Thursday, March 2, 2017

World News Bits (and"WWCCD": What Would Chester Cheetos Do?)

* "Seattle's politics leans famously to the Left." Yet, after promising a written policy manual for dealing with major traffic and freeway incident.

Yet - it's been 19 MONTHS and still nothing. Well, those Liberal Seattle City Council Members are probably just taking their time to make sure they get it right. Efficiency with Liberalism. Right? From The Seattle Times.
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* What's it like having a brother who is an Islamophobe, fears for his life and fears death threat? Why, just ask Paul Wilders about his brother Geert. From Der Spiegel:
SPIEGEL: Mr. Wilders, for years you did not make any public statements about your brother Geert. But now you have criticized him via Twitter. Why?
Wilders: After the Berlin terrorist attack, Geert sent out a photo montage showing (German Chancellor) Angela Merkel with blood on her hands. It crossed a line.
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*  Italian President Sergio Mattarella says not to judge President Donald Trump too quickly. Corriere Della Sera News.
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* Portugal calls for the complete and total abolishment of the death penalty worldwide. Portugal News Online.  Yes, because as goes Portugal, so goes the world.
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* From the Southwales Evening PostMan tries to kill wife with bow and arrow. It's not that trying to kill her was wrong, it's that he failed to buy a hunting license. /snark
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* At Alfonso Rachel"The Regressive Left Protests Everything." Yes, they do, they do indeed. And bitterly and angrily so.
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* One of these things is not like the other. Can you tell which? Police nab pregnant woman with with marijuana in Cheetos Bag. Racine Journal Times.

WWCCD: What Would Chester Cheetos Do?

* This can't be good, from Courthouse News: PayPal accused of diverting Charity donations. 
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* Poll results: Positive reaction to President Donald Trump's speech. RTT News
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* From BBC: Scientists have discovered what they say could be fossils of some of the earliest living organisms on Earth. Below, image of one of the oldest fossils found:

Precedes Carbon Dating process.

* The Connecticut Post: A five cent surcharge on plastic bags has been approved for funding parks.
“The reality is, our state parks are in crisis,” said Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr., D-Branford, co-chairman of the committee.
Will we ever be truly free from "the" Kennedys?
[updated for proofreading March 6, 2017.]

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