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Thousands of demonstrators attend the March for Science in Berlin, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

At the root of it all? We don’t know what in the hell we’re talking about. In study after study, Americans and students fall further and further down the world list of kids who understand math and science. The crap I hear and read on social media and in person would depress even a third-grade science teacher, whose job it is to help us first learn to think and then learn to learn


Jason Vanbommel

Frans Vanbommel, 84, interceded in an argument and told his grandson to be respectful of his grandmother. Prosecutors said Jason Vanbommel flew into a rage, throwing things and yelling profanities. When the grandfather tried to use the phone to call 911, the grandson began punching him in the head with “full-strength blows.” When Frans Vanbommel fell to the floor, the grandson kicked him in the torso, fracturing his ribs.


David Aarestad is a Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District

“We need a congressman who will put our district ahead of party or politics – a representative who will stand up for the families of Colorado’s 6th Congressional District even if it means saying ‘no’ to the demands of the speaker of the House and the president of the United States,” Aarestad said in a statement