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Here are today's upset specials: #19 USC over #9 UCLA (favored by 4.5 points) #17 Utah (favored by 4.5 points) over #15 Arizona The second of these is an "upset" only in the sense that Utah is lower ranked than... Continue reading
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Thanks to my student David for the link. Continue reading
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To the Editor: Hunting groups seek to solidify their legal right to shoot wildlife. As expected, Alabama and Mississippi voters amended their state constitutions to buttress the right to hunt wildlife (news item, Nov. 6). But such measures ignore scientific... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Can't you talk some sense into him, Steve?
To the Editor: Re “Senate Hands Narrow Defeat to Pipeline Bill” (front page, Nov. 19): As a retired science teacher, I understand the problem of climate change. We need to tackle it soon and vigorously, or most life on this... Continue reading
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To the Editor: Re “They Call Me Doctor Berry” (Sunday Review, Nov. 2): Thank you to Carlotta A. Berry for her essay about why, as a black female engineering professor, she insists that her students refer to her as “Dr.”... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
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I saw this raccoon (click to enlarge) during my bike ride this afternoon. He (or she) moved slowly, as though ill. I kept my distance, in case the little guy was rabid. The bike ride went well. The weather was... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
My Arizona Wildcats (8-2) are 15th in the latest poll. Ohio State (sixth) is being positioned to make the Final Four. The Big Ten has too much power to be without a representative in the playoff, despite its comparative weakness.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
No man is so evil as to be unmarryable. My wife Katherine advised me to replace "man" with "person," but, perhaps ill-advisedly, I resisted. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
While I empathize with the writer from Maine over her disappointment with the Democratic Party (“Democrats’ core values,” Letters, Nov. 16), I fail to understand the source of her frustration and her solution. She seems to identify uncontrolled immigration as... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
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Good try, editorial board. Remember your cry, repeated ad nauseam, that George W. Bush "misled" us into war in Iraq, that "Bush lied" and "people died," that the administration had an ulterior motive for its acts? How can you not... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Steve Sailer discusses the age-old question: Which is best, playing baseball or playing football? Continue reading
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Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: In “Our ‘Mommy’ Problem” (Sunday Review, Nov. 9), Heather Havrilesky points out that “motherhood has been elevated—or perhaps demoted—to the realm of lifestyle, an all-encompassing identity.” But for many of us, “mom” is our job of choice.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
The wind chill on today's 30.6-mile ride was 32º when I started and 36º when I finished. I saw one bobcat and a few cyclists and runners. The sun was out in all its glory. I had a great time. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson