GAR!

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Congratulations to the richly deserving Edgar Martinez for his election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Scott, Dave, and myself saw Edgar play on countless occasions, including his final game at Safec

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The Recent Strike Wave

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On January 22, 2019
Great news from Los Angeles, with the teachers winning basically everything they wanted from the city. The teachers won a 6 percent pay raise and caps on class sizes, which had become one of the most contentious issues between the union and district officials. The deal also includes hiring full-time nurses for every school, as […]
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I tried to think to myself “what would be the stupidest thing that the United States could do with ground launched cruise missiles, now that the INF is gone,” and I came up with this: In a few years, the U.S. may have new ground-launched cruise missiles (GLCMs) with the capacity to strike at intermediate […]
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The billionaire next door

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On January 22, 2019
The transformation of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez into the right wing’s new favorite hate fetish has been fascinating to watch.  This morning the usual suspects were all over a public dialogue she had last night with Ta-Nehisi Coates, in which she expressed the view that it’s actually immoral for a social system to produce wealth disparities […]
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