Russia-Ukraine war enters 100th Day: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russias-invasion-ukraine-enters-fourth-month-2022-05-22/
It’s no secret inflation is running “hot” this year, with May 2022 CPI at 8.3% yearly. That seems low….this post will track all the little pricing increases I see during daily life that shows the real numbers.
|Item||2021 Price||2022 Price||2023 Price||2024 Price|
|Used Car||Blue Book||+30% over blue book|
How America Lost One Million People https://nyti.ms/3lcehcQ
Seemed like we licked it, then Delta came and walloped us all over again. Looks like it’ll be three years before it’s over, like many experts predicted.
After a contentious election season and several days of world-on-edge waiting, a new president elect is chosen!
Of course, sore losers abound
The tasks Biden faces are huge, with the Covid epidemic back into “exponential growth mode” and a divided nation. Biden won by sevaral million votes but nearly 50% still voted for Trump. California exports to Arizona and a reinforced democrat vote in the upper Midwest sealed the victory.
It’s the end of Summer and it’s the same ‘ol thing…
- Trump is trying to suppress votes by slowing down the post office! https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/13/donald-trump-usps-post-office-election-funding
- Fires have consumed a chumk of California:
- Virus stats
Amazing sunset tonight with smoke from nearby fires.
I was walking the lake this weekend nearby these incidents.
It didn’t make the news but woke up Friday morning to a SWAT team across the street surrounding a guy in a car. About 15 police with guns out. They shot out his window and arrested him. Never found out what he did for all that.
Other sad weekend news:
Locals are starting to organize to document and confront the bad behavior around the lake and trying to engage the city council and Mayor. I don’t think the city has the stomach or resources for it though.