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Air-Minded: Lost

Nearly every new bit of information on MA370 has followed the same trajectory: first the leak, then the breathless media frenzy, then the denial, then the qualified “maybe.” [...]

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Saturday Bag o’ Brewskis

Some subjects are so radioactive whoever touches them throws up, goes bald, and dies. [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Gag

Seriously, if they don’t fire Richard Cohen after this, they might as well ask for Obama’s birth certificate and endorse the Tea Party. [...]

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Wednesday Bag o’ Wrongness

Amazon-Owned Goodreads Deleting Reviews Wholesale. So reads the scare headline at Making Light.

I joined Goodreads three years ago. I’d been using a shitty online book application called Visual Bookshelf to catalog books I’d read and reviews I’d written. I’ve been delighted with Goodreads, a large, active community of readers, writers, and reviewers, and to [...]

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Bullets Are Tiny and Harmless!

Such is the quality of our national dialog on gun control. Right up there with “If humans came from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?” [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Militarization

What scares me is the thought that when law enforcement agencies have military hardware, firepower, and training, they’ll inevitably cook up reasons to use it. [...]

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Thursday Bag o’ Thuggery

So far it’s been a thuggish week. The Boston Marathon bombings. The media frenzy and over-reaction that followed. The Senate demonstrating, once again, that it thinks “democracy” is crazy talk. And now the fertilizer plant in West, Texas. [...]

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Keeping Calm & Carrying On

Get out. Go for a walk. Sit down at a sidewalk cafe. Be with people, show you’re not afraid. [...]

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