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Good News | Product Highlight | Brainpower | Finances | Security | Health/Fitness |
Factoid | Thought 4 the Day
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1. Good News
Item 1. The opponents of civil rights grasp any opportunity to blame
law-abiding gun owners for bad events. The CV-19 virus is no exception, somehow
owning tools for self-protection spreads the virus according to these fascist
delusionals. The good news is the insanity was stopped in Kansas, setting
precedent for other states to protect their citizens from this insanity. Late on
19MAR, the Kansas Legislature passed House Committee Resolution 5025. This
measure prevents Governor Laura Kelly from using emergency powers to seize
ammunition or limit the sale of firearms during the current Covid 19 outbreak.
HCR 5025 was overwhelmingly supported in both the House and the Senate.
Item 2. Nancy "Nutcase" Pelosi has "gone too far" many times. But
during the last week of March, she may have finally done something so awful even
the idiots who keep putting her back in office will refuse to do so this year.
Congress without Nancy Pelosi would be good news, indeed. Let's hope enough
voters in her Congressional District realize that she belongs in a padded cell
instead of in office and they take that fact with them to the polls this
Item 3. Nancy "Nutcase" Pelosi believes there is such a shortage of
violent criminals that the federal government should prevent their intended
victims from being able to protect themselves or others from rape, murder,
robbery, beatings, stabbings, etc. She and other mentally ill people have been
trying to use the CV-19 problem as an excuse to shut down sources of firearms
and ammunition. The good news is President Trump's newly-updated DHS guidance
says firearms and ammunition retailers are "critical infrastructure."
Item 4. Yet another use for graphene. It could be a new way to harvest
renewable energy. Read the full story here:
Scientists are still working on a use for Nancy Pelosi, but they are not
optimistic that they will find one.
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3. Brainpower tip
When presented with facts (especially statistics), always determine the context
and consider the facts based on that.|
For example, we are expected to believe
it is logical to extrapolate the CV-19 statistics to other populations in other
countries. But in Italy, people kiss, hug, eat from the communal bowl, and drink
from each other's glasses. The cook sips sauce from a ladle and puts it back in
the pot (along with some of his/her own microbes). These behaviors are not
present in all cultures. Italians also live in more densely packed spaces and
are among the most social people on the planet. The Italian diet is also high in
endocrine modifiers (thus the notable insulin resistance, high adult onset
diabetes rate, and high obesity rate). Once you characterize this population,
you see it is very high risk for communicable diseases.
Being half-Italian myself, I am not criticizing Italians. I am merely
pointing out why we cannot extrapolate Italy's infection rates to everyone else.
In the USA, we have a large percentage of people who do not wash when using a
public restroom. Enforcing that simple courtesy and maintaining "social
distance" would probably contain our contagion without any kind of lockdown or
stay at home. But then, getting to that understanding requires applying some
brainpower. Our civic leaders are notorious for not doing that.
4. Finance tip
The extreme response to CV-19 has already destroyed millions of jobs that are
not coming back. The effects of this are going to last a long time.|
going to see articles talking about how to cut your expenses, clip coupons,
blah, blah, blah. Let me ask you a question. Do you think Bill Gates clips
coupons? No, of course not, is your answer. Why is that? Because he's filthy
rich. So how did he get that way? He was fully engaged in what he did, for one
thing. Yes, he had good luck, good connections, good timing, etc. But had he
been merely putting in his time so he could say he kept busy, his life would
have turned out very differently.
Something like 80% of Americans are disengaged at work. This means they don't
have bright ideas that make them indispensable to their employer, they don't
have nearly the quality or quantity of output they could have, and they aren't
particularly happy going through their day.
If you are fully engaged in what you do, you might not become a billionaire
like Bill Gates but you will establish a track record of excellence that goes a
long way toward securing your financial future and toward making more money in
the very near future.
So you go into your boss's office and ask for a raise. You ask for 3% because
you figure that's the going rate. Your boss has a budget that is based on profit
and loss. If you get the raise without bringing more profit, your boss incurs a
loss. Maybe he will give you that raise to keep you from quitting. But it's only
But let's say you go into your boss's office with a spreadsheet that shows
how your innovations, problem-solving, product ideas, etc., have increased the
company's revenue by $2 million per year. Actually, don't bother with your boss
unless he's in the C suite. Go to your boss' boss' boss. Show that spreadsheet
and tell him that if you are promoted to the right position with commensurate
salary, you can probably increase the company's revenue by $10 million per year.
