The year not only ended on a championship note for Palmer, but also began that way, as her top-seeded Daniel Hand girls tennis team won the Class M title by defeating Lauralton Hall, 6-1. This gave Palmer the rare distinction of helming two state championship teams at two different schools in two different sports in the same calendar year. … [Read more...] about High School Coaches of the Year Chosen By Sports Writers’ Group
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Last week, after Axios reported that President Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon — whose owner, Jeff Bezos, also owns the Washington Post — the company immediately lost $53 billion of its value. The thing about markets is that they have no ethics or morality. They are not going to mount a principled resistance to a budding tyrant who threatens to punish independent media. They are also not susceptible to the complacent case that he’s not actually a danger to democracy and can’t, or won’t, really lay a finger on his critics. No, the markets learned that Trump wants to attack Amazon’s owner and immediately assessed the financial value of that threat as somewhere in the mid-eleven-figure range. … [Read more...] about Milton Friedman Predicted Socialism Would Kill Democracy. Instead, Trump Is.
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The committee named the award posthumously for George Foster Peabody, a Georgia native and successful investment banker whose philanthropic interests included the university. The first awards were issued in 1941 for excellence in radio programming released during the previous year. … [Read more...] about Peabody Awards To Be Held In Beverly Hills For The First Time
Protesters want the government to address allegations of criminal misconduct within the police force, including accusations of collusion with organized crime, sexual abuse and assault. One traffic officer tried to run down fleeing protesters on his motorcycle, and another flashed a reporter’s personal identification card on a live news broadcast, violating privacy laws and potentially inviting online harassment. … [Read more...] about Why Hong Kong protesters aren’t cheering this police officer’s arrest