A Racist in Recovery

By |2019-04-23T23:15:27+00:00July 18th, 2016|

“He scares me.” The ‘he’ in this bald and deeply emotional statement is Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and/or Marco Rubio. I hear this on the radio call in shows, and from people all over the Granite State and into southern [...]

New Hampshire Primary 2016

By |2019-04-23T23:11:16+00:00February 29th, 2016|

And with CNN’s John King pointing to the last precinct on the map to report votes, Tuesday’s First In The Nation Primary was officially over and the circus of media and campaigners began exiting New Hampshire, with me, The Political [...]

RIP Scalia Washington DC

By |2019-04-23T23:08:51+00:00February 18th, 2016|

A champagne bucket clothed in white linen holds a dozen or more almost-blown, blood red Peruvian roses; their shadows like wine stains on the gray marble back bar. The bucket nestles against an old wooden box tipped on its side [...]

Super Bowl 2016 – New Hampshire Primary

By |2019-04-23T23:13:24+00:00February 7th, 2016|

It’s 1:42am and the Nor’Easter, threatened earlier today, is knocking on my door. A couple of grizzly bears have been teleported to New Hampshire and are vigorously rocking the Sprinter; a vehicle not really designed for winter travel as the [...]

My Candidate of Choice January 2016

By |2019-04-23T22:53:34+00:00January 1st, 2016|

Early last summer, when Mr. Trump was still an entertaining oddity and Senator Sanders was the crazy guy who didn’t own a comb; the conversation in the dining room centered around “Who would you pick?” followed by snickers and giggles. [...]

Paraphrasing Potter Stewart

By |2019-04-23T22:42:45+00:00May 27th, 2013|

I found myself praying for someone to yell “Fire!” (unfounded of course); for a really, really small earthquake; for the pregnant woman in the tenth row to go into labor. Please go into labor…Now. The reason for my prayers? Bad [...]

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