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  1. Routine tests conducted by doctors can’t identify virus strains. It requires genetic sequencing.
  2. They started monitoring the wastewater flow for virus loads at the UCSD campus early in the pandemic. At least here it’s now being done regionally.
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  4. Only if you care about lives over a peculiarly American concept of freedom.
  5. Yeah Norway is really a lawless place. 94 gun deaths in 2021 while we had only 40,175. https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/gun-deaths-by-country
  6. You gotta remember this is the view from under the bridge.
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  8. I’m quite comfortable comparing Napoleon’s, or even Charles XII of Sweden’s, military successes with those of Patton. And remember that the starting point of the Patton discussion was his advocacy of continuing the war against those same Russians, so he was also of unsound mind.
  9. Well you ain’t gonna take over Russia in one season. There’ll be a winter in their somewhere. And the spring mud is actually worse. That’s one of the reasons why experts think that if Putin goes in he goes in soon while the ground is frozen.
  10. Yeah because if history shows one thing it’s that it’s a mistake to invade Russia. Better generals than Patton have made that mistake.
  11. With the exception of the last few decades Russia has ruled the Ukraine for much of the last thousand years. And when it wasn’t ruled by the Russians it was ruled by the Mongols, Poles etc. I’m all for an independent, even West-leaning Ukraine but I think we need some historical perspective. A Russian incursion into Ukraine is not the Anschluss. It’s not even Czechloslovakia in ‘68. We may not like what Russia is doing if they invade, and I’m not saying we shouldn’t help Ukraine, but we need to recognize that this is occurring in an area that is historically a part of the Russian state. Some o
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