Author: Erik Loomis

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This is the future grave of B. Vithal Shetty. Yesterday, I wrote about what happens when you wander around cemeteries, seeing stories of interesting people. Well, sometimes you find yourself in cemeteries looking for someone and you see clumps of graves from immigrant communities. Now, most of these people are living lives of obscurity and […]

V.S. Naipaul, RIP

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On August 11, 2018

The great writer and Nobel Prize winner V.S. Naipaul has died. Naipaul could be controversial and I sometimes thought his portrayals of non-whites could actually be near-racist themselves, especially

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This is the grave of George Pullman. Born in Brocton, New York in 1831, Pullman’s father was a carpenter who achieved some renown for creating a machine to move buildings to different foundations as he worked on the Erie Canal. Pullman grew up helping his father’s growing business based on his invention and sometimes attending […]
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Tlaib

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On August 8, 2018
For all the left media’s hyping of Abdul El-Sayed in the Michigan primary, he never had a shot against Gretchen Whitmer. Whitmer herself is completely fine and a close ally of the United Auto Workers. It’s entirely possible I would have voted for El-Sayed if I lived in Michigan, but any progressive should be fine […]

More Swamp Draining

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On August 8, 2018

A shadow group of wealthy Mar-a-Lago members running the VA isn’t disturbing or anything, as this great journalism from Pro Publica shows: Last February, shortly after Peter O‚ÄôRourke became ch

Drain That Swamp!

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On August 7, 2018

Just another Trump appointee: A multimillion-dollar lawsuit has been quietly making its way through the New York State court system over the last three years, pitting a private equity manager named Da

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