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This is a way cool weather education course FOR FREE!!

This company has this weather course that is now open to the public during these troubled times.
www.weatherstem.com/learn... Saw it on the Wx Channel.. looks neat..
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Heres the proof from my fav medical doc.. He reads all the journals and we benifit

https://nutritionfacts.org/2020/02/25/proof-that-lifelong-cholesterol-reduction-prevents-heart-disease/

All good stuff... another good recourse is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forks_Over_Knives
Dr Esselstyn, cardiologist from the Cleveland Clinic has documented proof that a whole food plant low fat diet reverses coronary plaque.
He has shown Coronary Angiograms with reversal of plaque.. It's amazing to see the before and after pic's... Many people have benefited from this way of eating...
Just to start taking one day of the week as a no cholesterol day... easy peasy..
Works for me YMMV
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The companies that make masks are gonna make a killing!!

Just like when the HIV crisis started you could not find gloves anywhere. The Hospital I worked at were going nuts trying to source gloves..
A couple of us were joking we should buy one of those glove making machines but we never did it. I wonder where I can buy a mask making machine..?

On another thought ,how much do you want to bet the orange shitstain is going to blame the out break in the immigrants coming into our country, claim a national emergency and close the borders... Oh yeah, get more money for the wall...
As the political saying goes.. "Don't let a crisis go to waste"... Some quote Churchill some say Machiavelli but it works..
Worked for Cheney to get the war with Iraq going with no proof... It also got Bush reelected b/c he was a "war" prez...... uffda
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Is (?) are your politics about power or is it just a hobby.... NPR

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510308/hidden-brain

Ok I'm an admitted NPR junky and there is this fascinating program called "Hidden Brain" A science y podcast about how we think and act..
The one today was about how we view politics... To most it's just a hobby... To some it's about aquiring power to effect change... Where do your passions lie... Is politics just another form of sports viewing??? Give a listen and it might open your eyes like it did mine.

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/10/804612601/passion-isnt-enough-the-rise-of-political-hobbyism-in-the-united-states

. Political scientist Eitan Hersh says there's been a rise in "political hobbyism" in the United States. We treat politics like entertainment, following the latest updates like we follow our favorite sports teams. Instead, he says, we should think of politics as a way to acquire power and persuade our neighbors to back the issues we support.
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"She said she wants to build the case "

The only thing I can thing of is she is gonna start the inquiry during the run up to the election. Every day news about the orange shitstain "high crimes and misdemeanors" so the voting public hear it 24/7... I guess timing is everything.. I want the fucker out now...
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" You have two choices. Fight or surrender."

What-a-boutism is all "about" changing the narrative from what you are talking about to what they want to talk about.. Don't play that game. .KellyAnn is a master at this. Use a bit of your statement to sound like they are answering the question and a bunch of negative that supports their idea. It's all about them putting you on the defensive and changing the subject to what supports them.
When I get confronted with this tactic, I politely say we are not taking about their topic now. We are talking about what I said. We can talk about what you want after this point is discussed. Keep going back to your topic, not theirs. If they can't change the subject to their topic they usually run out of steam... get frustrated and go away.
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" Because political drama is way more important than political ideas! "

LIke the Faux noise mantra. People don't want to read and understand the news, they want to think they have a sense of what the news is..
As Rodger Ailes said back in the Nixon era:
"Today television news is watched more often than people read newspapers, than people listen to the radio.The reason? People are lazy. With television you just sit—watch—listen. The thinking is done for you."
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The Blue Zones., yup that's the book..

There is just too much evidence based science that a Whole foods plant based diet will keep you healthy as we age.. I don't eat meat for health reasons. All the men in my family died of heart disease in their late '50s and early '60s. I'm gonna be 70 soon so eating this way is what I call the "grand experiment"..
I will sometimes eat broiled or steamed Alaska (not farm raised) salmon once a month or maybe sardine toast with avocado. That's my treat. It has my B-12 dose for the week.
I guess I'm just an old hippy veg doing my yoga/palates with a long walk thrown in for good measure... Such a cliché
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What ever you can do to increase your health is a benefit..

There are about five places around the world that the people in those regions have maintained health and longevity into their 90's. Public health investigators looked to see what is the common thread that keeps these people is such good shape. A whole food plant based diet is the common thread. The seventh day adventists in Loma Linda Ca are one of those groups. Lots of veg (I doubt organic but maybe) some grains, beans, nuts, seeds and berries. Meat is used more like a condiment than a main course and only on occation.
Lots of excersize be it hard work or working out. The other areas are Sardinia, Okinawa, Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula, and Ikaria in Greece.
To me, your health is like the "1" in $1,000,000. Take the "1" away and your left with a bunch of zeros......... nada nothing zilch..
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