s skippy the bush kangaroo: July 2016

skippy the bush kangaroo

Sunday, July 31, 2016

sunday and me

social security plays a significant role in reducing childhood poverty

you're overdrafted, they're overpaid

the chinese forbid the sales of iphone 6

where peaceful existence is impossible, violence is inevitable

why bad ideas refuse to die
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Saturday, July 30, 2016

dancing on a saturday night

half of the edible food in the u.s. is thrown away

let's end the nra's stranglehold on science once and for all

the liberal elites hate the left

cia admits war on terror only created more terrorists

half of brazilians hate the rio olympics

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Friday, July 29, 2016

friday's dream

would a work free world be so bad?

a living wage and paid sick days are infecton control issues

kkk flyers found in the haight

google is the world's biggest censor

why you should be nice to your robots

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

thursday night on the nexus

america's gun problem is actually a white supremacy problem

dem convention beats the gop con in the ratings

new cars are too expensive for a typical family

fbi ok's crackdown on black lives matter

original stonehenge was dismantled in wales and moved

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

since last wednesday

banks screw americans desperately trying to stay afloat

trump literally melts down at the hotel roanoke

today's farm workers aren't free

the people who think there's a conspiracy of people stalking them have connected on the internet

and pokemon go leads players to a facility that houses sex offenders

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

tuesday #1

no peace of mind is the new normal

the right is still fighting the sexual revolution

what mass killers have in common (domestic violence)

pfizer finally admits opioids are addictive

pokemon go found in toxic fukushima nuclear plant

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Monday, July 25, 2016

monday prayer to tunkashila

goodbye, debbie wasserman-schultz

who benefits most from housing subsidies?  the wealthy

why tech support is purposely unbearable

the 1% are recovering from the recession while the 99% are still waiting

the rude pundit on clinton, email, trump and trust
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Sunday, July 24, 2016

sunday afternoons

is the sanders delegation plotting to shake up the dem convention?

1/3 of bay area residents  would like to leave soon

facebook decides which killings we're allowed to see

is this why so few americans trust hillary clinton?

if you're way too sweaty, blame your early childhood

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

won't you try/saturday afternoon

the numbers behind maureen dowd's 21-year take down of hillary clinton

why the public has stopped paying attention to economists

as glaciers melt in alaska, landslides follow

the government approved 100% of wiretaps applications in 2015

horrific, ugly amphibious centipede discovered
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Friday, July 22, 2016

friday's child

trump says american crime is up - these 3 charts prove him wrong

how bernie sanders delivered the most progressive platform in democratic history

multi-tasking actually drains the energy reserves in your brain

the country has a republican problem - and the media is partly to blame

male escorts made crazy money at the rnc
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

thursday night on pearl street

semper fuxit: marine corps votes to leave the navy

pew study finds world thinks americans are violent, greedy and arrogant

happy 60th birthday, interstate highway system!  you look awful 

the rise and fall of the world's great cities (illustrated)

and robots may soon have to pay taxes in europe 
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

see you dudes on wednesday

bernie has every right to raise hell at the convention

income inequality may be higher than any other era

1 in 200 san franciscans  sleep in the streets

tesla now knows when the accident is your fault - and soon other car makers will, too

feathers, scales and hair: do they share a common ancestry?

and rip tv writer/producer extraordinaire, garry marshall
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

tuesday (you come when we call)

consumers get cold shoulder as companies hoard cash

nowadays puberty starts at 8

it's not just millennials who aren't buying homes

be very afraid:  scientists discover contageous cancers

the legacy of escobar's hippos 
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Monday, July 18, 2016

monday paracetamol

gop scrambles to replace 'white elevators' signs at rnc

what would it take to scare america into stricter gun control?

first mammal to die of climate change  scientists say

republican magicians will now make your public lands disappear

an open letter to vaccination-phobic justin timberlake
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Sunday, July 17, 2016

sunday afternoon in the park

the discredited nonsense that gave us the 'more guns, less crime' myths

what if ptsd is more physical than psychological?

how the media overthrew party politics

the zika virus may be spread more through sex than mosquitos

man finds 2,000 year old 22 pound chunk of butter in irish bog
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Saturday, July 16, 2016

wild saturday night

amazon is using robots in their warehouses

what hillary can learn from bernie

shift to clean energy could save millions who die from pollution

the case for free money

harvard study:  media coverage of the primaries was just awful
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Friday, July 15, 2016

friday's child

cleveland police are gearing up for mayhem at the gop convention next week

how donald trump bankrupted his atlantic city casinos  and walked away with millions

why are so many bankers committing suicide?

