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Northern Star
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curliesmoment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curlies
Northern Star / Posted 16 minutes ago
moment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were better off with negative gearing? "Common sense," was his unscripted explanation. Off-the-cuff cranial cramps like that are asphyxiated gasps of fresh air in... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curliesmoment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curlies
The Daily Mercury / Posted 17 minutes ago
moment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were better off with negative gearing? "Common sense," was his unscripted explanation. Off-the-cuff cranial cramps like that are asphyxiated gasps of fresh air in... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Eat well this summer: Food safety tips offeredeat and more vigilant about preparing their food safely,” says Kendrick. Most
Eat well this summer: Food safety tips offered
KTVZ Bend / Posted 22 minutes ago
eat and more vigilant about preparing their food safely,” says Kendrick. Most summer food safety recommendations are just common sense. As long as people are careful about how food is handled, prepared, and stored, campouts, picnics, and barbecues... Read more
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Queensland Times
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curliesmoment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curlies
Queensland Times / Posted 34 minutes ago
moment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were better off with negative gearing? "Common sense," was his unscripted explanation. Off-the-cuff cranial cramps like that are asphyxiated gasps of fresh air in... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Candidates for Congress in the East Valley spar over immigrationwho would rather stay here and build our economy but because of archaic and bro
Candidates for Congress in the East Valley spar over immigration
The Arizona Republic / Posted 35 minutes ago
who would rather stay here and build our economy but because of archaic and broken immigration laws are forced to go back? Common sense tells you that we need to fix these issues." Two Democratic candidates running in the conservative 5th... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curliesmoment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were
Strange Politics: Bill grabbed by Shorten curlies
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 39 minutes ago
moment in April when he was incapable of explaining why poorer Australians were better off with negative gearing? "Common sense," was his unscripted explanation. Off-the-cuff cranial cramps like that are asphyxiated gasps of fresh air in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Who's Really To Blame for Brexit (and Trumpthem instead. Those austerity policies continued under Tony Blair, Bill Clinton
Who's Really To Blame for Brexit (and Trump
Op-Ed News / Posted 47 minutes ago
them instead. Those austerity policies continued under Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, David Cameron, and -- against reason and common sense -- under Barack Obama after the 2008 economic meltdown. The British and American political classes made a... Read more
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examiner.com
Rep. Robin Kelly leads 'National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention' rallyClark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, the idea of a "sit-in" was spawned. The
Rep. Robin Kelly leads 'National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention' rally
examiner.com / Posted 55 minutes ago
Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, the idea of a "sit-in" was spawned. The Congressional members veered their cause for common sense gun legislation from the House Chamber last week, to their home front, in Illinois by holding a rally in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
What San Franciscans know about homeless isn’t necessarily trueto prove they don’t need to fund more shelters. But Jenks says it’s not true. T
What San Franciscans know about homeless isn’t necessarily true
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
to prove they don’t need to fund more shelters. But Jenks says it’s not true. The shelter system has 1,200 beds, so common sense would say that it’s not enough to support a population of almost 7,000. The city’s www.sf311.org website tracks... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Weekly Rotation: A-Rod, Ken Griffey Jr. and humbling MLB farewellsyear relegating him to platoon duty at the Yankees’ designated hitter spot, A-R
Weekly Rotation: A-Rod, Ken Griffey Jr. and humbling MLB farewells
Yahoo Sports / Posted an hour ago
year relegating him to platoon duty at the Yankees’ designated hitter spot, A-Rod only has so much value at this point. Common sense says some team will grant A-Rod a bench role next year and welcome the added press that will come with... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employeerepresenting the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall und
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employee
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted an hour ago
representing the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under 'sex' in Title VII flies in the face of common sense," Barbur wrote. The signers of the brief are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, a legislative effort aimed at... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employeerepresenting the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall und
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employee
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted an hour ago
representing the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under 'sex' in Title VII flies in the face of common sense," Barbur wrote. The signers of the brief are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, a legislative effort aimed at... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employeerepresenting the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall und
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employee
KRCR TV Redding / Posted an hour ago
representing the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under 'sex' in Title VII flies in the face of common sense," Barbur wrote. The signers of the brief are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, a legislative effort aimed at... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employeerepresenting the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall und
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employee
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted an hour ago
