Dear patient readers, since this is both a travel day for me and Martin Luther King Day, I’m going to be lazy and put up some MLK material only. Tomorrow I will return at full force. Talk amongst yourselves! –lambert
By Lambert Strether of Corrente.
That was then:
The FBI's 'suicide letter' to #MLK
“There is only one thing left for you to do,” the author warns vaguely in the final paragraph. “You know what it is.”
— Mark Elliott (@markmobility) January 21, 2019
This is now, or not:
Today, on the anniversary of his assassination, the FBI honors the life, work, & commitment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to justice. pic.twitter.com/WZInYKQx2g
— FBI (@FBI) April 4, 2017
Gamers who get the importance of the Oxford comma:
Sanders: it's all too easy to feel lost, these days. there are exits to the north, the east, the south, and the west. but my fellow americans, there are more verbs in this parser than austerity, greed, and the same neoliberal solutions. the american people demand more verbs!
— Just The Best Tweets (@bombsfall) January 21, 2019
Those bright young gamers really are crying out for a political figure to enter their maze of twisty little passages, all alike. Who will be the first? Granted, “austerity” is not a verb, at least not yet (and why indeed not?) But they have demands! We know what they are! More verbs! And this is a good demand, the best demand: You don’t take power with adjectives, for pity’s sake.
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TH writes: “Rosemary and some sort of Agave cactus at the Centennial Farm area of the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California.”
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