Ties are unsatisfying, even un-American. Nothing against sports like soccer and rugby, but most U.S. sports fans prefer contests in which draws rarely if ever happen. We want a winner. Americans might need to get used to deadlocks, thanks to … Continue reading
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They could hardly believe that it was happening, after all, it was April Fools’ Day. But, the 12 Pari Mutuels, formerly employed by Dubuque Racing Association, d.b.a. Mystique Casino, hit it big when the casino payed out an arbitration award … Continue reading
With White House officials and their outside allies privately conceding that it could take before lame-duck session this winter to get Merrick Garland confirmed, they’ve begun strategizing about how precisely to keep their base energized for the long, grinding attack … Continue reading
April 08 A total of 128 convict miners, leased to a coal company under the state’s shameful convict lease system, are killed in an explosion at the Banner coal mine outside Birmingham, Ala. The miners were mostly African-Americans jailed for … Continue reading