s skippy the bush kangaroo: April 2016

skippy the bush kangaroo

Saturday, April 30, 2016

the saturday train

the coming default wave may be among the most painful

fbi is investigating top nypd brass for accepting big ticket gifts

the false consensus of 'most economists agree'

skin problems leave flint residents afraid to shower

it isn't the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog
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Friday, April 29, 2016

friday night star

the world's favorite tax haven is the united states

march was the 11th straight warmest month on record

welcome to the future:  middle class housing projects

half of scotland's energy came from renewables last year 

archeologists discover bullet that proves lawrence of arabia was no liar 
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

thursday's letter

fired indiana state trooper:  "i'm a soldier for jesus christ"

border patrol agents stealing from refugees

scientists find off-switch for risky behavior

how big pharma pricing costs us our health

hollywood gets birds all wrong

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

green bottle wednesday

what's so great about free trade?

america's infrastructure is so bad that self-driving cars can't even find lanes on the roads

how the $15 minimum wage went from laughable to viable

being a woman will cost over half a million over a lifetime

remember, ufo sightings are more common than voter fraud
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

then came tuesday

the sham of austerity and the storms to come

longer maternity leave saves babies

the fantasy that women will vote for trump

democrats angle for power in clinton administration

america's missing $15 billion in taxes
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Monday, April 25, 2016

monday night fever

dominionism, christian nationalism, and ted cruz

wall street should pay a sales tax, too

republicans need a new party, not a new candidate

a media unmoored from facts

zero trans people have been arrested for bathroom misbehavior - but these republicans were 
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Sunday, April 24, 2016

on sunday

we know how to stop gun violence, we just don't do it

the republican race is the real-life game of thrones plot

how wall street became a big part of the u.s. economy - and when the democrats signed on to it

soaking the rich is a perfectly reasonable idea

the death star has the most impressive public transit system in the galaxy
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Saturday, April 23, 2016

the saturday song

nation's largest public schools have more police than counselors

sex may be the greatest threat to christianity

this is your brain on climate change

after north carolina's bathroom law passed trans suicide hotline calls double

5 things you never knew about chickens 
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Friday, April 22, 2016

friday night square

here's another way politicians are screwing you

world's richest banker charged with bribery

the u.s. could be planning to send more troops to syria

the end of welfare as we know it

what really made the night nuts
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Thursday, April 21, 2016

thursdays excursion intermission

it's been 25 years since restaurant workers got a raise

ny city comptroller orders audit of elections board

will jihad happen here?

how to hack an election

coddled students aren't the problem; bigots are

and rip joanie laurer, aka wwe champion chyna

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

every wednesday night

george hw bush's cabinet was worried about climate change - 27 years ago

frackers have shortened more american lives than isis

let it go:  japanese plan to encase fukushima in wall of ice

death by gentrification: the killing that shamed san francisco

poop clears cheetahs of livestock slaughter
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

the tuesday horn

inside los angeles sweatshops

ocean temps predict u.s. heatwaves 50 days out, study finds

conservatives will basically believe any meme they see

52 women are shot to death every month  by their husbands or boyfriends

this is your brain on trump

and rip raymond's mom, character actress doris roberts 
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Monday, April 18, 2016

monday night by satellite

why al franken would be a perfect vp pick for hillary clinton

the 'sanders democrat' is paving the way for the radical left

nicholas kristof:  my shared shame; the media helped make trump

hospice boss texted execution orders to nurses

bank places hold on disabled man's payment thinking his dog is a terrorist organization
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Sunday, April 17, 2016

on any sunday

health insurance premiums rising faster than wages

what the panama papers tell us

the national debt doesn't need fixing

does college football make money for universities?

prosecutors rarely pay the price for mistakes and misconduct
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Saturday, April 16, 2016

the saturday song

us coal subsidies are even bigger than you thought

69% of americans  want to see voting reforms

why so many racists don't think they're racist

detroit school principals involved in kickback scheme

it never hurts to have a handy list of logical fallacies 

and rip broadway and silver screen star anne jackson
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Friday, April 15, 2016

friday night on a dollar bill

a world of trash is found in the stomachs of dead sperm whales

why marijuana businesses still can't get bank accounts

are robots job creators?

