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Friday supersized roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry

​Organic food worse for the climate

New Bill Makes Congress Members Responsible for Sexual Harassment Settlements

The real question is why was this done any other way?

San Francisco is so expensive that waiters can no longer afford to live in the city, and it's changing the way restaurants are serving food and hiring workers

Higher minimum wages aren't going to fix this.

The DOJ Inspector General Found 19,000 'Lost' Strzok and Page Texts

Get Ready for Mueller’s Phase Two: The Middle East Connection

Except the authorizing legislation specified Russia,

Return of pork barrel politics? Democrats plot to revive earmarks

Instagram Is Clamping Down On Hashtags Referencing Eating Disorders

If you can't talk about anything, is it still social media?

Green Madness

“The doctrine of deep ecology declares that we must keep our hands off the divine order of nature—even if it kills us.”

In Reason We Trust: Why Morality Has Nothing to do with Religion

A sea change for sexual conduct on campus

CBS paid actress Eliza Dushku millions in secret #MeToo settlement

Sad Radicals

Trump Inauguration Spending Under Criminal Investigation by Federal Prosecutors

I wonder if there will be this much scrutiny with the next Democrat president.

Donald Trump's suffocating presence and unhinged executive power is the product of history

Funny how they Just Noticed with Trump.

New York's Top Court Shields Police Misconduct Records From Public View


Tuesday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry


If passion rules you

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
     — Benjamin Franklin

What a piece of work is a man!

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculties! In form and moving, how express and admirable! In action, how like an angel! In apprehension, how like a God.
     — William Shakespeare

Government is not reason

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
     — apocryphal, commonly attributed to George Washington

Religion is the excuse

Religion is the excuse not the reason.
     — NeoWayland

NeoNotes — Deserved to be heroes

For length reasons, this entry appears on it's own page.

“We let generations be victims when they deserved to be heroes.”

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