About three-quarters of Americans trust the military and they trust scientists to do the right thing, according to a new Pew poll. Sadly, the media and elected officials — and religious leaders — don’t fare so well. And thanks, Leftover, for the link.
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Man rapes his 12-year old daughter repeatedly. Gets 60 days in jail.
Leftover sends this, a sad and upsetting story about a Montana man who raped his daughter multiple times, and in court, got just 60 days in jail. Two months. This after: Prosecutors had recommended a mandatory 25-year sentence, 100 years with 75 suspended, which is what state law calls for. Judge John McKeon‘s response? The problem …
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Donald Trump hates the media
He also spends 3.5 times more tweets on the media than he does on big-ticket, big policy issues. He’s also a Negative Nellie. You can read more here, from Zachary Crockett, at Vox, who spent months analyzing Candidate Drumpf’s Twitter feed.
Where are the women in the media?
This is impossible to read posted here, isn’t it? Here. Here’s a better version, from UN Women.
And another thing on the battle of the freedoms
(In this case, the tension between freedom of the press, and freedom of religion): The Pew Research Center for Journalism & Media just released a new poll that says 60 percent of people who were at least a little familiar with the deadly attacks on the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” think it’s acceptable to …
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Remember Ol’ Rush’s whole “slut” thing?
UPS just became the latest company to pull advertising from the blowhard’s radio show. That brings the total to roughly 100. And if you need a refresher, here’s more on where Ol’ Rush put his foot in his mouth, and then swallowed, hard.