A Fun Renaming of the Bird World

A burrito of burrowing owls How in the world did someone come up with the idea of calling a flock of crows a murder of crows? Were they pickled to the gills? Why not call […]

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Griots and Family-Safe Riots

Haitian Entree GRIOTS INGREDIENTS 3 pounds pork shoulder 1 green bell pepper 1 medium onion 1 shallot 1 Scotch bonnet or habanero pepper ½ tablespoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon thyme 3 tablespoons lime […]

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Black Bean Chicken and Revolution

Chinese Entree BLACK BEAN CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 1 pound chicken breasts ½ tablespoon corn starch 1 teaspoon grated ginger 4 teaspoons rice wine or sake 2 garlic cloves 2 shallots 2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the Supreme Court

Stop fretting about whatever happened to Merrick Garland or whether Neil Gorsuch or anyone else should fill a Supreme Court vacancy.  A new app, the Scalia, Thomas, Alito, Roberts and Sometimes Kennedy Know-It-All System, or […]

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Face The Nation?

Is this the face of someone who will inspires confidence in our government or the face of someone who just had a bad driver’s license photo taken at the DMV?           […]

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Indonesian Chicken and Why the Government Works So Slowly

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Indonesian Entree AJAM ROEDJAK (Sweet and Spicy Chicken) INGREDIENTS* 2 pounds chicken breasts 2 garlic cloves 7 kemirie or macadamian nuts 3½ tablespoons peanut oil ½ tablespoon grated ginger 2 teaspoons grated galangal or grated […]

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