March 10, 2022 8:00 pm

Parachuting Spiders To Invade East Coast, Study Finds

Parachuting Spiders To Invade East Coast, Study Finds

The University of Georgia announced a new invasive bright yellow, blue-black, and red spider is preparing to spread from Georgia “through most of the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S.” this …

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March 10, 2022 7:40 pm

SCOTUS Must Clarify Confusions Surrounding Religious Liberty

SCOTUS Must Clarify Confusions Surrounding Religious Liberty

Authored by Adam Carrington via RealClear PublicAffairs (emphasis ours),

Our law remains frustratingly confused on the issue of religious liberty. When the U.S. Supreme Court re…

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March 10, 2022 7:27 pm

Ukrainians Calling Russian Invaders “Orcs”

Apropos “ruscism,” I thought I’d also note this other relatively new usage, seemingly pretty clearly from Tolkien. Some Googling suggests there are some possible broader connections, e.g., to this Russia/Mordor item, but I can’t speak to how common the usage was in the past. But right now it does seem to be a thing (e.g.,…

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March 10, 2022 7:20 pm

One Step Closer To Stagflation: Goldman Slashes 2022 GDP Forecast To 1.75%, Sees 35% Odds Of Recession

One Step Closer To Stagflation: Goldman Slashes 2022 GDP Forecast To 1.75%, Sees 35% Odds Of Recession

Back in October, when Goldman revised its 2022 GDP estimate from an euphoric 3.6% to a still euphoric 3.3%, we said that this assessment…

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March 10, 2022 7:10 pm

Ruscism

I hadn’t heard the term (in the form “ruscist”) until listening to “Bayraktar” this morning—as you might gather, it’s a portmanteau of “Russian” and “fascism.” In Ukrainian and Russian, “fascism” is pronounced with an “ah” sound, so the two words rhyme. “Ruscism” is said to have been popularized in 2008, with the Russo-Georgian War, though…

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March 10, 2022 7:01 pm

Putin’s 2 ‘unknown unknowns’

The late Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was known for making controversial and sometimes nonsensical comments that caused listeners to reflect upon the intended meaning.

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March 10, 2022 7:00 pm

WHO Told Ukraine To Destroy ‘High-Threat Pathogens’ In Labs To Prevent Disease Spread

WHO Told Ukraine To Destroy ‘High-Threat Pathogens’ In Labs To Prevent Disease Spread

The World Health Organization advised Ukraine to destroy ‘high-threat pathogens’ in the country’s public health laboratories in order to prevent “any pot…

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March 10, 2022 6:47 pm

“I Am Not Suicidal”: Watch As Jussie Smollett Loses it During Sentencing Hearing

“I Am Not Suicidal”: Watch As Jussie Smollett Loses it During Sentencing Hearing

By Blue Apples

In an event that will likely not be publicized by the mainstream, the sad chapter of Jussie Smollett’s hate crime hoax came to a fiery conclus…

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March 10, 2022 6:40 pm

Majority Of Americans Make “Lifestyle Changes” As Gas Prices Hit Record Highs 

Majority Of Americans Make “Lifestyle Changes” As Gas Prices Hit Record Highs 

President Biden’s disastrous economy shows signs of stagflation as growth wanes, and commodity prices stage the largest weekly gain ever. Today’s inflation prin…

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March 10, 2022 6:20 pm

Even With ‘Defund The Police’ Discredited, Some Schools May Still Shun The Police

Even With ‘Defund The Police’ Discredited, Some Schools May Still Shun The Police

Authored by Vince Bielski via RealClearInvestigations (emphasis ours),

Des Moines this week suffered its first fatal school shooting – reigniting a controve…

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March 10, 2022 6:01 pm

Forget About Covid, They Say

Reading Time: 6 minutes Many people cheered simply because the subject has been the source of vast oppression for billions of people for two years. There are two ways to be over Covid. One way is to do what the memo from the consultants of the Democrat…

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March 10, 2022 6:00 pm

Watch: Kamala’s Awkward Response When Asked About Ukraine’s Refugee Crisis

Watch: Kamala’s Awkward Response When Asked About Ukraine’s Refugee Crisis

As we predicted earlier, despite Vice President Kamala Harris being dispatched to Poland to try and smooth over the MiG jets for Ukraine fiasco, she only made thing…

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March 10, 2022 5:40 pm

Warmongers Against Putin’s War

Warmongers Against Putin’s War

Authored by Kym Robinson via The Libertarian Institute,

Revulsion to war is inconsistent for some. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought critics of this particular war to the antiwar movement, though t…

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March 10, 2022 5:20 pm

Manhattan Apartment Rents Climb To Record High As Inventory Tightens 

Manhattan Apartment Rents Climb To Record High As Inventory Tightens 

Appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate published a new report of the latest trends in the Manhattan apartment market. According to Bloomb…

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