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Monday, Monday

by coldwarrior ( 87 Comments › )
Filed under Open thread at April 18th, 2021 - 7:00 am

I’m off…so…

FORE!!!!

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  1. eaglesoars
    1 | April 19, 2021 7:41 am

    This is very cool. Playing fetch w/a beluga whale near the north pole

    https://twitter.com/Brink_Thinker/status/1383926068587810824


  2. lobo91
    2 | April 19, 2021 9:09 am


  3. 3 | April 19, 2021 11:25 am

    Closing arguments week on the Chauvin case.
    https://www.courttv.com/title/court-tv-live-stream-web/


  4. eaglesoars
    4 | April 19, 2021 11:37 am

    Dr. Harvey Risch, Prof Epidemiology at Yale – doctors are telling him that 60% of the COVID patients they treat are vaxed

    [Bannon]


  5. eaglesoars
    5 | April 19, 2021 2:36 pm

    Biden Admin Clearing Remaining Federal Charges Against Portland Rioters, Most Get Probation, Community Service

    https://www.dailywire.com/news/biden-admin-clears-remaining-federal-charges-against-portland-rioters-most-get-probation-community-service

    But the Jan 6 ‘insurrectionists’ can’t get bail


  6. AZfederalist
    6 | April 19, 2021 2:56 pm

    @ lobo91:

    Oh good grief, they are double masking in the control room.

    /Takes all the fun out of it


  7. AZfederalist
    7 | April 19, 2021 2:57 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Biden Admin Clearing Remaining Federal Charges Against Portland Rioters, Most Get Probation, Community Service

    Choosing right over wrong, evil over good.


  8. eaglesoars
    8 | April 19, 2021 4:04 pm

    @ AZfederalist:

    well, if you read the piece, it actually started under the Trump admin.

    So, not only did Maxine Waters use tax payer money to cross state lines to incite violence, she asked for police protection once she got there. That’s according to Larry O’Conner


  9. darkwords
    9 | April 19, 2021 4:14 pm

    Michael
    @misterj880
    ·
    Apr 18
    Did you eat too much? Go to the gym.

    Did you get too mad at someone and feel like a jerk? Go to the gym

    Did you lay around all day? Go to the gym

    Depressed? Gym

    Single? Gym

    Lonely? Gym

    Writers block? Gym


  10. AZfederalist
    10 | April 19, 2021 4:15 pm

    @ AZfederalist:

    Should have been: Choosing wrong over right


  11. eaglesoars
    11 | April 19, 2021 4:22 pm

    BREAKING: Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died the day AFTER Jan. 6th of natural causes due to TWO strokes. The medical examiner also says that he had no internal or external injuries. The entire media narrative about Trump voters killing an officer on Jan 6th was a lie!

    https://twitter.com/robbystarbuck/status/1384234429170667534


  12. 12 | April 19, 2021 5:20 pm

    Jury was sent out to begin deliberations in the George Floyd murder case after closing arguments. In subsequent discussions with the Judge, defense called out the prosecution for calling the arguments by the defense as “stories” and made-up facts. Defense continued, stated that since the jury had not been sequestered over the weekend, it was likely they heard “a certain Senator” calling for civil disturbance if Chauvin was not convicted of murder. Since the jury may have been tainted, defense is asking for a mistrial.


  13. eaglesoars
    13 | April 19, 2021 5:42 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    Since the jury may have been tainted, defense is asking for a mistrial.

    Defense should not have had to ask. The judge should have walked into court this morning and shut the thing down.


  14. rain of lead
    14 | April 19, 2021 6:32 pm

    Looney Tunes | My Bunny Lies Over the Sea

    “fore!”
    “three and a half!”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uy-lF17h_I


  15. rain of lead
    15 | April 19, 2021 6:40 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    what? and the judge give up his moment to shine?


  16. eaglesoars
    16 | April 19, 2021 6:48 pm

    rain of lead wrote:

    @ eaglesoars:

    what? and the judge give up his moment to shine?

