Jerry Brown Just Signed a Tough-on-Rape Bill That’s So Bad, Even Feminists Hate It – Hit & Run : Reason.com

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bills 2888 and 701 on Friday, which create mandatory minimum sentences for people convicted of sex crimes. The bills came in response to the outcry over Brock Turner’s lenient sentence. via Pocket
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3 Understandable (But Untrue) Assumptions About Teachers | PJ Media

Just in case this is the only paragraph of this article you are going to read before calling me names and informing me that every stereotype about teachers is true, let me acknowledge immediately that, yes, there are some really awful teachers out there. via Pocket
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AP: Why Chicago is the murder capital – Hot Air Hot Air

A couple weeks ago I posted a video put together by the BBC titled “The Lost Streets of Chicago. via Pocket
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Mexico’s Iguala Massacre: Criminal Gangs and Criminal Government

Gang and government lawlessness plague Mexico. On Sept. 26, a violent gang and a criminal government combined to massacre 43 students near the Guerrero state town of Iguala. A perceived attitude of elite indifference by Guerrero state and federal government officials has fanned national outrage. via Pocket
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Risk of big earthquake on San Andreas fault rises after quake swarm at Salton Sea – LA Times

The rumbling started Monday morning deep under the Salton Sea. A rapid succession of small earthquakes — three measuring above magnitude 4.0 — began rupturing near Bombay Beach, continuing for more than 24 hours. Before the swarm started to fade, more than 200 earthquakes had been recorded. via Pocket
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Secret Alpine Gold Vaults Are the New Swiss Bank Accounts – Bloomberg

Deep in the Swiss Alps, next to an old airstrip suitable for landing Gulfstream and Falcon jets, is a vast bunker that holds what may be one of the world’s largest stashes of gold. via Pocket
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Presidential Debates Admits Trump’s Mic Was Messed Up | The Daily Caller

The Commission on Presidential Debates reported on Friday that there were in fact issues with Donald Trump’s microphone at the Debate Monday evening at Hofstra university in New York. Following the debate, Trump told the press that they “gave me a defective mic. via Pocket
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Democrats object to Chick-fil-A voter registration drive | Tampa Bay Times

The Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County are crying foul over Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark’s decision to hold voter registration drives at nine Chick-fil-A locations. Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain known for putting faith ahead of profits, supports conservative causes. via Pocket
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Only On 2: O.C. Woman Says Airline Made Her Move Because 2 Pakistani Monks Can’t Sit Next To Female « CBS Los Angeles

COTO DE CAZA  (CBSLA.com)  — An Orange County woman said she is the victim of discrimination. Mary Campos says her pre-booked ticket was given away by United Airlines. The reason? She’s a woman, and two men didn’t want to sit next to a female. via Pocket
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