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Kevin R Kosar
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More and more think-tanks are looking like yell-tanks. Which is sad.
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States, districts, and schools are actually in charge.
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Multiple research positions are open in my agency: http://buff.ly/1pMM20u Hurry! (Feel free to share with others.)
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Gary Winograd's photography exhibit at the National Gallery of Art is worth a look. http://buff.ly/1hDEEhD
REVIEW | Garry Winogrand’s photographs, on display at the National Gallery, capture a people perpetually hungry — and ultimately unsatisfied.
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All together now: "Click, read, think, THEN comment." (Repeat)
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I like Robert Caro's books, but not his imbecilic whining about bookstores closing in Manhattan. http://buff.ly/1gqlJuh
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The magnolias and dogwoods have begun to bloom in Washington, DC.
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A classic!
Where was this book when we moved to New Yawk in 1993? Hopeful rubes from Ohio, our hapless goyim brains got lost in a sea of incomprehensible utterances---schmuck! shmutz! shlemiel! shicksa! schti...
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I found a 1981 #Atari Ad stuffed in an old book. Just $499 for a 5.25" floppy drive!
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  • Library of Congress
    Researcher, 2003 - present
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Researcher and writer in Washington, DC.
Introduction

I am the author of Ronald Reagan and Education Policy (2011), Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education Standards (2005); and Whiskey: A Global History (2010).

My writings have appeared in scholarly and professional journals, such as the Presidential Studies Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and Teachers College Record; and in popular media, including The Weekly Standard magazine, and online publications, such as American Enterprise Institute Ideas Blog.

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  • New York University
    Politics PhD, 2003
I have lunched here many times and always found the food tasty. Most recently, I went there for happy hour. The second floor lounge, which is chic and enjoyable, features $5 glasses of red and white wine. I ordered a three-item sampler plate (olives, fried calamari, bruschetta) for $9 and was delighted at the sizable platter of eats I received. I'll be back soon! (Visited 4/15/14)
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Yes, I loved this place. I visited three times in the four days I was there. Twice I had the hot chocolate, which was delicious. Once, when trying to make a creme smiley face on it, the counter gal ended making a slightly scary scowl. Without missing a beat, she called it the Donny Darko Hot Chocolate, and we both laughed. (That's the vibe there.) Bittersweet has free WiFi, and it was fun to watch the bakery at work (there's a glass window through which you can watch a mega-mixer work.) It's a fresh, bright, new space, and the confections are gorgeous. (Visited 1/8/14, 1/9/14, 1/10/14)
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I and my three young kids have gone here for weekend brunch a couple of times. The service has been friendly, the menu appealed to both the adults and children, and our meals arrived quickly and nicely done. (Visited 2/9/14)
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I enjoyed having brunch here one Sunday morning. The place prides itself on fresh juices. I had a Red Zinger, which was made from apple, carrot, beet, and ginger. It is an easy combination to screw up, but they made it very well and promptly. The owner visited our table and said hello to seemingly everyone of the throng who was there. The coffee was good, as was the salmon omelet. I look forward to returning. (Visited 3/9/14)
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I liked everything about this place---the incredibly friendly management and staff, the chic/moderne interior, the locally sourced ingredients, and the fact that it was not offering the same-old-same-old N'awlins fare (gumbo, crawdads, etc.) The fish of the day when I visited was pan seared scallops, which were terrific. It was a nice touch to be given a free appetizer at the start of the meal. I wish Sainte Marie well and hope to dine there again next I visit. (Visited 1/814)
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I popped over to this small neighborhood shop in search of coffee and baked goods for my kids. I got a well-made cup of coffee and three tasty chocolate cupcakes ($10.95 before tax). As an FY, I should mention that Something Sweet is mostly a carryout operation---these are very few seats inside and very few outside. (Visited 4/6/14)
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I have been here a half-dozen times for lunch. The menu always varies a bit, which is nice. I've enjoyed mussels, frites, lambsburger, and croque-monsieur. I enjoyed them all. The service has always been pleasant. You can sit inside or outside, and the decore is stylish. (Visited 3/13/14)
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