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Yo la tengo

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On May 23, 2018
Philip Roth has died. A passage from Portnoy’s Complaint: So I ran all right, out of the hospital and up to the playground and right out ‘to center field, the position I play for a softball team that wears silky blue-and-gold jackets with the name of the club scrawled in big white felt letters from […]
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The Border WTF Act

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On May 22, 2018
Since Mexico won’t pay for tRump’s wall, Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) has hatched a cunning plan to shake down the snake oil addicts who put him in office. Thus was the Border Wall Trust Fund Act born. The idea is the Secretary of the Treasury will create a giant tip jar — a yuge one, […]
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PUTIN PUTIN PUTIN!

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On May 22, 2018
The Democrat Party leadership last year released another element of their 2018 campaign platform. You guessed it: PUTIN! This latest agenda, however, is focused on corruption around three pillars: voting rights and access, campaign finance, and pay-to-play politics. Democrats are planning to unveil a House resolution on the floor later this week along these lines, […]

Tuesday Linkage

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On May 22, 2018

For your reading pleasure… Election Day in Kentucky!  Big race in Lexington is the Democratic primary for KY-6, which pits Senator Reggie Thomas, Mayor Jim Gray, and Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath (US

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This AP expose on Elliott Broidy’s excellent adventure has to be read in full to be appreciated.  But here’s a particularly interesting passage: It was time for Broidy to visit the UAE and nail down his first contract. He and [George] Nader had already discussed sharing the profits and begun setting up a UAE subsidiary […]
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