Zoos. Can They Be Fixed?

January 31, 2023

Producer Liz Scheltens started digging in. One way that zoos maintain their social
license to operate despite our growing understanding of the harms to certain species is by marketing themselves as beacons of conservation.

Proponents argue that not only do zoos help preserve endangered wild populations, they also help make humans better conservationists. But when you look at the research, a different picture starts to emerge.

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Trump: Senior Golf Cheat

January 30, 2023

Trump: Senior Golf Cheat

Celebrity golf cheat and former US President Donald Trump held a Senior Golf Tournament at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach last week. The winner? Surprise! It was Donald Trump, and he wasn’t even there for half of it:

“Trump told tournament organizers he played a strong round on the course Thursday, two days before the tournament started, and decided that would count as his Saturday score for the club championship. That score was five points better than any competitor posted during Saturday’s first round.” — Tom D’Angelo, Palm Beach Post

Mr. Trump plays 18 to 26 rounds of golf each week, so the cherrypicking adds nuance to the jawdropping phantom round.

More:

“Trump pilloried as ‘4-year-old cheat’ over golf tournament claims: ‘Guy can’t even con right anymore,’” Namita Singh, The Independent, via Yahoo Sports

“Trump declares himself the winner of his own club championship – in the Trumpiest way ever,” Tom D’Angelo, Palm Beach Post

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Make the Night a Little Longer

January 29, 2023

“Make the Night a Little Longer,” written by Carole King, with lyrics by Gerry Goffin, recorded by Dionne Warwick, 1964.

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Baby Hit And Run

January 29, 2023

“Baby Hit And Run,” written by James Dean and William Weatherspoon, recorded by The Contours, 1963 (UK release 1974).

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The More That I’m Around You

January 29, 2023

“The More That I’m Around You,” written and recorded by Jules Shear, 2000.

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Jesus and Bartenders

January 29, 2023

“Jesus and Bartenders,” written by Larry Cordle and Leslie Satcher, recorded by Daryle Singletary, 2007.

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It’s Jesus Y’All

January 29, 2023

“It’s Jesus Y’All,” recorded by Troy Ramey & The Soul Searchers, 1976.

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Sleepless Nights

January 28, 2023

“Sleepless Nights,” written by Boudleaux Bryant and Felice Bryant, performed in Nashville by Swedish singers Jill Johnson and Magnus Carlson, 2014.

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Never Like This Before

January 28, 2023

“Never Like This Before,” written by Isaac Hayes, David Porter, and Booker T. Jones, recorded by Clydie King, 1970.

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Linda Lu

January 28, 2023

“Linda Lu,” written and recorded by Ray Sharpe, 1959. Mr. Sharpe sang and played guitar, joined by guitarists Duane Eddy and Al Casey. The original recording of the song.

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