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Nov 27, 2011
“Let Us Continue”

On November 27, 1963 Lyndon Johnson addressed a Joint Session of Congress and the American public only a few days after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
It’s a pretty amazing …

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Nov 26, 2011
Broken Contract

Just read a fascinating article in the new Foreign Affairs: “The Broken Contract: Inequality and American Decline“.

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Nov 26, 2011
Coin-Covered Car

Oh UAE, you never cease to amaze me: “Car with a coat of coins to be dedicated to UAE“.

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Nov 25, 2011
New Yorker Cover

I meant to post this yesterday, but I forgot. Here’s the newest New Yorker cover:

Happy Thanksgiving.

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Nov 21, 2011
Changes in Baseball, 2

Also, along the lines with my not liking the Astros moving to the American League in 2013, I really, really don’t like the new Miami Marlins name and logo:

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Nov 21, 2011
Political Class

The Washington Post had a good article yesterday about the nation’s debt and the “supercommittee” tasked on fixing it: “Debt panel’s failure puts Bush tax cuts in spotlight“.
The key …

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Nov 19, 2011
Burj Impossible

Yesterday on the Apple site they added a minute-and-a-half featurette on shooting scenes from the upcoming Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Check out the featurette.

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Nov 17, 2011
Changes in Baseball

Currently Major League Baseball has 8 teams of 30 reach the playoffs. New one-game wild card playoffs discussed today for the 2013 season would push that to 10 teams.
At first …

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Nov 11, 2011

So we’re at the Birthplace at Mercy, working on having this baby. It’s been an uneventful 11 hours so far.
Last night, while Liz was watching Grey’s Anatomy I watched the …

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Nov 9, 2011
Parker House Rolls

Last winter Liz and I had a wonderful weekend getaway to Boston at the Omni Parker House.
That’s not likely this winter, though. I just saw this Yankee Magazine recipe for …

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Nov 8, 2011
Baby Blog

There’s a new story over at the Greason-Edwards Family blog … Check it out!

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