On Monday, December 12 at 6 p.m. author Michael Davidow will talk with InDepthNH.org columnist Beverly Stoddart about his new book, Chanukah Land.
Trump has put forward the idea that politics is not that serious at all; that it can be treated exactly like a game of sport, with triumphant winners and pathetic losers, with adulation owed to the former and pure contempt to the latter.
Yes, Republicans used to be proud of things like that. They used to savage their opponents for being racists; they used to argue against corruption; they used to take seriously our nation’s deep security interests.
Her songs went from the ordinary to the surreal; from the earnest sentimentality of Coal Miner’s Daughter to the casual brutality of Fist City, from the wry humor of The Pill to the Hopperesque sadness of Honkytonk Girl.
Britain has people who would like to get rid of their monarchy, but they represent a minority, and even they were respectful of Elizabeth’s death.
The primaries are coming up: a good time for our Republican friends to repudiate the big lie once and for all. Democrats have their own favorite lies, of course, but right now the sins of the donkey seem small in comparison. Put simply, Democrats aren’t burning down government buildings these days, nor are they striving to overturn valid election results.
My job in all of this is to cram a pop-tart into him and make some cutting remark when he fails to wear matching socks.
It has been hard to read the news and avoid discussing the criminal law in these past few weeks. Take that situation in Russia, for instance.
We collect the blueberries, we suffer the ticks, and we cherish the deer because we are city people at heart and we don’t know any better.
The Supreme Court opinion that overruled Roe v Wade was a masterpiece of grudge-holding.