FROM Matt Haber
Summer Camp for Adults Who Pay to Ditch Devices "Getting away from it all" has new meaning in the digital age: escaping the cell phone, tablet, Internet, even the watch and certainly the TV. It can be done at a place like Camp Grounded , a former Boy Scout Camp north of San Francisco that's has been transformed into a summer camp for adults by an organization called Digital Detox. Matt Haber wrote about what he calls the "soothingly regressive activities" there for Sunday Styles in last weekend's New York Times .
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
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