s skippy the bush kangaroo: June 2015

skippy the bush kangaroo

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

only on tuesdays

oregon becomes 4th state to guarantee paid sick days

connecticut handgun law leads to 40% drop in gun deaths

california inmates are overdosing at 3 times the national rate

2 uber execs arrested in france

where america's worst roads are

ny food banks running out of food

little house on the prairie actress melissa gilbert owes over $360,000 in unpaid federal taxes
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Monday, June 29, 2015

monday, monday

rhe u.s. spends more than $9 million a day on the war against islam

humpback whales are starving, and climate change is to blame

jailed for being broke

this teenager discovered a planet on his third day at work

the lobbying bonanaza

a computer in grand rapids has been running for 30 years controlling heat and air in 19 schools
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Sunday, June 28, 2015

when sunday comes

6 climate triggers that could completely change the world

justice scalia is a homophobe

watch student loan debt grow $3,055 every second

working women are leaving the gop in droves

whole foods new york overcharged customers, who aren't happy about it

the voter fraud witch hunt in kansas

california's most effective pot lobbyist used to be a cop
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Saturday, June 27, 2015

saturday sun

the navy hires a new pr firm

 couple will divorce if marriage equality wins in australia

teen prenancies and abortions plummeted after hawaii rejected abstinence-based sex ed

charleston mayor: mike huckabee's ideas about guns 'are nutty'

austerity is nothing more than capitalists imposing their class interests

the ferguson library, which stayed open during the riots, is now library of the year
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Friday, June 26, 2015

friday on my mind

univision will not air the miss america pagent because of trump's remarks about mexicans

donald rumsfeld today: democracy in iraq was 'unrealistic'

auto-repair industry discriminates against women, so this woman became a mechanic to change that

what's the difference between global warming and climate change?

the data don't support the ferguson effect

one state's attempt to destroy democracy and the environment

the worst refugee crisis in a generation

germany will turn old military bases into bird sanctuaries
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

thursday afternoon

iraq's growing grave market

jeb bush is polling at 73% among the world's richest bankers

birth control pills should be as easy to buy as condoms

gallup finds confidence in police is at its lowest since the year of rodney king

domestic terrorists more deadly than jihadis

uganda's elephant population is up 600%

more wall street suicides

25 years of ignoring shareholders' concerns about climate change

ford's model t - 100 years later
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

wednesday language

when the border patrol violate the rights of u.s. citizens

never mind fifa, hiw about a crackdown on the banksters?

christian school board candidate tried to hire someone to kill his wife

walmart will stop selling confederate flag merchandise

tracing the greed of the nra

the part of the dennis hastert scandal nobody's paying attention to

how not to respond to negative reviews

and rip prolific actor and 8 is enough dad, dick van patten
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

one tuesday night

wal-mart controls 25% of grocery sales in the u.s.

why are persons unknown more likely to be called terrorists than known white supremacists?

meet the scottish syrzia

hillary clinton beats jeb bush, scott walker and marc rubio in national poll. handily

scientists discover awesome hell-boy dinosaur

4 times donald trump got away with anti-black smears

the growing right-wing terror threat

could 2016 be the year we get a presidential debate about science?

this is not my cat

and rip film composer for such greats as field of dreams, titanic and star trek ii, james horner
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Monday, June 22, 2015

monday in manhattan

how media bias is killing black america

mike huckabee says the confederate flag isn't an issue

fracking prohibited in maryland for at least 2 years

how to build a perfect campfire

facing america's greatest evils

40% of police officer families experience domestic violence

california may lose $2.7 billion this year because of the drought

finally, a female viagra may be here

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

what are you doing sunday

why don't americans call mass shootings terrorism?  racism

drug company profits are literally killing people

9 crazy things that gop presidential candidates believe

texas firefighter sacked after congratulating charleston shooter for killing 9 black people

nra board member deletes online criticism of victim in charleston shooting

heroin and prescription drug epidemic leaves its mark on 2016 presidential race

gop lawmaker distracted by facebook accidentally ok's california budget

how growing up in poverty rewires a child's brain

crowd-funded film says yelp is like the mafia
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Saturday, June 20, 2015

saturday suit

details of the charleston shooter's white supremacy are emerging

keywords in black protest: a(n anti-)vocabulary

80% of republicans agree with bernie sanders

we lock up tons of innocent people and charge them for the privilege

the david brooks files: how many uncorrected mistakes does it take to be discredited?

