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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 2/25/24

3 Up

1. Odysseus Spacecraft - It's pretty cool that the United States is landing on the moon again. Unlike the first time where it gripped the nation, this story feels rather niche. Regardless, still very cool. 

2. Beyonce - First black woman to top the country chart. Read that again. That's so awesome. And just another nod to Beyonce's legendary career.

3. Ashwath Kaushik - Imagine being 8 years old and defeating a Chess grandmaster? That's what Kaushik did becoming the youngest player ever to do it. Imagine that? Eight years old! 

3 Down

1. National Shortage of Teachers - We are already seeing the teaching profession taking a hit regarding interest and quality. Now, the dilemma gets more complex as more and more teachers are taking advantage of their vacation and sick days, combined with a shortage of substitute teachers. 

When I was growing up, subs really had it tough. I can't even imagine what it is like now. 

2. Femicide in Kenya - The nation of Kenya is undergoing a horrific wave of killing of women throughout its culture. Activists are starting to speak up, but the statistics (over 20,000) are horrifying. 

3. Trump Sneakers - People are paying upward of $9,000 for those kicks. SMH. 

3 Interesting 

Alabama Frozen Embryos - Interesting new bill in the state of Alabama. My question now is how long before we see multiple frozen embryos by the rich for tax purposes? 

Cancellation of Debt - Biden is getting busy with these cancellations. After all, it is an election year. 

Republican Primary - I very much expected it. However, I still find it so interesting that Trump is easily winning these state primaries. I'm not sure where the independent or central vote/feel is, but the easy win on the Republican end is interesting, worrisome, and concerning. 

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Beyonce Texas Hold 'Em Cover Art 

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