Looking for suggestions in the decidedly unlikely event of lunch with a member of Congress.
Ice cream. It’s all that.
But Burt Likko can’t enjoy it because his wallet’s fat.
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If we live in the age of the politics of personality, then perhaps litigation offers a window to a candidate’s embittered, unpleasant soul.
A modest proposal for media organizations
Veronica Mars is a clinic in how to write a smart character.
The Hunger Games movies do much to convince its audiences not to trust women with anything important.
Alumni, cross-border hostility, Bernie Sanders and Jar Jar Binks. There’s serious stuff, too.
Monogamous marriage is the right choice for Burt Likko, but mocking those who make a different choice strikes him as very much the wrong way for conservatives to go about their business.
Recommended reading lists are only histories of what worked for whoever constructed them.
Chinese people don’t want Chinese Barbies.
A double-edged safety razor is actually less fussy than the alternatives.
A condemned man in Tennessee wants his lawyers to depose the people who would be his executioners.
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A snapshot of a crowded campaign, taken right as the gate opens.
The merits of playing with loose parts seems oversold.
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Sometimes you have to do things the old-fashioned way.
Justice Kennedy provides a substantial gain for citizen initiatives.
Looking in vain for ChinesePod’s pedagogical philosophy.
Something about path dependence
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Striving for sexy results is not the biggest problem in science.
Profession predisposes peoples’ political preferences. Perhaps.
If you try hard enough, you can convince yourself that Barack Obama’s views on gay marriage really did “evolve” even though his personal feelings didn’t.
Obergefell was announced by SCOTUS this morning. 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage rights. Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to both issues SSM licenses and to recognize licenses issued by other states. Opinion by Kennedy. Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, and Alito all dissent, mostly joining one anothers’ dissents. My office scheduled a 9:30 new client intake…
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Strong is the desire for vengeance. Pretends to be “justice,” vengeance does.
But down that path, no benefit will you find.
If your plan for staying out of jail hinges on 14-year-old girl not lying, maybe you need to rethink your plans.
A guide for black people
While Kansas an assorted other states have been testing the bounds of conservative economic theory, cities in Missouri are testing liberal economic theory on the minimum wage.
Goldbugs on the loose in Austin!
A short, depressing look at the factors Congress considered in a recent vote
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