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28.01/ Week twenty-eight, January 23-29, starts here. Week 27 (Jan. 16-22) is below.
28.02/ One of my largest lists "News2016," started early in the #TrumpCrisis, has this tagline: "Started for the 2016 election, persists until Trump (ym'sh) is gone"

I don't want to delete the valuable list but I'll change the name/tag to honor my promise
twitter.com/i/lists/757955…
28.03/ My 14yo son's idea for fixing the "worst rule in sports" aka the #NFL #FumbleTouchbackRule: it's a touchback but retained by the offense. So the ball is placed on the opponent 20, but the down is retained.
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So one time @TamraSkye told me about how this one baboon troop changed from violence and dominance to a peaceful troop when all their aggressive male leaders died. I looked it up today...
So this troop got into a garbage dump where there was some tainted meat. Since the aggressive dominant males kept away all their underlings, they were the only ones who ate the tainted meat, and they died of TB.
Instantly, the culture of the troop changed. They became caring and non-aggressive, almost pacifist.

Those behaviors have continued for decades, even after the first generation of peaceful males died.
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