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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

These Are a Few of My Fakery Things

A man once died and appeared at the gates of heaven. St. Peter told the man that in order to get into heaven he had to accumulate 100 points based on how he had lived his life. St. Peter asked the man to begin describing his time on earth.


In 1922 when the United States was still shaking loose the shackles of World War I, the country was pretty much still a victim of the late 1800s growing pains.

Applications for US jobless claims up again last week

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the number of unemployed continues to rise modestly, though the labor market remains one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy.

Inflation weighs on back-to-school buying for many families

To understand the impact of surging inflation on this year’s back-to-school spending, look no further than children’s rain boots with motifs like frogs and ladybugs made by Washington Shoe Co.

VA awards $431 million in grants to help at-risk Veterans and...

On Aug.  1, the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $431 million in grants to 258 non-profit organizations across the nation to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families.

Coronavirus Files: Boosters coming in September, while inoculation of youngest kids...

The Treasury Department released new guidelines that will make it easier for state and local governments to apply COVID relief funds to affordable housing projects, reports Joey Garrison at USA Today.

Researchers Call for National Public Health Effort to Prevent Loneliness

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health call for the United States Public Health system to spearhead national efforts to combat the epidemic of loneliness. They write that prevention efforts must combine individual and population-based strategies, but more research is needed to provide the evidence to support the latter approach.

VA expands grant program for community organizations helping homeless Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs published a Proposed Rule, July 29, allowing Grant and Per Diem program grantees to receive reimbursements for costs associated with serving the minor dependents of homeless Veterans.

The Great Pretender

Ferdinand Demara - aka the Great Imposter - spent much of his life pretending to be somebody else. He lived as a monk, law student, zoology graduate, a teacher in Maine, a surgeon in the Royal Canadian Navy, an assistant warden at a Texas prison, and a Baptist minister. In reality, he was actually none of those things.

Letter to the Editor

It should be red-alert news that our President and Dr. Fauci both now have had covid. Why? Because we, the “non-vaxed” - have been endlessly harassed and ridiculed for not giving into the shot: we have been denied work, schooling, and social privileges etc on a mass scale over this jab!