deal with it.”Musk refers here to the coup against President Evo Morales … Continue reading ‘We Will Coup Whoever We Want’: Elon Musk and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – CounterPunch.org

Beirut in state of emergency after blast as death toll rises and rescues continue

The governor of Beirut, Marwan Abboud, also said on Wednesday the cost of the damage to the capital, already under economic pressure, could be between $3 billion and $5 billion, adding that the explosion had made at least 200,000 people homeless.The deadly blast came as the Middle Eastern country was dealing with an unprecedented economic crisis that … Continue reading Beirut in state of emergency after blast as death toll rises and rescues continue

Your Mail-In Vote

In Saner Thought

There is a problem these days….voting will be a bitch and the solution that many have offered is that of a mail-in vote and of course that will not fit into the plan for Trump….he and his ilk are saying that a mail-in vote would be riddled with fraud.

He much prefers absentee voting.

Think about that for a minute.

Your ballot comes in the mail ……you fill it out…..then you mail it in…..

Do I need to let that sink in?

Let me help and explain a bit about mail-in voting…..

Vote-by-mail, mail-in voting, and absentee voting are essentially the same thing. We use these terms interchangeably. They all mean that a voter is submitting a ballot through the mail.

The process is fairly standard. First, a voter needs to apply for an absentee ballot if one has not automatically been sent in the mail. Once local election officials…

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Status Quo And Normalcy Bias; The Choice Is Supporting The Existing Faux Reality Or Bringing In, Supporting A New And Sustainable One, But That Means The Old Faux Reality Has To Die, Fade Away – Crashes of Convenience: Michael Hastings, The CIA Propping Up A Toxic Monopoly – Saying YES! to your Weirdness | A Green Road Journal

What is the status quo, and how are people controlled by it? Who creates the status quo and benefits from it? What is cognitive dissonance? What is denial and/or normalcy bias?Status Quo And Normalcy Bias; The Choice Is Supporting The Existing Faux Reality Or Bringing In, Supporting A New And Sustainable One, But That Means … Continue reading Status Quo And Normalcy Bias; The Choice Is Supporting The Existing Faux Reality Or Bringing In, Supporting A New And Sustainable One, But That Means The Old Faux Reality Has To Die, Fade Away – Crashes of Convenience: Michael Hastings, The CIA Propping Up A Toxic Monopoly – Saying YES! to your Weirdness | A Green Road Journal

Dr and Senator Scott Jensen talks about COVID-19 – YouTube

VIDEO: https://youtu.be/boar6Tv65zY?t=174When you hear the truth, it rings like a bell... Why are public health authorities sending infected COVID-19 patients into senior facilities, not equipped to deal with highly infectious individuals? Why are states counting people as COVID-19 deaths, when no test was done? Why are medical doctors like Dr Scott Jensen MD who are … Continue reading Dr and Senator Scott Jensen talks about COVID-19 – YouTube

New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free – BBC News

At midnight local time (12:00 GMT), all of New Zealand moved to level one, the lowest of a four-tier alert system. Under new rules, social distancing is not required and there are no limits on public gatherings, but borders remain closed to foreigners. New Zealand has reported no new Covid-19 cases for more than two … Continue reading New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free – BBC News

Video: “The House Cat Flu” is Coming. The Meow Apocalypse… – Centre for Research on Globalization

The H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic In 2009, hundreds of thousands of pigs were executed Worldwide, despite the fact that  the WHO had confirmed that there was no danger of transmission from pigs to humans. https://youtu.be/V5ATxwXSvKo And then what happened, an authoritative study by the John Hopkins School of Public Health was released saying that humans could infect … Continue reading Video: “The House Cat Flu” is Coming. The Meow Apocalypse… – Centre for Research on Globalization

Dr Mercola; Gates Tries to Justify 100 Percent Negative Side Effects of WARP SPEED Fast-Tracked Vaccine

Bill Gates warns you will probably need multiple doses of any given COVID-19 vaccine for it to be effectiveThe Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (currently known only as mRNA-1273), caused systemic side effects in 80% of Phase 1 participants receiving the 100 microgram (mcg) doseSide effects ranged from fatigue (80%), chills (80%), headache (60%) and myalgia or … Continue reading Dr Mercola; Gates Tries to Justify 100 Percent Negative Side Effects of WARP SPEED Fast-Tracked Vaccine

The Census Bureau’s Grim Take on the Employment Shock During the Pandemic: Not Improving Yet | Wolf Street

The latest survey was for “Week 12” – data collected from July 16 through July 21. It showed that of the adults (aged 18+) in the US, an astounding 51.2% had experienced a “loss of employment income” for whatever reason during the Pandemic. This was up from 47.0% during “Week 1” ended May 5:By income … Continue reading The Census Bureau’s Grim Take on the Employment Shock During the Pandemic: Not Improving Yet | Wolf Street

Hand sanitizer recall: FDA warns of nearly 90 hand sanitizers that could be toxic

There are now a total of 94 hand sanitizers on the updated list of toxic products, some of which have already been recalled while others are being recommended for recalls. All of the hand sanitizers on the list were apparently produced in Mexico. Fox46 https://www.fox46.com/news/hand-sanitizer-recall-fda-warns-of-nearly-90-hand-sanitizers-that-could-be-toxic/?

