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Wishful Thinking: The TSA Strikes

Today in wishful thinking: I do kind of hope the TSA strikes and that Donald Trump will do his best Ronald Reagan impersonation and fire every last one of them and ban them from federal employment for life. Although I suppose dissolving the agency entirely is unlikely to happen with the House of Representatives run by the party of government employees. But, one can dream.

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Jussie Smollett Changes His Story Again

The actor Jussie Smollett continues to talk about the alleged January 29 attack on him during a frigid night in Chicago, giving Good Morning America his fullest description yet of his claims. It differs substantially from what he told police initially after the alleged assault. Smollett told GMA that the ... Read More
Books

Why Is Lin-Manuel Miranda Throwing Away His Shot?

Everybody needs a vacation, and after Hamilton maybe Lin-Manuel Miranda needed one more than most. At some point, though, relaxing becomes loafing. Miranda has a wonderful gift, but what he’s done with it lately is unconscionable. This week marks four years since Miranda’s musical masterpiece Hamilton ... Read More