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How did 81-1 longshot Wealthy Strike win the Kentucky Derby? Watch this StarTribune (Chuck L). Time was nonetheless fairly quick, within the high 50 for the Derby traditionally. I seen even within the NBC video (admittedly on a second viewing) that the jockey actually needed to maneuver Wealthy Strike on the high of the house stretch round a horse on the within. This video reveals him virtually forcing his manner between two horses a bit earlier. Nonetheless, Wealthy Strike deserves full marks for having fairly a kick within the final furlong.
Election 2022: Canine at polling stations BBC (David L)
Minnesota briefs: First wolf pups of the season tagged by Voyageurs researchers StarTribune (Chuck L)
NASA Releases Ridiculously Sharp Webb Area Telescope Pictures Gizmodo. Kevin W: “Try the earlier than & after photos.”
When Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King jammed blues for an inspiring session FarOut Journal (David L)
The Dutch Tax Authority Was Felled by AI—What Comes Subsequent? SpectrumIEEE (David L)
Child meals and autism — do the lawsuits and web claims have benefit? Skeptical Raptor (furzy)
Garbology: How one can spot patterns in individuals’s waste BBC (Dr. Kevin)
Paging Dr. Ultrasound McGill (resilc)
It’s Not Too Late. You Can Enhance Your Brainpower at Any Age. ConsumerReports (David L)
-SARS-CoV-2 shuts down host MHC-1 to evade CD8+ T cells
-this does not differ between variants (pre-omicron)
-A number of viral genes accountable (so redundancy in-built)
-variant evolution towards higher suppression of innate immune responses moderately than CD8 T cell evasion https://t.co/kgFnyAkdAT
— Dr. Deepti Gurdasani (@dgurdasani1) Could 7, 2022
Transmission of infectious SARS-CoV-2 through fomites is feasible however unlikely to happen in real-life situations, research concludes Information-medical.internet (Kevin W)
Coral reefs present beautiful photos of a world beneath assault Related Press (furzy)
Fertilizer turning Europe’s farms into huge reservoirs of microplastics New Atlas (David L)
Authorities threatening to ditch Northern Eire protocol except EU backs down Unbiased (Kevin W)
Boris Johnson to pressure via new anti-protest curbs in Queen’s speech Guardian (Kevin W)
Labour will get a bloody nostril in Tower Hamlets Counterfire (J-LS)
Sri Lanka PM resigns, Rajapaksa household residence burnt down amid clashes: 10 factors Hindustan Instances (J-LS)
Dictator’s son a front-runner as Filipinos elect subsequent chief Related Press (Kevin W)
New Not-So-Chilly Battle
Delusional interpretations on either side of the Russia-West divide Gilbert Doctorow
Kissinger, chief US warmaker & regime changer for half a century, has misplaced confidence the US will win its battle with Russia; has “no judgement” how Putin thinks; proposes “the choice of getting a special method”. https://t.co/ADOFnPCnwj pic.twitter.com/vz3tdepkJs
— Dances_with_Bears (@bears_with) Could 10, 2022
Leaks elevate concern Ukraine will spill into US-Russia proxy battle The Hill. I can’t even…
Fee weighs joint borrowing for Ukraine Politico (Kevin W). Notice this comes regardless of proof of but extra looting, like troopers not being paid, households not getting demise advantages.
EU drops plans to ban transport Russian crude in face of opposition Monetary Instances
However Macron, EU to Push Orban to Drop Veto Menace on Russian Oil Ban Bloomberg
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Ukraine Alone Makes Biden The Worst US President In A Lengthy Time Caitlin Johnstone (David L)
In shift, Democrats de-link Ukraine support from COVID-19 cash The Hill. And now $40 billion:
Democrats need to elevate Biden’s Ukraine support to just about $40 Billion Accountable Statecraft. Resilc:
Your complete State and International Operations spending invoice for the present price range yr is $56.1 billion, only a smidge greater than what Congress could decide to addressing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in just below eight weeks.
I will likely be voting for one Inexperienced anti battle IS senate candidate in NC
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CIA INEPTITUDE, RUSSIAN CAULDRONS AND THE UKRAINIAN MAFIA Larry Johnson (guurst)
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Vladimir Putin Deal with to Victory Parade on Purple Sq. – Could 9, 2022 – English Subtitles YouTube. Quick, however in case you are impatient, transcript right here.
