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Formerly TacticalPeek here, dropped out when old DU switched over and my pwd got hootchered.

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New submissions for Mississippi flag now available for online review


They must contain "In God We Trust" and no Confederate flag.


https://www.wapt.com/article/flag-commission-to-review-over-1000-flag-design-submissions/33493134

https://mdah.pic-time.com/-flagcommission/gallery


Some samples:








Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:10 PM (0 replies)

New submissions for Mississippi flag now available for online review - HAH!



They must contain "In God We Trust" and no Confederate flag.


https://www.wapt.com/article/flag-commission-to-review-over-1000-flag-design-submissions/33493134

https://mdah.pic-time.com/-flagcommission/gallery


Some samples:








Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Aug 3, 2020, 02:07 PM (3 replies)

Harvest Moon - Alma Mićić


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Alma Micic (voice)
Rale Micic (guitar)
Corcoran Holt (bass)
Johnathan Blake (drums)
Tom Beckham (vibes)
Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Jul 20, 2020, 03:06 AM (0 replies)

Oh Freedom - Hollis Watkins






Posted by Tactical Peek | Sat Jul 18, 2020, 01:49 AM (0 replies)

I'm Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table



RIP John Lewis




Posted by Tactical Peek | Fri Jul 17, 2020, 11:55 PM (3 replies)

. . . when Tony Fauci, at 74 yo, was suiting up to treat an Ebola patient himself

https://twitter.com/aphillippy/status/1283403947592626179


Adam Phillippy @aphillippy

Throwback to 5 years ago when Tony Fauci, at 74 yo, was suiting up to treat an Ebola patient himself because he "wanted to show his staff that he wouldn't ask them to do anything he wouldn't do himself". This is what leadership looks like.



https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/03/why-nihs-anthony-fauci-treating-ebola-patients-himself

Posted by Tactical Peek | Wed Jul 15, 2020, 02:54 PM (26 replies)

Mississippi's five largest hospitals are out of ICU beds

Mississippi’s five largest hospitals are out of ICU beds

By LEAH WILLINGHAM




JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s five largest hospitals had no intensive care unit beds available for patients by midweek because of a surge in coronavirus cases, officials reported Thursday. Four more hospitals had 5% or less of those beds available.

“I was woken up by a phone call yesterday morning at 4 a.m. because we had so many patients at our hospital, we didn’t know where to put them,” Dr. Alan Jones, assistant vice chancellor for clinical affairs of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, said Thursday.

Mississippi has one of the fastest-growing rates of new coronavirus cases in the United States. One county, Grenada, saw a 22% increase in reported cases from last week to this week. Simpson County saw an 18% increase.

. . . Compounding Mississippi’s rising cases is the fact that it is one of the states with the fewest health care resources in the country, and hospitals are already stretched thin, a panel of medical officials said at a news conference Thursday. . . . “Our biggest medical institutions, who take care of our sickest patients, have no room,” State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said.

This shortage has impacted facilities’ ability to not only care for patients with the virus but other emergency patients as well. The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson is the only hospital in the state that cares for major trauma victims and transplant patients, for example. UMMC emergency care physician, Dr. Ustav Nandi, said the hospital is no longer able to accept transfers of patients from other hospitals with ailments such as strokes or heart attacks

Hospital officials are gravely concerned.

more...

https://apnews.com/83da77719097ed2449dd6995e272e40f

Leah Willingham is a corps member for the Associated Press/Report for America Statehouse News Initiative. Report for America is a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues.


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We are fucked.


Posted by Tactical Peek | Thu Jul 9, 2020, 11:12 PM (2 replies)

Grammy Award for Best Album Cover - 1968







Underground album at Wiki


Monday night on TCM they showed Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser. a fascinating 1988 documentary.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelonious_Monk:_Straight,_No_Chaser

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thelonious+monk+straight+no+chaser+documentary

Posted by Tactical Peek | Tue Jun 23, 2020, 10:52 PM (5 replies)

Trump: "if you want to know the truth. We've done too good a job."


https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1275103809711136768

Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

ST. GEORGE: "But did you ask to slow [testing] down?"

TRUMP: "If it did slow down, frankly, I think we're way ahead of ourselves, if you want to know the truth. We've done too good a job."

Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Jun 22, 2020, 12:47 PM (5 replies)

Country group Lady Antebellum changes name to Lady A

Source: AP

Country group Lady Antebellum changes name to Lady A
2 hours ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying they are regretful and embarrassed for not taking into consideration the word’s associations with slavery.

The band, made up of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood, made the announcement Thursday on their social media.

The group’s first self-titled album came out in 2008, and included the Grammy-winning No. 1 country hit “I Run To You,” then it achieved crossover success on the pop charts with the nine-times platinum “Need You Now.” They won three Grammys for that song, including Record of the Year. They have also won numerous Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards during their nearly 14 year career.

Read more: https://apnews.com/bb120f4469e4282ba2a570fb837fe9fd?utm_medium=AP&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter




https://twitter.com/AP/status/1271134865988206592

Posted by Tactical Peek | Thu Jun 11, 2020, 02:21 PM (24 replies)
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