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How and why I read the New Yorker
I’m always a few issues behind in my New Yorker reading, primarily because there’s so much in there. Theoretically, everything in the New Yorker could hook me. Brilliant long journalism can cause a reader to loose track of anything but … Continue reading
Posted in Corruption, Crime & Punishment, Journalism, The Facts of Life Tagged Antonia Hitchens, biotech startups, Brave New World Dept, Ed Caesar, Emily Witt, encryption, human reproduction, phone encryption, Taco Bell, The New Yorker Comments Off on How and why I read the New Yorker
“…unpleasant and not very attractive…” Oh, really?
From Harper’s Weekly Review: “Among the very rich is a higher percentage of unpleasant and not very attractive people,” said the president of Bard College, defending his attempts to raise funds from Jeffrey Epstein. A good assessment, Leon Botstein, aforementioned … Continue reading
Posted in Capitalism, Corruption, DOJ, Law, suits and order, The Facts of Life, The filthy rich Tagged Bard College, Harper's, Jeffrey Epstein, Leon Botstein, pedophilia, sex trafficking Comments Off on “…unpleasant and not very attractive…” Oh, really?
The wholesome character of the Tennessee GOP legislature
You think you’re tired of hearing about the Tennessee Legislature? You’re not. Read the last sentence in this, from Harper’s Weekly Review: In Tennessee, two black Democratic legislators who had led peaceful gun control protesters in chants from the statehouse … Continue reading
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