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A committee at the University of Chicago has issued a report on freedom of expression. Here is an excerpt: Except insofar as limitations on that freedom [to "speak, write, listen, challenge, and learn"] are necessary to the functioning of the... Continue reading
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A final image (click to enlarge) of the Badlands. I took the picture as we were leaving the park. If you're ever in the area, you should take the scenic drive. I enjoyed it immensely. Continue reading
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My beloved Arizona Wildcats (18-2) moved up a notch to sixth. What's interesting is that the Cats beat the third-ranked team, Gonzaga. Continue reading
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The weather is bad (and getting worse) on the East Coast, but it's gorgeous here in North Texas. I just rode 30.6 miles in glorious sunshine, with temperatures in the mid-50s to upper 60s. The music was good; the air... Continue reading
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Regarding “Tough-love message for black community” (Jan. 21), I’m glad to see some prominent members of the African American community taking a stand for responsibility from within the community. Responsibility does start at home. In the spirit of Dr. Martin... Continue reading
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Some of you will recall that I'm reading the 10-volume Encyclopedia of Philosophy (second edition) at the rate of two pages per day. I've been at it since 24 April 2007. Today I finished the letter "P." Among the entries... Continue reading
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Here are scenes from today's final stage of the Tour Down Under. Continue reading
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The drive through the Badlands was peaceful and enjoyable, with spectacular views at every turn. Click to enlarge. Continue reading
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The topic in my Biomedical Ethics course is euthanasia. I thought you might enjoy seeing one of my handouts. Continue reading
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To the Editor: “2014 Breaks Heat Record, Challenging Global Warming Skeptics” (front page, Jan. 17) is about factual findings regarding the record-setting global temperatures of the past year. By definition, such findings are not opinions, nor can they be subject... Continue reading
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Good literal reading, Richard! Is English your second language?
Run, Sarah, run! Continue reading
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Here are scenes from today's stage of the Tour Down Under. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Jerry Brown spoke at my law school 35 years ago today. Here is what I wrote in my journal: 1-24-80 More snow today. California governor and Democratic presidential candidate Jerry Brown visited Wayne State [University] today in a campaign swing... Continue reading
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Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
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I don't know about you, but I love this picture (click to enlarge) of the Badlands. The pastel colors of the rugged hills provide a nice contrast with the blue sky. What a beautiful planet we inhabit! Continue reading
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To the Editor: “Incomes and Outcomes: Looking Abroad for Solutions to the Great Wage Slowdown,” by David Leonhardt (The Upshot, Jan. 15), notes that as wealth has concentrated in the upper class, there has been wage stagnation and discouragement for... Continue reading
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Great news for those of us who value unfettered expression. Continue reading
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