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Justin Trudeau: Canadian Prime Minister, Free World’s Best Hope? – Rolling Stone

July 28th, 2017 No comments

Justin Trudeau was raised in jet-set privilege but overcame tragedy to become Canada’s prime minister. Is he the free world’s best hope?

Source: Justin Trudeau: Canadian Prime Minister, Free World’s Best Hope? – Rolling Stone

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The Good Guy with a Gun Theory, Debunked – VICE

July 10th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Guns, Politics, USA! USA! USA! Tags:

Violent crime increases in right-to-carry states | Stanford News

July 4th, 2017 No comments

States that adopted right-to-carry concealed handgun laws have experienced a 13 to 15 percent increase in violent crime.

Source: Violent crime increases in right-to-carry states | Stanford News

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Trump breaking torture taboo, global laws threatened: U.N. rights boss | Reuters

July 1st, 2017 No comments
Categories: Politics, USA! USA! USA!, War Tags:

Don’t sugarcoat this. Trump just called for 32 million people to lose health coverage. – The Washington Post

June 30th, 2017 No comments

In this sense, Trump’s tweet is actually kind of useful. It reveals once again that Republicans have been running a massive scam on Obamacare for years. They constantly fulminated for repeal, and voted repeatedly for it, in the full knowledge that President Barack Obama would veto it and that they would not face the consequences of their rhetoric and vote. The promise of unspecified replacements allowed Republicans to claim they would act to make sure millions didn’t lose coverage, without saying how. But n

Source: Don’t sugarcoat this. Trump just called for 32 million people to lose health coverage. – The Washington Post

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Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’ – The New York Times

June 30th, 2017 1 comment

The ludicrous myth of Republican fiscal responsibility: A history lesson for the modern GOP – Salon.com

June 29th, 2017 No comments

The GOP loves to insist that Democrats have caused a fiscal crisis. But the real story looks far different

Source: The ludicrous myth of Republican fiscal responsibility: A history lesson for the modern GOP – Salon.com

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Coal in the Trump age: Industry has a pulse, but prospects for jobs are weak – The Washington Post

June 9th, 2017 No comments

Obama Made An Incredible Move That Stopped Trump From Burying The CIA Torture Report

June 3rd, 2017 No comments

The Trump administration is trying to bury the Senate’s 2014 report on the CIA’s torture program, but President Obama thought ahead and included a copy of the report in his presidential papers, where Trump can’t get to it, and it may someday be declassified.

Source: Obama Made An Incredible Move That Stopped Trump From Burying The CIA Torture Report

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Public-Private Partnerships Are Popular, But Are They Practical?

June 2nd, 2017 No comments

Public-private partnerships have become a trendy way to finance transportation projects. But there are big questions to ask before entering into a P3.

Source: Public-Private Partnerships Are Popular, But Are They Practical?

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