Thursday, September 8, 2016

Morning Coffee (9/8/16)

ICYMI, your belated August book review went up yesterday! If you want more book reviews, come join me on Patreon.

This LIU lockout - stripping faculty of their health insurance, among other things - is terrible.

On the one hand, YAY. On the other, THE FIRST? In 2016? Obama nominates first Muslim-American federal judge

"Last week, a casual news consumer wouldn’t have come away thinking Clinton’s and Trump’s sins were equivalent; they would have instead learned that Clinton’s sins were real and Trump’s trivial or non-existent."

Minnesota Republican Chair: Trump’s ‘Imperial Presidency’ Is ‘A Huge Risk’ (but he still supports him)

I'm genuinely glad Bernie Sanders is at least trying, now.

Shocker: The “Taco Trucks on Every Corner” Trump Guy Is a Serial Scam Artist

13 Tips For Reading General Election Polls Like A Pro

Whoa: Nobel Prize judges fired in scandal surrounding trachea transplant surgeon

New research shows women do ask for raises as often as men—they just don’t get them

Did Shakespeare really invent so many phrases? (I mean, obviously this guy is right that Shakespeare couldn't have been constantly inventing stuff out of whole cloth or the audience wouldn't understand him, but I think "turned something into A PHRASE" is different from "put a combination of words together for the first time.)

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