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Terri Schlichenmeyer Drivel, dreck, and what the heck. That kind of sums up the books that were released in 2012. There were some good things, some downright awful things, and some things that, well, they weren’t bad but they weren’t the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAdd David Brooks to the list of pundits who believe the Oct. 11 vice-presidential debate at Centre College will be good political theater starring two compelling candidates. The columnist and author thinks it might actually be meaningful as well. Brooks...
Tags: Paul Ryan, Joe Biden, Spiro Agnew, David Brooks, Richard Nixon
Contributing WriterEvery four years there’s a big to-do in the media about whom the Democratic or Republican candidate is going to choose for his running mate. Of course, the incumbent president usually goes with his incumbent vice president. Their choices are of...
Tags: Paul Ryan, Joe Lieberman, Gerald Ford, White House, Barack Obama
Contributing columnistThe sports world is buzzing, and not only about the NFL’s Green Bay Packers, the NBA lockout settlement, Louisiana State’s football Tigers, and the Kentucky Wildcats and the NCAA basketball season. Unfortunately, the buzz also is about the...
Aug. 20, 1961 Vice president Lyndon B. Johnson flew into Germany today declaring the United States does not intend to retreat in the face of Communist threats in Berlin. Johnson made the comment as he stopped off in the West German capital of Bonn to...
Tags: American Airlines, Inc., Germany, Elections, Politics, Nashville
In his Cold War-era novel, “1984,” George Orwell’s character Syme explains to Winston the language of the totalitarian society: “Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? …...
Fifty years ago on March 1, 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order which established the Peace Corps. Three days later, he appointed Sargent Shriver, his brother-in-law, to be the organization’s first director. Shriver was charged...
Tags: Bill Clinton, Vermont, Wyoming, Ghana, Elections
A great American warrior was laid to rest Saturday — a “warrior for peace and against poverty.” That was how former President Bill Clinton once described Sargent Shriver, who died last week at the age of 95. He was the other kind of...
It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
When Paul Ignatius first stepped aboard a Navy ship, he was anxious. Japan had already attacked Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific was going strong. Ignatius — a Glendale native who attended Mark Keppel Elementary School, Toll Middle School...
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