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Open thread for night owls: Zero questions about poverty in nine Democratic debates
Adam Johnson at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting writes—In Nine Democratic Debates, Not a Single Question About Poverty: Over 45 million Americans live in poverty—but you wouldn’t think potential leaders of the country are expected to know or care anything about this, listening to...
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On Donald Trump and the 'good ol' days,' this is an absolutely must-watch video
There isn’t much to say about this video mash-up of Donald Trump comments and 1960s civil rights protests. It speaks for itself in the starkest, most horrifying terms. If this doesn’t get you on the #NeverTrump train, it’s hard to say what will. x YouTube Video [H/T Mother Jones]...
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Highly resistant microbes in U.S. pose a threat to everyone
It’s hard to believe that one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. used to be routine infections picked up from something as minor as a scratch. But prior to the discovery of antibiotics, that was the case. Since then medical science has developed a host of antibiotics which, together...
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Senate sleuths focus on ex-State Department aide in Clinton email ‘cover-up’
As Hillary Clinton seeks to rebound from a highly critical report from the State Department’s inspector general, Senate investigators and a conservative group are zeroing in on newly revealed evidence about the activities of a now retired State Department computer specialist in orchestrating...
News Item  ·  Yahoo News Democratic Party  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N.
The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. Climate change might dampen Lady Liberty’s glow, according to experts. The United Nations released a report Thursday saying 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are vulnerable to the effects of climate change: rising...
News Item  ·  Yahoo News Democratic Party  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

19 people rescued from Kentucky cave
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You Can’t Handle the Spoof
Listen to Episode 507 of Slate’s The Gist:
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The Angle: Mean Doesn’t Win Edition 
If Donald Trump thinks he can just throw bile into the world and get approbation back, recent polls showing most Americans continue to hold negative views of the candidate prove him wrong, Jamelle Bouie writes. “Over the past year, Trump’s attention-at-all-costs strategy has done...
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

Getting Beyond ‘Broken Windows’ Policing in Illegal Dirt Bike Dilemma
(Photo: AP/Connecticut Post/Autumn Driscoll) Dirt bike riders cruise illegally on a city street in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in November 2014. When the weather warms up in New York and other cities, some young men take to the streets on non-street-legal motorcycles, known as dirt...
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Khalid Latif: A Muslim Imam Speaks Out
(Photo: AP/Craig Ruttle) Khalid Latif addresses students, faculty, and clergy at the Kimmel Center at NYU on February 29, 2012. On the morning of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks in 2001, Khalid Latif was an 18-year-old undergraduate at New York University. During one...
News Item  ·  The American Prospect  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

You Say You Want a Revolution
“Political revolution”—it’s the notable phrase of campaign 2016. For those who are for it, and feel like they’re in it, it’s worth the effort to get clear what it means and how it might be achieved. Credit goes to Bernie Sanders for popularizing it. (It’s so compelling a concept...
News Item  ·  The American Prospect  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

New Charter School Study: Millions In Federal Grants Wasted In Ohio
In downtown Columbus Thursday, a new study based on years worth of work shows millions of federal tax dollars intended for high-performing charter schools have actually gone to some of Ohio’s worst. More problematic was the news that many millions went to other charter schools that never...
News Item  ·  Plunderbund  ·  May 27, 2016_  right

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