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Mindconnection eNL, 2021-01-17


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Good News | Product Highlight | Brainpower | Finances | Security | Health/Fitness | Factoid | Thought 4 the Day

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Days of Infamy

  • December 7, 1941
  • September 11, 2001
  • November 3, 2020

These are the three dates on which our country suffered devastating sneak attacks by those who hate us.

  • The bad news is these people have no morals and no principles
  • The good news is these people have no morals and no principles. They will turn on each other.

The political establishment never wanted Trump as POTUS, and they have all undermined him for the past four years and in this election. The Fake News system has done the same. So now we are back to having a socialist as POTUS, unless Team Trump can still pull a rabbit out of the hat before the 20th. So it will be much like the Obama years: record unemployment, racial unrest, crappy foreign policy, loss of sovereignty for the USA, and lawlessness among the elite.

The difference now is the criminals have blatantly demonstrated we will no longer have elections. There are cultural degradations this time around, too. We are powerless to stop it at its source, but I believe good people can stop it downstream of there.


1. Good News

Item 1. The Covid news remains the same. People who have not eaten themselves into metabolic syndrome are nearly always asymptomatic if they test positive. It isn't the virus that is killing people, it is the processed sugar, processed wheat, and processed corn.

Item 2. A Texas woman was arrested for ballot fraud. Read the full story here: Under a George Soros administration (with Joe "Brainless Biden" taking instructions via earpiece or Kamala Harris replacing the moron), any further progress toward election integrity will probably never occur. But in the waning days of our republic, it's nice to see that a vestige of the Rule of Law still exists. Enjoy it while you can.

Item 3. Twithead and Buttboook (Twitter and Facebook) have seen a combined $51 billion decline since they enacted their Trump ban. That's a big drop, really fast. Read the full story here: So while our ability to vote at the polls no longer exists, we can still vote with where we browse and where we shop. We can send these degenerates a message that we are not their chattel. Spread the word about this boycott.

Item 4. Morocco has bestowed upon President Trump its highest award, due to his stellar progress in bringing peace to the Middle East. Here at home, the socialists continue to harass and attack not only the President but anyone who supports him or the cause of lawfulness (separate issues, both under withering attack).


2. Product Highlight

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  • Android 9.0
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3. Brainpower tip


We communicate ideas using words. Unfortunately, our English language is organic and messy. Words often have multiple meanings. Even when they don't, many people use them as if they do.

The word "invasion" has multiple meanings. Here are three:

  • An incursion into a place by a large number of people.
  • An unwelcome intrusion into another's domain.
  • An instance of invading a country with an armed force.

Some years ago, I mentioned to a libtard something about the Muslim invasion problems in Sweden and the UK.  Because he is a libtard and mindlessly argues, he picked the least likely applicable definition (armed force) and claimed I was spreading dangerous ideas about Muslims. Now, that is interesting since many Muslim professionals (including notable surgeons) made this same complaint in reference to the "ignorant extremists" who were influencing their kids and grandkids away from a college path and onto the jihad path.

The typical non-libtard intuitively picks the correct definition from the context, the vast majority of the time. How can you increase your accuracy rate? Here are some tips:

  • Give the other person the benefit of the doubt, unlike libtards who leap to the wildest conclusions to cast aspersions on non-acolytes.
  • Restate the assertion as a question or choice. For example, "Do you mean invading with weapons or do you mean large numbers coming in and making themselves unwelcome?"
  • Ask for an example that supports the assertion. The example will help clarify the meaning, unless the person doesn't have an example in which case he is just repeating something he doesn't understand (99% likelihood, in that case, he's a libtard).
  • Ask the other person to expand on the concept. You can signal your desire for this by saying things like "Tell me more" or "Go on".
  • Consider the speaker. If you had a quadrant system with ignorant / knowledgeable at different ends of the X axis and stupid / intelligent at different ends of the Y axis, where would you place this person? If they have a high score in both knowledge and intelligence, it is very likely this person is saying something based on knowing and understanding what they are talking about.

You also don't want to be led astray by word misuse.

  • Ask probing questions. For example, someone says, "I was impacted by my boss." This sounds unlikely, at best. You can ask, "What did he strike you with?" The person may then resort to English and say, "My boss made me upset when he yelled at me."
  • Rephrase. For example, someone says, "It's a very unique product." This makes no sense, as there are no degrees of "one of a kind". And if a product is "one of a kind" that doesn't mean it's especially great (else, why didn't they make more of them?). You could say, "Do you mean the product is special in a way other products are not? How so?"

For your career (which is probably not a profession, as a profession requires a state license and there are only a few avocations that are actually professions), know your industry terms. In the electrical industry, thousands of people have died because of widespread ignorance about the difference between grounding (connecting to earth) and bonding (creating a low-resistance metallic path). Obtain and study all standards related to your avocation, focusing first on glossaries and similar lexicons that will show you the intended use of particular words in that industry.