Eight Go Mad in Arizona: How a Lockdown Experiment Went Horribly Wrong

It sounds like a sci-fi movie, or the weirdest series of Big Brother ever. Eight volunteers wearing snazzy red jumpsuits seal themselves into a hi-tech glasshouse that’s meant to perfectly replicate Earth’s ecosystems. They end up starving, gasping for air and at each other’s throats – while the world’s media looks on. But the Biosphere … Continue reading Eight Go Mad in Arizona: How a Lockdown Experiment Went Horribly Wrong

DDT, GOP Threatens U.S. People

Nel's New Day

The news keeps coming, fast and furious. Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) says he’s suing Nevada for its legislation to send mail-in ballots to all registered voters in the state just like five other states do. DDT finished an angry tweet, “See you in Court!” At DDT’s direction, the RNC protested the new law. The RNC chair said Republicans came out in full force to oppose the state’s new voting system. Eighteen people showed up. Remember when Republicans claimed a belief in states’ rights? [Visual – Protests states rights]

Social distancing takes on new meaning for senatorial candidates as Dictator Donald Trump (DDT) threw Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) under the bus with the new stimulus bill and McConnell told GOP candidates they can “distance” themselves from DDT. DDT’s mismanagement in the economy, the loss of relief money, the ending of evictions’ moratoria, “unjust civil” courts, and his insistence that…

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Human-induced climate change is causing ‘extreme’ melting in New Zealand glaciers

"If you look at the paper and look at the graphs within it, it is almost impossible to see the changes of the [2018] big melt event under natural climate change. But under our human-forced climate change, it is also pretty unusual. It is even an unusual event in a system that is modified by … Continue reading Human-induced climate change is causing ‘extreme’ melting in New Zealand glaciers

COVID-19 Vaccine Could Mean Regular Injections, No Guarantee Of Immunity

While Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s hopeful that a COVID-19 vaccine will be available ‘by late fall or early winter,’ it may not be as simple as one jab for a lifetime of immunity, according to the LA Times. For starters, a COVID-19 vaccine can be released if it’s ‘safe and proves effective’ on as few as 50% … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Could Mean Regular Injections, No Guarantee Of Immunity

Backing Away | ~Burning Woman~

There would be talk, much talk, but nothing would change. Now there’s talk that the totalitarian measures imposed on society in the guise of fighting a virus will make people rethink their ways. I already know they will not. People will adapt, of course, to growing shortages of various things, as they always do in … Continue reading Backing Away | ~Burning Woman~

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Europeans Are Waking Up to Government Covid Tyranny. Why Are We Still Asleep?

The New York Times Tweeted that the masses of Berlin demonstrators were all “Nazis” and “conspiracy theorists.” Does the “paper of record” really want us to believe there were perhaps a million Nazis active in the streets of Berlin? Wouldn’t that be alarming? The fact is, Europeans are realizing that their government-mandated lockdowns did little … Continue reading The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Europeans Are Waking Up to Government Covid Tyranny. Why Are We Still Asleep?

Dershowitz: The Age of Consent Must Be Lowered, ‘Statutory Rape Is An Outdated Concept’ | Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

Alan Dershowitz, who stands accused of having sex with multiple alleged Jeffrey Epstein victims, says “statutory rape is an outdated concept” and there should be “Romeo and Juliet exceptions” to statutory rape law. The age of consent should be lowered to as young as 14 because “voluntary sex is so common in their age group“, … Continue reading Dershowitz: The Age of Consent Must Be Lowered, ‘Statutory Rape Is An Outdated Concept’ | Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

2009 H1N1 Vaccine Caused Brain Damage in Children. Dr. Anthony Fauci on “Vaccine Safety” Issues – Counter Information

NIAID Director Fauci supported the H1N1 2009 vaccine which turned out to be a multibillion dollar scam. According to  International Business Times UK in a 2014 report Patients who suffered brain damage as a result of taking a swine flu vaccine are to receive multi-million-pound payouts from the UK government. The government is expected to … Continue reading 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Caused Brain Damage in Children. Dr. Anthony Fauci on “Vaccine Safety” Issues – Counter Information

Pet owners warned that putting a face mask on their cats and dogs could kill them – World News – Mirror Online

Pet owners are being urged not to put face masks on their cats and dogs to protect them from coronavirus as they could kill them.....According to Dr Melissa Meehan, a vet based in Melbourne, Australia, it can cause stress and anxiety for cats and dogs and in the worst scenario they could die. She told Yahoo News … Continue reading Pet owners warned that putting a face mask on their cats and dogs could kill them – World News – Mirror Online

Gratitude And Waiting

Many human beings think they have to wait for things to be ideal in order to fully practice gratitude. They do not wish to energetically lock in anything that is undesirable. Dear Ones, please hear us when we say that gratitude is an energetic sorting tool and a means of steering your flow. You do … Continue reading Gratitude And Waiting

