News – January 22, 2018

Hooray! Our Very Responsible Legislators Just Managed to Do a Minute Fraction of Their Job. Executive Signs Off With Jab.
CBS News – Trump signs bill to end government shutdown and reopen government

Corporate Democrats Remain As Brave As Ever While Republicans Cackle
Associated Press – Schumer’s ‘cave’? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leader
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The Trappings of Civilization Change, but the Structures Remain the Same
Time – 82 Percent of the Wealth Generated Last Year ‘Went to the Richest 1 Percent of the Global Population’
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The Truth Is the Apes Run From the Storms
Reuters – Heavy snow humbles the global elite at Davos summit
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Gerrymandering Takes Another Temporary Hit. Non-Partisan Redistricting Parameters Still Necessary.
New York Times – Pennsylvania Congressional District Map Is Ruled Unconstitutional
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Montana Steps Up, But This Is Only the Second Quarter. The Ball Is Now Firmly In the Feds’ Court.
Associated Press – Montana mandates ‘net neutrality’ for state contracts
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Can This Save America’s Domestic Solar Manufacturing?
The Hill – Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panel imports
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Governor Scott Signs H. 511, Legalizing Cannabis in Vermont and Making History
Washington Post – Vermont is the first state to legalize marijuana through legislature
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Make Mexico Great Again
Reuters – ‘Put Trump in his place’: nationalism awakens in Mexican presidential race
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Yet Another Country Invades Syria
BBC – Syria offensive: US seeks to address Turkey’s ‘legitimate’ security concerns
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When Other Countries Bomb Innocent Civilians, It’s Monstrous. When We Bomb Innocent Civilians, It’s Justified.
The Guardian – Somali citizens count cost of surge in US airstrikes under Trump
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Why Not Give the City to the UN, As Similarly Described in the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine?
CNN – Pence says US embassy to open in Jerusalem by end of 2019
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Real Question on the Table: Are Americans Capable of Assessing Legitimacy of News Content?
Associated Press – Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurts
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Vaping Comes to Tobacco
U.S. News – FDA’s Tobacco Stance Faces Test With Philip Morris IQOS Device
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A Peek Into the Life of An Unconventional Patriot
New York Magazine – Does This Man Know More Than Robert Mueller?
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