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Quick Links: Dec. 7

Warnock won! 🎉🎉🎉

  1. Washington Post: Supreme Court majority questions massive shift of election authority
  2. NPR: Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeats Republican Herschel Walker in Georgia runoff
  3. CNN: Trump team finds two documents with classified markings in a Florida storage unit
  4. AP News: Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme
  5. AP News: Amid outcry, San Francisco pauses on ‘killer police robots’
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Quick Links: Dec. 6

A lot of Trumpy news today while we wait to hear about Warnock’s election. 🤞

  1. Washington Post: Trump Organization convicted in N.Y. criminal tax fraud trial
  2. CNN: House January 6 committee considering criminal referrals for Trump, sources tell CNN
  3. Washington Post: Trump’s committee paying for lawyers of key Mar-a-Lago witnesses
  4. Washington Post: The crisis of student mental health is much vaster than we realize
  5. Vox: The deranged Supreme Court case that threatens US democracy, explained
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Quick Links: Dec. 5

Re: that “breakup bootcamp”: I don’t feel like you’re going to learn or fix that much in four 12-hour days, but whatever gets you into therapy, I guess.

  1. Wired: The Era of One-Shot, Multimillion-Dollar Genetic Cures Is Here
  2. SF Gate: People are paying $4,000 for this NorCal breakup boot camp
  3. The News & Observer: Power substation attack leaves Moore County, NC in the dark. Here’s what we know
  4. Popular Science: The 100 greatest innovations of 2022
  5. NBC News: Hackers linked to Chinese government stole millions in Covid benefits, Secret Service says
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Quick Links: Dec. 2

At no point in my life have I ever said – nor do I expect to ever say – “Hey, you know what sounds like a fun vacation? Hanging out next to an erupting volcano.” On a near-daily basis I am stunned to discover our species has survived this long.

  1. SF Gate: Thai Buddhist temple left empty after all its monks test positive for meth
  2. Vice: This Couple Died by Suicide After the DEA Shut Down Their Pain Doctor
  3. Stanford News: Pandemic stress physically aged teens’ brains, a new study finds
  4. Tom Whitwell: 52 things I learned in 2022
  5. AP News: Hawaii eruption brings tourism boon during slow season
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Quick Links: Dec. 1

The idea of an entire Congressional term full of McCarthy’s Benghazi-style bullshit “investigations” makes me feel so exhausted I can barely type.

  1. Washington Post: Senate adopts deal to block rail strike, sending it to Biden
  2. Washington Post: Officials fear ‘complete doomsday scenario’ for drought-stricken Colorado River
  3. CNN: House committee receives Donald Trump’s federal tax returns from IRS
  4. CNN: Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump
  5. Politico: Kevin McCarthy is demanding the head of the Jan. 6 panel, Bennie Thompson, preserve all transcripts and records from their work.