Monthly Archives: May 2015

This dog has had its day

FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#721) This dog has had its day by David Benjamin “Are you really willing to give up your liberty for security?” — Sen. Rand Paul MADISON, Wis. — Rand Paul and the anti-government anarchists who live in cinder-block bunkers with a ten-year stash of flashlight batteries and Cheez…
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Da Pats

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#720) Da Pats by David Benjamin MADISON, Wis. — It’s one of the ugliest scenes in the history of professional football. On 12 August 1978, in a desultory pre-season National Football League game between the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots, Pats quarterback Steve Grogan threw an off-target…
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Look, Ma! No hands!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#719) Look, Ma! No hands! by David Benjamin MADISON, Wis. — They’re bandying phrases now like “autonomous car” and “hands-free motoring.” What this means is that if you’re one of those dreamers who’ve always yearned to eat a big plateful of buttermilk pancakes, or crochet a granny-square afghan…
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