Boxing Day News Roundup & Open Thread – Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Today is Boxing Day. No, it has nothing to do with pugilism, but rather a tradition in the former British Commonwealth when servants would get the day off and receive presents (Christmas Box) from their masters. Kind of like the crumbs in the trump/MacArthur tax bill that are fed to the 99 percent, while the one percent feasts over their riches.

Here’s to a Healthy 2018. Even though the two grinches mentioned in the lede above are desperately trying to Make America Sick Again, signups for the Affordable Care Act were robust as ever.

The grinch who stole Christmas was arrested.

The Hessians are safe. High winds force George Washington to abandon his trek across the Delaware River.

New law on birth control requires pharmacies to provide six-month pill supplies.

Having fun with robots and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science.

Another reason not to overly rely on your GPS. Leonia will close streets to non-residents.

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