The Research Division

Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - David Horsey)

In other news, 13 people were killed and another 20 were injured in a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon today.

Before gun fetishes deploy their favorite talking point, know that UCC is not a so-called "gun free zone." Guns are allowed on campuses in Oregon.

Meanwhile, the CEO's of 10 major food industry corporations, including the likes of General Mills and Nestle, have addressed a letter to Congress asking them to act on climate change before it ruins everyone's day.

“The challenge presented by climate change will require all of us — government, civil society and business — to do more with less. For companies like ours, that means producing more food on less land using fewer natural resources. If we don’t take action now, we risk not only today’s livelihoods, but those of future generations,” the letter reads.

Pretty soon the fossil fuel industry will be the only industry not calling for action on climate change.

Programming note... I have business to take care of tomorrow and I may be late if not offline altogether. Have a good weekend.