Category Archives: Good to Know

What is Japan doing right about COVID-19?

Japan’s ambassador to Canada has some interesting insights: Surprise! Japan’s secret weapons are science, technology, communitarian solidarity, internal public preparedness, and international co-operation. Something the amnesiacs just to the south of us, in all their not-so-rugged “individualism”, are forgetting even … Continue reading

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Scientist debunks coronavirus conspiracy theories

Dr. Peter Daszak breaks down the known facts about COVID-19 and its wild origins. He also explains, clearly and simply, what to do to prevent disease outbreaks…which is something no wild-eyed conspiracy theorist (like Donnie, for one) can manage, because … Continue reading

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Why COVID-19 is not like the flu

A simple, straight-forward explainer, in video form: Use your social distancing, folks. It’s all we have that can stop it from spreading further and faster than it already has.

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A fascinating history of toilet paper

The History Guy tackles a touchy subject with fascinating facts…and humor: Something I never knew about toilets throughout the ages: The kings (and queens) of England used to have special servants (gentlemen and ladies in waiting, no less) whose job … Continue reading

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Dumbest conspiracy theory ever?

Quite possibly: “Nicolás Maduro is implicated in the death of Kobe Bryant up to his eyeballs, because he [Bryant] was planning to recognize Juan Guaidó [as president of Venezuela] and to give him a reception in his home. It had … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Evo vs. Angela

“Evo runs for a 4th term: hyperpresidentialism, authoritarianism, populism. Merkel runs for a 4th term: experience, capability, rustproof statecraft. Do you see how they manipulate [you]?” I guess, for the lovely crapagandarati of the mainstream media, running for a fourth … Continue reading

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Donnie’s drug use, confirmed

I don’t know how I missed this video, which came out three days ago, but here is David Pakman, with a “secret” that’s literally been under our noses (and Donnie’s) all this time: Yeah, that open drawer behind him in … Continue reading

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Oopsie poopsie.

What if bigots were all inadvertently honest about their bigotry…like THIS guy? Yes, that’s right: He bravely admitted that the “Straight Pride” people are in fact a racist group. Not that we hadn’t already guessed, but there’s your confirmation, straight … Continue reading

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STFU, Brad Trost.

Okay, there’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s resist the urge to burn the whole damn suitcase, and dig in: First off, this is not a film “telling the truth”, it’s FICTION. The real story has already been told, … Continue reading

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Ford Fest MAGAt is a cringefest

Oh gawd, get a load of this: “There’s more important things” than healthcare and education? Well, we know just how much value Drumpf Hat Guy puts on education, because he clearly slept through Social Studies (are they still even teaching … Continue reading

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