Morning Reads for Friday, April 26, 2019

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Raleigh
Raleigh

GMO, Genetically Modified Organism

Curse or savior or is it according to who is using it?

https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2019/0424/GMO-could-bring-back-the-American-chestnut.-But-should-it

chamblee54
chamblee54

https://chamblee54.wordpress.com/2019/04/26/scotty-morrow-barbara-ann-young-and-tonya-woods/ The State of Georgia plans to execute Scotty Morrow on Thursday May 2

Ellynn
Ellynn
Benevolus
Benevolus

I saw another critical story about this earlier. I don’t get it. I think they are pretty good. Campaign logos aren’t meant to be cutting edge typography. They just need to be recognizable and memorable. Check and check. And not invoke any unpleasant images/memories. Check.
Not that I am likely to vote for Joe.

Ellynn
Ellynn

Ginny had a link on this.

This is a more technical review. I noted the ‘o’ placements right off. The bad font slants was when I saw a larger image. Just bad design…

auh2o
auh2o

Why would any candidate advocate for the Boston marathon killer to be able to vote from jail? It is an ad made to order for Cheeto Jesus…

xdog
xdog

You’re right about made-to-order but that’s not what Sanders said.

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley to “pundits”: “Don’t dare invoke one of the darkest days of terrorism in MY city to stoke fear and derail a meaningful conversation about fundamental rights & what justice looks like …”

I’m reminded of Papi’s remarks at Fenway.

Grindelwald
Grindelwald

I think of it like this… Meghan McCain got all huffy on the The View and said she doesn’t think the Boston Marathon bomber “should have any rights in this country.” That’s not how America works. The guy is an American citizen. By virtue of that alone he is entitled to the protections and rights afforded him under the US Constitution. Its why he had a right to fair trial before a jury of his peers. Its why he’s protected from cruel and arbitrary punishment during his incarceration. The nature of his crime does not negate his citizenship and does… Read more »

Gregs
Gregs

Amen

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Loss of the right to vote while incarcerated is insignificant relative to the loss of liberty itself while incarcerated. There’s nothing to be gained, and nearly nothing of principle, in having a serious conversation about the incarcerated voting (not the other points you make so well) given the country’s current circumstances.