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The Bookworm Beat 9/6/16 — the “cough, cough, cough” edition and open thread

Hillary’s cough has sounded awfully familiar to me — and today I finally figured out what Hillary’s endless coughing jags bring to mind. To back up a minute, though. . . . As anyone following the news knows, Hillary’s been coughing a lot . . . an awful lot. Just

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The Bookworm Beat 4/18/16 — the “tax day” edition and open thread

Yes, it’s tax day, and what better day could there be to talk about all the distressing, expensive, and scary foolishness in the world? Ripping off taxpayers with climate change craziness.  Today has been a “suffer the climate change” day for me, so it’s appropriate to open with a riff

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The Bookworm Beat 4/6/16 — the “speed blogging” edition and open thread

If there were a speed-blogging competition, my goal would be to win it with this round-up post. I’d meant to blog at length and at leisure today, but life caught up, including a glitch with the bank, which lost the signatures that would enable me to liquidate my mother’s trust.

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The Bookworm Beat 5-7-15 — the “Damn it, I’m a lawyer” edition and open thread

I spent way too much time today wearing my lawyer, daughter, and mother hats, with no time for my blogger hat. Well, the blogging time is now, and I’ve got lots of stuff to share. As is often the case when I’m tired, these are not in any particular order,

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The herd immunity theory of unions

When we think of herd immunity, we think of vaccinations.  Fewer parents are vaccinating their children nowadays because of their fears about negative reactions to vaccinations (including the now-debunked theory about vaccinations causing autism).  Those parents skipping vaccination point triumphantly to the fact that, despite their children’s vaccination-free status, there

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