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Sad news/good news about our free local press

From 538 Significant Digits: 232 years Pittsburgh no longer has a daily print newspaper — it’s now the largest American city with that dubious distinction. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which has existed for 232 years, just cut its print edition from … Continue reading

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The worst Supreme Court decisions in history. Part II

UPDATED as of Wednesday, June 27, 2018. In just a couple of days, John Roberts’ court just added a bunch of lousy Supreme Court decisions to the previous list. I don’t know about you, but once again I’m sort of … Continue reading

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I got issues: with Betsy DeVos

When I use the word “issue,” I mean issue. Not problem. Nothing petty drives me nuts anymore, not when there’s so much large stuff abounding, but using the word “issue” in place of the word “problem” irritates me. So I’m … Continue reading

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