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You Know, I Think I Liked It Better When They Held Back the False Data

In Tampa right now, President Obama touts the “complete transparency” of the stimulus funds.

I suppose it’s accurate, in that Recovery.gov isn’t hiding “government data showing hundreds of created jobs and millions of dollars spent in congressional districts that don’t exist.”

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Three Cheers for the Quiet Ones

People often dismiss shy, quiet characters in literature. Readers prefer to identify with Jo March, Elizabeth Bennett, or Anne Shirley -- those delightful, bold, and charming characters who made a deep impression on us when we first encountered them. While there’s nothing wrong with emulating or admiring these ... Read More
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Three Cheers for the Quiet Ones

People often dismiss shy, quiet characters in literature. Readers prefer to identify with Jo March, Elizabeth Bennett, or Anne Shirley -- those delightful, bold, and charming characters who made a deep impression on us when we first encountered them. While there’s nothing wrong with emulating or admiring these ... Read More