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Expensive vacations? Don’t ask (I’ll tell you)

Two little items today. First from 538 Significant Digits: 1.5 percent The King of Saudi Arabia vacationed in Morocco and the trip cost around $100 million. This is an immense figure, even in the context of a national economy: It’ll … Continue reading

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Neil Gorsuch again, so let’s get scared mad

The Kochs bought his seat on our Supreme Court with warm ‘n’ fuzzy TV ads that made me, for one, ill. Now Gorsuch is paying them back. Source: Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions – The New … Continue reading

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The daily Trump scandal, courtesy Jeff Sessions

From 538 Significant Digits: $1,395 Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself yesterday from any investigation the Justice Department carries out regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. The announcement came a day after the revelation Sessions had met with the … Continue reading

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