News Item: “. . . .Colorado’s new state marijuana coordinator, an office within the executive branch. . . .”
As more and more Americans feel a call to public service.
News Headline: “CNBC survey shows millionaires want higher taxes to fix inequality.”
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria. . . .
News Item: “. . . calling Obama a ‘clown,’ a “dirty fellow’ and somebody who ‘does not even have the basic appearances of a human being.’ ”
That was from North Korea.
Lest you mistake it for the latest from Ted Nugent or the House Republican Caucus.
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner regarding his approach to dealing with the 2008 crash:
“I did not view Wall Street as a cabal of idiots or crooks.”
Which was his first mistake.
News Headline: “Mitt Romney: Raise the minimum wage.”
Didn’t you always suspect he was a socialist thug?
News Headline: “Death on the installment plan: Rejecting the Medicaid expansion could kill 6,000 people a year.”
News Headline: “GOP still fending off Medicaid expansion.”
For those keeping track of Republican death panels.
News Headline: “Republican candidate supports 2nd Amendment right to own nuclear weapons.”
News Headline: “Tenn. state senator compares Obamacare signups to Nazi death trains.”
Paul Shubin, a Montreal reader, writes:
“We get a lot of news about U.S. politics up here, and I’m pretty conversant with the political goings on down there. I have a question: Are these people real? Do they believe that stuff? Can Americans really vote for them to run the country? Well, OK. Three questions.”
And three answers:
Yes, about as often as not, yes.
And a question in return:
Are you sure you have tight enough border security?
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News Headline: “Earthquakes in Oklahoma may be caused by fracking.”
News Headline: “Geologists: Fracking likely cause of Ohio earthquakes.”
News Headline: “Fracking leads to steep rise in earthquakes, scientists warn.”
A word of caution:
These research findings can’t be considered validated until Fox News calls them a hoax.