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This is why we use the word “coverup” when talking about the Flint water crisis

In 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a regulation to control the levels of lead and copper in American drinking water. This regulation, which is known as the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), required that, by January 1, 1997, “public water systems serving more than 50,000 people… survey their own corrosion control systems and […]

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The unsolved mystery of Jack Brown’s 1984 murder in Ypsilanti

Every once in a while, my OCD gets the best of me, and I find myself going off on a tangent, obsessed by some little thing that, if I were anyone else, I’d probably just disregard. Recently, as you might recall, I got a little fixated, for whatever reason, by a large bell that figured […]

Posted in Mark's Life, OCD, Uncategorized, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

The creepy Letterman post

You probably know by now, but David Letterman, after receiving a gentle nudge from a friendly blackmailer, recently confessed to having seduced a number of nubile underlings. Letterman himself acknowledged that his behavior was “creepy.” And, as more and more comes out, that certainly seems to be the case. Vanity Fair’s Jim Windolf, for one, […]

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