of jeb bush wants 4% growth, he'll have to ask bill clinton how

what if the media covered alcohol loke other drugs?

the overton window needs some windex

why do so many obvious losers think they can be president?

and rip one of our comedy heros, member of the firesign theater, nick danger himself, phil austin
posted by skippy at 3:56 AM | 0 comments

Friday, June 19, 2015

friday morning, 1 am

us police kill more than 2 people a day

americans overwhelmingly favor an overhaul of campaign financing

emanuel ame church was built on a courageous past

why libraries matter

black americans now see race relations as the biggest problem in america

supreme court rejects appeal to restore north caolina pre-abortion ultra-sound law

dogs snub people who are mean to their owners

dick cheney: the man who just won't go away

and we love this headline:  north pole rejects ban on pot sales
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Thursday, June 18, 2015

thursday 11

christian website: no such thing as marital rape

scientists predict mt. everest could be ice-free by the end of the century

anti-vax parents: affluent, white and suburban

scott walker's toxic contempt for women

gun maker colt files for bankruptcy while paying the nra

walmart accused of using charitable funds to open more walmarts

us cops kill more people in a day rhan uk cops do in a year

the best weapon against police brutality:  going viral

college textbooks are expensive for no good reason

$5 billion pool industry sinking with california drought

wild flamingoes return to florida
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

wednesday jones

it's safer to be a nypd officer than a black man in baltimore

what's left after higher education is dismantled

rich californians balk at water limits

these uk cafes are turning garbage into culinary gold

how to steal from us taxpayers while blaming the poor

msnbc producer leaving to join bernie sanders campaign

one representative's ideas for saving social security

spike in water toxins blamed for the deaths of 100's of turtles

was australia's 10-year megadrought a teaching moment for california?

neil young doesn't want donald trump to use his music
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

on tuesdays i'm not as young

2015 is crushing it for hottest year on record

why is the u.s. economy still depressed?: the arithmetic

michigan law allows adoption agencies to reject atheist parents

father of dallas shooter says liberals drove his son to do it

stop killing grandma with kindness

the un says encryption is a human right

paris removes all 'love locks' from the pont des arts bridge

is your doppleganger on the internet?
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Monday, June 15, 2015

monday i'm in vain

black people in minneapolis are 9 times more likely to be arrested for petty crimes

mixing christianity and politics is killing the church

the fracking village that wants to go solar

meth finds a new market in new york

gallup: more people are "pro-choice" for the first time in 7 years

infections inflict a persistant decrease in iq

scientists investigate why do we itch
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Sunday, June 14, 2015

that's what i like about sundays

the modern conservative movement: the martyr mentality

homelessness in silicon valley

breeding dogs is bad for the dogs

exxon must pay $1 million for 2011 spill into the yellowstone river

when will apple stop screwing with the u.s. economy?

here are all the reasons why wal-mart's business is not sustainable

2,400 year old bongs for smoking cannibis discovered by archeologists in russia
posted by skippy at 1:33 AM | 2 comments

Saturday, June 13, 2015

saturday song

elizabeth warren explains why the government has been taken over by the rich

why cops go berserk when people run from them

top donor to spend $175 million to get gop to take climate change seriously

judge throws the book at christians who fired a woman for being pregnant

occupy wall street endorses bernie sanders

how to reduce income inequality

conservatives are raping your pensions
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Friday, June 12, 2015

friday let me down

the world's first ocean cleaning system will be deployed in 2016

the press is not treating bernie sanders as a legitimate candidate

you can be prosecuted for deleting your browser history

a dutch student's giant ocean clean-up machine is going into production

in indianapolis rush limbaugh goes from top ten to bottom three

france bans grocery stores from throwing out food

how the civil war never ended for black america

and rip british character actor (fagin in oliver!) ron moody
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

thursday 8 a.m.

these states rob from the poor and give to the rich

does mike huckabee know every child molester in arkansas?

