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Rachel Maddow Makes The Rest Of The Media Look Clueless On The Rick Gates Guilty Plea

Rachel Maddow Makes The Rest Of The Media Look Clueless On The Rick Gates Guilty Plea

Politics
Rachel Maddow makes all of the hot take artists in the mainstream press look like fools as she showed that the Rick Gates plea was really about getting to the bottom of what was going on between Trump and Russia. Video: Rachel Maddow makes the rest of the media look clueless as the miss the […] The post Rachel Maddow Makes The Rest Of The Media Look Clueless On The Rick Gates Guilty Plea appeared first on Politicus USA.
Mother of Fla. Shooting Hero Peter Wang Says She's 'Stuck in a Nightmare' as Teen Is Laid to Rest

Mother of Fla. Shooting Hero Peter Wang Says She's 'Stuck in a Nightmare' as Teen Is Laid to Rest

Entertainment
Fifteen-year-old Peter Wang dreamed of attending West Point and serving in the U.S. military. However, the freshman student’s life was cut short on Feb. 14 when he was fatally shot while wearing his U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) uniform at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. On Tuesday, hundreds of mourners gathered at Kraeer Funeral Home in Coral Springs, Florida, to give Peter a hero’s send-off before the cadet, who was born in Brooklyn, New York, was laid to rest at Bailey Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale. While he never was able to serve in the armed forces, West Point recognized Peter with the Medal of Heroism, the highest honor for ROTC students. In addition, the school gave him a posthumous admission with a Class of 2025 acceptance letter. Peter was
Man City player could miss the rest of the season with damaged knee ligaments

Man City player could miss the rest of the season with damaged knee ligaments

Sports
Man City player could miss the rest of the season with damaged knee ligaments - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala could miss the rest of the season due to an injury. The Frenchman joined Everton on loan during the January transfer window. Mangala was taken off during Everton’s 3-1 win over Palace and Sam Allardyce has confirmed that the player will be sidelined for a while now. He said: “Mangala, particularly, looks like its long-term, which is a great shame for him and for us as I think he was a very good addition to us.” As per the reports, Mangala might have damaged his knee ligaments. The former Porto star has been a squad player at Manchester City ever since he joined them. He would have expected to kick-start his car...
The Rise of the Rest seed fund announces its first group of investments

The Rise of the Rest seed fund announces its first group of investments

Breaking News
 The Rise of the Rest seed fund’s first round of startup investments cover eight states that are usually overlooked by tech investors, including Kentucky, South Carolina and Ohio. The $150 million fund was launched in December by Steve Case and J.D. Vance, with backing from many of America’s most influential businesspeople, to support tech ecosystems outside of Silicon Valley, New… Read More
Quirky: What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Really Smart People (Book Review)

Quirky: What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Really Smart People (Book Review)

Business
[Interesting] Innovative Genius: The Underlying Theme of Quirky Albert Einstein Steve Jobs Marie Curie Thomas Edison These people amaze us with their ability to come up with world-changing products and ideas throughout their lives. As business owners, we might even envy the ability of these individuals to create. In trying to understand how thee creative geniuses […] The post Quirky: What the Rest of Us Can Learn From Really Smart People (Book Review) appeared first on DIYMarketers.
2020 Census will again favor communities with prisons over the rest of the country

2020 Census will again favor communities with prisons over the rest of the country

Politics
The Census will continue to skew its count toward rural areas with big prisons by counting inmates as residents where they are imprisoned rather than in their home communities. It’s business as usual, but totally messed up business as usual: The census notice: "Counting prisoners anywhere other than the facility would be less consistent with the concept of usual residence, since the majority of people in prisons live and sleep most of the time at the prison." The opposition: "The Bureau’s decision is inconsistent with the way the ‘usual residence’ rule is applied to other similarly-situated people. The Census Bureau is picking favorites based on economic and racial privilege: if boarding school students are deemed to live at home, then the same logic should be applied to incarcerated