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Raw Deal+

Yikes! A 23-year-old middle school teacher in Cambridge, Maryland was placed on administrative…

Read More+ 4 months ago

Big Men+

A friend of ours who spent some time several years ago as a guest of the federal government…

Read More+ 4 months ago

Pick A Card+

It came to us in a blinding flash that almost every thorny and complex issue batted about…

Read More+ 7 months ago

Wild Pitches+

Add to the list of extraordinary sports accomplishments this recent performance by…

Read More+ 8 months ago

Knock-Knock Jokes+

Tyrants come in all shapes and sizes, but it’s the little ones that terrify me.…

Read More+ 8 months ago

Kerry, Blue Terrier+

Our frolicsome secretary of state is over in Indonesia now badgering the locals about…

Read More+ 10 months ago

Sail Away+

Here in the greatest democracy, odd though it may seem, we still debate the obligations…

Read More+ 11 months ago

Step Right Up!+

Well, well: The White House announced on Sunday that it had met its goal for improving…

Read More+ 1 year ago

Read All About It+

The problem with reading newspapers begins with the fact that, before you have even…

Read More+ 1 year ago

You Still Have One+

In a free nation jealous of its liberties, the first job of government is to guarantee…

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Hysteria On The Hudson+

The peeling columns of the Lincoln Memorial, and Abe’s majestic head, elegant hands…

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Smoking Bad!+

Alarming news for men from the Boston University School of Medicine:  if you smoke,…

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Dinkins? DINKINS??!!!+

Here’s a quote from today’s lead editorial in the New York Times that leaves…

Read More+ 1 year ago

Whine Spitzer+

“Sign the petition!  Spitzer on the ballot!”  So cried the nice young…

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IRS: We Misunderstood….+

We can breathe easier now.  That chilly wind we mistook for political persecution…

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New Times, Old Tricks+

Back in January, the Miami New Times Ran a series of sensational articles alleging that…

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Call Off The Hunt+

A former restaurant critic turned social analyst named Frank Bruni has taken on hunting …

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Admit Defeat, Claim Victory+

F.D.R. had his New Deal; well, Mr. Obama has his Big Deal….Consider, in particular,…

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