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"Grumpy Cat makes two appearances in the name of marriage equality -- because everyone deserves the right to be married and miserable"


"Donald Trump said he is "fine with" same-sex marriage..."These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They've been settled. And I'm fine with that," he said."

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by curious2 on 22 Sep 2015  97 comments, latest 2 days ago
This thread exists to reply to comments made in other threads that the commenter cannot (or chooses not to) post comments in.

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Islamic attacks continue (reuters.com)
by curious2 on 1 Oct 2017  58 comments, latest 5 days ago
"Knifeman yelling 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead after killing two in France***Police sources said the suspect had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest) in Arabic as he attacked the women, aged...

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SSRIs in pregnancy tied to autism, delays (cbsnews.com)
by curious2 on 14 Apr 2014  44 comments, latest 5 days ago
"Boys with autism were three times more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants known as SSRIs in the womb than typically developing children, according to new research.The new study...

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Avicii, 1989-2018 (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 12 Jun 2018  3 comments, latest 10 days ago
"Private funeral held for Avicii in Stockholm ***In an open letter published several days after his death, the DJ’s family said he “wanted peace” and “could not go on any...

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countries banning full face veils (time.com)
by curious2 on 2 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 20 days ago
This post quotes three sites: Time, Reuters, and Business Standard.Time:"Denmark became the latest European country to ban full-face veils on Thursday, effectively outlawing the burqa and niqab worn by some...

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President signs Right to Try legislation (whitehouse.gov)
by curious2 on 30 May 2018  24 comments, latest 22 days ago
""The “Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Belllina Right to Try Act of 2017” passed Congress on May 22, 2018. The bill amends Federal law to allow certain...

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Realtors warn if housing market continues to collapse everyone could afford a house (thebeaverton.com)
by curious2 on 29 May 2018  8 comments, latest 23 days ago
"After a nearly 30% decline in value, realtors across Toronto are concerned that if the market continues to falter someday in the near future everyone could afford a house.“I don’t...

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Parkinson's Disease research (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 27 Jan 2015  94 comments, latest a month ago
I've been reading a lot about Parkinson's Disease research, including especially stem cell research. "Now that the president is in favour, [advocate Michael J] Fox observes wryly, "there is no...

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National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) (nationalpopularvote.com)
by curious2 on 21 Mar 2016  56 comments, latest a month ago
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact has achieved 61% of the electoral votes necessary to overcome the Electoral College. All of the enactments have come from "blue" (Democratic) states. Some...

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Senate Medical Insurance Reform Bill (budget.senate.gov)
by curious2 on 22 Jun 2017  56 comments, latest a month ago
Overview of the Discussion Draft of Senate Amendment to H.R. 1628 #Politics #Investing

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Married to a Muslim who joined ISIL (ibtimes.com)
by curious2 on 19 Apr 2018  12 comments, latest 2 months ago
"Four years ago, 32-year-old Sam Sally left her hometown in Indiana for a vacation in Turkey.***During the trip, Sally claims her husband, Moussa, duped her and her children...into joining Islamic...

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massive prescription price hikes (jsonline.com)
by curious2 on 25 Nov 2015  7 comments, latest 3 months ago
"New study highlights massive prescription price hikes *** The paper, which involved a survey of 19 dermatology products, found they had increased an average of 401% between 2009 and 2015....

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opioids (cnn.com)
by curious2 on 12 Mar 2018  8 comments, latest 3 months ago
"CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more opioids a doctor prescribes, the more money he or...

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Pakistan is a terrorist state (scroll.in)
by curious2 on 18 Sep 2016  12 comments, latest 4 months ago
How India's home minister went from trusting Pakistan to calling it a 'terrorist state'Also, "Saudi Arabia [financed] bin Laden's upkeep...by the Pakistanis. "The Saudis didn't want bin Laden's presence revealed...

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Ben Barres, 1954-2017 (med.stanford.edu)
by curious2 on 28 Dec 2017  3 comments, latest 6 months ago
"Acclaimed Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres, MD, PhD, died on Dec. 27, 20 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.Barres’ path-breaking discoveries of the crucial roles played by...

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killed by large "domesticated" dogs (nydailynews.com)
by curious2 on 16 Dec 2017  23 comments, latest 6 months ago
Usually pit bills, also presa canario, yet there are hardly any calls to restrict dog licenses:"Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in ‘grisly mauling’""Couple Guilty of All Charges In...

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Denmark stops prosecuting blasphemy (theguardian.com)
by curious2 on 13 Mar 2017  12 comments, latest 6 months ago
This post was updated because Denmark repealed its law against blasphemy."DENMARK is one of the least religious countries in the world; a poll has found that barely one in five...

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U.S. Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016 (npr.org)
by curious2 on 20 Dec 2017  6 comments, latest 6 months ago
"Life expectancy in the U.S. fell for the second year in a row in 2016.... Life expectancy hasn't fallen two years in a row in the U.S. since the early...

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Thousands flee Philippine city after Islamic rampage (yahoo.com)
by curious2 on 25 May 2017  47 comments, latest 8 months ago
"Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops tried to fend off Islamist militants who took over large parts of a city, capturing Christians, seizing and...

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Exorcisms now available in English (newsweek.com)
by curious2 on 26 Oct 2017  2 comments, latest 8 months ago
"U.S. Catholic Bishops Have Just Translated Prayers to Cast Out Demons Into English for the First Time***The actual rite of exorcism involves prayers in which the priest demands that the...
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