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"Grumpy Cat makes two appearances in the name of marriage equality -- because everyone deserves the right to be married and miserable"


"Donald Trump said he is "fine with" same-sex marriage..."These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They've been settled. And I'm fine with that," he said."

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"Coming to Spain was the worst thing I ever did" (france24.com)
by curious2 on 19 Jul 2018  2 comments, latest 2 days ago
"Spain's south-western Huelva region is known around the world for its strawberries. The fruit-picking season lasts three months and attracts workers from Eastern Europe and Morocco. But recently, Moroccan women...

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Abhulimen & Bloom (wxii12.com)
by curious2 on 8 Jul 2018  82 comments, latest 2 days ago
"Adam Bloom, the former homeowner's association board member who lost his job on Friday as a result of a "traumatizing" confrontation with a black woman at a Winston-Salem pool when...

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National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) (nationalpopularvote.com)
by curious2 on 21 Mar 2016  58 comments, latest 4 days ago
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact has achieved 61% of the electoral votes necessary to overcome the Electoral College. All of the enactments have come from "blue" (Democratic) states. Some...

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Nigeria: Muslims murder 86 Christians, burn 50 houses (jihadwatch.org)
by curious2 on 26 Jun 2018  2 comments, latest a month ago
"In the first paragraph, we learn that there were “attacks.” In the second paragraph, we learn that the attacks were carried out by “armed herdsmen.” In the fourth paragraph, we...

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reply thread
by curious2 on 22 Sep 2015  86 comments, latest a month ago
This thread exists to reply to comments made in other threads that the commenter cannot (or chooses not to) post comments in.

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Islamic attacks continue (reuters.com)
by curious2 on 1 Oct 2017  58 comments, latest a month ago
"Knifeman yelling 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead after killing two in France***Police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged...

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SSRIs in pregnancy tied to autism, delays (cbsnews.com)
by curious2 on 14 Apr 2014  43 comments, latest a month ago
"Boys with autism were three times more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants known as SSRIs in the womb than typically developing children, according to new research.The new study...

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Avicii, 1989-2018 (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 12 Jun 2018  3 comments, latest a month ago
"Private funeral held for Avicii in Stockholm ***In an open letter published several days after his death, the DJ’s family said he “wanted peace” and “could not go on any...

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countries banning full face veils (time.com)
by curious2 on 2 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
This post quotes three sites: Time, Reuters, and Business Standard.Time:"Denmark became the latest European country to ban full-face veils on Thursday, effectively outlawing the burqa and niqab worn by some...

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President signs Right to Try legislation (whitehouse.gov)
by curious2 on 30 May 2018  23 comments, latest 2 months ago
""The “Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Belllina Right to Try Act of 2017” passed Congress on May 22, 2018. The bill amends Federal law to allow certain...

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Realtors warn if housing market continues to collapse everyone could afford a house (thebeaverton.com)
by curious2 on 29 May 2018  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
"After a nearly 30% decline in value, realtors across Toronto are concerned that if the market continues to falter someday in the near future everyone could afford a house.“I don’t...

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Parkinson's Disease research (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 27 Jan 2015  92 comments, latest 2 months ago
I've been reading a lot about Parkinson's Disease research, including especially stem cell research. "Now that the president is in favour, [advocate Michael J] Fox observes wryly, "there is no...

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Senate Medical Insurance Reform Bill (budget.senate.gov)
by curious2 on 22 Jun 2017  56 comments, latest 2 months ago
Overview of the Discussion Draft of Senate Amendment to H.R. 1628 #Politics #Investing

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Married to a Muslim who joined ISIL (ibtimes.com)
by curious2 on 19 Apr 2018  12 comments, latest 3 months ago
"Four years ago, 32-year-old Sam Sally left her hometown in Indiana for a vacation in Turkey.***During the trip, Sally claims her husband, Moussa, duped her and her children...into joining Islamic...

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massive prescription price hikes (jsonline.com)
by curious2 on 25 Nov 2015  7 comments, latest 4 months ago
"New study highlights massive prescription price hikes *** The paper, which involved a survey of 19 dermatology products, found they had increased an average of 401% between 2009 and 2015....

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opioids (cnn.com)
by curious2 on 12 Mar 2018  8 comments, latest 4 months ago
"CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more opioids a doctor prescribes, the more money he or...

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Pakistan is a terrorist state (scroll.in)
by curious2 on 18 Sep 2016  12 comments, latest 5 months ago
How India's home minister went from trusting Pakistan to calling it a 'terrorist state'Also, "Saudi Arabia [financed] bin Laden's upkeep...by the Pakistanis. "The Saudis didn't want bin Laden's presence revealed...

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Ben Barres, 1954-2017 (med.stanford.edu)
by curious2 on 28 Dec 2017  3 comments, latest 7 months ago
"Acclaimed Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres, MD, PhD, died on Dec. 27, 20 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.Barres’ path-breaking discoveries of the crucial roles played by...

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killed by large "domesticated" dogs (nydailynews.com)
by curious2 on 16 Dec 2017  23 comments, latest 7 months ago
Usually pit bills, also presa canario, yet there are hardly any calls to restrict dog licenses:"Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in ‘grisly mauling’""Couple Guilty of All Charges In...

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Denmark stops prosecuting blasphemy (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 13 Mar 2017  12 comments, latest 7 months ago
This post was updated because Denmark repealed its law against blasphemy."DENMARK is one of the least religious countries in the world; a poll has found that barely one in five...
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