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Who Lurks in the Shadows?

Who Lurks in the Shadows?

  The days when organized crime figures robbed banks and gunned down one another are long gone. Now, that kind of thing is left to lone strays, street gangs and the like. Today’s organized criminals...

A Cowardly Congress

A Cowardly Congress

  Shame on you, Bob Corker (in picture, right)! Shame on you, Marco Rubio (in picture , left)!  Shame on you for deciding to vote for the tax bill, after all. And shame on all...

A Tale of Two Worlds

A Tale of Two Worlds

While Canada’s prime minister was being feted in Washington, the Republican presidential finalists were butting heads in Miami.  The contrast was staggering. Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama (photo above) are obviously birds of a feather,...

Facing a Toxic Choice

Facing a Toxic Choice

Civilization has made great progress in the past century. But progress has not been even. It has come in lurches and reverses. Like a burlap sack filled with crabs, society is pulled this way...

A Trashy Spectacle

A Trashy Spectacle

  Last night’s Republican debate was a dispiriting display of vulgarity and venom. If you began the debate thinking Donald Trump was a guttersnipe, I’m sure you thought even worse of Ted Cruz and...

Message from Elm Street

Message from Elm Street

Manchester’s Elm Street is the kind of main thoroughfare you might find anywhere in the American Northeast. It borders the Merrimack River with neat rows of square-cut brick buildings. On any other Super Bowl Sunday, Elm...

Lying Like You Mean it

Lying Like You Mean it

  I bet you didn’t watch the Republican debate last night, and you know that’s bad. Where is your sense of civic duty?  You missed the seven dwarfs in all their histrionic glory. So how...

Marco and the Cocaine Cowboy

Marco and the Cocaine Cowboy

The media are aghast at Hillary’s speaking fees. Did you hear about it? She took $675,000 to enlighten the folks at Goldman Sachs! Oh the shame! Oh the horror! Really guys? You don’t seem...

In the Age of Rage

In the Age of Rage

  The American voter is in a mood. I hink it started with that sleazy bank bailout after Wall Street gamblers crashed the global economy. Workers lost their jobs. Families lost their homes. Investors...

The Immigration Morass

The Immigration Morass

  You might be surprised when you hear Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz vowing to close America’s borders and get tough with “illegal immigrants.” After all, both are sons of Cuban immigrants. (Ted Cruz...