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Mindconnection eNL, 2020-10-04


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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. Shortly before our last issue went out, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg passed away. I had no comment on that here, as it is not good news (it's not tragic either, she was quite old and had been battling cancer). Nor is it good news that AOC used this loss as an excuse to commit the felonies of insurrection and inciting to violence. It would be good news if AOC spent the rest of her life in prison, but as of this date that process has not begun. What is good news here is the President has not used the death of Justice Ginsberg for political gain, nor has he been disrespectful in any way. The contrast between the behavior of the President and that of the socialists is instructive.

Item 2. Human trafficking is going to be more difficult in the future. Read the full story here:

Item 3. In northeastern Ohio, 35 children have been recovered in Operation Safety Net. Read the full story here: Since I added this item, many similar accounts have been reported. The police here recovered 11 kids, the police there recovered 8 kids, etc. What is happening is the Department of Justice is cracking down on human trafficking with a vengeance. And that is really good news. Remember when Obama's DOJ wasted our tax dollars harassing law-abiding gun owners, instead of focusing on real crime like this?

Item 4. The Democratic Party's War on Civilians and Police is getting severe backlash. The leaders of that bunch have always assumed we mere citizens are complete morons, but even in the middle of The Great Stupidity Epidemic there are limits. In the swing states crucial to the November election, gun sales are sharply up. That means a mass awakening of the populace (unlike the brain dead state that is meant when someone claims to be "woke"). This predicts a landslide victory for the incumbent, with the only hope for unseating him being a massive election fraud operation. Common sense tells us that nobody with common sense wants looters, shooters, and bombers running loose in their neighborhood while police are "defunded". People are also seeing that cities and states controlled by Democrats are the ones that are the abject hell holes.

Read the full story on gun sales here:

Item 5. Senator Rand Paul challenged Dr. Fauci's insistence on another disastrous lockdown. See this video:

Item 6. A device designed to be worn under common face masks destroys coronavirus and other pathogens. Read the full story here:

Item 7. President Trump recently received his THIRD nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Read the full story here:


2. Product Highlight

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3. Brainpower tip


So-called "healthcare experts" commonly advise people to go on a low fat diet to "lose weight" or to "avoid heart disease." This advice is completely wrong. It not only exacerbates the problems in question, it creates other health problems. Your brain is mostly fat, and it needs fats to function properly. A low-fat diet will lower your IQ. Considerably.

Keep in mind that medical doctors usually are far from healthy themselves and have no training or experience in nutrition.

So to have a healthy brain ignore the bad advice. Eat eggs, nuts, seeds, butter (organic), eggs (from non-tortured chickens), avocados, olives, olive oil, coconut oil, and other healthy fats.

Note that canola oil, vegetable oil, and hydrogenated oil (Crisco shortening) are all extremely bad for you. They are not healthy fats, they are poison.

My diet includes plenty of good fats. Every day, I have two 3-egg omelets that I make with butter. The egg yolk is real "brain food" so never toss the yolk and do something stupid like make an egg white omelet. Be smart and use the whole egg, thus helping you to stay smart.

This may seem like a health/fitness tip, but your brain is an organ and what you eat has a direct effect on how healthy your brain is. Don't ever go on a low fat diet. Personally, I don't think about the macros much. My diet is based on "super foods" and I add to it those healthy fats in the course of meal preparation and cooking. This issue's health/fitness tip looks at more detail on this topic. New pictures and now statistics back my credibility on diet knowledge.

4. Finance tip

Food security is as important as any other kind of security. See:

5. Security tip

Some people spend a good chunk of money for a fancy alarm system and a hefty monthly fee for a monitoring service. The problem is that when seconds count, the cops are minutes away. And these systems are a hassle for the user. But they can be a useful part of a good security strategy. By themselves, the alarms don't provide much protection.

If you are trying to guard your home against burglary, follow these tips.


  • Take care of the landscaping. Bushes that offer cover to criminals need to be trimmed back. Keep the yard mowed and raked; this shows someone actually cares about the place.

  • If you have a sign out front with your last name on it, remove the sign. Don't have your name on your mailbox, either.

  • If you have junk in the garage and park your car in the driveway, get rid of the junk and park the car in the garage. If you don't have a garage, never leave anything in your car (and make sure your car has a good alarm system).

  • Ensure there is a clear, uncluttered, "runway" to your emergency exit and then from your emergency exit to a safe distance. Having to negotiate patio furniture in the dark is a problem; keep it off that path.


