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Philip Weiss

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This is only my seventh entry or so and I’m already complaining! Blogging is slavery. Your mind is attached to the computer, you have to always be thinking of clever responses to stray things you see on TV or the…

Antonin Scalia is determined to make his private reputation as a hothead his public image. The private reputation as a bully has long been whispered. (It’s all through Joan Biskupic’s bio of Sandra Day O’Connor (S.D.O: How the First Woman…

Off the George Mason symbolism—I am going nuts waiting for more political action in sport. Like how about a demonstration? I sat through the Olympics waiting for the American snowboarder or skater who would rip off his jacket on the…

If you need any more reason to celebrate what some are calling the biggest upset ever in the college basketball tournament, 11th seed George Mason U. knocking off one-seed UConn to go to the Final Four, consider what it’s doing…

My first blog entry and I’m excited. I’m a 50-year-old writer schooled completely in the print world, newspapers, magazines and books. The bronze age. I want to blog for a whole bunch of reasons: because it’s the way the world…