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Tuesday News Headlines: Rogue Drones, “Alphabet,” Trump and Big Liar Dick Black


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, August 11. Also, click on that link to learn about the increasingly more-than-competitive economics and advanced technology of wind power.

*So now they care about sexism? The ugly hypocrisy of the right’s reaction to Trump’s Kelly slur

*A shoddy system (“What Trump’s rise says about our politics.” Nothing good.)

*GOP Hopefuls Slam Trump As Unfit For Presidency, Vow To Back Him If He Wins Nomination (Got that? Uhhh.)

*Meet ALEC’s (Hoped For) Man in Washington: Scott Walker (Walker is heinous.)

*Rogue drones a growing nuisance across the U.S.

*Google Is Now Alphabet. Here’s Why It Had to Evolve.

*Trump taps voter discontent, but might hurt GOP, analysts say (Might? He most certainly should hurt them, as he accurately reflects the Republican Party’s angry, ugly, nasty soul these days.)

*House Republicans push legislation to challenge EPA’s Clean Power rules (This garbage – hostility towards solar, wind, energy efficiencty, environmental protection – is a major reason why Republicans need to be unelected from Congress ASAP.)

*Hillary Clinton rolls out $350 billion, 10-year college affordability plan

*How the Bush Family Aided Planned Parenthood’s Rise (“George H.W. Bush wasn’t nicknamed ‘Rubbers’ for nothing.”)

*Republicans took a big political risk on abortion in the Fox debate

*Megyn Kelly Hosts Race-Baiting Fox Contributor Mark Fuhrman To Discuss Ferguson Protests

*Protests return to Ferguson streets, state of emergency declared

*Black caucus backs Roush in SCOVA judge scuffle (“Explanations given for removing her are vague, perplexing, and inexplicable.”)

*On uranium, Virginia should have a say

*Politifact: Dick Black earns ‘pants on fire’ for statement about McCabe, Planned Parenthood

*Va. lawmaker criticized by factchecker over Planned Parenthood tweets (What else would you expect from raving bigot, extremist, etc. Sen. Dick Black?)

*Battle over Va. justice heats up as Democrats demand hearings (“In a rare move, Republicans promised to oust McAuliffe’s pick even though they agree she’s qualified.”)

*ABC agents involved in Martese Johnson arrest return to duty(Seriously?!?)

*Editorial: Norfolk’s corporate-welfare outrage

*Our view: Is Bedrosian right or wrong?

*Can Virginia end veteran homelessness?

*Nationals power up, start West Coast swing by throttling Dodgers, 8-3 (Keep it up!)

*D.C. area forecast: A rainy day, then weather perfection through week’s end


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