Jul 10, 2018

The SCOTUS news is just starting

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President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court came with a little surprise and a lot of theater. But what happens next should come as no surprise at all: millions of dollars and hundreds of hours of…

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Farming morels, the pricey gourmet mushrooms, is proving elusive

Jul 10, 2018
Unlike other mushrooms, morels are incredibly difficult to grow. That’s part of the reason why they’re so expensive.
Tad Montgomery holds up a handful of fresh morels, picked just that day. The mushrooms will get ground up and distributed over the soil, in hopes of seeding another generation next year.
Courtesy of James Napoli

We have the Supreme Court nominee, now we get the ads

Jul 10, 2018
The media battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination has only just begun.

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court came with a little surprise and a lot of theater. But what happens next should come as no surprise at all: millions of dollars and hundreds of hours of advertising for and against Kavanaugh’s appointment. We’ll talk about what to expect. Then: We’ll explain the upcoming rent control ballot measure in California, and what it could mean for the affordable housing crisis around the country. Plus, what you need to know about Trump, Pfizer and the market for one of that company’s most profitable drugs: Viagra.

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My Sentiment Universal Togetherness Band
After the Moment Craft Spells