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It always was a little awkward entering a polling place during the primary and declaring to the poll judges which ballot I wanted. As a news reporter, I didn’t like having to declare my affinity for one party or the other.
When I was a kid with a tank full of cheap gas and nothing but time on my hands, I’d drive all over the countryside trying to get lost.
I read recently that a proposed statue of a goat-headed figure of Satan, known as Baphomet, is a bad idea on the grounds of Oklahoma’s Capitol.
John and Hank Green, also known as the Vlogbrothers, exchange videos with each other twice a week. Sometimes the videos are funny and sometimes they’re serious, but they’re usually thought-provoking.
A realization struck recently as I was sitting in the shade of an umbrella stuck into the white sand that rims Thunder Bay in northeast Michigan, a copy of “The Last Policeman” across my lap.
How many times do you suppose Brian Payne heard, “Yeah, but” when he was selling the idea of a Cultural Trail?
These examples all are tonic for the cheaters, self-dealers and dispiriting crooks among us.
Only recently have I begun to yield to my more cynical suspicions about the motives behind the smears.
We’re blowing the socks off some guy from Philly before Madonna strikes her first pose.
Republicans are about to lose a whole generation of potential voters.
Lawmakers are wasting their time if they spend a single minute on anything but bills meant to improve business conditions.
That iPod purchased through Amazon.com cost 7 percent less than the one sold at Apple’s store at Keystone Crossing.
Rol had done pretty well with his roofing business and it changed the way I thought of him.
The really good ones, and by that I mean highly effective politically, whack your senses in such a way that you don’t realize it.
It’s a timely reminder to ignore those who would rather hunker down, avoid risk and ride out the economic storm.