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  • Is Snug Harbor Spooked?

    Is Snug Harbor Spooked?
    Snug Harbor-a national, historic landmark on Staten Island, where sailors who fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars retired, is getting ready for some paranormal adventures this weekend. The cultural center is joining forces with SCARED, a group of...
  • American politics today: what would Thomas Jefferson do?

    American politics today: what would Thomas Jefferson do?
    Visit Colonial Williamsburg and ask Thomas Jefferson what he thinks about the Troubled Asset Relief Program and he'll likely ask you to explain what on earth you're talking about. But ask if he believes it is the duty of government to bail out banks with...
  • James Monroe: A president for his time, not ours

    James Monroe: A president for his time, not ours
    In his Oct. 15 Op-Ed article, "James Monroe, a president for our times?," Harlow Giles Unger offers an enthusiastic portrait of the fifth president's two terms in office from 1817-25, giving him much credit for the New Deal-like programs that helped end...
  • A grand American tradition: The smear

     
    (A perspective piece in the Chicago Tribune) By Charles M. Madigan We now have a new thing in presidential campaigning, the anticipatory smear defuser. It's a simple thought: Before your enemies get any traction, embrace the slander, spread it around........
  • Bush's Paulson, master of the universe

     
    by Frank James When Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was appointed by President Bush as his third and presumably last Treasury Secretary in 2006, a lot of observers assumed Paulson was coming in to be a mere caretaker. That was......
  • Bush pulls punch on Obama: 'We'll see'

     
    by Mark Silva It's been described variously as Bush's "first shot'' at his successor -- or a "salvo'' across Obama's bow -- but the words that have filtered out of the closed-door speech that the former president delivered in Pennsylvania......
  • Ashley Dupre: From prostitute-to-politicians to, uh, paid journalist

     
    Eliot Spitzer's high-paid gal pal now writes advice for the New York Post, founded by Alexander Hamilton....
  • New York Film Critics Circle members respond to Mo'Nique's snub

     
    Members of the New York Film Critics Circle are responding on the record to news that Mo'Nique will not attend their awards ceremony on Jan. 11 to accept her supporting-actress prize for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire." On Friday, one...
  • Kentucky's archaic dueling law suggests a solution for modern gridlock in Obama's Washington

     
    Why change an old state constitutional provision that's worked so well for two centuries?...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The real fraud in 'waste, fraud and abuse'

     
    Television isn't the only thing to blame for our reliance on slogans to make political campaign points -- the deceptive sound bite is at least as old as Alexander Hamilton. What's different today, especially in a state like California where......
  • The Melrose Project gives antiques a modern home [Updated]

     
    The Melrose Project is an ambitious attempt to present fine antiques, vintage industrial pieces and contemporary furniture as works of art -- with prices to match. The store opened last month in a 9,000-square-foot loft-style building by architect Bruno...