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Opinion: In life's winter, it's easier to be astounded by the spring 31.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We older people should get more credit for our decorum, especially considering all we have lost and are losing.

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Hong Kong's police were once revered. Now an ex-cop says they're a blunt tool of Chinese control 28.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Trust in the Police Force has deteriorated after months of protests. A former cop says he sees increasingly sees the agency as a tool of oppression.

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Greenest way to get rid of your Christmas tree? It might be the garbage truck 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture warns that Christmas trees brought in from outside the state may contain pests harmful to the environment. The agency is urging people not to toss trees or holiday greenery into the woods or compost.
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Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much 22.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Feeling good about that compostable cup you bought your juice in? It's very unlikely it is actually getting composted. Sorry

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Party Time! WashPost Reporters Wish Everyone a ‘Merry Impeachmas’ 19.12.2019 NewsBusters
In a late Wednesday night, post-impeachment tweet devoid of all self-awareness, Washington Post congressional reporter Rachael Bade flaunted how she and four other journalists from the paper were celebrating President Trump’s ...
In Which the POTUS Writes a Letter to the Speaker of the House, and It's Completely Bananas 18.12.2019 Little Green Footballs

Trump is going to be impeached, he knows it, and he is not happy about it.

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/6581979/Letter-from-President-Donald-J-Trump-to-the.pdf

Anyone who pays attention to Trump could write this in their sleep; it’s just the same demented, ugly garbage he keeps obsessively tweeting, on White House stationery.

Fugitive sentenced to life in prison for murder 18.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Minnesota woman who led authorities on a cross-country manhunt pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Florida courtroom to fatally shooting a woman who prosecutors said was targeted because the two looked alike.
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Opinion: The Supreme Court just denied cities the right to combat homeless encampments 17.12.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In failing to review a ruling striking down a Boise law, the Supreme Court denied cities the right to formulate homeless policies that work for them.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls Fox News host Tucker Carlson a ‘white supremacist sympathizer’ 13.12.2019 Raw Story
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called Tucker Carlson a “white supremacist sympathizer” Wednesday on Twitter, adding that Fox News’ decision to “bankroll” him was the “main reason” why she refuses to appear on the network. “I go back and forth on whether to go on Fox News,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “The main reason I haven’t is squaring the […]
Merry Christmas, Christians! Netflix Special Has Christ as a Closeted Gay 13.12.2019 NewsBusters
Netflix, the far-left’s cultural enrichment center, has decided to provide a grotesque riff on the life of Jesus Christ for the sake of “comedy.” Partnered with Brazilian producers, the streaming giant produced a comedy film about a homosexual Jesus going home for the holidays and introducing the rest of the Holy Family to his new ...
Italian museum ‘optimistic’ that painting found is stolen Klimt 12.12.2019 Raw Story
Directors of an Italian museum are optimistic that a painting found hidden in a wall this week is a Gustav Klimt work stolen two decades ago, a director said on Thursday. Preliminary indications appear that the painting of a woman found by gardeners on Tuesday inside an external wall on the museum’s grounds could indeed […]
‘A bunch of crap!’ Lindsey Graham explodes over ‘salacious’ Russian prostitute allegations in Steele dossier 11.12.2019 Raw Story
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) exploded during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over “salacious” claims in an opposition research dossier compiled on President Donald Trump. The South Carolina Republican delivered a lengthy opening statement before Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz testified on his investigative report on the origins of the Russia probe, and Graham made […]
Tucker Carlson's White Power Hour Guest: AOC's District Is The 'Least American' 11.12.2019 Crooks Liars
Tucker Carlson invited fellow white supremacist and Manhattan Institute NYC Project Director Seth Barron to join him on his show with the specific aim of trashing AOC's district. Why, Tucker wondered, was it that AOC's district was so dirty? "You think that the little piece of America you're responsible for, that you represent in the Congress, would be clean but hers isn't," he sneered. As you can imagine, Barron had an answer. And when you hear it, you will not doubt that these two would be marching in a KKK parade if they didn't have some work to do hammering their white supremacism home to ...
Trump Has Built a Bureaucratic Wall to Keep Out Immigrants He Says He Wants 8.12.2019 Truthout.com
The Trump administration's sweeping changes to the H-1B program has denied visas to many who have worked here for ...
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In “60 Minutes” appearance, YouTube’s CEO offers a master class in moral equivalency 2.12.2019 TechCrunch
Susan Wojcicki may be one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, but she also holds the unenviable role of being ultimately responsible for a lot of garbage that we, along with our parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and children — not to mention billions of strangers — now consume on YouTube. That garbage, […]
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Letters to the Editor: California might need a ballot initiative to fix recycling 30.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Until recycling centers reopen in California, the state should stop collecting a deposit for each plastic bottle. A ballot initiative should be considered.

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William Ruckelshaus, Who Balked At ‘Saturday Night Massacre,” Dies at 87 29.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
A Justice Department official who had the courage to stand up to the President has died at the age of 87.
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Black students spit upon and pelted with garbage by parents after taking a knee at high school football game 27.11.2019 Raw Story
This Saturday in Detroit, some football players from Denby High School, who also happen to be black, were spat upon, pelted with garbage, and taunted with racial slurs throughout the game, and it all started after the players took a knee during the National Anthem before the game, The Detroit Free Press reports. According to Denby […]
School Counselor Claims Black Kids Were Locked In A Cage And Spit On While Visiting Majority-white School 25.11.2019 Crooks Liars
A man who was said be a counselor at Denby High School in Detroit excoriated officials and parents from another high school after he said that black children were locked in a "cage" and spit on. The incident reportedly occurred when Denby football players visited Walled Lake Central High School in Almont on Saturday. After referees called off the last three minutes of the game due to roughness, additional law enforcement officers were reportedly called to the school to deal with a fight. Denby counselor Bob Burg, who said he was in attendance, recounted the incident on Facebook. "Kids were spit on!" he wrote. "Pelted with garbage and one of our young men was punched in the face by an Almont parent! After we were able to get our kids in a safe area they locked us all in a caged area in the corner of the field, when we just wanted to get the kids safely on our bus." Burg continued: "Almont parents were spitting on our kids! And throwing things! Social media jumped out to bad-mouth our kids because we are a ...
Afghanistan woman breaks ground with Kabul recycling plant 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Zuhal Atmar is the first woman in Afghanistan to run a recycling plant, driven by her wish to help the environment and fight climate change.

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