Category Archives: Republican Solidarity

From Indiana to Iran

There can only be one top news story of the day. For news organizations, determining which story to lead with is a public service decision – this, whatever it is, is what the public really needs to know. It’s also … Continue reading

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Political Ecosystems

Those of us who did our four years at Denison University – back in the day when college was four sequential years without pauses for this and that – always felt a bit ambivalent about the famous alumni. Sure, it … Continue reading

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The Impossibility of Agreement

All young women eventually turn into their mothers – sometime, in your fifties, you look in the mirror and there she is. It’s not necessarily physical, although genetics being what they are it often is. But what is just as … Continue reading

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Change in Unlikely Places

June 1981 was when it was time to get out – pack it all up and head for California, specifically Southern California, specifically Los Angeles. Rochester, the one in New York, is no place to be as you try to … Continue reading

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Team Politics

It’s not just having lived in Los Angeles for thirty years, and the last fourteen of those in Hollywood – this can be a silly place, from the Chinese Theater to Venice Beach and on out to Paradise Cove where … Continue reading

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