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We Americans are so beleaguered by this campaign season that we are baffled as to what any of these two major party candidates or the two minor party candidates might do if elected. Recent weeks have concentrated the public's attention on GOP nominee more
In the last two weeks, we have witnessed both the vice presidential debate and the second presidential debate. The after effects of these forums were not a clearer understanding of the issues, nor an … more
Well the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign season has come and gone, and most voters have been rendered nonplussed by the experience. The hope of supporters and undecided voters was that a positive picture of the candidates' policies, more
Since 1960, televised presidential debates have brought to fore images of competitors for the crown in their best light and in their worst. For those of us obsessed with politics and history, we have seen every moment in these television debates as they more
In an election where the majority of voters will vote against someone rather than for someone, perhaps it is time to consider the two minor party candidates. If the idyllic casting of a citizen’s … more
Like most Americans, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. Unlike the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on that crystal clear beautiful morning 15 years ago there was not a more
This past week, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo stated she was open to the idea of using the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as a barometer whether or not a high school student has fulfilled the … more
In a presidential campaign season that has been a roller coaster ride of the absurd, the latest tactic employed is a dangerous one indeed. Recently, GOP nominee Donald J. Trump has assailed Democrat nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton with charges of bigotry. more
A Depression-era song crooned by legendary singer Bing Crosby depicted the sense of fruitlessness one feels when one has to beg to survive. Throughout world history, the lowest echelon of any society has resorted to begging as a means of survival. Some more
Taste of Garden City The fourth annual Taste of Garden City will be held on Sept. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Gazebo in Garden City Center. The cost is $15 per person. Jeanne Evans and Bill Whitehead Jr. will provide more
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