Sisters and brothers, cats and kittens, my loves, my loves, my loves. Welcome back! Oh a bonjour here, a bienvenue there. Hola and Hello Dolly. Rejoice: we are back for the news.Here we are again, returning for another week of the low down, the down low, and the plain old down and dirty. So put on your big girl shoes, and pop a pill, because this here is about to get real.
I got that new pope smell: Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has now had two full days of papacy, celebrating with private prayers, speaking cordially, and hating on contraception and gay marriage. (NY Times)
What happens when you defund Planned Parenthood? Here’s a chart to show you! (Mother Jones)
A series of deadly bombs have gone off in central Baghdad, and at least 20 people have been killed and 50 others injured. Three car bombs and a suicide attack in the Green Zone have been blamed. (Al Jazeera)
So until the next time we reconvene for what seems to be the world coming off its rocker, remember kittens: treat each other well, because most folks don’t seem interested in doing so. See the news above. So until next week, be nice to one another – you won’t regret it.