** JULES IS SIPPING and painting. You can learn more about her adventure here.
** (WSJ) Germany will be the world’s only major economy to contract in 2023, with even sanctioned Russia experiencing growth, according to the International Monetary Fund.”
** I just learned that Gen Z kids are referring to the 1980s and 1990s as “The Late 1900s” and feel as if I just drank from the fake Holy Grail in Indiana Jones.
** I tried to follow the science but couldn’t find it. So I followed the money and found the science.
** FedGov forced packaging and name changes on butter and pancake syrup. It’s the same with TV commercials where all of the actors hawking products are bisexual negroes. It should have ended sexism and racism, but people still talk about it as being problematic.
** Admitting that masks do not work would require that the authorities admit that they were not virtuous, but ignorant. Not defenders of public health, but tyrants and bullies. Nobody wants to be an ignorant tyrant. Thus, the ignorant tyrants continue insisting that masks work.
** Tucker Carlson on Adam Corolla. Tucker shares some personal insight about Trump as a person vs the politician and businessman. It’s a long interview but an interesting one.
** According to director Ridley Scott, there is a 4 1/2 hour extended cut of Napoleon (upcoming feature film) he would love for Apple to eventually screen. The extra runtime includes more of Joséphine de Beauharnais’ life from before she met the conqueror.
** Exclusive—Maui Resident: More Than 450 Bodies Allegedly Recovered from Wildfire and ‘Lot of Kids’ Still Missing.
** In the US we used to sneer at places like Gabon and Niger. Now many may feel a species of kinship. Military officers in Gabon said they were seizing power Wednesday, just minutes after President Ali Bongo Ondimba was declared the winner of a controversial election marred by violence and allegations of vote rigging. The officers who appeared on state television Wednesday announced the closure of borders and dissolved state institutions including the Senate, National Assembly and Constitutional Court. They said in a later statement that Bongo was under house arrest.
Bavarian Air-Ace Eduard Ritter Von Schleich Poses by the Albatross D.V with his own Lion Emblem marking which he flew as Commander of Jasta 21 – he survived WW1 with 35 Kills.
Identify the Aircraft
A distinctive biplane.
There was a seemingly endless variety in the aircraft developed between the beginning of the First World War and the end of the Second.