“Protecting the rights guaranteed by the Constitution presupposes that we know what they are. The fact that many don’t is worrisome,” said Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania.
It’s not clear why winning 24 major titles—in an era where as few as 43 competitors entered the Australian Open draw, and many top players didn’t bother to schlep down under—should guarantee naming rights in perpetuity. Steffi Graf’s 22 seemed to be the real marker that Serena Williams chased, and passed. While Serena would “tie” Court with one more, somehow I doubt that tie will be taken too seriously by a sane observer.
It’s pure Trump: A rapid, continuous (and exhausting) stream of absurdity and lies. One lie can be managed. A few can be debunked. But stuffing several into each paragraph becomes an effective propaganda technique.
Dip in and see for yourself.
The 1896 Supreme Court ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson gave us Jim Crow, and reestablished white dominance.
In 1954, the Supreme Court reversed the ruling in Plessy. We’re still riding the backlash from that decision. And here we are.
Still fighting the Civil War.
Whether or not you think Dolittle is actually a movie for children depends on one question: Do you hate children? If so, then yes!
In response to the nonsense about no underlying crimes, I put together a list of crimes committed during the Ukraine caper. (I can’t promise a comprehensive list. Who has that much time?)
The second worst thing a baseball owner can do is to squander a good team; the worst is to do so without even persuasively saying why. It’s just not the kind of thing lifetime achievers do.
I’m normally excited by the first tennis Grand Slam of the year, but Australia is literally on fire and climate change is a significant factor.
— Read on www.thenation.com/article/australian-open-fires-climate-change/