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Tuesday Links

The McDonalds Monopoly Fraud: From 1995 to 2001, there was only one real winner — Uncle Jerry.

Tax Day quotes, songs, links and advice, Dave Barry on preparing your own taxes, how to file an online extension, and the 1967 cartoon version of the Beatles’ “Taxman.”

Dissecting the timeline of Paul Revere’s Ride.

If the speed limit were really “enforced by radar” like the signs say, the strength of the necessary signal “would also destroy the offender, car, police officer, road, and all other traffic for miles around.”

Gallery: the 30 happiest animals in the world.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, including early bands of (later) rock stars, handheld jet engines, and the tax implications of the zombie apocalypse.

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U.S.

The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

Last night, the nation witnessed what looked a lot like an extended version of the famous “two minutes hate” from George Orwell’s novel 1984. During a CNN town hall on gun control, a furious crowd of Americans jeered at two conservatives, Marco Rubio and Dana Loesch, who stood in defense of the Second ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Obstruction Confusions

In his Lawfare critique of one of my several columns about the purported obstruction case against President Trump, Gabriel Schoenfeld loses me — as I suspect he will lose others — when he says of himself, “I do not think I am Trump-deranged.” Gabe graciously expresses fondness for me, and the feeling is ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Students’ Anti-Gun Views

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PC Culture

Kill Chic

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