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In Today’s News:
Leslie Jones is back in the news today because garbage people hacked her website and posted personal documents of hers, along with nudes of her, to the website. This, only a month after she was harassed off Twitter by racist dickwidgets.
Republicans are squeeing over the fact that their voter registration drives are up, but it turns out that probably doesn’t mean much. A lot of Democrats in these states usually voted Republican anyway, and just switched their party identification for the primaries.
The AP wrote a story about how Hillary Clinton met with Clinton Foundation donors at the State Dept. while she was Secretary of State. It was a bad story and you should probably just disregard most of it.
Whatever you do, don’t be black and pregnant in Texas. Researching aren’t sure exactly what’s going on yet (legislation that killed funding for family-planning clinics serving low-income women might have something to do with it), but maternal mortality has doubled in texas since 2010, with black mothers accounting for 11% of births, but almost 30% of deaths during childbirth in 2011-2012.
At a Florida rally today Donald Trump bemoaned the fact that the celebrities who support Hillary Clinton aren’t very hot. No, really.
Here’s a Few Other Stories You Should Read Today:
- Social Times: How Are Journalists Using Social Media? (Report)
- TechDirt: The EFF Calls Out Microsoft’s Ongoing Bullshit On Windows 10 Privacy Concerns
- TPM: Dazed and Confused
- Vox: How a Donald Trump loss may undermine right-wing populism in the US
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