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Bill Taylor’s Story

Uh, what’s wacky about this is that nobody else is committing (at this moment) in detail this specific what his testimony was today, likely because it’s embargoed. So I’m not going to vouch for it’s entire accuracy, but since not much of it is new in the sense of stuff we didn’t already know I’ll …

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À La Recherche Du Temps Perdu is a Septology by Marcel Proust with the first part being Du Côté De Chez Swann which itself has 4 parts- Combray I, Combray II, and Noms De Pays: Le Nom which features both the famous Madeline incident and a self contained novella, Un Amour De Swann that features …

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I sense a theme developing. Jenny Nicholson- Costumes Nobody Wanted

The Internet Is Evil!

I used to be entirely more active on the Internet than I am today. I was Show Running about 5 or 6 regular features and writing about 8 or 9 posts a week (of course I used Sockpuppets, they were all labeled by function And identified as me, besides my and pyrhho’s sharp disagreement over …

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Leafer

Temporarily at North Lake to take the pulse (WMUR surprisingly empty of ads Sunday 11 pm, full tilt otherwise. Add Klobuchar and Sestak to Steyer and Gabbard in terms of spenders, the front runners are all personal appearances) where I had a big blow and power problems Friday. Took the weekend to tune the configuration …

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“What A Dump!”

Despite my parochiality I’ve been in some pretty impressive public spaces including a few fairly high rent hotels (I hate Atrium lobbies the most) including the Ritz-Charlton in Naples which I’ll admit deserves it’s reputation and The Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island (ok, it’s charming if you like a slice of Victoriana and they wait …

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Guns or Butter?

Like Quantum Mechanics (or indeed General Relativity), Modern Monetary Theory is a problem for some people because it’s not intuitive and apparently contradicts in some respects lived experience. We know apples don’t fall up for example but that’s simply an accident of failing to observe what is an extremely rare phenomena. The math that predicts …

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Arbitrary goals, invented glory, permanent brain damage.

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Clio never ceases to amaze. Rome and China? 4,000 years of written records plus, you know, whatever you dig up. Time is long. No, longer than that.

Boris Blinks

As it turns out Johnson is going to follow the Benn Act and ask for an extension. The EU may moan and groan about it (I would, the Brits are being total arseholes) but the terms of Article 50 are pretty clear and they’re only at the stage where the computer asks, “Are you really, …

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Because you just can’t have enough Debate, or people in it for that matter. Surprisingly everyone else was off.

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