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At Last! An Understandable ICE Policy

News in Brief from The Onion ICE Opens Interdimensional Detention Center To Indefinitely Imprison Immigrants Across Infinite Number Of Multiverses Today 11:36am BRANE MULTIVERSE 378-C—In an effort to better comply with recent moves to abolish limits on migrant detention, ICE … Continue reading

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No-take marine areas help fishers (and fish) far more than we thought

[Good overview of current research in a fast changing theme, but neglects the importance of rigorously enforced MPAs as “seed stock” in post disaster recovery after massive events such as mega hurricanes — this effect is being observed in some … Continue reading

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Insights into our current Governance Crisis

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Possible Need for a Tweak to “Pure” Capitalism

[Washington Post, page A15, July 25, 2019, < https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/07/24/private-equitys-role-retail-has-decimated-million-jobs-study-says/?utm_term=.6bc7148b27ac > Graphics at the website.] Private equity’s role in retail has killed 1.3 million jobs, study says Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by closures at debt-saddled stores … Continue reading

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Reasons People Think Government, including the Military, are IDIOTS

From the Washington Post, 10 July 2019 < https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/energy-environment/washington-state-sues-navy-over-expanded-flights-on-island/2019/07/09/bfcc156a-a289-11e9-a767-d7ab84aef3e9_story.html?utm_term=.5acbcebc8fbf > How many admirals were busted back to midshipman for this stupid plan? Oh, about zero. How many admirals should have been busted back to midshipman for planning 100,000 takeoffs and … Continue reading

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Caneel Bay Being Held for $70 Million Ransom

From the <http://newsofstjohn.com/2019/06/03/caneel-bay-leaseholder-wants-70-million-to-walk-away/&gt; Go to the website to see the pretty sensible 46 comments. . . . Great island story. Maybe they can get Jeffrey Eptstein to take over the lease and set up a (wink, wink) summer camp, ya … Continue reading

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Gerry Mander

From the Washington Post, 14 May 2019, page A17, or <https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/my-district-was-gerrymandered-the-damage-is-easy-to-measure/2019/05/13/199c61e8-75b8-11e9-b7ae-390de4259661_story.html?utm_term=.3379840b9614 > — also copied at Pottersweal.com – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – … Continue reading

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