    He blasted Waters and said he understands that she may have given the defense ammo to overturn “this whole trial”. But he didn’t sequester the jurors, he didn’t grant another venue, IMO he is putting the jurors in serious danger. I’m not impressed with this whole narrative of “the judge blasted Waters”.

    BFD. If I were a judge, I’d be incandescent that some trash politician tried to interfere with ‘my’ trial and I’d go out of my way to teach some “Fuck with me and find out” lessons.


  17. rain of lead
    17 | April 19, 2021 6:50 pm

    @ eaglesoars:

    they sure don’t make judges like they used to.


  18. eaglesoars
    18 | April 19, 2021 7:33 pm

    rain of lead wrote:

    Looney Tunes | My Bunny Lies Over the Sea

    “fore!”
    “three and a half!”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uy-lF17h_I

    That was great. Looking at that stuff now, I don’t think children today would have a hope of understanding them.


  19. lobo91
    19 | April 19, 2021 7:49 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    BREAKING: Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died the day AFTER Jan. 6th of natural causes due to TWO strokes. The medical examiner also says that he had no internal or external injuries. The entire media narrative about Trump voters killing an officer on Jan 6th was a lie!

    https://twitter.com/robbystarbuck/status/1384234429170667534

    Did you see the NY Times’ reaction to that news?

    It said that it “may make it difficult for federal prosecutors to convict” anyone for his death.

    Gee…ya think?


  20. eaglesoars
    20 | April 19, 2021 7:49 pm

    So I’m watching Fox Primetime. They’re trying out new hosts. Tonight it’s Ben Dominich and the show is ‘America’s Crisis’. He’s really good. Started talking about Nalveny and handed off to a cut from The View/”my wife Megan”.

    Who proceeded to say if Biden doesn’t intervene “he’s just as bad as Trump”

    I mean……what is the POINT? He could have done the entire segment w/o that, the only thing “my wife” added is “he’s just as bad as Trump”

    jeebus


  21. lobo91
    21 | April 19, 2021 7:54 pm

    CNN senior legal analyst panned for questioning Chauvin defense strategy in closing argument: ‘YOU HACK’

    Laura Coates worked as a federal prosecutor in the Bush, Obama administrations

    A CNN senior legal analyst raised eyebrows Monday with her assessment of closing arguments by the defense team for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

    Defense attorney, Eric Nelson began his summation by defining “beyond a reasonable doubt,” the legal standard of proof for conviction in a criminal trial.

    CNN’s Laura Coates, a former federal prosecutor, seemed unfamiliar with the concept, suggesting on Twitter that Nelson asked the jury to focus on whether there is reasonable doubt of his client’s guilt because he is unable to prove Chauvin’s innocence.

    Critics from across the political spectrum were quick to pile on.

    “Oh my god,” Glenn Greenwald reacted to Coates’ tweet.

    “Oh my lord. This is CNN’s “senior legal analyst,” The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh responded. “@thelauracoates You understand that the entire premise of our legal system is that the defense is not tasked with proving innocence? I mean that’s the most fundamental point to understand. And your job is to understand it. Yet here you are. Wow.”

    “@thelauracoates What an utter embarrassment you are. You are not a ‘legal analyst.’ Any lawyer – even the bad ones – know the burden is on the government to prove guilt, and the defendant has no burden to prove innocence. YOU HACK,” an attorney who goes by the Twitter handle @beyondreasdoubt responded.


  22. eaglesoars
    22 | April 19, 2021 8:17 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    Any lawyer – even the bad ones

    7th grade civics, no law degree required


  23. 23 | April 19, 2021 8:51 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    The judge should have walked into court this morning and shut the thing down.

    The judge called out Maxine Waters by name during the post-brief, said what she did was “abhorrent,” that she has no legal authority to violate the separations of powers, and more. Then he reminded defense (and me) that on Friday afternoon he specifically directed jurors not to watch the news media, and that he believes the jurors have the integrity go follow his directive. No mistrial.