representing the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under 'sex' in Title VII flies in the face of common sense," Barbur wrote. The signers of the brief are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, a legislative effort aimed at... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How Food Manufacturers Pick Expiration Dates And What They Really Meanshould follow storage time recommendations for foods kept in the refrigerator o
How Food Manufacturers Pick Expiration Dates And What They Really Mean
Lifehacker Australia / Posted an hour ago
should follow storage time recommendations for foods kept in the refrigerator or freezer and cupboard. And use your common sense. If something has visible mould, off odours, the can is bulging or other similar signs, this spoilage could... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida Democrats have backing for vote on special sessionis your sole purpose, the people lose. I do have complete faith in my Republica
Florida Democrats have backing for vote on special session
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
is your sole purpose, the people lose. I do have complete faith in my Republican colleagues to be statesmen and to use common sense and govern properly." Aside from preventing known terrorists, those on the no-fly list and FBI watch list from... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employeerepresenting the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall und
Dems back anti-discrimination suit by HIV-positive employee
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 hours ago
representing the lawmakers. "To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under 'sex' in Title VII flies in the face of common sense," Barbur wrote. The signers of the brief are also cosponsors of the Equality Act, a legislative effort aimed at... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Fireworks caution advised in NOTLsubdivision grass is pretty dry. "Instead of banning fireworks, I would ask re
Fireworks caution advised in NOTL
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
subdivision grass is pretty dry. "Instead of banning fireworks, I would ask residents to follow all instructions and use common sense. Don't go out into the bush or a field and light them on property you don't own, or if you live in a town house.... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Fireworks caution advised in NOTLsubdivision grass is pretty dry. "Instead of banning fireworks, I would ask re
Fireworks caution advised in NOTL
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 hours ago
subdivision grass is pretty dry. "Instead of banning fireworks, I would ask residents to follow all instructions and use common sense. Don't go out into the bush or a field and light them on property you don't own, or if you live in a town house.... Read more
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/Film
Bleed for This Trailer: Miles Teller Makes One of the Greatest Comebacks in Boxing Historytragically lost almost everything just as he reached the pinnacle of his profes
Bleed for This Trailer: Miles Teller Makes One of the Greatest Comebacks in Boxing History
/Film / Posted 2 hours ago
tragically lost almost everything just as he reached the pinnacle of his profession and how he defied medical science and common sense to return to the ring and win another championship belt. Aaron Eckhart costars as renowned boxing trainer Kevin... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
National Day of Action to stop gun violenceday of action to stop gun violence. Community leaders, activists and politicia
National Day of Action to stop gun violence
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 hours ago
day of action to stop gun violence. Community leaders, activists and politicians gathered in Federal Plaza today to demand common sense solutions to gun violence. Every day in America, 297 people are shot and 89 people are killed by guns. In... Read more
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ABC News
In East London's Brexit Heartland, Few Regrets Over EU Votecampaign, revealing how anti-EU sentiment prevails in the traditionally working
In East London's Brexit Heartland, Few Regrets Over EU Vote
ABC News / Posted 3 hours ago
campaign, revealing how anti-EU sentiment prevails in the traditionally working-class town. “I voted to leave because it’s common sense,” said Iggy Rolesu, an Italian who has lived in the U.K. for 50 years. “Who is Brussels to tell me what to do in... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Hardy kicks off general re-election campaign in Pahrumpsaid that he “strongly supports” protection for Nevada’s public lands and belie
Hardy kicks off general re-election campaign in Pahrump
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 3 hours ago
said that he “strongly supports” protection for Nevada’s public lands and believes Congressman Hardy’s opposition to common-sense land protection is “outrageous.” Last year, Hardy said his office solved over 400 cases of Social Security,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Trump, Republican Party Confuse Outreach Efforts with Panderingtotally dilutes what being American is all about. But to simply recognize the
Trump, Republican Party Confuse Outreach Efforts with Pandering
Black Press USA / Posted 3 hours ago
totally dilutes what being American is all about. But to simply recognize the differences within our country is just plain common sense, not un-American. So, while Corey was denouncing “pandering,” the very next day Trump met with over nine... Read more
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The Hill
Dems push court for workplace LGBT protectionsthat says otherwise. “To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under ‘sex
Dems push court for workplace LGBT protections
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
that says otherwise. “To hold that sexual orientation does not fall under ‘sex’ in Title VII flies in the face of common sense, the understanding of more than 200 bipartisan members of the House and Senate who have cosponsored the Equality... Read more
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The Hill
Good jobs and clean energy are not mutually exclusivegoal. It’s time to put to rest the false choice between jobs and the environmen
Good jobs and clean energy are not mutually exclusive
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
goal. It’s time to put to rest the false choice between jobs and the environment and have a rational discussion about a common-sense path to a clean energy future. Just as our country’s energy mix is complex, so is the solution to climate... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man cited for allegedly selling fireworks with fake sealsmanner: - Buy fireworks approved by the State Marshal marked ‘Safe and Sane.’
