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Monday roundup

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Mueller report PSA: Prepare for disappointment



TSA Announces Plans To Subject Domestic Travelers To Biometric Screening

Guilty until proven innocent

Psyched at The American Psychological Association

Don't you dare question the experts

Facebook Blacklists Left-Wing Site that Praised Purge of Infowars

Unaccountable censorship

Ethanol Boondoggle

“Ethanol fuel is a boondoggle that benefits Big Agra, corn farmers and refiners and no one else.”

Saudis Admit Khashoggi Murder - Offer Weak Cover-Up



An Ohio University Student Said She Received Death Threats. The Police Think She Sent Them Herself.



Caravan of migrants swells to 7,000 and stretches more than a mile long as they continue marching towards the U.S. border


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Bonus Saturday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


The truth about electric cars



When a DNA Test Reveals Your Daughter Is Not Your Biological Child



Will U.S. Success In Cutting Greenhouse Gases Kill The Paris Climate Deal?



Honduras's paid caravan 'refugees' exposed as frauds by Venezuela's real refugees



Emails Show Obama FDIC Struggled With Legal Basis For Operation Choke Point



Texas Democrats Caught Mailing Pre-Filled Voter Registrations To Non-Citizens



Elizabeth Warren's Other Cherokee Scandal: Her Fight Against Tribal Sovereignty



Khashoggi misinformation highlights a growing number of fake fact-checkers



Migrant caravan clashes with Mexican police, waits on bridge at Guatemalan-Mexican border



Black Trump Supporters Declare Their Independence From The Democratic Party


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Stop discrimination

The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.
     — Chief Justice John Roberts

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Hexing justice

As I said before, apparently the motivation for hexing Kavanaugh has moved from justice to attack.

This will have consequences, regardless of who did what where and when.
     — NeoWayland, NeoNote — Political hexing
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Accusers sometimes lie

If the day comes you are accused of some crime or tort of which you are not guilty, and you find your peers automatically believing your accuser, I expect you find yourself a stronger proponent of due process protections than you are now, Accusers sometimes lie.
     — James Moore, Professor criticized for stating that ‘accusers sometimes lie’ in email

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"People just can't know that." McCaskill Hides Agenda from Voters, "semi-automatic rifle ban"

“Project Veritas Action Fund has released a third undercover video from campaigns during this 2018 election season. This report exposes how incumbent Senator McCaskill and individuals working on her campaign conceal their liberal views on issues in order to court moderate voters.”

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Friday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


Opinion: Mueller’s Jig Is Up — But That’s Not Enough

The investigation was specifically targeted at collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians. Too bad it uncovered Democrat crimes and misdeeds.

No, Feds Can’t Force Backpage Founders to Give Up Longtime Lawyers, Rules Judge



'A Slap in the Face': Amazon Is Cutting Warehouse Workers’ Bonuses Right Before the Holidays

Raise the minimum wage, recover the costs elsewhere.

Just Stop With the Climate-Change Disease Scaremongering, OK?



Man Confronted For Ripping Cruz Signs From Yards Freaks Out: "I Hate Ted Cruz!"



When the Bubble Bursts, We're So Screwed

“All we have to show for 9 years of economic expansion is record amounts of debt, and all long-term fiscal problems ignored.”

These international borders have become “no rights zones”



Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near



Minority Of Radical Leftists Dominate Democratic Party Agenda, Study Finds



Germany preparing for no deal on Brexit, says Merkel



Heidi Heitkamp: Hey, Sorry For Releasing Names Of Sexual Assault Survivors Without Their Permission (Update: ‘I’m Furious’, Heitkamp: ‘Huge Mistake’)



Defending Against Doxing, One More Weapon Being Deployed by Collectivists



A new Ikea report is an unsettling look at life in the 21st century


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“Deep State Unmasked: Leaks at HHS; DOJ Official Resists "From Inside" and "Can't Get Fired"”

“Project Veritas has released the second installment in an undercover video series unmasking the deep state. This video features a Department of Justice paralegal Allison Hrabar reportedly using government owned software and computers to push a socialist agenda. Also featured is Jessica Schubel, the former Chief of Staff for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services during the last Obama administration.”

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“Deep State Unmasked: U.S. GAO Auditor Admits “I Break Rules Every Day””

“Project Veritas has released the next in a series of undercover reports which unmask the Deep State. This report features a Government Accountability Office (GAO) employee and self-proclaimed Communist actively engaged in potentially illegal political activity. Natarajan Subramanian is a government auditor for the GAO and a member of the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America (Metro DC DSA).”

