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Please, No — Not again

Please, No — Not again

This bleak history is repeated in this column because the world appears on the threshold of what old-timers see as history repeating itself.

March 31, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Seemed like a good idea at the time

Seemed like a good idea at the time

There’s a story about a young Texas cowboy who, while celebrating one night, took off all his cloths and jumped into a cactus patch. Later, while being treated at the hospital, a doctor asked him why he had done such a thing, “I don’t remember,” the cowboy told him, “but I’m sure it seemed like a good idea at the time.” According to partisan and nonpartisan observers alike

August 4, 2011 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Sarah Palin is not my cup of tea

Sarah Palin is not my cup of tea

Is Sarah Palin actually running for president? I, for one, will never vote for her. And if you drop your hat, I’ll be happy to tell you why

February 24, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Russia’s Zabelin

Russia’s Zabelin

Lazare Gallery presents featured paintings by Vyacheslav Zabelin, Russia’s preeminent impressionist, now through March 1. Zabelin inherited from his teachers, and passed on to his students, not only the general fundamental principles of painting and aesthetic taste but also a love of nature as a subject. His unified vision enabled him to capture transient effects […]

February 14, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Old soldiers never die

Old soldiers never die

Five-star General MacArthur may have been right about old soldiers when he quoted an old West Point song to academy graduates, but the words do not pertain to young soldiers.

August 20, 2010 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »