Archive for August 18, 2022

Monkeypox

Posted in uncategorized on August 18, 2022 by andelino

Monkeypox seemingly sprung out of nowhere to infect large swathes of the globe, replacing COVID-19 as the malady du jour. Experts say the number of monkeypox cases is severely under-counted, and the World Health Organization just declared the disease a global health emergency. 

Monkeypox has hit America particularly hard. Our nation has the most recorded cases on Earth, with nearly a third centralized in New York City. So, are we due for a new plague on par with the coronavirus?  

According to the data, not unless you’re a gay guy. 

Read more at “Monkeypox Primarily Affects Gay Men. Why Are We Scared to Say It?”

Silicon Valley

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 18, 2022 by andelino

Europe is well positioned to control the future of the Internet.

The European Commission is set to open an office in San Francisco, California, dedicated to ensuring compliance with European Union Internet and data laws, according to a Foreign Affairs Council held July 18. It will be the second EU office in the United States and represents another crucial step for Europe’s control of the Internet—and the future.

Read more at “EU Moves Into Silicon Valley”

Guns & Ammunition

Posted in uncategorized with tags on August 18, 2022 by andelino

The feds are not buying assault rifles to crack down on fraudulent W-4 forms.

America’s “deep state” now has more agents with firearms than the United States Marine Corps has soldiers. Last month, Rep. Matt Gaetz drew attention to this issue on Fox News, noting that the Internal Revenue Service has spent $725,000 on ammunition just this year. “Call me old-fashioned, but I thought the heaviest artillery an IRS agent would need would be a calculator,” Gaetz said on Jesse Watters’s prime-time show. “I imagine the IRS in green eyeshades and cubicles, not busting doors down and emptying Glock clips on our fellow Americans.”

Read more at “Why Does the IRS Need 4,500 Guns and 5 Million Rounds of Ammunition?”

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