5 gop chickenhawks that wanted war but never served themselves

study definitively links big bank credit default swaps to 2008 housing bubble recession

disney pink slips; but first, train your foreign replacements

how virginia paid more than $250 million for a road that never got built

5 ways the gop dares you to vote against them

new yorker cartoon characters are overwhemingly white and male
posted by skippy at 7:58 PM | 0 comments

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

wednesday jam

prison guards and ptsd

bernie sanders can't win: why the press hates underdogs

bernie sanders: objects in your mirror may be closer than they appear

coming soon: wooden computer chips

5 things you need to know about rick perry

franklin graham drops wells fargo bank because of their gay commercial; goes to another bank that supports gay pride in miami

chipotle to offer sick pay and vacations to part-time workers

how employers get out of paying their workers

teeny tiny species of frog discovered in brazil

the words we love to hate

and rest in peace iconic character actor (and best dracula of all), christopher lee
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Tuesday, June 09, 2015

on tuesdays

study finds marijuana helps relieve chronic pain

a debate between 2 scientists about whether gmo's are safe to eat

how the civil war changed the constitution

missing art prints, believed stolen from the boston public library, were just misfiled

why is it ok to defame teachers?

the advantages of knowing two languages for your brain's cognitive abilities

nra illegally funnelling donations to gop candidates

nevada promises 6,300 stored rape kits will be tested

gallup: women bosses are more engaging

robots v. the underclass
posted by skippy at 4:44 AM | 0 comments

Monday, June 08, 2015

monday groove

the importance of taxing capital

in baltimore, every student gets free breakfast and lunch

wisconsin straw poll:  clinton 49%, sanders 41%

s and p 500 companies spent almost all profits on stock buy backs

the experts weigh in on gun violence

workers' new demand: stop watching us

florida lawmakers who blocked medicaid expansion get subsidized healthcare

online daters are the top victims for scammers

japan has a new official resident citizen:  godzilla

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Sunday, June 07, 2015

that sunday that summer

10 reasons why the u.s. is a regime

an audit finds 3 high ranking army officers should be disciplined for wasting money in afghanistan

epa: fracking has contaminated drinking water

bitcoin gets a rival

the unrealized horrors of over-population

ethics in finance: stuck at mediocre

the deadly bi-partisan agreement that led to mass incarciration

the high cost of nice hair

miss piggy receives an award from gloria steinhem
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Saturday, June 06, 2015

saturday smile

the unbearable smugness of being inside the beltway

is gentrification fueling the rise of police brutality in san francisco?

what bayer won't tell you about bees dying

dem congresswoman gets death threats for proposing gun legislation

make the rich panic

can gay couples be turned away in north carolina?

neco case marks the anniversary of "don't peggy olsen me, motherfuckers!"

be sure to add the leap second on june 30
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Friday, June 05, 2015

friday is forever

bankrupt radio shack aims to sell 67m customer names and addresses

7 birds that need their environment protected

veterans call out senators that want to sell off federal lands

hillary clinton's voting rights plan

is adult protective services protecting abusers?

here's a look at everyone killed by police so far this year

america's views align surprisingly well with "socialist" bernie sanders

how did the word "cool" get so cool?
posted by skippy at 3:33 AM | 0 comments

Thursday, June 04, 2015

throwback thursday

superbugs in your supper

the national park service shouldn't be selling branding rights to a beer company

strengthen the middle class, strengthen the country

are republicans afraid of florida?

deputy who threatened baltimore protestors on twitter got fired

why the rich have been trying to kill labor unions

marijuana prohibition is unscientific, unconstitutional, and unjust

is global warming slowing down?

ted cruz tries to walk back his insult of joe biden; facebook isn't buying it
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

wednesday in your garden

who watches the environmental watchdogs?

15 things you would know if there really was a liberal media

india's killer heatwave: a warning of the world we could face

why did we ever make the duggars famous?

the gop's war on science gets worse

school cafeteria manager fired for giving lunches to kids without money

what's the most distinctive killer in your state?

millions of dogs got lost or unidentified in the texas floods.  here's how you can help

posted by skippy at 3:33 AM | 1 comments

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

on tuesday

bernie sanders, income distribution, and deoderant

why legal weed is the future

for the highest paid ceo's, the party goes on

15 things to know about gun violence

martin o'malley starts off his campaign repeating republican tropes

postal workers fight privatization

how our government creates ghettos

irony, thy name is george zimmerman
posted by skippy at 4:13 AM | 0 comments

Monday, June 01, 2015

monday girl

early men and women were equal, say scientists

massive antarctic ice shelf will disappear completely in a few years

watchdogs push irs to investigate alec for tax fraud

why tesla's new battery is a big deal

saudi arabia advertises for executioners

wear orange tomorrow for national anti-gun violence day

and rip the chicago cub's oldest loving player, lennie merullo; and veteran character actress (and mom of jason in friday the 13th), betsy palmer
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