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May 11, 2020 - 3 minute read - Comments - world politics

Epoch Times: Health Experts Say Pandemic Could Lead To 154,000 Deaths Of Dispair

Health experts warn that as pandemic-driven hardship puts added strain on the mental health of Americans, tens of thousands of lives may be lost due to outbreak-fueled drug or alcohol abuse and suicide.

Public health group Well Being Trust, in a new study published on May 8 (pdf), states that the COVID-19 outbreak could lead as many as 154,037 Americans to die additional “deaths of despair.”

Figure 1: Police Opioid overdose ems

Figure 1: Police Opioid overdose ems

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May 6, 2020 - 3 minute read - Comments - politics

400 pork plant workers without symptoms test positive for CCP virus

This (Chinese Communist Party) CCP Virus At the Beginning this was quite scary. Too many unknowns. Now Governors, especially PRICKster, have (ORDER NOT LAW) to wear masks. (lock the barn after the horses run out). This is quite tyrannical and the Illinois Militia needs to rise up at take our state back from the would be dictators of the (mostly) democratic party Leave comments with either contact info or hit me up for gather locations.

Apr 1, 2020 - 1 minute read - Comments - technology

DarkSky Dumps Android App, Moving to Apple Only

I’ve been using the darksky app for a couple years now. It’s the most accurate and fun weather app on my phone. I’ve also used the website for Daily Screen shots of the current weather. This is now changing. Dark Sky Blog Announced that they have merged/joined Apple. This isn’t really a problem except for the Dumping of the Android application version of their service. Hopefully people now see the evil of proprietary software.

Jan 30, 2020 - 1 minute read - Comments - music

British Lion Attacks Joliet the Forge

The Deets

Figure 1: British Lion

Figure 1: British Lion

My Bud and 6 stringer Jim Tomaszewski from Trainwreck got us tickets to see British Lion at the Forge Wednesday night. There were two openers, 1 local Chicago band that had a name too complicated to remember. The Picture books 2 member band with the drummer that has no cymbals.

Jan 9, 2020 - 1 minute read - Comments - technology

The Browser War 2020

Since the mid 90’s the browser war has raged. Netscape, Microgarbage, advent of webkit, etc. Well now the war is in the courts using CDM, and DRM to control copyright. Apparently now the Licensing of this content protection is going to allow for the restriction of the client software you can use to access this protected data. Samuel Maddock’s Blog | The End of Indie Web Browsers: You Can (Not) Compete

Nov 9, 2018 - 2 minute read - Comments - technology

Mu4e Goodies Addon

While searching around github today I came across a plugin for mu4e that is bringing mail closer to what I had with mutt. I switched away from mutt to bring all mail into emacs (spacemacs must have my Vim bindings). mu4e handles maildir and multiple account very well. As well as using Xapian to index the mail, making it’s searching extremely fast. I was missing Tagging though. Which brings me to mu4e-goodies There are two repos in github so make sure to check out the linked repo that belongs to panjie.

Oct 5, 2018 - 2 minute read - Comments - snuffstuff

Kidney Stone

Initial Well I’ve now learned what having a kidney stone feels like. I cannot say that I ever really wanted to know. Saturday morning Sep 22nd I woke at 3 am with abdominal Pain and nausea. After trying to live through it till Sunday Morning, when I checked into the ER. Had a CT and Blood work. The CT showed a 10mm Stone. YAY!? I was Wheeled up to surgery where they put in a stint.