News and commentary for Tuesday, 24 August, 2021.

How do we 'fool 'em again' today? Turns out it's easy if own the regulators and can approve even a poison while calling it "safe and effective."

And we even see what should be called Stroke Poke Gloat. But it will either end with the US and its military capability utterly destroyed, or an outright war, or -- more likely -- both.