07/09/2020 archive

An Appointment In Samarra

An old Arabian Fable adapted from a translation by W. Somerset Maugham in 1933. There was a merchant in Bagdad who went to the Market to buy provisions and he was jostled. When he turned he saw it was Death and Death made a threatening gesture, Shaken he took his fastest horse and fled to …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media 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. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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A Win, Win?

I peg you as a “Glass is Half Empty” kinda guy. What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same and nothing you did mattered? “Pretty much sums it up for me.” So far, MSNBC has been “Glass is Half Empty” based on it not being …

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A bit less challenging than Costa Rica (where practically everything is poisonous and wants to kill you), still not Les’ chosen environment (Canada, eh?). Georgia (the State not the Country) Swamp

Please don’t make me stay home from school again.

Oh, yeah. > NEA Prez: ‘I Double Dog Dare Donald Trump To Sit In A Class Of 39 Sixth Graders And Breathe’ By Susie Madrak, Crooks and Liars 7/08/20 So now Trump is going to bully state governors into reopening the schools — without paying for adequate preparation. New Day’s Alysin Camerota asked Lily Eskelsen …

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The Breakfast Club (Abstraction)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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