Posts Tagged ‘ Iran ’

Trump the Tyrant, deliverer of peace?

September 20, 2020
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It was pre-9/11 America and I was doing a part time gig for The New York Times digital division. Yes, that New York Times. Back then the internet wasn’t even ten years old.  Amazon and EBay were barely kindergarteners and Google was but a baby brother. It was in that context, that after the...

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Friday Follies: Illegalities found in Iran deal, more campus PC b.s., poor hurt again by Obama’s green agenda

October 9, 2015
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Friday Follies:  Illegalities found in Iran deal, more campus PC b.s., poor hurt again by Obama’s green agenda

An unexpected Friday at home has allowed some morning time I haven’t had in months and I figured what better way to spend it than returning to an old standby: The Friday Follies. So for better or worse…..Tis that time once again when we take stock of the inane and foolish put upon us...

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Hiroshima at 70 – a warning on Iran

August 2, 2015
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Hiroshima at 70 – a warning on Iran

Globe readers this past week were treated to two stories that were the epitome of story telling. Carol Stark’s “Bridge to Our Past” (July 26, Explore section front page) told us of former Joplin Globe reporter and friend ……McCoy’s involvement in interviewing survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that finally ended...

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Major Garrett: A reporter the Founders would be proud of

July 19, 2015
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Major Garrett: A reporter the Founders would be proud of

(Author’s note: the majority of this column is intentionally not in my words. They are instead exchanges between CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett, the President of the United States, and Garrett’s colleagues at CBS News. They are presented in detail for clarity and context of the type of reporting that has become far...

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Obama’s disrespect to the Office of the Presidency second to none

March 29, 2015
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Obama’s disrespect to the Office of the Presidency second to none

The phrase du jour for Obama supporters is: ”Even if you don’t respect the man you should still respect the office”. But what to do when that man turns out to be the one who disrespects the office the most? What is America to do when the President of the United States gets up...

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Hypocrisy hits Cotton while Hillary hucks it up

March 15, 2015
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Hypocrisy hits Cotton while Hillary hucks it up

After watching the events of this past Tuesday I have come to the conclusion that the date of March 10th henceforth be known as National Hypocrites and Hucksters Day. By the reactions across the news that morning one would have thought that Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton and 46 other Republican Senators had hacked our...

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