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Will the assassination of Andrew Karlov in Ankara bring about World War III?

Earlier today, just as our Electors were casting their votes for Donald Trump, paving the way for the controversial reality television personality to become the 45th President of the United States, Andrew Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was shot dead in Ankara by a young policeman who can be heard on video shouting “We […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: “figuring out the food business” edition

Clementine said this last night over dinner. I can’t remember the context. I think I must have been talking about fried chicken and hushpuppies, as I often am, when she weighed in with her observation. Or, I may have been telling her about the interview that I’d just posted with Amy C. Evans, the oral […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: sisterly advice edition

Clementine said this to her one year old brother yesterday, as he was struggling to get away from me mid-diaper change. And, yes, that’s the secret to success in life… You have to know how to lay still, on a couch. If you can do that, good things will come to you. [Previous editions of […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom edition

[Previous installments of Totally Quotable Clementine can be found here.]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: Paula Dean is Dead edition

Clementine came up and said this to me this morning. I guess she’d seen the television news somewhere last night. I didn’t know where to begin… In retrospect, I probably should have started by asking why Paula Deen’s death would bring her anything but sadness, but, instead, after taking a few minutes to process what […]

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