January 24, 2019

The Rectification of Names: David Brooks gets tingly.

Spocko's Brain:: Stop letting lobbyists, pundits and media decide who is electable in 2020

Bark Bark Woof Woof: Personal reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wonkette: On this MLK Day, the NRA would like you to remember the guns.

Granta: A lovely remembrance of Ursula K. Le Guin.

This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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