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the unstoppables cometh

friday, september 30th, 2022

Political animals called them "Deplorables".

But going way too far, progressive globalist elites have awakened the sleeping American giant. For those who love freedom, the hill of stopping medical tyranny is one that Dr. Robert Malone, Ethicist in Chief, says we are prepared to die on. He is correct.

We are the Unstoppables.

We are determined to remain a free people, diverse in a rainbow of race, gender, party, class and religion. One thing alone unshakably unites patriotic Americans. The belief in the sanctity of the individual and his or her own God-given and constitutionally protected individual rights. We are Americans first, regardless of race, color or creed. The United States of America, never perfect but for her ideals, once a great beacon on the hill of mankind, we can not let her fall, we Americans, all who dare. The Woke can no longer hide behind state propaganda, pseudoscience or academic fraud.

Not here, not now. Not on our watch.

The family of people and things we loved or dreamed about was wounded deeply by our separation from one another these last many years. Our children are suffering. We have lost connection with the fabric of our neighbors and community, that crossroads of convenience and communion allowing the simple exchange of pleasantries and goodwill, even in a time of deep political division.

I was born in the fifties, lived through the troubled sixties and seventies but never have I encountered the dark presence of man’s evil inclination more proximate, more menacing, more real. Technocrats pull the strings, millions die of unnatural things. The unthinkable cannot be spoken.

Courage, Integrity, Compassion.

These are our principles in the war against global tyranny, in memory of the dead upon the land whose names shall not be forgotten. We are many, perhaps you are among us.

This assault on our country, our values and our freedom began long ago and has many faces. A free people, we were fat and happy and asleep at the wheel. But as Churchill once remarked, Americans always do the right thing. Eventually.

They didn’t steal our freedoms. We gave them away. Now we are taking them back.


© 9.1.22 by elchonan, "substack".

A Day In The Life.

Up at 8:30a on Friday, I went thru my finger stick to check my BSL (Blood Sugar Level) and recorded it on my Diabetes 2 chart, made coffee and breakfast, took a Tylenol Extra Strength for various pains, had a couple smokes in the semi-cool garage and checked the leftover errands list. It was a cold 50°, and forecast to hit 70° with almost zero humidity. Fall is here, and our body's Circadian Rhythm (wake/sleep cycle) will pay the price for a few weeks or months.

Science is the quest to learn How God Does Things.

My usual email -- js@gdnctr.com -- was acting weird, so I switched to my alt email -- JohnShelley2007@comcast.com temporarily -- and rebooted the computer. Damn, always problems on a Friday. Now, it's working again, after a few tweaks. I listened to the "Chris Plante Show" from 9-12, and we drove over to the nearby New Eastern Market to p/u a large bag of food I pre-ordered, and returned other bags from previous trips, so they can re-use them. I had a FIVE GUYS Dbl-Cheeseburger for lunch, a leftover from yesterday. Still mmmmmmmm.

The DJIA was down another -500+pts yesterday, and today it's down -487+pts, so far at 2:15p. After I left at 2:30p to meet Sherry at nearby Springettsbury Park, for an hour's walk in the sun and cold 45-50mph winds. Afterward, we came back to my place and talked for a few hours, and caught-up from 3 weeks of being apart. She left at 6, before it got dark, which it's doing earlier now, every day. After a Grilled Lasagna Sandwich for Dinner, I did computer work, thought about the good time Sherry and I had today, after 3 weeks apart, watched "Gold Rush", Fox Nation episodes, "Gutfeld" and quit about 11:30p.

Awake at 8:30a on Saturday, it was a cloudy, cold 46°. I did the BSL, made coffee, had a couple smokes and tried to wake-up. I'm still distressed by Republic Service Co's order to change to truly massive garbage and recycle containers, since I have a single car garage -- as do 90% of the 40 units in the condo complex -- and I won't be able to get the huge HEMI V8 Jeep® in, with a massive re-arranging of *everything* in the damned garage. I moved my 2001 Char-Broil® Patio Caddy Grille, and commercial paper shredder over to my sis' garage, when Kevin came at 12 noon to help me fix the 1892 Brass Bed in the 2nd bedroom. I took dimensions of the garbage and recycle containers and probably will bring the 'trash' unit over to see if it works better than the ones we're going to be given by the assholes at Republic Co. F•ck you, Republic Services, for disrupting all our lives. All of York County is affected. Somehow, someway, I'll figure something workable out.

We worked 2½hrs on the project, including travel time, and because Kevin's so good, talented, reliable and responsive to me and sis' requests, he got $260 for his time. He's got 6 in his family, and can use the cash. I also gave him a bag of Allen Bros Steakburgers. I had dinner, and watched "Gold Rush" until 12:30a, closed the condo as temps dropped to 56° and quit for the night.

