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That's not unique to capital punishment.
John Sullivan sent a link to this essay, entitled "The 10 Biggest Classic Rock Douchebags." I wish I had written it, because I agree with most of it. The douchebags are Jerry Garcia, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Lou Reed, David... Continue reading
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The contents of the eight books of the Politics may be briefly stated as follows, taking them in the order in which they appear in all the manuscripts. The first book describes the city-state as the highest form of community,... Continue reading
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To the Editor: Re “A Lifetime on California’s Death Row” (editorial, July 21): For those who oppose the death penalty, any delay is good, but it’s still cruel and unusual punishment. And that everyone on California’s death row is indigent... Continue reading
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The poor little boy can't finish a game, David. No wonder he's never won 20 games. Verlander has.
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This isn't comparative, David. It's about Felix not being able to win games.
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Did that runner magically appear on base, David? And stop it with aggregate innings pitched. The goal is to win each game. Poor little boy Felix can't get through an entire game.
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Regarding "Death penalty's fatal flaws," editorial, July 18: Capital punishment has been on legal hold since 2006 in California. For eight years the world's center of innovation has not been able to find the right lethal mixture? I wish criminals... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 2 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Readers respond to a July 16 letter from Marc Rotenberg, an Internet privacy expert, calling on policy makers to examine the business practices of dominant Internet companies like Facebook and Google. To the Editor: Your recent article about the reluctance... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Yesterday afternoon, at a Shell station in Arlington, Texas, I paid $3.379 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. With my Kroger card, it came to $3.279. What're y'all payin' in your neck o' the woods? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Felix Hernandez did it again. The poor boy got tired after just seven innings of work (having thrown a ridiculously inefficient 114 pitches). Before he left the game, he blew a one-run lead, so he got no decision. His team... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: “The Children of the Drug Wars,” by Sonia Nazario (Sunday Review, July 13), illustrates convincingly the principle of unintended consequences. The heart-wrenching choices that mothers in Central America must make to satisfy the human and maternal drive... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 4 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Here, hot off the press, is my latest published essay. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
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Moral argument and deliberation presuppose not only correct answers to moral questions but also answers whose correctness is independent of our moral beliefs. In moral deliberation and argument we try and hope to arrive at the correct answer, that is,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
To the Editor: Re “A Push to Give Steadier Shifts to Part-Timers” (front page, July 16): As the composition of the American family changes, business and government must work together to promote a broader workplace agenda that acknowledges family and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Posted 5 days ago at Keith Burgess-Jackson