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In Everyday Living, Government, Opinions, Uncategorized on December 16, 2017 at 10:06 am

The three little pigs? – The three amigos? – The three stooges? – The three tenors? – The three musketeers? – Manny, Moe and Jack? – Larry, Daryl and Daryl? – Huey, Dewey and Louie?

President Donald Trump meets with House and Senate leadership - DC“U.S. President Donald Trump in a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan at the White House on June 6. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)”

“America Is Heading for an Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis | The Republican Party is ready to serve as an accomplice to obstruction of justice.” – an article by Max Boot at Foreign Policy

Yeah, we did too!the three 2

Saturday – 12/16/17

In Government, Opportunities, In Columbia, Lists, Everyday Living on December 16, 2017 at 7:08 am

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Here’s what’s in that new tax billThe National Review

Don’t know what this says, but among the flurry of letters-to-the-editor, both for and against the two-party system in this country, in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster, all but one are written by women.

Separation of church & state? Sure!Fox Business

Is there a cancer of degradation in the Army’s Special Forces?NPR

“Community Health Centers Warn Of Impending Crisis” WESA-FM

“The Pa. congressmen who pushed for net neutrality to be repealed (and the lobbying money they received)” Penn Live

Friday – 12/15/17

In Uncategorized on December 15, 2017 at 4:03 am

Thank goodness the court system still remains in this nation! Pennsylvania and lots of others are lining up legal action against yesterdays insane FCC decision to end net neutrality.

And what about our Republican elected public servants? Where do they stand? Where do you think? – reddit

And our Democratic elected public servant? – reddit

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Well not exactly the slowest in the world, but slower than many nations.

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“FCC Chairman Ajit Pai explains what the Commission’s adoption of his Restore Internet Freedom proposal means.”

BAD ACTOR’S VIDEO: “Ajit Pai put a lot of work into Thursday’s successful FCC vote to kill net neutrality. He has put decidedly less effort into convincing literally anyone that this naked money grab that will upend freedom of information online is a good idea. It’s unpopular with corporations, consumers, and even other FCC commissioners.” – GQ

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DECEMBER 2017/JANUARY 2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

New Year’s at Noon  – Sunday, December 31, 10 am – 1 pm. Dance Party with Father Time, face painting, games, crafts, balloon drop and more! Activities included with Museum admission.

SPECIAL EXHIBITS

  • Art of Time | Showcase of talented artists from around the world. On exhibit through January 2018. Included with Museum admission.
  • Watch Portraits | Collection of unique horological work of renowned Photographer, Atom Moore. On exhibit April 30 – December 2017. Included with Museum admission.
  • James Bond Originals and James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution | Expanded exhibits of watches worn by James Bond. Included with Museum admission.

other news

“Library announces temporary closing”The Merchandiser

A “belscnickel” from Columbia | “Butch Reigart of Columbia, Lancaster County, has portrayed the Belsnickel. He uses Belsnickel to raise awareness of the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, which he speaks and offers instruction in.” – The Lebanon Daily News

“The surveys found that people who live in … often recognize the attributes but can have a poor self-image. On the other hand, people from outside seem to see the beauty and the good but are sometimes swayed by residents’ lack of self-confidence … .” – extracted from this Central Penn Business Journal article.

“A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America” The Guardian

“In an era of inequity, more and more college financial aid is going to the rich”The Hechinger Report

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