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Thursday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


Disaster for Elizabeth Warren as All Three Networks Mock Native American Claims

I've enjoyed watching this play out. It's Warren's own fault. My one question is, why didn't the media call her on this decades ago?

Who’s Feeding the People on the Honduran Caravan?

Usually citing Limbaugh causes more problems than it solves. But blazes, the man raised the most important question on this issue.

High School Girls Admitted to Making False Sexual Assault Accusations Against a Male Student Because They ‘Just Don’t Like Him’

The legacy of the Obama-era Title IX guidance and #MeToo. Sometimes accusers lie.

Joe Arpaio Sues for $147 Million Over New York Times Op-Ed Slamming His Cruelty

“The op-ed's claims are harsh, but they're also true.”

Facebook lured advertisers by inflating ad-watch times up to 900 percent: lawsuit



Apple's privacy portal now lets US customers download their data



We Now Know The Government Funded Group Pushing Facebook Censorship



Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants



Senior FinCen Employee Arrested And Charged With Unlawfully Disclosing SARs

Her thumb drive had 24,000 reports

Trump nominates openly gay conservative to federal appeals court



State Department provided 'clearly false' statements to derail requests for Clinton docs, 'shocked' federal judge says

Yep, the Deep State exists.

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“#DeepStateUnmasked: IRS Officials "You Should Give Increased Scrutiny" to Conservatives”

“I don’t give a s**t if that is a crime.”

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Wednesday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


What the media aren’t telling you about Jamal Khashoggi



“This Was an Own Goal. This Was Ridiculous.”

“Why the Elizabeth Warren DNA story has united the right in anger and mockery.”

Google Introduces New Room 101 App In China

This app looks pretty evil.

Welcome To The Smart Home Government Snitch Program



Venezuela’s Meltdown Creates a Nation of Desperate Capitalists



Court: Police Can't Shoot Unlicensed Dogs With Impunity



Pages purged by Facebook were on blacklist promoted by Washington Post



How tech workers became activists, leading a resistance movement that is shaking up Silicon Valley



TSA Announces “biometrics vision for all commercial aviation travelers”



No, Facebook is NOT “Private,” Their Censorship Arm is Government Funded



Why Elizabeth Warren’s Lies Are Good For America



Portland Mayor's 'Emergency Ordinance' to Combat Constant Left/Right Street Brawling Has Civil Liberties Advocates Worried



When Social Media Platforms Block Conservatives

“The best answer to speech we don't like is: more speech.”

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“Progressive Propaganda: BBC's Liberal Bias”

“The BBC's biased liberal reporting is on full display when it comes to Glamrou, gender, and diversity. Media bias examples abound, but the BBC's state-funding makes it especially deserving of scrutiny.”

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Tuesday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Is ‘Useless,’ ‘Inappropriate And Wrong’ Cherokee Nation Official Says



U.S. Has 3.5 Million More Registered Voters Than Live Adults — A Red Flag For Electoral Fraud



Saudis said ready to concede writer was slain in botched interrogation



A White Woman Falsely Accused a Black 9-Year-Old Boy of Groping Her

“Surveillance footage disproves her allegations—and reminds everyone not to automatically believe victims.”

How An Amateur Rap Crew Stole Surveillance Tech That Tracks Almost Every American



The Next Generation Of Democratic Leaders Wants To Move Up, But The Baby Boomers Are In The Way

I don't usually cite BuzzFeed, but this one is dead on.

Washington Post: “Double or Triple” Fuel Prices to Solve the Climate Crisis



‘60 Minutes’ Was Outmatched by Trump (Column)



The FBI Doesn’t Want Users To Know Who Hacked Facebook



On Eve of Harvard Bias Trial, Dueling Rallies Show Rifts Among Asian-Americans



More Entrepreneurship Would Help Progressive Causes, But Progressives Do Not Understand It At All



Facebook Slams Independent Voices With Latest Political Purge



Understanding "Brazil’s Donald Trump"


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“What's Wrong with Government-Run Healthcare?”

“If you get sick or suffer a serious injury, you not only want medical care, you want quality medical care. What’s the best way to get it? Through a government-run program like Medicare for All or through our current free market system? Stanford policy expert Lanhee Chen has the answer in this video from Prager University. Get informed. After all, this is your health we’re talking about.”

