Daily Archive: 05/10/2020

May 10 2020

Exceptional? You Betcha!

It’s not always a good thing. Robert Reich explains- Under Trump, American exceptionalism means poverty, misery and death by Robert Reich, The Guardian Sun 10 May 2020 No other nation has endured as much death from Covid-19 nor nearly as a high a death rate as has the United States. With 4.25% of the world …

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May 10 2020

No Sports?

Yes, Bowling is a sport. My Mother, Emily, actually used it to fulfill her Athletics mandatory electives. I don’t think she was very good and whatever talent she had I don’t. I’m utterly hopeless and was even before my Arthritis. My Grandfather and my Great Grandfather both rolled a few 300s and the scoresheets were …

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May 10 2020

The Breakfast Club (shock doctrine)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 10th A golden spike completes America’s first transcontinental railroad; Nazis burn books in Germany; Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland; Nelson Mandela takes office in S. Africa; U2’s frontman Bono born. Breakfast Tune Shock The Monkey – Peter Gabriel Banjo Cover Something to think about, …

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May 10 2020

Happy Mother’s Day

A DocuDharma tradition now on The Stars Hollow Gazette. I tease my mother by calling her Emily after Emily Gilmore both because overall my family reminds me very much of the Gilmores and because she’s never met a brand name she didn’t like whereas I’m perfectly content to buy generic. I thank her among many …

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May 10 2020

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings …

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