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Before we get to today’s games, let us commemorate a truly great Thank You For Not Coaching Moment from Mr. Bill O’Brien last week. No, no, not the fake punt — that was a smart risk, they ran a good play and Sorensen just made an incredible play to blow it up. It happens. The […]

Erasing History

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On January 18, 2020

Must not suggest that anyone has ever disagreed with Dear Leader: The large color photograph that greets visitors to a National Archives exhibit celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage shows

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Making kids less healthy to CHECKMATE Michelle Obama: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another whack at former first lady Michelle Obama’s signature achievement: Establishing stricter nutritional standards for school breakfasts and lunches. And on her birthday. On Friday, USDA Deputy Under Secretary Brandon Lipps proposed new rules for the Food and Nutrition Service […]
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Stability And Genius

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On January 17, 2020
Paul already mentioned the “did we quit after the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor” moment revealed in Rucker and Leonnig’s new book A Very Stable Genius. But apparently the whole book is like this: An example of large news: They report that in the spring of 2017, Trump implored Rex Tillerson, then secretary of state, to […]
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2016’s Ratfucking Today

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On January 16, 2020
Kevin McCarthy and other Republican luminaries are running the “the Democrat Party is trying to RIG the primaries against candidates we TOTALLY have the utmost respect for” routine again: On Monday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called on former Vice President Joe Biden to suspend his campaign during the Senate impeachment trial of Trump — but not […]
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