We are now a week into the Biden administration, and President Biden has set some clear and surprisingly dominant markers at the beginning of his presi…
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My guess is that the story of today that will stand the test of time is that President Biden is governing according to our traditional practices while …
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A peaceful, oh-so-quiet day in the cold of a Maine January. First peaceful day since I don't know when. I don't know about you, but I'm starting to fee…
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Rural vs. UrbanAm I the only one who feels like I’ve gotten some of my bandwidth back?! First of all, huge thanks for your comments last weekend about your fav…
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Three days into the Biden administration and lots of commenters are noting the return of calm in the media, and the return of a sense of stability in t…
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For all that the news has gotten much calmer and more straightforward since Wednesday, we did indeed get an old-fashioned (or at least a past-administr…
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Today’s big news was not entirely unexpected: There was never any plan for a federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. "What we're inheriting is so…
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“Where can we find light in this never-ending shade?” America’s 22-year-old youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman asked today as she spoke at the inaugurat…
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On January 20, 2017, Trump took the oath of office and gave his “American Carnage” speech describing America as a hellscape, and we were off to the rac…
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The Trump administration is winding down as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris prepare to take office on Wednesday. Trump will leave office with an approval r…
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Query for new project:Another question for you all that would be very helpful for me in light of a new project…. If you have one or two favorite letters from this ser…
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There is news today, but nothing that cannot wait. I'm going to fall into bed to get ready for whatever this week decides to bring. One thing, though, …
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