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Hilary Mantel

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On September 24, 2022

The great novelist died at age 70: Long before she became a bestselling novelist (and two-time Booker Prize winner) writing about Thomas Cromwell, Hilary Mantel, who died Thursday at the age of 70, ha

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People really hate the Supreme Court now, as they should: For the first time ever, @MULawPoll finds a majority of Americans support increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court. (2/N) pic.twitter.com/xyZv8rSuip — Jamison Foser (@jamisonfoser) September 21, 2022 60% of women support increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court. More than […]
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Good deep dive into the 0-2 teams by Bryan Knowles. (Barnwell has a good one too but it’s paywalled.) Joe Burrow getting sacked 6.5 times a game behind a supposedly improved o-line seems bad, to me. But, OTOH, as we’re about to witness tonight the divisional competition remains largely unimpressive so it’s not too late. […]
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Come on Aileen

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On September 21, 2022
“Too hacky in favor of a Republican argument for 11CA” is one hell of a hard bar to get over but Aileen Cannon managed to pull it off: A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored the Justice Department’s access to documents with classified markings that had been seized last month from former President Donald J. […]

Brainwashed pride

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On September 21, 2022

After a delay, Putin gave a public address making it clear that the blood-soaked imperialism will continue irrespective of whether morale improves: President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia announced a pa

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