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Well, it looks like white conservative Twitter found my tweet about black conservatives and are foaming at the mouth over 'racism'. They're...really mad about this. https://twitter.com/Racismdogowners/status/1030821015612530698?s=19 … Let's have a chat./ -B
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Cohen, Trump’s Ex-Lawyer, Investigated for Bank Fraud in Excess of $20 Million - The New York Times
Federal authorities investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen, committed bank and tax fraud have zeroed in on well over $20 million in loans obtained by taxi businesses that he and his family own, according to people familiar with the matter.
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We’re not gonna pay rent
Everyone is always warning you not to get lost in the weeds. But not Vox's Ezra Klein, Dara Lind, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias. They love the weeds. That's where all the policy is.
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With two weeks left until labor day, a few book recommendations (and my reviews). 1. If you haven't yet read The Master and Margarita you really need to. Immediately.
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A Theory of Inalienability: Towards a Theory of Jurisprudence
This is a draft paper that presents some of the arguments I have been making for years in a framework analogous to Type I and Type II error in statistics–which seems to clarify the arguments.
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The crazy thing about nuclear power is that it's potential (meltdown) and guaranteed (mining, waste) externalities are 1) largely internalized and 2) still fractions of the actual negative externalities from fossil fuels
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Nowhere to Go: Homelessness among formerly incarcerated people | Prison Policy Initiative
It’s hard to imagine building a successful life without a place to call home, but this basic necessity is often out of reach for formerly incarcerated people. Barriers to employment, combined with explicit discrimination, have created a little-discussed housing crisis.
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Vaccine-refusing community drove outbreak that cost $395K, sickened babies | Ars Technica
A 2013 measles outbreak rooted in a vaccine-refusing community in Brooklyn, New York cost the city’s health department an estimated $394,448, requiring 87 employees to collectively spend more than 10,000 hours on outbreak response and control, according to an analysis published Monday in JAM
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Brett Kavanaugh Hit Piece By New York Times | National Review
Once again, the Left has taken a swing at one of the most qualified SCOTUS nominees in history. Once again, it has missed. What does the word “primarily” mean? If you look it up in a dictionary, the definition is plain enough. Merriam-Webster says it means “for the most part.” Dictionary.
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3 days ago by WFreeland
Senate confirms more Trump judges | PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has put more judges on the circuit courts this far into his first two years than other administrations had, thanks to Senate Republicans.
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3 days ago by WFreeland
Opinion | A Free Press Needs You - The New York Times
In 1787, the year the Constitution was adopted, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote to a friend, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
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Ainsley Earhardt proudly remembers the time that the United States "defeated communist Japan," proving we are truly a Great country.
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www.kcrw.com
Design and Architecture A thoughtful look at architecture and design in the modern age. Left, Right & Center Weekly half-hour program providing “A civilized yet provocative antidote to the screaming talking heads of political debate" streaming & podcasting at KCRW.com.
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From 2005 to 2015, the number of undernourished persons globally fell from 884 million to 685 million, or a 22.
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NEW: @CynthiaNixon responds to @andrewcuomo comment that “America was never that great.” Nixon: “I think this is just another example of Andrew Cuomo trying to figure out what a progressive sounds like and missing by a mile.
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Can you imagine anything more boring than reading 350 coordinated editorials? Signed, a former editorial page editor
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Elizabeth Warren’s Batty Plan to Nationalize Everything | National Review
Wholesale seizure and control of private property? With 2020 in her sights, Warren woos the hard Left. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has one-upped socialists Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: She proposes to nationalize every major business in the United States of America.
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