March 18, 2009
What could possibly go wrong?

Unbelievable. Attorney General Eric Holder said some detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may end up being released in the U.S. as the Obama administration works with foreign allies to resettle some of the prisoners. Holder, in a briefing with reporters, said administration officials are still reviewing individual cases of the approximately 250 detainees […]

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March 18, 2009
Media news

Yesterday, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer put out its last print edition. The paper will live on as a Web-only publication, much down-sized and a shadow of its former self. Today, the Union-Tribune, my employer, announced that it had been sold to Platinum Equity and would be managed by the Black Press out of Canada. According to […]

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“Assault weapon” and “hate speech” are similar in that both don’t mean anything specific and the term exists mainly to try to limit rights.

“I don’t want to ban guns, just ill-defined assault weapons.”

“I don’t want to ban speech, just ill-defined hate speech.”

Reading through Donald McNeil's account of his ouster at the times and amused by his "God and Adolph" anecdote. I had a similar sort of experience at the SDUT.

https://donaldgmcneiljr1954.medium.com/nytimes-peru-n-word-part-one-introduction-57eb6a3e0d95

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