Daily Archives: October 26, 2016

Night Music: “A Dying Cub Fan’s Last Request” (1981)

Long-suffering (there’s that term again) Cubs fan and Chicago folksinger Steve Goodman died in 1984 at the age of 36. This is not the only song he wrote about the Cubs, but it’s a good one, and appropriate this week.

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We will never know what might have been if Trump had lost the nomination

Some relatively sane Republican commentators have been comforting themselves with the idea that anyone other than Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee would surely have easily dispatched Hillary Clinton. The notion is built on the idea that he is … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“You are fascinated with sex, and you don’t care about public policy.” -Newt Gingrich to Fox Host Megyn Kelly. The entire clip is worth a look, especially the last few minutes when things really heat up.

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Morning Headlines

NBC News: Raqqa offensive against ISIS to begin within weeks: Ash Carter CNN: Obamacare woes to linger long after Obama is gone Washington Post: Big pharma is gearing up to defend drug prices The Guardian: Man Booker prize 2016 won … Continue reading

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