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2016 - or, I am experiencing nIb'poH.
Author: TriSec    Date: 01/09/2016 13:28:44

nIb'poH - the feeling I have done this before.

I don't expect many of you speak Klingon; I myself know only a few words out-of-context, and not enough to string together a complete sentence.

I'm only posting some headlines today, all from Google News. No links; you can do this exercise yourself.

I wonder where exactly this mote of dust is headed this year?


On the gun front, we've got this:

Wounded Philadelphia officer shoots attacker; suspect pledges allegiance to ISIS
CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎: At a crosswalk in Philadelphia, a man dressed in a long white mantle stormed Officer Jesse Hartnett's squad car and unloaded a gun at him.

New York City Police Officer Shot Responding to Large Fight
ABC News - ‎50 minutes ago‎: Authorities say a New York City police officer has been shot after exchanging gunfire with a suspect involved in a large fight. New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said 25-year-old Officer Sherrod Stuart was shot in the ankle early ..

Ex-officer in Md. gets 5 years for aiming gun at man's head
Washington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎: A former Prince George's County police officer sentenced to five years in prison Friday for putting a gun to a Maryland man's head said in a recorded jailhouse phone call that the victim should be the one to apologize for the incident.

Obama's Gun Actions Face Challenges in the States
Newsweek - ‎15 hours ago‎: President Barack Obama on Tuesday released executive actions on gun control that are being challenged in some states.


We could always take a look at politics, and see what's in store for this November.

Muslim woman kicked out of Donald Trump rally for staging silent protest
New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎: A Muslim woman was escorted from a Donald Trump election campaign rally after staging a silent protest. Rose Hamid was wearing a hijab when she stood up in opposition to the Republican front-runner's controversial comments that Syrian refugees fleeing ...

Maybe things look better overseas?

European tourists in stable condition after Egypt stabbing
USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎: HURGHADA, Egypt - Two Austrians and a Swede who were stabbed in an attack on a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada were only lightly wounded and in stable condition on Saturday, an Egyptian hospital official said.

Cologne attacks: Merkel proposes tougher migrant laws
BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed changes to make it easier to deport asylum-seekers who commit crimes, after the New Year's Eve sex attacks on women in Cologne.

I don't know what the answer is anymore. And now it appears that I can't even drown my sorrows in comfort food, either.

Pizza boxes contain chemicals that may be worse for you than pizza
Quartz - ‎13 minutes ago‎: Even the packaging of some greasy, late-night indulgence foods may be bad for you. Three substances commonly found in paper and cardboard food containers were banned this week from food packaging by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in a ...

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