Man cited for allegedly selling fireworks with fake seals
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
manner: - Buy fireworks approved by the State Marshal marked ‘Safe and Sane.’ - Have a bucket of water and hose ready when lighting fireworks. - Light fireworks outdoors only. - Use common sense and keep a safe distance when lighting fire... Read more
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Calcutta News
US Increasingly Focused on Social Media to Weigh Terror Threatshas set their posts to be private. "Reviewing the public social media posts of
US Increasingly Focused on Social Media to Weigh Terror Threats
Calcutta News / Posted 4 hours ago
has set their posts to be private. "Reviewing the public social media posts of an individual seeking a U.S. visa is just common sense in the digital world we live in today," Heinrich said. Senator Chuck Schumer has proposed a different tactic to... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The Brexit liesof a whole continent on Britain’s behalf. When it counted, my fellow citizens a
In this week's magazine | The Brexit lies
The New Statesman / Posted 4 hours ago
of a whole continent on Britain’s behalf. When it counted, my fellow citizens always seemed to show a sturdy common sense, a resistance to extremism and wild, utopian claims. People had taken the referendum extraordinarily seriously,... Read more
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Slate
Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Credit Scores—and What Do They Even Mean?of Maryland. “It’s some new way of showing themselves as trustworthy, and as go
Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Credit Scores—and What Do They Even Mean?
Slate / Posted 4 hours ago
of Maryland. “It’s some new way of showing themselves as trustworthy, and as good citizens.” In one way, this makes sense. Credit scores, once a little-known corporate measurement, are now used by everyone from credit card issuers to... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Residents tell Town Board the good side of airbnbswhere landlords have to enter a registry, pay a fee and use a registry number i
Residents tell Town Board the good side of airbnbs
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 hours ago
where landlords have to enter a registry, pay a fee and use a registry number in all advertising.“I ask the board to use common sense and not mess up what we already have,” he said. Mr. Dougherty said, “It’s a problem. But we have to be aware of... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Property deals fall through but 'no armageddon' in the housing market kittens in the city, though, I don't think most buyers will panic," he said. "E
Brexit: Property deals fall through but 'no armageddon' in the housing market
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
kittens in the city, though, I don't think most buyers will panic," he said. "Expect an over-reaction in London but a more common-sense approach elsewhere. Life will go on." Prime Minister David Cameron talks to the media as he arrives at the EU... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Rebecca Onion: What gun control supporters could learn from abolitionistsdon't come to that! But I think the parallel lies in the idea that one can loo
Rebecca Onion: What gun control supporters could learn from abolitionists
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 hours ago
don't come to that! But I think the parallel lies in the idea that one can look to the state to regulate what seems just common sense now, really, against entrenched interests. The notion of federal action on gun control is really important,... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Dealing with noiseeverything without fines. Our goal is not to raise income through fines, our go
Dealing with noise
Whitecourt Star / Posted 5 hours ago
everything without fines. Our goal is not to raise income through fines, our goal is to try to convince people to use common sense. Rennie further said this is not a bylaw that will affect most people. “The average resident will never even... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy's Renzi says Spain, Portugal risk EU deficit sanctionswithout Britain, following the 23 June referendum. Renzi said that Italy backe
Italy's Renzi says Spain, Portugal risk EU deficit sanctions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
without Britain, following the 23 June referendum. Renzi said that Italy backed Spain's and Portugal's stance opposing sanctions. "It's absurd not to use common sense," Renzi said. (Reporting by Francesco Guarascio; editing by Robert-Jan Bart... Read more
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The News and Star
Scotland and Northern Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit claimgovernments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it'
Scotland and Northern Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit claim
The News and Star / Posted 5 hours ago
governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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NJ.com
House Democrats shift gun protest to N.J. | The Auditorand now the worst shooting in our nation's history. It's time that we listen to
House Democrats shift gun protest to N.J. | The Auditor
NJ.com / Posted 5 hours ago
and now the worst shooting in our nation's history. It's time that we listen to majority of the American people who support common sense gun violence prevention policies." Watson Coleman (D-12th Dist.) is meeting with community leaders and gun... Read more
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NJ.com
