Daily Archives: April 14, 2019

Weekend link dump for April 14

What 50-year-old astronaut diapers can teach us about the potential origins of life on Earth. “The campaign and presidency of Donald Trump seems to have ended all references to gaffes. To the extent that the term refers to a politician … Continue reading

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Here comes the DCCC

National Dems really are serious about competing in Texas next year. National Democrats are ratcheting up their Texas offensive yet again ahead of 2020. The chairwoman of U.S. House Democratic campaign arm announced Tuesday morning that her committee will open … Continue reading

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Desperate Dan

Dan’s gonna do what Dan’s gonna do. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, increasingly desperate to pass legislation aimed at reforming the state’s property tax system, told a group of senators late Thursday night that if he can’t get the votes to … Continue reading

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“Eight Myths Out”

This year is the 100th anniversary of the “Black Sox” scandal, in which members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox were accused of conspiring with gamblers to throw the World Series. It’s a staple of baseball history and a cornerstone … Continue reading

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