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There should have been a full Congressional hearing into the mismanagement of the post-hurricane response that killed 3,000 Americans. However, there was no way the GOP was going to investigate it's own failures. 

After the complete failure on the response and active downplaying of the threat of COVID-19, I hope that they perform a full investigation to learn how badly the Trump admin blocked and hindered the response. 

A failure of leadership of epic proportions.

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2 minutes ago, JCon said:

There should have been a full Congressional hearing into the mismanagement of the post-hurricane response that killed 3,000 Americans. However, there was no way the GOP was going to investigate it's own failures. 

After the complete failure on the response and active downplaying of the threat of COVID-19, I hope that they perform a full investigation to learn how badly the Trump admin blocked and hindered the response. 

A failure of leadership of epic proportions.

Should the Dems win the election (and especially if they win Congress), the depth of the GOP/Trump criminal enterprise/incompetence is going to come to light and will likely be breath taking.

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https://www.npr.org/2020/03/11/814412314/here-we-go-again-dow-drops-700-points-as-stock-market-turmoil-continues

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Major stock indexes plunged again on Wednesday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 20% from its peak in February. The meant that the blue chip index entered bear market territory, ending its 11-year winning streak.

 

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On 2020-03-16 at 5:57 PM, The Unknown Poster said:

Disney lost $85 billion.  One analyst predicted they might be ripe for a takeover by Apple though its highly unlikely. 
 

 

Funny you should mention this

https://deadline.com/2019/09/walt-disney-co-bob-iger-apple-memoir-combined-companies-if-steve-jobs-lived-1202738354/?fbclid=IwAR24hPzbe9gNpCPO7uJ-c07YbxD0SzL_dwppX6SUOeMxYbSLeCJUKNOLreY

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https://www.sciencealert.com/lost-fragment-of-ancient-continent-discovered-under-remote-canadian-island

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Scientists have uncovered a splintered remnant of Earth's continental crust from millions of years ago, embedded in the isolated wilderness of northern Canada.

Baffin Island, located in between the Canadian mainland and Greenland, is a vast Arctic expanse covering over 500,000 square kilometres (almost 200,000 square miles), making it the fifth largest island in the world.

While analysing igneous rock samples recovered from diamond exploration drilling in the Chidliak Kimberlite Province at the southern stretches of Baffin Island, researchers identified a mineral signature in the rock they had never expected to find.

"Kimberlites are subterranean rockets that pick up passengers on their way to the surface," explains geologist Maya Kopylova from the University of British Columbia.

"The passengers are solid chunks of wall rocks that carry a wealth of details on conditions far beneath the surface of our planet over time."

In this case, those passengers had completed a very long journey. The team says kimberlite rocks like this, formed at depths below 150 kilometres (93 miles), are driven to the surface by both geological and chemical forces.

In terms of the geological component, their emergence underneath modern-day Baffin Island represents the end of a colossal dispersal that occurred approximately 150 million years ago, during rifting of the continental plate of the North Atlantic Craton (NAC).

This NAC refers to chunks of lithospheric rock that date back billions of years ago to the Archean Eon, representing some of the best exposures of Earth's earliest continental crust.

Rifted into fragments millions of years ago, NAC has been exposed in Scotland, Labrador, and Greenland...

Pretty amazing discovery.

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