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The facts of life: I read to escape our world, but everything brings me back

This, from William McIlvanney’s cop novel, Strange Loyalties. Take it as a tranquilizer if you’re desperate for immediate get-rid-of-him relief. If I had belief in the fact, without proof of the fact, what could I do? I couldn’t plant the … Continue reading

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While you await Comey…a peacock story

No, no. I’m not going to tell you how you get a peacock to raise his tail for a movie camera, no. Although I do know how. Instead, here’s something I just picked up from 538 Significant Digits: $500 A … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life v Fake News: climate denier hired by the New York Times?

Source, ThinkProgress: After hyping itself as antidote to fake news, New York Times hires extreme climate denier Uh, where have I been? Thinking about power-hungry, obscenely wealthy people buying political and court seats, sure, but several of those men are … Continue reading

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