ANCIENT #DNA AND THE NEW SCIENCE OF THE #HUMAN PAST
Creationism has EVOLVED :)
illie Horton. The name is enough to make a politician blanch. Ever since 1988, when the George H. W. Bush presidential campaign machine wielded the Horton horror story against his Democratic rival, the threat of being “Willie Horton’ed” has shaped the politics of crime and punishment. “The ghost of Willie Horton has loomed over any conversation about sentencing reform for over 30 years,” says Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., co-sponsor of one such proposal.
The seats were vacated in late December when Walker appointed Sen. Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, and Rep. Keith Ripp, R-Lodi, to administrative positions. [In the Walker Administration. The GOP lost another special election in a supposedly safe seat.]3/28/2018 ... Now the elections will be held and the State Senate drops it plans to prevent voters from having representation. Afraid to call attention to the sham of electing GOP Grifters to the State Supreme Court.
...Yet evidence is growing that companies are devoting far less money to workers than to stock buybacks that benefit their shareholders, at a time when the top 10 percent of families own more than four-fifths of all stocks. While media tallies show companies have issued about $6 billion in bonuses, they have already announced $171 billion in stock buybacks in 2018, a record high and over double the level at this point last year. Spending on buybacks almost certainly will remain elevated, because executives feel a kind of arms-race pressure to lift their own stock prices while other companies are doing the same. “Once some companies start doing it, people say, ‘We’ve got to keep up,’” said William Lazonick, an economist at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, who has studied buybacks.PBS - The 1% are getting wealthier, and lobbying has a lot to do with it
Michael #Screnock ... #Walker Crony appointee, #WMC secret favorite ... WI Supreme Court bias -