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Author: TriSec    Date: 06/02/2020 11:25:29

This...is America. 80 years ago now, Edward R. Murrow used to open his broadcasts from wartime London with similar words. I can easily imagine a BBC reporter returning the favor as London, and the rest of the world look on in increasing dismay.
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26 comments (Latest Comment: 06/02/2020 19:46:04 by Will in Chicago)

Last one out, turn off the lights.
Author: Raine    Date: 06/01/2020 12:59:49

Oh wait, My bad. This was the White house Last night:
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26 comments (Latest Comment: 06/01/2020 18:39:34 by Scoopster)

Is it our DNA?
Author: TriSec    Date: 05/30/2020 14:42:49

Article I, Section 2:

Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.

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3 comments (Latest Comment: 05/30/2020 21:24:05 by Scoopster)

Say Their Names
Author: wickedpam    Date: 05/29/2020 12:57:36

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6 comments (Latest Comment: 05/29/2020 17:51:25 by Scoopster)

Author: BobR    Date: 05/28/2020 13:17:48

The Blog Diva is having technical issues this morning. This is what she wanted to post:

100,000 dead
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11 comments (Latest Comment: 05/28/2020 20:15:43 by BobR)

Let Them Eat Dirt
Author: BobR    Date: 05/27/2020 13:26:36

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the U.S. incredibly hard. As of this writing, there are 1.7M cases, and over 100K deaths. The effects are not just devastating to the health of those who catch it - it has also pushed our health care "system" to the limits (including those front-line workers dealing with the sick). Businesses of all types are going under as workers (and customers) are forced to stay home.

One of the most disturbing aspects of this is the effect on farmers. They too are being affected by a lack of customers (restaurants) and lack of workers. The former is hard to understand - people still need to eat, but will be doing so at home. Why would the demand for food decrease?
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4 comments (Latest Comment: 05/27/2020 14:28:57 by livingonli)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 05/26/2020 12:09:06

Good Morning.

I trust we had a reserved and honourable Memorial Day?
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9 comments (Latest Comment: 05/26/2020 18:32:12 by livingonli)

The least We can do
Author: Raine    Date: 05/25/2020 13:02:34

Our loyal Trisec is probably taking part in this today, Memorial Day:
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7 comments (Latest Comment: 05/25/2020 19:52:57 by TriSec)

Author: TriSec    Date: 05/23/2020 12:02:25

Good Morning.

Here is a bowl of delicious "Trippa alla Romana". A depression-era food that can be classified as "Italian Soul Food". It's a longtime favourite for 3 generations of the Italian side of my family.


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2 comments (Latest Comment: 05/24/2020 22:23:35 by TriSec)

Fluffy Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 05/22/2020 12:54:00

Got nothin' today... enjoy this picture of the baby cheetah's born at the National Zoo back in April though.

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6 comments (Latest Comment: 05/22/2020 16:21:31 by TriSec)

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