Happy Festivus! Before I enter into the airing of grievances, I'll share some news stories with you:
The Trials of a Boxing Romantic - New York Times
'Thanks for saving my life': Dennis Rodman's heartfelt tribute to Craig Sager - Washington Post
This Is Without A Doubt The Best Obituary I've Ever Read. It's Not Even Close. Outstanding, Outstanding Obituary - Barstool Sports. Via the sister.
How an Idaho football player became a bank robber - USAToday. Via the old boss.
For Cash-Strapped Monks, Selling Fruitcakes Is A Saving Grace - The Salt
Inside Quebec's Great Multi-Million-Dollar Maple Syrup Heist - Vanity Fair. I can't get enough stories about the Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve, or the the heist from it.
The Inside Story of Apple's $14 Billion Tax Bill - Bloomberg
All-American Huckster: The Untold Story of Napoleon Hill, the Greatest Self-Help Scammer of All Time - Gizmodo
Columbus-Chicago passenger rail moves ahead, slowly - Columbus Dispatch
Teachers in Wealthy Districts Get Bulk of Indiana's Performance Payouts - Education Week. Stupid Republican policy.
'It Makes You Human Again' - Politico. Interesting piece on Albequerque's homeless program.
The U.S. is no stranger to interfering in the elections of other countries - Washington Post. What's good for the goose...
How Trump's White House Could Mess With Government Data - Fivethirtyeight
Trump's Pick for Interior Secretary Was Caught In "Pattern of Fraud" at SEAL Team 6 - The Intercept
Why the Nazis studied American race laws for inspiration - Aeon
How the Obama Coalition Crumbled, Leaving an Opening for Trump - The Upshot