  24. 24 | April 19, 2021 8:54 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    I didn’t read your response before I posted my previous. Waters should be nailed for what she did. Toss in SNL for fun.


  25. eaglesoars
    25 | April 19, 2021 9:07 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    @ eaglesoars:
    I didn’t read your response before I posted my previous. Waters should be nailed for what she did. Toss in SNL for fun.

    meh. no biggie. The judge is a wimp, McCarthy is a pussy, the only people with balls in this whole debacle are Marjorie Taylor Greene and Nancy Pelosi. And MTG has zero backup/power.


  26. eaglesoars
    26 | April 19, 2021 9:09 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    It said that it “may make it difficult for federal prosecutors to convict” anyone for his death.

    But they will try, trust me.


  27. eaglesoars
    27 | April 19, 2021 9:34 pm

    Funny story. Ended up back in touch w/an old friend who told me a funny story about a sibling. Has the worst handwriting in the known western world. Which has given, oddly enough, the ability to decipher the appalling handwriting of others.

    One of which is a former U.S. President whose handwriting was so bad, it has flummoxed historians.

    Interviewing for a job at a history dept was asked “Can you read this?”

    Oh, yeah, of course!

    Hired. Now a prof of History specializing in this POTUS’ timeline.

    That’s all I’m allowed to say.


  28. lobo91
    28 | April 19, 2021 9:52 pm

    This is a cool collaboration from last night’s ACM awards show. A bluegrass version of U2’s Pride (In the Name of Love). Look who’s playing mandolin and dobro:


  29. eaglesoars
    29 | April 19, 2021 10:14 pm

    @ lobo91:

    Terrific!

    And…another really good one succumbs to the hive. Catherine Herridge

    More than 410 people so far have been arrested in connection with the U.S. Capitol insurrection. What are the charges they face, and how many are tied to extremist groups?
    @CBS_Herridge
    reports on the latest in the investigation

    https://twitter.com/CBS_Herridge/status/1384320316269383681


  30. eaglesoars
    30 | April 19, 2021 10:15 pm

    off to bed/read nite


  31. 31 | April 19, 2021 11:15 pm

    From The Feral Irishman:

    The mayor had a girlfriend. The girlfriend had a boyfriend. The boyfriend had an illegal gun. The boyfriend asks his girlfriend’s girlfriend to ‘fix’ the charges. The girlfriend’s girlfriend, being the mayor, does so. The girlfriend’s girlfriend’s ‘wife’ finds out about it and beats up the girlfriend’s girlfriend. The daughter of the girlfriend’s girlfriends and the girlfriend’s girlfriend’s ‘wife’ ends up running into the street saying ‘My moms are fighting.’

    The Mayor is Lori Lightfoot.


  32. AZfederalist
    32 | April 19, 2021 11:43 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    7th grade civics, no law degree required

    Except they don’t do 7’th grade civics anymore. I wonder if kids today have any concept of our system of government?


  33. AZfederalist
    33 | April 19, 2021 11:49 pm

    Bunk X wrote:

    From The Feral Irishman:

    The mayor had a girlfriend. The girlfriend had a boyfriend. The boyfriend had an illegal gun. The boyfriend asks his girlfriend’s girlfriend to ‘fix’ the charges. The girlfriend’s girlfriend, being the mayor, does so. The girlfriend’s girlfriend’s ‘wife’ finds out about it and beats up the girlfriend’s girlfriend. The daughter of the girlfriend’s girlfriends and the girlfriend’s girlfriend’s ‘wife’ ends up running into the street saying ‘My moms are fighting.’

    The Mayor is Lori Lightfoot.

    Now the idea of resignation makes sense. Just fooling around is a democrat resume enhancer, couldn’t see why anyone would think Beetlejuice would resign over that. Fixing a gun charge might just be the thing to get her in trouble with her base. Unless, of course, she can somehow make it race-related.


