Category Archives: Everything else

“Already a tsunami of comment about this carnage has flooded over the public square, most of it vehement, angry, defensive, or bitter; all of it wearily familiar; virtually none of it constructive or empathetic”

BOSTON GLOBE Our sociopathic civil discourse by Jeff Jacoby August 5, 2019 Like many Americans, I went to bed Saturday night aghast at news of the massacre in El Paso, Texas, only to wake up Sunday morning to reports of … Continue reading

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“Democrats are now defined by Trump the way that antimatter is defined by matter, with each particle of matter corresponding to an antiparticle”

THE HILL Donald Trump is completely transforming the Democrats by Jonathan Turley December 29, 2018 In this age of rage, voters seem to have no patience, let alone need, for leaders speaking of abstract principles. They want immediate unequivocal action … Continue reading

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“Sarcopenia, a decline in skeletal muscle in older people, contributes to loss of independence”

NEW YORK TIMES Preventing Muscle Loss as We Age by Jane E. Brody September 3, 2018 …The fact that you may regularly run, walk, play tennis or ride a bike is not adequate to prevent an incremental loss of muscle … Continue reading

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“An impressive new movie dramatizes the story behind the famous Supreme Court case about whether it is permissible for the government to condemn homes in order to promote private “economic development” [VIDEO]

REASON Little Pink House” Brings the Kelo Case to the Big Screen by Ilya Somin April 18, 2018 The soon-to-be-released independent film Little Pink House dramatizes the story behind Kelo v. City of New London, the notorious 2005 Supreme Court decision in which … Continue reading

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Author Herman Wouk at 102 on CBS Sunday Morning [VIDEO]

Bestselling author Herman Wouk (“The Caine Mutiny,” “The Winds of War,” “War and Remembrance”), now 102, recently published his latest book, “Sailor and Fiddler.” Though reclusive, the Pulitzer Prize-winner invited correspondent Tracy Smith to his Palm Springs home, and talked … Continue reading

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“The National Day of Unplugging commences Friday night, hoping to inspire people of all faiths to sign off, log out, log off, and connect their minds elsewhere”

TABLET MAG This Shabbat, Try a Digital Detox by Zoë Miller March 2, 2017 If you need a break from the perpetual din of technology, social media, and the 24/7 news cycle—and really, who doesn’t?—consider participating in the National Day … Continue reading

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