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Trump To N. Dakota Drought Victims: You’re ‘Better Off’ Than Harvey-Flooded Texans

September 7, 2017

he president offered no new details about either his tax reform legislation or his stated plan to end drought in our time for the northern Plains states. In both cases, intentions are policy. A “flash drought” sparked by high temperatures…

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Oregon: Oil Train Derails, Sparks Fire In Columbia River Gorge

June 4, 2016

An oil train carrying a type of crude that is highly volatile derailed Friday near Mosier, Oregon on the outskirts of the Columbia River Gorge, sparking a fire. The 96-car train was carrying Bakken crude oil when eleven of its…

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Hate Crime or Lightning? Fire Claims Mount Zion AME Church In SC

July 1, 2015

Fire has gutted another historic Southern black church in South Carolina. On the evening of June 30, the Mount Zion AME Church in Greeleyville went up in flames for the second time in 20 years. Mount Zion was one of…

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Liar, Liar, Texas Pastor Won’t Set Himself On Fire

June 27, 2015

He didn’t start the fire. Texas pastor Rick Scarborough has decided not to set himself on fire, after he promised to do so if gay marriage was legalized nationwide. The American people put away their marshmallows and sigh. Scarborough, who…

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Tantrum Alert! OK Lawmaker Threatens To Light Fire To Himself Because He Can’t Control Women’s Bodies

April 28, 2015

Add another nut to the “pro-life/anti-woman/theocratic/Republican fruit cake.  Careful with this one. You might want to blow on it first. There’s a possibility it might be a little scorched.  In fact, he may be a bit overdone, one might say. …

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