  34. 34 | April 20, 2021 12:00 am

    @ AZfederalist:
    Probably another mememyth. She’s not being recalled so why would she quit?


  35. eaglesoars
    35 | April 20, 2021 3:42 pm

    Chauvin jury has a verdict. We’ll hear it between 4:30 and 5 pm

    riots will commence at 5:15


  36. 36 | April 20, 2021 4:13 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    So it’s not a hung jury.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors fought hard to add a third-degree murder charge against former police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd, but a conviction on that charge alone could set up a problematic scenario for them.

    That’s because another fired Minneapolis officer found guilty of third-degree murder has a pending appeal before the state Supreme Court — and if his conviction is overturned, it could mean a Chauvin conviction would fall, too.

    Chauvin is charged with second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. The white former officer pinned the Black man to the pavement last May for up to 9 minutes, 29 seconds. The jury can convict Chauvin of some, none or all three of the charges.

    The risk is that if the jury acquits him of second-degree murder but agrees he is guilty of third-degree murder, a murder conviction might not ultimately stick.

    https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/u-s-world/explainer-conviction-on-lesser-murder-count-might-not-stick/


  37. 37 | April 20, 2021 4:39 pm

    Verdict is in, to be announced within the hour.
    https://www.courttv.com/title/court-tv-live-stream-web/


  38. eaglesoars
    38 | April 20, 2021 4:44 pm

    There is a new gun blog by a reporter I think is pretty good, Stephen Gutowski. He used to be w/the Free Beacon and he was their guy on the ground for the Virginia 2nd amendment protests, etc. Good guy

    The Reload

    https://thereload.com/


  39. 39 | April 20, 2021 4:47 pm

    Got a balance in the mail of $1,604.61 for medical treatments. One phone call got it reduced to $149.48. Pure awesome.


  40. 40 | April 20, 2021 5:06 pm

    @ Bunk X:
    It’s ON.


  41. eaglesoars
    41 | April 20, 2021 5:18 pm

    I can see a manslaughter conviction but not the murder convictions.


  42. 42 | April 20, 2021 5:20 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Now for the celebratory riots.


  43. 43 | April 20, 2021 5:23 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Guilty on all three counts.
    2nd degreee felony murder
    3rd degree murder
    and 2nd degree manslaughter.


  44. eaglesoars
    44 | April 20, 2021 5:30 pm

    @ PaladinPhil:

    the murder charges carry intent, the manslaughter charge doesn’t. I see a conflict there.

    Altho apparently Judge Jeannine is saying she agrees with the verdict.


  45. 45 | April 20, 2021 5:36 pm

    @ PaladinPhil:
    @ eaglesoars:
    I think the jury was concerned about their own safety and the safety of their families, and I can’t really blame them.


  46. 46 | April 20, 2021 5:46 pm

    @ Bunk X:
    I agree with that statement. Too much anger and violence already over this whole thing.


  47. RIX
    47 | April 20, 2021 5:48 pm

    All three counts is a surprise. I thought that he would be convicted of only one count.


  48. eaglesoars
    48 | April 20, 2021 5:49 pm

    @ Bunk X:

    Me neither. Altho not a lot of appeals are successful, I think there’s a reasonable chance for this one.

    no change of venue
    jury wasn’t sequestered
    blatant jury intimidation via media doxing, Maxine Waters

    I have no problems with a manslaughter conviction for this guy, but this was trial by mob rule


  49. eaglesoars
    49 | April 20, 2021 5:51 pm

    Pelosi just made aa statement. Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice


  50. darkwords
    50 | April 20, 2021 5:52 pm

    Netflix codes for miniseries

    http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/90949 replace the numbers

    Anime Series: 6721
    Australian Miniseries: 52274
    British Crime Miniseries: 52620
    Emmy-Winning Miniseries: 90949
    Emotional Miniseries: 42444
    Suspenseful Miniseries: 25944
    Historical TV Miniseries: 88350


  51. eaglesoars
    51 | April 20, 2021 5:55 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Pelosi just made aa statement. Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice

    https://twitter.com/Phil_Lewis_/status/1384624260698812416


  52. darkwords
    52 | April 20, 2021 5:57 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    It looked to me like Chauvin was policing within the bounds set by his trained rules of engagement. The death is a fault of leadership. And constant leadership training. The buck stops on the desk of the mayor.

