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Stuart G

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February 25, 2024

Mega City (Mexico City) May Be Months Away from Running out of Water

Source: CNN

A sprawling metropolis of nearly 22 million people is facing a severe water crisis. Experts warn some taps could run dry soon. Megacity may be months away from running out of water ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Alejandro Gomez has been without proper running water for more than three months. Sometimes it comes on for an hour or two, but only a small trickle, barely enough to fill a couple of buckets. Then nothing for many days.

Gomez, who lives in Mexico City's Tlalpan district, doesn't have a big storage tank so can't get water truck deliveries -- there's simply nowhere to store it. Instead, he and his family eke out what they can buy and store.

When they wash themselves, they capture the runoff to flush the toilet. It's hard, he told CNN. "We need water, it's essential for everything."

Water shortages are not uncommon in this neighborhood, but this time feels different, Gomez said. "Right now, we are getting this hot weather. It's even worse, things are more complicated."

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/



Horrific news
February 25, 2024

How about the funniest movie ever seen. Without doubt..."The Producers"

When I saw that film, I laughed so hard that I could not stop. The plot is funny......
The acting is funny, The script is funny, and the guy who plays the fake singer...is very funny.
Yes, the "The Producers" is funniest film I have ever seen.. ...And maybe the happiest too.

February 24, 2024

After 2 Years, Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Far Worse Than An Analyist Expected, CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/24/europe/ukraine-war-russia-two-years-analysis-intl/index.html
Analysis by Matthew Chance, CNN Chief Global Affairs Correspondent

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Two years ago, when Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, I was among the many long-time observers of the Kremlin who got it wrong.

Few could fathom why Vladimir Putin, Russia’s calculating leader, would embark on such a risky military adventure, especially when the mere threat of a Russian invasion was already yielding results.

In June the previous year, as Russian forces massed near Ukraine, US President Joe Biden met Putin at a superpower-style summit, describing the US and Russia as “two great powers” elevating the Russian leader after previous US administrations had sought to downplay Russia’s influence.

In the days before the 2022 invasion, Washington offered a “pragmatic evaluation” of Moscow’s security concerns, signalling openness to compromise.

Pitching Russian forces against one of the region’s biggest standing armies seemed uncharacteristically reckless and, therefore, unlikely.

There were others, though, who rightly saw the invasion as inevitable, better reading the Kremlin’s intentions, and confidently predicting a swift Russian victory at the hands of Moscow’s vastly superior forces.

Two years on, I like to think that those of us who doubted the Kremlin’s resolve were wrong for the right reasons.
February 20, 2024

WHAT IS THE WORST MOVIE YOU EVER SAW?


i WALKED OUT OF A MOVIE ......CALLED ..".PSYCHO,"..
i HATED THIS MOVIE FOREVER...!!!!
i DID NOT SEE THE END OF THE MOVIE FOR 28 YEARS... I WALKED OUT IN 1960 OR 1961...

AND I SAW THE END OF THE MOVIE IN 1988.
February 18, 2024

The most devastating of all wars for the United States was the "Civil War"..1861 to 1865..Largest % of deaths ever.

Above is A "Little known Fact...Why? because it happened so long ago.....and
".rare medical help and incompetent medical help and procedures. "

February 17, 2024

Eating Disorders are a Huge Problem in the United States of America.

.........................Perhaps the largest health problem in the U.S.A...................................
So many people in the U.S.A. are Obese and Overweight. This is one of the most important health problems in our country..
And we are not talking about a few thousand people...My guess is that at least 40 million of us in the U.S.A. have this problem.
I was once 60 pounds overweight. I know what compulsive eating is all about.......I weighed 210 pounds and lost 60
pounds and kept that weight off for 40 years....Yes, I kept it off for a very long time and have.........NEVER GAINED IT BACK...

.................If I had not lost that weight, I would not be here to write these words. Overeating is one of the worst addictions that
we can have.. It isn't like booze drinking.....Why?...Everyone knows booze is addictive.
.. But OVEREATING..IS A DIFFERENT KIND OF A PROBLEM....... IT is not the same as booze, because booze is a well known problem...Overeating is not that well known or reported as much as booze.is. And Overeating is a far worse problem that affects far more people than booze..
How many people in the U.S.A. are overweight??....I don't know....You tell me, and.The NUMBER IS IN THE TENS OF MILLIONS.....

............OVEREATING IS PERHAPS THE WORST HEALTH PROBLEM IN THE UNITED STATES..I DON'T KNOW FOR SURE,
BUT IT COULD BE THE WORST. BECAUSE IT IS NOT REPORTED LIKE BOOZE IS. AND NOT GIVEN THE ATTENTION THAT IT SHOULD
HAVE. IT COULD BE FAR WORSE THAN BOOZE. ....


...........HERE IS A POSSIBLE REASON WHY THIS IS SO BAD.......FOOD IS VERY PLENTIFUL AND VERY CHEAP COMPARED TO
OTHER COUNTRIES..... WE HAVE MORE THAN ENOUGH FOOD IN THE U.S.A. AND THAT IS A REASON THAT FOOD IS
SO CHEAP...(as compared to other countries in the world) We have a tremendous amount of land that grows food ....................Most people do NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS PROBLEM and that is also part of the problem.. .......................

.........................End of post........Time to go to sleep near Chicago Illinois..... It is now 11:30 pm where I live..................

February 13, 2024

It is my opinion that Donald Trump's statement: "Russia can do what it wants." ....is the mistake that will ruin him.

The idea of NATO...is to prevent Russia from taking over countries in Europe..

AND THE IDEA WORKED!!!!!!!!! ....Donald Trump wants to destroy NATO.. ....................

Trump is a: ] STUPID FOOL AND HE JUST PROVED IT TO EVERYONE......

and " TRUMP DOESN'T HAVE A CLUE", says Stu

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I thought I knew a lot, and I found out... how little I knew about what I know. And how much more there is to learn, if I listen and read what others have to say.

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