July, 2015 archive
Also in the room at the time was an older boy, 11. He told Houston police investigators that he and the 8-year-old were tossing a pistol back and forth when it suddenly fired. The younger boy was struck in the head and died at the scene.
God forbid that health insurance should pay for (gasp!) health care.
After all, paying for health care may imperil country-club memberships for insurance CEOs.
Self-politeness is the politest kind.
Upon arrival to N. Vinity Road, White County deputies found a 14-year-old boy with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face. According to reports, the shooting is believed to be accidental.
Carnage continues in NRA Paradise.
As I heard persons say back in the olden days, when I was a young ‘un growing up white under Jim Crow, “What’s the big deal? It was only a [insert slur of choice here].”
Still not too bad.
The four-week average, a less volatile measure than the weekly numbers, decreased to 274,750 last week from 278,500.
The number of people continuing to receive jobless benefits rose by 46,000 to 2.26 million in the week ended July 18.
Republicans, no doubt, have a plan to fix the disturbing downward trend in joblessness.
Trevor Timm thinks he has discovered part of Donald Trump’s appeal.
For Trump supporters, it doesn’t matter what he says, just how he says it. And if Republicans think calling out Trump’s flip-flops will actually matter, they will soon look as foolish as the journalists guaranteeing his demise after the McCain comments. It only guarantees he will attack them more . . . .
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