In the lighting industry, a "light bulb" is a lamp. So when you tell a lighting expert you want a new lamp, what do you think that person is thinking of? What people outside that industry call a "lamp" people inside it call a fixture. Don't bring street definitions into conversations with people in your industry.

4. Finance tip

Many good associations offer member discounts. Some examples:
  • AMAC. This is the alternative to the Marxist AARP.
  • NRA. The oldest civil rights group in the USA.
  • Credit unions. If you haven't joined one yet, make doing so a priority.
  • Your Alma Mater. Many college and university alumni associations have group discounts for alumni.
  • Trade and professional associations. I enjoy discounts provided by the IEEE, for example.

Depending upon the organization, you can get discounts on a wide array of products and services. My credit union, for example, offers cheap car loans (I'm not seeking to buy a car, but this is good to know). I've seen discounts on eye insurance (I got that through AMAC), car rentals (NRA is really good there), hotel stays, restaurants, clothing, phone plans, mortgage loans, cleaning services, and auto repair.

It might be worth your time to make a list or spreadsheet of the products and services you will likely buy over the next couple of years. Then check your existing associations for discounts on those items. You may have the discounts already but not be using them. If there's a product or service you don't get discounts on and that is significant money, check out various associations you could join to obtain those specific discount programs.

5. Security tip

Since we no longer have elections, there is no way to remove the criminals from the offices they illegally hold.
  1. The Chief Justice apparently lost his testicles, perhaps by spilling hot coffee on his lap. That branch has been nullified.
  2. In the legislature, the Democrats have no morals and the Republicans have no principles. That branch actively works against us.
  3. The Executive is almost certain to make Kamala Harris the Socialist in Chief before the end of the first quarter, unless the criminals who own Joe "Brainless" Biden decide to keep the earpiece thing going and leave him in.


  • State legislatures are composed of people who are profoundly ignorant about their own powers under the Constitution, so no help there.
  • Local governments are rife with corruption, but have no say in federal matters anyhow.

It looks to me like the USA has been invaded and conquered. Where do we go from here?

It seems to me that regaining our one power of "We The People" should be a priority. The next "election" is two years away. Do you think you could volunteer to be a polling place watcher or serve in some other way to prevent the mind-blowing fraud we saw this last time? Groups already exist for this purpose, contact one.

You also have to remember that these criminal psychopaths are still people. They have feelings. They need approval from others. Right now, the socialists are turning against each other. Which makes sense, since none of them have any honor or integrity. All of this means they are vulnerable. Send them your disapproval. Frequently.

  • I have a socialist misrepresentative who is a compulsive liar. She sends out a newsletter of lies. I write back to her, and I know my she reads my replies. I tell her that her lies are offensive and inappropriate, and I ask her if she can try to be more honest in the future. When she first started two years ago, her lying was over the top insane. She has toned it down considerably.
  • I also subscribe to the newsletter from Nancy "Nutcase" Pelosi. Once in a while I write to her and ask, "What is WRONG with you? Has it ever occurred to you that not everybody has the IQ of a moron and when you lie to us so blatantly all you do is make yourself look bad?"

This kind of response from us decent people doesn't have nearly as strong of a psychological effect as the techniques used by the left (burning buildings, killing people, looting stores, beating up old people, etc.) but it does have an effect. They know you can't vote them out office and they won't be arrested for their crimes. But telling them they are bad people will keep them up at night. Get enough people to bring them stress without being threatening or (too) abusive, and they will be far less brazen and much more likely to quit.

You can write to Joe Biden and tell him he belongs in a nursing home, not the White House (I did that, I hope it upset him). You can write to AOC and ask her whether she plans to have any morals someday. Or instead of morals, say decency, brains, principles, or whatever other value comes to mind. Send a post card that simply says, "You are a bad person" or "You are the opposite of sunshine". A simple, yet devastating message can repeat in the recipient's mind for weeks. Especially if 800 or 1,000 people do it. Even if only 3 people do it, do you know 3 people who can send a postcard?

You may cringe at the idea of doing this. But I remind you, it is very different from what the socialists did all summer of 2020. You are not attacking innocent people, destroying innocent businesses, or killing police officers. You are sending a short, strong message of disapproval to criminal psychopaths whose time in office is a major security threat to your financial, physical, and material well-being. It is important. For all of us.

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

See my climbing videos here:
Can you be ripped and have plenty of energy at the same time? The standard answer is no, you have to starve yourself to be ripped. But this is not the correct answer.

Consider a small cadre of my climbing partners who met recently for thee hours of intense climbing. After warming up, we spent most of our time on V6 and V7 problems. I am not a solid V6 climber, I really have to work at these and seldom "send" one. But even for someone who is a solid climber at that level, it's typical to rest 20 minutes between attempts due to the exertion involved. Yet, we often rested only 5 or 6 minutes; enough for a couple of other people to try the problem before getting back on it or trying another hard one. Note that I also weight train the morning before climbing.

