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Bet On Jack

I chose today for this article because I felt there was a good chance that the legal maneuverings in Miami might start in earnest today. Americans like to view political and legal events in terms of sports metaphors. As such, this is a matchup between Donald Trump and Jack Smith. There is very good reason to believe that it is a series as opposed to a one-and-done.

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Pardon Me For Emphatically Laughing At You

It started on Thursday morning; or at least that’s when I detected it. The right wing op-ed machine coalesced behind Donald Trump with the same sorry argument.

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Send ‘Em Back?

There are a lot of people in a tizzy, and rightfully so, over the handling of Haitian refugees at the southern border. I’m not going to go into that situation today other than to use it to illustrate how ill prepared the world is for a coming much larger migrant problem. In case you haven’t noticed sea level is rising and we collectively are doing woefully little about it.

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Of Baseball And Willful Ignorance

I love baseball. I have since I was a little boy. One of my earliest memories is of watching Don Larsen throw a perfect game in the 1956 World Series. I was too young to have appreciated the feat but I knew something very special had happened. I am writing this on Sunday morning and my motivation is some things that happened in relation to Major League Baseball (MLB) over the past few days. They tie into policy and politics as I will outline below. Oh, and I’ll throw in a few other tidbits.

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