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‘He’s not hurting the people he needs to be hurting’

‘He’s not hurting the people he needs to be hurting’

I’ve read a lot of articles this week about the people and towns most affected by the current government shutdown, including this one about a small town in Florida where one of the biggest employers is the prison. The prison was shuttered by Hurricane Michael and many of the prison employees were already driving 400 miles for shifts at a prison in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Now they are doing so without pay and without reimbursement for travel expenses. It’s awful….

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Hold Your Nose, Mitch McConnell is Making Promises

Hold Your Nose, Mitch McConnell is Making Promises

“You’re a liar and your breath stinks.” This is a thing people used to say when I was in high school. Maybe they still say it. I have no idea where this insult originated or why lying would cause bad breath, but I always assumed it was because the words coming through a liar’s mouth were rotten. If there’s any truth to the old insult, I’ll bet the halls of Congress smell like garbage. And I’ll bet the worst stench…

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