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Paul Ryan Declares War Against Math

nymag.com — 1. Tax cuts for all! Ryan has found himself caught between his career-long obsession with cutting taxes for the rich and the problem of what happens to the revenue that would be lost. During the 2012 campaign, he swept aside the problem by couching his plan as "tax reform," promising not to cut taxes for the rich.

How Nice People Break Up

nymag.com — No matter how you slice it, breakups are not much fun - someone usually ends up getting hurt. Wouldn't it be great if ending a relationship with someone could be a little less painful? It turns out that a dose of compassionate love can help ease the pain.

Could ‘Caregiverism’ Be the New Feminism?

nymag.com — If so, we're going to need a better term.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @JudithShulevitz: @rtraister @tnr @alondra Caregiverism: we *definitely* need a better term. But that's the idea, anyway. nymag.com/thecut/2014/09…

Which American State Should Secede?

nymag.com — Britain has decided to remain whole, but the secession fever gripping the world has not yet broken. Catalonia will hold a non-binding vote on independence in November, and a number of other European regions are contemplating going it alone. There's always some idle secession chatter in the freedom-and-independence-loving United States, too.
Sep 23, 2014

"In other words, it’s recipients of government largess who want to get out.” nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Cheating Congressman Praises ‘Christian Wife’ -- NYMag

nymag.com — It's only September and we already have a winner for the skeeziest political ad of the 2014 election! As you may recall, Representative Vance McAllister of Louisiana went from being known as the congressman who brought the Duck Dynasty guy to the State of the Union, to the "kissing congressman" earlier this year when he was caught on tape making out with a staffer (who happened to be the wife of his childhood friend).
Sep 23, 2014

RT @intelligencer: Cheating Congressman Declares He’s Blessed to Have a ‘Wonderful Christian Wife’ trib.al/PfC0t3K

Meet 2 Dogs That Survived Vick's Dogfights -- NYMag

nymag.com — In 2007, more than 50 dogs were seized from the Virginia property of Michael Vick, now the New York Jets backup quarterback, who was funding a dogfighting ring. Dogs who lost had been horrifically killed-by electrocution, drowning, hanging-but champion dogs didn't fare much better.
Sep 23, 2014

Of the 22 toughest cases, only one pit from Mike Vick's dogfighting ring had to be put down for being too violent. nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Get Ready to Fly With All Your Beauty Products -- The Cut

nymag.com — No liquid is too much liquid!
Sep 23, 2014

BEST NEWS EVER: Soon We’ll Be Able to Fly With All Our Beauty Products thecut.io/1rrWk9j via @TheCut

Derek Jeter Opens the Door.

nymag.com — The retiring legend offers a photographer access to his private world-the first project in a new career that is all about control. It's a steamy Saturday morning, and Jeter is standing in the first-floor dining room of the brick 1830s West Village townhouse he's renting. "Come on in," he says.
Sep 23, 2014

Brillante trabajo en @NYMag sobre Derek Jeter (un poco más íntimo) nym.ag/1sVn923

Sep 22, 2014

.@NYMag is just so good. This Jeter feature one of many gems (both serious + funny) in this week's issue. nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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Occupy’s ‘Family Reunion’ -- NYMag

nymag.com — A baby at her breast, Stacey Hessler looks like a radical Madonna in pink Converse as she tries to avoid the NYPD officers arresting protestors during Monday's Flood Wall Street demonstration. This was her two-month-old daughter Joy's second protest. Her first was Sunday's Climate March.

Why Is It Hard to Find a Good Term for Vaginas? -- The Cut

nymag.com — From vajayjay to lady-bits.
Sep 23, 2014

*waves to @ActuallyAisha * Your comment re ToI? Don’t ask how, but I ended up here: thecut.io/1skEQO4 :-)) BTW — loved that comment

Better Boss Than Boyfriend -- NYMag

nymag.com — Wry as ever, Michael Bloomberg is back to quipping in public, thank God. Speaking this morning at the Bloomberg Markets Most Influential Summit, because he only participates in things that have his name in them these days, the bored ex-mayor said he's taking over his eponymous company again because "the alternative, in my case, is staying home and talking to Diana about feelings."
Sep 23, 2014

Bloomberg back to work b/c "the alternative, in my case, is staying home & talking to Diana about feelings" #charming nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Sep 23, 2014

RT @NYMag: Ex-mayor says he's back at Bloomberg because "the alternative is staying home and talking to Diana about feelings" nym.ag/1sjlUPQ

Sep 23, 2014

RT @NYMag: Ex-mayor says he's back at Bloomberg because "the alternative is staying home and talking to Diana about feelings" nym.ag/1sjlUPQ

Sep 22, 2014

"Just remember," he half-joked, "happiness can never buy money.” nymag.com/daily/intellig…?

Sep 22, 2014

Ex-mayor sez he's back at Bloomberg b/c "the alternative ... is staying home and talking to Diana about feelings." nymag.com/daily/intellig…