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May 14, 2018 RSS feed / Opinion

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The Deal with Singapore

MAKING SENSE

So Donald Trump has a date with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.  Good deal — so far.  As long as the president doesn’t get arrested for chewing gum or hanged for spitting on the sidewalk, his meet-up with North Korea’ More...

Keeping up the pace in Hotlanta

GUEST COLUMN

We hit the six-month mark recently, that is, six months since we had seen First Born and The Groom. As I may have mentioned (multiple times) before, that’s my threshold. More...

LETTERS

Yes on 1   More...

Today in History

Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History More...

Health in Our Schools

“All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.”  These words from journalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas clearly reflect her geographic location — she was a fierce environmentalist in Florida More...

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The worst-tempered people I've ever met were More...

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Does the ‘Oracle’ get it wrong?

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When you’re called “the Oracle of Omaha,” ranked as one of the wealthiest people in the world, and speak with a kind of folksy directness, people listen. More...

The little library that could

Just a Little Old

A few months ago, I was passing a house at the end of our street, and I noticed a colorful box at the end of the driveway. The box had a window, and there were books inside. More...

Brunswick pedestrians make the streets unsafe

When we talk about pedestrian safety in Brunswick, we tend to talk about the issues that traffic planners discuss. Are the streets too wide? Are the crosswalks well marked? More...

Letters

King was right to vote yes on Pompeo confirmation   The President has the right to choose his or her own administrative team.  Mike Pompeo is qualified by education and by experience — West Point, Harvard Law School, U.S. More...

Growing old in whitewater

Many of the whitewater boaters that I paddle with began the sport 30 or 40 years ago. Now, we’re in our 60s, 70s and a handful in their 80s.  More...

Today in History

In 1502, Christopher Columbus left Cadiz, Spain, on his fourth and final trip to the Western Hemisphere.  In 1647, Peter Stuyvesant arrived in New Amsterdam to become governor of New Netherland.  In 1858, Minnesota became the 32nd state of More...

Letters

The future of food security and the 2018 Farm Bill   More...

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Rethinking the way life should be

Guest Column

Here it is. It being the increasing evidence that seasonal warmth has indeed arrived. Winter's now definitely gone. More...

The stunning hubris of Nancy Pelosi

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That renowned 20th Century sage and philosopher Satchel Paige once offered this bit of advice: “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”  More...

Letters

Resistance a club for sore losers More...

Quote of the Day

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound More...