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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Randi Kreiss
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Even though Justice Antonin Scalia got all “jiggery pokery” on us and referred to the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act as “apple sauce,” sanity prevailed in the nation’s highest court last week. more
Here we are, the original band of four, minus the spinoffs, minus the offshoots, the four of us who lived together from 1947 to 1972. The Bromberg family . . . more
When I was the editor of the Nassau Herald in the late ’80s and ’90s, the running joke when anything happened anywhere in the world was, “What’s the local connection?” … more
Chimpanzee stories invite cheap shots, jokes and memories of J. Fredd Muggs (a regular on “The Today Show”), but the true story of these primates in modern times . . . more
The Lawrence School District has mandated uniforms for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, an idea that . . . more
It makes psychological sense that in a culture where we are gradually losing control of decision-making and privacy, people would glom onto any power play that offers the illusion of autonomy. more
The catchwords late last week were “positive train control,” the technology that could prevent tragedies like last week’s Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia . . . more
After taking a scientific survey — three friends at lunch and two women at the next table — I fear that the younger generation is heading off a cliff. more
A majority of Americans, according to the Pew Research Center, support stepped-up military action against ISIS even though only one-third of those urging boots on the ground believe that we have a clear goal in sight. more
You can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she eats ice cream. My son-in-law, for example, mixes his ice cream with water . . . more
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