  • Ensure you have strong exterior doors (e.g., fiberglass).

  • Consider also installing a strong exterior door as your bedroom door.

  • Use deadbolts for exterior doors. Look at that hardware, and reinforce the installation in whatever ways are practical. Don't trust a thin bit of wooden door jamb to hold the door secure.

  • Examine your windows to see if they are secure. If they can be pried open from the outside, replace them.

  • If you have a garage, don't leave the door up. Buy the Garage Door Minder to avoid accidentally leaving it up.

  • Keep your exterior clean and in good shape. A rundown exterior invites trouble.


  • Keep your house free of clutter. This not only makes your home an order of magnitude more enjoyable and cleaner, it makes invasion response easier.

  • Don't leave valuables out.

  • Don't keep valuables in obvious hiding places.

  • Have a fire safe that can be sunk into the floor, placed in the wall behind a painting, or kept innocuously in a storage area.

  • Keep a spray bottle of vinegar in the kitchen. If you are caught there sneaking out during an invasion, grab it and spray the perp in the eyes. Follow up with a strong kick to the shin or punch to the throat, then shove this person hard into a counter corner or body slam him into a door jamb; press the attack, doing as much damage as you can in as little time as possible, until he's no longer a threat. Alternatively, use your firearm to stop the intruder. Notice, I didn't say to spray and run. If they were going to let you run out, they would have just done that. You have to put them down hard.


  • Turn off all your lights and memorize your home in the dark. Be able to have that home court advantage.

  • Ignore the bad advice of the Covid panic people, socialize. Be close friends with your neighbors. Watch each other's places. Visit each other often.

  • If you don't have a firearm, learn about firearms. Then buy one that's appropriate for you, get formal training on how to use it, and practice until you are comfortable using it. Keep it loaded and readily accessible, or don't bother having it.

  • If you are present during a break-in, don't give away your home court advantage by shouting or shining a light. Strike the intruder with severe force, unless you are armed. If you are armed, you can choose to announce this fact to the intruder and demand surrender or you can choose to shoot the intruder. Either way brings no assurance of success, but decide now what you will do then.

  • Most experts advice getting out of the house if possible, rather than confronting an intruder. Personally, I would rather confront the intruder. Decide now what you will do then, and make sure you have a plan that will work. For example, you may plan to exit but there's not a quick, quiet way out (yet). Or you may plan to confront, but you've never been in a serious fight before and have no training (probably best to plan to get out).

  • If you have overnight guests, discuss your emergency exit plan (in case of fire or invasion) and literally walk them through it.

Criminal psychopaths

  • The typical burglar isn't interested in attacking anyone. They just want to steal things they can fence at a pawn shop or sell through an online marketplace. They nearly always submit to a show of force, which means you don't have to shoot them to be safe. You can hold them until the cops arrive.

  • Terrorist groups, such as the IRS, are not your typical burglars. They are very interested in attacking people. On the off chance they announce who they are, tell them to wait until the local police arrive to sort things out and if they fail to do that it will get very ugly very fast. This usually works.

  • To prevent an IRS invasion, don't fall for the IRS scam of "negotiation." Let's say IRS gave you a collection notice for $350,000. Of course, you don't owe a dime but this does not matter. They suggest you apply for an Offer In Compromise. You hired a tax attorney, who agrees. Here is what will happen. IRS will, thanks to your application, know about everything you own. They will run all of your credit cards to the max, hit your checking and savings accounts repeatedly (not just to drain them, but also to rack up overdraw fees for you), and liquidate any mutual funds or stock you own. But it can get worse. If you own something an individual scumbag wants to personally own, they can just come into your house and take it. That will usually happen in a surprise night time raid. So don't supply IRS with any information in hopes they will extend you mercy. They are criminal psychopaths and will use that information to make you homeless, jobless, and debt-ridden.

  • So-called no knock home invasions are illegal, but they are done anyhow. They are usually carried out as part of the illegal war on drugs. But remember what I said earlier about not keeping your vehicle in the driveway and not keeping valuables out? If a member of one of these government-sponsored terrorist gangs believes you have something worth stealing and they want it badly enough, your home will be invaded and you will be killed.

  • Exceptions are made for other psychopathic criminals, such as Nancy "No Mask for Me" Pelosi. As a professional courtesy, other criminals have not broken into her swank home to rob her of her ice cream collection or anything else ordinary people can't afford.

