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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Jerry Brown: ‘California is not turning back. Not now, not ever’

quote [ Brown reiterated promises to protect undocumented immigrants, provide health care to the needy and continue his signature fight against climate change ]

More defiance from Governor Brown. Bad news is he only has two years left in office.
Sorry, can't post as politics due to site restrictions.
[by sanepride@11:09pmGMT] [0 comments]

Father and son accused of rape want 'only law book that truly matters' at their trial: The Bible

quote [ A father and son accused of raping a teenage girl over a three-year period and keeping her shackled in a basement have made it clear that they don’t have faith in the law or in the people who practice it. When they face an Ohio jury as they defend themselves against criminal charges that carry long prison sentences, they will rely on one book: The Bible.  ]
[SFW] [religion & spirituality]
[by XregnaR@10:55pmGMT] [2 comments]

Massachusetts mattress conceals $20m in cash

quote [ Officials say the find is linked to a $1bn pyramid scheme involving an internet phone services firm. ]

A savings plan that works!
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+1 Classy Pr0n]
[by XregnaR@9:54pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sales of George Orwell's 1984 surge after Kellyanne Conway's 'alternative facts'

quote [ Comments made by Donald Trump’s adviser have been compared to the classic dystopian novel, pushing it to become the sixth best-selling book on Amazon ]
[SFW] [literature] [+5 Underrated]
[by XregnaR@8:22pmGMT] [14 comments]

Charlie Liteky, 85, Dies; Returned Medal of Honor in Protest

quote [ Awarded the medal for bravery in Vietnam, Mr. Liteky later left it in an envelope addressed to President Ronald Reagan in protest of American policy in Central America. ]

I've always had a tremendous amount of respect for this man. RIP soldier.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+3 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@7:15pmGMT] [0 comments]

Canada oil pipeline spills 200,000 liters on aboriginal land

quote [ A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 liters (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provincial government said on Monday. ]

[SFW] [health] [+3 Sad]
[by Kelyn@7:07pmGMT] [8 comments]

The High Street Abduction

quote [ How a toddler was snatched by two teenage girls from a busy Primark store ]
[SFW] [+1 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@6:40pmGMT] [5 comments]

China birth rate up after one-child rule change - BBC News

quote [ Many of the 17.86 million babies born in China last year already had an older sibling, say officials. ]

What could go wrong...

[SFW] [people]
[by XregnaR@5:21pmGMT] [6 comments]

Russian politicians are making it legal for men to beat their partners

quote [ Russian lawmakers are being urged to reject a "dangerous" law that could decriminalise all acts of domestic violence, with the exception of rape and serious bodily harm.  ]

More from the completely fucked front.
[by XregnaR@5:09pmGMT] [2 comments]

Trump Gives Green Light To Keystone, Dakota Access Pipelines

quote [ The pipelines had been blocked by the Obama administration, and President Trump's actions are expected to reignite the energy vs. environment debate. ]

Trump lies (yet again) about recieving environmental awards.

[SFW] [politics] [+4 Informative]
[by sanepride@4:52pmGMT] [2 comments]

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