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Five Things That Don’t Make Sense On A Wednesday

Posted in The Fail Pail by Huckleberry on August 12, 2015


It took some time to cull the list of about 34 stories into these five.
To find the original 34?
About 34 seconds.
To the life boats!

Poverty Is A Part Of The Plan | OC Register

Not surprisingly, many of the foreign-born, the source of much of California’s population growth in recent decades, have fared poorly. Only 25 percent of households headed by native-born Californians fall below the United Way “Real Cost Budget” line for economic distress, but it’s 45 percent for those headed by the foreign-born, and nearly 60 percent for families headed by a noncitizen. The highest percentage is among Latino households headed by a noncitizen – a staggering 80 percent fall below the minimal level.

Russia v NATO – Fight Of The Century? | UK Telegraph

Russia and Nato are actively preparing for war with one another amid the greatest build up of military tension in Europe since the end of the Cold War, a new report says. Rival exercises by the Russian armed forces and Nato have led to several near-miss incidents that could result in confrontation between the two sides, and leaders need to consider a new arms control treaty to avert the possibility of heightened tensions spilling into war.

Rape And Murder Is A Part Of The Plan | Washington Examiner

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said the murder of Marilyn Pharis on July 24 appears to be another example of how DHS is failing to do enough to ensure illegal alien criminals are removed from the country. Pharis’ death came just weeks after another illegal immigrant with a criminal record picked up a gun and fired it, killing Kate Steinle in San Francisco. In his letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, Grassley noted that local officials in Santa Maria, California, are blaming Washington for Pharis’ death. “Clearly, there has been a total breakdown in cooperation between local and federal law enforcement that allowed this alleged killer to be released and, despite his lengthy and violent criminal record, never deported,” Grassley wrote. “Police Chief Martin said, ‘I am not remiss to say that from Washington, D.C., to Sacramento, there’s a blood trail into the bedroom of Marilyn Pharis.'”

Can’t Cook The Books If They’re Frozen | CNS News

The portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed Monday, August 10, at $18,112,975,000,000, according to the latest Daily Treasury Statement, which was published at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday. That, according to the Treasury’s statements, makes 150 straight days the debt subject to the limit has been frozen at $18,112,975,000,000.

In Better Days, Federal Investigations Ended Presidential Campaigns | AP News

Federal investigators have begun looking into the security of Clinton’s email setup after the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence agencies said that classified information may have passed through the system. There is no evidence she used encryption to prevent prying eyes from accessing the emails or her personal server.


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  1. El Borak said, on August 12, 2015 at 11:51

    the United Way “Real Cost Budget” line

    Because regular fake poverty statistics are not working anymore.

    • Doom said, on August 13, 2015 at 08:44

      You mean the poor poor, like rape rape? Or is it poor rape, or rape poor, or??? I’m all confused!
      I’m with the panda! Just nowhere near that energetic. Besides, all I have to do to get the same results is nothing. Which I do really well. Know your yourself? Your limits?

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