What Qi Gong Taught One Doctor About Healing, by Cynthia Li, MD

In the first round of integrative and root-cause medicine, I apparently hadn’t gone deep enough. Down below the environmental and social factors that cause disease or promote health, lies this subtle but powerful qi field. Qi surrounds and infuses everyone and everything, seen and unseen. Its potential, however, depends on two things: the capacity to … Continue reading What Qi Gong Taught One Doctor About Healing, by Cynthia Li, MD

Five takeaways from Big Tech’s blowout earnings | TheHill

A day after the heads of Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook came under aggressive questioning from members of Congress as part of an investigation looking into their market size and power, all four posted strong earnings in the second quarter of 2020, even as the U.S. economy recorded one of its worst periods on record.Amazon's net income doubled … Continue reading Five takeaways from Big Tech’s blowout earnings | TheHill

U.S. Postal Service Gets $10 Billion Coronavirus-Relief Loan After Months Of Negotiations—And Attacks By Trump

The Treasury Department announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement to lend up to $10 billion to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) under a provision of the coronavirus-relief package passed by Congress in March after months of negotiations—and hostility from President Trump, who has derided the Postal Service as a “joke.”Forbes U.S. Postal Service Gets … Continue reading U.S. Postal Service Gets $10 Billion Coronavirus-Relief Loan After Months Of Negotiations—And Attacks By Trump

Dear ‘Patriots’, Free Nations Do Not Have Secret Police – testset

Federal agents in camouflage, without badges are snatching up American citizens and taking them to undisclosed locations. To hear this statement a mere 5 years ago would seem unthinkable. However, the very thing those who dub themselves as ‘patriots’ say they have been preparing to fight against is here. A nation that tolerates the circumvention … Continue reading Dear ‘Patriots’, Free Nations Do Not Have Secret Police – testset

Dr Mercola; WHO Admits That There Is No Direct Evidence Masks Prevent Viral Infection

...WHO's June 5, 2020, guidance memo1 on face mask use states there's no direct evidence that universal masking of healthy people is an effective intervention against respiratory illnesses.A policy review paper published in Emerging Infectious Diseases in May 2020 — the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's own journal — has also reviewed "the evidence base … Continue reading Dr Mercola; WHO Admits That There Is No Direct Evidence Masks Prevent Viral Infection

Nissan trials future of paid parking: They will pay you to draw power from your EV | The Driven

Car giant Nissan – in a campaign to showcase what the industry is calling V2X (shorthand for bidirectional DC charging – either Vehicle-to-Home or Vehicle-to-Grid), Nissan is offering owners of electric vehicles equipped with the CHAdeMO charging protocol to pay for their parking, in exchange for the power Nissan will draw from the car batteries … Continue reading Nissan trials future of paid parking: They will pay you to draw power from your EV | The Driven

Rents Swoon in San Francisco, Other Expensive Cities, TX-OK Oil Patch Y/Y. But 23 Cities with Double-Digit Rent Increases | Wolf Street

The table of the 17 most expensive major rental markets by median asking rents shows July rent, the change from July a year ago, and, in the shaded area, peak rent and change from the peak. The “declines from peak” are led by Chicago and Honolulu in the range of -25% to -32%, though they … Continue reading Rents Swoon in San Francisco, Other Expensive Cities, TX-OK Oil Patch Y/Y. But 23 Cities with Double-Digit Rent Increases | Wolf Street

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Reiterates Warning About Dangerous Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Containing Methanol, Takes Additional Action to Address Concerning Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to warn consumers and health care professionals not to use certain alcohol-based hand sanitizers due to the dangerous presence of methanol, or wood alcohol – a substance often used to create fuel and antifreeze that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin as well as life-threatening when ingested. The … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Reiterates Warning About Dangerous Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Containing Methanol, Takes Additional Action to Address Concerning Products

COVID-19 Lockdowns Caused Massive Spike in Domestic Violence Complaints, New Study Finds – Foundation for Economic Education

he unintended consequences of the COVID-19 lockdowns have been severe: mass unemployment, increased drug overdoses and suicides, and widespread social unrest are but a few of them.On Monday, the National Bureau of Economic Research released a paper detailing another: increased domestic violence.Analyzing government-mandated lockdowns in India, researchers Saravana Ravindran and Manisha Shah found evidence of a 131 percent increase … Continue reading COVID-19 Lockdowns Caused Massive Spike in Domestic Violence Complaints, New Study Finds – Foundation for Economic Education

Lithium and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – Counter Information

On July 24, 2020, Tesla’s Elon Muskwrote on Twitter that a second US “government stimulus package is not in the best interests of the people.” Someone responded to Musk soon after, “You know what wasn’t in the best interest of people? The US government organizing a coup against Evo Morales in Bolivia so you could obtain the lithium there.” … Continue reading Lithium and the Overthrow of Democracy in Bolivia – Counter Information