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[22 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

For months, Andersonville residents have been sounding the alarm over the potential loss of fully mature trees in their neighborhood.
The city said their hands were tied and the trees needed to fall so new water mains could be installed beneath them.

But despite promises to explore every option to save the trees, the city’s Department of Water Management didn’t pursue a non-invasive technology that has the potential to cut costs while saving the city’s most valuable and vulnerable trees.
The water department said that due to century-old water lines and the need …

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[22 Jul 2019 | One Comment | ]

We have found many words, sociological and psychological, diagnosing Donald Trump through the years: egomaniac, authoritarian, narcissist, sociopath, pathological liar, racist, xenophobe and even neo-fascist. Strong cases have been made for each–or for all collectively.

 
Now, however, based on his recent actions around immigration issues, from separating children and caging them in hellish conditions to lying about the reason to add a citizenship question to the decennial census to his threatened but fizzling “raids” on thousands of “illegals” in big cities, we can add another:
 
Terrorist.
 
Yes, we usually associate terrorism with the …

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[22 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

* The New York Times editorial board takes a look at what will happen to state and local tax burdens by income level if the governor’s graduated income tax is approved by voters…

* From the editorial…
Economic inequality in the United States has reached the highest levels since the 1920s, and there is mounting evidence […]

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[22 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

Rep Elijah Cummings said he “rarely” calls anyone a “racist,” but now has “no doubt” President Trump is racist https://t.co/buNguLkRo7

— Bo Snerdley (@BoSnerdley) July 21, 2019

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[22 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

* Jeanne Ives last year…

* Jeanne Ives over the weekend…

* From the script…
Everyone I served with and those I worked with knew I operated in good faith. It’s an approach by which I’ve turned honest disagreements with other legislators into reasonable compromises for the benefit of the families I represented.
This is precisely what’s […]

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[6 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

June Jobs Figures Crush Kamala Harris’s Claim That People Are Forced to Work Multiple Jobs https://t.co/9sT0mM4qIQ

— True Pundit (@true_pundit) July 6, 2019

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[6 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

10-person flash mob makes off with $30,000 worth of merchandise from a North Face store in Wisconsin pic.twitter.com/E0WLVApvjm— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 6, 2019

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[6 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

Sent as is. Fr. Rutler’s Weekly Column June 7, 2019 There is dark humor in counting the number of “motivational speakers” who flood public television stations, and go as quickly as they come, just like the profitable “self-help” books of the type that counsel: “God wants you to be happy.” In some churches, there is […]

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[6 Jul 2019 | No Comment | ]

Lawsuit by student accused of sex assault seeks class- action status against MSU https://t.co/OY6qyxtDiU— Detroit Free Press (@freep) July 6, 2019