is the sharing economy dangerous for women?

samantha bee's full frontal is beating the pants off of the daily show without jon stewart
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

thursday night fishing club

congresswoman calls for drug testing the 1%, not the working class

philly airport workers vote to go on strike during dem convention

after dallas police are now arresting people for posting on facebook

hillary clinton's likely pentagon chief is already advocating for more bombing

6 in 10 of you will share this link without reading it

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

ruby wednesday

1/3 of the hospitals in the developing world lack clean running water

there will be blood

why can't we do anything about guns

anarchists for trump

colorado teens stubbornly refuse to smoke more pot

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

tucson on a tuesday

expanding overtime pay may mean losses for corporate pacs

brexit means serena williams gets $380,000 less for winning wimbledon

rethinking knowledge in the internet age

major news outlets offer interviews for sale at the rnc and dnc conventions

who would pay $300,000 for a handbag?

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Monday, July 11, 2016

monday papers

is trump's campaign just another con?

legal experts raise alarms at the use of the killer robot in dallas

letting corporations buy naming rights to our national parks

ex-cop tells the real truth about race and cops

beware of bogus treatments for summer miseries

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

sunday afternoon

the problem is over-policing

what paul ryan's constituents think of his poverty plan

start-ups are addicted to jargon

why political parties never die

smart phone owners are paying for their own surveillance

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Saturday, July 09, 2016

when saturday comes

how to fix a broken health care system

the mistrust of science

gun deaths today surpass those of our bloodiest wars

cancer deaths have spiked during the great recession

women who don't support hillary
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Friday, July 08, 2016

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friday's angels

gun rights versus gun control

man-made pollutants found in deepest ocean trenches

there are more white people than you think (and that's good news for trump)

how news networks criminalize black victims of police violence

lender's bagels: not from new york 
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Thursday, July 07, 2016

thursday night at the sip n' dip

the growing case for massive taxes on the rich

why clinton needs elizabeth warren on the ticket

for environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

budweiser sued for using native american slogan

civilians have no need to own assault weapons 
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Wednesday, July 06, 2016

resolution wednesday

there's super bacteria in rio's beaches and olympic venues

oil money flows  for black and latino democrats

why the poor spend more on restaurants than everyone except the very rich

new software lets landlords scan tenants' facebook accounts to see if they can pay the rent

how to  ruin your google search history

and rip the first actress to play lois lane, noel neill
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Tuesday, July 05, 2016

trial of tuesday

how to stage an intervention for your trump-loving friend

us elections ranked among the worst in the world

light pollution hides the milky way from 80% of north americans

bill gates think poor people need to keep chickens

huge, wind-powered strandbeests invade san francisco

and juno successfully enters orbit around jupiter
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Monday, July 04, 2016

born on the fourth of july

will ny's attempt to shut down air-bnb violate the first amendment?

why it's time to repeal the second amendment

federal court:  the fourth amendment does not cover your home computer

god versus the constitution

trump versus the constitution

clarence thomas has his own contitution

and today is the day that juno lands on jupiter
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Sunday, July 03, 2016

sugar on sunday

be sure to shop union for the 4th of july

it's the economy that needs to be integrated into the environment - not visa versa

study shows americans' bodies are filled with carcinogens

could arizona turn blue for the first time in 20 years?

spaceflight will give you the body of an elderly alcoholic shut in  

and rip nobel laureate and holocaust survivor  elie wiesel
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Saturday, July 02, 2016

wasted on a saturday

antarctic co2 hits 400 ppm for the first time in 4 million years

roy cohn:  the man who showed trump how to exploit power and instill fear

microsoft is working on software for the legal marijuana industry

would you trust henry kissinger with your social security?

black gop official barred from trump rally
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Friday, July 01, 2016

friday you said goodbye

study reveals 78 years of raising the minimum wage produces zero evidence of job-killing

donald trump's $100 million conflict-of-interest

to fight superbugs, fight poverty

global warming will make the mideast uninhabitable by the end of the century

sasquatch sighting in laurel, md
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