NEWJERSEY: Big Changes To NJ Tolls, Roads Possible To Fix Budget Woes | Patch

Thursday, February 28, 2019

New Jersey is taking a big step in trying to find ways to fix its budget woes. And you could find yourself paying more to drive on highways.

Source: Big Changes To NJ Tolls, Roads Possible To Fix Budget Woes | Patch

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Doesn’t take a genius to raise taxes or sell assts.

What the Pepuls Republik of Nu Jerzee needs is to cut the budget!

Why 600+ Gooferment Skrule Districts when 21 aligned by county would do fine?

Argh!

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EVLYNN: “Who ever is last will be last.”

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

2019-Feb-26

Today’s a sad day for me.  Interesting that this flowed into my email today.  I always wondered what rare blood disease that took her from us.  Hopefully, someday someone else will not have to go through it. 

“My love, were it in my power, I would sadly grant thee this boon. But, we have to continue to follow His Plan for us. Let’s go forth and speak no more of this. Who ever is last will be last. It will be His choice; not ours. We’re but humble custodians of His temple on earth. It’s not our place to trump His plan. Whatever that plan be, know that I will be with you to my last breath.” — character “John” in CHURCH 10●19●62 Volume 2 Page 399

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https://events-support.com/events/Rare_Disease_Day/page/1947

RARE DISEASE DAY AT NIH

Overview

Sponsored by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rare Disease Day at NIH aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect and NIH research collaborations under way to address scientific challenges and to advance new treatments. The goals are to:

  • Demonstrate the NIH commitment to helping people with rare diseases through research.
  • Highlight NIH-supported rare diseases research and the development of diagnostics and treatments.
  • Initiate a mutually beneficial dialogue among public and private researchers, patients, patient advocates and policymakers.
  • Exchange the latest rare diseases information with stakeholders to advance research and therapeutic efforts.
  • Put a face on rare diseases by sharing stories of patients, their families and their communities.

Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on Feb. 28, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Natcher Conference Center in Building 45 on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. 

This year’s event will feature interactive panel discussions and more:

  • Collective research models for rare diseases.
  • Patient registries.
  • Rare cancer research initiatives.
  • No disease left behind, no patient left behind.
  • Posters and exhibits by rare disease groups and researchers.
  • Artwork, videos, and tours of the NIH Clinical Center and National Library of Medicine.
  • New this year will be a presentation of the first ever Zebbie award for the NCATS Rare Diseases are Not Rare! Challenge.

Please note that participants may be photographed or filmed as part of the event for use by the NIH and its designees for all purposes of education, instruction, or public information including publication or broadcast, print, television, radio, the internet, or promotional material. If you do not wish to be photographed, please indicate so on your registration form.

Admission is free, and the event is open to the public, including patients, patient advocates, health care providers, researchers, industry representatives, and government employees. In association with Global Genes®, participants are encouraged to wear their favorite pair of jeans.

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The police used HIDDEN cameras to ‘catch Robert Kraft paying twice for sex’ at Florida massage spa | Daily Mail Online

Saturday, February 23, 2019

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was allegedly caught soliciting prostitutes at a Florida massage parlor through the use of hidden cameras, the Jupiter Police Department said.

Source: The police used HIDDEN cameras to ‘catch Robert Kraft paying twice for sex’ at Florida massage spa | Daily Mail Online

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Anyone else think that prostitution should be legal between consenting adults?

Argh!

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MEME: Guns and quills?

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Gunsandquills

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Eating blueberries could reduce heart disease risk by 20 percent

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Researchers found consuming 7.5 ounces of blueberries a day for a month improved blood vessel function and lowered blood pressure in healthy people.

Source: Eating blueberries could reduce heart disease risk by 20 percent

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Eat your blueberries; I do!

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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: The Facts You Need To Know That Will Allow You to Destroy Green New Deal Thinking (It’s DOA!)

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The dominant source of energy for the foreseeable future for both the United States and the world will be fossil fuels, chiefly in the form of oil, natural gas, and coal. Throughout the world, many groups will push hard for massive subsidies to wind and solar energy. Yet, that attempt, no matter how bold, will fail to shift the overall balance of energy production toward green sources. The fatal drawback of wind and solar is their lack of storability. Solar works when the sun shines. Wind works when breezes blow. Both often provide energy when it is not needed and fail to provide it when required. Any legal diktat that puts these renewable sources first will only produce a prolonged economic dislocation. Pie-in-the-sky proposals like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal, which stipulates 100 percent of energy needs be supplied by “clean, renewable, and zero emissions” sources, should be dead on arrival.

Source: EconomicPolicyJournal.com: The Facts You Need To Know That Will Allow You to Destroy Green New Deal Thinking

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The “democratic socialists”, who are backing this looney tune idea, should be laughed out of the public arena for their stupidity.  Any that are left should explain the economic misery of Venezuela and the genocides of Communist / Socialist countries.

Yeah, “capitalism” may be the worst economic system for allocating scarce resources but it’s better than all the other ones.

Now if we could just get the Gooferment, politicians, bureaucrats, “celebrities”, and media talking heads out of the way, then imagine the “miracles” we’d see.

“People Who Say It Can’t Be Done … … should not interrupt those who are doing it.” — attributed to George Bernard Shaw

Maybe, just maybe, “We, The Sheeple” should embrace more Capitalism — not Crony Capitalism — solve our problems.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Eliminate Air Travel With Green New Deal

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her Green New Deal aim to eliminate air travel and replace it with high-speed rail systems. (Photo Credit: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) wants to eliminate air travel and fossil fuel-powered vehicles as part of her “Green New Deal.” Notably, she does not make those demands publicly.

Source: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Eliminate Air Travel With Green New Deal

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How can she be taken seriously?

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