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NYU Journalism Award for 2010 — 2019 — column by Margaret Sullivan

From https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/media/best-journalism-decade-top-10/2020/10/14/d4cdbe0e-0d6e-11eb-8074-0e943a91bf08_story.html Here’s a list of the 10 greatest works of journalism of the past 10 years. Care to argue about it? By Margaret Sullivan Media columnist Oct. 14, 2020 at 2:45 p.m. EDT With so much news slamming us … Continue reading

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Kinda scary

from Science Magazine, Oct. 2020. Two-thirds of lefties trust science, only one-in-five right-wingers. So to the folks running the country, and most of the states, most of the scientific discoveries of the last generation or so is either fantasy or … Continue reading

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Horrible Migrant Die-Off in SW US

from The Guardian, via High Country News < https://www.hcn.org/articles/climate-desk-southwest-experiences-mass-bird-die-off?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email > Southwest experiences mass bird die-off ‘To see this many individuals and species dying is a national tragedy.’ Phoebe Weston Sept. 18, 2020 Like Tweet Email Print NMSU professor Martha Desmond, … Continue reading

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Seven Super Yachts and One Happy Sailor

Well that’s just way too many for one. Sent from Barbara’s iPhone On Sep 22, 2020, at 4:58 PM, Bruce G. Potter <bpotter> wrote: <IMG_3930.jpg> Bruce Potter443-454-9044

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A Great Tradition from William and Mary is Being Flushed . . .

From The Washington Post < https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/fall-of-the-frat-house-students-target-greek-life-amid-a-racial-reckoning/2020/09/12/c5a44d0a-cd07-11ea-b0e3-d55bda07d66a_story.html > Education Fall of the frat house: Students target Greek life amid America’s racial reckoning [Photo caption: Graham Payne-Reichert, left, was the vice president of a fraternity chapter at American University in D.C. before … Continue reading

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Seven Super Yachts and One Happy Sailor

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The Washington Post A Maryland suburb known for a slaveholding past confronts its racist present

Published on page A1 in the Wednesday 16 September Washington Post and at <https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/maryland-news/anne-arundel-pasadena-black-lives-matter/2020/09/15/7dd0449a-d651-11ea-930e-d88518c57dcc_story.html > Maryland A Maryland suburb known for a slaveholding past confronts its racist present [Photo caption:Jordan Keemer, 18, of Pasadena, Md., stands in front of Chesapeake … Continue reading

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Reuters: Several boats sink at Trump parade on Texas lake

From Reuters News: [in response to this Reuter’s’ hilarious story, I have made the following offer: “ On behalf of the Eastport Annapolis Communist Party, I’d like to offer our politically misguided Texan boater brethren FREE LESSONS in basic seamanship … Continue reading

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New I understand

Thanks Alexandra Petri Opinions
 The perfectly logical case for Donald Trump
 Opinion by Alexandra Petri
 August 28 at 10:57 AM ET


 If you think things are bad under Donald Trump, vote for Donald Trump, who will fix things. To make … Continue reading

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William and Mary: “Hearth” Memorial to those enslaved

Dear Bruce — Many, many thanks for passing this along. I feel a little better just reading it. In a "large, loose, baggy monster" of a memoir I finally finished during these existential COVID-19 times, I regretted I hadn’t been … Continue reading

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