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Article III judges are on the take, but what do you expect from people who effectively can’t be removed as long as they issue rulings congenial to the party that controls at least 1/3 of the seats in the Senate? Mary Geiger Lewis acquired Walmart Inc. stock. Charles Norgle Sr. reported nearly a dozen buys […]
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Yale just announced that its endowment grew by more than 40% during fiscal 2021, from $31.2 to $43.2 billion. (This is net of fees, which were probably several hundred million dollars). This means the endowment is now, conservatively speaking, throwing off annually about $175,000 per year in expendable income for every student (undergraduate, graduate, professional) […]
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A party of callow assholes

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On October 15, 2021
I’m not sure if you could more sum up Tucker Carlson, and in turn the Republican Party, more efficiently than this: Fellas is it gay to be a good father to your children https://t.co/vfggJ35ecl — Adam Serwer 🍝 (@AdamSerwer) October 15, 2021 Every reactionary, hateful, and neurotic impulse in one quick segment. Of course, we […]
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George F. Will, of all people, takes advantage of a new biography to tramp the dirt down: Today, the nation is wiser and better than when President Franklin D. Roosevelt dispensed rhetorical treacle about Lee having been “one of our greatest American Christians and one of our greatest American gentlemen.” Or when President Dwight D. […]

The Two Sixties

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On October 14, 2021

Paul’s post makes a number of good points, but slips up seriously on one. For a long time I’ve thought that it would make more sense to describe “the Sixties” as the period between Novembe

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