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Re SCOTUS & Dobbs, some good quotes today from two NYT columnists

First, Gail Collins, in her column today, “The Supreme Court Takes Us Back…Way Back,” gives us some important, damning history I, for one, had not recalled, about abortions pre-Roe. In one of her penultimate paragraphs comes this, an eye-opening reminder, … Continue reading

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The nature of the current GOP

A while ago Harper’s Weekly Review handed me this, below, which kicked off some thoughts about how feckless — even conscientiously feckless — is the GOP. …a Republican congressman and former mixed martial artist attempted to rescue five Americans in … Continue reading

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Elbridge Gerry and me

Since the Gerry gentleman’s dates (1744-1814)┬áprecede mine, he never knew me. But I know him, and for more than his most prominent connection, the portmanteau term “gerrymander.” Elbridge Gerry, as I’m learning from reading The People’s Constitution, by John F. … Continue reading

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