You can say this because you have been fully engaged at work and have made
things happen. You can leapfrog two or more levels based on your performance.
The fact you skipped past the layers shows you are someone to take seriously.
But if that executive doesn't take you seriously, go to an executive at a
competing company with that same spreadsheet. If you are fully engaged, it means
you are in a trade or professional organization in your industry and you meet
Note that this strategy works only if you are generally a pleasant person. If
an exec at another company notices your acting rudely to a waitress the night
before you approach him at a tradeshow, you will get nowhere. Your job
performance isn't only technical, it's also social.
5. Security tip
6. Health tip/Fitness tips
Photo taken a couple of weeks after my 59th birthday.
Note that the information provided here will likely conflict with the "fad
of the moment" and other unsustainable, unproductive ways of looking at
health and fitness.
Article appears below.
my climbing videos here:
I know the concern is the Corona virus and you are probably expecting
some tips from me on that. I have not been sick since 1971, and have covered
the reasons why in previous articles. So I am continuing this series,
instead of taking a detour. But do note that much of what's in this series
also helps you have a powerful immune system. A virus can become a pandemic
only when "the herd" is unhealthy. I thank all of my readers who have told
me they practice health care. Let's continue to set that example!
How to manage hormones
naturally, Part 9
Chemicals to avoid. Many commonly-used chemicals adversely affect endocrine
health. Here are some commonly used ones:
- Household cleaners. Many of these concoctions have an industrial
smell so you know they work! But those cleaners typically contain
carcinogens and endocrine modifiers. Use "old school" cleaners like
vinegar, borax, and baking soda instead. I use these and my stuff's
- Garbage disposal cleaner. Toss some ice cubes into your disposal and
run it. That will do just as good a job. Another method is to pour some
baking soda down the drain, then chase it with vinegar. The chemical
reaction will give you a "scrubbing bubbles" effect.
- Fragrances. Perfumes, colognes, fragranced cat litter, carpet
"freshener", and other fragrances typically come from petrochemicals.
All of these negatively affect your health. Rather than over up a smell
with a stinky fragrance, fix it at its source.
- Air "fresheners". This is a subset of the fragrance category. Unless
you really don't like your lungs, keep air "fresheners" out of your
home, office, and car. In addition to damaging your hormone balance,
they increase your risk of pulmonary fibrosis. That's an agonizing
hardening of the lungs.
- Typical laundry detergents. These usually contain toxic fragrances.
Use Seventh Generation or something similar, instead.
- Fabric "softeners". These are rancid fats mixed with petrochemicals,
sold to people who use too much detergent when they wash their clothes.
They make fabrics slimy, not soft. Fix the problem by using half or less
the recommended detergent. Take a small washed item (sock or wash cloth)
and put it in a clear bowl of water. If you can make "soap suds" by
vigorously wringing that item in the water, you are using too much
- Typical dishwasher detergents. These often contain bleach, and you
can smell the chlorine. This is cancer-causing, so toss that in the
trash and buy a gel made by Seventh Generation or similar safe brand.
BTW, my last dishwasher typically lasted over 15 years before the
control panel went out. It had no scale or buildup whatsoever. Never use
a powdered dishwasher detergent, as it can clog your drain (been there,
- Tub and tile cleaner. Fill a spray bottle with vinegar and spray the
tiles. Use and old toothbrush on the grout and use The Eraser pads on
- Particle board furniture. Why anyone would buy the typical
"furniture" sold by Ikea and put it in their home, I have no idea.
Particleboard releases various harmful chemicals, including
You could try to memorize a list of chemicals to avoid. But I think it's
better to just adopt a few principles, such as these:
- No fragrances.
- Nothing chlorinated.
- Use "old school" cleaners and cleaning methods. Look up tips on the
- Clean often, so there's no build-up that "requires" something toxic
Next and final installment:
How to manage hormones naturally, Part 10
Handling social pressure. Rather than use willpower to fight social pressure
from the disease-embracing, health-averse culture, follow these tips to use
social pressure to your advantage.
www.supplecity.com, you'll find plenty of informative, authoritative
articles on maintaining a lean, strong physique. It has nothing to
do with long workouts or impossible to maintain diets. In fact:|
- The best workouts are short and intense.
- A good diet contains far more flavors and satisfaction
than the typical American diet.
Nancy Pelosi is a drug dealer. This was proven beyond
all doubt when she recently tried to sell millions of Americans an overdose of
8. Thought for the Day
Does your conscience help you avoid wrongdoing, or merely
give you a pointless sense of guilt? Make the right choice, and there's no guilt
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