Politics on the margins

Sunday, November 7. Today’s word is soporific.

The Globe is being very nice to Kim Janey this morning. But isn’t it a little late for that?

The Squad made a big, empty gesture, voting against the infrastructure bill. Fortunately a handful of Republicans stepped up. What a world. Maureen Dowd writes about the problem of Democrats not being able to get out of their own way. And the show’s not over yet. Let’s see what happens with the spending bill.

Mobile devices with mini-computers have taken over the world. Our cars are full of computers. Even toasters have computers in them. Where are all those microchips coming from? That, writes Christopher Mimms, is the problem.

Wording in one section of the infrastructure bill, related to tax reporting requirements, is alarming some crypto watchers.

And I really hate biking up hills. Wind and hills. No thanks. But there are cyclists that love climbing hills. There’s even a blog highlighting the best, hardest hills. I don’t get it. For me it would be like reading ‘getting punched in the stomach’ magazine. But, to each his own, I guess.

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