we know how to fix traffic; we just don't want to

how did the devil's hole pupfish get there, how do they survive?  nobody knows

how did the octopus get to the ocean?  he escaped his tank, crawled along the new zealand national aquarium floor, and slid down a drain pipe
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Thursday, April 14, 2016

thursdays are blue

too rigged to fail: the hamster wheel of home mortgage fraud

tax time:  how corporations are cheating school children

why poor white males are the core of trump's support

college kids aren't the only ones demanding safe spaces

republicans don't care what works

they should totally name this ship boaty mcboatface
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

east coast wednesday

the problem isn't hillary clinton's corporate cash...it's her corporate worldview

why are our educators learning to interrogate their students?

the panama papers:  the secrets of dirty money

right wing legislators are enabling domestic terrorists

two corrupt establishments

lambert, the lion who loves blankets - and skateboards!
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

the tuesday effect

america to establishment: who the hell are you people?

arrests as hundreds protest money in politics at the u.s. capitol

it's not the zika virus causing birth defects -- it's monsanto's pesitcide

everyone has been busy and distracted since 1710 

who will speak for the american white working class?

an open letter from a spider to all humans everywhere

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Monday, April 11, 2016

monday night at steve's

can religious groups ignore all laws they don't like?

how the reagan-era cia predicted our drone dystopia

the modern war on drugs began as nixon's assault on black people

what to do if you get ransomware

man doesn't return vhs tape to rental place - gets put in handcuffs

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

on almost any sunday morning

why voters will stay angry

computer use may help predict early stage alzheimer's

the inherent racial bias of facial recognition software

american's elections rank among the worst in the world.  here's why

bar kicks out 2 black women who happen to be aclu lawyers 
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Saturday, April 09, 2016

the saturday option

caribbean nations are trying to make styrofoam illegal

big union leadersbetray sanders and workers

uncovering the secret locations where the u.s. illegally interrogates its captives

"women in politics" doesn't just mean hillary

10 housing markets  where first-time buyers have no chance

why we should fear a cashless world
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Friday, April 08, 2016

friday night lights

drug makers now spend $5 billion a year on advertising

why mass shootings keep happening

our economy is obsessed with efficiency and terrible at everything else

toxic moss scares portland

the man who listed the egyptian president for sale on ebay
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Thursday, April 07, 2016

thursday's radiation

trump is the most unpopular presidential candidate since the head of the ku klux klan

ny millionaires write the governor asking for higher taxes

lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools across the u.s.

feds rarely prosecute civil rights violations by police

don't these guys write this stuff out before hand? antonin scalia school of law = assol

and rip country music's original outlaw merle haggard
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

dreamy wednesdays

zombie companies are killing the economy

what is the real reason that we sleep?

televangelists need private jets because demons fly commercial

forget trump, who's really destroying the republican party?

browse through the first interactive maps of cat tracks 
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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

the thing about tuesdays

rich countries have a $78 trillion pension problem

unplanned pregnancies are at a 35 year low

the religious right: still not dead

there's a 1 in 4 chance the fish you eat in a restaurant contains plastic

prop iceberg scares horse to death
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Monday, April 04, 2016

monday night at grandpa's

the very existence of the nsa is illegal

finland ranked workd's most literate nation

how trump bent television to his will

these are the most racist cities in america

 dog believed lost at sea found on naval island

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Sunday, April 03, 2016

on a sunday afternoon

13 million americans are at risk of being washed away

your next car will be hacked

legal marijuana is doing what the drug war couldn't

gun control: toddlers kill more people than terrorists do

the geneology of american geneology
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Saturday, April 02, 2016

the saturday man

what weather is the fault of climate change?

capitalism not always the route to democracy

there is not enough scrutiny of america's wars

new documents reveal why no one was prosecuted for the financial crisis

how to fight big money in 2016 and beyond
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Friday, April 01, 2016

friday night knife fight

why our economy is like the titanic

our broken environment may be killing a quarter of us all

the return of the d.i.y. abortions

house republicans get secret briefings from koch veterans group

your phone was made by slaves
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