July 29, 2016

Massachusetts mayor says “Black Lives Matter” doesn’t imply that other lives don’t, refuses to take city hall banner down, police union protests. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_politics/2016/07/somerville_mayor_joe_curtatone_not_backing_off_black_lives_banner

Two Virginia restaurant employees fired after complaint from offended police officer. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/noodles-and-company-employees-fired-for-refusing-to-serve-police-officer/2016/07/28/fa0b9080-54d9-11e6-88eb-7dda4e2f2aec_story.html

Wisconsin school district made transgendered student wear green bracelet alleges lawsuit. http://thinkprogress.org/education/2016/07/20/3800220/trans-students-file-federal-suits/

Billionaire for Hillary: Michael Bloomberg endorses Clinton, says Trump doesn’t know how to run a business. http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/07/bloombergs_take_on_trump_is_on_the_money_editorial.html

Wall Street titans reportedly at the DNC, rubbing elbows with future policymakers. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/hillary-clinton-wall-street-226061

U.S. airline pilots reportedly allowed to legally work up to a 16 hour shift. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-28/american-airlines-pilots-say-carrier-is-on-edge-of-flight-rules

New law reportedly allows drug companies to submit “action plans” for combating prescription drug abuse, makes it harder for DEA to take action on black market sales. http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-pharma-bill-20160728-snap-story.html

Obama speaks at DNC, “America is already great!”, “Yes, we can!”, passes the baton to Hillary to presumably stay the course. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/obama-speech-dnc-2016-1.3698398

Seven protesters arrested by Secret Service at DNC on Wednesday night after breaching the fence around the convention. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/07/28/protests-arrests-barricades-democratic-national-convention-wells-fargo-arena/87648836/

Journalist says Trump supporters are like Brexit voters – so unhappy with the current situation that they just want to destroy it, elites are again ignoring the message. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/28/greenwald-explains-what-out-touch-media-doesnt-get-about-trump-russia-and-us

Philippines files complaint against 47 worst corporate greenhouse gas emitters to cease and desist damaging the world’s climate. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/28/landmark-human-rights-complaint-lodged-against-worlds-worst-polluters

Orlando police arrested man after roadside drug test mistook the glaze from his donuts for meth. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/29/us-police-mistake-icing-from-krispy-kreme-doughnuts-for-crystal-meth

The DNC’s all-gender restroom – a solution in search of a problem? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/28/all-gender-restroom-democratic-convention

Clinton’s anti-gun violence proposals out of step with those of most gun control groups. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/28/hillary-clinton-gun-control-policies-1990s

Democratic Party will be to blame if Trump is our next president, says journalist. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jul/27/hillary-clinton-general-election-bernie-sanders-campaign

Clinton VP pick Tim Kaine reaches out to Republicans, “…we’ve got a home for you here in the Democratic Party.” http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/tim-kaine-dnc-appeal-to-republican-voters

Toronto police officer sentenced to six years for shooting of teenager with a knife. https://news.vice.com/article/toronto-cop-sentenced-to-six-years-in-jail-in-shooting-death-of-teenager

U.S. men fall from third tallest in the world to 37th tallest, women from fourth tallest to 42nd tallest, according to study. https://news.vice.com/article/america-is-getting-shorter-compared-to-the-rest-of-the-world

Family of slain Idaho rancher Jack Yantis filed tort claim against Adams County. http://magicvalley.com/elko/news/state-and-regional/rancher-s-family-initiates-wrongful-death-lawsuit/article_587aacd8-3559-5e99-812a-d62dd66b312c.html


July 29, 2016

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