6. Health tip/Fitness tips

Lose weight, be strong, burn fat, gain muscle

The photos tell you something important about my credibility.

Statistics on 60th birthday, when these photos were taken:

  • Height: 6'0"

  • Wingspan: 6'1"

  • Weight: 148lbs

  • Bodyfat: Unknown, but well below what the Tanita scale says is 5%.

  • Waist: 29

  • Chest: 48

  • Arms: 15

  • Quads: 20

  • Max bench press: Unknown, but I do three sets of 12 reps with 150 lbs to warm up on chest day

  • Training days per week: 6

  • Type of training: Split routine, heavy on supersets

  • Meals per day: 7 on training days, 6 on rest day

  • Percent of diet that is processed food: 0

  • Amount of meat, wheat, corn, or soy eaten annually: 0

  • Number of eggs eaten per day: Between 8 and 10

  • Cholesterol: In normal range, on low side

  • Last illness: 1971

  • Last workout missed: Spring of 1977

Lose weight, be strong, burn fat, gain muscle

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I am going to use phrase "health care". But when doing so I am going to speak English, not an Orwellian version in which disease / symptom amelioration is dishonestly called health care. Think about those two words independently, and you should derive the correct meaning.

If you speak with the more enlightened medical professionals about health care (let them know your focus is on disease prevention), they will tell you some things that are right and some that are not. Let's look at a few of these:

  • Heredity plays a very small role in disease risk and for many diseases it plays no role at all.
    True. Don't blame your genes for your health problems. They may be a major risk factor, but it's usually something else that pushes things over the edge.
  • Environment plays a big role in disease risk.
    True. People who are constantly wiping things with antimicrobials are increasing their risk of disease. People who use chemicals without using the recommended PPE and ventilation increase their risk of disease. Some chemicals are just in the environment or just in your work environment. Make a concerted effort to identify and reduce these risks.
  • A sedentary lifestyle is a health risk.
    True. Use it or lose it.
  • Food choices play a major role in longevity, disease risk (whether you get the disease), and disease resistance (how your body handles the disease).
    True. In many cases, those choices determine whether you get the disease at all. Esophageal cancer, colon cancer, and Type II diabetes are entirely determined by food choices. For a few thousand other diseases, making the right food choices offsets other factors such as environment or heredity. These include heart disease, many forms of dementia, and dozens of different cancers.
  • You need to engage in moderate exercise three days a week.
    False. You need to engage in rigorous exercise, enough to force the adaptive response, at least four days a week. Five is better and six is better still.
  • Weight management is important to being healthy.
    False. And let's examine that in more detail.

Your weight is a "following metric". That is, it measures what has already happened. You can't directly control your weight; you can control only factors that increase or decrease your weight. All following metrics are results, not causes. You can't manage a result, you can manage only causes. Thus, the concept of "managing your weight" is a nonsequitor. That's why attempts to "mange your weight" are so frustrating and useless.

When people talk about being overweight or underweight, they are usually talking about the combined weight of their lean body mass and body fat. If you had your leg bones surgically removed, you would quickly lose weight. But it would be all lean mass. If you starved yourself for 30 days to lose weight, you would massively damage your lean mass while also losing fat while also training your body to hold onto fat for as long as possible.

When people "gain weight" and are not happy about it from a health perspective, the source of their displeasure is the extra fat they are carrying rather than the choices they made to add that fat to their bodies. That fat consists of two types, and one is a cancer factory. Get enough excess fat (e.g., 30 lbs for a person of typical height) and the mass of that fat becomes a cause. It causes pressure on organs, musculoskeletal imbalances, and other problems. That said, the fat is still a result of other factors. Factors you can control.

Some things to know about controlling the factors that make people fat:

