s skippy the bush kangaroo: April 2018

skippy the bush kangaroo



Saturday, April 21, 2018

did you hide from saturday night?

conditioned to cheer for the rich

stoneman douglas students could be punished for participating in national walkout

suspicion of muslims deeply rooted in bigotry

how trump and the gop are radicalizing each other
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Friday, April 20, 2018

friday night bitch fight

scott pruitt is now being investigated by the house of representatives, senate, white house, office of management and budget, government accountability office, and epa inspector general


unions are demanding corporations show how tax cuts are spent

russians flock to trump properties to give birth to u.s. citizens

gangs of killer whales are shaking down alaskan fishing boats for their haul
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Thursday, April 19, 2018

sloppy thursday blues

drugs, lies and bribery in the virginia dept of transportation

should tech companies be more tightly regulated?

how insurance companies drive up prescription prices


dinosaurs vs. drilling: paleontologists join the fight for bears ears
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

wednesday girl

france paralyzed as unions revive the spirit of 1968

stress may not only affect the brains of the stress

why some americans are risking it and skipping health insurance

the incredible story of a camera lost at sea

and rip former first lady barbara bush
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

tax man

how concessions and exemptions benefit the wealthiest

gop worries as most people say they don't see any benefit from the new tax law

but we will see a trillion dollar deficit by 2019

and you'll probably owe more next year

chapter 11 bankruptcies are up 63% from a year ago

republican bob corker admits tax cut may be '1 of the worst votes i ever made'
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Monday, April 16, 2018

monday night fright night

why are so many newspapers hiring right-wing cranks?

oregon becomes second state to enact net neutrality law

the science of eating out will scare you into cooking your own dinners

trumpite functional fascism: on the march

and sad to report 2 famous deaths, rip director milos forman and character actor r. lee ermey
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Sunday, April 15, 2018

on a sunday

goldman sachs: curing patients is bad for business

amazon's anti-trust paradox

the president is compromised and everyone knows it

microsoft bans swear words in skype, emails, office docs
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Saturday, April 14, 2018

deep six saturday

sources: mueller has evidence cohen was in prague, confirming dossier

and... it's possible the pee tape is real

group that opposes sex work gave money to prosecutors - and got stings against johns in return

we know where the drug-resistant superbug originated - pig farms in china

and rip renown elephant conservationist daphne sheldrick
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Friday, April 13, 2018

friday night at the rec

the loss of ryan hits republicans hard

why zuckerberg's 14-year apology tour hasn't fix anything

democracy should not be suppressed by tear gas

why are the poor blamed for their deaths
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Thursday, April 12, 2018

so happy it's thursday

transphobia is not a feminist value


the racist origin of the second amendment


the myth of the centrist holy grail


it's time to yank the democrats out of the pockets of wall street

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

wednesday evenin' blues

mark zuckerberg does not like personal privacy

vulture hedge fund capitalism is still devouring u.s. jobs

my cow game extracted your facebook data

teenagers have become lovely human beings. but why?
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

tuesday night danbury

fbi raids trump's lawyer's home and office


make the defeat of the confederacy a national holiday

the city that banned bitcoin mining

what happens when an algorithm cuts your health care?
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Monday, April 09, 2018

monday night football

facebook turned our economy into a spying operation


how pro-publica became big tech's scariest watchdog

how sky-rocketing drug prices are harming the nation's seniors


deadly superbug thwarts last-resort drug 

and rip comic actor, voice artist and kids show host, chuck mccann


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Sunday, April 08, 2018

no beer on sunday

u.s. corporations against trump's tariffs

why cops shoot


trump wants to replace birth control with abstinence


genes, not hormones, may be responsible for morning sickness 
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Saturday, April 07, 2018

dancing on saturday

a culture of violence that starts at the top

wind, sea ice changes suggest climate change in the western arctic

i ditched facebook in 2013, and it's been fine

trump's cabinet: gilded with taxpayer gold

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Friday, April 06, 2018

friday night at the drive-in bingo

trump wants to cut off internet access to poor americans

extensive research shows punishing reach of racism for black boys

kroger to stop selling magazines featuring assault rifles

china will ban people with 'poor social credit' from planes and trains
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Thursday, April 05, 2018

rainy thursday

mlk's agenda working for the people 50 years later

the rise of the alt-right in trump's america

merchants of death ultimate winners in escalating world conflicts

trump's witchhunt
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

wednesday car

donald trump is the new george w. bush

fascism depends upon the belief in inequality

dems hold a double digit lead in 2018 mid-term elections

richard spencer says antifa sucked all the fun out of his college tour, calls it quits 
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018

tuesday night communion

why the voting age should be 16

busting the myth of 'welfare makes people lazy'

how public schools became a battleground in the trump era

why critics were blind to the big lebowski's brilliance

and rip winnie mandela 
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Monday, April 02, 2018

monday night fever

dc bill cracking down on sex workers won't help trafficked victims; more housing will

it's time to get real about power in silicon valley

'bipartisan' does not necessarily mean 'good'

if you're so smart, why ain't you rich? turns out, it's just chance
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Sunday, April 01, 2018

where's your movie now moses, nyah?

as is our custom here at skippy:



10 things i hate about commandments
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never on a sunday

landmark study finds abortion is safe in the u.s.

why ready player one and its erasure of black culture is harmful

secretive charity run by top u.s. housing officials raises questions

termites are just cockroaches with a fancy social life 
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