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It’s hard not to feel bad for Democrats from South Carolina.

Republican Jim DeMint‘s U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in that state, but on Democratic voters there couldn’t differentiate on primary day between their party’s actual politician, Vic Rawl, and Alvin Greene(more…)

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“And you’re boring;
and you’re totally ordinary;
and you know it.”

-Ricky Fitts, American Beauty quote

Pretty soon we get our students’ evaluations back from the spring semester.  I suspect mine will be strikingly ordinary again.

At the risk of sounding like the girl from American Beauty, I can’t think of too many labels more damming than “ordinary.”

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Via WPRI.com:

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) – An event dedicated to non-violence became the scene of a violent crime in New Bedford Tuesday night.  According to police, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed several times in the chest and legs during the National Night Out Against Crime block party… [Read the full story, Tean stabbed at anti-crime event]. (more…)

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