Backward, and proud

Mississippi Flag

News Item: “. . . South Carolina is one of only two U.S. states (the other is Mississippi) still to fly the Confederate flag in an official capacity. . . .”
Good. We should always encourage truth in labeling.
It is the way we  know which cereals to avoid because of sugar, which baked goods to avoid because of gluten and which states to avoid because of nuts.

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Dittoheads know better

Polar Bear

News Headline: “National Geographic has to radically redraw parts of its atlas because of Arctic ice loss.”
Are we really supposed to believe National Geographic about the “science” of climate change?
Sounds more like a way to sell us atlases.
And aren’t these the same people who promote the round-Earth theory so they can sell us globes?

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On to the Sweet Sixteen?

FIFA

News Item: “. . . Team USA will progress if they lose by one and Ghana win by one, but the United States keep their goals-scored tally higher than Ghana (i.e., Team USA lose 1-2; Ghana win 1-0). Team USA progress if Ghana win 1-0, the United States lose 1-0. Both end on goal difference of zero, so goals scored would apply—but again the teams are tied. Team USA progress on account of a better head-to-head result. Team USA go out on goal difference if Ghana win by more than one and the United States lose by one (or more) or if Ghana win by one and Team USA lose by more than one. . . .”
Sorry, soccer.
Nice try.
But you’ll never be as complicated as baseball.

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