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  • When political reporters become scandal chasers [Commentary]

    When political reporters become scandal chasers [Commentary]
    One chilly winter evening in 1988, I was the lone journalist among a small clump of voters gathered inside an old meeting hall in Manchester, N.H. I was there, mostly out of curiosity, to witness the spectacle of a man desperately clinging to a shattered dream. The dream was the presidency. The man was Gary Hart.
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    On an immature banana squash, Roland C. Casad scratches words onto the skin. When grown, the squash becomes an advertising sign.

    You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...

    PBS documentary about Roosevelts 'wonderful'

    I am of an age where I can remember a lot about Franklin Delano Roosevelt as president. The PBS series on TV begins with Theodore Roosevelt in the late 19th century, which I know very little about, but found out through this show. This show on TV was...

    Thoughts on the Roosevelts and Wasserman Schultz

     Thoughts on the Roosevelts  and Wasserman Schultz
    The newest Ken Burns epic "The Roosevelts" has reminded me of a political mantra used by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his re-election campaign of 1936: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" Well, are we Florida? In terms of consumer...