November, 2019 archive
Les Paul invented both the solid body electric guitar and the process of overlaying tracks in a recording.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on a controversy in a school district that led to an ouster of a majority of the school board.
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Paul Krugman explains that it’s not just Ukraine:
What I haven’t seen pointed out is that Mr. Trump is quietly applying a Ukraine-type extortion-and-bribery strategy to U.S. corporations. Many businesses are being threatened with policies that would hurt their bottom lines — especially, but not only, tariffs on imported goods crucial to their operations. But they are also being offered the possibility of exemptions from these policies.
And the implicit quid pro quo for such exemptions is that corporations support Donald Trump, or at least refrain from criticizing his actions.
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Be polite to your friends.
The story goes on to report that this responsible gun owner has been charged.
Sue Scheff reports that cyber-bullying is much more common than persons of good will might think and offers some hints for dealing with and avoiding it.