  • The calories in /calories out concept is wrong. The type of calories matter, as does how you use calories. Yes, there is a problem if you suck down 6,000 calories in one meal but let's not talk about extremes. Most people with "weight gain" issues have far less calorie cutting room than they believe.
  • Some types of foods are called non-caloric fatteners. It's not the calories, but the chemicals. Anything that is processed or that comes in plastic fits this description. We all know water has zero calories, right? Well, if you drink bottled water you are drinking BPA and that chemical is making you fatter. Don't cook or reheat anything while it is in plastic. Never put plastic in the microwave. Processed foods are bad about 100,000 million billion ways, so eliminate them from your diet. There is no moderation involved here, you need to eliminate the non-caloric fatteners.
  • Reducing your fat intake doesn't necessarily make you leaner or healthier. Most people who take the advice to reduce fat end up replacing health-promoting (and necessary) fats with refined carbohydrates and use trans fat "substitutes". So they replace nutrition with poison. Or, they demonize the whole macronutrient of fats and end up with nerve damage, brain damage, endocrine dysfunction, and "weight gain" due to malnutrition. Generally speaking, most people would prefer healthy nerves, a healthy brain, a healthy endocrine system, and a lean appearance. You need dietary fat to achieve those outcomes.
  • Making egg white omelets is a mistake. The egg yolk is a nutrition powerhouse that includes the building blocks for making testosterone and other hormones. There is zero correlation between dietary cholesterol and your blood levels of cholesterol. Your body actually makes cholesterol, and any cholesterol you do eat is broken down in the stomach.
  • Major calorie restriction is not a good way to get a lean look or to "lose weight". Good results can be achieved by cycling a small deficit. For example, reduce the portion size of one particular food you eat but only every other day (e.g., a small sweet potato on odd numbered days and a medium sized on on even numbered days). Make portion control an easily-implemented lifestyle choice, not a harsh means of training your body to conserve fuel in hopes you might "lose weight".
  • Treadmill, cycling, walking, jogging, and other low-intensity "cardio" simply trains your body to burn less fuel. To trigger a fat-burning adaptive response, weight train with super sets. They are very difficult and most people who try this method do not stick with it for that reason. But that's exactly the reason to do supersets consistently.
  • Examine your diet critically. Look at what's in your cupboards and refrigerator. If something is processed or can give you BPA poisoning, toss it out. Make a list, while you are looking, of whole food items that can replace what you are tossing out. Then buy those items. You will find most of them in the produce department. For example, you toss away that colon cancer causing wheat bread that also makes you fatter. You still want something like a sandwich, so you buy bok choy and use the big leaves as wraps.
  • Do not eat meat, wheat, corn, or soy. All of these are contaminated with endocrine modifiers, and the meat has additional problems such as being loaded with antibiotics.

If you are concerned about being protein-deficient once you cut out meat, here is my answer. I calculated my protein intake just before sending out the previous edition of this eNL. It's about 1.8 grams per pound of body weight. And I do not eat meat. Serious athletes should get 1.5 grams per pound of bodyweight, maybe a bit more. Non-athletes need only about half of that. Cutting out meat doesn't make you low on protein. There are many non-meat, non-dairy sources of protein. Eggs are a prime example, but not the only example.

Kale is another example. It is 40% protein and loaded with nutrients. Most gorillas live almost exclusively on kale; when is the last time you looked at a gorilla and thought, "That dude needs to eat more protein." Exactly.

Some people will claim non-meat sources don't have the right amino profile or are incomplete proteins. This "argument" loses all steam when you look at the facts. Yes, if you take pinto beans by themselves you have a less than optimal protein. But combine the beans with rice, and that problem goes away. Plus you get a panoply of nutrients in this mix, way outdoing what meat provides. That's without the brain-damaging glyphosate that's in meat, and without the immunity-damaging antibiotics that are in meat (they alter your fauna in a way that makes you more vulnerable). Another reason to exclude meat from your diet is it is so resource-intensive to produce. The land, water, etc. just for growing the contaminated corn that cattle are fed are huge inputs and there is a cost involved. A cost we all pay in terms of more pollution, more environmental degradation, higher prices for good food, worse air quality, and less natural habitat on the planet. Even if you fed the cattle grass instead of corn, the inputs are big. There is no getting around the fact that meat production costs far more than what you pay at the register.


At, 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.

7. Factoid

The average life expectancy in the USA is 79.8 years (ranked 42nd in the word). The average age of those who have died from Covid in the USA is 75. Not a whole lot of difference. Nearly half of those who die from Covid are over 75, and nearly 75% are over 65. Only 0.06% of those 17 and younger have died from it.

8. Thought for the Day

If Corona virus is such a "threat" to public health that we've had this extreme response, why are wheat, corn, soy, and sugar still being subsidized? Clearly, health is not really a consideration in this psychodrama.


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Except where noted, this e-newsletter is entirely the work of Mark Lamendola. Anything presented as fact can be independently verified. Often, sources are given; but where not given, they are readily available to anyone who makes the effort.

Mark provides information from either research or his own areas of established expertise. Sometimes, what appears to be a personal opinion is the only possibility when applying sound logic--reason it out before judging! (That said, some personal opinions do appear on occasion).

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