Naturally, the inclination is to celebrate the day in the way that is most comfortable to the present regime, with the Internationale. Oh wait, is there some conflict between celebrating America’s elites and the solidarity of workers everywhere? Once we’re a big global family, all that will be resolved. The government will pretend to pay you and you’ll pretend to work and you’ll come to love Big Brother.
** For I do not seek to understand in order that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe—that unless I believe I shall not understand. —St. Anselm
** The Tu-95 old car tire trick (h/t Claudio) – of course. Why didn’t I think of that?
** Last week, news broke that the National Archives possesses about 5,400 emails and records linked to Pedo Joe Biden’s email aliases. The Archives, under the control of the White House, refuses to provide the content of those emails and records.
** Ford is recalling nearly 42,000 Super Duty F250 and F350 trucks because a left rear axle shaft may break, which can increase the risk of a crash. The Ford recall covers certain 2023 Super Duty F250 and F350 vehicles – a total of 41,555 – according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report.
** Some scientists have said that children who get autism from vaccination may been damaged because they have a reduced ability to get rid of the small amounts of toxic metals that are in some vaccines as adjuvants and additives…Based on previous studies, the authors suggest that this finding could be due to ASD patients’ reduced ability to excrete heavy metals. The study also indicated that heavy metal exposure during children’s growth could potentially epigenetically affect DNA methylation and cause oxidative stress and inflammatory response.
** Bezos v Musk – (h/t Claudio) The battle of the billionaires. File it under cutting off your nose to spite your face.
** It’s been my general observation over a lifetime that well-managed companies that treat employees fairly rarely have significant labor problems. On the other hand, poorly managed companies and government agencies have to deal with strong labor unions. Your experience may differ.
Maps and Memes
Countries that don’t have extradition treaties with the USA
Identify the Aircraft
LT Max Immelmann
(h/t Al Kirk)
Identify the Tank