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CARD GAME: How to Play “Poop On the Pig’s Balls”

There are hundreds, may even thousands, of card games in existence. Everyone has their favorite: poker, blackjack, solitaire, Egyptian rat screw; take your pick. My favorite card game is called “Poop On the Pig’s Balls,” and I invented it three hours ago. Here’s how you play: What You Need One standard 52-card deck of playing cards. Number of Players 2–4…

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Jonathan Maltby’s diary from 1881, describing the British invasion of Groton
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In Which I was on WNPR

On June 28, YaleNews published this story by me: Alumnus’ writings offer a window to the Revolutionary War in Connecticut In a nutshell, I found the diary of a Yale undergrad from the 18th century, during the Revolutionary War, and a written reminiscence he composed many years later describing the period. A nice, topical story for the otherwise slow news…

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Dark Money is Funding Anti-Union Propaganda in CT

Crossing the Pearl Harbor Bridge this afternoon, I saw this billboard: It included a URL for a website, CTWorkers.org. When I got home, I visited that website, and found this: The whole website is dedicated to encouraging public sector workers to resign from their unions and stop paying dues. Of course, their stated mission is to “Empower Workers” and to…

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