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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2720 on: June 08, 2018, 09:19:39 AM »
Who needs a Supreme Court ruling in your favor when you can have a presidential pardon instead?

Trump recently entered the pardon candy store. Give him a few weeks and he’ll tire of it.

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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2721 on: June 08, 2018, 09:54:22 AM »
As long as he's the center of attention, he never tires.
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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2723 on: June 19, 2018, 06:58:35 AM »
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« Reply #2724 on: June 19, 2018, 07:57:35 AM »
Americans struggle with differentiating facts and opinions, Pew survey finds.

http://www.newsweek.com/fake-news-poll-americans-fact-opinion-reading-news-stories-984095
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« Reply #2725 on: June 19, 2018, 08:06:58 AM »
In my opinion, no surprise in that . . . .
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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2727 on: June 25, 2018, 07:56:04 AM »
Portland OR should be a Mecca for dentists, as well, yes? . . .
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« Reply #2728 on: June 27, 2018, 07:01:15 AM »
Montana woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriend’s door, then forces sex on him, police say
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« Reply #2729 on: June 27, 2018, 10:21:39 AM »
Montana woman with machete hides behind ex-boyfriend’s door, then forces sex on him, police say

Now,  why can't my dates be this much fun...

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« Reply #2730 on: June 28, 2018, 05:12:15 AM »
Measles epidemic in France thanks to anti-vax morons

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A 26-year-old patient has died in France from the measles, the second fatality in a matter of months as an epidemic of the disease sweeps the country and health chiefs warn of the need to be immunised.
French health authorities revealed on Wednesday that a 26-year-old patient had died from the disease, although details of the sex of the victim and the region where they lived have not been revealed.

Health chiefs from French health authority Santé Publique France said the patient's immune system was too weak to be given a vaccine and that they were probably contaminated by someone close to them who had not been vaccinated.

https://www.thelocal.fr/20180627/second-patient-dies-from-measles-epidemic-in-france
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« Reply #2731 on: June 28, 2018, 05:20:10 AM »
Antivaxxer idiocy is the same, the world over.
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« Reply #2732 on: July 04, 2018, 06:52:23 PM »
I found this strange paragraph in today's Detroit News in an article about rising sales of the U.S. flag:

 "After 9/11, a rise in patriotic spirit among Americans wiped (flag seller) (Tim) Mahoney 's shelves clean.  He had difficulty ordering stock.  Some people bought French flags because they were red, white and blue."

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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2734 on: July 07, 2018, 10:49:36 AM »



I would hope the fallacy there was s obvious to everyone
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