I slept-in until 9:30a on Sunday, a cloudy, rainy, 61° morning -- at least it isn't snow, yet -- did the usual BSL crap, made coffee and had a few smokes in the warming garage. After a light breakfast, I grabbed a shave and shower, gathered the garbage & recyclables at the garage door for take-out to the curb at 5p, and caught-up on some email. Massive t-storms hit early in the morning -- which I slept thru -- and again just after 1p, and thru the afternoon, with thunder/lightening very nearby. Shook the whole area, bigtime. No F1 races on today -- Russian F1 race at Sochi canceled due to Ukraine War -- but a NASCAR "Playoffs" Race would be on at 3p. Then this was posted... natch:

***Severe Thunderstorm Watch***
•Issued By State College (Penn State) -- PA, US, National Weather Service.
• WHAT: Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
• WHERE: A portion of central Pennsylvania, including the following counties, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Schuylkill and York.
• WHEN: From 11:40am EDT, Sep 25 2022 until 07:00pm EDT, Sep 25 2022.
• IMPACTS: Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
• ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon, and continue overnight into Tuesday morning. Some of these showers and storms will move slowly and produce heavy downpours. Many areas will have multiple showers and thunderstorms late today into tonight, leading to the possibility of flash flooding.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Heh; we don't have any "coastal waters" in PA, and all those rivers are in MD, DC and VA, not around here. So I watched the 500 mile NASCAR race on/off -- boring crap -- while I did computer work and tried to help sis with her iPad and iPhone, which didn't cooperate. I got bored with NASCAR, and watched some great old episodes -- 23 seasons worth of them available -- until 12:15a, and pulled the plug.

Have you seen "Plan A"? Open it to *full screen*, at bottom right YT screen. (H/T Dave).

Up at 8:15a on Monday, to a bright, sunny 57° start to the day, I did BSL, made coffee, had some smokes and breakfast. It would be a busy day: dry cleaners down south, USPS to the east, Weis Market to the west and back home to East York, by 2p. I unpacked all the groceries, had a "Lasagna Sandwich" for lunch and slept until 6:15p. By then, it was getting gradually colder and darker. I had Shepherd's Pie for dinner, and watched Fox thru the evening. My cleaning lady's coming at 8:30a tomorrow, so lights out at 11p.

My alarm went-off at 6a on Tuesday, to a dark 53° morning, with daylight beginning to arrive around 6:45. I made coffee, did BSL, had a smoke in the garage, had Cheerios & Cap'n Crunch Cereal w/ Blueberries, and got ready for JoAnne's arrival. I was tired, but kept drinking coffee, and made a 2nd Chemex Ottomatic v2.0 Carafe. Finally, I laid down on the couch for a short snooze, knowing that I had to meet Sherry at nearby Springettsbury Park, at 1p. I ate the last of Lee's "BBQ & Turnip Stew" for lunch -- couldn't nap with vacuum running, phone calls coming in and people talking over my "Chris Plante Show" radio program. Damn, it's only 11a, and I'm really tired.

Today, I've got nothing to do, nowhere to go, and no one to do it with.

I met Sherry at the park, we walked for 25-30mins, and went back to my place. The wind was cold and biting, although the day was nice in the upper 60s. I had cut-up rotisserie chicken in gravy w/ baby peas for dinner, watched several Fox News shows until 12, and bagged it for the night.

Up at 6:45a on Wednesday, It was a very cool 46° start to the morning, so I fired-up the garage and office Dyson heaters, made coffee, did the BSL, had some Mini-Croissants for breakfast, and checked the weather an news on my desktop in my office-sunroom. I tuned into the "Chris Stigall Show", from 6-9a, and checked a couple weather sites for news on Hurricane/ Tropical Storm Ian's progress, now a CAT 4, moving to CAT 5 status, and into southeastern FL. More weather advisories for down south in the Chesapeake Bay.

I started and finished 3 loads of laundry, a load of dishes, changed 2 of sis' incandescent bedsaide table BR light bulbs to LEDs, and tried to relax listening to the "CP Show". I hate the conversion numbers from incandescent to LED; makes no freaking sense at all. As the lovely Sherry so fondly says, "Welcome to my world". Heh. I love that woman and her sense of humor. I'm thinking ahead about "Winterizing" the condo's outside early -- 2 teak tables, lawn chairs etc -- and am trying to remember how I've put things away in the proper order, so that when/if Spring comes back, I can take them back out of the shed in back at the patio, and set them up. Ahhhhhhh, now I remember.

I finally had lunch -- Olive Loaf Sub, -- around 3:30p, and it sure didn't feel like 66°; it felt much colder. I'm now wearing my Pendleton Wool Board Shirts over my regular cotton work/ sports shirts. As we say here in PA: "It's nippy out there". My Bausch & Lomb Presser Areds 2 Eye Vitamins arrived from Amazon, with several cases of Soccoro Suprer Sweet Iced Tea, via Amazon Prime, and the 90 softgel caps were melted into a solid mass at the bottom of the bottle. Trying to get a refund -- item was unreturnable due to being an OTC medication -- was a mini-nightmare -- my Customer Service was "Shubham" from Calcutta -- unlike other experiences I've had with that company. After 45mins, I finally got it done, took a 5mg Valium, and had a 2hr snooze on my LR couch.

