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What Just Isn’t So

fThings weren’t always this way. There’s the curious case of George Aiken – one of those old-school “progressive” Republicans of the Teddy Roosevelt sort. Aiken arrived in the Senate in early 1941 and did turn out to be a bit iconoclastic. Toward … Continue reading

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Eight Years On

Friday, September 11, 2009 – the eighth anniversary of what everyone now knows as 9/11. And of course a mild light rain fell in lower Manhattan, and we all could watch the ceremonies. Everything fell in place. Obama had declared … Continue reading

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