Category Archives: The Facts of Life

“President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List”

Source: President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List – The New York Times Brave work by Dave Leonhardt and Stuart Thompson. Why brave? Well, if you haven’t already read it–the whole thing–do, and you’ll see why this compilation took an act … Continue reading

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How one plaintiff has been our hero in the voter suppression wars

Source: Ruthelle Frank, ACLU Plaintiff, Friend, and Voting Rights Champion, Passes Away at 89. Ruthelle Frank had all the qualifications to be a heroic plaintiff. She was righteously aggrieved and did something about it. She persisted, did not get discouraged … Continue reading

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The spy who came in–with undeclared cash

Source: Former State Department Security Officer Accused of Spying for China – The New York Times I read this article and shook my head in wonder. Things to note: Fictional spies are so much better at their jobs than real … Continue reading

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