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by Col Hogan
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 4812
Views: 329446

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Venezuelan naval boat rams passenger cruise liner, damages itself, sinks https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/03/americas/venezuela-navy-cruise-liner-incident-intl/index.html :lol: This entire story is awesome sauce Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk This is the Venezuelan Navy vessel that sank... https://i...
by Col Hogan
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Joe Biden supports the Trump China travel ban...35 days after it was called racist and xenophobic by most Democrats... Joe Biden's campaign said Friday the former vice president supports President Donald Trump's January 31 decision to ban foreign nationals who had been in China within the previous 1...
by Col Hogan
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Positives from Covid-19
Replies: 199
Views: 2257

Re: Positives from Covid-19

AZGrizFan wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:39 am
The “checks” are just a massive case of wealth redistribution.
I’m just going to be a pass-through on the money...I figure I can now give the Trump 2020 campaign $1,000, and the Cornyn reelection committee $1,000...

Not sure what to do with the other $400...

:rofl:
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Lots of interesting facts and charts out there these days regarding the impacts of the Wuhan Virus...

Here’s a story charting the rapid decline in air traffic over the last few months...

https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/char ... -covid-19/
by Col Hogan
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Counter-urbanization
Replies: 106
Views: 1237

Counter-urbanization

Is the Wuhan Virus “the End of New York”??? I just finished an article entitled “The End of New York”...and while it is full of a lot of D’uh’s (Large urban areas are hardest hit by pandemics, and the suburbs and rural areas have natural protections... Cities like New York pay a price for being both...
by Col Hogan
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Chizzang wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:10 am
93henfan wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:07 am
Every country will get Coronavirus eventually, but China got it right off the bat.

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by Col Hogan
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Positives from Covid-19
Replies: 199
Views: 2257

Re: Positives from Covid-19

I was lamenting to my wife yesterday that I haven't seen (or noticed) any American ingenuity to help fix the medical supply issues we've encountered. Dyson designed a new ventilator in 10 days and is hoping to have production begin ASAP all the while America is over here pulling on its pud. https:/...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Only because China quit testing. Link? Maybe China is using the same testing kits they sold to Spain, which basically are failing to detect the virus...640,000 worthless kits... https://elpais.com/sociedad/2020-03-25/los-test-rapidos-de-coronavirus-comprados-en-china-no-funcionan.html And the Czech...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Gil Dobie wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:27 am
dbackjon wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:26 am


Can't pass and repass the collection plate!
Are they setup for paypal?
There are a number of services that churches use to collect electronically. They actually help a church budget better...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Positives from Covid-19
Replies: 199
Views: 2257

Re: Positives from Covid-19

89Hen wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Was just out picking up beer from my local breweries and saw $1.99 in Rockville!
It’s $1.58 down the street...but a few miles west it’s down to $1.19...per Gas Buddy...

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by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Positives from Covid-19
Replies: 199
Views: 2257

Re: Positives from Covid-19

Since I’m retired, and already a stay-at-home person, my positives are a little different than those already listed. I agree with most of them, but here goes: So many regulations have been waived that we better question the bureaucratic government we have established at ALL levels. Some examples: H...
by Col Hogan
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Positives from Covid-19
Replies: 199
Views: 2257

Re: Positives from Covid-19

Since I’m retired, and already a stay-at-home person, my positives are a little different than those already listed. I agree with most of them, but here goes: So many regulations have been waived that we better question the bureaucratic government we have established at ALL levels. Some examples: He...
by Col Hogan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

American ingenuity is alive and well... Ford announced today that it is partnering with 3M in order to manufacture powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These respirators are often called positive-pressure masks as they take contaminated air, pul...
by Col Hogan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

I’m not sure if anything like this has been posted, so it its a repeat, forgive me... Subject: Best Explanation of the Coronavirus yet This was written by an Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology LSU School of Medicine Feeling confused as to why Coronavirus is a bigger deal ...
by Col Hogan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

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by Col Hogan
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

There’s been lots of “encouraging’ news that China has gotten things under control, and some of those reports imply the Chinese methods of attacking the virus needs to by implemented here... But is the news about China having controlled the spread true... It appears that some news leaking out of Chi...
by Col Hogan
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Where are the Masks?
Replies: 87
Views: 2116

Re: Where are the Masks?

I’d like to know how we had “3 months warning” from China...when on Jan 14th, the WHO said the Wuhan Virus was not transmittable between humans...
by Col Hogan
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

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by Col Hogan
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 3209
Views: 74956

Re: Coronavirus

Why is the Weather Channel covering the Wuhan Virus like it’s a storm???
by Col Hogan
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 4812
Views: 329446

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

I’m in the same area as the Number 1, 3 and 4 cities rated as the most recession-resistant...at least by one survey... https://dr5dymrsxhdzh.cloudfront.net/blog/images/a862fd7eb/2020/03/recession-resistant-cities-2020_map.png https://smartasset.com/checking-account/most-recession-resistant-cities-2020