US Infrastructure Plan

The Whitehouse has a statement on the American’s Jobs Plan (aka the multi-trillion dollar infrastructure bill.) * In total, the plan will invest about $2 trillion this decade. * $621 billion in transportation infrastructure and resilience. * invest $80 billion to address Amtrak’s repair backlog * a targeted investment tax credit that incentivizes the buildout …

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CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Priority Plan Could Cause 100,000 Avoidable Deaths

On December 1, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) gave its recommended COVID-19 Vaccination Priority plan and it is still wrong. The CDC is ignoring its own science on the most at risk groups. On December 1, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that health care personnel and long-term care facility residents …

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Arab League Morocco Will Have Peace Deal With Israel

Morocco joins Bahrain, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates in joining peace deals and economic normalization with Israel. Morocco has a population of over 37 million people and is a member of the Arab League. The Arab League has 22 member states. It was founded in Cairo in March 1945 with six members. Oman, Comoros, …

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Is a Two to Three Week Delay on COVID Vaccine Approval Worth It?

The UK has already approved the Pfizer COVID vaccine. This is ahead of the EU and the USA. Everyone knows the Pfizer COVID vaccine will be approved in each of the jurisdictions. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a meeting planned to discuss Pfizer’s data in depth on 10 December. Dr Scott …

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WHO Doctor Nabarro Says We Must Fight COVID Without Lockdowns

Dr. David Nabarro, World Health Organization special envoy on COVID, is arguing for the middle way to have robust defenses against the virus without using lockdowns as the primary control method. Nabarro says “The only time we believe a lockdown is justified is to buy you time to reorganize, regroup, rebalance your resources, protect your …

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California Mismanagement Guarantee Many Power Outages

California customers have over 20 times the annual minutes of power outage as electrical customers in France. California has over 200 times the annual minutes of power outage as electrical customers in Japan. California customers have three times more annual minutes of power outage than the US average. The sources of the problems are how …

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Thousands of Public Cameras Used to Analyze Changes in Actual Social Distancing

Purdue University engineers have a built a website (cam2project.net ) that gathers live video and images from about 30,000 network cameras in more than 100 countries and they are using the system to monitor and analyze COVID-19 social distancing. The system automatically discovers thousands of network cameras in public spaces. After the system discovers cameras, …

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US-China Splitting Internet, Technology and Business into East and West Blocs 2.0

The US State Department has a broader action on technology from China that is banning apps and is part of a US-China split of the internet, technology and business world into the China side and the US side. The Tik Tok and WeChat executive orders are only a small part. India and China have a …

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D is for Dams But the D is the Engineer Infrastructure Rating

Michigan just had two dams collapse. Michigan has a D+ infrastructure rating from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Michigan has a C- for its dams. Michigan’s approximately 2,600 dams support water supply, irrigation, hydropower, and in some cases, recreation. There are 140 high hazard potential dams in the state. Hazard potential is not an …

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