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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Chick-fil-A chews up gay marriage. Tom Menino chews up the First Amendment. Details at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town. Advertisements
From yesterday’s Boston Globe editorial page: ‘Your Baby Can Read’: No, he can’t One of the more absurd claims in consumer product history — the notion that a baby as young as three months old can be taught to read … Continue reading
Different papers, different perspectives. See details here.
Via our ex(cellent)-graduate assistant Jeff Howanek, the USB typewriter: A New Lease On Type Think back, do you remember the last time you used a typewriter? Do you recall the resonant click clack of the keys as you plugged in … Continue reading
Big takeout yesterday by Yahoo! News on the six-month anniversary of the Scott Brown/Elizabeth Warren People’s Pledge (via ABC’s OTUS): Outside money ban in Massachusetts Senate race is working, but at what price? What’s one way to blunt the effects … Continue reading
Tough times at the Boston Globe. Good times at the Boston Herald. See here.
Interesting front-page Memory Lane piece in Tuesday’s New York Times about the vice-presidential kerfuffle George McGovern (D-Amnesty, Abortion and Acid) created in 1972. Hasty and Ruinous 1972 Pick Colors Today’s Hunt for a No. 2 WASHINGTON — Scott Lilly was … Continue reading
Boston Herald columnist Joe Battenfeld rides to Vicki’s rescue, whacks “brat boys.” All the drama here.
Scott Brown (R-I Built Myself) has a new web video out (via Politico’s Morning Score) that “juxtaposes the clip of the president saying ‘somebody else made that happen’ as it relates to success in the private sector against exhortations of … Continue reading
The Daily Beast has published a slide show of the Best American Cities to Buy a House, From Minneapolis to Fargo. That alone should give you a hint of what’s to come. Setup: Home prices in cities around the country are … Continue reading