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And a 91-Year Old Man Shall Lead Them (Gerry)
Reading the riot act to Southern Baptist leaders over their “repugnant” justifying of discrimination against women on “Biblical” grounds, former President Jimmy Carter says goodbye to the denomination that was his spiritual home for six decades.
China Expels French Journalist Over Terror Analysis (Russ)
She pointed out that the country uses global jihad as an excuse to suppress indigenous autonomy movements.
Does the Sheldon Adelson News Network Extend to Connecticut? (Klaus)
A small paper in Connecticut with ties to Sheldon Adelson published an article that is in large part about a Nevada judge — and nobody seems to know the author.
Shirtless Vladimir Putin 2016 Calendar Goes On Sale (Ben)
Vladimir Putin flexes his muscles and pouts for the camera in this 2016 calendar.
Lawmaker’s Attempt to Collect Obamacare Horror Stories Backfires (Klaus)
A Republican lawmaker wanted her constituents to share personal stories that show how much of a disaster the Affordable Care Act has been. Instead she was flooded with messages from people praising the President Barack Obama’s signature domestic initiative.
US Christmas Lights Use More Than TheseCountries Do All Year (Ben)
Christmas lights use 0.2% of the country’s total electricity usage, more than countries like Ethiopia use for the entire year.