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A personal milestone in math blogging

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A continuation of my history of Howard County Council redistricting series is coming soon (I promise! really!), but after an evening at the HoCo Blogtail par...

Grover Norquist and Daniel Webster

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In a fire-proof vault somewhere in the capital Grover Norquist stores the signed originals of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge in which politicians solemnly bi...

Weight loss update, month 3

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I’m now at the three month mark in the Newt Gingrich weight loss program, and it’s time for another progress report. Just as Newt feels liberated by the resi...