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“Herp Talk” with local amphibian biologist Katy Greenwald

Over the past few weeks, I’ve posted here about both tadpoles and frogs that my son and I had found in Riverside Park. Well, as a result of these posts, I’ve come into contact with Eastern Michigan University amphibian biologist Katy Greenwald, who, I guess, felt professionally obligated to write in and correct me, informing […]

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Asked, “Do you consider white supremacy as a threat?,” Donald Trump responds, “I don’t really.”

On Friday, a 28 year old Australian white supremacist by the name of Brenton Harrison Tarrant, seen above flashing a “white power” hand sign in court yesterday, murdered 50 Muslim residents of Christchurch, New Zealand. The attack, about 17 minutes of which the killer broadcast on Facebook Live, began at Christchurch’s Al Noor Mosque, where […]

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The Democratic response the Nunes memo proves what a farce the whole thing was and lays the groundwork for an obstruction charge

Remember the so-called Nunes memo, and how it was supposed to expose a deep state conspiracy that, according Sebastian Gorka, the former deputy assistant to Donald Trump, was “100 times bigger” than what caused the American revolution? Do you remember how Trump had it released over the warnings of the intelligence community, who said that […]

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Despite what Marco Rubio and his fellow NRA shills may say, gun bans are both popular and effective

One of the biggest applause lines at last night’s CNN town hall on American gun policy came from Florida Senator Marco Rubio. Attempting to make the case that an assault weapon ban wouldn’t be effective, the Senator said “you would literally have to ban every semi-automatic rifle.” He, of course, thought that members of the […]

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The Dutch not only watched online as the Russians stole the DNC emails, but, thanks to a hacked security camera in the hallway outside the Cozy Bear office, they actually knew which Russian spies were in the room

I know it’s been a bit crazy this weekend, what with the news about Trump friend Steve Wynn having to step down as head of Finance for the Republican National Committee amid multiple horrifying allegations of sexual misconduct, and Vladimir Putin having his most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny, arrested in Moscow amid growing protests, but […]

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