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Monday extra-big roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


Top 3% of U.S. Taxpayers Paid Majority of Income Taxes in 2016

How about that? They paid more than their fair share.

Gore: Jet Stream 'Getting Loopier and Wavier,' So 'We Have a Global Emergency'

Al Gore is capitalizing on the news and fear. The jet stream hasn't changed.

Trump snubs Feinstein, Harris to nominate conservative judges to liberal 9th Circuit



Mary Robinson on climate change: ‘Feeling “This is too big for me” is no use to anybody’



Italian Interior Minister prepares legislature for self-defence: “No trial for those who defend their property”



‘Bitcoin and Guns, That’s the Only Way to Save This Country’

From the Ukraine

Libertarian and Police Accountability Pages Deleted in Facebook Purge

Golly gee whilikers, could Facebook have an agenda?

Facebook has lost 30% of its value since July



500,000 Afghan migrants are ready to enter Europe via unprotected Turkish-Greek border area

Technically, isn't that an invasion?

Bear spray, bloody brawls at Patriot Prayer 'law and order' march in Portland



Dozens of Witches Gather to Place Public Hex on Brett Kavanaugh

They have decided that he is guilty and they are going to be very public about it

Black Man Cuffed on His Own Property While Moving Into New Home



Venezuela Has Lost 13% of its Population in a Mass Exodus from Socialism



Fight Fizzles Before Police Arrive; Cops Start Tasing and Arresting People Anyway



Violence, Public Anger Erupts In China As Home Prices Slide



Lawsuit: KSP trooper attacks man after Facebook post

Strange doings in Kentucky



Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson in 'real legal jeopardy', GOP investigator says



Toronto's Sick Kids hospital preparing policy for euthanasia for youth over 18 that could one day apply to minors



Human 2.0 Is Almost Here: The Transhumanism Agenda Just Went Mainstream



The view from Saudi Arabia as world holds its breath

“With Saudi Arabia one of Britain's closest allies, diplomats are treating the alleged death of Jamal Khashoggi very carefully.”

Thousands line up for zero-down-payment, subprime mortgages

This won't end well

How the Heir of the White Nationalist Movement Learned to Let Go of Hatred



Congress Can’t Create an Independent and Unaccountable New Branch of Government

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was designed to be unaccountable.

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Wind & Sun

The down side to wind power

As the world begins its large-scale transition toward low-carbon energy sources, it is vital that the pros and cons of each type are well understood and the environmental impacts of renewable energy, small as they may be in comparison to coal and gas, are considered.

In two papers — published today in the journals Environmental Research Letters and Joule — Harvard University researchers find that the transition to wind or solar power in the U.S. would require five to 20 times more land than previously thought, and, if such large-scale wind farms were built, would warm average surface temperatures over the continental U.S. by 0.24 degrees Celsius.
     — Leah Burrows

Remember, the wind doesn't always blow and the sun doesn't always shine. This means that wind power and solar power are at best supplemental power sources. There has to be something else to provide baseline power.

Given that, we also need to acknowledge the costs of power sources.
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Carbon neutrality

Carbon neutrality is a fallacy cooked up so that developing nations would not have to face the same "standards" as industrialized nations and to create a parasite market based on a fictional commodity.
     — NeoWayland
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Cloaks itself in science

Just because it cloaks itself in science doesn't make it science. There is very little that is provable or scientific about human caused climate change.
     — NeoWayland
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Geniune Tree Hugging Pagan

I'm telling you as a Genuine Tree Hugging Pagan that anthropogenic climate change is a scam designed to seize money and political power.
     — NeoWayland
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Regulations

Regulations exist so politicos can evade responsibility for unpopular choices.
     — NeoWayland, technocrat
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Bonus Saturday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


WATCH: #HimToo: Neil Patrick Harris Recalls Proposition From Whoopi Goldberg When He Was A Mid-Teen

So why isn't Goldberg being attacked over hitting on a teen?

Democrats agree to confirmations of 15 Trump judges

"Principle" bows to politics

Sometimes I Just Go Full Potato

“By engaging in this public surge and display of unfettered hate – for there is no other name for it – they are revealing themselves for what they really are: extreme radicals and bullies willing to do anything, including burn down the house while you are in it, to get what they want. They do not believe society’s laws and rules apply to them, because they regularly and intentionally (or stupidly) misinterpret the Law of the Land. They are encouraged to do so, and to traipse as close to the edge of anarchy as possible to get what they want, with no thought to the consequences.”

