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Suing over executive orders: Politics as usual

There’s an adage that all politics is local. It makes a lot of sense; most issues are bread and butter ones that occur in the neighborhoods and the households where we live. But like all aphorisms, it’s not always true. The current dispute between House Speaker Boehner and President Obama about who is most faithful…

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This loser has every right to be sore

[by Arthur Lieber] If every rule has an exception, thent “no one likes a sore loser” has Stephen Coburn as its exception. This Wilfred Brimley lookalike is the co-owner of the not-to-be Triple Crown Winner California Chrome. After his horse came in a disappointing fourth place in the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel of the…

BOB GIBSON PITCHING

Cardinal Nation: the one you may not know

“Cardinal Nation” is the way that fans of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team collectively describe themselves. The group seems to be so closely-knit and loyal that not only have they succeeded in creating a community for themselves, but also disdain from different quarters of the land where people are not necessarily Cardinal fans. The…

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