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October 7th, 2018 - 11:46 pm § in Politics

A modest Supreme Court proposal

Democrats should shrink the court to 7 justices, with seat retention based on seniority. This would get rid of Trump’s appointees with simple congressional majorities and the signature of a Democratic president. Now that the Supreme Court has been seized by reactionaries, and we face the prosp[...]

October 7th, 2018 - 8:52 pm § in Misc.

Taylor Swift slams GOP, endorses Democratic candidates

Pop music superstar Taylor Swift broke her political silence Sunday night, coming out strongly against Republican candidates running for congressional seats in her home state of Tennessee. One GOP congresswoman in particular, she said, “appalls and terrifies me.” According to CNBC, [...]

October 7th, 2018 - 8:36 am § in Politics, Repugnants

Collins asserts someone else assaulted Ford

In a TV segment taped Saturday for Sunday airing, GOP Sen. Susan Collins, who cast the pivotal vote that put Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, claimed she believes someone else assaulted Sen. Christine Blasey Ford. The rest of her party abandoned the “mistaken identity” defense immed[...]

October 7th, 2018 - 1:52 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:

Deuteronomy 23:12-14 Set up a place outside the camp to be used as a toilet area. And make sure that you have a small shovel in your equipment. When you go out to the toilet area, use the shovel to dig a hole. Then, after you relieve yourself, bury the waste in the hole. You […][...]

October 7th, 2018 - 12:43 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:Religion and sex abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan — In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base. “At night we can hear them screaming, but we’[...]

October 7th, 2018 - 12:27 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: What is “human?”

GIRL FOUND LIVING WITH MONKEYS IN INDIAN FOREST BY BISWAJEET BANERJEE   ASSOCIATED PRESS LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years o[...]