    But the well is also poisoned. I don’t think we can expect police or black criminals to act without bias based on the media narratives being forced into the judicial system. I’d get out of policing. the trouble is the bad cops will stay.


  53. 53 | April 20, 2021 6:08 pm

    Mark Levin is tearing it apart.


  54. 54 | April 20, 2021 6:11 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    Appeals & the ultimate sentencing should be interesting.


  55. darkwords
    55 | April 20, 2021 6:28 pm

    I’m listening to Jessekellydc and Bannon and they say people aren’t getting active locally and stopping the communisis in its tracks. and the top GoP elite have a preference for inaction.

    If I think about it I don’t really know what to do.

    my guesses

    1. How to remove Marxism from your local community?


  56. darkwords
    56 | April 20, 2021 6:32 pm

    @ darkwords:
    a. Subscribe to the school board and participate?
    b. Encourage private schools.
    c. Ask to see the local city hr policies on civil rights.
    d. See if the scouts have badges on capitalisms.
    e. Write one letter a month to a local leader.
    f. Advocate textbooks from Texas?


  57. eaglesoars
    57 | April 20, 2021 6:33 pm

    So Biden is going to make a speech tonite. effing moron.


  58. eaglesoars
    58 | April 20, 2021 6:35 pm

    darkwords wrote:

    If I think about it I don’t really know what to do.

    Bannon has been talking for weeks about how to become a precinct person. It apparently is having an impact in Georgia.


  59. darkwords
    59 | April 20, 2021 6:36 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    I hear on Tim Pool just not that the 26 yr veteran Kim Potter was the policewoman who killed Daunte Wright

    Potter, 48, was with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. She joined the department in 1995, according to the Star Tribune newspaper in Minneapolis.
    She served as the police union’s president in 2019, had been on the department’s negotiation team and worked as field training officer, the Tribune reported.


  60. darkwords
    60 | April 20, 2021 6:37 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    I’ll have to check here. The GoP wanted volunteers in the elections but I didn’t want the covid. 😉


  61. 61 | April 20, 2021 6:56 pm

    Report that AoS is under a DDOS attack.


  62. eaglesoars
    62 | April 20, 2021 7:25 pm

    Don’t forget, there are 3 more cops coming up for trial in the George Floyd case. The Dems will drag this out thru the 2022 elections


  63. 63 | April 20, 2021 7:35 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Don’t forget, there are 3 more cops coming up for trial

    I thought one was already in the appeals process.


  64. lobo91
    64 | April 20, 2021 7:43 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    @ PaladinPhil:

    the murder charges carry intent, the manslaughter charge doesn’t. I see a conflict there.

    Altho apparently Judge Jeannine is saying she agrees with the verdict.

    I’m trying to figure out how he can be guilty of all three charges. That was supposed to be an either/or situation.


  65. eaglesoars
    65 | April 20, 2021 7:48 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    That was supposed to be an either/or situation.

    I have no clue. What were the juror instructions?


  66. lobo91
    66 | April 20, 2021 7:51 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    lobo91 wrote:

    That was supposed to be an either/or situation.

    I have no clue. What were the juror instructions?

    Who the hell knows?


  67. lobo91
    67 | April 20, 2021 7:52 pm


  68. eaglesoars
    68 | April 20, 2021 8:26 pm

    Great. A cop just shot dead a fifteen yr old girl in Columbus OH.

    https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1384635008611127299


  69. Aussie Infidel
    69 | April 20, 2021 8:27 pm

    AZfederalist wrote:

    @ lobo91:

    Oh good grief, they are double masking in the control room.

