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I’m not getting my hopes up too high, but it’s just possible that this could turn into something that makes an actual difference in our nothing matters any more world: President Donald Trump’s communications with a foreign leader, which included a “promise,” sparked the whistleblower complaint that has led the acting director of national intelligence […]

Justice Denied

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On September 18, 2019

Jason Solomon writes here about the horrifying and very much ongoing miscarriage of justice that is the Dan Markel murder mystery. The mystery in this case is why, five years after the fact, Markel

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The masochism of catastrophe

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On September 17, 2019
All this I swallow, it tastes good, I like it well, it becomes mine, I am the man, I suffered, I was there. I take for my text the Wikipedia entry for the Baltimore Orioles 2018 season: The 2018 Baltimore Orioles season was the 118th season in Baltimore Orioles franchise history, the 65th in Baltimore, and the 27th at Oriole Park […]
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Our Gang

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On September 15, 2019
This interview with former Attorney General Eric Holder is a beautiful illustration of the extent to which American elites define something bad happening to America as being identical to something bad happening to any of them. Holder makes the astonishing claim that it might well be a good thing for a future Attorney General not […]

Friday Follies

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On September 13, 2019

(1) Welcome to the panopticon: The University of Alabama is offering its students an “app” that records if they attend Alabama’s home football games, and whether they leave early. If

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Forget the long con

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On September 12, 2019
If the fool tips, you’re caught. You’ll do time. Never do time. Sean Hannity sent a “sponsored message” to his email list which asked, “Did Democrats cover up the TRUE remedy for cancer?” Right-wing media figures have repeatedly sent sponsored emails claiming there’s a hidden cancer “cure” but it’s being covered up.  Media Matters, which […]
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