Dow Drops 3.56% S&P 500 Down 3.35% And Nasdaq Down 3.71%

US stock prices took a hit today with the three major indexes all falling more than three percent (archived). The Dow Jones Industrial Average had shown some small gains for the year until markets opened today. The day's 3.56 percent drop takes its performance down to -2.2 percent for 2020. Mainstream reports are crediting coronavirus panic for the loss, but US stock prices have been climbing rapidly the past few months as the Federal Reserve undertook a quiet campaign of "Quantitive Easing", buying questionable debts and printing new dollars.

Google Carrying Out Take Down Requests Over Word "Did" On Behalf Of "Dance India Dance"

Google has been caught enforcing claims of ownership Indian TV Channel "Zee TV" is casting on the word "did", do in the simple past tense (archived). Zee TV appears to have hired a firm calling itself "RightsHero" to send DMCA takedown notices to Google targeting pages containing "did" in their title because Zee TV would like DID to consistenly serve as an acronym denoting their show titled "Dance India Dance".

Four Virginia State Senators Break Party Line To Block Bill Assaulting Certain Pieces Of Private Property

Four Democratic Virginia State Senators voted in conjunction with Republicans to turn down a bill that would have banned the sale of assault weapons and mandated the surrender or destruction of magazines which hold more than 12 rounds. The bill was proposed by Democratic Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (archived). Continue reading

USG Welfare Baron, Madame Secretary Mike Pompeo Goes To Senegal For "Security" Flavored Welfare Talks

Long time USG welfare recipient and Madame Secretary Mike Pompeo visited Senegal today and discussed fine-tuning welfare levels in the region with Macky Sall, a local chief welfare distributer and son of Maoist Amadou Sall (archived, archived). The population of Senegal grew from 9.3 million in 1998, when Mike Pompeo’s company Thayer Aerospace first took venture funding from Mitt Romney's Bain and Co., to 16.7 million today. Between 2001 and 2019 Senegal received 2.5 billion in "foreign aid" from the USG (archived, archived).

New Philadelphia Police Commisioner's First Act: Welcoming Her Nails Into Department Grooming Standards

After new Philadelphia Police Commisioner Danielle Outlaw was repeatedly reminded her black nail polish was outside of department grooming standards while doing the rounds to meet her new charges, one of Commisioner Outlaw's first acts was liberalizing the department's appearance standards to accomodate herself (archived). Continue reading