'The Innocents' review: The wounds of waris the heart of the film, but its soul is perhaps Agata Buzek, who plays the si
'The Innocents' review: The wounds of war
NJ.com / Posted 5 hours ago
is the heart of the film, but its soul is perhaps Agata Buzek, who plays the sister with the most compassion and the most common sense, trying hard to navigate a path that protects the mothers, the other sisters – and these poor, unwanted... Read more
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The Star
Italy's Renzi says Spain, Portugal risk EU deficit sanctionswithout Britain, following the 23 June referendum. Renzi said that Italy backe
Italy's Renzi says Spain, Portugal risk EU deficit sanctions
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
without Britain, following the 23 June referendum. Renzi said that Italy backed Spain's and Portugal's stance opposing sanctions. "It's absurd not to use common sense," Renzi said. (Reporting by Francesco Guarascio; editing by Robert-Jan Bart... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Animals are better behaved than humans in taxisThe course is not especially arduous nor does it contain new material, nor even
Animals are better behaved than humans in taxis
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
The course is not especially arduous nor does it contain new material, nor even is it that difficult to pass. Much of it is common sense. I’ve always found the best way is, if it becomes apparent someone might need help, just to ask them "Do you... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hlaudi or freedom? ANC must choosein 1991. I’m sure that at the height of their power, Unip could not have imagi
Hlaudi or freedom? ANC must choose
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
in 1991. I’m sure that at the height of their power, Unip could not have imagined being the irrelevance that it is today. Common sense must however tell you that you cannot continue to take people for granted. They will at some point make... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland and N Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it'
Scotland and N Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Scotland and Northern Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit claimgovernments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it'
Scotland and Northern Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit claim
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland and Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it'
Scotland and Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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Daily Record
'Scotland and N. Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to
'Scotland and N. Ireland won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'
Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Supreme Court ruling will make it harder to prosecute Albany corruptionLerner, executive director for Common Cause New York, said the Supreme Court "l
Supreme Court ruling will make it harder to prosecute Albany corruption
The Post-Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
Lerner, executive director for Common Cause New York, said the Supreme Court "lives in a fantasy land that defies the common sense understanding of two New York juries.'' "By confirming that a pay-to-play culture is an inherent part of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PARENTING: Dumb is the parent whose kid has a smartphoneI think is parents who buy an expensive toy for a child primarily because all h
PARENTING: Dumb is the parent whose kid has a smartphone
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
I think is parents who buy an expensive toy for a child primarily because all his friends have one have lost a firm grip on common sense. Toy? Yes, toy. Your smartphone is not a toy. But being that your son uses his phone primarily for... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland and Northern Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it'
Scotland and Northern Ireland 'won't be able to attain special EU status post-Brexit'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
governments want to keep an open border. I believe, in those circumstances, it's going to be deliverable. It will take some common sense, it will take some negotiation, but it's not rational for the European Union to want to block something which is... Read more
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The Christian Post
9 Pro-Life Leaders React to Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion LawLockett, Executive Director of Bound4LIFE International "Much prayer and God-i
9 Pro-Life Leaders React to Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Law
The Christian Post / Posted 7 hours ago
Lockett, Executive Director of Bound4LIFE International "Much prayer and God-inspired activism were behind Texas' common sense law HB 2. Therefore, I know there will be good fruit produced from it in spite of the Supreme Court's nonsense... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose council OKs controversial homeless housing projectwas "rushed" with little outreach, the site is too close to neighbors and could
San Jose council OKs controversial homeless housing project
The Mercury News / Posted 8 hours ago
was "rushed" with little outreach, the site is too close to neighbors and could increase crime and blight in the area. "Common sense tells us this will end in disaster," said nearby homeowner Jonathan Fleming. "They will drink, do drugs and roam... Read more
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