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One Last Round of
Outrageous Lies

Roy Moore closed his Senate campaign
the same way he ran most of it.

Doug Jones’ Canvassers on Why They Can’t Just Argue Not Roy Moore

The Full Report From the Handwriting Expert Who Analyzed Roy Moore’s Yearbook Messages

Punishment Is Not Enough to Change Our Culture of Misogyny

That Nat Geo Polar Bear Is Probably Not Dying From Climate Change


I Miss the Family Computer

It kept our digital lives from taking over our real lives.

White Christmas

I’m watching Hallmark’s 21-movie countdown. Now I see why it's a blockbuster for Trump voters.

I’m Glad I Grew Up Before Smartphones Took Over. I’m Glad I Grew Up With a Family Computer.

The 11 Best Artificial Christmas Trees on Amazon

If Businesses Won’t Provide Better Benefits to Be Humane, They Should Do It to Boost Their Profits

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