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History

Thomas Jefferson Was a Dick

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It’s a fascinating thought exercise to trace how the leader of the United States of America evolved from George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson to Donald Trump.

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History

The Founding Fathers Needed a Lesson in Personal Finance

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ā€œIā€™m out for presidents to represent me.ā€

ā€“ Nas

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TV

TV: The Revolution of an Older Generation

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TV is losing its grip on America.

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Documentary Tuesday: “American Meth”

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North America is gripped by a meth epidemic. The quality of the drug has skyrocketed and the cost has dropped, meaning that more and more people are getting their hands on stronger and stronger stuff. That’s a bad combination.

This documentary, narrated by Val Kilmer, looks at how the drug has affected so many Americans in so many places, skipping from Wyoming to New Mexico to a city I’ve spent quite a bit of time in, Portland.