REMINDER: Susan Rice’s Justification Memo and James Comey Investigation Memos – Beware The Outrage Trap…

With the Mueller probe complete; with AG Barr announcing a focus to review the intelligence operation in 2016; with Devin Nunes submitting criminal referrals; with Lindsey Graham probing CIA, DOJ and FBI conduct; with Doug Collins releasing ‘Spygate’ transcripts; with … Continue reading

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How a damning assessment proved no barrier for Adani approval

If Environment Minister Melissa Price didn’t give the go ahead before an election was called, an opportunity would be lost, write Stephen Long and Michael Slezak.

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Blissfully Blended Bullshit

This is a humorous book written by Rebecca Eckler about when she got began dating after her divorce and met a guy. Things progressed quickly and before they knew it they were love, she was expecting and they were moving in together. She decided to write about her experience with blended families. She was surprised at how many people it actually affected, how nerved up she was when it took place, and how much crap her guy showed up with!

 

She has a great, irreverent way of recounting how it all went down that I enjoyed. Especially her take on her guy’s ex when her shrink suggested that she call his ex up and let her know that: 1. she’s pregnant, and 2. he’s moving in with her so her (his ex’s) two kids will be living at her place 50% of the time in the near future. Ballsy move.  And not well accepted either. This one is for humorous memoir lovers. A fairly quick read that was eye-opening and fun in places, sad in others and pointed throughout. Advance electronic review copy was provided by NetGalley, author Rebecca Eckler, and the publisher.

 

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Publisher: Dundurn – 216 pages
Pages: May 25th, 2019
RATED: 4/5 Stars

 

The Author- Rebecca Eckler is a journalist, columnist, blogger, and bestselling author of nine books, including Knocked Up: Confessions of a Modern Mother-to-be. Eckler is also the executive editor of Savvymom.ca, Canada’s largest parenting website. She lives in Toronto.

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LEOs donate their own money to landscaper whose car, tools were stolen

The officers donated and raised money to help the man get back to work

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First responder #LipSyncChallenge comes to television

CBS announced a new one-hour special competition, “Lip Sync to the Rescue,” which will pit first responders against each other in a lip sync battle showdown

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Are electric cars viable for regional Australians?

Juergen Zimmermann believes electric cars have a huge future in regional Australia, despite the limited range of current models, and Australia’s chief scientist says they are a certainty.

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Why is emerging superpower China still categorised as a ‘developing’ country?

Despite being the world’s second-largest economy and home to the most billionaires, China is still categorised as a “developing” country and enjoys the same “special and differential treatment” afforded to nations like Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe. So, how is this possible?

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Wall St edges higher as Fed says interest rate hike is unlikely

The Australian share market is expected to open lower, while Wall Street ends its day mostly higher and the Federal Reserve says it probably won’t lift US interest rates this year.

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Twin Cities-area child sex trafficking sting nets 47 arrests during ‘Final Four’ weekend

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Nearly four dozen people are facing state felony charges after being arrested for attempting to solicit children for sex following a four-day sting operation conducted during the Final Four weekend of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament. April 10, 2019 at 10:30AM http://bit.ly/2P5omaH

Seventeen countries spoke in favour of a long Brexit extension. 1 for short. 3 open, leaning towards short according to @eucopresident upsum in the summit rooms

Seventeen countries spoke in favour of a long Brexit extension. 1 for short. 3 open, leaning towards short according to @eucopresident upsum in the summit rooms