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Wise Words. http://www.savagechickens.com/2017/12/wise-words.html

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Mars atmosphere well protected from the solar wind

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Nouriel Roubini warns that Donald Trump may be willing to try anything to maintain the support of the voters he's betraying.

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Everyone wants to have a healthy heart. Still, cardiovascular disease affects more than 1 in 3 adults in the United States. The good news is that some simple, everyday habits can make a big difference in your ability to live a healthy lifestyle. Here are the 19 worst habits for your heart, and how to avoid them.

http://www.hownutrition.info/19-worst-habits-for-heart

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Gene therapy gives 'bubble babies' immune systems http://engt.co/2knO8rE

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Are you waiting for the Galaxy A8 (2018) or Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) to become available?

#samsung #galaxya82018 #usermanual #news #android

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Rumor: Boba Fett Film Back In Development

It seems that the project is back off the shelf!
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H/t Screenrant: goo.gl/ZHm1J6

#StarWars #BobaFett #Lucasfilm

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T-Mobile customers wait 50% to 500% longer for their Apple iPhone X to be delivered - The last time we checked in on the delivery times posted by Apple for iPhone X orders, it was the end of November and units purchased that day were shipping in five business days. Now, less than two weeks later, the tenth anniversary model is shipping in one-to-three business days for most models ordered through Apple for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. The same delivery time is seen for SIM-free models. The exc...

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All those post-1791 constitutional amendments are just ruining this country

And in another fun bit of Roy Moore trivia, in a 2011 appearance on a whackadoodle conservative radio show, he opined that getting rid of all those amendments to the Constitution beyond the first Ten would "eliminate many problems."

His spokesfolk have come out and declared that, no, he really only meant the 14th and 17th Amendments. Or maybe more, but those are the ones he's really peeved at.

It is kind of weird, though, that he'd just be interested in getting rid of two when agreeing with the show host about voiding all the amendments after the first 10: "That would eliminate many problems." I mean, that would include 17 other amendments, not just two [1]. Why wouldn't he say, "Well, I disagree with a couple," so that people didn't think he wanted to allow slavery again, or undo women's suffrage, or get rid of extending the vote down to 18, restricting a president to two terms, barring poll taxes, or barring denial of the right to vote based on race?

Anyway, let's assume for argument that he only has a mad-on about 14 and 17.

17 is a bugbear for conservatives, calling for US Senators to be voted for by a state-wide election, not by state legislators. Moore really dislikes that one, apparently because he doesn't trust the state citizenry, or else because he liked the problem that progressives sought to fix with this amendment, that state legislators are easily bought off, and therefore by extension so are the US Senators they are selecting.

14 is the real kicker here. That post-Civil War amendment [2] was designed to make it clear that: (a) freed slaves -- in fact, all African-Americans -- born in the US were US citizens, (b) all US citizens have a right to due process under the law, including state and local laws, and that (as interpreted by the Supreme Court), the provisions of the US Constitution trump those of state constitutions and local laws, and (c) all people in the US must be treated equally by the law: federal, state, and local.

Moore just doesn't like it because it means states don't have ultimate rights.

The danger in the 14th Amendment, which was to restrict, it has been a restriction on the states using the first Ten Amendments by and through the 14th Amendment. To restrict the states from doing something that the federal government was restricted from doing and allowing the federal government to do something which the first Ten Amendments prevented them from doing. If you understand the incorporation doctrine used by the courts and what it meant. You'd understand what I'm talking about.

Looking at the quote ... I have no idea what he is talking about, except that the 14th Amendment lets the feds restrict what state governments can do. That seems to be a cardinal sin in Moore's book.

For example, the right to keep and bear arms, the First Amendment, freedom of press liberty. Those various freedoms and restrictions have been imposed on the states through the 14th Amendment. And yet the federal government is violating just about every one of them saying that -- they don't they don't -- are not restrained by them.

Yes, how horrible that those Bill of Rights rights have been "imposed on the states through the 14th Amendment." Yet, somehow, Moore thinks that the federal level is (or is claiming it is) not subject to the Bill of Rights, which is kind of weird given that they are part of the federal constitution and are litigated in federal courts all the time.

But let's stick a pin in this:

-- Roy Moore doesn't think the citizens of Alabama should be voting for him; he'd prefer if the Alabama state legislature had that right.
-- Roy Moore thinks that "equal protection under the law" and "due process" should be the choice of each state.
-- Roy Moore thinks that other federal protections in the Bill of Rights should be up to the states, too.

Roy Moore might believe some other things, based on his broad dismissal of Amendments 11-27 ... and he said a lot of really interesting things in those radio shows ... but I think focusing on the above is sufficient.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amendments_to_the_United_States_Constitution
[2] Because he last felt that America was great at a time when "despite slavery" we were somehow a bunch of united families. That implies that after the Civil War ended slavery (as confirmed by the 13th Amendment), America was no longer great.

