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Things I'm Thinking About This Holiday Weekend

Happy Presidents' Day. I probably have 50 blog posts floating around in my head, but I thought I'd share with you some of the stuff I've been reading on line lately. The New York Times Op Ed editor doesn't seem to like stimulants these days. A few weeks back there was an article talking about a study showing that long-term stimulants aren't helpful, and today there is a piece by a writer who finds distraction helpful.
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New York Times Public Editor Thinking Out Loud About the Importance of ‘Facts’

News : NYMag: Intelligencer (3 years ago)

Arthur Brisbane's Public Editor's Journal — his blog — for the New York Times voices a stimulating question today that instantly became a target of media ridicule: "Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?" More specifically, Brisbane... Read Post

The FAA and NTSB vs. Common Sense: Part Deux

News : Jonathan Turley (1 hour ago)

by Charlton (Chuck) Stanley, weekend writer Last August, I wrote a blog post entitled The FAA and NTSB vs. Common Sense. The reader can save time by going back and reading that post at the link, because it sets out the main premises... Read Post

Karl Ove Knausgaard Should Probably Stay In Norway

News : The Inquisitr - News (1 hour ago)

When a writer from Oslo sets out in 2015 to trace the steps of his forefathers’ medieval meanderings to America, his discoveries are certainly something to write home about. At least, the New York Times Magazine thinks so. Part one ... Read Post


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