The University of Portland Committee on Inclusion has directed students to report to the campus police any “observed or experienced interactions” resulting in “incidents of discomfort.”
Jeb Bush defending brother George W. Bush’s military service:
“He served with honor. He served with distinction.”
George W. Bush dodged the Vietnam war by using his family name to get to the head of a long waiting list for a local tour with the Texas Air National Guard.
But understand this:
He did it with honor and distinction.
News Headline: “Ted Cruz’s campaign pulls ad after discovering it stars a softcore porn artist.”
The actress said she was “extremely disappointed.”
She thought she had made it into hardcore.
Asteroid 2016 CM194 was discovered Saturday as it passed closer to Earth than the orbits of some man-made satellites.
But at worst, if it had hit, it would have destroyed everything for only two to three miles in every direction.
Hardly worth mentioning.
News Item: “Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is relying on a bank he used to regulate to put him in a position to make personal investments. . . .”
The system works.
Donald Trump in a “CBS This Morning” interview regarding Kim Jong Un:
“Any young guy who can take over from his father with all those–”
Wait a minute.
So that’s it.
A young guy with funny hair is handed the empire of his father and goes on to
horrify a nation. . . .
Donald Trump is the Kim Jong Un of American politics.
Beware the ides of National Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month.
News Headline: “Air Force general faints during budget talks.”
As reasonable a response as any to Pentagon spending.
QT Midwest New Madrid Fault, where the most recent earthquakes two centuries ago changed the course of the Mississippi River and toppled chimneys as far away as Maine, although geologists say there is only a 10 percent chance of a major quake in the next 50 years, which includes any moment now, update
The U.S. Geological Survey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want you to know that 252 days remain until the Great Central U.S. Shakeout event, which will teach how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On.”
There is nothing to worry about.
News Headline: “Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes are hard to fight.”
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