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CDC: In Need of a Substitute Teacher

Science-based; Evidence-based; Diversity; Transgender; Fetus; Vulnerability; Entitlement. These words are apparently banned from use by the budget folks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC). 662 more words

Hogs at the Trough...

Some sadly business-as-usual quotes from a Times article on the behind the scenes efforts of Washington lobbyists around the Republican 2017 tax bill.

In all, more than half of the 11,000 registered lobbyists in Washington reported working on tax-related issues through the first nine months of the year, according to a 

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“DAVID DAVIS WENT FOR DINNER WITH DAILY MAIL EDITOR AFTER BAILING EARLY ON FIRST ROUND OF BREXIT TALKS”

“Remember when David Davis ran out on the first round of Brexit negotiations after less than an hour? Now we know a bit about what he was doing instead. 253 more words

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Japanese Embassy Promoting Fukushima Sake in London, UK

Did they inform those people that this sake is made from Fukushima contaminated rice, that no matter how delicious it tastes there is no safe level of radiation, that internal radiation is much more harmful than external radiation? 331 more words

Fukushima 2017

Japanese Foreign Minister's Gimmick to Promote Fukushima Contaminated Produce

Japanese Government won’t stop at anything to promote Fukushima’s contaminated produce to its people so as to calm their fears and to the foreign markets so as to make them lift their imports restrictions on Eastern Japan produce. 791 more words

Fukushima 2017

Industry lobbyists and state lawmakers put public at risk on air pollution

It’s no surprise to Wisconsinites that wealthy industry heads and lobbyists have been the primary beneficiaries of the Walker administration, who has been eager to gift regulatory rollbacks to industry donors. 24 more words

“THERESA MAY LECTURES CABINET ON TRANSPARENCY – ON THE SAME DAY SHE’S ACCUSED OF HIDING MEETING”

Theresa May today told ministers they need to be more transparent – but was herself accused of keeping the public in the dark over a cash-for-access dinner with super-rich donors. 277 more words

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