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  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
  • Book review: 'Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer' by Garry Wills

    Book review: 'Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer' by Garry Wills
    On the surface, Garry Wills' "Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer" is an account of how a bookish young writer came to know a lot of famous people as a Zelig-like character amid glittering stars of political, journalistic and even operatic...
  • 10 things you might not know about marijuana

    Sunday is April 20, known to marijuana users as "4/20," a counterculture holiday recognizing America's most commonly used illegal drug. The number "420" is code for marijuana, and was most likely invented in the 1970s at San Rafael High School in Marin...
  • William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review

    William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review
    William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
  • Check It Out: Celebrating holiday season with the memoir

    Merriam-Webster defines memoir as a "narrative composed from personal experience." It may encompass the entirety of a person's life, or only a portion of it. This sets it apart from a traditional autobiography, which is usually a chronological account...
  • Republicans and Conservatives: A line is drawn

     
    At around the same time tonight, just a few blocks apart, the state's Republican and Conservative parties will be holding separate dinners - a pretty glaring conflict given their overlapping sources of support. Organizers say the simultaneous scheduling...
  • Endorsement: Buckley's son for Obama

     
    Conservative icon William F. Buckley's son, a writer at the National Review that his father founded, pens an endorsement of Obama: "Obama has in him???I think, despite his sometimes airy-fairy 'We are the people we have been waiting for' silly......
  • Obama wins William Buckley Jr.'s son

     
    by Frank James Little late to the party on this but it's still worth noting. Christopher Buckley, son of the late conservative writer William F. Buckley Jr. has endorsed Sen. Barack Obama. With typical Buckleyan wit, the former Esquire editor......
  • Chris Buckley 'fatwahed' by conservatives

     
    Christopher Buckley appeared on MSNBC's Hardball Tuesday. by James Oliphant, and updated Christopher Buckley, scion of the late conservative thinker William F. Buckley, has left the National Review, the magazine his father founded, after writing this week...
  • No prior elected posts for 4 of last 5 in Senate seat

     
    In debating the qualifications of Caroline Kennedy, it is worth noting only one of the last five occupants of the Senate seat to which she aspires held previous elected office: Republican Charles Goodell, who was a Congressman when Gov.......
  • Missing link: Ready for prime time, '12?

     
    by Mark Silva As is fitting for the modern media world in which we live, the 47-million-year-old fossil of a primate hailed as "the missing link'' in human evolution, indeed he "Holy Grail'' of archeaology, already has a book deal,......