    /Takes all the fun out of it

    They are either very smart morons or those who have concerns about losing their careers by not showing enough social credit points by complying with the Group Think.
    Mose viral loads enter by the EYES and not the nose… but not a pair of goggles to be seen.

    This is therefore ‘political theatre’


  70. Aussie Infidel
    70 | April 20, 2021 8:29 pm

    eaglesoars wrote:

    Great. A cop just shot dead a fifteen yr old girl in Columbus OH.

    https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1384635008611127299

    The revolutionary left just keep throwing another ‘innocent / idiot ‘ onto the fire to keep the revolution bubbling away. There will be daily / weekly killings for the next 2 years at a minimum.


  71. eaglesoars
    71 | April 20, 2021 8:41 pm

    @ Aussie Infidel:

    Hello, how are you feeling? Did your friend’s shoulder prop help?


  72. Aussie Infidel
    72 | April 20, 2021 9:03 pm

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9491899/Incredible-moment-giant-crocodile-rips-apart-massive-barramundi-Port-Douglas-golf-course.html

    The 2 m croc just wanted to ‘play through’. He was just a baby.

    🙂

    Got my new contraption and it’s MUCH better. Tried my fortress of pillows last night and failed miserably. Tried some big fluffy soft pillows and mould the ””’ just right””” position and got some good sleep.

    The Aussie Kiwi travel bubble ha s opened on Sunday and Mrs AI ani I am off to Melbourne to visit #1 son and lovely wife and two beautiful grandies Chloe (6 on Saturday and Sofia (2 and !/2)
    0 dark 30 cab will collect us tomorrow and we face 3 hours of pre-departure paper filling and such nonsense. I don’t care I want to see my babies. It’s been 18 months !

    🙂


  73. eaglesoars
    73 | April 20, 2021 9:13 pm

    Aussie Infidel wrote:

    Chloe (6 on Saturday

    WHAT!! CHLOE IS SIX??? I remember when she was born. It was last week.


  74. Aussie Infidel
    74 | April 20, 2021 9:16 pm

    @ eaglesoars:
    🙂

    Tempus fuget


  75. Aussie Infidel
    75 | April 20, 2021 9:17 pm

    I’ve no doubt that the Ukes will be absolutely smashed by the Russians.
    However, Putin had better start writing to the mothers of the Russian tankies in the 210 tanks that will be snotted by Javelins that were delivered in 2018.
    I notice Putin isn’t sending in the new T14’s….can’t have the world seeing Javelins making mincemeat of their future export tank which is touting “active protection” now, can we?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh0BF6oyDXM


  76. Buckeye Abroad
    76 | April 20, 2021 9:33 pm

    @ Aussie Infidel:

    Had an email exchange with a Russian reserve officer (LTC) a part of the air defense regiment discussing the T14 about 8 years ago.

    We both agreed what was being marketed and what the russian armor divisions will actually get are 2 different things. Corners will be cut and budgets reduced to simply get the tank into the field.


  77. eaglesoars
    77 | April 20, 2021 9:51 pm

    Aussie Infidel wrote:

    .can’t have the world seeing Javelins making mincemeat of their future export tank which is touting “active protection” now, can we?

    Your opinion: Would Putin think it a good idea to threaten NATO interests right about now? The U.S. hasn’t been this weakly governed since who knows when. Then China could start coming in…They could double team us?


  78. lobo91
    78 | April 20, 2021 9:54 pm

    @ Buckeye Abroad:

    The Russians have gotten really good at making stuff for airshows and parades. Clickbait, basically.

    But hey…that one Su-57 they have is pretty impressive.


  79. eaglesoars
    79 | April 20, 2021 10:15 pm

    Oh, no, not again. What is it with China and their effing dams.

    China’s plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India

    China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges — the world’s largest power station — stoking fears among environmentalists and in neighbouring India.

