Archive | May, 2016

I’m Raising a Kid With Microcephaly. Here’s What the Media Gets Wrong. – The Daily Beast

26 May

 

In the panic over Zika virus, major media outlets are calling kids with microcephaly ‘misshapen,’ ‘heartbreaking,’ and ‘dystopian.’ The exact opposite of my joyful, funny, vivacious son.

Source: I’m Raising a Kid With Microcephaly. Here’s What the Media Gets Wrong. – The Daily Beast

Quote of the Day: There’s something happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear

16 May

The Secular Jurist

“I don’t know what the answer is, but holy cow, do we have a problem.”

– FBI Director James Comey on the statistically reported rise of homicides across the U.S. over the last two years.

From:  ‘We have a problem.’ Homicides are up again this year in more than two dozen major U.S. cities.

Commentary by The Secular Jurist:  Let’s start with what we do know, Mr. Comey.

From Business Insider via MSNThe middle class is vanishing in America’s cities:

Pew’s research shone light on the issue that has contributed to the rise of anxiety throughout the American public…

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Pew observed that the decline in the middle class is associated with an overall increase in inequality in the United States, which could lead to somewhat dire consequences for American society.

From The New York Times via MSNIn Empty Homes of Las Vegas, Squatters…

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