I Won’t Support An Elizabeth Warren Presidency While She Appropriates My Identity

So the author would support a liar as long as she stops lying about what's important to the author

We’re Not on the Brink of Civil War. Here’s Why.



How Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Finally United The Right Under Trump

Sad to say, totally accurate.

Six Months Later, People Are Finally Realizing That FOSTA Actually Is Putting Lives At Risk



Top Ten Alternative Media Sites BANNED on Facebook and Twitter



First They Came for Alex Jones — We Told You We Were Next — We Were



What Sears’ Bankruptcy Says About Amazon’s Future


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Posers, the lot of them

They don't want justice. The want attention. They don't know the least little thing about magick. But they know how to put on a show.

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Friday roundup

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Study: 80% of Americans Believe Political Correctness Is a Problem



Trump's Trade War Isn't Working Because Tariffs Hurt Americans



The $15 Minimum Wage Is Turning Hard Workers Into Black Market Lawbreakers: New at Reason



Rand Paul Reveals Media Hid Key Detail About GOP Baseball Attacker



Obama had secret plan to validate Clinton victory if Trump didn't accept it: report


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When politics define your personhood

When you let your politics define your personhood, there's not much room left for your personhood outside of your politics. Without your personhood, you can lose empathy and humanity.
     — NeoWayland label
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“Camille Paglia Explains Why Feminism Is The Collapse Of Western Civilization - MGTOW”

“Camille Paglia Explains Why Feminism Is The Collapse Of Western Civilization”

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Thursday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


USC Students Demand Firing of Professor Who Said 'Accusers Sometimes Lie'

Truth submits to feelings

Americans Strongly Dislike PC Culture



‘THE GOOD CENSOR’: Leaked Google Briefing Admits Abandonment of Free Speech for ‘Safety And Civility’



Kavanaugh lesson: Resist the 'resistance' or lose



anaugh Killed the ‘Never Trump’ Movement



Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Won’t Seek A Third Term. These Movements Are A Big Reason.



Alexa, Should We Trust You?



Google’s recent behavior shows the troubling reality of an internet superpower that abandoned its vow to not 'be evil'


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What 'Never Trump' means

This is not what "Never Trump" means, at least to me. To me it means: rejecting the basis of how Trump governs, even when it accidentally produces outcomes I might otherwise like. That's like accepting an abusive partner or friend because they're nice every few weeks.
     — Tom Nichols, 8:09 PM - 9 Oct 2018
tip of the hat to FREE WHITEWATER

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Socialist governments

Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They always run out of other people’s money.
     — Margaret Thatcher

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NeoNote — Human rights

For the record, there are no LGBTQ rights. There are no black rights. There are no women's rights. There are no Hispanic rights. There are no pagan rights. There are no Chinese rights. There are no Christian rights. There are no police rights.

There are human rights. Period.

It's not a right unless the other has it too.

Too many times there are privileges passed off as rights. Privileges benefit a select few at the expense of everyone else. Too often, what should have been rights for everyone were enforced privileges for some. This is a big reason why rights and privileges are confused.

It's not a right unless the other has it too.



Which means they get a head thump when they demand I submit.
NeoNotes are the selected comments that I made on other boards, in email, or in response to articles where I could not respond directly.

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Wednesday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


Study: Economic Boom Largely Ignored as TV's Trump Coverage Hits 92% Negative



The First Amendment protects your right to not be a rat.



Two Students Hooked Up. It Was Clearly Consensual. He Still Spent $12,000 Defending Himself.



With corruption like this, it’s no wonder so many pension funds are insolvent



Antifa Arsonists Vandalize Pro-Trump Truck — THEN TORCH IT (Video)



Antifa Shut Down Major Intersection, Threaten Citizens with Violence If They Don’t Obey



Pennsylvania's Libertarian Senate Candidate Gets Invited, Then Snubbed From Televised Debate



Fearmongering Article Falsely Claims 'Halloween Is Christmas for Sex Offenders'



Data Showing Navy's Poor Aviation Safety Record Disappears From Website



Sex Workers Pioneered the Early Internet—and It Screwed Them Over



That sign telling you how fast you’re driving may be spying on you



A Florida Man Faces Prison for Making Grills Without a License



What Seems To Be Going on At @Tesla, and The Risks Of Buying (and Shorting) $TSLA Stock


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NeoNote — global climate change

Pardon, but global climate change is a scam designed to take political power and money away from people. The figures are not accurate, the goalposts keep getting moved, and the solutions always seem to boil down to "give us money and don't ask questions."
     — NeoWayland
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Tuesday roundup

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Do Half of All Marriages Really End in Divorce?

