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Mostly true First, your title somewhat overstates Reason's claim in the article "Bad Policies Fuel Fires", which is that "[politicians] and environmentalists increased the risk of big fires by opposing the thinning of forests." The article never claims overgrowth is the sole reason, just that it provides fuel to make wildfires larger and ...


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That appears to be true. Says the CIA itself: Grombach knew his situation was untenable, and he did not enjoy working for Dulles. So he turned to a like-minded individual on Capitol Hill, Senator Joseph McCarthy. Though Grombach's appointment books show that he had regular direct contact with a few members of Congress and sporadic contacts with several ...


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Are environmentalists responsible for Californian forest fires? No. It was environmentalists (by which I mean people who professionally study forest ecology or environmental science) who have tried to convince the various agencies responsible for suppressing forest fires that forest fires are not necessarily bad but are instead a natural part of the West's ...


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Marina Abramović - the performance artist in question - apparently confirmed the authenticity of the dinner invitation to the NYT: Ms. Abramovic said the “Spirit Cooking” dinner, which had the same name as a book and a performance in which she painted absurd recipes in blood on the walls of an Italian gallery, actually involved her cooking a few simple ...


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The answer seems to be no, in the US the majority of people were registered as sex offenders as adults. (However, the number who were registered as children isn’t insignificant either.) The Juvenile Law Center says that “[o]ver 200,000 individuals are on sex offender registries for offenses committed when they were children”, though I’m not sure how this ...


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