Link 12/18/2021 | Naked Capitalism
Amazing Christmas Tree Ideas for Lazy People EatLiver (Fresnordan)
VT officials said the woman who tried to stop the bear hunter released the dog, and an attack followed Tribune (resilc). This woman doesn’t know how lucky she is. About ten years ago, there was a case in Maine in which a deer hunter killed a woman on her property near her suburban/suburban woods. The hunters said they mistakenly thought her white gloves were deer tails. Many locals suspected that she was arguing with them because she had children, because she was hunting too close to her property (actually legal), and because she had children, they drove her away.
This video of the first probe ever to touch the sun will leave you speechless Science Alert (David L)
Tardy animals are the first multicellular organisms to be quantum entangled New Scientist (David L)
How does extreme weather affect marine ecosystems? Earth.com (Kevin W)
The newly discovered type of storm is a 1,000 km wide puddle in the sky New Atlas (David L)
Richard Posen: A different class of people Antigone (Anthony L)
How to pray to the dead god forever
Little angel: The magic mushroom helps me regain control of my brain Jezebel (David L)
It’s not said that General Motors monopolizes the worst-case scenario… This is not necessarily the worst-case scenario:
The upcoming Omicron wave may infect at least half of the world’s population.
— Anthony J Leonardi, PhD, MildS (@fitterhappierAJ) December 16, 2021
More psychic GM:
“Omicron kills in the same way as the’classic coronavirus’ of the elderly-exponential oxygen or a milder oxygen demand and then death. Many back pains and diarrhea and sore throat are a feature. Most dying elderly people use it. AZ for dual vaccination”
this is too scary
— Susan Bowie#keepwearingyourmasks (@docsuzy) December 16, 2021
Omicron largely evades immunity to past infections or two vaccine doses Imperial College London. Resilc: “Oh, it was ez/pz yesterday.”
Coronavirus: Irish hospitality venues close early BBC (Kevin W). Weak tea.
Covid-19: Omicron spreads at lightning speed-French Prime Minister British Broadcasting Corporation
With the advent of Omicron, New York sets a record of Covid-19 cases The Wall Street Journal. The protagonist story.
The U.S. is not ready for Omicron Atlantic (resilc). Two years wasted…
Will it always be like this? New York Magazine (resilc)
The central bank is betting that the economy can tolerate Omicron, not inflation Bloomberg (Kevin W)
The United States accuses China of developing “brain-controlled weapons” Financial Times (Kevin W)
China: We will make the U.S. pay the price for sanctions Asia Times (Kevin W)
Diana Johnstone: The growing divide between France and Germany Consortium News (Chuck L)
Senior Conservative Party warns Boris Johnson to “leave in a year” unless he cleans up guardian. Kevin W: “One year? So they weren’t serious at the time.”
New cold war
Putin and Xi Jinping planned their SWIFT escape plan The Saker (Kevin W)
List of requirements issued by Russia Guardian (government)
It looks like someone doesn’t like this tweet (Follow this link, We took a screenshot instead of embedding). Note the huge changes in the title, you can also download the article URL (Read the story here):
A lesson in realism Andrei Martianov (Chuck L)
30th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union Brookings Institution (Kevin C)
Big brother is watching you
Facebook bans 7 “Surveillance-For-Hire” companies that monitor 50,000 users NPR. Only fifty thousand?
Log4J vulnerabilities will plague the Internet for many years Wired (Dr. Kevin)
Discovered that the anti-5G necklace is radioactive BBC (David L)
Republicans crack down on Trump’s efforts to expel McConnell Politics (resilc). not smart. Although MSM continues to cheer him up, concrete evidence shows how much Trump’s stardom has weakened.
.@cthagod ask @Kamalala Harris “I want to know who the real president of this country is, Joe Biden or Joe Manchin,” it seemed that the question was difficult to answer, and Simon Sanders stepped in and tried to end the interview. pic.twitter.com/XVyHiJOoHq
— Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) December 18, 2021
The above clip also explains why Camara has no hope of becoming the Democratic Party’s candidate for Press, let alone winning. She can’t stand any heat. Scolding, self-expression, and successive blemishes are not a good-looking look.
Joe Biden has no excuses to restart student loans. Student debt relief is the only tangible thing he can easily achieve, but he is doing the opposite. It’s just appalling. It was also the indictment of Susan Rice by the Domestic Policy Committee.
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) December 17, 2021
Police national watch
The root of anger Plow (Dori M)
Wake up the watch
“Loudoun School has become a Boss-like hellscape of penthouse consultants. They have’races everywhere’, beyond even the craziest Fox News fantasies, so that Roger Ailes’s body sat up almost in surprise. ” https://t.co/Vk8tEJoIsy
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) December 17, 2021
Our famous free media
Politico’s defense news, brought to you by Northrop Grumman Mint Press (Kevin W)
Our supply chain dilemma did not start with a pandemic Hill (resilc)
Today’s Antidote (Christopher J):
And bonus (Robert M). The dog is very, very good, but the cat’s performance is impressive:
See yesterday’s link and antidote du Jour here.