Non-Sequiturs: 06.02.17

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* Michael Bloomberg has offered to pay the United States' share to the United Nations as part of the Paris climate agreement that Trump is trying to stop. It's a nice gesture, but it also feels like how Old World oligarchs used to pay people to look the other way instead of overthrowing the incompetent king. [Forbes] * Former Penn State officials, including former president Graham B. Spanier, have been sentenced to jail time in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. [New York Times] * Evergreen State remains on lockdown due to threats related to its "Day of Absence." Massa don't like it much when you lock him out. [KIRO 7] * Thief stole a backpack off one of the dying heroes in the Portland attack. Looks like they caught him. [Gizmodo] !--more-- * You're still not allowed to protest at the Supreme Court. [Courthouse News Service] * Wasn't there a Law and Order about a fertility specialist who used his own sperm instead of the donor sperm people thought they were getting? [Slate] * Time for some promos: If you are interested in Loving, there's a great event centered around it at the WNYC Green Space on Monday, June 12th. [Greene Space] * If, on the other hand, you...

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