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Baseball teams up with Castro

Baseball teams up with Castro

Cuba says the deal blocks players from signing with major-league teams if they defect. They remain the property of the regime.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com Declarations, By Peggy Noonan The Wall Street Journal (Saturday/Sunday, December 1-2, 2018) “A tragedy for Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky and America. He could have averted it by apologizing.” “December marks the 20th  anniversary of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.  There are many recent retrospectives on the scandal that led to it, including  Independent Counsel […]

January 13, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The cat who terrorized Christmas

The cat who terrorized Christmas

I should have seen the foreshadowing when Mickey, our troublesome cat, started drinking the funky water from the base of the Christmas tree stand.

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Congress gets tough on the Saudis

Congress gets tough on the Saudis

It is wrong to suggest that maintaining U.S. alliances consists of mutually exclusive choices between choices between power and principles.

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The Flynn entrapment

The Flynn entrapment

Mr. McCabe and FBI officials ‘decided the agents would not warn Flynn that it was a crime to lie during an FBI interview because they wanted Flynn to be relaxed.’

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Klauber was our driving force in so many ways

Klauber was our driving force in so many ways

Dr. Murray Klauber and his early decisions and astute leadership made our area the great restaurant and hospitality destination we know today.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The home filled with an acrid and nauseating odor. I asked my father why it was so smoky. He looked like Robert Duvall walking around a bombed out landscape in Vietnam relishing the smell of turkey in the morning.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Notable and quotable Dems

Notable and quotable Dems

But a closer examination of the data tells a different different story.  Ocasio-Cortez’s best precincts were highly educated, whiter and richer than than the district as a whole.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Exploring the joys of parking meters, Donald Trump, Xanax and the media

Exploring the joys of parking meters, Donald Trump, Xanax and the media

The fact is, big personalities win in an environment of mass media. Think Clinton, JFK, Trump, Eminem, Kanye, Oprah, SpongeBob.
Gandhi, Jesus, James Joyce and Pablo Neruda would never make it in today’s America. They would be marketed as the names of cheap perfume remaindered at TJ Maxx.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The risks of failing to see the sea

The risks of failing to see the sea

‘Precisely because we depend on the oceans, we should pay closer attention to their security.’

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »