Tag: futility

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The error of the House was not beginning with the end in mind.

Back in the “I’m just a bill” days of Schoolhouse Rock, I was a Boy Scout getting my first merit badge-fueled deep dive into the US Constitution. It wasn’t difficult to note those moments when the Senate (and sometimes the House) had to forge supermajorities: ratifying a treaty, overriding a veto, initiating an amendment to the Constitution.

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It’s a question I’ve asked myself off and on since the 90s. And it’s resurfaced again, mostly because I noticed there are a lot more domains available now. Even cities. Sadly, there is no .slc, but I could get nevermindhimhesfrom.barcelona.* It occurred to me this afternoon that it’s been a long time since I actually […]

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Dale Pippin’s family is originally from North Carolina, but settled in Canada 110 years ago. He takes great pride in his Southern U.S. heritage and displays the Confederate flag on his vehicle, although he’s more reluctant to do so given the intense debate about the controversial symbol, he said.For Pippin, the flag represents his family […]

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