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News This is America: 9 out of 10 public schools now hold mass shooting drills for students

This is America: 9 out of 10 public schools now hold mass shooting drills for students

How “active shooter” drills became normal for a generation of American schoolchildren. By Alexia Fernández Campbell@AlexiaCampbellalexia@vox.com Feb 16, 2018, 1:50pm EST Children at an elementary school in Hawaii participate in a lockdown drill. Phil Mislinski/Getty Images “Are you kids good at running and screaming?” a police officer asks a class of elementary school kids in …

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News Israel’s top newspaper just made global headlines slamming Trump over Florida Massacre

Israel’s top newspaper just made global headlines slamming Trump over Florida Massacre

By Peter Mellado Published on February 16, 2018 Israel’s largest newspaper Haaretz took aim at President Donald Trump Thursday in the wake of his pathetic response to the Parkland, Florida massacre. The tragedy was perpetrated by a White supremacist inspired gunmen Niklaus Cruz Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 19 victims and injuring dozens more. The …

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News Senate Weighs Contempt Charge For Bannon Because He’ll Only Answer Questions Approved By White House

Senate Weighs Contempt Charge For Bannon Because He’ll Only Answer Questions Approved By White House

February 15, 2018 Trump Corruption, Trump Lies CNN reports: Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of President Donald Trump, declining to answer a wide array of key questions pertinent to the Russia investigation and prompting lawmakers to consider holding …

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News Mitt Romney Announces Run For Utah Senate Seat

Mitt Romney Announces Run For Utah Senate Seat

By Lydia O’Connor Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced on Friday that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being left vacant by retiring Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch (R). “Given all that America faces, we feel that this is the right time for me to serve our state and our country,” he said …

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News Trump Jr. Just ‘Liked’ A Tweet Blaming Florida Mass Shooting On The FBI’s Russia Investigation

Trump Jr. Just ‘Liked’ A Tweet Blaming Florida Mass Shooting On The FBI’s Russia Investigation

By John Prager on February 15, 2018 1:29 pm · People in general are stupid, but few have managed to reach the level of stupidity enjoyed by Donald Trump Jr. Apparently, the son of President Stable Genius thinks that the FBI has better things to focus on than the criminal investigation into he, his father, …

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News Florida Shooting Survivor Wants Action: ‘We’re Children. You Guys Are the Adults.’

Florida Shooting Survivor Wants Action: ‘We’re Children. You Guys Are the Adults.’

  Kelsey Friend and David Hogg, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., appeared on CNN on Thursday. By Julie Turkewitz and Niraj Chokshi Feb. 15, 2018 PARKLAND, Fla. — David Hogg stood in the Florida sun on Thursday, not far from his now shuttered school, and described the events of the …

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News Randy Bryce Becomes First Congressional Candidate Whose Staff Unionized — and He Wants Congressional Staff Unionized, Too

Randy Bryce Becomes First Congressional Candidate Whose Staff Unionized — and He Wants Congressional Staff Unionized, Too

Zaid Jilani, Ryan Grim February 15 2018, 11:32 a.m. With an announcement made this week, the campaign staff of Randy Bryce — a union ironworker who is challenging Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan — became the first in the country to form a union. The contract was organized by the Campaign Workers Guild, a group of …

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News Thousands of community members gather to mourn those who died in Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Thousands of community members gather to mourn those who died in Wednesday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

02/15/2018 10:38 pm ET Updated 58 minutes ago At Vigil For Florida School Shooting Victims, Students Chant ‘No More Guns!’ “Stricter gun laws,” 17-year-old Arianna Ali said about preventing a future tragedy. By Sebastian Murdock Johanne Rahaman for HuffPost PARKLAND, Fla. ― A sea of candlelight filled the Pine Trails Park amphitheater Thursday night as …

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News Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld: Kids Are “Soft Targets” For Terrorists And Should Be Taught Hand-To-Hand Combat

Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld: Kids Are “Soft Targets” For Terrorists And Should Be Taught Hand-To-Hand Combat

February 15, 2018 Crackpots, Terrorism “Society is changing. You have to teach kids how to respond. You have to be rational about it, which means hardening soft targets through drills and training. Learning combat. Learning hand-to-hand combat. This works, by the way, for terror, if there’s a terror attack, and it works for school shootings. …

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News Trump’s Budget Cuts Trillions From Programs For The Needy To Pay For His Tax Cuts

Trump’s Budget Cuts Trillions From Programs For The Needy To Pay For His Tax Cuts

By Farron Cousins – February 13, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Donald Trump’s 2019 budget is officially out, and the cuts could not be worse. In order to pay for his massive tax cuts and his proposed infrastructure plan, the President wants to cut programs like food stamps, Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, student …

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