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President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
I hate the smell of Hurricane Sandy. It’s the smell of decay. more
The most stunning image I saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy was a YouTube video of a huge carp hanging from a pole in the parking lot of the Woodmere Middle School on Peninsula Boulevard. more
Driving turns people into morons. OK, maybe that’s a little harsh. I mean, being behind the wheel turns a lot of people into morons, I suppose I should say. more
They look so good and tasty… And they’re just sitting out there, in the open, for anyone to take. The cookies and doughnuts at the bakery… at the supermarket… are what I’m talking about, of course. more
“What is it that students do in the classroom?” Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner ask in their book “Teaching as a Subversive Activity.” more
As a senator, I was privileged to attend many State of the Union addresses . . . more
This Valentine’s Day, maybe skip the kisses and consider an elbow bump or shaking hands — even with your boyfriend or your wife or your kids. more
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson were chatting, King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson in the parking lot below, when the shot rang out. more
I am reading so many good words these days, but sadly, none of them are coming from the president. That’s a shame, because throughout history, words have inspired people to resist tyranny, to slog through depressions and to find their better selves in times of crisis. more
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