This screenshot from a video showing subway flooding was from July 8, 2021, almost 2 months before a more catastrophic wave of flooding hit NYC on September 1, 2021. Read more here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/07/09/nyc-flooding-soaks-subways-roads-ahead-tropical-storm-elsa/7912206002/

NY State government and NYC government have had 9 years since Hurricane Sandy to prepare New York City for flooding. Last night showed a complete failure of our state and local government to prepare. You can’t stop the rain. But you can build infrastructure to deal with flooding.


Sam Wilson was a hero long before he ever met Steve Rogers and became an Avenger


Photo from Physics World; https://physicsworld.com/a/physics-world-review-of-2020-a-year-were-glad-to-say-goodbye-to/

borderline racist image
borderline racist image
Considering how and why we started celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the United States, this is a borderline racist image.

I don’t remember where I got this picture from.


  1. How Democratic and Republican Primaries Work
  2. Making A Bad Prediction About the Future Nominee

How Democratic and Republican Primaries Work

I sometimes wonder if U.S. citizens could pass the civics tests naturalized citizens take, given that I don’t know if most U.S. citizens know what naturalized means. | https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/testupdates

Caucuses are stupid. From https://thejjreport.com/sport/put-iowa-caucuses-out-of-their-misery-results-delay-further-undermines-privilege-to-be-1st/

From The Conversation “Breaking Up Families? America looks like a Dickens Novel.” | http://theconversation.com/breaking-up-families-america-looks-like-a-dickens-novel-98660

Image from a review of the satire ‘The Forever War’ from WarIsBoring.com.

Fred Chong Rutherford

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