“The situation epitomizes the way Newark’s two leading problems, crime and unemployment, are intertwined with the huge number of ex-convicts in the city.”
“Their average combined SAT score was 2203 out of 2400. By comparison, the average combined score at Phillips Exeter, the New Hampshire boarding school, is 2085. Sixty-seven Daewon graduates had perfect 800 math scores.”
“There was an incredible level of gross incompetence here–but I’m just not sure these dudes should have gone to jail.”
“The protest was a rare instance in which large numbers of Chinese Americans demonstrated in unison with mainland China — in this case, calling for the firing of CNN commentator Jack Cafferty after he called the Chinese “goons” and “thugs” during a segme
“I was a kid who was affected by negative portrayals of Asians in the media. So whenever a script comes across my desk, I ask, ‘Would 12-year-old me be upset?’.”
“We have never seen anything like this before,” Voge said. “Prices are going up more in one day than they have during entire years in the past. But no matter the price, there always seems to be a buyer. . . . This isn’t just any commodity. It is food, and
“Farhan had used his blog to criticize corruption and call for political reform in Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy.”
“Manipulative. Shameful. Race-baiting. Those are the only words to describe a new television ad from the Republican Party running in North Carolina that attacks Senator Barack Obama as “too extreme” for the state.”
The picture took 1/250 of a second to capture, and more than three decades later, it’s still with us, still defining a pathological strain in our culture that shows no sign of going away.
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