    The structure will span the Brahmaputra River before the waterway leaves the Himalayas and flows into India, straddling the world’s longest and deepest canyon at an altitude of more than 1,500 metres (4,900 feet).

    The project in Tibet’s Medog County is expected to dwarf the record-breaking Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in central China, and is billed as able to produce 300 billion kilowatts of electricity each year.

    It is mentioned in China’s strategic 14th Five-Year Plan, unveiled in March at an annual rubber-stamp congress of the country’s top lawmakers.

    But the plan was short on details, a timeframe or budget.

    The river, known as the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan, is also home to two other projects far upstream, while six others are in the pipeline or under construction.

    The “super-dam” however is in a league of its own.

    Last October, the Tibet local government signed a “strategic cooperation agreement” with PowerChina, a public construction company specialising in hydroelectric projects.

    A month later the head of PowerChina, Yan Zhiyong, partially unveiled the project to the Communist Youth League, the youth wing of China’s ruling party.

    Enthusiastic about “the world’s richest region in terms of hydroelectric resources”, Yan explained that the dam would draw its power from the huge drop of the river at this particular section.

    – ‘Really bad idea’ –

    https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210411-china-s-plans-for-himalayan-super-dam-stoke-fears-in-india


  80. lobo91
    80 | April 20, 2021 10:31 pm


  81. lobo91
    81 | April 20, 2021 10:40 pm


  82. eaglesoars
    82 | April 20, 2021 10:52 pm

    CNN

    “We’re going to have to have, for our young people, not just testing once and you’re good to go to school, but at least weekly, if not more frequently, to make sure nobody infectious is going to school.” – LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on what steps need to be taken to reopen schools.

    https://twitter.com/TheLeadCNN/status/1260316772323991553

    And I will bet my house that Garcetti et al are getting money from big pharma. Not to mention the ad revenue to CNN


  83. eaglesoars
    83 | April 20, 2021 10:59 pm

    Facebook video of aftermath of police shooting of fifteen yr old girl in Columbus OH

    https://www.facebook.com/shonnell.kelley/videos/4198299950200742/?d=n


  84. eaglesoars
    84 | April 20, 2021 11:03 pm

    Yeah, this will work

    A federal judge overseeing a sprawling lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles ordered the city and county on Tuesday to offer some form of shelter to the entire homeless population of skid row by October.

    Judge David O. Carter granted a preliminary injunction sought by the plaintiffs in the case last week and now is telling the city and county that they must find single women and unaccompanied children on skid row a place to stay within 90 days, followed by helping families within 120 days and finally, by Oct. 18, offering every homeless person on skid row housing or shelter.

    “Los Angeles has lost its parks, beaches, schools, sidewalks, and highway systems due to the inaction of city and county officials who have left our homeless citizens with no other place to turn,” Carter wrote in a 110-page brief laced with quotes from Abraham Lincoln and an extensive history of how skid row was first created.

    https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2021-04-20/judge-carter-la-city-county-shelter-skid-row-homeless-fall


  85. eaglesoars
    85 | April 20, 2021 11:12 pm

    bed. nite.


  86. AZfederalist
    86 | April 20, 2021 11:56 pm

    lobo91 wrote:

    Biden has always been a doofus

    Biden seems to fit what the description one of my customers gave of an intel analyst for his area of interest. “The guy has had a stroke and is only functioning at about 30% capability and he was really never very good in his best days”


  87. 87 | April 21, 2021 12:50 am

    FWIW

    “And it is so pervasive that it is I just don’t know how this jury it can really be said to be that they are free from the taint of this,” the lawyer representing Derek Chauvin said. “And now that we have U.S. representatives, threatening acts of violence in relation to the specific case, it’s mind boggling to me, judge.”

    “Well, I’ll give you that Congresswoman Waters may have given you something on appeal that may result in this whole trial being overturned,” Cahill responded.

    So who hears the appeal? Judge Cahill?


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