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Deleted Scenes: Life On “Planet Karma”

The images have been stupefying, and maybe that’s the problem, because for every picture I’ve seen of the devastation wrought by last week’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, I’ve heard or seen or bee...
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Reality Check: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. —Rahm Emanuel, November 2008 Jobs. It is the word of the year. ...
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Deleted Scenes: The Deleted Scenes

Some weeks, this column writes itself. Some weeks, you have hipster milk, or the ice off some asshole’s minivan shatters your windshield, or something you say gets taken out of context and used against your pub...
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The Freak Show: Football Follies

The NFL Players Association and the NFL owners are at the negotiating table trying to work out a new labor contract. Why would this be a topic for a political column? Not only has the federal government gotten ...
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