Links 1/29/2015

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Hungry kids?
Fuck ‘em, they are not Republican political contributors.

Mitt Romney’s California mansion: 11,206 square feet.
How does it compare to your house?

Too bad you’re not part of the 1%:
The average American household was poorer in 2013 than it was in 1983

I guess shipbuilders don’t contribute enough to Republicans?
John McCain proposes legislation to destroy hundreds of thousands of American jobs

Another killer cop exonerated
Case Dismissed Against Officer Who Shot & Killed 7-Year-Old As She Slept, During Botched Raid

Faux News Lies (but you probably already knew that or — if your a right-winger — don’t care)
More than 60 percent of the claims made on Fox News were mostly false or worse – and half of all claims were either demonstrably false or outright lies.

 

The Decline of “Civilization”

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A couple of articles about the rich and the decline of “civilization”:

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’?
Natural and social scientists develop new model of how ‘perfect storm’ of crises could unravel global system.

As inequality soars, the nervous super rich are already planning their escapes.
Private landing strips, farms in New Zealand.