Awake at 6:30p, I had Shrimp, Butter, Garlic, Angel Hair Pasta for dinner, watched Fox News coverage of Hurricane/ Tropical Storm Ian thru the evening, and closed it all down at midnight.

Up at 8a on Thursday, a very cool but sunny 50° morning. I made Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, did the BSL, had a couple smokes in the garage, took 3 50mg Tramadol for back/leg pain. I tuned into the "Chris Stigall Show", (9-12am) until the "CP Show" came on at 9a. CP's step-father, Bill Plante, formerly of CBS for several decades, passed the other day, and a sub was in for him. I had the Fox Weather Team coverage on of the now-Tropical Storm Ian, and the coming death and financial toll looks grim, very grim. I hope not. Too early to say, yet.

Yes, "Electric Vehicles Are the Veggie Burger of Cars", as I've said for the past couple of years.

I met Lee at the massive York Galleria shopping center c omplex, and we walked 2 laps of the upper mezzanine, euqalling 1 mile. He was having chest pain, so I gave him 2 of my Rx Nitroglycerin tablets, but he just couldn't walk any further, and went home. Something's obviously wrong with hisa quad-bypass form 5yrs ago. Me? I felt just fine. We split-up around 3p, and I went home to watch TV covewrage of the Search, Rescue & (soon massive) Recovery Operations going on throughout Florida. I had an Open face hot chicken sandwich with roast sweet and white potatoes and green peas, watched the continuing coverage of Rescue & Recovery Ops. Grim.

My dear friend, Nancy, called and we talked about "this & that", "these, those and them", and I watched Fox until 11p, and quit for the night. It's supposed to be a cloudy day tomorrow, so maybe I'll sleep in until 8:30. Heh.

Tomorrow starts a new week, and it's another clear one for me, as is the following week. The middle of October becomes a medical wasteland for me and sis. I'll enjoy the time while I have it.

The Hidden Truths About Your Electric Car (EV).

What are the implications of purchasing an electric vehicle (E.V.)? Let's find out.

A new full-size E.V. capable of traveling about 300 miles with a single charge currently sells for about $60,000. Typical E.V. battery replacement after 3–5 years of normal use sells for $10,000–$15,000. This type lithium battery replacement is handled only by an authorized dealership. On the other hand, a new full-size gas vehicle (G.V.) sells for approximately $40,000. Typical battery replacement for the same normal use sells for $100–$150 and can be replaced and installed by the individual owner.

Let's consider the cost of ownership of driving a vehicle 100,000 miles. For the E.V., an 8-hour charge, which is good for a range of about 300 miles, is now about $8 per charge, or about $2,700. The E.V. cost includes a $60,000 initial cost plus the $2,700 charging cost and a $10,000 battery, totaling $72,700. For the G.V., the cost includes $40,000 initial cost plus $300 battery (2) replacements and 4,000 gallons of gasoline, averaging 25 miles per gallon at current gas price of $3.50 per gallon, or $14,000, and $2,000 maintenance, which totals $56,300. It follows that the price for gasoline would have to be about $7.60 per gallon for ownership cost of the E.V. to be equivalent to that of a traditional G.V. These numbers are part of the hidden truths.

A typical E.V. battery weighs one thousand pounds and is about the size of a car trunk. It contains 25 pounds of lithium; 60 pounds of nickel; 44 pounds of manganese; 30 pounds of cobalt; 200 pounds of copper; and 400 pounds of aluminum, steel, and plastic. This type of battery contains over 6,000 individual lithium-ion cells. The majority of these materials are derived from mining operations worldwide. To manufacture each E.V. auto battery, the following material must be processed: 25,000 pounds of brine for the lithium, 30,000 pounds of ore for the cobalt, 5,000 pounds of ore for the nickel, and 25,000 pounds of ore for copper. All told, suppliers must dig up 500,000 pounds of the earth's crust for just one battery. Sixty-eight percent of the world's cobalt, a significant part of an E.V. battery, comes from the Congo, where they have no pollution controls and minimal regulation, and they employ children, who die from handling this toxic material.

There are no emissions directly from an EV itself. However, there are many from mining operations. These facts are not generally publicized.

E.V.s can and should be part of the solution, but doing away with fossil fuels is not a viable alternative. According to Texas comptroller Glenn Hager, a complete divestment of the industry not only is impractical and illogical, but runs counter to the economic well-being of our country and its citizens. The U.S. economy depends on the use of fossil fuels such as natural gas and coal for power generation, and gasoline and diesel for transportation and airline industries. More research, study, and trials must be done to change our current energy sources in a responsible way.

© 9.25.22 by Kent Moss, "American Thinker".

[JS: A Tesla battery has 25 pounds of lithium (which has to be treated with sulphuric acid), 60 pounds of nickel, 45 pounds of manganese, 30 pounds of cobalt, 200 pounds of copper, 400 pounds of aluminum and plastic. The machine that mines that, uses 900 to 1000 gallons of diesel fuel every 12 hours. How is this feasible?].

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