Posts Tagged ‘ Donald Trump ’

Press not the enemy, but not smart either.

August 19, 2018
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I’m sure when she dreamed it up she thought it one of those “YES, that’ll show em!” moments. The “she” in this story is one Marjorie Pritchard, deputy managing editor of The Boston Globe. The moment?  Put out a call to newspapers across the country to join her in a coordinated editorial event denouncing...

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My “pal” Jan

August 12, 2018
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It started with a single email on a single column: “Although it’s getting harder all the time, I’ve always said as long as there are voices like yours, our country will make it. Hang in there,Geoff, & thanks. Jan Burnidge” Over the years, that single email turned into hundreds and a friendship more valued...

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A Republic worth keeping

July 15, 2018
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When the notes of  Dr. James McHenry, a Maryland delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were published in 1906 in The American Historical Review the general public was blessed with another snippet of Ben Franklin’s wisdom. Bartleby.com has the anecdote as: “A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a...

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ELECTION 2016 America at the crossroads: Clinton/Obama legacy or Trump America great again?

September 26, 2016
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Election 2016 America’s most critical election in modern times. Correct course back to the Constitution or continue drifting from Founding Principles? Categories: Home: Four columns from the past year highlighting the landscape. Hillary Clinton: A review of the past 3 years of Hillary and why she should never be allowed back in the Oval...

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Election 2016: Of Lasts, Firsts and What If’s

September 25, 2016
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Election 2016: Of Lasts, Firsts and What If’s

If for nothing else, the year 2016 will go down in the annals of American politics as historic. It marks the last year of the history making Obama administration, the first year that a major political party nominated a woman to be their Presidential nominee, and the year that out of a nation of...

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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

August 14, 2016
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Forget Trump, how about Eastwood 2016?

For the September print edition of Esquire magazine, Michael Hainey has the interview of a lifetime; Father Clint and son Scott of the Eastwood clan. With 56 years separating them, you’d think a giant generation gap and chasms of difference right?  Wrong.  Their confluence of commonality is absolutely amazing. Clint talks of learning from...

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