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Astute commentary in the intro to this graphic novel review!
A guest poster writes about world building, memoirs, and the graphic medium through Aya by Marguerite Abouet.
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Finger up her nose!  McSally is vague on how she's really representing all voters and what's important to the voter -- not her own agenda!

#arizonarepublicans   #arizonapolitics   #republicanidiocy  
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After reading the literature, I’m unconvinced by the evidence used to justify circumcision for health reasons. ...
The main reason we have circumcision in the US today is not the health benefits. It’s because we’re used to it.


#circumcision   #foreskin  
Common in the US, rare in Europe and now championed in Africa, male circumcision is hotly debated. Jessica Wapner explores whether the gains are worth the loss.
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+Bill Pier  Foyle's War is a great series. I'm watching it on Netflix.  I can't see this video.
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Only 1 in 5 Ph.Ds in science, engineering and health end up with faculty teaching or research positions within five years of completing their degrees. But universities keep churning them out.
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Really Walmart?!  _Babysitters_ make this much money!

#walmart   #fairpay   #livablewage  
Increasing the minimum wage is a simple way to help working families.
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The federal government will have to produce information on a vast and secret domestic surveillance program and defend the program's legality in open court. That's the result of a decision issued Friday by the federal judge presiding over our lawsuit challenging the Suspicious Activity Re...
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Hopefully a way to restore the penile foreskin for circumcised men soon!

#foreskin   #circumcision  
Foregen, Promoting genital integrity through regenerative medicine.
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... Rule 41 of the federal rules of criminal procedure, generally permits judges to grant search warrants only within the bounds of their judicial district.
... petitioned a judicial advisory committee to amend the rule to allow judges to approve warrants outside their jurisdictions or in cases where authorities are unsure where a computer is located.

Google, in its comments, blasted the desired rule change as overly vague, saying the proposal could authorize remote searches on the data of millions of Americans simultaneously ...
A change this broad should only be enacted by Congress, they argue.


#constitution   #constitutionalrights   #fbi   #google   #warrants   #privacyconcerns  
Any change in accessing computer data should go through Congress, the search giant said.
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