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Speech Isn’t Free Unless All Sides Can Be Heard

Free speech reigns in Israel once again as protestors gather when lockdown is lifted. It’s good not to see riots. In other news across the globe free speech was halted when Black Lives Terrorists and Antifa decided only their voices and violent actions would be heard and recorded in a San Francisco rally protesting the […]

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NEWS OF INTEREST RACE | RELIGION

Mexican American man charged with hate crime in fatal crash

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Mexican American man from Wisconsin is charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white. Daniel Navarro, 27, of Fond du Lac, told investigators he had been harassed by co-workers […]

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NEWS OF INTEREST PALESTINE

Occupied Territories Bill

Occupied Territories Bill Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 00:14 Sir, – In 1949, the creators of the Geneva Conventions – the foundation of the protection of civilians caught in conflict – expressly prohibited an occupying power from settling its own civilian population in territory that it occupies. The purpose was to prevent states from establishing civilian […]

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Students’ arrest over slur prompts review of ridicule law

HWH ClipBoard: Since when do people get arrested for misdemeanors? First time offense? You can’t talk in parking lots? Too loud for a college campus? Whoa. I live in Cleveland, if that were the case, every African in the city would be arrested for talking too loud and being “disruptive”.  Frankly, these guys don’t look […]

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HEALTH NEWS OF INTEREST

Sepsis Deaths May Be Twice Previous Estimates : Shots – Health News : NPR

  Stealth Disease Likely To Blame For 20% Of Worldwide Deaths January 16, 2020 12:14 PM ET Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels throughout the body become leaky. Researchers now estimate that about 11 million people worldwide died with sepsis in 2017 alone — that’s about 20% of all […]

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HWH COMMENTARY NEWS OF INTEREST

Submarines Are the Key To Israel’s Secret Nuclear Weapons Arsenal

HWH ClipBoard: Ever wonder why the USA can tell if Iran is enriching uranium or launching a missile and when North Korea is moving their missiles from one site to another, and when Syria moves any of their biological weapons, but the USA can’t confirm if Israel has a nuclear weaponry program? It appears to […]

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ANIMAL RIGHTS HWH COMMENTARY NEWS OF INTEREST

Kevin Bacon murder: Insanity defense planned for suspect Mark Latunski

HWH ClipBoard:  The guy’s name who Mark David Latunski murdered and ate is Kevin Bacon. Whoa, he must have thought he was a pig. Not much difference between a human and a pig. I can see this escalating or evolving into a human animal problem. An epidemic even. Human flesh, human blood, human milk, human […]

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Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast

Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast December 5, 2019127 BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-old […]

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NEWS OF INTEREST PALESTINE

Brown University committee votes to divest from companies ‘facilitating human rights violations in Palestine’ – Uprise RI

The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies voted 6-2-1 in favor of divestment. On December 2nd, 2019, the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) voted in favor of divestment from companies “facilitating human rights violations in Palestine”. The committee voted six in favor, with two alumni voting no, and one […]

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BORDERS | BOUNDARIES NEWS OF INTEREST PRISON

What the C.I.A.’s Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured – The New York Times

Drawings done in captivity by the first prisoner known to undergo “enhanced interrogation” portray his account of what happened to him in vivid and disturbing ways. An image drawn by Abu Zubaydah, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, shows how the C.I.A. applied an approved torture technique called “cramped confinement.”Credit…Abu Zubaydah, Courtesy Mark P. Denbeaux By Carol […]

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What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium – America’s After-Death Revolution

  By Caren Chesler Nov 8, 2019 Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey, is awash in small-town trappings: tree-lined roads, rolling lawns, and street signs at every corner. On this Wednesday midsummer morning, the familiar routine of loss plays out across the acres. A yellow taxi waits at the end of a row of graves […]

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HWH COMMENTARY NEWS OF INTEREST SPACE | ALIEN

Advanced Alien Civilizations May Produce ‘Technosignatures’ That We Could Find, Experts Say | Live Science

HWH COMMENTARY: Who says an alien civilization needs to be advanced to exist? Because it’s so far away? Or because we’re so far from it, that we’re the advanced ones? In which direction along the time frame before it starts bending are you referencing? Or are we basing that assumption on biological constraints? Who says […]

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Israeli leader invites rival to join in unity government

  AP NEWS JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued deadlock following this week’s election. The deadlock has already raised speculation about a possible third election in […]

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Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office

By Rami Ayyub, Reuters TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue – and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office. A towering and laid-back former military chief, Gantz appears to have edged out […]

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Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

AP NEWS Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. But activists say progress in equal rights has stalled since the constitution was […]

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NEWS OF INTEREST POLITICS

“There’s Good News And Bad News. Which Do You Want To Hear First?”

Originally posted on • LOCAL UNION 141 •:
PART I That’s what the doctor asked in a phone call not too long ago. “Tell me the good news”, the optimist in me said. “You’ve got two days to live” said the doctor. “Jeeze, I said. “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?” “I was supposed to…

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Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HWH Commentary: Communism is dead – because it worked in theory ONLY, not practice. Large parts of the world practiced it and large parts of the world suffered as a result. Only a tiny elite, ruling minority prospered under their own rule, which in essence made them a dictatorhip by committee. If you call yourselves […]

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MEDIA NEWS OF INTEREST WORD PRESS

Exclusive: Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg on what’s next for Tumblr

Blogging is back, maybe! By Nilay Patel@reckless  Aug 14, 2019, 9:00am EDT It’s been a long and winding road for Tumblr, the blogging site that launched a thousand writing careers. It sold to Yahoo for $1.1 billion in 2013, then withered as Yahoo sold itself to AOL, AOL sold itself to Verizon, and Verizon realized […]

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Palestinians Will No Longer Abide by Previous Agreements Made With Israel

HWH Comment: Good move! Abbas: Palestinians to halt agreements with Israel. Agreements Include Those Signed Over the Past 25 Years Covering Many Spheres of Activity, Including Security Co-operation  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will no longer abide by previous agreements made with Israel. His announcement followed an emergency meeting after Israel razed Palestinian buildings […]

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MS-13 gang members indicted after ‘medieval-style’ killing spree in Los Angeles

  LOS ANGELES – Federal racketeering, murder and other charges were filed against 22 suspected MS-13 gang members who law enforcement officials believe are linked to a series of grisly killings involving baseball bats, machetes and other tools of “medieval-style” violence, authorities said Tuesday. Nineteen of those indicted are considered illegal immigrants, and most of […]

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Common cold virus could cure cancer, pioneering trial suggests 

HWH Comment: Wow. So there was a reason why we couldn’t cure the common cold for all these decades trying. Or maybe we didn’t try that hard, thinking colds weren’t all that serious and they generated a lot of income for the cold remedy industry. Come to find out, it was a good idea, because […]

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DONALD TRUMP HWH COMMENTARY NEWS OF INTEREST

Latest sex accusation against Trump lands with a thud

HWH COMMENT: Actually, this woman who claims she has had a lifetime of encounters with predatory men, seems more like the offender looking for men who will have a quick encounter. How do you rape somebody with tights on without being able to squirm away, especially in a high-end department store? Two decades later and […]

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The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t.

  The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t. By Neta C. Crawford, Boston University | June 12, 2019 Scientists and security analysts have warned for more than a decade that global warming is a potential national security concern. They project that the consequences of global warming — rising seas, powerful storms, famine and diminished […]

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Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it’s a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients. Auditors with the Health and Human […]

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NEWS OF INTEREST POLITICS

Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man. The […]