June 2019 archive

Six In The Morning Saturday 15 June 2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: Government suspends bill The Hong Kong government has suspended its highly controversial plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced. She had previously refused to scrap the bill despite mass protests from Hong Kong residents. “I feel deep sorrow and regret that deficiencies in our work – …

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Statement Regarding Illegal Contributions From Foreign Governments

Chair Ellen L. Weintraub, Federal Election Commission June 13, 2019 Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and anyone running for public office. It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election. This is not a novel …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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The Difference between Sanders and Warren

I am a registered Democrat, have been since I first voted which I did as soon as I was eligible and continue to in every election including Local, State, and Primaries but the one where I wrecked my car on the way to the Polls. I mostly vote straight ticket Democratic too, unless there are …

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Since we’re talking about Flint. Flint Water Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges, With Plans to Keep Investigating By Mitch Smith, The New York Times June 13, 2019 Prosecutors stunned the city of Flint, Mich., on Thursday by dropping all pending charges against officials accused of ruining the community’s drinking water and ignoring signs of a crisis, …

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The Breakfast Club (Eating With Friends)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Six In The Morning Friday 14 June 2019

  Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US says video shows Iran removing mine The US military has released a video which it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from the side of an oil tanker damaged in an attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. US officials also shared a photo of …

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The Persistence Of Memory

I speak from personal experience that it can take months and months for you to get your YouTube feed right, that is- not suggesting terrible things like NewsMax and InfoWars when once you click, no matter how innocent your purpose. Try watching any World of Warships video, or better yet don’t. YouTube Famous Amway Money …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Is Today A Good Day For Mesolithic Giant Beavers?

Every Day is a good Day for Mesolithic Giant Beavers! Why giant human-sized beavers died out 10,000 years ago by Tessa Plint, The Conversation May 29, 2019 Giant beavers the size of black bears once roamed the lakes and wetlands of North America. Fortunately for cottage-goers, these mega-rodents died out at the end of the …

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The Breakfast Club (Blackmail)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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