Take Away Tenure? | NANMYKEL.COM

After awhile I’m going to get a little testy about what some politicians are doing to public education,  first cutting its funding, then muzzling teachers and banning books in schools, and now trying to demolish professor’s tenure.   Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced last month a plan to phase out all tenure in Texas’ public colleges…
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Unhappy Faces

On a mission

In US if you go to the pump stations you will see more un happy faces as everyone is paying 20 plus percent more through their plastic cards.

Well, in US we drive more for folks here 100 miles is nothing just like 100 years nothing in rest of the world.

The latest increase in consumer prices is worse than it looks and it may be start and for some part of the country like long winter consume more from their wallets to heat the house.

The implications of fast rising food prices go beyond the obvious effects on consumers standard of living.

Inflation is a process and some point it triggers exponentially that every one of us notice. Either we get used to us as our ancestors or trying to earn more and/or stay within our means.

All said and done having unhappy face will not help. We have…

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Republican in Ohio Senate Primary Spoke Offensively About Asians – The New York Times

“Defining an entire continent of billions of individuals by a singular characteristic is the definition of racism,” said Representative Judy Chu, a Democrat of California and the chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. Gibbons’s comments, she added, “betray his own lack of ‘critical thinking.’”

Russell Jeung, the co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate, a group that monitors incidents of discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said Gibbons’s description of Asian intelligence was “part of the dehumanizing rhetoric around AAPIs that has contributed to the surge in racism that harms us today.”

Karnataka state’s hijab classroom ban upheld in Indian court, could set national precedent ahead of next year’s elections – ABC News (Me: No limits to religion based prejudice and discrimination advances – shamefully – in India)

Source: Karnataka state’s hijab classroom ban upheld in Indian court, could set national precedent ahead of next year’s elections – ABC News

Imaging and the Brain


Advances in imaging technology are essential to better results for patients. The latest improvement is for dementia.

An old saying in business management is that “you can’t manage something if you can’t measure it.” The medical equivalent is that “you can’t treat something if you can’t see it.” It’s the reason certain kinds of cancers are so problematic. The pancreas is hidden below and behind the stomach and there’s no easy way to see a growth on the cervix or in the esophagus. Most of the time, by the time a patient recognizes there might be a problem, it’s already Stage 4 with little chance of survival.

Cutting open bodies to see what’s inside is costly and has a host of associated risks: infections, anesthesia impact on brain function, the creation of scars, etc. It’s not something you do unless absolutely necessary. When the body part in question is the…

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Avian Flu Diary: Daily COVID Cases Double Overnight In China (n > 5,300)

Yesterday China reported 1,437 new confirmed cases (and an additional 906 new asymptomatic infections) bringing their 24 hour total to 2,343 cases.  Today, that number has more than doubled, with Jilin province (now under lockdown) contributing more than 3,000 new cases.

As I reported yesterday, roughly 50 million people in China are under some form of lockdown, while millions more are under enhanced restrictions. All of this is taking a toll on China’s economy, with both the Hong Kong and Shanghai markets down sharply overnight.

Source: Avian Flu Diary: Daily COVID Cases Double Overnight In China (n > 5,300)

Electric Kool-Aid ‘No Fly’ Test

“…An unnamed US official told Defense One that most Russian warplanes firing on Ukraine are doing so from inside Russian airspace. The official claims that Russia is flying about 200 sorties a day and is mostly launching long-range missiles from its airspace.

If this report is true then the ‘no-fly zone’ is a moot point…..the zone will not stop Russia from sorties in their own airspace.

I’m not saying you’d learn *more* about what’s going on in Ukraine by turning off all cable news, but your knowledge deficit would be much lower.

Stop drinking the stupid kool-aid…..”

In Saner Thought

It seems this issue needs to be written about yet again.

Daily we are scolded for not imposing a ‘no-fly zone’ over Ukraine by the president of Ukraine, pundits, interviewees, some Americans as well as some of our Congresspeople….daily these people are calling for all out war with Russia.

I understand their urgency but a bigger picture needs to be seen as well…..Ukraine could become the Serbia of the 21st century.

I have given my opinion and explanation of the ‘no-fly zone’ here on IST……

But since no one wants to heed the warnings of the dangers of this situation let me try one more time…..
In an article written by Paul W. Singer for defenseone.com……

Many are calling for a “no-fly zone” over Ukraine. Few appear to be grappling with the details required to make it an actual policy proposal. If you’re proposing an NFZ, here…

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