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Posted 16 hours ago
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late Sun., 11-27 for Silent Sundays.........
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Posted 17 hours ago
Yup,.........a TRUE Moderate
Posted yesterday at 02:23 AM
sorry if this is a repeat........but one of my favs.......
Posted yesterday at 01:38 AM
Experts who study the way we think and make decisions say that it can be more than politics driving our decision-making this year.
The unprecedented nature of the pandemic undermines how we process information and assess risk.
Need proof? Look around.........
"..........Poker players, along with folks like meteorologists, horse race handicappers and lawyers who work on a contingency basis are routinely rewarded or punished based on the odds.
This gives them a rare visceral, experiential understanding of percentages and lets them short-circuit a cognitive effect called the “description-experience gap,” which leads people to underestimate risk based on their own personal experiences..........
"........public health officials in the United States were slow to sound an alarm. “People have trouble recognizing when they’re facing a catastrophic threat and on the other hand they exaggerate minor threats,” Toner said. “We needed messaging from the top of the government that says this is a serious threat.”
“Until you hear the message from somebody who is in a position of authority, I think there is a tendency to really want to not believe it. People don’t want to believe really bad news.”......
Posted yesterday at 12:39 AM
Posted yesterday at 12:07 AM
For those who get DIRECT TV.............
haven't noticed ANYthing of interest yet
Posted Friday at 11:52 PM
12 minutes ago, jakeem said:
Black Friday is the latest victim of Covid-19.
Black Friday is the latest victim of Covid-19
The pandemic came for our vacations, our sports and our restaurants. And now, Covid-19 has also claimed retail bellwether Black Friday.
4:40 PM · Nov 27, 2020·SocialFlow
“It’s not Black Friday. It’s not people waiting in line the way we’re used to,” said Marshal Cohen, chief retail analyst at The NPD Group. Cohen said in hours of driving around retail centers, he saw lines only outside Macy’s flagship New York City store and a suburban Best Buy. “All the other stores, you would have thought it was like any other Friday in November,” he said.......
Posted Friday at 11:36 PM
WHY are they Still promoting 'Black Friday'
IN STORE SHOPPING in a pandemic??!!
Posted Friday at 11:33 PM
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Posted Thursday at 11:19 PM
4 hours ago, jakeem said:
Trump won’t say if he will attend Biden’s inauguration. He says he knows the answer, but doesn’t want to say.
5:45 PM · Nov 26, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
Posted Thursday at 11:04 PM
Posted Thursday at 08:13 AM
Allowing Federal Death Row Inmates to Be Executed by Means Other Than Lethal Injection........
Allowing the Forest Service to Bypass Some Environmental Reviews......
Excluding Environmental and Social Impact in Choosing Pension Plan Investments......
Ending Medicare Drug Rebates.......
Restricting High-Skilled Immigrant Work Visas by Raising Wage Minimums for Visa Holders.......
Voiding Washington State's Meal and Rest Break Rules for Truck Drivers........
Narrowing Eligibility for Food Stamps......
Loosening Permits to Develop Near Waterways and Wetlands.......
Allowing Federally Subsidized Homeless Shelters to Exclude Transgender People........
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