“This outdated statistic has many young people hesitant to tie the knot.”

NATO to Deploy 45,000 Troops Near Russian Border—Calling it a “Defensive” Move



China confirms detention of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei



U.S. not invited to Canada’s upcoming trade meeting — only ‘like minded’ nations allowed



How the mushroom dream of a ‘long-haired hippie’ could help save the world’s bees



ACLU's Opposition to Kavanaugh Sounds Its Death Knell



BOMBSHELL: audit of global warming data finds it riddled with errors



Politico: 'After Failing to Stop Kavanaugh, Dems Wonder If It's Time to Be More Ruthless'

"Next time they should just murder the nominee."

Former Google boss launches scathing Silicon Valley attack urging tech giants to end the delusion that it's making the world a better place



Trump Isn’t a Self-Made Man. His Wealth Is the Product of Years of Government Subsidies.



Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'Eliminate' Electoral College, It 'Undermines' Democracy

There is one thing good I can't deny about the Electoral College, it kept Al Gore and Hillary Clinton the Presidency.

IPCC Report Reaches Dire Conclusions Based on Models that Overstate Rate of Warming



The Democrats' Complaints About the Senate Being Undemocratic Are Pure Whining and Excuse-Making: Here's Why


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Witch hunt

Trauma and Truth

That idea—that the presumption of innocence, fundamental to common law, should be suspended for accusations of sexual assault—has been the cornerstone of the campus-rape bureaucracy; during the Kavanaugh hysteria, that conceit jumped out of the ivory tower into the world at large. It will be no easy task to put it back. In preparation for the next Salem witch trial-like ordeal, therefore, it is worth empirically rebutting the #BelieveSurvivors mandate, as well as its corollary: the claim that if most self-professed rape survivors in our patriarchal culture don’t report their assaults, that’s because the “social and emotional” costs are too high, as California congressman Ted Lieu explained on MSNBC last Sunday.
     — Heather Mac Donald
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Monday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


The Great Revolt: Understanding Real Trump Voters

Worth a much closer look.

When the Washington Post Spiked My Sex Abuse Tip

Yes, THAT Mark Judge.

Democrats' big miscalculation: Conservative women like me won't abandon Brett Kavanaugh



The Kavanaugh Allegations Are Psychological Terrorism, And It’s Time They End



Sex: the elephant in the room at Vatican youth synod



Kavanaugh sworn to high court after rancorous confirmation



Scathing Report Accuses the Pentagon of Developing an Agricultural Bioweapon



Cops Breaking Facebook Rules, Creating Fake Accounts to Watch You—Here’s How to Spot Them



Democrats Attack Supreme Court’s Legitimacy After Kavanaugh Confirmation



"Bankrupt" UN Budget: Who Hasn't Paid Their Dues?



Interpol demands answers from China on missing president Meng Hongwei



The officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been hired by another police department



A shadowy op-ed campaign is now smearing SpaceX in space cities


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Do what is right

The time is always right to do what is right.
     — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Credit

It's amazing how much credit you can take, if you don't care about accomplishing anything.
     — M. Stanton Evans

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Friday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


For a Less Divided America, Let People Pick Their Own Laws



Wind Farms May Actually Warm the US, Controversial Study Finds

Unintended consequences.

Collusion bombshell: DNC lawyers met with FBI on Russia allegations before surveillance warrant

It was a setup. We knew that when the special prosecutor's authorization excluded the DNC, the Clinton Foundation, and the Clinton campaign.

The Origins of Prison Slavery



Democrats shelve climate change as an election talking point



Does the Trump EPA Know How to Deregulate?



Seymour Hersh on the Future of American Journalism



Ted Koppel Slams CNN, MSNBC: ‘You Would be Lost Without Trump’



The Presidential Alert Text Is Everything You Need to Know About the US Government



L.A. Mayor Says Gas Taxes Are Needed to Fix Roads While Standing in Front of Rail Station Funded By Gas Taxes



Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship


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Wannabe

And there are those of us who ask why is it OK to bind Republicans but it wasn't OK to bind Democrats.
     — NeoWayland
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