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While Major League Baseball fiddles with its rules — such as adding designated hitters in the National League, and limiting the ways defenses can shift — players seem more preoccupied than ever … more
Every election cycle, we see an onslaught of poll results. If we don’t agree with the polls, we are quick to say, “Who did they poll? Nobody polled me!”   But if we agree with the … more
Dear Editor: The April 23 edition had a front-page headline “Congressman endorses Jones,” an article by J. Todd Foster, editor.  As I read the piece the first time, I kept looking … more
For a few minutes yesterday, I thought I was going to be writing this from Maui or maybe one of those all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica. I was coming into money with no end in sight.I don’t like to … more
“Dress for the job you want!” was advice I heard from an early age.I took this advice to heart. I was working a lowly job in a government office while applying for jobs in businesses around town. … more
We are in a crazy world right now. It is odd to think that the decision by an eccentric, South African, legal immigrant billionaire with Asperger’s (a form of autism) to buy Twitter might save free … more
With public approval lodged for months between 40-42% and facing a midterm election anticipated to be a seismic disaster, President Biden has endured an almost Pavlovian response from consultants, … more
Dear Editor:Hello, I am a third grader in Northern Virginia and my class is learning about the United States. Each third grader has been assigned a specific state, and I am doing your state. I am … more
More years ago than I really care to count, the children’s librarian in my little town in rural northwestern Connecticut, apparently tired of my endlessly renewing the same book over and over … more
Nothing stinks like a rotting corpse.  Unless it’s religion gone bad.  Both were on full display this month as Vladimir Putin’s army left thousands of civilians lying dead in … more
My 52nd birthday was April 20, which, as my dad still loves to remind me, is the same day as Adolf Hitler’s. As a child, I remember thinking that 52 was an age that might be reached by an elderly … more
Of course, we should have known something was wrong.The nice thing about living in our new condo is that we don’t have the responsibilities of a stand-alone home. There is no yard to rake, no snow … more
What in the chitty-chitty bang-bang is going on in Florida?First, it was a recently passed law that — as I’m sure you know — bans any discussion on gender identity or sexual orientation in … more
Once again, businesses stand out as the most important U.S. asset in the conflict Russia has caused in Ukraine. As with Operation Warp Speed getting out a COVID vaccine in unprecedented time, … more
I can remember as if yesterday the look on my parents faces at the way I dressed as a teenager.  I grew up in the '60s in the era of the Beatles.  I remember getting my first pair of … more
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