Satire: Hey Senator Manchin – San Diego Jewish World

By Laurie Baron Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO – To the melody of Officer Krupke: Dear stubborn Joseph ManchinYou have to understand.Can you make an exception?Pass the bills Biden has planned.The GOPs are lackeys.They are chess pieces of Donald Trump.Mitch McConnell thinks you’re a fool. Gosh, Senator Manchin, we are very …

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Use presets to make your photos less unique

The fact is: people always like the same thing and similar variations of it. You can’t get enough of it. This is why so many fast food options have similar menus. This is a good reason every Bollywood film follows reruns of the same plot. But it has crept into …

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on the trail of Thomas Mann’s hidden longings

Colm Tóibín is a cosmopolitan whose literary range makes him appear less rootless than capable of putting down roots everywhere. In the 1980s he set novels in Argentina (The Story of the Night) and Catalonia after the Civil War (The South) to music, borrowing characters from both Greek tragedy (House …

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