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December 6, 2016

Pat McCrory, North Carolina Governor, Concedes After Acrimonious Race

Source: NY Times

RALEIGH, N.C. — Ending an acrimonious stalemate that dragged on for nearly a month, Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, conceded in his bid for re-election here on Monday, clearing the way for the ascension of his challenger, the Democrat Roy Cooper, and giving the national Democratic Party a rare cause for celebration.

Mr. Cooper, the state attorney general, declared victory on election night, but Mr. McCrory’s allies lodged election challenges in dozens of North Carolina counties, enraging Democrats who accused Republicans of being sore losers, or worse, in one of 2016’s closest statewide races.

Most of the challenges proved to be of little consequence, however. And by Monday, as partial results of a recount of more than 90,000 votes that Republicans had demanded in Durham County showed no significant change in the results, Mr. McCrory — whose one term was buffeted by nationwide anger over a law he signed that curbed anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people — had little choice but to admit defeat.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/05/us/north-carolina-governor.html?_r=0

Bye-bye Bathroom Boy!
May 27, 2016

California here we come!

Poll shows close contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in California

California Looking Less Like a Sure Thing for Hillary Clinton

Trump-Sanders debate would be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare

Note: none of the above take into account the additional factor of the OIG report.
May 27, 2016

Potty Party Perverts Pass Piss Police Poison Pill

You read that right (and I hope you didn't injure your tongue).

Small-government/small-brain/small-penis Republicans are so eager to watch you pee that they are trying to pass a national Bathroom Bill:


May 26, 2016

Maddow's shameful lies last night

Rachel gleefully presented a giant stack of paper with a flourish, to demonstrate how hard it would have been to comply with the Department of State "Print and File" rule for e-mail retention.

She failed to mention one little detail. That rule only applies to the rare cases when a Department employee is forced to use a private e-mail channel. It was intended to discourage the use of private e-mail. Had Hillary used the normal government e-mail system, she would not have been bound by the print and file rule.

In a sense, it doesn't matter, because she flouted both rules, and numerous others anyway.

May 25, 2016

Hillary supporters in CA, NJ, SD, ND, MT, please ignore this message

Your candidate already won, so June 7th would be a great day to just chill. Have James bring the Lambo around, or hang out on the yacht and watch the stock ticker.

Bernie supporters: Your country needs you now, like never before. If Hillary gets the nomination, Trump wins, and the American Experiment is over. Democracy faces an unprecedented threat, and only you can save it. Be a hero. VOTE!

May 12, 2016

Bayer Said to Explore Bid for $40 Billion Seed Company M0n$@nt0

Bayer AG is exploring a potential bid for U.S. competitor Monsanto Co. in a deal that would create the world’s largest supplier of seeds and farm chemicals, according to people familiar with the matter.
The German firm has held preliminary discussions internally and with advisers about buying Monsanto, which has a market value of about $43 billion...


Bayer has some very interesting products in their history, particularly in the 1940s.

May 10, 2016

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