The blue-bloods fought to the last

If you didn’t see the last few seconds of the UNC-Kentucky game today, here they are: Carolina is up 73-70 with 11.1 seconds to go, Kentucky’s got the ball. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #Elite8 — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 26, 2017 Not quite Grant Hill to Christian Laettner, but a pretty amazing finish nonetheless.

In the wealthy’s Not-So-Secret Service

What was the rush to pass the Republican “health care” plan? …the GOP didn’t want to let a detail like tens of millions of people losing their health insurance get in the way of two tax cuts for the rich. [snip] Anyone, you see, can pass a tax cut that expires after 10 years. But …

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Cars, cars, cars

The GEO I bought before the Mini was purchased from a Budget Rent-a-Car Sales lot. Apparently they’re not selling their fleet that way any longer, since there’s no Hawai’i location given at Budget’s website. The same seems to be true of Enterprise; the nearest fleet sale lot is in Redwood City, CA. Hertz sells its …

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Again no Final Four for the Arizona team

This is getting really tiresome. Xavier beat Arizona tonight in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. In the last 2:40 of the game the Wildcats couldn’t stop the Musketeers and couldn’t score themselves as Xavier went on a 9-0 run and won 73-71. Arizona led 69-61 and couldn’t hold on. Arizona hasn’t been to the Final Four …

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Comey and the Russians

The FBI told the House Intelligence Committee, the country and the world that it was conducting a counterintelligence investigation of the Trump campaign and its contacts with Russia during the 2016 Presidential campaign, and that it began that investigation as early as July of last year. A whole lot of Democrats probably cussed at the …

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NATO is not a protection racket

The Secretary of Defense really needs to sit this stupid whiny little man down and explain how NATO is funded. He tweeted this this morning: [Germany owes] …vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany! — Donald J. …

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Trump and Mulvaney, Idiocracy LLC

A budget that puts #AmericaFirst must make safety its no. 1 priority—without safety there can be no prosperity: — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2017 I’ll be very pleased to know our borders are secure as I die of starvation because you cut funding for Meals On Wheels. Or maybe I’ll die of …

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