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McConnell Rallies Support Against Supreme Court Appointment With Pagan Ritual Sacrifice

Ben Freedman, humor editor

February 25, 2016

WASHINGTON – Late last Wednesday, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell conducted a traditional Pagan ritual sacrifice deep within his chambers to maintain Republican solidarity against accepting Supreme Court nominees. Hunched over a cauldron containing Obama’s short list of candidates, McConnell...

Political Plates: Food and California’s Drought

Sarah Cornett

February 24, 2016

California’s drought (and that of other western states) isn’t showing signs of improvement. A chronic lack of water has encouraged high temperatures, lowered agricultural production, altered landscapes, and is beginning to demand significant changes in the way we think about water. The Golden State, ...

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