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Join Jim and Greg as they sip three good martinis today. First, they’re thrilled to hear that Israel and the United Arab Emirates are normalizing relations. They also shudder to learn the Maine Democratic Senate hopeful Sara Gideon repeatedly blocked legislation to ban female genital mutilation, but are thankful the story is coming to light for voters to consider. And they cheer weekly first-time jobless claims dropping below one million for the first time since the pandemic began.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-48071933/the-burlesque-group-reclaiming-indigenous-sexuality Ok…so let me understand clearly. You exploit yourselves so that nobody else can get in there first. You completely copy the “colonizers” formats to express your indigenousness. You didn’t learn this style on the reservation or from elders nor testify whether they approve. The majority culture failed to objectify and lust after you enough […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. All Things Being Equal: Amy Coney Barrett for SCOTUS

 

“This year will be remembered as an especially auspicious time for the Supreme Court. President Trump is in a position to pick the next Justice from a list of extremely qualified jurists.” So says Leonard Leo, who was a key person putting together the list for President Trump. In an interview, he made clear his requirements and expectations:

What is important is that we have a judiciary occupied by individuals who understand … they have a duty and a moral obligation to enforce the structural Constitution. They have a duty to make sure that limits on government power are respected and enforced, and when they carry out that duty or obligation, they are in a myriad of ways preserving the worth and dignity of every human person. Because if you have a system where government can do anything, if you have a system where rights that aren’t in the Constitution can be created and things that are in it can be ignored, no one is safe.

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Ok so this doesn’t have links but I came away from a magazine-flipping session or two recently when trapped in waiting lobbies with nothing of my own to read, and came away with this weird impression. If I had known it would congeal later than the glancing sessions I might have taken a few notes. […]

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A propos of Mother’s day, let me come back to my notes on Kipling’s lessons about nature. This is one of his statements on nature as it relates to women, perhaps his only thematic discussion of the essential connection between birth & strife. Preview Open

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