Where did we get the energy? From fat stores? Not one of us has "extra body fat", so that's not it.

Let's start with the issue of getting (and staying) ripped. Yes, calorie deficiency is one way to get there. I don't like that way. I will use it to a very minimal extent for a few weeks to dial in before a photoshoot, and I do mean minimal. Instead of a 50% calorie drop as is typical, I will just eat smaller sweet potatoes and that sort of thing for a calorie drop of 5 to 10%.

How to get ripped without starving yourself

  1. Consumption of endocrine modifiers is the primary way people accumulate excess body fat. I do not eat any of these, ever, period. They include processed sugar cane, wheat products, corn products, and fruit juices. Dextrose, maltose, fructose, and other names for processed sugar are often found on the labels of processed "foods". I don't eat those, so I don't get the endocrine modifiers.
  2. Eat whole foods, not processed ones. Try to focus on foods that do not come in any kind of container (other than eggs, which come in an easy-open shell).
  3. Eat nutrient-dense foods, such as broccoli, kale, bok choy, fruits, whole-grain rice, and beans.
  4. Spread your nutrition across the day, six or more meals--not two or three.
  5. Use some form of interval training. I incorporate it into my weight-training, by stacking sets. That is, I do one or more sets back to back (example, hammer curls followed immediately by pull-ups). I also practice martial arts (I reached 4th degree black belt in my late 20s) and I climb; both involve short-duration bursts of intense energy demands. Interval training boosts testosterone, which increases muscle mass while reducing fat. In women, the effects are proportionately greater for fat reduction.
  6. Don't miss workouts. If you train correctly, each workout stimulates the adaptive response. If you stimulate that even a little bit every day, it adds up.

Where the energy comes from

So if you're not storing excess fat, how can you have enough energy for training, housework, yardwork, household projects, and then a demanding sport or two? The diet and training condition your body to use energy efficiently. So you need fewer calories to begin with. You have larger muscle cells, which gives you greater capacity for storing glycogen (which I get from whole grain rice, beans, sweet potatoes, whole oats, and fruit). You also have increased capillarization, which also speeds short-term recovery (imitating what is called endurance).

If you supplement with creatine and keep your cells loaded with it, which I do, your muscles can restore depleted ATP quickly. Without creatine, you might have to wait for several hours for a full reload.

So it's not a question of loading up on junk food to have energy or starving yourself to look good. It is a question of whether you are consistently sticking with a good program of training and nutrition. While I did not define "good" here, I provided some insight on what that entails via the 6 enumerated items above.

No quick fixes

This isn't something you can decide to do one day and see the results the next. This is something you do every day and see the results after consistently following your program. You don't have to hit perfection every day, but if you come close to it every day you will have amazing results. Always keep your ultimate goal in mind (disease-free, ripped, energetic) and you will have powerful motivation to be consistent.

My initial motivation was to end the repeated bouts of illness I experienced from birth to early grade school. Once I that problem was solved, I never looked back. As my 9th birthday approached, my mom asked me what kind of birthday cake I wanted. I said cake was junk food and I didn't want any. If you have found yourself lapsing and unable to stay consistent, find a similar touchpoint in your life. Was there a time when you looked amazing when naked, but now you have "balloon butt" or a similar condition? Was there a time when you did not get fatigued, but now you feel rundown often? Whatever it was, go back to it mentally and make it your new goal. If you've never had such a touchpoint, then create one.

The son of a friend did that. He had been going through depression for several years, eating bag after bag of chips while gaming on his computer. He kept feeling worse and worse. When his weight passed 360 lbs, he decided enough was enough. He worked out a plan with his father's advice (my friend is very knowledgeable in fitness) and advice from his bodybuilder cousin. There would be no quick fixes. Just a lifestyle change.

Out went the chips and soda, in came a mostly vegetarian diet. He eased into a consistent exercise program, a low-intensity one due to his weight. In less than a week, his weight dropped to 350; this was mostly due to eliminating waxy build-up in his colon. He hit 320 after three months. Now, a 320 person of average height is still badly obese, but look where he started. He's now below 300lbs and slowly losing the excess. He is never hungry. He feels ten times better, the depression (caused or exacerbated by the dopamine overstimulation from his previous diet) is gone. He wants to do the intense workouts his cousin does, but is still being advised not to hurry things. Consistency is the key. His ultimate goal is to have visible abs, whenever that happens. His daily goal is to work on getting there.


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

Some of the injectable vaccines for Covid have caused severe adverse reactions. The best vaccine against this or any other pathogen remains the produce department.

8. Thought for the Day

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research. To steal an election is the new normal.


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The views expressed in this e-newsletter are generally not shared by socialists or other brainwashed individuals. That's because they live in an alternate reality and have not bothered to learn the basics of how life works.

Except where noted, this e-newsletter is entirely the work of Mark Lamendola. Anything presented as fact can be independently verified. Where sources are 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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