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Make This Death Not in Vain

How did a mentally ill man charged with a trivial crime waste away in jail for months?

Democrats Have the Right to Be Furious With Hillary Clinton

These Teachers Are Working for Free During Their Schools’ Budget Crisis. Bad Idea.

Chipotle Had This Coming

How fitting that the restaurant is being sued over its anti-GMO advertising.

Your Lifelong Dream of an Egg McMuffin for Dinner Is Now Reality


The Summer of Nonpoliticians

The smartest thing Scott Walker could do is let Donald Trump and Ben Carson run amok.


The United Slang of America

If every state had an official word, what would it be? (Connecticut, you get glawackus.)

The Republican Rift That Matters Most

If Every State Had an Official Word, What Would It Be? (Illinois Gets Grabowski.)

The Branding Geniuses Behind Minor League Baseball’s Wacky Mascots, Like the Akron RubberDucks

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