Monthly Archives: January 2017

Free speech is not consequence-free speech

Dan Murphy, co-owner of a startup brewery in East Sacramento posted on his personal Facebook page about the 1/21/17 Women’s March. Who knows why he had that impulse. He shared a video and posted: “I am disgusted at all the … Continue reading

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You should’ve heard them knocking Edgar Allan Poe’s kid

The current president has a number of children by a number of wives. His youngest child, Barron Trump, is his son with Melania Knavs. He’s 10, an actual child child. He was recently the best thing on Inauguration Day, when … Continue reading

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Oh sure, you WON IT, but I have complaints

After the second round of the Australian Open, after playing Lucie Safarova, Serena Williams took questions from reporters. The first ‘question came from a reporter who favored her with his evaluation: “Congrats on the win. But it looked a little … Continue reading

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What’s so complicated about a good apology? Ask Simplicity

Someone has the job of providing enticing little tags or slogans to advertise Simplicity’s sewing patterns. Someone else has the job of approving those tags. Or not. Apparently quite a few of these someones are narrowly clued. Someone asked, How … Continue reading

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Who hasn’t dun a great many things very improper?

Back in the day – the eighteenth century, I mean – Emily Fitzgerald, Countess of Kildare, set up a school for her many children (by the end she had 22). She and her husband, the Duke of Leinster, bought Black … Continue reading

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