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Which is the Hottest Ronda Rousey Picture? Ep 7

Cast your vote at https://goo.gl/VWdJ34

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NFL Week 14 Blitz Read: Road to Pennsylvania Super Bowl hits a speed bump: The Steelers and Eagles were two of seven teams that could have clinched a playoff berth in Week 14. http://dlvr.it/Q5LxvM

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Why The #MeToo Moment Should Be Ready For A Backlash https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/12/10/yoffe-sexual-harassment-college-franken-216057

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Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct "should be heard," US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said, in an apparent divergence from the White House line.

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This is not hilarious, as the title of the video describes.
It is just a sample of the corruption and criminality of the Republican party who are using Trump and all his twitter ranting, as a smokescreen, while they ensure their benefactors get richer, at everyone else's expense..

If anyone is questioning why the republican circus are reluctant to impeach or at least pull Trump into line, this is the reason.
So that the people they're supposed to represent are distracted by the clown in the Oval office while their circus animals clamp their teeth around the throats of the sheep in the fields.

3min 21 seconds.

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Are you interested in Samsung's upcoming 'Galaxy A' series of devices?

#samsung #galaxya8plus #galaxya8 #news #android

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Check Out Lupita Nyong'o Stunning Emerald Green Dress At The 'Star Wars' Premiere
http://celebrityinsider.org/check-out-lupita-nyongo-stunning-emerald-green-dress-at-the-star-wars-premiere-94583/
#celebritynews #LupitaNyongO, #StarWarsTheLastJedi celebrityinsider.org #Fashion #celebrities #celebrity #celebrityinsider

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Really easy ideas for your next project. 🙌
http://links.dep.ph/n9CQ

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+Airtel India India buliding more towers in the North Eastern part of the #India.

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Cory Booker Hits the Campaign Trail for Alabama’s Doug Jones — and Maybe Himself in 2020 http://nym.ag/2BxvqZE

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Photo
on a fine autumn day

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If Chantel could have dinner with any famous person who would it be? "I have a secret fascination with NASA, so I would take Neil Armstrong." #DCCOfTheWeek

Read more on: bit.ly/2klACFf

#Sports #NFL #Cheerleaders

(Credit: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders)

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Google’s New Android App Can Help You Save Data

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Megyn Kelly’s dismal ratings rise with focus on sexual harassment. Next up: Trump accusers.

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Galactic position system
We can point to our home on a globe and find Earth in a model of the solar system but where are we in the Milky Way?

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Why Carson Wentz injury may kill Eagles’ Super Bowl hopes http://nyp.st/2BxkyuP

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iPhone "Xc" concept shows what a cheaper, colorful and plastic iPhone X could look like - Four years ago, in late 2013, Apple introduced a new iPhone that was unlike others: the colorful, plastic iPhone 5c. With its "unapologetically plastic" design and bright colors, the iPhone 5c was different than the typical, "serious"-looking metal phones that Apple is known for. And it was also more affordable. So... what if Apple revived the iPhone 5c idea with a colorful new version of the iPhone X,...

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#Mi7 and #Mi7Plus to be launched next year? +Xiaomi MIUI

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Free ebook: also comes in a 'profanity free' version. ;-) "Why should we go to space? To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate national primacy and technological prowess? To live and thrive in radically different kinds of human communities? Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities takes on the challenge of imagining new stories at the intersection of public and private—narratives that use the economic and social history of exploration, as well as current technical and scientific research, to inform scenarios for the future of the “new space” era.

Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities provides fresh insights into human activity in Low Earth Orbit, journeys to Mars, capturing and mining asteroids, and exploring strange and uncharted exoplanets. Its stories and essays imagine human expansion into space as a kind of domestication—not in the sense of taming nature but in the sense of creating a space for dwelling, a venue for human life and curiosity to unfurl in all their weirdness and complexity.

The collection is free to download in EPUB and MOBI e-book formats, as a PDF, and through Apple’s iBooks Store. You can also purchase a print-on-demand copy at cost for $20.09 (plus sales tax and shipping) from Blurb. The price covers printing costs only."

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Nasa is holding a major press conference after its planet-hunting Kepler telescope made a major breakthrough.

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Meteorite analysis shows reduced salt is key in Earth’s new recipe | #Geology #GeologyPage

Scientists have found the halogen levels in the meteorites that formed the Earth billions of years ago are much lower than previously thought.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/12/meteorite-analysis-shows-reduced-salt-key-earths-new-recipe.html

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Google has announced the Android Wear devices that will receive the Android Wear Oreo update, and those that already have. #News #AndroidWear #AndroidWearOreo

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Google Chrome for Android will soon let users choose custom downloads folder - We recently learned that Google Chrome for Android will soon get a tool for exporting passwords, and that HDR support is also coming further down the line, but there's yet another cool feature that will soon hit Google's popular browser and that's custom download folders. You may not see it as a big thing, but people who frequently download files on their smartphones through Chrome know the pain of having to stuf...

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Subway paleontology: LA construction unearths fossil trove - As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by.

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Apple doesn't want this...

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😂😂

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In Indonesia, 50.6 percent of people in the 65-69 age bracket are employed.
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