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Secret Experiment in Alabama Senate Race Imitated Russian Tactics (Nytimes)
Planned Parenthood Is Accused of Mistreating Pregnant Employees (Nytimes)
Thanks to Jabba Ree 🌹for this awesome picture!
UPDATED: Spike in freshman enrollment doesn't keep MU total enrollment from slipping (Columbiamissourian)
Japan's population is shrinking in a demographic time bomb - Business Insider
Here's my attempt to see if anyone has fall photos to share. It's my favorite season in NY. Post 'em if you got 'em. I took this one this past weekend.
So much for the blue wave. 😀
The leaves are starting to change in New York. Feel free to share your fall foliage pictures here.
I think it's past time for Justice Ginsberg to retire. She's been an important voice on the Court and served well. Still, in her interview before Justice Kavanaugh's hearings she could barely keep her head up. I think retirement is overdue.
What's the term for when something, such as a field of study, becomes so ridiculous that people cannot tell the difference between what is meant seriously and what is deliberate farce?
Read prosecutor Rachel Mitchell's memo about the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing (Axios)
Polling the 2018 Midterm Elections in Real Time (Nytimes)
Four Takeaways From Dozens of New House Polls
Despite new accusers, Democrats war on Brett Kavanaugh could cost them midterm elections
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Three infants among five people stabbed at New York nursery - BBC News
Google asked employees to delete memo about China search plan: report
10 U.S. Code § 520 - Limitation on enlistment and induction of persons whose score on the Armed Forces Qualification Test is below a prescribed level (Cornell)
Descent into Progressive Madness | National Review
Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault allegations: Me Too SCOTUS moment | National Review
I'm fine with monetization and the flood of crappy content that comes with it. I do ask that the devs throw a bone to users that have been here awhile: please let us comment on sponsored cards. It would be worth it.
Chanel shoes, but no salary: how one woman exposed the scandal of the French fashion industry | Fashion | The Guardian
It's not the apples-to-apples comparison I would like to see, however, I think examing the relative downsides of the single-payer system are worth examining. A one sided debate that presents socialized medicine as superior in every way is just propaganda. Also, there is no apples-to-apples comparison that I can find.
Let's do some quick comparisons of medical systems. Let's look at the US, the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands.