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Donald Trump Is the Uber of American Politics

Let’s begin with the obvious about the 2016 U.S. presidential election: Given that they were the two most-disliked American presidential candidates in polling history, Hillary Clinton was the only opponent Donald Trump could possibly have beaten, and Donald Trump was … Continue reading

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Why Do New York Knicks Players Keep Getting Robbed?

Because they’re morons, that’s why. Call the roll. • From The Root: NY Knicks Player Robbed by 2 Women Knicks forward Derrick Williams took two women he met at a New York City nightclub back to his apartment. When Williams … Continue reading

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WSJ Trundles Out to Brimfield Fair

Friday’s Wall Street Journal A-Hed was a total flea market maker. Giant Flea Market Means Big Haul for Porters Able-bodied entrepreneurs bring in bucks carting collectibles; moving a carousel horse BRIMFIELD, Mass.—Three times a year, traffic on U.S. Route 20, the … Continue reading

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Headline o’ the Day (Uber All Is Edition)

From Valley Wag (tip o’ the pixel to Politico Playbook): People Keep Getting Into Strangers’ Cars Because They Think It’s An Uber Backtrack story: Just because Uber’s motto is “Everyone’s private driver,” doesn’t mean every car is yours for the hailing. … Continue reading

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Times-Industrial Complex Provides Lyft To ‘Ride-Sharing Upstarts’

Interestingly, two New York Times Co. media properties featured positive stories on taxicab alternatives yesterday. From Monday’s Boston Globe: A post-taxi population opts for ride-sharing As the cab industry seethes, tech-savvy drivers and passengers are embracing a burgeoning ride-sharing business … Continue reading

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Herald Page One Ad No Cab-incidence

Both local dailies are living in Taxichusetts this week, as the hardworking staff noted yesterday. There’s Driven to the Edge, the Boston Globe’s massive three-part takeout on the Boston taxicab industry, which is the latest in a series of impressive in-depth reports by … Continue reading

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The Essential Difference Between The Boston Globe And The Boston Herald

Both Sunday dailies have reports on the Boston taxicab industry, and the difference between them tells you all you need to know about the two news organizations. Boston Globe:    Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a … Continue reading

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