Monday, November 21, 2016

These people...

At least 16 people died and 50 were wounded in Libya in four days of clashes between rival factions that were reportedly sparked by a monkey.

According to residents and local media in the southern city of Sabha, the violence erupted between two tribes after three young men turned a pet monkey loose on a schoolgirl. Libya's government faces forced currency devaluation

The animal pulled off one of the girls’ headscarves, prompting men from the Awlad Suleiman tribe to retaliate by killing three people from the Gaddadfa tribe as well as the monkey, according to a resident who spoke to Reuters.

Speaking of 'these people',
Members of the Middle East Studies Association voted in favor of advancing a resolution to remove the word “nonpolitical” from the group’s bylaws in what opponents see as a prelude to a future vote on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel. The resolution to amend the bylaws, approved by a 247-57 majority of those present at the annual members’ meeting, will next go to the full membership for a vote. An amendment to the bylaws requires the support of two-thirds of voting members.

Now, it’s about to get weirder. In a new study detailed in the International Journal of Nanotechnology, physicists note that liquid water has a whole new set of properties when it hits temperatures between 40°C and 60°C (104°F and 140°F). In that range, water goes into a “crossover” phase, essentially a second liquid state.

So, once more, "It's different and good when WE do it!"

Attorney General Maura Healey must defend her probe of ­Exxon Mobil’s climate-change policy in a Texas courtroom hearing that one prominent analyst says shows a federal judge sees “big-time political motives” in her use of power.
Well, it was big-time political motives when she screwed gun owners, so why would it be different in this?

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