Crazy Years: Top Ten Reasons We Know

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Here are the Top Ten Reasons we know these are the Crazy Years.

10. Pelosi’s ‘Impeachment Pens’ Could Fetch $1.5 Million At Auction

9. And There It Is… Democrat Candidate Blames Trump for Iowa Caucus Train Wreck

8. New York Requires Citizens to Obtain ‘Stargazing Permit’ To Admire the Stars in Public Parks

7. Mommy Can’t Talk Right Now — She’s Dopamine Fasting

6, U.S. Army Funds ‘Fully Automated Microaggression Detector’ to ‘Catch Implicit Bias’ In The Workplace

5. Call your animal a ‘companion’ instead of a pet: PETA chief says term is derogatory because it makes living things sound like a ‘commodity’ or ‘decoration’

4. Baltimore County hasn’t recycled glass in 7 years, but officials say residents still shouldn’t throw it out

3. Why liberal white women pay a lot of money to learn over dinner how they’re racist

2. Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for climate activism

And the No. 1 reason we know these are the crazy year:

1. Schiff: If You Don’t Convict Trump He Might Give Alaska Back to Russia

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~ Moloch

The Crazy Years: Don’t drink the water

“I’m here to tell you these are not the crazy years, these are the fracking insane years.”    ~ Sarah A. Hoyt

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The media helpfully point it out:

Is it something in the water? Or is it:

How a vegan diet could affect your intelligence. The vegan diet is low in – or, in some cases, entirely devoid of – several important brain nutrients. Could these shortcomings be affecting vegans’ abilities to think?

Would you like brain damage with that? America’s favorite cooking oil causes neurological changes, says animal study.

Living near major roads linked to risk of dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and MS. For non-Alzheimer’s dementia specifically, living near major roads or a highway was associated with 14 per cent increased risk.

Flame retardants and pesticides overtake heavy metals as biggest contributors to IQ loss. Despite decreasing levels, exposure to these and other toxic chemicals, especially flame retardants and pesticides, still resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in the United States between 2001 and 2016.

Being Exposed to Air Pollution at Age 1 may Trigger Structural Brain Changes Later. The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study found that children with higher levels of traffic-related air pollution exposure at birth had reductions at age 12 in gray matter volume and cortical thickness as compared to children with lower levels of exposure.

Don’t drink the water.

~ Feuilleton

The Crazy Years: Does you dog need therapy?

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“The main sign of when madness has possessed a crowd, or a civilization, is when the people are fearful of imaginary or trivial dangers but nonchalant about real and deep dangers. When that happens, there is gradual deterioration of mores, orientation, and social institutions—the Crazy Years have arrived.” ~ John C. Wright

Aliens exist and may already be among us, says first British astronaut

“Aliens exist, there’s no two ways about it,” Dr Sharman told the Observer Magazine.

Greta Thunberg to Lecture Leaders About Fossil Fuels at World Economic Forum

Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg plans to join other youth at the World Economic Forum later this month in Davos, Switzerland, where they will admonish world leaders for providing subsidies to the oil and gas industry, which is responsible, in part, for advancing civilization by providing abundant and affordable energy.

Former Green Party Candidate Claimed to Be Jesus While Killing His Dog With a Hammer

Joseph Cryer has been sentenced to more than five months in prison for killing his dog. Cryer told police he was Jesus Christ and had sent the dog to heaven.

ACLU calls for tampons in men’s rooms in order to achieve ‘menstrual equity’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is calling for men’s restrooms to include tampons in order to prevent discrimination against “every person who menstruates.”

Steep rise in pets needing treatment for anxiety as insurance claims skyrocket

The number of insurance claims to treat cats, dogs and rabbits for mental health problems has sky-rocketed. Owners are claiming for treatments to tackle a whole host of psychological problems, including anxiety, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.

~ Eutrapely