Author Archives: Naomi

The moral superiority of rural life

“Do you know Watson,” said he, “that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I must look at everything with reference to my own special subject. You look at these scattered houses, … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: how to investigate online political ads

Source: Help Us Monitor Political Ads Online — ProPublica A terrific plan from ProPublica. A central excerpt that’ll tell us what they’re doing and how we can (and must) participate: The nature of online advertising is such that ads appear … Continue reading

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DailyKos Elections new incisive link: 2018 open House seats

You may have noticed: a bunch of Republican congressmen are calling it quits. As I’ve mentioned, DailyKos Elections covers every race everywhere in the entire country. Plus, the writing is terrific and often laugh-out-loud witty. Today–while narrating the immediate electoral … Continue reading

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