This should work well

Quote of the day , from French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer: “We need to stop being a country that listens to those who cry the loudest,” Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer told LCI news channel. I’m sure more high-handedness will be exactly the solution France needs. Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Seventies are disappearing right before our eyes

The Seventies are disappearing right before our eyes

It doesn’t happen every day, thank goodness, but yesterday we lost three people who were, in their own ways, fairly prominent figures in the entertainment world of the 1970s and 1980s. The first one we heard about was "Mean" Gene Okerlund, who started out here in the Twin Cities […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Beto, Beer, and Benster

Hey man, pull my Beto : U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s livestreamed New Year’s Eve chat — featuring the former Harvard prof cracking and swigging a beer — is being widely panned as inauthentic pandering, with some political operatives calling it a desperate effort to compete with young contenders. “It’s […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The nub of it

Ann Althouse identifies why it’s becoming just about impossible to blog in the age of Bad Orange Man: I can barely read the news these days (and I absolutely cannot watch it on TV). The negativity toward Trump is so relentless, cluttering up everything. It’s crying wolf times a […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Trump Appoints Gen. Mattis as Defense Secretary

Mind Over Mattis

It’s the rarest of all things in modern Washington — a resignation in protest : My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion in these issues. We must […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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It’s the only way to be sure

It’s becoming increasingly clear that 2019 is shaping up to be all about getting Trump impeached. He will not be removed from office, though, just as Bill Clinton was not removed. So what’s the point? The always entertaining Kurt Schlichter has the solution : This is all a lie […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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