Author Archives: Alvin Plummer

About Alvin Plummer

I'm working to build a better world, a world that blesses Christ and is blessed by Him. I hope that you're doing the same!

Evacuation Ship

“It’s like the ‘Alien’ franchise: The evacuation ship always carries the monster.” ZeroHedge, Wuhan Hospital Boss Dies, Beijing Finally Accepts American Infectious-Disease Experts

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Deporting the Elderly

German pensioners are being sent to care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia in what has been described as an ‘inhumane deportation’. Rising numbers of the elderly and sick are moved overseas for long-term care because of sky-high costs at … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned Rice Cookers & Toasters

A good tech guy, here. This is a point for the Vilani engineering, by the way: if a simple and efficient TL 7 does the job perfectly, why fiddle with some fancy and expensive TL 12 Solomani gizmo with lots … Continue reading

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Wonders, Pastimes, and Paradises

They’ve been spending most their livesLiving in a pastime paradiseThey’ve been spending most their livesLiving in a pastime paradiseThey’ve been wasting most their livesGlorifying days long gone behindThey’ve been wasting most their daysIn remembrance of ignorance oldest praiseTell me who … Continue reading

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Dead Lands, Living Gardens

<New World Colonists taking notes> <Space Station biologists notes notes> <Hydroponic experts taking notes> Educating a prospective customer is expensive, mainly in time. But if you can get some good examples to point to, you can build your own demand … Continue reading

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Empire and Old Money

Imperial Foundations, Real and Fictional When William McKinley became president in 1897, he was already planning to expand America’s role in the world. Spain’s Cuban troubles provided the perfect opportunity. Publicly, McKinley declared, “We want no wars of conquest; we … Continue reading

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Feudalism and Plagues

Mr Wuttke notes supply shortages of basic materials such as packaging are common for many companies. Other challenges range from 14-day quarantines for truck drivers as soon as they return home from a trip, to a myriad of new special … Continue reading

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