Non-Sequiturs: 06.02.17

* 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]

* 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 happen to be in San Francisco, join us on June 13th for Better Know A Circuit. We'll be discussing the Ninth Circuit… which has been in the news recently, for some reason. [Above the Law]

* Now for our weekly check-in with White Pride media. … Oh God, they're still on the Kathy Griffin story. When it comes to having a persecution complex, right-wing media makes Jesus on the Cross look like a brother crying over a splinter. [Breitbart]

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