Move along, nothing to see here

Asteroid
News Headline: “Killer bus-sized asteroid flies dangerously close past Earth.”
But that was more than a year ago.
And only 18 killer bus-sized asteroids have been discovered since then, just as they were passing between Earth and the moon.
Not counting Asteroid 2015 KW121, which was discovered this morning, three days after it passed between Earth and the moon.

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Mega dittos on this one

Kelli Ward
Arizona Republican State Sen. Kelli Ward on why the state will soon drop 1,200 families, including more than 2,700 children, from welfare benefits:
” I tell my kids all the time that the decisions we make have rewards or consequences, and if I don’t ever let them face those consequences, they can’t get back on the path to rewards. As a society, we are encouraging people at times to make poor decisions and then we reward them.”
An excellent point.
These children should have thought twice before making the decision to be poor and hungry.
Shame on them.

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QT all’s well that ends wells update

Fracking Bill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signing a bill that blocks attempts by cities and towns to ban fracking by oil companies:
“This law ensures that Texas avoids a patchwork quilt of regulations that differ from region to region, differ from county to county or city to city.”
That is the trouble with strong local government, as any Republican will tell you.
Thank goodness for big government.

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