Putin’s calm, restrained Victory Day speech ‘left room for negotiations’ International Instances. Misses that the Donbass forces = DNR and LNR militias plus Chechens, with common Russian military artillery assist. Within the speech, Putin acknowledged the Donbass militias and apparently some members had been current.
March of the Immortal Regiment, St Petersburg, 2022: Impressions of a Participant Gilbert Doctorow. Learn to the top.
Sky Information Stops Interview With Russian Diplomat Over Point out of Zelensky Posting SS Image Sputnik. Rev Kev noticed the clip which has apparently been yanked since. However it nonetheless lives on Twitter:
Unbelievable—Sky Information host asks Russian Deputy UN Rep Dmitry Polyanskiy in regards to the British Protection Secretary evaluating Russian troops to nazis, then CUTS HIM OFF after he pulls out a pill and reveals the viewers Zelensky’s Instagram submit of an SS totenkopf-wearing Ukrainian soldier pic.twitter.com/gYKhTkANtt
— Wyatt Reed (@wyattreed13) Could 9, 2022
Notice that Dmitry Polyanskiy within the clip above mentions a Could 9 45 minute video by Scott Ritter on Finland. After I went trying on YouTube, all I might discover is what seems like a hoisting/republication:
Scott Ritter – Ukraine, Finland and Nato, a Warning to the Folks of Finland . The YouTube search outcomes say on the high: “These outcomes could also be new or altering rapidly.” I’ve seen that in Google searches solely when an article or submit has been yanked just lately. I imagine the explanation PayPal demonetized MintPress and Consortium Information was that each gave Ritter loads of play (for MintNews, a number of vids, for Consortium Information, each unique articles and IIRC, no less than one interview on CNLive!). There’s a extremely distrubing must-listen part on the F-35A beginning at 41:00. Oh, per Glen in Water Cooler, seems unique vid is on Bitchute.
Dubai official criticizes ‘silly’ US invoice that targets OPEC nations The Cradle (guurst). We’ve misplaced our minds.
Saudi Arabia flexing its geopolitical oil energy Asia Instances
Mistaken to the Core: The Supreme Court docket of Israel’s Ruling on Masafer Yatta Verfassungsblog (guurst)
Imperial Collapse Watch
A Marine’s Story: Phil Klay’s Reminiscences and Recommendation for a Nation Nonetheless Reeling from Afghanistan and Iraq Washington Month-to-month (resilc)
US Navy Stonewalls Congress In Working Ship Reviews qCaptain (guurst). Subhead:
The US Navy has used a path of misinformation to stonewall Congress and divert funding from working ships to naval aviation and costly/attractive warships just like the failed USS Zumwalt.
Scooping the Supreme Court docket New Yorker (furzy)
The Fall of ‘Roe’ Would Put Massive Tech in a Bind Wired (Dr. Kevin). Gee, they could need to make it doable to decide out of geolocating? However what about all these NSA/FBI again doorways?
The Actual Origins of the Non secular Proper Politico (furzy). Confirms my pet thesis, of organized feminists within the Seventies being responsible of not nailing down key rights, notably to abortions, once they had the wind of their sails.
NYC’s Jewish museum bans DeSantis for having mistaken opinions New York Submit (furzy)
Our No Longer Free Press
A Republican state senator’s marketing campaign stated the media wasn’t allowed at their political rally. So @KyungLahCNN rented a lodge room to document the occasion from the balcony. pic.twitter.com/Hi4dzaGaYW
— CNN (@CNN) Could 9, 2022
Police State Watch
U.S. police trainers with far-right ties are instructing tons of of cops Reuters. Resilc: “Shocked! Shocked I’m.”
Villages Instructed to Evacuate as New Mexico Wildfire Pushes North US Information (David L)
Double Down! Doomberg. On MicroStrategy.
A Higher Globalization May Rise from Hyper-Globalization’s Ashes Mission Syndicate (David L)
Fed Warns of Worsening Market Liquidity in Stability Report Bloomberg. Gee, ya suppose?
Web Suppliers Decide to Low-Earnings Broadband Program Below Infrastructure Legislation Wall Avenue Journal. The truth that that is occurring solely now….after distant education throughout Covid lockdowns, is a shame.
Antidote du jour (Cliff V):
And a bonus. Robert H is an enormous fan of this cat, which I take to be a younger Maine Coon.
See yesterday’s Antidote du Jour and Hyperlinks right here.