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“L’état, c’est moi” does not translate well into English

This is basically an aggregation with little comment. From FiveThirtyEight.com, two very useful ‘splainers: Why Did The World Shut Down For COVID-19 But Not Ebola, SARS Or Swine Flu? | FiveThirtyEight A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of … Continue reading

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“I do solemnly swear … to uphold the constitution ….”

Why do politicians swear to uphold the constitution if they intend to pass the buck? Continue reading

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